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University of Hull WelcomeFest

We've planned a schedule jam-packed with a wide range of online and on-campus events to ensure that no matter who you are, what you're studying or what interests you - you can find something you want to attend. We want to make sure students have the opportunity to meet, have fun and be safe.

We’ve got over 60 events: from Give It a Go taster sessions to quiz nights, the Sports and Society Fairs to a virtual welcome party - there’s something for everyone.

Our priority is everyone’s safety and wellbeing, so many events will take place online or have special arrangements to ensure that social distancing guidelines can be adhered to, so please read the event information carefully before booking. Tickets will only be available to University of Hull students.

For some events, including the outdoor cinema and live music nights, tickets will only be available for groups from the same household or social bubble, so these tickets will not go on sale until 10:00 on September 14 th to give you the chance to get to know your new house mates and decide which of the great events on offer you would like to attend together.

Please note that due to COVID 19 restrictions events may change, be cancelled and new events may be added, so please check back here regularly.


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University of Hull WelcomeFest


19 Sep 2020 - 31 Dec 2022

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This year we are supporting the Student Union community through the Coronavirus Pandemic by providing an out-of-the box virtual events solution, in addition to top quality online and socially-distanced events for freshers programmes. 

Everyone's safety and wellbeing has been at the forefront of our planning.

We want everyone to have a memeorable and fun welcome to the University, but we also want to protect your health and minimise the risk of oan outbreak of COVID 19.

Careful planning has gone into all the live events taking place and full risk assessments have been carried out in partnership with the University Health & Safety team and Hull City Council's Health & Safety, Environmental Health and Licensing Officers.

In order to maintain social distancing many events will have limited capacity and for some events you will need to book a specific time slot.

To maintain social distancing you must only attend certain events with members of you household, please check the booking information for all events carefully before booking your tickets.

If you, or anyone in your household, experience symptoms of COVID19 in the two weeks before an event, please do not come to campus.  Anyone experiencing symptoms of COVID19 should self-isolate and contact the NHS.

Yes!  We are running many online and virtual events that you will be able to sign up for.

We are running many free events across Welcome Fortnight.  In order to help cover costs, some events are paid for events, but we have worked hard to keep the ticket prices as low as possible.

Welcome Fortnight events are for students currently enrolled at the University of Hull.

In line with current guidance you should remain 2 metres away from anyone who is not a member of your household at all times.

Please remember to was your hands regularly and wear a face covering when requested to do so.

If you have any question or queries please raise an enquiry in your MyHull portal.

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