Welcome Fair 2022

The Welcome Fair is open to all students (new and returning) and is your opportunity to come and check out everything that your Students’ Union has to offer in 2022, meet lots of our Clubs & Societies and grab some exclusive discounts and freebies from visiting organisations and your Students' Union bars, cafes and shops.

Remember to visit all of the different event zones to see everything we have on offer, then buy your memberships online or at the Students’ Union Hub Reception. Have a look at the stall listings to see what's happening when as some organisations will only be present on one day of the Fair!

On this page you’ll be able to find out more about the Fair and find stall listings to help you plan your visit to the event.

Thursday 22nd September: 10am-6pm | Friday 23rd September: 10am-4pm

A Quiet Hour will run on Friday 23rd September from 10am-11am. The Quiet Hour is aimed at students who may have specific access needs or those who would prefer a quieter experience with no loud music played during this time.

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What's On and Stall Locations

The Welcome Fair will take place at lots of locations across the Mile End Campus including the Students' Union Hub, Library Square, Graduate Square, The Great Hall, Godward Square and Qmotion Sport & Fitness Centre. A one way system will be in operation at indoor locations. Don't forget to visit our bars, cafes and shops around campus who will be offering some exclusive discounts on the day of the Fair.

Societies
  • 1 Day Sooner Society
  • ABACUS Society
  • AI & Robotics Society
  • Anime Society
  • Afghan Society
  • Afro Caribbean Society (ACS)
  • Arab Society
  • Armenian Culture Society
  • Art Society
  • Bangladesh Society
  • Bhangra Society
  • Board Games Society
  • Book Club
  • Bollywood Society
  • Chess Society
  • Cinema Society
  • Creative Writing Society
  • Desi Society
  • Environmental Society
  • Ex-Yu Society
  • Filipino Society
  • First Aid Society
  • Food Society
  • Friends of Palestine Society
  • Game Development Society
  • Greek & Cypriot Society
  • Hyperlink Society
  • Iberian & Latin American Society
  • Indian Society
  • Indonesian Society
  • Iraqi Society
  • Japan Society
  • Knit & Knatter Society
  • K-Pop Society
  • Kurdish Society
  • Lebanese Society
  • Linguistics Society
  • Malaysian Society
  • Music Society
  • Nepalese Society
  • North African Society
  • Pakistan Society
  • Pole Fitness Society
  • PROJECT:TALK
  • Punjabi Society
  • Queen Mary Theatre Company
  • Romanian Society
  • Salsa Society
  • Scandinavian Society
  • Sober Socials
  • Somali Society
  • Sri Lankan Society
  • Video & Card Gaming Society
  • Yoga Society

Students' Union Hub Reception - Buy your memberships here
External Companies
  • Epic Paintball
  • Pop-Up Poster & Art Sale

Students' Union Services
  • Union Shop Pop-Up Clothing Sale
  • Village Shop

Societies
  • St John Ambulance Society

University Stalls
  • Academic Skills
  • Careers & Enterprise
  • Course Reps
  • IT Services
  • Library Services
  • PASS Scheme
  • Pearsons
  • University Information Point
Students' Union Information Point

Students' Union Services
  • Course Reps
  • Elections
  • Events
  • QM Skills Award
  • Student Voice
  • Sustainability & Green Mary
  • Volunteering

External Companies & Charities
  • C4 Energy Drinks
  • Dig-In Box Collection Point
  • Genesis Cinema
  • German Donor Kebab
  • Historic Royal Palaces
  • Huzzle
  • Job Today
  • Koru Kids
  • Metropolitan Tabernacle
  • Mr Wong's Wok & Box
  • New Internationalist (Thursday Only)
  • SoundMinds UK
  • Ticketek (Thursday Only)
  • University of London Bell Ringers
  • ZSL London Zoo

Societies
  • 93% Club
  • Alpha Kappa Psi Society
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Society
  • Ahlulbayt Society
  • Banking & Finance Society
  • Biochemistry Society
  • Biomedics Society
  • Cathloic Society
  • Chemistry Society
  • Christian Union
  • Commercial Awareness Society
  • Conservatives Society
  • Design Engineering Society
  • Economics Society
  • Engineering & Tech Society
  • Engineers Without Borders
  • English Society
  • Erasmus Students' Network
  • European Law Students' Association
  • Feminist Society
  • First Love Society
  • Formula Student
  • Genetics Society
  • Geography Society
  • History Society
  • Indian Music Society
  • Islamic Society
  • Jewish & Israel Society
  • Krishna Concious Society
  • Law Society
  • Law & Business Society
  • Law for All Society
  • Legal Innovation Society
  • LGBT+ Society
  • Liberty Society
  • London Transport Society
  • Marxist Society
  • Material Engineering Society
  • Mathematics Society
  • Neurodivergent Society
  • NHSF Hindu Society
  • Open Law Society
  • Phychology Society
  • Phychology Society
  • PsiStar Society
  • Rock Society
  • Sikh Society
  • Students with Disabilities Society
  • Women in Consulting
  • Women in Law Society
  • Women in STEM

