Day-to-day Activities

Details of the activities and events held over Big Welcome and Orientation Week will be updated in the lead up to the start of term.

Wednesday 22 September

A-team LogoLook out for the A-team: our current students in red t-shirts. If you need help, these are the people to ask.

Time                                                 

Event Information

 

Key Collection (pre booked slots)
Key collection for students living in University accommodation with a confirmed move in slot booked for this date. Further information, including where to collect your key and Aber Card from, can be found here.

09:00 - 18:00

Big Welcome Information Point
In addition to the online information and sources of help available, our Big Welcome information point is available for those students who specifically need in-person support or guidance over the main arrivals period. 

Great Hall, Arts Centre, Penglais Campus

 

Accessing Help and Advice
There's a wealth of advice and support you can access during your first few days in Aberystwyth to help you settle into university life.

Accessing Help and Advice Link

 

Reminder!
The Pre-registration task will be available to all new students from the 20 September until the 27 September. This task is available to new students via their student record on the web: Student Record Link

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 23 September

A-team LogoLook out for the A-team: our current students in red t-shirts. If you need help, these are the people to ask.

Time

Event Information

 

Key Collection (pre booked slots)
Key collection for students living in University accommodation with a confirmed move in slot booked for this date. Further information, including where to collect your key and Aber Card from, can be found here.

09:00 - 18:00

Big Welcome Information Point
In addition to the online information and sources of help available, our Big Welcome information point is available for those students who specifically need in-person support or guidance over the main arrivals period. 

Great Hall, Arts Centre, Penglais Campus

15.30-16.30

Wellbeing Welcome

Join the Student Wellbeing Service's qualified Mental Health Professionals to learn about Wellbeing at University. This event will be accessible in person, remotely or through the recording.  Further information and booking

 

Accessing Help and Advice
There's a wealth of advice and support you can access during your first few days in Aberystwyth to help you settle into university life.
Accessing Help and Advice Link

Friday 24 September

A-team LogoLook out for the A-team: our current students in red t-shirts. If you need help, these are the people to ask.

Time

Event Information

 

Key Collection (pre booked slots)
Key collection for students living in University accommodation with a confirmed move in slot booked for this date. Further information, including where to collect your key and Aber Card from, can be found here.

09:00 - 18:00

Big Welcome Information Point
In addition to the online information and sources of help available, our Big Welcome information point is available for those students who specifically need in-person support or guidance over the main arrivals period.  

Great Hall, Arts Centre, Penglais Campus

10.00-18.00

Students' Union Information Desk
Reception, Students’ Union, Penglais Campus

10.00 - 11.00 

Wellbeing Welcome

Join the Student Wellbeing Service's qualified Mental Health Professionals to learn about Wellbeing at University. This event will be accessible in person, remotely or through the recording.  Further information and booking.

 

 

Saturday 25 September

Time

Event Information

 

Key Collection (pre booked slots)
Key collection for students living in University accommodation with a confirmed move in slot booked for this date. Further information, including where to collect your key and Aber Card from, can be found here.

09:00 - 18:00

Big Welcome Information Point
In addition to the online information and sources of help available, our Big Welcome information point is available for those students who specifically need in-person support or guidance over the main arrivals period.  
Great Hall, Arts Centre, Penglais Campus

10.00-18.00

Students' Union Information Desk
Reception, Students’ Union, Penglais Campus

 

Accessing Help and Advice
There's a wealth of advice and support you can access during your first few days in Aberystwyth to help you settle into university life.
Accessing Help and Advice Link

 

Reminder!
ApAber is an app for students at Aberystwyth University, to make it easier for you to plan your day. Further information on ApAber, including how to download it can be found here: ApAber Link

 

 

Sunday 26 September

AberEco Keep Cup

From Sunday 26 September to Sunday 10 October

Get yourself a Croeso on Tour campus map, and simply get it stamped at each of the 8 locations and redeem it for a free 12oz keep cup. Tour takes an average of 20 minutes to complete.

 

Time                              

Event Information

 

Key Collection for late arrivals (pre booked slots)
Key collection for students living in University accommodation with a confirmed move in slot booked for this date. Further information, including where to collect your key and Aber Card from, can be found here.

12:00 - 20:00

Free draft soft drink with every food order from our new menu

Bar at the Students’ Union

10:00 - 16:00

Welcome Desk
Staff will be able to assist with general queries and support and signpost to further support.

