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Sports... Societies... Volunteering... Freebies... and so much more!

Our Fayres are big and not to be missed in the Welcome Week calendar... so big that we have to run it over three days. It is the best opportunity to discover what's on offer at the University and locally. RUSU sports clubs, societiesmedia and volunteer groups will all be there as well as a whole host of commercial companies and charities. Come to the Fayres and chat to the students that run RUSU's sports clubs and societies, find out what they're about and ask any questions.

Really keen? Can’t wait? You can even join sports clubs and societies online, in advance. You will need to register on the RUSU website. Once you have enrolled in September you can log in with your University details.

Volunteering Fayre

11.00am - 4.00pm on Tuesday 22nd

To kick start Welcome Week, come along to our Volunteering Fayre. All RUSU’s student led volunteer projects will be attending as well as local and national organisations looking to sign more volunteers up for the academic year. A wide range of voluntary opportunities will be on offer from wildlife and conservation projects to local charities volunteering with children and the elderly. Whether you can spare just a few hours here and there or are looking to really get stuck in, there will be something for everyone.

'Like' RUSU Volunteering Facebook page for an insight into all the volunteering opportunities available throughout the year.

The Jewish Society will have a stall at the Volunteering Fayre.

Societies Fayre

11.00am - 4.00pm on Wednesday 23rd September

There are over 100 societies you could join while studying at Reading and the majority will be in attendance at the Societies Fayre on Wednesday 23rd September. Come along to see the variety of activities on offer; arts and dance groups; campaign groups including societies for postgraduate, mature and LGBT+ students; Over 20 culture and faith groups and loads more from baking to photography. 

You can find out more about each by looking at our website societies pages.

Take a look at our Societies Facebook page

Sports Fayre

11.00am - 4.00pm on Thursday 24th

We have over 50 different sports clubs including football, rugby, netball and hockey who compete in the South East divisions of BUCS, the university sports leagues, plus a huge number of others that compete in different leagues/competitions. If you are looking for something recreational why not join road cycling, go climbing with mountaineering club or diving with sub aqua.

Take a look at our sports pages for more detailed information on all our clubs.

Support and keep up-to-date with what our sports teams are doing by 'liking' the Reading Knights Facebook page


The Marquee

This will be located in Car park 4, off to the side of the Students' Union building. In here you'll find the Volunteering Fayre, Societies Fayre and Sports Fayre on the dates and times above.


3sixty plays host to a plethora of commercial and charity stalls all tripping over each other to give you free stuff in return for a moment of your attention. Make sure you drag yourself out of bed on both days and get down to 3sixty to reap the benefits as different companies attend.

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