Construction for a new Faculty of Arts Building is underway on the University of Warwick campus. It will be a building for everyone, with a range of mixed teaching and study spaces, lecture facilities, a café and exhibition space for our entire community to enjoy.
We have commissioned Matthew Raw to create a large-scale mural, and he would like your inspiration. He has created an easy-to-do activity pack for people of all ages to complete and share with him. It's made up of some more information about the project and then some simple colour exercises – where there can be no wrong answers!
Student Opportunities are promoting their Global Connections club which meets for regular virtual catch ups. They have also set up a Global Challenge for weekend activities:
Global Challenge www.warwick.ac.uk/globalconnections/challenge
Global Connections Club events www.warwick.ac.uk/globalconnections
The wildlife survey information is now online and is available for students to view and download. There is some background blurb on the webpage as well as detailed information about how to get involved and undertake the campus surveys. In addition there are identification guides and survey sheets for download.
Warwick Sutton Scholars is a two-year programme for Year 8 and 9 students from under-represented backgrounds in higher education across the West Midlands. Coordinated by Warwick's Widening Participation and Outreach team, the aim of the programme is to inspire students to consider university as an option for the future.
The Year 9 programme is run in collaboration with the GSD Department. Due to the pandemic, this year the programme was run entirely online, with more (shorter) events. The participants worked in groups on a research project titled 'Every Plate Tells a Story', aimed at addressing a problem linked to food and sustainable development. They established a research question, conducted primary research (surveys), and designed an intervention aimed at tackling the problem.
At the end of July Liberal Arts collaborated with Politics and International Studies to deliver an online Sutton Trust Summer School on the theme of “The Colonial Hangover.”