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20 September - 1 October

Calling all students

To celebrate the return of our students and to reinforce our commitment to providing a full and enriching student experience,
we are hosting Teesside Calling - a two week celebration of events and activities on campus.


10.00am - 3.00pm
Freshers Monday (Students' Union)

Visit the Students' Union for freebies, discounts, offers and savings on food, drink and more.

3.30pm - 5.00pm
English Language Café (Students' Union)
A friendly and welcoming group for chat and to practice and improve your English with native speakers and other international students, and a place for you to ask any questions you may have, and to receive advice and guidance on aspects such as jobs, campus and course, and local or British culture.

7.00pm - late
Bar Night (Students' Union)

Join your house and coursemates in the Terrace Bar, with the resident DJ playing through till late

7.30pm - late
Mega Quiz (Students' Union)

Make a team with your house and coursemates and join the first quiz of the year.

 

10.00am - 3.00pm
Societies Day (Students' Union)

Fancy getting more from student life? Want to meet new people? Whether you already have a hobby, or you are looking for something new, the Students' Union can help! Members of the many societies will be inside and outside the Students' Union with information about why you should join their group and how to do it.

1.00pm - 2.00pm
Library Libquest online induction (Virtual)

Take part in an interactive Sway quest, through which you will explore the Library's online facilities and learn about the online support available to help you succeed in your academic studies. You will be given a number of clues and tasks to complete regarding key online Library services. The tasks will be completed individually, but there will be online support for you to ask questions.

6.00pm - late
Bongos Bingo (Students' Union)

A classic game of bingo but not really! Get your dabbers at the ready...

7.00pm - late
Bar Night (Students' Union)

Join your house and coursemates in the Terrace Bar if bingo isn't your thing.

 

10.00am - 3.00pm
Clubs Day (Students' Union)

Enjoy sport? Want to get more active? Looking to meet like-minded people to compete and socialise with? Learn more about the many sports clubs and teams here by speaking to the current members.

10.00am - 4.00pm
'Grab a Jab' on the Northumberland Roving Vehicle (Student Life Building)
Drop by the SU car park to visit the Northumberland Roving Vehicle and get your Covid-19 vaccination. All students and staff who are eligible for their first or second vaccination can drop-by the NRV pop-up clinic and get your vaccination on campus.

10.00am - 7.00pm
Plant Sale (Campus Heart)

The perfect way to brighten up your space! Visit the plant sale in the Campus Heart to get yourself something for your flat, room, or house.

3.30pm - 5.00pm
English Language Café (Students' Union)
A friendly and welcoming group for chat and to practice and improve your English with native speakers and other international students, and a place for you to ask any questions you may have, and to receive advice and guidance on aspects such as jobs, campus and course, and local or British culture.

7.00pm - 8.30pm
Faith & Reflection: Bible Study Social (Student Life Building)
An opportunity to meet, share food and discuss faith.

8.00pm - late
Karaoke (Students' Union)

Jump on the mic and belt out your favourite tracks or just enjoy other's performances.

 

10.00am - 2.00pm
Campus Heart takeover (Campus Heart)
Take a break and meet your coursemates for a mocktail or two in the Campus Heart. We've got some entertainers and TUXtra around to welcome you. Today's stalls are: Student Life, Student Futures, the Students' Union. If you need a sweet treat, we have some of those for you too!

10.00am - 4.00pm
'Grab a Jab' on the MFC Bus (Student Life Building)
Drop by The Curve to visit the Middlesbrough Football Club bus and get your Covid-19 vaccination. All students and staff who are eligible for first or second vaccination can drop-by the MFC pop-up clinic and get your vaccination on campus.

10.00am - 6.00pm
Poster Sale (Students' Union)

Brighten up your room, flat or house. Choose from a selection of prints including TV, movies, celebrities, art and much more.

8.00pm - late
Hypnotist Show (Students' Union)

World-renowned hypnotist Lo Reid is back in Teesside for one night olny. She delivers one of the most hilariously entertaining displays you will ever see.

8.00am - late
Students' Union Bar Night (Students' Union)

Join your house and coursemates in the Terrace Bar.

 

9.30am - 10.00am
Welcome yoga class (Campus Heart)

Start your day connecting to your body and your breath with a short yoga class to help get you focused and feeling ready for the day.

10.00am - 2.00pm
Campus Heart takeover (Campus Heart)
Take a break and meet your coursemates for a mocktail or two in the Campus Heart, and help yourself to a freebie or two. Have a go of the helter skelter and be entertained by our magician. Today's stalls are: Student Life, the Students' Union, Student Futures, Teesside Advance, the Wellbeing Hut.

10.00am - 2.00pm
Wellbeing marketplace (Student Life Building)
A variety of information stalls promoting university and local services and activities which can support your wellbeing whilst at University. At the wellbeing marketplace you can also find out about the creative writing, crafting, and book groups.

10.00am - 6.00pm
Poster Sale (Students' Union)

Brighten up your room, flat or house. Choose from a selection of prints including TV, movies, celebrities, art and much more.

10.00am - 2.00pm
Mobile climbing wall (Campus Heart)
Did you know we have a climbing wall on campus? We've got one in the Campus Heart for you to try today too!

10.30am - 11.30am
Atisha meditation (Student Life Building)

A session led by the resident teacher from the Atisha centre in Darlington.

