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FRESHERS AND TERM PASSES - LIMITED NUMBER AVAILABLE
4th September - 17th October
Sub Zero
Want to be a Freshers VIP? Or a VIP all term long? Get entry to all events guaranteed?* Access to special drinks deals and freebies? You need a FRESHERS WRISTBAND or TERM PASS. Please note there is a limited number of each pass available.
FREE DATA SCIENCE TRAINING
13th-24th September
Online & In Person - See Event for Details
MON 13 SEP - FRI 24 SEP | The University are delivering free data science training, with an emphasis on coding, to current and incoming students with different levels of data science and programming skills.
ISULATION QUIZ
23rd September
Zoom
Isulation Quiz | 7PM
Premier League: Chelsea vs Manchester City
25th September
SU Bar
Premier League: Chelsea vs Manchester City. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Quarantine Mixer
25th September
Toucan
Quarantine Mixer | 4PM
Premier League: Brentford vs Liverpool
25th September
SU Bar
Premier League: Brentford vs Liverpool. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Premier League: Southampton vs Wolves
26th September
SU Bar
Premier League: Southampton vs Wolves. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Come & try Commercial
26th September
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to our come and try sessions for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Come & try Contemporary
26th September
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to our come and try sessions for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Premier League: Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur
26th September
SU Bar
Premier League: Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
SU Colour Dash 2021 - Exclusive to Essex Blades Members
27th September
University of Essex Sports Pitches
Get doused in a multitude of coloured powder paint and run (walk, hop or skip) an untimed 5K route. The event is about having the time of your life, getting active, making memories, new friends and having epic photo opportunities!
Premier League: Crystal Palace vs Brighton & Hove Albion
27th September
SU Bar
Premier League: Crystal Palace vs Brighton & Hove Albion. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Champions League: Shakhtar Donetsk vs Inter Milan
28th September
SU Bar
Champions League: Shakhtar Donetsk vs Inter Milan. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Champions League: FC Porto vs Liverpool
28th September
SU Bar
Champions League: FC Porto vs Liverpool. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
MINI FED - FREE ENTRY FOR BLADES MEMBERS
29th-30th September
Sub Zero
We're hosting a one off Mini Fed Special as part of "Blades Preseason" and best of all - it's free entry for Blades Members! (It's also the first time Sub Zero will have run properly since 2019!)
Banner making workshops
29th September
MOA
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON SLOTS | Get creative and make a banner for your club or society stall at Fresher's Fair
Come & try Ballet
29th September
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to our come and try sessions for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Come & try Jazz
29th September
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to our come and try sessions for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Come & try Street
29th September
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to our come and try sessions for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Champions League: Manchester United vs Villareal
29th September
SU Bar
Champions League: Manchester United vs Villareal. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Banner making workshops
30th September
MOA
THURSDAY SLOTS | Get creative and make a banner for your club or society stall at Fresher's Fair
Let's watch together with the Polish Society: Legia Warsaw VS Leicester City
30th September
SU Bar
Come and join the Polish Society to watch the Europe League: LEGIA WARSAW VS LEICESTER CITY and support Legia Warsaw.
Europa League: Legia Warsaw vs Leicester City
30th September
SU Bar
Europa League: Legia Warsaw vs Leicester City. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
ISULATION QUIZ
30th September
Zoom
Isulation Quiz | 7PM
Europa League: West Ham United vs Rapid Vienna
30th September
SU Bar
Europa League: West Ham United vs Rapid Vienna. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Come & try Street
2nd October
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to our come and try sessions for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Premier League: Manchester United vs Everton
2nd October
SU Bar
Premier League: Manchester United vs Everton. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Come & try Commercial
2nd October
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to our come and try sessions for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Premier League: Brighton & Hove Albion vs Arsenal
2nd October
SU Bar
Premier League: Brighton & Hove Albion vs Arsenal. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Premier League: Crystal Palace vs Leicester City
3rd October
SU Bar
Premier League: Crystal Palace vs Leicester City. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Premier League: Liverpool vs Manchester City
3rd October
SU Bar
Premier League: Liverpool vs Manchester City. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
ARRIVALS PARTY - THE BIG ICEBREAKER PARTY PHASE 1 SOLD OUT!
