Freshers week is packed with loads of activities, fairs, events and entertainment - all organised by your students’ union to help you settle in to your new university. Here is your guide to what’s on.

International Students Welcome Events



Monday 20 September

International Students Karaoke Night

Come and meet other international students and join us for a night of karaoke.

19:00 - 22:00

Campus Centre


Wednesday 22 September

International Students Games Night

Come and meet other international students and join us for a night of games.

19:00 - 21:00

Online


Friday 24 September

DSU Welcome Hub

We are here for you. Drop in and meet SU staff where we can offer support and advice in your first few days at DMU.

09:00 - 16:00

Campus Centre


Early 2 Uni Party

* First Years Only

22:00 - 03:00

Function Rooms


Welcome Back to Uni Party

* 2nd + Years

23:00 - 03:00

O2 Academy


Saturday 25 September

DSU Welcome Hub

We are here for you. Drop in and meet SU staff where we can offer support and advice in your first few days at DMU.

09:00 - 16:00

Campus Centre


DSU Stall @ DMU Healthy Hub

11:00 - 14:00

Food Village (outside)


Freshers Opening Party

22:00 - 03:00

Function Rooms


Sunday 26 September

DSU Welcome Hub

We are here for you. Drop in and meet SU staff where we can offer support and advice in your first few days at DMU.

09:00 - 16:00

Campus Centre


DSU Stall @ DMU Healthy Hub

11:00 - 14:00

Food Village (outside)


iRave Music Fest

14:00 - 02:00

2Funky Music Cafe


Monday 27 September

Freshers Fair

10:00 - 18:00

The Venue @ DMU


Film Night

Enjoy a chilled night of films and take a break from the hectic few weeks with a more relaxed night.

18:00 - 21:00

Function Rooms


UV Rave

22:00 - 03:00

King Power Stadium


Tuesday 28 September

Opportunities Fair

This is your opportunity to meet and sign up to one of our 180 student groups, including Sports, Societies, Volunteering and Student Media. It's a great way to find like-minded people, and create an unforgettable student experience!

10:00 - 18:00

The Venue @ DMU


Zoo Party

22:00 - 03:00

TBC


Wednesday 29 September

Wellbeing Day

Start your wellbeing journey at university and join us for hook-a-duck, smoothie bikes, house plants and LOADS of free stuff! We'll be hosting a range of stalls and activities throughout the day so don't miss out!

10:00 - 16:00

Campus Centre


InJUNCTION

22:00 - 03:00

Function Rooms


Thursday 30 September

Voice Day

Join us for our student council taster sessions, meet course reps and your officer team, the launch of our "change wall" and the chance to WIN prizes. This is your space to have your voice heard.

10:00 - 16:00

Campus Centre


DSU Stall @ DMU Healthy Hub

11:00 - 14:00

Food Village (outside)


Exec Games Night

Join us at the Campus Centre for a chill night of games. Alone or with friends come and meet new people and play!

19:00 - 21:00

Campus Centre


Bar Tour

Discover Leicester’s best bars on this huge tour starting at the Campus Centre and ending at Club Republic. Pick up your t-shirt for your start time and group and away we go.

20:00 Onwards

Function Rooms (Starting Point)


Friday 01 October

DSU Stall @ Healthy DMU Hub

11:00 - 16:00

Food Village (Outside)


Freshers Brunch & Beats

13:00 - 22:00

2Funky Music Cafe


Saturday 02 October

Freshers Ball

UK Rap Superstar ArrDee performing Live!

22:00 - 03:00

Function Rooms



Sunday 03 October

Trip to Alton Towers

Tag along for a day of thrills at Alton Towers Theme Park with attractions such as Congo River Rapids, The Smiler, Nemesis, Oblivion, The Wicker Man and more.

 

Not Included with Freshers' Wristbands.

08:00 - 20:00

Campus Centre (meet at 08:00)



Wednesday 06 October

InJUNCTION Krispy Kreme Extrravaganza

22:00 - 03:00

Function Rooms



Friday 08 October

90's Revival

22:00 - 03:00

Function Rooms



Saturday 09 October

Freshers Closing Party

22:00 - 03:00

Function Rooms



Event Map

Freshers Event Map

1. Function Rooms

Chill by day, play by night. In the heart of your Students’ Union enjoy cinema, games, club nights, a bar and more.

Campus Centre Building,

Mill Ln, LE2 7DR

2. Food Village

The university’s main dining facility offering a variety of menus right at the centre of campus.

Vijay Patel Building,

Newarke Close, LE2 7BJ

3. Soar Point

Canal side student pub hangout offering food, sports and games.

The Newarke,

Mill Ln, LE2 7BY

4. The Venue @ DMU

Purpose-built conference and events venue accommodating small conferences to large exhibitions.

20 Western Blvd,

Newarke Close, LE2 7BU

5. QE II Leisure Centre

State-of-the-art leisure centre. 25m swimming pool, climbing wall, 8 court sports hall, fitness suite, dance studio and more.

50 Duns Ln,

LE3 5LX

6. 2Funky Music Cafe

Enjoy gigs, dance, comedy, clubnights and more in the 2Funky live music venue.

23 New Parks St,

LE3 5NH

7. Castle Gardens

Peaceful and picturesque canal side green space in the heart of the former medieval city.

The Newarke,

LE2 7BY

8. Bede Park

Enjoy the open green space and food venues of this large riverside park.

Western Blvd,

LE2 7HN

9. King Power Stadium

Home of the Leicester City football club.

Filbert Way,

LE2 7FL

10. Club Republic

Leicester's multi-room superclub experience.

Gravel St,

LE1 3AG

11. O2 Academy

Chill by day, play by night. In the heart of your Students’ Union enjoy cinema, games, club nights, a bar and more.

12 University Rd,

LE1 7RH