Cathedral Dining Club
23rd September 11am - 6pm
Cathedral
Coventry Cathedral presents the mouth watering Digbeth Dining Club giving you a fresh and tasty perspective on urban street food.
The Big Bar Tour
23rd September 7pm - 2am
Various
Grab your t-shirt and wristband and join the thousands of students on a tour round the city for one of this year's biggest events, The Big Bar Tour!
Ice Skating- Early session
24th September 10am - 11:45am
Planet Ice
Skate at the home of Coventry Blaze and polish up on your talent or learn a new skill with Ice Skating at Planet Ice.
Laser Quest
24th September 10am - 10pm
Laser Quest
Are you a bit of a thrill seeker or maybe just fancy a challenge? Zap your way through the competition and be the last one standing at Welcome Festival's very own Laser Quest.
The Welcome Fair
24th September 11am - 4:30pm
The Hub
CUSU's Welcome Fair gives you the opportunity to learn about all the communities that you can get involved in during your studies.
Ice Skating- Late Session
24th September 1pm - 4pm
Planet Ice
Skate at the home of the Coventry Blaze and polish up on your talent or learn a new skill with Ice Skating at Planet ice
Bubble Luv - Back to School Disco
24th September 10pm - 3am
Kasbah
Bubble Luv is the weekly student night held at the newly refurbished Kasbah with the best DJ's and the ultimate themes, competitions and prizes.
Laser Quest
25th September 10am - 10pm
Laser Quest
Are you a bit of a thrill seeker or maybe just fancy a challenge? Zap your way through the competition and be the last one standing at Welcome Festival's very own Laser Quest.
Freebie Fair
25th September 11am - 4:30pm
The Hub
This is the chance to get your hands on some amazing freebies and meet some of the local brands you will interact with whilst being a student. Don’t forget to watch out for pizza!
Behind the Scenes with Radio 1
25th September noon - 1:30pm
Square One
Want to know what happens at the nation’s biggest radio station? Join the Radio 1 presenters, producers and crew for a fun-filled hour of inspirational chat, interactive games, exclusive insights and backstage goss.
Ice Skating
25th September 1pm - 3pm
Planet Ice
Skate at the home of Coventry Blaze and polish up on your talent or learn a new skill with Ice Skating at Planet Ice.
Cocktail Masterclass
25th September 7pm - 9pm
Samoan Joes
Fancy showing off your skills or just learning something new? Head down to Samoan Joe's for our Cocktail Masterclass.
The Ultimate Quiz
25th September 8pm - 11pm
Drapers
Put your general knowledge to the test with the chance to win an amazing prize at CUSU's Ultimate Quiz.
BOOM!
25th September 10pm - 26th September 4:30pm
JJ's
Tuesday nights are home to JJ's student night BOOM! filled with fun, inflatables and the fantastic DJ Jason Fox.
Radio 1 Greatest Hits with Jordan North
25th September 10pm - 26th September 2am
Square One
Do not miss Radio 1's greatest hits at Square One with a DJ set from the amazing Jordan North!
Laser Quest
26th September 10am - 10pm
Laser Quest
Are you a bit of a thrill seeker or maybe just fancy a challenge? Zap your way through the competition and be the last one standing at Welcome Festival's very own Laser Quest.
Sports Fair
26th September 11am - 4:30pm
University Square and The Hub
The Sports Fair is a great opportunity to be part of a winning team at CUSU and with over 50 to choose from you are spoilt for choice!
Ice Skating- Early Session
26th September 1pm - 4pm
Planet Ice
Skate at the home of Coventry Blaze and polish up on your talent or learn a new skill with Ice Skating at Planet Ice.
Ice Skating- Late Session
26th September 4:15pm - 5:45pm
Planet Ice
Skate at the home of Coventry Blaze and polish up on your talent or learn a new skill with Ice Skating at Planet Ice.
Cocktail Masterclass
26th September 7pm - 9pm
Samoan Joes
Fancy showing off your skills or just learning something new? Head down to Samoan Joe's for our Cocktail Masterclass.
Comedy Hypnotist
26th September 7:30pm - 11pm
Square One
Be entranced by the majestic skills of Comedy Hypnotist, Robert Temple as he takes to the Square One stage for Welcome Festival
UV Full Moon Party
26th September 10pm - 3am
Empire
Get your glow on at this year's UV Full Moon Party as we bring it back by popular demand for Welcome Festival 2018.
Laser Quest
27th September 10am - 10pm
Laser Quest
Are you a bit of a thrill seeker or maybe just fancy a challenge? Zap your way through the competition and be the last one standing at Welcome Festival's very own Laser Quest.
FRESHERS FAIR
27th September 11am - 4:30pm
THE HUB, COVENTRY UNIVERSITY
COME AND MEET YOUR NEW SIKH SOCIETY COMMITTEE AT THE FRESHERS FAIR, ALONGSIDE SOME GREAT FREEBIES!
Societies Fair
27th September 11am - 4:30pm
The Hub, Square One and University Square
We have over 140 societies and this is your chance to learn about every single one, whether its faith, culture, special interest or more. We can show you everything our societies have to offer at the Societies Fair.
Ice Skating
27th September 1pm - 4pm
Planet Ice
Skate at the home of Coventry Blaze and polish up on your talent or learn a new skill with Ice Skating at Planet Ice.
