fresher’s fest ’16

fresher's fest is coming, Feb 2016!

Stay with us and start Village Life off with a bang at Fresher's Fest! From Harbour cruises to Blue Mountains day trips, we turn Sydney upside down to bring you the best experiences Sydney has to offer. Join in on our awesome Village events, meet new people and turn your new neighbour into your new best mate.

view the fresher's fest '16 schedule!

what you can expect

get ready for a whirlwind of exclusive Village events!

get social

Meet new, lifelong friends and jump in head-first to life at the Village. Get a head start and join our social community online by liking our facebook page!

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have fun

Enjoy a bunch of awesome events over 7 jam-packed days! Click the button below to view our HUGE schedule and read up on the details!

view our fresher's fest '16 schedule!

see the sights

Check out some of Sydney's world famous attractions. Don't believe us? Head on over to our facebook and check out the pics from last year!

see what we did last year!

attend our events

be sure to RSVP to our events online!
our FREE events

We’ve got a jam packed week full of awesome activities, rides, games, entertainment, competitions, insane prizes and much more.

MUV Freshers Fest 2016 consists of bunch of both FREE and HEAVILY DISCOUNTED Student Events, both on and off the village.

Click on this link to RSVP to our FREE Fresher’s Fest events!

Welcome Party at Side Bar! (Mon 15th, 8pm-1am)

The Macquarie Village Welcome Party is a MUST DO Event.

Party with your fellow freshers at this AWESOME student night hosted at Sydney’s Side Bar. With FREE return PartyBus transfers, FREE drink on arrival, top resident DJ’s, and a guarantee of a great night this one is not to be missed.

Click on this link to RSVP to the Welcome Party and Side Bar!

Blue Mountains Day Trip (Wed 17th, 8am-6pm)

Explore the magic and wonder of the Blue Mountains World Heritage National Park. Enjoy air-conditioned return transport, breathtaking backdrops of Wentworth Falls, Echo Point and the Three Sisters plus spectacular bush walks all lead by fun, young and enthusiastic tour guides.

Click on this link to RSVP to the Blue Mountains Day Trip!

Great Race Rocks Comp! (Fri 19th, 10am-4pm)

The Great Race Rocks Romp is a 2.5 hour mini-Amazing Race around the historic Rocks area on Sydney‘s foreshore. A hilarious mix of “The Amazing Race” with a couple of awesome bars thrown in for good measure! 

Speed is not essential, but be sure to bring all of the logic, mental and teamwork skills you can muster! The non-bar challenges are varied, super fun and outside the box!

Throw in a few cheeky bars stops where you complete puzzles while enjoying a glass of wine or beer. The Great Race Romp is a ‘drop your guard and let’s get to know each other and play’ student social event.

Get out, have some fun, enjoy a drink and a laugh together and explore some of the best sights and sounds of Sydney!

Click on this link to RSVP!

White Harbour Party (Fri 19th, 6pm-2am)

Get Ready for The Ultimate Freshers Week Boat Party with your fellow MUV freshers. Celebrate on-board one of Sydney’s most Stunning Vessels with Top Resident DJ’s, $$ in Prize Giveaways, free party pizza, plus return PartyBus transfers and an Awesome After-Party. This is one not to miss!

Limited places, so RSVP today!

Wet'n'Wild! (Sat 20th, 9am-5pm)

Splash into another world, with some of the biggest and most extreme water slides in Australia including the largest Double SkyCoaster in the world!

From thrilling slides like T5 and Bombora to chilled out attractions like Boomerang Bay, there’s something for everyone at Wet’n’Wild Sydney.

For those who prefer a calmer visit to the park, why not check out The Beach, Australia’s largest wave pool with over 6,800,000 litres of water. Or grab a tube and be carried along by the gentle current in Boomerang Bay, a great way to relax and chill out during your day or after some of your more thrilling adventures!

RSVP to secure your place!

Mojo Beach Day (Sun 21st, 8:30am-5pm)

Did you know?

  • Australia is blessed with almost 10,700 beaches – in all shapes, sizes and colours.
  • More than 80% of Australia’s population live within 50km of the coast
  • Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsundays is rated as one of the world’s most beautiful.

Fancy immersing yourself in day of authentic Aussie beach culture?! Receive campus pick up to one of Sydney’s most uncrowded beaches. Enjoy a fun-filled day packed with fun beach activities, a delicious lunch and plenty of beach hanging.

Click this link to RSVP!

Mojo Surf Trip! (Sun 21st, 8:30am-5pm)

Learn to surf with Sydney’s most unique surf school, it’s not just a surf lesson it’s a day trip! Receive Village pick up to one of Sydney’s most uncrowded beaches. Enjoy a day packed full of surfing, fun activities and hanging on the beach.

Limited places available, so make sure you RSVP!

see what the residents are saying

“The Fresher’s Fest events are so much fun. It was really good at the beginning of the Semester so everyone can get to know each other.”


Macquarie University Village

“The Village is just so convenient. It’s close to everything and the social life is awesome.”


Macquarie University Village

“I chose to live at the Village because of its multiculturalism and diversity. Meeting people from different cultures is the best bit.”


Macquarie University Village

apply now!

want in on the action? Apply for a room at Macquarie University Village today to secure your place at Fresher's Fest for 2016!

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