Winter Break – Support and Activities: What’s happening this week

We understand that some of you are staying on campus over the winter break. During this time there are still plenty of events and activities to take part in, if you want to.

You can also keep up-to-date with the latest information on Student News and by following our social media channels.

For full listings of our events and activities on the ‘My Liverpool’ app –free for all students to download on the App Store and Google Play.

Please remember that if you ever feel like you need support or advice, our Student Support team is here for you.

1. Student Services drop-in

Staff from Student Services will be available on campus on 29, 30, 31 December in the Knowhow space in the Sydney Jones Library between 10am – 2pm. On 29 and 31 December they will be hosting a drop-in session for students to access support if needed. You don’t need to pre-book, just come along between those times to meet with staff.

On 30 December they will be hosting a social event for students to meet for a coffee and chat. This is available to all students.

When: 29, 30 and 31 December

Where: Knowhow space in the Sydney Jones Library

2. Outside Cathedral Tour at Liverpool Cathedral

Join our amazing guides to hear the stories of how Liverpool Cathedral came to be located on St James Mount, how the architect was chosen, and where our stone came from. On this tour, you will find the many hidden creatures, symbols and seagoing vessels hidden in the intricate carvings, and learn more about the folk who built this architectural wonder over 74 years.

When: 1 January 2022

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3. Halls activity packs

We are really pleased that we will be continuing the Halls Activity packs over the festive period. As usual the packs are first come, first served and are limited. It is extremely important that you register for a pack, and register for one pack per flat as we want to make sure everyone remaining in halls has a fair opportunity to take part.

When: Register now for packs on 28 and 30 December

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We recommend taking regular lateral flow tests throughout the winter break, especially when visiting crowded places.

4. Keep fit with Sport Liverpool

As well as using the on-campus facilities, there are independent campus activities which students can access such as 1, 2 or 5k walks and online workout sessions.

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5. Take a trip to Tate Liverpool

All main collections are running through the break period, as well as a Lucien Freud exhibition running until 16 January.

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6. Wrap up warm and take in Liverpool’s water front from the river!

See Liverpool and Wirral’s most iconic sights aboard the world-famous Mersey Ferry. Our 50-minute River Explorer Cruise offers stunning views of Liverpool’s skyline and the River Mersey.

When: Daily

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7. Calderstones Park – Tales and Trails

Tales and Trails is an interactive digital map that takes you on a journey of discovery and reflection through Calderstones Park. Visitors can choose to follow either the Literature Trail or Heritage Trail, or create their own adventure by combining the two.

When: Every day

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8. Try some volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to give something back to the community. Take a look at opportunities available now, or take this time to apply for roles starting in the new year.

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