Cocktail Masterclass
27th September 7pm - 9pm
Samoan Joes
Fancy showing off your skills or just learning something new? Head down to Samoan Joe's for our Cocktail Masterclass.
Film Screening: Deadpool 2
27th September 8pm - 11pm
Square One
Marvel's hilarious sequel, Deadpool 2 is gracing the big screen at Square One for one night only.
Zoo Party
27th September 10pm - 3am
Kasbah
Our annual sell out event returns bigger and better than ever, get your leopard print at the ready for this year's Zoo Party.
Nominations Open
28th September 9am - 12th October 1pm
Nominate yourself for a Student Leaders position in the Autumn Elections.
Laser Quest
28th September 10am - 10pm
Laser Quest
Are you a bit of a thrill seeker or maybe just fancy a challenge? Zap your way through the competition and be the last one standing at Welcome Festival's very own Laser Quest.
Information Fair
28th September 11am - 4:30pm
The Hub
We've got more opportunities than ever to get involved at CUSU and the community, find out about it all at The Information Fair.
Ice Skating- Early Session
28th September 1pm - 4pm
Planet Ice
Skate at the home of Coventry Blaze and polish up on your talent or learn a new skill with Ice skating at Planet Ice
Ice Skating- Late Session
28th September 4:15pm - 6:15pm
Planet Ice
Skate at the home of Coventry Blaze and polish up on your talent or learn a new skill with Ice Skating at Planet Ice.
Cocktail Masterclass
28th September 7pm - 9pm
Samoan Joes
Fancy showing off your skills or just learning something new? Head down to Samoan Joe's for our Cocktail Masterclass.
Trip to Birmingham
28th September 9pm - 3am
The Hub
Jump on the coach trip to Birmingham and visit the incredible night life of our neighbouring city at Przym and Bierkeller.
The Big Closing Party
4th October 10pm - 3am
Kasbah
After two incredible weeks of partying, pizza and playing laser tag we have the Big Closing Party to celebrate and conclude Welcome festival 2018.
Comedy Central Live
6th October 7pm - 10pm
Square One
The funniest monthly comedy night in Coventry is back from a Summer break with a tummy tickling line-up taking to the Square One stage.
Manifesto Drop In
8th October 11:30am - 1pm
This session will cover how to write an engaging and effective manifesto. This is an optional session for candidates.
Manifesto Drop In
9th October 10:30am - 11:30am
This session will cover how to write an engaging and effective manifesto. This is an optional session for candidates.
Future Lets- Res Life Ice Skating
10th October 3pm - 4pm
Planet Ice
Take to the rink at Plant Ice to learn how to ice skate or show off your talent.
Manifesto Drop In
10th October 3pm - 4pm
This session will cover how to write an engaging and effective manifesto. This is an optional session for candidates.
Safety Fair
12th October noon - 2pm
Square One
Come along to our Safety Fair to get some top tips on keeping safe at uni and find out about the additional support available to you!
Candidates Briefing
12th October 1pm - 3pm
A session covering how the elections work and how to run an effective campaign Candidates must attend 1 Candidate Briefing.
Candidates Briefing
15th October 11am - 1pm
A session covering how the elections work and how to run an effective campaign Candidates must attend 1 Candidate Briefing.
Candidates Briefing
16th October 3pm - 5pm
A session covering how the elections work and how to run an effective campaign Candidates must attend 1 Candidate Briefing.
Future Lets- Res Life Casino Heist
16th October 4pm - 5pm
Escape Rooms Live
Are you up for a challenge? Then come to the escape rooms for Casino Heist!
Future Lets- Res Life Prison Break
16th October 4pm - 5pm
Escape Rooms Live
Are you up for a challenge? Then come to the escape rooms for Prison Break!
Manifesto Deadline
17th October 9am - 3pm
Future Lets- Res Life Ice Skating
19th October 3pm - 4pm
Planet Ice
Take to the rink at Plant Ice to learn how to ice skate or show off your talent.
Future Lets- Res Life Warwick Castle
20th October 9am - 4pm
Warwick Castle
Take on an adventure to Warwick castle to uncover the history and more.
Voting Week
22nd October 9am - 25th October 4pm
Be sure to vote for your ideal candidates! Check out a voting station for more details.
Question Time
22nd October 5pm - 7pm
The Hub Canteen
Your chance to hear about all of the candidates ideas and to ask questions! This event is mandatory for candidates to attend.
Future Lets- Res Life Casino Hesist
24th October 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Escape Rooms Live
Are you up for a challenge? Then come to the Escape Rooms for Casino Heist!
Future Lets- Res Life Prison Break
24th October 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Escape Rooms Live
Are you up for a challenge? Then come to the Escape Rooms for Prison Break!
Results Announced
26th October 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Find out who your newly elected Student Leaders will be!
Black History Month - Gala Night
26th October 6:30pm - 10:30pm
Square One
Future Lets- Res life Casino Heist
29th October 4pm - 5pm
Escape Rooms Live
Are you up for a challenge? Then come to the escape rooms for Casino Heist!
Future Lets- Res Life Prison Break
29th October 4pm - 5pm
Escape rooms
Are you up for a challenge? Then come to the escape rooms for Prison Break!
Volunteering Fair 2018 - Save the Date!
31st October 11am - 2pm
Square One, The Hub
Your chance to meet Community Organisations and discuss their volunteering opportunities. You will be able to sign up directly with the organisations at this event too!