News | Friday, 2nd March 2018

What’s On This Week: Mar 5th – Mar 11th 2018

There are lots of fantastic student events taking place across our campuses this week!

What's On This Week
Something for everyone!


Study Skills Development: Grammar 101 

When: Monday, 5th March – 1.00pm-2.00pm in John Dalton

Head down to this useful workshop that will help you identify, understand and avoid some of the most common grammatical errors in academic writing.

Vintage Clothing Sale 

When: Monday, 5th March – 10.00am-5.00pm at The Union

Headlock Vintage are back with amazing deals on 80s-90s vintage clothing. Don’t miss out!

Quiz the Candidates: President, Education and Wellbeing 

When: Monday, 5th March – 6.00pm-8.30pm at The Union

Come along for a chance to put your questions to the candidates standing for President, Education and Wellbeing in the 2017/18 Student Officer elections.

Study Skills Development: Overcoming writer’s block 

When: Tuesday, 6th March – 12.00pm-1.00pm in Geoffrey Manton

Do you struggle to think of what to write? Come to this useful workshop and learn strategies to help you overcome your writer’s block.

You’re Hired! How to survive assessment centres and get that job 

When: Tuesday, 6th March – 2.00pm-3.00pm in the Business School

Head down to this informative workshop to get insight into how employers use assessment centres to find the right people for the job and the kind of tests you can expect.

Quiz the Candidates: Sports and Societies & Development 

When: Tuesday, 6th March – 6.00pm-8.00pm at The Union

Not sure which Sports or Societies and Development candidate to vote for in the Student Officer elections? Come along to this Q&A to help you decide!

Focus group: Experiences of Black, Asian or Ethnic Minority or BTEC students in Business and Law or Science and Engineering 

When: Tuesday, 6th and Wednesday, 7th March – various times and locations

Join one of these focus groups to share your views about your University experience and bag yourself a £20 Amazon voucher for you time!

Study Skills Development: Podcasting – What is it and how do I make one? 

When: Wednesday, 7th March – 12.00pm-1.00pm in John Dalton

Familiarise yourself with podcasts and learn how you can develop one in this informative session.

Screening: Before the Flood 

When: Wednesday, 7th March – 2.00pm-4.15pm in the Business School

Explore the impact of man-made global warming in this screening of Leonardo DiCaprio's award winning documentary.

Study Skills Development: Write it Right – Writing PG Research Proposals and Abstracts 

When: Thursday, 8th March – 1.00pm-2.00pm in Brooks

Come along to this useful session that will help you to summarise your ideas coherently and map the direction of your dissertation project in your proposal.

Study Skills Development: Dissertation Clinic 

When: Friday, 9th March – 11.00am-12.00pm in the Manchester Law School

Panicking about your dissertation? Help is at hand at this dissertation clinic.

Cultural Festival 

When: Friday, 9th March – 5.00pm-8.00pm at The Union

Join likeminded students for an evening of cultural entertainment and good vibes!


Library display: Women Educating Cheshire in the 20th Century 

When: Monday, 5th March-Saturday, 31st March – in the Crewe Library

Explore and celebrate the achievements and lives of female students, academics and visitors whilst at our Crewe and Alsager campuses.

Quiz night! 

When: Monday, 5th March – 9pm onwards at the Student Zone

Come along for a great night with friends and hopefully be crowned as the winners!

Historical Perspectives on Female Contributions to Sports Leadership 

When: Tuesday, 6th March – 12.00pm-1.00pm in Couzens

Interested in the history of women in sport? Pop down to this free talk and learn from the experts.

Skills+ Japanese book-binding workshop: create a journal 

When: Wednesday, 7th March – 10.00am-12.00pm in Seeley

Join this practical workshop and learn how to produce a Japanese bound book, using traditional techniques.

Skills+ Using Evidence Effectively 

When: Wednesday, 7th March – 10.00am-11.00am in Delaney

Come along to this useful workshop to learn how to critically engage with academic sources and use evidence effectively in your assignments.

Skills+ Writing Retreat 

When: Wednesday, 7th March – 10.00am-12.00pm in Frances Wood

Need to kick-start your assignment writing? You need this session!

Yoga for all 

When: Wednesday, 7th March – 12.00pm-1.00pm in the Exercise and Sport Science building

Take a break to rejuvenate your spirit with this yoga session for all abilities.

Quiz the Candidates: VP Cheshire 

When: Thursday, 8th March – 6.00pm-8.00pm in Frances Wood

Put your questions to the candidates standing to be your next VP Cheshire and decide who deserves your vote.

Business Networking Café 

When: Friday, 9th March – 2.00pm-4.30pm in the Student Zone

Improve your networking skills, engage with business professionals and gain a better understanding of various sectors in this informative session.

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