London Met’s freshers activity starts on Monday 25 September 2017.
There are two weeks of amazing events and entertainment, followed by a huge closing party on Friday 13 October, the ‘Freshers’ Finale’. We also hold two Freshers’ Fairs at Holloway and Aldgate campus. There are events of all kinds and for all tastes, see the events calendar below:
Our two Freshers’ Fairs are held in Holloway campus on Thursday 6 October (held in The Great Hall and The Rocket building), and in Aldgate campus on Friday 13 October (at The Wash Houses).
Most events are free for Freshers, you can get a free entry wristband from our student venue The Rocket, or from our events team at enrolment around the different campuses.
Look out for the hashtag #londonmetfreshers for all the photos and latest event info, and use it yourself when posting any photos! .
Freshers Welcome starts Monday 22nd Sept at The Rocket!
We’ve been getting fresh all summer sorting out a great welcome package of events for all our new and returning students.
As well as organising the events for the first two weeks, we’ve put together some great offers and vouchers to help you get the best out of Welcome Week! These can be found inside our “Welcome to LMU Freshers Fortnight” guide which you’ll find around the campuses, being handed out by our events team and in the Met Lounges for some casual reading 🙂
Our top pick is the free morning coffee from The Rocket on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday… get involved!
Check out our fortnight of events…
There’s something for everyone with food, drink, games, parties, comedy and even magic!! It’s a great opportunity to get to know other students from all round London and to explore your uni!
Our top tips are the Monday movies with free popcorn and the Full Moon Party on Wednesday 24th Sept with fire performers and free BBQ! The week after, Party @ Your Moms House on Wed 1st Oct for real freshers partying, and the incredible hypnosis show on Thursday 2nd Oct! Every night will be an amazing time so come to as many as possible!
Our top tips for getting the most out of Freshers fortnight!!
It’s all very full on for Freshers as soon as you get to London so here are a few pointers to get the most out of your initial weeks at LMU!
Make sure to get your LMU Freshers Wristband as soon as you get to uni so you can get to all 2 weeks of the events for free.
We will have our Freshers events team out around uni that you can pick them up from, otherwise you can get one from The Rocket Complex and we will also be hanging around all the enrolment sessions giving out lots of info too!
Discounts? YES PLEASE!
Make sure to get a ‘Metcard’ when you get to uni, which gives you great discounts around campus, especially on food, drink, merch and event entry! Our top tip is to use it in The Rocket where you can get the cheapest and best breakfast, brunch and lunch – Mon to Fri, great deals on drinks and event entry. You can also use it in the cafes around campus, and the book shop!
You can get your Metcard from our events team who will happily print it for you while you wait, either at the Faculty Welcome Events, Freshers Fairs or The Rocket venue.
Freshers Fair – for everything you need!
There are two Freshers Fairs, in Holloway and Aldgate Hubs. They are held in the Calcutta Basement Met Lounge (in Aldgate Hub) on Tuesday 30th Sept, and on Thursday 2nd October at the Holloway Hub Sports Hall. They have everything from info on all the great societies and sports teams you can join, to DJs and slices of free pizza… we strongly recommend you don’t miss this one off event at either campus! Top tip: get your NUS Extra card and meet the Student Union. And get your Metcard!
Timings are 11am – 4pm for both events.
Freshers Welcome Party – just for you!
The Freshers Welcome Party is on Friday 10th October and is the last and biggest event of Freshers Fortnight! It’s a huge party with something for everyone, and ALWAYS sells out, so make sure to get your tickets nice and early. Please note this is the only event not included in the Freshers Wristband free entry. There will be a champagne reception, London Taxi Photo Booth, free BBQ, live band and DJs, and especially important, you get 2 free drinks with your ticket!!!
Tickets are £5 student advance (£6 on the door), £7 guest advance (£8 on the door).
Tickets available online soon, find out more on our FB page.
Stay in the loop…
If you want all the latest goss and info on what’s going on socially around uni, you have to get involved with our facebook and twitter – let us know you’re here and get chatting, we’re a friendly bunch, very worldly wise about everything to do with #Londonmet, and would love to meet you!
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See you soon!
Rocket Comedy – Tuesday 24th, 6pm-11pm
Get ready to ROFL. Incredible stand-up comedy from acts fresh from Edinburgh festival! And it’s all held together by our awesome MCs!
Free with FRESHERS WRISTBAND! £1 metcard, £2 any student card, £3 guest of student.
Dont forget to keep up to date on the latest Rocket and Events info:
FRESHERS FORTNIGHT at THE ROCKET COMPLEX…
London Met’s Freshers Fortnight starts on Monday 24th September, and goes on for 2 whole weeks. For nitelife it’s all about us – London Met’s awesome venue THE ROCKET COMPLEX on Holloway Road. It’s got bars, pool tables, plasma screens all around the venue, with X-BOX 360 and PS3 to play on, a MASSIVE soundsystem, and a really cool courtyard garden which is great to chill in when you’re not in lectures!
AMAZING FREE EVENTS FOR 2 WHOLE WEEKS…
We’ve got a whole host of events during Freshers – something for everyone. Our programme includes comedy, karaoke, club nights, movie nights, live music, DJs and more, and during the two weeks, it’s ALL FREE for London Met students! The final programme will be released very soon!
One date for your diary – put it in RIGHT NOW! Don’t forget the FRESHERS PARTY will be on Friday October 12th. It’s a guaranteed sellout and is the biggest event for London Met students of the whole Freshers period.
And what about prices… we’re students yeh?
Of course the Rocket Complex is all about AMAZING deals for our London Met students. Get yourself a London Met METCARD now, and you will always get the BEST deals in London, including cheap entry to events, cheap drinks at the bar and cheap uni stuff and snacks in The Rocket Shop!!
Looking for work to make that loan less painful?
We’re hiring London Met students now to work as venue assistants doing all manner of jobs at The Rocket Complex. The first step to working with us is to apply online with Met Temps. Once you’ve filled out the online application process, find us on Met Temps and apply for the job. If you have any difficulty with the system please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
See you there!
Anyway we can’t wait to see you guys and gals right from the very start of Freshers. If you have any ideas or questions or want to get involved, the best place is to email email@example.com.