Welcome to the Official

Newcastle University Freshers' 2019


Newcastle University is renowned for having one of the best Freshers’ in the UK, with huge headliners, and hundreds of activities to get involved with both in the day and night, there's truly something for everyone! 

This year is set to be bigger and better than ever before, so make sure you've subscribed for first access to tickets, as there is limited availability!



You’re about to start the best years of your life and it all starts on Sunday 22nd September with an exclusive welcome party headlined by

non-other than Rudimental DJ.

Join us outside Newcastle University Students' Union for an exclusive gig just for you. Then head down to our Venue for the Official After Party. Start your student experience off the right way with Freshers' 2019!



You’re about to start the best years of your life and it starts with Freshers’ 2019, your exclusive events and activities schedule to help you settle in and have the best start to your life in Newcastle.

From axe throwing to city tours, FREE food crawls to Ikea Trips, there's something for everyone with Freshers' 2019.


Try your had at something sporty like bubble football or archery or chill out at the Dog or Cat Cafes. Or better yet with your wristband why not try them all!

And to make this year even better we’ve made sure the fun lasts even longer with 10 days of events and activities exclusive to Freshers’ 2019 Wristband holders. 



THe Bigg Freshers' Night out with Maura Higgins

Monday 23rd September

Get to know the best clubs in town with The Bigg Freshers' Night Out. We're taking you to all the hotspots in town including a live P.A. from Maura Higgins in Tup Tup Palace. 

Get to know all the best nightclubs in town. With your Freshers' 2019 wristband you'll get access to The Cut, Revolucion De Cuba, Market Shaker, Bierkeller, Passing Clouds, Filthys, Illigitimate and Tup Tup Palace.

We can't wait to see you there.

Fun after dark

We know that you are unique and therefore have made sure that we have a whole host of events and activities running after the sun goes down. There's so much choice we know you'll find something to postpone that Netflix marathon.

From axe throwing to ghost walks, cinema trips to bowling, there's a whole host of activities to get involved in after lectures. 

Fancy something a little classier? Don your glad-rags and join us for our Formal dinner. A night of fine dining, fun and sophistication. 

plan your week with Your Freshers' 2019 daytime activity schedule 

exclusive Digi Mondays on Tuesday 24th September

We're bringing you the famous Digi Mondays on a Tuesday! 

Hosted in Newcastle's world famous club Digital you'll have 4 rooms to explore blasting out bangers from all genres. 

Voted UK's No1 Large Club, Club of the Year North, ranked 11th best club in the world and UK Best Club SoundSystem. 

Carl Hutchinson monday 23rd september

Former Newcastle University Student Carl Hutchinson made his comedy debut in Venue as part of Newcastle University Comedy Society. Carl is now returning to Venue for Freshers' 2019 to help you laugh the night away with his undeniably brilliant characterisations and expert timing. 

Join us in Venue between 7pm and 11pm for a chilled night of fun and laughter.

Sing your heart out with Massaoke

Tuesday 24th September

Sing your heart out as a live band plays all the latest and greatest pop, indie and rock anthems. 

All the fun of karaoke without the daunting spotlight. It's like your own exclusive gig and everyone in the crowd is the main headliner. 

Get involved with your Freshers' 2019 wristband.

The Return of Pandamonium with Anton from Love Island 

Thursday 26th September

Ask any third year or masters student and they'll tell you this is the one to make sure you do not miss. 

This fully immersive UV Festival experience brings you bars, the brand new superclub Eden, live entertainments, glitter painters, big name DJs, celebrity appearances (couch, cough... Anton from Love Island), food, pandas and so much more! 

And you can get this all free with your Freshers' 2019 wristband!

Chase down the Answers at The Big Geordie quiz with Paul 'Sinnerman' Sinha SATURDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER

Want to test your knowledge against your fellow students? Well why not take part in the ultimate test of general knowledge with the BIG GEORDIE QUIZ hosted by non other than Paul 'Sinnerman' Sinha from the chase. 

Whether your the Movie Maestro or the Sporting Know It All, grab your ultimate team together and join us in Luther's Bar between 6pm - 9pm.  


Wet your appetite with your huge freshers foam party to end the week. 


With super blaster foam cannons and a giant foam pit, you’ve never seen anything like this! Dig out your flip flops and best Ibiza beach wear with some fantastic DJ’s providing the tunes, we’ll have you partying the night away from 10pm until 3am!


Newcastle University Students' Union
King's Walk

Newcastle upon Tyne 

Ne1 8QB


0191 239 3900