Events in October

Sat 1st October

Women's Volleyball image Give it a Go - Womens Volleyball
10am - noon
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Free to try!
Mind Body and Spirit logo Mind, Body & Spirit Fair
10am - 4pm
LRV
Free entry - Come and visit LRV for our Mind, Body & Spirit Fair. There are many activities to choose from and many things to look at and make!
Dodgeball image Give it a Go - Dodgeball
noon - 1:30pm
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Free to try!
Staffs Sports Logo Give it a Go - Womens Futsal
1:30pm - 3pm
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Free to try!
Men's Football Image Give it a Go - Mens Football Trials
2pm - 3pm
3G Pitch and Grass Pitch
Free to try!
Men's Futsal image Give it a Go - Mens Futsal
3pm - 4:30pm
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Free to try!
Mixed Lacrosse image Give it a Go - Mixed Lacrosse
3pm - 4:30pm
3G Pitch
Free to try!
Badminton Image Give it a Go - Badminton
4:30pm - 6pm
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Free to try!
Give it a Go - Ultimate Frisbee
4:30pm - 6pm
3G Pitch
Free to try!
october open mic Open Mic Night
7pm - 11pm
The Ember Lounge
Join us for an Open Mic Night at Ember!

Sun 2nd October

Cheerleading - Give It A Go!
10am - noon
Sir Stanley Matthew's Sports Centre
Come Join us for the cheerleading give it a go
Jiu Jitsu image Give it a Go - Jiu Jitsu
10am - noon
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Free to try!
Staffs Sports Logo Give it a Go - Mountaineering
10am - noon
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Free to try!
Mind Body and Spirit Logo Mind, Body & Spirit Fair
10am - 4pm
LRV
Free entry - Come and visit LRV for our Mind, Body & Spirit Fair. There are many activities to choose from and many things to look at and make!
Rock Climbing - Give It A Go!
10am - noon
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Come Join us for our rock climbing give it a go.
Combat GIAG Session
11am - 4pm
Keele Village Green
this is a Combat Give it a Go which is ran by Historia Normmanis.
get stoked logo Get Stoked! featuring The Labyrinth Challenge
11am - 5pm
Sports field opposite Sports Centre
The RACE is ON!
Cue Sports - Give It a Go!
noon - 4pm
Longton Snooker & Pool
Come join us for the Cue Sports Give it a go!
Dodgeball image Give it a Go - Dodgeball
noon - 2pm
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Free to try!
Futsal image Give it a Go - Futsal
noon - 2pm
Small 3G pitch
Free to try!
American Football image Give it a Go - American Football
12:30pm - 2pm
3G Pitch
Free to try!
Men's Football image Give it a Go - Mens Football Trials
2pm - 3pm
3G Pitch and Grass Pitch
Free to try!
Women's Basketball Image Give it a Go - Womens Basketball
2pm - 3:30pm
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Free to try!
Men's Football Image Give it a Go - Mens Football Trials
3pm - 4pm
3G Pitch
Free to try!
Men's Basketball image Give it a Go - Mens Basketball
3:30pm - 5pm
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Free to try!
Women's Football image Give it a Go - Womens Football
4pm - 6pm
3G Pitch
Free to try!
Women's Volleyball image Give it a Go - Womens Volleyball
5pm - 6:30pm
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Free to try!
Women's Rugby Image Give it a Go - Womens Rugby
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Grass Pitch
Free to try!
Hockey image Give it a Go - Hockey
6pm - 8pm
3G Pitch
Free to try!
Men's Volleyball Image Give it a Go - Mens Volleyball
6pm - 7:30pm
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Free to try!
the big quiz The Big Quiz
7pm - 11pm
The Ember Lounge
Join us for the weekly Big Quiz in the Ember Lounge. £4 entry per team and prizes to be won!
Men's Rugby image Give it a Go - Mens Rugby
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Grass Pitch
Free to try!
Netball Photo Give it a Go - Netball
7:30pm - 9pm
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Free to try!

Mon 3rd October

Hanley town centre Guided walk to Hanley
10am - noon
Meet at science center for 9:45
Join a student ambassador on a walk to Hanley town center.
Staffordshire university Campus tour
1pm - 2pm
Meet at science center for 12:45
Join a student ambassador for a tour of campus.
supermarket Trip down Victoria road
2pm - 4pm
Meet at science center for 13:45
Join a student ambassador on a walk down Victoria Road.
Welcome to All
5pm - 7pm
A Knit and Natter session that is free for everyone to attend.
Life Drawing Session
6pm - 8pm
K014 Dwight Builduing
Life Drawing GIAG Session!
Disney Quiz & Meet Committee - Give it a go
7pm - 8:30pm
L100 Flaxman
Join us for our first session of the term to put your Disney knowledge to the test!
Pom Dance - Give It A Go!
7pm - 9pm
LRV
Come join us for the pom dance give it a go!
Rock, Alternative & Metal Night in association with RAMS
10pm - 1am
Verve
Come and join us at Verve for our rock and heavy metal night!

