Welcome to Freshers’ Fortnight at Gateshead College.
From Monday 4th to Friday 15th September, Freshers’ Fortnight gives you the chance to get to know some new faces and enjoy competitions, food and freebies. We’ve got lots going on for you at each of our campuses. So come along and join the fun.
Come, chill and listen to our summer vibes. Grab an ice cream from our ice cream shack and you can even pick your own toppings! There are lots of summer games for you to get involved with too including ping pong and hook a duck. We have lots of freebies and giveaways too. Come and grab an Hawaiian garland and hang on to the last days of summer.
Free energy drinks and upbeat tunes to get you through the afternoon. Come and take part in a keepy uppy competition and win a prize.
Want to make your own smoothies, then jump on our smoothie bike and peddle as fast as you can. Tasty drinks and burning calories, it’s a win win. Meet our sport coaches and even join one of our nine sport academies.
An old school fun day where you can get your face painted, try an air tattoo and pop in our Freshers photobooth with your new classmates! Let one of the North's leading caricaturists, Barrie, entertain you as he draws you and your mates.
Come down and enjoy a FIFA tournament with your friends, play ping pong and try and get to the top of our leader board.
Try our giant chocolate fountain with giant fresh fruit palm trees, you have to see it to believe it.
Free breakfast – Monday morning motivation, tunes, and sausage and bacon baps to get you through Monday morning, it’s going to be a busy week.
Bubble football - a cross between football and zorbing guaranteed to have you in stitches.
Arrive early to avoid disappointment.
Come and get cheap Pick and Mix from our truly scrumptious sweetie stall. Pull up a chair and take part in a FIFA competition with your mates. Play ping pong and see who can make it to the top of our leader board. Let one of the North's leading caricaturists, Barrie, entertain you as he draws you and your mates.
Can you scale our 25ft climbing wall? See if you can make it to the top. We also have a giant inflatable football dart board.
Clubbersize fitness class a simple, fun dance fitness routine using glow sticks to club anthems. From 90′s classics to the latest chart hits, this fitness class in the dark to disco lights will be like nothing you've tried before.
Team Valley Fun day
We have a fun filled day plan for you, sumo suits, challenge your mates, giant inflatable foot pool and lots of competitions. We have a rodeo bull – who can stay on the longest? Grab a prop and get a pic in our Freshers photobooth, unlimited snaps = unlimited fun! Also come and grab some cheap Pick and Mix form our truly scrumptious sweet stall.
Loads of freebies and discounts from our freshers’ stalls. Giant inflatables on the Baltic Campus grass, including laser quest, total wipe-out, giant table football and foot pool!
Glitter hair station - fabulous glitter art from, Wish Upon a Sparkle the same company that provided the sparkle for V Festival as well as Manchester and Newcastle Pride.
Pick and Mix station – cheap pick and mix.
Photobooth! Free Pictures to take away to remember your first week at college.
Road Respect Tour
Free Food Frenzy
Join us in Enfields Kitchen for our free food frenzy. Free lunch, free drinks, including hot chocolate lots of food demonstrations plus vouchers and competitions.