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Freshers' Fortnight has begun

17 September 2012

Each year, the Students' Union organises Freshers' Fortnight – a raft of social events and activities for new and returning students.

This year's Freshers' Fortnight kicked off yesterday (Sunday 16 September), with a barbecue for new arrivals to our Harrow halls, and continues over the next two weeks with a busy schedule of events.

Big dates for your diary include the SmokeFest music festival on Wednesday 26 September and the Freshers' Finale on Thursday 27 September.

There will be Freshers Fairs taking place across campuses this week (Tuesday 18 to Friday 21 September), giving you the chance to meet your Students' Union Sabbatical Officers, sign up for some sports clubs and societies, get involved with the Union's increasingly busy Smoke Media – and grab some freebies.

Full details on everything that's going on can be found on:

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