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Mon 16th September

Home Décor Pop Up
11am - 4pm
Greenwich
A pop-up store for all students to get the opportunity to purchase items to help decorate your room how you like it.
Why does Jesus matter at University? | Talk and Q&A
noon - 1pm
Dreadnought Building
Do you think Jesus is just a good person? A revolutionary? Someone of low significance? We want to suggest that Jesus is relevant to everyone, everywhere, even you. Come along for a short talk and discussion with snacks provided! Room number TBC.
Ski Donut & Tabogganing
1pm - 3pm
Medway - Meet at the Student Hub - £2
Be transported to a winter wonderland and give Tobogganing or Ski Donut a go!
Pool and FootPool!
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
5pm - 8pm
Medway - Student Hub - £1
Join the pool society to show off your skills in their Freshers' Tournament.

Tue 17th September

Massage and Nails
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
11am - 4pm
David Fussey (Sports Hall), Avery Hill
The welcome event everyone HAS to go to!
Can we really trust the Bible? | Talk and Q&A
noon - 1pm
Dreadnought Building
Do you think the Bible is just a fairy tale? Out of date? Un-scientific? Or untrustworthy? We want to suggest that the Bible is trustworthy and can stand up to scrutiny. Come along for a short talk and discussion with snacks provided!
Community Fair 2019
3pm - 6:30pm
David Fussey Grounds, Avery Hill
For our student parents - it's fun for the whole family!
FREE LUNCH at MEDWAY!
4pm - 6pm
Medway - Student Hub
Who says there's no such thing as a free lunch?
Hockey
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!
The Crow's Nest | Outdoor Cinema
7pm - 11pm
Avery Hill Grounds
All the fun of a normal cinema... but OUTSIDE!!
Live Music Night - Tankus the Henge
8pm - 11:59pm
Medway - Student Hub
Tankus the Henge are known for their spectacular live performances and unique, fun music style.

Wed 18th September

Medway Welcome Fair 2019!
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
2pm - 5pm
The 02
Face your fears and climb one of the most famous buildings in London
Pickleball
4pm - 5:30pm
Medway - Sports Hall
Pickleball is a cross between tennis, badminton and table tennis and is lots of fun!
Wicked: Trip to a Musical
6pm - 10pm
Apollo Victoria, London
We're so close to the famous West End - let's make the most of it!
Film Night Meet and Greet
7pm - 9pm
The Greenwich Tavern
Come hang out with us, watch a film and meet new people! 7 pm in the top room of the Greenwich Tavern. See you there!
Silent Disco & UV Ping Pong Party
8pm - 11:59pm
Medway
Show off your skills at UV ping pong and dance along to the silent disco.

Thu 19th September

Petting Zoo!
noon - 3pm
Medway - Student Hub
Say hi to some cute alpacas, goats and other furry and feathery friends in our petting zoo.
Ultimate Frisbee!
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!
2:30pm - 5:30pm
The London Excel
Escape Rooms with a competitive twist!
Comedy Central - Marlon Davis
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!!!

Fri 20th September

Welcome Fair 2019 | Greenwich
11am - 4pm
Dreadnought, Greenwich
The welcome event everyone HAS to go to!
Crafternoon
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!
5pm - 8pm
Medway - Sports Hall
Play some social games of football and meet other students.

Sat 21st September

Premier League on the BIG Screen #WeAreMedway
noon - 7pm
Liverpool vs. Newcastle 12:30pm Norwich vs. Man City 5:30pm
North Greenwich Driving Range
2pm - 5pm
North Greenwich Driving Range
Test out your golfing skills in this fast paced driving range.
Outdoor Cinema - Bohemian Rhapsody
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!

Mon 23rd September

Wake Up, Work Out FREE COFFEE
7:45am - 8:30am
Medway - Sports Hall on Campus - FREE
Hispanic Society | Mass Salsa Session
noon - 2pm
Dreadnought Atrium
Put your dancing shoes on and feel the rhythm - that's all it takes!
Harry Potter Studio Tour
2pm - 9pm
Warner Bros. Studios, Watford
A trip to the magical world where they made the Harry Potter movies!
Virtual Reality Gaming
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
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
5pm - 8pm
Boardroom Dreadnought
A fun relaxing evening where students of different faiths, can interact with societies and learn about faith.

