Events in September

Forthcoming Events

Thu 24th September

Officer Cook Along
21st September noon - 7th October 5pm
Virtual Event - Instagram
Join us every Friday for a cook along with one of your student officers! Want to learn a new dish, or polish up them skills now you've left home cooking behind? This is perfect for you! Hosted on our Instagram @derbyunion
Market Day
10am - 3pm
Freshers Village - Kedleston Road
Here at the Union, we love to support local businesses, especially ones that bring great products or services to our students. From delicious international cuisine to discounted products from some well-known brands!
Mini Golf - Thursday
11am - 7pm
Freshers Village
Grab a putter and put your short game to the test over nine holes of mini golf at the Union's Freshers Village. Avoid those bogeys and down it in one!
Tea and Talk - with Union Advice and Student Wellbeing
11:30am - 2pm
Freshers Village
Join our Advice team for a hot drink and a chat
Advice - twilight session*
5pm - 7pm
derbyunion.co.uk/advice/livechat
Live chat with our free, independent Advice service
Business Society welcome
6pm - 7pm
Microsoft Teams
Introduction to the Society and committee with an overview of what we have planned for the year. Join our 'Give it a go' channel on Microsoft teams to access the meeting. https://teams.microsoft.com/l/channel/19%3a940328823110451882819075937efac
Discover Derby: Derby Market Place takeover
6pm - 9pm
Derby Market Place
Good food. Good times.
Virtual Musical Theatre Give It A Go
7pm - 9pm
Virtual
A one-time virtual Give it a go session, hosted on the musical theatre discord server for current and prospective members.

Fri 25th September

Officer Cook Along
21st September noon - 7th October 5pm
Virtual Event - Instagram
Join us every Friday for a cook along with one of your student officers! Want to learn a new dish, or polish up them skills now you've left home cooking behind? This is perfect for you! Hosted on our Instagram @derbyunion
LGBTQ+ Virtual Pub Quiz
midnight - 11:59pm
Mindful Zumba (Feel Good Friday)
9:30am - 10:15am
the Freshers Village
Find a calm little corner in one of our Freshers Village marquees and join in with some of our creative sessions including Mindful Zumba.
Poetry Workshop (Feel Good Friday)
10am - 11am
Online, via Zoom
Find a calm little corner of the internet and join in with some of our creative sessions including a Poetry Workshop.
Mindful Pilates (Feel Good Friday)
10:30am - 11:15am
the Freshers Village
Find a calm little corner in one of our Freshers Village marquees and join in with some of our creative sessions including Mindful Pilates.
Buxton Virtual Scavenger Hunt
11am - 7pm
Buxton
Explore, fun, repeat.... while keeping your social distance of course! Download the app now!
Mini Golf - Friday
11am - 2pm
Freshers Village
Grab a putter and put your short game to the test over nine holes of mini golf at the Union's Freshers Village. Avoid those bogeys and down it in one!
Laughtercise*
11:30am - 12:30pm
Zoom
Stretched Muscles. Warm Hearts. Tickled Ribs. Calm Minds.
Mindful Meditation (Feel Good Friday)
11:45am - 12:30pm
the Freshers Village
Find a calm little corner in one of our Freshers Village marquees and join in with some of our creative sessions including Mindful Meditation.
Mindful Comics (Feel Good Friday)
1:30pm - 2:15pm
the Freshers Village
Find a calm little corner in one of our Freshers Village marquees and join in with some of our creative sessions including Mindful Comics.
Lacrosse Give it a Go
3:30pm - 5pm
Lower 4G Pitch - University of Derby
Come and try Lacrosse in a safe and friendly environment! There is a limited capacity for this event.
Virtual Icebreaker
5pm - 6pm
Online, Zoom
Join our Zoom call and get to know our society and fellow members, ask us any questions you may have and play some quizzes! Join our Facebook private group to get more info or message us on any of our social media accounts.
Imagineers One Shot Role Play Game
6pm - 7pm
Academy Bar
Join our Imagineers Society in the Academy Bar to take part in their One Shot Role Play Game
TKD-Give it a Go
6pm - 7pm
University of Derby Sports Centre
Come join us for a FREE session of fun filled exercise!
Comedy Night
7pm - 10:30pm
the Freshers Village
Laugh yourself silly with our live comedy night, proudly sponsored by intu Derby
Virtual Fresher's Church Search
7pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Freshers Event for students to help them find a church in Derby.
Virtual Welcome for Interior Design Society
7:30pm - 8:15pm
Online
A short welcome virtually! Grab a cuppa and join us online for a little chat where you can ask questions and we can introduce ourselves. Online platform to be confirmed, but will be sorted. Worst case scenario the event will be moved back a tad

