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Freshers' 2021

We've got a jam-packed Freshers' schedule for 2021. Please remember that Marjon Student Union are the only place selling official Freshers' tickets - if in doubt email to check.

Three students walk out of the West Entrance on the Marjon campus

Freshers' 2021 Festival Pass

Purchase your official Freshers' Pass for just £30 and save £££ on door prices. It includes free transport to all our events plus a white MSU logo T- shirt for the first 100 bands sold.

Close up of food cooking on a barbeque

Welcome weekend

Friday 17 to Sunday 20 September

  • Getting to know your online library - 10:00-11:00 on Friday via Microsoft Teams
  • Moving-in barbecues in the Quad for resident students only on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings
  • White shirt welcome - Barjon on Sunday evening
Strawberry dipped in chocolate

Monday 20 September

  • Welcome and induction for year 1 undergraduate students
  • Rounders - 12:30-14:30 on the 3G / grass pitch
  • Touch rugby - 14:30-16:00 on the grass pitch
  • Crafts in the Quad
  • Crazy golf in the Octagon
  • Chocolate fondue night in the Octagon (evening event)
  • Glitter party at Walkabout (evening event)
Disco ball

Tuesday 21 September

  • Welcome to 2nd year undergraduates
  • Hockey - 13:00-14:30 on the Ansley pitch
  • Dodgeball - 16:00-17:30 in the sports hall
  • Crafts in the Quad
  • Crazy golf in the Octagon
  • Mature students' lunch
  • 70/80's night at Fever (evening event)
A clapperboard and pot of popcorn

Wednesday 22 September

  • Welcome to 3rd and final year undergraduate students
  • Parent students' study group taster session - 16.00-16.45 in The Gallery
  • Lacrosse - 11:30-13:00 on the McCormick pitch
  • Waterpolo
  • Total wipeout - 13:00-16:00 on the McCormick pitch
  • Crafts in the Quad
  • Crazy Golf in the Octagon
  • Parent students' lunch
  • BBQ and film night (evening event)
  • Traffic light night at Pryzm nightclub (evening event)
Close up of a lesbian couple holding hands while wearing rainbow wrist bands

Thursday 23 September

  • Crafts in the Quad
  • Crazy Golf in the Octagon
  • LGBTQ+ students lunch
  • Mature students' study group taster session - 14:00-14:45 via Microsoft Teams
  • Mature student social
  • Dartmoor tour
  • Bowling in the Octagon (evening event)
Colourful gummy bear sweets

Friday 24 September

  • Freshers' Fair - meet all the sport clubs and societies - not to be missed and includes a Sports Fair from 11:00-15:00 on the 3G
  • American Flag - 16:00-18:00 on the McCormick pitch
  • Crafts in the Quad
  • Crazy golf in the Octagon
  • International students' lunch
  • Commuter students' study group taster session - 11:00-11:45 via Microsoft Teams
  • Minstry of Marjon in Barjon (evening event)
Large Ikea logo on one of their stores

Saturday 25 September

  • Trip to Ikea Exeter
  • Plymouth self-led tour
Hourglass icon

Sunday 26 September

  • Speed meeting in Barjon
Four young people in silhouette on a night out at the bar

Monday 27 September

  • Getting to know your online library - 16:00-17:00 via Microsoft Teams
  • Back to school night in Barjon
Close up of a vegetable pizza

Tuesday 28 September

  • Getting to know your online library - 09:30-10:30 via Microsoft Teams
  • Trip to Adrenaline trampoline centre
  • Wheelchair basketball - 16:00-17:30 in the sports hall
  • Film night with pizza in Barjon (evening event)
DJ on the decks in a club can be seen behind a sea of hands as people dance

Wednesday 29 September

  • Futsal - 13:00-15:00 in the sports hall
  • Uniform theme night at Pryzm night club (evening event)
Neon Quiz Night Sign

Thursday 30 September

  • Trip to Adrenaline trampoline centre
  • Quiz night in Barjon (event)
Black running shoes with brightly coloured laces

Friday 1 October

  • Sports day / Fun run - 11:00-14:00 at the beach in the Quad
  • Toga night in Barjon (evening event)
Looking down on putter and red golf ball by the hole

Saturday 2 October

  • Pub golf bar crawl starting from Barjon