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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, activities and careers support you can access from home.
Please remember that if you ever feel like you need support or advice, our Student Support team is here for you. You can also email the team on: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join Nikkita Tew, founder of Young Spender, as she kicks off a new series of virtual events from beBrave Network with a session focusing on ‘Taking Control of Your Finances.’
When: Wednesday, 20 January 2021
Find out more: Book your place via Handshake.
Visit Liverpool have put together this collection of activities to take part in at home, whether you are in Liverpool or not, this will definitely give you the feels!
Find out more: https://www.visitliverpool.com/blog/read/2021/01/visitliverpoollater-activities-to-do-at-home-b421
This workshop will cover everything from taking control of stress to day-to-day mindfulness. Some examples of discussion areas include:
• Biological and Psychological definitions of stress
• Self-care in diet, sleep and exercise
• How to take control
• Problem solving
• How to build on your resilience
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, 20 January 2021, 6-8pm
Find out more: Register here
If you need a little bit of guidance during this assessment period, look no further than our KnowHow team. This week they are bringing you two helpful sessions; ‘Answering short answer assessment questions’ and ‘Answering essay style online assessment questions’.
Find out more:
Answering short answer assessment questions: Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 2-2.45pm Register here
Answering essay style online assessment questions: Thursday, 21 January 2021, 1-1.45pm Register here
Looking for some fun activities to complete with your flat mates? Book a Halls Life activity pack!
In your pack you can expect:
Find out more:
Although the Career Studio has now moved online, you can still continue to work with our Career Coaches virtually.
There are two ways you can access the Virtual Career Studio. You can either drop-in to the Zoom Studio to meet with a Coach online or send the Virtual Career Studio a message on Handshake.
Find out more: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/careers/virtual-career-studio/
This session will explore the fundamentals of Excel including formulas, referencing, tables, data cleaning, data validation and filtering.
Ideal if you’re new to using the different features of Excel, or if you already have a basic understanding and looking to refresh your skills!
When: Monday, 18 January 2021, 2.30pm
Find out more: Click here to book your place.
If you want to make a positive impact on society by improving the lives of the most vulnerable, you’ll need to equip yourself with FOUR key skills: problem solving, resilience, decision-making and leadership.
When: Enter the Police Now competition before Wednesday, 20 January
Find out more: Complete four virtual challenges to win a MacBook Air and other great prizes.
Student Energy is a global youth-led organization dedicated to empowering sustainable energy future leaders. They are calling on student to complete a Global Youth Energy survey with the findings to be presented at COP26 in Glasgow.
Complete the survey by 31 January and you’ll also be entered into a prize draw for the chance to win $100 or a partial scholarship to attend the next International Student Energy Summit. One lucky student will also win a fully funded package to attend the next Summit, including airfare tickets, accommodations, and meals.
When: Complete the survey by 31 January
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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. 💙