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This is where you can find out what's happening at Essex. Everything from nights out to days out. Use the filter to your left to find events you're interested in.

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Freshers Warm Up
29th September 11pm - 2:30am
Base
Come down to Base with your friends for the latest and freshest music and get a head start on Fresher's 2018!
Arrivals Day Terrace Party - SU BAR
30th September 6pm - 2am
SU Bar
Freshers you've landed! Find the SU bar on square 3 for the biggest welcome party, FREE entry, LIVE music, and a BBQ!
Postgraduate Taught Welcome Event
30th September 6pm - 8pm
Top Bar
Have a drink, have a chat and meet other Postgraduate Taught students
Arrivals Party - Opening night of Freshers 18 - LESS THAN 150 ADV TICKETS REMAINING
30th September 11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
It's official - you've landed here at Essex and it's the first night of Freshers! Head down to our 1,200 capacity, amazing nightclub, Sub Zero, for the annual ARRIVALS PARTY!
Welcome Party - Base Club - First night of Freshers - 1/3 OF ADV TICKETS NOW SOLD
30th September 11pm - 3am
Base Club
It's the first night of Freshers Fortnight and Base is ready for you. Resident DJs will be dropping all the biggest R&B, Dance and Chart music. Get down to Base and make some new friends and memories. Limited number of £1 Tickets
International Students Welcome Event
1st October noon - 2pm
Secret Garden
Music, activities and an introduction to international student groups.
Postgraduate Research Welcome Event
1st October 6pm - 8pm
Top Bar
Have a drink, have a chat and meet other Postgraduate Research students.
Cine10 Presents: Deadpool 2.
1st October 6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
Foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Wade Wilson (AKA. Deadpool), brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy with supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-travelling cyborg, Cable.
Bandioke!
1st October 8:30pm - 11pm
SU Bar
Bandioke is the ULTIMATE karaoke experience, your favourite tunes with a real live band!
The Freshers BIG Beach Ball - Triple Room Event - 1/3 of ADV Tickets now sold - This will sell out, get your ticket early
1st October 11pm - 3am
Sub Zero, Base, MOA
The BIGGEST Freshers Ball in years heads for the Beach. With 3 Rooms, Georgia from Love Island, The Stickmen, Showhawk Duo, Headphone Disco and so much more you won't want to miss this one.
Cine10 Presents: The Greatest Showman.
2nd October 6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
Celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Live Music - City Glow
2nd October 9:30pm - midnight
SU Bar
Catch City Glow, live at the SU bar!
Coko - Freshers Special with Steel Banglez - SOLD OUT - GRAB A FRESHERS PASS IF YOU WANT TO GET IN
2nd October 11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
You can still get in - grab a FRESHERS PASS Coko is Essex SU's premier R&B, Hip Hop, Grime, Afrobeats and Bashment night. We have a huge Freshers Special with Steel Banglez Current University of Essex Students only.
Coffee and Cake Morning
3rd October 11am - noon
Lakeview Room
Come and meet other mature students and student parents over coffee and cake.
Tequila Festival
3rd October 11am - 4th October 1am
SU Bar
Everyone knows a great night starts (and sometimes ends) with a round of tequila's - so why not dedicate an entire day to the stuff?
Soft Play and Caffeine
3rd October 1pm - 3pm
Colloquium Room (5.300A)
Meet other student parents and bring your children along for soft play and coffee.
Cine10 Presents: Mean Girls - Free Screening!
3rd October 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cine10
Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
PostGrad Special Screening: Ant-Man and the Wasp.
3rd October 8:30pm - 11pm
Cine10
As Scott Lang balances being both a Super Hero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.
AFROBEATS X COKO CLASSICS - ADV TICKETS SOLD OUT - GRAB A FRESHERS PASS IF YOU WANT TO GET IN
3rd October 11pm - 3am
Base Club
ADV TICKETS SOLD OUT. THERE IS NO GUARANTEE ANY MORE TICKETS WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE. WANT TO ATTEND? GRAB A FRESHERS PASS OR YELLOW CARD - ESSEX.SU/PASSES. This event is for current University of Essex students only. Valid Reg cards will be required.
