What's On

Meet & Greet
2nd September
County Arms, Truro
A chance for the new 3rd years to have a chilled evening and meet some of the committee and 4th years! The perfect opportunity to ask any burning questions about the year ahead and Truro!
Medsoc Beach sports and BBQ
3rd September
Meet by the Watering Hole, Perranporth Beach
Come along to Perranporth beach for an evening of fun and food! Please bring your own food and drinks (BBQs provided) and some enthusiasm for games of rounders and touch rugby.
Medsoc Pub Tour
7th September
Starting point to be confirmed - check with committee
A night not to be missed! Come and enjoy the wonder that is Truro nightlife with a trip round some of the finer drinking establishments and if you’re lucky Bunters. Theme and starting point to be confirmed.
Medsoc Family Night
8th September
Location & Times TBC
The idea is to create greater cohesion between years and to provide support networks so that 3rd years have somewhere to turn to ask questions and air concerns about the coming year! And of course to have fun!
Medsoc Walk
9th September
Hell's Mouth Car Park
Time to blow away the cobweb and hangovers of induction week with a walk along some of Cornwall’s stunning coastline!
Medsoc Pub Quiz
11th September
County Arms, Truro
Get competitive, have some fun and raise some money for charity! What more could you want on a Tuesday night! It’s in the county arms, come down grab a drink and join us in the downstairs room!!
Medsoc Netball Taster Session
12th September
Penair School sports hall, Truro
Truro Medics Netball is a fun opportunity for everyone to get involved in netball! Come along to our fun netball taster session – all players of all abilities welcome, even if you’ve never touched a netball before!
Medsoc Pottery Painting
15th September
Star Glazers Pottery Cafe, Falmouth TR11 2AB
A morning of fun and the chance to do something a bit different! Let your creative side come out and paint some pottery.
Medsoc Carvery
16th September
County Arms, Truro
What a way to finish of the first 2 weeks of term than with a roast dinner and with the added bonus of NHS discount!
CSMSA Freshers Welcome Reception
16th September
Upper Stannary
Formal social to allow incoming students to meet the committee and members of the older years.
Chill Out Zone
17th September
Students' Union, Penryn Campus
Take a break from the Freshers hustle and bustle and chill out with your students' union.
Geog Soc Icebreaker: Map your Campus
17th September
Penryn Campus Room TBC
Relaxed introduction to the society where we explain who we are and what we do. then break off into groups and do a orienteering style competition round campus performing team activities at each stop.
Harbour Taster Paddle
17th September
Falmouth Watersports Association
Pride Big Draw
17th September
DDM Seminar TBC
We're kicking Fresher's Week off with afternoon of drawing & games. We'll bring paper, pens, glitter, and games, but feel free to bring your own too!
Get Involved with The Falmouth Anchor
17th September
Exchange Seminar TBC
Find out what we do at The Falmouth Anchor as Cornwall’s award-winning and only student newspaper and how you can get involved! (With the added bonus of free food)
Christian Union International Cream Tea
17th September
Grass between the Shop & Stannary
Event serving Cream Teas (done the Cornish way!) Aimed at International students, to show a bit of Cornish Culture.
Harbour Taster Paddle
17th September
Falmouth Watersports Association
Autistic Society Board Games Night
17th September
Peter Lanyon Staff Room
Come join us for a relaxed evening of board games. Meet other students on the spectrum and ask our committee any questions you have about our society!
Climbing Taster Session
17th September
Inter Halls
17th September
Stannary
Get to know your housemates and blocks. Compete against each other to win the coveted trophy.
Indoor Circuits and Plyometrics
17th September
Penryn Campus Sports Centre- Sports Hall
Pride Night Out
17th September
The Stable, Falmouth
Join us downstairs at The Stable in Falmouth Town- for drinks (soft or alcoholic!) or desserts, for the first Pride Society night out of the year! Pop in or stay a while, this is a casual social event.
Tang Soo Do Taster
17th September
Penryn Sports Centre Studio
Christian Union Tea & Toast
17th September
Outside the Stannary
Serving Tea and Toast to those leaving the Stannary event.
Chill Out Zone
18th September
Students' Union, Penryn Campus
Take a break from the Freshers hustle and bustle and chill out with your students' union.
Morning Volunteering Session
18th September
Meet at Campus bus stop
Autistic Society Penryn Campus Tour
18th September
Meet outside Penryn Campus Shop
Join us for a relaxed tour of Penryn Campus, including lunch at the Stannary and a walk to Asda. Open to all.
