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Tue 19th January

Getting started with research for assignments
11am - noon
Online
Learn how to use Heriot-Watt online resources to find research for your assignments.
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.
Focus Group: Black and Ethnic Minorities
3pm - 4pm
Online
Are you keen to share your experience at Heriot-Watt University? Is there more support we can be providing you? Then come along to one of our focus groups and share your experience of being a student with a protected characteristic.
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…
Flavour and Aroma of Raw Hops
6:30pm - 8pm
Microsoft Teams

Wed 20th January

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.
Focus Group: LGBTQ+
3pm - 4pm
Online
Are you keen to share your experience at Heriot-Watt University? Is there more support we can be providing you? Then come along to one of our focus groups and share your experience of being a student with a protected characteristic.
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 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

"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.
Focus Group: Women in STEM
1pm - 2pm
Online
Are you keen to share your experience at Heriot-Watt University? Is there more support we can be providing you? Then come along to one of our focus groups and share your experience of being a student with a protected characteristic!
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

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.
Focus Group: Disabled Students
3pm - 4pm
Online
Are you keen to share your experience at Heriot-Watt University? Is there more support we can be providing you? Then come along to one of our focus groups and share your experience of being a student with a protected characteristic!
Mixology with Clay Evans
6:30pm - 10pm
MS Teams
Join us this Friday as our very own Clay Evans talks us through some of the most important cocktails that have forged the modern bar scene!
Community Games Night
7pm - 10pm
Online
Our weekly meetup where we play a chosen game and chat

Sat 23rd January

Discord Pub Quiz 3
7pm - 9pm
Our discord server
An epic quiz that will test your knowledge of various things

Sun 24th January

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 25th January

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

SU Volunteers - Identifying Volunteering Skills
10am - 10:45am
Online
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 skills to your advantage,
Volunteer Skills Workshop: Identifying Your Skills (AM)
10am - 10:30am
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.
SU Volunteers - Identifying Volunteering Skills
7pm - 7:45pm
Online
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 skills to your advantage.
Volunteer Skills Workshop: Identifying Your Skills (PM)
7pm - 7:30pm
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.

Thu 28th January

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

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.

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
Weekly movie night.
7pm - 9pm
Online
Our weekly movie night, with community voted films!

Tue 2nd February

SU Volunteers - Building an Online Presence
11am - 11:45am
Online
As organisations increasingly look at potential employees efforts to sell themselves and their skills (both paid and voluntary) online, learn how to start or improve your online presence on platforms such as LinkedIn.
Volunteer Skills Workshop: Building Your Online Presence (AM)
11am - 11:30am
Online
Join the Student Union and Careers Service to learn how to start or improve your online presence on platforms such as LinkedIn using your volunteer skills
Barley Breeding with AB InDev
6:30pm - 8pm
Microsoft Teams
SU Volunteers - Building an Online Presence
7pm - 7:45pm
Online
As organisations increasingly look at potential employees efforts to sell themselves and their skills (both paid and voluntary) online, learn how to start or improve your online presence on platforms such as LinkedIn.
Volunteer Skills Workshop: Building Your Online Presence (PM)
7pm - 7:30pm
Online
Join the Student Union and Careers Service to learn how to start or improve your online presence on platforms such as LinkedIn using 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.

Thu 4th February

Weekly games and social
4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!

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

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?
Volunteer Skills Workshop: Communicating Your Skills Effectively (AM)
11am - 11:30am
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!
Volunteer Skills Workshop: Communicating Your Skills Effectively (PM)
7pm - 7:30pm
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!

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!
Weekly games and social
4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!

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!

Thu 18th February

Weekly games and social
4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!

Fri 19th February

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!

Tue 23rd February

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.

Thu 25th February

Weekly games and social
4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!

Fri 26th February

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

Sun 28th 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 2nd March

An Evening with Dr Emma Walker
6:30pm - 9pm
MS Teams
Diageo's Master Blender joins us for an evening to talk all things whisky.

Thu 4th March

Weekly games and social
4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!

Fri 5th March

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

Sun 7th March

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!

Thu 11th March

Weekly games and social
4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!

Fri 12th March

BYOD - Bring Your Own Drams
6:30pm - 10pm
Discord
Community Games Night
7pm - 10pm
Online
Our weekly meetup where we play a chosen game and chat

Sun 14th March

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 March

Meet the Brewer - Siren Craft Brew
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online

Thu 18th March

Weekly games and social
4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!

Fri 19th March

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

Sun 21st March

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!

Thu 25th March

Weekly games and social
4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!

Fri 26th March

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

Sun 28th March

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 30th March

Meet the Brewer - Northern Monk
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online

Thu 1st April

Deutsche Börse Group’s IT trainee programmes for graduates
1st April midnight - 2nd April midnight
Online
If you recently graduated and hold a master’s degree with very good grades and preferably an international study background in mathematics, sciences, engineering, physics or IT - we are seeking you!
Weekly games and social
4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!

Fri 2nd April

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

Sun 4th April

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!

Fri 9th April

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

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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