Trev’s Times – WEEK FIFTEEN

Why hello there, Furness. Welcome to week fifteen. We’re going to keep very calm and not think about how fast this term is going…oh Jesus. Anyway, we’ve got a lot for you to look forward to this week. Seriously, it’s a lot.

 

15 HOUR

This Saturday, your fave bar crawl is back, and better than ever! This time, the theme for the 15 Hour Bar Crawl is…Monopoly! That’s right, we’re going to be making our way round Lancaster like it’s a Monopoly board, with drink deals, interactive extras and the cheapest tickets to date! Tickets will be sold on Thursday in the TV room from 1pm – 6pm. They’ll be £6 (!!!) and that includes drink deals, your 15 t-shirt and entry fees. Keep an eye on the event page for all updates, including info on drink deals. We can’t wait!!

 

TREVAOKE

This Wednesday, we’re bringing back every Furnessian’s fave karaoke session – Trevaoke! Bring your friends to Trev and sing your heart out to some beloved tunes! 7:30pm in the JCR room.

 

Self Love & Self Care Night!

 

Don’t get lost in the fog of Valentine’s Day – it’s important to love yourself, too! Take care of yourself and pop down to the TV room on Tuesday night at 6pm for face masks, fruit and more! You deserve it!

 

SPORT

Last week Bar Sports went up against County! Men’s darts lost 6-3, men’s A pool lost 5-4 and B’s lost 6-3. Women’s pool won 6-3 (keep up, lads!) and women’s darts was cancelled. Doms won 2-1!

Table Tennis beat County 13-6!

In Netball, all A’s games were cancelled, but B’s lost to Fylde 6-36. The Mighty Mountains lost to Enchantresses (Pendle) 4-15.

In football, the B’s drew with Fylde 1-1.

Next week, Bar sports and Table Tennis go up against Bowland!

Netball:

– As V Grad Monday 9pm
– As V Bowland Tuesday 6pm
– Bs V Grad Tuesday 9pm
– Bs V Bowland Wednesday 2pm
– Trev’s Army V Red Angels (Bowland) Thursday 9pm

 

Football: A team go up against Pendle on Wednesday 5pm. B team v County on Saturday at 10am

For more info on Furness fixtures and scores, check out our sports page!

Extrav & Welcome Week Committee!

 

It’s your last chance to sign up for our Extrav Committee! Our first meeting will be held next Monday! If you’ve already signed up, we’ll message you in the next few days. Don’t miss out on the chance to get involved with the event of the year! Message the Furness Facebook if interested!

Very soon we’ll be organising the meeting of the Welcome Week Committee! You’ll be responsible for working with the JCR to organise fresher events and help out during the week. Watch this space for more info!

REP APPLICATIONS

Don’t forget we’re still taking applications for Welcome Week Reps for 2019! It’s a great opportunity to make friends, have some responsibility and it looks lovely on your CV! You can apply HERE. Applications close on Sunday 24th February. Before applying, please read the terms and conditions, which you can find here. 

 

Bailrigg FM 

Every Sunday, Bailrigg FM are kindly allowing Furness students to send in their  music requests from 4pm-5pm.

 

GIN FEST

For the third year running, Lancaster University’s Gin Festival returns with more gins than ever before.
You can expect over 120 gins, signature cocktails, entertainment and much more…
Running from Wednesday 13th February to Saturday 16th February at the following times:
Wednesday 13th February – 4.00pm-Midnight
Thursday 14th February – 4.00pm-Midnight
The GinFest 121 Quiz
Come down and try your hand at our traditional pub quiz! Starting at 8.00pm with free entry.
Friday 15th February – 4.00pm-Midnight
Saturday 16th February – 4.00pm-Midnight

 

Deputy Senior Advisor

Lesley English, Faculty Librarian, has been appointed as the new Deputy Senior Advisor.  We would like to congratulate Lesley on her appointment and look forward to working with her in the College.

 

Feel Good Friday!

All are welcome at the Feel Good Friday event on the 15th February, organised by the Natural Healthcare Centre. There will free tasters, vouchers, information and stalls, and relaxation in the form of acupuncture, aromatherapy and much more! Fylde Common Room, 12pm-3pm.

 

And that’s it, folks! Told you there was a lot going on. Hope you all have a lovely lovely week and look after yourselves! See you next time!

#MightyFurness  #UpTheNess

 

Trev’s Times – WEEK FOURTEEN!

