Academic Communities Events


Looking for something to do? Look no further! Scroll down to see what’s happening at Greenwich, Avery Hill and Medway with Academic Communities. These are a collection of events put on by academic societies, the SU and the University – think of it as your one-stop-shop!

Reslife put also on events and activities on each campus for the nearly 2,500 students who live in halls. These range from film nights to UV Ping Pong competitions. 

 

 

Dreadnought Atrium, Greenwich
16th September 8am - 10th May 10pm
dreadnought building
The Dreadnought building is located at the university of Greenwich.
The Dome, Avery Hill
16th September 8am - 10th May 10pm
Avery hill
The Dome is located right at the heart of the Avery Hill Southwood campus.
Village Shop, Avery Hill
16th September 8:30am - 10th May 9pm
Avery Hill
The Village Shop is on the Avery hill Campus, Southwood site, in between the Students’ Union office and Laundry Room.
Pool and FootPool!
16th September 3pm - 8pm
Medway - Student Hub
Everyone's heard of pool but have you played footpool? Come to The Deep End to have a go at both!
Pool Tournament
16th September 5pm - 8pm
Medway - Student Hub - £1
Join the pool society to show off your skills in their Freshers' Tournament.
ARTFUL DODGER
16th September 10pm - 2am
Lower Deck
Yes you're reading this correctly! Garage legends take to the Lower Deck stage for a night to remember! Expect UKG, Funky Soulful House and a bit of everything in between!
Massage and Nails
17th September 11am - 3pm
Medway - Student Hub
Come to the Student Hub and book a slot to get your nails done or get a massage to refresh you for the rest of Freshers' fun!
Welcome Fair 2019 | Avery Hill
17th September 11am - 4pm
David Fussey (Sports Hall), Avery Hill
The welcome event everyone HAS to go to!
Cocktail Masterclass with Black Fire
17th September 3pm - 6pm
Lower Deck
A free masterclass with Black Fire where you will be taught how to make their signature Black Fire Espresso Martini!
Community Fair 2019
17th September 3pm - 6:30pm
David Fussey Grounds, Avery Hill
For our student parents - it's fun for the whole family!
FREE LUNCH at MEDWAY!
17th September 4pm - 6pm
Medway - Student Hub
Who says there's no such thing as a free lunch?
Hockey
17th September 6:45pm - 9:15pm
Medway - Meet at Student Hub
Meet at the Student Hub to play some social games of hockey and meet new students at the same time!
KARAOKE!
17th September 7pm - 11pm
Lower Deck
Come and sing your heart out at our Karaoke night at the Lower Deck!
The Crow's Nest | Outdoor Cinema
17th September 7pm - 11pm
Avery Hill Grounds
All the fun of a normal cinema... but OUTSIDE!!
Live Music Night - Tankus the Henge
17th September 8pm - 11:59pm
Medway - Student Hub
Tankus the Henge are known for their spectacular live performances and unique, fun music style.
Medway Welcome Fair 2019!
18th September 11am - 3pm
Medway - Student Hub
Explore the sports clubs and societies on offer, find volunteering opportunities and learn more about studying and living in Medway!
Climb The 02
18th September 2pm - 5pm
The 02
Face your fears and climb one of the most famous buildings in London
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Pickleball
18th September 4pm - 5:30pm
Medway - Sports Hall
Pickleball is a cross between tennis, badminton and table tennis and is lots of fun!
Meet and Greet
18th September 6pm - 8pm
Lower Deck
Wicked: Trip to a Musical
18th September 6pm - 10pm
Apollo Victoria, London
We're so close to the famous West End - let's make the most of it!
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Silent Disco & UV Ping Pong Party
18th September 8pm - 11:59pm
Medway
Show off your skills at UV ping pong and dance along to the silent disco.
URBAN RHYTHMS
18th September 10pm - 2am
Lower Deck
Urban Rhythms takes over the Lower Deck for a night of Grime, Drill, UK Rap, Trap and Hip Hop!
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Petting Zoo!
19th September noon - 3pm
Medway - Student Hub
Say hi to some cute alpacas, goats and other furry and feathery friends in our petting zoo.
UV PING PONG
19th September noon - 5:30pm
Lower Deck
Expect a lot of UV, Ibiza classics and some great ping pong at the Lower Deck!
Ultimate Frisbee!
19th September 2pm - 3:30pm
Medway - Sports Hall
Ultimate Frisbee is a fast-paced exciting game that takes Frisbee to a new level!
Performing Arts Society | Escape the Uni!
