Trev’s Times – WEEK TWENTY-ONE!

Hello there Furness, can you believe it’s week 21?! This term has FLOWN by! Now, let’s see what we’ve got going on in our last week of term.

 

Free Breakfast

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We’ve teamed up with Grizedale to give you guys a free breakfast this week! Head to Grizedale bar (upstairs) on Wednesday from 8:30am for some free food and a lovely start to the day!

 

Graduation!

Furness College students will graduate on Friday 19th July 2019 at 11:00am. General information for graduating students can be found on the Ceremonies website. Tickets for the College Celebrations are now available to order via the Online Store.  Tickets are free for graduating students who are accompanied by guests.  Please see our Furness College website for more information. We hope you can join us in these celebrations.  In the meantime, enjoy the rest of your time in Furness, good luck with your examinations and we hope to see you on Graduation Day.

 

Your new Socials Officers! 

After a new round of by-elections and co-options this term, we would like to introduce you to your new OFFICIAL Furness Socials Officers: Elissa Griffiths and Chris Hill! They’ve both got lots of ideas for the college, watch this space for what they have in store!

 

Roses!

 

The first Friday back marks the start of ROSES weekend 2019! This year the event will be hosted by York! Even if you’re not participating – get in the uni spirit and support! Keep an eye on the event page for all updates!

 

And thats it for now, folks! Quite a quiet week, but there’s lots to look forward to next term! Hope you all have a lovely Easter holidays – good luck to everyone in your exams and deadlines! See you next term!

#MightyFurness #UpTheNess

Trev’s Times – WEEK TWENTY!

Good morning, Furness! We hope you’re all feeling positive going into this week as for some of you it’s the final push! You’ve got this! Now here’s what we’ve got for you…

The Listening Service

If you are finding it hard to find someone to talk to or are struggling with issues such as anxiety, bereavement, caring, illness, low mood, relationships, work problems then why wait any longer?  Lancaster Medical Practice provides you with The Listening Service to support you through difficult times.  Trained listeners can give you time to talk for up to an hour, in complete confidence. Appointments are available every Wednesday at various sites of Lancaster Medical Practice.

Book an appointment at the reception today or to arrange an appointment over the telephone, please call 01524 541651.

Study Smart

If you’re feeling the pressure from studying and revision, come and say hello to your College Wellbeing Officers in the Library Foyer and The Base between 12 and 2pm on Wednesday 20th & 27th March.

Pop down to play some games or grab a brew, and give your brain a well-deserved break! We’re providing a chill-out area in the Base, so come along with your friends and take the pressure off for a while! Get some tips for managing study and exam stress, along with a healthy snack.

Socials Officer Wanted!

Could you be our newest JCR member, joining us a Socials and Events Officer? Let us know! Nominate yourself by sending your manifesto to the Facebook page by Wednesday (20/3)!

EXTRAV?!?

Sports News

In last week’s bar sports, Men’s A Team Pool lost 6-3, Men’s B Team Pool lost 5-4, both to Grad. Dominos won 2-1, and Men’s Darts won 6-3, against Grad. Women’s Darts won 5-2, and Women’s Pool won 7-2, both against Grad. We saw Table tennis win 18-0 against Grad. And, in Netball, Trev’s Army lost 9-23 to Red Devils (Bowland), Might Mountains lost 2-14 to Roaring Blues (Lonnie)

Wednesday: Table Tennis vs Grizedale

Thursday: Trev’s Army vs Wylde Ones (Fylde) at 8pm

Friday: Trev’s Army vs GuarentTREEd Goals (County) at 7pm

University Quiet Period

Quiet Period is the time leading up to and including exams. It is especially important at this time that residents are allowed to study in peace.
Quiet Period will run from the 29th April until the 19th June 2019. Please be aware, noise fines are doubled during this time.

Jam in Furness

All are welcome to join us in the Furness JCR for our ‘Jam-in-Furness’ on Friday 22nd March from 20:00 until 23:00. Entry for this event is free. If you are a musician and/or singer and would like to join then please contact Paul at paul@paulpalmersax.com or come along and enjoy some live music.

That’s about it for this week! Keep plodding along everyone, the end of term is in sight! See you next week.

Trev’s Times – Week NINETEEN

Hello there Furnessians! Can you believe it’s week 19 already? Where has the time gone? Anyway, here’s what we’ve got going on this week.

Enterprise Week

 

This week is Enterprise Week!
Gain insight into building a successful business, CV writing, public speaking and more! Each event is open to anyone and everyone, so come along to find out more! Visit the FB event for the full schedule!

Donut Stress! 

This Thursday, why not take break from work and visit us in Furness Foyer (2-3pm)  to get yourself a free donut? You’ll need to like the Furness Welfare page first.

