Freshers Week 2021

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    Sun 12th September

    Geography Society Online Q&A
    3pm - 4pm
    Online
    A brief meeting to introduce freshers to the society and Geography as a subject.

    Mon 13th September

    University of Exeter Interested in Peer Mentoring?
    13th September midnight - 18th September 11:59pm
    About | Study Zone | University of Exeter
    Are interested in becoming a peer mentor or do you feel you could benefit from having a peer mentor? https://www.exeter.ac.uk/studyzone/peersupport/about/
    University of Exeter International Welcome Programme: How to plan UK and EU travel
    10am - 11am
    Teams (link to follow)
    Come and learn our top ideas for places to visit regionally and in the UK and money saving tips.
    Mind Your Head Society Online Fresher's Coffee Morning
    11am - noon
    Anywhere via zoom (Meeting ID: 924 8205 2390 Password: MYH)
    A zoom meeting to chat with committee members and other potential members.
    University of Exeter Students' Guild Virtual Drawing & Wellbeing Workshop
    11am - noon
    https://exeterguild.native.fm/event/virtual-drawing-wellbeing-workshop-2/67055
    Join us for a live drawing workshop! Learn the skills required to create your very own summer landscape with this live masterclass! Hosted by Deburiart, we will teach you the theory and some top tips around landscape drawing.
    University of Exeter International Welcome Programme: Study Abroad and Exchange Compulsory session
    noon - 1pm
    Online
    Compulsory talk for new Study Abroad and Exchange students.
    Feminist Society Virtual Welcome and Intro to FemSoc
    12:30pm - 1:30pm
    Zoom
    A virtual introduction to who we are and what we do as a society, and a welcome new and returning members. Committee will talk about the basics, some key core beliefs and some personal passions, followed by time for you to ask questions and chat.
    University of Exeter International Welcome Programme: Visas. What is the Graduate visa?
    1pm - 1:45pm
    Online
    Information talk about the new Graduate visa route.
    Disney Society Disney Freshers' Quiz
    2pm - 3:30pm
    Zoom
    A 5 round quiz, each round containing 10 questions. Prizes to be won for top 3 scorers.
    University of Exeter International Welcome Programme: Visas - Stay safe, stay legal
    2:30pm - 3:30pm
    Online
    Information talk specifically for students holding a Tier 4 visa.
    University of Exeter International Welcome Programme: Tea time Q&A
    3:30pm - 4pm
    Online
    Grab a cup of tea (or your favourite drink), drop in and ask any questions you might have.
    Labour Society Welcome event: an introduction to the society
    4pm - 5pm
    Zoom
    A short introductory event, where you can meet the committee and other fellow society members. They'll be a quick talk about what the Labour Society is for and the sort of events we do, plus plenty of time for any questions.
    Slow Food on Campus Society Online Games Night
    5pm - 6:30pm
    Online Zoom
    Join the slow food society and get to know the new committee and the direction we want to take the society this year! Join us for a brief Q and A and then online games!!
    Contemporary Choir Freshers Week Meet & Greet
    5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Online
    Come along to our Meet & Greet which will be a great opportunity to ask questions about Contemporary Choir and meet the committee! It is also a chance to find out more about the activities that we are running throughout freshers week and this year!
    Meditation Society What is Meditation?
    6pm - 7pm
    Forum Seminar Room 10
    Understanding and practicing the benefits of standard meditation, which are backed by scientific evidence.
    University of Exeter Students' Guild Virtual Escape Game
    7pm - 9pm
    https://exeterguild.native.fm/event/virtual-escape-game-47/67053
    A missing woman, a forgotten scandal, and an abandoned house that everyone agrees should be left alone... Hallows Hill is an online experience like you've never seen before.

    Tue 14th September

    University of Exeter Students' Guild Speed networking
    10am - 11am
    https://exeterguild.native.fm/event/speed-mates-online-networking-4/67054
    Meet your new friends and coursemates at our online networking events! You'll meet lots of new students from a range of backgrounds in our purpose-built online space, and you'll have the opportunity to learn more about your Students' Union and all th
    LGBTQ+ Society Meet the committee drop in
    11am - 3pm
    Online
    An online drop in for freshers and members of the society to get to know the committee members. Freshers can use this to ask about university life, ranging from study to moving to a new city. A chance to learn about plans for the society this year.
    TravelExe Virtual Meet & Greet
    11am - noon
    Online
    Meet the TravelExe committee and get to know the society online.
    Mind Your Head Society Online Fresher's Drop-In
    1pm - 3pm
    Anywhere via zoom (Meeting ID: 924 8205 2390 Password: MYH)
    A causal drop-in session to chat with Mind Your Head Society committee members and ask any questions students may have.
    Sweet Nothings Live Q&A
    2pm - 2:30pm
    Virtual
    A live Q&A on the Sweet Nothings instagram.
    University of Exeter International Welcome Programme: Tea time Q&A
    3:30pm - 4pm
    Online
    Grab a cup of tea (or your favourite drink), drop in and ask any questions you might have.
    Medical Ethics Society Should US psychiatrists help patients end their own lives, even if it is technically legal?
    6pm - 7pm
    Online - Zoom
    Come join the Medical Ethics Society in discussing the ethical issues behind the latest US change to Medical Aid in Dying.
    Harry Potter and Quidditch Society Games Night
    7pm - 9pm
    Zoom
    We will be running a virtual games night, which will involve different types of Harry Potter themed games.
    University of Exeter Students' Guild Gaming Tournament
    7pm - 11pm
    https://exeterguild.native.fm/event/gaming-tournament-1/67044
    Will you be crowned the ultimate hero of the online gaming world? Join students from all over the UK for an online gaming tournament, hosted by Nuel!

