Vanbrugh College Freshers Week 2019

About the College

Welcome to Vanbrugh! We’re a central college to the uni, so always in the middle of anything and everything that’s going on. Although we’re known as the music college, we have so much more going on than our regular live gigs in the college bar, 24/7 band practice space, and constant flow of opportunities for incoming and upcoming musicians (hard as that may be to believe). We’ve also  got over a dozen different sports teams ranging from rugby to darts, and regular events year-round of all shapes and sizes to steer you clear of being bored in your flat. Hope to see you in September! 

Our Freshers Week

Vanbrugh is one of the biggest colleges at York, and we run one of the biggest Freshers’ weeks to show this! This year, new Vanbrugh students will have access to a week full of a wide variety of events to help you settle into uni life and make unforgettable memories with the new friends you’ll keep for life. We’ve got club nights, music festivals, 

Full freshers ticket offer: £35

1 x freshers’ T-shirt

1 x freshers’ wristband

Access to every single one of the wide range of Vanbrugh College freshers’ events, including all 3 off-campus club nights, several on campus evening events and plenty of daytime events.


Friday 27th

International Arrivals (all day)

Pub Quiz with ISA (pm)

Saturday 28th

Fresher Arrivals (all day)

Battle of the Blocks Game Night (pm)

Vfest (pm)

Sunday 29th

Freshers Fair, orientation and Uni tours (all day)

Revs Club night vs Goodricke College (pm)

Monday 30th 

WELLFunfair (pm)

Silent disco club night with Halifax and Goodricke colleges (pm)

Tuesday 1st 

‘Sports’ Day and sports tasters (pm)

Wine and Cheese Night (pm)

KUDA club Night vs James College (pm)

Wednesday 2nd

Neon Paint and Prosecco (pm)

LGBTQ+ mixer pm)

Music meet (pm)

VanBINGO (pm)

Inter-block Karaoke (pm)

Thursday 3rd 

Jazz Night (pm)

Salvos vs Derwent (pm)

Friday 4th

Wetherspoons Breakfast (am)

Recovery Smoothies (pm)

All-night rolling Pub Quiz & Open Mic (pm)

Keep In Touch


Offical Freshers Group 2019/20

Facebook Page



Snapchat: @VanbrughSnapped

Find Out More

Chair email: [email protected]

Secretary email: [email protected]

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27th September, 2019