3rd October
SUB ZERO
IT'S THE FIRST NIGHT OF FRESHERS AND WE HAVE A MASSIVE ICEBREAKER ARRIVALS PARTY! THE ARRIVALS PARTY ALWAYS SELLS OUT SO GET YOUR TICKET ASAP. WE'LL HAVE ALL THE BIGGEST CLUB TUNES AND RUNNING ICEBREAKER GAMES SO YOU CAN MAKE NEW FRIENDS AND MEMORIES
Banner making workshops
4th October
MOA
MONDAY SLOTS | Get creative and make a banner for your club or society stall at Fresher's Fair
Chill Zone
4th October
The Mix Zone, Secret Garden
Chill Zone | 11AM
Decorate a Mug
4th October
Creative Corner
Decorate a Mug | 11AM
Just Play: Football Darts
4th October
Giant Games
Just Play: Football Darts | 12PM
Musical Theatre Appreciation Society Bash!
4th October
Zoom
If you're looking to make some new friends whether an Essex fresher, mid-way through your course or about to graduate and enjoy musical theatre - You're in the right place! Come along to MTAS, to play some games and discuss all things musicals!
Milk It!
4th October
SU Bar
Essex's Biggest & Cheesiest Night Out!
SUB ZERO 15TH BIRTHDAY EVENT - FRESHERS SPECIAL
4th October
SUB ZERO
SUB ZERO IS HOSTING THE FIRST OF IT'S 15TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION EVENTS WITH A FRESHERS SPECIAL! IT'LL BE A REVERSE BIRTHDAY THOUGH - WE'LL BE GIVING AWAY PRESENTS, RATHER THAN EXPECTING THEM! AS WELL AS ALL THE USUAL BIRTHDAY GAMES AND FUN!
Banner making workshops
5th October
MOA
TUESDAY SLOTS | Get creative and make a banner for your club or society stall at Fresher's Fair
Friendship Bracelets
5th October
Creative Corner, Sq. 3
Make your own friendship Bracelets | 10AM
Just Play: Bungee Run
5th October
Giant Games
Just Play: Bungee Run | 12PM
SU Advice: Paint a Pebble
5th October
Creative Corner, Sq. 3
SU Advice: Paint a Pebble | 2PM
Club in a Pub 90's - 00's UV Party
5th October
SU Bar
Come down to the SU bar our resident DJ is playing nothing but Massive 90's - 00's tunes all night
VIBES WITH DJ CUPPY - R&B, HIP HOP, BASHMENT, GRIME & AFROBEATS
5th October
Sub Zero
WE'VE GOT SPECIAL GUEST DJ CUPPY BRINGING A SET TO SUB ZERO FOR A FRESHERS SPECIAL. ALL NIGHT LONG WE'LL BE DROPPING R&B, HIP HOP, BASHMENT, GRIME & AFROBEATS
Origami
6th October
Creative Corner
Origami | 10AM
Just Play: Total Wipeout
6th October
Giant Games
Just Play: Total Wipeout | 11AM
Art Exchange: Painting Cakes with Claudia
6th October
Creative Corner, Sq. 3
Painting Cakes with Claudia | 1PM
Come & try Ballet
6th October
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to our come and try sessions for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Come & try Jazz
6th October
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to our come and try sessions for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Postgraduate Taught Students Community Mixer
6th October
Mix zone (secret garden)
WEDNESDAY 4PM | Come along to the secret garden to meet other PGT students
Come & try Contemporary
6th October
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to our come and try sessions for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Nations League: Italy vs Spain
6th October
SU Bar
Nations League: Italy vs Spain. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
International Fiesta
6th October
SU Bar
International students party night with great music and drinks offers, open till late.
FRESH-TIVAL ft. Kelli Leigh, Switch Disco and Locomove
6th October
SUB ZERO
EVERY FRESHERS WEEK SHOULD HAVE A FRESHERS BALL - OURS IS FRESH-TIVAL! WE'LL BE TURNING SUB ZERO INTO A FESTIVAL VIBE - A CROSS BETWEEN ELROW AND READING FEST! BIG FESTIVAL ANTHEMS ALL NIGHT LONG!
