Events in September

Forthcoming Events

Sat 24th September

MMM course
9am - 4pm
Cramond Beach
Some of our members, including our very own Secretary, Sara, will be heading to Cramond beach to get their Marine Mammal Medic training (This course is currently full, please see BDMLR website to get booked in for the next one).
Weekend Wanderer - Holyrood Palace and Calton Hill
11am - 4pm
Meet at main reception bus stop
Another weekend, another wandering opportunity. Join our weekend wanderer event on Sat, 24th Sept to Holyrood palace (and if we have time to the beautiful Calton Hill)
Rounders in The Meadows
1pm - 3pm
The Meadows, Edinburgh
Join us in the Meadows for some friendly outdoor fun! We will share our specific location on Instagram on the day.
Watt Esports Logo Pub Quiz
6pm - 8pm
Zeros (Pub at the Union)
Our yearly freshers pub quiz at the student union! Come along to play against other society members for a gaming-themed quiz! Everyone is welcome to come along :) £3 per non-society members £1 per society member

Sun 25th September

Weekend Wanderer - Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street Gardens
11am - 4pm
Meet at main reception bus stop
Another weekend, another wandering opportunity. Join our weekend wanderer event on Sun, 25th Sept to the magnificent Edinburgh Castle and Princess Street garden
Wardie Bay Beach Clean
noon - 3pm
Wardie Bay Beach
This month we'll be heading to Wardie Beach to clean up some of the ghost gear and other forms of plastic pollution littering the bay.
Press K To Play
4:30pm - 7pm
Zeros
Come and watch Little Women with others every Sunday starting from 26th September

Mon 26th September

4most Career Talk
4pm - 5pm
JN116
Join us on Monday for a talk from James, an actuarial consultant and Tej, an actuarial graduate where they'll discuss what it's like to put theories learned at university into practice in industry.
Geography Pizza Social
5pm - 7pm
Heriot Watt Student Union
Hi everyone! We're hosting a pizza and drinks social in the Heriot Watt Student Union on Monday 26th of September at 5pm - 7pm. This will be our first social of the year and we hope to meet everyone, there will be a quiz planned with a secret prize!

Tue 27th September

Chemistry Scavenger Hunt
5:15pm - 7pm
Heriot Watt Student Union
Join us as we search for molecules around the campus! A fun chemistry themed game giving you the opportunity to meet your peers and explore our beautiful campus. We will meet at the union at the end to catch up and give prizes.
Society General Meeting
6pm - 9pm
Student Union, Meeting Room 1
Come along to our second general meeting of the year, and talk about actions we can take, the focuses the society can take and how the society can improve. Also at this meeting, we will be voting In our new committee members.

Wed 28th September

Planning for Success
11am - noon
Online
Come&Build
2pm - 4pm
GRID Flex Lab 1
Study, chat, work on projects, borrow parts, and more - The Robotics Society Come&Build Sessions are now back on!
Scottish Borders Campus Allotment
2:15pm - 3:30pm
The Thread, Jean Muir Student Village
Walk with your VP Wellbeing
2:15pm - 2:45pm
James Watt Statue
Come a stroll and chat with Georgia!
HWUnion Yoga
6pm - 7pm
Zero, Student Union building
Come along to this 60-minute beginners' vinyasa yoga class!
Watt Talk and Q&A
7pm - 8pm
Zeros, Student Union
Listen to our panel of speakers!

Thu 29th September

Society Dinner
29th September midnight - 30th September midnight
Kezban Mediterranean Restaurant
Hey foodies! It’s time to announce our first society dinner of the new year - we’re off to Kezban Mediterranean Restaurant
Eco Cafe
1pm - 3pm
Student Union, Meeting Room 1
Join us in our monthly Eco Cafe!
Sustainability Talk
1pm - 3pm
(Lord Balerno) LB 1.21 Court room
We have our very first guest speaker Anna Clarke, Heriot-Watt's own Sustainability Coordinator. Read the abstract below to get an idea of what the talk will be covering...
Meet your MATES for Bowling
6pm - 8pm
Libertys, Student Union
Meet in Liberties in the Student Union before we head into town for bowling, make sure to bring your bus pass/money for travel and for the game!
Oktoberfest
6pm - 1am
Zeros, Student Union
Can't make it to Munich? Zeros is the next best thing!
Pub Quiz
7:30pm - 3am
Three Sisters
That's right, we're doing another Pub Quiz this semester, and yessirrr you bet ya there will be prizes for the winners!

Sun 2nd October

Press K To Play
4:30pm - 7pm
Zeros
Come and watch Little Women with others every Sunday starting from 26th September

Mon 3rd October

Distinguished Lecture: Planetary Health or Human Extinction?
5:30pm - 8pm
Postgraduate Centre, Second Gait
We're excited to welcome you to a Distinguished Lecture at Heriot-Watt University by Pro-Chancellor of Malaysia, Tan Sri Dr Jemilah Mahmood, on the topic: "Planetary Health or Human Extinction? The choice is ours".

Tue 4th October

Recycled Craft Workshop
5pm - 7pm
Student Union, Meeting Room 1
Come make recycled wool and learn how to make blanket squares with us! No experience needed, we will learn together!

Wed 5th October

Care Experienced & Estranged Students Pizza Lunch
12:30pm - 2pm
Meeting Room 1, Student Union
Join us for some pizza and a chat!
Come&Build
2pm - 4pm
GRID Flex Lab 1
Study, chat, work on projects, borrow parts, and more - The Robotics Society Come&Build Sessions are now back on!

Sat 8th October

Shore Watch with Sara
1pm - 3pm
Campus bus stop outside reception
We will be heading over to Kinghorn to spot whales, dolphins, and seals. Sara (our secretary) is a volunteer at Shorewatch, and needs your help to record the movement of local marine mammals around the Kinghorn's coast!

Sun 9th October

Press K To Play
4:30pm - 7pm
Zeros
Come and watch Little Women with others every Sunday starting from 26th September

Wed 12th October

Adapting to change
9am - 7pm
The Student Union
A day of talks, workshops and tasters to support your wellbeing
ADAPTING TO CHANGE: Academic Wellness with Dr. Anna Sedda
10am - 11am
Zeros, Student Union
Learn how to overcome the new challenges in academia
Come&Build
2pm - 4pm
GRID Flex Lab 1
Study, chat, work on projects, borrow parts, and more - The Robotics Society Come&Build Sessions are now back on!
ADAPTING TO CHANGE: Lost hours walk with VP Wellbeing
2:15pm - 2:45pm
James Watt Statue
Fancy a communal walk with Georgia our VP Wellbeing?
ADAPTING TO CHANGE: Yoga with Eniko
6pm - 7pm
Zeros, Student Union
Stretch off and Chill out with an hourly yoga session delivered by Eniko

Sun 16th October

Press K To Play
4:30pm - 7pm
Zeros
Come and watch Little Women with others every Sunday starting from 26th September

Wed 19th October

Come&Build
2pm - 4pm
GRID Flex Lab 1
Study, chat, work on projects, borrow parts, and more - The Robotics Society Come&Build Sessions are now back on!

Sun 23rd October

Press K To Play
4:30pm - 7pm
Zeros
Come and watch Little Women with others every Sunday starting from 26th September
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