Book tickets


Welcome Fiesta @ Ministry of Sound - the official 'Welcome to UCL' party to kick off the celebrations. *Buy a Welcome Week wristband and get free entry to this event!*

Join us for pre drinks at Phineas - our biggest campus bar - from 19:00, meet your fellow freshers and get the night off to an epic start!

ministry of sound crowd

The Welcome Fiesta is the Students’ Union UCL's trademark event for kicking Freshers’ off. Every year we exclusively book out one of the biggest and best night spots in the city, and this year we’re once again taking over Ministry of Sound. London’s biggest and most famous nightclub, the legendary nightspot will welcome you in a truly epic way with great DJ’s, visuals, FX production and of course the UK's loudest sound-system! Expect to experience one of the best clubbing experiences London has to offer. Check out the video from last years event.

Expect to experience one of the best clubbing experiences London has to offer. 

- 4k Pyrotechnics & Video DJ Display
- Co2 Canons & Lasers
- Over 1,500 Fresher UCL students
- DJ’s playing the best in dance, pop, house, hip-hop, rap, drum & bass + the greatest club hits ever
- 5 Rooms of Raving - huge VIP room with Balcony’s over both main rooms
- The UK's loudest sound-system 
- Student drinks prices! 

Venue: Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, SE1 6DP, London
Nearest Station(s): Elephant & Castle, Borough, London Bridge
Doors open 10pm Sharp and close 12:30am
Dress code: casual / smart casual (no tracksuits or teamed shirts) 
For any information and support in regards to nightlife, you can contact the the students' union direct or our nightlife partners on [email protected]
Or WhatsApp: +447590834117


Please remember that events, where alcohol is on sale, are strictly 18+, whether you intend to consume alcohol or not. Entry is restricted to those with a passport, photo driver’s licence. or National identity card. Please note only these forms of ID will be accepted and they must be originals. Student ID is NOT valid 18+ ID. No exceptions will be made so please do not forget to bring ID. We strongly recommend that international students bring their passports. No ID, no entry. Tickets are non-refundable and management reserves the right of admission, unless the event is canceled then you will receive a full refund.


Wheelchair accessible
Family friendly