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What is Freshers Week?

Freshers Week for De Montfort University is run by De Montfort Students' Union (DSU) & UniVibe and is here to welcome you to DMU and help you to settle in to University Life! During Freshers we will be hosting a range of events & activities for you to get involved in so you can meet new people!

When does Freshers Week start?

Freshers begins on Friday 24th September 2021.

What is happening during Freshers Week?

Our full event guide is available now.
We have a huge range of entertainment that is varied and will appeal to a wide spectrum of students attending DMU! 

Where can I get Wristbands / Tickets for Freshers Week?

Get your Freshers Wristbands from demontfortsu.com. Wristbands are the cheapest and best possible way of accessing all of our events and activities. They have sold out 12 years in a row so we recommend you purchase yours as soon as possible to avoid missing out! 
Individual Event Tickets are available here.

When do I get my Wristband?

Wristbands can be collected from the Students' Union during Freshers. The collection time for Wristbands & Bar Tour T-Shirt's are 10AM til 4PM each day beginning from Friday 24th September up until Thursday 30th September 2021.

Where is the Students' Union?

You can find the Students' Union (Campus Centre) right at the heart of De Montfort Universities Campus! Our Address is....
Campus Centre Building, Mill Lane, Leicester LE2 7DR
DSU Staff will be in teal t-shirt's and will be on hand to welcome you & tell you everything DSU has to offer. UniVibe Staff will be in black t-shirt's and can help you with any event related queries.

How can I keep up to date with what is happening?

We highly recommend you connect with our various social media feeds to keep up with everything taking place throughout Freshers this year! 
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Can I bring a non student friend or family member to events?

Due to the limited capacities of each event, we try to ensure that priority is given to Students of DMU to attend events taking place through Freshers Week. We appreciate that coming to university can be daunting and you may feel more comfortable with someone you know coming along therefore you may bring a +1 guest to events where tickets for that event are available. Guests will need Valid Identification (Passport or Driving License) as well as an advance ticket to attend events with you. 

Will Photo ID be required to attend events?

All events where Alcohol is available or being served will require a Valid form of Photo Identification. You must bring one of the following acceptable forms of ID; a Passport, a Driving License or ID card bearing the Pass hologram. 
Photocopies or Pictures will not be accepted. Management reserve the right to refuse admission without explanation. 

Wristband Promise

You can purchase your Freshers Wristband safe in the knowledge that you've secured your place at the biggest & best events Leicester has to offer this September. The only way to guarantee entry into ALL of Freshers various events and activities is with a Wristband! Official Wristbands are on sale exclusively via the Students' Union Website. These sell out every year and we encourage you to get yours early to avoid missing out! 

Covid-19 Disclaimer

If the government re-impose restrictions meaning that events can no longer go ahead then rest assured that refunds will be available. We will of course ensure events take place in a safe & practical way.