A week to remember.

Check out what's in store for Welcome Week 2019... and more added every day!

Welcome Week 2019

Gaming Afternooon | #GiveItAGo
14th September 3pm - 8pm
Collision Space, Mellor Building
Come along to the Collision Space (Top Floor of the Mellor Building) for an afternoon of video gaming. Take part in a variety of games from Smash to fighting games and find out about what gaming societies you can get involved in!
Give it a Go | Welcome
ResLife Secret Garden Party
14th September 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Coalport
Welcome
Film Night!
14th September 8pm - 11pm
Upstairs SU, above Ember Lounge
Come and watch a film in the upstairs of the SU!
Evening Entertainments | Family Friendly | film screening | Welcome
Welcome Party 2019 | #StaffsWelcome
14th September 10pm - 3am
LRV
The best place to meet and socialise with Staffs Uni students!
LRV | Evening Entertainments | Featured Events | Welcome
Carnival & Inflatables
15th September 10am - 4pm
LRV
Stop by the LRV to get involved with our all-day carnival event!
LRV | Family Friendly | Welcome
Potteries Museum Trip | FREE #GiveItAGo
15th September 11am - 2pm
The Potteries Museum, Hanley
Find out about housing arts, local history, natural science and the world’s greatest collection of Staffordshire ceramics.
Welcome
FREE Sports Drop-In
15th September 1pm - 4pm
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Want to get involved with Sport at Staffs? Why not stop by and Give It A Go?!
Sport | Taster Sessions | Featured Events | Give it a Go | Welcome
Bingo Lingo!
15th September 6pm - 11pm
LRV
Prepare yourself for an unrivaled experience of dance-offs, twerking, joke prizes and on stage mischief. It’s an unmissable night of BINGO LINGO mayhem!
LRV | Activities & Games | Featured Events | Welcome
Street Food Central - Ember Square
16th September 10am - 2pm
On Campus
An exciting variety of local food stalls, trucks and vendors are setting up on campus to give you the opportunity to explore the fantastic food in the area!
Food and Drink | Welcome
Smoothie Making
16th September 11am - 2pm
SqueezeBox
A chill and tasty break for your Monday!
Food and Drink | Squeeze Box | Welcome
LGBT+ Welcome Talk
16th September 5pm - 8pm
Flaxman Film Theatre
Come and meet our LGBT+ student network, all welcome!
Welcome
Professor Green with Benin City
16th September 7pm - 11pm
LRV
LRV welcomes British rap superstar Professor Green with support from Benin City!
LRV | Evening Entertainments | Live Music | Featured Events | Welcome
Squeeze & Sketch
16th September 7pm - 10pm
Squeezebox
Fancy a scribble and a smoothie? We've got you covered!
Food and Drink | Squeeze Box | Arts, Media and Music | Welcome
Vintage Fair
17th September 10am - 4pm
LRV
Vintage Folk are back! With quality vintage clothing at rock bottom prices, your Uni wardrobe is sorted.
LRV | Family Friendly | Featured Events | Welcome
Vinyl Record Pop-up
17th September 10am - 5pm
LRV
Check out discounted books and vinyl records, outside the Vintage Fair at LRV
Welcome
Smoothie Tasting
17th September 11am - 2pm
SqueezaBox
A chill and tasty break for your Tuesday!
Food and Drink | Squeeze Box | Welcome
ResLife Chillout Tuesday
17th September 4pm - 7pm
Coalport
Family Friendly | Welcome
Poker Night - everyone welcome
17th September 6pm - 11pm
LRV
How's your poker face? Test it out by visiting the LRV on the 17th September for a game or two with other student poker players...
LRV | Evening Entertainments | Verve | Activities & Games | Welcome
The Great Staffs Cake Off
17th September 6pm - 9pm
Students' Union Social Space
Bake Off and free cake? Yes, please!
Food and Drink | Welcome
Live Sport & Karaoke
17th September 7pm - 11pm
Ember Lounge
Every Tuesday you have the opportunity to be the star, at our weekly Ember Lounge karaoke nights! EXCLUSIVE: This week, start your night earlier with live coverage of the Champions' League from 7pm!
Ember Lounge | Evening Entertainments | Sport | Welcome
Weekly Karaoke at Ember Lounge
17th September 9:30pm - 1am
Ember Lounge
Join us for the biggest singalong in town!
Ember Lounge | Evening Entertainments | Your Union | Featured Events | Give it a Go | Welcome
Welcome Fair 2019
18th September 10:30am - 3:30pm
LRV and Sports Centre
Whether you're new in town or back again for another year, this is the place to Be Part of It at Staffordshire University Welcome Week!
