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Heriot-Watt University Student Union PGTea@3
20th January 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
Featured | Have fun and meet people | Free! | Open to Everyone | postgrad
Watt Women in STEM Society Getting the most of your online network with Sara from Equate
20th January 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.
Featured | Skills & Employability | Guest speaker event | Online | Open to Everyone
Chess Society Give it a Go: Free chess lesson and games!
20th January 5pm - 7pm
Online
Free chess lessons and games!
Featured | Have fun and meet people | Open to Everyone | Society
Business Society "The Business Conference: New Normal, New You"
21st January 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
Featured | Skills & Employability | Guest speaker event | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Medieval Society Discord Pub Quiz 3
23rd January 7pm - 9pm
Our discord server
An epic quiz that will test your knowledge of various things
For a good cause | Watch LIVE! | Freshers Week Edinburgh | Freshers Week SBC | Featured | Have fun and meet people | Gaming | Society & HWUnion Collab | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society

Events Coming Up...

Library and IT Services Note taking and note making
19th January 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.
Wellbeing and Support | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Heriot-Watt University Student Union Focus Group: Black and Ethnic Minorities
19th January 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.
For a good cause | Wellbeing and Support | Equality and Activism | Online | Free!
Careers Service Conversational AI Deep Dive – Build a Chatbot in 60mins
19th January 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…
Skills & Employability | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Brewing Society Flavour and Aroma of Raw Hops
19th January 6:30pm - 8pm
Microsoft Teams
Food and Drink | Guest speaker event | Online | Free! | Society Members Only | Society
Library and IT Services How to use EndNote X9 to manage your references (demonstrated on Windows)
20th January 9:15am - 10:45am
Online
Find out how this software package can help you manage your references.
Skills & Employability | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Library and IT Services Skills Hub: Citing and Referencing IEEE Webinar (Not Harvard)
20th January 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.
Wellbeing and Support | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Careers Service An Introduction to Professional Accountancy Bodies
20th January 1:30pm - 3pm
Online
This popular event is highly recommended to students who are considering a career within the Accountancy and Finance sector.
Skills & Employability | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Heriot-Watt University Student Union Focus Group: LGBTQ+
20th January 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.
For a good cause | Wellbeing and Support | Equality and Activism | Online | Free!
Heriot-Watt University Student Union PGTea@3
20th January 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
Featured | Have fun and meet people | Free! | Open to Everyone | postgrad
Watt Women in STEM Society Getting the most of your online network with Sara from Equate
20th January 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.
Featured | Skills & Employability | Guest speaker event | Online | Open to Everyone
Chess Society Give it a Go: Free chess lesson and games!
20th January 5pm - 7pm
Online
Free chess lessons and games!
Featured | Have fun and meet people | Open to Everyone | Society
Chaplaincy Wednesday Evening Meal
20th January 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Chaplaincy
The Chaplaincy are glad to announce that they can now re-open for catered events on a takeaway basis!
Wellbeing and Support | Free! | Open to Everyone
Heriot-Watt University Student Union Give it a Go: FREE Life Drawing for SBC Students!
20th January 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!
Freshers Week SBC | Have fun and meet people | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Business Society "The Business Conference: New Normal, New You"
21st January 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
Featured | Skills & Employability | Guest speaker event | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Library and IT Services Finding quality sources for course work
21st January 1pm - 2pm
Online
This webinar covers best practice in finding information for university course work.
Wellbeing and Support | Skills & Employability | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Heriot-Watt University Student Union Focus Group: Women in STEM
21st January 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!
For a good cause | Wellbeing and Support | Equality and Activism | Online | Free!
Careers Service EGIS: Preparing for Interviews
21st January 1:15pm - 2pm
Open to EGIS students - come learn how to prepare for your interviews!
Wellbeing Services Coping with Presentation Nerves
21st January 4pm - 5pm
Online
Strategies to help make presenting less of an ordeal.
