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President Elections 2018 - Nominations
8th January - 9th February
Camera Trap Workshop
22nd January
Penryn Campus - Meet in Daphne De Maurier Seminar J
Learn all about camera trapping. Help us collect cameras and see what creatures we have caught sight of on campus. FREE!
Afternoon Give It A Go Volunteer Session
22nd January
The Flicka Foundation, Penty Noweth Farm, Trenoweth Lane, Mabe Burnthouse, Penryn, TR10 9JB
A chilled couple of hours at the sanctuary to take the edge off a Monday! All of our sessions are always open to newcomers at any time of year, you don’t need any equine experience at all.
Social Netball
22nd January
Penryn Campus Sports Centre
A friendly netball session, this session is more of a relaxed environment. Less focus on the drills more on the games and having fun with friends! All abilities welcome. FREE!
Taster Session
22nd January
DDM Seminar L
Come and join the Falmouth Anchor at their weekly meeting to hear more about how you can get involved in FXU’s only student newspaper!? FREE!
Free Taster Session
22nd January
Truro School Pool
Underwater Hockey are offering a free taster session for anyone who would like to give it a go. If you enjoy swimming or are into team sports it is the ideal event for you. Free if it's your first session.
Circuit Training
22nd January
Penryn Campus Sports Centre
A session?of drills for athletes of all abilities, focusing on core and mobility. FREE!
Post-Christmas Training
22nd January
Sports Hall, Penryn Campus Sports Centre
Burn off some of that Christmas roast with Kung Fu! The session usually kicks off with some cardio activities, before moving on to pad drills and other activities. £1
Training
22nd January
Activity Studio, Penryn Campus Sports Centre
Tang Soo Do club is open to everyone and after a fantastic start to 2017/18 we're open for new members to come along and give it go. You don't need any previous experience and you'll meet some great people! £3
Mammal Trapping
23rd January
Penryn Campus - Meet at the Exchange Revolving Doors
Come along and help us collect data on the mammals on campus. Learn about how to prepare traps and hopefully get to see some small mammals. FREE!
Refreshers Fayre (Support Services)
23rd January
The Compass, Penryn Campus
With a celebratory vibe, this is a fun, reintroduction to IT, Library & Academic Skills, Student Services, Travel and Transport, FXU, Sports, Careers, Student Mentors and more.
Falmouth University: Where does your feedback go?
23rd January
Seminar C, Falmouth Campus
This workshop will take you on a journey about where exactly your feedback goes and will explore how we, as a Students' Union, working in partnership with your University, should best communicate with you and close this feedback loop!
FXU President
23rd January
FXU office
Ever wondered what it’s like to be an FXU President? Drop in for a chat, ask questions and hear stories on what the job is really like on a day-to-day basis, including working contract, pay details, expectations and development opportunities.
Winter Hive Visit
23rd January
Penryn Campus - Meet outside the Exchange revolving doors
Come with us to visit our campus hive and help us carry out our routine winter checks. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about beekeeping. No prior knowledge required, just bring yourself and a pair of wellies.
Face Your Fears and Give It A Go!?Reptile and Invertebrate Handling Session
23rd January
DDM Seminar D
Come and meet our non-furry friends for a cuddle, photo opportunities and to find out more about these wonderful species. A great opportunity to get closer to some of the misunderstood animals that really are just gentle scaly babies! £1 Non-members
Book Swap and Meet-Up
23rd January
Upper Stannary
Come along and see the English society and partake in a book swap with members old and new! FREE!
Bring your Special Interest
23rd January
Peter Lanyon Staff Room
Really interested and passionate about something? Come along and share your enthusiasm with other like-minded people! Bring along books, music – anything you like that’s associated with your interest/s! FREE!
Training
23rd January
Penryn Campus Sports Centre
Netball training - brilliant for helping you improve your skills. Have fun whilst having a good workout.
Bring a Friend
23rd January
DDM Seminar D
Do you have a friend/flatmate who's curious about feminism, questions you about feminism or wants to know more about what we do? Bring them along to our session, where we'll have a few "Feminism 101" discussions and free food. FREE!
Drama General Session
23rd January
Upper Stannary
Our regular Tuesday?session full of drama games, improvisation, and drama exercises. No experience necessary - just come along for some light-hearted acting fun. Please check social media for updates. FREE!
