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Autumn Programme 2010


SPORT. Tenpin Bowling

Goodwin Sports Centre. Or Sunday 5th December, meet at 11:00 at the entrance to Goodwin Sports Centre, the session will be held on a local school field and will finish at 13:30, £2.

Ice Hockey

Tenpin bowling is a sport and the aim of the game is to score points by knocking down as many pins as possible by rolling a bowl. This session includes two games; one normal game and one fun game with a special twist! The venue where we play is brand new and there are lots of other free games to keep you amused. All abilities welcome so come down and give it a try! Monday 4th October, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 18:30, £6. The price includes two games and travel.

Ladies Rugby Union

Fancy playing with some oddly shaped balls? Want some fun as well as a new way to keep fit? Come along and give ladies rugby a go! No experience is necessary and everyone is very welcome, whether you know anything about rugby or not. Chose a session to suit you: Tuesday 5th October, 17:00-19:00,

you all the basics. For those of you with more experience, you’ll soon be doing tricks, flips and spins. This session is suitable for everybody, you never know you could soon be mastering the half pipe. Wednesday 6th or 13th October, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 15:00, £3. Bring extra money to hire a board.

Muay Thai

Come along and try Ice hockey, one of the fastest-paced team sports in the world. In this introductory session you will learn different hockey skills from basic ice skating to shooting and then hopefully how to score! We aim to give you a taster of this exciting sport, who knows… you might turn out to be a pro! Be sure to look out for us at the Sports Fair. Wednesday 6th October, catch the yellow route tram towards Meadowhall and depart at Sheffield Arena/Don Valley Stadium, please be at Don Valley Stadium tram stop at 13:45 where you will be met by one of the team. The session will run until 16:00, £6. All equipment is provided and no experience necessary. Please extra money for the tram fare.

Skateboarding Skateboarding is still as popular as ever, so why not join in and learn some moves. The Skate Society will introduce you to the local skate house and teach

MuayThai is the national sport of Thailand which uses punches, kicks, elbows and knee strikes. During the session you will learn basic techniques and fitness training nothing too intense though. The session is for complete beginners, no experience necessary. Muay Thai is lots of fun and will certainly build your confidence and fitness. This is a shorter session than the later one, and there will be more of a focus on fitness. Wednesday 6th or 13th October, meet outside Goodwin Sports Centre at 18:50, £2. The class will finish at 20:00. Please wear loose clothes and bring a bottle of water. Visit www.shef.ac.uk/usport


Karate

Karate is a martial art and system of self defence that focuses on striking and blocking, without the use of weapons. It’s great for improving fitness, balance and core strength, but that’s not all there is to it – it is also a “way of life” aiming to develop the mind as well as the body, promoting self-control and courtesy. Come along to one of our sessions to be introduced to the basic techniques of this art, including blocks, kicks and punches. Thursday 7th or 14th October Sunday 10th October Meet in front of the Information Commons at 18:10. Sessions finishes at 20:00, £2.

Fancy a walk in the Peak District? This walk will take in the spectacular Rushup Edge and then move on to Mam Tor for spectacular panoramic views of the Peaks before heading down to Edale for a well earned drink. About 7 miles in length, this walk is a great way to explore the stunning Peak District countryside right on our doorstep. Saturday 9th October, meet by the entrance to the Sheffield train station at 09:45, £3. Please bring extra money for train fare (£4.50 with a rail card). Please wear walking boots and please don't wear jeans; make sure you have waterproofs and bring lunch, water and money for the train and pub. We should be back in Sheffield by 17:00.

Power Kiting

Taekwondo

Taekwondo is the national sport of Korea, and the world’s most commonly-practised martial art. Incorporating fitness, flexibility and self defence, Taekwondo is the art of kicking and punching. These sessions are suitable for absolute beginners, so everyone’s welcome to come along and have a go! Choose a session to suit you: Saturday 9th, 23rd October, 13:00-15:00, Goodwin Sports Centre. Wednesday 13th, 27th October, meet at 17:10 at the Union Box Office. The session will run 18:00-20:00. Monday 1st November, meet at 17:40 at the Union Box Office. All tickets £3. Saturday sessions include free food at Bar One after the training.

Muay Thai: Varsity Special

Classic Peak District Walk Come and fly a power-kite with the Uni Kitesoc! Our kites range in size from 1 up to 12 square metres! Steer one as it pulls you around, giving you a fun workout. Advanced kiters can use bigger kites, do controlled jumps and ride on a board. Everyone is welcome to come along and try, just choose a session to suit you. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and bring an extra £1 on the day for your bus fare. Saturday 9th, 16th, 23rd 30th October or 6th November, meet at the Union Box Office, £1. We should be back at the Union by 16:00.

MuayThai is the national sport of Thailand which uses punches, kicks, elbows and knee strikes. During the session you will learn basic techniques and fitness training, nothing too intense though. The session is for complete beginners, no experience necessary. Muay Thai is lots of fun and will certainly build your confidence and fitness. Sunday 10th or 17th October, meet at the University tram stop at 14:30, £2. The session will finish at 16:30. Please wear loose clothes and bring a bottle of water. The tram fare will be paid by the Sports Club. Visit www.shef.ac.uk/usport

Tickets must Be purchased in advance fROM the Union Box Office


SPORT. Swimming & Water Polo

Sunday 10th October, 14:00-17:00, Goodwin Sports Centre Activity Room 2, £2.50.

Women’s Basketball

Come and join in this swimming and water polo taster session with the Uni team. Water polo is an exciting team water sport game with the winning team scoring the most points. The game involves swimming, passing the ball whilst being defended, and scoring points by throwing the ball into a net. The game is fast paced and lots of fun. Everybody welcome! Sunday 10th October, 13:00-15:00, Goodwin Sports Centre Cofield Swimming Pool, £3.

Women’s basketball is open to all abilities, so if you’re a novice or a pro come and join in the action. The session will include ball skills and short games so come along and have some fun. Every Monday from 11th October to 13th December, 16:00-18:00, Goodwin Sports Hall, £3.

Aikido

Table Tennis Tournament

and bone breaking. Shodokan Aikido introduces a competitive element to allow techniques to be practiced in a free-play sporting manner. Choose a session to suit you: Tuesday 12th, 26th October, 9th, 23rd November or 7th December, meet at Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 18:10, £3. Please wear loose clothing.

Trampolining

Experience flying through the air with one of these trampoline taster sessions, which are ideal for absolute beginners and for those who’ve bounced before! Whether you want to try seat drops or somersaults, we will be there with you every bounce of the way! Thursday 14th October or 18th November, 20:00-22:00, Goodwin Sports Centre, £4.

Ice Skating

Come and try your luck in the Table Tennis Club’s annual Give it a Go tournament. The afternoon will be a knock out session which involves fast play and quick reactions. The winner will be awarded free annual membership to the Table Tennis Club! It promises to be a great afternoon, with a friendly group of people so come along and get involved, everybody welcome.

Aikido is a Japanese martial art which utilises strikes, joint locks and throws to neutralise an attack with a degree of control unique to Aikido. Such control allows an attacker to be restrained by way of good technique, power and timing, rather than brute strength

Learn to ice skate at Sheffield’s coolest venue IceSheffield. This ice skating lesson is suitable for absolute beginners, or people

Tickets must Be purchased in advance fROM the Union Box Office


JIu Jitsu

who aren’t confident skaters. You’ll be taught all the basic moves… including how to stop! Friday 15th October, 5th November or 3rd December, meet in the reception of IceSheffield at 13:45.You will receive basic tuition and then be able to practice at your moves until 16:00. £3.80 (includes tuition, ice skating entry and skate hire!). Catch the yellow route tram towards Meadowhall and depart at Sheffield Arena/Don Valley then follow the path to Ice Sheffield.

Women’s Cricket florescent top. Tuesday 19th October, 9th November or Thursday 18th November. Meet at Goodwin Sports Centre Reception at 17:50, the session will finish at 19:00, £1.

Bouldering Think you won't like cricket?  You'll love it by the end of this beginner’s session! You'll get lots of help learning the basics and get to meet one of the friendliest Sports clubs in the Uni.  So don't worry if you've never held a cricket bat before, just come along and have some fun! Make sure you wear comfortable clothing and bring a drink. Sunday 17th October, meet on the Union Concourse at 15:30, £2.

Running Whether you are running for fitness or for London 2012, come and run around the local area with our friendly group. All abilities are welcome, as there will be a number of different groups running at once. It’s a fun and enjoyable way to explore the city and keep fit. Please wear suitable running shoes and for safety reasons wear either a white or

Jiu Jitsu is a highly effective form of self defence, and provides a means of countering physical attacks, irrespective of the defender’s own strength, weight or gender. These sessions are suitable for beginners… come along and have a go! Choose a session to suit you: Wednesday 20th or Thursday 28th October, 20:00-22:00, Goodwin Sports Centre Activity Room 2, £3.

