• DAY
    1

    Saturday 23rd

  • Welcome Party

    8PM
    Halifax College

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    Welcome to Halifax!

    We’re kicking off Freshers with a night to remember; sate your hunger with our succulent barbecue, quench your thirst with our on-site bar, and party the night away on our inflatables!

  • DAY
    2

    Sunday 24th

  • Free
    Brunch

    10AM – 12PM
    JJ’s

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    We’ll have freshly cooked pancakes, along with a wide range of toppings sure to get you salivating!

  • Orientation Session: Respect

    12PM – 2PM
    BT005

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    Orientation sessions for all new undergraduate students. Check your court below.

    12PM: Ingram Court
    1PM: Lindley & Irwin Courts
    2PM: Wood Court

  • Orientation Session: Independent Living

    12PM – 2PM
    BB002

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    Orientation sessions for all new undergraduate students. Check your court below.

    12PM: Wood Court
    1PM: Ingram Court
    2PM: Lindley & Irwin Courts

  • Orientation Session: Getting Involved

    12PM – 2PM
    PL001

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    Orientation sessions for all new undergraduate students. Check your court below.

    12PM: Lindley & Irwin Courts
    1PM: Wood Court
    2PM: Ingram Court

  • College Welcome

    3PM
    Central Hall

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    The official welcome ceremony in Central Hall. You’ll get to meet our Head of College and learn a little bit about life in Halifax.

  • College Photo

    4PM
    22 Acres

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    Directly after the College Welcome, we’ll be walking to 22 Acres for a group photo!

  • Mocktails

    8PM
    JJ’s

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    Fancy yourself a mixologist, or just want to try your hand at cocktail shaking? Join us and see if you prefer your drinks shaken, not stirred.

  • ZOODA

    11PM
    KUDA Nightclub

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    Our first club night of the week takes us to Kuda for an animal extravaganza.

    Be prepared to release the inner beast – what animal will you dress up as?

  • DAY
    3

    Monday 25th

  • Free Brunch

    10AM – 12PM
    JJ’s

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    Another day, another free brunch! Join us again for more pancakes to help you recover from ZOODA.

  • Orientation Sesson: Respect

    12PM – 2PM
    BT005

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    Orientation sessions for all new undergraduate students. Check your court below.

    12PM: St Lawrence (E & G-H) and Younger Courts
    1PM: St Lawrence Court (F & I-M)
    2PM: Ainsty (A-D, Flats 1-4) & Hickleton (B & C) Courts

  • Orientation Session: Independent Living

    12PM – 2PM
    BB002

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    Orientation sessions for all new undergraduate students. Check your court below.

    12PM: Ainsty (A-D, Flats 1-4) & Hickleton (B & C) Courts
    1PM: St Lawrence (E & G-H) and Younger Courts
    2PM: St Lawrence Court (F & I-M)

  • Orientation Session: Getting Involved

    12PM – 2PM
    DL028

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    Orientation sessions for all new undergraduate students. Check your court below.

    12PM: St Lawrence Court (F & I-M)
    1PM: Ainsty (A-D, Flats 1-4) & Hickleton (B & C) Courts
    2PM: St Lawrence (E & G-H) and Younger Courts

  • VC
    Welcome

    3PM
    Central Hall

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    The University welcome talk by the Vice-Chancellor, Koen Lamberts. You’ll get to find out more about what being part of the University means, and how to make the most of your time here.

  • City Tour

    4PM – 7PM
    JJ’s

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    A chance to get to know your way around the city (in daylight, this time!).
    Representatives from the HCSA will meet outside JJ’s and show you around York.

  • Film Night

    8PM
    JJ’s

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    Fancy a chance to relax and unwind? We’ll be screening a film for anyone who’d like a few hours respite from the hectic pace of Freshers.

  • T-Shirt
    Bar Crawl

    9PM
    JJ’s

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    Time to get your ‘Fax on!
    Don your Halifax shirts (free with your wristband), dress up in blue & gold, and give York a taste of what the biggest college has to offer! #HearUsRoar

  • DAY
    4

    Tuesday 26th

  • Running Club

    9AM – 10AM
    JJ’s

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    Meet outside JJ’s for an early morning jog – a great pick-me-up following for the after-effects the bar crawl last night!

