T H U R S D A Y
11am & 4pm How to Adult: Finance
Marie Reay 3.02
Living on a student budget can be tough, but come along to the Finance edition of How to Adult for all the tips and tricks on how to survive (without having to eat instant noodles every night). Topics covered include buying a car, credit and debt and where to access help, and presenters from Care Financial and Bank Australia will be able to answer any other questions you have.
1pm Women's Dept Picnic
The Women's Department is holding a picnic to welcome the new year and launch our newly renovated Rapunzel Room! There will be food, drinks and fun times. If you're interested in getting involved with our collective, wanting to see the new room, or you're just curious about what we do, come along and chat with us!
This is an autonomous (only ANU students who identify as women/TISGD/non-binary can attend) and alcohol-free event.
The ANU Women’s Department is a community of women and non-binary people at ANU. We support, represent and advocate for our members.If you are a woman, woman-aligned, have experienced gendered oppression as a result of being perceived as a woman, or are trans and gender diverse and find our services useful, you are can be a member of the Department. If you have any questions, or concerns you can contact:
Siang Jin Law - Women’s Officer: email@example.com, 0421093199
Miriam Wicks-Wilson - Deputy Women’s Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Queenie Ung-Lam - Deputy Women’s Officer: email@example.com
2pm Stand Up Paddleboarding
Lake Burley Griffin
Paddle out on to Lake Burley Griffin and experience that special transquility you can only find on the water, looking out at Canberra's unimposing skyline. Stand-up paddleboarding is a nice relaxing activity that is beginner friendly, and if you're very lucky, doesn't require getting too wet. Paddle Hub is hosting a limited group of students for this event, so get your tickets quick!
2:30pm Climate Session Vol.2
Marie Reay 3.02
Dive deeper into the aspects of climate change with a focus on soil sequestration in the second edition of ANUSA's Climate Sessions. Hear experts discuss the process of capturing CO2 in the ground and more.
Presenters inlcude Helen Oakey (Conservation Council ACT), Walter Jehne (Healthy Soils Australia) Anna Herring (ANU) and Tom Swann (The Australia Institute).
3pm Gorgeous Greyhound Cuddles
University Avenue Grassed Area
There's nothing quite like the love you recieve from your pets at home, but if you miss your furry friends you can come down to Uni Ave for the next best thing: Rescue Greyhounds! Loved by all, these beautiful bois and gals will be available for all your pats and snuggles.
4pm Swing Dancing
Studio 1 @ ANU Sport
Ever wanted to learn the Charlston or the Lindy Hop? Have no idea what they are but really want to express yourself through dance? Come along to our Swing Dance Workshop, with instructors from Jumptown Swing, and learn the basics of this joyful style. This is event is suitable for beginners.
4pm IKEA Trip
IKEA (Transport from campus provided)
Who doesn't love the tiny homes, Swedish meatballs and hours of endless display rooms that IKEA has to offer? That's why ANUSA is running an IKEA trip; so everyone has a chance to experience fine dining at the restaurant or to purchase the armchair they've been dreaming of. We'll be taking a Murrays coach with undercarriage storage, so there will be plenty of space for your purchases, just make sure you don't buy anything that you (or a friend) can't carry. Make sure you get a ticket to reserve your spot!