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Whether you are self-isolating, or just staying in more during the lockdown – we know it can be tricky to find things to do to keep busy!
Each week we will round up some of the best virtual events and activities you can enjoy – this week we’re bringing you the best activities designed to help you succeed in your studies, and develop your employability skills.
Please remember that if you ever feel like you need support or advice, our Student Support team is here for you. If you’re self-isolating and need help, email Student Services on: email@example.com.
Learn about great studying techniques that you can utilise while working online. Each Peer Mentor will talk about one useful study technique they frequently use and want to recommend to others!
When: Wednesday, 18 November 2020
Find out more: https://liverpool.joinhandshake.co.uk/login?ref=events-search
Learn more about what it takes to brand Liverpool with Peter Smith, Head of Marketing at Marketing Liverpool.
When: Wednesday, 18 November 2020, 4-5pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘Place Branding’)
Reflective writing is an important skill that is useful both in university and your future career. In this webinar you will explore some useful models to help aid reflection, consider the differences between descriptive and reflective writing, and examine how to use academic literature within your reflective pieces.
When: Thursday, 19 November 2020, 11-11.45am
Find out more: https://libcal.liverpool.ac.uk/event/3611498
Explore career options and make valuable connections who will share tips and advice on what you need to succeed. For full information, including details of the employers and speakers attending, click the booking link below or search Psych Careers in the Handshake events portal.
When: Monday, 16 – Friday 20 November 2020
Find out more: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/careers/blog/case-studies/psychology-careers-week/
Learning how to plan and structure an essay is an essential part of academic writing. This webinar will look at how to interpret essay questions, how to sort your reading into themes, and how to create clear paragraphs, a strong introduction and meaningful conclusion. #
When: Friday, 20 November 2020, 11-11.45am
Find out more: https://libcal.liverpool.ac.uk/event/3626657
You can video call us on Zoom Monday- Friday from 12pm- 3pm. No appointment needed, just drop-in virtually.
When: All week, 12-3pm
Find out more: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/careers/virtual-career-studio/zoom-career-studio/
This workshop will explore what impacts our ability to cope with change, unexpected events and unforeseen challenges, touching upon the following:
Whether you want tips on how to become a resourceful thinker, or want some advice on how to overcome some unforeseen challenges in your life, everyone is welcome.
The session will be delivered via Zoom Webinar with real-time interactive polls and a Q&A at the end of the session.
When: Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 6-8pm
Find out more: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/workshop-flexibility-and-coping-with-change-tickets-128103812953
This session will introduce EndNote Desktop, an application for managing your references. You will learn how to create an EndNote Desktop library, manually add references, import references from a variety of sources and automatically insert references from EndNote Desktop into Word documents and create a bibliography.
When: Tuesday, 17 November 2020, 1-2.30pm
Find out more: https://libcal.liverpool.ac.uk/event/3611472
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Virtual events, activities and careers support available this week
Virtual Housing Fair: Find your perfect student home
Sign up to the new Disability Connect reverse mentoring scheme
COREHR UPGRADE: A reminder that CoreHR will be unavailable from 5th - 10th March for an upgrade. Details here: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/csdsite/intranetnewsannouncements.php?posterid=23772089
Students can apply for the @santanderuknews Black Inclusion Programme – an online programme for black students to win free access to finance insights & the opportunity to win a £1,500 Santander Scholarship. #EverydayInclusion
Closes 5 Mar, apply now: http://bit.ly/2ZMltly
This week's round-up of virtual events and activities focuses on events to help you manage your wellbeing ahead of University Mental Health Day on Thursday. 💙