Your Student Newsletter - Week 1
The Student Communications Team
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Hello Pgr

We hope you're settling back into your routine. Read on to find out how to nominate your teachers for an award, Alan Turing Institute opportunities, for details about PG Tips, and to . Please also make use of the wellbeing masterclasses available below.

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PGR News

The Alan Turing Enrichment Scheme

Now in its eighth year, the Enrichment Scheme is designed for students looking to enhance and broaden their research within the Turing's community. The application deadline for this year's scheme is 18 January and you can find out more here.

Introduction to Research Data Science

This intensive, hands-on course between 13-24 February is instructed by members of the Turing’s Research Engineering Group aiming to bring learners in touch with day-to-day research data science practices. The course is open to anyone interested in learning about, or using, data science methods in research. The deadline to apply is 22 January. Find out more here.

Research Refresh

Join us for Research Refresh in the Wolfson Research Exchange on Floor 3 of the Library on Thursdays, 10:30am-12pm. This event will give you the opportunity to take a break from your work, chat with other researchers, and enjoy some coffee, cakes, snacks and card games.

PG Tips

Visit the Library’s PG Hub in Junction on Tuesday 17 January, 3pm-4pm, for our regular PG Tips networking drop-in. This is an opportunity to ask questions on all aspects of postgraduate life, whether that's how to balance your study time and your social life, or simply where to find the best coffee or food on campus. The Library’s full postgraduate programme is accessible here.
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Support, safety and community

Wellbeing: Feeling good and functioning well masterclass

Your wellbeing should always be a priority, make sure you take the time out that you need for yourself so that you can excel in other areas. Why not take part in our Feeling Good and Functioning Well masterclass happening on a range of dates, that will provide you with the strategies and tips you can use to improve your wellbeing? Or watch the masterclass video in your own time.

Safety during the winter months

It's important during the darker evenings to keep yourself and your valuables safe. Check out these tips from our Community Safety team, with suggestions including always locking your room door on campus, or the front and rear doors of off-campus accommodation, even when there is someone at home or if you're only leaving for a short period of time, and stick to well-lit routes, especially at night. For advice and safety news and alerts from West Midlands Police, sign up for WM Now. There will also be a crime prevention stall run by West Midlands Police on Monday 23 January, 10am-1pm at Cannon Park Shopping Centre.

On Track: Wellbeing Masterclass

Enjoy a Wellbeing Masterclass on Thursday 19 January, 5pm-6pm in the Library Seminar Room (floor 2). Learn coping strategies and find out about stress management, work-life balance and more. Sign up here.

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Let's keep the dialogue going

The Warwick Accommodation Student Satisfaction Survey

We understand that accommodation is a key part of your student experience. Whether you’re living on campus, renting in the local area or living with parents, the  is your opportunity to help shape the services and facilities Warwick Accommodation can offer for current and future students. It will take around 15 minutes to complete and as a thank you, you will be entered into a prize draw to win one of six £100 Amazon Vouchers (3 x £100 for students living off campus / at home; 3 x £100 for students living on campus)!

Spring Officer elections

Nominations for Warwick SU’s Spring Officer Elections are still open and will close 7 February at midday. Nominate yourself or a friend for a Full-Time or Part-Time Officer position. Click here to view all the roles available.

Best wishes,

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and the Student Communications Team