Many social events are booked by societies and individuals, religious and non-religious. In addition, the Chaplaincy itself organises the following events, as well as occasional evening events:

Welcome Week

Date Time Event
Saturday 2 - Sunday 10 September 2017 Various times Check our programme of events for new students including social events, bus tours, walks, music, song and faith events.

Social events during semester

Day Time Event
Tuesdays 12.30 - 14.00 Soup Tuesday (Home-made soup and bread lunch)
Wednesdays 18.00 Wednesday meal from across the world - students cooking for students. (FREE and vegetarian food available)
Fridays 12.45 - 14.15 Wives' Group for wives of international students and staff
Saturdays/Weekends Various Visits to Scotland's scenic countryside, towns and villages.

International student events and trips

First semester 2017/18

Date Time Event*
Saturday 16 September 08.30 - 19.30 Day trip to Loch Lomond, Aberfoyle and loch Katrine
Saturday 30 September 08.15 – 19.45 Day trip to Dalwhinnie and Loch Morlich
Friday 6 October Evening Ceilidh (tradition Scottish evening with dancing)
Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October Weekend Weekend trip to Pitlochry and the Highlands
Saturday 4 November 08.30-19.00 Day trip to Pittenweem, Anstruther and St Andrews
Friday 17 November Evening

St Andrews night celebration

*All trips must be signed up and paid for at the Chaplaincy. Places are limited. Please see attached poster and our notice boards for further details.

Religious Services and Meetings (held in the Chaplaincy Chapel)
Every Saturday (during semester) 18.00 Catholic Vigil Mass
Every Sunday 11.30 University Church Service and Bible Teaching (Non-denominational), conducted by the University Chaplain. Followed by free pizza lunch and sometimes a minibus trip into the surrounding area.

Several Religious Societies use the Chaplaincy regularly
Alternating Tuesdays 19:30 Catholic Society (Cathsoc)
Wednesdays 19.30 International Christian Fellowship
Fridays 19.15 Chinese Christian Fellowship