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Wherever you are spending the spring break, while we are still in 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.
Liverpool Biennial is the UK’s largest festival of contemporary visual art. We have now opened ‘from the outside in’. You can visit public work outdoors across the city and interact with our digital commissions and online learning programme. New content will be added throughout the festival period – sign up here to stay posted.
From May we throw open the doors to all our exhibition venues, revealing the full programme of artists.
When: Saturday, 20 March – Sunday, 6 June
Find out more: https://www.biennial.com/
A new programme from delivered by award winning TV producer Ged Clarke. Learn how to make a short documentary that can be broadcast online, on TV, or simply shown to potential employers.
Find out more: http://bit.ly/3rFTnof
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 March 11am-12.30pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘TeaTalk’)
Activities can still be accessed online, including the live streaming of our own classes as well as well as on-demand platforms from ‘ Wellbeats’ and ‘Les Mills’.
When: Various times
Find out more: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/sports/facilities/onlineresources/
An outdoor illuminated art gallery is set to take over Liverpool’s world-famous waterfront.
Bringing together 11 stunning audio and visual installations, the trail across Liverpool’s iconic waterfront will open hours after the city stages a special online event reflecting on the impact a year of lockdown has had on Liverpool and its communities.
When: Tuesday 23 March to Monday 5 April, 6PM – 10.30PM every night.
Find out more: visitliverpool.com/riveroflight
In just an hour you will develop a clear understanding of stress. You will learn a simple way of transforming your negative stress. You will discover your own resources of ease and calm and learn how to use them in your daily life.
When: Tuesday, 23 March, 4-5pm
Find out more: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/managing-anxiety-stress-tickets-142535953875
The Careers & Employability team are recruiting 18 undergraduate students to work as Digital Coaches on part-time paid internships from Summer 2021. Open to penultimate year students with a permanent home address in the Liverpool City Region
Find out more: https://bit.ly/LivUniDigital
Join us for a short and calming meditation using breathwork. Use this time to wind down the mind so you can think with more clarity and release any stress or anxiety.
When: Monday, 22 March, 6-7pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘meditation’)
Our 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: Monday, 22 March, 1-2.30pm and Wednesday, 24 March, 2-3.30pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘Study Group Session’)
Firestarters is an exciting and innovative virtual festival designed to ignite a million conversations and raise money for leading mental health charity Rethink Mental Illness and the youth support charity UK Youth.
Join us for week 4 which focuses on Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Here are just some of the topics:
When: Monday, 22 – Sunday, 29 March
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘firestarters’)
Learn how to turn your creative skillset into designing graphics for a fantastic TV opening sequence, film credits or promotional materials.
When: Tuesday, 23 March, 4.30pm
Find out more: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/motion-graphics-and-titles-creative-careers-clinic-tickets-142675473181
CIH Futures have launched the 2021 Housing essay competition for students and those aged 18-25 years old who have the opportunity to win a paid summer internship or insight day at Homes England.
Find out more: https://cih.org/about-us/volunteers/cih-future-housing-challenge
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#RiverOfLight | Checklist for a fantastic cultural trail of light...
💨 wind died down ✔️
🌈 installations are all ok ✔️
We are back folks! Our #RiverOfLight trail will be switched on tonight as normal! In the meantime, the sun is out and you’re welcome to join us! 😍📸
From today new changes to national restrictions in England come into effect. For more information on
👉 'Rule of six'
👉 Outdoor sports
👉 Changes to travel guidance
Click here: https://news.liverpool.ac.uk/2021/03/29/covid-19-update-changes-to-guidelines-from-29-march/
Spring daffodils at our lovely Leahurst campus. Have a good weekend #TeamLivUni! 💙
📸: Clare Kenny