postgraduate sports and events

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GSSF Training
14th November
Bookable Room 7/8, Union House
Training event for PG Reps on Graduate Student Staff Forums.
Postgraduate
GSSF Training Session
19th November
Bookable Room 7/8, Union House
Training session for students on Graduate Student Staff Forum.
Postgraduate
PGRunners (and joggers, walkers, etc)
20th November
Outside the Sports Park
Postgraduate | Free
PhDiggers - postgrad allotments!
20th November
uea postgrad allotments (meet in union house @ 14:00)
Postgraduate | Free | Family Friendly
postgrad yoga
20th November
Union House Bookable Room 6
Postgraduate | Free
Postgraduate Education Conference 2019
23rd November
Union House - University of East Anglia
#PGEDCON2019
Postgraduate | Free | Lead Change | Campus Events | Non Alcohol Focused | Employability | Skills | decolonise uea
PGRunners (and joggers, walkers, etc)
27th November
Outside the Sports Park
Postgraduate | Free
PhDiggers - postgrad allotments!
27th November
uea postgrad allotments (meet in union house @ 14:00)
Postgraduate | Free | Family Friendly
postgrad yoga
27th November
Union House Bookable Room 6
Postgraduate | Free
Postgraduate Assembly
27th November
Scholars Lounge
Postgraduate | Free | Non Alcohol Focused
PGRunners (and joggers, walkers, etc)
4th December
Outside the Sports Park
Postgraduate | Free
postgrad yoga
4th December
Union House Bookable Room 6
Postgraduate | Free
PGRunners (and joggers, walkers, etc)
11th December
Outside the Sports Park
Postgraduate | Free
postgrad yoga
11th December
Union House Bookable Room 6
Postgraduate | Free
An Economy for the Many
12th December
tbc
A radical panel of political figures and commentators on what a futuristic economy- one that delivers on issues of social and climate justice- will look like and how we will build it.
Postgraduate | Society | Campus Events | DSD - Academic | DSD - Political | decolonise uea academic | decolonise uea
postgrad yoga
18th December
Union House Bookable Room 6
Postgraduate | Free
Beginners Meditation for PGRs
15th January
Jullian Study Centre 2.02
Postgraduate
Beginners Meditation for PGRs
22nd January
Jullian Study Centre 2.02
Postgraduate
Beginners Meditation for PGRs
29th January
Jullian Study Centre 2.02
Postgraduate
Beginners Meditation for PGRs
5th February
Jullian Study Centre 2.02
Postgraduate
Beginners Meditation for PGRs
12th February
Jullian Study Centre 2.02
Postgraduate

We'd love to hear from you - if you have any event ideas, feel free to suggest them here!

 

Postgraduate Sports

The Union has 62 sports clubs, and have been working to keep them accessible to postgraduate students. Last year hundreds of PG students joined a sports club, ranging from swimming to rock climbing. Sports clubs are not just a place for those wishing to compete competitively, they are also a way to relieve stress and get out of the lab or the library. 


This year at least 68% of our Clubs have training hours that are postgraduate friendly (after 5pm and on weekends) and the vast majority have at least two sessions a week that are accessible.


To see all of the clubs and societies we have on offer, click HERE. If you have any questions about which clubs are most accessible for Postgrads, you can also contact your Activities and Opportunities Officer, Oli Gray: o.gray@uea.ac.uk

 

Three founding principles of PGSU sport services

  1. Sports sessions to be affordable, every week, on the same day, and at an accessible time.
  2. To continue as many of these services over the summer as we can. Postgrads are all still here and need services.
  3. For sessions to be postgrad exclusive and run by fellow PGs, when possible, to help people feel comfortable getting involved.

 

 

Postgraduate Yoga

Every Wednesday at 5.30 - 7pm. Simply turn up to Bookable Room 1, in Union House, and pay £1 when you get there to the instructor, Finn or if you want to avoid being disappointed if the room is full, book a place online. Mats are provided, but bring your own if you can. All levels welcome.

Want to exercise at a time that's good for you?

£1 Swim Tickets - The Union also run a special swim deal for postgraduate students. You can pick up off-peak swim cards for only a pound at the SU reception, upstairs in Union House. UEA Sport also actively encourage groups of postgraduates to book out sports facilities and do their own sessions.

We're currently working with the SportsPark to offer a wider variety of £1 sessions for postgraduates, stay tuned for more info!

ueactive

ueactive is a programme of fun activities for students and staff at UEA, to help develop a healthy lifestyle and promote a sporting habit for life. It is part of the UEA/HE University Sport Activation project, supported by Sport England, UEA and UEA SU. Sessions take place at the Sports Park. If you want to find out more, visit www.ueasport.co.uk/ueactive

Like free gigs and events?

Do you want to exclusively hear about free gigs at the Waterfront, and all the great free events we host? Complete the below form to start your adevnture with our FREE gigs offer. You will never be emailed with information other than free events and gigs, and your information will never be shared.

 

Postgrad 5-a-side

 

Run Your Own Postgraduate Events

The Students' Union regularly organises social events for postgraduates inside union house and around Norwich – including ale walks, coffee socials and Mandarin Chinese lessons. To help make sure that our events are designed for postgrads, by postgrads, we also help support and fund students to put on their own events. To find out more click here.

Follow the links on the events above or go on our facebook page to find out more.

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