Strathclyde Freshers 2019

Welcome!

Welcome to Strathclyde Freshers 2019.

Running from Saturday 14th to Saturday 21st September, this is the official page where you can find out everything you need to know about your first week at Strathclyde.

From What's On, where to buy your Freshers' Priority Pass or Annual Pass, and everything in-between – we’ve got you covered.

Don't miss out! For the latest updates Like our Facebook,Instagram and Twitter , Join the Freshers' Group

What's On

Freshers - UV Paint Party

Back by popular demand!

Thu 04 Jul 2019
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Freshers - Circa Waves DJ Set

Circa Waves are taking over the DJ booth!

Thu 04 Jul 2019
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Freshers - Walking Tour Headphone Party Campus

A campus tour with a twist

Thu 04 Jul 2019
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Freshers - Dick and Dom

Games, songs, mess, and - of course - bogies!

Thu 04 Jul 2019
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Passes

  • £50

    Freshers' Priority Pass £50

    With a Freshers’ Pass, you will have entry into The Union and priority access to all events during Freshers. You’ll also receive:

    • Entry into all paid for events during Freshers
    • Free white T-shirt for White T shirt party night
    • Daily Soft drink during Freshers’ – in the Yard Bar
    • A Free Starbucks coffee during Freshers’

    ( ! ) Priority will be given to Freshers & Annual Pass holders for a limited period once doors open for each event on the night. You are only guaranteed entry until the venue reaches capacity, so arrive as early as possible.

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  • £100

    Ideal for those staying in Halls and private accommodation. Do you want guaranteed free entry into every Freshers’ event along with a free breakfast, lunch and dinner every week of term and much, much more? Then it’s time to part with £100 of your hard earned cash to get over £600 worth of food, drink and fun in your Students’ Union.

    • What you get during Freshers’ week...
    • Freshers' pass – entry into all fresher’s weeks events
    • Entry into all Union events throughout the year including Strath Laughs Comedy Night, Holiday Parties, Valentines, Refreshers, Ceilidhs, Festivals and many, many more!
    • Priority Early Access to paid freshers events
    • Free white T-shirt for White T shirt party night
    • Exclusive invite to Strath Unions Big Night In Private Party
    • 3000 Points on our Yoyo App which can be used to get free stuff!
    • 1 x Breakfast Roll - Everyday of Freshers' week
    • 1 x Soft drink – Everyday of Freshers' week
    • 1 x Free Vodka Mix - Sunday 15th September – over 18 only
    • 1 x Free Glass of wine – Friday 20th – over 18 only

    What you get after Freshers’ week (throughout term time to May 2020)

    • 1 x Pizza EVERY weekend in The Yard
    • Unlimited free Pool in The Yard all weekend and 2 for 1 Tokens Weekdays
    • 1 x Wrap EVERY week in The Yard (Valid on Weekdays)
    • 1 x breakfast roll EVERY week in Recharge (Valid on Weekdays)
    • 1 x Starbucks Coffee/Tea EVERY week in Recharge (Valid on Weekdays)
    • 1 x Can of Juice for at EVERY Big Monday Quiz Night in The Barony Bar
    • 10% Discount on EVERYTHING you buy in the Union (unless it’s already discounted!)

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    • Free Entry to The Garage nightclub: Sunday – Wednesday
    • Free Entry to the Cathouse nightclub: Wednesday and Thursday

    ( ! ) Priority will be given to Freshers & Annual Pass holders for a limited period once doors open for each event on the night. You are only guaranteed entry until the venue reaches capacity, so arrive as early as possible.

    Terms and Conditions

    Please find in our Terms and Conditions the valid times of these offers

    • Download the Yoyo app to receive your annual discounts and deals throughout the year.
    Food and Drinks Offers Availability information
    • Must show valid Freshers/Annual Card with Student card to redeem deals.
    Annual Card Deals
    • 1 x Pizza in the Yard – To use any Saturday or Sunday throughout term time
    • Free Pool all weekend in the Yard – and 2 for 1 Wednesdays
    • Starbucks coffee/tea only available on weekdays.
    Events
    • To claim access to any paid Union events throughout the year please present your annual pass and valid student card upon arrival.
    Annual Deals and Discounts
    • To receive your annual deals and discounts throughout the year please download the Yoyo app to redeem them.
    Alcohol
    • To purchase alcohol on our premises you must be 18 and over and show a valid form of Identification in accordance to the Alcohol (Scotland) Act 2010 and Challenge 25. For Alcohol deals, if under 18 soft drinks alternatives are provided.

