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Nominations Open for FXU President Elections 2019
14th January - 8th February
Nominations are open for the FXU President Elections between 14 Jan and 8 Feb, check out our elections page for full details www.fxu.org.uk/elections
CANCELLED- Refresh Small Mammal Trapping
23rd January
Meet outside the Penryn Campus Sports Centre
Come along for a taster of small mammal trapping! Learn about small mammal surveying techniques and get the chance to handle mice and voles.
Commuters' Breakfast
23rd January
FXU office, Falmouth Campus
Are you a commuter student? We'd love to hear about your experience and how we can help you make more of your time on campus. Join us for a chat over pastries and coffee.
ReFresh your career plans (Exeter & Falmouth)
23rd January
Outside of Career Zone, Penryn Campus
Come and talk to our Information Assistants with any career queries and pick up a free bag of leaflets/goodies to help you plan your next steps.
23rd January
Exchange Yellow, Penryn Campus
Free drop-in crafting session, open to all students.
Kayaking Taster - Harbour Paddle
23rd January
Falmouth Watersports Centre
Come for a paddle and explore Falmouth Harbour! Open to everyone, if you've never paddled before come and give it a go!
Penryn Walking Tour
23rd January
Meet outside the Compass doors of the Lower Exchange
Walking tour of Penryn for new/international students.
Refresh: Godrevy Beach Clean
23rd January
Come and join the Beach Clean Project at the beautiful Godrevy for our first beach clean of 2019!
Refresh: Green Living Allotment Session
23rd January
Green Living will be meeting in the allotments in the walled garden for the usual allotment session. We will be doing various little jobs that need doing around the site. No experience is required. Come and enjoy us for some fresh air and greenery!
REFRESH Flicka Donkey Santuary Afternoon Volunteering Session
23rd January
Flicka Donkey Sanctuary, Mabe
Join us for a morning volunteering session at the Flicka Donkey Sanctuary! We will be doing a range of essential jobs, such as mucking out, poo-picking, and sweeping. To come along, you must have signed up on our FXU page.
Refresh Shinty Session
23rd January
Dracaena Centre Falmouth (Top Pitch)
Join CSM Shinty club to find out what this sport is all about!
Writing a manifesto workshop
23rd January
FXU office, Falmouth Campus
Sharing best practice in writing and communicating a manifesto.
Afternoon Tea at Dolly's
23rd January
Dolly's Tea Room, Falmouth
Join the English Society for afternoon tea at Dolly's Tea Room in Falmouth
Workshop Festival: Bee themed pin making
23rd January
TH Seminar Z
Join BeeSoc to learn how to draw and make your own bee themed pin-badge.
Refresh - Climbing Taster Session
23rd January
Granite Planet Climbing Centre
We will be running a freshers climbing taster session, a perfect chance for you to try a new and exciting sport, or just go over the basics! This will cost £4.50 and there will be club members available to help teach you everything you need to know.
Don't DisAbility New Year Quiz
23rd January
Daphne du Maurier (DDM) E
Reflecting on the best bits of 2018 with a quiz, some snacks and a chat!
Project Wild Thing Film Screening
23rd January
Peter Lanyon Lecture 5
Come and relax for a few hours with David Bond's feel good documentary about getting British kids back out into nature. Cake and biscuits will also be on sale on behalf of Cornwall Wildlife trust, so bring your pennies and a good cuppa!
ReFresh: Viva Voce Free Tater Session!
23rd January
Old Chapel Lecture Theatre
A rehearsal open to all! We'll do a lot of fun warm-ups and settling back in before starting with a beautiful Tavener piece. New faces welcome!
Hip Hop Refreshers Session
23rd January
Flexsi Gym on the Penryn Campus
For Refreshers Week we will be running our usual session but for anyone who wants to come and have a taster of what our amazing society has to offer the can come and dance for free! Beginners is 7:30pm till 8:30pm, Intermediates is 8:30pm till 10pm!
Kung Fu Games Room social
23rd January
Meet in the Stannary and then get the bus to the Games Room
We are planning a social to the Games Room. The plan is to meet in the Stannary before hand and then get the bus down to the Games Room, where we will play some pool and table tennis (or board games if you prefer)
Refresh Wildlife Walk
24th January
The Exchange Penryn Campus
A wonderful Wildlife Walk around the public footpaths of Penryn and Argyl, looking out for signs of wildlife and learning more about some of the species we see.
Food For Thought Presents 'Sustainable Futures'
24th January
Seminar 2, Masters Suite, Penryn Campus
Join us for your very first 'Food for Thought' event. Confirmed speakers for Sustainable Futures are Richard Lowes – The Politics of a Green Energy System and Nigel Sainsbury – Stormy Seas: The Impact on Climate Change on Fisheries.