Wellbeing and Support | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Library and IT Services Skills Hub: Time Management and Study Strategies
21st January 4pm - 5pm
Online
This practical session covers how to manage your time better, get more done and still have time to go out.
Chess Society Weekly games and social
21st January 4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!
Have fun and meet people | Gaming | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Wellbeing Activities Observing the Tradition of Dry January: Our Relationship with Alcohol with Mindful Healthcare
21st January 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.
Wellbeing and Support | Guest speaker event | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Library and IT Services Skills Hub: Writing winning dissertation questions
22nd January 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.
Wellbeing and Support | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Library and IT Services Skills Hub: Presentation design and delivery
22nd January 1pm - 2pm
Online
Delivering great presentations is an essential skill for university and beyond.
Wellbeing and Support | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Heriot-Watt University Student Union Focus Group: Disabled Students
22nd January 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!
For a good cause | Wellbeing and Support | Equality and Activism | Online
Whisky Society Mixology with Clay Evans
22nd January 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!
Food and Drink | Online | Society
Watt Esports and Video Games Society Community Games Night
22nd January 7pm - 10pm
Online
Our weekly meetup where we play a chosen game and chat
Gaming | Online | Free! | Society
Medieval Society Discord Pub Quiz 3
23rd January 7pm - 9pm
Our discord server
An epic quiz that will test your knowledge of various things
For a good cause | Watch LIVE! | Freshers Week Edinburgh | Freshers Week SBC | Featured | Have fun and meet people | Gaming | Society & HWUnion Collab | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Chaplaincy Global Sunday morning service
24th January 11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time
Wellbeing and Support | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Watt Esports and Video Games Society Weekly movie night.
24th January 7pm - 9pm
Online
Our weekly movie night, with community voted films!
Gaming | Online | Free! | Society
Heriot-Watt University Student Union Give It A Go: Student Life Group
25th January 5:30pm - 6:30pm
New Year New You! Come join the student life group and see what opportunities you can help bring to students.
Online | Open to Everyone
Careers Service SU Volunteers - Identifying Volunteering Skills
26th January 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,
Skills & Employability | Online | Free!
Heriot-Watt University Student Union Volunteer Skills Workshop: Identifying Your Skills (AM)
26th January 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.
Watch LIVE! | Skills & Employability | Online | Free!
Chaplaincy Tuesday Soup Lunch
26th January 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Chaplaincy
The Chaplaincy are glad to announce that they can now re-open for catered events on a takeaway basis!
Wellbeing and Support | Free! | Open to Everyone
Heriot-Watt University Student Union Sustainability Working Group
26th January 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!
Sustainability | Open to Everyone
Careers Service SU Volunteers - Identifying Volunteering Skills
26th January 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.
Skills & Employability | Online | Free!
Heriot-Watt University Student Union Volunteer Skills Workshop: Identifying Your Skills (PM)
26th January 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.
Watch LIVE! | Skills & Employability | Online | Free!
Careers Service SumUp Insights & Career Event: "Managing and Scaling the finance department
26th January 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.
Skills & Employability | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Maker Society Give it a Go: Refreshers Make Along
27th January 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.
Watch LIVE! | Have fun and meet people | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Careers Service Green Energy Careers Insight Event (online)
27th January 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.
Chess Society Weekly games and social
28th January 4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!
Have fun and meet people | Gaming | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Wellbeing Activities Wellbeing Group: January meeting
28th January 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!
Wellbeing and Support | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Watt Esports and Video Games Society Community Games Night
29th January 7pm - 10pm
Online
Our weekly meetup where we play a chosen game and chat
Gaming | Online | Free! | Society
Chaplaincy Global Sunday morning service
31st January 11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time
Wellbeing and Support | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Watt Esports and Video Games Society Weekly movie night.
31st January 7pm - 9pm
Online
Our weekly movie night, with community voted films!
