Reignite

Reignite Fortnight Line-up

Keep an eye out for up to date information and links to join events. To get the most out of your Reignite experience join us on Discord to connect and chat with students.

 

Arts and Crafts Fair - Corporate Health Team - 1st January – 12 noon on Thursday 28th January

An opportunity for staff and students to express their creativity through a medium of their choice. Entries can include all kinds of creative ideas like cake decorations, pottery, traditional crafts, sculptures, photography, paintings, drawings, origami, calligraphy and poetry. All creativity and artistic creations are welcome!

Photos of all entries should be emailed to corporatehealthteam@cumbria.ac.uk by 12 noon on Thursday 28th January 2021. Judging will take place on Friday 29th January.

Participants can submit an entry for more than one category however, they are limited to one entry per category. For more information email corporatehealthteam@cumbria.ac.uk

Monday 25th January

#UCSUSnailMail

Today's the day! Those who signed up to our UCSU snail mail project will get an email telling them who their pen-pal is today! Happy writing, and don't forget to share your letters with the hashtag #UCSUSnailMail on social media!

UoC Active Fit @ Home - 17:15 - 18:00 - To join visit UoC Active @ Home

This class is sure to get you running, jumping, twisting, turning and lunging (with plenty of laughter and enjoyment along the way). Suitable for all levels and abilities. All you will need is a mat or towel, and some space to move in.

Tuesday 26th January

Introduction to Global Game Jam Online with Lucy – 11:00 – 12:00 - Discord

Jackbox Games with your Officers – 18:00 – 19:30 - Discord

All you need is a laptop, smartphone or tablet. Let the fun begin. 

Wednesday 27th January

Stress Management Workshop – 14.00 – 15:00 – Join here

UoC Active Pilates session - 17:15 – 18:00 - To join visit UoC Active @ Home

Pilates concentrates on strengthening the body, with an emphasis on core strength. This class looks to improve your strength, posture, balance, flexibility and mental wellbeing. Suitable for all levels and abilities. All you will need is a mat or towel, and some space to move in.

 

Join Master Chef Champion Irini for a free cookery course - University of Cumbria - 18:00 – 19:00 - Sign up HERE

From 27 January Irini will be running six weekly sessions on Microsoft Teams, where you will learn how to make tasty, nutritious meals on a budget, and using basic ingredients and equipment. From weeks two to five she will provide a list of ingredients ahead of the session so that you can create one of her dishes in real time to enjoy yourself or share with your flatmates or family. Irini will be live and on hand to help you create your meal. All you need is an internet connection and a laptop or tablet you can bring to your cooking area. More information is available on my.cumbria here, and via the Student Hub.

Thursday 28th January

Spirituality based meditation - UoC Chaplaincy – 13:00 – 13:30 – Join here

Connect with nature via our meditation slots.

Netflix Watch Party – 19:30 - Deadpool - the link will be posted on Discord 20 minutes before the film is due to begin

Get the popcorn at the ready, sit back, relax and enjoy.

Friday 29th January

Virtual Brew with the Chaplains - UoC Chaplaincy - 10:30 – 11:30 – Join here

Connect with the chaplains this January, who would love to hear how your life’s going, your hopes for 2021, and what you’re finding most challenging.

Online Yoga for Health and Well-being – 12:15 – 13:00 – Join here  

The class is suitable for complete beginners as well as those of you who have practiced yoga before. The course will introduce a range of key yoga poses and focus on breathing and learning how to move with the breath. All of which have a powerful effect on flexibility, strength and relaxation.

‘Wellbeing and Mindfulness' Live and Online - Keep Fit Friday – 16:00 – 17:00 – Join here

Think of it as a ‘Keep Fit Class’ for the mind and emotions. It aims to be a fun way to increase wellbeing and feelings of calm, and build resilience skills. The activities draw on strong research that shows how to significantly improve emotional wellbeing and cognitive functioning.

Saturday 30th January

Meet and chill hosted by LGBTQ Network – 19:00 – 20:30

This is an opportunity to meet, talk and have a chilled virtual night together.
There will be some structure to keep conversation going however it is mostly a safe, open space to talk about anything we like.
To register interest please email
s2007476@uni.cumbria.ac.uk and you will be invited to the event.

