Your Student Newsletter - Week 3
The Student Communications Team
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It’s a new week, meaning there are lots more exciting opportunities for you to get involved in! Come along to our Arts and Creative Industries Careers Fair or Careers in Sustainability Event to get insider tips and advice from industry professionals. If you’re looking to enhance your employability skills, read on to find out how to apply to volunteer at this year’s British Science Week, the Big Read or the PowerHouseGames sports day, and, if you're already passionate about volunteering and looking for your next challenge, you can now apply to join the Warwick Volunteers Executive Board. 

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Student Opportunity and Events

Volunteering Opportunity: British Science Week and The Big Read 

Volunteer to engage with the public at British Science Week or The Big Read. These exciting events are a great chance to practice talking about your subject with a variety of visitors, and to design fun activities for adults and children to enjoy. You can also do some skills training with the Warwick Institute of Engagement and earn points for the Warwick Award.

Volunteering Opportunity: PowerHouseGames sports day

On 9 February, Warwick will be hosting its first PowerHouseGames, a unique sports day bringing together secondary school students across the region to play inclusive games such as boccia, new age kurling, and sitting volleyball. We’re looking for 24 student volunteers to join us for this feel-good morning, supporting children to learn and play these games at the Warwick Sports Hall. You’ll also get a free t-shirt and lunch! Find out more and if you're interested in volunteering email Vicky Law by Wednesday 1 February.

Arts and Creative Industries Careers Fair

Join us to speak to a variety of arts and creative industry professionals, from those in film and tv, to copywriting, music journalism, broadcasting, and much more. Hear their stories and get expert insight and advice to help you develop your employability. Book your space and come along to Agora Atrium Space, Faculty of Arts Building on Thursday 26 January, 6-8pm, to get involved.

Careers in Sustainability 2023

Join the virtual Careers in Sustainability Event on Tuesday 24 January, 6pm-7:30pm to hear speakers reflect on their career paths, offer tips on how to get ahead, and provide an insight into what it is like to work within the sustainability sector. Confirmed speakers come from Albert+/BAFTA, Dyson, Volkswagen and Foundation Earth. Book here for this session on Teams.

Could you be the next Warwick Volunteers President?

Looking to develop skills in leadership, teamwork and project management? Being on the Executive team is a fantastic opportunity to gain new skills, shape the future of Warwick Volunteers, and gain a more in-depth picture of what Warwick Volunteers is all about. If you’ve previously volunteered and are passionate about encouraging and supporting others, find out more and apply here.

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity (EDI) Projects: call for applications

Do you have an idea to make Warwick more equal, diverse, and inclusive? We want you to use your lived experiences to identify problems and challenges at Warwick, and then work through our Designing for Inclusion programme in February and March 2023 to co-create an interdisciplinary and innovative solution. If you are interested in applying, find out more including the selection criteria and apply here by 3pm on Friday 3 February.

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Support and Safety

Wellbeing: Boosting low mood

It's normal to feel a dip in your mood, but if it becomes too regular an occurrence it can start to affect different areas of your life. Join our next Steps to Wellbeing session on Thursday 26 January at 10am to get tips and strategies on how to manage low mood and how to boost yourself back up. Please register by midnight on 25 January.

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Let's keep the dialogue going

Warwick Accommodation Student Satisfaction Survey 

You have until this Sunday 29 January to complete the . Whether you're living on or off campus, we'd like you to share your accommodation experiences so that we can improve the accommodation services and facilities on offer at Warwick.

On completion of the survey, you'll have the option to enter 
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). 

Best wishes,

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and the Student Communications Team