The Official Trent Freshers at NTU: Friday 16th - Sunday 25th September 2022

Freshers event listings


This isn’t our 2023 program, but it Gives you a flavour of our most Popular Freshers events

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Freshers Opening Party

It’s finally time… join over 2000 brand new students in The Level for a huge club night to kick off your time at Trent. There’s no better way to make friends and meet new people than at this welcoming opening party. You can expect Trent’s resident DJ’s supplying three floors of the best music, incredible drinks deals and a few suprises thrown in.

Trent army

It’s time for the main event… the legendary Trent Army night. Tonight’s the night you become a fully-fledged member of the T-R-E-N-T Army! A huge tradition for NTU students. Get your camo gear and army face paint at the ready and head to the completley transformed City Students Union ‘Base Camp’. With hundreds of giveaways, a huge light show and live sets from the best DJs Nottingham has to offer, you won’t want to miss this!

Tiki Party

Grab your grass skirts and Hawaiian shirts, it’s time for your first dip in the Ocean. This venue is a Trent tradition giving students an unforgettable experience at Ocean. Get a free Hawaiian lei at the door. Futher fancy dress is always encouraged at the place where anything goes.

Tuned: Welcome to the Circus

Roll up roll up, one of the UK’s most iconic venues opens its doors exclusively for Nottingham Trent Freshers to give you a taste of your weekly Thursday Night! Expect 2000+ students filling Rock City to the rafters at tonight’s circus themed clubnight. Huge lights, extravagant decor, 3 rooms of music, 13 bars and 2-4-1 drinks all night!

Full Moon Party

You’re invited to the massive Full Moon Party… The Point will be fully transformed into a neon beach party. Dig out your brightest clothing and UV paint. This one-of-a-kind event offers drinks buckets, giveaways, live DJ’s. Full Moon Party is an experience you won’t forget!


Stealth & Rescue Rooms join forces to bring you the ultimate alternative music night. Explore 5 rooms of music, outdoor patios and guest DJs showcasing the best of Bassline, Drum & Bass, UK Rap and Indie. Plus 2-4-1 drinks all night long.

Outdoor Cinema

Join us under the stars and magical fairy lights as we show cinema classic, Grease on the big outdoor screen at the Magic Garden which lies hidden away behind the cobbled streets of The Lace Market. Free popcorn on arrival for all ticket holders.

Tuned: The Glitter Party

Get a full taste of the weekly Tuned clubnight as Rock City throws one of the BIGGEST Glitter Parties you can imagine! Expect 2000+ students filling the venue for an impressive clubnight featuring big lighting shows, Co2 Cannons, 3 rooms of music, 13 Bars and 2-4-1 drinks all night.


NTSU’s famous weekly cocktail night hosted in the Loft.  Sit down, relax and enjoy the vibes with a mouth-watering selection of cocktails on offer – not forgetting our range of mocktails!  A free cocktail on arrival is included as part of your ticket. 

On Point Festival

Catch the sunset at Trent’s very own On Point Festival. We are bringing you big festival vibes with multiple stages of music and free giveaways. Not forgetting our amazing local street food vendors and branded bars from VK, Red Bull and Koppaberg! With chilled vibes on the terrace and the huge atmoshpere of the indoor main arena, there’s somethihg for everyone.


Trent’s LGBTQ+ friendly night is the place where everyone is welcome! It’s an ultra-friendly night of fun, with zero judgement and the perfect place to meet new friends. Expect live DJ’s playing the biggest tunes and you can request your favourites. Great drink deals all night long and you’ll receive a free drink on arrival with your ticket.

Acoustic Sessions

Take a seat and enjoy a chilled evening of live music performances at the Live at The Loft – Acoustic sessions. Featuring some of Nottingham’s finest up-and-coming live music talent.

Silent Disco

Grab your headphones and get ready to dance the night away as VK presents a massive silent disco! You have the power to switch between three channels of music and watch the DJs battle it out for the dancefloor. You’ll receive a set of headphones on arrival at the venue.

Bingo Bedlam

Get ready for the best bingo in town… The return of Bingo BEDLAM! Expect the unexpected at our crazy bingo night, we’ll provide the crazy atmosphere, sing-alongs to the biggest tunes, and the chance to win some HUGE prizes (including iPads, event tickets and crazy fancy dress)!. Your ticket includes four bingo games with a few suprises thrown in, what’s not to love?

Comedy Box

Get ready to laugh out loud as we bring you Live at The Loft – Comedy. Take a seat and prepare to laugh along with the superb line-up of performers including some of Britain’s best up-and-coming comedians. Drinks and a great range of our tasty food offerings will be available at the bar!


The return of Bracks’ very own iconic weekly event, Fluid! With live DJ’s playing the best summer anthems, enjoy the music and atmosphere of Brackenhurst’s favourite event. Your ticket also includes a free drink on arrival.


Back by popular demand… Encore! The biggest club night for all things R&B, Hip-Hop, Grime, Danehall and Afrobeat, it’s the place to be. Tickets are strictly limited so book yours now to avoid disappointment.


District is back! Nottinghams #1 biggest student Saturday night returns. The state of the art production club night has 3 floors of music from the best live DJs in Nottingham, with huge light shows, Co2 cannons and the best student atmopshere. We will start the year as we mean to go on with great drinks deals and a few suprises thrown in. You won’t want to miss this one!

Super Mega Quiz

This isn’t any old quiz… The Super Mega Quiz kicks off your weekly Sunday entertainment with a HUGE Freshers special! Win up to £250 cash for your team and a crate of VKs to take home.. It really is a quiz like no other. Drinks and a great range of our tasty food offerings will be available at the bar!

Secret Rave

Hidden beneath the streets of Nottingham an underground warehouse style venue awaits your discovery. Referred to by just a number, Unit 13 is not your average club. Disguised at street level, you’ll descend the dark staircase and be immersed into the ultimate clubbing experience. Limited tickets available on a strictly first-come-first-served basis.