Kick-start your summer with a cultural immersion programme at Sichuan University, Chengdu
The Global Opportunities team have partnered with Sichuan University in China to offer you the chance to spend two weeks at their campus in Chengdu in summer 2018. The programme includes language, academic and cultural immersion. You will only need to pay for the flights, some food and your leisure activities. The deadline to apply is noon, Thursday 15 March. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or check out the website for more details.
Take part in a survey on students’ perceptions and attitudes towards mental health problems and win a £20 Amazon voucher
Jay Shah, a student from the School of Medicine and Dentistry, has been awarded an enterprise award from the Careers and Enterprise team to conduct market research into a potential new video counselling app for students, run by student volunteers. Fill in this survey to be in with a chance of winning a £20 Amazon voucher, and the opportunity to take part in a related focus group on Friday 9 March with free pizza and refreshments provided (more information at the end of the survey).
Life Sciences Image Awards 2018: call for submissions
The Life Sciences Image Awards competition is now open and seeks outstanding and engaging images produced by Queen Mary students and staff. Now in its second year, it focuses on three themes: health and wellbeing; health and technology; and, beauty in medicine. Full details are on the Life Sciences Initiative website, including entry form, terms and conditions and last year’s winners and shortlisted images. The deadline for submitting your entry is 5pm on Thursday 29 March.
Barnes Film Festival 2018 – short film competition and call for volunteers
Barnes Film Festival supports, promotes and encourages new talent in filmmaking. They are seeking submissions from talented filmmakers of all ages to enter their short film competition. They will also be hosting inspiring film events for all, including workshops, discussions, screenings and gatherings, with leading figures from the film, documentary and animation industries. If you would like to be involved, please email email@example.com.