Isoc Halal Barbecue
18th September
Gylly Beach
Come join us at Gylly Beach for a free barbecue. All food will be vegetarian or halal!
First Aid and Free Pizza
18th September
DDM Seminar H and I
Drop in and see us to learn some first aid skills, find out more about the society and enjoy some free pizza. You don’t need to stay all night, just come along and say hi!
Table Top Taster 1
18th September
Peter Lanyon Seminar TBC
Experience what table-top gaming can offer in two taster sessions. Including group games such as werewolves and Cards Against Humanity, Wargames such as Warhammer 40k as well as a large selection of board games.
Vinyasa Yoga Taster Session
18th September
Campus Sports Centre Studio
Autistic Society Film Screening: Spirited Away
18th September
TBC
Bring along some snacks and enjoy a screening of Studio Ghibli's ‘Spirited Away’.
Deaf Awarness & BSL Soc Meet & Greet
18th September
DDM Seminar TBC
If you would like advice or support from our society or are just interested in learning some sign language, come and say hello!
Feccles Drama Taster Session!
18th September
Meet in Upper Stannary then in DDM Sem L
Hello! We’ve been expecting you… We’d like to invite you to our taster session – join us for an evening of meeting new friends, brilliant improv games and kicking off the year with a dramatic flair! We hope to see you there!
Quidditch Taster Session
18th September
MUGA
Christian Union Acoustic Café-Open Mic Night
18th September
Costa Coffee Falmouth TBC
Open Mic night held in Falmouth. A bit of fun and a chance to show off!
Pride Speed Dating
18th September
Location TBC
By popular request, a speed dating event! Come ready to meet lots of people, and try your luck at find new friendships, or maybe something a little more!
The Chorus Taster Session
18th September
Chapel Lecture Theatre TBC
Sing your heart out with The Chorus! A non-audition A Capella style singing/performance group. With our one of a kind taster sessions you will be able to meet like minded people, sing amazing songs and have fun!
Ultimate Frisbee Taster Session
18th September
Penryn College TISA
Wild Doc Soc Film Screening
18th September
Exchange Lecture TBC
WildDocSoc will be hosting a Planet Earth 2 film night, where we will be playing one of our favourite Planet Earth 2 episodes for everyone and anyone to watch on the big screen. Free Snacks and Popcorn will be provided!
Presidents' Big Quiz
18th September
Stannary
Back again for another year is one of the biggest quizzes of the year: The President's Quiz! A perfect chance to meet your new and awesome FXU Presidents, all whilst having a fantastic night with your flatmates, coursemates, partymates, etc.
Chill Out Zone
19th September
Students' Union, Penryn Campus
Take a break from the Freshers hustle and bustle and chill out with your students' union.
Baking for Books
19th September
The Compass
Autistic Society Falmouth Tour
19th September
Meet at Penryn Campus Bus Stop
Join us for a tour of Falmouth High Street and lunch at Palacio Lounge. Open to all.
Food and Fire in the Allotments
19th September
Allotments in the Walled Garden
Harbour Taster Paddle
19th September
Falmouth Watersports Association
Herp Soc Handling Session
19th September
DDM Seminar TBC
Chance for people to handle some herps and meet the committee. May include snakes, geckos and a few insects.
RAD Treasure Hunt
19th September
Penryn Campus
Bone Marrow register - sign up and save a life!
19th September
TBC Compass/Forum?
Shinty Taster Session 1
19th September
Penryn Campus MUGA
Come to a taster session on the MUGA to find out what Shinty is. We welcome anyone who wants to give it a go regardless of ability. It’s a great way to keep active with a lovely group of people. Bring trainers and water and we’ll provide the rest!
5K College Reservoir Run
19th September
Start at Glasney Lodge and run to College Lake and back.
CSMSA BBQ
19th September
Glasney Parc BBQ area
Informal social to welcome all members of CSMSA for the upcoming year.
Harbour Taster Paddle
19th September
Falmouth Watersports Association
Fet Soc Presentation
19th September
DDM Seminar N
This event will be an informal and relaxed presentation focusing on a very general introduction to the world of kink. The kink community values safety and consent above everything, and so do we! Our focus is on how to be safe and consensual.
Creative Writing Beach BBQ Social
19th September
Gylly Beach
We will be hosting our first social on the beach! For those who want to take part, we will be running a few creative writing activities and hosting a casual BBQ.
Pizza and Pub Tour
19th September
Meet at Koofi at 5pm then head into Falmouth town
Come for the free pizza, stay for the great company and imminent venture into the mythic world that is Falmouth's Pub Scene! The English Society cordially invites you to Koofi and afterwards head into town.
