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COVENTRY UK CITY OF CULTURE 2021 UPDATE

From the end of lockdown to the return of major events, Coventry 2021 sets out how it will pace and scale its programme in the coming months

 
International Womens Day 2021

It's Womens History Month here at CUSU - Throughout the month we'll be raising awareness of our Women Students campaigns, events & activities as well as celebrating International Womens Day on the 8th March. There is so much for you to get involved with throughout the month, and lots planned for International Womens Day too. Read on to find out more.

 
Self Injury Awareness Day 2021

Hear from Elizabeth as she discusses what we mean by self injury, how we can empower ourselves and others to raise awareness of self injury and increase understanding and empathy, and access the support available.
(Trigger notice - This article discusses self injury and mental health)

 
Max Meets Euan for LGBT+ History Month

Welfare and Inclusion Rep, Max Shenton chats to Euan Tiernan, Rugby League President, and Coventry University Sport Scholar about the impact of COVID-19 on the LGBTQ+ community, and LGBTQ+ inclusion in sport. Read on to see what they discovered...

 
'Active Through Football' Consultation Underway

The London Borough of Barking & Dagenham has been shortlisted to apply to the Football Foundation for ‘Active Through Football’ funding to support the increasing of physical activity in people aged 16+, and a consultation is underway to gather ideas.
As students in the local area, your feedback is vital to this consultation.

 
Random Acts Of Kindness Day
Explore The Good - make kindness the norm

Random Acts of Kindness Day is a time for everyone to do something good for the benefit of others (and, it turns out, the benefit of ourselves). Everyone could do with a reason to smile at the moment and being kind has been proven to boost mental health and wellbeing in those that carry out kind acts. Find out how you can get involved in a very simple but uplifting campaign.

 
Are you in your final year?

We are here to help!

This video features services that can help you as a final year student during the last half of your academic year and beyond.

 
Pancake Day - 'what's your flavour' with Favour!
Pancakes on a plate beside flour and eggs

Shrove Tuesday marks the day of feasting before the 40 days of lent begin. It is traditional to eat sweet things on this day before giving them up for lent and nothing is more traditional than the pancake. Read on for recipes and a range of fillings with international influence. And there's options for vegans too!

 
Letter to student accommodation providers
apartment block of blue and yellow apartments

Your VP for Welfare and Inclusion Abbey Ojo, MP for Coventry South Zarah Sultana and Warwick Students' Union Welfare and Campaigns Officer Izzy Bourne call on accommodation providers to offer students rent waivers and releases. You can read the contents of their letter here.

 
Online teaching & learning - Talking with staff and students

The Covid19 pandemic forced Higher Educational Institutions to quickly transfer their style from the traditional method of teaching/learning to an online approach.

To explore the main impacts of this sudden change, a group of students (postgraduate and undergraduate) and academics (from Britain, Brazil and Jordan) share their experiences on the current online learning.

 
Students warned about the dangers of ‘ghost broking’ ahead of National Student Money Week

The City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) is relaunching its #SteerClearofFraud campaign to raise awareness of insurance fraud amongst students as universities across the UK take part in National Student Money Week.

 
Adaptability, Endurance and Digital – just a few skills that set pandemic students apart

If you’ve been losing sleep thinking that this pandemic will hold you back – think again.

 
Full Time Officer Roles

The Spring Elections are on the horizon and we are looking for our next student leaders. This article contains descriptions of all the full time roles that will be on offer in the Spring Election window!

 
Naeema's Online Learning Experience #EngageToAchieve

Students were welcomed to share their online learning experience thus far along with some tips to share with their peers. #EngageToAchieve

 
Quarantine Binge - Part II!
Someone's feet on a table and a TV ahead showing the Netflix loading screen

Godwin Asamoah presents five great online TV shows to binge-watch during the second lockdown - and beyond! Read on to access thought-provoking series that will provide excellent material for social bubble debates, as well as learn how to submit your own TV show reviews for our Instagram Binge Box post series.

 
Lewis' Online Learning Experience

Students are welcomed to submit a blog and/or video sharing their experience learning online together with any tips to share with other students for the #EngageToAchieve Campaign. They will each be entered into a prize draw to win a £50 amazon voucher. We invite you to watch this video submitted by Lewis Goode

 
Lisa's Online Learning Experience

Students are welcomed to submit a blog and/or video sharing their experience learning online together with any tips to share with other students for the #EngageToAchieve Campaign. They will each be entered into a prize draw to win a £50 amazon voucher. We invite you to read this blog submitted by Lisa Maema.

 
Jan's Online Learning Experience #EngageToAchieve

Students are welcomed to submit a blog and/or video sharing their experience learning online together with any tips to share with other students for the #EngageToAchieve Campaign. They will each be entered into a prize draw to win a £50 amazon voucher. We invite you to read this blog submitted by Jan Siara

 
Kinga's Learning Online Experience #EngageToAchieve

Students are welcomed to submit a blog and/or video sharing their experience learning online together with any tips to share with other students for the #EngageToAchieve Campaign. They will each be entered into a prize draw to win a £50 amazon voucher. We invite you to read this blog submitted by Kinga Ambrozkiewicz

 
Amisha's Online Learning Experience #EngageToAchieve

Students are welcomed to submit a blog and/or video sharing their experience learning online together with any tips to share with other students for the #EngageToAchieve Campaign. They will each be entered into a prize draw to win a £50 amazon voucher. We invite you to read this blog submitted by Amisha Amisha

 
A Student Audience With The Coventry University Senior Leadership Team

Your voice was heard!

Last week, Coventry University Students’ Union (CUSU) presented the latest in 'A Student Audience with...' series of events.

If you had a question that you wanted answered directly from the Coventry University Senior Leadership Team, we gave students a chance to have their voice heard by some of the top decision makers.

 
#StayInWorkOut from Sport England

The new Stay In, Work Out initiative from Sport England rounds up dozens of suggestions for keeping fit and healthy while trapped indoors

 
Free LGBT+ Films & Content curated by Leeds Queer Film Festival

Leeds Queer Film Festival are curating a programme of LGBT+ fiction and non-fiction movies for all to enjoy.

 
 
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