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Teslers Time Out I hope that you did not find it too hard to adjust to the the daylight savings over the last week. The days are definitely longer now and you willl be able to enjoy staying outdoors more and the sunshine!

BEd(TESOL) info

On Campus Tue 4th Oct - Big Love Next week, third year Theatre students are staging Big Love – a big play that’s set to get messy! This semester they have been studying and training in traditional Asian theatre practises which will be fused into this story of 50 sisters trying to escape an arranged marriage to their 50 cousins, by seeking refuge in Italy. Tue 4th Oct – Sat 8th Oct. 7.30pm. Studio 77, 77 Fairlie Terrace. $15 waged, $8 unwaged (cash only). Email theatre@vuw.ac.nz for bookings.

Wed 5th Oct – Doodle Art Pop Up Gallery Some say that doodling/drawing in class can help with concentration! This week, Vic students have been testing the theory using ‘doodle cards’ as part of Red Bull Doodle Art NZ. A selection of their creations will be on display in the Student Union building next week. Can you tell what lecture each artist was in? Wednesday 5th Oct, Student Union Building.

Fortnightly Sport Session Depending on how many students turn up a volleyball or football game will be run tomorrow by Kieran Filet at the Rec Centre. This is your opportunity to get some exercise and keep your stress levels under control! Fri 30 Sep, 2-3pm, Rec Centre

Farwell party Due to the Annual Malaysian Night taking place on Oct 14th, which is the same date that our farewell party was planned for, we have now decided to change the date of the Farwell party to the Oct 21st. We are initially thinking about having a shared lunch at the Botanic Gardens to make the most of spring! We will email everybody with more information closer to the dates.

Volunteer Opportunity If you’re interested in meeting people from all over the world and being part of the biggest event New Zealand has ever hosted, you should find out more about being a Rugby World Cup 2011 volunteer. Tournament organisers are looking for enthusiastic people to volunteer in a variety of roles, all aimed at making RWC 2011 an outstanding success. Visit the official Rugby World Cup 2011 Voulunteer site: http://www.rugbyworldcup.com/destinationnewzealand/volunteers.html

Wellington events Sat 1 Oct - Women’s Self Defence Class Be safe in the city - the Wellington Young Feminists’ Collective is holding a women’s only selfdefence class this Saturday. You will learn skills and techniques to increase confidence in a variety of situations, and have a lot of fun! There will be a physical element, so comfortable clothing is key. Sat 1 Oct, 4pm – 6pm, Aro Valley Community Centre. Koha $5

Thurs 29 Sept – Meet Sirocco: NZ celebrity Sirocco is one of only 131 kākāpō left on the planet, and a YouTube sensation after mistaking a BBC zoologist’s head for a female kākāpō - his video has over 3 million views! Come face to face with the legend on a special Zealandia night encounter. Thurs 29 Sept - 31 Oct. Multiple tours per night - see their website. Adult: $39.50. www.visitzealandia.com

Fri 30 Sept - Ice Skating on the Waterfront The weather is warming up, so let’s go... ice skating!? Skate amongst the hustle and bustle of the midday lunch rush, witness the evening sun setting on the horizon, or skate with your date under the glow of the city lights: there are no set session times! Fri 30 Sep until Sun 30 Oct. 10am – 10pm. Outside the TSB Arena (under the sails). Prices include skate hire and skating for as long as you like! Students (with ID) $15.

Contact the Social-Cultural Coordinator: asmaa.bouhalba@vuw.ac.nz Phone: 463 5233 ext. 8703 Mobile: 027 563 5627


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