Freshers Programme

 

During the Freshers period you can expect a range of events hosted by FXU and student groups. Our programme is always packed with daytime and evening events, outdoor excursions, socials, club nights, sports club and society tasters and a whole load more. There are literally hundreds of activities over the course of your first few weeks as a student. Check out the event lists below and keep an eye on this page for any updates and new events that we may add to the programme! 

Want more Freshers info including how to buy your Freshers Wristband? Visit our Freshers Page and don't forget to follow the FXU Freshers 2017 Event on Facebook.

Key Dates for your Diary

Please click on each event for full event info, T&Cs and costs . Also check out our Freshers Page for Wristband Info.

Full Freshers Programme of Events and Activities

 Here's your full list of events and programmes we have planned for you during Freshers 2017:

Forthcoming Events

 

Mon 25th September

Student Essentials
21st September 9am - 25th September 5pm
The Compass, Penryn Campus
To make the transition into university life easier, the Student Essentials event during Welcome Week is a great place to get the answers to all your questions.
Student Essentials
22nd September 9am - 26th September 5pm
The Compass, Penryn Campus
To make the transition into university life easier, the Student Essentials event during Welcome Week is a great place to get the answers to all your questions.
Her Campus Falmouth Team Meeting
25th September 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Daphne du Maurier Seminar D
Do you like blogging, writing, photography, or journalism? Are you interested in the world of online media? If you’ve said yes to any of these, then Her Campus might just be for you!
Surf's Pre-Festifal Beach Party
25th September 4:30pm - 7pm
Gylly Beach, Falmouth
Come join Fal Surf on Gylly beach before we head out to Festifal for the night! Fun planned includes a beach BBQ, volleyball tournament, sea swimming, and ultimate frisbee.
Study Abroad Returners Event
25th September 5pm - 6:30pm
Exchange Red, Penryn Campus
The FXU Presidents welcome back all students who have returned from a Study Abroad year with complimentary tea, coffee and cake.
Christian Union Come Dine With Me
25th September 5:30pm - 9pm
CU Committee members house
3 course meal at 3 second and third year houses - come and get to know members of the CU over some pretty great food!
Model United Nations Meet & Greet
25th September 5:30pm - 7pm
Exchange Seminar Blue
An ice-breaker for all the people interested in the Model United Nations for a chilled event to get to know each other and to experience what MUN conferences are like.
Netball Taster Session
25th September 5:30pm - 8pm
Penryn Campus, Sports Hall
Come along to try a training session for CSM Netball. Keep fit, have fun and meet new people! All abilities welcome.
Welcome English
25th September 5:30pm - 7pm
PL 6 & 9 (Post-grads) and Tremough House X & Z (Undergrads), Penryn Campus
A free Social English course for any students whose first language is not English.
Ballet Taster Session
25th September 6pm - 8pm
AMATA, Studio H
Come along and try out the classes we provide weekly for FREE! Taught by Jason Thomas 18:00-18:45 Beginners Ballet 18:45 - 19:30 Inter/Advanced Ballet 19:30 - 20:00 Pointe Work
Climbing Indoor Taster Session
25th September 6pm - 9pm
Granite Planet, Kernick Industrial Estate, TR10 9EP, Meet 5:45pm outside Compass to walk down
Come along to our local climbing wall, for an indoor climbing taster session! We'll show you the ropes of climbing (excuse the pun) & teach you all the skills you need to become a confident climber :) Cost: £4.50
Conservative Meeting
25th September 6pm - 8pm
Peter Lanyon Seminar 4
Pizza and Politics - For all conservative leaning students for the first meeting of the year! Come and meet our Committee and members for a politics discussion and a look at the year ahead!
Falmouth Anchor Welcome Meeting
25th September 6pm - 7pm
DM Seminar H
Are you interested in student journalism? Fancy learning how to get involved with your student newspaper writing, editing, designing illustrating or acting as a photographer. Pop along to our first meeting of the year to find out more!
International Potluck Welcome Meal
25th September 6pm - 9pm
Peter Lanyon Staff Room
A 'Potluck' meal to welcome all new members to the International Society, everybody is to whip up one of their local dishes from home. A good opportunity to make new friends and experience international culture!
Tolkien 'The Gathering of the Fellowship'
25th September 6pm - 10pm
Daphne du Maurier Seminar I
Our first official meeting; The Fellowship gathers! Here we take our first discussion sessions on content from Tolkien's work. Our first question; do you think the movies are loyal to the books? The discussion is the same both days.
Underwater Hockey Free taster session & meet and greet at the Stannary
25th September 6:15pm - 9pm
Truro School, meeting at Penryn campus bus stop
First Taster Session at Truro School Pool. Session runs from 7.00- 8.00pm. Pick-up from campus will be 6.15pm at the bus stop. All you need to bring is a swimming costume and towel – but if you have your own snorkel, mask or fins, bring them along.
Hockey Ladies Free taster session
25th September 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Penair School, transport arranged through Facebook group
Do you have previous playing experience and consider yourself a confident player? Come along to these training session for those who have match experience e.g School, to County. Bring along kit if you have it. Please join our Facebook group
Ladies Football Taster Session
25th September 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Penryn Campus, MUGA
‘CALLING ALL LADIES...' Come along to our FREE intro taster session! Join us for a casual kick about, giving you an opportunity to try or develop your footie skills and a chance to socialise. All abilities welcome!
Eco Soc Quiz
25th September 7pm - 10pm
Exchange Lecture Theatre
Join us for an evening of wildlife-related brain teasers! Get to know fellow members and of course, there are prizes up for grabs!
Songwriter's Session
25th September 7pm - 8:30pm
AMATA Studio K
Come and join us for our meeting and meet the committee!
VegSoc presents 'Okja' & vegan potluck
25th September 7pm - 9pm
Exchange Seminar Red
A speculative fiction film from Bong Joon-ho that deals with animal rights and our relationship to exploitative industries. Vegan food to bring and share, as well as a short discussion follwing the movie
Athletics Indoor Plyometrics & Circuits
25th September 8pm - 9pm
Penryn Campus, Sports Hall
If you are ready to be a top track and field athlete this year, come along for some leg busting exercises & circuits to increase your explosive power & endurance. This will improve your fitness, is open to all & free of charge in fresher's week!
Jazz & Lyrical Dance Taster Session
25th September 8pm - 9pm
AMATA, Studio H
Come along and try out the classes we provide weekly for FREE! Taught by Jason Thomas 20:00-21:00 Jazz and Lyrical Dance
Kung Fu Taster Session
25th September 8pm - 10pm
Penryn Campus, Sports Hall
Come & join the Kung Fu society for our taster session! We train traditional Chinese Kung Fu mixed with MMA styles & a heavy focus on fitness & fun! The first session is free so there is nothing stopping you to come along and join us!
Rugby Taster Session
25th September 8pm - 9:30pm
Penryn Rugby Club (TR10 8NT)
Meet at the Porter's Lodge 15 minutes before start time to come along to a taster training session with returning members of the club.
Tang Soo Do Training
25th September 8:15pm - 9:45pm
Penryn Campus, Sports Hall
Come and join us for a free session of Tang Soo Do, an exciting Korean martial art. Kick ass and get a six pack!
Fetish Kinky Drinks
25th September 8:30pm - midnight
The Stannary and Beyond!
Come break the ice with us over some ice! We’ll start in The Stannary before headed to town~ Sober people as welcome as those who’d like to share a pint or two. Let us show you how the South West’s only Fetish Society does it!
Gymnastics Taster Session
25th September 8:30pm - 10pm
Penryn Gymnastics Club, Unit 9, Kernick Industrial Estate, TR10 9EP
Gymnastics is a fun, high adrenaline sport.We are a fun inclusive club who are happy to coach anyone who wants to learn.Our qualified coaches will help you learn the ropes of this sport & introduce you to apparatus & even muscles you were unaware of!
Labour Pub Quiz
25th September 9pm - 11pm
Five Degrees West, Falmouth
Join us for quiz, at a pub. Get to know people while pondering some questions