19th September 2:30pm - 5:30pm
The London Excel
Escape Rooms with a competitive twist!
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Comedy Central - Marlon Davis
19th September 8pm - 11:59pm
Medway - Student Hub
Take your seats early at the Deep End for the first Comedy Central event of the year headlined with FREE ENTRY FOR ALL!!!
LOWER DECK LIVE!
19th September 8pm - 11pm
Lower Deck
Come down to the Lower Deck for a night of fantastic live music!
Welcome Fair 2019 | Greenwich
20th September 11am - 4pm
Dreadnought, Greenwich
The welcome event everyone HAS to go to!
Crafternoon
20th September noon - 3pm
Medway - Student Hub
Take part in mindful craft activities and help raise money for the charity Mind (with the Articraft Society)!
Football Fest!
20th September 5pm - 8pm
Medway - Sports Hall
Play some social games of football and meet other students.
ZOO PARTY
20th September 10pm - 2am
Lower Deck
Dress up in your finest animal print for a HUGE ZOO Party in the Lower Deck!
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Climbing Wall
21st September noon - 7pm
Medway - The Student Hub
Come to The Student Hub to have a go at conquering the climbing wall.
Premier League on the BIG Screen #WeAreMedway
21st September noon - 7pm
Liverpool vs. Newcastle 12:30pm Norwich vs. Man City 5:30pm
North Greenwich Driving Range
21st September 2pm - 5pm
North Greenwich Driving Range
Test out your golfing skills in this fast paced driving range.
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Outdoor Cinema - Bohemian Rhapsody
21st September 6:30pm - 10:30pm
Medway - Meet at the Student Hub £6.50
Watch it as it should be, a giant outdoor screen! We will take you there, you just bring yourself and your best Freddie fist bump!
SILENT DISCO
21st September 10pm - 2am
Lower Deck
Cheese & K-Pop Vs Rock! The ultimate Silent Disco event at the Lower Deck!
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BIG FAT FRESHERS QUIZ OF THE WEEK
22nd September 7pm - 11pm
Lower Deck
Come join us for the Big Fat Freshers Quiz Of The Week! A great way to round of the Lower Deck Freshers Week.
Wake Up, Work Out FREE COFFEE
23rd September 7:45am - 8:30am
Medway - Sports Hall on Campus - FREE
Hispanic Society | Mass Salsa Session
23rd September noon - 2pm
Dreadnought Atrium
Put your dancing shoes on and feel the rhythm - that's all it takes!
Lower Deck, Greenwich
23rd September noon - 10th May 11:59pm
Lower Deck
The Lower Deck is your student bar in the Dreadnought building. It’s on the basement floor which can accessed by the lift or stairs in the building.
Harry Potter Studio Tour
23rd September 2pm - 9pm
Warner Bros. Studios, Watford
A trip to the magical world where they made the Harry Potter movies!
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Virtual Reality Gaming
23rd September 2pm - 4:30pm
Medway - The Student Hub Mezzanine - FREE
Great fun to play, great fun to watch! This session is for students who play it regularly to students who have never put on a headset!
E-Sports Taster Session
23rd September 3pm - 11pm
Medway - Meet at the Student Hub or Nelson128 FREE
Seasoned Pro? Complete novice? Budding YouTuber? This is the place to be!
Interfaith Chill-Out
23rd September 5pm - 8pm
Boardroom Dreadnought
A fun relaxing evening where students of different faiths, can interact with societies and learn about faith.
Halls Welcome Event in the Dome - GSU-ResLife
23rd September 7pm - 9pm
avery hill
Meet the RAs and enjoy a fun filled games night
Metafit
24th September noon - 12:30pm
Medway - Sports Hall on Campus - FREE
Metafit is a short, intense and rewarding bodyweight workout. It lasts no more than 30 minutes which burns fat, increases metabolism, improves strength and fitness.
Bowling & Arcade
24th September 4pm - 7:30pm
Medway - Meet at the Student Hub £2
Love bowling? This trip will be right up your alley!
Disability Multi Sports Day
24th September 5:30pm - 7pm
Medway Park ME7 1HF - 22 minute walk from campus or 6 minute drive.
Join our friendly multi-sport disability club at Medway Park.
Hockey
24th September 6:45pm - 9:15pm
Medway - Meet at the Student Hub - FREE
Meet at the Student Hub to play some social games of hockey and meet new students at the same time!
Movie Night in the Dome GSU-ResLife
24th September 7pm - 2nd June 11pm
Avery hill
A relaxing movie night for everyone to enjoy themselves
Return of Uniband LIVE
24th September 8pm - 11:59pm
