What's On

Geog soc - Freshers Icebreaker – Map Your Campus
16th September
TBC
A chance to meet your course mates and learn about the society and what we do. Then we put you into teams and get you doing some fun challenges as you Map Your Campus.
Young Liberals: Pizza and Politics: What is a Liberal (And So Can You!)?
16th September
TBC
As an introduction to FXU Young Liberals and University politics, we will be having pizza and discussing what it means to be a Liberal in today’s climate. Yes Brexit may come up – sorry, it’s inevitable at these things.
Beach Clean Project - Freshers Welcome to Falmouth
16th September
The Moor, Castle Beach, Gylly Beach, Swanpool Beach
Want to explore what Cornwall has to offer? We’ll show you the way to the best local beaches, and pick up some litter while we’re there!
Climbing Taster Session 1
16th September
Granite Planet, Penryn
Come along to our local climbing wall for an indoor climbing taster session!
Street Art Society Free-wall
17th September
Penryn campus between the Stannary and FXU
Street art society are setting up a temporary “Free-Wall”. Come along and make a creative mess with spray paint.
First Aid Society: Pizza and CPR night
17th September
TBC
Come join us for some free pizza, whilst learning the basics of CPR. You don’t have to come for the whole thing, just drop in if you feel like it! Learn a valuable life skill and get a taste for what we do at First Aid Society.
Asian Society Meet & Greet
17th September
tbc
Come and meet Asian Society’s committee members, get to know what our society is about, and meet fellow Asians on campus!
Feccles Drama Taster Session - Improv
17th September
TBC
Come join the drama society for a taster of our weekly meetings – icebreaking, socialising and improve games shall ensue! Meet us at the Upper Stannary at 6pm or in DDM L at 6:30pm to see what our amazing group of actors and improvers have to offer.
Meditation Taster Session
17th September
TBC
Come along and have some chill out time with the Meditation Society! Suitable for complete beginners or those who practice everyday, everyone is welcome! We'll have a short meditation, then a tea break with some loose leaf tea and handmade cups.
The Chorus Taster Session
17th September
TBC
A laid back rehearsal where you can get to know the group and committee and bash through some tunes with them
Basketball Taster Session
17th September
Penryn Campus Sports Hall
Anyone and everyone welcome!
Cheerleading Sweet Treats and Uni Deets
18th September
Penryn Campus Exchange
Already failing to cook for yourself? The Cheerleaders are running a bake sale, so come along to The Exchange (that’s the place under the library) and meet us all!
Expedition Welcome Walk around Falmouth
18th September
The Moor, Falmouth at the Bus Stops
Have a wander around Falmouth, get to know the town and have a chill on the beach!
Young Liberals: Introduction to campaigning: What is a canvass? Who is a leaflet?
18th September
TBC
This is a session aimed at those who have experience campaigning as well as those who have none. We’ll be discussing the who's, what's and whys of campaigning, as well as practical tips about door knocking and leafleting.
Cornish Celtic Society - Freshers Celtic Kahoot
18th September
TBC
Join the Cornish Celtic Society for Freshers week. We've set up a wonderful Kahoot (quiz) to explore and better understand the culture, language, history and mythology of all of the Celtic Nations! There will be prizes and nibbles.
Marinewatch - Cornish marine life through the year
18th September
TBC
Discover what amazing marine life you can expect to see locally during your time studying here, either from our boat trips run from Falmouth harbour or just from the beautiful Cornish coast!
Pokémon GO Campus Tour!
18th September
Meet outside Penryn campus shop
Meet us outside the campus Shop and the Pokémon Committee members will give you a guided tour around Penryn Campus! Play Pokémon GO with us as we do so and stop for the occasional raid!
MUN - Introduction to MUN with FOOD!
18th September
Learn more about what do here at Model United Nations Society
Climbing Taster Session 2
18th September
Granite Planet, Penryn
Come along to our local climbing wall for an indoor climbing taster session!
Harry Potter Society- O.W.L exams
18th September
TBC
Join us for the first event of the year for the Tremough Harry Potter Society our O.W.L exams Kahoot!!
Scouts & Guides Society (Kernow SSAGO) Meet & Greet
18th September
TBC
The Scouts & Guides society (Kernow SSAGO) invites you to meet our committee and find out what we have planned for the year. Whether you have or haven’t been a part of Scouting or Guiding before, everyone is welcome.