Tue 26th September

Student Essentials
22nd September 9am - 26th September 5pm
The Compass, Penryn Campus
To make the transition into university life easier, the Student Essentials event during Welcome Week is a great place to get the answers to all your questions.
Eco Soc Bird Ringing
26th September 7am - 9am
Meet outside the Exchange
Have the chance to get up close and personal with some of our local birds! Learn how to handle and ring a variety of species from some of our student experts. Wear walking boots or wellies and appropriate weather clothing.
Flicka Volunteers - Beginner Session
26th September 9am - noon
Mabe
For anyone with little or no experience with horses or donkeys who would like to get involved.
Herpetology Handling Session
26th September 2pm - 3:30pm
Daphne du Maurier Seminar D
Come meet our friendly reptiles and invertebrates
Her Campus Exeter Cornwall Team Meeting
26th September 4pm - 5pm
Daphne du Maurier Seminar D
Come along to our first team meeting of the year where we’ll be brainstorming and assigning articles for all of you budding writers!
International Football - Not Very Atletico!
26th September 4pm - 5pm
Meet at the MUGA
Social Football for International Students - all levels welcome.
DofE Meet & Greet,first meeting
26th September 5pm - 6:30pm
Penryn Campus, Peter Lanyon Seminar 3
Come along to find out more, open to those who are knew, want to complete gold, have started and want to finish or if you have your award and volunteer to help run sessions.
Feminist Frida Film Screening
26th September 5pm - 6pm
Daphne du Maurier Lecture Theatre B
For our first meeting of the year we will be showing the double Oscar winning "Frida", depicting the life of Frida Kahlo, one of the world's most prominent feminist artists. Popcorn will be provided, and if there will be a discussion afterwards.
Libertarian Meet Up Introduction
26th September 5pm - 6:30pm
Exchange Seminar Yellow
Come & get to know the committee!
Table Top Gaming Mixed Game Event/Taster Session
26th September 5pm - 10pm
Daphne du Maurier Seminar D
Inclusive drop in session with group 'Wearwolf' towards the end.
Athletics Track & Field Taster
26th September 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Carn Brea Leisure Centre
We will be heading to Carn Brea Athletics Track to begin winter training. Open to athletes of all abilities & experience, we offer sprint, middle & long distance training, as well as field events, all led by qualified coaches. Bring £3 for track fee.
Netball Taster Session
26th September 5:30pm - 7pm
Penryn Campus, Sports Hall
Come along to try a training session for CSM Netball. Keep fit, have fun and meet new people! All abilities welcome.
Welcome English
26th September 5:30pm - 7pm
TBC
A free Social English course for any students whose first language is not English.
Book Club Books & Beerwolf
26th September 6pm - 9pm
Beerwolf Books (Meet at the campus bus stop)
Come along to Beerwolf Books in Falmouth and meet the Book Club to find out what we're all about.
Divestment Introduction and Film
26th September 6pm - 9pm
Exchange Seminar Blue
Come and find out about Divest and what the campaign is doing here in Penryn! After we will be showing a short film called "Do the Math".
Feccles Introductory Session
26th September 6pm - 8:30pm
Stannary and onto DM Seminar L
Join Penryn Campus’s theatre society for an introductory session of fun and mayhem as we kick iff the year with acting skills, games and improv! Meet in the upper Stannary from 6pm where we will move on to DDM.
Lacrosse Freshers Taster Session
26th September 6pm - 9pm
Penryn Campus, MUGA
Come and try out Lacrosse! First timers and seasoned professionals are all welcome. All kit will be provided. Women's training from 6-7.30, Men's from 7.30-9pm. Find us on Facebook for more info/details.
Politics Pub Quiz
26th September 6pm - 8pm
Kings Arms, Penryn
An early evening quiz about a range of issues with a prize for the winning team. No fee to join and all students are welcome!
Tolkien 'The Gathering of the Fellowship'
26th September 6pm - 10pm
DM Seminar Room I
Our first official meeting; The Fellowship gathers! Here we take our first discussion sessions on content from Tolkien's work. Our first question; do you think the movies are loyal to the books? The discussion is the same both days.
Tremough Follies Taster Session
26th September 6pm - 8pm
AMATA Studio G
Come & meet musical minded people as we play drama & music games, a chance to get to know everyone so that we can begin to prepare for our showcase & spring musical! We are a welcoming society for Falmouth & Exeter University students & the community
Christian Union Games Night
26th September 6:30pm - 9pm
The Games Room, Falmouth
Whether you like pool or board games or just a healthy dose of competition (or a drink!), get your game face on!
Ladies Rugby with Penryn Rugby Club
26th September 6:30pm - 8pm
Penryn Rugby Club (TR10 8NT)
Join Penryn ladies rugby team for an evening of fun in the mud. We're a successful team looking for new players. No experience necessary. Wear comfortable sports clothes, if you have boots fantastic if not don't worry wear trainers.
Touch Rugby Training Session
26th September 6:30pm - 8pm
Penryn Rugby Club (TR10 8NT)
Come along and have a go at Touch Rugby
Events Society Welcome Evening
26th September 7pm - 9pm
Penryn Campus Bus Stops & Gylly Beach
Either meet some of the committee members at Penryn Campus bus stop, or make your own way to Gylly Beach for an evening getting to know one another and discussing future event plans.
First Aid (FAST) Scavenger Hunt
26th September 7pm - 9pm
Falmouth Wetherspoon
Scavenger Hunt around Falmouth Town with first aid related activities finishing with fish and chips and a pint. Meet inside Falmouth Wetherspoons.
History Soc: Film Night
26th September 7pm - 10:30pm
Peter Lanyon Lecture Theatre 5
Freshers flu getting you down? Come join History Society for a chill film night with pizza! Don't forget to vote for your film choice at the Fresher's Fayre
Motorcycling Film Screening Mixer
26th September 7pm - 10pm
Daphne du Maurier Seminar C
Get together and watch a film and get to know each other and the committee. (Bring snacks and drinks)
Ultimate Frisbee Free Training Session
26th September 7pm - 9pm
Penryn College, TISA
Ultimate Frisbee is a fun, fast-paced sport for men and women, all based around a flying disc. All are welcome, no experience required! Please wear sports kit or something comfortable to run around in.
Volleyball Training Session
26th September 7pm - 9pm
Penryn Campus, Sports Hall
Join us for our free volleyball training session! We welcome any and all abilities and would love to see you there!
Golf Taster Session at the Range
26th September 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Hayle Golf Range, TR27 5JT
Every Tuesday we head to Hayle Golf Range to hit some balls with a coach. All abilities welcome. Transport is available, join our Facebook page for more information.
The Chorus Acapella Rehearsal
26th September 7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Chapel Lecture Theatre
Come along and sing with the campuses Acapella Choir! Good laughs, lots of singing and biscuits provided!
Exeter University Officer Training Corps briefing
26th September 7:45pm - 10pm
7pm pick-up, Penryn Campus
Briefing night for all the Falmouth and Exeter Penryn campus students who are interested in joining the Exeter University Officer Training Corps.
Woodlane Nursery Volunteers - 00's Quiz
26th September 8pm - 9:30pm
Five Degrees West
A throwback quiz to your younger years! Come along and meet the team while we quiz you on how much you remember from your younger years, and of course, there's a prize for the winning team!
Swimming Taster Session
26th September 8:15pm - 10:30pm
Come along for a swim and see if this is the club for you before paying for membership! We pick up from Falmouth Moor, the Sidings bus stop, and the main bus stops on Penryn Campus! Then we swim 8-9pm. Find us on Facebook
Hispanic Fresher's Social
26th September 9pm - midnight
Venue TBC at Freshers Fayre
Opportunity for new and interested members to meet the committee and other members, converse and have fun with Spanish food provided
Ladies Football Taster Session
26th September 9pm - 10pm
Penryn Campus, Sports Hall
‘CALLING ALL LADIES...' Come along to our FREE intro taster session! Join us for a casual kick about, giving you an opportunity to try or develop your footie skills and a chance to socialise. All abilities welcome!

