Events in October

Mon 15th October

St John Ambulance Second Meeting - CPR
15th October midnight - 16th October midnight
LTB7
In this second meeting, you'll learn CPR!
Intermediate 1
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Activity Hall 1, Sports Centre
Intermediate 2 & Advanced
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Activity Hall 1, Sports Centre
Welcome Meeting
6pm - 8pm
TC2.12+TC2.13
Join the Law Society for our first event of the year, and to learn more about our plans!
Cine10 Presents: Mamma Mia - Here We Go Again
6:30pm - 9pm
Five years after the events of Mamma Mia!, Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past.
Cine10 Presents: Mamma Mia - Here We Go Again.
6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
Five years after the events of Mamma Mia!, Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past.
Just Play Jazz Dance
7pm - 8:30pm
LRS (Opposite Sainsbury's)
Cardio, corner work and a mini routine!
A discussion on Race in Musical Theatre for Black History Month (Hamilton)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
5A.4.6
Is race important in Musical Theatre? Hamilton made a statement by having a fully non-white cast but with theatre becoming more open and diverse opening many roles up to all actors regardless of other factors, is this really needed?
Just Play Swimming
9pm - 10pm
Garons
1 hour swim session!
Milk It - The Greatest Hits
9pm - 2am
It's the first SU Bar Milk It of the new term and we're going all out - GREATEST HITS style!

Tue 16th October

1st society meeting
1pm - 2pm
TBC
Come along to our 1st society meeting. We will discuss our aims and goals for the year and let you know of upcoming events. Please invite everyone you think might be interested in the society!
Trans+ and Non-Binary Students' Welcome Event
1pm - 2pm
TC1.10
Come meet Jestin, the Trans+ Officer and other students that define as Trans+ or Non-Binary
Journey to Oz Panto Auditions
16th October 5pm - 17th October 8pm
5S.4.5 (Black Box)
These are the dates for auditions for our Panto, Journey to Oz!
Welcome Pizza & Quiz Evening
6pm - 8pm
LTB 9
Meet the execs and others who share a passion for the ocean! Followed by our welcome pizza and quiz event - £1 per person
Crisis Committee: North vs South Korea + Top Bar social!
7pm - 9pm
LTB 5
Come and try your hand at debating in a crisis committee, where chaos reigns, you have to expect the unexpected in real time, and your task is to keep things under control! Open to members and non-members of the society.
Origami Course: Traditional Art
7pm - 9pm
3.105
Origami Course Week 1: Join us for a fun introduction to Traditional Origami while learning a bit about the history or the Origami Art.
Top Bar Quiz
8pm - 10pm
Top Bar
The Top Bar Quiz is here! Come on up to the bar with £1 entry per person, with a max team size of six, we can find out who truly has the biggest brains on campus! Winner takes all!

Wed 17th October

Journey to Oz Panto Auditions
16th October 5pm - 17th October 8pm
5S.4.5 (Black Box)
These are the dates for auditions for our Panto, Journey to Oz!
Ballet - Come & Try 2
2pm - 3pm
Activity Hall 2, Sports Centre
Beginner 1
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Activity Hall 1, Sports Centre
Jazz - Come & Try 2
3pm - 4pm
Activity Hall 2, Sports Centre
Contemporary - Come & Try 2
4pm - 5pm
Activity Hall 2, Sports Centre
Beginner 2
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Activity Hall 1, Sports Centre
Beginner 3
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Activity Hall 1, Sports Centre
Pizza + Games Atsumari ~bonding~
6pm - 7:30pm
4N.6.1
The second event of the Japanese International Society is all about PIZZA and GAMES!! What would be a better way of making friends rather than pizza? We'll also have a short introduction about the execs of the society. MEMBERS: FREE NON-MEMBERS:£3
Workshop: Language in Performance Arts
6pm - 8pm
5S.4.19
The first of our official weekly workshops. This workshop will focus on performing arts including playwriting and plays in general. The room will be updated as soon as we know it! Exec can also meet members outside Buffalo Joe's.
CINE10 Presents - The Predator
6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe's most lethal hunters' return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled scientist can prevent the end of the human race.
CINE10 Presents - The Predator.
6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe's most lethal hunters' return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled scientist can prevent the end of the human race.
Dr Matt Burch on “Objectivity in Science: Ideal or Delusion?”
7pm - 9pm
5S.3.8
The first event of Essex Humanist Students' series in Philosophy.
First event- Dinner meet and greet
7pm - 8pm
Al batta - 18A Sir Isaac's Walk, Colchester CO1 1JJ
Join the Arabic society at a local Middle Eastern restaurant for their first event! Come meet other members and enjoy learning about the Arabic culture. Bring all your friends, the more the merrier! Looking forward to seeing you all Wednesday x
Guest Speaker: Cllr Mark Cory, Leader of Colchester Council
7:30pm - 9pm
LTB 1
University of Essex alumnus Councillor Mark Cory, the Liberal Democrat leader of Colchester Borough Council, will be joining us for a talk and Q&A session.
Top Bar Social
8pm - 10pm
Top Bar
Our weekly trip to Top Bar. This will give members an opportunity to meet new ones and for old members to check up on other members!
The First FED - The biggest weekly social on campus - 75% OF ADV TICKETS SOLD ALREADY
11pm - 2:30am
Sub Zero
Join us for the weekly Sports Social! Fed is one of the biggest nights out on campus. Come and help celebrate all those famous Essex Blades wins with your team or just come down for an amazing night out with loads of fancy dress! Last Entry 12:30am

