Published On: Sun, Sep 23rd, 2012

Welcome Fair: Live blog

We’re live blogging from Welcome Fair at the Liverpool Guild of Students… come and say hello!


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Hundreds of students have now been through Welcome Fair at LGoS!

Let us know what you signed up to in the comments!

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Liverpool University Student Theatre are holding auditions for their autumn show Spring Awakening on Friday 28 September from 6 – 10pm and Saturday 29 September from 10am – 1pm.

Callbacks will be held on Sunday 30 September at 6pm.

Email lustinliverpool@gmail.com for locations!

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LSRadio induction talks will be held on Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 September, 5 – 7pm in the Harold Wilson Room at LGoS.

Take a look round the studio and find out how to work with LSRadio. Find more information http://www.facebook.com/events/297503280346077/

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The NUS #DEMO2012 Launch Event takes place tomorrow (Monday 24th) in the Courtyard at LGoS, 4pm.

A guest speaker from NUS will be speaking and there will be lots of information about the Demo on November 21.

Find the event on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/events/526244360735608/ or get in touch with your officers to find out more:

Guildpres@liv.ac.uk
Guildmaggie@liv.ac.uk
Guildtom@liv.ac.uk
Guildchichi@liv.ac.uk

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Liverpool University Music Society have lots for you to join in with.

Symphony Orchestra, Mondays 6 – 9pm in the Eleanor Rathbone Theatre. Open to staff and students who play an orchestral instrument.

Chamber Choir, Tuesday 7 – 9pm in the Large Teaching Room in the School of Music. A classical mixed choir aimed at singers with reasonable sight-singing ability.

Flute Choir, Wednesdays 5 – 7pm in Room G05 Latin American Studies. Open to all flutists of any standard.

Brass Ensemble, Wednesdays 7 – 9pm in Room G05 Latin American Studies. Open to all brass/saxophone players and percussionists.

University Singers, Tuesdays 5 – 7pm and Wednesdays 7 – 9pm in the Large Teaching Room in the School of Music. A mixed choir open to singers of any standard.

Concert Band, Thursdays 6 – 8pm in the Eleanor Rathbone Theatre. Open to all woodwind, brass and percussionists of any standard.

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Student trustee Martin Poile says “make the most of it!”

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Liverpool Student PEN are holding their first meeting on Monday 1 October at 7pm in the Guild Courtyard.

Find them on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/LiverpoolStudentPen or Twitter @LiverpoolPEN

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LSFilmmakers are having their first meeting of the year on Wednesday 26 September at 5pm in the Saro Wiwa bar at the Guild.

Find them on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/LSFilmmakers/157728874296641 or on Twitter @LSFilmUK

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English Society are holding their first social this Tuesday, September 25 beginning at Baa Bar on Myrtle Street at 8pm. The theme is Literary Heroes and Villains.

The social will move on to La’Go at 9.30pm and finish with Heebie Jeebies from 11pm. Find the society on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/groups/378741848841828/ or Twitter @LiverpoolUniEng

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Creative Writing Society are having their first social of the year on Wednesday 26 September, 8pm at the Philharmonic Pub.

Today’s challenge is to finish the story: ‘Back in 1938, before…’

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Liverpool Debating are holding their first debate of the year Tuesday September 25 at 5.30pm in the International Lounge at LGoS.

The motion is “This house would ban all fast-food and fizzy drink companies from advertising at future Olympic and Paralympic Games”

The debate will be followed by the first social of the year at the Font. Find them on Facebook here or on Twitter @DebateLiverpool

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Sports clubs and societies are in the Sports and Fitness Centre next to the guild if you’re looking to join up!

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The new copy of Ellipsis is out and looking brilliant – pick up yours from the Mountford Hall, and sign up while you’re there!

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The Guild stall are giving away a handy wall planner and details of all the forums for this year. Find them in the courtyard!

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Dancesport have a beginners session this Wednesday at Carnatic Halls from 6pm.

Beginners Wednesday classes are 7.30pm at Community College on Ruscoe Street. Novice Thursday classes are 6.30pm at Mountford Hall in the Guild. Classes are £3.50.

Find them online – http://ludc.co.uk/

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Our fashion editor Terence is out and about taking photos for campus style today – find him to be featured!

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University of Liverpool Against Fees and Cuts are having their first meeting on Tuesday October 2 at 7.30pm in the Guild Training Room. Meetings will be held weekly from then on!

Find them on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/uolagainstfeesandcuts or email uolagainstfeesandcuts@gmail.com

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BandSoc have free weekly band and acoustic nights, as well as free practice space.

Find them on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/bandsoc or sign up today in the Mountford Hall!

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The Potholing Society are having their first training session tomorrow (Monday 24th) at 6.30pm. Meet in University Square to have a go!

Their first day trip is Sunday 30 September. Find them on Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/groups/LiverpoolPotholing/

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The Anglican Chaplaincy at Mulberry Court are giving away free hot dogs and a drink until 2.30pm!

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Guild President Sam Butler says his advice for today is to visit the Guild stall and “sign up to everything today, decide later!”

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Liverpool University Drama Society are holding their welcome event tomorrow (Monday 24th) from 7pm in the Guild Library – find them in the Mountford Hall today and grab a flyer!

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Liverpool Entrepreneurs Network Society are chatting to students about running their own businesses. Head to their welcome event on Thursday September 27 at 1pm in the Management School.

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Joining the event on Twitter? Use #HelloLGoS and tag @LGoS…

Let us know what you’re up to @LSMediaUK

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So far we’ve seen SIFE, ISOC, Debating Society, LUDS and the UNA out and about – there are over 150 societies to join!

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Need any help today? Can’t find the society for you? Find a staff member in a lime green t-shirt!

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24 Festival Drums are performing on Guild Walk – lots of noise to get Welcome Fair off to a good start

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All four officers have already been spotted chatting to societies – say hi if you see them!

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We’ve already had a couple of sign ups this morning. You can find us in the lobby at LGoS!

About the Author

- Millie is in her fourth year at UoL, studying an MA in Politics and the Mass Media. During her time here she has been involved with English Society, Debating Society, Student Council and LSMedia, where she was a News Editor for 18 months before taking the role of Editor-in-Chief. She is a lover of all things political, has written for a local newspaper and runs three blogs. Originally from Gloucestershire, she is happiest in her wellies, but loves Liverpool for its live music, art and cocktails. Her weaknesses are old Penguin books, cameras and a good cup of tea.