Exeter-Cornwall Team Meeting
23rd January
DDM Seminar E
Her Campus Exeter-Cornwall is an online magazine that is looking to expand its team of published writers, bloggers and journalists. If you’re interested in writing blog posts, opinion pieces, feature editorials and/or event coverages then come along!
Super Mario Bros. Film Night
23rd January
Exchange Seminar Green
Come and watch the 1993 Super Mario Bros. film?with VGSoc. Feel free to bring your own food and (non-alcoholic) drink to a showing of the film inspired by the popular Nintendo franchise. FREE!
Taster Session
23rd January
MUGA, Penryn Campus
Come along and give Lacrosse a go! We’re holding a women’s taster session from 6-7.30pm and men’s taster from 7.30-9pm. We provide all the equipment so just turn up! FREE!
Taster Session
23rd January
Penryn Rugby Club
Come down and try out a fun, fast, mixed sport. Meet new people and exercise whilst having fun! FREE!
Ambulance Tour
23rd January
DDM Seminar H and I
St John’s Ambulance will be bringing one of their ambulances down from the?Truro unit?and leading a session on what’s in an ambulance and what the kit is used for, with a chance to try out some of the kit and see what First Aid Society is all about!
FXU Volleyball Tournament
23rd January
Penryn Campus Sports Hall
FXU Volleyball are running a friendly tournament with teams of six to allow new and old members to enjoy playing competitively, with a prize for the winning team. FREE!
Training Session
23rd January
Penryn College TISA
We encourage all genders and abilities to come along. Just bring sports kit, lots of water and a good attitude! We will be at Glasney Lodge at 6:45pm to walk people over who don't know the way) FREE!
Rehearse with The Chorus
23rd January
The Chapel Lecture Theatre
Come along and try out your Acapella skills in a fun-filled environment with a great diverse bunch of people. The only criteria is to love singing, so if that’s you come along and join The Chorus!?FREE!
Stitchathon
24th January
The Compass Social Street
An event, in collaboration with RAD, in which we sit in The Compass and encourage people to sit down for a few minutes, learn to knit, crochet or embroider a small square. FREE!
Refreshers Fayre (Support Services)
24th January
Fox Cafe, Falmouth Campus
With a celebratory vibe, this is a fun, reintroduction to IT, Library & Academic Skills, Student Services, Travel and Transport, FXU, Sports, Careers, Student Mentors and more.
The Big Vegan Activism Van @ Falmouth
24th January
The Compass Social Street
We are extremely lucky to have the UK's leading vegan activist, Ed Winters, (a.k.a. Earthling Ed) come to Falmouth as part of his university tour with Surge. FREE!
Falmouth University: Where does your feedback go?
24th January
DDM Seminar L
This workshop will take you on a journey about where exactly your feedback goes and will explore how we, as a Students' Union, working in partnership with your University, should best communicate with you and close this feedback loop.
Grand Challenges: Choose your Challenge
24th January
DDM Lecture A
Come along to our Choose your Challenge event to find out more about each of the Challenges that you can get involved in this year.
Snake Husbandry Session
24th January
Peter Lanyon Lecture 4
A talk on how to set up and keep corn snakes and royal pythons, with a demonstration on how to sex a snake from colubrid breeder, AJ Haydon.? FREE!
Water purification and solar-heating workshop
24th January
Renewable Engineering Laboratory, Penryn Campus
The workshop during 'Give It A Go' week, allowing you to try tackling a range of new challenges. The equipment and refreshments are provided with the worthwhile refundable £5 ticket!!!!
Free Harbour Paddle
24th January
Falmouth Watersports Centre
A nice paddle around the harbour for people of any skill level – brand new beginners or expert. If the weather is good we’ll play some games and make some friends, so bring a wetsuit, some shoes that you don’t mind getting wet and won’t fall off!
Shinty MUGA Session GIAG Week
24th January
MUGA
Typical training session orientated towards teaching new players. FREE!
Taster Session
24th January
Falmouh Sports Club, Western Terrace
Whether you've played tennis before or fancy giving it a go,?come along to our £1?taster session. A chance to play tennis in a social environment and rackets will be provided if you don't own one.