Thu 18th October

The First FED - The biggest weekly social on campus - 75% OF ADV TICKETS SOLD ALREADY
11pm - 2:30am
Sub Zero
Join us for the weekly Sports Social! Fed is one of the biggest nights out on campus. Come and help celebrate all those famous Essex Blades wins with your team or just come down for an amazing night out with loads of fancy dress! Last Entry 12:30am
Second & Third Year Mixer
3pm - 4pm
Top Bar
Come join us at Top Bar and get to know other second and third years!
Introduction to Tech Workshop
5pm - 7pm
Lakeside Theatre
A fun, brief introduction on what goes into technical theatre! Come along no matter your skill level and learn about lighting and sound.
Being Black Today
6pm - 9pm
LTB4
Panel discussion about what it means to be Black today and how this has been shaped by history.
BLACK LGBT* HISTORY IN BRITAIN
6pm - 7pm
5N.4.8
Black History Month: An important look into the history of black LGBT* people in Britain.
Just Play Yoga
7:15pm - 8:15pm
LRS (Opposite Sainsbury's)
Yoga Session with Suzie
Just Play Boxfit
8:30pm - 9:30pm
LRS (Opposite Sainsbury's)
Boxfit with Karlie
SU Bar Quiz
9pm - 11:59pm
SU Bar
The SU Bar Quiz is here! Every Thursday the SU Bar Quiz will be happening with a cash prize up for grabs! Come on down to the bar with your mates and test your brains.. are you the smartest on campus?
90's Rewind - Free Entry for SU Members
11pm - 2:30am
Sub Zero
Thursday night In Sub Zero! We're bringing you all the best in 90s music! Think Eminem, Jay Z, Blur, OASIS ,R. Kelly, Usher Robin S ! ENTRY IS FREE FOR SU MEMBERS!

Fri 19th October

90's Rewind - Free Entry for SU Members
11pm - 2:30am
Sub Zero
Thursday night In Sub Zero! We're bringing you all the best in 90s music! Think Eminem, Jay Z, Blur, OASIS ,R. Kelly, Usher Robin S ! ENTRY IS FREE FOR SU MEMBERS!
Cine10 Presents - Crazy Rich Asians
6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family
Just Play Football
7pm - 9pm
Chase High School
A session at PlayFootball
Learn to Swim - beginners' course
19th October 7:30pm - 7th December 8:30pm
Colchester Leisure World, CO1 1YH
BOUNCE - WITH YXNG BANE'S TOUR DJ - DJ EDOTT - TICKETS START AT JUST £3
11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
The BIG FRI NIGHT OUT! Our DJs will be dropping all the best in COKO ANTHEMS, DANCE MUSIC and CHART HITS. Great value Drinks Offers inc 3 VKs for £6. Tickets start at just £3 for SU Members
White Party : an Enacus X French Connection event
11pm - 3am
Hudson House
The French Connection is partnering up with Enactus Essex to raise funds for the multiple ongoing Enactus projects!

