SU Takeover on 3

30/09/2023 - 14/10/2023

9am - 5pm

Square 3


Saturday 30 Sept - Saturday 14 Oct | 10am - 5pm

Join us at the heart of campus, on Square 3, get essential support and discover everything your SU has in store for you. 

This is the place to come if you're feeling lost, have questions or just want to start making memories to last a life time. Join us every day 10am - 5pm from Saturday 30th September until Saturday 14th October. You can expect;

  • SU Welcome Crew to help you with any questions you may have
  • Campus Maps
  • SU Tours
  • 2023-24 Year Wall Planners
  • Friendly faces!

Plus, plenty of opportunities for you to leave your mark, including a photobooth, free badges, postscards for you to write home, giant letters to sign and lots more!

With music provided by Essex's biggest night club Sub Zero, and plenty of social seating, it's the perfect place to come and chill with a coffee and meet friends.

We cannot wait to welcome you x



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