Sat 26th September

Officer Cook Along
21st September noon - 7th October 5pm
Virtual Event - Instagram
Join us every Friday for a cook along with one of your student officers! Want to learn a new dish, or polish up them skills now you've left home cooking behind? This is perfect for you! Hosted on our Instagram @derbyunion
Rowing Give It A Go
1pm - 4:30pm
Derby Rowing Club
'This year we are offering the opportunity to come down to Derby Rowing Club and spend some time on the rowing machine with our committee'

Sun 27th September

Officer Cook Along
21st September noon - 7th October 5pm
Virtual Event - Instagram
Join us every Friday for a cook along with one of your student officers! Want to learn a new dish, or polish up them skills now you've left home cooking behind? This is perfect for you! Hosted on our Instagram @derbyunion
Rowing Give It A Go
1pm - 4:30pm
Derby Rowing Club
'This year we are offering the opportunity to come down to Derby Rowing Club and spend some time on the rowing machine with our committee.'

Mon 28th September

Officer Cook Along
21st September noon - 7th October 5pm
Virtual Event - Instagram
Join us every Friday for a cook along with one of your student officers! Want to learn a new dish, or polish up them skills now you've left home cooking behind? This is perfect for you! Hosted on our Instagram @derbyunion
Signature Bake Give It a Go
28th September midnight - 4th October 6pm
From the comfort of your own home
Participants are given a theme (this time it's your course) and a week long window in which to produce a bake at home and submit it to our socials or email for judging. Then, a Star Baker will be crowned!
Women's Football Give it a Go
4pm - 5:30pm
Lower 4G Pitch - University of Derby
Come and try Women's Football in a safe and friendly environment! There is a limited capacity to this event.
LGBTQ+ Welcome*
7pm - 9pm
Blackboard
An opportunity to meet your elected Equality Officers for LGBTQ+ and Gender and socialise with other students

Tue 29th September

Officer Cook Along
21st September noon - 7th October 5pm
Virtual Event - Instagram
Join us every Friday for a cook along with one of your student officers! Want to learn a new dish, or polish up them skills now you've left home cooking behind? This is perfect for you! Hosted on our Instagram @derbyunion
Signature Bake Give It a Go
28th September midnight - 4th October 6pm
From the comfort of your own home
Participants are given a theme (this time it's your course) and a week long window in which to produce a bake at home and submit it to our socials or email for judging. Then, a Star Baker will be crowned!
Equestrian Team Trials
10am - 1pm
Hargate Equestrian Centre
Team trials for anybody who is interested in joining a team competing this year.
Equestrian Give it a Go Lessons
1pm - 2pm
Hargate Equestrian Centre
Give it a go lessons for any new riders.
International Welcome*
6pm - 8pm
Online
A virtual welcome to the University of Derby, hosted by your Part Time Officer
Virtual Fresher's International Student Welcome Call
7pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Freshers Event: Welcome Zoom Call for International Students
The Great British Bake Off Viewings
8pm - 9:30pm
Virtual
Come and join Derby's very own Bake Off society in a Netflix-party style viewing of GBBO!

Wed 30th September

Officer Cook Along
21st September noon - 7th October 5pm
Virtual Event - Instagram
Join us every Friday for a cook along with one of your student officers! Want to learn a new dish, or polish up them skills now you've left home cooking behind? This is perfect for you! Hosted on our Instagram @derbyunion
Signature Bake Give It a Go
28th September midnight - 4th October 6pm
From the comfort of your own home
Participants are given a theme (this time it's your course) and a week long window in which to produce a bake at home and submit it to our socials or email for judging. Then, a Star Baker will be crowned!
Virtual Pictionary
midnight - 11:59pm
Practical Mindfulness*
11:30am - 12:30pm
Zoom
Join this online seminar covering the importance of mindfulness and the positive wellbeing it can bring to your life
Rounders' Give it a Go
1pm - 3pm
Sturgess Field (Behind Jonty Farmer on Kedleston Road)
An opportunity to try out the sport in a relaxed environment and meet the club committee.
Debate Society Quick Fire Debate Session
3pm - 6pm
Virtual
Join our Debate Society online to take part in their Quick Fire Debate Session.
Student Parent and Carers Welcome *
4pm - 5:30pm
Blackboard
An opportunity to meet your elected Equality Officer for Student Parents and Carers, alongside others student parents and carers
Virtual Biosciences Talk with Royal Society of Biology
6pm - 7pm
Virtual
A talk about the Royal Society of Biology and what they can offer us as students and what they do, especially helpful for first years. Question and answer session at the end.

Thu 1st October

Officer Cook Along
21st September noon - 7th October 5pm
Virtual Event - Instagram
Join us every Friday for a cook along with one of your student officers! Want to learn a new dish, or polish up them skills now you've left home cooking behind? This is perfect for you! Hosted on our Instagram @derbyunion
Signature Bake Give It a Go
28th September midnight - 4th October 6pm
From the comfort of your own home
Participants are given a theme (this time it's your course) and a week long window in which to produce a bake at home and submit it to our socials or email for judging. Then, a Star Baker will be crowned!
Online Anime Watch Party
5pm - 8pm
Virtual
Online watch party for attendees, including voice channels.

