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Monday 25th January

Join A Cappella for their first rehearsal back for a fun filled session of making music without instruments. They are a friendly bunch of students who sing a variety of songs ranging from Lean On by Major Lazer to I Want You Back by the Jackson 5, and Hot in Here by Nelly to a bilingual version of Hallelujah. No experience necessary. For further information contact ACappellaSociety@cardiff.ac.uk. Their first rehearsal will take place in the Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre, Main Building from 18:00-20:00 and will cost £1 for general attendees and will be free for members.

Tuesday 26th January

The purpose of Model UN society is to provide a simulation of the United Nations. MUN picks out pressing world issues, each person represents a country as a delegate and all come together to debate on the issue following UN procedures. This group try to solve matters that has even left the smartest world leaders scratching their heads. From the refugee crisis to global LGBTQ rights to the legalisation of drones, come and shape the world leader in you. Model United Nations Taster session will be in room 4AB in the Student’s Union from 18:00-20:00 for £1 per attendee. For further information contact ModelUN@cardiff.ac.uk.

Wednesday 27th January

SHAG is your sexual health awareness group, run by you and for you to help protect your sexual welfare in any possible. SHAG have worked with a local organisation to bring you C-Card. This is a scheme run by the Government that provides FREE, quick, easy and confidential access to Durex condoms, dental dams and lubricant, as well as advice and help on sexual health and relationships for young people aged 13-25. This service is not only available as a give it a go event, it also runs every week on Wednesdays from 1-3pm in room 4E of the Students’ Union (fourth floor). Take a look at the website cushag.com if you want more information on the scheme or to learn a little bit more about them. For further information contact SHAGPresident@cardiff.ac.uk.

Thursday 28th January

Child.org are hosting a Give it a Go session at Talybont Social Centre from 18:00-20:00. Child.org believe with a fresh approach, a better world can be built. Within this Give it a Go session, they will explain what they do, who they are and why they love the things that they do. For further information contact childorg@cardiff.ac.uk.

Friday 29th January

Fencing Society are holding a taster session at Talybont Sports Centre from 19:30-21:30 for £3. Often described as physical chess, fencing has featured in every modern Olympics, and requires speed, stamina, flexibility and mental agility. Come along and try something new, even if you’ve never picked up a sword before, and you can learn the basics under the guide of our professional coach. For further information contact committee@cardiffunifencing.co.uk.

Saturday 30th January

Sikh Society are holding a Langar taster session in the back of the SU (Magic Wrap) from 14:30-16:30. Langar is a voluntary kitchen of free vegetarian food, which is served to all. One of the main teachings by Guru Nanak Dev Ji was Wand Kay Shako, meaning share ones wealth with the community, to give to charity, to distribute Langar and help those in need. Langar was established by the first Guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji. All gurdrawas serve langar, where sevadaars (volunteers) prepare and serve the food. Approximately 6 million meals are prepared and served daily across the world. This event will happen every Saturday with Midland Langar Seva Society in Cardiff. For further information contact SikhSociety@cardiff.ac.uk.

Sunday 31st January

The Law Society is offering a great opportunity to develop your public speaking through a small, personable workshop in room 1.29 in the Law School from 17:30-18:45 for £1 per person. The session will discuss skills and techniques that can be used to help you improve, and will finish with a chance to practice. It’s a great opportunity to prepare for upcoming presentations, interviews, or generally improve confidence. For more information contact lawsociety@cardiff.ac.uk.

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