Joining us this September? Consider this your go-to guide for all things freshers! Whether you’re totally new to Plymouth or a local gearing up for your new start, there really is no better way to familiarise yourself with the city’s creative scene and community.
With Freshers Festival running from Saturday 16 to Friday 29 September, our Students' Union suggest sticking the following exciting events in your diary.
Remember spaces are limited and on a first come first serve basis, so to guarantee entry to all and make a sweet saving why not purchase an all access wristband?
Buy your all access wristband here or call reception on 01752 203434 to order. Everybody that buys a wristband will be automatically entered into a prize draw to win a FREE Student Union Hamper (worth £100).
Plymouth College of Art's Freshers kicks off with The 'HOTSPOT' Tour! Our Fresher Stewards will be taking you around the local student 'hotspots' in Plymouth. Sign up here.
Unwind as Ocean House Halls host a movie screening, you pick the blockbuster we’ll bring the popcorn. Sign up here.
Ever seen a room full of art students bouncing on giant trampolines? No? Let’s change that pronto! Join in the jumping at Plymouth's premiere indoor trampoline centre. Meet in the SU where we’ll then make our way together for a 1-hour session, 50 people max. Book your place.
Join us for an evening of creative competition at Street Factory. Boards, canvases, and materials will be waiting for you to show off some spray can skill. Take part or watch hip hop performances with a drink from 6pm. Book your place now.
Wondering what on earth frisbee golf is? Come along and find out for yourself - location tbc. Sign up now.
Up for a little competition? Grab your housemates and join us for a fun filled night of games at PL4! We have lots of prizes to be won so book your place now.
Want to come for a tour around the historic city of Plymouth? Then what better way than joining us for an open top bus tour, meet at Plymouth College of Art's Student Union at 1:45pm and we will be arriving back at 4:15pm. Book your spot.
Back by popular demand! Explore Plymouth’s surrounding coastline with a trip to surfers paradise aka Watergate Bay. You’ll be proudly exclaiming “south west is best!” to all your pals once you catch a wave in Cornwall's clear waters. Meeting at the SU 9.45am, coach leaves at 10am and a packed lunch will be provided. 20 people max. Book your place.
What better way to chill out before all the hard work starts then to treat yourself to lunch in the sun with your new peers and enjoy some live music. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available! Join up on Facebook.
A feast for your eyes. Learn a new skill over lunch with hands-on tie dying lessons just outside the SU. Sign up now.
Think you’re a champion? Put it to the test at our SU here on campus and see if you can be the 2017 PCA Beer Pong Champion. Join our Facebook event now.
Free pizza courtesy of Domino's, and all the info you could ever need regarding clubs, societies, and student support. We lost you at pizza didn't we. Get all the latest info on our Facebook event.
Come along to Thirsty Thursdays at Fridge Bar in the SU with £1.50 drinks, DJ sets and the perfect excuse to wear your tie dye t-shirt. Book now.
Say hello to the biggest night of the fresher's calendar, with our aquatic themed party at Plymouth's National Marine Aquarium. Enjoy drinks and canapes, exclusive access to the whole aquarium and live music! Watch out for the sharks. Book now.
For more information on our freshers calendar make sure to follow the Student Union’s Facebook page here and on Instagram @pcastudentunion, or call 01752 203434 to book individual events. You can download our SU Welcome Pack here. Don't forget you can purchase our all access wristband, that will secure you a place on all these events, for £40. Buy yours now.
We can’t wait to welcome you to the college community.