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London Met Freshers’ 2016 starts Monday 26 September

London Met’s Freshers’ activity starts on Monday 26 September.

There are two weeks of amazing events and entertainment, followed by a huge Freshers’ closing party on Friday 14 October.

Freshers’ Fairs are in Aldgate campus on Tuesday 4 October, and in Holloway campus on Thursday 6 October.

Freshers programme

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.

All the most up to date info will be on our facebook and twitter, say hello and keep in touch!

#londonmetfreshers

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London Metropolitan University Freshers 2016

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We’re busy planning all the brilliant Freshers welcome activity for our new and returning students, and can’t wait for September!

London Met Freshers Week starts on Monday 26th September.

All the most up to date info will be on our facebook and twitter, keep in touch!

#londonmetfreshers

Take Me To Rio! Carnival party on Thursday 3rd March, at The Rocket

After Pay Day comes THE PARTY!

Join us at The Rocket on Thursday 3rd March for #TakeMeToRio – we’re bringing Rio Carnival to Holloway!

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Have a Caipirinha cocktail and dance to Brazilian carnival music fused with popular chart hits! DJ RNT knows how to get the party started. He’ll provide the Brazilian Bossa Nova/Samba sound, a little bit of Afrobeats, Soca and of course some House Music!

The 1st 50 people to arrive will get a FREE whistle! Dress as colourful as you like – photos will be taken on the night by Sharpington Photography. We have a special performance on the night from Taste of Brazil carnival samba dancers … You CAN NOT miss that!

So buy your Early Bird Tickets for just £4 (limited time only). Order yours today —> https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/take-me-to-rio-supporting-sportsaid-charity-tickets-21390126444

Party is 7:30pm – 11pm

LMU students may sign in up to 2 guests. Guests must bring Photo ID. Students from other uni’s welcome!

Welcome Back Party at The Rocket!

Friday 29 Jan we will be having a warm welcome for all new and returning students… we can’t wait! See details on our Facebook here. #londonmet

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Karaoke Night! Sing, drink and boogie this Wednesday from 7.30pm till late!

Karaoke night

Karaoke at The Rocket!

HALLOOWWEEEEEEEEEEENN!!! Come get spooky on Friday 30 October 2015 at The Rocket…

Halloween Party at The Rocket is Friday October 30th from 9pm

SPOOKTACULAR

Freshers Is Coming!

FRESHERS FORTNIGHT 2015 KICKS OFF AT LMU ON MONDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER!

We have some great events and activities in store for you this year in and around campus, with all the info to be released soon…

There will be club nights, cocktails, cake, bingo, BBQs, beer, lights, llamas (seriously) and laughs!

Freshers Is ComingGET YER WRISTBANDS

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. It’s completely free for all first year LMU students.

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

And don’t forget to pick up a ‘Metcard’ when you get to uni, available from The Rocket Complex at the bar. It’s completely free and 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 and the best coffee on campus.

The Metcard is your ticket to great discounts at LMU

The Metcard is your ticket to great discounts at LMU

FRESHERS FAIR 

Freshers Fair is held on Tuesday 30th September in Aldgate Hub and Thursday 2nd October at Holloway Hub. Everything from info on all the great societies and sports teams you can join, more free stuff than you can carry, DJs AND free pizza… we strongly recommend you don’t miss this event!

HEY, DO YOU LIKE TO PARTY?

Freshers Welcome Party is on Friday 9th October, and all new and returning students are welcome! Tickets are £5 in advance for students or £8 in advance for guests, but all tickets include 2 free drinks AND a free BBQ!

Not only that, but it’s a huge party with something for everyone, and always sells out, so make sure to get your tickets nice and early. Find out more soon on our FB page.

KEEP IN TOUCH

If you want all the latest information 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 and would love to hear from you!

Also, if you’re interested in putting on an event at The Rocket, let us know by emailing us at entertainment@londonmet.ac.uk

Upcoming events at The Rocket!

Welcome back to a brand new term at #Londonmet!

Well done on finally making it through your exams. Now they’re over, The Rocket is back to it’s normal opening hours, 8.30am-11pm from Monday – Friday, and we have some fresh new deals on offer for you at the bar!

Coffee and snack selection

Coffee and snack selection

– Every morning 8.30am-10am get a fresh barista coffee or hot chocolate for only £1

– Go continental! Get a pastry and orange juice for £1.25 from 8.30am-10am

– Power up anytime of day with a Panini and Redbull for £4!

And don’t forget our huge Welcome Back Party for all of our new and returning students this Friday!

