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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: email@example.com.
Grab a hot drink, cosy spot and fire up your phone or laptop – it’s time to make some zoom BFFs from the comfort of your own living space.
When: Monday, 25 – Friday, 29 January 11am-12.30pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘TeaTalk’)
If you’re missing the gym, the Sports & Fitness Centre has a number of online classes for you to try at home.
Find out more: Find a full list of online sports resources
Join Merseyside Enterprise Hub at the next Launchpad event for practical start up tips to get your business off the ground.
When: Wednesday, 27 January 11am
Find out more: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/launchpad-starting-a-business-during-a-pandemic-start-up-conference-tickets-131055260813
Open to all students living in University Halls and those currently living at home, take part as an individual or as part of a flat. £20 Amazon gift voucher per person for the winning team or individual winner.
Zoom link will be sent via email to all ticket holders before the event.
When: Friday, 29 January 7pm
Find out more: http://www.browzer.co.uk/liv/halls-welcome-back-quiz_137023
An online experience for students to connect, create, explore and ultimately bring a smile to many faces after a difficult year. This online experience, with plenty to discover – from career path options, interactive information about life at Lloyds Banking Group.
When: From Monday, 25 January
Find out more: https://bit.ly/2NlERmm
The prospect of a successful vaccine has brought renewed hope to many people during the continuing COVID-19 crisis. But even if these vaccines are as successful as hoped, the huge social, health and economic challenges raised by the pandemic will not have disappeared, and must be confronted to ensure a healthier, fairer, more sustainable society in future.
This discussion – initiated by The Metropolitan Cathedral and Liverpool Cathedral in collaboration with the University of Liverpool’s Heseltine Institute – will examine these issues, reflecting on the role of the Churches in a post-COVID world and ask how we can all help to rebuild the Liverpool City Region.
When: Thursday, 28 January, 11am-12.15pm
Find out more: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/events/event/?eventid=97285
Our Career Coaches are here to help via the Virtual CareerStudio. If you need some help exploring your career options, finding opportunities, or applying for jobs. Just drop-in via Zoom or send a message using Handshake.
Find out more: https://bit.ly/3iwNJPX
Accenture want to hear how you would harness technology to help make a positive difference to students suffering from loneliness in the UK. Enter and you could win a £500 prize!
When: Deadline for entries is 27 January
Find out more: https://accntu.re/3r9ajn5
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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. 💙