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    On a less Geeky note is anyone else scared that the freshers week wont live up to the hype and that ours will be 'dead' so to speak
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    (Original post by AAfc)
    On a less Geeky note is anyone else scared that the freshers week wont live up to the hype and that ours will be 'dead' so to speak
    I can assure you that no JCR committee wants your week to be 'dead'.

    Yes you will probably be set some work. Yes you may have some more formal aspects.

    But yes you will have some great nights out.

    We've spent a lot of time trying to come up with a great freshers week - balancing mandatory college meetings, day time social events and nights out/bops. I can't believe other committees haven't put the same effort in.

    What may differ from other universities is that it is full on academically come the Monday of 1st Week.
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    (Original post by Poppyxx)
    I can assure you that no JCR committee wants your week to be 'dead'.

    Yes you will probably be set some work. Yes you may have some more formal aspects.

    But yes you will have some great nights out.

    We've spent a lot of time trying to come up with a great freshers week - balancing mandatory college meetings, day time social events and nights out/bops. I can't believe other committees haven't put the same effort in.

    What may differ from other universities is that it is full on academically come the Monday of 1st Week.
    Cheers for the re-assurance and that i'm just getting jealous of all my friends pics from their freshers and thus going into a mild panic
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    (Original post by MrCarmady)
    i caught up with the latest univ challenge today. i'm not nearly as good as those guys, of course, but i knew 10-15%, i'd say. my inner geek is wishing my college participated right now
    Well, if you track one contestant and see how many right answers they come up with, they probably get a similar amount to most of us. (Except the very rare encyclopaedic machines, usually from Magdalen.)
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    Has anyone else still not heard about the OOB?
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    (Original post by MrCarmady)
    i caught up with the latest univ challenge today. i'm not nearly as good as those guys, of course, but i knew 10-15%, i'd say. my inner geek is wishing my college participated right now
    It's totally my dream to go on university challenge xD My college does participate so mebbes I'll audition when I'm older and wiser!
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    (Original post by Babs12123)
    Has anyone else still not heard about the OOB?
    I've not heard either.
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    (Original post by Babs12123)
    Has anyone else still not heard about the OOB?
    What's the OOB?
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    (Original post by riotgrrl)
    What's the OOB?
    Oxford Opportunity Bursary :yep:
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    (Original post by barefootfiona)
    EXETER people! I hope some of you will know this sine I, er, can't be bothered to go through all the piles of paper ¬¬

    What time are we allowed to arrive and start moving our stuff in?
    Fiona,

    Rooms are available from one o'clock onward. I'll be getting there slightly early to a) join the queue and b) meet up with a few people I met at interviews, but the papers say one.
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    (Original post by riotgrrl)
    It's totally my dream to go on university challenge xD My college does participate so mebbes I'll audition when I'm older and wiser!
    I don't know whether Keble participate, but I hope so. Appearing on UC = my life ambition. Not even kidding.
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    I've got a jazz + cocktails night planned :sexface: Glad it's not all clubbing!
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    (Original post by soutioirsim)
    I've got a jazz + cocktails night planned :sexface: Glad it's not all clubbing!
    We have jazz with our wine and cheese night. Cocktails go with the ice cream on the first day.
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    (Original post by soutioirsim)
    I've got a jazz + cocktails night planned :sexface: Glad it's not all clubbing!
    we have a casino night
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    (Original post by dbmag9)
    We have jazz with our wine and cheese night. Cocktails go with the ice cream on the first day.
    Ha, I want ice cream!!
    (Original post by zigzog7)
    we have a casino night
    :sogood: I love poker, I would love a casino night
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    (Original post by MrCarmady)
    i caught up with the latest univ challenge today. i'm not nearly as good as those guys, of course, but i knew 10-15%, i'd say. my inner geek is wishing my college participated right now
    After last night, I would argue that that is far preferable to watching your college lose :p:
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    What Freshers' events have you lot got with your college families? Apparently at Magdalen we eat a LOT of curry together.

    Oh, I looked at the Michaelmas events for the Oxford Union recently. Wow, must join immediately.

    (Original post by ChopinNocturne)
    After last night, I would argue that that is far preferable to watching your college lose :p:
    Bad luck, you almost caught up in the end (assuming you're at St Anne's). Moody fought on valiantly! I heard from a friend there that he's a lovely chap.
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    (Original post by deFossard)
    What Freshers' events have you lot got with your college families? Apparently at Magdalen we eat a LOT of curry together.

    Oh, I looked at the Michaelmas events for the Oxford Union recently. Wow, must join immediately.
    We have an evening where we're supposed to have dinner with our families, don't think there's anything else necessarily planned. I got nice letters from my parents though.

    I should get round to signing up for the Union too, actually.
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    (Original post by zigzog7)
    we have a casino night
    Didn't realise Wadham had that, another way for me to waste the little money I have
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    (Original post by deFossard)
    Bad luck, you almost caught up in the end (assuming you're at St Anne's). Moody fought on valiantly! I heard from a friend there that he's a lovely chap.
    Yep, St Anne's. Ahh yes Moody was great Just nobody could compete with Pugh's buzzer speed (or his Girls Aloud knowledge...)
 
 
 
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