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Calling all Fashion & Event Management students!

We’re looking for a super organised individual with a passion for fashion to help us co-ordinate our St Enoch Centre fashion show live at the Scotcampus Freshers’ Festival.  You’ll be working with fantastic models from The Model Team and with top retailers from St Enoch – it’s going to look pretty sweet on your CV, trust us.

Interested? Please email [email protected] with a short bio and your CV.

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Win tickets to Club Noir’s Halloween Horrorama

Last Halloween wasn’t great was it? You left it too late to make any real plans and wound up down your local with a white sheet over your head, two holes cut out for eyes and a flat pint. Boo.

Luckily for you the fabulous Club Noir are giving away 10 pairs of sought-after tickets to Halloween Horrorama at 02 Academy at our very own Freshers Festival. This is the biggest, most glamorous, most decadent Halloween event happening in Scotland, selling out weeks in advance.

Club Noir is the world’s biggest burlesque club and it’s right here in Glasgow. Immerse yourself in an atmosphere of kitsch horror, bloodthirsty burlesque, and glamorous Scream Queens with a fetish for Halloween. Enjoy world-class Cabaret and Burlesque Shows with over 15  jaw-dropping acts including striptease, dance, live music & variety.

Dress up and dance the night away, trust us it’ll knock last year’s Halloween outta the park and down the dark, spooky alley.

Chelsea Dagger as Ghost LDWin tickets at Scotcampus Freshers’ Festival @ SECC, 19th & 20th Sept, 10am-4pm. 

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Hey Sailor @ Freshers’ Fest

Love fashion? Love vintage styling? Be sure to check out gorgeous boutique Hey Sailor at our Scotcampus Freshers’ Fest @ SECC on the 19th & 20th Sept.

Fall in love with their fab accessories, jewellery, vintage tea sets, one-off designer prints, belts, bags, bows and so much more!

Here’s a snapshot of their lovely goods:

Scotcampus Freshers’ Festival @ SECC, 19th & 20th September, 10am-4pm

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Fancy Dress & Photo Booth Fun @ FreshersFest

Love fancy dress? Need a killer costume for freshers week? Scotcampus has it covered.

Everyone loves a bit of silliness from time to time, there’s no shame in it. Heck, if we had our way Halloween would be a monthly event – costumes and free sweets? Perfection.

That’s why we’ve teamed up with Jen’s Fancy Dress to bring the best fancy dress costumes to YOU! Whether you’re after a grass skirt for your freshers summer beach party or you’re forward planning for Halloween (we’re going as the Power Rangers btw), we’re sure you’ll find your perfect match at Freshers’ Fest.

And be sure to visit our Scotcampus photo booth for some fun snaps with moustaches, hats, glasses and capes (yes, capes). What’s more, if you post your photo booth images on our Facebook page you could win yourself some awesome prizes. Who’s laughing now?

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Scotcampus Freshers’ Festival, 19th & 20th September, 10am-4pm
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Love Clubbing? Check out Glasgow’s Hot Spots @ Freshers’ Fest

Love clubbing?  New to Glasgow? Enjoy dancing like a maniac?
If you answered yes to one of the above, we think you’ll find the following pretty interesting.
As part of our HUGE Scotcampus Freshers’ Festival @ SECC we’ve lined up the very best pubs and clubs for you to peruse / bag a cosy hoodie at your leisure. If you’re new to Glasgow and looking to scope out the hot spots or  just after some freebies, this is the perfect opportunity. With such a busy week ahead, consider this your freshers week homework.

Here’s a little snapshot of the pubs and clubs exhibiting at the festival:

Let’s Party! Scotcampus Freshers’ Festival, SECC, 19th & 20th September, 10am-4pm.

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Food Glorious Food

Oh how we love to eat here at Scotcampus HQ. With a daily 3pm bun run to our nearest bakery and a fully stocked biscuit tin, if we’re not talking about food it’s because we’re eating it. You can imagine our excitement then, when some of our favourite eateries confirmed their attendance at the Scotcampus Freshers’ Festival, bringing with them a selection of mouth-watering samples. Yes, we drooled on our keyboard – is that what you want to hear?

Make sure you’re signed up to receive our free newsletter with updates and information on the festival including freebies, big competitions, exhibitor info, entertainment and so much more! Here’s a little snapshot to get your taste buds excited…

Scotcampus Freshers’ Festival @ SECC, 19th & 20th September, 10am-4pm

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Shake it Like Beyonce @ Freshers’ Fest

Learn the Beyonce Single Ladies dance @ Freshers’ Festival  with Dance HQ.