Archaeology Society Beach BBQ
19th September
Gylly Beach
Have a get together in a friendly environment to meet potential members, supply food in the form of a BBQ.
Climbing Taster Session
19th September
Hatha Yoga Taster Session
19th September
Falmouth Parish Church Hall
VisCom Movie Night
19th September
Lecture 2, Falmouth Campus
A chance to meet others joining the society and chill out with a nice movie.
Visual Comms Film Night
19th September
Lecture 2, Falmouth Campus
Mission Potterable-A Harry Potter Quiz Night
19th September
Peter Lanyon Seminar 3 TBC
Mission Potterable-A Harry Potter Quiz Night with prizes for the winners of the OWL and NEWT quizes
Christian Union Free Meal
19th September
Emmanuel Baptist Church
Free Meal at Emmanuel Baptist Church, along with a talk entitled "A fresh start"
Kayaking Pool Session
19th September
Ships and Castles Swimming Pool, Falmouth
Viva Voce Taster Session
19th September
Chapel Lecture Theatre TBC
Opportunity to try a rehearsal for the Penryn Campus chamber choir. We are a non-auditioned choir, open to all levels of musical experience. We focus largely on classical choral music (with a few light hearted numbers added for good measure.)
CSM Football Trials 1
19th September
Penryn College STP
LGBTQ+ Quiz
19th September
Palacio Lounge, Falmouth
Test your knowledge of LGBTQ+ media, history & culture, or just bring your friends and have a little fun! Prizes for the winning & runner up teams!!
Professor Green
19th September
Stannary
Club night with special live set from Professor Green, who will be playing his top hits.
Carnon Downs Mining Trail
20th September
Carnon Downs
Chill Out Zone
20th September
Students' Union, Penryn Campus
Take a break from the Freshers hustle and bustle and chill out with your students' union.
Morning Volunteering Session
20th September
Meet at Campus bus stop
Christian Union St Ives Trip
20th September
St Ives (meeting at the campus bus stops)
A fun trip to beautiful St Ives for a Pasty, Cream tea, Fish and Chips or some Ice cream.
Falmouth Town and Beaches Circular WalK
20th September
The Moor Bus stops
Vegetarian and Vegan Soc Falfalafel Meetup
20th September
Outside Upper Stannary, Penryn Campus
Join VegSoc and sample Falmouth's best street-food! Check Facebook/emails for more info!Join VegSoc and sample Falmouth's best street-food! Check Facebook/emails for more info
Autistic Society Truro Tour
20th September
Meet at Penryn Campus Shop
Come along for a tour of Truro Town centre, with an hours break for lunch at a place of your choice. Open to all.
Pride Ace of Clubs
20th September
Email fxupridesoc@gmail.com to find out the location
A social meet up for Asexual, Aromantic, or questioning new and returning students. Cake provided! Email fxupridesoc@gmail.com to find out the location
Honey Tasting and Quiz
20th September
Exchange Seminar Yellow
Join Bee Soc for some delicious honey tasting and to test your bee knowledge in our Bee vs Fly vs Wasp quiz! We hope you’ll all bee there ??
Entrepreneurs society Launch Fair
20th September
Business Centre, Penryn Campus
Meet and greet event for freshers to connect and network with current students and an opportunity for current students to showcase their work and/or businesses. Sponsors will also be allowed to promote themselves at the event.
Pride Trans & Nonbinary Meet Up
20th September
Email fxupridesoc@gmail.com to find out the location.
A social meet up for Trans, Nonbinary, or questioning new and returning students, + a chance to meet the all trans/nonbinary Pride soc committee! Tea, biscuits & good company provided. Email fxupridesoc@gmail.com to find out the location.
Debating Union Meet & Greet
20th September
TBC
Introductory debate, drinks and nibbles, topical conversation and our place in the country (potential debates with Streatham campus),
Pizza & Politics
20th September
Seminar TBC
We will be having an informal discussion on British politics and the Liberal Democrat party, whilst enjoying having Pizza.
Ultimate Frisbee Taster Session
20th September
Pitch by Kernick Industrial Estate
Track and Field Taster!
20th September
Carn Brea Athletics Track- Meet at Glasney Lodge at 17:30
Animanga Tasting Session
20th September
Peter Lanyon Lecture 5
Our first event will be a break from our normal sessions so we can get you to get used to the environment, have fun and discuss your favourite shows in a lively environment.
Casual British Sign Language Session
20th September
DDM Seminar TBC
Interested in learning some sign language or want to brush up your skills? Come along for a chilled out lesson on the basics and for information on our formal lessons.
