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 7 - Sunday 15 September 2019 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)

Tuesday 25 February

Shrove Tuesday


Free pancakes


Wednesdays 18:00 Wednesday meal from across the world - students cooking for students. (vegetarian food available)
Fridays 12:45 - 14:15 International Women's Social Group for students and staff
Saturdays/Weekends Various Visits to Scotland's scenic countryside, towns and villages.
 May (date to be confirmed) 17:00 End of Semester BBQ
International student events and trips
Date Time Event*
Saturday 18 January 08:30 - 18:30

Day trip to the Stirling Castle, Wallace Monument and Castle Campbell

Buy tickets in advance from the Chaplaincy (£18)

Friday 24 January 18:30

Evening Event: 


Buy tickets from the Chaplaincy (£10)

Saturday 1 February 08:30 - 20:00

Day trip to Dundee, Dunottar Castle and Aberdeen

Buy tickets in advance from the Chaplaincy (£28)

Friday 21 February to Sunday 23 February Friday 15:30 to Sunday 20:00

Weekend trip to Ullapool and the North-West Highlands

Buy tickets in advance from the Chaplaincy (£75)

Saturday 7 March 08:30-19:30

Day trip to Killin, Loch Awe, Inveraray and Loch Lomond

Buy tickets in advance from the Chaplaincy (£22)

*Tickets for all trips go on sale on the Monday prior to the trip. All trips must be signed up and paid for at the Chaplaincy. Places are limited. Please see 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
Sundays 18:30 Chinese Christian Fellowship

Key information

University Chaplaincy