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Whether you are self-isolating, or just staying in more during lockdown – we know it can be tricky to find things to do to keep busy!
Each week we’re rounding up some of the best virtual events, activities and careers support you can access from home. Don’t forget to download the ‘My Liverpool’ app to view all events and create your own personalised planner.
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.
During this virtual event you’ll have the chance to learn about The Cloud Technical Residency which is a one-year rotational program in Google’s fastest growing business – Cloud. You’ll also learn about the hiring process, hear from Googlers who went through the program and lots more!
When: Wednesday, 24 February
Find out more: https://app.joinhandshake.co.uk/events/2036
Join some of the country’s top scientists, bug battlers, public health experts and virus chasers as they discuss how Liverpool has, and continues to respond to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.
When: Monday, 22 February, 1-2pm
Find out more: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/events/event/?eventid=97819
Step in to the world of William Dorsey Swann, an African American man born into slavery who became the world’s first self-described “drag queen”, as told by the award-winning journalist and Author of the forthcoming “House of Swann: Where Slaves Became Queens – and Changed the World” who discovered his story; Channing Gerard Joseph (he/him or she/her)
In a special zoom talk as part of LGBTQ+ History Month, Joseph will be sharing a preview of their book and their journey to discovering this lost piece of history.
When: Monday, 22 February, 6-7pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘William Dorsey Swann’)
Applications are now open for the @ParliaMentors scheme 2020-21. An amazing opportunity to help create real social change while being mentored by an MP. The University of Liverpool is one of nine institutions taking part in this programme.
When: Apply by 5 April 2021
Find out more: https://mailchi.mp/876a8760c3a0/k9x6qfzh5c-4755330
Are you thinking of becoming a candidate, want to find out more about the role or have questions about the process? Come along to one of our Candidate Information Sessions.
The session will cover:
When: Various sessions running throughout the week
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘Become a Student Officer’)
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, 22– Friday, 26 February 11am-12.30pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘TeaTalk’)
Meet James Dowler, a breath work coach who transforms your mind and mood through the breath. Did you know 9 out of 10 people breathe badly? Learn about conscious connected breathing and join millions in releasing stress and anxiety quickly. It has been scientifically proven as one of the easiest ways to change how you feel.
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘Happy Not Perfect’)
Think tanks are research organisations that develop ideas on a whole range of subjects affecting society. They make suggestions for action, using research, analysis and commentary to inform and influence politicians, policy makers and the public. Given the issues facing the UK research and policy-making is more important than ever.
Find out more: https://app.joinhandshake.co.uk/events/2246
We’ll be discussing the theme of “Is the film better than the book?”, discussing Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club, in addition to doing some get to know each other ice breakers etc to welcome anyone who’s new to the society/ there for Give it a Go.
When: Monday, 22 February, 6-8pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘Book Club’)
Test your zoom quiz knowledge and storm to victory at a virtual pub quiz like no other!
When: Monday, 22 February, 8-10pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘Pub Quiz’)
Ever wanted to know what it’s like working behind the scenes in the music industry? Working alongside music’s rising stars and household names? Join us as we hear from Simon Pursehouse, Global Director of Music Services at Liverpool’s very own, Sentric Music, who’ll be on hand to answer any of your questions about the music industry.
When: Thursday, 25 February, 2.30pm
Find out more: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3aea780b27525145aa90b3506d6eda7518%40thread.tacv2/1613044537980?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22b3b1aba2-c7cc-461e-b39d-8475c794a02e%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22d8578fd3-d5cf-48fa-a662-23e56ab52db9%22%7d
The Guild’s weekly Study Sessions are here to offer extra motivation and moral support to tick that essay off your to do list and an opportunity to share your pandemic study tip secrets.
When: Wednesday, 24 February, 2-3.30pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘study group sessions’)
Cooking is a great way to connect with others, even virtually! Learn to cook with the Cooking Society, starting with making Golden Fried Rice at home with minimum ingredients and an excellent recipe.
You will need:
When: Tuesday, 23 February, 5-7pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘cooking society’)
We’re here for you. If you need access to support, activities or services we’re here to help.
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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. 💙