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There are seven convenes in the Societies Guild, which gather together different types of societies.

The convenes are Activities, Arts, Cultural, Departmental, Musical, Political & Representation and Religious. 

Check out what each convene has to offer below!

contactS

 
 
angela johnson
ajohnsf@essex.ac.uk
HAMZA KAZmI
HKAZMIA@ESSEX.AC.UK

 

 

activities events coming up

Capoeira Capoeira Classes
11th October 7:30pm - 13th December 9:30pm
The Hexagon (upstairs)
Capoeira is a joyful and seamless exercise. Come and join the fun!
Student Scouting & Guiding Organisation Brightlingsea Hike and Camp
20th October 5:30pm - 21st October 3pm
We will be hiking down to Brightlingsea and sleeping overnight in the Scout hut.
St John Ambulance Links St John Ambulance LINKS Society Night - Bleeds & Shock + MilkIt Social
23rd October 7pm - 9pm
Lecture Theatre Building (LTB) 7
Blood should go round and round. Not in and out. That's what air is supposed to do. So, when blood ends up on the outside of the body (instead of where it belongs), it's probably best to know how to handle it...
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Arts

contact

nicolas danan
ndanan@essex.ac.uk

artS events coming up

Writing October Writing Competition - Fear
19th October 9am - 31st October noon
N/A
In the spirit of October, our first theme is going to be Fear, this can be interpreted in any way that you want. Our competitions will be open to any type of writing and open to everyone.
Writing Trip to words with Caleb Femi (BHM)
20th October 6:45pm - 9pm
Lakeside Theatre
Join us for the first of our two events that we are attending as part of our support for BHM. We will be meeting outside the lakeside theatre at 6.45 for the event to start at 7, as part of their 'words with...' series.
Writing Trip To Black History Month Book Group Meeting (BHM)
24th October 5:15pm - 7pm
Albert Sloman Library
Join us for the second of our two trips that we are attending in support of BHM. We will be meeting outside the Albert Sloman library at 5.15 for the event to start at 5.30.

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contactS

victor yeung
tfyeun@essex.ac.uk
jane luu
jluua@essex.ac.uk

cultural events coming up

Lithuanian Žalgiris VS Chimki
20th October 6pm - 10pm
pin 5N.4.6
Basketball game
Nordic Norwegian language course
23rd October 6pm - 7pm
Aldri mer blåmandag! Norwegian language course is back. All you need is a pen and a notepad. First lesson will be open to everyone - not just members. We will use the first day to map out your abilities and hopefully start with some basic grammar
Nordic Team building: pub crawl
27th October 6pm - 9pm
TBC
We will be dividing you into teams of 6-8 people where you will be given a list of different challenges worth different points. Winner will be announced at the last pub and will of course receive a price.

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contact

alexandru simion
as16557@essex.ac.uk

 

 

Occupational Therapy VTeam Gardening Project at the Emerald Centre
21st October 10am - 4pm
Emerald Centre, Kingswood Unit, Turner Road, Mile End, Colchester, Essex CO4 5JY
Join the Occupational Therapy Society is helping create an amazing space, a sensory garden, for people with dementia. Enjoy a day of helping out and learning about what a sensory garden actually is. (hot drinks will be provided to warm up fingers :)
Occupational Therapy #OTalk Group Tweetchat
24th October 7:30pm - 9pm
5B.124
New to Twitter? Never joined #OTalk before? What's #OTalk?? We're holding a group Twitter session on Tuesday 24 October, to coincide with #OTalk's occupational therapy student special.
Occupational Therapy Occupational Therapy Society's Christmas Party!!
14th December 7pm - midnight
Three Wise Monkeys, 60 High Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1DN
Celebrate the end of term and the holidays with the Occupational Therapy Society!

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contact

emma mary holland
ehollaa@essex.ac.uk

musical events coming up

Noob Rock - opening session
Music Room B
The first of our weekly beginner musicians' sessions is open to members and non-members, just turn up with your instrument. Suitable for acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, drums, vocalists and more.
MuSoc 'Open Mic' Social
The Hole In The Wall (pub), Colchester
We had such fun with Colchester town's Black History Month celebrations that we're going back for one of their open mic nights. Come hang out with us and watch the talent, or give us a quick message if you want to perform yourself!

Contact

Jodie clark
jclarkm@essex.ac.uk

political events coming up

Labour Colchester Momentum Q&A
24th October 7pm - 8:30pm
LTB 9
Momentum has grown in size over the last two years and helped Labour gain a huge vote share in the 2017 election. Come along and meet members of Colchester Momentum to find out more!
Animal Protection Peter Singer Skype event on the Ethics of Eating Meat
24th October 7pm - 9pm
LTB7
In collaboration with the Humanist society and Vegan and Vegetarian Society, we will be having a Skype debate with Princeton University professor of Bioethics, Peter Singer! If you want to learn more about the ethics of eating meat, tag along!
Young Greens Deputy Leader Amelia Womack Visit
1st November 4pm - 7pm
LTB 7
Amelia Womack is the youngest ever deptuy leader of a political party in the UK and is doing a talk on what it is to be a women in politics and how she became one of the youngest deputy leaders ever.

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contact

Asad zaidi
saazai@essex.ac.uk

religious events coming up

Catholic Walsingham Pilgrimage
Walsingham
CathSoc’s Walsingham Pilgrimage is next Saturday. Tickets for the trip are available. They are £7 for CathSoc members and £8 for non members. We will visit the Medieval Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, the English National
Christian Union Mission Fair

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