Events in September

Forthcoming Events

Mon 23rd September

Welcome Week (£50 for all events)
23rd September 8am - 28th September 10pm
Welcome Week 2019 will be our biggest and best so far! Our week-long programme of events includes opportunities to meet new people, make new friends and have fun in your first week in University.
Welcome zone (free)
noon - 6pm
Docklands Square and Stratford Green
Each lunchtime and afternoon, we'll have live music, street food, games, society events, and student officers and staff to answer your questions.
Postgraduate and mature student afternoon tea (£2 in advance, included in wristband)
4pm - 6pm
The Edge Restaurant, Docklands
An exclusive event for postgraduate and mature students. Join us for afternoon tea and an opportunity to meet other postgraduate and mature students. Tickets: £2.
Speed friending (free)
4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Edge Restaurant, Docklands
Join us for our all-student speed friending event. It's the perfect place to find new friends to help you settle into university life. It’s a great way to meet loads of different people in a short space of time. Free event. No ticket required.
Yoga (free)
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Stratford Green (UH1.36 if bad weather)
Join Sports Dock’s brilliant Yoga instructor for an easy outdoor yoga session. No experience or workout kit necessary. Free. No ticket required.
Back to School Party (£5 on the door, included in wristband)
10pm - 2am
Underground Bar, Docklands
Throwback to your school days! We’ll be providing you with a dose of nostalgia as well as current tunes as you dance the night away in the on-campus Underground Bar for the ultimate welcome party! Wristband or ticket required.

Tue 24th September

Welcome zone (free)
noon - 6pm
Docklands Square and Stratford Green
Each lunchtime and afternoon, we'll have live music, street food, games, society events, and student officers and staff to answer your questions.
Yoga (free)
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Docklands Square (SD1.08 if bad weather)
Join Sports Dock’s brilliant Yoga instructor for an easy outdoor yoga session. No experience or workout kit necessary. Free. No ticket required.
Ten-Pin Bowling (£12 in advance, included in wristband)
6pm - 11pm
Off-site. Buses available.
Join hundreds of students as we take over Hollywood Bowl in Surrey Quays for a night of fun and friendly competition. Two games of bowling and an arcade, bar and food court available at the venue. Wristband or ticket required.

Wed 25th September

Giant inflatables (free)
noon - 2pm
SportsDock, Docklands
Who said bouncy castles are just for kids? Grab your course mates and drop into our giant 70feet inflatable assault course over your lunch break. It’s the ultimate adult playground! Free event. No ticket required.
Welcome zone (free)
noon - 6pm
Docklands Square and Stratford Green
Each lunchtime and afternoon, we'll have live music, street food, games, society events, and student officers and staff to answer your questions.
Commuter speed friending (free)
4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Edge Restaurant, Docklands
We know commuting to University can be challenging so we've created an event where you can meet other commuting students to share the high and lows of your travels and support each other during your time here. Free event. No ticket required.
Painting Party with cheese and wine ( Society)
4:30pm - 6pm
SU Lounger, Docklands
First event of the year for new and existing members.
Meet and Greet (ESports Society)
5pm - 6pm
EBG.06, Docklands
First event of the year for new and existing members.
Meet and Greet (instruments and singing) ( Society)
6pm - 9pm
WB2.01, Docklands
First event of the year for new and existing members.
Society Social (Anime and Manga)
6:30pm - 7:30pm
SU Lounge, Docklands
First event of the year for new and existing members.
Comedy Night (£8 on the door, included in wristband)
8pm - 10pm
West Building, Docklands
Welcoming a great line-up of top-class and local up-and-coming talent for a night guaranteed to make you belly laugh from start to finish. Wristband or ticket required.
Beach Party (£5 on the door, included in wristband)
10pm - 1am
Underground Bar, Docklands
Finishing the summer with some holiday classics and a good mix of current music, we’ll be sure to get you wishing the sun lasts just a little bit longer! Wristband or ticket required.

Thu 26th September

Meet and Greet ( Society)
10am - noon
WB2.01
First event of the year for new and existing members.
Welcome Fair (free)
10am - 4pm
SportsDock, Docklands
The fair is your chance to find and join student groups like societies, sports clubs and associations, and to see what other opportunities the Students’ Union and University have to offer plus discounts. Free event. No ticket required.
Meet and Greet (Believers LoveWorld Society)
6pm - 8pm
EBG.06, Docklands
First event of the year for new and existing members.
Boat Party (£20 in advance, included in wristband)
7pm - 11pm
Off-site. Buses available.
Take in the spectacular sunset views of London from the river Thames. Sailing to the centre of London and back, you’ll party the night away on an exclusive boat party with our top DJ. Wristband or ticket required.

Fri 27th September

Society Social
2pm - 4pm
Nando's. Meet at SU Lounge, Docklands
First event of the year for new and existing members.
Welcome Walwalan (Filipino Society)
5pm - 8pm
EBG.08
First event of the year for new and existing members. Open to all students, not only those from Filipino backgrounds.
Meet and Greet (Games Society)
6pm - 8pm
WB2.01, Docklands
First event of the year for new and existing members.
Meet and Greet (North American Society)
6pm - 7pm
EBG.06, Docklands
First event of the year for new and existing members. Open to all students, not only those from North American backgrounds.
Film Night (free)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
West Building, Docklands
Join us for a chilled film night as we turn on of our performance lecture theatres into our own on-campus cinema. With theatre-style seating, a huge screen and the sweet smell of popcorn, you're in for a cosy night. Free event. No ticket required.
Pub quiz and karaoke (free)
9pm - 11:30pm
Underground Bar, Docklands
Continue the post-convocation celebrations with some good pub classics for a chilled night in the bar. We’ve got a pub quiz with some great prizes lined up as well as everyone’s favourite: karaoke! Free event. No ticket required.

Sat 28th September

Thorpe Park Trip (£40 in advance, included in wristband)
10am - 10pm
Off-site. Buses available.
A trip to Thorpe Park's Fright Night - an all-day one! - is a great way to end your week. With extended park hours, experience the thrilling rides in daylight and darkness. Wristband or ticket required.
Family Fun Day (£2 in advance, included in wristband)
noon - 4pm
Docklands
Bring your family along to this event focussed around family fun-time and meeting other student parents. With music, street food, bouncy castle, sports, arts and much more. Organised by Student Parents Association. Wristband or ticket required.
Historical East End Walking Tour (Marxist Society)
2pm - 4pm
Meet at Shadwell Station
First event of the year for new and existing members. In conjunction with Queen Mary Marxist Society.
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Docklands (primary) office

NB.G.01 (North Building)
4-6 University Way
London
E16 2RD

T: 020 8223 7025

E: uelsu@uel.ac.uk

Stratford office

The Dome, University House
Water Lane
London
E15 4LZ

T: 020 8223 4209

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Company number: 10820498
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