Mixed Lacrosse

The Matrix indoor bouldering wall is one of the best of its kind in the UK. At this introductory class you will learn how to use the climbing wall safely and effectively, along with some expert techniques. Choose a session to suit you: Tuesday 19th October, 2nd or 30th November, 20:00-21:00, Goodwin Sports Centre Matrix Wall, £5.

Come along for a fun taster session in Lacrosse, learn the basic skills (pass, catch and shoot) and make LAX mates for life. We are a mixed team and welcome new comers regardless of your experience, so come along and get your hands on a racquet. Thursday 11th November, 17:00-18:00, Goodwin Sports Centre Pitch F, £2.


SPORT. Orienteering

Sheffield United v Ipswich 6th November, kick off 15:00. Sheffield United v Reading 4th December, kick off 15:00. Sheffield United v Leicester 1st February, kick off 19:45. Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest 8th March, kick off 19:45. Tickets only £7. Get your ticket from the Union Box Office. One ticket per U-card. The football stadium is on Bramell Lane.

Orienteering can be both a physically and mentally challenging sport, as competitors use a map to navigate around set checkpoints to reach the finish line in the fastest time possible. Complete the course at your own pace individually, in a pair or in a small group. This is an informal event and coaching will be provided by experienced club members. The orienteering will take place in Endcliffe Park. Saturday 13th November, meet at 09:00 in front if the Octagon, £2. We will be finished by midday at the latest. Wear clothes and shoes suitable for running on muddy grass and footpaths.

Sheffield United Matches

Sheffield United FC (aka The Blades) is the city’s only Championship team. Come and watch any of these up and coming games with our special discounted student tickets. This is a great chance to see Sheffield’s best team in action.

Sheffield Wednesday Matches

Sheffield Wednesday (aka The Owls) are offering students great deals to see every home league game! Check out the website for fixtures. www.swfc.co.uk All tickets £6. Get your ticket from the Union Box Office. One ticket per U-card. The football stadium is on Leppings Lane. Catch the yellow route tram towards Middlewood and depart at Leppings Lane.

Curling & Ice Skating

Want to try something new, exciting and very unique? Then curling is definitely for you. Give

it a Go has teamed up with IceSheffield to give you the opportunity to try the region’s latest sport. You’ve seen it played in the Winter Olympics so now try it yourself. Curling is a sport that everyone can play; with just one brief lesson you’ll be well on your way, and get the chance to test out your newly acquired skills in a curling competition. Wear trainers for the curling session. Ice skates are provided for the skating session. Wear warm clothing and bring a pair of gloves. Friday 12th November, meet at the reception of Ice Sheffield at 12:00. The session will run to 14:15. 10th December, meet at the reception of Ice Sheffield at 14:00. The session will run to 16:15. £3, price includes tuition, skate hire and ice skating. Catch the yellow route tram towards Meadowhall and vacate at the Don Valley Stadium/ Sheffield Arena stop and follow the path to IceSheffield.

Ladybower Reservoir Walk

This scenic 8 mile walk will start in Bamford. We will make our way over to Ladybower Reservoir, where we will walk along the shore and through the woods. The afternoon finishes with climbing the rocky pinnacle of Win Hill for spectacular panoramic views over the surrounding countryside (assuming we have clear weather!), and back to Bamford for a well earned drink. Saturday 13th November, meet by the entrance to Sheffield train station at 09:45, £3. Please bring extra money for train fare (£3.15 with a rail card). Please wear


walking boots and please don't wear jeans; make sure you have waterproofs and bring lunch, water and money for the train and pub. We should be back in Sheffield by 17:00.

Basketball 3 v 3 Tournament

Get a basketball team together, then come and play in our fun and friendly tournament. You can enter as a team or come along on your own and we’ll make a team for you. Basketball is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK and now is the perfect time for you to get involved. The event is open to all ages and abilities, so come and Give it a Go! Sunday 14th November, 09:00-11:00, Goodwin Sports Hall, £3.

In this session you will get your hands on a sabre sword, learn the basic footwork and attack moves. No experience is needed and all equipment is provided. Friday 19th November, 20:0022:00, Goodwin Sports Centre Activity Room 2, £4.50.

Bike Ride into the Peak District Come and join us for an exciting bike ride out of Sheffield into the Peak district.  All abilities are welcome but you must have your own bike and helmet.  We will be riding through the parks and along bridleways out towards the Fox House and will be returning to Sheffield around 14:30. Make sure you bring a drink and something to eat.  Please wear comfortable footwear and bring a waterproof. No jeans please! Saturday 20th November. Meet at the entrance to Endcliffe Park by Hunter’s Bar roundabout at 10:00, £3.

Walk around Burbage

A good hike along the Peak District’s famous edges is the best way to take in the area’s beautiful scenery. Lace up those walking boots, don the waterproofs and pack your lunch to go out on a High Peak walk. We’ll be heading out through Endcliffe Park and ending up at the Fox House pub about 5 hours later. Make sure you wrap up warm and bring some money for a drink and bus fare back to Sheffield. No jeans please! Saturday 27th November, meet at the entrance to Endcliffe Park by Hunter’s Bar roundabout at 10:00, £2.

Fell Race

Snowboarding Lesson

Fencing

Fencing dates right back to the 14th century and is as popular as ever, with the sport being played at World Cup and Olympic level.

A beginner’s snowboard lesson at the UK’s largest outdoor dry slope – Sheffield Ski Village. Arms and legs should be covered and bring a pair of gloves. Price includes transport, equipment & tuition. Friday 26th November, meet at Bar One at 14:15, the lesson runs 15:00-16:00, £17.

Escape from the busy city for a day and experience the scenery of the Peak District. Setting off from Tintwistle, this is a beautiful 5mile route with 1000' climb. Come along for a thoroughly refreshing and enjoyable start to the day! Suitable for varying fitness levels. Please wear clothes and shoes suitable for running on rough (and possibly muddy) ground. Sunday 5th December, meet at 09:00 in front of the Octagon, £3. The cost covers transport but please bring an extra £4 for entry to the race. We will be back at the Union by 14:00.

Tickets must Be purchased in advance fROM the Union Box Office


MIND&BODY. Buddhist Meditation

Meditation is the art of cultivating calm, focussed, positive states of mind and has been practised in Buddhism for centuries. The leaders from the Sheffield Buddhist Centre will help you discover how meditation can help you cope with the stresses of everyday life. Come along to any of these blissful sessions: Monday 11th October– ‘the mindfulness of breathing’: a meditation focussing on calmness and developing awareness. Monday 18th October– ‘metta bhavna’: a meditation which cultivates kindness, positivity and self confidence. Monday 25th October – ‘mindfulness and metta in everyday life’: meditation and body awareness tools to beat stress and help you flourish under pressure. 18:00-19:00, Gallery Room 2, £1.50.

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine that uses essential oils made from plant materials for the purpose of changing a person’s mood or healing the body. Essential oils have the ability to restore harmony and natural balance within the body. In this session we will look at the healing properties of a selection of oils and various ways of applying them. Pure bliss! Thursday 4th November, 19:00-21:00, Gallery Room 3, £3.50.

Holistic Face Massage

Learn techniques and theory to enable you to perform a rejuvenating holistic face massage. Great for improving skin tone, reducing tension and bringing nourishment, you will practice massage and use pressure points to leave the face looking healthy and glowing. This workshop involves lots of practical pairwork, so come along with a friend and pamper yourselves rotten with this relaxing facial treat! Thursday 11th November, 19:0021:00, Gallery Room 4, £3.50.

Oasis Experience Why not give yourself a break from all those stresses of university life and experience ‘Oasis’ which is the University’s new and exciting relaxation space. Let your troubles drift away with the rejuvenating

benefits of relaxing lighting, organic essential oils and soothing music. Each session lasts around one hour and includes light refreshments as well as time in the relaxation room itself. Some quotes from students who have experienced ‘Oasis’. “I suffer from stress and this really helped me.” “No interruptions and time away from everything else.” Tuesday 16th November, choose either 11:00, 14:15 or 15:30. The Oasis is in the Skills for Life Building, 317 Glossop Road, £1.

Nail Art

Learn how to decorate and paint your own nails in this creative nail art class. Our beautician will guide you step by step, teach you different designs and bring along a range of colours and accessories. Come and spoil yourself rotten. You don’t have to have long nails to take part in this session and false nails will not be used. Thursday 18th November, 19:0021:00, Gallery Room 3, £3.50.

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CREATIVE. Customise Your Clothes

tuition provided so you can open the door to this therapeutic and fashionable new world. No experience needed. The classes run every Wednesday from 6th October to 15th December, 17:00-19:00, The Interval Bar, £2.

The Art of Embroidery

Never sewn before? Learn how to repair, embellish and create new pieces with a sewing machine. Forget hitting the shops, spruce up your wardbroad with buttons, sequins and lace. You never know, your designs might end up on the catwalk. No experience needed. The course includes a basic introduction from our StitchSoc instructors and all the materials are provided. Choose a session to suit you: Wednesday 6th or 13th October, 17:00-19:00, Gallery Eye. Or 20th October 17:00-19:00, Octagon Meeting Room 1, £3.