LRV | Family Friendly | Taster Sessions | Activities & Games | Featured Events | Give it a Go | Welcome
Live Sport - UEFA Champions League
18th September 7pm - 10pm
Ember Lounge
Live coverage of the UEFA Champions League in our very own student venue - Ember Lounge
Ember Lounge | Sport | Welcome
The Clubhouse Trip | #GiveItAGo
18th September 8pm - 10pm
The Clubhouse, Newcastle under Lyme
Visit the brand new home of indoor games, gaming and nightlife situated in the heart of Newcastle under Lyme.
Give it a Go | Welcome
Gobble: Back 2 School
18th September 10pm - 3am
LRV
We head 'Back 2 School' for our first themed Gobble of the year with DJ Dan playing Gobble classics and cheesy tunes in LRV!
LRV | Music and Dance | Featured Events | Welcome
Ninja Warrior Trip | #GiveItAGo
19th September 11am - 3pm
Ninja Warrior UK Adventure Park
Visit the first Ninja Warrior UK indoor obstacle course, inspired by ITV’s hit programme Ninja Warrior UK.
Give it a Go | Welcome
FREE Cookery Lessons | #GiveItAGo
19th September 5:30pm - 7pm
Coalport Gardens
Learn how to cook something simple but delicious and have a taste after it has been made!
Family Friendly | Food and Drink | Taster Sessions | Give it a Go | Welcome
Amateur Dramatics Society "Give It A Go" 19th Sept 2019
19th September 6pm - 8pm
Performance Centre - Studio 2
Amateur Dramatics Taster Session.
Taster Sessions | Arts, Media and Music | Give it a Go | Proud to be Staffs | Welcome
Hula Fit
19th September 6pm - 7pm
LRV
Want to get fit and have fun doing it? This weekly class is a great way to get active!
LRV | Sport | Health and Wellbeing | Welcome
Pokemon Society - Give It A Go session (Quiz night)
19th September 6pm - 9pm
Beacon Building, room t101
Come to our first Give It A Go session of the year. We are holding a quiz night with prizes to win.
Evening Entertainments | Family Friendly | Taster Sessions | Activities & Games | Special Interest and Appreciation | Give it a Go | Welcome
Staffs Uni Bat Walk | FREE #GiveItAGo
19th September 6:50pm - 8:45pm
Living Streets, the UK Charity for everyday walking is teaming up with the Staffordshire Bat Group and Staffs Uni to deliver a FREE Bat Walk!
Family Friendly | Taster Sessions | Give it a Go | Welcome
Coctail & Mocktail Making Masterclass
19th September 7pm - 9pm
LRV
Learning how to make your favourite LRV cocktails and mocktails? What could be better?!
Buy Tickets
LRV | Food and Drink | Give it a Go | Welcome
Ember Live Lounge Returns!
19th September 8pm - 10pm
Ember Lounge
Open Mic. With live performance from the Dodgy Jammers.
Ember Lounge | Evening Entertainments | Music and Dance | Featured Events | Welcome
ResLife Movie Night
19th September 9pm - 11:59pm
Coalport
Arts, Media and Music | film screening | Welcome
Bass Movement
19th September 10pm - 2am
Verve
Bass Movement is going to be bringing some absolute vibes to Verve this freshers!
Buy Tickets
Welcome
Emma Bridgewater Factory Trip | FREE #GiveItAGo
20th September 11am - 1pm
Emma Bridgewater Factory, Stoke on Trent
On a factory tour you will see the traditional skills and craftsmanship that goes into every piece of Emma Bridgewater pottery.
Give it a Go | Welcome
Nature Reserve Walk & Litter Pick
20th September 11am - 2pm
Meet Outside the Students' Union
Stroll through the nature reserve to chill out at the end of Welcome Week...
Family Friendly | Activities & Games | Welcome
Give it a go - Pre Recorded
20th September noon - 5pm
Student Media office inside Student Union
Hello there! StaffsTV is for everyone interested in filming live shows or pre recorded content. For this session we interview students on their first impressions of university. You can be behind or in front the camera, on sound or just around.
Taster Sessions | Arts, Media and Music | Give it a Go | Welcome
Self-Defence Class
20th September 6pm - 7pm
LRV
Stay safe and have fun doing it! Join our weekly self defence class, every Friday evening in the LRV.
LRV | Health and Wellbeing | Taster Sessions | Give it a Go | Welcome
3 vs 3 Basketball
20th September 7pm - 8:30pm
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Join us in the Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre for some casual 3v3 basketball to finish up your Welcome Week!
Sport | Welcome
Dick & Dom at #FlashbackFriday
20th September 10pm - 3am
LRV
Are you ready to Flashback to Da Bungalow?!
Buy Tickets
LRV | Evening Entertainments | Featured Events | Welcome
Inflato Trip | #GiveItAGo
21st September 10am - 5pm
Inflato, Stoke on Trent
Channel your inner childlike imagination and get bouncing away on 12,000 square feet of inflatable heaven!
