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.



Trip to Warwick Castle
20th October 9:30am - 6pm
Meet outside the Students' Union
We're heading to the hugely impressive Warwick Castle for the day.
QIPCO British Champions Day At Ascot
20th October noon - 11pm
Ascot Racecourse
You have been exclusively invited to British Champions Day to witness the exhilarating finale to the horse racing’s flat season. What’s more – students get to go for only £10!
Board Games & Chill
21st October 2pm - 4pm
Shilling Building 0-04
Come and chill out with your mates over a board game or two
Pets As Therapy
25th October noon - 2pm
Students' Union Main Hall
Dogs on campus! Come and visit our cute and furry friends.
Sound Bath Session
25th October 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Sports Hall, Sports Centre
Enjoy a relaxing, meditative immersion in healing sound
Trip To Brighton
27th October 10am - 8pm
Meet outside the Students' Union
We're heading to culture-filled Brighton for the day.
Winter Wildlife And Photography Walk
28th October 1pm - 4pm
Meet at Founder's Bus Stop
Join the Conservation and Animal Volunteering Society and Photography Society for a walk around Windsor Great Park
Halloween Movie Night
29th October 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Founder's Lecture Theatre
Love horror? This one's for you.
Pumpkin Carving
31st October 2pm - 4pm
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Happy Halloween! Come along and decorate a spooky pumpkin!
Sushi Making Workshop
1st November 6pm - 7pm
Tommy's Kitchen
Japan Society are showing you how to make the perfect sushi!
Playzone Portsmouth
2nd November 6pm - 12:30am
Meet outside the Students' Union
Come and relive your childhood with an adults-only indoor play session, complete with alcoholic slushies!
Wildwood Treetop Adventure
3rd November 11:45am - 4pm
Meet outside the Students' Union
One for the adrenaline junkies; a treetop adventure!
Cupcake Decorating
5th November 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Come and decorate your own tasty cupcake!
Crafternoon: Decorate Your Own Canvas Bag
7th November 2pm - 4pm
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Here's your chance to decorate your very own reusable canvas bag.
Ice Skating
10th November 11am - 4pm
Meet outside the Students' Union
A brand new addition to the Give It A Go programme for this year! Join us for an afternoon of ice skating!
5 Week Beginners Spanish Class
13th November 7pm - 8pm
McCrea Building 201
Start to learn a new language with this introductory class, taught by an external tutor.
Disney Movie Night
13th November 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Founder's Lecture Theatre
Join us for a Disney classic!
Go Karting
15th November 6pm - 10:30pm
Meet outside the Students' Union
An evening of Go Karting at a special student rate!
5 Week Beginners Self Awareness & Defence Class
15th November 7pm - 8pm
International Building 243
A progressive five week class into the basics of self-awareness and defence.
5 Week Beginners Sign Language Class
15th November 7pm - 8pm
Shilling Building 0-04
Come and learn the basics of British Sign Language with this beginners course
Trip to Hampton Court Palace
17th November 10am - 4pm
Meet outside the Students' Union
Join us for a trip to our local royal palace, once home to Henry VIII
Movie Afternoon
24th November 3pm - 5:30pm
Founder's Lecture Theatre
Everyone loves a chilled out Saturday! Come and put your feet up for the afternoon and enjoy a movie on us.
Board Games & Chill
25th November 2pm - 4pm
Shilling Building 0-04
Come and chill out with your mates over a board game or two
CPR Event - How to save a life
27th November 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Munro Fox Lecture Theatre
Do you know how to deal with someone whose heart has stopped beating?
Crafternoon: Decorate Your Own Wine Glass
29th November 2pm - 4pm
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Here's your chance to decorate your very own wine glass
Trip to Bath Christmas Market with Overnight Stay
1st December 10am - 2nd December 7pm
Meet outside the Students' Union
Enjoy a weekend away to beautiful Bath. Explore the area, visit the Christmas market and relax with an overnight stay
Reptile Experience
3rd December 5pm - 8pm
Students' Union Main Hall
Expect lizards, snakes, a baby crocodile and more! Yes you read that right!
Christmas Movie Night
4th December 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Founder's Lecture Theatre
December is here, which means Christmas is on the way! Enjoy a chilled out Christmas movie night
Winter Wellbeing Walk
7th December 11am - 1pm
Meet outside the Students' Union
Grab your hat, scarf and gloves, wrap up warm and head out for a wintery walk.
Ice Skating
8th December 11am - 4pm
Meet outside the Students' Union
A brand new addition to the Give It A Go programme for this year! Join us for an afternoon of ice skating!
Crafternoon: Make Your Own Christmas Cards
12th December 2pm - 4pm
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Here's your chance to make your own Christmas cards to send to your friends and family