Wed 27th September

Expedition College & Argal Reservoirs
27th September 10am - 3pm
Meet on Penryn Campus outside the Exchange revolving doors
Join the Expedition society with a nice wander around the local reservoirs. The reservoirs are home to lots of wildlife from insects to birds,find out what you can see. There will be time for a picnic so bring some lunch. Comfortable footwear advised
Eco Soc Plant ID
27th September 1pm - 2pm
Meet outside the Exchange
Learn about the often overlooked but fascinating world of plants. Wear walking boots or wellies and appropriate weather clothing.
Horseriding Advanced Lesson
27th September 2pm - 3pm
Wheel Buller, Meet at Penryn Campus Bus Stop hour before lesson for transport
Suitable for those who can confidently canter. Lessons are £16.20 (booked through FXU online or in the office), plus £2 as fuel contribution to the driver
Squash Free Taster Session
27th September 2pm - 5pm
Falmouth Sports Club, TR11 4QJ
Come along for a free taster of squash, for players of all ability and experiences. We will have some chilled games and an insight into the regular weekly training sessions.
Tennis Taster Session
27th September 2pm - 4pm
Falmouth Sports Club, TR11 4QJ
Free Taster Session
Running Ice Breaker Run
27th September 2:20pm - 3:30pm
Penryn Campus, Peter Lanyon Seminar 7
5km run from campus around Penryn. Meet and greet other like minded runners.
Enactus Introduction
27th September 3pm - 4pm
Peter Lanyon Lecture Theatre 3
Come along to find out more about Enactus, the projects we run and the opportunites we offer! We are open to all, so come along and find out more. Free food and drink will be on offer!
Shinty Taster Session
27th September 3pm - 5pm
Falmouth, Dracaena Centre, Meet at Campus bus stop
An ancient & fast paced sport native to Scotland. This stick & ball game is played both on the ground & in the air. It is great for keeping fit & meeting new people. It is unisex with plenty of opportunities for fun & comps. Worth a try whilst here!
Stitching Taster Session
27th September 4pm - 6pm
Daphne du Maurier Seminar E
Come and try out some knitting and crochet! All abilities welcome from novice to master. Equipment available but feel free to bring your own.
Cheerleading Training
27th September 5pm - 8pm
Penryn Campus, Sports Hall
A brief showing or what cheerleading involves, meet the team and a chance to jump straight in and give it a go!
Conservative Future: A Conservative Millennial
27th September 5pm - 6:30pm
Peter Lanyon Lecture Theatre 2
How can a working class young person be a conservative? A talk and a Q and A session with a young student Conservative Party supporter for how and why he can be a Conservative.
Hockey Ladies Free taster session
27th September 5pm - 6:30pm
Pool Academy, See Facebook group for transport arrangements
Do you just want to play hockey? Come along if you are less experienced or a beginner. Please bring along kit if you have it, but don't worry if you don't there will be a limited amount to borrow. Please join our Facebook group CSM Ladies Hockey 2017
Jazz Harbour Taster Session
27th September 5pm - 7pm
The Chapel Lecture Theatre
We are the campus Jazz band and welcome any instruments at all playing levels. Come along for a rehearsal followed by a drink (or two) at the Stannary!
Underwater Hockey campus BBQ & Picnic
27th September 5pm - 8pm
Penryn Campus, Glasney Park BBQ area
Come and meet the existing members of underwater hockey, and learn more about the sport. Free snacks and soft drinks. Join our Facebook page for more information.
Maths Lecturer Talks
27th September 5:30pm - 7pm
Exchange Seminar Red
Join us to hear a couple of talks by lecturers on campus. They will be discussing topics such as combating the spread of infectious diseases and the effect of fossil fuels on climate change.
Welcome English
27th September 5:30pm - 7pm
TBC
A free Social English course for any students whose first language is not English.
Climbing Indoor Taster Session
27th September 6pm - 9pm
Granite Planet, Kernick Industrial Estate, TR10 9EP, Meet 5:45pm outside Compass to walk down
Come along to our local climbing wall, for an indoor climbing taster session! We'll show you the ropes of climbing (excuse the pun) & teach you all the skills you need to become a confident climber :) Cost: £4.50
Fencing experience!
27th September 6pm - 8pm
Penryn Campus, Sports Hall
A free, kit-inclusive fencing session for everyone. All abilities welcome so come along even if you are a complete beginner! A qualified coach will be there to guide you through the basics, just get some kit on and experience it for yourself!
Poker Fresher's/Beginners Game
27th September 6pm - 11pm
Daphne du Maurier Semianr K
