Hi everyone, it is 8th week... whether you are packing parcels and wondering about all the glitter in your hair or you are sitting on the final preparations of your dissertation, papers and exams, we wish you an amazing last week of term. Take a moment to look back onto the past academic year and be proud of yourself. Also, this week we would like to raise your attention to the tragic events which took place in Orlando this weekend.
Rose will be away this week but she sends her best wishes. Please contact Jochen (firstname.lastname@example.org), Mel (email@example.com) or any member of our peer supporter team if you feel like talking to somebody. Also, thank you to everyone who came along to Bath for the Welfare away day, last weekend. I enjoyed the trip so much and look forward to repeating this at some point in the near future.
1. Vigil for Orlando on Monday, 6.15pm and 9:30pm (tonight) at New College Chapel
Wednesday 15th June, 8:30pm on Radcliffe Square
New College warmly invites everybody for two evening prayers in light of the tragic event taken place in Orlando, this Sunday morning. This takes place tonight in the New College chapel. After the first prayer (6.50pm), candles will be lit in remembrance for the victims of this weekend’s assault.
The OUSU LGBTQ Campaign invites you for a vigil on Wednesday at 8:30pm on Radcliffe Square to get together in remembrance and stand together against violence and hatred. Please find more information on https://www.facebook.com/events/522462964613072/. There will be support by trained peer supporters during this event. We will meet at 8:15pm in the Lodge to walk over there together. Everybody is welcome.
2. Dissertea with Heather on Tuesdays, 2.30pm - 6.30pm in the MCR
Join the newly established writing and studying group, and find some extra stimulus for your thesis in some sugar, caffeine and company.
3. Welfare Run on Saturday, 9am.
Come along for a short welfare run in the morning. We will come back in time to get ready for the MCR photographs. This week we will follow the Isis up to Port Meadow. Everybody is welcome.
4. 20-20-20 with Tania on Thursday, 6pm in the EPA
Come along for a free class for your strength, endurance and flexibility and leave with a smile on your face. :)
5. Yoga and Zumba on Wednesday and Tuesday afternoon in the EPA
Do you feel a bit tense at your desk or do you need some recreation after an exhausting week of Summer Eights? Then come along for Yoga (Wednesday, 3:45-4:45pm, EPA) and Zumba (Tuesday, 1-2pm and Wednesday, 1-2pm, EPA) classes! These classes are organized by our lovely JCR and free to attend.
6. Welfare Tea
Unfortunately there will not be any Welfare Tea this week. We will keep you posted on Welfare teas during the summer-break.
7. Mindfulness sessions on Wednesday, 7pm-8:30pm in Pembroke College
The Oxford Mindfulness society is holding weekly mindfulness sessions in Pembroke college which are open to all students. The course cost £4, please find more details on their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/910527535725407/
8. Welfare Supplies
You know the drill. Condoms are in the laundry rooms. If you need anything else, pidge us a note or send an email, and we'll respond as soon as we can. Have fun and stay safe :)
That’s all from us for now,
Rose and Jochen
- This week, pretend that there was sunny weather and treat yourself with a fresh homemade lemonade: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/2270/homemade-lemonade