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    Get priority access into all of your Freshers events for free! Help spread the word across campus of our Priority Passes and you’ll get:

    • A unique seller profile code and help us spread the word by selling passes.
    • 5% commission for every pass you sell
    • Sell 5 passes and get yours for free!

    Get in touch to find out more.

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FAQs

  • Run by the University of Strathclyde Students’ Union, or more commonly known as The Union, Freshers is your platform to help you launch into University life. This is the biggest student party of your four or more years at University. You’ll already have an idea what student life is all about, but by the end of Freshers – you’ll know. The experience will stay with you for life!

  • Between September 14th-September 21st, we’ll have loads of events from speed meetings, club nights, and campus tours. This is a chance for find your feet around campus get loads of freebies and find out about clubs, societies and sports you may want to take part in throughout your year!

    Don't miss out! For the latest updates Like our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, Join the Freshers' Group

     

  • We are based at 90 John Street, G1 1JH.

  • The Freshers’ Priority Pass gets you free entry to all paid for events during Freshers. It also gives you priority access to the building with a 15 minute advance entry to busy nights during Freshers.

    You’ll also receive:

    • Free white T-shirt for White T shirt party night

    • Daily Soft drink during Freshers – in the Yard Bar

    • A Free Starbucks coffee during Freshers

    The Pass costs £50 and can be bought in advance here

  • With an Annual Pass, you will have free entry to all Freshers events, plus all Union events for the full academic year 2019/20. It also gives you priority access to the event with a 15 minute advance entry to busy nights during Freshers. You’ll also get loads of great deals and freebies throughout the year – which you can find out more here. The Annual Pass costs £100 and can be bought in advance here

  • During Freshers, there will be events in the evening that will require an entry fee – but there will be a number of free events during the day.

    Please note, you will have to pay a £3 entry fee to access the Union building after 7pm.

  • From August 26 – September 6, you will be able to collect your pass from The Yard, (level 3) of the Union building, 90 John Street, G1 1JH, Monday to Friday between 11am – 5pm.

    Between September 7 and 8, you can collect your pass from The Yard, (level 3) between 12pm – 6pm.

    You can also buy a physical pass from The Yard during these times from any member of staff.

  • The Welcome Team are a group of volunteers who can help answer any questions you may have during Freshers. They will be wearing brightly coloured t-shirts with Welcome Team ‘19 on them, so they’re easily identifiable. You will see them around campus, Halls and the Union from Saturday 14th September onwards.

  • We are the ONLY OFFICIAL providers of events during Strathclyde Freshers. Don’t buy passes or purchase anything unless you are sure you know what you are getting for your money! If you are in any doubt, ask at the Union, 90 John Street, an official Welcome Team member/member of Union Staff from or the University of Strathclyde.

    Official Strathclyde Freshers’ Passes are available to buy online, or in person from the Union Building.

  • We advise that you treat your pass like cash, as they cannot be replaced. If you do lose it though please talk to a member of staff in the Union Building or you can get in touch via strathunion.info@strath.ac.uk.

  • Yes, as long as you are signed in by a student and are 18 or over.

    Strathclyde students are allowed to sign in 4 non-students; students from other institutions are allowed to sign in 1 non-student. During busy times (such as Freshers) we will occasionally have to prioritise Strathclyde students, so please ensure you arrive in plenty of time for events to ensure you and your guests get in.

    Please Note: If you are a Life Member of The Union and would like to attend Freshers, please get in contact with us.

    Strathclyde students are allowed to sign in 4 non-students; students from other institutions are allowed to sign in 1 non-student. During busy times (such as Freshers) we will occasionally have to prioritise Strathclyde students, please ensure you arrive in plenty of time for events to ensure you and your guests get in.

    Please Note: If you are a Life Member of The Union and would like to attend Freshers, please get in contact with us.

  • As long as you are a Strathclyde student, yes. Although you can’t purchase alcohol, you can still attend all the events at the Union.

  • Yes, as long as you are 18 or over you can attend by buying a pass. You can also pay into individual events, so please come early to avoid disappointment, as we will have to prioritise those with Freshers/Annual Pass.

  • If there’s anything we can help with, you can get in touch via strathunion.info@strath.ac.uk

Contact us

Strathclyde Students' Union, 90 John Street, Glasgow, G1 1JH

You can find most answers to Strathclyde Freshers in our FAQs section.

If you can't find what you are looking for, you can either get in touch via strathunion.info@strath.ac.uk

Follow us on our Freshers' Facebook Group for regular updates and info.

Strathclyde Students' Union, 90 John Street, Glasgow, G1 1JH

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