Gaming | Online | Free! | Society
Careers Service SU Volunteers - Building an Online Presence
2nd February 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.
Skills & Employability | Online | Free!
Heriot-Watt University Student Union Volunteer Skills Workshop: Building Your Online Presence (AM)
2nd February 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
Watch LIVE! | Skills & Employability | Online | Free!
Chaplaincy Tuesday Soup Lunch
2nd February 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Chaplaincy
The Chaplaincy are glad to announce that they can now re-open for catered events on a takeaway basis!
Wellbeing and Support | Free! | Open to Everyone
Brewing Society Barley Breeding with AB InDev
2nd February 6:30pm - 8pm
Microsoft Teams
Food and Drink | Online | Free! | Society Members Only | Society
Careers Service SU Volunteers - Building an Online Presence
2nd February 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.
Skills & Employability | Online | Free!
Heriot-Watt University Student Union Volunteer Skills Workshop: Building Your Online Presence (PM)
2nd February 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
Watch LIVE! | Skills & Employability | Online | Free!
Careers Service EGIS: Life Science Industry Masterclasses Programme for Biological Sciences
3rd February 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 & Employability | Online | Free!
Careers Service Skills Session - Accelerate your personal brand post covid
3rd February 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Online
Accelerate your personal brand post covid to boost your chances in a competitive market.
Skills & Employability | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Chess Society Weekly games and social
4th February 4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!
Have fun and meet people | Gaming | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Gala CU Explore Group
4th February 7:30pm - 9pm
Online - Zoom
A chance for you to explore Christianity - to ask big questions and see what its all about for yourself!
Faith and Culture | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Watt Esports and Video Games Society Community Games Night
5th February 7pm - 10pm
Online
Our weekly meetup where we play a chosen game and chat
Gaming | Online | Free! | Society
Chaplaincy Global Sunday morning service
7th February 11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time
Wellbeing and Support | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Watt Esports and Video Games Society Weekly movie night.
7th February 7pm - 9pm
Online
Our weekly movie night, with community voted films!
Gaming | Online | Free! | Society
Careers Service SU Volunteers - Communicating Your Skills Effectively
9th February 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?
Skills & Employability | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Heriot-Watt University Student Union Volunteer Skills Workshop: Communicating Your Skills Effectively (AM)
9th February 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!
Watch LIVE! | Skills & Employability | Online | Free!
Chaplaincy Tuesday Soup Lunch
9th February 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Chaplaincy
The Chaplaincy are glad to announce that they can now re-open for catered events on a takeaway basis!
Wellbeing and Support | Free! | Open to Everyone
Heriot-Watt University Student Union Volunteer Skills Workshop: Communicating Your Skills Effectively (PM)
9th February 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!
Watch LIVE! | Skills & Employability | Online | Free!
Careers Service ONLINE Careers Fair - All Disciplines
11th February 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!
Skills & Employability | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Chess Society Weekly games and social
11th February 4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!
Have fun and meet people | Gaming | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Gala CU Explore Group
11th February 7:30pm - 9pm
Online - Zoom
A chance for you to explore Christianity - to ask big questions and see what its all about for yourself!
Faith and Culture | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Watt Esports and Video Games Society Community Games Night
12th February 7pm - 10pm
Online
Our weekly meetup where we play a chosen game and chat
Gaming | Online | Free! | Society
Chaplaincy Global Sunday morning service
14th February 11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time
Wellbeing and Support | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Watt Esports and Video Games Society Weekly movie night.
14th February 7pm - 9pm
Online
Our weekly movie night, with community voted films!
Gaming | Online | Free! | Society
Chaplaincy Tuesday Soup Lunch
16th February 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Chaplaincy
The Chaplaincy are glad to announce that they can now re-open for catered events on a takeaway basis!
Wellbeing and Support | Free! | Open to Everyone
Brewing Society Meet the Brewer - Orkney Brewery
16th February 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Microsoft Teams
Food and Drink | Society
Chess Society Weekly games and social
18th February 4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!
