Freshers' Week Tickets Explained…

Once you know what college you are in, you can then purchase a college wristband permitting you admittance to all your college’s events. What is even better YUSU has linked up with your colleges to offer every student with a college wristband a discount to the Freshers Week main event, Campus Takeover.

To redeem, simply purchase a College Wristband and complete the checkout process. Once you have completed your purchase, a "Discounted Ticket" ticket will appear on the tickets page for Campus Takeover.

YUSU's events - Campus Takeover, Comedy Night and Viking Raid require separate tickets. No ticket is required for Freshers Fair, taking place on Saturday 1st October, 10am – 4pm across Heslington West campus.

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Campus Takeover - NEW FOR 2016! The biggest event on campus!

Campus Takeover


We are so excited to announce the headline act for the #CampusTakeover for this year's #UoYFreshers is........

One of the UK's most exciting rappers, WRETCH 32!

#CampusTakeover is the biggest event on campus this Freshers 2016! An outdoor festival inspired takeover “with a twist” where all aspects of Heslington West will be shut down from the usual day to day running’s and will play course to a festival extravaganza!

#‎CampusTakeover‬ ‪#‎LoveYork‬ #UoYFreshers

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The Big Top - The biggest event on campus!



#YUSUComedyNight is the perfect way to round off a busy and hectic first week- with a more chilled out Sunday night event. This is your chance to see some of the most talented rising stars of UK Comedy. #YUSUComedyNight

The #YUSUComedyNight is playing host to a wealth of comedic talent including Carl Donnelly, Sofie Hagen and Jamali Maddix + Mae Martin (MC)

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The Big Top - The biggest event on campus!



4 different t-shirts. 4 different routes. 1 massive bar crawl through York. Viking Raid is the perfect introduction to the varied nightlife York has to offer. Each route starts on campus at one of YUSU's bars, with a free bus taking you into town, before you make your way from bar to bar, ending up in one of the official YUSU night club venues. Viking Helmets advisory but not compulsory. #YUSUVikingRaid

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College Freshers Tickets


Each college runs their own events from arrival, through to the Friday of Freshers week. Once you know which college you are in, you need to get your freshers ticket for that college. There is one ticket which gets you access to all of that colleges events! But remember that a college ticket DOES NOT include the big YUSU events at the weekend (Campus Takeover, Comedy Night) or Viking Raid in week 2.

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