Writing a manifesto workshop
24th January
FXU office, Penryn Campus
Sharing best practice in writing and communicating a manifesto. Useful for anyone thinking about running in the FXU Elections.
Fun Art Session
24th January
Peter Lanyon Staff Room
Come along to one of our weekly art sessions! Feel free to borrow our art materials, or bring your own equipment, and get creative. Tea, coffee and biscuits also provided.
Volleyball Tournament
24th January
Penryn Campus Sports Hall
FXU Volleyball is welcoming existing and new players to join in on a fun tournament to start off the new term! The tournament is completely free to take part in but any donationsare welcome and will be going to our adopted charity!
Asian Society Meet & Greet
24th January
Exchange Seminar Red, Penryn Campus
The FXU Asian society proudly presents its first event! Come along for an evening of good vibes, good food and good times!
Cornish wildlife through the year (presentation)
24th January
Exchange Seminar green
Didn't get the chance to go on one of the Marine Watch boat trips last term? Wondering what you can expect this term? Find out what amazing local wildlife you might be able to spot on the boat, or from the coast throughout the year! All welcome!
Refreshers: Ben Bradshaw MP Q&A
24th January
Peter Lanyon Seminar 6
As part of our refreshers events come and meet Ben Bradshaw, MP for Exeter and former Deputy Leader of the House of Commons and former Minister.
A Mad Hatter's Tea Party
24th January
The Chaplaincy
The Meditation Society and Tremough English Society invite you to join us for this year's Christmas party. The theme is: A Mad Hatter's Tea Party.
REFRESH Flicka donkey sanctuary Morning Volunteering Session
25th January
Flicka Donkey Sanctuary, Mabe
Join us for a morning volunteering session at the Flicka Donkey Sanctuary! We will be doing a range of essential jobs, such as mucking out, poo-picking, and sweeping. To come along, you must have signed up on our FXU page.
Truro Student Voice Drop-In
25th January
Knowledge Spa, Truro Campus
Catch up with the Student Voice team.
Study Abroad Welcome
25th January
Seminar B, Falmouth Campus
Study Abroad Welcome for Falmouth University students. Pasty and cream tea lunch, followed a tour of Falmouth town with Mentors (dependent upon weather).
FX Orchestra Refresh Session
25th January
AMATA Studio A
Come along for FX Orchestra's Refresh Session! We'll be starting our new pieces for the year, and would love you to join us! We welcome players of all abilities, with no auditions required and can't wait to welcome back old faces and new.
ReFreshers' Potluck Dinner
25th January
Multi-faith Chaplaincy, Penryn Campus (near Tremough Cottages)
Islamic Soc is running its famous Potluck Dinner again for all to enjoy! Vegan, non-vegan, halal, spicy and non-spicy options available! Make your favourite dish to contribute, if you can
Tap Dancing ReFresh
25th January
AMATA, Studio E
Come along and give tap dancing a go with a 42nd Street themed class! Beginner 6-7pm, Advanced 7-8pm.
Taekwon-Do Taster Session ReFresh
25th January
Penryn Campus Sports Centre Studio
Come and try Taekwon-Do, a brand new sports club starting this week.
Drinks at Chintz
25th January
The Chintz, The Dental Surgery Old Brewery Yard, Falmouth TR11 2BY
A chill and social welcome to The Falmouth Anchor! Have drinks (non-alcoholic/alcoholic/no drinks, it's all gucci!) with the team at an uber cool venue and find out how you can get more involved!
Refresh Big Ecosoc Quiz!
25th January
Are you ready for another ultimate ecosoc quiz? Test your wildlife knowledge to win prizes! Teams of 4-6! Snacks and drinks will be served!
Circus Society Taster Session for ReFresh
25th January
Penryn Sports Centre Sports Hall
Come and have a go at Circus Skills with a brand new society starting this week.
Lacrosse Taster Session
25th January
Penryn College
Want to start off the new year by trying out a new sport? Our Lacrosse taster session is the perfect thing for you! With versions for both men and women, Lacrosse is a fun and fast-paced game. Just bring suitable sporty clothes and some water!
Vertical Dance Taster Session for ReFresh
25th January
Penryn Sports Centre Sports Hall
Come and have a go at vertical dance in the Sports Centre sports hall.
Find your inner Dancing Queen! Pub Tour
25th January
Upper Stannary
Meeting in the upper stannary for a few drinks and then heading to spoons and kings for an awesome night out! ABBA themed dress in strongly encouraged!
Green Living: Wooden Spoon Carving
26th January
Enys Estate
After last year's successuful Charcoal Brun with Tom Kemp, a local woodsman, coppicing and making charcoal sustainably has kindly invited us back! This time we will be spending the day wood spoon carving.