Fri 2nd October

Officer Cook Along
21st September noon - 7th October 5pm
Virtual Event - Instagram
Join us every Friday for a cook along with one of your student officers! Want to learn a new dish, or polish up them skills now you've left home cooking behind? This is perfect for you! Hosted on our Instagram @derbyunion
Signature Bake Give It a Go
28th September midnight - 4th October 6pm
From the comfort of your own home
Participants are given a theme (this time it's your course) and a week long window in which to produce a bake at home and submit it to our socials or email for judging. Then, a Star Baker will be crowned!
ANIMATION SOCIETY - GIVE IT A GO ONLINE SESSION
2pm - 4pm
Online via Microsoft Teams
The Animation Society welcomes anyone interested in animated media, be it making, discussing or watching. Find out about all the interesting events we have planned for this year and get the chance to meet the team as we play some cartoon themed games
Students with Disabilities and Allies Welcome*
4pm - 6pm
Blackboard
An opportunity to meet your elected Equality Officer for Students with Disabilities' and other students who have a disability and discuss how we can support each other
Virtual Fresher's Church Search
7pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
A freshers event for new students to help them find out more about the churches in Derby.

Sat 3rd October

Officer Cook Along
21st September noon - 7th October 5pm
Virtual Event - Instagram
Join us every Friday for a cook along with one of your student officers! Want to learn a new dish, or polish up them skills now you've left home cooking behind? This is perfect for you! Hosted on our Instagram @derbyunion
Signature Bake Give It a Go
28th September midnight - 4th October 6pm
From the comfort of your own home
Participants are given a theme (this time it's your course) and a week long window in which to produce a bake at home and submit it to our socials or email for judging. Then, a Star Baker will be crowned!

Sun 4th October

Officer Cook Along
21st September noon - 7th October 5pm
Virtual Event - Instagram
Join us every Friday for a cook along with one of your student officers! Want to learn a new dish, or polish up them skills now you've left home cooking behind? This is perfect for you! Hosted on our Instagram @derbyunion
Signature Bake Give It a Go
28th September midnight - 4th October 6pm
From the comfort of your own home
Participants are given a theme (this time it's your course) and a week long window in which to produce a bake at home and submit it to our socials or email for judging. Then, a Star Baker will be crowned!
Book Club Give It A Go
6pm - 7pm
Virtual
A virtual Give It a Go session for potential members to have a general discussion for all things book related, then followed by a book themed quiz.

Mon 5th October

Officer Cook Along
21st September noon - 7th October 5pm
Virtual Event - Instagram
Join us every Friday for a cook along with one of your student officers! Want to learn a new dish, or polish up them skills now you've left home cooking behind? This is perfect for you! Hosted on our Instagram @derbyunion
Welcome Debate series - Black Lives Matter*
5pm - 7pm
Blackboard
This debate will discuss the importance of equality and diversity within the higher education sector

Tue 6th October

Officer Cook Along
21st September noon - 7th October 5pm
Virtual Event - Instagram
Join us every Friday for a cook along with one of your student officers! Want to learn a new dish, or polish up them skills now you've left home cooking behind? This is perfect for you! Hosted on our Instagram @derbyunion
Welcome Debate series - Online learning*
5pm - 7pm
Blackboard
An opportunity to meet other students online and debate important topic of online vs face-to-face learning, as well as how online learning may impact mental health.

Wed 7th October

Officer Cook Along
21st September noon - 7th October 5pm
Virtual Event - Instagram
Join us every Friday for a cook along with one of your student officers! Want to learn a new dish, or polish up them skills now you've left home cooking behind? This is perfect for you! Hosted on our Instagram @derbyunion
Welcome Debate series - Consent*
5pm - 7pm
Blackboard
Join us for this debate looking at the subject of consent and enforcement of personal boundaries.

Thu 8th October

Sustainability: a student perspective*
2pm - 7pm
Blackboard
A day of virtual activities, exploring the concept of sustainability from a student perspective

Fri 9th October

DAN WEAVER OF FUDGE ANIMATION Q&A - GIVE IT A GO
2pm - 4pm
Online via Microsoft Teams
Join the Animation Society as we get the opportunity to talk to the Dan Weaver, Creative Director of Fudge Animation! It's a great chance for you to talk to a professional in the industry! So get your questions ready and come Give It A Go on Oct 9th
Postgraduate Welcome*
5pm - 7pm
Blackboard
Your postgraduate welcome event! Hosted by your Postgraduate Taught Officer.
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