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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.
A virtual roundtable event hosted by Teach First that will feature current trainees and ambassadors discussing the importance of an LGBT-inclusive environment, their personal experiences of teaching on our graduate programme, and their careers since.
When: Thursday, 11 February, 6-7pm
Find out more: https://liverpool.joinhandshake.co.uk/events/2061
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, 8 – Friday, 12 February 11am-12.30pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘TeaTalk’)
Did you know the University’s Continuing Education Scheme offer language courses? Try it for yourself and perfect a new language for your post pandemic holiday at our language taster sessions.
Italian – Monday, 8 February, 5-6pm
Mandarin – Monday, 8 February, 5-6pm
French – Tuesday, 9 February, 5-6pm
Spanish – Tuesday, 9 February, 5-6pm
German – Wednesday, 10 February, 5-6pm
Japanese – Wednesday, 10 February, 5-6pm
Russian – Thursday, 11 February, 5-6pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘languages’)
From Monday, 8 February the Careers & Employability team will be extending the opening hours of the Zoom Virtual Career Studio. You will now be able to speak one-to-one with the Career Coaches on Zoom from 11am-2pm every weekday, as well as send a message via Handshake at any time.
Find out more: http://bit.ly/3iwNJPX
This workshop is a very specialist session, delivered by the Early Intervention in Psychosis team; Clinical Psychologists and Mental Health Nurses. Some areas of discussion include:
• Signs and symptoms of Psychosis
• Expert lecture delivered by Specialists
• Dispelling myths around Psychosis
• How to recover, and how to help those recovering
When: Wednesday, 10 February, 6-8pm
Find out more: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/workshop-living-with-and-understanding-psychosis-tickets-128126635215
To celebrate Pancake Day, we are providing an activity pack including pancake mix, chocolate spread and lemon to make the perfect pancakes in your flat!
Find out more:
Test your zoom quiz knowledge and storm to victory at a virtual pub quiz like no other!
When: Monday, 8 February, 8-10pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘pub quiz’)
Join us for some free online board games! We have a whole host of different board games and party games to play and a lovely group of people to enjoy them with. We have games such as online werewolf, codenames, cards against humanity, jackbox party games and more!
When: Thursday, 11 February, 8-10pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘board games’)
The Tutor Trust will be delivering a webinar to find out more about the charity, the paid tutoring opportunities they have available, and how to make your application stand out. You will hear from a member of the recruitment team and current tutors about their experience of working with The Tutor Trust, and you will be able to ask any question you may have.
When: Wednesday, 10 February, 1-1.30pm
Find out more: https://liverpool.joinhandshake.co.uk/events/2177
Take your lockdown skills to the next level and meet other craft enthusiasts at our Crafternoon series.
What you’ll need:
When: Tuesday, 9 February, 4-5.30pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘painting’)
Through activities, games and conversation starters, this virtual event is match-making for friends, an opportunity for you to meet likeminded people and form friendships with others who share your experiences.
When: Tuesday, 9 February, 5-6pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘friend making’)
Are you interested in engaging in thoughtful debates? Want to be a representative of a country? Come and join our first debate of the semester on Period Poverty as the UN Women!
When: Tuesday, 9 February, 6-8pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘period poverty’)
Find out about career opportunities in the Civil Service with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. The event aims introduce the career pathways available and provide tips and advice to help with all stages of the recruitment process.
When: Wednesday, 10 February, 4-5pm
Find out more: https://liverpool.joinhandshake.co.uk/events/2334
Enter the Our Planet, Our Future competition for a chance of winning £1,000 for a sustainability project, plus eco-friendly gifts for you!
Find out more: Just watch the Plastic Promise video and answer one question to enter – https://www.unileverourplanetourfuture.co.uk/
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