Viva Voce Taster Session
18th September
The Chapel Lecture Theatre
Come along to a Viva Voce taster rehearsal to get an idea of what it’s like singing in Penryn Campus’ Chamber Choir. Our non-audition choir welcomes anyone, no matter how much musical knowledge or experience you have.
Badminton Intermediate and Advanced Taster Session
18th September
Penryn Campus Sports Hall
The first opportunity for intermediate and experienced badminton players, and those who are interested in representing the club within the West Cornwall Badminton League, to come along for a free session.
CSM Football Trials
18th September
Penryn College STP
Trials for CSM FC, the only university team on campus that plays Saturday league football.
Flamank Law Society Pub Tour
18th September
Meet in the stannary
Come on the Flamank Pub Crawl as a way to meet other students and members of the Law society! We will start at the Stannary before moving on in to Falmouth.
Penryn Memory café session
19th September
Penryn Methodist Church Hall
Memory Cafe is a super relaxed, fun and creative space where members of the community who have dementia meet up and do various actitivies alongside volunteers.
First Aid Society: Pizza and CPR night
19th September
TBC
Come join us for some free pizza, whilst learning the basics of CPR. You don’t have to come for the whole thing, just drop in if you feel like it! Learn a valuable life skill and get a taste for what we do at First Aid Society.
Anime Taster Session
19th September
TBC
Come have a taste of the Anime and Manga Society – the committee have chosen a few shows for this event for you to get acquainted with the atmosphere.
Dodgeball Taster Session 1
19th September
Penryn Campus Sports Hall
Dodgeball is a fast paced high intensity game played right across the world! Come along and get involved for free!
Feccles Drama Taster Session - Skills
19th September
TBC
Come join the drama society for a taster of our weekly meetings – icebreaking, socialising and improve games shall ensue! Meet us at the Upper Stannary at 6pm or in DDM L at 6:30pm to see what our amazing group of actors and improvers have to offer.
Wild Doc Soc Attenborough Quiz
19th September
Stannary
A quiz to test your knowledge of the god of wildlife documentaries
Ghanaian Book Connection Quiz
19th September
TBC
Want to meet new people, raise money for charity and test out your quiz skills? If so, join the Ghanaian Book Connection for our first event of the year!
Bee Society Honey Tasting and Bee, Fly or Wasp Quiz
20th September
TBC
Come and taste all sorts of different honeys and which is which! You may also win a jar of honey if you win our quiz by guessing whether an insect is a bee, fly or wasp! We hope you’ll all bee there!
Green Living: Tea in Allotments
20th September
Allotments - Walled Gardens
This is a chance to see the hidden gem on campus and meet with like-minded people over a warm cup of tea. We'll give you a flavour of what Green Living is all about!
Orchestra Social
20th September
Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth
(Weather dependent) Come join the members of FXOrchestra for our first social of the year! We will (weather dependent) be having a beach social starting at 5:30pm on Gyllingvase Beach in Falmouth.
Badminton Social Taster Session
20th September
Penryn Campus Sports Hall
This is a chance for players of any skill level to come and play badminton in a relaxed environment. It is also a chance to meet the committee and see whether you enjoy the sport. Bring friends!
Ballroom & Latin Dance Taster Session 1
20th September
AMATA Studio C
Come and join in a lively dance session and learn some ballroom and Latin dancing!
Big Phat Politics Qizzy
20th September
Kings Arms, Penryn
Come and join us for a pub quiz!
American Football Taster Session
20th September
Penryn College STP
A free taster session with the American Football club.
Cheerleading Saints and Sinners Social
20th September
Falmouth
Coming to university is a time to reinvent yourself! You now have the choice to be someone new… but will you be the saint or the sinner?
Cycling Unity Woods Ride
21st September
Meet at Campus Shop
Ride to Unity using the trail too and get a basic knowledge of the trails with a good session
Welcome to Mary’s Meals at FXU
21st September
TBC
Join us to find out more about the work Mary’s Meals does and the work we do! Come chat to our friendly group over some drinks and snacks.
Athletics 10K Reservoir Run
22nd September
Meet at Glasney Lodge
Come along to a relaxed, scenic run around the reservoirs.
Basketball Team Trials
22nd September
Penryn Campus Sports Hall
Team trials for the 2019/20 season.
