Classical concerts and linguistical learnings - new events this week

Have you been to any of our wellbeing, social and study support events? We've got lots more coming this week. For a full list of what's on offer, check out the general 'What's on for students' page. View the full schedule of events

Are you a Black student looking for a place to connect with your Black peers?

Tuesday 14 March, 14:00-15:30, Beale Room (opposite Aston Webb Student Hub)

BlackChat is a six-week therapeutic talking group which allows students to engage with each other in a safe space to connect, share, and together find helpful ways to manage mental health and wellbeing whilst at university through group discussions. This is a drop-in group and you don't need to register, just attend whichever sessions you want to.

6,000 gold dominoes and a human size bear...

Wednesday 15 March, 13:00 – 14:00, The Exchange, Birmingham

In this fast and funny 50 minute theatre show, Stan's Cafe Theatre Events dramatizes the Birmingham City Council's £3bn annual spenditure and answers two questions on everyone's minds; where does it all come from and where does it all go?

The show ('All Our Money') follows Bordesley, a football mascot through his first day at work as leader of Birmingham City Council. Normally in charge of entertaining the fans at half time, he now has to make sure care homes can afford tea time. He’s caught in the middle of an almighty storm of conflicting interests and demands, somehow he has to sort out the City Council’s budget. Book now

Did you know that sport psychology can help young people experiencing homelessness?

Wednesday 15 March, 19:00–20:15, The Exchange, Centenary Square (B1 2DR)

Sports Psychology Research in New Territories – SPRINT– studies how the sport psychology used by elite athletes can improve the wellbeing and confidence of young people experiencing homelessness. Hear from the University of Birmingham researchers from the SPRINT team and their community partners, St Basils, to find out more. Register your place

The perfect way to spend your lunch break

Friday 17 March, 13:00 – 14:00, Elgar Concert Hall, The Bramall

Trio Sonorité join Barber under the auspices of Illuminate Women’s Music – a project to promote the work of emerging women composers and performers. The programme includes new works from Kristina Arakelyan, Angela Slater, and Sylvia Lim, along with complimentary historical works.

  • Özlem Çelik clarinet
  • Daryl Giuliano cello
  • Jelena Makarova piano

Suitable for all students. Entry is free, no need to book.

Want to meet new people and practise your language skills?

Friday 17 March, 14:00-16:00, Library Lounge

Our Language Café gives you the chance to practice your language skills (all the languages such as English, Spanish, Japanese and Portuguese) and interact with people with different cultural backgrounds. There will be snacks and drinks! This is a drop in event, no bookings are needed. Suitable for all. 


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