Events in October

Sat 19th October

King's Midlands Round 1
3pm - 10pm
Swadlincote Dryslope
Our first race event of the year - come and watch us compete in teams against other Midlands Universities in a fun atmosphere, or even race! Check our facebook for more details about this event

Sun 20th October

Day trip to Liverpool - Black History Month
9am - 5pm
Union of Students
The Union takes on Liverpool. Samira, your Vice President (Welfare) will be leading on a trip to Liverpool to celebrate Black History Month. There will be activities to get involved in, but you can also choose to take in the sights yourself.

Mon 21st October

Archelon Turtle Conservation Guest Lecture - Holly Bonehill
1:30pm - 2:30pm
B125 (KR)
Holly will be talking about the work she and other volunteers do for Archelon, in saving and protecting generations of sea turtles! This event is free to attend by anyone so bring your friends!
Social Volleyball - Give it a Go
4pm - 5:30pm
University of Derby Sports Centre
Social volleyball... whether you're an experienced player or complete beginner, social volleyball is for you! Come and meet new people, learn new volleyball skills and just play, for fun, every Monday! First session is FREE and £2 from then on.
Treasure Island Auditions
21st October 6pm - 23rd October 9pm
Markeaton Street Campus, MS146, (Aud 1)
Auditions for Theatre Societies Christmas Show: Treasure Island.
Pub Quiz
8pm - 11pm
Mr Grundy's, Ashbourne Road, Derby
History Society pub quiz.

Tue 22nd October

Scrutiny Panel
5pm - 7pm
Kedleston Road Campus, B102
Ask your burning questions to the Union Officers and hear about what they're working on and their progress at Scrutiny Panel!

Wed 23rd October

Black History Month Film Night
6pm - 10pm
Balcony Café - Buxton
Anesu, your Events Officer will be hosting a film event as part of Black History Month in the Balcony Café. We will be showing the brilliant Black Panther!

Thu 24th October

Global Café
5pm - 7pm
Chakra Lounge, Buxton
Whether you’re from the UK or a different corner of the globe, everyone is welcome at Global Café! A free event in collaboration with the International Student Centre and Buxton Chapliancy open to all University of Derby students every other Thursday

Fri 25th October

Occupational Therapy - Blind book sale
noon - 5pm
Derby Uni - Atrium
* OCTOBER CHARITY FUNDRAISER* Do you judge a book by it's cover? We are selling books BLIND in the atrium at the University of Derby. They will be wrapped up with only a few clues on the front to help you decide... Take a chance!
Black History Month Book Club
2pm - 3pm
Kedleston Road
To celebrate Black History intellectuals, Samira, your Vice President Welfare, will be hosting a reading and group discussion on the Sunday Times Bestseller, Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire.
Allied Health & Social Care Programme Rep Coffee and Chat
3:30pm - 5pm
Blends
Allied Health and Social Care reps - come and have a chat with the Allied-Health and Social Care Programme Reps and the Part Time Officer! An opportunity to get to know each other, learn more about the role, provide feedback... or just have a chat!

Mon 28th October

Part-time Students Focus Group
12:30pm - 2pm
S102a/b, Kedleston Road
If you're a student who is Mature, Commuter, UDOL PGR, PGT, Apprenticeship, or a Student Parent, we want to know how to improve your student experience! Meet at reception at 12:25pm.
Social Volleyball - Give it a Go
4pm - 5:30pm
University of Derby Sports Centre
Social volleyball... whether you're an experienced player or complete beginner, social volleyball is for you! Come and meet new people, learn new volleyball skills and just play, for fun, every Monday! First session is FREE and £2 from then on.

Tue 29th October

Motorsport Give It A Go
6pm - 8pm
TBC
Motorsport society is organising a give it a go event dedicated to anyone who has an interest in any kind of motorsport. The event is open to public so anyone can come with as many friends as they want

Wed 30th October

Kedleston Road Murder Mystery
6pm - 10pm
Kedleston Road Campus Room OL1
Theatre Society presents The Kedleston Road Murder Mystery.

Fri 1st November

Occupational Therapy / BioSciences Halloween Social
8pm - 11pm
Revolution Derby
Halloween Night! We will be celebrating on November 1st at 8pm, meeting at Revolution Derby. We will be going to a club afterwards, so feel free to join us for both!

