Welcome to Freshers Fest 2023: Your Ultimate Guide to an Unforgettable Week at TU Dublin

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Hello, Freshers of 2023! Welcome to TU Dublin, where your journey of academic and personal growth begins. As you step into this new chapter of your life, we’ve got a week full of excitement, fun, and learning planned just for you. Mark your calendars for the week of the 25th of September because you won’t want to miss a single moment of Freshers Fest!

What’s On The Agenda?

Daytime Delights

Nore Valley Petting Farm

Ever wanted to pet a goat or cuddle a rabbit? Now’s your chance! The Nore Valley Petting Zoo will be on campus, offering a unique and therapeutic experience.

Freshers Funland

If you’re a fan of bouncy castles, then you’re in for a treat. Freshers Funland is your playground, complete with inflatable slides, obstacle courses, and more!

Sweet Treats

Popcorn, candy floss, and ice cream—oh my! Indulge your sweet tooth while you mingle with your new classmates.


Night-time Nostalgia

Bingo Loco

It’s not your grandma’s bingo! Get ready for a high-energy, laughter-filled evening that will have you dancing on your feet.

Epic Movie Night

Grab your popcorn and settle in for a cinematic experience to help you settle in.

Freshers Night

A night dedicated to you, the Freshers! Expect live music, DJ sets, and a dance floor that’s open till late.

Taylor Swift Day

Yes, you read that right—a full day dedicated to the pop icon, Taylor Swift! Sing along to “Love Story,” “Shake It Off,” and all your other favourites.

Tips for Freshers

Be Open-Minded

University is a melting pot of cultures, ideas, and perspectives. Be open to new experiences and viewpoints; it’s the best way to grow.

Meet New People

Don’t shy away from introducing yourself. Whether it’s your roommate, classmate, or someone you meet at one of our events, every connection you make is a step toward building your network.


The more you put into your Freshers Week, the more you’ll get out of it. Attend events, join clubs, and don’t hesitate to step out of your comfort zone.

Take Care of Yourself

Amidst all the fun, don’t forget to eat well, stay hydrated, and get enough sleep. Your well-being is crucial for you to enjoy this incredible week to the fullest.


So there you have it, Freshers! A week jam-packed with activities, fun, and opportunities to make new friends. We can’t wait to see you there! Some of these events are ticket entry only, get tickets here. Keep an eye on our social media channels for a full list over everything that’s happening.



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