Exchanges and summer school discussion and Q&A
The Global Opportunities team will be holding a talk about exchanges and summer school options available to you on Wednesday 1 November, 2–3pm in Mason Lecture Theatre, Mile End campus. There will also be a Q&A session to answer any questions you may have about gaining international experience. For more information, please contact Harry Gibney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arts and Culture Strategy launch event
We will be celebrating the transformative cultural experiences that students, staff and members of the public enjoy at QMUL during an evening of cultural performances on Wednesday 8 November from 6pm in the Great Hall of the People’s Palace, Mile End. Focusing on the themes of the new strategy, the event will bring together artists from the QMUL community with international leaders from the cultural sector.
Skills workshop: study guidance and adapting to UK higher education
Are you a new student to QMUL and recently arrived in the UK? The Language Centre and Learning Development teams are offering you another opportunity during reading week to come along and find out more about the study skills support and advice available to students. Find out more.
Chinese painting and calligraphy at the Confucius Institute
QMUL’s Confucius Institute will be hosting a series of Chinese cultural events throughout the year. They are kicking off the semester with a Chinese painting class on Wednesday 18 October, 6–8pm, and following this with a Chinese calligraphy class on Wednesday 25 October, 6–8pm. Find out more.
Celebrate with the Confucius Institute
The QMUL Confucius Institute invites you to celebrate their two-year anniversary with a traditional Chinese Guqin concert on Wednesday 1 November, 6.30–8.30pm in St Benet's Chaplaincy, Mile End campus. The event is free and you can register for tickets here.
Long table: BME success beyond QMUL
The School of Business Management is looking to include students at the heart of their curriculum design and employability strategy. They are inviting you to this open discussion to consider experiences of careers and employability support at QMUL and potential differences in graduate employability between students, particularly those of a black and minority ethnic (BME) background.
Barts piano concert
Professor Shakila Thangaratinam form the Blizard Institute and Josh Bhatt from the Royal London Hospital warmly invite you to an evening of classical piano music next Friday, 27 October from 5.30–8pm in Barts Great Hall (North Wing), West Smithfield campus. They are fundraising to buy a grand piano to be placed in the Royal London Hospital’s foyer, as live music in hospitals has been shown to improve the experiences of patients by reducing stress and pain. You can buy tickets or donate here.
George Lansbury Memorial Lecture 2017: The Media and Politics, Kevin Maguire (Associate Editor, Daily Mirror)
Taking place on Thursday 23 November, this year’s annual lecture will focus on George Lansbury’s contribution to and legacy for the media. A pioneering campaigner for peace, women’s rights, local democracy and improvements in labour conditions, Lansbury made a great contribution to local as well as national life and was the founder the Labour newspaper the Daily Herald. Book your free ticket here.
Suicide awareness sessions
You can still sign up for the suicide awareness sessions in collaboration with the Samaritans this November. The sessions aim to raise awareness and provide information on supporting individuals in need. Registration is required.