Sat 20th October

Mixology
20th October 11am - 21st October 1am
SU Bar
The perfect mix of fresh cocktails and cool sounds. Come down to SU Bar and try all of our expertly made cocktails!
Sex Education Essex
noon - 6pm
LTB 6
BLW ESSES presents SEX EDUCATION ESSEX 20th October Shining God's light on sex
Street - Come & Try session
noon - 1pm
Activity Hall 2, Sports Centre
Commercial - Come & Try session
1pm - 2pm
Activity Hall 2, Sports Centre
Rock and Metal Night
11pm - 2am
BASE
We are proud to present a rock and metal night on campus! Get ready for a great night filled with the best rock and metal anthems out there. Come down to BASE for the heaviest night on campus.
Sub Zero Presents DARKZY - EARLY BIRD TICKETS SOLD OUT!
11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
DARKZY joins us in Sub Zero for an absolutely HUGE Sat night. Darkzy is one of the most in demand DJs and Producers in the UK and you can catch him here on campus. Grab one of the limited EARLY BIRD TICKETS NOW No ID No Entry. Last Entry Time - 1am

Sun 21st October

Mixology
20th October 11am - 21st October 1am
SU Bar
The perfect mix of fresh cocktails and cool sounds. Come down to SU Bar and try all of our expertly made cocktails!
Rock and Metal Night
11pm - 2am
BASE
We are proud to present a rock and metal night on campus! Get ready for a great night filled with the best rock and metal anthems out there. Come down to BASE for the heaviest night on campus.
Sub Zero Presents DARKZY - EARLY BIRD TICKETS SOLD OUT!
11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
DARKZY joins us in Sub Zero for an absolutely HUGE Sat night. Darkzy is one of the most in demand DJs and Producers in the UK and you can catch him here on campus. Grab one of the limited EARLY BIRD TICKETS NOW No ID No Entry. Last Entry Time - 1am
Sunday Brunch
11am - 4pm
Canteen
Join Writing Society for a chill Sunday Brunch on campus. Probably in Canteen.
TAS Go Bananas!
6pm - 8pm
Cowdray Centre, 9&10, Mason Rd, Colchester CO1 1BX
TAS takes a trip to the local indoor adventure playground Go Bananas for an evening of games, fun and socialising! This is a non-drinking event.

Mon 22nd October

CINE10 PRESENTS - Christopher Robin
6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.
CINE10 PRESENTS - CHRISTOPHER ROBIN.
6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.
Milk It - Chicken nugget party!
9pm - 2am
We're helping you celebrate getting through those Monday lectures by giving away 100's of chicken nuggets... WHAT MORE COULD YOU WANT?!

Tue 23rd October

Origami Course: Pure Origami
7pm - 9pm
3.105
Most people know origami as the Japanese art of paper folding where a single sheet of paper is folded into a model without the use of tape, glue, scissors, or other tools. Pure Origami is a relatively new invention. Let's try it!
COKO - R&B, HIP HOP, BASHMENT, AFROBEATS AND MORE
11pm - 2:30am
Sub Zero
Get your ticket to Coko here! Coko is the SU's premier Urban night with resident djs playing the freshest in R&B, Hip Hop & more. Please note This event is only open to Current registered Uni of Essex students. Last Entry 12:30am. NO ID NO ENTRY.

Wed 24th October

Sci-Fan Goes to the Movies: VENOM
6pm - 10pm
Come along with Sci-Fan as we take a trip to the cinemas and watch Venom!
CINE10 PRESENTS - Sing a long Mamma Mia
6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
Sing a long Mamma Mia Special! . . . Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past.
Sports Fed - The biggest weekly social on campus
11pm - 2:30am
Sub Zero
Join us for the weekly Sports Social! Fed is one of the biggest nights out on campus. Come and help celebrate all those famous Essex Blades wins with your team or just come down for an amazing night out with loads of fancy dress! Last Entry 12:30am