 Oh Beyonce. She simply can’t put a foot wrong in our books. If only we had the voice, swagger and moves of this bodacious diva. Well, with a little help from our booty shaking buddies at Dance HQ, we’re getting one step closer to achieving Queen B status.

Learn the infamous Single Ladies dance (black leotards not compulsory) at our Freshers’ Festival on the 19th & 20th September at SECC.

You’ll learn many things  at university but when it comes to partying during freshers’ week, we’re certain this will be the most valuable lesson of all.

Show them how it’s done and demand the attention of the dance floor, and, if they like it, they really should have put a ring on it… isn’t that right B?

Scotcampus Freshers’ Festival 2013, SECC, 10am-4pm, Free Entry.

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A Lesson In Rap…fancy yourself as the next Prof Green?

Scotcampus Freshers’ Festival welcomes Scottish rappers Louie from Hector Bizerk & Silvertongue to SECC.

Scotland’s biggest Freshers’ Festival is back and this year we’re throwing some freestyle rap into the mix.

Could you be the next Professor Green or Dizzee Rascal? Now’s your chance to see if you’ve got what it takes. Scottish Hip Hop star Louie from Hector Bizerk will share the stage with fast talking gem, Silvertongue to entertain the student masses with a lesson in rap.

Louie and Silvertongue will freestyle on everything from the madness of freshers week to living in the big city before welcoming students on stage to give it a go themselves. Should they feel brave enough, freshers can also enter into a battle with either of the rap stars (NB. Yer Maw jokes are so early naughties).

Fancy it?  Join us on the 19th & 20th September, 10am-4pm for the biggest and best Freshers’ Festival @ SECC.
Image credit: Mark Ferrier 

 

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Could you be the next top model?

Could you be the next Cara Delevingne, Kate Moss or Tyra Banks? Now’s your chance to find out!

We’re delighted to announce that top agency, The Model Team will be sending scouts to the Scotcampus Freshers’ Festival @ SECC this year to see if any of you have the look, style and individuality to make it as a top model.

We caught up with Operations Manager, Cathy Owen and asked what it is she looks for when scouting new talent.

Q: What are the top 3 things you look for?

  1. Height first.  If I see a great face and they’re not tall enough it’s so disappointing, so now I always look for height and hope they have the face to match!
  2. An unusual quality.  We have many great models and have a reputation for excellent international connections so with that competition, they need to have a quirk or look that sets them apart.
  3. Attitude. This is so important, we have worked with models who had all the potential but not the drive or work ethic, and ironically models who had a great attitude were not strong enough to model internationally, so if we get the killer combination of models looks with great ambition and attitude we are in heaven!

Q: What do you think about the ‘fake’ culture, hair, nails, tan, eyelashes etc?

Honestly it’s so hard for us and clients to see past such an over-the-top look, people are doing themselves a disservice, natural is best.  When people apply to us we ask for minimal or no make-up and we expect our models to attend castings in this way too as clients like to see a blank canvas and natural beauty.   ‘Enhancing’ your look is much more appealing and attractive as opposed to the ‘fake’ culture.

Q: What advice would you give students looking to be scouted at the Freshers’ Festival? 

An individual sense of style certainly gets you noticed and we love to see our models personalities come out in their style, but for the purposes of assessing potential model looks I like little or no make-up and simple styling.

 Scotcampus Freshers’ Festival 19th-20th September @ SECC, 10am-4pm.  

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Eat, Drink & Play @FreshersFest 2013

Free food: two of the best words in the English language don’t you think?

This year’s Scotcampus Freshers Festival is bigger and better than ever and we’re delighted to announce the introduction of a brand new food and drink festival within the main event.

Enjoy some delicious grub at the summer themed food festival and socialise with friends as DJs from the hottest clubs in Glasgow drop some serious beats throughout the day.

We’ll also have club 18-30 reps on hand to provide the entertainment with lots of fun games and challenges for those feeling brave. Want to impress that new blonde art student you just met? As the great Dr Pepper once said ‘what’s the worst that could happen?’

There’s  plenty more surprises in store so make sure you sign up to our free newsletter to receive updates on the biggest student event of the year!