Resident Lifestyle & Events Program
Throughout March we will be offering a range of events, competitions and on demand content through the Resident Concierge platform, below:
National Eating Disorder Awareness Week
1st - 7th March 2021
The goal of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (#NEDAwareness) is to shine the spotlight on eating disorders by educating the public, spreading a message of hope, and putting lifesaving resources into the hands of those in need.
This NEDAwareness Week, we are inviting all residents to increase their awareness of the impact of eating disorders. In an area where marginalised communities continue to be underrepresented, we have created a pool of resources to support you in increasing your awareness of the signs and symptoms of an eating disorder.
We have provided access to resources that will support your understanding of the difference between and eating disorder and an unhealthy relationship with food.
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World Book Day
Thursday 4th March
Marked in over 100 countries across the globe, World Book Day is a UNESCO initiative that aims to celebrate both books and reading. We have scheduled in a number of activities for you to engage with during World book day including a fancy dress competition and live book recommendations.
University Mental Health Day
Thursday 4th March
University Mental Health Day brings together the university community to make mental health a university-wide priority and create ongoing year round change to the future of student mental health.
Join us on
Thursday 4th March 2021
as we inspire conversations, take action and create change. Together we can get the nation talking about student mental health!
University Mental Health Day is the national day for student mental health. Run jointly by Student Minds and UMHAN, Uni Mental Health Day encourages students and staff across the UK to run events and campaign to promote awareness and support for students at universities to manage their wellbeing.
The campaign aims to empower all members of the university community to be active in supporting student mental health.
International Women's Day
Monday 8th March
International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women's achievements.
You can also access content on the following themes:
fundraise for female-focused charities
A look at some inspirational women throughout history
Kamala Harris - First speech to the nation as vice president
Equal rights movement
St. Patrick's Day
Wednesday 17th March
St. Patrick’s Day observes of the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. The holiday has evolved into a global festival, which celebrates Irish culture with parades, special foods, music, dancing, drinking and a whole lot of green. This St Patrick's Day why not celebrate by joining our Live Irish themed Quiz, or alternatively there are various traditional recipes for Irish foods, which can be accessed through the explore button below.
Global Recycling Day
Thursday 18th March
This Global Recycling day, why not make a commitment to reducing your Carbon footprint. Within the platform you can find our practical expert guide on how to become more eco-friendly to live a greener life.
It has estimated that textiles production accounts for more carbon emissions than maritime shipping and international flights combined. Just the simple act of wearing garments for longer would cut emissions. Why not join our Live Event, where Julia will demonstrate how easy it is to breathe new life into old clothes.
Sunday 28th - Monday 29th March
Holi is considered as one of the most revered and celebrated festivals of India and it is celebrated in almost every part of the country. It is also sometimes called as the “festival of love” as on this day people get to unite together forgetting all resentments and all types of bad feeling towards each other.
The great Indian festival lasts for a day and a night, which starts in the evening of Purnima or the Full Moon Day in the month of Falgun. It is celebrated with the name Holika Dahan or Choti Holi on first evening of the festival and the following day is called Holi. In different parts of the country it is known with different names.
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