CANTERBURY FRESHERS 2020

 

Every year, Canterbury is abuzz with new students exploring the city. Freshers 2020 will be no exception. Three campuses – Canterbury Christ Church University, the University of Kent and University for the Creative Arts Canterbury – welcome thousands of first years just like you.

We’re here to make settling in that little bit easier by helping you make a few friends before you arrive. Join the conversation today by selecting your University Facebook or WhatsApp Group Chats below.

JOIN YOUR UNIVERSITY FRESHERS 2020 CHAT GROUP

These are facebook groups exclusively for new students, going into their first year at University. Useful for meeting your course and flat-mates.

JOIN THE MAIN UNIVERSITY STUDENT GROUP

These are for all students at University. Useful for information on the latest University news, societies and events.

Click the button below to join the WhatsApp Group

FRESHERS WEEK AND SOCIAL EVENTS

As well as being a deeply historical town, Canterbury boast’s a vibrant nightlife. Freshers week will often be your first experience of the city’s mix of bars, restaurants and nightclubs.

There will be many social events and nights out taking place in town, exclusively for new students, which are a fantastic opportunity to make some new friends. We’ve highlighted the biggest and most popular events below.

TICKETS

Kick start University life in Canterbury and explore all the biggest events of Freshers 2020 here. Most events sell out well in advance, so getting your tickets early is highly recommended. Get your tickets and get involved.

1st October 2020 - 10:00 pm

Neon Freshers House Party // Canterbury Freshers 2020

Club Chemistry

FRESHERS WEEK FAQ

Can’t find the answer here? Message the Canterbury Freshers Page and a team member will be on hand to assist you.

Your welcome week and arrival date will depend on your University and student accommodation.

  • University of Kent: TBC
  • University for the Creative Arts Canterbury: TBC
  • Canterbury Christ Church University: TBC

Canterbury freshers week is guaranteed to be packed with some huge events that you do not want to miss! You can find the full line-up of all the biggest events in our ‘Freshers Events’ section.

Yes, you can purchase a ticket or wristband for a friend or family member too. Each ticket comes with a unique barcode that will be scanned upon entry. As long as whoever you’re buying for is using a separate barcode to you, both tickets will be valid. Please note, the ticket DOES NOT need to be in their name.

Yes, bring one to be safe. Most nightclub venues will require you to present a Valid 18+ Government ID such as a Driver’s License or Passport upon entry.

For most events, doors open at 10pm. However, check your ticket for the confirmed time. We advise students to arrive early to avoid lengthy queues and guarantee entry.

COVID19 Protection Policy: We would like our customers to have peace of mind when they purchase from us. Therefore, in the unfortunate case that our freshers events do not take place on the displayed date due to nightclubs/bars still remaining closed: – We will postpone the event until a later date (when nightclubs/bars are reopened & it is safe for us all to party again) & your ticket will STILL BE VALID for that date. – If we are forced to CANCEL the event, we will issue a FULL refund on any ticket or wristband you have purchased.

FIND YOUR FLATMATES

It couldn’t be easier to find your flat-mates. Simply join the Canterbury flatmate finder Facebook event and select your accommodation group.

STUDENT OFFERS

First years get the best deals in town. You’ll enjoy great student offers at certain places your whole time as a student, but they’re some exclusive offers available to Canterbury freshers.

Sign up today and we’ll even send you a FREE Freshers Pack.

WORK FOR US

Depending on demand and availability throughout the year, we recruit for a wide range of roles. These include brand ambassadors, events staff, blog writers and more! If you’re interested, complete our signup form here. In previous years, our top brand ambassadors made over £2,000 before arriving at University, working from home.

EXPLORE OUR BLOG

There’s so much going on during Welcome Week and we’ve got a bunch of guides to help you prepare for Canterbury freshers… We’ll keep you up to date on the latest social events, student discounts, part-time jobs as well as help answer some of the most common questions students have about University.