Student Club Nights in London
Let’s just get one thing straight - it ain’t easy being a student and keeping a social life in full flow while you’re living in London. While the city might have an unwanted rep for being expensive, there’s also plenty of student-friendly bars and club events in town offering a great night out without the need to go emptying those pockets. Read on for our complete guide to the best student club nights in London.
Last updated on 24th October 2016
Vampires and warewolves beware, this is a strictly zombie affair. The pub crawl will take guests to 5 of Soho's wildest bars and clubs, each of which has been beautifully decorated to match the occasion. Completing the experience, the team will be serving up free shots at every location and will offer their guests some of the most enticing drinks deals in town.
Halloween was made for students, as was this roaring party courtesy of Cafe 1001. Join the Shoreditch team as they unveil a party of over 600 people dancing to some seriously slick beats, flitting between DJ rooms, and dressed up in their most gruesome attire.
Picture your worst nightmare and marry it with your best clubbing experience, and you'll have the Halloween Pub Crawl on your hands. With visits from a number of eerie characters and free entry to a handful of the best bars and clubs in Soho - all of which have been brilliantly decorated - you certainly with remember this fun loving experience. Completing this great student night out, the evening includes queue jump privileges and free shots at each venue.
Join the prettiest freaks in town every Saturday night in London as Shaka Zulu bring out the most unusual and interesting acts on their roster for an affordable night of quirky circus inspired shenanigans. From DJs until the early hours of the morning, to fire breathers and acrobats, experience a truly unique student night in London.
From only £15 you could spend Halloween cruising the Thames with 400 other pirates. XclusiveTouch are hosting Pirates of the River Thames, an evening of rum, fancy dress and DJ Suave who will be playing the best music on the river.
A zombie apocalypse has wiped out most of the world's population, and the only thing left for you is the famous Shoreditch Pub Crawl. Visiting some of the area's most popular spots and taking in all the festive Halloween fun on the way, this zombie-themed bar crawl includes a number of enticing drinks deals and even a handful of free shots along the route. With costumes passionately encouraged, this Halloween special is perfect for students looking to have a good time.
Not all bar crawls include free shots and unlimited pizza at the first venue, but then BarHopping is far from your average crawl. Pay your ticket and get free entry to each place on the night, with exclusive drink discounts, welcome shots and queue jump including on every stop of the way. There’s a pro photographer to document (help you remember) the night and you’ll end up partying into the night at a top West End club!
March 2017 marks the return of one of the UK’s biggest comedy acts to centre stage. All set to embark on the biggest tour of his glittering career, Russell Howard takes a break from his Good News and Mock The Week schedule for his first tour in three years. Catch him in London at the world-famous Royal Albert Hall; he’ll be playing a record 10 consecutive dates at the start of the month.
If we told you it was possible to go clubbing in central London on Friday, Saturday and Sunday for just a fiver entry, you’d almost certainly laugh in our faces. We’re not even joking though - pick up a weekend wristband for Bar Rumba and they’ll offer you free entry and queue jump up until 11pm, and they’ll even throw in 2-4-1 drinks until midnight to sweeten the deal even further.
Proud goes all in at Magic Thursdays, where special guest DJs play house, garage, hip-hop, R&B and disco hits across three rooms. Drink deals are full steam ahead - get 2 jaegerbombs for a fiver and £1 shots - and there’s plenty of games, ball pits, hot tubs, a secret terrace garden and giveaways to look forward to while you’re here.
Some may say that Thursdays are the new Friday, but 1 Big Night Out have their money on it being Sunday instead. Not only one of the most affordable bar crawls in London, and brimming with party hearty antics at that, 1 Big Night Out are ignoring the Monday slog with their Shoreditch Sunday Sessions; a night of drinks freebies, thumping dance floors and more.
For a fun student night out in London, the Shoreditch Pub Crawl is your first port of call and a favourite among the uni crowd. The biggest East London bar crawl collective make it their job to show you the best time, hitting up the biggest clubs and sorting out cheap drinks and even cheap entry as they go!
1BNO offers a night of cheap booze, free shots and great times in some of the biggest and best Camden nightspots. Starting off at Lock 17, join a crowd of like-minded people and some super-friendly party guides on a bar crawl through this famous neighbourhood, getting queue jump entry and a free shot in each venue. You’ll finish the night at one of Camden’s top nightclubs, and there’s happy hour drink prices to take advantage of all night long.
An event described as both “enormous amounts of fun” and “devastatingly hilarious”, Bogan Bingo is a game night for those who like to let loose and have a right laugh along the way. They’re coming to London Fields for one Friday night in November, where you can expect an unruly event featuring mullets, mayhem and massive prizes (including a holiday to Morocco) while you experience the golden age of bingo for yourself.
The annual purge is upon us once more, and those seeking shelter in Shoreditch should look to ping-pong hotspot Blueberry for their aid. Here there will be masked vigilantes watching over you, with American drinking games, ping-pong and DJs to keep you occupied on the creepiest night of the year. Fancy dress is a big deal here; remember it’s no effort, no entrance!
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A loud ‘n’ lively late night American-style bar and restaurant, Roadhouse is a banging bar in Covent Garden any day of the week. With a brash attitude to rival that of its American counterparts, the nightly entertainment of bands, DJs and dancing girls will keep you partying till 3am. Their great happy hour deals and cheap entry make it a perfect place for students.