Tue 4th October

Mountains Chill space
11am - 1pm
Catalyst CA205
A dedicated space for you to relax.
books English workshop
11am - noon
L301
We have specialist team at Staffs who are here to help you get all the practice and support you need.
question mark International drop in session
2pm - 4:30pm
Science Centre
Any questions you may have, we will be there to help!
Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Academic writing
3pm - 4pm
Online via MS Teams
Academic writing can be daunting when you start university. But help is at hand! This workshop covers the dos and don'ts of academic writing and explains how to adopt the right style.
GIAG Session 2.
5pm - 9pm
Flaxman L410.
Idol Society’s Give It A Go Session, consisting of dancing of Kpop/Jpop songs in an RDP form and more!
Pole & Aerial Arts - Give it A Go
5pm - 7:30pm
Polefit Longton
Give it a Go
student shopping Student Shopping night
5pm - 8pm
Potteries Centre, Hanley
Bag yourself exclusive discounts in all your favourite stores at the amazing Potteries Centre Student Night
Karaoke
9pm - 1am
It's that time of the week! Join us at the Ember Lounge for Karaoke, the biggest singalong in Stoke!

Wed 5th October

Career connect Career's Job Fair
11am - 3pm
LRV
Are you looking for a part-time job?
Tour of Stoke City Football Stadium
11am - 2pm
Sir Stanley Matthew's Sports Centre
Come and join us on a stadium tour of Stoke FC!
text book Academic skills session
1pm - 2pm
Microsoft Teams
Do you need support or refreshing on your academic skills ? This session will help to support you do so!
Smash Society Wednesday Give It a Go
1pm - 6pm
Mellor Building S500
Meet up with the rest of smash society to hang out and grind out some games! Can have fun doing friendlies or try to challenge yourself. Either way, you get to play the fun game of smash
money logo Meet the Money and Guidance team (International students only)
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Microsoft Teams
Get top tips on budgeting and finance as well as important information on how to avoid frauds and Scams.
Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Tackling an assignment
3pm - 4pm
Online via MS Teams
This workshop will help you to consider how to effectively approach your assignment and understand what is required.
Cosplay Weekly Social
5pm - 8pm
L410, Flaxman Building
Come along to our weekly socials for craft sessions or chill socialising.
Cue Sports - Give It a Go!
5pm - 8pm
Ember Lounge
Come join us for the Give it a go for Cue Sports
Pre's with Verve
8pm - 11pm
Verve
pre drinks in the cosiest venue on campus
Hooch Takeover Gobble!
10pm - 3am
LRV
Hooch are taking over your favourite night of the week with the best tunes, every Wednesday at LRV!

Thu 6th October

Staffordshire university logo COMPULSORY Welcome talk (International students only)
10am - 11am
Microsoft Teams
Welcome to Staffordshire University talk!
Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Referencing basics
11am - noon
Online via MS Teams
This session will help you to familiarise yourself with some of the resources you can use when writing your assignments, and introduce you to the tools available to help you reference these resources.
Staffordshire university logo MANDATORY SESSION: Visitor Visa Responsibilities
11:30am - 12:30pm
Microsoft Teams
Come along and learn what the means and what you should be aware of while a student at Staffs. This session is compulsory for visitor visa holders/International students.
Staffordshire university logo MANDATORY SESSION: Security at Staffordshire University
12:30pm - 1pm
Microsoft Teams
Come and meet the friendly members of the security team at Stoke on Trent campus, (for international students).
Staffordshire university logo MANDATORY SESSION: Student Visa Responsibilities
2pm - 3pm
Microsoft Teams
Come along and learn what the means and what you should be aware of while a student at Staffs. (This session is compulsory for visitor visa holders/ international students).
Pom Dance - Give It A Go!
4:30pm - 6:15pm
SIxth Form College - Dance Studio
Come join us for the pom dance give it a go!
Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Finding information for assignments
6pm - 7pm
Online via MS Teams
There is a wide range of library resources available to you in print and online. This session will help you to familiarise yourself with some of the resources you can use when writing your assignments, and help you judge what is quality information.
reslife logo Garden BBQ
6pm - 9pm
Royal Doulton Garden
Come have a chat with us at the Garden Barbeque party.
Give it a Go - Staffs Darts Club
6pm - 9pm
Ember Lounge
All are welcome to come join us, we will be playing games of darts and getting to know each other. Feel free to be casual or competitive.
Image of skier Snowsports Give it a Go
6pm - 8pm
Stoke Ski Centre
Try outs on the slopes
Cheerleading - Give It A Go!
6:30pm - 8pm
LRV
Come join us for the cheerleading give it a go!