Musical Theatre Taster - Welcome and Games
20th September
AMATA Studio TBC
*Ding Dong* Hello! This is introductory session to the musical theatre world of follies! Come and meet like minded people, play drama games and find out about this years show and events! All abilities welcome!
Isoc Tea and Board Games
20th September
Meeting point is steps outside upper stannary & walking over to Multifaith Chaplincy together (Penryn Campus Tremough Barton Cottages)
If you don’t fancy another night out in town, come join us for a relaxed night in at the cosy multifaith chaplaincy. We have a wide selection of board games to play, and tea to drink! Meeting point is steps outside upper stannary.
Quidditch Games Night
20th September
Exchange Red
Free Dodgeball Taster Session
20th September
Sports Hall
Sailing Social: Under the Sea
20th September
The Stannary
History Society Freshers Pub Tour
20th September
Upper Stannary and Falmouth Town
New and old members of the FXU History Society will be able to immerse themselves in the Cornish Culture by its infamous annual pub tour. Though not compulsory, partakers of the event can come as historical figures and there shall be a special prize!
Chill Out Zone
21st September
Students' Union, Penryn Campus
Take a break from the Freshers hustle and bustle and chill out with your students' union.
Pride Drop Ins
21st September
Compass Room 2 (Exchange Building Ground Floor)
Our committee will be around all day for anyone who prefers a quieter environment and wants to come to us with comments, concerns, or just for a cuppa and a chat.
A Brief Crash Course in Autism Talk by Maisy
21st September
Peter Lanyon Lecture TBC
Come along to learn all about autistic spectrum disorder, it's benefits and how you can help understand autistic people. Open to everyone!
Sailing Freshers Social
21st September
Gylly Beach
Harbour Taster Paddle
21st September
Falmouth Watersports Association
Autistic Society Bring Your Special Interest
21st September
Peter Lanyon Location TBC
Come along for a relaxed afternoon on campus and a chance to share your Special Interest with other students on the autistic spectrum.
Fet Soc Presentation
21st September
DDM Seminar N
This event will be an informal and relaxed presentation focusing on a very general introduction to the world of kink. The kink community values safety and consent above everything, and so do we! Our focus is on how to be safe and consensual.
Christian Union Coastal Walk
21st September
Meet at the campus bus stops
A refreshing walk and a chance to experience some of the beautiful scenery Cornwall has to offer.
Harbour Taster Paddle
21st September
Falmouth Watersports Association
First Aid and Free Pizza
21st September
DDM Seminar H and I
Drop in and see us to learn some first aid skills, find out more about the society and enjoy some free pizza. You don’t need to stay all night, just come along and say hi!
Frisbee Beach BBQ
21st September
Gylly Beach
Penryn Press Meet and Greet
21st September
Wetherspoons, Falmouth Moor
Chance to meet the team, and ask questions about the society.
Pirates of Penzance at the Minack Theatre
21st September
Minack Theatre; Meet at Penryn Campus Bus Stop
Join the English Society on their first trip of the year as we venture across Cornwall to visit the famed Minack Theatre, a beautiful open-air theatre carved into a seaside cliff-edge. This is a ticketed event so please ensure you have one to attend.
Anime & Manga Games Night
21st September
Peter Lanyon Lecture TBC
This event will be more conversational and laidback so you can get to know each other and us as a committee, we’ll be holding an anime themed quiz, guess the anime opening, anime Pictionary, hot or not: waifu/husbando edition and many more.
Ballroom and Latin Dancing Taster Session
21st September
AMATA Studio C
Orchestra Taster Session 1
21st September
AMATA Studio TBC
Come along for the first taster session for FX Orchestra! We welcome players of all instruments and of all abilities with no auditions required. We play a range of music and would love it if you and your instrument came to join us and have fun!
Feccles Drama Bards and Bars
21st September
Upper Stannary (then into Falmouth Town)
Friends, romans, countrymen, grab your ruffs and ride into the breach once more with Feccles! Meet at the Stannary to poorly imitate Elizabethan accents and socialise most merrily. Afterwards feel free to join us as we take to the streets of Falmouth
Fresh Fest
21st September
AMATA
Welcome to your new look AMATA! This is where anything can happen. We have taken over and created a mini festival, so grab your wellies and festival clothing and come on down.
Herp Soc Film Night
21st September
Exchange Lecture TBC
Come and join us and watch a movie!
