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This Week at Loughborough | 31st October

31 October 2022

5 mins


“Dearest Old Creature”: The Life of Eva Emilie Larkin

2 November 2022, 6pm, Martin Hall  

In this illustrated talk, drawing extensively on the Larkin Archive, Philip Pullen, Larkin researcher and trustee of the Philip Larkin Society, will examine the significance of the close relationship between Larkin and his mother and the part played by the town of Loughborough in shaping both of their lives. 

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National Theatre Live: The Seagull 

3 November 2022, 7pm, Cope Auditorium   

A young woman is desperate for fame and a way out. A young man is pining after the woman of his dreams. A successful writer longs for a sense of achievement. An actress wants to fight the changing of the times. In an isolated home in the countryside, dreams lie in tatters, hopes are dashed, and hearts broken. With nowhere left to turn, the only option is to turn on each other. 

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Meet 2018 Bake Off winner alumnus Rahul Mandal 

4 November 2022, 3:30pm, Edward Herbert Building 

Winner of The Great British Bake Off 2018, Rahul Mandal baked his way to glory with a series of spectacular creations on the popular TV show.  The event will take place in EHB and guests are invited to meet Rahul, purchase a copy of his new book, and to watch a cake decorating demonstration! 

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LSU Events 

Happy Mondays: Spooky Plant Pot Painting 

31 October 2022, 7pm, Michael Pearson Board Room 

Come along to decorate your own spooky plant pot! You will be supplied with your own terracotta pot and paint, so you can decorate it however you like! Bring your friends along or come by yourself and meet new people.? No experience necessary. 

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LU Arts Creative Workshop: Walk in my BLACK shoes 

2 November 2022, 2pm, Michael Pearson Board Room 

LU Arts is working with artist Nadina Ali to capture the Black students’ experience on campus and celebrate Black identity and culture in graphic form. The project will serve as an open forum for students who identify as Black to express themselves and showcase their creativity to the rest of the student community. 

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LSU Rag Firework Extravaganza 

5 November 2022, 5:30pm, LSU  

LSU is excited to announce that the RAG Fireworks Extravaganza is back with a bang! You can expect funfair stalls offering amazing prizes up for grabs as well as state of the art fairground rides and food and drink outlets. Later in the evening you will experience the mind-blowing main fireworks display, alongside a state-of-the-art projection experience… and to top it off ALL the money raised goes to charity! 

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Leap ahead with your LinkedIn 

1 November 2022, 12pm, James France  

Find out how to create a great LinkedIn profile, build your network, utilise recommendations effectively and create your first post with this interactive session led by student entrepreneurs. 

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Going places with your Master’s  

1 November 2022, 1pm, Online  

This session is for current postgraduate students. This presentation will talk you through job hunting strategies and where to look for opportunities in the UK and overseas for a job or further study such as a PhD. 

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Careers in Marketing  

2 November, 1pm, Online 

Want to know more about what a Career in Marketing could look like, and what skills and experience can help you get your first job? Join this session with a panel of expert speakers to find out. 

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CV Structures – How to develop a CV 

3 November, 1pm, Edward Herbert Building   

In these sessions you will get an overview of how to structure a CV and understand what employers are looking for. 

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In person Mock Assessment Centre  

3 November, 6pm, James France Exhibition Area 

Delivered by the Careers Network and staff from a range of top companies, you’ll hear first-hand what to expect and learn how to prepare effectively. Join in person and gain as much practice as you can before your first real assessment centre. This event is sponsored by Druck. 

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Finding Opportunities and Networking your way to Success 

4 November, 1pm, Edward Herbert Building 

Find out more about how you can search for a range of opportunities, including those that aren’t advertised! You’ll also learn some top tips for networking your way to success! 

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