Social Events

Social Events

You'll have the opportunity to take part in various social activities that will help you to make new friends and settle into university life.

Students arriving in September 2019

As part of International Welcome Week, the Students' Union will be running a number of exciting social events for new international students. Full details of the social events can be found in the International Welcome Programme 2019 or on our Students' Union early arrival information pages.


Freshers 2019

Freshers 2019 takes place from 21st September until 2nd October. Freshers 2019 is ran by the Students' Union. They have a dedicated website for all Freshers activities, more information on the activities taking place and on the event as a whole please click here



Families’ Welcome Reception

Families are invited to join us at Newcastle University’s annual Families’ Welcome Reception hosted by Professor Suzanne Cholerton, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Education and Professor Anya Hurlbert, Dean of Advancement. The event is an ideal opportunity to meet with Newcastle University staff, fellow families and Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Advancement over refreshments to gain a deeper insight into the University, and the experience that awaits your family. Please book for this event using the Families' Welcome Reception Booking Form.

Date/Time: Wednesday 18 September 2019, 18:00-20:00

Location: Armstrong Reception Room, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (campus map ref: 22)