Sport

Last week Bar Sports went up against Crapmel. Men’s Dart won 5-4, Women’s Darts won 4-3, Men’s A Pool lost 5-4, Bs won 5-4, Women’s pool won 5-4 and Doms won 2-1! Table Tennis also went up against Cartmel, winning 17-4.

Netball B’s lost 15-28 to Lonnie.

In Patriots, Furness lost 165-175 – thank you to everyone who came down and participated/ supported!

This week:

Monday: Bar sports v Grad, Netball B’s v County,

Tuesday: Bar Sports v Grad, Netball A’s v Pendle

Wednesday: Netball B’s v Pendle, TableTennis v Grad

Thursday: Netball C’s (Trev’s Army) v Bowland

Friday: Netball C’s (Mighty Mountains)

Sustainability Challenge Final – 12th March

Come along to the final of the Sustainability Challenge and listen to college teams present their ideas for making the university more sustainable. With previous ideas including the Community Fridge, Eco Hives and Precious Plastics, come and see what great ideas Lancaster students are putting forward to improve your university campus.
 
Starts 5.30pm prompt, Cavendish Lecture Theatre, Tuesday 12th March 2019.  Refreshments provided. 
Campus Community Fridge
The Campus Community Fridge is a space for students, staff and food businesses to share perfectly good quality surplus food rather than throwing it away. Find your nearest fridge at Bowland or Pendle porters lodges and keep an eye out on the Facebook Page for updates. If you are interested in finding out more or volunteering, please message the Facebook page or email fridgehelp@lusu.co.uk

 

And that’s it for this week, folks. See you next week!

#MightyFurness #UpTheNess

Trev’s Times – WEEK EIGHTEEN!

Hey Furness, how’s it going? Hope deadlines and exams aren’t getting you down!  We’ve got quite a busy week here, so we’d better get into it!

 Patriots!

The most exciting weekend of the year is here! Kicking off with a special Patriots Quiz on Thursday and ending with a Patriots social on Saturday evening we’ve got you covered!

Indian Cuisine Night

Our Indian Cuisine Night is taking place on Wednesday at 7pm in the TV Room! Tickets are just £3 for a meal (either veg biryani or chicken curry + veg roll from Sultans!) and can be purchased here.

Welcome Week Committee

Message the Facebook Page to apply!

Rep Interview Reminder

Welcome Week Rep interviews are taking place this week! Check your emails to find the date, time and location of your interview.

Sports

In last week’s sports Football As lost 4-2 to Fylde, and Bs lost 2-1 to Grizedale. Netball As lost to Cartmel 16-27, Mighty Mountains lost 14-22 against Red Rebels (Bowland), and Netball Bs lost 15-28 to Cartmel but won 20-9 against Grad.

Monday: Men’s Darts and Women’s Pool vs Cartmel

Tuesday: Men’s Pool and Women’s Darts vs Cartmel, Netball As vs County at 7pm, Netball Bs vs Lonnie at 9pm

Wednesday: Table Tennis vs Cartmel, Netball Bs vs County at 3pm

Thursday: Trev’s Army vs Barker Stars (Cartmel) at 8pm; Patriots Quiz!

Friday: Mighty Mountains vs Wild Griffins (Cartmel) at 6pm

FTO Voting Open Wednesday

Voting for Full-Time Officer positions opens WEDNESDAY 6th March until Friday 8th – don’t miss your chance to have your say!

Student Switch Off Climate Change Quiz

Take the Student Switch Off climate change quiz to learn about how small sustainable everyday actions on-campus can have a big impact on our fight against climate change! Take the quiz (here) to enter into a prize draw to win Ben & Jerry’s ice cream!

Food Bank Collection

Volunteers will be collecting non-perishable goods from Furness on March 12th.

Science Seminar Invitation: From Poland with Science

The Polonium Foundation and Federation of Polish Student Societies in the UK would like to invite you to our free science event Language and Cognition, on March 12th at 4:30 pm in Lancaster University Dining Room. Register your interest here.

Lancaster Wellfest

This year’s University Mental Health Awareness Day takes place on the 7th March, where universities across the UK raise awareness around wellbeing and looking after your mental health. The theme for the day changes every year, with this year’s theme being ‘Use Your Voice’. Lancaster University are running a Wellfest in the Chaplaincy, where different activities will be running throughout the day to encourage you to use your voice! Staff and students are welcome, and Wellfest is running throughout the day from 11-3:30.

Furness College Graduation

Graduation plans are currently underway and more details will be posted on our Furness Website very soon.  In the meantime, the graduation timetable is now available to view at  https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/…/summer-cerem…/summertimetable/

Phew, information overload! Hope this week goes well for you all, and good luck to those of you competing in Patriots (if not make sure you head down and support as many games as you can)! See you next week!