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our events

This is where you will find out about the SU and student events in Southend, as well as local events we feel may be of interest. Watch this space, more info coming soon!

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Rebel Radio Writing Competition
18th January - 1st March
Ever wanted to write for radio? Well now you can! The Rebel radio writing competition is now accepting audio drama script submissions.
Res Life Online Events from 25 - 31 January
25th-31st January
Online
Take your pick out of a range of virtual events and activities hosted by Residence Life. All students welcome to be part of our online community.
Study Sessions with Women in STEM
25th January - 24th March
Zoom - 843 281 3935
Study sessions with the Women in STEM soc! Casual event, drop in and complete some independent study with some fellow students. No pressure for cams or mics on! Let's stay motivated together
Holocaust Memorial Week
27th January - 3rd February
Online
A week of remembrance. Click here to view the schedule for the week.
Residence Life Open Door
27th January
Zoom Meeting ID 936 2848 0294
Experiencing communal living issues in your off-campus accommodation? Chat to one of our RA team for help and support.
CVs Explained
27th January
Online
Learn how to create a professional CV in this interactive webinar.
Essex Startups: How to become a better leader and inspire others
27th January
Online
A four hour mini bootcamp exploring leadership skills and understanding your leadership style, with an insight into emotional intelligence and the behaviours of a good leader.
Getting started with IT
27th January
Online
Get set up for online learning.
Managing nerves when making a presentation
27th January
Online
Build your confidence in presenting and public speaking in class and online.
Maximising value from your social advertising campaigns
27th January
Online
This session will take focus on helping you get more value from your business' social media campaigns.
ClueGo Present: Virtual Quiz Exclusive to Essex Students!
27th January
Zoom - see description
A FULLY HOSTED, INCREDIBLY INTERACTIVE QUIZ BROUGHT TO YOU BY PROFESSIONAL QUIZ MAKERS.
Lakeside Theatre Spoken Word Poetry Workshops
27th January
Zoom - register through link
This term we want to focus on the importance of expression in the truest form! Which is why we’ll be working with @write2speakuk to bring you Spoken Word Poetry Workshops.
Friends International italk
28th January
Zoom
italk opportunity to meet new friends and practise English conversation with games, activities etc
Using Reading in Your Writing
28th January
Online
Helpful techniques for engaging with academic texts and using them in your writing.
iWomen - Theme Scotland
28th January
Online
Opportunity to chat, make new friends and swap craft Ideas.
Getting started with IT
28th January
zoom
Get set up for online learning.
The Essex Entrepreneurial Series
28th January
Online
Towards a New Way of Thinking, Doing and Sharing.
Free Hot Drinks in the SU Lounge
28th January
SU Lounge
Come along to the SU Lounge to collect your FREE hot drink and say hi.
Lakeside Theatre - The Hook Open Mic - Now Online
28th January
https://youtu.be/sllNWndtxKU
Our favorite weekly event at Lakeside is definitely the Hook Open Mic night, usually hosted in the Lakeside Cafe on a Friday evening. In order to continue this tradition, we have moved the Hook online, with a weekly two-hour live stream on Youtube
Getting started with IT
29th January
Online
Get set up for online learning.
MUSICAL THEATRE QUIZ NIGHT SOCIAL (MTAS AND SHOW CHOIR COLLAB)
29th January
Zoom
We're excited to announce our collaboration with Show Choir! On Friday 29th of January we'll be joining Show Choir for a musical theatre quiz night! Join us for a night of theatre themed fun and make new friends along the way.
Friday Evening Service
29th January
Online
Please join us for a service based on the Friday evening synagogue service. There will be readings and reflections, in the spirit of peace and friendship. Open to all.
Yoga, Workouts and Meditation
30th January
zoom
We are taking you through yoga flows, full-body workouts and end every session with a meditation or relaxation.
Yoga & Relaxation with Live Music - Everyone Welcome!
31st January
Zoom
Join the Yoga and Meditation Society for a blissful soundbath experience led by the lovely Olivia. A very special afternoon of relaxation, gentle yoga and live music.
Postgraduate Virtual Week
1st-5th February
Online
Learn more about studying a postgraduate degree in 2021 and beyond.
Southend Residents' Assistant (RA) Information Session
1st February
Zoom Meeting ID 990 8728 2283
Curious to find out more about becoming a Residents' Assistant within the Residence Life team? Attend one of our information sessions.
Lakeside Theatre Acting Workshops
1st February
Zoom - register through link
The Lakeside Theatre Acting Skills Online Workshop aims to enable students to develop their skills and creativity using a wide range of exercises and techniques taught in drama schools.
Job Applications Explained
2nd February
Online
Step up your job application approach with this interactive webinar open to all students.
Forgotten Rescuers - the origins of the Kindertransport 1938-39
2nd February
Online
Join us to learn more about the Kindertransport and hear the little-known stories of the crucial instigators of this unique act of rescue.