  • Free Brunch

    10AM – 12PM
    JJ’s

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    Hungry after your morning jog, or still in bed after last night? Another day means another opportunity to sample our free pancakes!

  • Sewing
    Class

    12PM – 2PM
    JJ’s

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    Want to learn how to customise your outfits? JJ’s is the place to be!

  • Campus Tour

    2PM – 3PM
    JJ’s

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    Worried about finding your way around campus? Never fear, the HCSA are here to show you around!

  • Self-Care & Fire Safety Briefing

    3:30PM – 4:30PM
    Central Hall

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    A briefing from the University on fire safety & self-care.

    Please note, attendance at this event is compulsory.

  • LGBTQ Meet

    5PM – 7PM
    JJ’s

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    A fan of board games? A fan of pizza?
    We’ll have both in abundance in JJ’s, as well as a chance for you to meet the Halifax LGBTQ Officer, and plenty of other LGBTQ people. 🙂
    All are welcome

  • CU
    Games

    7.30PM – 9PM
    JJ’s

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    Fancy a game with the Christian Union? They’ll be in JJ’s from 7:30pm – all are welcome.

  • 11PM
    Roger Kirk Center

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    Performing live, exclusively for Halifax College, we bring you The Hoosiers!

  • DAY
    5

    Wednesday 27th

  • Free Brunch

    10AM – 12PM
    JJ’s

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    After partying late into the night with the Hoosiers, we have just the thing to start the day; another free brunch!

  • Halifax
    Sports Fair

    12PM – 2PM
    JJ’s

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    Immediately following brunch, check out what sports teams there are in Halifax. There may even be a friendly match or two!

  • BAME Meet

    3PM – 6:30PM
    JJ’s

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    An afternoon of board games and pizza, hosted by our BAME Officer. Come along for a great time; all are welcome.

  • The Big ‘Fax Quiz 2017

    8PM – 10:30PM
    JJ’s

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    Our legendary pub quiz, specially adapted for Freshers 2017!
    Be sure to come along;
    there’ll be prizes!

  • Halifax are going vintage!

    Dust off your leg warmers, crank up the Cyndi Lauper on your Walkman, and don’t forget the hairspray!

  • DAY
    6

    Thursday 28th

  • Free Brunch

    10AM – 12PM
    JJ’s

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    Our penultimate free brunch – if you haven’t tried it by now, you’ve been missing out!

  • Arts & Crafts

    1PM – 3PM
    JJ’s

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    Looking for a relaxing way to spend the afternoon? We’ve got you sorted. Come down to JJ’s and let your creative juices flow.

  • Henna

    3PM – 5PM
    JJ’s

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    Want to try your hand at some Henna, or act as a canvas for your friends? JJ’s is the place to be.

  • Bingo

    8PM – 10PM
    JJ’s

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    Think Bingo is just for old people?
    Prepare to be surprised.

  • Dress to Impress

    11PM
    Revolution

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    Winding up our off-campus club nights, we bring you a suave night at Revs!
    Don some swanky clothes, it’s sure to be a night to remember!

  • DAY
    7

    Friday 29th

  • Free Brunch

    10AM – 12PM
    JJ’s

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    The last free brunch of Freshers!
    You’d be mad to miss it,
    we may even have something special on offer…

  • LGBTQ & Chill

    12PM – 2PM
    D Bar

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    A chance to meet LGBTQ people from other colleges. We’ll be in JJ’s at 11:45am to walk over together, or you can make your own way directly there.
    All are welcome

  • RAG

    2PM – 4PM
    JJ’s

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    Charity is a big part of life at Halifax. Our RAG (Raising & Giving) Officers will be hosting an event in JJ’s for York Mind, come down and show your support for a worthy cause.

  • ComedySoc Presents…

    4PM – 6PM
    22 Acres Marquee

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    Up for a laugh?
    ComedySoc will be in the marquee on 22 Acres, it’s sure to be a fun(ny) afternoon!

  • All Colleges Campus Bar Crawl

    7PM
    22 Acres Marquee

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    We’re ending Freshers 2017 in style, with a college-wide campus bar crawl!
    A great chance to get to know people from other colleges, and to share your Halifax spirit!
    #HearUsRoar