Buy Tickets
Family Friendly | Daytrips | Activities & Games | Welcome
Theme Park Society: Trentham Monkey Forest Trip
21st September 10am - 5pm
Trentham Monkey Forest
Event details & tickets coming soon...
Welcome
Airspace Projects Focus on Hanley | FREE #GiveItAGo
21st September 10:30am - 22nd September 2:30pm
Airspace Gallery, Stoke on Trent
Across various locations in Hanley town centre, take part in a variety of free clay-based activities including workshops, exhibitions and talks.
Buy Tickets
Family Friendly | Daytrips | Give it a Go | Welcome
Trip to Affinity Outlet Staffordshire
21st September 11am - 2pm
Affinity Outlet, Staffordshire
Come along to buy the essentials you need for university from stationary to clothes at a variety of reasonable prices. There's something for everyone!
Family Friendly | Daytrips | Welcome
Trip to Hanley Town Centre
21st September 11am - 2pm
Hanley Town Centre
Stock up on your University essentials and buy anything you need from stationary to clothes! Get to know the shops on your doorstep and what is in the local area.
Family Friendly | Daytrips | Welcome
ResLife's 'Crime Escape Room'
21st September 2pm - 4pm
Crime Scene House
Can you crack the case and escape Crime Scene House?
Activities & Games | Welcome
Cheerleading Give it a Go
21st September 5pm - 6pm
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Come along and give Cheerleading a go!
Sport | Give it a Go | Welcome
Theme Park Society: Laser Quest Trip
22nd September 10am - noon
Laser Quest, Newcastle Under Lyme
Event details and tickets coming soon...
Welcome
Trip to IKEA
22nd September 10am - 4pm
IKEA, Wednesbury
Come along and buy any essential room furnishings you need before term starts to make your room your own!
Buy Tickets
Family Friendly | Daytrips | Welcome
GamerFest | #GiveItAGo
22nd September noon - 5pm
Collision Space, Mellor Building
Think you have what it takes to challenge others at video gaming? Come along to GamerFest to play a variety of video games!
Family Friendly | Give it a Go | Welcome
Trip to Dunelm
22nd September noon - 4pm
Dunelm, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2HT
Come along and buy any essential room furnishings you need before term starts to make your room your own!
Buy Tickets
Family Friendly | Daytrips | Welcome
Boxing Society Give it a go
22nd September 6pm - 8pm
LRV
This is a free taster session where you can try out the society without having to pay the membership fees to attend
LRV | Sport | Give it a Go | Welcome
The Big Quiz
22nd September 7pm - 11pm
Ember Lounge
Our Brand New Quiz Night
Ember Lounge | Evening Entertainments | Activities & Games | Welcome
RAMS Invasion
23rd September 10pm - 11:59pm
LRV
If you love Rock, Alternative and Metal music, the RAMS' takeover of the LRV is for YOU!
LRV | Welcome
Film & Media Society - Give It A Go!
24th September 5pm - 7pm
TV Studio - Cadman Studio 2 - Staffs Uni
Hey you! come along to this taster session, anyone is welcome! We'll watch the latest film trailers, some awesome behind the scenes videos and simply chill and enjoy entertainment.
Evening Entertainments | Family Friendly | Taster Sessions | Academic Interests | Arts, Media and Music | Give it a Go | Welcome
Marvel and DC Quiz & Taster
24th September 5pm - 8pm
Ember Lounge
Fancy showing off your comic book knowledge alongside some of Staffs biggest Marvel and DC fans? Head to the Ember Lounge on the 24th of September for the Marvel and DC Society's taster session!
Ember Lounge | Taster Sessions | Activities & Games | Welcome
Amateur Dramatics Society "Give It A Go" 24th Sept 2019
24th September 6pm - 8pm
Performance Centre - Studio 2
Amateur Dramatics Taster Session.
Taster Sessions | Arts, Media and Music | Give it a Go | Proud to be Staffs | Welcome
Give it a Go - Live Show
25th September 4pm - 7pm
Cadman TV Studio
As our first live show of the year we invite everyone to join us for "Say it right" a quiz show based on words. You can try out different roles may it be behind the camera, in the sound department or on the show demonstrating your talent.
Taster Sessions | Arts, Media and Music | Give it a Go | Welcome
Self-Defence Class
27th September 6pm - 7pm
LRV
Stay safe and have fun doing it! Join our weekly self defence class, every Friday evening in the LRV.
LRV | Health and Wellbeing | Taster Sessions | Give it a Go | Welcome
Boxing Society Give it a go
29th September 6pm - 8pm
LRV
This is a free taster session where you can try out the society without having to pay the membership fees to attend
LRV | Sport | Give it a Go | Welcome