Men’s Lacrosse Taster Session
21st September
Penryn College
Women’s Lacrosse Taster Session
21st September
Penryn College
Sailing Taster Session
22nd September
Royal Cornwall Yacht Club
International Day Trip to St Ives
22nd September
St Ives (bus leaves Penryn Campus)
Visit one of the most special Cornish towns. Spend the day in the local cafes and shops, wandering around the windy cobbled streets, on the beach or gazing at internationally renowned artists at the Tate St Ives.
Quidditch Taster Session
22nd September
Dracaena Center
Pride Coffee Morning
22nd September
Palacio Lounge, Falmouth
If you still have the energy this week, our popular weekly Coffee Mornings at Palacio Lounge begin today (continuing every Saturday). Need a pick me up before you explore Falmouth Town? Join us downstairs to try delicious brunches and coffee!
Sailing Taster Session
22nd September
Royal Cornwall Yacht Club
Tolkien Meeting (An unexpected Party)
22nd September
Upper Stannary
Aiya Melda (Hello friends). Come along to the Stannary to meet the High Council, ask questions about the society and our plans for this year, and get to know us and other Tolkien Fans.
Love Island Beach Party
22nd September
Stannary
Come on down in your beach party wear for our Love Island Beach Party, with guest appearances from two of this year's contestants. DJ, drinks promos and games.
Christian Union Tea & Toast
22nd September
Outside the Stannary
Serving Tea and Toast to those leaving the Stannary event.
Freshers Fayre
23rd September
Stannary, Sports Centre & DDM
Find out what your student and local community has to offer at the annual Freshers Fayre. Local businesses will be on hand with discounts and freebies and you can also meet the students’ union team and various activity groups.
Beach Quidditch
23rd September
Gyllyngvase Beach
Christian Union Drop in Cafe
23rd September
TBC
Come to get some food/drink and meet some of our members.
10k Argal and College Reservoir Run!
23rd September
Meet at Glasney Lodge and run to College and Argal Reservoirs and back
Women in Business Meet up at the Beach
23rd September
Gylly Beach
A chance to talk to interested fresher's and current students after the fresher's fayre over a BBQ and some beach games.
Local MP Meet and Greet
23rd September
Thirsty Scholar, Penryn
We will be holding a Meet and Greet for around 1 hour with Sarah Newton MP and possibly George Eustice MP as well (TBC)
Musical Theatre Taster - Dancing
23rd September
AMATA Studio TBC
A taster of how we roll! Come and learn the start of one of our group numbers for our Showcase! All abilities welcome!
Chill Out Zone
24th September
Students' Union, Penryn Campus
Take a break from the Freshers hustle and bustle and chill out with your students' union.
Morning Volunteering Session
24th September
Meet at Campus bus stop
Chess Society Freshers Event
24th September
DDM Seminar J
Play Chess, meet people and have fun! Refreshments provided.
Climbing Taster Session
24th September
Creative Writing Taster Session
24th September
TBC
Join the free taster session to experience what our society has to offer! We will be running a creative writing activity for those who would like to experiment with something new and for those who are working on larger bodies of work.
Penryn Produce Soup Disco
24th September
17 Trevethan Road
The big Archaeology Quiz
24th September
Peter Lanyon Seminar TBC
A fun filled evening of trivia for all, some archaeology but also general knowledge.
Young Conservative Association First Meeting
24th September
Peter Lanyon Seminar TBC
On Monday after Freshers Fair we will be holding our first meeting to introduce the format to our new members and give them a glimpse of the events planned over the next year.
CSM Netball Taster Session
24th September
Penryn Campus Sportshall
Vegetarian and Vegan Soc Film Screening and Potluck
24th September
Falmouth Campus Seminar TBC
Enjoy a quiet night in with VegSoc, sharing great vegan food, chats, and maybe watching a film if we fancy! Check Facebook/emails for more info!
Songwriters' Meet 'n Jam
24th September
AMATA Studio TBC
Join Songwriters Society for a session of jamming and music making, followed by an evening of Open Mic performances at the Stannary.
Cheer Beach BBQ
24th September
Gyllyngvase Beach
Fun Circuits Competition!
24th September
Penryn Campus Sports Centre
Inter-Society Cheese and Drinks Event
24th September
TBC
A new addition to the society's event list, the Cheese and Drinks event is an inclusive inter-societal event consisting of the FXU History Society; the FXU Politics Society; Les Republicains and many more.
Rugby Training
24th September
Penryn College 3G Pitch
Tang Soo Do Taster
24th September
Penryn Sports Centre Studio
Chill Out Zone
25th September
Students' Union, Penryn Campus
Take a break from the Freshers hustle and bustle and chill out with your students' union.
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