Hello hello hello everyone, welcome back to another Trev’s Times! I can’t believe how quickly the weeks are flying by can you?! Here’s how you can plan your week ahead…

15 Hour Bar Crawl

SAVE THE DATE: The second 15 Hour Bar Crawl has been announced and is rapidly approaching! On Saturday, February 16th we will be once again trekking around Lancaster in search of the best drinks deals, so keep an eye on the Facebook event for more details including the all-important THEME RELEASE and of course ticket sales and prices! See you there!

Self-Love and Self-Care Night

Don’t get lost in the fog of Valentine’s Day… this year, Furness invites you to join us in taking the time to love yourself as well as others.

Pop down to the TV Room on Tuesday, February 12th, for just that.. an evening of self-care with face masks and fruit for a nice, relaxed mid-week break. Click ‘going’ on the event, here, for more updates.

Become a Rep!

Furness is renowned for its amazing Welcome Week Rep system, and now you can be a part of it too! Whether you’ve repped before or would like to get involved we’d love to hear from you! Applications for one of the best and most important roles within the college are now OPEN!

Apply HERE – make sure you have read the terms and conditions (attached below) before applying! Applications close on February 24th.

Furness Welcome Week Reps Ts and Cs

P.S. A huge thank you to everyone who was a Rep during Welcome Week 2018 – we couldn’t have done it without you!

Join our Extrav Committee!

Help us organise the BEST Extrav on campus! If you have any amazing theme ideas, want to work alongside your fab JCR team or even some new people within Furness then let us know! 

ANY Furnessian can join our Extrav Committee, so get your creative juices flowing, Furness, and lets have another INCREDIBLE night!

Message the Furness Facebook Page to register your interest!

Suggestion Box

The end of Week 14 will see the implementation of a Suggestions Box in the Furness Mailroom. This box is for suggestions for the JCR,  any ideas for events or event themes and NON-URGENT* welfare matters.

*If you have any urgent welfare issues or concerns, please contact the Furness Porters, the FurCAT Team, or your Welfare Reps.

Sports

Last week’s sports we saw the Men’s Pool A Team win 5-4, and Bs won 7-2. Men’s As Darts lost 6-3 and Men’s Bs Darts won 9-0. Women’s Pool won 6-3, and Women’s Darts won 5-2. Dominoes won 2-1. Table Tennis won 17-6. All against Lonnie!! Meanwhile… Football As and Netball were cancelled due to poor weather.

In this week’s lineup…

Monday: Bar Sports 7pm against County, Netball Bs play Grad at 8pm, Netball As play Grad at 9pm

Tuesday: Bar Sports 7pm against County, Netball As play Fylde at 7pm

Wednesday: Netball Bs play Fylde at 3pm

Thursday: Netball Trev’s Army vs It’s Getting Hog in Here (GZ) at 8pm

Friday: Netball’s Mighty Mountains play the Enchantresses (Pendle) at 7pm

Don’t forget that you can follow live sports scores on the Furness Sport Facebook Page, where your lovely Sports Officers Jacob and Georgie will keep you up-to-date.

Bailrigg FM Request Hour

Bailrigg FM are offering the students of Furness a request hour every SUNDAY at 4pm!

Earn a £10 Amazon Voucher for taking part in a 90-minute focus group on your experience of Lancaster University

The University and Lancaster University Students’ Union would like to hear from a range of different UK undergraduate student groups:

•           LGBTQ+ students
•           Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students
•           Students from a BTEC background
•           Disabled students
•           Care experienced students
•           White males from low socio-economic backgrounds (typically in receipt of a bursary)
•           Mature students

The Focus Group will be held on Wednesday 6th February 2019.  To register your interest, please email outreach@lancaster.ac.uk and confirm your availability for the 6th February focus group and that you are a UK undergraduate student.

Looking for housemates to live with 2019/20?

Why not come along to a Housing Workshop run by the Transitions Team on Tuesday 5thFebruary, 12.00pm until 1.30pm in Fylde Common Room. The workshop is an opportunity to meet other students who are looking to live off campus next academic year and find people who have similar interests and expectations of shared living. At the workshop, there will also be a short presentation from Lancaster University Homes. Places are limited so to book please email transitions@lancaster.ac.uk

Aaaand that’s about it! Thank you for reading, everyone! If you have any queries, questions or concerns please head to the ‘Talk to Your JCR’ section of the website for all the information you might need!