Welcome Week can be a hectic time. However, it is so much fun. We highly recommend trying everything. The more that you get involved in, the more people you will meet.

Please Note that the popular events sell out quickly. So we recommend that you buy early / online to avoid disappointment on the day.

Day Time and Evening Late Night
Thursday12th Welcome Fair for Fallowfield. Key Collection, information and bus pass sign up. Meet and Greet in OP bar from 8pm. DJ until late.
Friday 13th Welcome Fair for Fallowfield. Key Collection, information and bus pass sign up. Meet and Greet in OP bar from 8pm. DJ until late.
Saturday 14th Welcome Fair for Fallowfield. Key Collection, information and bus pass sign up.

Premier League football in Squirrels from Midday.

Meet and Greet in OP bar from 8pm. DJ until late.
Sunday 15th Welcome Fair for Fallowfield. Key Collection, information and bus pass sign up.

Premier League football in Squirrels from Midday.

International Fair at Students Union. Location TBC

Meet at OP bar from 8:30pm. Pre party for Facehall. Bring your T Shirt and a marker pen and prepare for a big one.

Free Buses from 10pm with exact timings to be confirmed in the bar on the night and via Facebook group.The Grand opening to Welcome week 2013 and what an opening. The takeover of the entire Deansgate Locks is no mean feat. 5 Venues all interlinked making Manchesters biggest multi-venue line up.  This is your intro to Manchester & your intro to uni life.  This is when all the Halls of resident from UoM come together and intermingle making friends not just for uni for life. One life – Live it! (Buy Tickets here)

 

Monday 16th Recover from the night before! Meet in OP Bar from 8pm for pre party for Pre Venus Party!.Party at venus club. With some of the cheapest drinks in town, it’s sure to be a big night.

(Buy Tickets here)

Tuesday 17th Welcome Fair at the students union from Midday in Academy 1 and the surrounding Marquees. (This is your opportunity to sign up to societies and eat lots of free pizza!) Get down early to this one and avoid the crowds.

Sports Fair at the students union in Academy 2. This is your chance to sign up to a million sports teams and get involved with a host of sports you didn’t even know existed

Meet in OP Bar from 8pm for pre party for Street Life.Street life has been the BIGGEST midweek welcome week event for the past 4 years, Taking over 6 of Manchester’s most credible music venues in the city all joined by 3 streets.  Essentially Street life is the BIGGEST street party in Manchester with 5K+ students, 6 venues, 18 DJS,ACTS & MC’S showcasing the best Manchester has in DUB/DnB /BREAKS/GRIME/HIPHOP/TRAP&HOUSE. (Buy Tickets here)
Wednesday 18th Welcome Fair at the students union from Midday in Academy 1 and the surrounding Marquees. (This is your opportunity to sign up to societies and eat lots of free pizza!) Get down early to this one and avoid the crowds.Sports Fair at the students union in Academy 2. This is your chance to sign up to a million sports teams and get involved with a host of sports you didn’t even know existed

Interhall Football Tournament from 1pm Onwards at the Armitage Centre. Arrive before 2pm to sign up and guarantee your teams entry. Teams of 6/7 required. Ladies and Lads welcome in mixed teams. (Some not too shabby prizes and the pride of your hall to be won! And it’s free!)

Part time Job fair at the Students Union. Exact room/location TBC. CV clinics and advice on how to manage part time work while studying available.

Food Market at the Students Union. Your chance to buy from the student co-operative.

 

Meet in OP Bar from 8pm for Pre Party for the AU Social.

AU Social / Audio Hijack- The longest running and biggest student night in Manchester. Held in The University of Manchester Students Union it is the official night of the sporting teams of Manchester.Weekly Wednesdays, unbelievably cheap drinks coupled with unmissable music makes for an experience not to be forgotten. The official varsity rugby after party is Wednesday September the 25th. Do not miss this night.
Thursday 19th Food Market at the Students Union. Your chance to buy from the student co-operative. Meet in OP Bar from 8pm for a Antwerp Pre party.

ANTWERP MANSION is the most unique venue Manchester has to offer.  Hidden away from the hustle and bustle of Wilmslow Road hides what can only be described as a renovation project, aiming to turn a beautiful but run down Victorian Mansion into a Music, Art and Photography Haven.  The capacity of the club is low (400) so you really are one of the lucky ones if you get to grace the venue with your presence.

(Buy Tickets here)

Friday 20th Have the morning off, then take the time to nip in to town and get yourself an outfit for Saturday nights Pangaea or Sundays Super Hero Big one. OP & Squirrels Live. A Later start of 9pm at the bar.This is a musical showcase that happens once in a blue moon. Joining OP Music hall and Squirrels together to connect the fallowfield campus in one legendary music mashup. 2k students partying between the two venues all within a stones throw from your bedroom.  Previous events have seen a 32 piece DnB orchestra tearing up the OP Ball Room and high profile djs such as Goldie and Annie mac taking to the decks.

(Buy Tickets here)

Saturday 21st Have the morning off, then take the time to nip in to town and get yourself an outfit for tonights Pangaea or Sundays Super Hero Big one events.

Premier League Football from midday in Squirrels.

Meet at OP Bar from 8pm. Tonight is Pangea!

Run by students, for students, Pangaea is the hottest ticket in town this Welcome Week. Over 6,000 revellers will descend upon the Students’ Union for an unforgettable night of music, mischief and mayhem. Previous acts have included Grandmaster Flash, Artful Dodger and Ms Dynamite. The full line up will be revealed in September, so don’t miss your chance to get a ticket.  September’s Pangaea theme is Circle of Life.

(Buy Tickets here)

Sunday 22nd Have the morning off to recover, then take the time to nip in to town or head to the Trafford Centre and get yourself an outfit for tonights Super Hero Big one event.

Premier League Football from midday in Squirrels.

Meet at OP Bar from 8:30pm tonight. This is it!The Big One does exactly what it says on the tin – it is THE CLOSING PARTY of all CLOSING PARTIES.  Taking command of the entire printworks you will go from venue to venue seeing what they have to offer.  Every hall together after a solid week of non-stop parties.  You will have to muster up some serious minerals to get through this one! Buses will be provided home from this event but you’ll have to make your own way to the Printworks. (From Piccadilly there will be plenty of Marshals)

(Buy Tickets here)