Welcome Week Events 2021!

 

The Volunteering and Mentoring Team are hosting a series of virtual and in-person events as part of pre-induction and Welcome Week. We will be introducing you to our services and projects, and providing opportunities to start your volunteering journey with give it a go activities! We hope to see you there!

 

Date and Time 

Event 

Location 

Description 

Tuesday 14th September 

(10am-11am) 

Peer Mentor-led Q&A - Networking and managing your time 

Microsoft Teams- Click here to join

Join our Peer Mentors as they share their University experiences, give you tips on how to meet like-minded students, and, most importantly, give you their insights on how best to enjoy University! 

Wednesday 15th September (10am-11am) 

Make a difference – volunteering at university 

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Join the Volunteering and Mentoring Team as they share with you all the ways you can get involved with volunteering whilst at University. We will be sharing information on using your online volunteer profile, upcoming events and how to gain rewards and recognition with our UCV awards. You can also meet some of our project leaders as they share information on their projects and how you can get involved. 

Thursday 16th September 

(4pm-5pm) 

Peer Mentor-led Q&A - Life @University and budgeting 

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Join our Peer Mentors as they share their experiences of University life, the best ways for students to budget, and who to go to should you ever need additional support. 

Monday 20th September (10am-12pm) 

Meet our Mentors 

Exton Park Campus, Grosvenor Marquee  

Opportunity for new students to ask our peer mentors any questions they have about starting University. Come along for a pastry, a cuppa and a chat with our friendly Peer Mentors. 

Tuesday 21st September (11am-1pm) 

Opportunities Fair 

Shrewsbury, SU Lounge and Courtyard 

Meet the Volunteering and Mentoring Team to find out about volunteering whilst at University. We will be at the Opportunities Fair at University Centre Shrewsbury, sharing with you information on our services and how you can get involved in volunteering. 

Wednesday 22nd September  

(12pm-5pm) 

Welcome Fair 

Carriage Shed (near Chester train station) 

Meet the Volunteering and Mentoring Team to find out about volunteering whilst at University. We will be at the Freshers Fair sharing with you information on our services and how you can get involved in volunteering. 

Thursday 23rd  September (11:30am-1:30pm) 

Opportunities Fair 

Warrington, Outside Cafe 

Meet the Volunteering and Mentoring Team to find out about volunteering whilst at University. We will be at the Opportunities Fair at Warrington, sharing with you information on our services and how you can get involved in volunteering. 

Friday 24th September (10am – 5pm) 

Sports and Societies Fair – Meet our Student Led Projects 

Downes Sports Hall and overflow into Car Parks 

 

Meet our Project Leaders to find out how you can volunteer on Student Led Projects. Our student-led projects will be hosting a stall as part of the Sports and Societies Fair, come along and find out more about our projects and how you can get involved.

Friday 24th September (11.30-1.30pm) 

Make a difference- Volunteering pop up  

Exton Park Campus, Grosvenor Marquee 

Meet the Volunteering and Mentoring Team to find out about volunteering whilst at University and take part in our "Give it a go" volunteering activity, by sending a smile to a local care home with one of our welcome week postcards! We will also be giving away some freebies with our "wheel of fortune!"

Friday 24th September 

(1pm-3pm) 

Welly Wednesday Allotment Taster Session 

University Allotment - Corner of Walpole Street/Parkgate Road 

Join the student led volunteering project Welly Wednesday for an afternoon at the University allotment. Email volunteering@chester.ac.uk to book your place!