Mon 4th November

Wobble Week
4th November 9am - 8th November 5pm
Union of Students
You are not alone! It's okay to feel unsettled and have a wobble here and there. Feeling like you've missed out on Freshers or your chance to get involved? Join your Union for a jam-packed week of feel-good events.
Social Volleyball - Give it a Go
4pm - 5:30pm
University of Derby Sports Centre
Social volleyball... whether you're an experienced player or complete beginner, social volleyball is for you! Come and meet new people, learn new volleyball skills and just play, for fun, every Monday! First session is FREE and £2 from then on.
OT Week DAY 1! Sarah Addy Guest Talk - OT Working with Fire Service
5pm - 6pm
Derby Uni - Kedleston Road
OT Week DAY 1! Sarah Addy Guest Talk - OT Working with Fire Service

Tue 5th November

OT Week DAY 2! Thank you Tuesday!
9am - 11pm
Social media
DAY TWO of OT Week! *Inform* Thank an OT that has made an impact on your life! Tweet using the hashtag #thankyoutuesday and let someone know what an impact they have made on your life!
Charity Army Vehicle Pull
2pm - 4pm
University of Derby Sports Centre (Outdoor lower level)
Charity Army Vehicle Pull to raise funds for SSAFA The Armed Forces charity

Wed 6th November

OT Week DAY 3! Guest Speaker - Paul Mottram talks about his career experiances as an OT!
6pm - 7pm
Derby University Kedleston Road - Room TBC
OT WEEK - DAY THREE! *inform* Join Paul Mottram for a chat on his experiences working as an Occupational Therapist!

Thu 7th November

BUDS Accommodation
7th November 2pm - 10th November 2pm
Edinburgh BUDS Accommodation
Global Café
5pm - 7pm
Chakra Lounge, Buxton
Whether you’re from the UK or a different corner of the globe, everyone is welcome at Global Café! A free event in collaboration with the International Student Centre and Buxton Chapliancy open to all University of Derby students every other Thursday
OT Week DAY 4! Patient Simulation - find out what is it like to be a patient
6pm - 7pm
Derby University Kedleston Road - Room TBC
OT WEEK - DAY FOUR! *inform* Try our patient simulation experience! Learn what it takes to be bad allied-health professional... so that you can remember this experience when on practice.

Fri 8th November

OT Week DAY 5! OT Fun Friday!
9am - 4pm
Derby Uni
OT WEEK - DAY 5! Fun Friday *inspire* Join us for a fun day to celebrate Occupational Therapy!
OT Week Day 6! OT Rex's big night out!
6pm - 11pm
Derby
OT WEEK - DAY 6! *inspire* It's the OT-Rex's Big Night Out!!! Wear something green (for Occupational Therapy) and come out with us! We will be visiting Revolution for discounted drinks, so come along and say hello!

Sat 9th November

OT Week Day 7! Dog Thearpy - Therapeutic Dog Walk!
11am - 1pm
Markeaton Park
OT WEEK - DAY 7! Therapeutic Dog Walk *inspire* Join us for a therapy dog walk! Bring along your dogs, or meet everyone elses, as we walk around the park! Enjoy some fresh air and good company, and we will pop into the cafe for a coffee too.

Mon 11th November

Rhino Conservation
1:30am - 2:30am
ROOM TBD
Emma Edwards will be giving a talk on the work she does with Helping Rhinos to conserve and protect our surviving Rhinos
RAG Week
11th November 9am - 15th November 5pm
Union of Students
Raise and Give (RAG) pretty much does what it says on the tin - every year we choose two nominated charities and work our socks off to raise as much for those charities as we possibly can and others too!
Social Volleyball - Give it a Go
4pm - 5:30pm
University of Derby Sports Centre
Social volleyball... whether you're an experienced player or complete beginner, social volleyball is for you! Come and meet new people, learn new volleyball skills and just play, for fun, every Monday! First session is FREE and £2 from then on.
OT Society / BSL Society sign language taster session!
6pm - 7:30pm
Derby Uni - Kedleston Road
* NOVEMBER EDUCATION * We have teamed up with the British Sign Language Society to bring you a taster session! We will be learning meeting the members of the society, the basics of the language, and... learning to sing in sign language!

Mon 18th November

Social Volleyball - Give it a Go
4pm - 5:30pm
University of Derby Sports Centre
Social volleyball... whether you're an experienced player or complete beginner, social volleyball is for you! Come and meet new people, learn new volleyball skills and just play, for fun, every Monday! First session is FREE and £2 from then on.
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