9 key dates for your diary

The new term is almost upon us and before you start to get too booked up, we thought it was the perfect time to share with you nine great events happening during the next few months. #HelloLivUni

To keep up-to-date with events that are taking place throughout the year, be sure to take a look at the University Events page, the Guild’s Event page and your School’s webpages.

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1. Keith Haring exhibition – until 10 November

Join Tate Liverpool for the first, major UK exhibition of artist and activist Keith Haring. Don’t forget that students at the University can access Tate exhibitions for free – just take along your university ID card for entry.

When: Until 10 November
Where: Tate Liverpool
How much: Free with university ID card

2. Welcome Fair – Thursday 19 and Friday 20 September

From baking to pro wrestling and sustainability to photography,  no matter what your interest the Guild has a society or volunteering opportunity for you.

The Welcome Fair, which is taking place during Welcome Week, is the place where you can find out about the groups you can get involved with while you study with us. You can also pick up lots of freebies, discounts and grab some free Domino’s pizza!

When: Thursday 19 and Friday 20 September, 10am – 4pm
Where: Mountford Hall, inside the Guild

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3. Vintage clothing sale – Thursday 26 September

Hosted collaboratively by Liverpool Guild of Students and Headlock Vintage, this fair offers a selection of vintage clothing from brands including, Ralph Lauren, Adidas, Lacoste, Tommy Hilfiger and Berghaus. Get ready to rummage for bargains, with all items under £15 each!

When: Thursday 26 September, 10am-5pm
Where: Mountford Hall, in the Guild

4. Baltic Market Oktoberfest – Thursday 3 October to Sunday 6 October

Returning for its third year, the Baltic Market Oktoberfest is Liverpool’s own take on the traditional German celebration.

When: Thursday 3 to Sunday 6 October, various times
Where: Baltic Market, Stanhope Street
How much: Free (Thursday 3 October, 5pm-11pm and Sunday 6 October, 11am-9pm) / £5 on the door (Friday 4 October, 12pm-midnight and Saturday 5 October, 11am-midnight)

5. Liverpool Literary Festival – Friday 11 and Saturday 12 October

This October join us at the third annual Liverpool Literary Festival for conversations, readings and lively discussions. The Festival, sponsored by Student Roost and the Bruntwood Group, welcomes back our Chancellor and winner of this year’s Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence, Colm Tóibín, along with some new faces, including Alan Hollinghurst, Jess Kidd and Molly Case. Students are eligible for concessionary rates with a valid student ID.

When: Friday 11 and Saturday 12 October, various times
Where: Victoria Gallery and Museum
How much: £4 – £10


6. Careers Fair – Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 October

Meet employers and find out more about your career options at our upcoming Careers Fairs. The first fair focuses on business, finance and law, and the second fair focuses on science, engineering and technology. Even if you’re not studying these subjects, we recommend you go along because there will be opportunities for students from all disciplines who are looking for internships, placements and graduate jobs.

Liverpool Business, Finance and Law Fair
When: Tuesday 15 October, 10:30am – 3:30pm
Where: The Crypt, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

Liverpool Science, Engineering & Technology Fair
When: Wednesday 16 October, 10:30am – 3:30pm
Where: The Crypt, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

7. Study Abroad Fair – Friday 25 October

Interestingly, students who take part in Study Abroad earn higher than average salaries and are more likely to graduate with a 2:1 or First Class degree than students who don’t. So, as well as getting to study in somewhere like America, Australia or South Korea, if you take part in Study Abroad you could also improve your career prospects.

When: Friday 25 October, 10am – 4pm
Where: Mountford Hall, in the Guild

8. Halloween Monster Ball with film showings – Sunday 27 to Wednesday 30 October

There’s something spooky happening at Sefton Park Palm House this October. Each afternoon in the run up to Halloween the Palm House will host a ghoulishly themed party with film showings from Hocus Pocus to The Addams Family. Be sure to dress up as there will be a prize each night for the best fancy dress costume!

When: Sunday 27 to Wednesday 30 October, various times
Where: Sefton Park Palm House
How much: £11 – £14.30

9. Dine at the Wizard’s Brunch and Dinner – Saturday 23 November

Following a sell our tour of Australia, Canada and America, the Wizard’s Brunch and Dinner is making its way to Liverpool. Guests are invited to don their robes and gowns and take a seat in the Great Hall where they will be transported into a magical world to enjoy an immersive dining experience. Tickets are likely to sell out fast, get yours here.

When: Saturday 23 November, 12pm and 7pm
Where: St George’s Place
How much: £55.00 – £90.00