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Postgrad Welcome Events

22 September - 4 October 2014

Our Welcome Events Schedule for the new academic term is still be finalised. So that you can get an idea of what to expect last years schedule has been left below.

In addition to the Welcome Events, we run events and coach trips through the year for postgraduates, so if you don't get a chance to attend Welcome, don't despair - there'll be plenty of future opportunities to mingle with your fellow PG's! See our Events page for details.

 

Monday 23 September

Postgrad Meet & Mingle

There will be lots going on to help break the ice and to let you meet and get to know your fellow postgraduate students. Come along alone, but leave with a few new postgrad friends!

Start Time: 20.00
Venue: Graduate Centre Café Bar


Tuesday 24 September

University Welcome to Postgraduates

You are invited to attend the official welcome address led by the Vice-Chancellor Professor Colin Riordan.

Start Time: 17.30
Venue: Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre


Wednesday 25 September  

Quiz & Pizza Night - International Theme

A fun general knowledge team quiz with enough international flavour to suit everyone, Domino's pizza included (choice of pepperoni or cheese & tomato). Bring a team or come on your own and we'll find you a team! Running every Wednesday throughout the Autumn Term.

Start Time: 20.00
Venue: Graduate Centre Café Bar
Price: £2.50 per person (or 50p without pizza)


Thursday 26 September       

Cardiff Bay Cruise ~ Sold Out

Join us for a private cruise along the River Taff and into beautiful Cardiff Bay, home of many of Cardiff's most impressive sites and a great place to eat, drink and be merry. There will be a wide selection of drinks available to purchase onboard, and our knowledgeable guide to tell you about Cardiff and it's history.

Start Time: 16.30 – 19.00

Venue: Meet at the bottom of the union steps

Price: £10.00 (includes arrival drink)


Friday 27 September

Pub Crawl & Club Night

Get acquainted with the favourite venues of Cardiff postgrads on this student-led night out, ending at one of Cardiff’s most exciting nightclubs, Buffalo. Come along to the Graduate Centre Cafe Bar first of all for a drink whilst everyone gathers together. We'll then divide into groups and head out around Cardiff. This is a great chance to get to know other parts of Cardiff and find the best places for a night out.

Start Time: 20.00
Venue: Meet in the Graduate Centre Café Bar
Price: Free to join in (drinks & club entry is additional)


Saturday 28 September

Saturday Club Night Launch Party

Join us in the Café Bar, before heading downstairs from 21.00 to be part of the Students' Union's newest nightclub experience Flux, with lots of surprises in store!

Start Time: 20.00
Venue: Graduate Centre Café Bar & Solus
Price: £3 for club night entry


Monday 30 September

Café Crawl

Just arrived in Cardiff and need to find the best social hotspots for your caffeine fix? Join us for a tour of the best local coffee houses & cafes around Cardiff.

Start Time: 15.00 until approx 17.00
Venue: Meet in Graduate Centre, Café Bar
Price: £8.00 (ticket to include drinks)


Tuesday 1 October

Postgrad Meet & Mingle Replay

Here's another chance to break the ice and get to know people. This is your best opportunity to get to know other postgrads from across the university, so don't miss it! If you came to our last meet & mingle you’re more than welcome to come this week too!

Start Time: 20.00
Venue: Graduate Centre Café Bar
Price: Free


Wednesday 2 October

Quiz & Pizza Night - British Culture Theme

As last week, join in our weekly quiz and get some pizza thrown in too! This week's quiz will test your knowledge of British culture - how well do you know the Royal Family, the Premier League, etc... Domino pizza will also be included (choice of pepperoni or cheese & tomato). Come as a team or on your own and we'll find a team for you!

Start Time: 20.00
Venue: Graduate Centre Café Bar
Price: £2.50 per person (or 50p without pizza)


Thursday 3 October

Enterprise Film & Discussion Night: The Social Network

Come along to the Cafe Bar for a night of film, discussion and presentations. We'll be watching The Social Network, and focusing on the theme of innovation within the university context. This evening's event will be hosted by Cardiff University Enterprise and there will be free pizza included.

Start Time: 19.00
Venue: Graduate Centre Café Bar
Price: Free


Friday 4 October

Meet & Mingle @ Heath Park

Join us at the Graduate Centre @ Heath Park for coffee, cake & an opportunity to meet new friends who are also based at Heath Park.

Start Time: 12.00 – 14.00
Venue: Graduate Centre @ Heath Park
Price: Free


Friday 4 October

Friday Night Dinner: Mexican Night!

Our first themed food night of the term with Nachos, Fajitas, Chilli & more! Vegetarian and Halal requirements can be catered for. Tickets must be purchased in advance for this events and tickets are limited. Make sure you buy your ticket for a great Mexican themed night of food.

Start Time: 18.00
Venue: Graduate Centre Café Bar
Price: £7.50


Friday 11 October

Meet & Mingle @ Heath Park

Join us at the Graduate Centre @ Heath Park for coffee, cake & an opportunity to meet new friends who are also based at Heath Park.

Start Time: 12.00 – 14.00
Venue: Graduate Centre @ Heath Park
Price: Free