Summertime

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Summertime

Monday 20 May – Saturday 25 May 2024

Celebrate the end of the academic year across campus with fun activities, food, competitions and time with your friends. After all - you deserve it!

The end of term is coming. Start your summer right and join us for #UoLSummertime.

Check out our fantastic line-up of events and activities across the week for you to kick start the summer!

Monday 20 May

Let’s Do Leicester on the Square

Don’t miss out on a day of sports activities and competitions, from your Sport and Active Life team in our Let’s Do Leicester on the Square event!

Location: Centenary Square
Time: starting at 11.00am

Tuesday 21 May

Students’ Union’s Opportunities Fair

Thinking about your future? Then come along to your Students’ Union Opportunities Fair and learn more about future careers, part-time work, volunteering, study placements, gap years, and a whole load more!

Location: SU Square, Percy Gee Building
Time: 10.00am-4.00pm

End-of-year treasure hunt

Assemble your team of up to five people and put your thinking caps on for some fun, or go it alone! Take part in an end-of-year treasure hunt across central campus (starting at Campus Kitchen, Percy Gee Building) hosted by @leicstudentlife. Solve the riddles, de-code the anagrams and complete the treasure hunt to be entered into a prize draw to win one of three University of Leicester hoodies!

Location: Across central campus, starting at Campus Kitchen, Percy Gee Building
Time: Take part anytime between 11.00am and 2.00pm

International Summertime quiz night

Test your general knowledge in our international Summertime quiz night, taking place in the Global Lounge from your International Student Experience team. There will be pizza for all participants, so don’t miss out!

Location: Global Lounge, Charles Wilson Building
Time: starting at 5.30pm

Wednesday 22 May

Summertime festival

Join us on central campus for our Summertime festival day! Enjoy a BBQ and refreshing drinks on Centenary Square, with arts and crafts from Attenborough Arts tutors, and music throughout the day!

Location: Centenary Square
Time: starting at 11.00am

Let’s Cook competition

Why not put your cooking skills to the test in our Let’s Cook competition, from the Students’ Union. We’ll provide the food, you bring the skills! We’ll be joined by some special guest judges (to be announced).

Location: Gee's, Students’ Union/Percy Gee Building
Time: 11.00am-2.00pm

LetsDisko End of Exams: Summer Beach Party

Celebrate the end of exams at Leicester’s biggest student night out, LetsDisko at the O2 Academy, from Rockstar Promotions. They’re kicking off their schedule of events with LetsDisko End of Exams: Summer Beach Party. More information and tickets are available from Rockstar.

Location: O2 Academy, Students’ Union/Percy Gee Building
Time: 11.00pm-3.00am

Thursday 23 May

Keepy-uppy competition

Think you’ve got the football skills to score some prizes? Join the Student Experience team to try your luck in our keepy-uppy competition.

Location: Outside the David Wilson Library
Time: starting at 1.00pm

Cultural themed film screening

Bring your snacks and relax as you join the Students’ Union for a cultural themed film screening on central campus. Keep an eye on @leicesterunion Instagram to vote for your choice of film nearer the time!

Location: Attenborough Film Theatre, Attenborough Building
Time: 2.00pm-4.00pm

Friday 24 May

Summer themed film night

Grab your snacks and get comfy for a summer themed film night with your Residence Life team. We’ll be showing two different films in our accommodation locations, so keep an eye on @uolreslife Instagram to vote for your choice of film nearer the time! Don’t worry about missing a film either – we'll show the winning film in the other location on Saturday.

Location: Freemen’s Cinema Room and The Village Hub
Time: 6.00pm-8.00pm

LetsDisko End of Exams: Taylor Swift version

Celebrate the end of exams at Leicester’s biggest student night out, LetsDisko at the O2 Academy, from Rockstar Promotions. Their next event is LetsDisko End of Exams: Taylor Swift version. Find more information and tickets from Rockstar.

Location: O2 Academy, Students’ Union/Percy Gee Building
Time: 11.00pm-3.00am

Saturday 25 May

Summer themed film afternoon

It’s the weekend so get comfy for a summer themed film night with your Residence Life team. We’ll be showing two different films in our accommodation locations, so keep an eye on @uolreslife Instagram to vote for your choice of film nearer the time!

Location: Freemen’s Cinema Room and The Village Hub
Time: 12.00pm-2.00pm

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