Afternoon Give It A Go Volunteer Session
24th January
The Flicka Foundation, Penty Noweth Farm, Trenoweth Lane, Mabe Burnthouse, Penryn, TR10 9JB
Take a couple of hours for yourself by working with cute donkeys on a Wednesday afternoon! All of our sessions are always open to newcomers at any time of year, you don’t need any equine experience at all.
Taster 5k
24th January
The Lodge, Penryn Campus
A great chance to come and give the running?club FX?Run a try.?Great for keeping fit and socialising with fellow runners. We look forward to seeing you there!?FREE!
Falmouth Employability Service: Embrace Your Inner Edison
24th January
DDM Seminar K
Inspire your inner inventor and join us for the Chindogu Challenge where we’ll be inviting you to embrace the spirit of anarchy to create an innovative idea that solves one of those everyday issues that really grinds your gears.
Palestine/Israel Campaign
24th January
Peter Lanyon Seminar 6
The event will comprise of an information session where facts related to Israel and Palestine will be given, along with details of Amnesty’s campaign.
Quidditch Taster
24th January
MUGA
Come along to try the only full-contact, gender-inclusive sport on campus. This session will introduce you to the basics of the sport and will get you playing a non-contact full match in just two hours. £2
Wild Doc Soc Miranda Krestovnikoff Guest Speaker
24th January
Chapel Lecture Theatre
Miranda Krestovnikoff?is a well-known British radio and television presenter, specialising in natural history programmes, with an impressive and extensive career.
Society Taster
24th January
DDM Seminar C
Come along to our session. We can teach you crochet or knitting from scratch or you can show us any projects you have going on. We have supplies available to lend out for practice. We'd love to see you there. FREE!
Trip to Palacio Lounge
24th January
Palacio Lounge (Meet at Penryn Campus bus stop at 6pm)
Come along to one of our regular outings as a society. We’ll be heading to Palacio Lounge for some tasty food. Everyone welcome. Free (please bring money for food and drink)
Film screening, Talk and Q&A
24th January
Peter Lanyon Lecture 5
We are extremely lucky to have the UK's leading vegan activist, Ed Winters, (a.k.a. Earthling Ed) come to Falmouth as part of his university tour with Surge.
First Taster Session of 2018
24th January
Peter Lanyn Seminar 3
Come and chill with the Harry Potter Society! Find out more on Facebook: Tremough Harry Potter Soc. FREE!
Chamber Choir
24th January
Chapel Lecture Theatre
We are starting a new programme of music for the new year, so come along and join us as we sing our way from Bruckner to?Ravel. Open to all experience levels of singing as we start preparing for our spring term concerts. FREE!
Cupcake Decorating
24th January
DDM Seminar E
Come along to a fun and relaxing session of cupcake decorating and tea. Meet your fellow tea and cake enthusiasts and, most importantly, enjoy yourself. FREE!
Life in Cold Blood Film Night
24th January
Peter Lanyon Lecture 1
Join us for snacks and our favourite nature presenter, David Attenborough, for a screening of Life in Cold Blood episodes!?FREE!
Pool Session
24th January
Ships and Castles Leisure Centre
Come and learn some new kayaking skills in a warm pool. People of any skill level can come and we will help you learn something new, whether it’s paddling in a straight line or super cool tricks. £5 (including non-members)
Athayoga
24th January
King Charles Hall, Falmouth
A relaxing yoga class with teachers, Andrew and Jerusha. Open to all levels of abilities. Please bring a mat if you have one. £2
Mammal Trapping
25th January
Penryn Campus - Meet at the Exchange Revolving Doors
Come along and help us collect data on the mammals on campus. Learn about how to prepare traps and hopefully get to see some small mammals. FREE!
Morning Give It A Go Volunteer Session
25th January
The Flicka Foundation, Penty Noweth Farm, Trenoweth Lane, Mabe Burnthouse, Penryn, TR10 9JB
All of our sessions are always open to newcomers at any time of year, you don’t need any equine experience at all. There’s also no need to worry about transport a we will collect you from the campus bus stops and drop you back there.