Thu 25th October

Sports Fed - The biggest weekly social on campus
11pm - 2:30am
Sub Zero
Join us for the weekly Sports Social! Fed is one of the biggest nights out on campus. Come and help celebrate all those famous Essex Blades wins with your team or just come down for an amazing night out with loads of fancy dress! Last Entry 12:30am
Harry Potter Quiz
9pm - 11:59pm
SU Bar
The SU Bar Quiz is here! Every Thursday the SU Bar Quiz will be happening with a cash prize up for grabs! Come on down to the bar with your mates and test your brains.. are you the smartest on campus?
THE ULTIMATE THROW BACK PARTY - FREE ENTRY TO SU MEMBERS
11pm - 3am
SUB ZERO
IT'S TIME FOR THE ULTIMATE THROWBACK PARTY! We're filling the whole night with all time classic and Sing-a-long Tracks! It's time to throw it back...plus FREE ENTRY TO SU MEMBERS

Fri 26th October

CINE10 PRESENTS - Night School.
6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
A group of troublemakers are forced to attend night school in hope that they'll pass the GED exam to finish high school.
BOUNCE - WITH DJ CABLE - TICKETS START AT JUST £3
11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
YOUR NEW PREMIER CLUB NIGHT! Dropping all the best in COKO ANTHEMS, DANCE MUSIC and CHART HITS. HEADLINED BY 1XTRA'S DJ CABLE Great value Drinks Offers inc 3 VKs for £6. Tickets start at just £3 for SU Members

Sat 27th October

The Study Abroad Societies London trip!
9am - 9pm
London
The Study Abroad Society gives you the chance to explore London City!
Open Day Origami Try Out
9:30am - 4pm
Square 3
Hi everyone, We are going to have a stall at the next open day at the university and we are so excited to see all the new people visiting our campus. We will be there from 10AM - 4PM. FREE sweets :) and DESIGN GIVEAWAY so make sure you come b
Mixology
27th October 11am - 28th October 1am
SU Bar
The perfect mix of fresh cocktails and cool sounds. Come down to SU Bar and try all of our expertly made cocktails!
The Epic Full Moon Rave - Can you survive till 6am? - TICKETS WILL SELL OUT! 1/3 ADV TICKETS ALREADY SOLD
11pm - 6am
SUB ZERO
Will you Survive till 6am and claim your Full Moon Rave Survivors T Shirt? Many have tried, few succeed! Our resident DJ will be dropping the best in House, Techno & Drum and Bass bangers from start till finish. This is an Essex Institution.

Sun 28th October

Mixology
27th October 11am - 28th October 1am
SU Bar
The perfect mix of fresh cocktails and cool sounds. Come down to SU Bar and try all of our expertly made cocktails!
The Epic Full Moon Rave - Can you survive till 6am? - TICKETS WILL SELL OUT! 1/3 ADV TICKETS ALREADY SOLD
11pm - 6am
SUB ZERO
Will you Survive till 6am and claim your Full Moon Rave Survivors T Shirt? Many have tried, few succeed! Our resident DJ will be dropping the best in House, Techno & Drum and Bass bangers from start till finish. This is an Essex Institution.

Mon 29th October

CINE10 PRESENTS - Harry Potter and The Philosophers Stone
6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.
CINE10 PRESENTS - HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHERS STONE .
6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.
Milk It - Neon Finger Laser Special
9pm - 2am
We've got hundreds of free lasers to giveaway to light up the SU Bar dance floor like never before in Essex!

Tue 30th October

Halloween Workshop: Scary Folds!
7pm - 9pm
3.105
Get ready for a fun workshop. Activities and designs will be a surprise and in the theme of the workshop.

Wed 31st October

CINE10 PRESENTS - The Nun
6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.
A.C. Grayling on "Humanist Principles & Humanist Ethics"
7pm - 8:30pm
EBS 2.1
A.C. Grayling CBE MA DPhil (Oxon) FRSA FRSL is the Master of the New College of the Humanities, London, and its Professor of Philosophy. He is also a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne's College, Oxford.

Thu 1st November

Cross-Party Debate!
7pm - 8:30pm
LTB 3
Come and join the Labour, Conservative, Liberal Democrat, and UKIP societies for a panel-style debate!
The Big Movie Quiz - Guaranteed £100 Prize!
9pm - 11:59pm
SU Bar
The SU Bar Quiz is here! Every Thursday the SU Bar Quiz will be happening with a cash prize up for grabs! Come on down to the bar with your mates and test your brains.. are you the smartest on campus?
IGNITE - THE BEST LGBTQ+ NIGHT OUT ON CAMPUS
11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
Ignite is the best LGBTQ+ night out on campus, with free entry for Soc members, great music in a safe and exciting atmosphere that welcomes EVERYONE!