3.00pm - 7.00pm
The big one (Campus Heart)

We've teamed up with the Students' Union and their partners to offer you a free BBQ serving burgers, hotdogs and vegan options, plus more. Join us for a bite to eat, have a go on the giant inflatables, take on the Teesside wipeout, and try a bit of crazy golf. Live entertainment will be on offer too.

10.00pm - late
Headphone disco (Students' Union)

Head down to the Students' Union, collect your headphones and choose between one of two DJs.

 

10.00am - 2.00pm
GP registration (Library)
It's really important to sign up with a local GP practice if you have moved away from home, in case you become unwell. You will also to be able to book your free meningitis vaccine. Local GP practices will be there to help, it takes 5 minutes to sign up and all practices are within walking distance of campus.

12.30pm - 2.30pm
Family Film Day (Students' Union)

We'll be showing a family favourite, students and their families are welcome.

 

10.00am - 2.00pm
GP registration (Library)
It's really important to sign up with a local GP practice if you have moved away from home, in case you become unwell. You will also to be able to book your free meningitis vaccine. Local GP practices will be there to help, it takes 5 minutes to sign up and all practices are within walking distance of campus.

12.30pm - 7.00pm
Sunday Social (Students' Union)

Live coverage of all the day's sporting action plus hot food and drinks available from the Students' Union.

7.30pm - late
Movie Night (Students' Union)

Join your friends for Movie Night at the Students' Union.

 

10.00am - 2.00pm
Campus Heart takeover (Campus Heart)
Take a break and meet your coursemates for a mocktail or two in the Campus Heart, and help yourself to a freebie or two. Our caricaturist is back today so make sure you go and find him! Today's stalls are: Student Life, the Students' Union, the Wellbeing hut, Student Futures, the Learning Hub, and Digital Futures.

10.00am - 10.30am
Pilates (Student Life Building)

Why not try something new? Pilates is a great way to improve posture and create that feel good factor. An excellent way to take some time out during this busy time.

10.00am - 12.00pm
Police community engagement team (Campus Heart)
Meet the Cleveland Police community engagement team in the Campus Heart and learn how they can help you.

10.00am - 2.00pm
Mobile climbing wall (Campus Heart)
Did you know we have a climbing wall on campus? We've got one in the Campus Heart for you to try today too!

10.00am - 2.00pm
Wellbeing marketplace (Student Life Building)
A variety of information stalls promoting university and local services and activities which can support your wellbeing whilst at University.

10.00am - 2.00pm
Book group, creative writing and crafting (Student Life Building)
A chance to meet new friends and find out about some of our social activities including the book group, creative writing for wellbeing, and our crafting for wellbeing group. Come and chat to our staff and members on the ground floor of the Student Life building.

 

11.00am - 2.00pm
Campus Heart takeover (Campus Heart)
Take a break and meet your coursemates for a mocktail or two in the Campus Heart, and help yourself to a freebie or two. Our caricaturist is back today so make sure you go and find him! Today's stalls are: Student Life, the Students' Union, the Wellbeing hut, Student Futures, the Learning Hub, and Digital Futures.

10.00am - 4.00pm
Vintage clothing sale (Students' Union)
Find yourself a bargain and pick up some vintage clothing at the Students' Union.

12.00pm - 1.00pm
Library Libquest online induction (Online)

Take part in an interactive Sway quest, through which you will explore the Library's online facilities and learn about the online support available to help you succeed in your academic studies. You will be given a number of clues and tasks to complete regarding key online Library services. The tasks will be completed individually, but there will be online support for you to ask questions.

 

10.00am - 12.30pm
Brengle the therapy dog (Student Life Building)

Meet Naomi Kelly, one of our Faith Advisers and her therapy dog Brengle. A opportunity to talk and spend time with them both.

3.30pm - 5.00pm
English Language Café (Students' Union)
A friendly and welcoming group for chat and to practice and improve your English with native speakers and other international students, and a place for you to ask any questions you may have, and to receive advice and guidance on aspects such as jobs, campus and course, and local or British culture.

7.00pm - 8.30pm
Faith & Reflection: Bible Study Social (Student Life Building)
An opportunity to meet, share food and discuss faith.

8.00pm - late
Karaoke (Students' Union)
Jump on the mic and belt out your favourite tracks or just enjoy other's performances.

 

10.00am - 12.30pm
Brengle the therapy dog (Student Life Building)

Meet Naomi Kelly, one of our Faith Advisers and her therapy dog Brengle. A opportunity to talk and spend time with them both.

7.30pm - late
SU Bar night - 00s (Students' Union)
Meet your friends in the Terrace for a video party full of 00s classics!

 

10.00am - 12.30pm
Brengle the therapy dog (Student Life Building)

Meet Naomi Kelly, one of our Faith Advisers and her therapy dog Brengle. A opportunity to talk and spend time with them both.

3.30pm - 5.00pm
English Language Café (Students' Union)
A friendly and welcoming group for chat and to practice and improve your English with native speakers and other international students, and a place for you to ask any questions you may have, and to receive advice and guidance on aspects such as jobs, campus and course, and local or British culture.

11.00pm - late
SU Club night - Black parade (Students' Union)
The UK's biggest emo night is on at the Students' Union tonight!

 

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