Knitting The once forgotten art of knitting is now the largest craze to sweep the nation. It's ultimately cool to be seen clicking those knitting needles... famous knitters include Sarah Jessica Parker, Kate Moss and Cameron Diaz! Come along to this knitting workshop - needles, yarn and

PhotoSoc guide you through this creative session. At the end of the session you can take away your very own hand made camera and free roll of film. This workshop definitely will be snaptastic! Thursday 21st October, 19:00-21:00, Gallery Eye, £5.

Henna Tattoo A valuable opportunity to learn various embroidery stitches, from the simpler chain stitch to the more intricate shisha (mirror) work. Choose from a variety of patterns and colours and walk away with your own embellished motif - just perfect to sew onto a bag or an item of clothing to give you that funky look! Expert oneto-one demonstrations, guidance and materials will be provided. Choose a session to suit you: Thursday 7th October, Gallery Room 2 or Thursday 21st October, Gallery Room 4. Both sessions run 17:30-19:30, £3.50.

Pinhole Photography A fantastic opportunity to learn about pinhole photography and make your own pinhole camera. A pinhole camera works without a lens and with a light proof box, light passes through the box and projects an image on the opposite side. Come and find out more, as

Henna is a natural dye extracted from a henna plant, and is used to create a temporary tattoo by crushing the dried leaves to form a powder. Henna designs range from beautiful and intricate flowery designs to geometric and abstract patterns. Come along to this session and learn how to apply designs yourself using a range of different templates, and come away with your own beautiful henna tattoo. Monday 15th November, 19:0021:00, Gallery Room 2, £2.50.

Tickets must Be purchased in advance fROM the Union Box Office


MUSIC&DANCE Contemporary Dance

This class is for all abilities and welcomes beginners. The class consist of a warm up followed by a short dance and sequence, which introduce the styles and techniques of contemporary dance. Monday 4th October, 20:30-21:30, Goodwin Sports Centre Activity Room 1, £2.50.

Streetdance

Swing Dance

Swing dance is an American style developed in the 1940s from jazz swing music. The dance style is energetic, involves lifts and patterns of step, but with an emphasis of improvisation. Most famous of this style is the Lindy Hop and Charleston. So if you’ve seen the Bugsy Malone movie, come and learn the dance moves. Swing dance is certainly lots of fun and this class gives you the chance to meet new people while learning a new style. Everybody is welcome! Tuesday 5th October, 19:30-20:30 or 20:30-21:30. Tuesday 23rd November, 19:30-20:30, all classes are held in High Tor 2 The Edge, Endcliffe Village, £3.

Come along and learn how to breakdance in a fun and friendly class, with one of the country's best teachers, Sammy The One. This class will cover the basics of top rock, floor rock, footwork and freezes as well as small and simple routines. This is great for both beginners and people who have been breakin' for a while. Come along and show your inner BBoy/BGirl. Thursday 7th October, 16:00-18:00, The Fusion, £2.50. Sunday 17th October, 14:00-15:00, Brookhill Hall (behind The University Arms Pub), £2.

Latin & Ballroom

Gospel Choir

Come and enjoy this lively streetdance class-whether you’re a complete beginner or have danced since you could walk, then this is for you! This class is taught by an experienced teacher and you will learn the basics of poppin', lockin' as well as street routines. Whether you want to get fit, love dance or want to learn some new moves to impress your friends, then come along and join in the fun, we'd love to meet you! Tuesday 5th October or 12th October, 15:00-16:00, Goodwin Sports Centre Activity Room 1, £2.50.

Enjoy singing? Want to meet new people? Come and give Gospel Choir a go! No experience is required, just enthusiasm to sing and the willingness to give it a go. You may discover you are the next Kirk Franklin! Wednesday 6th October, 17:00-18:30, Octagon TV Lounge, £3.50.

Breakdance

Come and try ballroom and Latin dancing, as seen on “Strictly Come Dancing!” We have professional teachers leading the class. No experience or partner needed, everybody is welcome. Just bring yourself and expect lots of fun. Friday 8th October, 19:00-21:00, High Tor 2 The Edge, Endcliffe Village, £2.50.

Capoeira Capoeira is a Brazilian art form with African roots- a unique mix of martial arts, dance, gymnastics and music creates a fun and effective workout. Capoeira helps develop endurance, coordination and strength, as well

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as physical and mental balance. These sessions are suitable for beginners, everyone’s welcome! Please wear loose clothing. Saturday 9th, 16th, October, 13th, 20th, 27th November or 4th December, 14:00-15:30, Goodwin Sports Centre Activity Room 1, £4.

Tap Dance: Intermediate

the Union Box Office at 19:15, the session will run until 21:30, £3.50.

Modern Dance Modern dance is a mixture of jazz and lyrical styles and the Give it a Go class focuses on fitness, flexibility and performance. The modern class is for all abilities and beginners are welcome. Tuesday 12th October, 19:00-20:00, University Drama Studio Room 1, £2.50.

happy to try new steps and develop their technique further. This class consists of barre and centre work but no pointwork. Wednesday 13th October, 19:30-20:30, High Tor 5, The Edge at the Endcliffe Village, £2.50.

Advanced Ballet/ Pointe Work

Tap DancE: Advanced Advanced tap is for those who are grade 5 and above and are relatively confident tap dancers. Tuesday 12th October, 20:00-21:00, University Drama Studio Room 1, £2.50. Intermediate tap is for dancers who are approximately grades 1-5 or for those who perhaps have not done tap for a few years. Tuesday 12th October, 18:00-19:00, University Drama Studio Room 1, £2.50.

Orchestra Rehearsal

Come along to an orchestra rehearsal with the Sheffield University Medics' Orchestra.  We are a friendly non-auditioning orchestra open to all members of the University (not just medics!).  There is no minimum standard and we put emphasis on providing a relaxed atmosphere and enjoyment of playing. So bring along your instrument and join in. Tuesday 12th October, meet at

Beginners tap is for those who are either completely new to tap or those who have not done tap since they were young. Tap shoes are not essential, just turn up and join in. Tuesday 12th October, 21:00-22:00, University Drama Studio Room 1, £2.50.

This class is for relatively confident ballet dancers. The class consists of barre, centre and pointe work. Blocks will be necessary for pointe work. This class is a good addition to the Intermediate class which takes place an hour prior to this class. Ballet shoes are needed for this class. Wednesday 13th October, 20:30-21:00, High Tor 5, The Edge at the Endcliffe Village, £2.50.

Beginner’s Ballet

Ceilidh

Beginners’ ballet is for those who are new to ballet, and who want to develop their skills and perfect the basic steps. The class consists of barre and centre work and will be very relaxed. Ballet shoes are not necessary. Wednesday 13th October, 18:30-19:30, High Tor 5, The Edge at Endcliffe Village, £2.50.

Truly a top night out – live music, dancing, drinking and a guarantee of meeting new people! A ceilidh (pronounced kaylee) involves simple dances to traditional folk and rock music. Don’t miss this fun evening of energetic dances with one of Ceilidhsoc’s glorious scratchbands. No partner or experience is necessary, as simple instructions are given on the night. There are a number of Ceilidh events this year so be sure to check one out! Friday 15th October, 12th or 26th November, 20:30 till midnight, University House Level 4, £4.

Tap DancE: Beginners

Intermediate Ballet Intermediate ballet is for those who have some or a lot of experience of ballet and are


MUSIC&DANCE Samba Drumming

Samba is a distinctive style of music from Brazil, with a rhythm that’s lively and captivating. Come along to this beginners’ session, where you’ll learn a range of upbeat rhythms, with Rio Carnival and African influences. Saturday 16th October, 12:00-14:00, The Fusion, £2.50.

Salsa

Burlesque

you! You'll learn the basics of bell ringing , watch how it's done and then we'll get you on the end of a rope and let you have a go (with lots of help and supervision from our very friendly teachers!). You don't need to be a musician, or particularly strong, or a Christian - just bring yourself and lots of enthusiasm. The session will take place at St Marie’s Cathedral. Monday 18th October or Friday 12th November, meet at the Union Box Office, 19:30, £3.50.

Belly Dance

Get your pulses racing with some silk smooth Latin American moves and sexy salsa. Wiggle your way to a J-Lo bottom or Ricky Martin hips and turns up the heat! Come and get involved with the Latin spirit in this fun filled social environment. Absolute beginners, as well as those with some experience are more than welcome to this introductory class. Saturday 16th October, 6th November or 4th December, 15:00-17:00, Fusion and Foundry, £2.50.

Bell Ringing If you've always fancied having a go at ringing but never had the chance then this is the event for

Belly dancing is good exercise and great fun. It can strengthen body, mind and spirit, reinforce female sensuality and is even said to relieve period pain! This class is suitable for beginners and those with some experience. So come along, have a giggle while you wiggle and shimmy those hips! Choose a session to suit you: Tuesday 26th October, 9th or 23rd November, 18:00-19:00, The Raynor Lounge, £2.50. Females only.