Slow paced, friendly game to kick off the year. Training will be provided half an hour before the tournament start for any newcomers that may desire it. We look forward to seeing you there for what should be a fantastic year!
Surf Life Saving Beach training taster session 1
27th September 6pm - 8pm
Gylly SLSC, Gylly Beach, Falmouth (6pm start)
Come along to Gylly Beach to try out the equipment! Surf skis and boards will be available to try out and members present to give advice and any information needed. A great introduction to the sport or just a chance to get back on the water!
Harry Potter Mission Potterable
27th September 6:30pm - 9pm
Peter Lanyon Seminar 3
Get your wizard on at a magical Harry Potter quiz (book knowledge  required). If that's not enough for you, the adventure woll continue into Diagon Alley (Falmouth Town) for a pub crawl with a magical twist.
Christian Union Free Meal
27th September 7pm - 9pm
Emmanuel Baptist Church
We'll be providing a free meal at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Falmouth, followed by a short talk. There will be people at the bus stops on campus from 6.30pm to escort you there!
Generation Wild!
27th September 7pm - 10pm
Peter Lanyon Leture 5 (Penryn Campus)
Your chance to find out more and meet the Gen Wild team.
Herpetology Film Night "The Crocodile Hunter"
27th September 7pm - 9pm
Daphne du Maurier Lecture A
Come and enjoy snacks and a reptile film with us!
Meditation Beach BBQ
27th September 7pm - 9pm
Swanpool Beach
Join the mediation society for a relaxing BBQ and bonfire by the waves! Bring along some food to share and marshmallows to roast by the fire!
Pokemon Casual Games Night
27th September 7pm - 10pm
Exchange Seminar Yellow
Come and relax with us and get to know our members! We will be hosting a night of casual battles and gaming on DS, N64 and hopefully a gamecube.
Rugby Taster Session
27th September 7pm - 8:30pm
Penryn Rugby Club (TR10 8NT)
Meet at the Porter's lodge 15 minutes before start time to come along to a taster training session with returning members of the club.
Sci-Fi Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Film Screening
27th September 7pm - 10pm
Exchange Lecture Theatre
A screening of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope! Bring snacks, bring your friends and enjoy some Sci-Fi goodness. And may the force be with you!
Snowsports FUSC Film Night
27th September 7pm - 11pm
Penryn Campus, Exchange Green
Join us for a screening of 'Eddie the Eagle', a feel-good comedy about Britain's very own ski legend! Feel free to bring as many of your friends/housemates/course mates/neighbours/siblings as you like.
Viva Voce Taster Session
27th September 7pm - 8:30pm
The Chapel Lecture Theatre
Opportunity to try out Penryn Campus' Chamber Choir. We are a non-audition choir, anyone is welcome, no matter how much musical knowledge or experience you have. Rehearsing once a week, the majority of our repertoire is acaepella.
Hip-Hop Beginner Taster Session
27th September 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Penryn Campus Sports Centre, Studio
A Hip-Hop taster class for beginners
Badminton Intermediate & Advanced Taster Session
27th September 8pm - 10pm
Penryn Campus, Sports Hall
First opportunity for intermediate & advanced badminton players and those interested in representing the club within the West Cornwall Badminton League, come along to this free session & meet other like minded players. Rackets and shuttles provided.
CSM FC Trials
27th September 8pm - 9:30pm
Penryn College, STP
Trials for CSM FC, the only university football team on campus that plays Saturday league foot ball. Meet at glasney lodge at 7.30pm and a current member of the team will take you to Penryn College STP. Look forward to seeing you there!
Kayaking Pool Session
27th September 8pm - 9pm
Ships & Castles Leisure Centre, Falmouth
Come to the pool to learn some basic kayak skills and tricks in the warmth of a heated pool! People of any ability are encouraged to come along and have a go, we'll help make sure that you are comfortable and happy at all times.
Presidents' BIG Quiz
27th September 8pm - 11pm
Stannary, Penryn Campus
Come along to meet your four elected FXU Presidents: Dean, Chris, Harry and Jamal will host this year’s BIG quiz.
Yoga Taster Session (Hatha Yoga)
27th September 8pm - 9:30pm
King Charles Church Hall, New St, Falmouth
Hatha yoga encompasses a slower style of yoga, through practices of classic postures and yogic breathing exercises. With no pervious yoga experience needed, come and enjoy some well deserved zen and ‘me time’ with just you and your mat.
Hip-Hop Intermediate Taster Session
27th September 8:30pm - 10pm
Penryn Campus Sports Centre, Studio
An intermediate taster session for Hip-Hop