DICK AND DOM IN DA CLUB - 1/3 of ADV TICKETS NOW SOLD
3rd October 11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
They were one of the biggest hits of the 2018 Summer Ball and we had demand to bring them back so we're please to bring TV superstars DICK AND DOM IN DA CLUB. This will be a full on party with the duo on the decks playing big party anthems
Students with Disabilities Tea Party
4th October 2pm - 4pm
Find out more about what support is available over a slice of cake
Womens Tea Party
4th October 3pm - 5pm
The Hex
Find out more about the Womens Network, meet new people and enjoy some tea and cake!
Cine10 Presents: Ant-Man and the Wasp.
4th October 6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
As Scott Lang balances being both a Super Hero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.
Mega Quiz - Guaranteed £200 Jackpot!
4th October 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 Premier LGBTQ+ Night on campus) - 80'S EDITION
4th October 11pm - 3am
Base Club
Ignite is the premier LGBTQ+ night out on campus, that plays great music in a safe space with an exciting atmosphere that welcomes EVERYONE. For our Freshers Launch Party we're going back to the 80's!
SUBSONIC WITH SPECIAL GUEST DJ - MACKY GEE - 50% OF ADV TICKETS NOW SOLD
4th October 11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
Subsonic is a night of pure jump up dance music. Resident DJs will be dropping House, Drum and Bass and dance anthems and we're bringing D&B superstar DJ Macky Gee to the rave.
Cine10 Presents: Mission: Impossible - Fallout.
5th October 6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong.
Post Graduate and Mature Student Live Music Night
5th October 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Square 5
Live music from local musicians Matt Buckle, Rosalind A Whyte, and Jack Horscraft.
Stock Xchange - Will you get your drink before the market crashes?
5th October 7pm - 1am
SU Bar
Quick! Order that drink before the price increases. It’s a numbers game at SU Bar tonight as we take the drinks onto an interactive Stock Exchange. Drinks prices can rise and fall depending on what you "Invest In", will you beat the market?
Bounce - VK Electric Freshers Launch - EARLY BIRD TICKETS SOLD OUT
5th October 11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
Special Guests M-22, Martin 2 Smoove, plus Giveaways. BOUNCE IS THE BIG FRI NIGHT OUT. Dropping COKO ANTHEMS, DANCE MUSIC and CHART HITS. For our Freshers Launch we have teamed up with VK - First 500 people in get a FREE VK FLAVOUR
Mixology
6th October 11am - 7th 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!
Freshers Fair
6th October noon - 4pm
Squares
Freshers' Fair is huge. Really, really huge. It's when hundreds of sports clubs, societies, volunteering organisations and companies who love students meet the thousands of students who want to see all the great stuff they can do this year.
International Fiesta x Reggaeton - OVER 50% of ADV TICKETS NOW SOLD
6th October 11pm - 3am
Base Club
We've got a fantastic Freshers Event bringing together world music and reggaeton in a FRESHERS SPECIAL. Expect flavours of music from around the globe all night long crossed with those reggaeton beats.
Neon Rave with special guest dj Mistajam (BBC Radio 1/Creamfields) - OVER 60% ADV TICKETS NOW SOLD
6th October 11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
We're bringing Creamfields and BBC Radio 1 legend Mistajam to a huge NEON RAVE. The last night of FRESHERS will be a massive club night with Glow Giveaways, Neon Facepainting and more...
Rock & Roll Bingo
7th October 7pm - midnight
SU Bar
We've combined two things that people love... great music with the excitement of bingo!
Pound Party - ADV TICKETS SOLD OUT - GRAB A FRESHERS PASS IF YOU WANT TO GET IN
7th October 11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
ADV TICKETS SOLD OUT. THERE IS NO GUARANTEE ANY MORE TICKETS WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE. WANT TO ATTEND? GRAB A FRESHERS PASS OR YELLOW CARD - ESSEX.SU/PASSES
Cine10 Presents: Mamma Mia - Here We Go Again.
8th October 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.
Mega Milk It 10th Birthday Karaoke Special!
