Week 2, Term 2

Creative Warwick 

#CreativeWarwick is here - check out the video! We're encouraging everyone to use the video booth in the Arts Centre throughout the week to tell us about your definition of creativity. You can also upload your personal or society photos to Instagram and Twitter using the #CreativeWarwick hashtag to let us know what you're up to. Creative Warwick is a celebration of all the incredible things our students and societies get up to each and every day - for more information, check out Marissa’s recent blog post . Look out for the first themed programme of events, Culture Week, coming to campus in Week 3!

Boycott the NSS

Take the pledge to boycott the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS). By boycotting the NSS, students have the power to disrupt the TEF, to stop tuition fees going up and to stop their degrees being devalued. By taking part in this campaign, you will be joining thousands of students from universities across the country who will be doing the same. Don’t devalue your degree. Throw Higher Education a lifeline: BOYCOTT THE NSS today!

Making Change: Facilitating Safer Spaces

Whether you're a society exec member, elected officer, or otherwise, we all share a responsibility to ensure the spaces we facilitate are accessible to those of all identities and experiences. The Making Change event on Wednesday seeks to help you to share best practise and develop strategies to facilitate safer spaces, and to promote a culture of consent.

Seed-Bomb Making

The Allotment Society will be hosting a seed-bomb making session this Wednesday at the allotment. All the various ingredients will be provided, although (weather depending...) vaguely sensible footwear is probably a good idea. This is the perfect chance to get to know the allotment and the rest of the society if you haven't been before, and if you’re unsure where to find the allotment drop the organisers a message!

Motions Deadline

For anyone who’d like to submit a motion to the upcoming SU Council or Referenda, the deadline is Monday 23rd January at noon! More information about the process can be found here, but if you’re still unsure you can contact the SU democracy team at democracy@warwicksu.com!

Understanding the Energy & Sustainability Sector

Climate Reality Campus Corps have organised a workshop this Wednesday on the Energy & Sustainability Sector to better understand the challenges facing this sector and how it's growing. They hope to cover the commercial implications of the Paris Agreement, Brexit, Trump’s election and more on the sustainability & green technology sector. The speakers will also share their insights on working in and gaining a job in the industry.

Nominations Are Open!

It’s the time you’ve all (hopefully!) been waiting for - nominations for the spring elections are now open! You can nominate yourself on the SU website from now until Tuesday week 6 at 12 noon. That means you have plenty of time to come and chat to the current officers, attend our 'Be the Change' open day and come to one of our 'Be The Candidate' advice sessions in advance of nominating yourself to stand! Stay tuned in for more details to come.

If you'd like to submit a campaign or action to feature in the weekly round-up, simply email the details to campaigns@warwicksu.com!