Welcome Back Party

Welcome Back Party

It’s FREE entry all night, and a FREE glass of bubbly for the first 100 people through the door from 8pm (including those already in the venue). And you’d be a fool not to be as we have 2-4-1 cocktails from 6pm-8pm! Then we’re open until late with DJs on rotation, MetCard prices on the bar all night, free nibbles and loads of giveaways and prizes to be won. All details can be found here.

We also have the Verve Radio and Magazine London Met SU Launch Party coming up on Friday 13th February. All details can be found here.

We look forward to seeing you all back in The Rocket. And if you haven’t already, don’t forget to grab your FREE MetCard from behind the bar for even more discounts!

The return of P@YMH! Wednesday 3rd December, 9pm – 3am

Party @ Your Mom's House

Red cups frat party with beer pong competition!

One of our fave nights returns to The Rocket for it’s second edition of term! Get down early and crown yourself beer pong champion!

This Friday is Chinese and Lunar New Year, as well as our International Students Party! Plus loads more events coming up in Feb!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR AGAIN… AND AGAIN??!!!

This Friday we’ll be shouting Happy New Year for the second and third time around!

Not only is it the Lunar New Year this Friday 31st January, but it’s also Chinese New Year.

Chinese New Year

Happy New Lunisolar Year everyone!

A colourful festival of red lanterns and dragons, it’s traditionally a time for honouring family, ancestors and deities, and to sweep away misfortune and welcome new good luck. And at The Rocket on the same day we’ll be honouring our International Student family at #LondonMet, with a great big welcome party just for them.

International Student Party – 8pm-2am – Friday 31st Jan 
£4 advance ticket (from the International Office or Rocket Bar).
£5 on the door
What a treat… we’ve got close up magic and mind reading from the amazing magician Jamie Raven.
A free glass of bubbly and nibbles for the first 100 people through the door at 8pm. We’ll have DJs, dancing and games until late, as well as great deals and discounts at the bar all night!
Magician Jamie Raven

Close up magic and mind reading with Jamie Raven at The International Student Party.

Tickets are available from the International Office or behind the Rocket Bar.
Last entry is at midnight so get down early!
Up to 2 guests may be signed in by a London Met student.
No Photo ID = No entry. Please bring your Student Card with you.
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Other upcoming events…
Party @ Your Moms House – 5th Feb – 9pm – 3am
SERIOUSLY YOU GUYS… BEER PONG RULES.
Beer Pong Tournament! Let's go!

Beer Pong Tournament! Let’s go!

Party @ Your Moms House returns on 5th Feb for a riotous red cups beer pong tournament with games and dancing until 3am.  Special deals on jugs and shooters all night at the bar. Outrageous games and prizes! As always geek is the chic and best jock and nerd costumes win prizes!!!
Tickets on the door are £2 metcard, £3 ANY student & £4 guest.
Last entry 1am
Up to 2 guests may be signed in by a London Met student.
No Photo ID = No entry.
Please bring your Student Card with you!
London Anime Convention
Sat 8th and Sun 9th Feb – Midday till late each day

London Anime Convention - 8th and 9th February 2014

London Anime Convention – 8th and 9th February 2014

We’re proud to once again be hosting the awesome London Anime Convention.

This is an event not to be missed for all fans of anime, cartoons, fancy dress and video games!

Tickets are £18 for the entire weekend and you can buy tickets and get more info here.

Dirty Money Valentine’s Special – Fri 14th Feb – 9pm – 3am 

Valentine’s isn’t just for couples!!!

Dirty Money

Red, yellow or green the choice is yours!!!

This Valentine’s Day at our strictly urban night ‘Dirty Money’ we’re making sure you know where everyone stands – so we’ve got badges at the door! No more confusion!!

Red = Sorry already spoken for!

Amber = It’s Complicated

Green = Looking for Love!

There’s a pre-party from 8pm – 10pm with 2-4-1 cocktails, then it’s DJs on rotation and music from all across the urban spectrum until 3am, with great deals at the bar all night.

Tickets are £2 metcard, £3 ANY student & £4 guest
Last entry 1am
Up to 2 guests may be signed in by a London Met student.
No Photo ID = No entry.
Please bring your Student Card with you!
Friday 28th Feb – Club Neon – 9pm – 3am
Neon Rave at The Rocket!!
Get glowing.

Get glowing.

More details to follow but as you can expect there will be free glow paint, glow bands, glow sticks, UV, lasers and a CO2 cannon!!
We can’t wait for this end of Feb blowout!!!
Looking forward to seeing you all soon for some major partying!
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