Student Media Outlets
  • Diaspora Speaks Magazine
  • PEACH Magazine
  • Quest Radio
  • Quest Radio Tour Meeting Point
  • The Print
Students' Union Stalls
  • Welcome Fair Information Point
  • Get Active
  • Inter-Halls Games
  • Qmotion Sport & Fitness Centre
  • Queen Mary Students' Union Community Foundation
  • Social Leagues
  • Talented Athlete Programme

External Companies & Charities
  • All Star Lanes
  • Debate Mate
  • Every Nation
  • Fusion Movement (Thursday Only)
  • GK Telecom
  • Global Justice Now (Thursday Only)
  • hVIVO Flu Camp
  • Hyper Reality - Virtual Reality Gaming and Cyberpunk Venue (Friday Only)
  • Kortext
  • NHS Blood and Transplant (Friday Only)
  • ProPrep (Thursday Only)
  • Qatar Airways (Thursday Only)
  • Reach Out
  • Sanctuary Students (Thursday Only)
  • SEO London (Thursday Only)
  • Student Art Pass (Thursday Only)
  • The Higher Place (Friday Only)
  • The Felix Project (Friday Only)
  • The Pay Index
  • Tutor the Nation
  • VIVA - The Vegan Charity
  • University of London Royal Naval Unit
  • Plus more coming soon!

Sports Clubs
  • QMBL American Football
  • QM Archery
  • QM Badminton
  • QM Barbell
  • QM Boxing
  • QM Men's Basketball
  • QM Women's Basketball
  • QM Boat Club
  • QM Cheerleading
  • QM Calisthenics
  • QM Climbing
  • QM Cricket
  • QM Dance
  • QM Fencing
  • QM Football
  • QM Women's Football
  • QM Futsal
  • QM Women's Futsal
  • QM Go-Karting
  • QM Golf
  • QM Handball
  • QM Hockey
  • QM Jiu Jitsu
  • QM Judo
  • QM Kendo
  • QM Lacrosse
  • QM Muay Thai
  • QM Netball
  • QM Rugby
  • QMBL Women's Rugby
  • QM Running & Athletics
  • QM Snowsports
  • QMBL Swimming
  • QM Table Tennis
  • QM Tennis
  • QM Volleyball
  • BL Squash
  • BL Cycling
External Companies
  • Kopparberg (Friday only)
  • Red Bull
  • Nordic Spirit (Thursday only)

Students' Union Services
  • Drapers Bar & Kitchen
  • Events
  • Qmotion Challenge Area
  • Qmotion Sport and Fitness Centre
  • Union Shop
External Companies
  • Amazon Prime (Friday only)
  • Vintage Threads

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Performance & Demonstration Area
Wellbeing Hub
  • Barts Sexual Health
  • ELOP
  • GP Surgery based in Hackney & City
  • James Place
  • Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham
  • Positive East
  • QMUL Student Health Service (SHS)
  • QMUL Student Life
  • Recovery College
  • Report & Support/Consent Matters
  • RESET
  • Safe East/Compass
  • Social Action for Health
  • Substance Misuse
  • Tower Hamlets - Hate Crime Projects Officer
Societies
  • Albanian Society
  • Believers Love World Society
  • BL Philosophy Society
  • Comedy Society
  • Debate Society
  • Drug Science Society
  • Egyptian Society
  • International Society
  • Italian Society
  • Kharis on Campus
  • Labour Society
  • Pokemon Society
  • Russian Speaking Society
  • Skate Society
  • SWS
  • Tamil Society
  • Welsh Society


How to buy memberships

Buying your Clubs and Societies memberships is easy via our website, follow the steps below or visit our Clubs & Societies page.

1

Each stall will have a QR code on it that you’ll be able scan. Scan the QR code on your device to be taken to that groups page.

2

Select the membership type you would like to purchase and add to your basket. You will need to be logged in.

3

Keep repeating this for all the groups you’d like to join.

4

At the end of the event go to your basket and follow the on-screen instructions to pay for your memberships.




Where to eat and drink at the event

Throughout the Fair all of our Students’ Union spaces will be open serving a wide range of tasty food, delicious drinks and grab and go lunch options. Find out more about our spaces and when they’re open here.

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Multi-Faith Centre

During the event the Multi-Faith Centre will be open for prayer, contemplation and reflection. The Multi Faith Centre is located in the Students’ Union Hub on the 2nd floor.

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Access Needs

If you have any access needs for the event please let us know how we can help. Simply contact su-studentsunion@qmul.ac.uk or visit the Students’ Union Hub Reception. Our friendly Students’ Union staff and Students' Union Crew volunteers will also be located around the event on the day, so if you do need any help just let one of them know.

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Can't join us at the fair?

If you're not able to make the Welcome Fair, don't worry you will not miss out! You can still find out about all our Clubs, Societies and Students' Union services on our website. Every student group has their own webpage providing further information about the group, contact details and links to their social media pages. The Students' Union Hub Reception is also open Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm and can help with any questions you have! Please pop in and say hello!

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