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GIAG: What is Christianity?

  • Thursday, 20th September 2012 at 7pm - 8pm
    Location: Aston Common Room

    Give It A Go: What is Christianity?
    The aim of this event is to answer any questions you…

CU hits Spoons

  • Wednesday, 19th September 2012 at 7pm - 11pm
    Location: Wetherspoons, The Picture house, Stafford

    CU is hitting spoons with an ever so welcoming "heya!" to the 3rd years who are returning from…

Progress Update

Posted by Ben Harris, Sunday, 22nd July 2012 @ 7:51pm

  •  Well I suppose I should make use of this short email newsletter to tell you where we're at so far.. so I will.

    As it stands, we've got the basics done. By basics, I mean the basic basics; we've got the Website sorted, the Union's happy with our forms, we've got a day for the main meeting and BBQ sorted and Finally have the Aston common room booked for the nights we want - Winning.

    Another cool thing we've managed to secure: The freshers BBQ can go ahead and will be publicised by the Union!!
    I explained to the Union that there's not really a GIAG we can do, so could we just stick on a BBQ and give out a load of burgers - To my surprise the Uni was like "Yeah go for it!" (I would have expected a "I suppose you might be able to.." reaction)
    So we seem to be in their good books!

    The main job which is outstanding is booking speakers. If anyone has any contact lists of people who could speak, I would love to have their email address/ FB/ other contact details so I can book them!
    We're running out of time and I'm starting to feel stressed out by our unorganisedness for this vital part of CU :s
    - If you do have any click HERE and send me an email (ooh email links)

    So that's where it's at guys!

Another Email into the hotmail account

Posted by Ben Harris, Thursday, 21st June 2012 @ 6:49pm

  • On 19 June 2012 12:15, John Cooper <JCooper@christian-aid.org> wrote:

    Hello

    Greetings from the west midlands Christian aid office! I hope you are well.


     
    This autumn we have an exciting tour about tax justice coming up. The Birmingham office of Christian aid is looking for a volunteer over the summer to help make this tour a resounding success and a challenge to the church for justice.
     
    Do you know anyone who you think this may appeal to – if so ask them to apply a.s.a.p as we would like to get going as soon as possible.
     
    http://www.do-it.org.uk/search/opportunities/1836205/Campaigns_Project_Volunteer?unit=mile&distance=5&location=B18+6NE  

    warmest regards
    john
     

    John Cooper
    Regional Coordinator
     

    (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)

Email announcement - Postgraduate Conference

Posted by Ben Harris, Monday, 4th June 2012 @ 12:42pm

  • We had an email into the CU hotmail:

    On 1 June 2012 21:08, Anthony Smith 
    <anthonysmith80@gmail.com> wrote:

    Hi,

    I'm not sure whether there are any postgraduates (or soon-to-be postgraduates) in the CU at Staffordshire, but if there are, we've got a weekend conference coming up in a few weeks not far from Stafford. Would you mind forwarding this message to anyone who might be interested? Do get in touch if you'd like to know more.

    Many thanks!

    Anthony Smith, University of Sussex

    (and the organising committee)

    ==========

    Transforming the Mind: Wisdom and Wonder

    The Tenth Annual National Conference for Christian Postgraduates and Postdoctoral Researchers.

    This year's conference is scheduled for 22-24 June, in the picturesque setting of Dovedale House, in the Derbyshire Dales.

    Speakers: Prof Sir Colin Humphreys and Prof Alison Phipps.

    The conference flyer is available here:

        http://christianpostgrad.org.uk/docs/ttm2012flyer.pdf

    We also have a Poster:

        http://christianpostgrad.org.uk/docs/ttm2012poster.pdf

    The conference

    We believe that this event is unique in the UK, providing space for students and academics of many disciplines and nationalities to share fellowship, ideas and experiences in a really inspiring setting.

    The conference challenges us to 'offer [our] bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God' and 'to be transformed by the renewing of [our] minds' (Romans 12:1). As students, researchers and academics, we meet to encourage each other and explore what God is calling us to be and to do in the university and outside. As we ask questions about our faith, our work, our relationships and our world, we seek to share wisdom and learn from each other by God's Spirit.

    Registration

    • Cost: £80 per person (including all meals and accommodation, and transport from Derby rail station if requested.)

    • Discount: Students and the unwaged get a £15 reduction by booking before 30 April.

    • If the cost is a problem for you, please email enquiries@christianpostgrad.org.uk with a brief explanation of your circumstances and we will do our best to help.

    For more information and registration, see:

        http://www.transformingthemind.org/

    Facebook event page:

        https://www.facebook.com/events/379064428786635/

Houseparty 2012 (Weekend Away) - Midlands Style!

  • Friday, 16th November 2012 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm Sunday, 18th November
    Location: TBD

    It's the event you've all been waiting for - dun dun daa!
    Houseparty 2012!

    • 2 people attended

Freshers Fair Stand

  • Tuesday, 18th September 2012 at 11am - 4pm
    Location: Sports Hall

    We'll be at the Freshers fair talking about what we do & why we do it.
    Come over and…

Welcome Freshers!

  • Monday, 24th September 2012 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
    Location: Aston Common Room

    After the madness of Freshers week and the 1st of many days at Uni, head over to CU to meet us…

Back to Staffs - 1st CU of the Year

  • Monday, 17th September 2012 at 6:30pm - 9pm
    Location: Aston Common Room

    First CU Meeting back and the beginning of another year of Uni.
    Aimed at members from…


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