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​Frequently Asked Questions

How do I book tickets?

How do I book tickets?

Tickets for Give it a Go events are now available through online purchase only. Tickets can be purchased from the Online Shop. Upon purchase, please print off your online confirmation and bring it to the event as this will act as your ticket.

Is it possible to turn up and pay on the day of the event?

Is it possible to turn and pay on the day of the event?

Most Give it a Go events sell out completely so you are recommended to book in advance to avoid disappointment. However, if there are places available and you bring the correct change on the day this may be possible.

Do I need to book for a free event?

Do I need to book for a free event?

It’s highly recommended that you book in advance for free events to avoid disappointment on the day. This can be done through the Online shop where a ‘ticket’ for the event can be bought for £0, thus reserving your place. Please print off your online confirmation and bring it to the event as this will act as your proof of booking.

Can I book a ticket for someone who is not a student at UCL?

Can I book a ticket for someone who is not a student at UCL?

All Give it a Go trips and walking tours are open to UCL students and their friends and families so please do bring them along! However, due to high demand all other events such as theatre trips and society taster events are only open to UCL students.

Is travel included in the ticket price?

Is travel included in the ticket price?

On Give it a Go trips the travel is included. We normally take our own coach from the Union so it’s a really easy and affordable way to travel. On society taster trips, travel will be included unless otherwise stated.

Will there be a tour guide on the trip to Oxford/Bath/Stonehenge etc?

Will there be a tour guide on the trips (Oxford, Bath etc)?

The trip will be lead by a Give it a Go activity leader but they will not act as a tour guide. When we arrive in the city everyone will have free time to explore the city. We will provide you with a map and an activity pack so you wont be stuck for things to do!

How do I know where to meet the activity leader for the event?

How do I know where to meet the activity leader for the event?

When you book your ticket on our Online Shop, there will be a section in your confirmation entitled “Important Info”. This will give a detailed description of where the activity leader will position themself to meet you for the event. If you can’t find the activity leader don’t worry, they can be contacted on the Give it a Go mobile number which is 07541749297.

Can I get a refund on my ticket?

Can I get a refund?

Unfortunately not. You will only receive a refund on your ticket if the event is cancelled.

I have purchased tickets to two or more events within the same order but have only received one barcode. Can I use this barcode for all the events listed on my order?

I have purchased tickets to two or more events within the same order, but have only received one barcode. Can I use this barcode for all the events on my order?

Yes. Simply print out the barcoded confirmation email and present at each event listed.

How do I go about running my own Give it a Go activity for my society?

How do I run my own Give it a Go event for my club or society?

If there are events you would like to run that are open to non-members GIAG is a great platform on which to do that. If you are a society, there is information and the application form here. Clubs can apply through Project Active, here.

Can I attend a Give it a Go activity if I’m under 18?

Can I attend if I’m under 18?

Yes, but you must bring along an Under 18s Permission Form that is signed by a parent or guardian. Click here to download the form.