Uniband are back to electrify the crowds one more time!
Wake Up, Work Out FREE COFFEE
25th September 7:45am - 8:30am
Medway - Sports Hall on Campus - FREE
Get your trainers on and start the week with a quick Team Medway Social workout session!
Doctoral Society | BBQ (Postgraduates and Mature students)
25th September noon - 3pm
Dreadnought Grounds, Greenwich
The Doctoral Society are hosting a BBQ to keep summer alive!
Team Greenwich Taster/Trial Sessions
25th September noon - 5pm
Avery Hill
Have fun, enjoy, make friends and most of all find the sport that is for you!
Wellbeing Drop in – Transition to Halls - GSU-ResLife
25th September 2pm - 5pm
Avery hill
Meet the well being team and gain some valuable help and support
Bluewater Trip
25th September 3pm - 9pm
Medway - Meet at the Student Hub £2
You will be spoilt for choice with over 330 shops and 40 restaurants.
Meet and Greet
25th September 3pm - 26th September 4pm
MR026 - opposite Change Coffee
Come along and meet this years committee. We will have a general chat about what our vision is for the society, some plans we have in place as well as a mini debate. Get those mooting skills going.
K-SOC | K-Pop Night
25th September 6pm - 9pm
Dreadnought, Greenwich
Everything K-POP, brought to you by our own K-Soc!
Sports Vs. Societies - Win £200
25th September 8pm - 11:59pm
Medway - The Student Hub
#WeAreMedway
Crafternoon
26th September 10am - noon
Medway - Student Hub
Take part in mindful craft activities and help raise money for the charity Mind (with the Articraft Society).
Meet Your Students Union! #WeAreMedway
26th September 10:30am - 11:30am
Medway Campus
Meet the people behind your Students' Union on campus!
Metafit
26th September noon - 12:30pm
Medway - Sports Hall
Try out Team Medway Social’s best quick-fit session.
Rep Roulette (Avery Hill)
26th September noon - 2pm
Avery Hill, The Dome
Meet your Student Union representatives with a series of fun interactive games which include special prizes. Can you beat your GSU Officers/Faculty Officers such as Jenga, Twister, Nintendo Wii etc.
GK Unions Big Quiz!
26th September 6pm - 10:30pm
Medway - Student Hub - £1
Are you ready to get quizzical?
First Love Greenwich Centre Service
26th September 6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002
Games night in the dome - GSU-ResLife
26th September 7pm - 16th June 11pm
Avery Hill
A relaxing games night for everyone to enjoy themselves
Marketing Society | Ball Pit Party
26th September 7pm - 11pm
Lower Deck
Balls galore - thanks to the Marketing Society!
Wake Up, Work Out!
27th September 7:45am - 8:30am
Medway - Sports Hall
Get your trainers on and start the day with a quick Team Medway Social workout session!
FIFA Tournament on the Big Screen!
27th September 1pm - 6pm
Medway - Student Hub
Enter our free big screen FIFA tournament to decide who is the reigning FIFA champion in Medway!
Harry Potter Society and Hockey | Quidditch Match
27th September 2pm - 4pm
Greenwich lawns
Grab your brooms - or hockey sticks - it's Quidditch time!
River Tour Medway - 1 Hour Cruise
27th September 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Medway - Meet at the Student Hub £2
#WeAreMedway
Bubble Football!
27th September 5:30pm - 7pm
Medway - Sports Hall
Try a new fun take on a classic game with Team Medway Social!
Minigolf @ The Deep End
27th September 7pm - 11:59pm
Medway - The Student Hub- FREE
#WeAreMedway
FOMO: ABBA Disco Party
27th September 10pm - 2am
Lower Deck
A night of ABBA's greatest hits alongside the best Cheese and Disco music!
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Premier League on the BIG Screen
28th September noon - 7pm
Medway - The Student Hub
Leicester vs. Spurs 12:30pm Newcastle vs. Brighton 5:30pm
Climb the 02
28th September 4:30pm - 8:30pm
Medway - Meet at the Student Hub - £25
An amazing chance to climb one of the most iconic buildings in London and take in stunning 360° views of the city!
Premier League on the BIG Screen #WeAreMedway
29th September noon - 7pm
Medway - The Student Hub
Watch the football on the big screen!
Ping Pong Pizza Party
30th September 5pm - 8pm
Avery Hill Student Village
Light sports and free food - what more could you want?
Good Luck, Placement Students!
1st October 10am - 1pm
The Dome, Avery Hill
A good luck send off for placement students in Education & Health. We will be in the Dome for you to drop by to get a GSU goodie bag, tea/coffee, Advice Check (from our Advice Service) and meet your student reps.
