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Upcoming events

View details of these events in the Events Calendar.

Date of eventEvent detail
until 21 Novdiversity + inclusivity by Design - the exhibition is part of the London Design Festival 2017 and open to the public until 21 November 2017
Mon 23 Oct
Tue 24 Oct
Awards Ceremonies, Greenwich campus
Tue 24 Oct

Teaching Learning & Assessment Open Lecture series: 'Learning Gain' - Professor Simon Lancaster, 5-6pm, QA065, Greenwich campus

  • Learning gain attempts to measure the improvement in knowledge, skills, work-readiness and personal development made by students during their time spent in higher education and is one of the Teaching Excellent Framework (TEF) metrics. This talk will discuss some of the challenges of quantifying students' learning.
  • The lecture will be broadcast live here - tweet your questions/comments using #edlecture
Wed 25 OctBig Picture Seminar: Karl George, Co-ordinator for Effective Board Member Programmes at The Governance Forum
Thu 26 OctEnding the Era of Plastic Pollution - Greenpeace, 6-7.45pm, QA 080 Greenwich campus
Thu 26 Oct
Fri 27 Oct
Awards Ceremonies, Greenwich campus
Mon 30 OctThe Future of the Ocean: Health, Wealth and Biodiversity, Professor Steve Fletcher, QA 080 Greenwich campus, 6 - 8.30pm
Tue 31 OctExecutive Committee, Medway campus
Tue 31 OctCommunity Cohesion Workshop, Greenwich campus, 1-5pm - book in advance
Tue 31 OctCAROLE Research Seminar: Bilingual minds: the impact of speaking two (or more) languages on cognitive development, Dr Roberto Filippi, UCL Institute of Education, QA 080 Greenwich campus, 4pm
Wed 1 NovBig Picture Seminar: Colin Byrne, CEO UK & EMEA at Weber Shandwick
Thu 2 NovDiversity Interest Group Launch, QA 063, Greenwich campus, 6-8pm.  Keynotes from Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon OBE and Professor Kim Hoque, register in advance.
Fri 10 Nov - Sat 11 Nov International Conference: Connecting Communities, hosted in collaboration with the Open University and the University of York.
Fri 10 Nov - Sun 12 NovSound/Image 2017, hosted by CPDA, bringing together artists and experts to investigate sound and sound-image phenomena, register here.
Thu 16 Nov - Fri 17 NovBathway Theatre Network (BTN) event: Reminiscence Theatre Conference - Remembering Yesterday, Caring Today, featuring 2nd Year Applied Drama students, Bathway Theatre.
Sat 18 NovUniversity Open Day

New events

The following events have been added to the calendar in the last week:

  • Bathway Theatre Network (BTN) events:
    • Reminiscence Theatre Conference - Remembering Yesterday, Caring Today, featuring 2nd Year Applied Drama students, 16-17 November
    • Scene Works - Voice and Acting Showcase 1st Year Drama students, 14 December
    • Jonathan Holloway - Badback Mountain, 18 January 2018
    • Antigoni Spanou, Ophelia Rewound, 25 January 2018
    • Where I'm Coming From - A Festival of New Theatre and Performance 3rd Year Drama students Creative Project, 26-27 March 2018
    • Physical Theatre Showcase – 2nd Year Drama students, 5 April 2018
    • 3rd Year Drama Production Festival – The 39 Steps by John Buchan, Shopping and F***ing by Mark Ravenhill, The Gut Girls by Sarah Daniels, 3 - 25 May 2018

Submit your university events 

You can add your events to the "Calendar of Events" on the portal using the "Submit a new event" link which you can find under Announcements on the staff portal home page. This enables your event to be included in future weekly events stories; it will be included when you add the event and again in the three weeks before it takes place, so the earlier you add your events the more they will be seen across the university.