The Official Trent Freshers at NTU: Friday 15th - Sunday 24th September 2023

Returning students pick your events



Dirty Mondays

Dirty Mondays is Trent’s favourite Monday night!  An underground clubbing experience at Unit 13, with house, disco, pop, party and student anthems across 2 rooms, plus a hidden disco and a brand new chill-out room! Expect friendly faces and a huge atmosphere.


Stealth Tuesdays

Stealth & Rescue Rooms join forces to bring you the ultimate alternative music night. A multi-venue experience with four rooms of music, sociable patios and guest DJ’s showcasing the best from Bassline, Drum & Bass, UK Rap, Hip-Hop, Garage, House and Tech-House. Plus 2-for-1 drinks all night long.


The Social

The Loft

It’s Wednesday; it’s time to join The Social. Head to the free entry pre-bar from 6-9:30pm and warm up for the night ahead with a live DJ playing chart favourites and a photographer and competitions running every week!


Ocean Wednesdays

The legendary mid-week party night. Whether you’re in a sports club, a society or just having a night out with friends, fancy dress is always encouraged at the place where anything goes.



One of the UK’s most iconic venues, Rock City opens it’s doors every single Thursday night to 2000+ students for a huge night! Bringing you lighting shows, Co2 Cannons, 3 rooms of music, 6 bars and 2-4-1 Drinks.

Warm up at Quids In at City SU.


Lemonade Fridays

Nottingham superclub Pryzm, hosts Nottingham Trent’s brand new Friday night. Across 3 floors and 5 rooms, Lemonade brings you a refreshing taste of chart, house, feel-good anthems and R&B under 1 roof, with a gin bar and big drink offers!

MAIN STAGE – Commercial house, and singalong anthems,

DISCO – Old school bangers and plenty of cheese.

CURVE – RnB, Hip-Hop, Grime, Drill and Bashment.



Trent’s biggest weekly club night at the City SU. Every Saturday bringing huge tunes, laser light shows and the best drinks deals to your Students’ Union. With three floors featuring Trent Resident DJ’s playing Chart and House to DnB and Techno. Plus the top floor with the freshest R&B, Hip Hop, Grime, Afrobeats and Dancehall.


A Refreshers Pass gives you access to your choice of Refreshers events. After purchasing a pass, you can choose from a list of 14+ Refreshers events and decide which ones you’d like to attend. You’re pass allows you to pick up to 7 events. You won’t need to pay again for those events as the pass acts as your ticket.

Refreshers events are for Nottingham Trent University students in their second, third or any subsequent year. Events require student ID and 18+ age ID.  Nottingham Trent students may also be able to bring friends (see seperate question below). Students from other universities can also attend if space permits but they cannot buy a Refreshers Pass. 

A Refreshers Pass can save you money because the pass offers a discounted price which is less than the value of 7 individual tickets.

You’ll also get more choice of entry times to the most popular events so you’ll have more flexibility to arrive when you choose giving you a better Refreshers experience. 

Great, if you have a pass you can start booking events now.

Here are full instructions:

1) Look through the events above and pick the ones you’d most like to attend.
Check the dates and times because some events take place at the same time as each other so you’ll need to pick a preference.

2) Use the Book with Pass button under the event.
A pop-up will appear with a red button that says “Use Your Event Pass”

3) Click or tap the “Use Your Event Pass” button.
If you’re not already signed in, you’ll be prompted to enter your FIXR login details that you used to purchase the pass, then once signed in click the red “Use Your Event Pass” button again.

4) Click the “Freshers Pass Holders” drop-down button and follow the instructions.
Press the + button to add a ticket to your basket. Go to “View basket” then “Reserve”. 

Repeat the process for each event that you’d like to attend.

Refreshers passes are only for current NTU students, however if there are individual tickets remaining once passes have sold out, you may purchase additional event tickets for non-student friends (up to 2 per NTU student). 

Students from other universities can also purchase individual event tickets but are not permitted to buy a Refreshers pass. 

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The Cornerhouse, Burton Street, Nottingham. NG1 4BT

Opened after lockdown, Unit 13 focuses on forward thinking music and electronic artists. A large industrial warehouse space houses a multi tiered main room with festival level production. With 4 bars, 3 rooms and a hidden disco in the women’s toilets, Unit 13 is perfect for big atmospheric undergound clubnights.

Stealth & Rescue Rooms

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 Drum & Bass, Garage, Bassline, Hip-Hop, Rap and RnB. Plus 2-4-1 drinks all night long.

Greyfriar Gate, Nottingham. NG1 7EF

Ocean is a legendary venue amongst Nottingham Trent students. It is home to the weekly sports club and societies socials every week during term-time. You can expect fancy dress nights and lots of fun. The music is mainly commercial, with current chart and cheesy throwback tunes all night long.

Talbot Street, Nottingham. NG1 5GG

Rock City is a an iconic venue that was established in Nottingham in 1980. It has hosted gigs and concerts for some of the biggest bands in the world and runs huge clubnights with over 2000 people.

Lower Parilament Street, Nottingham. NG1 3BB

Pryzm is a superclub with 3 floors, 4 rooms a gin boutique and a big clubbing experience. Catering for over 2000 people, there’s something for everyone. It’s energetic atmosphere, diverse music selection and stylish design make it a prime spot for enjoying a night out in the city. 

NTSU, Shakespeare Street, Nottingham. NG1 4GH

The Level is Nottingham Trent Students’ Union’s very own venue, located in the Students’ Union building in the heart of Nottingham. By day you’ll find vintage fairs, pop-up shops and student activities. By night the venue hosts everything from big-production clubnights for over 2000 students, live music gigs and Bingo Bedlam, to big-screen sports events, guest speakers and awards ceremonies.