Great Hall Foyer, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Penglais Campus

10.00-18.00

Students' Union Information Desk
Reception, Students’ Union, Penglais Campus

 

Come and buy £10 worth of groceries and get a free Starbucks worth £3.50

Siop at the Hwb, Fferm Penglais

 

Accessing Help and Advice
There's a wealth of advice and support you can access during your first few days in Aberystwyth to help you settle into university life.
Accessing Help and Advice Link

 

 

 

Monday 27 September

AberEco Keep Cup

From Sunday 26 September to Sunday 10 October

Get yourself a Croeso on Tour campus map, and simply get it stamped at each of the 8 locations and redeem it for a free 12oz keep cup. Tour takes an average of 20 minutes to complete.

Time

Event Information

 

Reminder!
The pre-registration task for all new students closes today at 17.00. This task is available to new students via their student record on the web.

 

Departmental Orientation Activities 

Details of your academic orientation programme can be found online:

Your department will be in contact to advise you further on orientation activities.

 

For a list of all our Freshers’ programme of events visit the Students' Union Website.

 

Accessing Help and Advice
There's a wealth of advice and support you can access during your first few days in Aberystwyth to help you settle into university life.
Accessing Help and Advice Link

 

TîmAber Clubs and Societies Events
Visit the Students’ Union webpages for information on the programme of online activities hosted by TîmAber clubs and societies.

08.30 - 13.00

Welcome Desk
Staff will be able to assist with general queries and support and signpost to further support.
Great Hall Foyer, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Penglais Campus

10.00- 12.00   &

13.00-15.00 

A Team Online Help desk
Got a question about student life? You can 'Ask the A-Team' via our online help desk to get answers from current students who know where to go and what to do in Aberystwyth! Students can access the help desk via the below link: 
Ask the A-Team Link

10.00-16.00

Freshers' Fair

Visit the Freshers Fair to discover more about the wide range of AberSU sports clubs and societies.
Chapel Green, Arts Centre

 

Virtual Freshers' Fair
Discover more about the wide range of AberSU sports clubs and societies at the Virtual Freshers' Fair.

Further information here: Virtual Freshers' Fair

12:00 – 14:00

Come along to the food hall and get a free refillable water bottle with every Chef’s table or Street Food lunch purchased         

TaMed, Food Hall 

12:00-15:30

Library tours. A 30 minutes tour designed to welcome you to the library and introduce you to facilities and services. Please ensure you book beforehand.

12:00 – 18:00

Enjoy a relaxing drink with your new friends. £2.00 a pint (certain lines only) during the day

Bar at the Students’ Union

 

12:00 – 20:30

25% off Nosh Da delivery orders  

Nosh Da Delivery

 

 

International Students 
For information on activities for international students please view the event listings on Students’ Union webpages

 

 

Tuesday 28 September

AberEco Keep Cup

From Sunday 26 September to Sunday 10 October

Get yourself a Croeso on Tour campus map, and simply get it stamped at each of the 8 locations and redeem it for a free 12oz keep cup. Tour takes an average of 20 minutes to complete.

Time

Event Information

 

Departmental Orientation Activities

Details of your academic orientation programme can be found online:

Your department will be in contact to advise you further on orientation activities.

 

 

Double loyalty stamps with every coffee purchased

IBER bach

8:30 – 17:00

 

Half price on all of our hot grab and go items all day

Siop at the Students’ Union

From 9.00

The online registration task will be available to new students from 9.00 today.  Further advice on completing this process will be provided by your academic department. 

10.00 -16.00

Freshers' Fair

Visit the Freshers' Fair to discover more about the wide range of AberSU sports clubs and societies
Chapel Green, Arts Centre

 

Virtual Freshers' Fair
Discover more about the wide range of AberSU sports clubs and societies at the Virtual Freshers' Fair.

Further information here: Virtual Freshers' Fair

10.00 -12.00 & 13.00  - 15.00

A Team Online Help desk
Got a question about student life? You can 'Ask the A-Team' via our online help desk to get answers from current students who know where to go and what to do in Aberystwyth! Students can access the help desk via the below link: 
Ask the A-Team Link

 

 

Accessing Help and Advice
There's a wealth of advice and support you can access during your first few days in Aberystwyth to help you settle into university life.
Accessing Help and Advice Link

 

TîmAber Clubs and Societies Events
Visit the Students’ Union webpages for information on the programme of online activities hosted by TîmAber clubs and societies.

12.00  -15.30

Library tours. A 30 minutes tour designed to welcome you to the library and introduce you to facilities and services. Please ensure you book beforehand

 

 

Wednesday 29 September

 

cwpan AberEcoFrom Sunday 26 September to Sunday 10 October - Get yourself a Croeso on Tour campus map, and simply get it stamped at each of the 8 locations and redeem it for a free 12oz keep cup. Tour takes an average of 20 minutes to complete.