Burlesque was made famous by such influences as Dita Von Teese and Immodesty Blaze. Come and learn a tease-tastic burlesque routine… without the stripping! Bring your best and most comfortable high heels to the class and don’t forget your stockings. Tuesday 26th October or 9th November, 19:00-20:00, The Raynor Lounge, £2.50.

Zumba

Zumba is a new fun type of dance which has just hit the scene! It’s the latest dance craze to sweep Sheffield and it’s guaranteed to stay. Zumba originated in Columbia and is a hot fusion of hypnotic Latin rhythms. The class promises to be an absolute blast, one exciting hour of energizing movement and calorie burning exercise. Join in the Latin party and learn a routine taught by a professional teacher from Dance Star UK. Monday 1st November, 16:0017:00, The Fusion. Or Friday 19th November, 16:00-17:00,The Foundry, £2.50. Please bring a bottle of water.

Tickets must Be purchased in advance fROM the Union Box Office


The logo As part of the brand and vision development Sheffield Students’ Union, after consultation with both staff and students, have a new visual identity (logo). The new logo will communicate the important aspects of the vision, that is, how the organisation perceives itself and how the organisation wants to be seen by its members and the public.

Typeface and colours

Primary typeface AG Book Rounded

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Primary colours Dark blue / Light blue

The Student COMMUNITIES

Whenever possible these colours or a mono version should be used, but we understand as a Students’ Union that this may not always be possible. In such cases a different colour may be applied but the font (if using more than the icon) and the shape of the logo must remain the same.

heTO Student YOUR STUDENT OMMUNITIES COMMUNITY! Your home from home Depending on where you live, you’re a part of one of the following Communities:

Endcliffe VillaGE

CITY

RANMOOR vILLAGE

TAKE PART! Free Community sport, regular film nights & activities and great social trips

Interested in running events? Sports? Volunteering & Charity? Running trips & socials? GET IN TOUCH! BE YOUR BLOCK SOCIAL REP E-mail: communities@shef.ac.uk Join at any time throughout the year!

STUDENT CDCS 10/11 Your chance to have a year in office on your student Community Development Committee We need one Committee for each of the Student Communities: Endcliffe Village, City and Ranmoor Village. Elections information out in Week Two… E-mail: communities@shef.ac.uk www.sheffieldstudentsunion.com/communities

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OTHER the way to the technical sideprojecting the film. Film Unit your student run cinema - shows films of a variety of genres every Wed, Fri, Sat and Sun. Did we mention you can watch the film for free on the night? Friday 8th October or Friday 5th November, 18:00-19:30, The Auditorium Cinema, £2. Visit our website for more details: www.filmunit.org.

Debating This house would sleep its way to the top Every Monday Sheffield Debating aims to tackle the issues of the day in a friendly and casual environment. This week we ask if you would, or should, use sex to get to where you want to be. What do you think? Come along for the chance to join in and even win a bottle of wine doing so. Monday 4th October, 19:00-21:00, Coffee Revolution, £1.

Enterprise: Dragons’ Den

Ever fancied yourself in front of the Dragon’s Den panel? If you’re creative, confident and business minded, or would like to develop any of these skills, then why not give Enterprise a go? Participants will be put in teams and given a limited time to make an original prototype out of materials provided on the day. Each team will then pitch their product to a Dragon’s Den style panel. The best team will be awarded a prize! Wednesday 6th October, 13:30-16:00 at the Enterprise Zone (next to St George's Church), £2.

Traditional English Cooking It’s time for the first Give it a Go cooking session of the year brought to you by the Cooking

Society. At this momentous event you can show off your cooking skills while making a choice of either a creamy chicken and mushroom or a traditional steak and kidney pie, and a simple yet tasty, five minute chocolate cake. All ingredients will be provided, and in order to cater for everyone halal meat will be provided during the session. Please bring a microwaveable measuring jug. Friday 8th October, meet outside the Octagon Centre at 13:15, the session will run till 16:30, £4.

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Sunday Papers

Do you enjoy relaxing on Sundays and have an interest in current affaires? In the friendly and relaxed atmosphere of Coffee Revolution, we will read and review the week’s events through the medium of newspapers. The price includes a newspaper and we have lined up a special drinks deal with Coffee Revolution. Sunday 10th October or 28th November, 12:00-14:00, Coffee Revolution, £2.

Debating Have you ever wondered how a film is shown in a Cinema? Did you know it takes on average 5 hours to prepare a film that plays for just 2 hours, it’s a bit different to whacking in a DVD, eh? It takes a team of 5 people to show each film every night and a team of 22 people to run a cinema. We are offering you a special interactive opportunity to experience what it takes to run a cinema- starting from publicising the film, housing the film all

This house believes that capitalism can save the world Every Monday Sheffield Debating aims to tackle the issues of the day in a friendly and casual environment. This week we ask if capitalist solutions can solve the world’s problems, or if the two are completely incompatible. What do you think? Come along for the chance to join in and even win a bottle of wine doing so. Monday 11th October, 19:00-21:00, Coffee Revolution, £1.

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Restaurant Pho 69

London road is the place to go for a meal out, boasting a long stretch of restaurants that specialise in a variety of cuisines. Tonight cooksoc will take you to Pho 69, a Vietnamese restaurant that is a great place to socialise and share good food. There will also be a short tour en route to the restaurant where you can familiarise yourself with the locations of the local Asian grocers and supermarkets around Sheffield, and do any essential grocery shopping. Whether it’s for finding out the places to shop, or just the desire to have some good oriental food, this is one session you shouldn’t miss out! Thursday 14th October, meet in front of the Octagon Centre at 17:50, 50p. You will also need to bring money to pay for the meal, probably about £10.

Fire & Police Museum Visit

Located in one of the UK's first purpose built combined Fire and Police Station in the centre of the Steel City, Sheffield, it's the perfect place to step back in

time and FIRE your imagination. Come face to face with some of the most amazing and rare Fire & Police vehicles around! The museum is now the worlds ONLY Fire & Police museum and it's tower is the only still standing Fire Service Tower of it's type in the UK. There are opportunities to get involved with interactive displays and it’s a great museum to find out more the history of Sheffield. Saturday 16th October, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 12:00, £4. The ticket includes entry to the museum. The museum is a 10 minute walk from the Union. The trip will finish at approximately 15:00. Visit www.firepolicemuseum.org.uk

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will look at teaching resources, planning simple lessons, some basic language awareness tasks and try out some activities on real students. This is a very useful introduction, if you are thinking of travelling, teaching, or want to do a full TEFL course in future. Participants can get a £50 discount on a full Cambridge CELTA TEFL Certification course. An attendance certificate will be given. Wednesday 20th October, 14:0017:00 or Friday 12th November, 13:00-16:00. Sessions are held at the English Language Teaching Centre, 78 Hoyle Street, off Netherthorpe Road S3 7LG, £7.50 for a 3 hour session. For more details email Norman. Williams@sheffield.ac.uk.

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Barista Training

Every Monday Sheffield Debating aims to tackle the issues of the day in a friendly and casual environment. This week we ask if governments should demand policy changes in countries they donate aid to. What do you think? Come along for the chance to join in and even win a bottle of wine doing so. Monday 18th October, 19:00-21:00, Coffee Revolution, £1.

Teaching English AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE (TEFL)

Here is a chance to get a TEFL taster and give ‘Teaching English as a Foreign Language’ a go. You

Let Coffee Revolution introduce you to the art of making a good espresso coffee. Impress your mates by knowing how to make the perfect latte and cappuccino! During this practical, handson session, you’ll be guided by Coffee Revolution expert baristas. You’ll learn how to make the perfect espresso, and the difference between latte and cappuccino milk. You’ll even be able to drink everything you make. Wednesday 20th October, 17th November or 8th December, 19:30-22:00, Coffee Revolution, £3.50.

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OTHER Thai Cooking

Welcome to the second cooking session from the Cooking Society. We will be making a colourful, spicy, sweet and sour, green Thai mango salad recipe taken from Rick Stein’s Far Eastern Odyssey (formerly on the BBC), and a Jamie Oliver recipe for a chewy, scrumptious honey & banana bread. All ingredients will be provided and a range of all abilities are welcome. Friday 22nd October, meet in front of the Octagon Centre at 13:15, the session will run till 16:30, £4.

Murder Mystery Tour

Speed Dating UnderGrads Give it a Go brings you the quickest and best way of meeting new people… Speed Dating! You’ll have 25 blind dates in one night, with three minutes per date. If you’d like to see a particular person again, mark your scorecard with a YES! When the Speed Dating is over, we’ll let you know if you had any mutual matches, and pass on relevant contact details… after that, it’s up to you! This event is helping to raise money for Nightline – the Union’s confidential listening and information service. Sunday 24th October, 19:30 till late, The Interval Bar, £4.

Ghost Walk

Debating This house believes that stability is more important than equality Every Monday Sheffield Debating aims to tackle the issues of the day in a friendly and casual environment. This week we ask if maintaining stability in a society is more important than ensuring equality. What do you think? Come along for the chance to join in and even win a bottle of wine doing so. Monday 25th October, 19:00-21:00, Coffee Revolution, £1.

