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

Our Freshers' Fayres are the best way for you to discover all the amazing activities you can join in as part of RUSU. It's also a great moment to get to know other students and make friends!

The Fayres take place over three days: 

  • Volunteering Fayre: Tuesday 20th September 2016, 12am - 4pm
  • Societies & Media Fayre: Wednesday 21st September 2016, 11am - 4pm
  • Sports Fayre: Thursday 22nd September 2016, 11am - 4pm

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 before you arrive. 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

12.00am - 4.00pm on Tuesday 20th

To kick start Welcome Week, come along to our Volunteering Fayre. 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.

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

Societies Fayre

11.00am - 4.00pm on Wednesday 21st September

There are over 100 societies you could join while studying at Reading. 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 22nd

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. From road cycling to climbing and diving, there's something for everyone.

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

Check out what our sports teams are doing by 'liking' the Reading Knights Facebook page.


The Marquee

The Fayres will be located at The Marquee, in Car park 4, on the side of the Students' Union building. 


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 during our Fayres and get down to 3sixty to reap the benefits as different companies attend.

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