Week 5 Term 2 NewsletterMon 08 Feb Newsletter
Week 5 Term 2 Newsletter
Halfway there! Halfway of the middle term. As halfway as you can get. I hope everyone is having a good time. We've got the very important AGM coming up, and the very exciting WASD this weekend!
Our Annual General Meeting is coming up this term! We're running this Friday 19th February (Week 6) and it's your opportunity to run for an Exec position, vote for who the new Exec will be, and make any changes to the society in a democratic way.
Naturally, due to the ongoing state of the world, it will be run online on Teams.
If you're interested in running for a position or have any questions please do get in touch, though you're also free to nominate yourself on the day if you wish.
The positions available are:
- President - The representative of the society
- Secretary - In charge of the administrative details
- Treasurer - Responsible for the society budget
- Academic Coordinator - Organises academic events
- Gaming Coordinator - Organises gaming events
- Social Secretary - Organises social events
- Women's Officer - Ensure we have a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere for women within the society
- Tech Officer - Responsible for managing all of the technical resources provided to our members
If you are interested and would like more information, check out our Exec page for more on who each exec currently is and a summary of their role.
What is is:
A charity speedrunning event streamed live on Twitch. There will be a variety of games streamed from Quake to Pokemon to Geoguessr!
When it is:
This weekend! Over the weekend of Week 5. 13th-14th February
Who it is for:
The event is for SpecialEffect, a charity which develops and provides assistive technology to help people with disabilities to play games. https://www.specialeffect.org.uk/
- Website: https://wasd.warwick.gg/
- Schedule: https://oengus.io/marathon/wasd-2021/schedule
- Discord: https://wasd.warwick.gg/discord
- Donation Page: https://wasd.warwick.gg/donate
That's all from me!
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