Thu 28th September

Eco Soc Moth Trapping
28th September 7:30am - 9am
Meet outside the Exchange
Join us in investigating the variety of moth species caught overnight in our moth trap in the walled gardens!
Flicka Volunteers - Beginner Session
28th September 9am - noon
Mabe
For anyone with little or no experience with horses or donkeys who would like to get involved.
International Students: British Tea Party
28th September 3pm - 5pm
Penryn Campus Chaplaincy, Tremough Barton Cottage
All international students are welcome to come and visit your lovely chaplaincy, meet a chaplain or two and relax with a cup of tea and a cucumber sandwich or a slice of homemade cake!
Volleyball Training Session
28th September 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Penryn Campus, Sports Hall
Join us for our free volleyball training session! We welcome any and all abilities and would love to see you there!
Welcome English
28th September 5:30pm - 7pm
TBC
A free Social English course for any students whose first language is not English.
Feccles Epic Improv & Toga Social
28th September 6pm - 11pm
Upper Stannary 6-6.40pm, DM Seminar L 6.30-8.30pm and Upper Stannary 8.30pm
Prepare to be transported into a world of immersive theatre. Receive your character, absorb every part of it and prepare to respond to our surprise scenario! After the session, let's hit the town!
Hockey Mens Taster Session
28th September 6pm - 7:30pm
Penryn College, Astro
CSM Hockey's training session is open to anyone and everyone interested in playing hockey. Whether you've played for years or don't know what a hockey stick looks like, come and get involved
Tremough Follies Taster Session
28th September 6pm - 8pm
AMATA Studio G
Come & meet musical minded people as we play drama & music games, a chance to get to know everyone so that we can begin to prepare for our showcase & spring musical! We are a welcoming society for Falmouth & Exeter University students & the community
Christian Union Text a Toastie
28th September 6:30pm - 8pm
Peter Lanyon Staff Room
Text us a question about God or Christianity and your flat address and we'll bring you an answer and a free cheese toastie! Veggie or Vegan options also available.
Dodgeball Free Taster Session
28th September 7:30pm - 9pm
Penryn Campus, Sports Hall
Dodgeball is a fast paced high intensity game played right across the world! A rapid growing sport and a 'sport for all'. Something new and fun to try! Come along & get involved for free!
Cheerleading Social
28th September 8pm - 11pm
Penryn Campus, Stannary Bar then into Falmouth
First social of the year so Glitter up! Come along and get to know the committee and future squad mates! We'll start at the Stannary before heading to town. Check out our Facebook page for more details :D
Falmouth Anchor Pub Tour
28th September 8pm - 2am
Upper Stannary & Falmouth Town
Meet at the Upper Stannary for 8pm for one of the best nights Falmouth has to offer! We will be hitting Spoons, Grapes, and Toast along the way and finishing in Club I. (Don't forget to bring your IDs)
Geog Soc Pub Orienteering
28th September 8pm - midnight
Meet in the Upper Stannary
Get your waterproofs and wellies at the ready and join us to orienteer our way round the best Falmouth pubs! Meet us in the Upper Stannary at 8pm, with a prize for the best Geographer outfit! Non-Geographers & Environmental Scientists are welcome!
Lacrosse Social
28th September 8pm - 11pm
Penryn Campus, Stannary Bar
Start at the Stannary and make our way into town for our first social of the year! Check our Facebook page for more details.
Sea Swimming Under the Sea Themed Social
28th September 8pm - 11:59pm
The Packet Station (Wetherspoons), Falmouth
Dress up in your best sea themed costume and join us on a pub tour of Falmouth starting at Spoons on the Moor!
Swimming Social
28th September 8pm - 2:30am
Penryn Campus, Stannary Bar
First social of the year to meet the current committee and potential new members! AQ relaxed and friendly night out to have fun with other swimmers, come along and have a laugh.
Maths Bar Tour Social
28th September 8:30pm - 11pm
Upper Stannary/Falmouth Town
Meet us in the Upper Stannary at 8.30pm for an enjoyable evening with fellow numberphiles in Falmouth
ACS Party!
28th September 9pm - 2am
Cribbs
Come through to the first ACS Party of the year! You can be sure to hear your favourite RnB, Hip Hop, Afrobeats, Bashment and Trap jams. It's a party you don't want to miss!! Check out our Facebook page (FXU ACS) for more event details and tickets.
Cricket's First Social
28th September 9pm - 11:59pm
The Stannary
First Cricket Social
FXU Volleyball Presents...Carnival Night
28th September 9pm - 3:30am
Five Degrees Below, Falmouth
Come join us at FIVES BELOW for a night of Carnival Fun. Waves & breaks will be providing the best dance beats to get us in the party mood! Think festive fun, glitter, colourful outfits, creating our very own carnival street party!