    Wed 15th September

    Mind Your Head Society Online Fresher's Coffee Morning
    11am - noon
    Anywhere via zoom (Meeting ID: 924 8205 2390 Password: MYH)
    A zoom meeting to chat with the Mind Your Head Society committee members and other potential members.
    Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology Society Online Q and A
    11am - 11:45am
    Online
    A great chance for new and old students to get to know the new committee and ask questions about our future for the society. Committee members will be around to help answer any questions freshers might have about starting university.
    XpressionFM XpressionFM's Online Q+A/'Meet and Greet'
    11am - noon
    Online - zoom
    An online event where those attending will be able to meet members of the committee.
    Exeter Nightline Your Societies' Welfare" Webinar
    11:30am - 12:30pm
    Facebook Live Stream
    Join us as we chat to societies about what they do to look after their members' welfare and promote positive wellbeing in the student community! There will be time for questions at the end too!
    University of Exeter International Welcome Programme: English Language Support for International Students
    1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Online
    Find out about all the classes and support available and how to register.
    University of Exeter International Welcome Programme: Tea time Q&A
    3:30pm - 4pm
    Online
    Grab a cup of tea (or your favourite drink), drop in and ask any questions you might have.
    Illuminations Q&A
    5pm - 5:30pm
    virtual
    come along to our Q&A on instagram live @exeterilluminations where our committee will be answering all your questions about the society, auditions and all things A cappella

    Thu 16th September

    Mind Your Head Society Online Fresher's Drop-In
    1pm - 3pm
    Anywhere via zoom (Meeting ID: 924 8205 2390 Password: MYH)
    A causal drop-in session to chat with Mind Your Head Society committee members and ask any questions students may have.
    Amnesty International Society Poster-Making Workshop!
    2pm - 3:30pm
    Online via Zoom
    Meet the Committee and create informative, colourful posters or artwork on any Human Rights issue!
    University of Exeter International Welcome Programme: Tea time Q&A
    3:30pm - 4pm
    Online
    Grab a cup of tea (or your favourite drink), drop in and ask any questions you might have.
    Theatre-goers Society Mamma Mia Netflix Party!
    6pm - 7:50pm
    Teleparty
    Join Theatre-Goers on Teleparty to watch Mamma Mia virtually! This ABBA-solutely fabulous event is a great way to meet freshers, members and our committee! More info can be found on our Facebook page! See you there!
    LGBTQ+ Society Sex Ed Talk
    6pm - 7:30pm
    online
    A hour talk covering topics; LGBTQ+ inclusive protection, STI testing and consent. The event will be inclusive of people on the asexuality spectrum. The last half hour will be used to answer anonymous questions submitted by attendees.
    University of Exeter Students' Guild Drag Bingo
    7pm - 9pm
    https://exeterguild.native.fm/event/drag-bingo-3/67050
    A fabulous online bingo night for everyone at home, my darlings! Grab life by the balls with Ginger's Big Bingo, hosted by drag superstar Ginger herself. A hilarious bingo-meets-game show night with a twist on the classic numbers game.
    English Society English Society Zoom Meet and Greet and Games Night
    8pm - 10pm
    Zoom
    Join us on zoom to meet the committee and ask any questions you have about the English society before we split into teams for a series of games!

    Fri 17th September

    University of Exeter International Welcome Programme: Study Skills for international students
    9:30am - 11am
    Online
    Come and hear practical tips from our Study Skills team about maximising your study potential.
    Exeter Nightline Your Clubs' Welfare" Webinar
    11:30am - 9:30pm
    Facebook Live Stream
    Join us as we chat to representatives from AU clubs about what they do to look after their members' welfare and how they help to promote positive well-being in the student community!
    University of Exeter International Welcome Programme: Working during your studies
    2pm - 3pm
    Online
    Find out what you should know before gaining employment in the UK. Get tips on how to find work whilst studying here and discover what type of work is available and how we can support you to find part time jobs, relevant work experience, internships
    University of Exeter International Welcome Programme: Tea time Q&A
    3:30pm - 4pm
    Online
    Grab a cup of tea (or your favourite drink), drop in and ask any questions you might have.
    Obs and Gynae Society Introduction to Obs and Gynae Soc
    7pm - 8pm
    Zoom
    A short introduction of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society. Meet our members and see what we're about!
    University of Exeter Students' Guild Korean Cooking Workshop
    7pm - 9pm
    https://exeterguild.native.fm/event/korean-cooking-workshop-24/67048
    Learn how to make an authentic Korean feast with this exclusive virtual cooking class!

    Sat 18th September

    University of Exeter Students' Guild Online London Tour: Magical World of Harry Potter
    noon - 1pm
    https://exeterguild.native.fm/event/online-london-tour-magical-world-of-harry-potter-1/67045
    On this Live Virtual Tour, you will discover the mystical Magical World of Harry Potter as your experienced virtual guide takes you to the film's most popular filming locations in London

    Sun 19th September

    University of Exeter Students' Guild Speed Mates online networking
    noon - 1pm
    https://exeterguild.native.fm/event/speed-mates-online-networking-3/67047
    Meet your new friends and coursemates at our online networking events! You'll meet lots of new students from a range of backgrounds in our purpose-built online space,
    University of Exeter Students' Guild Virtual Wellbeing: Online Yoga Class
    5pm - 6pm
    https://exeterguild.native.fm/event/virtual-wellbeing-online-yoga-class-1/67046
    This yoga workshop will energise your body and ensure you feel good! Sarah will guide you through a range of yoga sequences and talk you through her favourite uplifting poses.

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