Mature Students Community Mixer
7th October
Mix zone (secret garden)
THURSDAY 10AM | Join us for a coffee morning and meet other students in your community
Just Play: Crazy Golf
7th October
Giant Games
Just Play: Crazy Golf | 11AM
Introductory Rep Training 7th October 13:00 (Online)
7th October
Zoom - code will be emailed to you
Women's Community Mixer
7th-8th October
Mix zone (secret garden)
THURSDAY 6PM | Find out more about the Women’s Network and meet new friends
Nations League: Belgium vs France
7th October
SU Bar
Nations League: Belgium vs France. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Bad Habits
7th October
SU Bar
Indie, Rock and Alternative, Live music from 9pm
IBIZA BEACH PARTY - FRESHERS SPECIAL ft STEPHANI B
7th October
SUB ZERO
GRAB YOUR BEACH WEAR AND GET READY FOR OUR IBIZA BEACH PARTY. FREE GLOW GIVEAWAYS, BANGING ELECTRONIC BEATS AND SPECIAL GUESTS - IF YOU DIDNT GET TO IBIZA THIS YEAR, THIS IS THE NEXT BEST THING!
Quiet Crafts
8th October
Creative Corner, Sq. 3
Quiet Crafts | 11AM
Drink Xchange
8th October
SU Bar
Drinks prices will drop and climb as you try for the best price...can you beat the market?
W.T.F (WHAT'S TONIGHT'S FRIDAY) LAUNCH PARTY - FRESHERS SPECIAL WITH DJ REWIRE
8th October
SUB ZERO
W.T.F IS OUR REGULAR FRIDAY SUB ZERO FRIDAY NIGHT OUT, SO DON'T MISS OUT ON THE 2021 FRESHERS LAUNCH PARTY. THERE IS ONLY ONE PLACE TO BE ON A FRIDAY NIGHT!
Freshers Fair
9th October
Multi-deck Car Park
Your chance to find out more about your awesome Students’ Union (SU)!
World Cup Qualifiers: Andorra vs England
9th October
SU Bar
World Cup Qualifiers: Andorra vs England. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
SOCIETY SATURDAY'S
9th October
The night of all nights for all of you SOCIETY members! Karaoke, drinks deals, giveaways. Do NOT get FOMO!
FRESHERS RAVE WITH MAJESTIC (KISS FM)
9th October
SUB ZERO
WE'VE GOT A MASSIVE FRESHERS RAVE WITH KISS FM AND CLUBLAND LEGEND, MAJESTIC, ON THE DECKS! BANGING BEATS FROM START TO FINISH!
Just Play: Garden Games
10th October
Giant Games
Just Play: Garden Games | 11AM
Just Play: Wellness Walk
10th October
Just Play: Wellness Walk | 1PM
Audition Street
10th October
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to auditions for our competitions teams for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Audition Commercial
10th October
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to auditions for our competition teams for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
SU QUIZ!
10th October
Su Bar
Want to win £200 and have a great night out? Every Sunday In the SU Bar we have the biggest quiz in town.
QUIDS IN - OUR LEGENDARY £1 PARTY RETURNS!
10th October
SUB ZERO
NOT READY FOR THE FIRST WEEK OF CLUB NIGHTS TO END? WELL WE'VE GOT THE PERFECT NIGHT - QUIDS IN! JUST £1 FOR OUR PHASE 1 TICKETS, AND DRINKS STARTING FROM £1 - IT'S THE PERFECT SUNDAY NIGHT!
Make your own Macrame hanging basket
11th October
Creative Corner, Sq. 3
Art Exchange: Make your own Macrame hanging basket | 11AM
Just Play: Bungee Trampolining
11th October
Giant Games
Just Play: Bungee Trampolining | 12PM
Introductory Rep Training 11th October 13:00 (Online)
11th October
Zoom - code will be emailed to you
Mixer: Arts & Humanities
11th October
The Mix zone (secret garden)
MONDAY 4PM | Connect with other students studying in Arts & Humanities. Not sure whether this is you? Departments are listed on the event.
Postgraduate Research Students Community Mixer
11th October
Top Bar
MONDAY 7PM | Grab a drink in Top Bar and meet other PGR students
Milk It!
11th October
SU Bar
Essex's Biggest & Cheesiest Night Out!
THE USA HOUSE PARTY - SUB ZERO SPECIAL EVENT
11th October
SUB ZERO
SEEN ALL THE GREAT FILMS ABOUT AMERICAN HOUSE PARTIES AND WISHED YOU COULD GO? WELL WE'RE BRINGING ONE TO SUB ZERO! RED CUPS, BEER PONG, USA PHOTOBOOTH, RODEO BULL AND MORE...
