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Freshers

Coming to the University of St Andrews in September 2018? This is the place where you can find all the information (or be directed to the other places that have the rest of the information) regarding Freshers week and getting involved in the CU!

The find out more about our events on facebook please follow this link: https://www.facebook.com/events/823195708071255/

Here is an overview of what will be going on!

Sunday 9th:

Morning: Church Search – Meet outside the union at 10AM

Interested in joining a church or just want to try it out? Come to the Union at 10am to hear about the different churches in St Andrews and attend with students who already go to them!

Evening: What drives me? // Pub Quiz //  7.30pm @ The Byre

Come to the Byre Theatre Bar at 7.30pm for a fantastic pub quiz and the chance to hear 2nd year Davis Roper speak about where his anchor is through the excitement and chaos of university life.

Monday 10th:

Morning: How can God exist in a world with poverty? // Lunch Bar // 12pm @ Town Hall (in partnership with Just Love)

Andy Robertson is leading a church plant in the Charleston area of Dundee, where around 60% of its population are living as part of the 15% most deprived people in Scotland. Come and hear him speak about how we can believe in God when our world is so broken.

We are delighted to be partnering with Just Love St Andrews for this event. Just Love are a student organisation made up of Christians committed to pursuing God’s heart for social justice in St Andrews and beyond.

Evening: Afterdark // Acoustic Night // Beacon Bar // 7.30pm

Come for some live music and to hear the stories of Christians who have had their lives transformed by Jesus Christ.

Tuesday 11th:

Morning: Who is Jesus? // Beach Games and BBQ // 11AM @ West Sands

The name Jesus is heard all the time in modern society around the world but who is he, and why is he so important? Why not find out and while you’re at it, make new friends and eat some great food!

Evening: Grub Crawl // 6.30pm // meet at the Baptist Church on South St

3 Courses + 3 Houses = 1 night of good chat, food and new friends at our annual Grub Crawl.  

Wednesday 12th:

Afternoon: Taboo? – Asking the hard questions // Q&A Panel with Afternoon Tea // 2pm @ BB Hall

In a world of fake news and conspiracy theories it can be hard to find out truth from anyone. We want to have an open and honest discussion about topical issues relevant to you, and lift the veil surrounding what the Bible has to say and what Christians actually believe. Ask your questions to our panellists and let’s start the conversation!

Evening: Is Christianity Western? // International Food Fair // 7.30pm @ Holy Trinity Halls

International societies in St Andrews are coming together to provide cuisine from around the world for you to enjoy! Find out if Christianity is just a western crutch, or a life changing message for all nations!

Thursday 13th:

Afternoon: Solid Rock Lunchbar // 1pm // VMH

Evening: Living a life of Success // Gin and Jazz // 7.30pm

Jeremy Marshall has had an incredible career in banking but is now battling cancer and faces an uncertain future. Come and hear his story and perspective on what life’s all about at 7.30pm in the Byre Theatre.

Friday 14th:

Afternoon: CIS Beach Rounders tournament 3pm West Sands

Evening: CU Launch // 7.30pm // Buchanan Lecture Theatre