Beach Clean Project - Freshers Seal Sanctuary Trip
23rd September
Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek
Want to explore what Cornwall has to offer? What better way of checking out the local wildlife than visiting the site of Cornwall’s most heartwarming story! We’ll be visiting the Sanctuary, learning about pup rescue and taking a peek at some totally
Young Liberals - Liber-Tea: Drugs, Privacy, and You
23rd September
TBC
The freshers’ period is synonymous with copious amounts of alcohol consumption, which is why we’re offering a brief respite with a ‘Liber-Tea’.
Chess Society Taster Session
23rd September
TBC
Play Chess, meet people and have fun! Refreshments provided.
Ballet
23rd September
AMATA Studio H
A free taster session for the FXU Ballet society.
Climbing Taster Session 3
23rd September
Granite Planet, Penryn
Come along to our local climbing wall for an indoor climbing taster session!
ISOC Meet and Greet
23rd September
TBC
If you don’t fancy another night out in town, come join us for a relaxed night and get to know everyone in the society as well as the committee! We have a wide selection of games to play, and food to eat! Everyone is welcome to come!
Tolkien Soc -The Ultimate Lord of the Rings Quiz
23rd September
TBC
Welcome to Tolkien Society’s ultimate Lord of the Rings Quiz! Want to prove your knowledge of Lord of the Rings and Tolkien’s work? Join us in the Peter Lanyon building Monday 23rd September at 18:30 in Seminar 4!
Songwriter’s Taster session and Social
23rd September
TBC
Come and join us our first weekly session of the year! Try writing songs with other people or by yourself, learn new methods, talk to other musicians and find out what we’re all about.
American Football Taster Session
23rd September
Penryn Campus MUGA
A free taster session with the American Football club.
Gymnastics All Abilities Taster Session
23rd September
Penryn Gymnastics Centre Meet at Glasney Lodge
All abilities welcome! Whether your experience be a few handstands on your playground or competitive elite we have space for you!
Street Art Society Free-wall
24th September
Penryn campus between the Stannary and FXU
Street art society are setting up a temporary “Free-Wall”. Come along and make a creative mess with spray paint.
Table Top Gaming Freshers Game Night
24th September
TBC
Come have a taste of what Table-top Gaming Society has to offer on a regular Wednesday game night. We have a wide selection of board games, card games and more table-top based shenanigans.
Feccles Drama Taster Session - Improv
24th September
TBC
Come join the drama society for a taster of our weekly meetings – icebreaking, socialising and improve games shall ensue! Meet us at the Upper Stannary at 6pm or in DDM L at 6:30pm to see what our amazing group of actors and improvers have to offer.
Play in Motion Taster Session
24th September
TBC
For those interested in physical theatre, playing, and having a laugh. Develop skills as a physical performer, whether it’s professionally, or part of a personal practice.
Young Conservative Society - First Meeting
24th September
TBC
First meeting of the year, opportunity for new and existing members to meet one another.
Wild Doc Soc Film Screening
24th September
TBC
A chill evening watching Attenborough’s finest works
Zero Waste Society Cosy Film Night
24th September
Multi-Faith Chaplaincy
Join the Zero Waste Society for a cosy film night! We will be screening The True Cost, a documentary film about the clothes we wear, who makes them and the impact of the industry.
The Chorus Taster Session
24th September
TBC
A laid back rehearsal where you can get to know the group and committee and bash through some tunes with them
Athletics Fun Circuits Competition
24th September
Penryn Campus Sports Hall
Come along to our circuits competition!
Beach Clean Project - Freshers Treasure Hunt Beach Clean
25th September
Marazion Beach, S W Coast Path, Marazion TR17 0EQ
Want to explore what Cornwall has to offer? Come on a treasure hunt with us to Marazion near Penzance, and we’ll be on the hunt for nurdles, washed up lego and more!
Expedition Walk to Flushing and Pub Stop
25th September
Meet outside Exchange
We will meet outside the Exchange, and walk to Flushing, and get the ferry back to Falmouth.
Generation Wild Campfire & Marshmallows
25th September
Meet outside the Exchange revolving doors
Campfire, marshmallows, and outdoor games with the Generation Wild team! Come meet the committee, hear about our volunteering sessions and learn some fire lighting!
Radio Meet Up
25th September
TBC
Meet the radio team, see what we do, and see if you want to join!
