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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.
Campus shines in all seasons. From Abercromby Square to the Quad and the VGM to the Guild, get to know your campus home. Whether you’re looking for the perfect lunch spot, a new study space or the backdrop to your new Instagram post, get the inside scoop on our exclusive tour.
When: Monday, 29 March, 12, 1 and 2pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘Campus Tours’)
Explore some highlights of the city from the Bombed Out Church to the Baltic Triangle and discover more about your Liverpool home.
When: Tuesday, 30 March, 2-5pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘City Walking Tour’)
A free online festival taking place this week, bringing together some of the leading names in the sector to inspire students from every background and help you to discover career opportunities in the UK’s fastest growing creative industry – video games.
When: Friday, 26 March – Friday, 2 April
Find out more: https://gamescareersweek.org/
Mindfulness and meditation are widely recognised as useful ways to manage stress. This session includes simple knowledge that will help get you started on mindfulness, and a guided practice that includes how to use chocolate to start your mindfulness approach. (bring chocolate of your choice).
When: Tuesday, 30 March, 4-5pm
Find out more: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/chocolate-mindfulness-by-transform-lives-company-tickets-145307433445
We’ll be discussing the theme of “Women in STEM”, discussing Caroline Criado-Perez’s Invisible Women, 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, 29 March, 6-8pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘Book Club’)
A new programme from Careers & Employability 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.
When: Deadline 6 April
Find out more: http://bit.ly/3rFTnof
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/
The Transform Society Challenge provides an opportunity on a project to benefit students, the University, and the local community. You’ll also learn about complex societal issues, make valuable connections, and develop the skills employers look for in future leaders.
Find out more: http://bit.ly/2PIwxhx
Could you compose a jingle suitable for use as part of the official University of Liverpool podcast music library? We’re looking for your ideas!
Find out more: https://bit.ly/39aNsjO
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.
Please remember this attraction is for those who are local only due to national restrictions.
When: Running until Monday 5 April, 6PM – 10.30PM every night.
Find out more: visitliverpool.com/riveroflight
We’re here for you. If you need access to support, activities or services we’re here to help.
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💨 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