With close to 100,000 students teeming Glasgow’s streets each year, it’s no wonder Scotland’s best-loved city is home to a rich array of cultural and social facets, marked by the fierceness of youth and urban life. From bangin’ nightclubs and mouth-watering eateries to eclectic gigs and creative events, these facets come in all shapes and sizes, catering to freshers and seasoned students alike.

And if you’re anything like us (always game for a party) then you’ll be psyched to hear that this year Glasgow Living are teaming up the Freshers Festival to play host to the official Freshers Fringe, the biggest and best student fiesta of the year. Running from 15th-30th September, the Freshers Fringe is a whopping two-week long event that will see students from all corners of the nation gather for exclusive offerings of 60+ discounts, goodies, club nights and exciting events. So whether you’re a foodie fanatic, film buff, party animal or gym bunny – there’ll be something for everyone.

Keen to know exactly what will be included in your Freshers Fringe wristband?

You’ll get your mitts on heaps of FREE pizza courtesy of Papa John’s and Firewater, free entry to BAAD’s Backyard Party and Cinema showings as well as free entry to Glasgow’s coolest clubs including Firewater, Buff Club, Shed, Garage and Cathouse. Not only that but Firewater are also offering a £500 cash prize for their pub quiz and LP Records giving 15% off all vinyl with a free tote bag on orders over £20.

Game for a tasty munch that’s easy on your SAAS stash? Gobble down delicious free and discounted grub from the likes of Chaakoo, Topolabamba and 13th Note (with scrummy vegan-friendly dishes), nab entry to the Big Feed Street Food Festival and look your best with discounts on beauty treatments and gym memberships. The cherry on top of your freshers cake will be your paid Uber home – with a whopping £10 off your first ride!

Your wristband will also gain you Q-SKIP entry to the highlight of the Freshers Fringe – the Freshers Festival, a two-day long event with an eclectic showcase of the fiercest attractions and brands in the city and unique interactive opportunities for networking, careers and personal development.

Some Freshers Fringe Wristband highlights:

  • Free Papa John’s pizza for every wristband holder;

  • Free entry to Glasgow’s best nightclubs including Buff Club, Cathouse. Firewater and the Garage;

  • Free entry to the Just Eat student food event;

  • Free entry to Sweat! Union Gym;

  • Free cinema night at Barra’s Art and Design;

  • Buy one get one free burrito;

  • £10 off Uber; and

  • Free entry to the Big Eat Street Food Fest to name a few…

And there are lots, lots more still the be announced!

And as if that’s not enough, you can grab early bird tickets at a crackin’ bargain, reduced from £20 to a cheeky tenner! Wristbands can be posted out to your humble abodes for a small fee or picked up from the Ticket Scotland office in Glasgow or Edinburgh. What’s not to love?

So get ready to gather your clan in Scotland’s favourite city for a month-long party and experience Glasgow at its finest. Make sure to keep up with the latest Fringe chat and news on Facebook and Twitter and keep your eyes peeled here for more announcements and latest events! As you know we’re always down these things, so this year Glasgow Living who will have exclusive access to new releases as they are announced!