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Past Events

Watt Welcome Fair

Date: September 10, 2021

Time: 10:30-4pm

Location: Oriam

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University life is about so much more than study and exams. Book a slot to come along to Oriam to meet the student societies, services and sports clubs who will become a big part of your student experience and help you to look after your well-being during your time at Heriot-Watt.

With over 100 exhibitors attending the event, including Student Union Societies and Sports Union Clubs, there’s something for everyone, from the Debating Society to the Ultimate Frisbee Club and everything in between! We’ve also got a live football match on Oriam’s incredible indoor pitch and some fun challenges and showcases for you to enjoy. You won’t be disappointed!

Numbers will be limited to ensure the event can be run safely and in line with Government and University guidelines, with social distancing measures in place. You must book a 15 minute arrival slot to secure your place at the event.

Oriam Powerlifting

Start date: September 9, 2021

End date: September 16, 2021

Time: 6:45pm

Location: Strength & Conditioning Gym

Come and try out Powerlifting with Oriam experts. Please bring your phone to show proof of your booking on the Oriam app.

Sessions on Thursday 9th and Thursday 16th September

Campus Bike Tour

Date: September 8, 2021

Time: 11-11:45, 11:45-12:30, 12:30-13:15, 13:15-14:00

Location: Bike Bothy

Meet Cycling Manager, Evan Oliphant, at our Bike Bothy (located on the opposite side of the grassy area outside Oriam) for a bike tour of campus. Bikes and helmets provided but you are welcome to bring your own. You must be able to ride a bike!

SU Club Tasters

Start date: September 6, 2021

End date: September 19, 2021

Time: Various

Location: Oriam Reception

Whether you’re a total novice or at the top of your game, we’ve got over 30 clubs waiting to offer you a big WattWelcome in September. All of our of our clubs offer taster sessions during Freshers Week and Week 1 so if you’re not sure which sport is for you, you can attend as many different tasters as you like until you find out! From Monday of Week 2 you must be a member of a club to attend their training sessions but up until that point there are no limits and it’s all FREE!*

*Equestrian Tasters are £20pp

Oriam Gym Circuits

Start date: September 6, 2021

End date: September 9, 2021

Time: 12:30-1pm

Location: Oriam Gym

Oriam`s Fitness Team is ready to put you through your paces! Please ensure you bring your student card with you to gain access to the gym. If you do not have your card yet, please be ready to show proof of booking in the `My Bookings` section on the app.

Oriam Tours

Start date: September 4, 2021

End date: September 19, 2021

Time: Various

Location: Oriam Reception

Meet our Sports Union Ambassadors at Oriam Reception for a 60 minute tour of Scotland`s Sports Performance Centre. Prepare to be wowed! Please bring your phone to show proof of booking on the Our Oriam app.

Tours run between two and four times per day, excluding 10th September. Please see the Student Tasters tile on the Our Oriam app for full schedule and to book.

Oriam Gym Taster

Start date: September 4, 2021

End date: September 12, 2021

Time: 11-12, 2-3

Location: Oriam Reception

This activity will be running from the 4th-12th excluding Friday 10th September.
Come and try out our state-of-the-art fitness suite for free before joining! Please ensure you bring your student card with you to access the gym. If you don’t have your card yet, please be ready to show your booking in the `My Bookings` tile on the app.

There are also 30 min Oriam Gym Orientation sessions taking place on the same dates at 10.30am and 1.30pm that you can book onto if you’d like to be shown around before trying out the gym for yourself.

Virtual Half Marathon

Date: April 2, 2021

Location: Anywhere in the world!

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If you are a beginner, this is for you!

SU Exec Elections – Live Result

Date: March 12, 2021

Time: 12:00

Location: Facebook Live Event- HWU Students Union Page

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SU Exec Elections – Cast Your Vote

Start date: March 8, 2021

End date: March 11, 2021

Time: Voting opens 19:00 (8th March) & closes 17:00 (11th March)

Location: Online

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All Sports Union members are invited to vote in order of preference for their chosen candidates for Sports Union President, Vice-President and Executive Officers (x6), as well as positions at the Student Union. Every vote really does count!