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What’s On August 2017

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What’s On at Student Central this August


It may be summer but we’ve still got exciting things going on at Student Central this month!

First, a quick reminder that we are now working to out-of-term opening hours...

Bars: Both bars are now shut for their summer refurb

Energybase Gym: 7am - 10pm weekdays, 9am - 9pm weekends

Lunchbox Cafe: 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday

Shop: 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday


1st - 6th August

Yes, Energybase Gym is open and we’re still running our amazing  fitness classes. Here are our top picks for the week...

Monday: Brazilian Burn 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Tuesday: Complete Core 11:00am - Midday

Wednesday: Spinsanity 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Thursday: 20/20/20 11:00am - Midday

Friday: Ashtanga Yoga 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Saturday: Insanity 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Sunday: Salsacise Midday - 1:00pm


If none of that takes your fancy, check out the full timetable here.



7th - 13th August

Plans for our Fresher’s events are now well and truly underway! Keep tuned to our London Fresher’s page to see events as they’re released! It’s going to be the biggest year yet!

Got friends starting university in London that aren’t part of the UoL family? No worries! Our Fresher’s events are open to all London students. Simply register for a Student Central card online and skip the registration queues on the day.

14th - 20th August

Do you have family or friends planning a trip to London this summer? Make sure you let them know about Stay Central, our affordable accommodation offering right in the heart of Bloomsbury.

Stay Central offers flexible accommodation options from self-catering apartments for long stays to short-term bed and breakfast for city breaks. A great opportunity to show your guests behind-the-scenes of student life.

Looking for places to inspire your guests in Bloomsbury? Keep reading...


5 Bloomsbury highlights to show your guests

  1. Sample the gourmet wonders of Torrington Place

  2. Take a stroll down Malet Street taking in the majestic Senate House

  3. Go bowling at Bloomsbury Lanes

  4. Enjoy a picnic in Russell Square gardens

  5. Go back in time and explore historic Old Bloomsbury by foot


21st - 27th August

It’s World Water Week! This annual event raises awareness of water issues around the world. This year’s campaign is Water and Waste - Reduce and Reuse. However small, the actions we take do make a difference. Do your bit by refilling your water bottle at one of the bars or in the Energybase gym.

28th - 31st August

This month’s 5-day National Pool Lifeguard Qualification starts on Tuesday 29th August. If you’re considering a career in the industry, this course is essential. And luckily, there are still a couple of spaces left! Find out more here.


We’re currently on the lookout for a new quiz master, bar staff and event staff. If you think you’d fit the bill send your CV and cover letter to nicola.finch@london.ac.uk