Your Student Newsletter - Week 4
The Student Communications Team
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Welcome to Week 4. We have a variety of opportunities for you to get involved in! Apply for a paid position with the Residential Community Team, attend self-defence classes for women and non-binary people, apply to TeamWork, enter our 24-hour filmmaking competition, attend Meet the Professionals, apply to Warwick Summer School, and attend Cycle Assist: Exploring the disability cycling movement.

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Student Opportunity and Events

Residential Community Assistant role

Are you a full-time 3rd or 4th year undergraduate or a postgraduate student, keen to boost community spirit and provide pastoral support to residents? Then why not apply to join the Residential Community Team with full training provided. This is a paid role where you'll work 12-15 hours per week over evenings and weekends. You can apply here.

Self-defence classes for women and non-binary students

New self-defence classes for women and non-binary people start today! 
Free to attend; our classes will equip you with the skills needed for self-defence and boosting confidence, drawing on a range of martial arts and combat sports such as boxing, karate, and taekwondo. The sessions will take place every Monday, 5pm-6pm, in Studio 2 (first floor of the Sports and Wellness Hub) from today until 6 March. The spaces are on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please wear breathable clothing, and appropriate footwear (such as trainers), and bring some bottled water! Find out more here.

Enter our 24 Hour filmmaking competition

Take24 will kick-off at 6pm on Friday 17 February. You'll have just 24 hours to write, shoot, and edit a 3 minute and 30 seconds short film. Once our judging panel names the winners, we'll reveal all at a prize screening on campus. This is a great opportunity to meet new people, get creative and win some prizes! The deadline to enter is 12pm Wednesday 15 February. Learn more and apply.

Cycle Assist: Exploring the disability cycling movement

Come along and listen to inspiring talks from disability change makers, campaign for change in our focus groups and art workshops, and experience assisted cycling with our led rides and cycle skills. Taking place in the Humanities Building on campus, 9:30am-4:30pm on Saturday 4 February. Free lunch included! Find out more.

Warwick Summer School 2023

Enjoy a fun-packed summer and meet people from across the globe with our three-week programme (16 July-5 August), open to all students and delivered on campus. Choose from a range of introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses in the areas of Economics, Sciences, Social Sciences, and Business. Take part in social programmes including trips to London, Oxford, the Cotswolds, and Bath. We offer a discount to Warwick students. Find out more and apply by 31 May.

Meet the Professionals – Career Pathways into International Development and Social Justice

As an online panel event, representatives from a variety of organisations including Giving Directly, Social Development Direct, and the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), will be asked a series of career-related questions followed by an opportunity for you to ask your questions. Open to all students, it promises to provide insight into a range of pathways and roles within the sector. Taking place on Tuesday 31 January, 6pm-7:30pm, on Teams. Book here.

TeamWork 2023 – Last chance to apply!

Don’t miss out on an amazing opportunity to work with students from around the world on a project provided by an organisation. If you are a widening participation student, you will receive a £400 bursary for taking part. Improve your employability and teamworking skills, self-confidence and work experience in this 4-week, online, part-time programme that takes place 26 June-21 July. Apply here by 17 February.

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Support and Safety

Wellbeing: Time to Talk Day

This Thursday is Time to Talk Day, encouraging you to make space in your day for a conversation about mental health, run by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness. "We know the more conversations we have, the better life is for everyone. Talking about mental health isn’t always easy, but a conversation has the power to change lives." So why not start the conversation today? You can also check out our Feeling Good and Functioning Well masterclass, and head to our Wellbeing and Student Support Services for more.

Choose Your Way Warwick Challenge

Choose Your Way Warwick is a rewards programme designed to promote sustainable and active travel at Warwick as part of the Future Transport Zone project managed by Transport for West Midlands. Full information on this programme can be found here.

Best wishes,

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and the Student Communications Team