Reignite Party hosted by DJ B – 20:30 – 23:30 - Facebook

“Social Distancing does not mean you have to be on your own... So tune in and join the Virtual Party to celebrate and reignite your love for music and good vibes with DJ B as he takes you through Party music from the 80s, 90s, 00s, 10s and present day!!!
Bring a drink, good energy and let’s get down together from the comfort of our own homes. 
Please like and Follow @deejaybdj on Facebook and or Instagram.

Sunday 31st January

Take some time out and check out our wellbeing page for some chilled out Sunday activities.

Recommend a friend for an elected position in the Students Union. Find out more about the roles available.

Monday 1st February

UoC Active Fit @ Home - 17:15 - 18:00 - To join visit UoC Active @ Home

This class is sure to get you running, jumping, twisting, turning and lunging (with plenty of laughter and enjoyment along the way). Suitable for all levels and abilities. All you will need is a mat or towel, and some space to move in.

Poetry that ‘will live and do good’. Reimagining Wordsworth by Jeff Cowton hosted by Centre For National Parks & Protected Areas and Literature -18:30 – 19:30

Part of the Changing Perspectives of a Cultural Landscape talk series, Curator and Head of Learning at Wordsworth Grasmere, Jeff Cowton talks through the £6million project ‘Reimagining Wordsworth’. Jeff Cowton is Curator and Head of Learning at Wordsworth Grasmere, the Dove Cottage home of writers William and Dorothy Wordsworth between 1799-1808. Find out more and register.

Tuesday 2nd February

Book Club - 13:00 – 14:00 - Discord

Calling all bookworms, come along for a chat about your shared interest and top reads.

Wednesday 3rd February

Introductory Session to Ecclesiastical Law hosted by Law Society - 14:00 – 15:15 - Zoom

The next instalment of the Guest Lecturer Series is an introductory session to Ecclesiastical Law (Church law). This is a niche type of law which will provide an insight into an area of law not covered by
the law degree. It will have both a theoretical and practitioner perspective with time at the end of the lecture for Q&A.

To express an interest and receive the link to the event email - s1906523@uni.cumbria.ac.uk

UoC Active Pilates session - 17:15 – 18:00 - To join visit UoC Active @ Home

Pilates concentrates on strengthening the body, with an emphasis on core strength. This class looks to improve your strength, posture, balance, flexibility and mental wellbeing. Suitable for all levels and abilities. All you will need is a mat or towel, and some space to move in.

Drag 101 – 19:00 – 20:30 - Discord

"come along and get ready with Anarchy! They will be teaching a nice pink drag look for those that want to look extra this valentine's day!"

Thursday 4th February

Spirituality based meditation - UoC Chaplaincy – 13:00 – 13:30 – Join here

Connect with nature via our meditation slots.

Conflict Managment Workshop – 14:00 – 15:00 - Join here

Friday 5th February

Virtual Brew with the Chaplains - UoC Chaplaincy - 10:30 – 11:30 – Join here

Connect with the chaplains, who would love to hear how your life’s going, your hopes for 2021, and what you’re finding most challenging.

Online Yoga for Health and Well-being – 12:15 – 13:00 – Join here  

The class is suitable for complete beginners as well as those of you who have practiced yoga before. The course will introduce a range of key yoga poses and focus on breathing and learning how to move with the breath. All of which have a powerful effect on flexibility, strength and relaxation.

‘Wellbeing and Mindfulness' Live and Online - Keep Fit Friday – 16:00 – 17:00 – Join here

Think of it as a ‘Keep Fit Class’ for the mind and emotions. It aims to be a fun way to increase wellbeing and feelings of calm, and build resilience skills. The activities draw on strong research that shows how to significantly improve emotional wellbeing and cognitive functioning.

Saturday 6th February

Big Fat Quiz of the Year – 19:30 - Discord

With the winner receiving £100 worth of One4all vouchers that are accepted in over 130 high street stores it's certainly worth taking part. Second place recieves £60 voucher and third place £40 voucher. Check out all the places you can spend one4all vouchers.

Sunday 7th February         

Keep training. Keep moving. #Stayfit check out our workout page and find the perfect activity for you.

Recommend a friend for an elected position in the Students Union. Find out more about the roles available.

 

DISCLAIMER - Not all events will be hosted by UCSU, although they are part of the line-up. UCSU cannot be held responsible for these events.