Asian Students Network Mixer
12th October
Mix zone (secret garden)
TUESDAY 5:30PM | Come along and meet others in your community
Introductory Rep Training 12th October 13:00 (Online)
12th October
Zoom - code will be emailed to you
LGBTQ+ student community mixer
12th October
Mix zone (secret garden)
TUESDAY 2PM | Meet other students in your community
World Cup Qualifiers: England Vs Hungary
12th October
SU Bar
World Cup Qualifiers: England vs Hungary. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
ENERGY FRESHERS SPECIAL WITH KENNY ALLSTAR
12th October
SUB ZERO
ENERGY IS OUR REGULAR R&B, HIP HOP, BASHMENT, GRIME AND AFROBEATS NIGHT ON CAMPUS.WE'VE GOT A FRESHERS SPECIAL COMING TO SUB ZERO!
Just Play: Base Jump
13th October
Giant Games
Just Play: Base Jump | 12PM
Introductory Rep Training 13th October 13:00 (Online)
13th October
Zoom - code will be emailed to you
Audition Ballet
13th October
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to auditions for our competition teams for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Audition Jazz
13th October
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to auditions for our competition teams for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Mixer: Science & Health
13th October
The Mix zone (secret garden)
WEDNESDAY 4PM | Connect with other students studying within Science & Health. Not sure whether this is you? Departments are listed on the event.
Audition Contemporary
13th October
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to auditions for our competition teams for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Postgraduate Taught Students Community Mixer
13th October
Top Bar
WEDNESDAY 7PM | Grab a drink in Top Bar and meet other PGR students
Fed - Extra Time
13th October
SU Bar
Weekly pre-Fed warm up with live sports, drinks deals and the place to celebrate your big wins!
BLACK AND RED BLADES BALL (THE UNOFFICIAL FIRST FED OF 2021) - THIS WILL SELL OUT - GET A TICKET QUICK!
13th October
SUB ZERO
THE BLACK AND RED BLADES BALL IS OUR FIRST SPORTS CLUB NIGHT OF THE YEAR AND IS ALWAYS POPULAR! ITS A CHANCE TO HANG OUT WITH YOUR NEW CLUB MATES OR CATCH UP WITH OLD FRIENDS! PLUS YOUR CLUB COULD WIN £250!
Introductory Rep Training 14th October 13:00 (Online)
14th October
Zoom - code will be emailed to you
Trans Students Community Mixer
14th October
THURSDAY 2PM | Form connections with others in a welcoming and safe environment
Asian Students Community Online Mixer
14th October
Zoom: 989 5230 1078
THURSDAY 3PM | Meet your Asian officer, along with others in your community. Online event.
R'n'B Anthems!
14th October
SU Bar
Join us at your SU Bar for all the biggest R'n'B hits! Great deals on drinks all night!
UV PAINT PARTY -IT'S TIME TO GET MESSY!
14th October
SUB ZERO
LITRES AND LITRES OF PAINT, CLUB TUNES AND YOU - IT'S TIME GET MESSY! PS DON'T WEAR ANYTHING YOU DON'T WANT TO GET COVERED IN UV PAINT!
Student Parents and Carers Community Mixer
15th October
Mix zone (secret garden)
FRIDAY 10AM | Join us for a coffee morning and meet other students in your community. Children are welcome to the event.
Just Play: Zorb Balls
15th October
Giant Games
Just Play: Zorb Balls | 12PM
Introductory Rep Training 15th October 13:00 (Online)
15th October
Zoom - code will be emailed to you
Mixer: Social Sciences
15th October
The Mix zone (secret garden)
FRIDAY 4PM | Connect with other students studying in Social Sciences. Not sure whether this is you? Departments are listed on the event.
Drink Xchange
15th October
Su Bar
Drinks prices will drop and climb as you try for the best price...can you beat the market?
W.T.F - VK PARTY - FRESHERS SPECIAL
15th October
SUB ZERO
THIS WEEKS W.T.F IS A MASSIVE PARTY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE #1 STUDENT DRINK - VK! WE'LL HAVE LOADS OF INFLATABLES, VK DRINKS OFFERS, MEGA CLUB TUNES AND VK GIVEAWAYS!
Flower Crowns
16th October
Creative Corner, Sq. 3
Make your own Flower Crowns | 11AM
Just Play: Garden Games
16th October
Giant Games
Just Play: Garden Games | 11AM
Audition Street
16th October
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to auditions for our competition teams for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Premier League: Watford vs Liverpool
16th October
SU Bar
Premier League: Watford vs Liverpool.. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar. Heineken Pint: £3.80 2 Pint Fosters £5.00
Audition Commercial
16th October
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to auditions for our competition teams for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Premier League: Brentford vs Chelsea
16th October
SU Bar
Premier League: Brentford vs Chelsea. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
SOCIETY SATURDAY'S
16th October
The night of all nights for all of you SOCIETY members! Karaoke, drinks deals, giveaways. Do NOT get FOMO
SUB ZERO PRESENTS MACKY GEE AND GEORGIE RIOT - GET YOUR TICKET EARLY - LAST NIGHT OF FRESHERS!!!