Gymnastics Taster Session
28th September 9pm - 10:30pm
Gymnastics is a fun, high adrenaline sport.We are a fun inclusive club who are happy to coach anyone who wants to learn.Our qualified coaches will help you learn the ropes of this sport & introduce you to apparatus & even muscles you were unaware of!
Swimming Pub Tour
28th September 9pm - 1am
Penryn Campus, Stannary Bar then into Falmouth
A night to meet and get to know the Swimming Team for 2017/18
Tolkien 'To Isengard!'
28th September 9pm - midnight
Falmouth Town starting at The Stannary
The Ents March! Come with us to Isengard (Falmouth) and see what the world has to offer! Meet us in the Stannary for the start of your epic journey around Falmouth's night life!
Truro Med Soc: Truro takes over Falmouth!
28th September 11pm - 2am
Club International, Falmouth
All students based in Truro, come join us to show Falmouth a good time! Train leaves Truro station at 22:44 and buses can be used on the way back. Look forward to seeing you all!

Fri 29th September

Flicka Volunteers - Taster Session
29th September 9am - noon
Mabe
Islamic Soc Friday Prayer
29th September 1pm - 2pm
Sports Centre First Floor
Islamic Society Friday Prayer
Horseriding Sidesaddle, Bareback & Vaulting
29th September 2pm - 3pm
Wheel Buller, Meet at Penryn Campus Bus Stop hour before lesson for transport
A give it a go lesson suitable for more capable intermediate riders and above (email or message one of the committee if you are unsure). Lessons are £16.20 (booked through FXU online or in the office), plus £2 as fuel contribution to the driver
Welcome English
29th September 5:30pm - 7pm
TBC
A free Social English course for any students whose first language is not English.
FX Orchestra Taster Rehearsal
29th September 6pm - 8:30pm
AMATA Studio L TBC
Come along to the second taster rehearsal for FX Orchestra! We are the only group of our kind on campus and we play a wide range of music. We are open to all with no audition, so just bring yourself and your musical instrument and have some fun!
Pole Fitness Pizza Pole Social!
29th September 6pm - 9pm
Studio F, AMATA
Pizzaaaaaaaaaaa! Get to know what we're about, get to meet members, get to stuff your face! If you have access needs, dietary or allergy requirements, please let us know and we'll work with you to make sure the event works for you.
Video Gaming Mario Kart 8 Tournament
29th September 6pm - 11pm
Exchange Seminar Red
Get your racing gloves on and get ready to take on the challenge to ride to the top in our first VGSoc tournament of the year! Feel free to bring your own controllers if you have them, registration is free and closes at 7pm.
Film Screening of "La La Land" (2016)
29th September 6:30pm - 9:30pm
School of Film & TV Cinema
While waiting for their big breaks, two proper L.A. dreamers, a suavely- charming, soft-spoken jazz pianist and a brilliant, vivacious playwright, attempt to reconcile aspirations and relationship in a magical old-school romance.
American Football Taster Session
29th September 7pm - 8:30pm
Penryn College STP (Astro Pitch)
Come along to the Tridents American Football team taster session and meet current players, committee members, coaches and other freshers whilst playing an exciting new sport. Meet 6:40 outside Glasney Lodge to be walked to the pitch
Christian Union Ceilidh
29th September 7pm - 9pm
AMATA Studio A
Spin yourself crazy at a traditional Scottish Ceilidh, a great way to meet new people and refreshments will be provided (no experience necessary!)
Fashion Meet & Greet
29th September 7pm - 9pm
Exchange Seminar Green
Join us on the Penryn Campus to watch an Iconic Fashion Film
Cheerleading Training
29th September 8pm - 10pm
Penryn Campus, Sports Hall
A brief showing or what cheerleading involves, meet the team and a chance to jump straight in and give it a go!
Lacrosse Freshers Taster Session
29th September 8pm - 9:30pm
Penryn College, STP
Come and try out Lacrosse! First timers and seasoned professionals are all welcome. All kit will be provided. Meet us at the Lodge - Find us on Facebook for more info/details.
Table Tennis Taster Session
29th September 8pm - 10pm
Penryn Campus, Sports Hall
Come along to our clubs regular session running in Penryn Campus, Sports Centre. This will be a relaxed taster to let you meet new people and try out a fun sport.
Business Freshers Social
29th September 9pm - midnight
TBC
Opportunity for new and interested members to meet current members and committee
Surf Hang 5 IV at Cribbs Bar
29th September 9pm - 1am
Falmouth, Grapes
Fal Surf presents our fourth installment of the famous Hang 5 party at Cribbs Bar, opposite the bus stop. Join us from 9:00 until late to party the night away. As always, classic hawaiian theme so dress bright in your best hawaiian shirt and leis!

