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Freshers Week 2023:
Frequently Asked Questions
When is Freshers Week 2023?
Freshers week dates vary from uni to uni! Click "My Freshers 2023" in the menu to find out more about your university and dates for freshers week 2023.
How can I prepare for freshers week and make the most of it?
Freshers week is a great opportunity to meet new people, make friends and get to know your new university and town. If you want to make the most of freshers week 2023, remember to: - Research the events and activities planned by your university and student union. - Sign up to clubs and societies. There's a society for just about everything! - Be open to meeting new people and making friends. - Be prepared to spend a little money to make the most of your new city, so budget your finances accordingly. - Get stuck into the student nightlife!
What is a freshers fair and what should I expect to find there?
A freshers fair is an event held at the beginning of the academic year to introduce new students to the various clubs, societies, and organizations on campus. You can expect to find a wide variety of groups represented, including academic clubs, sports teams, and special interest groups. There will also be stands for local businesses, such as bookshops and food vendors. There's something for everyone!
What's a student union and what services do they offer?
A student union is a representative body that serves as a voice for students at a university. They typically offer a range of services, including social and recreational activities, support for student groups and clubs, and advocacy on behalf of students.
How do I apply for student accommodation and what are my options?
The process for applying for student accommodation can vary depending on the uni. Typically, you will need to submit an application and provide information about your preferences and needs. You can find more information about the options available, including the type of accommodation offered, the cost, and the application process, on your university's website! Remember that there are all kinds of uni halls for you to stay at - some of them are run by the uni and some are private. Check out all your options!