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This Week at Loughborough | 7 June

7 June 2021

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Bike Maintenance Workshop

7 June, 5.30 – 7.30pm, Public Workbench, Student Village

Learn how to take care of your bike in this informal workshop.

Cycling is a fantastic way of getting around and has seen a huge increase in popularity over lockdown. If you are interested in getting a bike or have one but want to become a little more competent with it, then come along to this workshop.

We will look at the basics of maintaining the bike but also highlight key items that every bike owner should own to enhance their safety. We will also show you what you can do to maintain your bike.

Please bring your bike and, if you have them, tyre removal levers for COVID-safe practices. Find out more on the events page.

Book Club: The Good Immigrant by Nikesh Shukla

8 June, 12.30 – 1.30pm, Online

Join our regular Book Club for an online discussion of The Good Immigrant by Nikesh Shukla.

Inspired by discussion around why society appears to deem people of colour as bad immigrants – job stealers, benefit scroungers, undeserving refugees – until, by winning Olympic races or baking good cakes, or being conscientious doctors, they cross over and become good immigrants, editor Nikesh Shukla has compiled a collection of essays that are poignant, challenging, angry, humorous, heartbreaking, polemic, weary and – most importantly – real. Find out more on the events page.

DRN Temporal Drawing: Queer Traces

9 June, 11am – 12.30pm, Online

The Drawing Research Network Temporal Drawing Events have been organised by staff and PhD researchers from the Drawing Research Group at Loughborough University, chaired by Deborah Harty.

This panel brings together two international queer artists whose practices centre around the traces of lives, bodies and experiences. Find out more information on the events page.

Keep Calm Week: Puppy Petting

10 June, 10am – 4.30pm, Loughborough Students’ Union

Could you do with a break from working?

Well, look no further than our beloved Puppy Petting! Spend a bit of time petting them, chatting to them and handing them treats.

You can book 30-minute slots from 10am-1.30pm and 2.30pm-4.30pm on the following days:
Thursday 10 June
Tuesday 15 June
Monday 21 June

Booking is required and you can find out more information on the events page.

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