Aerial photograph from a plane of the Brook Street campus
28 August 2018

HE Freshers' Week is coming!


10 - 14 SEPTEMBER 2018


For University students at West Kent and Ashford College, and Hadlow College.

All events are at the Hadlow campus (TN11 0AL).

For more information about the events below, please contact Student Support Services on

HE Freshers' Week 2018 Monday 10th September

Illusionist and Wood Fired Pizza
Where: Garrad's Bar
Time: 12pm - 3pm

Opening Party (for HE students only) with guest DJ
Where: Garrad's Bar
Time: 7pm - 11pm

HE Freshers' Week 2018 Tuesday 11th September

Inspirational Talk with television presenter, public speaker and athlete mentor, Steve Brown
Time: from 9.15am

Get to know your local towns with our returning HE students (minibus trip from 10am) visiting Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone. Places are limited, please sign up at Students Support Services ( in advance.

Local Walk with a stop for refreshments.
Where: Meet at Grove Farm
Time: 1pm

Murder at the Manor (Live Murder Mystery Night)
Where: Garrad's Bar
Time: 7:30pm - 10pm

HE Freshers' Week 2018 Wednesday 12th September

Freshers' Fair
Time: 10am - 2pm

Social Club Annual General Meeting with free soft drinks
Where: Garrad House Boardroom
Time: 2pm - 3pm

BBQ and live band
Where: Garrad's Bar
Time 7:30pm

HE Freshers' Week 2018 Thursday 13th September

Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting
Where: Sport pitches
Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Afternoon Tea (TBC)
Where: Broadview Tea Rooms
Time: 2pm - 4pm

Karaoke Evening and nibbles
Where: Garrad's Bar
Time: 7pm

HE Freshers' Week 2018 Friday 14th September

Back to the Noughties with guest DJ and hot dog van
Where: Garrad's Bar
Time: 7pm

Trip to Maidstone clubs
Where: Meet outside Garrad's Bar for pickup
Time: 10:30pm drop off and 3:30am pickup
Cost: £10 to include transport and a t-shirt

*NB: Information may be subject to change at short notice