GLOUCESTER FRESHERS 2020

 

Thousands of new students are getting ready to experience Freshers Week in Gloucester and no wonder, either – it’s a great place to live and study! But for many, moving to a new town can be daunting, especially if you don’t know anyone else going.

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

JOIN YOUR UNIVERSITY FRESHERS 2020 GROUP CHAT

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

Despite being a rural city, Gloucester 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

Explore all the biggest events of Gloucestershire Freshers 2020 here. Most events sell out well in advance, so getting your tickets early is highly recommended. Get your tickets and get involved.

FRESHERS WEEK FAQ'S

Can’t find the answer here? Message the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire: TBC
  • Royal Agricultural University: TBC

Gloucestershire 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.

Wristband collection details will be announced here by September. If you’ve purchased a wristband, you will also be emailed information about wristband collection location and times closer to Freshers Week.

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 Gloucestershire Flatmate Finder Facebook event and select your accommodation group.

STUDENT OFFERS

One of the biggest challenges every student faces is sticking to a budget. Luckily, being a fresher in Gloucester means you’ll have some amazing discounts to snap up. We’ve got fantastic offers from your favourite food and retail brands, available exclusively to Gloucester 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, event 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

Browse the latest blogs written by students, full of tips for Gloucestershire 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. We’ve got you covered.