Events in January

Forthcoming Events

Mon 25th January

Hope 2021
25th January midnight - 29th January midnight
Online
A week of events run by Christian Unions across Edinburgh!
Give It A Go: Student Life Group
5:30pm - 6:30pm
New Year New You! Come join the student life group and see what opportunities you can help bring to students.
Valorant Team Tryouts
7pm - 10pm
Discord
Tryouts for our competitive and casual valorant teams

Tue 26th January

Volunteer Skills Workshop: Identifying Volunteering Skills (AM)
10am - 10:45am
Online
Join the Student Union and Careers Service to explore skills you've gained through your experience as a volunteer e.g. Class Rep, Society Leader, Freshers Rep and learn how to use these to your advantage.
Planning for Success
11am - noon
Online
This event will allow you to hear about the support available at the University, reflect on your university experience so far, and what steps you can take to make both semester one, and the rest of your time at the University more enjoyable.
Tuesday Soup Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Chaplaincy
The Chaplaincy are glad to announce that they can now re-open for catered events on a takeaway basis!
The Entrepreneurial Mindset
3pm - 4pm
Online
Hosted by Kallum with a K - Founder of UNpreneur. Kallum will cut through the BS, drop a lotta truth bombs, and tell you what you really need to know to launch and grow a successful business, or make an impact in a job, right here and now.
Free chess lesson and games!
5pm - 7pm
Online
Free chess lessons and games!
Sustainability Working Group
5pm - 6:30pm
Microsoft Teams
Colin will be leading the session to get your input to help push the Union to be more sustainable organisation!
CS:GO Team Tryouts
7pm - 10pm
Discord
Tryouts for our competitive and casual CS:GO teams
Volunteer Skills Workshop - Identifying Volunteering Skills (PM)
7pm - 7:45pm
Online
Join the Student Union and Careers Service to explore skills you've gained through your experience as a volunteer e.g. Class Rep, Society Leader, Freshers Rep and learn how to use these to your advantage.
SumUp Insights & Career Event: "Managing and Scaling the finance department
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Online
Join us on January 26th at 19:30 to learn all about the challenges and opportunities that come with managing and scaling a rapidly growing fintech business.

Wed 27th January

Give it a Go: Refreshers Make Along
1pm - 6pm
Teams (this event will be recorded)
The Maker Society will be hosting an online event that will focus on making a macro keyboard, a kit and parts list will be available closer to the time.
Green Energy Careers Insight Event (online)
1:30pm - 3pm
Online
Careers and Graduate Futures invites you to attend a series of short presentations delivered by professionals representing the Green Energy industry.
LoL Team Tryouts
7pm - 10pm
Discord
Tryouts for our competitive and casual LoL teams

Thu 28th January

Gartic.io games social
3pm - 4pm
zoom
Social event to play the online game gartic.io. Some fun chat with friends and testing out your drawing skills.
Mindfulness
4pm - 5pm
Online
his is a small, friendly group which aims to help you manage and overcome some of these issues by looking at how to be more mindful in our lives.
Weekly games and social
4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!
Wellbeing Group: January meeting
5pm - 6pm
Online
Want to talk about mental health, digital poverty and other wellbeing issues at Heriot-Watt? Then this is the group for you!
City Guesser Tournament
7pm - 8pm
Show off your city knowledge and win!
Overwatch Team Tryouts
7pm - 10pm
Discord
Tryouts for our competitive and casual Overwatch teams

Fri 29th January

Community Games Night
7pm - 10pm
Online
Our weekly meetup where we play a chosen game and chat

Sat 30th January

Inter-Regional 2021
30th January 2pm - 31st January 7pm
Online
The big annual interregional event for 12th century re-enactment groups from across Great Britain.
Rainbow 6 Team Tryouts
7pm - 10pm
Discord
Tryouts for our competitive and casual Rainbow 6 teams

Sun 31st January

Inter-Regional 2021
30th January 2pm - 31st January 7pm
Online
The big annual interregional event for 12th century re-enactment groups from across Great Britain.
Global Sunday morning service
11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time
Dota 2 Team Tryouts
7pm - 10pm
Discord
Tryouts for our competitive and casual Dota 2 teams
Weekly movie night.
7pm - 9pm
Online
Our weekly movie night, with community voted films!

Mon 1st February

Managing Anxiety
4pm - 5pm
Online
Do you often feel anxious or stressed, or do certain situations sometimes feel overwhelming or too much? Learn helpful techniques to manage anxiety using a cognitive behavioural approach.
Streamer Workshop
7pm - 10pm
Discord
Interested in starting to stream on twitch or fine tuning your existing one? Come and find out how from our society stream lead!

