The Queen's College MCR Website

The Queen's College MCR
Freshers' Week 2016

the queen's mcr freshers' week 2016 is over now... there will be more next year!




The Queen's College MCR Website

What is the freshers' week?

A week full of oppotunities to help you settle in Oxford and meet new friends.

Compulsory Events

You will probably not make new friends, it will probably not be fun, but you will have to attend anyway. See timetable below for more info.

MCR/JCR Social Events

A great opportunity for you to chill, have some fun and meet new people. Although you are not required to, you are more than welcome to attend all MCR and JCR events. You will even have the chance to bring along partners and family! See timetable below for more info.

Help

Help, tips and advise from other fellow members of the MCR. It includes info concerning healthy, food, drinks, bike services and also College and city tours. Everything that you need to know before starting your graduate studies in Oxford!




See the updated version of the timetable below or download an offline version here.



Click here to see what happened during Freshers' Week 2015



the queen's mcr freshers' week 2016 is over now... there will be more next year!


Timetable

Updated information on what is going on.

  • Welcome Tea and Cake and College Tours

    Saturday

    October 1st 2016

    Just come and meet us in the MCR from 3pm to 5pm for tea, cake and a chance to get to know your new amazing College better by joining small group college tours!

  • The First MCR Party

    Saturday

    October 1st 2016

    From 8pm to midnight, just come along to the MCR for some refreshments!! Feel welcome to invite family and partners at appropriate age!

  • Oxford Tour, Tea and Scones

    Sunday

    October 2nd 2016

    Join us at 2pm in College for a Tour of Oxford given by the Queen's MCR, cumulating in tea and scones in the MCR at 3.30pm. Family and partners at appropriate age are welcome to join you!!

  • Pizza Night and Potluck Dinner

    Sunday

    October 2nd 2016

    What would be a better way of ending your Sunday than having some food with us in the MCR? Feel free to bring family and partners at appropriate age! It starts at 6pm!

  • The Queen's College Freshers' Fair

    Monday

    October 3rd 2016

    Taking placing in the JCR from 4pm to 5.30pm, you are welcome to join the Queen's College Freshers' Fair to have answered all your questions about Sports Teams, Clubs and much more of what is offered at Queen's!

  • The Cellar Club Night

    Monday

    October 3rd 2016

    Meet us at the The Cellar from 8pm to finish off Monday with a club night! The club is completely booked out for us! It means that everybody there will be Queen's students!! Get directions here!

  • Q&A Rowing at Queen's

    Tuesday

    October 4th 2016

    Questions about Rowing at Queen's? Just come to the MCR for a chance of having them all answered and get ready to start rowing! From 6 to 7pm!

  • MCR Parent Dinner

    Tuesday

    October 4th 2016

    There is nothing like going out for dinner with your parents, right? So get ready as Tuesday night is the day your MCR Parents will invite you out for dinner. Usually set from 7pm, your parent will let you know exactly where and when. Surely a great way to end your Tuesday!

  • COMPULSORY Sexual Consent Workshop

    Wednesday

    October 5th 2016

    COMPULSORY workshop on Sexual Consent. Get to know what your rights are and how to act and react in college if you ever find yourself in the presence of sexual harassment. Where? Lecture rooms A, B and C in College, from 9.30am to 10.30am

  • University Freshers' Fair

    Wednesday

    October 5th 2016

    A great opportunity to see the very best of what Oxford life has to offer at Oxford University Student Union (OUSU)'s Freshers' Fair at Oxford University Exam Schools, from 11am to 12pm!!

  • Sports Practices

    Wednesday

    October 5th 2016

    Meet us for the first Sports Practices on Queen's Sports Ground from 2pm to 4.30pm!! Access to Queen's Sports Ground is from Abingdon Road, down a small road passing through the Brasenose ground. Directions can be found here.

  • COMPULSORY Sexual Consent Workshop

    Wednesday

    October 5th 2016

    Unable to attend the COMPULSORY workshop on Sexual Consent in the morning? Here's another chance for you to get to know what your rights are and how to act and react in college if you ever find yourself in the presence of sexual harassment. Where? Lecture rooms A, B and C in College, from 6pm to 7pm.

  • COMPULSORY Graduate Induction

    Thursday

    October 6th 2016

    COMPULSORY talk for Freshers, from 5pm to 7.30pm in the Shulman Auditorium.

  • Pub Night at the Cape of Good Hope

    Thursday

    October 6th 2016

    Meet us at the The Cape of Good Hope from 8pm to 11pm and let's finish off your Thursday with a pub night! Family and partners at appropriate age are welcome to join us! Get directions here!

  • Lunch and Oxford Tours

    Friday

    October 7th 2016

    Meet us for lunch from 12.30pm to 2pm in the Dinning Hall. Our last Oxford Tour of Freshers Week starts at 2pm, just after lunch. Feel free to join us at any point!!

  • Beer Cellar and Pool Tournament

    Friday

    October 7th 2016

    A Friday night spent in The Queen's College Beer Cellar is a night that you will remember. And you can also take part, or simply enjoy watching, a Pool Tournament! Family and partners at appropriate age are welcome to join us. We will be waiting for you there from 7pm.

  • Drinks at Be at One

    Friday

    October 7th 2016

    Alternatively (or perhaps additionally?), you can finish off your Friday in great style by meeting us at Be At One at 8pm, and enjoy a great cocktail experience!! Directions can be found here. This is how much the MCR cares about your Friday: we organised two amazing events to assure you that this Friday will be one of the best Fridays that you've had so far!

  • BBQ & Rowing Taster Day

    Saturday

    October 8th 2016

    The event is back! It now starts at 2pm, with walkdowns from Florey and Cardo at 2pm and from College from 2.10pm. Just come on down at 2pm, have a burger and give rowing a go!

  • Christ Church Meadow PICNIC (or Tea and Cake)

    Sunday

    October 9th 2016

    With the Freshers' Week close to an end, meet us in the MCR at 12noon to walk together from College to Christ Church Meadow (directions here) to celebrate and enjoy the nice weather with a picnic. If the weather is not that nice though, let's stay in and have some Tea and Cake in the MCR. Either way, you are guaranteed to have a great time! Feel free to bring family and partners at appropriate age.

  • Movie night

    Sunday

    October 9th 2016

    What better way to finish off Freshers' Week than with a movie night? Join us in the MCR from 8pm to midnight for film (and snacks!). We are absolutely welcoming family and partners at appropriate age as well. And the chosen movie is.... In Bruges (2008)! Looking forward to seeing you all there!

  • Freshers'
    Week will be
    back in 2017!

Highlights

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Welcome Tea and Cake

Saturday, October 1st 2016

The First MCR Party

Saturday, October 1st 2016

Tea & Scones

Sunday, October 2nd 2016

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