Fri 7th October

question mark Practical support session
10am - 11am
Catalyst Gallery
This session will have support staff from accommodation, the Students' Union advice Team and the Student Connect Team on hand to answer all your questions.
Staffordshire uni logo Services, Meet the team
2pm - 3:30pm
Catalyst Gallery
Come a long to this session so you can meet all the teams who are here just for your support.
Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Numeracy
3pm - 4pm
Online via MS Teams
This workshop will explore what numeracy is, help you to develop an understanding of how numeracy impacts on your University experience, and demonstrate challenges that students experience and explore how these can be overcome.
Cheerleading - Give It A Go!
5pm - 7pm
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Come join us for the Cheerleading give it a go!
Image of skier Snowsports Give it a Go
6pm - 8pm
Stoke Ski Centre
Try outs on the slopes
Cocktails in Verve
8pm - 11pm
Verve
join us for our weekly cocktail night!

Sat 8th October

Stoke City FC vs Sheffield United
2pm - 5pm
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Come join us watch Stoke City FC play Sheffield United!
card game Card Game Night
7pm - 11pm
The Ember Lounge
Come to Ember Lounge and play a variety of card games including Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh or Magic the Gathering. Bring your own cards and games and find another to play against.

Sun 9th October

Cheerleading - Give It A Go!
10am - noon
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Come join us for the Cheerleading give it a go!
Stoke-con-Trent Stoke-con-Trent
10am - 4pm
Catalyst
Stoke Con Trent Is Coming Home!
Cue Sports - Give It a Go!
noon - 4pm
Longton Snooker & Pool
Come join us for the Cue Sports Give it a go!
The Big Quiz
7pm - 11pm
The Ember Lounge
Join us for the weekly Big Quiz in the Ember Lounge. £4 entry per team and prizes to be won!

Mon 10th October

Hanley town centre Guided walk to Hanley
10am - noon
Meet at science center for 9:45
Join a student ambassador on a walk to Hanley town center.
Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Finding information for assignments
11am - noon
Online via MS Teams
There is a wide range of library resources available to you in print and online. This session will help you to familiarise yourself with some of the resources you can use when writing your assignments, and help you judge what is quality information.
Staffordshire university Campus tour
1pm - 2pm
Meet at science centre for 12:45
Join a student ambassador for a tour of campus.
supermarket Trip down Victoria road
2pm - 4pm
Join a student ambassador on a walk down Victoria Road.
Give-It-A-Go Myth Wargames
6pm - 10pm
Flaxman Building, L216
Casual Table Top Wargames played with other members, to test out Armies, talk about painting and have matches purely for fun.
Pom Dance - Give It A Go!
7pm - 9pm
LRV
Come join us for the pom dance give it a go!
Rock, Alternative & Metal Night in association with RAMS
10pm - 1am
Verve
Come and join us at Verve for our rock and heavy metal night!

Tue 11th October

Photo of trees Carbon Literacy Training
10am - 4pm
Become a Carbon Literate student
Mountains Chill space
11am - 1pm
Catalyst CA205
A dedicated space for you to relax, have a cup of tea and just chill.
books English workshop
noon - 1pm
L301
We have specialist team at Staffs who are here to help you get all the practice and support you need.
question mark International drop in session
2pm - 4:30pm
Science Centre
Come see our International advisors and ask all your questions big or small!
Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Doing a Literature Review
3pm - 4pm
Online via MS Teams
Literature reviews are often required for longer pieces of work such as dissertations and Final Year Projects. This workshop will help you understand what a literature review is and how to approach this effectively.
Pole & Aerial Arts - Give it A Go
5pm - 7:30pm
Polefit Longton
Give it a Go
Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Tackling an assignment
6pm - 7pm
Online via MS Teams
This workshop will help you to consider how to effectively approach your assignment and understand what is required.
Karaoke
9pm - 1am
It's that time of the week! Join us at the Ember Lounge for Karaoke, the biggest singalong in Stoke!