Sat 30th September

Climbing Outdoor Trip to Roche
30th September 10am - 5pm
Roche Rock, meet next to main campus Bus Stops
This year's first outdoor climbing trip for complete beginners. Come and climb with us in a beautiful Cornish setting, just bring warm clothes and packed lunch! Cost: Free!
Expedition Maenporth beach and coastal path
30th September 10am - 3pm
This will be a relaxed stroll around the local area of Falmouth. Including the local coastal path, allotments, woodlands & farms. Come in best outdoor gear. The walk is designed to be easy & is not technical. Often 3 hours but more time to explore.
Quidditch Taster Session
30th September 10:30am - 1:30pm
Falmouth, Dracaena Centre
Come and join Cornwall's number one Quidditch team for a taste of what world's only gender inclusive, contact sport is all about!
Stitching 'Stitch & Beach'
30th September 11am - 2pm
Gylly Beach
Fancy a relaxed beach day? Join the Stitching Society for a trip to the beach, craft projects not required but definitely encouraged! Meet at 11am at the campus bus stop or 11.30am at Falmouth Moor.
Surf Life Saving Beach training taster session 2
30th September noon - 3pm
Gylly SLSC, Gylly Beach, Falmouth (6pm start)
Come along to Gylly Beach to try out the equipment! Surf skis and boards will be available to try out and members present to give advice and any information needed. A great introduction to the sport or just a chance to get back on the water!
Eco Soc Bird Identification Walk
30th September 1pm - 4pm
Meet outside the Exchange (Transport provided to Stithians)
Join Eco Soc for a walk around Stithians Reservoir, which is home to an impressive array of birds. LIMITED SPACES so booking is essential. Email alg219@exeter.ac.uk
Beach Clean Project - Local beach clean at Gylly/Swanpool
30th September 3pm - 5pm
Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth, TR11 4PA
Our first social beach clean of the year. Come along and say hi!
Christian Union Marshmallow toasting on the beach
30th September 7pm - 9pm
Gylly Beach
A toast to the end of freshers fortnight!
Raze the Roof
30th September 7:30pm - 11:30pm
Raze the Roof, Kernick Road Industrial Estate, Penryn, TR10 9EP
Your Presidents invite you to join them at Raze the Roof, our local indoor play area. Enjoy unlimited access to the slides, ball pits, swings and laser tag with music and a light show.
Freshers' Ball
30th September 9pm - 2am
The Stannary, Penryn Campus
Dust off those dancing shoes and shimmy on up to the Stannary for your one and only Freshers Ball!
Christian Union Tea & Toast
30th September 11:30pm - 2am
Beside the Stannary - opposite the glass wall
We'll be providing free tea and toast following the Stannary event. You'll find us on your way out!

