what's on

This is everything that's happening in the Societies Guild.

Theatre Arts Journey to Oz Panto Auditions
16th October 5pm - 17th October 8pm
5S.4.5 (Black Box)
These are the dates for auditions for our Panto, Journey to Oz!
Catholic Colchester Castle trip
17th October 2pm - 5pm
Colchester Castle
Did you know that Colchester Castle is Europe's largest Norman keep? We're gonna explore it with Archaeologist Philip Wise! Meet us at 2pm in sq2 or at 3pm at the Castle Bridge. We'll have tea in town later, you're welcome to join!
Law Law Book Fair
17th October 6pm - 8pm
Come along to buy and sell textbooks for the upcoming year!
Japan International Pizza + Games Atsumari ~bonding~
17th October 6pm - 7:30pm
4N.6.1
The second event of the Japanese International Society is all about PIZZA and GAMES!! What would be a better way of making friends rather than pizza? We'll also have a short introduction about the execs of the society. MEMBERS: FREE NON-MEMBERS:£3
Trading & Investment Presentation & Social for Q&A
17th October 6pm - 7pm
1N1.4.1.
Wednesday's Special: - Introduction to Financial Markets and Asset Classes - Alternative View on Technical Analysis - The Broker, The Educator, and The Retail Trader - Brokers and CFDs
Writing Workshop: Language in Performance Arts
17th October 6pm - 8pm
5S.4.19
The first of our official weekly workshops. This workshop will focus on performing arts including playwriting and plays in general. The room will be updated as soon as we know it! Exec can also meet members outside Buffalo Joe's.
Essex Humanist Students Dr Matt Burch on “Objectivity in Science: Ideal or Delusion?”
17th October 7pm - 9pm
5S.3.8
This Wednesday, October 17th and at 7 pm, we will be hosting Dr. Matt Burch on the topic of Objectivity in Science. Matt is a Lecturer in the School of Philosophy and amongst other things, he is particularly interested in the ideal of objectivity.
Arabic First event- Dinner meet and greet
17th October 7pm - 8pm
Al batta - 18A Sir Isaac's Walk, Colchester CO1 1JJ
Join the Arabic society at a local Middle Eastern restaurant for their first event! Come meet other members and enjoy learning about the Arabic culture. Bring all your friends, the more the merrier! Looking forward to seeing you all Wednesday x
Science Fiction & Fantasy Sci-Fan Screenings: Member-Suggestion Night
17th October 7pm - 10pm
LTB 4
For this screening, we'll be watching shows that members have suggested over the last few screenings! They are ALTERED CARBON, DARK and LOST IN SPACE, and we'll hold a vote on the day to decide which one to watch! Hope to see you all there!
Maths Welcome meeting
17th October 7pm - 9pm
5A.118
Come along and meet your friendly maths society execs, and hear some of our plans for the year.
Liberal Democrat Guest Speaker: Cllr Mark Cory, Leader of Colchester Council
17th October 7:30pm - 9pm
LTB 1
University of Essex alumnus Councillor Mark Cory, the Liberal Democrat leader of Colchester Borough Council, will be joining us for a talk and Q&A session.
Writing Top Bar Social
17th October 8pm - 10pm
Top Bar
Our weekly trip to Top Bar. This will give members an opportunity to meet new ones and for old members to check up on other members!
Psychology FED Social - back to school theme
17th October 9:45pm - midnight
Psychology Second & Third Year Mixer
18th October 3pm - 4pm
Top Bar
Come join us at Top Bar and get to know other second and third years!
Theatre Arts Introduction to Tech Workshop
18th October 5pm - 7pm
Lakeside Theatre
A fun, brief introduction on what goes into technical theatre! Come along no matter your skill level and learn about lighting and sound.
LGBT+ and Friends BLACK LGBT* HISTORY IN BRITAIN
18th October 6pm - 7pm
5N.4.8
Black History Month: An important look into the history of black LGBT* people in Britain.
