Christmas at the Students' Union

This season of cheer is packed full of more goodies than Santa's sleigh. Discover what's happening across your Students' Union in the run-up to and over Christmas.

Use the quick navigation to find our festive fun:


Check out our Christmas Events: 




Opening Hours & Christmas Specials


Lower Deck Bar Area

Greenwich Students' Union

Your Students' Union will be open until 4pm on Wednesday 22nd December 2021.

We will be re-opening from Tuesday 4th January 2022.

All of our Staff team will be having an online development day on Monday 20th December. This means that all services will be closed for that day.   

Coffee being poured

Advice Service

The Advice Service will be closing over the Winter Break from 12pm on Wednesday 22nd December 2021 and they will reopen on Tuesday 4th January 2022.

During this time, they will not be responding to student enquiries.

They will also be closed on Monday 20th December.

Lower Deck Bar Area

Lower Deck

The Lower Deck has introduced its Christmas menu for the season. You can enjoy the Christmas Dinner pizza, sides of Pigs in Blankets, Yorkshire Pudding, and Roast Potatoes, plus we've also got Mulled Wine or Mulled Cider.

The Lower Deck will be open on and until the end of Tuesday 14th December and will re-open in 2022 for evenings only from Monday 17th January. We'll be fully open from Monday 24th January 2022.

> Book tickets to Winter Wonderland Club night, featuring The Grinch (Friday 10th December)

> Open Google Maps

Coffee being poured


Our new seasonal menu has launched at Change and we have a fantastic Christmas meal deal at just £5 for students.

You can get a small Christmas hot drink, Christmas flavoured sandwich and a Christmas treat. All of our sandwiches are handmade!        

Change will be open on and until the 17th of December 2021 and re-open on Monday 17th January 2022.

> Follow us on Instagram for more updates

> Open Google Maps


Village Shop exterior

Village Shop

Enjoy our Christmas Croque at the Village Shop, plus three seasonal hot drinks from our Starbucks range.

New this year is the Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Syrup. We've tried and tested this one and think it's delicious!

We will be open until Friday 17th December and we will reopen on Monday 17th January 2022.

> For updates check the Avery Hill Instagram

> Open Google Maps

Lower Deck Bar Area

The Deep End 

The Deep End has delivered its Christmas menu for the season. You can enjoy the Christmas Dinner in a Yorkshire, the Christmas Sub, sides of Pigs in Blankets, Yorkshire Pudding, and Roast Potatoes, plus we've also got Mulled Wine or Mulled Cider.

The Deep End will be fully open until the 10th of December, then it will be open during the day from 12pm for the week of the 13th December, it will be closed from the 18th December and will re-open on Monday 17th January 2022 on a half-day basis. We will re-open fully from Monday 24th January 2022.

> Open Google Maps

Candy Shack cocktails

The Dome & Candy Shack

The Dome will be open across the Winter Break when the library is closed to offer a social space and computer access for students.

The Candy Shack will be closed after our last event of 2021 on Thursday 9th December 2021 and will re-open in 2022 week commencing the 24th January 2022. Keep an eye on our What's On page for opening hours.

> For updates check the Avery Hill Instagram     

> Open Google Maps

Village Shop exterior

University Library Services

Regular service for Avery Hill, Drill Hall and Stockwell Stress Library will continue until Wednesday 22nd December 2021. On the 23rd there will be reduced hours, and then closure for the 24th-26th December across all libraries. Avery Hill Library will remain closed until Tuesday 4th January 2022.

Services will all be closed on New Year's Day, Drill Hall will be closed on all Bank Holidays, and Stockwell Street is running a reduced service of 10am-4pm on most days.

> Library Opening Hours




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Seasonal Snaps

We're sharing our favourite Christmas snaps with #GSUChristmas.

Change have launched their seasonal Christmas menu! #GSUChristmas


We're here to make you Feel at Home with GSU this Christmas #GSUChristmas


The GSU Elf went to visit the Dome for Winter WonDomeLand! #GSUChristmas



Pizza envy! The new Roast Dinner pizza is out @lowerdeckgre #GSUChristmas


@thedeependmedway have a new roast dinner in a giant yorkshire pudding! #GSUChristmas


Elf is getting his four core food groups at the Candy Shack! #GSUChristmas