Give It A Go.

Want to try something new? Or learn a skill? Want to meet more people? Or maybe you just want to get involved in something fun? Give It A Go is your chance to achieve it all. With a year-round programme of activities and with something for everyone, it's your best bet for new experiences.

From craft activities, movie nights and go karting, to trips, animal experiences and hairstyling masterclasses, we’re confident you’ll find something you like the sound of.


Treasure Trails
25th September
Union Plaza
Learn your way around campus, meet new people and potentially win some amazing prizes!
Disney Karaoke
25th September
Union Tent
Warm up your vocal chords and get ready to be our guest as we belt out Disney classics in the Union Tent.
Crafting Session
25th September
Imagine
Let your creative mind run free as you decorate your choice of item(s) with our Give It A Go Programme
Union Fest ft. Petting Zoo
26th September
Union Plaza
With street food, candyfloss, a petting zoo and live music, the Union Plaza is the place to be during the day on Thursday.
Laser Tag
27th September
Students' Union
Show off your laser tag skills to your new friends - who will claim the bragging rights?!
Tea Party & Picnic
27th September
Union Tent
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Freshers' Festival with the ultimate afternoon chill-out.
IKEA Trip
28th September
Union Plaza
Whether you need kitchen utensils, bedding, towels or furniture, IKEA has pretty much everything you could wish for.
Colour Run
29th September
Sports Centre
Whether you run, walk or jog, you'll be covered in paint by the time you finish, and you're guaranteed to have a laugh getting covered on the way round too!
Slumber Party & Movie Night
29th September
Medicine
As Freshers' Festival comes to an end, it's time to wind down and get ready for the start of the academic year.
5 Week Beginners Russian Language Classes
2nd October
Windsor Building 1-05
Join the Russian Speakers Society for a five week beginners language class! Come and learn some of the basics of the language.
5 Week Beginners Self-Awareness and Defence Classes
3rd October
International Building 243
Come and learn the basics of self-awareness and defence.
5 Week Beginners Sign Language Classes
3rd October
Shilling 0-04
Come and learn the basics of British Sign Language with this beginners course
Escape Table
4th October
St John's Church, Egham
You've heard of escape rooms, why not try this portable version popping up in Egham for one night only. This event is run directly by Egham Museum.
Disney Movie Night
8th October
Boilerhouse Auditorium
Come and join us for the screening of a classic Disney movie. We all have our favourite, and we're sure this one won't disappoint
Wine Estate Tour & Tasting Experience
12th October
Meet at Union Plaza
We're visiting Denbies - one of the largest wine producers in the UK, for a tour and wine tasting experience.
Car Boot Trip
13th October
Meet at Union Plaza
We're providing bus transport to one of the largest car boots in the country.
Board Games & Chill
13th October
Shilling 0-04
Come down and chill for a couple of hours with your friends, have fun and show off your skills at a board game or two!
Reptile Experience
14th October
Students' Union Main Hall
The Reptile Experience is back! Expect lizards, snakes, a baby crocodile and more! Yes you read that right!
Pets as Therapy
17th October
Students' Union Main Hall
It's back! Our furry friends are returning to campus, and will be looking for all the love and attention you can give them.
Trip to Warwick Castle
19th October
Meet at Union Plaza
We're heading to the hugely impressive Warwick Castle for the day.
Crafternoon: Decorate Your Own Wine Glass
21st October
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Come and get involved in our 'crafternoon' and decorate your own wine glass (or other style of glass if wine isn't your thing!)
Make Up Masterclass
22nd October
Windsor 0-05
Come and learn all the tips and techniques of makeup application with our masterclass.
Meditation
23rd October
Founder's Chapel
Take a step back, relax, and discover the profound benefits of mindfulness!
Board Games Night
25th October
Arts S-021
Come and chill out with your mates over a board game or two
Trip to Brighton
26th October
Meet at Union Plaza
We're heading to culture-filled Brighton for the day. Come along and explore the town.
Halloween Movie Night
29th October
Boilerhouse Auditorium
Love horror? This one's for you.
Pumpkin Carving
31st October
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Happy Halloween! Come along and decorate a spooky pumpkin!
Cupcake Decorating
4th November
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Come and decorate your own tasty cupcake!
Postgraduate Tea & Cakes
6th November
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
We're inviting all postgrad students to join us at the Students' Union for tea and cakes and a chance to meet other postgraduates
Chocolate Lock-In
7th November
Meet at Union Plaza
We're taking over Hotel Chocolat for the evening, for a chocolate tasting experience
Craft Evening
12th November
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
An evening of crafting and decorating a variety of items
World Kindness Day: Food Bank Donation Drop Off Point
13th November
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
It's World Kindness Day and we're gathering donations to drop to the local food bank, to help others in need.
World Kindness Day: Free Hugs
13th November
Outside Davison Building
Need a hug? Men's Football have got your back.
World Kindness Day: You're Great, Mate!
13th November
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Everyone loves getting post! Come and write your mate a letter, card or note, drop it into our post box and we'll do the rest!
5 Week Beginners Self-Awareness and Defence Classes
14th November
International Building 243
Come and learn the basics of self-awareness and defence.
Trip to Hampton Court Palace
16th November
Meet at Union Plaza
Join us for a trip to our local royal palace, once home to Henry VIII
Underground Caves Tour
17th November
Meet at Union Plaza
Fancy a trip underground? This one's for you.
Hairstyling Masterclass with SJ Forbes Salon
18th November
SJ Forbes Salon, Egham
Learn all the best hair-styling techniques from our local professionals.
Meditation
20th November
Founder's Chapel
Take a step back, relax, and discover the profound benefits of mindfulness!
Crafternoon: Decorate Your Own Trinket Dish
21st November
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Come and get creative and decorate your own trinket dish
Movie Night
22nd November
Boilerhouse Auditorium
Cosy us for a chilled out movie night
Cocktail Making Masterclass
25th November
The Packhorse
Learn how to make the perfect cocktails!
Wellbeing Walk
29th November
Meet at Union Plaza
Get a couple of hours to yourself in the fresh air, around beautiful Virginia Water Lake.
Brewery Tour & Tasting
30th November
Meet at Union Plaza
If you love beer, this one's for you!
Charity Christmas Card Writing
2nd December
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Come along and write a Christmas card or letter to a poorly child.
Trip to Winchester Christmas Market
7th December
Meet at Union Plaza
Visit one of the best Christmas markets in Europe.
Santa Fun Run
8th December
Start at the Sports Centre reception
Grab your free santa hat at the start line and run, walk or jog the 3.5km course
Crafternoon: Christmas Card Making
9th December
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Here's your chance to make your own Christmas cards to send to your friends and family
Christmas Movie Night
10th December
Boilerhouse Auditorium
December is here, which means Christmas is on the way! Enjoy a chilled out Christmas movie night
Gingerbread Decorating
12th December
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Come and decorate your own festive gingerbread person