18 November 7:30pm ♦ Tower Millenium Pier, London ♦ £49/£55 VIP

Celebrate under the stars at the biggest Oxbridge party of the year.

For one night only, cruise along the Thames on a luxury party boat in the annual OUAPS & ABACUS Cambridge flagship party. Join us in the City of Stars, for an unforgettable evening of extravagance and celebration.

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Three full decks of entertainment await you.

On this boat, there's something for everyone. Three decks of entertainment await, including a casino, dance floor, live music and much more. There'll never be a dull moment.

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Join over 300 students at a party like no other.

Meet new friends as hundreds of students travel across the country for the party of a lifetime. We look forward to seeing you at City of Stars, the biggest Oxbridge party of the year!

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Frequently Asked Questions

When should I arrive for the event?

Please arrive at 7:30pm on 18 November 2017 at Tower Millennium Pier in London. Our party yacht (the Erasmus) will depart from the pier promptly at 8pm.

What is the address of the boarding location?

Tower Millennium Pier, London EC3N 4DT.

How can I get to the event from Oxford?

From Paddington Underground Station in London, take the Circle Line to Tower Hill Station. The pier is a short walk away from Tower Hill Station.

A chartered bus from Oxford to the event is provided for a small fee. Please click here for more details.

What attractions are on board?

Dance floor with a professional DJ, photobooth, glitter artist, casino, fortune teller, henna painting, face painting,waltz lessons, jazz band, and more.

What is the dress code for the party?

Black tie, and feel free to give your outfit a Hollywood twist.

What is theme of this party?

This year’s theme is City of Stars - it’s all about extravagance and celebration. We’re bringing Hollywood to London, so get ready to dance the night away on this jazzy night.

What are the ticket prices?

Standard tickets are £49; VIP tickets are £55.

What does the VIP ticket include?

VIPs get access to the VIP deck and will have priority access to all attractions.

How do I purchase tickets?

Tickets can be purchased here.

Do I have to bring cash?

Cash payments are recommended on board as there are limited card readers available on the yacht.

Am I allowed to bring my own alcohol? How about food and drinks?

No, food and drinks are strictly not allowed to be brought on board.

Can I sign up to be an OUAPS member at the party?

All party guests are given OUAPS membership for free (you may opt out of this by dropping us an email).

Can I invite friends from outside Oxford?

Yes, please select the appropriate option on the ticketing page.

When and where can I collect my wristbands?

Wristbands can be collected at the Pier from 7:30pm on the day of the event, as long as you are able to produce your e-ticket.

Where can I get event updates?

Please follow our Facebook event page for event updates.

Are the vegan and vegetarian options on board?


Am I allowed to smoke on board?

Yes, but only in designated smoking areas.

Can we make song requests?

Yes, please follow our Facebook event page for more details.

Further queries

Please email: stars2017@ouaps.uk