Bird Walk
25th January
College Reservoir - Meet at the Exchange Revolving Doors
Fancy improving your bird identification skills? Join us on a trip to College Reservoir! FREE!
Vinyasa Flow Yoga
25th January
Studio, Penryn Campus Sports Centre
A fast-paced yoga session with Georgia. A more complex practice but still one for abilities to enjoy. £2
FXU President
25th January
FXU office
Ever wondered what it’s like to be an FXU President? Drop in for a chat, ask questions and hear stories on what the job is really like on a day-to-day basis, including working contract, pay details, expectations and development opportunities.
‘The Seven (ish) Senses: How your brain takes in information’ Talk
25th January
Peter Lanyon Seminar 8
Want to learn more about how your brain works? Want to be able to use that information to get good grades? Come along to a fun and informal talk (run by students) all about the senses and how you can use them to aid your concentration. FREE!
Falmouth Employability Service: Creating a Collaborative Falmouth Community
25th January
Seminar C, Falmouth Campus
Join us for a practical, discussion-based workshop where you can make a difference as we explore the impact of and opportunities around developing the culture of community here at the University.
Cake Crawl
25th January
Meet in the Stannary
Do you like the idea of a pub crawl but wish there was more cake involved? We have the solution! Join us in the Stannary from where we will head to Penryn for our first cake then get the bus to Falmouth before finishing in the Games Room.
Track Session
25th January
Carn Brea Leisure Centre, Redruth
Track session aimed at runners keen to try out short and middle distance or field events. Meeting at the Penryn Campus bus stop to head up to track via minibus. £2.50 Track Fee
Drama Skills Session
25th January
Upper Stannary
Our regular Thursday session involving a?workshop based around particular skills or areas of drama. We'll also welcome you in with some fun drama games like in our Tuesday sessions. Please check social media for updates. FREE!
Hill Training
25th January
Falmouth
Long, sharp hill training in Falmouth?aimed at cross-country runners. Meet at Penryn Campus bus stop to jog down.
"The Big Blue Quiz of The Year" & Social
25th January
PL Seminar 8
The FXU Conservative Society is throwing its first social of 2018, starting as we mean to go on. We are organising a ‘Big Blue Quiz of the Year’ and serving wine and snacks while we play after we will head up to the Stannary and go into town!
Is Sexuality Innate or Learnt Through Social Experience?
25th January
Exchange Seminar Yellow
Come along to the Debating Union’s first FREE taster session and give your opinion on a controversial topic that has hounded the news for years. We’d love to hear your opinion as everyone is welcomed. It’s free!
Free Session
25th January
Penryn Campus Sports Centre
We will be playing a range of games to improve all aspects of Dodgeball, focusing on dodging, catching and throwing. All newcomers are welcome and we wish you luck in the last person standing competition! Free for new members!
Free Social
25th January
Wetherspoons, Falmouth
We all know the best way to make new friends is on a social, so join the kayakers in ‘Spoons for a really swell time!
Falmouth Employability Service: Embrace Your Inner Edison
26th January
Seminar C, Falmouth Campus
Come along to meet like-minded creatives and entrepreneurs alike – everyone welcome!
Starling Murmuration
26th January
Marazion (Meeting Place TBC - keep an eye on social media)
Join us on a trip to watch the stunning murmurations of starlings at Marazion. £2
Free Taster
26th January
Location TBC
Free taster for Ballroom & Latin dancing – good chance for those who say “I can’t dance!” to try!
Geog Soc and FXRun Bowling
26th January
Truro Bowl
Get yourself out of the Gutter and join us in your Spare time for some bowling. This joint social with Geog Soc and FXRun is a fun event to make some new friends and relax after a week of university work.
Potluck
26th January
Peter Lanyon Staff Room
The International Society’s traditional potluck, where the guests bring various national traditional meals and share their culture with each other. Free: Please bring a contribution to the meal
Retro Games Night
26th January
Exchange Seminar Blue
VGSoc is hosting a night of old-fashioned fun! We're bringing our own supply of retro games consoles but we'll have extra monitors if you want to bring your own consoles, games or extra controllers. FREE!
Taster Rehearsal
26th January
Studio K, AMATA
If you play an orchestral instrument we would love you to join us for a taster rehearsal as part of Give It A Go week!? FREE!