Time

Event Information

 

Remember to check your departmental orientation activities.

Departmental Orientation Activities Link

 

We will be giving out 5 £20.00 Aber card vouchers to students at random times during the day. All you have to do is to buy something to stand a chance.

Siop at the Hwb, Fferm Penglais

10.00-12.00 & 13.00-15.00

A Team Online Help desk
Got a question about student life? You can 'Ask the A-Team' via our online help desk to get answers from current students who know where to go and what to do in Aberystwyth! Students can access the help desk via the below link: 
Ask the A-Team Link

10.00-16.00             

Freshers' Fair

Visit the Freshers' Fair to discover more about the wide range of AberSU sports clubs and societies
Chapel Green, Aberystwyth Arts Centre

 

 

Virtual Freshers’ Fair
Discover more about the wide range of AberSU sports clubs and societies at the Virtual Freshers’ Fair.

Further information here: Virtual Freshers' Fair 

12:00 – 20:00

Free soft drink with every jacket potato or Ramen purchased

Starbucks at TaMed, Food Hall

 

 

Accessing Help and Advice
There's a wealth of advice and support you can access during your first few days in Aberystwyth to help you settle into university life.
Accessing Help and Advice Link

12:00 - 15:30

Library tours. A 30 minutes tour designed to welcome you to the library and introduce you to facilities and services. Please ensure you book beforehand.

Thursday 30 September

 

cwpan AberEcoFrom Sunday 26 September to Sunday 10 October - Get yourself a Croeso on Tour campus map, and simply get it stamped at each of the 8 locations and redeem it for a free 12oz keep cup. Tour takes an average of 20 minutes to complete.

Time

Event Info

 

Remember to check your departmental orientation activities:

Departmental Orientation Activities Link

8.30 - 17:00

We’re giving away a muffin with every coffee purchased from the Students’ Union Starbucks.

Starbucks at the Students’ Union

 

10.00- 12.00   &

13.00-15.00 

A Team Online Help desk
Got a question about student life? You can 'Ask the A-Team' via our online help desk to get answers from current students who know where to go and what to do in Aberystwyth! Students can access the help desk via the below link: 
Ask the A-Team Link

12:00 – 20:30

Come along to our refurbished Food Hall and student space, and enjoy 25% off everything all day.

TaMed, Food Hall

12:00-15:30

Library tours. A 30 minutes tour designed to welcome you to the library and introduce you to facilities and services. Please ensure you book beforehand

 

Accessing Help and Advice
There's a wealth of advice and support you can access during your first few days in Aberystwyth to help you settle into university life.
Accessing Help and Advice Link

Friday 1 October

AberEco Keep Cup

From Sunday 26 to Sunday 10 October

Get yourself a Croeso on Tour campus map, and simply get it stamped at each of the 8 locations and redeem it for a free 12oz keep cup. Tour takes an average of 20 minutes to complete.

Lectures begin on Monday 4 October 

Time

Event Info

 

Remember to check your departmental orientation activities.
Departmental Orientation Activities Link

 

Need to get ready for lectures? Then come along to the shop and get 20% off all stationary.

Siop at the Students’ Union

 

Come and try our lunchtime Nosh Now menu for only £3.00

TaMed, Food Hall

 

Free fries Friday with every order

Nosh Da

10.00- 12.00   &

13.00-15.00 

A Team Online Help desk
Got a question about student life? You can 'Ask the A-Team' via our online help desk to get answers from current students who know where to go and what to do in Aberystwyth! Students can access the help desk via the below link: 
Ask the A-Team Link

12:00-15:30

Library tours. A 30 minutes tour designed to welcome you to the library and introduce you to facilities and services. Please ensure you book beforehand.

                      

Accessing Help and Advice
There's a wealth of advice and support you can access during your first few days in Aberystwyth to help you settle into university life.
Accessing Help and Advice Link

Saturday 2 October

AberEco Keep Cup

From Sunday 26 to Sunday 10 October

Get yourself a Croeso on Tour campus map, and simply get it stamped at each of the 8 locations and redeem it for a free 12oz keep cup. Tour takes an average of 20 minutes to complete.

Lectures begin on Monday 4 October. 

Time

Event Info

11:00 – 21:00

Come along to the Hwb to play pool, relax and meet friends with half priced drinks all day

Siop at the Hwb, Fferm Penglais

12:00 - 15:30

Library tours. A 30 minutes tour designed to welcome you to the library and introduce you to facilities and services. Please ensure you book beforehand.

14:00 – 19:00

 

While away the afternoon with our half price pitchers in the bar

Bar at the Students’ Union