Refreshers

We would like to welcome all new and returning students to London Metropolitan University. Arriving at university can be daunting, especially with the current situation, but we have put together two weeks of virtual fun as part of Refreshers 2021. Make sure to follow us on social media to stay up to date with all the important information.

For further information on any of our events, please contact: rocketstudentevents@londonmet.ac.uk

You can also stay up to date with our events through our FacebookInstagramTwitter pages.

All of our virtual events give you a chance to win some amazing prizes, including the latest game consoles, headphones and a selection of vouchers!  To find out more information on what prizes are available for each event, please visit our Eventbrite page.

Gold: Airpod Pro headphones, Beats headphones, choice of games console*, iPad or Samsung tablet

Silver: Xbox wireless controller, PlayStation wireless controller, Alexa, wireless printer or a kindle

Bronze: £30 voucher from one of the following: Amazon, Uber Eats, a choice of supermarket, Xbox or PlayStation

*Please note some prizes may take longer to be delivered than others.

Date: Monday 1 February

Time: 5pm - 6pm

Take part in our virtual globe-trotting trip around the world, visiting 22 countries across 40,000 virtual miles while putting your teamwork, collaboration and creativity to the test!

Upon arrival in each country, players unlock tasks using image recognition technology via our award-winning app. Starting in Argentina, each country contains a series of tasks & challenges to earn enough Travel Credits to make it to their next destination. Before moving on, teams will have the chance to guess their next destination from cryptic clues to get the ticket for their next journey for free!

How far can you make it across the globe from Argentina to New Zealand in the given time? Bronze category prizes up for grabs!

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Date: Wednesday 3 February

Time: 5pm - 6pm

This snow-packed virtual adventure will see and your teams taking on an Arctic expedition like no other. You must work together to solve cryptic clues scattered throughout the abandoned Arctic hut, you will have to put your logical thinking and code-cracking skills to the test in order to kickstart the generator, call for help and escape before the heavy snowfall and high winds leave you lost in the Arctic. 

You have around 60 minutes before the hut is unreachable due to the heavy snowfall and high winds. Do you have what it takes to ESCAPE in time? Bronze category prizes up for grabs!

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Date: Friday 5 February

Time: 5pm - 6pm

You have been summoned to the top office. On arrival, you discover you are locked in and have been framed for an elaborate Art Heist while the true culprit walks free. You must work as a team to crack the code and escape before time runs out. Bronze category prizes up for grabs!

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Date: Monday 8 February, Wednesday 10 February, and Friday 12 February.

Time: 5pm - 6pm

Join us for a fun night of virtual gaming with Jackbox games, the online interactive party game for EVERYONE! Truly - you don't have to be a gamer to play Jackbox. It is all good fun! Never played Jackbox games before? Don’t worry, our friendly host will show you the ropes! Prizes for round winners as well as the overall winner!

Games include, You Don’t Know Jack 2015: Comedy trivia game, Fibbage XL, Drawful, Word Spud and Lie Swatter.

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Date: Tuesday 9 February, and Thursday 11 February

Time: 5pm - 6pm

Crewmates! Join us for a multiplayer game of teamwork and betrayal! This lively multiplayer social deduction game gets you to complete tasks while you figure out who could be The Imposter. Think you have got what it takes? Whether you’ve played the game before or if you haven’t even heard of it, our host will be on hand to talk you through the game! There will be a live leader board with prizes for the top two players in each group and a prize for the overall winner with the top points! Silver category prizes are up for grabs!

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Please make sure you book your place via our Eventbrite page. Some events have limited numbers so please make sure you sign up to avoid disappointment!

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