Taster Session
26th January
Peter Lanyon Lecture 5
Come along to watch a movie with us and meet the film society. Keep an eye on social media to find out what film we will be screening.
Taster Session
26th January
Penryn College
Come along and give Lacrosse a go! We provide all the equipment so just turn up and get involved! FREE!
Tryout!
26th January
Penryn Campus Sports Centre
FXU Tremough Table Tennis has muddled itself through its first term as a club, yay! But we want to encourage more people to pick up a paddle and enjoy the sport. £2 (free if it’s your first time)
Activity Day
27th January
Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, Falmouth
Sign up for some dinghy or yacht sailing sessions to sail across to St Mawes (weather dependent) for a hot drink and fish and chips before sailing back. Bundle up warm. No experience necessary?- see you there. £6 (different sign up sessions)
Seatwatch at Pendennis Point
27th January
Falmouth Docks 10.30am
Come along and look for seabirds and cetaceans at Pendennis point. A fantastic way to improve your birdwatching skills. (Cost TBC - please check with committee)
Online PC Games Meet
27th January
VGSoc Discord
Join us on Discord (link on our Facebook page) to play games like Overwatch, TF2, GMod and more! Games will be picked via a poll on the event page and by participants during the session. FREE!
Virtual Reality/Gaming Mixer
27th January
DDM Seminar L
Pop along to our first big event of the year - kick back and enjoy some board games or delve into the amazing world of the HTC Vive, all whilst enjoying a few nibbles with one of the most open-minded societies on campus. FREE!
PokeSoc Plays Pokemon Leaf Green
27th January
Exchange Seminar Red
Pokemon leaf green can be played on an emulator, so a member of the society?will provide the emulator on their laptop. We hook our laptop up to a monitor?in a room and project the game for everybody to see. FREE!
Beginners Give It A Go Session
28th January
The Flicka Foundation, Penty Noweth Farm, Trenoweth Lane, Mabe Burnthouse, Penryn, TR10 9JB
Although all of our sessions are open to everyone and we always welcome those with no experience whatsoever, this session will be particularly aimed at helping those with no experience to develop their skills working around the yard.
Fence and Step Making in the Garden
28th January
Allotment in the Walled Garden, Penryn Campus
To those who have not heard of the Green Living Society before, come down to the walled garden for our usual Green Sunday session. We'll?be building and painting fences for the allotment and making steps for the path.?Members welcome too. FREE!
Free Harbour Paddle
28th January
Falmouth Watersports Centre
A nice paddle around the harbour for people of any skill level, brand new beginners or expert. If the weather is good we’ll play some games and make some friends, so bring a wetsuit, shoes that you don’t mind getting wet and won’t fall off! FREE!
Nature Walk to Flushing
28th January
Falmouth to Flushing
Come with us on a beautiful walk to Flushing, picking up litter on the way and also I.D'ing birds and plants, as we go :) Finishing in Flushing at the pub and then on the ferry back at 5pm.
Outdoor Education Taster
28th January
Penryn Campus (meet outside The Compass relvolving doors)
Learn how to safely deliver outdoor education for children. Campfire cooking, shelter building and more! £2
Sea Swim
28th January
Gyllyngvase Beach - meet by the benches
The Sea is free! Bring money for fish and chips afterwards Join us for our weekly swim. It'll be bracing but we can brave the cold - we'll even relax our 'no wetsuits' rule especially for Give It A Go Week!
Inclusivity Training
31st January
DDM Lecture A
Course Rep Social
31st January
Raze the Roof, Kernick Ind Estate, Penryn
A chance for FXU to thank our amazing Course Reps for the work they do, representing the academic experience for all students.
Inclusivity Training
2nd February
DDM Lecture A
Eden Project Trip
3rd February
Eden Project
FXU are organizing a trip to the Eden Project on Saturday 3rd February and everyone is welcome!
MedSoc Halfway Ball
3rd February
Plymouth Aqaurium
Dan Mazur - Mountaineer
9th February
Penryn Campus, Chapel Lecture Theatre
We are very excited to welcome the world famous mountaineer Dan Mazur, to deliver a talk about his expeditions and his charity work for the Mount Everest Foundation for Sustainable Development.
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