Breather Week | Term 1 Week 6 Newsletter
Posted on 8th November 2021
Heyo! It's week 6, and while that may mean a breather from work for some of you, there's no breather from newsletters!
Meet our Treasurer!
Hi everyone, I'm John! I'm a fourth-year Maths with Physics student back for my third term in the UWCS exec, this time as treasurer. You'll be able to find me at most of our events. I'll be managing finances as well as generally helping out where possible this year. Outside of UWCS my interests include programming, photography, and gaming.
🎮 Friday Night Gaming (Now with VR)
[Week 6] Friday 12th, 7pm-12am, Department of Computer Science
Come join us in the ground floor of DCS - we'll put out our range of consoles and games for you to come and enjoy. We'll have Steam up and running, and Gaming Get is now also working with our collection of DRM-free games, and to top it all off, we'll have VR available too!
As this event is in-person, we'll be asking people to follow the following safety precautions:
- All attendees will have their temperature checked and be asked to sign in on arrival for tracing purposes in the event of a positive case.
- Social distancing and mask-wearing will be strongly encouraged.
- Please have the NHS-Covid19 app installed and active on your phone if possible.
- We encourage you to take a lateral flow test before and after the event.
- If you test positive, display ANY Covid-19 symptoms or at all feel unwell, please do not attend the event!
If you have any questions about the event, or test positive for Covid-19 in the days following the event, please get in touch with a member of the exec, either through Discord DMs or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
⚡ Lightning Talks
[Week 7] Wednesday 17th, 6pm-7:30pm, Discord & Teams
Next week marks the return of Lightning Talks! Originally we were planning to have this be in-person, but as one of the speakers lives quite a distance away, we're going to schedule a set of in-person talks later in the term. This time, we have three people who will each be giving a 15-20 minute talk - the descriptions of which will be revealed soon - and the event will be streamed online through both our Discord, and MS Teams. Who knows, maybe you might learn something new!
⛄ Pretty Cool LAN
[Week 7] Friday 19th @ 7pm - Sunday 21st @ 6pm, LIB2
Following on from our first LAN, we'll be holding our second next week! We'll kick off with Friday Night Gaming as usual, before mixing in some tournaments, quizzes, casual gaming and other events across the weekend! More information, such as how to reserve a space for your PC/Laptop, will be available soon - keep an eye on our socials!
This Week in UWCS!
Check out our schedule for the week ahead below!
Wishing you all an amazing week!
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