Under the Sea Stannary Party
26th-27th January
The Stannary, Penryn Campus
Strap on your diving suit and pack snacks for Sebastian as you take the deep plunge for this year's Under the Sea Party!
Kayaking Generations Social
26th January
The Packet Station
Generation Social Come along for a few drinks at spoons, then join us for the experience of a lifetime - an FSKC night out!
MTB Refresh
27th January
The Shop at Penryn Campus
Get out on your Mountain Bike this year to visit some of the cool trails we have around Cornwall
Big Street and Beach Clean
27th January
Come and join us for a street clean in collaboration with FXU Community Wardens and Falmouth Civic Society! Litter picking throughout Falmouth with a bit of beach cleaning on the side!
Frisbee Outdoor Training Session
27th January
Dracaena Centre, Falmouth
Ever wondered what people mean when they say they 'play frisbee'? Our outdoor training session is an equally great place to discover this fun sport!
Kayaking Beach day!!
27th January
Gylly Beach
Come and chill out with us at Gylly! Turn up any time after 12, there will be music, a bbq and kayaks for anyone you fancies getting in the water
Basketball Refreshers Session
27th January
Penryn Campus Sports Centre
Are you looking for a way to get active again after the holiday season? We're looking for players to come and get involved and see whether Basketball might be their sport for 2019!
The RES Games Night
27th January
The Games Room
Start this term off right and join us at Games Room in Falmouth to play a few games/pool/darts and hang out with the committee,with a chance to hear about the exciting events we have planned for the rest of this term. Can't wait to see you there!
Guest Speaker: Andrew George
28th January
Peter Lanyon Seminar Room 7
Andrew George, former MP and current Parliamentary Candidate for St Ives, will be visiting Penryn campus to talk to Liberal Democrat members, supporters, and anyone else interested in attending. We'll also have free drinks and nibbles!
ACS ReFreshers
29th-30th January
Fives Below, Falmouth, TR11 4AU
Post exams, post deadlines and post-stress! Come join ACS for once again one of our biggest parties in Falmouth. When I tell you, you guys are not ready for this one I don't think you understand!! Last entry at midnight! NO ID = NO ENTRY
Course: Safeguarding Level 2
29th January
DDM Seminar K
Training for anyone interested in obtaining further knowledge of Safeguarding and Professional Practice when working with children and vulnerable adults.
Play in Motion Taster Session
29th January
AMATA Studio F
Truro Crafternoon
30th January
Knowledge Spa, Truro Campus
Catch up with the Student Voice team over a relaxed drop-in crafts session.
Bees and Teas General Meeting
30th January
Exchange Seminar Green
Join us for a cosy meeting to have some tea and chat about bees! We want to talk about all things bees, from society updates to bee-related news to answering any bee related questions you have! Bring your own mug, we've got the rest!
Sparkle Party 2.0
30th January
Upper Stannary
Come and join Events Soc for our Sparkle Party 2.0: a Pub Tour, ending in Mangos, with one rule - you MUST wear glitter!
Cheap Date Dance Company: Dirty Words
1st February
AMATA, Penryn Campus
Exploring the filth, fun and aftertaste of our everyday interactions. The work is a 60-minute humorous, intellectual, visceral experience that leaves you contemplating your own individual modes and forms of communication.
Brexit: What Just Happened?
7th February
PL Seminar 3
Join us for a round table discussion and chat about the latest madness in parliament, and about what might happen next. All are welcome!
this is not a humanising poem: Muslim experiences through poetry
8th February
Multifaith Chaplaincy
Join us at this relaxed event to read and listen to poetry from Muslims around the world, exploring what it means to be Muslim and British, Black, queer, or feminist, among many other intersecting identities.
Employability & Disability
13th February
Penryn Campus, Peter Lanyon Lecture 4
Career Zone panel event open to all students
The Eden Project's 2nd Conference for Sustainable Beekeeping
16th February
Eden Project
We're going to be attending the 2nd Conference of Sustainable Beekeeping: A Future Without Imports event at the Eden Project! This is a member's only, ticketed event.
IDER plus Support
23rd February
AMATA, Penryn Campus
London duo IDER today shared their new single ‘Mirror’ on Glassnote (Chvrches, Phoenix, and more). Produced by MyRiot, ‘Mirror’ arrives right off the back of summer release ‘You’ve Got Your Whole Life Ahead Of You Baby’.
First Aid Course (morning slot) Wednesday 13th March
13th March
Peter Lanyon Seminar 2, Penryn Campus
This 3hr course deals with serious conditions and incidents. It is ideal if you want to know what to do when faced with an emergency involving a casualty of any age.
First Aid Course (Afternoon slot) Wednesday 13th March
13th March
Peter Lanyon Seminar 2
This 3hr course deals with serious conditions and incidents. It is ideal if you want to know what to do when faced with an emergency involving a casualty of any age.
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