Save a Life On this tour you will discover the Victorian villains who caused mystery and mayhem in the past. This tour is filled with crime and murder stories… it’s the “who killed who and how” of Sheffield. With loads of information about Sheffield’s scoundrels, crooks and killers, and the dastardly deeds they carried out around the city. Friday 22nd October, 19:30, meet outside the Sheffield cathedral, £4. Bring an umbrella if necessary.

but also to teach them how to transfer these skills onto others. We will also give a brief overview of the vast depth of the British Red Cross’s work, an introduction to the student society and their projects as well as how to get involved. It is a great opportunity to start getting involved with the Red Cross Student Society or just to gain some new skills and understanding. Wednesday 27th October, 19:00-21:00, Octagon Meeting Room 1, £2.

The British Red Cross is well known for being one of the leading providers of first aid training in the UK but less known is their commitment to teaching these skills to others. The purpose of this session is to equip participants with both skills that could help them save a life

Have you ever wondered what spooky secrets lurk in Victorian Sheffield? Take this guided tour around the dark heart of the steel city to discover the ghosts and ghouls of the past. You’ll be amazed at the secrets Sheffield holds… from scandals and murders to some very bizarre occurrences! Wear warm clothes and bring an umbrella if necessary. Thursday 28th October or 9th December, meet at 19.30 by the Town Hall steps, Sheffield city centre, £4.

How to Play Backgammon

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Come along and learn how to play backgammon; one of the oldest board games in the world! The aim of the game is to remove all the pieces from the board by the roll of a dice. The game involves two players and each player has to make strategic moves with their checkers pieces in order to beat your opponent. Backgammon is a common game in Turkey, so come and learn all there is to know from the Turkish Society members. Don’t miss this opportunity, maybe you will be the winner of upcoming backgammon tournaments! Saturday 30th October, 12:00-14:00, Gallery Room 4, £3.

Dim Sum Tasting

Come and try a selection of delicious Dim Sum with Hong Kong Society. Dim Sum are delicate snacks, like burns, rice rolls or light dumplings - all with a huge variety of different and delicious fillings! This tasting session will be held at one of Sheffield's best Chinese restaurants- first you'll see a demonstration of how to make Dim Sum, after which there'll be a large variety of scrummy Dim Sum for you to try. Saturday 30th October, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 13:00, £7. The session will finish at 15:00.

Halloween Hide ‘n’ Seek Join in the fun with Lemon Fresh Society for an exciting and terrifying game of Halloween Hide'n'Seek - come along in your most frightening and gruesome

costume and get ready to run and hide for your life! As ever, there will be prizes for the winners as well as for the best dressed. Meet on the Union Concourse to get divided into hiders and seekers! Saturday 30th October, 16:00-18:00, meet on the Union Concourse, £2.50.

Debating This house would require doctors to report suspected domestic abuse Every Monday Sheffield Debating aims to tackle the issues of the day in a friendly and casual environment. This week we ask if doctors should be forced to report suspicions of domestic abuse regardless of the patient’s wishes. What do you think? Come along for the chance to join in and even win a bottle of wine doing so. Monday 1st November, 19:00-21:00, Coffee Revolution, £1.

Millennium Gallery The Millennium Gallery is an outstanding venue for the visual arts, crafts and design and sits right in the heart if Sheffield. The

gallery breaks with the traditional image of an art gallery, built on two levels and is home to for individual galleries- there are all sorts of wonderful things to see including treasures from the past and new creations from contemporary artists. The Restless Times exhibition will be on display at the time of our visit. Restless Times displays art and stories from war time (1914-1945) and shows the uncertainties and possibilities of the time. Friday 5th November. Meet at Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at, £3. The price includes an enabler tour of the gallery, once over you’re free to explore the museum at your leisure. The gallery is a short walk into the town centre.

Emergency First Aid This full day course will give you an Emergency Aid in the Workplace for Appointed Persons Certificate. A useful extra on your CV, you’ll be trained in emergency life support procedures. This course is taught by professionals from Emergency Response Training Ltd, who is approved by the Health & Safety Executive. This course could help you save somebody’s life. Saturday 6th November, 09:30-16:30, Gallery Room 4, £44.

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OTHER Debating

Come prepared to explore the depths of your University and to put your mind to puzzling clues! We’ll be finishing with a brew and perhaps (chocolate) gold if the winning team has a mind to share! Saturday 20th November, 14:00-16:00, meet on the Union Concourse, £2.50.

This house would change the past Every Monday Sheffield Debating aims to tackle the issues of the day in a friendly and casual environment. This week we ask whether we would rather intervene in the past or let old mistakes lie. What do you think? Come along for the chance to join in and even win a bottle of wine doing so. Monday 8th November, 19:00-21:00, Coffee Revolution, £1.

The Nutcracker

Christmas Eve in the twinkling drawing room of the Edwards’ family home. Amidst the commotion, the fire crackles and the pile of presents grows ever taller. Share in Clara’s adventures as she is swept away by her Nutcracker prince into a magical winter wonderland of dancing snowflakes and the famous Sugar Plum Fairy. Northern Ballet’s The Nutcracker brings to life everyone’s favourite Christmas story. Performed to Tchaikovsky’s enduring score played live by the Northern Ballet Sinfonia, The Nutcracker awakens childlike imagination in us all. Thursday 11th November, meet at the Lyceum Theatre at 19:00, the performance starts at 19:30, £10.

Brewery Tour The Kelham Island Brewery was the first independent brewery in Sheffield and is a full mash

Speed Dating PostGrads & Mature Students pure beer brewery which brews beers using only the finest malted barley wheat, hops, yeast and water. Its sole aim is to produce beers of the highest quality. The visit includes a guided tour where you will be able to check out the equipment and bakehouse. Kelham Island has a fantastic range from early bitters to celebration beers. The tour will finish at the award winning Fat Cat pub (150 year old listed building) where you will have access to the private bar area and enjoy their special brews. Wednesday 17th November, meet at 19:00 at the University tram stop, the tour will run to approximately 21:00, £7.50. Please bring money for the tram fare.

Treasure Hunt

Give it a Go brings you the quickest and best way of meeting new people… Speed Dating! You’ll have 25 blind dates in one night, with three minutes per date. If you’d like to see a particular person again, mark your scorecard with a YES! When the Speed Dating is over, we’ll let you know if you had any mutual matches, and pass on relevant contact details… after that, it’s up to you! This event is helping to raise money for Nightline – the Union’s confidential listening and information service. Sunday 21st November, 20:30 till late, The Interval Bar, £4.

AIDS Awareness & Anti-Stigma Training

To brighten up the darkened days, Lemon Fresh Society is running a treasure hunt. It’s up to you and your team to find out where in the crags and crevices of the Union the treasure has been hidden.

In preparation for World AIDS Day (1st December) Sheffield Uni Red Cross Student Society is offering a session that will help develop your understanding of the facts, myths and issues surrounding HIV and AIDS. Through an interactive workshop participants will not only gain an

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understanding of the virus, how it affects people but also the importance of raising awareness and reducing the stigma attached to it. The session will also give opportunities, of how learning can be used to teach awareness in schools and to peers. More information on the campaign can be found at www. redcrosshiv.org. Monday 22nd November, 17:00-19:00, Gallery Room 2, £2.

Turkish Coffee & Fortune Telling

Do you know that the word ‘coffee’ originated from the Anatolia word ‘kahve’? Drinking Turkish coffee is a centuries-old ritual and major part of Turkish tradition, enjoyed best when followed by fortune telling. Learn about the history, preparation and serving style of Turkish coffee and the secrets of coffee cup reading referred also as fortune telling! Thursday 25th November, 19:00-21:00, Gallery Room 3, £4.

Graves Art Gallery Graves Art Gallery open in 1934 and is the home of Sheffield visual art collection and has recently been refurbished, giving works by legendary visual artists such as Turner and Cezanne. The gallery’s 1930s splendour continues to provide a perfect

weapon! Several locations around the city have been identified as potential for investigation, but the time is short - teams will be given only an hour to glean as many clues as they can from locations around the city. Come along for some festive fun and the team who solves the mystery will receive a seasonal reward. Saturday 11th December, 14:00-16:00, meet on the Union Concourse, £2.50.

Peter Pan Pantomime setting in which visitors can enjoy the permanent displays and temporary exhibitions. An exhibition by Paul Nash and Fay Godwin will be on display, drawing on photographs owned by the City of Sheffield, this exhibition shines a spotlight on two different artists with a common fascination; the British landscape. Friday 3rd December. Meet at at the Union Reception Welcome Desk , £3. Price includes an enable tour of the gallery, after you are free to enjoy the gallery at your leisure. The art gallery is a short walk into the town centre.

