Your Student Newsletter - Week 4
The Student Communications Team
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Hello Pgr

This week we have our Library events On Track: Creative Planning, Research Refresh, Study Happy: E-Sports Afternoon, and Sensory Refresh. Read on for information about Moodle being offline on Saturday 18 February, advice on improving your sleep to support your wellbeing, and apply to be a Faith Advisor.

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PGR News

Research Refresh

Pop into the Wolfson Research Exchange on Thursday 9 February, 10:30am-12pm, to enjoy some coffee and cake, while chatting with other researchers. These sessions are a great opportunity to network with other researchers, discuss your research, and take a break so that you can return to your work refreshed and relaxed.

Study Happy: E-Sports Afternoon

The Library has collaborated with Warwick E-Sports Centre for free drop-in gaming sessions in the Postgraduate Hub. Happening every Thursday, 3pm-5pm, until 16 March, for Postgraduate students! Free snacks and refreshments are available.

Faith Advisor Opportunity

The University’s Multi-Faith Chaplaincy is looking for members of staff and postgraduates in good standing with their community of faith, to act as Faith Advisers, within the institution. Find out more here.
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Support, safety and community

Wellbeing: Sleep

This week's wellbeing theme is around sleep. Good sleep is the cornerstone of wellbeing and is essential for positive physical, mental, and emotional health. When you sleep your brain consolidates your learning, so it is important for your academic work too. It is not unusual to experience disrupted sleep from time to time, particularly during times of change or increased stress. Check out our self-help resource on Sleep, and the free 'Improve Your Sleep' online course on Togetherall.

Support for part-time, mature, and commuter students

We know that part-time, mature, or commuter students can find studying at university challenging, often due to work or caring commitments. We have created a range of resources to help support you, including IT top tips from peers, an understanding wellbeing module, an emotional resilience toolkit, groupwork and academic writing support. Take a look at our project resource hub or get in touch via our website. On Tuesday 7 February, the SU are also holding a Parents, Carers, Part-Time, and Mature Students Meet and Greet, 11am-1pm, in the Kevin Gately Room in SUHQ. Tea and coffee are available.

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Let's keep the dialogue going

The Student Union's Teaching and Learning Survey

Your Students' Union (SU) Vice President for Education, Chih-Hsiang Lo, has created this survey to help the SU understand student views on education-related issues. The survey should take no longer than 10 minutes, and covers areas including lecture capture, self-certification, mitigating circumstances, assessments, and study spaces. Please let us know your thoughts.

Best wishes,

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and the Student Communications Team