16th October
SUB ZERO
DNB SUPERSTAR MACKY GEE IS BACK TO BRING HIS HIGH OCTANE BEATS TO THE SUB ZERO DECKS!
Premier League: Everton Vs West Ham United
17th October
SU Bar
Premier League: Everton Vs West Ham United. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Audition Ballet
17th October
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to auditions for our competition teams for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Audition Jazz
17th October
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to auditions for our competition teams for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Audition Contemporary
17th October
Sport centre studio 2
Welcome to auditions for our competition teams for this year! All you need is a free membership with us to attend. Hope to see you there
Premier League: Newcastle United Vs Tottenham Hotspur
17th October
SU Bar
Premier League: Newcastle United vs Tottenham Hotspur. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
SU Quiz
17th October
Su Bar
Want to win £200 and have a great night out? Every Sunday In the SU Bar we have the biggest quiz in town.
INTERNATIONAL FIESTA X REGGAETON - LIMITED NUMBER OF FREE TICKETS AVAILABLE
17th October
SUB ZERO
IT'S TIME FOR A NIGHT OF WORLD MUSIC AND REGGAETON TUNES MASHED UP TO CREATE THE BIG INTERNATIONAL NIGHT OUT ON CAMPUS AND WE HAVE A LIMITED NUMBER OF FREE TICKETS AVAILABLE TOO! GREAT DRINKS OFFERS TOO
Premier League: Arsenal vs Crystal Palace
18th October
SU Bar
Premier League: Arsenal vs Crystal Palace. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Champions League: Club Brugge vs Manchester City
19th October
SU Bar
Champions League: Club Brugge vs Manchester City. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Champions League: Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool
19th October
SU Bar
Champions League: Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Europa League: Spartak Moscow vs Leicester City
20th October
SU Bar
Europa League: Spartak Moscow vs Leicester City. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Champions League: Manchester United vs Atlanta
20th October
SU Bar
Champions League: Manchester United vs Atlanta. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Europa Conference: Vitesse Arnham vs Tottenham Hotspur
21st October
SU Bar
Europa Conference: Vitesse Arnham vs Tottenham Hotspur. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
RPG & Tabletop Society AGM!
21st October
LTB 6
Come along to find out more about the RPG & Tabletop Society and get free dice with your membership! ;)
Europa League: West Ham United vs Genk
21st October
SU Bar
Europa League: West Ham United vs Genk. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
Premier League: Arsenal Vs Aston Villa
22nd October
SU Bar
Premier League: Arsenal vs Aston Villa. Come down and support your favourite in the SU Bar.
SOCIETY SATURDAY'S
23rd October
The night of all nights for all of you SOCIETY members! Karaoke, drinks deals, giveaways. Do NOT get FOMO
Boardgame Nights
27th October
LTB 4
Come along and socialise with new people and play some boardgames! This is also the perfect stress relief from student life.
SOCIETY SATURDAY'S
30th October
The night of all nights for all of you SOCIETY members! Karaoke, drinks deals, giveaways. Do NOT get FOMO
Boardgame Nights
3rd November
LTB 4
Come along and socialise with new people and play some boardgames! This is also the perfect stress relief from student life.
Boardgame Nights
10th November
LTB 4
Come along and socialise with new people and play some boardgames! This is also the perfect stress relief from student life.
Boardgame Nights
17th November
LTB 4
Come along and socialise with new people and play some boardgames! This is also the perfect stress relief from student life.
Boardgame Nights
24th November
LTB 4
Come along and socialise with new people and play some boardgames! This is also the perfect stress relief from student life.
Boardgame Nights
1st December
LTB 4
Come along and socialise with new people and play some boardgames! This is also the perfect stress relief from student life.
Boardgame Nights
8th December
LTB 4
Come along and socialise with new people and play some boardgames! This is also the perfect stress relief from student life.
Boardgame Nights
15th December
LTB 4
Come along and socialise with new people and play some boardgames! This is also the perfect stress relief from student life.

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