Alcuin College Freshers Week 2019

About the College

Alcuin is one of the oldest colleges on campus. There a big emphasis on community spirit, making everyone feel at home as soon as they get here. It provides an excellent welfare support network, making sure each student can obtain the most out of their time at York in a positive and friendly environment.

Our Freshers’ Week

Freshers week is important in allowing new students to meet as many people as possible and settle into university life really quickly. Our freshers week offers lots of different types of events, from the traditional club nights to food vans, from bingo to movie nights, so there really is something for everyone!

Freshers Tickets will be £35 for new students. Returning students will be able to purchase returners tickets, which includes 2 club nights and bingo, for £10.40.

Freshers Timetable

Sunday 29th September: 
  • Move in day

  • On Campus Event: Courtyard (THEME: ANIMAL)

  • Club Alternative: Wine and Games Night at the Kitchen

Monday 30th September
  • College run breakfast in the JCR

  • College Orientation

  • Student Cinema Screening: Mamma Mia Here We Go Again

  • Club Event: Salvation (THEME: FRESHERS T-SHIRTS)

  • Club Alternative: Hot Chocolate and S’Mores Night in the JCR

Tuesday 1st October 
  • College Coffee Morning

  • Time to explore York City Centre 

  • York Chocolate Story*

  • Pub Quiz in Courtyard

  • Club Event: Bar Crawl ending at Fibbers (THEME: GLITTER)

  • Club Alternative: Great British Bake Off Screening in the JCR

Wednesday 2nd October
  • Free Lunch

  • Trip to Energi Trampoline Park*

  • On Campus Night: Live Lounge at Courtyard

Thursday 3rd October
  • Coffee Shop Crawl

  • York Roast Co. Food Van

  • Mecca Bingo

  • Club Event: Kuda (THEME: MARIO VS LUIGI)

Friday 4th October
  • College Coffee Morning

  • Movie Marathon in the JCR (midday to midnight)

  • Karaoke and Mocktails/Cocktails in the Kitchen

We also have lots of wellbeing mixers throughout the week run by the CSAC Wellbeing Officers. Keep an eye on our social media pages for more information on event times for the week!

*These events have limited places. There will be sign up sheets at freshers fayre during orientation for all students who wish to participate in these activities.

Keep In Touch


Facebook Page: Alcuin College

Official Facebook Freshers Group: Official Alcuin Freshers 2019/2020

Twitter: @alcuincollege

Instagram: @alcuincollege

Snapchat: @alcuincollege

Find Out More

President: Emily Ferriby-Gotts ([email protected])

Secretary: Bethan Williams ([email protected])

Events VP: Ellie Cummings ([email protected]

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