Another Shameful Night For Uni Freshers in CardiffPublished 1 year ago in Student News.
It’s carnage time again – and this time in Cardiff – you can be assured it was a night that will be remembered. This year’s Carnage UK event in Cardiff certainly lived up to its notoriety and students had to dress as ’Pimps and Hoes’. Hundreds of first-year students turned out in Cardiff city centre to participate in the first Carnage Pub Crawl of the year.
The scenes where a too familiar image, where female students wore little other than bras and mini skirts and male students wore ripped open T-shirts. Many freshers won’t even make it home and fall asleep on the pavement.
The Carnage UK organisers have repeatedly come under fire for hosting the events, promoting excessive drinking as students are encouraged to go from one bar to the next to consume large amounts of alcohol. It has earned a reputation as Britain’s most notorious student pub crawl. Carnage UK is staging events in 44 university town and cities over the next two months to welcome this year’s intake of freshers.
NUS Vice-President, Pete Mercer, said that the NUS has long been critical of organised bar crawls that promote excessive drinking and put the participants’ health at risk. Many communities have been thinking of charging or banning the organisers due to the problems that are commonly associated with Carnage events such as violence and public disorder.Nevertheless this article seems to be a great advert for Carnage UK – millions of viewers are exposed to their story and many thousands of students will be reminded of its existence. Wish we had such exposure Read the full story here