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Freshers Week 2021 Wristbands On Sale Now

We have just launched our annual Freshers Week events! Read this article to find out more about what we have in store and how you can join in the fun!

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Roehampton Students' Union and Domino's are proud to announce the launch of FW21. The only official University of Roehampton Freshers Week.

After almost 18 months, we're finally able to bring you a full week of live day and nighttime events that will help welcome you to the Roehampton community. 

Wristbands are on sale now and you can purchase yours by heading to the official FW21 Website at

Click here to view our full list of events and secure your wristband today! We only have a limited number available, so make sure you don't miss out!

We've got so many amazing events going on, check out the full list below!

Welcome to Roehampton 

19th September (20:00 - 00:00)

We’re so excited that you’re here and ready to start your academic year!

We have loads of fun and excitement lined up as we introduce your campus!

Join us in Monte Hall and The Union bar for a huge evening of live entertainment, quizzes and prizes!

This is just night one and there is so much more to come!

Please note – this is an 18+ event and ID will be required.

Give It A Grow Taster Sessions

Multiple Sessions

Have you ever wanted to grow your own food? Are you passionate about sustainability and combating climate change?

Get a taster of the different activities offered by Growhampton, including seed sowing, vegetable harvesting, watering, composting, orchard care and biodiversity management.

A fun, inclusive way to connect with nature, meet other students and boost your wellbeing.

This is a drop-in, drop-out session, so join for as little or long as you like.

The meeting point is in front of the RSU Reception on Froebel Campus. 

The Big Hello Sponsored by Domino's

20th September (12:00 - 16:00)

Come on down to Froebel Lawn for some picturesque views of the lake and the main location of our brilliant Summer Ball. 

We’re putting on a tonne of free entertainment for you to come enjoy. 

We’ll also have a selection of Society taster sessions and our amazing Growhampton team will be on hand to show you everything they do!

Przym (feat. Special Guests)

20th September (22:00 - 03:00)

Join us for this exclusive night at Pryzm Kingston! 

Be sure to keep an eye on our social media as we'll be announcing some special guests in the build-up to FW21.

Silent Disco

22nd September (22:00 - 02:00)

House v Garage? Dancehall v Pop? Afrobeats v R&B?

Don’t like what the DJ is playing, just switch to the next channel... It's that easy!

Your headphones are provided so that you can have your own bespoke dance experience.

There's nothing quite like hearing a crowd of people all singing different songs to no music!

Thorpe Park

23rd September (17:00 - 22:00)

Do you know that dream where you have a whole theme park to yourself? Well, guess what we’ve got!

Our flagship Freshers Week event is back and consists of the University of Roehampton students taking over Thorpe Park for the day!

That's right! We've booked Thorpe Park just for you students!

There's less queuing and even more fun to be had.

How many times can you ride Stealth in a row? Wanna find out which side of The Swarm is best? This is your chance!

Freshers Fair

24th September (11:00 - 15:00)

This is one of the standout Freshers Week experiences. 

Pick up your Freshers bag and find out about everything Roehampton has to offer.

Plus, we have an awesome selection of brands here with giveaways, competitions and games for you to enjoy.

How do we make that better? Domino's Pizza will be on hand all day handing out free pizza and all their latest Freshers Week offers!

This is not one to miss!

Freshers Finalè

25th September (22:00 - 02:00)

What a week, eh? We love Freshers Week and we love you students! So we like to wrap up Freshers in style!

We're decking out Monte Hall and The Union bar in a special theme and sending you into the new academic year with a smile.

Keep an eye on our social media as we'll be revealing more in the coming weeks!

Plus, loads more! The only way to be a part of FW21 is to get your wristband today. Head to the official FW21 website and secure your place at one of our biggest and best Freshers Weeks yet!

Wristbands cost £55 and are of limited availability. Individual tickets to these events are not for sale unless the capacity to a venue allows it. In the event of individual tickets being sold, these will be provided at the door, and entry to the event will not be guaranteed. These events are solely for new and current University of Roehampton students. Anyone who purchases a wristband and is unable to provide a valid student ID upon arrival will not be permitted entry and will not be refunded.