Your Freshers' Finale Lineup Is Here

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It's Landed - Your Freshers' Finale Lineup Announced


Freshers' Week is just around the corner, and we're pleased to announce your 29 September Freshers' Finale lineup in all its glory:

  • Big Shaq (Man's Not Hot, Man Don't Dance)
  • Everything Everything (DJ Set)
  • Shift K3Y (I Know, Touch)
  • Boston Bun (Spread Love, Missing You)
  • Jaguar
  • Dan Hills

Mark the end of your Freshers' Week and the start of term in style as we transform the Union into an immersive experience with the biggest UK artists.

Grab your tickets here.



But that's not all - we've got a packed lineup for the rest of Freshers' too:


Global Welcome Party - Thursday 20 September

However far you’ve travelled, this Global Welcome Party will make you feel right at home in Leeds, with a mixture of current UK favourites and an eclectic mix of world beats.

Tickets (Free, reserve your place)


Fruity Welcome Party - Friday 21 September

Our legendary Fruity is Leeds’ biggest student Friday night - join us for the first one of the year. With an eclectic array of pop, R&B, hip hop, garage, indie and rock across our clubs, there’s something for everyone.

Tickets (£4+booking)


Mistajam - Saturday 22 September

There are few figures in the UK music scene who better encapsulate the exciting dynamic shifts of the last decade than MistaJam. A true tastemaker who represents a huge spectrum of cutting-edge music styles, he is one of the leading lights of contemporary radio. 

Tickets (£7.50+booking)


Your Official Freshers' Arrival Party - Sunday 23 September

As a special treat for arrival weekend, we’ll be throwing open the doors to all of the Union’s bars and venues for free, with a roller disco to boot. This Sunday night, you won’t want to be anywhere else.

Tickets (Free, just turn up)


Headphone Disco - Monday 24 September

Headphone disco on the precinct

Take a room full of clubbers, arm them with a set of wireless headphones each, have two DJs broadcast via two FM channels (you pick the best songs as you go) and watch the utterly surreal spectacle that unfolds! Shhh…

Tickets (£4+booking)


Top Gun - Wednesday 26 September

Top Gun at LUU

Think big hair, leather and lace. A free night of mutual anthem appreciation. Don’t forget your air guitar.

Tickets (Free, just turn up)


Phats Launch Party w/Special Guest Big Narstie - Wednesday 26 September

Big Narstie sat on a chair

Phats is Yorkshire’s very own hip-hop haven, providing an urban soundtrack from the freshest sounds to the old school 90s. Join us every Wednesday at Stylus for the biggest student block party in town.

Tickets (£8+booking)


Psychedelic Disco - Thursday 27 September

Psychedelic Disco at LUU

Get lost in a world of pure imagination as we transform Stylus into a Psychedelic Disco for one night only. Our DJ will be playing the best in disco, house and sing-along anthems. Colourful costumes highly encouraged.

Tickets (£5+booking)


Comedy Round-Up presents: Joel Dommett - Thursday 27 September

Joel Dommett covered in ticker tape

Joel Dommett was catfished, then blackmailed. This online encounter nearly ended his career, but he managed to turn it around into a hilarious stand-up comedy show. Come down to find out his side of the story.

Tickets (from £12+booking)


Fruity's 17th Birthday - Friday 28 September 2018

A man holding a birthday cake

Laying down the finest student anthems, DJ Joey Saint takes on the massive Stylus dance floor, with rooms of top-class R&B and hip hop and the very best rock and indie also in the mix. Fruity is turning 17 and everyone’s invited.

Tickets (£4+booking)


Freshers' Finale w/Big Shaq - Saturday 29 September 2018

The big one. Mark the end of your Freshers' Week and the start of term in style as we transform the Union into an immersive experience and bring in the biggest UK artists.

Tickets (from £12+booking)