One of the most central nightclubs in London is Piccadilly Institute; a multi-roomed party haven that attracts students for nights of unadulterated excess. Always packed out come the weekends, dance to an eclectic playlist of music that changes throughout their six quirky, themed rooms.
Kanaloa has an amazing treehouse that you can hire, a beach area perfect for party groups and lots of tiki-themed decor. Keep your eyes peeled because this tiki-style london student club puts on fun nights including Love Shack monthly karaoke nights plus everyday Happy Hour.
The Shoreditch is a tiki-tastic, fun-time cocktail bar and club slap bang in the heart of Shoreditch high street. With free entry most nights, a great happy hour till 10pm, live music in the basement and party-rocking DJs playing anything and everything, this is a great place for a student night in Shoreditch.
Featuring a Manhattan-styled cocktail lounge and one of the most swish club rooms in Covent Garden, Sway is a playground for adults with sumptuous drinks and late night party beats. There’s good drink deals and happy hours to take advantage of, with DJs playing classic hits and latest chart tunes ‘til late.
Is your bank balance feeling a little slender? Don't worry, not when queue jump and entry for this cracking club night in Camden comes in at just £8 courtesy of our 'Queue Jump Saver'. A late night party that pays homage to Proud's horse history, Polo plays only the finest in hot house hits and heaving funky disco to a dapper crowd every Saturday night in the city.
Join a whole host of young party goers for a seriously fun night out with the London bar crawl experts! 1 Big Night Out take you on a fun-filled tour of some of London's best bars and clubs, give you glow-sticks, t-shirts to write on each other with and heaps of cheap drink deals! Save £5 when booking advance.
And now to a venue that really needs no introduction. Infernos is the student institution in the heart of Clapham where you can sing and dance to your heart's content. Expect cheesy music and lots of cheap drinks on the menu at a student club night you've just got to cross off the bucket list.
Novo is the wildly popular R&B, hip hop and commercial house party that arrives at Mayfair's glam Montezuma basement lounge every Friday. You can expect to party alongside a glamorous crowd in one of the most sought after cocktail bars and nightclubs around, with a £12 advanced ticket including one free vodka cocktail to get your night underway.
For a fun-filled evening that won't hit your pocket very hard then this pub crawl in Camden is for you. You'll be able to snap up some free shot deals, free entry, queue jump and some unrivalled drinks discounts. You'll be in great company too - these events always attract a buzzing group of party people.
Something of a hot-bed for Roehampton revellers, this Moroccan-themed party venue attracts hordes of fun-loving students who like to party long into the night. With a killer soundsystem, late licence, unique cocktails and handy discounts for those on the guestlist, Fez Club ticks all the right boxes for a lively student-friendly night out in South London.
Calling all beer pong champions, there’s a bar crawl with your name written all over it. Taking place from the heart of Shoreditch each and every Thursday, these guys offer 2-4-1 discounts on a bar crawl that gets you in to some of the area's best nightspots completely FREE. There’s free shots on every pitstop, plenty of drinking games and all kinds of fun-loving people by your side.
Monday Fever Student Night is very popular at Zoo Bar with very drinkonomical prices and great party tunes for London's students! Located in the heart of London, this is a recommended student night waiting to be discovered.
The Roxy just off Oxford Street is a lively and fun Soho bar and club that is very popular for a student night on Wednesdays. Great drinks promotions and NUS discounts will keep the budget down and you can dance the night away to hip hop, electro and drum n bass.
Forget what your childhood taught you, Disney is out to get you this Halloween. The Original Shoreditch Pub Crawl are making Mickey a monster and Ariel an arsonist with their night of debauched fun. Visit five bars and clubs for shots, games and prizes for the best dressed.
The queen of pop, Ms Britney Spears, is well deserving of a night of celebration and who better than The Grand to host it. The Britney-inspired night kicks off with a film screening of the masterpiece that is Crossroads before moving on to a dance off and all the Britney hits you could ever possibly imagine.
Halloween doesn't need to break the bank as The Shoreditch Pub Crawl tour East London's best pubs and clubs for a night of spooktacular fun. There will be free shots, beer pong and a whole night of partying to ensure your Halloween is one of the most fun yet.
Get ready for a terrifying night of four Halloween parties rolled into one as you tour the streets of Camden with their pub crawl. Head to three bars and finish at super club as their pro party reps take you on a tour to remember. There will be prizes, shots and big beats.
Out in Camden on Saturday 26th? This & That brings a no-holds barred night of drinking and dancing to the Lockside Lounge, where DJ Rugrat and friends will drop the best in RnB, hip-hop, dancehall and garage beats while entry is just £5.
So you're strapped for cash but still want to party the night away? Look no further than Trapeze this October as they throw It was All a Dream, a night of karaoke and dancing all for only £4. Get up and sing to your heart's content or simply throw some badass shapes on the dancefloor.
Something of an internet sensation, Lip Sync Battles are appearing all over our screens. In true quirky style, The Queen of Hoxton offers guests the chance to experience their 3 minutes of fame, inviting them on stage to lip sync their favourite song in front of a live audience. With props, costumes and the music all provided by the team at the venue, guests only have to worry about performing out of their skin. With this month's edition being based around the frivolous 90s, expect plenty of Oasis and Blur tributes.