Tue 2nd February

Volunteer Skills Workshop: Building an Online Presence (AM)
11am - 11:45am
Online
Join the Student Union and Careers Service to learn how to start or improve your online presence on platforms such as LinkedIn to display your volunteer skills
Tuesday Soup Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Chaplaincy
The Chaplaincy are glad to announce that they can now re-open for catered events on a takeaway basis!
Barley Breeding with AB InDev
6:30pm - 8pm
Microsoft Teams
Rocket League Team Tryouts
7pm - 10pm
Discord
Tryouts for our competitive and casual Rocket League teams
Volunteer Skills Workshop: Building an Online Presence (PM)
7pm - 7:45pm
Online
Join the Student Union and Careers Service to learn how to start or improve your online presence on platforms such as LinkedIn to display your volunteer skills

Wed 3rd February

EGIS: Life Science Industry Masterclasses Programme for Biological Sciences
1pm - 2pm
Online
This series of three Masterclasses, led by industry experts, will outline the commercial pathway that a product takes from the initial idea to the marketplace.
Skills Session - Accelerate your personal brand post covid
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Online
Accelerate your personal brand post covid to boost your chances in a competitive market.
Time to Talk
3pm - 4pm
Online
This is an informal opportunity to meet other students online and enjoy some afternoon tea from the comfort of your own home.

Thu 4th February

Mindfulness
4pm - 5pm
Online
his is a small, friendly group which aims to help you manage and overcome some of these issues by looking at how to be more mindful in our lives.
Weekly games and social
4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!
Explore Group
7:30pm - 9pm
Online - Zoom
A chance for you to explore Christianity - to ask big questions and see what its all about for yourself!

Fri 5th February

Community Games Night
7pm - 10pm
Online
Our weekly meetup where we play a chosen game and chat

Sun 7th February

Global Sunday morning service
11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time
Weekly movie night.
7pm - 9pm
Online
Our weekly movie night, with community voted films!

Tue 9th February

Volunteer Skills Workshop: Communicating Your Skills Effectively (AM)
11am - 11:45am
Online
So you've gained skills from volunteering - great! But how do you demonstrate these skills and experiences when applying for internships, careers or refreshing your CV? Join the Student Union and Careers Service to find out how!
Tuesday Soup Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Chaplaincy
The Chaplaincy are glad to announce that they can now re-open for catered events on a takeaway basis!
Volunteer Skills Workshop: Communicating Your Skills Effectively (PM)
7pm - 7:45pm
Online
So you've gained skills from volunteering - great! But how do you demonstrate these skills and experiences when applying for internships, careers or refreshing your CV? Join the Student Union and Careers Service to find out how!

Wed 10th February

How to Manage Your Dissertation
noon - 1pm
Online
Run by student success advisors, this workshop will help you make a successful start on your dissertation.

Thu 11th February

ONLINE Careers Fair - All Disciplines
10am - 3pm
Online
Organised by the Careers Service, this event gives all final and penultimate year students the opportunity to talk to representatives from a wide range of companies, professional organisations, voluntary groups!
Mindfulness
4pm - 5pm
Online
his is a small, friendly group which aims to help you manage and overcome some of these issues by looking at how to be more mindful in our lives.
Weekly games and social
4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!
Explore Group
7:30pm - 9pm
Online - Zoom
A chance for you to explore Christianity - to ask big questions and see what its all about for yourself!

Fri 12th February

Community Games Night
7pm - 10pm
Online
Our weekly meetup where we play a chosen game and chat

Sun 14th February

Global Sunday morning service
11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time
Weekly movie night.
7pm - 9pm
Online
Our weekly movie night, with community voted films!

Tue 16th February

Perfectionism & Resilience
noon - 1:30pm
Online
During the session we will look at perfectionism and how it can sneak into daily life, what we can do when things go wrong,what we mean by resilience and how to develop more of it.
Tuesday Soup Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Chaplaincy
The Chaplaincy are glad to announce that they can now re-open for catered events on a takeaway basis!
Meet the Brewer - Orkney Brewery
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Microsoft Teams

Thu 18th February

Weekly games and social
4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!
Explore Group
7:30pm - 9pm
Online - Zoom
A chance for you to explore Christianity - to ask big questions and see what its all about for yourself!

Fri 19th February

Mindfulness
4pm - 5pm
Online
his is a small, friendly group which aims to help you manage and overcome some of these issues by looking at how to be more mindful in our lives.
Community Games Night
7pm - 10pm
Online
Our weekly meetup where we play a chosen game and chat

Sun 21st February

Global Sunday morning service
11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time
Weekly movie night.
7pm - 9pm
Online
Our weekly movie night, with community voted films!

Mon 22nd February

Managing Your Mental Health
2pm - 3pm
Online
This informal presentation will look at ways of taking care of ourselves, both physically and emotionally, including making time to calm down, take breaks, re-energise and feel good about yourself.

Tue 23rd February

Tuesday Soup Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Chaplaincy
The Chaplaincy are glad to announce that they can now re-open for catered events on a takeaway basis!
ICAS: Become a Chartered Accountant Careers Fair
2pm - 6pm
Online
We’re ICAS, a global professional body for Chartered Accountants (CAs). Also known as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, we’re proud of our roots, and train all over the UK, providing a globally recognised qualification.
Time Out Tea
3pm - 4pm
Online
This is an informal opportunity to meet other students online and enjoy some afternoon tea from the comfort of your own home.
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