Good morning, Furnessians! Happy Extrav-ticket-buying day! Hope everything went well for you last week, and that Week 27 is just as you need it to be. Here we go with this week’s news…


The all-important ticket release news!

ALL TICKETS are £9.50.  ALL TICKETS go on sale on Monday 3rd June.

FURNESS COLLEGE members tickets are on sale 4pm – 7pm, College members can only buy ONE TICKET in early release. See the Facebook event for information about acts: Rahul Kapoor, Callum Gough, Angel Delight, Corella and LUEDMS.

GENERAL RELEASE tickets go on sale at 7pm, to buy tickets for other college Extravs. Up to FOUR TICKETS can be bought in general release.

Make sure that you are registered through the Students’ Union site before tickets go on sale to avoid disappointment.


JCR By-Elections & AGM

The time has come for our end of year By-Elections and Annual General Meeting (with free pizza!!) 🍕
Come down to have your say in the college and hear out your candidates for the upcoming JCR roles!

We’re opening nominations for
– President
– Democracy & Finance
– Media & Communications
– Socials & Events
– Welfare & International
– Sports Officer x2

Furness LT1, 11th June – 6pm! Don’t miss it! 💜

The Big Picnic

Finding time to take a break from work, revision and exams can be tricky but it is important to build in regular breaks. Escape the everyday stresses of a busy term and join the Transitions Team for The Big Picnic. Free refreshments and a variety of indoor and outdoor activities and games (weather permitting!) will ensure fun for everyone.

Connect with other students or bring a friend to Fylde Common Room 12.30 – 2pm on Tuesday 4th June.

Questions? Email

Moving Out This Summer?

Furness Off-Campus kitchen needs spare knives, forks, spoons, cups, glasses and plates to replace items which have gone missing this year.  If you wish to donate then please leave these with Jo Dickinson, Furness College Manager (Room A13, Furness).  If we end up with too many items then they can be given to the Charity Shop and to the Don’t Ditch it, Donate campaign.

Hedgehog Surveying Workshop

Saturday 8th June, 12pm – 3pm, Bowland North Seminar Room 20

If you love hedgehogs, then this is the perfect event for you! Jo Wilkinson, the founder of the Hedgehog Friendly Campus Project will be visiting Lancaster University to lead a hedgehog surveying workshop.
If you would like to get involved in the workshop then register your interest here.


Final reminder to get your Graduation Celebration tickets – Online store closes on 7th June 2019. Tickets CANNOT be sold after this date.

If you are graduating this summer, then don’t forget to book your tickets for the college Afternoon Tea which are available from the Online Store and cost £9 per guest. Tickets are free for Furness students who are accompanying their guest.

Furness Alumni

Our Furness Alumni Facebook group can help you relive old times as well as keep up to date with all things Furness.

Please do take a look and share photos and memories of your time here, and we will keep you up to date on any events we have planned.


And that’s about it for this week! Good luck to you all in your remaining exams, and to those of you who are done enjoy the sun… when it decides to show it’s face again properly!