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Welcome to Newman Students' Union Freshers Fortnight! 

NewFest 23 is your chance to meet and mingle with tha amazing students at Newman. This year we are hosting events across campus and out into Birmingham to give you the best opportunity to experience student life and meet your new best friends.

To make NewFest go even more smoothly for you, we are offering a NewFest wristband, giving you unlimted access to all of our events across the fortnight for just £25. These can be purchased online here or directly from the Students' Union Offices. In addition to just the wristband, we have a great range of Freshers Packs with all the clothing requirements you need to make your mark at Newman.

Full details of each event can be found in the What's On section of the website but look below for a line-up of what to expect.

Week 1

Sunday 17th September - Meet & Mingle

Monday 18th September - Zoo Project

Tuesday 19th September - Take Over Tuesday - Bingo

Wednesday 20th September - Birmingham Bar Crawl (Coach travel and T-Shirt incuded)

Thursday 21st September - Games Night

Friday 22nd September - Neon rave

Week 2

Monday 25th September - Sports & Societies Mixer

Tuesday 26th September - Take Over Tuesday - Quiz

Wednesday 27th Septemebr - Ryland Quad Garden Party

Thursday 28th September - Acoustic & Chill

Friday 29th September - NEWFEST23 Finale

Join us on our socials for more information. If you have any questions about NewFest before you start please contact us on