Events

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.


Crafternoon: Decoration Sensation
29th April
Tommy's Lounge
We've got a whole bunch of items from previous Crafternoons for you to decorate and enjoy this great afternoon!
5 Week Beginners Self-Awareness and Defence Classes
2nd May
International Building 243
Come and learn the basics of self-awareness and defence.
Free Swimming Session
2nd May
Meet at Founder's Bus Stop
A free hour in the pool for you to enjoy.
Mindful Meditation
3rd May
Founder's Chapel
Assignments and exams frying your brain? Take a step back, relax, and discover the profound benefits of mindfulness!
Mini Massages
7th May
Tommy's Lounge
The ultimate stress-buster is back! Free five minute massages at the SU.
Postgraduate Afternoon Tea
8th May
Tommy's Lounge
We're inviting all postgrad students to join us at the Students' Union for a proper British afternoon of tea and cake. Splendid!
Cupcake Decorating
9th May
Tommy's Lounge
Come and decorate your own tasty cupcake!
Free Swimming Session
9th May
Meet at Founder's Bus Stop
A free hour in the pool for you to enjoy.
The Greatest Movie Night
10th May
Moore Annexe Lecture Theatre
Join us for a chilled out movie night. Yes, that's a clue in the title!
Crafternoon: Glitter Jars
13th May
Tommy's Lounge
Come and make your own calming glitter jar, perfect for exam season
Mini Massages
14th May
Tommy's Lounge
The ultimate stress-buster is back! Free five minute massages at the SU.
Petting Zoo
15th May
Founder's Field
Your chance to come and visit lots of cute animals!
Pamper Session
16th May
Students' Union Main Hall
We've teamed up with some college beauty students to offer you some student-priced, stress-busting treatments!
Free Swimming Session
16th May
Meet at Founder's Bus Stop
A free hour in the pool for you to enjoy.
Mindful Meditation
17th May
Founder's Chapel
Assignments and exams frying your brain? Take a step back, relax, and discover the profound benefits of mindfulness!
Day Trip to Bicester Village, Designer Shopping Outlet
18th May
Meet at Union Plaza
Join us for a trip to Bicester Village: a designer shopping village housing over 160 boutiques.
Crafternoon: Decoration Sensation
20th May
Tommy's Lounge
We've got a whole bunch of items from previous Crafternoons for you to decorate.
Reptile Experience
20th May
Students' Union Main Hall
The Reptile Experience is back! Expect lizards, snakes, a baby crocodile and more! Yes you read that right!
Mini Massages
21st May
Tommy's Lounge
The ultimate stress-buster is back! Free five minute massages at the SU.
Pets as Therapy
23rd May
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.
Free Swimming Session
23rd May
Meet at Founder's Bus Stop
A free hour in the pool for you to enjoy.
Student Jumble Sale
24th May
Union Plaza
Come and browse a whole bunch of items for sale at the first ever student jumble sale!
Pop-Up Ice Cream Parlour
24th May
Tommy's Lounge
Come and grab some free ice cream and decorate it to your heart's content!
Day Trip to Bournemouth
25th May
Meet at Union Plaza
Enjoy a variety of shops and restaurants, or just spend the day lying on the beach!
Disney Movie Night
29th May
Arts Lecture Theatre 3
Pin back your 'ears', this one's a classic. Roll up, take your seats, and enjoy this heartwarming 'high-flying' Disney film.
Free Swimming Session
30th May
Meet at Founder's Bus Stop
A free hour in the pool for you to enjoy.
Wellbeing Walk
31st May
Meet at Union Plaza
It's time to relax. Get a couple of hours to yourself in the fresh air, around beautiful Virginia Water Lake.
Crafternoon: Friendship Bracelets
3rd June
Tommy's Lounge
The end of term is approaching, and for some of you your days at University are coming to an end. Give your friends a little gift before the summer!
Cupcake Decorating
5th June
Tommy's Lounge
Come and decorate your own tasty cupcake!
Free Swimming Session
6th June
Meet at Founder's Bus Stop
A free hour in the pool for you to enjoy.
Crafternoon: Decoration Sensation
10th June
Tommy's Lounge
We've got a whole bunch of items from previous Crafternoons for you to decorate.
Free Swimming Session
13th June
Meet at Founder's Bus Stop
A free hour in the pool for you to enjoy.