Design and develop your own app- Building your app
3rd February
Online
A two hour app development workshop focussed on building your app (non-technical)
Develop Learning and Memory Strategies that Work
3rd February
Online
A Skills for Success Webinar.
Freud and the Legacy of Sensory Physiology
3rd February
Online
An online open seminar by Leo Niro Nascimento exploring how Freud imported – and extended – Helmholtz’s theory of perception in developing his new psychology.
Lakeside Theatre Spoken Word Poetry Workshops
3rd February
Zoom - register through link
This term we want to focus on the importance of expression in the truest form! Which is why we’ll be working with @write2speakuk to bring you Spoken Word Poetry Workshops.
Friends International italk
4th February
Zoom
italk opportunity to meet new friends and practise English conversation with games, activities etc
Science is a story: are you sharing yours?
4th February
Online
In this online seminar, PhD student Olivia Grant will discuss the use of social media in communicating science.
Addressing the Fear of Public Speaking
4th February
Online
A Skills for Success Webinar.
SPAH Seminar Series: Criticising Misrepresentation in Fiction and Non Fiction
4th February
Online
A Seminar by Dr Stacie Friend, Birkbeck, University of London.
Lakeside Theatre - The Hook Open Mic - Now Online
4th February
https://youtu.be/sllNWndtxKU
Our favorite weekly event at Lakeside is definitely the Hook Open Mic night, usually hosted in the Lakeside Cafe on a Friday evening. In order to continue this tradition, we have moved the Hook online, with a weekly two-hour live stream on Youtube
Yoga, Workouts and Meditation
6th February
zoom
We are taking you trough yoga flows, full-body workouts and end every session with a meditation or relaxation.
Free Hot Drinks in the SU Lounge
6th February
SU Lounge
Come along to the SU Lounge to collect your FREE hot drink and say hi.
Res Life Online Events from 8 - 14 February
8th-14th February
Online
Take your pick out of a range of virtual events and activities hosted by Residence Life. All students welcome to be part of our online community.
LinkedIn Explained
8th February
Online
Get started on this powerful job search and networking tool. Open to all students.
Lakeside Theatre Acting Workshops
8th February
Zoom - register through link
The Lakeside Theatre Acting Skills Online Workshop aims to enable students to develop their skills and creativity using a wide range of exercises and techniques taught in drama schools.
Lakeside Theatre Spoken Word Poetry Workshops
10th February
Zoom - register through link
This term we want to focus on the importance of expression in the truest form! Which is why we’ll be working with @write2speakuk to bring you Spoken Word Poetry Workshops.
Friends International italk
11th February
Zoom
italk opportunity to meet new friends and practise English conversation with games, activities etc
Lakeside Theatre - The Hook Open Mic - Now Online
11th February
https://youtu.be/sllNWndtxKU
Our favorite weekly event at Lakeside is definitely the Hook Open Mic night, usually hosted in the Lakeside Cafe on a Friday evening. In order to continue this tradition, we have moved the Hook online, with a weekly two-hour live stream on Youtube
Free Hot Drinks in the SU Lounge
12th February
SU Lounge
Come along to the SU Lounge to collect your FREE hot drink and say hi.
Yoga, Workouts and Meditation
13th February
zoom
We are taking you trough yoga flows, full-body workouts and end every session with a meditation or relaxation.
Lakeside Theatre Acting Workshops
15th February
Zoom - register through link
The Lakeside Theatre Acting Skills Online Workshop aims to enable students to develop their skills and creativity using a wide range of exercises and techniques taught in drama schools.
Lakeside Theatre Spoken Word Poetry Workshops
17th February
Zoom - register through link
This term we want to focus on the importance of expression in the truest form! Which is why we’ll be working with @write2speakuk to bring you Spoken Word Poetry Workshops.
Friends International italk
18th February
Zoom
italk opportunity to meet new friends and practise English conversation with games, activities etc
Lakeside Theatre - The Hook Open Mic - Now Online
18th February
https://youtu.be/sllNWndtxKU
Our favorite weekly event at Lakeside is definitely the Hook Open Mic night, usually hosted in the Lakeside Cafe on a Friday evening. In order to continue this tradition, we have moved the Hook online, with a weekly two-hour live stream on Youtube
Yoga, Workouts and Meditation
20th February
zoom
We are taking you trough yoga flows, full-body workouts and end every session with a meditation or relaxation.
Free Hot Drinks in the SU Lounge
20th February
SU Lounge
Come along to the SU Lounge to collect your FREE hot drink and say hi.
Lakeside Theatre Acting Workshops
22nd February
Zoom - register through link
The Lakeside Theatre Acting Skills Online Workshop aims to enable students to develop their skills and creativity using a wide range of exercises and techniques taught in drama schools.
