Freshers 2019

Freshers' Week 2019

We are looking for Freshers' Week Volunteers! Find out more by emailing orient@.

We’re already so excited for Freshers' Week of 2019 and to welcoming you in September to Your Union. 

Orientation/Freshers' Week will run from Saturday 7th September to Sunday 15th September. The Freshers Fayre will be held on Sunday 15th September. 


The Freshers' Fayre

The Freshers' Fayre will take place on the Sunday of Freshers' Week (15th September 2019) between noon and 5pm. The vast majority of our affiliated societies will be there and keen to impress, so drop in and see the huge range of activities you can get involved in.  

To request a stall, you must complete this form. The final Deadline for requesting a stall is Monday 12th August 2019.  We shall inform you of whether or not you have been successful in securing a space in late August.

If any student groups have questions please email freshersweek@; external organisations should book through sadesign@


Affiliated Society Event Submissions

If your affiliated society is planning to put on an event, you must complete this form as soon as possible

This will place your event in the University App. 

The deadline for this form is the Monday 12th August 2019.


Freshers' Week Venue Bookings

If you require a room in the Students' Association during Freshers' Week please email freshersweek@ by Thursday 18th July. Room booking requests will be dealt with by the 5th August. 


The Charitable and Volunteering Fayre

The Fayre will take place on Thursday 12th September 2pm - 4pm. 

The Charitable and Volunteering Fayre is coordinated by the Charities Campaign. All queries should be directed to charitysocs@.

To request a space please apply here

There will be a large number of affiliated societies, as well as some external organisations. St Andrews has a really active charitable and volunteering presence, so this is the perfect opportunity to see what you can get involved with. 


Freshers' Fund

The Freshers' Fund is money allocated to kick-starting societies activities at the start of the academic year - primarily being used to pay for Freshers' Week events. It is open to all affiliated societies and is given out at the discretion of the Director of Student Development and Activities.

The maximum amount given to any one society is £250. One budget form should be submitted for every individual event. 

Deadline for submission is August 1st. You can find the application form here

If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to email the Director of Student Dvelopment and Activities via dosda@