Your Student Newsletter - Week 3
The Student Communications Team
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Welcome to week 3! Read on to see how you can become a Creative Champion for Warwick Arts Centre, a Diverse Legal Leader or be a paid intern through the 10,000 Black Interns Programme. Sign up to Intercultural Training workshops, attend Black History Month events, and get involved in the Warwick Sustainability challenge. Check out how to boost your mood with our Wellbeing session and how you can earn awards through travel with the BetterPoints app.

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Student Opportunity and Events

Creative Champions Callout

Are you interested in the future of the cultural sector? Warwick Arts Centre has reopened with a new building and vision, and the Creative Champions will volunteer with our Audience Development officer to act as advocates for the Arts Centre. Develop skills in the cultural sector including facilitation skills, documentation and evaluation skills, team-working and more. Find out more and apply by 19 October 9am. Applicants must be available for induction on 26 October.

Bright Network: Diverse Legal Leaders

Are you interested in starting a career in the legal sector? Great news, applications for Diverse Legal Leaders are now open. Connect with partners and trainees from over 15 leading law firms, including magic circle firm Allen & Overy. Book your spot now to hear from established lawyers and have face-to-face conversations with employers who are passionate about diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Apply by 30 October, 11.59pm.

10,000 Black Interns Programme

This programme enables Black students and graduates to realise their potential by creating opportunities for underrepresented talent in partnership with multinational corporations, professional firms, ambitious startups, and public bodies. There are paid internships across over 25 sectors! More information and details on how to apply can be found at 10,000 Black Interns.

Intercultural workshop dates – now available to book!

"Honestly so brilliant! Thank you! The best training on this topic I’ve ever had!"

One of our aims is to encourage every student to become more effective at building relationships and communicating across cultures. One of the ways we support you in doing this is by offering Intercultural Training workshops - starting with "Intercultural Awareness". Workshop dates for this term are now available - sign up to book your place today
Completing them all leads to a certificate or recognition on your degree transcript, as well as contributing towards the Warwick Award.

Black History Month - SU events

In recognition of Black History Month, the SU is holding a Blackness, Imagination, Liberation event series, which we encourage all students to attend. On Wednesday 19 October there is a film exhibition, Showcasing Warwick Black creatives work in the visual media field with black [untitled]. A free event with free popcorn. On Friday 21 October you can attend The Criminalisation of Black Culture and the Importance of Black Politics, a talk by Dr. Adam Elliot-Cooper, lecturer at QMUL, on the criminalisation of Black culture. Find out more about the events, and see what's coming up next week.

Get involved in the Warwick Sustainability Challenge: Waste

Warwick is on a sustainability journey and is seeking your creative and innovative ideas to progress circular economy and the reduction of waste on campus. You will take part in workshops to develop your ideas, gain employability skills and valuable experience, as well as be in with the chance of winning a cash prize! First place will win £500 and the opportunity to present here at Warwick, second place will win £300 and third place, £200. The winning idea will also be considered for implementation by the University. The deadline to register is Wednesday 26 October. Find out more about how to apply and the key dates.
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Support and safety

Wellbeing: boosting low mood

The next Steps to Wellbeing session on boosting low mood is on Wednesday 19 October. Low mood is something we can struggle even more with as the days get darker and colder, so these strategies focus solely on what we can do physically to help look after ourselves and boost our mood. In this session, we also explore strategies that we can use to help manage our emotions and thoughts which directly impact our mood. Please register by midnight on Tuesday 18 October.

Affordable travel on campus and beyond

On our student hub, you can view information about different travel options and discounts available whether you're travelling by bus, train, E-bike or E-Scooter. We recommend downloading the BetterPoints app to start earning points for choosing sustainable transport modes. You’ll accumulate rewards or vouchers which you can redeem at popular retailers or donate to a charity of your choice! Find out more...

Best wishes,

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and the Student Communications Team