The Freshers’ Fringe welcomes folks from across the country to revel in the first multi-venue, multi-arts festival catered solely for students in Scotland. If you’re partial to free activities and events, you’re keen to learn a new craft or you’re simply psyched for massive student parties, then the Freshers’ Fringe is for you, and the Freshers’ Festival is just ONE of the fantastic and diverse events this year.
From boat party tickets and employment seminars to coffee roasting master classes, the Freshers’ Fringe has plucked the finest connoisseurs from the city of Glasgow and created unique and memorable events to mark this new chapter of student life in style.
Here are just some of the biggest names and events to look forward to this month!
Look out for Iolla’s bike around the
city during September. Make sure to
visit them for info and offers at the
BIG FRESHERS QUIZ: £100 prize to be won – £50 cash
and £50 bar tab at the Garage Nightlclub. 85p drinks
and FREE Garage passes.
Mon-Thurs from 11am-2pm.
Student Night: every Tuesday Night from 6pm-9pm.
25% off with Young Scot card.
Join Scotty T as he launches
new club night “Lovely Tuesdays” in Malones Glasgow.
Meet and party with the Geordie Shore and Celeb BB
Get ready for Garage’s Bare Your Colours UV party and keep your eyes peeled for drinks promos and bangin’ tunes.
Behind the Scenes with Head of
Engineering, Eileen Russell. Find out about
the 120 year old Subway system and what a career
in engineering can offer. Only 12 tickets available.
ERASMUS night for International
students – Welcome To Glasgow
Party, 99p Drinks and £1.50
Win up to £100 cash if your team
win with the Smartphone Quiz!
Free Entry all night & free snacks
for each team.
Brewdog’s introductory beer school
including their 5 top selling BrewDog
beers and all you’ve ever wanted to
know about hops, malts and their famous pet stoat!
Brand New Garage
Thursdays – Element! Launching our Brand New Indie
Room in the Jack Daniels Attic.
MySpace party: with facepainting
anda chance to win old school
band merch. Themed night and
dress up encouraged!
Kooky Presents Project
Jungle – with live drummers,
facepainting & animal mask giveaway. Discounts with
No Way Card. Free entry in animal dress up.
Learn the history of coffee and the
art of roasting and tasting coffee. All
attendees will take home a bag of
coffee freshly roasted. Only 15 tickets available.
Saint Luke’s & the Winged Ox Freshers
Party featuring live music with Black
Snake Roots & more. Food & drink
promos plus Saint Luke’s Resident DJ’s.
Kit yourself out for the
Harry Potter Party with themed Harry Potter house
drinks, £2 guestlist and giveaways all night long!
favourite Mexican restaurant to celebrate Mexican
independence day! Includes music, face painting,
prizes and competitions!
The infamous Insane Championship Wrestling
presents ‘University Challenge’ at the QMU, with
Scumbag College vs Insane University! It’ll make you
laugh, flinch, and cheer for the ICW world!
Bloc’s own mini orchestra
Blochestra, play a special live show covering the likes
of Animal Collective, Nick Cave, Goldfrapp, Talking
Heads and many more.
When life gives you lemons, get
Juicy. Party time has just begun
for freshers celebrations. £5 Juicy Buckets with your
Juicy Card! 9pm-4am. Entry: £6/£4
#CHANGEMAKERS : THINK AND FEEL YOUR WAY
What is the ONE thing that makes
change happen? – how you think. Achieve success
by harnessing the power of your thoughts. Speaker:
Linda McBride, Daily Wake Up.
See the Counting House at
Freshers’ Festival and grab a goody bag and wristband
to attend the Counting House Chaos event with
brewers, brands and freebies!
Sonnet Youth Slam Special: A spoken word house
party. 2-4-1 Pizza Menu,15% Student Discount and
Craft beer. Featuring special headline from author
Pop Punk Pizza Party. Free pizza
for all and pop punk tunes! With
chance to win skateboards/BMX.
Buff Club boat party.
Departing from Riverside museum with a reliable ship,
a kicking soundsystem, a full stocked bar and the Buff
Earth, Wind & Freshers
at Stereo. Line up:
Acrylic, SAHARA, Glass
Caves, Pleasure House and The Lafontaines DJ Set.
Sugar Cube and Viva
International Parties host Glasgow Biggest Freshers
Neon Party with FREE Neon facepaint, glowsticks and
bands for under our cave of neon lighting!
Join us for our first
annual Freshers Ceilidh for a good old hootenanny to
welcome all students new and old back to Glasgow!
Calling all sci-fi fans, gamers, comic
collectors and movie buffs! Join the
celebration of modern pop culture
at the SECC with cosplay, special guests and more
DJ Food with a full Audio Visual show featuring
Rebecca Vasmant and Mr Tuner. Super Early
Birds at £5. Standard student tickets £8.
Comic Con / Superhero Night
in collab with SECC. Dress
up and win comics, toys and
The Enemy Official after
party and DJ set with free entry all night and drinks
promos with spirit mixers from £2.50
Mad Chef’s Freshers
Feast Competition: Win a
3-course dinner and a private party in Bloc’s VIP area
for you and friends!
Barburrito Man vs
Food Challenge. Entry fee: £10. Winner will receive a
month’s supply of burritos. Includes awesome burrito
promos for spectators.
Offering a free post show
talk for Trainspotting for 27th September when you
buy a discounted student ticket at £9.50 plus 10%
discount at bar.
Jump down to Pink Pin Fridays
with 2 games for £7.50 Monday
to Thursday from the UK’s best
ten pin bowling experience
Situated above Missoula,
Popworld is an exciting new retro venue launching
CandyPop Thursday and playing the best cheesy pop
from the 90’s, 00’s and now.
Get down to
Resurrection: A Stone Roses Tribute live for an
incredible night of music, good times and tasty drink
Celebrating their 6-month anniversary Anytime
Fitness will be hosting taster classes and nutrition
seminars with a range of nutritional food.
Grab your forks and get
ready for Glasgow’s newest Bombay Street Cafe
opening in St Vincent Street soon. Delicious nosh as
well as special student deals!