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This Week at Loughborough | 25 January

25 January 2021

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Happy Mondays: Decorate Your Own Tote Bag

25 January, 7pm, Online

Show off your artistic side and decorate your very own tote bag!

With the powers of fabric paint, stencils and creativity, decorate your bag however you please and end up with a final product that is both useful and stylish!

This workshop will take place online via Microsoft teams. Details on how to join the session will be sent via email to everyone who books. More information can be found on the event page.

MyLifestyle Presents Virtual Zumba

25 January, 7 – 7.45pm, Online

Zumba is described as pretty much the most awesome workout ever. Dance to great music, with great people, and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it.

More information can be found on the MyLifestyle Facebook page.

Book Club: Jodi Picoult – Small Great Things

26 January, 12.30 – 1.30pm, Online

Join LU Arts’ regular Book Club for an online discussion of Jodi Picoult’s Small Great Things.

The best books make you see differently. This is one of them. The eye-opening novel from Jodi Picoult, with the biggest of themes: birth, death, and responsibility.

More information can be found on the event page.

Virtual Staying Focussed Meditation

26th January, 1 – 1.30pm, Online

Take a 15 minute break and join Natalie at LSU’s virtual staying focused meditation. Natalie will guide you through this meditation aimed at helping you relax while increasing your focus. 

More information can be found on the event page.

Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day title - picture of the fountain and Hazlerigg at Night lit up with purple lights
27 January, Various Times, Online

This year, expect compelling and thought-provoking lectures, creative and collaborative workshops, as well as a memorial service to remember those who were killed. All of the events are open to staff and students at the University, and members of the general public are also welcome to attend the sessions which will take place via MS Teams.

The full programme is as follows:

Energy Retrofit: BERG Seminar 3

27 January, 2 – 3pm, Online

Energy retrofit is the theme for the third BERG (Building Energy Research Group) Seminar of the academic year 2020/2021.

Retrofitting existing buildings to reduce energy demand is one of the biggest challenges faced by the UK in seeking to meet greenhouse gas emission reduction targets. In this seminar, we bring together a range of perspectives on this complex issue.

Booking information is available on the event page.

Time, Disaster and Decision-making: IAS Time Theme Workshop

27 January, 2 – 5pm, Online

This workshop is a virtual forum bringing three IAS Visiting Fellows into a ‘trialogue’ on the role that time plays in the modern ‘risk society’. Both disasters and the response to them unfold in time, and the speed (or, in other words, the shortening of time) with which the response can be formulated and implemented can make a critical difference.

Booking information is available on the event page.

Plagiarism, Essay Mills and Contract Cheating: A Panel Discussion

27 January, 6 – 7pm, Online

Our LSU Welfare and Diversity Executive Officer Alex, will be leading this virtual panel discussion on Plagiarism, Essay Mills and Contract Cheating. Join in to learn more about these issues facing students during exam and assessment periods. 

More information can be found on the event page.

MyLifestyle Presents Virtual Yoga

28 January, 5 – 6pm, Online

Need a break from revision? Join amazing instructor Elaine for a virtual yoga session, a perfect way to relax during lockdown!

More information can be found on the MyLifestyle Facebook page.

Virtual Yoga

30 January, 2 – 3pm, Online

Join Yogi Laura for a Saturday afternoon virtual Yoga session. Take a break studying and relax as you focus on your body movements and breathing. 

Trust us, you’ll feel better for doing it!

More information is available on the event page.

Self-care Sundays: The Art of Journaling

31 January, 4 – 5pm, Online

Delve into journaling as a form of creative expression.

Student Yasmin Nwofor will help you explore the various ways you can journal as well as giving useful journaling prompts to kick-start your practice.

This event will be live streamed to the LU Arts Facebook page. More information can be found on the event page.

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