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Wed 29th January

Weekly Dog Walking
2pm - 3pm
Meet by UEA security lodge
Explore the outdoor spaces our campus has to offer with these fluffy friends and see the 'pawsitive' effect the lovely doggos can have on your wellbeing.

Thu 30th January

Wheelchair Basketball 4
9pm - 9:30pm
Sportspark Hall 3

Fri 31st January

Tue 4th February

Ziggurat Challenge Event 15: Netball
5pm - 7:30pm
Sportspark Halls 4 & 5
Come along and try a different sport/activity nearly every week of term time for FREE. Score points for your school of study by participating or spectating. All UEA students, alumni and staff welcome. Just turn up.

Wed 5th February

Weekly Dog Walking
2pm - 3pm
Meet by UEA security lodge
Explore the outdoor spaces our campus has to offer with these fluffy friends and see the 'pawsitive' effect the lovely doggos can have on your wellbeing.

Mon 10th February

The Left and LGBT+ people: a politics for everyone?
6pm - 7:30pm
Arts 2.84
A panel on the current state of LGBT+ issues on the Left and how we push for progress, featuring: trans activists Lily Madigan (the first trans woman to be hold a Women's Officer role in Labour) and Charlie Caine, and academic Rebecca Hale.

Tue 11th February

Ziggurat Challenge Event 16: Fairground Games
1pm - 3pm
Sportspark
Come along and try a different sport/activity nearly every week of term time for FREE. Score points for your school of study by participating or spectating. All UEA students, alumni and staff welcome. Just turn up.

Wed 12th February

Weekly Dog Walking
2pm - 3pm
Meet by UEA security lodge
Explore the outdoor spaces our campus has to offer with these fluffy friends and see the 'pawsitive' effect the lovely doggos can have on your wellbeing.

Mon 17th February

Tower of London Trip
8am - 8pm
Tower of London
Delve into history on is DSD Festival trip to The Tower of London! Tickets available from January 24th!
Mental Health First Aid
9am - 4pm
Bookable Room 6, Union House
This course will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis - and even potentially stop a crisis from happening.
Graffiti Workshops
10am - 6pm
LCR
Learn the basics in this short session!
Shoulder and Head Massage Workshop
11:30am - 1pm
Bookable Room 2, Union House
Japanese Culture Through Painting a Fox Mask
2pm - 3pm
Bookable Room 1, Union House
Join us in this workshop and learn about the art of painting masks in Japan.
Shoulder and Head Massage Workshop Session 2
2pm - 3:30pm
Bookable Room 2, Union House
Deaf Awareness Workshop
3pm - 4pm
The Enterprise Centre 0.01
It covers why Deaf Awareness in everyday life is so important.
Japanese Culture Through Painting a Kokeshi (doll)
4pm - 5pm
Bookable Room 1, Union House
Join us in this workshop and learn about the art of painting kokeshi (Japanese wooden doll).
CAP Money Management Course
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Bookable Room 2, Union House
Does money management worry you? Do you visit an ATM with your fingers crossed there’s still money in your account? Have you spent more than you intended, but have no idea how..?!

Tue 18th February

Do Something Different Festival
9am - 8pm
Various Locations
The DSD Festival is a great time for you to expand your horizons with various events on through out the week!
Mental Health First Aid
9am - 4pm
Bookable Room 6, Union House
This course will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis - and even potentially stop a crisis from happening.
Blickling Estate Trip
10am - 3pm
Blickling Hall
Come and explore Blickling with DSD! Tickets available January 24th!
Filmmaking Mashup Workshop Session 1
10am - noon
Music 0.02
If you are considering entering East Anglian Film Archive’s mash up competition, then this is a great opportunity to get some training and experience in making films using archival materials.
Graffiti
10am - 6pm
LCR
Learn the basics in this short session!
Traditional Food in the French-Speaking World
10am - 11am
Congregation Hall 0.17
The food of the French-Speaking world is varied and fascinating, come to this session to begin to learn about it!
Stained Glass Drop-ins
11am - 4:30pm
Bookable Room 5, Union House
Ever wanted to try making your own stained glass?
Greek Culture: Having fun in a Greek Taverna
noon - 1pm
Congregation Hall 0.17
Meeting people, Tasting Greek food, Singing Greek songs.
Filmmaking Mashup Workshop Session 2
1pm - 3pm
Music 0.02
If you are considering entering East Anglian Film Archive’s mash up competition, then this is a great opportunity to get some training and experience in making films using archival materials.
Italian: Food for Thought
1pm - 2pm
Congregation Hall 0.17
Learn how to make a ‘real’ Italian risotto and explore the food culture of different Italian regions.
Needle Felting
2:30pm - 4pm
Create something beautiful at this crafting session!
Chinese: Food as a reflection of society
4pm - 5pm
Congregation Hall 0.17
To Chinese people, it’s arguably true that the pleasures and sorrows of life, health and well-being, as well as harmony are all embedded in food.

