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2022
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Activities Week at London College of Communication

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To welcome you back, we have a fun-packed schedule for Activities Week (7 – 11 February 2022) – open to all students across UAL. 

Come join us and boost your well-being, enhance study skills and confidence, learn about opportunities in the arts industries and hear about the exciting ways you can get involved in decolonising the curriculum. 

View the full UAL Activities Week programme


Activities Week at LCC schedule: 


Monday 7 February 


Enhance Your Well-Being with Yoga with the Student Union 

7 February, 11am-12pm 

Taking part in a yoga class activates your body and calms your mind. This mindful practice not only keeps you physically fit but increases feelings of emotional well-being, focus and confidence. Come enjoy an energising yoga class. 

Join the event via Zoom

Meeting ID: 836 1174 3170 

Passcode: 479753 A

Fun and Friendly Creative Writing Class with the Student Union 

7 February, 1-2.15pm 

Enjoy learning some new creative writing skills or further develop those you already have. This class with enhance your creativity and give you a chance to engage with writing! 

Join this event via Zoom

Meeting ID: 858 1006 0473 

Passcode: 595289 


Tuesday 8 February


Enhance Well-Being with Yoga with the Student Union 

8 February, 11am-12pm 

Doing a regular yoga class can activate your body and calm your mind. This mindful practice not only keeps you physically fit but increases your feelings of emotional well-being, focus and confidence. 

Join this event via Zoom

Meeting ID: 850 7048 3170 

Passcode: 500755 

Opportunities for Industry Internships and Placements 

8 February, 1-3pm 

Kickstart your industry experience with useful information about work experience. LCC’s Placements Manager, Mandip Thakkar, will talk you through opportunities for industry placements, internships and the application process. 

Join via Blackboard Collaborate.

Collaboration Skills: What Everyone Should Know, with Academic Support 

8 February, 2.30-4pm 

What are the challenges of working in a group? This workshop will look at how successful groups work, the role of each member, ways of giving and receiving feedback and techniques for dealing with conflict in a group. 

Join Collaboration Skills: What Everyone Should Know.

Decolonising Wikipedia x London’s Colonial Her/Histories Panel Discussion 

8 February, 5-6pm 

The online public event will include guest presentations from representatives of the following projects and will discuss how and why this knowledge could be accessed via Wikimedia: 

•    London Metropolitan Archive’s Switching the Lens - Rediscovering Londoners of African, Caribbean, Asian and Indigenous Heritage, 1561 to 1840 

•    Chiswick House and Garden’s Black Chiswick through History 

•    UCL’s Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slavery 

The event will be hosted by Lucy Panesar, UAL’s Wikimedian in Residence and Alex Duncan, Arts + Feminism Edit-a-thon host, and the discussion facilitated by Dr. Ileana L. Selejan, Research Fellow at the UAL Decolonising Arts Institute. 

Book your space for Decolonising Wikipedia x London’s Colonial her/Histories Panel Discussion


Wednesday 9 February 


Explore Who You Are with Art Therapy 

9 February, 5-7pm 

At university, everything around you will challenge you to explore who you are, question, redefine and create what makes up your identity. Use art materials and art making in a soothing and friendly environment to engage with questions of who you are and what you care about. 

Book your space for Explore Who You Are with Art Therapy. 

Understanding Focus and Attention with Academic Support 

9 February, 12.30-2pm I

n this workshop, we’ll explore what we mean by focus and attention. We’ll consider attention in the plural as the ‘arts of attention’. Learning about different ways of paying attention can enrich how we learn, study and create.

Book your space for Understanding Focus and Attention with Academic Support

Creative Writing: Collaborative Writing with Academic Support 

9 February, 2.30-4pm 

In this session, we’ll experiment with working together to produce some truly collaborative writing. These workshops, open to all students, are aimed at stimulating the imagination, tackling writing blocks and building self-confidence. Bring something to write on. 

Join Creative Writing: Collaborative Writing with Academic Support


Thursday 10 February 


Enhance Well-Being with Yoga with the Student Union 

10 February, 11am-12pm 

Doing a regular yoga class can activate your body and calm your mind. This mindful practice not only keeps you physically fit but increases your feelings of emotional well-being, focus and confidence. 

Join the event via Zoom

Meeting ID: 846 1226 3097 

Passcode: 054174 

What Am I Doing Here: Developing Confidence for Academic Success with Academic Support 

10 February, 12.30-2pm 

Do you sometimes feel you don’t belong at university? Or worry that everyone else knows more than you? This session will help you to consider the importance of confidence in your studies, how to understand and overcome fear, and provide techniques for building self-confidence. 

Learn more about What Am I doing Here: Developing Confidence for Academic Success

Reshaping the UK Cultural and Creative Industries 

10 February, 4-6pm 

Meet exciting industry professionals and tell them what changes you would like to see in the world of arts in the next ten years. This event, created in collaboration with the Africa Centre, is an opportunity to meet people who are working in the fashion, arts and media industries and hear their stories. 

Book your space for Reshaping the UK Cultural and Creative Industries


Friday 11 February 


Explore Who You Are with Art Therapy 

11 February, 12-2pm 

At university, everything around you will challenge you to explore who you are, question, redefine and create what makes up your identity. Use art materials and art making in a soothing and friendly environment to engage with questions of who you are and what you care about. 

Take part in Explore Who You Are with Art Therapy

Decolonising Wikipedia Virtual Café 

11 February, 2-5pm 

The event is an informal and supportive space for UAL students and staff to drop into or hang-out in for the afternoon, while learning about and doing their own Wikipedia editing. If anything, it’s a good way to commit and protect some of your time for Wikipedia editing, research or preparation! 

Book your space for Decolonising Wikipedia Virtual Café



View the full UAL Activities Week programme


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