Tue 24th September

Metafit
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.
Rep Roulette (Greenwich)
noon - 2pm
Atrium, Dreadnought
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.
Bowling & Arcade
4pm - 7:30pm
Medway - Meet at the Student Hub £2
Love bowling? This trip will be right up your alley!
Disability Multi Sports Day
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
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!
Return of Uniband LIVE
8pm - 11:59pm
Uniband are back to electrify the crowds one more time!

Wed 25th September

Wake Up, Work Out FREE COFFEE
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)
noon - 3pm
Dreadnought Grounds, Greenwich
The Doctoral Society are hosting a BBQ to keep summer alive!
Team Greenwich Taster/Trial Sessions
noon - 5pm
Avery Hill
Have fun, enjoy, make friends and most of all find the sport that is for you!
Bluewater Trip
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.
Meet and Greet: decorating mugs
3pm - 4:30pm
Boardroom, Dreadnought
Come along and meet Mind Society! We provide a safe, chill space with no obligations - come along for a free drink and biscuit then leave, stay and decorate a mug, chat to everyone or no one. Whatever you want to do we don't mind!
K-SOC | K-Pop Night
6pm - 9pm
Dreadnought, Greenwich
Everything K-POP, brought to you by our own K-Soc!
Sports Vs. Societies - Win £200
8pm - 11:59pm
Medway - The Student Hub
#WeAreMedway

Thu 26th September

Crafternoon
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
10:30am - 11:30am
Medway Campus
Meet the people behind your Students' Union on campus!
Metafit
noon - 12:30pm
Medway - Sports Hall
Try out Team Medway Social’s best quick-fit session.
Rep Roulette (Avery Hill)
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!
6pm - 10:30pm
Medway - Student Hub - £1
Are you ready to get quizzical?
First Love Greenwich Centre Service
6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002
Marketing Society | Ball Pit Party
7pm - 11pm
Lower Deck
Balls galore - thanks to the Marketing Society!

Fri 27th September

Wake Up, Work Out!
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!
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
2pm - 4pm
Greenwich lawns
Grab your brooms - or hockey sticks - it's Quidditch time!
River Tour Medway - 1 Hour Cruise
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Medway - Meet at the Student Hub £2
#WeAreMedway
Bubble Football!
5:30pm - 7pm
Medway - Sports Hall
Try a new fun take on a classic game with Team Medway Social!
Minigolf @ The Deep End
7pm - 11:59pm
Medway - The Student Hub- FREE
#WeAreMedway

Sat 28th September

Premier League on the BIG Screen
noon - 7pm
Medway - The Student Hub
Leicester vs. Spurs 12:30pm Newcastle vs. Brighton 5:30pm
Climb the 02
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!

Sun 29th September

Premier League on the BIG Screen #WeAreMedway
noon - 7pm
Medway - The Student Hub
Watch the football on the big screen!

Tue 1st October

Good Luck, Placement Students!
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.

Wed 2nd October

Futsal Trial/Taster session Avery Hill
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.
Team Greenwich Trial/Taster Sessions
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
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!

Thu 3rd October

First Love Greenwich Centre Service
6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002

Fri 4th October

First Love Greenwich Salvation Rally
6:30pm - 9pm
King William Building KW315
Featuring: Singing, Dancing, Live Music! A Live Performance and Best Experience of The Year!

Tue 8th October

DemocraLunch
noon - 2pm
Atrium, Dreadnought
Open event for Group Leaders and Programme Reps to find out more about Student Assembly. Food and drink provided.

Wed 9th October

Rugby Boat Party
6:30pm - 11pm
Greenwich Pier
Rugby Boat Party is back and promises to be bigger and better than last year.

Thu 10th October

First Love Greenwich Centre Service
6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002

Thu 17th October

Student Assembly (1)
5pm - 7:30pm
Boardroom, Dreadnought
First Student Assembly of the year!
First Love Greenwich Centre Service
6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002

Thu 24th October

First Love Greenwich Centre Service
6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002

Thu 31st October

First Love Greenwich Centre Service
6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002

Thu 14th November

First Love Greenwich Centre Service
6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002

Thu 21st November

First Love Greenwich Centre Service
6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002

Thu 28th November

First Love Greenwich Centre Service
6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002

Thu 5th December

First Love Greenwich Centre Service
6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002

Thu 12th December

First Love Greenwich Centre Service
6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002

Thu 19th December

First Love Greenwich Centre Service
6:30pm - 8:30pm
King William Building KW002
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