Sun 1st October

Christian Union Church Search Breakfast
1st October 9:15am - 10am
Grass Verge by Penryn Campus Bus Stops
Breakfast buffet with a choice or church sides! Grab a bite to eat with us at the bus stops as we make our way to difference churches.
Sailing Free Taster Session
1st October 10am - 4pm
Falmouth, RCYC (Royal Cornwall Yacht Club)
For those that are new to sailing or are well established and want to come and see what we're all about! Everyone is welcome! To guarantee a place, sign up on our Facebook page. Anyone welcome.
Volleyball St. Ives Day Trip
1st October 10:30am - 4pm
St Ives
FXU Volleyball are running a free day trip to the beautiful St. Ives for a day of beaching, balling and BBQing! Transport will be provided by FXU Volleyball and be sure to follow our Facebook page to stay updated.
Green Living Coastal Walk & Pub
1st October 11am - 4pm
Meeting at the Compass (Falmouth Coastal Path)
Meeting around 11am we will catch the bus to Falmouth and walk the Pendennis route along the beautiful coastal path and try and identify some things we see along the way. Weather dependent we will then have a vegan BBQ on Gylly Beach
Meditation Beach Taster Session
1st October 11am - noon
Gylly Beach, Falmouth
Join the meditation society for a calm and soothing guided meditation by the ocean.
Shinty: Perranporth Beach Trip
1st October 11am - 4pm
Perranporth Beach, Meet at Compass at 11am
An ancient & fast paced sport native to Scotland. This stick & ball game is played both on the ground & in the air & on the beach. It is great for keeping fit & meeting new people. It is unisex with plenty of opportunities for fun & comps.
Feccles Drama Film Day
1st October 1pm - 7pm
Exchange Lecture Theatre
Time to see how the professionals do it! Snacks provided. Head over to our facebook page to vote on film choice!
Sea Swimming Sea Swim
1st October 1pm - 3pm
Gylly Beach, Falmouth
Join us for the second sea swim of the year! This is when the sea is at it's warmest - no wetsuits allowed. We'll then be heading to Harbour Lights and The Front for chips and a drink.
Climbing Gylly Beach Boulder & BBQ
1st October 2pm - 6pm
Gylly Beach, Falmouth
A beach boulder & BBQ session at Gylly beach. The perfect opportunity to get to know fellow climbers!
Running Ice Breaker Run
1st October 2:20pm - 3:30pm
Penryn Campus, Exchange Blue
run from campus around Penryn. Meet and greet other like minded runners.
Don't DisAbility Para Sport Taster Event - Wheelchair Basketball
1st October 6pm - 8pm
Penryn Campus Sports Hall
Come and try some wheelchair basketball, and be coached by Cornwall's very own wheelchair basketball team- the Cornwall Cougars! With plenty of time to chill, meet our committee and enjoy our snacks and cake!
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Taster Session Postponed please contact committee for further details
1st October 6:30pm - 8pm
Penryn Campus, Studio
An introduction to the sport with basic techniques, and finished off with team game.

Mon 2nd October

Evening Language Classes
2nd October midnight - 3rd October midnight
Location & time to be confirmed
Registration is now open for evening language courses in French, German, Italian, Spanish and Latin. Courses start week commencing 2 Oct and will run for 20 weeks. Further details and booking visit: http://languages.fxplus.ac.uk/eveningcourses
Ballet Taster Session
2nd October 6pm - 8pm
AMATA, Studio H
Come along and try out the classes we provide weekly for FREE! Taught by Jason Thomas 18:00-18:45 Beginners Ballet 18:45 - 19:30 Inter/Advanced Ballet 19:30 - 20:00 Pointe Work
Climbing Indoor Taster Session
2nd October 6pm - 9pm
Granite Planet, Kernick Industrial Estate, TR10 9EP, Meet 5:45pm outside Compass to walk down
Come along to our local climbing wall, for an indoor climbing taster session! We'll show you the ropes of climbing (excuse the pun) & teach you all the skills you need to become a confident climber :) Cost: £4.50
Hockey Ladies Free taster session
2nd October 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Penair School, transport arranged through Facebook group
Do you just want to play hockey? Come along if you are less experienced or a beginner. Please bring along kit if you have it, but don't worry if you don't there will be a limited amount to borrow. Please join our Facebook group CSM Ladies Hockey 2017
Jazz & Lyrical Dance Taster Session
2nd October 8pm - 9pm
AMATA, Studio H
Come along and try out the classes we provide weekly for FREE! Taught by Jason Thomas 20:00-21:00 Jazz and Lyrical Dance

Wed 4th October

Hockey Ladies Free taster session
4th October 5pm - 6:30pm
Pool Academy, See Facebook group for transport arrangements
Do you have previous playing experience and consider yourself a confident player? Come along to these training session for those who have match experience e.g School, to County. Bring along kit if you have it. Please join our Facebook group
Poker First league game of the year
4th October 6pm - 11pm
Daphne du Maurier Seminar K
This event will spark the beginning of the annual points/league structure that runs until the end of 2nd term. Details regarding the structure of this will be made clear during freshers and the initial freshers tournament.

Thu 5th October

Events Society Pub Tour
5th October 8pm - 3am
Stannary Bar & Falmouth Town
Glitter up and join us at the Stannary Bar before heading down into Falmouth town for a night of fun! We’ll have a few surprises up our sleeves to make this particular Thursday night unforgettable. Keep your eyes peeled on our Facebook page!

Sat 7th October

Sailing Free Taster Session
7th October 10am - 4pm
Falmouth, RCYC (Royal Cornwall Yacht Club)
For those that are new to sailing or are well established and want to come and see what we're all about! Everyone is welcome! To guarantee a place, sign up on our Facebook page. Anyone welcome.

Mon 9th October

Cricket training session
9th October 6pm - 8pm
Truro College, Cricket Centre
First indoor net sessions of the year. Join our Facebook page for more information

Tue 10th October

Penryn Memory Cafe - First Memory Cafe for Student Volunteers and Penryn Memory Cafe's second birthday
10th October 2pm - 4pm
Penryn Methodist Church Hall
A chance for any new or returning volunteer to come down and get involved.
Volunteering Fayre
10th October 4pm - 6pm
Lower Stannary, Penryn Campus
Your chance to find your perfect volunteer opportunity! Come and mingle with lots of local and national organisations.

Mon 16th October

Truro Medical Students Coffee & Cake with FXU
16th October 10:45am - 11:15am
Knowledge Spa, Truro
Hosted by the FXU Presidents & FXU Widening Student Participation Intern, this is a chance for Exeter medical students based at the Knowledge Spa to meet the FXU Presidents and take advantage of all the opportunities FXU can offer.

Thu 19th October

Penryn Memory Cafe -
19th October 2pm - 4pm
Penryn Methodist Church Hall
Second Memory Cafe of the new academic term of student volunteers. A chance to come along and get involved and see what the memory café is all about.

 

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