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Freshers Week

The first week of university can be daunting, that's why there is a schedule of activities for you to dive right into student life. Alongside inductions into the Learning Resource Centre, meeting your lecturers and settling into your accommodation, there are loads of events in Freshers Week to help you make friends. It's important to remember everyone is in the same boat as you - within days of arriving at Chichester you will feel a part of our vibrant community and surrounded by familiar faces everywhere you turn.

 

 

With films on the field, fancy dress nights in the Students' Unions multi award-winning bar and filling your pockets with goodies from the Food Fair, your diary will be jam packed for Freshers Week. The main event is the Freshers Fair where you have the opportunity to check out our sports teams and societies - whether you have previous experience or fancy trying something new, there is a society for everyone and is the best way to meet like-minded people. 

 

 

Arrivals weekend is when you'll meet your new flatmates and be greeted by our friendly students. Whether you're moving into on-campus or off-campus university accommodation, our Freshers Crew are ready to lend a helping hand to unpack your car, take you to your door and move you into your new home. Each accommodation block will have a designated student Welcome Rep for the first eight weeks and Residential Advisors for the entire year to introduce you to others, help you settle in quickly and give you the extra support you may need. 

 

 

Before you arrive you'll receive the Freshers Week timetable put together by the SU and accommodation teams, and your academic timetable for your first week. Purchasing a Freshers wristband guarantees you entry to all SU Freshers Week events - they will be on sale from mid-August so keep an eye on the SU website for more information!

 

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