Virtual events and activities to take part in this week: 20– 26 April 2020

As we head into at least another three weeks in lockdown, you may be starting to feel boredom kick in!

Adding a few online events and activities into your schedule will help to break up your time, try something new, and get together with family and friends ‘virtually’.

This week there is a lot going on – take a look at our round-up of the best virtual events and activities taking place over the next 7 days:

1. Virtual Pub Quiz – Hosted by Liverpool Guild of Students

Take a break and test your knowledge at the Guild quiz LIVE at 7pm every Monday.

When: Monday, 20 April 2020, 7pm

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2. English Conversation @ Language Lounge Online

Language Lounge Online is a virtual meeting-place where you can come and chat to other students, improve your English conversation skills or just say hello and ask a question.

When: Monday, 20 – Thursday, 23 April 2020, 3.45pm

Find out more: Join via Microsoft Teams

3. VIRTUALCONNECT by Careers & Employability

An extension of the CareerConnect programme, VirtualConnect is a programme of remote events designed to help you stay connected with employers. This week’s line-up includes, Adobe, AirB&B, Grant Thornton, EY and a live PGCE Chat with EdgeHill.

When: Monday, 20 –  Friday, 24 April 2020

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4. KnowHow – Webinar – Preparing for Online Assessments

This webinar will explore ways to prepare for online assessments. This will include tips on putting together a study plan, using active study techniques, staying productive and avoiding distractions.

When: Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 1.30pm

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5. Crafternoon! Hosted by Liverpool Guild of Students

Grab your knitting needles (5 or 6mm width) and your fave wool for an Intro to Knitting session with us!

When: Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 3pm

Find out more: Join via Zoom / Meeting ID: 975 9366 2247

6. Twelfth Night

Each Thursday at 7pm (BST), the National Theatre will stream one play on its YouTube channel. It’s completely free to watch.  Don’t worry if you miss it: the production is available to re-watch for seven days on the same YouTube channel.

When: Thursday, 23 April 2020, 7pm

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7. Spanish Breakfast @ Language Lounge Online

Come and join us for a virtual Spanish breakfast, coffee and chat. As well as a chance to practise your Spanish, there will also be tips on how to make a Spanish breakfast! All levels of Spanish welcome.

When: Thursday, 23 April 2020, 10.30am

Find out more: Join via Microsoft Teams

8. You don’t need to be ancient to do Tai Chi!

If you are interested in trying Tai Chi / Qi Gong classes, try this weekly class offered by Mark Pountney.  Foundation sessions last one hour and are suitable for all ages and abilities.

When: All week

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9. Friday Night Live! – Bedroom Gigs with Bido Lito & Culture Liverpool

This Friday Night Live! performance comes from dreamy, outsider-pop craftsman, Dan Disgrace!

When: Friday, 24 April 2020, 8pm

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10. Workout in your halls bedroom

Join our Residential Adviser, and trained Les Mills instructor – Mahdi – in this BodyPump class with no equipment – just things you’ll have in your bedroom!

When: All week

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