University of Bolton Nightlife
University of Bolton Nightlife, Bolton is a large and bustling town, friendly and a great place to live during your time at university. It’s surrounded by stunning countryside yet just 20 minutes by train from Manchester, the biggest city in the north of England and home to international arts and sporting events,historical and cultural attractions, shopping opportunities and a vibrant nightlife.
Bolton has great transport links and is perfectly placed in the North West of England. We are halfway between London and Edinburgh, within easy reach of Liverpool and Leeds, Sheffield and York, and we are on the edge of the West Pennine Moors and not far from the Lake District and Peak District national parks.
The University of Bolton’s convenient town centre location offers a dynamic and growing cultural scene, with the nationally acclaimed Octagon Theatre, award-winning music and comedy venues, cinemas, art galleries and museums.There are high street and independent shops, pubs, bars and nightclubs, restaurants, the brand-new Market Place development and the annual Bolton Food & Drink Festival. For football lovers, the town also has a proud sporting heritage, Championship football club Bolton Wanderers play host to the country’s top football teams at the impressive Reebok stadium.
Bolton is one of the UK’s biggest and most vibrant towns and the university campus is right at the heart of it.
There’s a range of clubs and societies at the university. They are open to everyone to join. Most of our clubs and societies are organised by the Students’ Union| and are run by students for students. New volunteers are always needed, and you can get involved in the running and promotion of a club or society that interests you.
What clubs and societies can I join?
You can join as many clubs and societies as you like.
Sports Club members can compete or just train for fun. The clubs include Badminton, Basketball, Climbing, Cricket, Football, Hockey, Rugby, Trampolining and more. To find out more visit the Students’ Union Sports Club| webpages.
Societies bring together students with common interests – they are open to everyone and include: Christian Union, Disabled Students’ Action Group, Islamic Society, Afro-Caribbean Society, Poker Society and the International Society. For more information visit the Students’ Union Societies| webpages or the International Society| webpage.
If you’d like to set up a new society – talk to your fellow students and the Students’ Union|.
Why get involved?
Being a member of a club or society can help you to develop a wide range of skills including promotions, advertising, marketing, presentations, finances, organisation, time management and recruitment.
Employers are often interested in the extra curricular activities pursued by prospective employees whilst at university and consider involvement in clubs and societies as a worthwhile part of a rounded university education.
All clubs and societies organise social events and are a great way of meeting people.