Week 6 (4th – 8th November 2019) is Experience week, and BA English Middlesex students will have no regular classes. Instead we have planned the following activities for you on Wednesday, 6th November. It will be a great opportunity for you to develop new skills, network and meet students and graduates from other programmes.
When? Wednesday, 6th November
Unlimited Potential freshers festival
A full day of workshops and an opportunity to meet students on other programmes. Festival will include a sound-inspired creative writing workshop, and a series of wellbeing workshops aimed to improve your independent living skills, confidence, managing anxiety, relaxation techniques etc.
11.00 – 12.30 pm, GG38 ‘Hearing Narratives’
Creative Writing workshop. Book your space – https://doodle.com/poll/arqvngu73zn53cgr
2.15 – 3.15, G229 ‘Mind over Mood’
An overview of depression/low mood and anxiety, how thoughts, feelings and behaviours are all interconnected. Learning effective coping strategies to better manage low mood and anxiety. Relaxation techniques. Book your space here – https://doodle.com/poll/m23wriew2zp955wc
3.30 – 4.30, G229 ‘Life skills’
Independent living skills for students – budgeting, eating well, travel, physical health, mental health awareness, self-care, prioritisation. Book your space here – https://doodle.com/poll/i4zdreaqyn4nyrm7
Employability event for 2nd and 3rd year students
5.15-6.30 pm, C207 ‘Careers in Communications: Stories of our Alumni’
Alumni from our journalism programmes are coming to campus to tell you their stories of getting graduate level jobs in the communications industry. The line up includes a BBC radio producer, freelance magazine writer, multimodal journalist for MailOnline, public relations manager and business development executive. Come along and learn how those who were only recently in your shoes got jobs in the comms industry. Register NOW here.