Wed 12th October

The Get Together
10am - 4pm
LRV
Pop Up Market
money logo Meet the Money and Guidance team (International students only)
11am - noon
Microsoft Teams
Get top tips on budgeting and finance as well as important information on how to avoid frauds and Scams.
Give-It-A-Go : Myth Board Games
1pm - 8pm
TBA
Meet people with similar interests and play some boardgames with them
Smash Society Weekly Meet-up
1pm - 6pm
Mellor Building S500
Our regular meet up time to play the game woth everyone!
Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Critical writing
3pm - 4pm
Online via MS Teams
Develop your ability to write critically. This means learning to use the literature to support the arguments and assumptions you want to make in your writing.
Cue sports competitive session
7pm - 11pm
Longton pool and snooker club
Competitive pool session at Longton snooker and pool. All abilities welcome.
Pre's with Verve
8pm - 11pm
Verve
pre drinks in the cosiest venue on campus
VK Takeover Gobble!
10pm - 3am
LRV
VK takeover your favorite night of the week with the best tunes, every Wednesday at LRV!

Thu 13th October

Staffordshire university logo COMPULSORY Welcome talk (International students only)
10am - 11am
Microsoft Teams
Welcome to Staffordshire University talk!
Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Managing longer documents in Word
11am - noon
Online via MS Teams
When you begin to work on larger documents such as a large report, dissertation or final year project you are likely to need to use features within Microsoft Word which you have not used previously.
Staffordshire university logo MANDATORY SESSION: Visitor Visa Responsibilities
11:30am - 12:30pm
Microsoft Teams
. Come along and learn what the means and what you should be aware of while a student at Staffs. This session is compulsory for visitor visa holders/International students.
Staffordshire university logo MANDATORY SESSION: Security at Staffordshire University
12:30pm - 1pm
Microsoft Teams
Come and meet the friendly members of the security team at Stoke on Trent campus. (For international students).
Staffordshire university logo MANDATORY SESSION: Student Visa Responsibilities
2pm - 3pm
Microsoft Teams
Come along and learn what the means and what you should be aware of while a student at Staffs. (This session is compulsory for visitor visa holders/international students).
Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Online training and support
3pm - 4pm
Online via MS Teams
LinkedIn Learning is an online platform that offers a variety of video courses to help you develop your business, creative and technological skills.
Pom Dance - Try Out!
4:30pm - 6:15pm
SIxth Form College - Dance Studio
Come join us for the pom dance try outs!
Give-It-A-Go Myth Cardgames
6pm - 10pm
Room TBC
Casual Card games played with other members, to test out decks, and have matches purely for fun.
Cheerleading - Give It A Go!
6:30pm - 8pm
LRV
Come join us for the cheerleading give it a go!

Fri 14th October

Staffordshire university logo Practical support session
10am - 11am
Catalyst Gallery
This session will have support staff from accommodation, the Students' Union advice Team and the Student Connect Team on hand to answer all your questions.
Staffordshire uni logo Services, Meet the team
2pm - 3:30pm
Catalyst Gallery
Come a long to this session so you can meet all the teams who are here just for your support.
Cheerleading - Try Outs!
5pm - 7pm
Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre
Come join us for the Cheerleading try outs!
Cocktails in Verve
8pm - 11pm
Verve
join us for our weekly cocktail night!

Sun 16th October

The Big Quiz
7pm - 11pm
The Ember Lounge
Join us for the weekly Big Quiz in the Ember Lounge. £4 entry per team and prizes to be won!

Mon 17th October

Myth Society Weekly Wargames
6pm - 10pm
Flaxman Building, L216
Casual Table Top Wargames played with other members, to test out Armies, talk about painting and have matches purely for fun.

Tue 18th October

Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Referencing basics
11am - noon
Online via MS Teams
This session will help you to familiarise yourself with some of the resources you can use when writing your assignments, and introduce you to the tools available to help you reference these resources.
Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Using the Study Smarter guide
3pm - 4pm
Online via MS Teams
There is a wide range of tools which you can use to help you study effectively. These include tools to help with reading, writing, text-to-speech, planning and organising, collaborating with others and more.
Pole & Aerial Society Sessions
5pm - 7:30pm
Polefit Longton
Karaoke
9pm - 1am
It's that time of the week! Join us at the Ember Lounge for Karaoke, the biggest singalong in Stoke!

