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7th-30th October
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Come and take part in our yearly Haunted Halls event! To enter all you have to do is register via the ResLife Portal and then decorate your flat. The deadline to register is the 30th October
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18th-30th October
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Throughout October we want to see your best pumpkin carving! Are you going to create the scariest pumpkin, the cutest pumpkin or are you able to create a halloween scene on your pumpkin?!
University Challenge 2020/21
26th October - 1st November
October 1/2 Term Kids Activity Days
26th-30th October
Book your children places for a week of activity with Premier Education for just £5!

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  • 3 score
    6 voters

    Mass Covid-19 Testing

    Current
      The university should be testing all students for Covid-19, not just symptomatic students. As seen by Northumbria University, 770 cases were found using mass testing however only 78 were symptomatic. People are still able to spread the virus when asymptomatic so to effectively control the virus on campus and in the community, all students must be offered a free Covid-19 test.
    Liam Ramsbottom
    5pm on 15 Oct 20 This would be a great idea and fully support It. but I can see two possible issues, on top of the obvious logistical issue. one would be how to encourage students to take the tests, would these be mandatory tests for students? or voluntary? two, students could become bolder after negative results, with the mentality of 'I tested negative so I can do anything now'. what I would like to see is the temperature machines you see in restaurants located around campus, this could be a viable addition to any testing scheme for when students take part in F2F lectures with immediate results compared to testing.