UBU Week

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Keep it here to find out more about our incredible UBU Week, with information as the day progresses!

 

Events

All Week

9am - 5pm Atrium Sessions

Join our sports, societies and sabbatical team in the Richmond Building atrium to find out more about getting involved with the Students' Union.

 

Give It A Go

Our Give It A Go timetable will be published shortly.

 

Saturday 15th September 2018

9am - The Green Move-In

Join our sports, societies and sabbatical team at the Green to find out more about getting involved with your Students’ Union.

Click here to find out more.

 

Sunday 16th September 2018

6pm - The UBU Block Party

Join us for a huge party to start UBU Week with a bang with live DJing and a free BBQ for the first 200 new students down!

Click here to find out more.

 

Monday 17th September 2018

Welcome Talks

Find out everything you need to know about student life and all the activities that we have available.

9am: FLS Mpharm & Biomed, Richmond N4
10am: FLS Arch&For, Opt & HCS, Richmond N4
11am: FEI - EECS UG&PG/ Foundation/ Biomed, C4.01
12noon: FLS PG + Clinical Sciences & Chemistry, Horton Barn D01.27
1pm: FSS Non-SW, Horton Barn D01.27

Click here to find out more.

 

4pm - Movie Night

The polls are in! We'll be showing The Incredibles, Slumdog Millionaire and the sing-a-long version of The Greatest Showman on Monday, as chosen by you! Includes free popcorn, plus buy Freakshakes and 🍦 Ice Cream 🍦 at the new Bradford bars central bar!

Click here to find out more.

 

Tuesday 18th September 2018

Welcome Talks

Find out everything you need to know about student life and all the activities that we have available.

9am: FSS SW & Law, Horton Barn D01.27
10am: FEI Chem/Civil/Mech & MDT, Horton Barn D01.27
11:30am: FML MSc, HLT
12noon: FML BSc, CLT
1pm: FHS Rad/Para/ Mid/Mphys/Bphys, C4.01
2:30pm: FHS Nursing/OT/ PH&CW (370) Horton Barn D01.27

Click here to find out more.

 

6pm - Qawwali Night

Experience the incredible sounds of the Qawwali group alongside food and more.

Chand Ali Khan Qawwal & Party are the leading UK-based international Qawwali and Bollywood group, primarily performing in the art of Qawwali, the devotional music of the Sufis.

Click here to find out more.

 

Wednesday 19th September 2018

11am - Freshers' Fair

Three floors of stalls including our sports, societies, media areas, volunteering and internal groups, plus some of the biggest companies around. Includes live music from 12noon.

Click here to find out more.

Click here to check out the provisional floor plan.

 

2:15pm - Introduction to Volunteering

Find out more about getting involved with volunteering.

Click here to find out more.

 

6:30pm - Deadpool in IMAX

All #Bradford students are invited to join their friendly neighbourhood Pool Guy for the ultimate movie experience this Freshers' Week as #Deadpoolreturns to West Yorkshire's biggest IMAX screen!

Student tickets are reduced to only £2 (standard) and £3 (premium seating). Please bring valid student ID on the night.

As an extra treat, our friends from Joe & Seph's Gourmet Popcorn are providing taster packs of their delicious snacks and we're handing out exclusive film posters of Bohemian Rhapsody and Bad Times at the El Royale, courtesy of 20th Century Fox.

Click here to find out more.

Click here to buy tickets.

 

7pm - City Crawl

Come and take part in our famous Pub Crawl through North Parade and Sunbridge Wells.

T-shirt pre-orders are available now!

Click here to pre-order yours now!

 

Thursday 20th September 2018

11am - Bradford Uni Vintage Kilo Sale!

Amazing grade A vintage clothing, all sold for £15 per kilo!

Click here to find out more.

 

1pm - UBU Diversity Festival

Everyone is invited for our massive Diversity Festival in the City Park where you can join GIVE IT A GO sessions with our sports and societies, hear from great speakers and discover all the exciting things to do around the space.

Click here to find out more.

 

Friday 21st September 2018

11am - Sports Day

Discover all the great sports you can get involved with at the UBU.

Click here to find out more.

 

Saturday 22nd September 2018

11am - Trip to Blackpool

Whether you want to ride the rollercoaster at the Pleasure Beach, visit the Tower, go shopping, or enjoy the beach, there’s something for everyone at Blackpool. Includes seeing the illuminations from the coach on the way back.

Click here to buy your ticket.

Click here to find out more.

 

Opportunities

Become a radio DJ!

This summer we've just upgraded our radio studios with the latest kit and software.

If you've ever wanted to become a radio presenter, live engineer or interviewer, or even help choose the sound of the station, then we have what you need.

You can also use the studios to record demos, songs and much more. Full training is provided.

To express interest for the new uni year, send us your details to ramair@ubu.bradford.ac.uk or via our online form.

 

Creatives Wanted: Vintage Vera

Vintage Vera, who are attending our UBU Week on Thursday 20th September, are looking for creative people. If you are a creative of any description looking for an opportunity to get some exposure, we would be more than happy to have you!


Maybe you’re a photographer, designer, painter, baker.... whatever your skill or hobby, we’ll make room for you!


Just drop us a message and we can make some arrangements! Get in touch!

 

Other Things To Do During #UBUWeek

Until 16th September 2018

Saltaire Festival at Saltaire Village

Saltaire Festival takes place annually, a celebration of the arts, community and the village’s unique history. The first weekend features the popular Open Gardens trail. Yards and gardens will host works by local sculptors, in association with Saltaire Inspired, and there will be pop-up and surprise events in homes around the village, with children’s and family activities in the village and Roberts Park.

Click here to find out more.

 

Saturday 15th / 22nd September 2018

9am - Horton Park #parkrun

The #parkrun is a free, timed weekly 5k every Saturday at 9am at hundreds of parks across the country. If it's something you already do or a new activity you want to get involved with, join us at our local park. All you need to do is register for free on the parkrun website, print off your barcode and bring it to the weekly run.

Click here to find out more.

 

Saturday 15th September

11am - 3pm - Heritage Open Day (HODs) at The Peace Museum

Come and celebrate the launch of a new temporary exhibition at The Peace Museum. The Cell Block Travelling Exhibition by Richmond Castle will open along with free family activities.

Click here to find out more.

 

From Wednesday 19th September

7:30pm - Miss Saigon at Alhambra Theatre

Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schönberg’s legendary musical MISS SAIGON is embarking on a major UK Tour.

Click here to find out more.

 

Friday 21st September

7:30pm - Chris Ramsey at Kings Hall and Winter Gardens

Critically acclaimed and award winning stand up comedian, host of his own TV entertainment show and stand up show on Comedy Central, Celebrity Juice regular and the only person to ever put Katie Hopkins in her place; Chris Ramsey brings his brand new 2018 live tour to King's Hall this autumn following a sell-out spring run. Snap up tickets up as soon as you can!

Click here to find out more.

 

Visit Bradford

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Anytime

ActiveBradford Green Miles

There are four Green Miles to run around in Bradford, including one around campus. Find out more online.

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