Futsal Trial/Taster session Avery Hill
2nd October 1:30pm - 3pm
Avery Hill Sport Hall
Futsal team open trial/taster session. We will hold the session at Avery Hill sport hall on Wednesday 2nd October from 1.30 pm to 3 pm , please register your interest.
ResLife Sustainability Talk & Tour - GSU-ResLife
2nd October 2pm - 3pm
Avery hill
A talk about the sustainability of the reslife and a tour
Team Greenwich Trial/Taster Sessions
2nd October 2pm - 5pm
Avery Hill
Have fun, enjoy, make friends and most of find the sport that is for you!
UOG TAKEOVER: Charlton Athletic v Swansea FC
2nd October 5pm - 10pm
The Valley - CAFC Stadium (campus pick-ups available)
A UOG-exclusive live football offer, in collaboration with our illustrious partners, Charlton Athletic FC!
First Love Greenwich Centre Service
3rd October 6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002
Games night in the dome - GSU-ResLife
3rd October 7pm - 23rd June 11pm
avery hill
A relaxing games night for everyone to enjoy themselves
Cultural Insights | Student Life in the UK
4th October 2pm - 5pm
Greenwich, TBC
Introducing CDE students to cultural and educational differences between UK and China, what it means to be a UoG student and coping with a culture shock.
First Love Greenwich Salvation Rally
4th October 6:30pm - 9pm
King William Building KW315
Featuring: Singing, Dancing, Live Music! A Live Performance and Best Experience of The Year!
Eton Messy @ the Lower Deck
5th October 7pm - 3am
Lower Deck
Greenwich Performs Presents: Eton Messy
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Mindfulness Course - GSU-ResLife Seacole 320
8th October 2pm - 11:59pm
avery hill
A session to help manage your thoughts, feelings and mental health.
Mindfulness Session - GSU-ResLife
9th October 2pm - 3pm
Avery hill
A session to help manage your thoughts, feelings and mental health.
Rugby Boat Party
9th October 6:30pm - 11pm
Greenwich Pier
Rugby Boat Party is back and promises to be bigger and better than last year.
Buy Tickets
Games night in the dome - GSU-ResLife
10th October midnight - 30th June 11:59pm
avery hill
A relaxing games night for everyone to enjoy themselves
First Love Greenwich Centre Service
10th October 6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002
Mature Students Meet Up
14th October noon - 2pm
Greenwich
Join us for some lunch and get to know about us and other like-minded students!
Student Assembly (1)
17th October 5pm - 7:30pm
Boardroom, Dreadnought
First Student Assembly of the year!
First Love Greenwich Centre Service
17th October 6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002
Mindfulness course - GSU-ResLife Seacole 320
22nd October 2pm - 3pm
avery hill
A session to help manage your thoughts, feelings and mental health.
Black History Month | Alumni Visit
22nd October 5pm - 7pm
Greenwich
Get inspired by our former Black and BAME students!
Mindfulness session - GSU-ResLife
23rd October 2pm - 3pm
avery hill
A session to help manage your thoughts, feelings and mental health.
First Love Greenwich Centre Service
24th October 6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002
Painted Hall Halloween Arts and Crafts Session
28th October 1pm - 3pm
Visitors Centre, Opposite Dreanought
Free craft sessions hosted by the Painted Hall in the heart of our campus.
First Love Greenwich Centre Service
31st October 6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002
First Love Greenwich Centre Service
7th November 6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002
First Love Greenwich Centre Service
14th November 6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002
Mindfulness session course - GSU-ResLife Grey 104
19th November 2pm - 3pm
avery hill
A session to help manage your thoughts, feelings and mental health.
First Love Greenwich Centre Service
21st November 6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002
First Love Greenwich Centre Service
28th November 6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002
First Love Greenwich Centre Service
5th December 6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002
First Love Greenwich Centre Service
12th December 6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002
First Love Greenwich Centre Service
19th December 6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002

 
 

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