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What’s the haps?! 16-22 March

This week is UC Diversity Week (16th-21st) so there are loads of different events going on for that! A lot of the events are also presented/provided for by clubs on campus, which is pretty awesome! You can check out the full line-up here, as only a few of the many events will be listed on this week’s ‘What’s the haps?!”.

Monday 16th:

  • Open mic forum (presented for FEMSOC): As part of Diversity Week FEMSOC will be providing a forum in which you can hear from a number of speakers from campus and the wider community about modern gender issues. 1-2pm in the Undercroft.
  • A night with Mojo Mathers (presented by DESOC)5.30-7pm in The Living Room. Mojo Mathers, NZ’s first deaf MP will talk on issues surrounding diversity and the rights of people with disabilities.
  • UC SciFi Quiz Night: 6.45pm at The Foundry test your sci-fi and fantasy know-how, and well as general knowledge! $5.00 for members, $7.00 for non-members.

Tuesday 17th:

  • Accessibility Amazing Race: Experience the world as other students may have to do either in a wheelchair, through vision impaired glasses or with crutches. Compete in a group of 5 students and race around campus to be in to win some cool prizes! 10.30-12pm, C Block Lawn.
  • St Patrick’s Day Party: A celebration as part of Diversity Week from 9-11pm at The Foundry! Djs will be on till late!

Wednesday 18th:

  • World Market: At lunchtime (11.30-1.30pm) don’t miss out on the delicious international options available on C Block Lawn. Don’t forget CASH! There will also be cultural performances from clubs and the wider community.
  • EFSOC (Economics, and Finance) Quiz Night: 6.30pm at Bentley’s bar, $2 entry.

Thursday 19th:

Saturday 21st:

Events for Week 5 of Semester 2

Monday 11th

  • At 6pm Women In Engineering is holding a FREE Industry Tasting event at the Shilling Club. This classy night provides 2nd and 3rd year Pro Engineering members to opportunity to mix and mingle with industry professionals over a glass of wine! http://ucsa.org.nz/events/wie-industry-tasting/

Tuesday 12th

  • If you’re still deciding who to vote for this year, or want to hear more about a partie’s policies, head along to the Undercroft at 12pm for a candidate showdown! MPs from Labour, The Greens, National, The Maori Party, and New Zealand First will all be there. This event is put on by UCPols
    http://ucsa.org.nz/events/the-debate/
  • On the Ilam campus at 7.30pm UC Arts and FrenchSoc are proud to present a Foreign Film Night! They will be showing “Tais-Toi” a hilarious French Comedy. The night is free for members, and only a gold coin donation for non-members. http://ucsa.org.nz/events/uc-arts-and-frenchsoc-foreign-film-night/

Thursday 14th

Friday 15th

Saturday 16th

Events for the second week of August

4th-24th of August:

During these dates there will be a World Press Photo exhibition in the James Hight Library. The powerful photographic collection is thought provoking, and provides a creative insight into our world.
http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/events/EventDisplay.aspx?ItemId=5050

Tuesday 5th August:

Calling all students! On the 5th of August in the Undercroft the ICT Careers Fair will take place. Head along to find out about internship and career opportunities from individual’s already in the industry.
http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/events/EventDisplay.aspx?ItemId=4701

Thursday 7th August:

  • Gamers Galore! At Bentley’s Bar from 7-10pm a gaming themed quiz night will be hosted by the UC Gaming Guild. There will be awesome prizes for the winning teams, and even for best dressed. The event is free, so head along and meet some new guys and gals!
    http://ucsa.org.nz/events/gaming-themed-quiz-night/
  • From 7-11pm at Harringtons Riccarton EFSOC is holding a Casino night! Tickets are a cheap $10 online, or $15 at the door. This night will give you the opportunity to show off your mad card skills, and maybe even win some prizes…
    http://ucsa.org.nz/events/casino-night/
  • Don’t you hate catching the bus? Well not when it’s a busstrip hosted by COMSOC! At 7pm the COMSOC busstrip will leave the Foundry Bar set for a magical night… Tickets are only $15 for members, or $17 for non-members.
    http://ucsa.org.nz/events/comsoc-bus-trip/

Saturday August 9th:

Women in Engineering are holding a Wine and Cheese Evening on August 9th at a mystery location. Only $15 for members, and $20 for non-members. Who doesn’t love wine and cheese?
http://ucsa.org.nz/events/wie-wine-cheese-evening/