January Welcome Fair 2022

The January 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.

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 27th January: 3pm-7pm | Get your free arrival slot ticket

Performance Schedule

Check out our performance schedule from our Clubs & Societies running at the January Welcome Fair



The January Welcome Fair will take place in the Students' Union Hub and surrounding outdoor areas. A one way system will be in operation taking you to all parts of the event, with entry via the Students' Union Hub Reception and exit via The Nest. 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.

Companies & External Organisations
  • Genesis Cinema
  • IPG Paintball
  • National Express
  • New Internationalist
  • ProPrep
  • More to be confirmed soon!
Pop-Up Shop
  • Come and visit our Fair Pop-Up Shop and explore our range of offical Queen Mary clothing and merchandise. We'll have lots on offer including Queen Mary hoodies, t-shirts and sweatshirts, limited edition Queen Mary bears, water bottles, mugs, stationery and lots more! The Pop-Up shop will be offering some exclusive deals during the Fair, so get your merch whilst it's on offer!
Students' Union Services
  • Drapers Bar & Kitchen - check out our brand new menu for 2022 and pick up some vouchers
  • Elections 2022 - find out more about running in the 2022 Elections. You could be one of our next elected reps!
  • Events - win prizes on our spin the wheel game and talk to our events team about all the events running in Semester 2 and 3 and how you can get involved
  • Qmotion Sport and Fitness Centre - come and talk about our January student deals available until 31st January
  • Sport - Campus Games, Community Foundation, Get Active, Social Leagues, Talented Athlete Programme
  • Student Voice
  • Sustainability
  • Volunteering
  • Freshly made doughnuts giveaway with the Department for Education

Performance Area
  • Come and watch performances and demonstrations from Clubs and Societies
Sports Clubs
  • Boat Club (QMULBC)
  • BL Cricket
  • BL Cycling Club
  • BL Volleyball
  • Boxing
  • Football
  • QM Calisthenics
  • QM Climbing Club
  • QM Futsal Club
  • QM Golf
  • QM Handball
  • QM Jiu Jitsu Club
  • QM Lacrosse
  • QM Netball
  • QM Rugby Club
  • QM Snowsports
  • QM Tennis
  • QM Volleyball
  • QM Women's Football Club
  • QMBL Fencing
  • QMBL Swim
  • QMBL Womens Basketball
  • Running and Athletics
  • Vipers American Football
  • Plus more to be confirmed!

  • Chess Society - come along and play a game of chess!
  • Filipino Society
  • Law and Business Society
  • Societies
    • 180 Degrees Consulting
    • Alpha Kappa Psi
    • Arab Society
    • Art Business Society
    • Banking and Finance Society
    • Barts Language and Culture Society
    • Believers' LoveWorld Society
    • BioMedics Society
    • BL African Caribbean Society
    • BL Craft Society
    • BL Drug Science Society
    • BL Sexual and Reproductive Health Society
    • BL Sport and Exercise Medicine
    • Board Games Society
    • Book Club Society
    • Christian Union
    • Cinema Society
    • Coding Society
    • Comedy Society
    • Consulting Society
    • Debate Society
    • Diagnostic Medicine (DiMed) Society
    • Diaspora Speaks Magazine
    • Ear Nose Throat
    • Economics Society
    • Enactus Society
    • Entrepreneurs Society
    • European Law Students' Association
    • Environmental Society
    • Fashion Society
    • Fintech Society
    • First Aid Society with St John Ambulance
    • First Love
    • Formula Student
    • Friends of Palestine
    • Griffin Community Trust
    • Hip Hop & RnB Society
    • History Society
    • Indian Society
    • Iranian Society
    • Islamic Society (ISOC)
    • Kharis On Campus
    • Labour Society
    • LGBT+ Society
    • Islamic Society (ISOC)
    • Legal Innovation Society QMLIS
    • Liberty Society
    • Mahjong Society
    • Marxist Society
    • Metal Music Society
    • Non-Law Aspiring Lawyers Society
    • North African Society
    • Online Tutors
    • PEACH Magazine
    • Psychology Society
    • Rock Solid QM
    • Romanian Society
    • Royal Alpha Rho
    • Salsa Society
    • Sober Socials Society
    • South Asian Society
    • The 93% Club QMUL
    • Underground Music Society
    • United Nations Association
    • Plus more to be confirmed!

    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.


    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.


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


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


    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. Please note that due to government guidelines you will need a NHS Covid Pass to access the Multi-Faith Centre from 1pm on the day of the Fair.

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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 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 in-person Welcome Fair, don't worry 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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