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Tue 19th January

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
Getting started with research for assignments
11am - noon
Online
Learn how to use Heriot-Watt online resources to find research for your assignments.
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!
Note taking and note making
2pm - 3pm
Online
Good notes from live lectures, recordings, and reading are essential for succeeding in assignments and exams. Find out about the difference between taking and making notes, and how to do both effectively.
Conversational AI Deep Dive – Build a Chatbot in 60mins
4pm - 5pm
From developers, for developers. Data and AI are essential across all industries. Here you can see a broad and growing spectrum: from Machine Learning to Neuronal Networks, from Chatbots to AI in IT Operations…

Wed 20th January

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
How to use EndNote X9 to manage your references (demonstrated on Windows)
9:15am - 10:45am
Online
Find out how this software package can help you manage your references.
Skills Hub: Citing and Referencing IEEE Webinar (Not Harvard)
noon - 1pm
Online
Come along to this session to cite them right using IEEE. IEEE referencing is typically used in subjects like electrical and mechanical engineering. Please note, this is not suitable for students who need to learn Harvard.
An Introduction to Professional Accountancy Bodies
1:30pm - 3pm
Online
This popular event is highly recommended to students who are considering a career within the Accountancy and Finance sector.
PGTea@3
3pm - 4pm
Grab a cup of tea and join us at 15:00 (UK time) on Wednesday 20th January to meet your Postgraduate Taught (PGT) MP, Student Union President, Vice President Community and Vice President Wellbeing to discuss life as a Masters student at Heriot-Watt a
Getting the most of your online network with Sara from Equate
5pm - 6pm
Zoom
Join us with Sara from Equate Scotland for a session on 'Getting the most of your online network' which touches on the importance of networking, how to build your network during COVID as well as how to stand out in LinkedIn.
Give it a Go: Free chess lesson and games!
5pm - 7pm
Online
Free chess lessons and games!
Wednesday Evening Meal
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Chaplaincy
The Chaplaincy are glad to announce that they can now re-open for catered events on a takeaway basis!
Give it a Go: FREE Life Drawing for SBC Students!
7pm - 9pm
Online
Get your creative juices flowing at the beginning of Semester 2 with a brilliant FREE Life Drawing session run by @reconfigure_lifedrawing. Click through to sign up!

Thu 21st January

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
"The Business Conference: New Normal, New You"
1pm - 4pm
Zoom
The Business Society @ HWU is excited to announce our first-ever Business Conference with the theme of ‘New Normal, New You’. We are built on the three key foundations of "Connect, Engage & Grow", and this conference allows us to utilise these values
Finding quality sources for course work
1pm - 2pm
Online
This webinar covers best practice in finding information for university course work.
Coping with Presentation Nerves
4pm - 5pm
Online
Strategies to help make presenting less of an ordeal.
Weekly games and social
4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!
Observing the Tradition of Dry January: Our Relationship with Alcohol with Mindful Healthcare
6pm - 7pm
Zoom
To kick off the new year, the team at Mindful Healthcare are discussing our relationship with alcohol and its effects on mental health.

Fri 22nd January

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
Skills Hub: Writing winning dissertation questions
10am - 11am
Online
A strong research question is vital for a successful dissertation. This webinar clarifies the key components of a research question, and walks you through the steps you need to take to build a solid base for your research.
Skills Hub: Presentation design and delivery
1pm - 2pm
Online
Delivering great presentations is an essential skill for university and beyond.

Sat 23rd January

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
Discord Pub Quiz 3
7pm - 9pm
Our discord server
An epic quiz that will test your knowledge of various things

Sun 24th January

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
Global Sunday morning service
11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time

Mon 25th January

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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.

Tue 26th January

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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!
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!
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

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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.

Thu 28th January

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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!

Fri 29th January

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sat 30th January

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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.

Sun 31st January

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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

Mon 1st February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Tue 2nd February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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!

Wed 3rd February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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.

Thu 4th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sat 6th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sun 7th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
Global Sunday morning service
11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time

Mon 8th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Tue 9th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
SU Volunteers - Communicating Your Skills Effectively
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?
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!

Wed 10th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Thu 11th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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!
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

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sat 13th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sun 14th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
Global Sunday morning service
11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time

Mon 15th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Tue 16th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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!

Wed 17th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Thu 18th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sat 20th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sun 21st February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
Global Sunday morning service
11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time

Mon 22nd February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Tue 23rd February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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.

Wed 24th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Thu 25th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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 26th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sat 27th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sun 28th February

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
Global Sunday morning service
11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time

Mon 1st March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Tue 2nd March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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!

Wed 3rd March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Thu 4th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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 March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sat 6th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sun 7th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
Global Sunday morning service
11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time

Mon 8th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Tue 9th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Wed 10th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Thu 11th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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 March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sat 13th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sun 14th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
Global Sunday morning service
11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time

Mon 15th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Tue 16th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Wed 17th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Thu 18th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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 March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sat 20th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sun 21st March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
Global Sunday morning service
11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time

Mon 22nd March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Tue 23rd March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Wed 24th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Thu 25th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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 26th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sat 27th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sun 28th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
Global Sunday morning service
11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time

Mon 29th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Tue 30th March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Wed 31st March

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Thu 1st April

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!
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 2nd April

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sat 3rd April

Virtual Half Marathon
11th January midnight - 3rd April midnight
Set yourself a goal for the New Year and join us for the WattFamily’s first ever Virtual Half Marathon!

Sun 4th April

Global Sunday morning service
11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time

Sun 11th April

Global Sunday morning service
11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time

Sun 18th April

Global Sunday morning service
11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time
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