Computer Computer Society General Meeting
18th October 6pm - 7pm
CSEE Lab 1
Our first society meeting! - Your chance to see what we have planned for you this term.
Politics This House Believes
18th October 7pm - 9pm
5S.3.8
A series of debates on law and order topics such as cannabis legalisation and the death penalty
Environmental & Sustainability First meeting: Why we care.
19th October 6pm - 8pm
Meet outside Waterstones on square 5 to go to room together.
This is the first meeting of the environmental and sustainability soc here at Essex uni. We will be getting to know each other and talking about why we care about the environment and what we want to focus on in the society.
French Connection White Party : an Enacus X French Connection event
19th October 11pm - 3am
Hudson House
The French Connection is partnering up with Enactus Essex to raise funds for the multiple ongoing Enactus projects!
Catholic Canterbury Trip
20th October 8am - 10pm
Canterbury
We're gonna be visiting the vibrant city of Canterbury with the Catholic Students Network, so we'll be meeting with other students from across the country. The day will be filled with activities and must-see attractions. Everyone's welcome to join!
Believers Loveworld Campus Sex Education Essex
20th October noon - 6pm
LTB 6
BLW ESSES presents SEX EDUCATION ESSEX 20th October Shining God's light on sex
Colchester United & Live Football Wivenhoe Town vs Burnham Ramblers
20th October 1pm - 5pm
SU Bar / Wivenhoe
Watch local side Wivenhoe Town take on Burnham Ramblers in the Eastern Counties League.
Science Fiction & Fantasy Board Game Night: Round 2!
20th October 7pm - 10pm
3.108
We'll be hosting another Boardgame Night this Saturday! For anyone who wants another round of Cards Against Humanity, Cluedo and more come down and join us!
Metal Rock and Metal Night
20th October 11pm - 2am
BASE
We are proud to present a rock and metal night on campus! Get ready for a great night filled with the best rock and metal anthems out there. Come down to BASE for the heaviest night on campus.
Writing Sunday Brunch
21st October 11am - 4pm
Canteen
Join Writing Society for a chill Sunday Brunch on campus. Probably in Canteen.
Theatre Arts TAS Go Bananas!
21st October 6pm - 8pm
Cowdray Centre, 9&10, Mason Rd, Colchester CO1 1BX
TAS takes a trip to the local indoor adventure playground Go Bananas for an evening of games, fun and socialising! This is a non-drinking event.
Science Fiction & Fantasy The Essex Mercurave!
22nd October 6pm - 10pm
Square 3
Join us for a royal Squares Party as we celebrate Queen & Freddie Mercury, in aid of the Mercury Phoenix Trust! Music, Karaoke, Moustaches and mayhem abound for an incredible night leading into Milk It at Square 3!
Harry Potter Fantastic Beasts, Can You Find Them?!
23rd October 6pm - 8:30pm
5N.3.2
Join the Harry Potter Society to search the Campus for your favourite beasts!
Origami Origami Course: Pure Origami
23rd October 7pm - 9pm
3.105
Most people know origami as the Japanese art of paper folding where a single sheet of paper is folded into a model without the use of tape, glue, scissors, or other tools. Pure Origami is a relatively new invention. Let's try it!
Science Fiction & Fantasy Sci-Fan Goes to the Movies: VENOM
24th October 6pm - 10pm
Come along with Sci-Fan as we take a trip to the cinemas and watch Venom!
Science Fiction & Fantasy Sci-Fan goes to MCM Comic Con!
27th October 8am - 7pm
Hythe Colchester Station - ExCel Centre
Come join the Sci-Fan society for our trip to MCM Comic Con!
Study Abroad The Study Abroad Societies London trip!
27th October 9am - 9pm
London
The Study Abroad Society gives you the chance to explore London City!
