Published on December 5, 2007
Keele University : Keele University A Guide to the Student Life in Keele Ben Hunter Resident Tutor Slide2: Summary of Talk The Halls of residence The Students’ Union and entertainment Lectures and academia Representation Practicalities Final thoughts Any questions? Slide3: Campus Map Halls of Residence: Halls of Residence Rooms Kitchens Communal areas Tips Halls of Residence: Halls of Residence Barnes Hawthorns Holly Cross/The Oaks Horwood Lindsay/Lindsay Court Slide6: Halls of Residence - facilities Laundrettes Social spaces Bars Housekeepers Halls of Residence - welfare: Halls of Residence - welfare Residential Managers Resident Tutors (part of Student Support system) Halls Council Living as part of a community Slide8: What is KUSU? KUSU (Keele University Students’ Union) is the body that represents students to the University, and on a local and national level All students at Keele University are full members of KUSU! Slide9: Entertainments Regular Weekly entertainments consist of: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Manic Mondays, K2, 9-2am, £3 (£2 NUS Extra) KUSU Pool Tournament 7:30pm £2 & Comedy Club K2. Flirt & REwind, whole building, 9-2am, £4 (NUS Extra Discount!) Kaos, Kerplunk, & Union Quiz (£1 per player) RELoaded, 9-2/3am £4 Lounge Night, 9-2am, Karaoke & Open Mic Night, Free Entry! 9-1am More @ KUSU: More @ KUSU Live Bands such as the Coral Print Shop Harvey’s restaurant Barista Sam’s Bar Post Office Travel Shop Convenience Store Lounge Bar International Extravaganza Mail Room K2 Bar Societies Job Shop Independent Advice Unit The Kiln Volunteer Experience Project Places To Eat: Union Square The Kiln (downstairs in Union) Harvey's - sandwich bar Le Café Comus restaurant Vite and Eat Lindsay’s Café Bar Italian Job (in Leisure Centre) Hawthorns Restaurant (for Sunday lunch) Keele Village – Sneyd Arms Plus the on-campus supermarket – to practice your culinary skills! Places To Eat Lectures & Academia: Lectures & Academia Contact time Science students beware! Lectures and seminars between 9 am - 5 pm but some run longer Academic support Study Abroad opportunity Representation: Representation Get involved! Halls Council Course representative (STAR) Student Representative Council (SRC) Sabbatical Team 2007/2008: Sabbatical Team 2007/2008 All Students’ can have a say in how the Union is run through Union committee, SRC, UGM President Nadeem Patel VP Communication and Democracy Matt Alexander VP Education and Welfare Jack Corrigan VP Finance and Activities Oli Cotterill Plus the Union Committee Practicalities: Practicalities On campus Newsagents/Supermarket Waterstones book shop Natwest Bank Chapel and Mosque Getting off Campus Buses to Newcastle every 15 minutes First (24 and 25) – Newcastle and Hanley D & G (85A) Crewe First buses run until nearly 1am Buses Hanley and Stoke train station Shopping! Major supermarkets within short distance Final thoughts: Final thoughts African Caribbean Christian Union Concert Band Computer Drama Psychology Tai chi Labour Keele International Students Society (K.I.S.S) Gospel Choir Bar Society Islamic KUBE radio Port and Cheese Japanese Philharmonic Orchestra Dancesport/ Dance GET INVOLVED IN SOMETHING. Keele University is home to a whole variety (around 80) of societies that are available for you to join. Final thoughts…: Final thoughts… Athletic Union Freshers’ Fair Final thoughts…: Final thoughts… Make the most of the Keele community: Cosmopolitan atmosphere Peaks and troughs Really is something for everyone Explore the campus This is your time And remember… No matter how confident people seem, everyone will be feeling just as nervous, excited, enthusiastic and homesick as you… Finally…: Finally… Any questions?