Midwinter Murder Mystery Amidst this season of glad tidings and tinsel, a dreadful tragedy has occurred - the death of poor Bessie Cracker! Scotland Yard is stumped; the mystery remains unsolved so it’s up to you to track down the murderer, motive and

Fly with us to Neverland....Get set for our spectacular fun-packed pantomime Peter Pan. Featuring Tinkerbell, the Lost Boys, and of course, the evil Captain Hook. Peter Pan will boast dazzling sets and costumes, fabulous musical numbers, top class comedy and plenty of audience participation! Starring Hayley Tamaddon (Dancing on Ice, Emmerdale), Nigel Planer (The Young Ones). This trip to the theatre is the perfect way to get you in the Christmas spirit. Thursday 16th December, meet at the Lyceum Theatre at 18:30, the performance starts at 19:00, £10.

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courses &CAREERS COURSES Sign Language 5 Week Course A 5 week beginners course, aimed at students who wish to learn the basics of British Sign Language. Suitable for absolute beginners. Certificate of attendance will be given on request. Wednesdays 13th October to 10th November, 16:30-18:30, Octagon Meeting Room 1, £20. The class on the 3rd November will be held in the Octagon Council Chamber.

Sign Language, this course will continue in Semester 2, up until the Easter vacation. A certificate of attendance will be given on request. Monday 11th October to 14th March, Gallery Room 3, 17:00-19:00, £60.

Computer Programme Design Course

Sign Language 10 Week Course

A 10 week beginners course, aimed at students who wish to learn the basics of British Sign Language. Suitable for absolute beginners. Certificate of attendance will be given on request. Thursdays 7th October to 16th December, 18:00-20:00, Gallery Room 3. Classes on 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th November will be in the Hicks Building F35, £40.

Sign Language 16 Week Course For students wanting to make a bigger commitment to learning

the basics of reading, writing, listening and speaking. This is a great course to introduce you to the Chinese language. Monday 11th October to 8th November, 19:00-21:00, Gallery Room 3, £20.

Spanish 5 Week Course This practical course will teach you how to get to grips with writing a whole range of computer jargon. This beginner’s course will teach you how to create and write dynamic web pages, familiarise you with software programmes and get you up to speed with many available web severs . The classes will run for ten weeks and will be very hands on. It would be helpful if you were familiar with html, but this is not vital. Mondays 11th October to 13th December, 17:00-19:00, The Hicks Building G25, £25.

A five week beginner’s course aimed at students who have no knowledge of the Spanish language but wish to learn the basics of reading, writing, listening and speaking. This is a great course to introduce you to the Spanish language, perfect preparation for your next holiday. Tuesday 12th October to 9th November, 17:00-19:00, Octagon Meeting Room 1. A second Spanish course will be run from Tuesday 16th November to 14th December, 17:00-19:00, Octagon Meeting Room 1 but the class on the 7th December will be held in Gallery Room 4, each course is £20.

Chinese 5 Week Course

German 5 Week Course

A five week beginner’s course aimed at students who have no knowledge of the Chinese language but wish to learn

A five week beginner’s course aimed at students who have no knowledge of the German language but wish to learn

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the basics of reading, writing, listening and speaking. This is a great course to introduce you to the German language. Tuesday 12th October to 9th November, 19:00-21:00, Octagon Meeting Room 1, £20. The class on the 2nd November will be held in the Octagon Council Chamber.

Talks

Workshops

These sessions are bought to you by the University Careers Service.

You must book and pay a £10 deposit in advanced at the Careers Service on 388 Glossop Road. A refund will be given on attendance.

CVs & Applications

CV Workshop

Japanese 5 Week Language Course A five week beginner’s course aimed at students who have no knowledge of the Japanese language but wish to learn the basics of reading, writing, listening and speaking. This is a great course to introduce you to both the Japanese language and culture. Wednesday 3rd November to 1st December, 19:00-21:00, Octagon Meeting Room 1, £20.

Russian 5 Week Course

Come and hear how to create the perfect CV. You’ll learn helpful tips on how to make your CV and application form stand out from the crowd! It’s more difficult than ever to find out a job, so start the process early and get all the advice you can which hopefully led to success! Monday 18th October, 13:00-14:00. FREE!

Succeeding at Interviews

Interviews aren’t easy but this talk will explain how you can become a winner! Interviews can be a scary experience so come and learn how to combat your fear and make the most of your interview. Monday 1st November, 13:00-14:00. FREE!

Have you applied for any graduate jobs or work experience? If so, you may have interviews coming up… but don’t leave your preparation ‘til the last minute! Through discussion and practical exercises you will gain a thorough insight into effective interview preparation and typical interview questions, as well as first hand experience of being interviewed. Monday 8th November, 14:00-16:00.

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See the ‘What’s on Diary’ for details of the venue www.shef. ac.uk/career/students/events

Succeeding at Interviews

A five week beginner’s course aimed at students who have no knowledge of the Russian language but wish to learn the basics of reading, writing, listening and speaking. This a great course to introduce you to the Russian language and culture. Thursdays 4th November to 2nd December, 17:00-19:00, Gallery Room 3, £20.

Need expert help with your CV? Want practical suggestions on how to review and improve your existing CV? This workshop includes specific advice, small group discussions and work on an individual basis aimed at helping you to produce a winning CV. Remember to bring a copy of your CV with you. Wednesday 20th October, 14:00-16:00.

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DAY TRIPS In the event of snow or other adverse weather conditions, please meet at Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at the allocated time, and a decision will be made on the day by the coach driver.

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York

York is one of the most beautiful cities in the UK, friendly with history and heritage galore! Attractions include the stunning ‘Minster’ or Cathedral, winding medieval streets, York Castle and Museum, dungeons, ghost tours and cruises along the River Ouse… All this is enclosed with the city’s fantastic Roman walls – which you can still walk along today.

for you to explore. The Albert Dock complex is Liverpool’s pride and joy; these restored warehouses are now home to a collection of cafes, shops and attractions – including the Beatles Story museum and Tate Liverpool gallery. Back in the city centre, look out for more Beatles landmarks like the Cavern Club, visit galleries, museums or just shop till you drop in the new and impressive Liverpool One. Sunday 10th October, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 08:30, £14. Coach departs Liverpool at 17:30, journey time approximately 2 hours. www.visitliverpool.com

child Saturday 9th October, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 09:00, £12. Coach departs York at 17:30, journey time approximately 1.5 hours. www.visityork.org

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Liverpool

Famous as the birthplace of The Beatles and the friendly home of Liverpool FC and Everton, the city has a wealth of attractions

Oxford

Colleges, ceremonial buildings and churches, friendly with their pinnacled towers and soaring spires, make up one of the glories of England’s heritage. Oxford is, of course, world famous for its University, the 39 separate colleges spread across the city centre range from 50 to over 600 years old! The charm of Oxford is that it’s a city of many sides all waiting to be discovered – from austere University colleges and museums to quiet parks and lively cafes, there is something for everyone.

Saturday 16th October, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 08:00, £18. Coach departs Oxford at 17:30, journey time approximately 3 hours. www.visitoxford.org

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park Take a walk on the wild

friendly side and encounter

animals from all over the world in their natural habitat. There is plenty to see as the park is home to a wide range of animals from Madagascan lemurs to friendly wallabies. Yorkshire Wildlife Park also houses some of the rarest and endanger African carnivores and has recently rescued 13 lions from Romania so be sure you don’t miss out the newly designed lion county. As you explore the park there is chance to see birds of prey take flight in spectacular displays and there are ranger talks and feeding sessions throughout the day.


Be sure to check out the website for more information on feeding times. Who ever though you could get this close to some of the world’s most magnificent creatures so close to home?! Sunday 17th October, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 10:30, £13.50 price includes transport and admission. The coach will return at 15:30. www.yorkshirewildlifepark.com

18:30, journey time approximately 2 hours. www.birmingham.org.uk www.cadburyworld.co.uk www.bullring.co.uk

Bakewell Taster Trail & Peak District Explorer

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Cambridge

The picturesque city of Cambridge is famous for its University, which friendly is one of the oldest in the world. Take a walk around the backs of the colleges for some stunning views – especially looking towards King’s College Chapel from across the river. You’ll have free time to explore the city, perhaps by punting along the River Cam, a very popular Cambridge activity and great way to see the sights.

Cadbury World & Birmingham

This is the ultimate girls (and boys) day out… a wicked combination of chocolate and shopping! First stop Cadbury World in Bourneville… a chocolates paradise! You will step back in time and see how cocoa beans are turn into yummy scrummy chocolate. If shopping’s your bag – look no further than Birmingham to experience the ultimate in retail heaven! Vibrant and cosmopolitan, the city centre is filled with boutiques, high street stores and unique specialist shops. Plus, the glamorous Bull Ring shopping centre is located right in the city centre. So if you’re bonkers about chocolate, or a shopaholic, then go cocoa-loco and join us on this trip to chocolate heaven! Saturday 23rd October, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 08:00, £22, includes return transport and entrance to Cadbury World. Coach departs Birmingham at

Sunday 24th October, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 09:00, £15. Coach departs Monsal Head at approximately 17:00. The price includes a guided tour, food tasters and transport. Please wear flat shoes or trainers and bring along a waterproof coat.