Lakeside Theatre Spoken Word Poetry Workshops
24th February
Zoom - register through link
This term we want to focus on the importance of expression in the truest form! Which is why we’ll be working with @write2speakuk to bring you Spoken Word Poetry Workshops.
Friends International italk
25th February
Zoom
italk opportunity to meet new friends and practise English conversation with games, activities etc
Lakeside Theatre - The Hook Open Mic - Now Online
25th February
https://youtu.be/sllNWndtxKU
Our favorite weekly event at Lakeside is definitely the Hook Open Mic night, usually hosted in the Lakeside Cafe on a Friday evening. In order to continue this tradition, we have moved the Hook online, with a weekly two-hour live stream on Youtube
Free Hot Drinks in the SU Lounge
26th February
SU Lounge
Come along to the SU Lounge to collect your FREE hot drink and say hi.
Yoga, Workouts and Meditation
27th February
zoom
We are taking you trough yoga flows, full-body workouts and end every session with a meditation or relaxation.
Lakeside Theatre Acting Workshops
1st March
Zoom - register through link
The Lakeside Theatre Acting Skills Online Workshop aims to enable students to develop their skills and creativity using a wide range of exercises and techniques taught in drama schools.
Lakeside Theatre Spoken Word Poetry Workshops
3rd March
Zoom - register through link
This term we want to focus on the importance of expression in the truest form! Which is why we’ll be working with @write2speakuk to bring you Spoken Word Poetry Workshops.
Friends International italk
4th March
Zoom
italk opportunity to meet new friends and practise English conversation with games, activities etc
Lakeside Theatre - The Hook Open Mic - Now Online
4th March
https://youtu.be/sllNWndtxKU
Our favorite weekly event at Lakeside is definitely the Hook Open Mic night, usually hosted in the Lakeside Cafe on a Friday evening. In order to continue this tradition, we have moved the Hook online, with a weekly two-hour live stream on Youtube
Yoga, Workouts and Meditation
6th March
zoom
We are taking you trough yoga flows, full-body workouts and end every session with a meditation or relaxation.
Lakeside Theatre Acting Workshops
8th March
Zoom - register through link
The Lakeside Theatre Acting Skills Online Workshop aims to enable students to develop their skills and creativity using a wide range of exercises and techniques taught in drama schools.
Lakeside Theatre Spoken Word Poetry Workshops
10th March
Zoom - register through link
This term we want to focus on the importance of expression in the truest form! Which is why we’ll be working with @write2speakuk to bring you Spoken Word Poetry Workshops.
Friends International italk
11th March
Zoom
italk opportunity to meet new friends and practise English conversation with games, activities etc
Lakeside Theatre - The Hook Open Mic - Now Online
11th March
https://youtu.be/sllNWndtxKU
Our favorite weekly event at Lakeside is definitely the Hook Open Mic night, usually hosted in the Lakeside Cafe on a Friday evening. In order to continue this tradition, we have moved the Hook online, with a weekly two-hour live stream on Youtube
Yoga, Workouts and Meditation
13th March
zoom
We are taking you trough yoga flows, full-body workouts and end every session with a meditation or relaxation.
Lakeside Theatre Acting Workshops
15th March
Zoom - register through link
The Lakeside Theatre Acting Skills Online Workshop aims to enable students to develop their skills and creativity using a wide range of exercises and techniques taught in drama schools.
Lakeside Theatre Spoken Word Poetry Workshops
17th March
Zoom - register through link
This term we want to focus on the importance of expression in the truest form! Which is why we’ll be working with @write2speakuk to bring you Spoken Word Poetry Workshops.
Friends International italk
18th March
Zoom
italk opportunity to meet new friends and practise English conversation with games, activities etc
Lakeside Theatre - The Hook Open Mic - Now Online
18th March
https://youtu.be/sllNWndtxKU
Our favorite weekly event at Lakeside is definitely the Hook Open Mic night, usually hosted in the Lakeside Cafe on a Friday evening. In order to continue this tradition, we have moved the Hook online, with a weekly two-hour live stream on Youtube
Yoga, Workouts and Meditation
20th March
zoom
We are taking you trough yoga flows, full-body workouts and end every session with a meditation or relaxation.
Lakeside Theatre Spoken Word Poetry Workshops
24th March
Zoom - register through link
This term we want to focus on the importance of expression in the truest form! Which is why we’ll be working with @write2speakuk to bring you Spoken Word Poetry Workshops.
Lakeside Theatre - The Hook Open Mic - Now Online
25th March
https://youtu.be/sllNWndtxKU
Our favorite weekly event at Lakeside is definitely the Hook Open Mic night, usually hosted in the Lakeside Cafe on a Friday evening. In order to continue this tradition, we have moved the Hook online, with a weekly two-hour live stream on Youtube