FXU Freshers 2016


FXU Freshers 2016 - What's On

Welcome to FXU Freshers 2016!  Here you will find a diverse action packed programme of events for Freshers fortnight! 

Check out your Freshers Programme for the 350+ events we have planned for you to get involved with.  We have everything from huge Stannary events to themed socials, sport clubs and societies taster sessions, welcome talks, library tours and a even chocolate fountain night! What more could you want!

Also, don't forget to join us on our Freshers 2016 Facebook Page for the latest info and Freshers updates.

You can download your own Freshers Programme here or view the one below.



Event dates, times and locations listed in the programme were correct at time of publishing this to the website.
Please click on each individual event title to be re-directed to the What’s On webpage to check if any details have changed.


Living in Treliske Halls? We're putting on a free coach service to and from the main Freshers events.


Pick up from Truro

Return time and location

FXU Freshers gigs: Pirate Party, Freshers Ball, Heaven & Hell



Penryn Campus



Return only


The Moor, Falmouth


FXU Freshers Fayre


Penryn Campus


FXU Oktoberfest


Penryn Campus


FXU Freshers 2016 Wristband

Freshers Wristbands and FestiFAL Packs  SOLD OUT


There will be a small amount of tickets available on the door (subject to availability) for Pirate Party, Freshers Ball and Heaven & Hell, please see each event for info.

You can  join our waiting list here for any returned Wristbands or FestiFAL Packs that may become available.


Freshers Wristbands and FestiFAL Packs Options:

(Available from Midday 6 Sep at fxu.org.uk)

To make the most of your Freshers fortnight, buy your FXU Freshers Wristband and FestiFAL Pack here on the FXU website from midday, Monday 6 September Remember availability is limited so make a date in your diary and get yours before they're gone! Here are the options available:


Wristband Only = £34 (SOLD OUT)

Wristband with entry to 3 major Freshers events (Pirate Party, Freshers Ball and Heaven & Hell).

Please see Wristband T&Cs.


FestiFAL Pack Only = £6 (SOLD OUT)

Each pack includes a FestiFAL T Shirt and Programme entitling you to exclusive discounts in a range of establishments.

Please see FestiFAL T&Cs below.


Wristband & FestiFAL Package = £40 (SOLD OUT)

Wristband with entry to the 3 major Freshers events (Pirate Party, Freshers Ball and Heaven & Hell) + FestiFAL Pack (includes a FestiFAL T Shirt and Programme entitling you to exclusive discounts in a range of establishments).

Please see Wristband T&Cs and FestiFAL T&Cs.


Please note all purchases on the FXU website will incur an additional £0.90 admin charge to the above prices.


How to Buy and How to Collect

(Freshers Wristbands and FestiFAL Packs are available to buy from Midday 6 Sep at fxu.org.uk.) 

FXU Shop

You should have received an email from your university regarding online enrolment and I.T registration/activation from 30 August. You will need to complete this process to be able to log onto the FXU website to purchase Freshers Wristbands and FestiFAL Packs. (Priority to 1st Year Students). Availability is limited so make a date in your diary for 6 September midday.


HOW TO COLLECT - You will need to collect your Freshers Wristband and/or FestiFAL Pack from The Stannary during Move In Thur 8 Sep - Fri 9 Sep 10am - 8pm, Sat 10 Sep 8am to 8pm and Sun 11 Sep 10am - 3pm. Alternately you can collect from the FXU Office Penryn 12- 16 September 9.30am - 4.30pm. You must bring your student ID when collecting your Wristband and/or FestiFAL Pack.

Please note Wristbands/FestiFAL Packs WILL NOT be delivered by post.

If you have any questions, please give us a call on 01326 255861 or email info@fxu.org.uk



FXU Pirate Party 2016

Pirate Party - Monday 12 Sep 21.00-02.00

Location - The Stannary

Set sail into your university experience with the first of FXU’s major Freshers events – THE PIRATE PARTY!

Listen all and listen well as we tell ye that wristband holders get priority and free entry before 10pm. Arrive after and you’ll have to queue with the rest of the scallywags. Limited tickets on the door £10 subject to availability.

Last entry is at 11pm – don’t miss the boat! R.O.A.R. Over 18s only.


FestiFAL 2016

FestiFAL - Wednesday 14 Sep

Location - Falmouth Town

Join us for the 9th Annual FestiFal!

Discover the best of what Falmouth has to offer! Visit the town to check out a variety of top DJ’s, live music, great food and drink promotions at some of Falmouth’s greatest hotspots!

Each FestiFAL pack contains a branded T-Shirt and programme entitling you to exclusive discounts in a range of establishments. Check out your FestiFAL programme for the full line-up, including venue opening times and offer details!  FestiFAL Packs can be purchased as part of a Wristband and FestiFAL package for £40 or separately for £6 (+ £0.90 admin charge).

Students will need to make their own way to and from town. Over 18s only. Limited packages available. See FestiFAL T&Cs for info and availability.


FXU Freshers Ball 2016

Freshers Ball - Saturday 17 Sep 21.00-02.00

Location - The Stannary

Dust off those dancing shoes and shimmy on up to the Stannary for your one and only Freshers Ball!

Those of you with a wristband will receive free and priority entry before 10pm, if you arrive after 10pm you will have to queue with non-wristband holders. Limited tickets on the door £15 subject to availability. 

Last entry tonight (and every night) is 11pm! Make sure you’re primped, preened and at the door in plenty of time!

R.O.A.R. Over 18s only.


FXU Freshers Fayre 2016

Freshers Fayre - Sunday 18 Sep 12.00 - 16.00

Location - The Compass, DDM, The Sports Hall, The Stannary

Come and acquaint yourselves with FXU’s sports clubs, societies, student led volunteering groups and lots of RAD (fundraising) opportunities – spread over the top floor of the Daphne Du Maurier building, The Compass and the Penryn Sports Centre Sports Hall! We’ll also be bringing lots of local businesses together all under one roof in the lower Stannary, so pick up a free FXU reusable cotton bag to carry away all those freebies. Remember your pennies for any discounted purchases on the day! 

 Free entry for all students.


Heaven & Hell

Heaven & Hell (Feat. Ministry of Sound) Sat 24 Sep 21.00-02.00

Location - The Stannary

Show us if you’re a devil in disguise or an avenging angel at the Heaven and Hell Party!

Wristband holders receive free and priority entry before 10pm, if you arrive after 10pm you will have to queue with non-wristband holders. Limited tickets on the door £12 subject to availability.

Don’t end up in purgatory as we lock the Pearly Gates at 11pm! ROAR. Over 18s only. 

The Small Print

T&Cs for Freshers Wristbands

Wristbands T&C's

T&Cs for FestiFAL

FestiFAL T&C's

Details correct at time of publication.


For More Freshers' Info Click Here

If you have any questions please email info@fxu.org.uk  call 01326 255861 or pop in and see us at the FXU Office on Penryn Campus.