This is your chance to discover the beautiful Peak District with the help of a friendly and knowledgeable tour guide. This tailored made explorer day tour will be in split into three different parts. The taster trail through the picturesque village of Bakewell makes up the first part of the day. You will sample local produces from famers markets shops including cheeses, pork pie, chocolate, Bakewell pudding and the trail will end with a little snifter of whiskey from The Wee DramYummie! From Bakewell we will drive to the village of Eyam, best known for being the “plague village”. There is plenty of history here, as the plague broke out in 1665. From Eyam, we will drive to Monsal Head to take in the magnificent views of this beauty spot as we walk beside the river. This trip is brand new and guarantees to be a perfect country day out.

Saturday 30th October, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 08:00, £18. Coach departs Cambridge 17:30, journey time approximately 3 hours. www.visitcambridge.org

Tickets must Be purchased in advance fROM the Union Box Office


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Rother Valley Country Park Rother Valley Country

friendly Park is an award winning

750-acre park and is home to a fantastic range of water sports such as canoeing and windsurfing. You can also hire mountain bikes and spend the afternoon cycling around the lake or you could stop into the craft centre, take a look at the historic watermill. Rother Valley is only a short drive from the city centre so why not make the most of the opportunity to escape the student bubble and get to know the wider Sheffield area and explore what the park has to offer. There is an adventure playground which is great for kids too! Why not take a picnic and Give it a Go recommends that you take extra money so you can try out any of the sports and activities on offer as this ticket price covers travel only.

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Stratford Upon Avon Famous for being the

friendly birthplace of William

Shakespeare, Stratfordupon-Avon is rich in culture and history. This picturesque town has a wealth of black and white timber framed buildings and a beautiful setting on the banks of the River Avon. You’ve got free time to explore, so enjoy a stroll around the town, relax on a river cruise or take a bus tour. Places to visit include Shakespeare’s Birthplace museum, Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the 13th century Holy Trinity Church.

Saturday 6th November, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 08:00, £17. Coach departs Stratford at 17:30, journey time approximately 2.5 hours. www.stratford-upon-avon.co.uk www.shakespeare.org.uk

Blue John Cavern & Peak District

Sunday 31st October, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 10:30, £6.50. Coach departs the park at 16:00. Journey time approximately 45 minutes. www.rothervalleycountrypark. co.uk

Experience the beauty of the Peak District National Park on this very special Give it a Go trip. The day starts with a visit to Speedwell Cavern to check out the world famous Blue John. Once at the cavern you will make your way down 100 steps to a hidden cave to board the boat, it is here where

the tour begins. The boat lands 200 metres below the surface and emerges into a magnificent cathedral like cavern containing an awesome bottomless pit and from here you will see a network of beautiful caverns and rivers. The second part of the day will be spent at your leisure exploring the pretty village of Castleton. The village is surrounded by typical English countryside and famous mountains such as Mam Tor. You could visits medieval Peveril Castle and enjoy breathtaking views of Hope Valley or pop into a traditional tea room for tea and cake. This without a doubt is the perfect way to spend a weekend. Sunday 7th November, meet at Glossop Road at 09:00, £15. The price include a guided tour, boat ride and transport. The coach will depart Castleton at 16:30.

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Newcastle

Newcastle is the largest city in the northeast friendly and is famous for the river Tyne which was at the heart of the shipbuilding industry. Today this northern “toun” is more famous for the BALTIC cultural centre at Gateshead which is one of the city’s most recent and impressive developments. Pay a visit to one of the music or arts centres, stroll down the riverside walks, admire the fantastic architectural buildings or to get your taste

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buds going at the glamorous La Riviera restaurant. Other attractions include Castle Keep which dates back to 12th century and the Millennium Bridge; the engineering of the bridge is said to attract people from all over the world so don’t miss out. Saturday 13th November, meet at Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 08:00, £14. Coach departs Newcastle at 17:30. Journey time approximately 2.5 hours. www.visitnewcastlegateshead. com

Stonehenge & Bath

Huge temple, or monolithic astronomical clock?! Stonehenge seems like the work of giants, and is Europe’s most famous and mysterious prehistoric site,

consisting of a ring of enormous stones built in stages – starting 5000 years ago. Bath is the most complete and vest preserved Georgian city in Britain, renowned for its healing springs and spas. The Romans used the spa water, and the remains of the roman baths can still be seen. Other places to visit include the magnificent Royal Crescent, Bath Abbey, Roman Baths Museum and Sally Lunn’s house. Sunday 14th November, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 06:30, £26. Coach departs Bath 17.30, journey time approximately 5 hours. Admission to Stonehenge is an extra £5.90, which would be paid on the day. www.english-heritage.org.uk/ stonehenge www.visitbath.co.uk

London Weekend

London is the capital city of England, home to the Royal Family, Big Ben, the river Thames and the Tower Bridge. London is a fantastic city with so much to see and explore. The weekend stay allows you get to grips with the place as the hostel is right in the heart of Kensington in the gorgeously green Holland’s Park. The hostel is an old Jacobean mansion and is the ideal location to check out Harrods, visit The Royal Albert Hall, and stroll around Hyde Park. This trip certainly promises to be one of the most exciting this year! Once at the hostel the time is yours to spend how you please so don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to spend a weekend in the capital city.

Friday 19th-21st November, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 11:00 on Friday 19th November. £93 price includes return coach transport and 2 nights bed & breakfast accommodation at YHA Holland Park in multi-bedded single sex rooms. Coach departs London at 16:00 on Sunday 21st November. Journey time approximately 4 hours. www.yha.org.uk

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Cardiff

Cardiff is the capital of Wales and with a never friendly ending list of unique attractions, fantastic parkland and quality shopping, this trip is guaranteed to be a good day out. The city is full of historic buildings such as Cardiff City Hall and the National Museum of Wales which are both well worth a visit. Take a look at the gothic architecture of Cardiff Castle which is now over 2000 years old! Or if history isn’t for you, be sure to check out the recently developed Cardiff Bay, where you can sit by the water and eat at some of the city’s hotspots. The city also doubles up as the location for Doctor Who- so if you’re lucky enough, you might catch a glimpse of the darlicks as they take on the new Doctor Who!

Saturday 20th November, meet Glossop entrance to Bar One at 07:30, £22.50. Coach departs Cardiff at 17:30, journey time approximately 3.5 hours. www.visitcardiff.com


DAY TRIPS Edinburgh Weekend

The capital city of Scotland, Edinburgh has a unique blend of culture, sophistication and architecture, plus a remarkable location. It is an extraordinary city and well worth a visit! A World Heritage Site, Edinburgh is one of Europe’s finest medieval cities – the jumbled streets of the old town are great fun to explore. Other attractions include Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Palace of Holyroodhouse, and The Royal Mile – a captivating street that links these sights together. Also waiting to be discovered are masses of pubs, shops and restaurants – all crammed into the city centre. Friday 26th – 28th November. Coach departs Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 11:00 on Friday 26th November. £93 includes return coach transport and 2 nights bed & breakfast accommodation at Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel in multibedded single sex rooms. The hostel is within walking distance of the city centre. Coach departs Edinburgh at 15:30 on Sunday 28th November. Journey time approximately 6 hours. www.edinburgh.org

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Windsor & Eton

Windsor and the adjacent college town friendly of Eton are Berkshire’s prettiest towns and attract thousands of tourists each year. Overlooking

the River Thames and surrounded by acres of Royal parkland, Windsor Castle is the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world. The castle is reputedly the favourite official residence of the Queen – who spent much of her childhood here and returns whenever she can. The State Apartments contain some of the finest works of art, armour and paintings in the world. Depending on army scheduling, you may also get to see the pageantry of the ‘Changing of the Guard ceremony’. Admission to the castle is £14 (student rate), should you choose to visit the castle yourself.