8th October 8pm - 2am
SU Bar
It's Milk It's 10th Birthday and we have an amazing Birthday Party lined up for you! The cheesiest night on campus starts in SU Bar where we will have karaoke before you head down to Subby Z to celebrate that Milk It is 10 years old!
Mega Milk It 10th Birthday - Freshers Special - 60% OF ADV TICKETS NOW SOLD
8th October 11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
It's Milk It's 10th Birthday and we have an amazing Birthday Party lined up for you! The cheesiest night on campus is here and tonight Milk It will be celebrating its Birthday down in Subby Z.
Gin Appreciation Day
9th October 11am - 10th October 1am
SU Bar
The idea is simple: come down to SU Bar and enjoy the fantastic range of gins we have on offer for you! Whether its in a cocktail, a G&T or neat - Gin lovers rejoice!
LGBQ+ Welcome Event
9th October noon - 3pm
The Hex
Find out more about the LGBQ+ Network, meet new people and Vinny the LGBQ+ Officer - soft drinks on us!
Coko Freshers Special with ZieZie - OVER 50% OF ADV TICKETS NOW SOLD
9th October 11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
Coko is Essex SU's premier R&B, Hip Hop, Grime, Afrobeats and Bashment night. We have a huge Freshers Special with ZIEZIE Current University of Essex Students only.
Cine10 Presents: The Festival.
10th October 6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
After Nick's girlfriend dumps him, his best mate Shane has the perfect antidote to his break-up blues: three days at an epic music festival.
Black and Red Blades Ball - ADV TICKETS SOLD OUT - GRAB A FRESHERS PASS IF YOU WANT TO GET IN
10th October 11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
ADV TICKETS SOLD OUT. THERE IS NO GUARANTEE ANY MORE TICKETS WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE. WANT TO ATTEND? GRAB A FRESHERS PASS OR YELLOW CARD - ESSEX.SU/PASSES
Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Students Welcome Event
11th October 4pm - 6pm
Base
Find out more about the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Network and meet new people.
SU Bar Quiz
11th October 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?
Freshers UV Paint Party - The Messiest night of the year - OVER 50% OF ADV TICKETS NOW SOLD
11th October 11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
Our Epic Paint Parties are guaranteed to be the messiest nights on Campus. We'll be spraying out Gallons of Paint while playing the biggest club tunes. Please don't wear anything you don't want to get paint on!
Cine10 Presents: The Spy Who Dumped Me.
12th October 6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
Audrey and Morgan are best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.
$KINT! - BRINGING YOU GREAT VALUE EVERYTIME
12th October 7pm - 1am
SU Bar
Presenting $KINT! - the newest and best student party catering to all your needs! GREAT VALUE DRINKS, BANGING TUNES, THE PERFECT PRE SESH PARTY
Bounce Freshers Special - SPECIAL GUEST TO BE ANNOUNCED + OVER £3,000 OF GIVEAWAYS TO BE WON
12th October 11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
We're rebooting Friday nights with Bounce. Bounce will be the only place to be every Friday night. Dropping Coko Anthems, Dance Music bangers and Chart Hits every Friday with our BIG 5 DRINKS OFFERS don't miss out.
Mixology
13th October 11am - 14th 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!
Ministry of Sound Takeover with guest DJ - Barely Legal - LAST NIGHT OF FRESHERS - 60% ADV TICKETS NOW SOLD
13th October 11pm - 3am
Sub Zero
It's the last night of Freshers18 and you better not miss out on the world's biggest clubbing brand taking over - MINISTRY OF SOUND. They're bringing along DJ BARELY LEGAL to drop some bangers. It's a huge end to a huge fortnight.
Trans+ and Non-Binary Students' Welcome Event
16th October 1pm - 2pm
TC1.10
Come meet Jestin, the Trans+ Officer and other students that define as Trans+ or Non-Binary
The First FED - The biggest weekly social on campus
17th October 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
SU Bar Quiz
18th October 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?
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!
Harry Potter Quiz
25th October 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?
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!
27th October 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.
The Big Movie Quiz - Guaranteed £100 Prize!
1st November 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?
FINAL FED - The biggest weekly social on campus
12th December 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