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SEPTEMBER

Musical Notes

Leicester International Music Festival
19-21 September
New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, LE1 7EA

Three days of stunning music and a world class team of musicians. Get free entry if you're under 25 - just ask about Cavatina tickets when you book.

Welcome 2019

Welcome Weekend
21-22 September
Marquee, Centenary Square

We're here to provide a warm welcome and all the information you need to get settled in. Parents, guardians and families can come along too.

 

Welcome 2019Busk and Bake
23 September, 12.00pm-4.00pm
Marquee, Centenary Square

There will be delicious baked treats for sale and all donations will go to charity, alongside games and music performances from our very own students! If you're musical and want to showcase your talent, let us know.

 

Gary the GriffinGary's Big Quiz
23 September, 6.00pm-8.00pm
Gee's Diner, Students' Union

Time to get quizzical with Gary Griffin, our mascot and Lloyd our Quiz Master for an evening of prizes, general and random knowledge and guaranteed fun. A great way to meet new people and make friends. Feel free to come along solo or as part of a ready formed team.

 

Welcome 2019

Discover Your Student Life
24 September, 12.00pm-4.00pm
Marquee, Centenary Square

Meet key people who will be here for you throughout your journey at Leicester and find out what you can get involved with. You can also join our prize draw with branded merchandise goody bags to give away!

 

Welcome 2019Sports Fair
25 September, 10.00am-4.00pm
Marquee, Centenary Square

Find out more about the range of sports group and competitive teams here at Leicester; join a group or team or try something new.

 

Welcome 2019Freshers' Fair
26-27 September, 10.00am-4.00pm
Marquee, Centenary Square

Hosted by your Students’ Union, get your hands on freebies and exclusive discounts with your favourite shops and brands brought to you on campus.

 

Welcome 2019

Activities Fair
26 September, 10.00am-4.00pm
Students' Union, Percy Gee Building

Throw yourself into life at Leicester by joining one of our many student groups – we’ve got almost 300! It’s a great way to meet like-minded people and try something new.

 

Welcome 2019Give it a Go Day: societies

27 September
Students' Union, Percy Gee Building

You met our amazing societies during the week now come and try out a selection of their activity. All the sessions are completely free just turn up and Give it a Go!

 

Gallery Late
27 September, 8.00pm-10.30pm
Attenborough Arts Centre

Showcasing the best in local live music, spoken word, dance and art, we invite you to create with us throughout the evening too. With life drawing and a graffiti wall in our galleries, DJs in our café and much more, expect good vibes to start the weekend right.

Welcome 2019Give it a Go Day: sports
28 September, 11.00am-4.00pm
Various locations

Now it’s time to experience some of our sports teams – pop down to meet the team and #GiveItAGo!

 

Languages at Leicester Languages at Leicester: History Walk
29 September
Jubilee Square, City Centre

Learn about the history of Leicester in multiple languages, with tour guides speaking in Arabic, Mandarin, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Book your place here.

OCTOBER

Festival

Volunteering Fair
3 October, 11.00am-3.00pm
Marquee, Centenary Square

Find out how you can volunteer here in Leicester.

 

Debate

Sustainable volunteering debate
3 October, 5.00pm-6.00pm
Marquee, Centenary Square

Join the experts as we discuss the importance of sustainability in volunteering opportunities.

Festival

Festival of Careers
7-11 October
Marquee, Centenary Square

Meet employers and discover opportunities in the world of work and study.

 

Lecture

Doctoral Inaugural Lecture
9 October, 5.00pm
Fraser Noble Hall, University Road

The very best of our research degree graduates return to Leicester and share their work and passion for research with the University and public. Book your place here.

Global cafe

Global Café
10 October, 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Graduate Lounge, Charles Wilson Building

Meet new people from around the world with our fortnightly Global Café. This event is an opportunity for international and UK students to learn about different cultures, make new friends and enjoy free food and drink! Read more about the event here.

 

Global cafe

Global Café
24 October, 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Graduate Lounge, Charles Wilson Building

Meet new people from around the world with our fortnightly Global Café. This event is an opportunity for international and UK students to learn about different cultures, make new friends and enjoy free food and drink! Read more about the event here.

 

Cafe Research

Cafe Research
29 October, 5.00pm
Graduate Kitchen, Charles Wilson Building

Cafe Research is an opportunity for current doctoral researchers to talk about their research in an informal public setting. Book your place here.

NOVEMBER

Global cafe

Global Café
7 November, 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Graduate Lounge, Charles Wilson Building

Meet new people from around the world with our fortnightly Global Café. This event is an opportunity for international and UK students to learn about different cultures, make new friends and enjoy free food and drink! Read more about the event here.

 

Global cafe

Global Café
21 November, 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Graduate Lounge, Charles Wilson Building

Meet new people from around the world with our fortnightly Global Café. This event is an opportunity for international and UK students to learn about different cultures, make new friends and enjoy free food and drink! Read more about the event here.

 

Images of Research 19

Images of Research
27 November, 11.00pm - 4.00pm
Fraser Noble Hall, University Road

An exhibition of the current work of the University's research community will be on display and open to members of the public. Book your place here.

Cafe ResearchChristmas Cafe Research
27 November, 5.00pm
Graduate Kitchen, Charles Wilson Building

Cafe Research is an opportunity for current doctoral researchers to talk about their research in an informal public setting. Book your place here.

DECEMBER

Global cafe

Global Café
5 December, 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Graduate Lounge, Charles Wilson Building

Meet new people from around the world with our fortnightly Global Café. This event is an opportunity for international and UK students to learn about different cultures, make new friends and enjoy free food and drink! Read more about the event here.

 

Global cafe

Global Café
19 December, 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Graduate Lounge, Charles Wilson Building

Meet new people from around the world with our fortnightly Global Café. This event is an opportunity for international and UK students to learn about different cultures, make new friends and enjoy free food and drink! Read more about the event here.

 

JANUARY

Global cafe

Global Café
9 January, 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Graduate Lounge, Charles Wilson Building

Meet new people from around the world with our fortnightly Global Café. This event is an opportunity for international and UK students to learn about different cultures, make new friends and enjoy free food and drink! Read more about the event here.

 

Global cafe

Global Café
23 January, 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Graduate Lounge, Charles Wilson Building

Meet new people from around the world with our fortnightly Global Café. This event is an opportunity for international and UK students to learn about different cultures, make new friends and enjoy free food and drink! Read more about the event here.

 

FEBRUARY

Global cafe

Global Café
6 February, 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Graduate Lounge, Charles Wilson Building

Meet new people from around the world with our fortnightly Global Café. This event is an opportunity for international and UK students to learn about different cultures, make new friends and enjoy free food and drink! Read more about the event here.

 

Global cafe

Global Café
20 February, 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Graduate Lounge, Charles Wilson Building

Meet new people from around the world with our fortnightly Global Café. This event is an opportunity for international and UK students to learn about different cultures, make new friends and enjoy free food and drink! Read more about the event here.

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