Wed 19th February

National Space Centre Trip
7am - 7pm
National Space Centre
Travel up, up and away with DSD on this trip to the National Space Centre! Tickets available from January 24th!
Do Something Different Festival
9am - 8pm
Various Locations
The DSD Festival is a great time for you to expand your horizons with various events on through out the week!
Volunteering at Salhouse Broad
9:30am - 2:30pm
Meet outside the Congregation Hall
German: Walking & Learning
10am - 11am
Congregation Hall 0.17
If you enjoy nature and like the challenge of a (first) conversation in German, this one-hour guided lakeside walk is the perfect activity for you.
Screenwriting Workshop
10am - 1pm
Congregation Hall 01.07
Have you got a great idea for a feature film? Love movies and want to know how scripts work? Or ever secretly thought you would do a much better job of writing a TV drama?
LGBT+ Krav Maga Self-Defence Workshop
11am - 1pm
Congregation Hall 01.20
Krav Maga is renowned for being the most comprehensive self-defence instructors training course in the world.
Mental Health in BAME Communities
11am - 1pm
Congregation Hall 0.13
Tickets for this session will be available form Feb 1st!
Traditional Food in the French-Speaking World
11am - noon
Congregation Hall 0.17
The food of the French-Speaking world is varied and fascinating, come to this session to begin to learn about it!
Krav Maga Self-Defence Workshop
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Congregation Hall 01.20
Krav Maga is renowned for being the most comprehensive self-defence instructors training course in the world. It consists of a wide combination of techniques sourced from Boxing, Muay Thai, Judo, Jujutsu and Wrestling along with realistic fight train
Being an Ally
2pm - 4pm
Congregation Hall 0.13
In this workshop you will understand what it means to be an ally for those who are not from an underrepresented group and take action for those groups in a way which supports them.
The Secrets of Arabic Coffee
2pm - 3pm
Congregation Hall 0.09
Espresso, mocha, Turkish (also Arabic or Greek) coffee…we cannot imagine today a life without this beverage.
Weekly Dog Walking
2pm - 3pm
Meet by UEA security lodge
Explore the outdoor spaces our campus has to offer with these fluffy friends and see the 'pawsitive' effect the lovely doggos can have on your wellbeing.
Russian Connections
3pm - 4pm
ARTS 01.17
Tea Time: Cream teas, anyone?
3pm - 4pm
ARTS 01.18
Many cups of tea are drunk in homes and offices throughout the UK but from where did this love of tea come from?

Thu 20th February

Cambridge Trip
9am - 6pm
Cambridge
Travel to picturesque Cambridge for a day of sight seeing and shopping with DSD! Tickets available form January 24th!
Do Something Different Festival
9am - 8pm
Various Locations
The DSD Festival is a great time for you to expand your horizons with various events on through out the week!
Gressenhall Trip
10am - 3pm
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse are waiting for you on the DSD Trip! Tickets available from January 24th!

Fri 21st February

Do Something Different Festival
9am - 8pm
Various Locations
The DSD Festival is a great time for you to expand your horizons with various events on through out the week!
Harry Potter Studio Tour Trip
11am - 11:30pm
Harry Potter Studio Tour
See the magic with DSD at the Harry Potter Studio Tour! Tickets available fro January 24th!
Stained Glass Drop-ins
11am - 4:30pm
Bookable Room 5, Union House
Ever wanted to try making your own stained glass?
PAT Dogs
noon - 2pm
Congregation Hall 01.19
Zorb Football
1pm - 4pm
Sportspark Hall 1
Battleground Archery
1:15pm - 3:55pm
Sportspark Hall 2
BBC Radio 4’s ‘Any Questions?’
7pm - 9pm
Any Questions? – BBC Radio 4’s flagship current affairs panel show – will go out live from UEA next month.

Sat 22nd February

London Trip: Black History Walk or National Student Pride
8am - 8pm
London, various parts
Join DSD on this dual pronged trip to London! Tickets go on sale on January 24th!
Do Something Different Festival
9am - 8pm
Various Locations
The DSD Festival is a great time for you to expand your horizons with various events on through out the week!
DSD Burlingham Wood Day Walk
9:30am - 5pm
Meet at Norwich Bus Station in the city center
Take a nice walk around a beautiful part of Norfolk!

Sun 23rd February

Do Something Different Festival
9am - 8pm
Various Locations
The DSD Festival is a great time for you to expand your horizons with various events on through out the week!

Tue 25th February

Ziggurat Challenge Event 17: Volleyball
5pm - 7:30pm
Sportspark Halls 4 & 5
Come along and try a different sport/activity nearly every week of term time for FREE. Score points for your school of study by participating or spectating. All UEA students, alumni and staff welcome. Just turn up.

Wed 26th February

Weekly Dog Walking
2pm - 3pm
Meet by UEA security lodge
Explore the outdoor spaces our campus has to offer with these fluffy friends and see the 'pawsitive' effect the lovely doggos can have on your wellbeing.

Wed 4th March

Ziggurat Challenge Event 18: Ten Pin Bowling
1pm - 3pm
Namco Funscape Bowthorpe
Come along and try a different sport/activity nearly every week of term time for FREE. Score points for your school of study by participating or spectating. All UEA students, alumni and staff welcome. Just turn up.

Sat 21st March

Scotland Trip
21st March midnight - 24th March midnight
UEA Student Experience Trip - Scotland ‘World of Work’
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