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What’s On This Week: Feb 19th – Feb 25th 2018

By studentcomms 16 Feb 2018

There are lots of fantastic student events taking place across our campuses this week!

Manchester and Cheshire

Join Team Orange and show you are #McrMetProud 

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Get fit, have fun and make a difference for charity alongside hundreds of Manchester Metropolitan staff, students and alumni by taking part in the Great Manchester Run on Sunday, 20th May.

Manchester

National Student Money Week: Pop-up stands 

When: various times and locations across the Manchester campus

Head down to one of our stands for games, freebies and information on the services and support available to help you save money.

Progress to Postgrad Week

When: various times and locations across the Manchester campus

Ever wondered what it would be like to be a postgrad student? Come along to our series of themed taster sessions led by subject experts to find out more!

Successful interviews: get that job! 

When: Monday, 19th February – 12.00pm-1.00pm in the Business School

Explore the interview process and get top tips to help you get your dream job in this useful session.

It’s OK to talk session 

When: Tuesday, 20th February – 5.00pm-7.00pm at The Union

Take some time out to meet new people and be creative in a relaxed and supportive environment.

An Evening of Urdu Poetry 

When: Tuesday, 20th February – 6.30pm-8.30pm in Geoffrey Manton

Join Urdu-speaking poets from Manchester and beyond as part of our first ever Mushaira, a traditional poetry symposium and forum for free expression.

Preparing for your research project 

When: Wednesday, 21st January – 11am-12pm in the Business School

Get your research project off to a flying start with these useful tips to finding high quality academic sources.

The challenge of … Brexit: How we got here, and where we might end up 

When: Wednesday, 21st February – 11.45am-1.00pm in the Manchester Lecture Theatre

Hear from leading policy practitioners about the challenges of Brexit and share ideas to help shape the future in this interesting lecture. Definitely one not to be missed!

Triangulum Innovation Challenge Event 

When: Wednesday, 21st February – 12.00pm-7.00pm in the Ormond Building

Do you have any great energy saving ideas? Be part of this exciting challenge for a chance of winning Amazon vouchers.

Secrets of a Fashion Industry Professional: The stuff you need to know but don’t know who to ask 

When: Wednesday, 21st February – 1.00pm-2.00pm in Geoffrey Manton

Get involved in this session designed to give you the real low-down and answer your questions on how the creative industries operate.

Introduction to Photoshop – Navigation, Shortcuts and Tools 

When: Wednesday, 21st February – 1.00pm-2.00pm in Geoffrey Manton

New to Photoshop? Learn some tricks of the trade in this useful two-part session.

Book Chat 

When: Wednesday, 21st February – 2.00pm-3.00pm in the Library Chat Zone

Join likeminded students and chat about your favourite fiction, non-fiction or poetry over free coffee and biscuits.

Postgraduate Courses Fair 

When: Wednesday, 21st February – 2.00pm-6.00pm on the Manchester campus

Come and talk to us about our courses, how to apply and details of funding and financial support.

Reclaim The Night 

When: Thursday, 22nd February – meeting at Owen’s Park at 6.30pm

Join hundreds of Manchester students and light up the streets to say 'NO' to sexual violence against women, street harassment and victim blaming. 

I don’t know what I want to do when I leave uni 

When: Friday, 23rd February – 10.00am-11.00am in Geoffrey Manton

If you’re unsure about your next steps, come and have a chat about what options are available.

Language and Culture Exchange: Around the world in 60 minutes 

When: Friday, 23rd February – 1.00pm-2.00pm in Geoffrey Manton

Come along to meet international students and learn some new phrases, how to count and more about their country’s culture.

Sports Development Session – Marketing yourself and your club 

When: Friday, 23rd February – 2.00pm-4.00pm at The Union

Part of a sports club or interested in having a career in sports management? Join this development session and get practice advice from experts in the field!

Cheshire

Quiz night! 

When: Monday, 19th February – 9pm onwards at the Student Zone

Come along for a great night with friends and hopefully be crowned as the winners!

MMU Harvard Referencing 

When: Tuesday, 20th February – 10.00am-11.00am in the Library seminar room

Are you struggling with your referencing? Help is at hand in this useful session.

Skills+ Week: How to Freelance… workshop featuring Jude Theatre

When: Wednesday, 21st February – 9.30am-11.30am in the Student Zone

Freelancing skills can be the difference between success and struggling in your creative career. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to develop yours.

Skills+ Week: The BIG Drop In

When: Wednesday, 21st February – 10.00am-1.30pm in the Student Zone

Whatever your query, we’ve got the answer. Drop by for chat and a brew.

Skills+ Week: Summer Work Experience 

When: Wednesday, 21st February – 10.00am-1.30pm in the Student Zone

Come along to find out what work experience is available to you over the summer.

Yoga for all 

When: Wednesday, 21st February – 11am-12pm in the Exercise and Sport Science building

Take a break to rejuvenate your spirit with this yoga session for all abilities.

Postgraduate Courses Fair

When: Wednesday, 21st February – 2.00pm-4.00pm on the Cheshire campus

Come and talk to us about our courses, how to apply and details of funding and financial support.

Get in touch

Are you a student hosting an event on the Manchester or Cheshire campus? We want to hear from you! Please contact us via studentcomms@mmu.ac.uk    

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