Have fun and meet people | Gaming | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Gala CU Explore Group
18th February 7:30pm - 9pm
Online - Zoom
A chance for you to explore Christianity - to ask big questions and see what its all about for yourself!
Faith and Culture | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Watt Esports and Video Games Society Community Games Night
19th February 7pm - 10pm
Online
Our weekly meetup where we play a chosen game and chat
Gaming | Online | Free! | Society
Chaplaincy Global Sunday morning service
21st February 11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time
Wellbeing and Support | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Watt Esports and Video Games Society Weekly movie night.
21st February 7pm - 9pm
Online
Our weekly movie night, with community voted films!
Gaming | Online | Free! | Society
Chaplaincy Tuesday Soup Lunch
23rd February 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Chaplaincy
The Chaplaincy are glad to announce that they can now re-open for catered events on a takeaway basis!
Wellbeing and Support | Free! | Open to Everyone
Careers Service ICAS: Become a Chartered Accountant Careers Fair
23rd February 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.
Skills & Employability | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Chess Society Weekly games and social
25th February 4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!
Have fun and meet people | Gaming | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Gala CU Explore Group
25th February 7:30pm - 9pm
Online - Zoom
A chance for you to explore Christianity - to ask big questions and see what its all about for yourself!
Faith and Culture | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Watt Esports and Video Games Society Community Games Night
26th February 7pm - 10pm
Online
Our weekly meetup where we play a chosen game and chat
Gaming | Online | Free! | Society
Chaplaincy Global Sunday morning service
28th February 11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time
Wellbeing and Support | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Watt Esports and Video Games Society Weekly movie night.
28th February 7pm - 9pm
Online
Our weekly movie night, with community voted films!
Gaming | Online | Free! | Society
Chaplaincy Tuesday Soup Lunch
2nd March 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Chaplaincy
The Chaplaincy are glad to announce that they can now re-open for catered events on a takeaway basis!
Wellbeing and Support | Free! | Open to Everyone
Chess Society Weekly games and social
4th March 4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!
Have fun and meet people | Gaming | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Gala CU Explore Group
4th March 7:30pm - 9pm
Online - Zoom
A chance for you to explore Christianity - to ask big questions and see what its all about for yourself!
Faith and Culture | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Watt Esports and Video Games Society Community Games Night
5th March 7pm - 10pm
Online
Our weekly meetup where we play a chosen game and chat
Gaming | Online | Free! | Society
Chaplaincy Global Sunday morning service
7th March 11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time
Wellbeing and Support | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Watt Esports and Video Games Society Weekly movie night.
7th March 7pm - 9pm
Online
Our weekly movie night, with community voted films!
Gaming | Online | Free! | Society
Chess Society Weekly games and social
11th March 4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!
Have fun and meet people | Gaming | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Gala CU Explore Group
11th March 7:30pm - 9pm
Online - Zoom
A chance for you to explore Christianity - to ask big questions and see what its all about for yourself!
Faith and Culture | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Watt Esports and Video Games Society Community Games Night
12th March 7pm - 10pm
Online
Our weekly meetup where we play a chosen game and chat
Gaming | Online | Free! | Society
Chaplaincy Global Sunday morning service
14th March 11:30am - 12:30pm
Online
Via MS Teams every Sunday at 11.30am UK time
Wellbeing and Support | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone
Watt Esports and Video Games Society Weekly movie night.
14th March 7pm - 9pm
Online
Our weekly movie night, with community voted films!
Gaming | Online | Free! | Society
Chess Society Weekly games and social
18th March 4pm - 6pm
Online - lichess
Our weekly games and social!
Have fun and meet people | Gaming | Online | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society
Gala CU Explore Group
18th March 7:30pm - 9pm
Online - Zoom
A chance for you to explore Christianity - to ask big questions and see what its all about for yourself!
Faith and Culture | Free! | Open to Everyone | Society