Freshers' Week Schedule!

  • Posted on: 5 October 2014
  • By: Dan Turner

Balliol JCR Freshers’ Week Timetable 2014

Items in bold are compulsory.

 

Sunday 5 October

18:00 – Early arrivals. Committee will be around College meeting freshers and showing them around.

18:30 – 20:00 Buffet in the JCR

20:00 – 22:00 Evening activities (meet in the JCR)

 

Monday 6 October

10:00 – Freshers arrive from 10am

10:00 – 18:00 Freshers collect keys and welcome pack from the OCR. Committee will be around College meeting freshers and showing them around.

10:00 – 18:00 Tea and biscuits in the JCR

18:30 – 19:00 Introduction to Master, JCR President, VP, and Drs. WHO in the JCR

20:00 – 20:30 Speed meeting in Hall

20:30 – 22:30 Evening Activities in the JCR

22.30 – 00.30 Welfare Tea in the JCR

22.30 – Club night (meet in the Bar)

 

Tuesday 7 October

09:30 – 10:30 Introduction to College Officers in Hall

10:45 – 11:00 Introduction to Committee in the JCR

11:00 – 12:00 Introduction to JCR Welfare

12:00 – 12:15 OUSU Welcome Talk

12:15 – 13:00 Bod Card Registration in Pantry

13:00 – 15:00 Subject Parents take children on tours of relevant faculty departments and libraries                                      (meet in the JCR)

13:00 – 16:00 Balliol Library Tours

15:30 – 18:00 Subject Family Tea Parties

19:00 – 20:00 Boat Club Drinks

20.30 – 21.30 Trip to G&Ds (meet in the JCR)

22.30 – 00.30 Welfare Tea in the JCR

22.30 – Club night (meet in the Bar)

 

Wednesday 8 October

9:00-10:00 Fire Safety Talk in Hall

10:05 – 11:35 Welfare Roundabout/Oxford Orienteering 1 (meet in the JCR)

11:45 – 13:15 Welfare Roundabout/Oxford Orienteering 2 (meet in the JCR)

13:30 – 14:30 LGBTQ Lunch, in Staircase 10, Room 5.

14:45 – 15:15 Mandatory Medical Registration in Hall & Counselling Service Introduction

16.00 – 17.00 Football trials (meet in the JCR at 15.45)

16:00 – 17:00 Subject Parents take children to meet with subject tutors (selected subjects)

18:30 – 19:30 Drinks with Subject Tutors

19:30 – 21:00 Freshers’ Dinner in Hall

21:00 – 22:30 Game Night in the JCR

22.30 – 00:30 Welfare Tea in the JCR

22.30 – Club night (meet in the Bar)

 

Thursday 9 October

10:00 – 12:00 Academic Subject Meetings with Tutors (selected subjects)

12:00 – 13:00 OUSU Freshers’ Fair in the Exam Schools (meet in the JCR at 11.45)

14:00 – 18:00 Individual Meetings with Tutors

14:00 – 15:00 Christian Union Picnic (meet in the JCR)

16:00 – 17:00 Rugby Trials (meet in the Lodge)

18:40 – 18:55 Out Of The Blue Performance in Hall

19:00 – 20:00 Women's Drinks

20:30 – 20:45 Oxford Gargoyles Performance in the JCR

21.00 – 22.30 Karaoke in the JCR

22.30 – 00.30 Welfare Tea in the JCR

22.30 – Club night (meet in the Bar)

 

Friday 10 October

09:00 – 18:30 Bodleian Library Tours

10:00 – 11:00 RAG Freshers’ Fair in the OxHub Events Space (above the Turl Street Kitchen)

11:00 – 13:00 Balliol Freshers’ Fair in the JCR

13:30 – 18:00 Gym Inductions (mandatory for everyone wishing to use the gym)

15:00 – 15:30 Oxford Union Tour (meet in the Lodge)

17:00 – 18:00 Chapel Choir Rehearsal in the Chapel

18:00 – 19:00 Left Caucus Talk “The 2011 Rioters – Agents of Change?” in the Massey Room

19:00 – 21:30 Dinner with General Parents (meet in the JCR)

21.30 – 22:30 Family Quiz in the JCR

22.30 – 00.30 Welfare Tea in the JCR

22.30 – Club night (meet in the Bar)

 

Saturday 11 October

10:30 - 13:00 Walk and Pub Lunch (meet in the JCR)

13:00 – 14:00 Consent Workshop (meet in the JCR)

14:30 – 16:30 Boat Club BBQ/Taster Sessions (meet in the Lodge at 14.15)

14:00 – 18:00 Afternoon Activities in the JCR

21:00 – 00:00 Freshers’ Bop: When I Grow Up…

 

Sunday 12 October

14:00 – 15:00 Ethnic Minorities and International Students’ Lunch in the Bar

14:00 – 15:00 Peer Support Sunday Session in the JCR

15:00 – 16:00 Mixed Lacrosse (meet in the JCR)

19:30 – 23:00 JCR General Meeting, followed by Film Night in the JCR

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