Cheerleading Free Taster Session
25th September
Penryn Campus Sports Hall
Want to try something new? Cheerleading is the sport for you! We want boys and girls of any ability to join our Fusion family! Have a laugh, give it a go and meet some fabulous people! Turn up to the Sports Hall 5-8pm for a fun introduction to the be
Athletics Track and Field Taster
25th September
Meet at Penryn Campus Bus Stops
Join us in the first track and field session at Carn Brea!
Climbing Taster Session 4
25th September
Granite Planet, Penryn
Come along to our local climbing wall for an indoor climbing taster session!
Fencing Taster Session (with Professional Coach)
25th September
Penryn Campus Sports Hall
Come join us for a taster session in the art of fencing!
Flamank Law Society Meet and Greet
25th September
TBC
Come to the Flamank meet and greet, meet the students and staff involved in Flamank, with an introductory talk about the society and the different paths towards legal careers! Free drinks will be provided after the talks.
ISOC Movie night
25th September
TBC
We will be screening the documentary Science and Islam by Jim Al- Khalil. Physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world.
Labour Society - Champagne Socialism
25th September
TBC
Our introductory meeting, where you can enjoy free food and drink, meet the committee and like-minded members.
Scouts & Guides Society (Kernow SSAGO) Penryn Campus Monopoly Run
25th September
TBC
It’s Monopoly but in real life. You are the pieces and Penryn Campus is the board. The Scout & Guides society (Kernow SSAGO) invites you to join us for an on-campus Monopoly run.
Jazz Harbour Big Band Rehearsal/ Taster Session
25th September
TBC
Come play some Jazz with us and get a feel for the band.
Pokemon Freshers Welcome Social!
25th September
TBC
An all-inclusive casual social to welcome freshers to the Pokémon society. This event will include TCG card games, casual Showdown battles and a Smash Brothers and/or Pokken Switch setup!
Viva Voce Taster Session
25th September
The Chapel Lecture Theatre
Come along to a Viva Voce taster rehearsal to get an idea of what it’s like singing in Penryn Campus’ Chamber Choir. Our non-audition choir welcomes anyone, no matter how much musical knowledge or experience you have.
CSM Football Trials
25th September
Penryn College STP
Trials for CSM FC, the only university team on campus that plays Saturday league football.
The Chorus - Karaoke Social
25th September
The Packet Station, Falmouth (Wetherspoons)
A chance to get to know everybody in a more relaxed environment as well as listen to the committee members bawl down a microphone. We’ll meet in Spoons on the Moor in Falmouth and then make our way to Mango’s from there.
Gymnastics More Advanced Training Taster Session
25th September
Penryn Gymnastics Centre Meet at Glasney Lodge
You used to do gymnastics as a kid? You used to compete? You miss it? This is the place for you!
Athletics 10K Run to the Beach
26th September
Meet at Glasney Lodge
Come along to our social run to the Gylly Beach.
Cheerleading Beach Picnic
26th September
Gyllyngvase Beach
Come along and meet the Cheerleading Society in a relaxed and fun environment!
Athletics Beach n' Chill
26th September
Meet at Penryn Campus Bus Stops or Gylly Beach
Gylly Beach will be the location of our first social of this year. Join us for a beach BBQ, games and get to know the rest of the new & current members and committee!
Art Fal Society Taster Session
26th September
TBC
A fun, free session where all are welcome to come and sketch, draw, paint or something else art related.
Anime Choice Session
26th September
TBC
Choose which shows we’ll be following for this term – put forward your choices and we’ll watch and vote on which to continue.
Dodgeball Taster Session 2
26th September
Penryn Campus Sports Hall
Dodgeball is a fast paced high intensity game played right across the world! Come along and get involved for free!
Feccles Drama Taster Session - Skills
26th September
TBC
Come join the drama society for a taster of our weekly meetings – icebreaking, socialising and improve games shall ensue! Meet us at the Upper Stannary at 6pm or in DDM L at 6:30pm to see what our amazing group of actors and improvers have to offer.
Geog Soc Freshers Pub Orienteering
26th September
Stannary and then various establishments in Falmouth
Wear appropriate geographer clothing and get ready to take on a tour of Falmouth. Starting in the Stannary we will take you into Fal and guide you through the finest drinking establishments west of the Tamar.
Falmouth Anchor - FIVES x Anchor Takeover
26th September
Fives Below, Falmouth, Cornwall
Dance the night away with Cornwall’s only student newspaper at FIVES, one of Falmouth’s best party venues.