Castle Howard is one of Yorkshire’s finest historic houses and is set in 1000 acres of beautiful country. The magnificent estate is over 300 years old and has belonged to the Howard family since the 18th century. The House will be festively decorated and they will be a mixture of live musical performances plus an exhibition of Mrs Howard's elegant eveningwear. You will have access to explore the house at your own leisure and with gift ideas galore in the shops, festive menus on offer in our cafés, and festive markets in the courtyard, Castle Howard will have something for everybody this Christmas. Saturday 4th December, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 09:30, £20. Coach departs the castle at 17:00, journey time approximately 1.5 hours. www.castlehoward.co.uk

Love Cooking Festival Saturday 27th November, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 06:30, £22 (does not include admission to the castle). Coach departs Windsor at 17:30, journey time approximately 4 hours. www.windsor.gov.uk

Christmas at Castle Howard

Love Cooking Festival is a prestigious event featuring the UK’s top celebrity chefs cooking live on stage. Give it a Go has secured tickets to see Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall (Riverside Cottage) and Gary Rhodes (Hell’s Kitchen & Master Chef) as they take to the stage to showcase their culinary talents. Both


will inspire you with Christmas flavours and seasonal dishes as they bring their own unique style to preparing and cooking a range of new dishes as well as some of the classics. Hear why they chose the ingredients, what inspired their dishes and find out what makes them love cooking. The festival also presents a number of interactive features, cooking demonstrations, Q & A forums, book signings and competitions. So whether you have a flair for fine cuisine or enjoy trying new dishes, Love Cooking is the mustattend event for anyone with a passion for food and cooking. You will also leave with your very own recipe book including all those chefs featured in the tour. Do not miss this amazing one off opportunity! Sunday 5th December, meet at Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 07:30,£25. The coach will depart at 17:00. www.lovecookingfestival.com

Lincoln Christmas Market

A contemporary cathedral city with over 2,000 years of history, Lincoln is the perfect place to visit over the festive period. Take a trip back through time and stroll along the cobbles the cultural quarter of the city. The medieval square between the impressive Norman castle and magnificent gothic

cathedral is the perfect backdrop for the Christmas Market. You can enjoy yuletide festivities including bands, choirs and entertainers keep you amused while you enjoy the atmosphere of a traditional Victorian Christmas market. There are over 200 stalls selling gifts, food, hot chestnuts and mulled wine - stall holders all wear Victorian costume to add to the occasion. Sunday 5th December, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 09:30, £12. Coach departs Lincoln at 17:30, journey time approximately 1.5 hours. www.visitlincolnshire.com

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Saturday 11th December, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 08:30, £14. The coach will depart at 17:00. www.visitchester.com

Chatsworth House at Christmas

Chester

Encircled by the most complete city walls in friendly Britain, the ancient city of Chester boasts a roman Amphitheatre, the Eastgate clock (the most photographed clock in the world after Big Ben!) and a beautiful 1000 year old cathedral. Beautiful black and white buildings are a feature of Chester’s medieval shopping streets, especially the galleried 13th century Rows. There’s a fascinating 3km walk around the city walls, which is one the best ways to see Chester’s unique attractions. At Christmas the city is lit up beautifully and becomes a magically place to visit with markets and other festive activity. Chester without a doubt makes lovely day out.

Chatsworth House is a truly awesome traditional English stately home and a must-see attraction whilst you’re living in Sheffield! At Christmas time when the rooms are transformed with decorations and lit with candles it looks fabulous. This traditional English stately home is magnificent; more than 30 rooms display one of Europe’s finest private collections of treasures. The garden is truly beautiful with floodlights highlighting the winter colours. There’s a garden maze, five miles of walks, rare plants, fountains, ponds and the famous Duke’s Cascade. We’ll also stop off at the Chatsworth farm shop on the way there, so you can stock up on Christmas goodies. Sunday 12th December, meet Glossop Road entrance to Bar One at 10:30, £18. (includes transport, and entrance to the house and gardens), coach departs Chatsworth 16:30, journey time 45 minutes. www.chatsworth.org

Tickets must Be purchased in advance fROM the Union Box Office


CHARITY Sheffield RAG are your student Raising And Giving working committee – responsible for putting on truly awesome events for charity. Last year RAG and Bummit raised over £160,000, this year you can help us smash that total while having a totally unique student experience!

BABY BUMMIT

CONTACT US

Events

Cue merry chaos and middle England traversal; BABY BUMMIT invites 120 students on a charity hitch hike via the glorious and picturesque by-ways AND highways that link Sheffield and the celebrated totem of Welshness….Cardiff. Hitch your way without spending a penny on transport. In return, Bummit will fix you up with a hostel, food and a copiously fun night out. Some people dig the hitch so much they do it back again! Taking part in this event not only guarantees you a place on the European hitch at Easter, but also gets you an invite to the notorious Bummit Socials! So come on, join in and get your charm on.

For tickets or to sign up, please join the mailing lists:

SPIDERWALK

4th November 2010

Spiderwalk is the first big charity sh-bang of the year. 350 students walk 12.5 miles at night, stopping for a fireworks display, bonfire, and a pie and pea supper. What better way is there to celebrate bonfire night? And, if you’re part of a sports club or society, we’ll give your student group 50% back of what you raise! Spiderwalk is the perfect way to meet new people, raise money for your charity or student group, and take part in one truly unforgettable night. Last year was a sell out, get tickets early to avoid disappointment! Tickets available @ Box Office £10 Ticket. £20 Minimum Sponsorship.

8th / 9th November 2010

Web: www.sheffieldrag.com Email: RAG@shef.ac.uk Facebook: ‘Sheffield RAG 2010-2011’ Call: 0114 222 8546

Tickets on sale @ Box Office, 11am on 8th October. There will be queues!

next semester Look out for:

£20 Ticket . £65 Minimum sponsorship.

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Email: bummit2011@gmail.com Visit: www.bummit.co.uk Facebook: ‘Bummit 2011’

RAG Week

BIG BUMMIT SIGN UP 29th NOVEMBER!

RAG’s International Treasure Hunt A week of charity craziness

Big Bummit Easter fun!

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VOLUNTEERING

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HEFFIELD

Swamp Circus

therapy. Tasks will involve digging, building raised beds & other ‘green’ stuff! Sign up by: 27th Oct Event Sat 30th Oct. Start 10:00. Finish 15:00.

St Wilfrid’s Centre for the Homeless

Volunteering is a great way to spend your free time. You’ll meet amazing new friends, do cool stuff for free and get to explore Sheffield.

This charity train volunteers to use circus skills in disadvantaged communities plus there’s scope for helping out with events & backstage work too. Come and try juggling, plate spinning, diablo, flower sticks, and tightrope walking at this introductory session.

So if you want to get more out of your degree or you’re just looking for something totally fresh to do with your time, we’re waiting to hear from you.

Sat 16th Oct. Start 12:00. Finish 14:00. Book your place by Wed 13th Oct.

Guerilla Gardening

We’ve lined up 3 cracking events for the Ranmoor, Endcliffe & City communities. Each team will complete a challenge in one day (e.g. makeover) and make a lasting difference to local people. Transport, food & sunshine included. See our website for full details.

Shhh! Don't let on that you know about it but there's a team of undercover gardeners on the prowl!  They've spotted some land that's in need of some top secret clearing and planting. Join our mission to restore the site to its beautiful garden state! Tues 12th Oct. Start 19:00. Finish 21:00. Email Helen.Ellerington@ sheffield.ac.uk for directions to the secret location!

Freshers ‘Just Do It’

Book your place by Wed 20th Oct. Event: Sat 23rd Oct. Start 10:00. Finish 16:00.

Hagg Hill Community Allotment Join this local group to help them regenerating old allotments and support marginalised people learn new skills through horticultural

Help out at this centre for homeless and vulnerable adults. Varied activities will include decorating the centre, serving refreshments and playing games with clients such as pool, cards and table tennis. Sign up by: 1st Nov Event: Wed 3rd Nov. Start 10:00. Finish 16:00.

Reindeer Food Parcels Help a local charity that supports families who have children with cancer to raise funds by producing parcels of reindeer food (involves oats, glitter and ribbon)! Choose from two dates: Event 1 Sign up by: 10th Nov for Sun 14th Nov. Start 10.00. Finish 15.00. Event 2 Sign up by: 17th Nov for Sun 21st Nov. Start 10:00. Finish 15:00. Unlike the other Give it a Go events you do not need to buy a ticket from the Box Office, instead come into the Volunteering Office anytime between Monday and Friday 10am-5pm and BOOK your

INSPIRE & BE INSPIRED AS AN ACTIVE CITIZEn. TAKE PART IN OUR CITY. www.SHEFFIELDVOLUNTEERING.INFO


ESSENTIAL INFORMATION Sheffield Union’s innovative Give it a Go programme is packed full of activities, events and experiences. Every year thousands of students take part in Give it a Go, and you should too!

BUYING TICKETS

Tickets for all activities are on sale at the Union Box Office, (tel: 0114 2228777). Tickets must be purchased in advance; you can’t just turn up and pay on the door. Demand for Give it a Go is massive and events can sell out very quickly… please buy your ticket early to avoid disappointment! Unfortunately, any tickets purchased are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged/transferred.

child friendly

CHILD-FRIENDLY TICKETS

Look out for the child-friendly logo beside selected day trips. Student parents can take their children on these trips, for £2 less than the normal price! Just ask at Box Office.

WOMEN’S MINIBUS

For evening activities in the Union, the Women’s Minibus will take you home to your door anywhere within a 2 mile radius of the Union. The service runs at half past every hour and tickets cost just £1.50 from the Union Box Office.

ROOM LOCATION

The Gallery, Gallery Eye, Gallery Room 2, 3 and 4 are all on Level 4 of the Union Building. The Fusion and the Foundry are on Level 2 of the Union Building. The Raynor Lounge is next to Bar One.

YOUR GIVE IT A GO…

If you have any ideas, suggestions or just general feedback about Give it a Go, email Anna Tummon: a.tummon@sheffield.ac.uk or call into The Activities and Sports Zone.


Give it a Go programme: Autumn 2010