Furness! Can you believe it’s week 5 already? Doesn’t time fly when you’re stressed and procrastinating? Don’t worry, we’ve got quite a bit going on in the next few weeks to take your mind off it. Let’s get on with it, shall we?
Thank you to everyone who came on the 15 Hour! We hope you had a great time, and that you’ve recovered by now. If you got some great pictures with your friends, why not send them over to the Furness College Facebook to add to our collection!
It’s not long now until our annual Winter Ball at the Netherwood Hotel. It’s great night to get all your friends together, pretend you’re classy, and celebrate the Christmas season in style! Ticket sales close the 3rd December, so don’t miss out! You can buy your ticket here.
Do you want to make an impact on your college? If so, you should run for the Furness JCR! Nominations open week 6, and we will be giving you guys all the information you need on the roles and campaigning. Also, nominations means Hustings is fast approaching – watch this space for more info!
Last week, Furness Bar Sports went up against County! Men’s Darts lost 5-4, A Team Pool lost 5-4, B’s lost 7-2, Women’s Pool lost 6-3 and Women’s darts won 7-0. Doms won 2-1.
For netball, the A team lost 20-17 to Grad, but the B’s won 21-16. Trev’s army lost 28-3 and the Mighty Mountains drew 3-3.
Football A’s lost 4-1 against County, and Table Tennis won 18-1!
This week, Bar Sports take on Bowland! Mondays & Tuesdays: 7pm.
In netball: A’s v Grizedale – Tuesday 7pm, B’s v Grizedale – Wednesday 3pm, Trev’s Army v Red Devils (Bowland) – Thursday 9pm, Mighty Mountains v Law Soc – Friday 7pm.
Student Switch Off
Are you living on campus? Student Switch Off are recruiting for Ambassadors –volunteers who help raise awareness of the energy saving competition across the colleges! They are holding a training session on Wednesday 7th November for anyone who’s interested where you can pick up transferable skills for your CV, as well as get a free Fairtrade T-shirt. No previous experience or knowledge required –just an interest in fighting climate change! This volunteering role is for students living on-campus.
Click here to register.
International Languages Cafe
Explore communication across cultures and languages while enjoying a free lunch! Taking place every Friday, these events are open to home students and international students interested in sharing and brushing up any of their language skills, from complete beginners to native speakers. It is a fantastic opportunity for foreign students to share their culture and for all other students to learn and exchange in a relaxed environment. A facilitator will help guide conversations. Friday 9th November – 1pm in the Roundhouse
And that’s it for this week, folks. See you next week!