Wed 19th October

Myth Society Weekly Boardgames
1pm - 8pm
TBA
Meet new people with similar interests And play Boardgames with them
Smash Society Weekly Meet-up
1pm - 6pm
Mellor Building S500
Our regular meet up time to play the game woth everyone!
Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Reflective writing
3pm - 4pm
Online via MS Teams
Explore the use of reflective models and how to plan and structure a piece of reflective writing. In addition, an Academic Librarian & Skills Tutor will reveal common problems and highlight good practice to help maximise your marks.
Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Academic writing
6pm - 7pm
Online via MS Teams
Academic writing can be daunting when you start university. But help is at hand! This workshop covers the dos and don'ts of academic writing and explains how to adopt the right style.
Cue sports competitive session
7pm - 11pm
Longton pool and snooker club
Competitive pool session at Longton snooker and pool.
Pre's with Verve
8pm - 11pm
Verve
pre drinks in the cosiest venue on campus
Gobble
10pm - 3am
LRV
Your favorite night of the week with the best tunes, every Wednesday at LRV!

Thu 20th October

Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Planning your Final Year Project
11am - noon
Online via MS Teams
A final year project usually involves an investigation requiring research, subject knowledge, referencing and it is presented in an academic format.
Myth Cardgames
6pm - 10pm
Weekly Cardgames event for people to play casually!

Fri 21st October

Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Critical writing
11am - noon
Online via MS Teams
Develop your ability to write critically. This means learning to use the literature to support the arguments and assumptions you want to make in your writing.
Cocktails in Verve
8pm - 11pm
Verve
join us for our weekly cocktail night!

Sat 22nd October

Cosplay Parade
1pm - 5pm
Geek Retreat, Hanley
Come join us for a cosplay parade around Hanley in collaboration with Geek Retreat!

Sun 23rd October

The Big Quiz
7pm - 11pm
The Ember Lounge
Join us for the weekly Big Quiz in the Ember Lounge. £4 entry per team and prizes to be won!

Mon 24th October

Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Academic writing
11am - noon
Online via MS Teams
Academic writing can be daunting when you start university. But help is at hand! This workshop covers the dos and don'ts of academic writing and explains how to adopt the right style.
Myth Society Weekly Wargames
6pm - 10pm
Flaxman Building, L216
Casual Table Top Wargames played with other members, to test out Armies, talk about painting and have matches purely for fun.
Rock, Alternative & Metal Night in association with RAMS
10pm - 1am
Verve
Come and join us at Verve for our rock and heavy metal night!

Tue 25th October

Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Referencing basics
3pm - 4pm
Online via MS Teams
This session will help you to familiarise yourself with some of the resources you can use when writing your assignments, and introduce you to the tools available to help you reference these resources.
Pole & Aerial Society Sessions
5pm - 6pm
Polefit Longton
Karaoke
9pm - 1am
It's that time of the week! Join us at the Ember Lounge for Karaoke, the biggest singalong in Stoke!

Wed 26th October

Myth Society Weekly Boardgames
1pm - 8pm
TBA
Meet new people with similar interests And play Boardgames with them
Smash Society Weekly Meet-up
1pm - 6pm
Mellor Building S500
Our regular meet up time to play the game woth everyone!
Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Numeracy
3pm - 4pm
Online via MS Teams
This workshop will explore what numeracy is, help you to develop an understanding of how numeracy impacts on your University experience, and demonstrate challenges that students experience and explore how these can be overcome.
Cue sports competitive session
7pm - 11pm
Longton pool and snooker club
Competitive pool session at Longton snooker and pool.
Pre's with Verve
8pm - 11pm
Verve
pre drinks in the cosiest venue on campus
Halloween Gobble!
11pm - 3am
LRV
Your favorite night of the week with the best tunes, every Wednesday at LRV!

Thu 27th October

Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Reflective writing
11am - noon
Online via MS Teams
Explore the use of reflective models and how to plan and structure a piece of reflective writing. In addition, an Academic Librarian & Skills Tutor will reveal common problems with reflective writing and highlight good practice.
Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Critical writing
6pm - 7pm
Online via MS Teams
Develop your ability to write critically. This means learning to use the literature to support the arguments and assumptions you want to make in your writing.
Myth Cardgames
6pm - 10pm
Weekly Cardgames event for people to play casually!

Fri 28th October

Spiral bound notebook and highlighter Managing longer documents in Word
11am - noon
Online via MS Teams
When you begin to work on larger documents such as a large report, dissertation or final year project you are likely to need to use features within Microsoft Word which you have not used previously.
Cocktails in Verve
8pm - 11pm
Verve
join us for our weekly cocktail night!

Sun 30th October

The Big Quiz
7pm - 11pm
The Ember Lounge
Join us for the weekly Big Quiz in the Ember Lounge. £4 entry per team and prizes to be won!

Mon 31st October

Myth Society Weekly Wargames
6pm - 10pm
Flaxman Building, L216
Casual Table Top Wargames played with other members, to test out Armies, talk about painting and have matches purely for fun.
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