Fri 2nd November

CINE10 PRESENTS - Incredibles 2
6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for the kids while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world.
BOUNCE - THE BIG FRIDAY NIGHT OUT - Limited number of 2-4-1 Tickets this week
11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
YOUR NEW PREMIER CLUB NIGHT! Dropping all the best in COKO ANTHEMS, DANCE MUSIC and CHART HITS. Limited number of 2-4-1 Tickets available this week - (Part of the SU's Big 5 - Cost of Living)

Sat 3rd November

Sub Zero Presents - TIM WESTWOOD
11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
THE BIG DAWG IS BACK! The most requested DJ of all time returns for a #BIGNIGHTONCAMPUS This event is for Current UOE Students only.

Mon 5th November

Milk it - Musicals special
9pm - 2am
It's an extra special Milk It this week with the top songs from all of your top musicals.

Tue 6th November

Origami Course: Crease Patterns
7pm - 9pm
3.105
Crease patterns (CP) can be a mystery! Folding from a CP is not simple and will require a number of tries before success. So we are up to the challenge, although you might see us fail as well. So join us on this crazy challenge. Let's have some fun!

Wed 7th November

Sports Fed - The biggest weekly social on campus
11pm - 2:30am
Sub Zero
Join us for the weekly Sports Social! Fed is one of the biggest nights out on campus. Come and help celebrate all those famous Essex Blades wins with your team or just come down for an amazing night out with loads of fancy dress! Last Entry 12:30am

Thu 8th November

Sports Fed - The biggest weekly social on campus
11pm - 2:30am
Sub Zero
Join us for the weekly Sports Social! Fed is one of the biggest nights out on campus. Come and help celebrate all those famous Essex Blades wins with your team or just come down for an amazing night out with loads of fancy dress! Last Entry 12:30am
Drake vs Beyonce - FREE FOR SU MEMBERS
11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
WHO WILL YOU BACK? WE'VE A NIGHT OF ALL THE BIGGEST HITS FROM DRAKE & BEYONCE PLUS OTHER MASSIVE SONGS ALL NIGHT LONG

Fri 9th November

BOUNCE - GLITTER & CONFETTI PARTY
11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
BOUNCE GLITTER & CONFETTI PARTY. We'll be dropping all the best in COKO ANTHEMS, DANCE MUSIC and CHART HITS. Plus Confetti Cannons, Glitter Face Painting and more

Sat 10th November

SUB ZERO PRESENTS SUB FOCUS - LIMITED NUMBER OF EARLY BIRD TICKETS AVAILABLE
11pm - 3:30am
Sub Zero
Sub Focus is hitting Sub Zero for a #MASSIVENIGHTONCAMPUS! Sub Focus smashed SW4 this Summer and will be dropping some of his massive tracks to do the same in Sub Zero! Grab an Early Bird Ticket before they're gone!

Mon 12th November

Milk it Mondays - Movember Stache Bash
9pm - 2am
SU Bar
GET READY FOR THE BIGGEST STACHE BASH EVER! FREE MOUSTACHE GIVEAWAYS ON THE NIGHT!

Tue 13th November

General Meeting
6pm - 7pm
tbc
Origami Course: Action Origami
7pm - 9pm
3.105
Action origami models are unique in that they move. The most obvious action models are the paper airplanes. But the oldest action models have been with us for over 400 years.
Top Bar Quiz
8pm - 10pm
Top Bar
The Top Bar Quiz is here! Come on up to the bar with £1 entry per person, with a max team size of six, we can find out who truly has the biggest brains on campus! Winner takes all!

Wed 14th November

Sports Fed - The biggest weekly social on campus
11pm - 2:30am
Sub Zero
Join us for the weekly Sports Social! Fed is one of the biggest nights out on campus. Come and help celebrate all those famous Essex Blades wins with your team or just come down for an amazing night out with loads of fancy dress! Last Entry 12:30am
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