Green Living BBQ Social
27th September
Allotment in the walled garden or Falmouth TBC
We will be meeting in Falmouth on the Moor or in the Allotments (TBC closer to the time). If weather permits we will also have a BBQ! This is a chance for us to get to know each other and discuss our plans for the year.
Clay Shooting Society Initial Meeting
27th September
TBC
A meeting to provide initial details about how the society will run and the activities that will be taking place, also a chance to meet and get to know the 2019/2020 committee.
Wave Project Beach snacks and chill
27th September
Gyllyngvase beach
Come along to Gylly and have a chat! You can ask us any questions you might have about the wave project and what we do!
Athletics Track and Field Taster Session
27th September
Meet at Penryn Campus Bus Stops
Join us in the second track and field session at Carn Brea!
Anime Quiz
27th September
TBC
A wide ranging quiz on Anime Trivia to get you involved in the society – free food for the winners and runners up.
Ballroom & Latin Dance Taster Session 2
27th September
AMATA Studio C
Come and join in a lively dance session and learn some ballroom and Latin dancing! Partner not required, a great way to meet new people. All abilities welcome, wear comfortable clothing and footwear. All two-left feet are welcome!
Cheerleading Free Taster Session
27th September
TBC
Want to try something new? Cheerleading is the sport for you!
Orchestra Taster Session 1
27th September
TBC
Welcome to the first Taster Session of the year for FXOrchestra. We are a non-auditioning society and play a range of musical pieces from film favourites to classical. Please come along- just bring yourself and your instrument!
Table Top Gaming Society The Big Game Bonanza
28th September
TBC
Come join us for a day of socializing and playing board games of different kinds ranging from small and quick or longer and more extensive.
Climbing BBQ & Bouldering at Gylly Beach
28th September
Gyllyngvase Beach
Have a go at bouldering on the Gylly sea wall and enjoy some (free) food!
Basketball Fresher's Social
28th-29th September
Falmouth
Casual basketball followed by barbecue, beer and beach party!
ISOC Beach BBQ at Gylly
28th September
Gylly Beach but meet at Penryn Campus Bus Stops
Come join us at Gylly Beach for a free barbecue. It’s a great chance to chat whilst enjoying the beach and food. All food will be vegetarian or halal!
Athletics Olympis Themed Pub Relay
28th September
Meet at Stannary
To round off freshers’ week we will be hosting an Olympic themed pub relay! Join us at the Stannary, and then we’ll make our way through Falmouth’s very best establishments – bring ID and bus money
Climbing Outdoor Climbing at Roche Rock
29th September
Roche Rock (Transport can be provided)
Outdoors trip to Roche Rock for some trad climbing!
Athletics 5K Flushing Run
29th September
Meet at Glasney Lodge
Come along to this scenic social run towards Flushing.
Gymnastics All Abilities Taster Session
30th September
Penryn Gymnastics Centre. Meet at Glasney Lodge
All abilities welcome! Whether your experience be a few handstands on your playground or competitive elite we have space for you!
Labour Society - Campaigning for Dummies
2nd October
TBC
Whether you’ve campaigned or not, come along for a friendly, relaxed event where you can learn how the Labour Party campaigns.
Jazz Harbour Big Band Rehearsal/ Taster Session
2nd October
TBC
Come play some Jazz with us and get a feel for the band.
Gymnastics More Advanced Training Taster Session
2nd October
Penryn Gymnastics Centre. Meet at Glasney Lodge
You used to do gymnastics as a kid? You used to compete? You miss it? This is the place for you!
Cheerleading Beach Babes and Dad Bods Social
3rd October
Falmouth
Living in Falmouth we all love the beach! So, embrace your inner beach babe – we’ve all got that Baywatch bikini that’s demanding to be worn on a night out!!! Or show off the incredible Dad Bod that you’ve been working on all summer!
Orchestra Taster Session 2
4th October
TBC
Welcome to the second Taster Session of the year for FXOrchestra. We are a non-auditioning society and play a range of musical pieces from film favourites to classical. Please come along- just bring yourself and your instrument!
Gymnastics 'The Hunt' Social
9th October
Meet at Stannary
Freshers Vs Current students… who is more seasoned? We will be pairing up 2nd and 3rd year students with our freshers where they will go head to head in various tasks and games!
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