6th September 2002




New students arriving at the University of Lincoln in Hull next weekend will find plenty of entertainment laid on for them as an introduction to university life.


Live bands, party games, a German-style beer festival and an international party night are just some of the attractions being staged at the Cottingham Road campus in Freshers’ Week (Sunday 15th to Saturday 21st September).


The series of events will begin on Sunday evening with a welcome party in the SU bar and will wind down a week later with an R ‘n’ B and hip-hop night.


The full line-up of events is as follows:


Sunday 15th                             Welcome Party

Monday 16th                           Oracle and The Raywells live

Tuesday 17th                           Lovestruck (party games and general mayhem)

Wednesday 18th                  Bavarian-style beer festival featuring

The Steinhaus Bierkeller Band live

Thursday 19th             Shark (club night)

Friday 20th                              Around the World seven-hour spectacular

Saturday 21st                          Vibe (RnB / hip-hop and guest DJs

Lisa Unique and DJ Sassy)


All events begin at 7pm in the Students’ Union bar on Cottingham Road and there will be a late bar on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.


“We want everyone to have a really good time as soon as they start at university,” said SU events co-ordinator Lisa Jordan.


“This is the last year we’ll be at Cottingham Road before we all move to the city centre campus and we’re determined to make this one a year to remember.”


The university is expecting over 430 first-year students to arrive in Hull next weekend for the new semester which begins on Monday 16th September.


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For more information contact: Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager

University of Lincoln (tel: 01522 886042)                       email: jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk


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