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6 unforgettable events

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Hundreds of memories made

Welcome to your new home

  • Get to grips with your campus this Welcome Week

  • Comprised of a multitude of award winning cafés and bars

  • Enjoy Welcome Week in a safe environment on campus

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Meet your new community

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  • Join your future course mates for a Welcome Week to remember

  • These events are exclusively for King's students

  • Start your journey with those you’ll finish it with

Save 54% on events - only £13

Don't miss out on this opportunity to sort your fresher's week at a huge discount. Join thousands of other KCL freshers this Welcome Week with the exclusive Strand campus welcome wristband. Freshers, we're ready for you. But the question is: are you ready for us?

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78% of students said they wished they'd been more prepared for Welcome Week

6 events. 1 venue. 1 wristband.

Group of students partying in club SOLD OUT - International Mixer Party
15th-16th September
The Vault
Your chance to meet other international students who have just arrived in the UK!
Group of students partying in club Freshers Move In Motive
16th-17th September
The Vault
So you've just moved into your new student digs, now it's time to bond with the people you'll spend the next year living alongside!
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18th September
The Vault
A fabulous, colourful night of glitter, facepaint and fun!
Students drinking from VK bottles VK Party at The Vault
22nd September
The Vault
Nothing beats freebies! Come down for a special party with a DJ and lots of giveaways.
Bingo Balls SOLD OUT - Disco Drag Bingo
26th September
The Vault
It's bingo, but presented by a Drag Queen! This will be a real performance, complete with opportunities for karaoke and to win prizes.
students partying Freshers' Final Straw (80s, 90s, 2000s)
29th September
The Vault
The Vault wraps up its Freshers extravaganza with a throwback night! It's the battle of the decades. Dress up as your favourite decade to be in with the chance of winning a prize.
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  • Your official KCLSU Welcome Week

  • Exclusive access to our award winning bars

  • Strictly available for you and your King's friends

Are you really still unsure?

Here's what former students said

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70% would do something differently if they could redo Welcome Week

The most common thought among students was that they wished they had attended more events during freshers.

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85% said Welcome Week is the best time to meet other students

It was a common consensus that students should use Welcome Week as a way to meet as many people as possible.

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91% said they would buy a Welcome wristband

Buying the wristband takes away the hassle of not knowing what you're doing during an already chaotic period.

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