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De Montfort University Freshers Week is the perfect way to start your university experience.

With over 20 events spanning nightlife and experience-based events, there's something for everyone.

You'll have the chance to grab tons of freebies, win prizes, meet lifetime friends, and make memories that will last a lifetime.


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02 October 23

Ultimate Pub Quiz with Shaun Wallace - The Dark Destroyer (Included in the Experience Wristband)

De Montfort Students' Union, SU Lounge, Leicester

Event Price

From £10.00

Ultimate Pub Quiz with Shaun Wallace - The Dark Destroyer (Included in the Experience Wristband)

De Montfort Students' Union, SU Lounge, Leicester

IS IT MONDAY!? (Included in the Night-Life Wristband)

R/Bar , Leicester

Event Price

From £3.00

05 October 23

Lane 7 Takeover (Included in the Experience Wristband)

Grand Central Station, Leicester

Event Price

From £10.00

HiJack (Included in the Night-Life Wristband)

R/Bar , Leicester

Event Price

From £3.00

01 October 23

Megazone Takeover: Laser Tag

23 Gower Street, Leicester

03 October 23

Karaoke Night (Included in Experience Wristband)

De Montfort Students' Union, SU Lounge, Leicester

Event Price

From £3.00

ON:IT (Included in the Night-Life Wristband)

Doppler Studio, Leicester

Event Price

From £5.00

08 October 23

Drag Bingo Evolution: The Ultimate Drag Bingo Experience (Included in the Experience Wristband)

De Montfort Students' Union, SU Lounge, Leicester

Event Price

From £10.00

04 October 23

Boom! Back 2 School (Included in the Night-Life Wristband)

De Montfort Students' Union, Leicester

Event Price

From £5.00

07 October 23

Beastwang 11th Anniversary ft. SAMMY VIRJI (Included in the Night-Life Wristband)

O2 Academy, Leicester

Event Price

From £20.00

06 October 23

Pink Fridays (Included in the Night-Life Wristband)

Fat Cats, Leicester

Need Help?

Freshers Week for De Montfort University is run by De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU) and is here to welcome you to DMU and help you settle in to University life!

During Freshers’ Week we will be hosting a range of events & activities for you to get involved in and meet new people.

Freshers will oficially begin on Friday 23rd September.

Additional events will be hosted in the lead up to the official Freshers launch so keep an eye on our events list.

Get your Wristband now!  

Wristbands are the cheapest and best possible way of accession all of our events and activities throughout Freshers’ Week and they sell out every year. We recommend you purchase your wristband as soon as possible to avoid missing out.

Individual event tickets will be released at a later date TBC.

You can find us right at the heart of DMU.

DSU is your student hub. Enjoy food, games, events, nightlife and more in the middle of campus.

Campus Centre Building, Mill Lane, LE2 7DR.

Yes, you can use the lift in the building, please seek assistance at the Hub, located on the left as you enter the building. 

Please get in touch with a Lead Person for each event and we will do our best to find a solution to meet your needs. 

All of events where alcohol is available will require a valid form of Photo ID.

You must bring either a Passport, Drivers License or ID Card that has the Pass Hologram located on it.

Photocopies or Pictures will not be accepted.

Our events site is the ONLY place to purchase an Official Freshers 2023 Wristband.

Wristbands bought from external promoters and sites are not associated with De Montfort Students' Union (DSU) and DSU will not be liable for any purchases made outside of our events site 

Your wristband is a digital product and you will need access to your account on to show us your ticket in the form of a QR code upon arrival of the event.

1. Go to
2. Log in to your account
3. Select bookings
4. Select the relevant event


You can use the masterpass feature on to add the masterpass to a digital wallet on your mobile device for easy access. The masterpass will work as your ticket for any events purchased through the site.

To ensure quick and smooth entry please have this ready ahead of time for your arrival at the event.

After purchase of your wristband, you cannot transfer it to another person.

DSU welcomes non student guests to our events. The guest must accompanied by a current DMU student, have valid photo ID and have pre-purchased a wristband or ticket for the event(s).

There is no limit on the amount of guests a student may bring with them, however the guest and their behaviour will be the responsibility of the student accompanying them.

No Guests will be permitted to any event not included within the Freshers 2023 Nightlife or Experience wristbands.

We want our spaces to be as welcoming and safe as possible. If you feel unwell, please come and speak to our team and they will help you out. We will have at least one First Responder and/or trained First Aider on-site at all times so you’re in safe hands! 

FREE Bottle Spikies are available from the bar.

Security will be doing bag and wallet checks, pat downs and pocket searches to ensure the safety of the attendees of the event. Females will only be pat down by female security staff. 

Spotters may be present around the venue to concentrate on purchasing and serve.

If any measures are introduced which results in the cancellation of Freshers Week events, please rest assured that full refunds will be given to everyone who has purchased an official wristband from the DSU website.

Due to the nature of our partnerships with external affiliates and sponsorships our events may be modified or replaced at short notice.

DSU will do their best ensure that the most up to date event information will always be available in the event description of the event on our events site 

We provide refunds only in specific circumstances. Please get in touch if you require one.

No. Smoking and vaping is strictly prohibited anywhere in the building and there will be dedicated spaced outside for you to do so. There are several detectors fitted around the building that are activated by smoking or vaping. This results in the whole building being evacuated and event cancelled.

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