Origami Open Day Origami Try Out
27th October 9:30am - 4pm
Square 3
Hi everyone, We are going to have a stall at the next open day at the university and we are so excited to see all the new people visiting our campus. We will be there from 10AM - 4PM. FREE sweets :) and DESIGN GIVEAWAY so make sure you come b
Origami Halloween Workshop: Scary Folds!
30th October 7pm - 9pm
3.105
Get ready for a fun workshop. Activities and designs will be a surprise and in the theme of the workshop.
Essex Humanist Students A.C. Grayling on "Humanist Principles & Humanist Ethics"
31st October 7pm - 8:30pm
Essex Business School Lecture Theatre 2.1
Come join us for a talk by Professor of Philosophy AC Grayling for a talk on Humanist Principles and Humanist Ethics (how do the former influence the latter?) followed by an extensive Q&A. Essex Business School, Lecture Theatre 2.1 Wed Oct 31st ~7 PM
Politics Cross-Party Debate!
1st November 7pm - 8:30pm
LTB 3
Come and join the Labour, Conservative, Liberal Democrat, and UKIP societies for a panel-style debate!
Psychology Forensic Psychology Talk - with Lucy Overton
2nd November noon - 1pm
TBA
Origami Origami Course: Crease Patterns
6th November 7pm - 9pm
3.105
Crease patterns (CP) can be a mystery! Folding from a CP is not simple and will require a number of tries before success. So we are up to the challenge, although you might see us fail as well. So join us on this crazy challenge. Let's have some fun!
Societies Guild General Meeting
13th November 6pm - 7pm
tbc
Origami Origami Course: Action Origami
13th November 7pm - 9pm
3.105
Action origami models are unique in that they move. The most obvious action models are the paper airplanes. But the oldest action models have been with us for over 400 years.
Psychology Education Psychology Talk
16th November noon - 1pm
TBA
Psychology Educational Psychology Talk
16th November noon - 1pm
TBA
Origami Origami Course: Candy Wrapping Origami
20th November 7pm - 9pm
3.105
This week it's a fun session for the course that involves candy eating in order to be able to do origami. What can be more exciting than that?
Politics An Evening With Tom Brake MP
22nd November 7pm - 9pm
LTB 3
A talk on successful campaigning by Liberal Democrat MP for Carshalton and Wallington and Liberal Democrat spokesman on Brexit, Tom Brake MP.
Origami Origami Course: Modular it is!
27th November 7pm - 9pm
3.105
Modular origami, also called unit origami, requires two or more pieces of paper. Let's learn something new.
Psychology Psychology & Human Resources Talk
30th November noon - 1pm
TBA
Origami Origami Course: Kirigami
4th December 7pm - 9pm
3.105
Understanding the history of Kirigami can improve your knowledge of how paper crafting has changed over time. It's thought that Kirigami was first used in Japanese temples as a way to make offerings to the gods. Pretty cool right?
Politics An Evening With Norman Lamb MP
6th December 6pm - 7pm
LTB 3
An evening with Norman Lamb MP, the subject still TBC
Arise THE GIFT
11th December 6:45pm - 9pm
Come and experience the greatest gift given to man.
Societies Guild General Meeting
15th January 6pm - 7pm
tbc
Origami Origami Course: Napkin Origami
15th January 7pm - 9pm
3.105
Although most people don't think it, napkin folding is a form of art. Join us after the holiday to try something new.
Origami Origami Course: Flower Power
22nd January 7pm - 9pm
3.105
This week we are focusing on teaching various types of flowers. let us know before if there is any specific type so we have plenty of time to prepare ahead.
Origami Origami Course: Your Origami Story
29th January 7pm - 9pm
3.105
This is a special session where during the first hour we will all fold the designs that we believe tells our story and then for the second hour, we will share our story with everyone. This will be a very interactive session with lots of activities.
Societies Guild General Meeting
26th February 6pm - 7pm
tbc
Societies Guild Annual General Meeting
30th April 6pm - 7pm
tbc