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13 February, 2017

ANUSA - ANU Students' Association

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Welcome to dreamland.


Yoga (Chifley Meadows - 8am)
ANU Sport will be hosting relaxing yoga to help create a new you for the new University year.
free entry

ANU Induction (Llewellyn Hall - 9am)
ANU welcomes you and introduces the University and its processes to you. This is UNI101; everything you need to know, in 4 hours. Food included!

FabSoc Presents: Summer Fashion (Union Court – 1pm)
From 1pm, watch Union Court transform into a runway as ANU Fashion and Beauty Appreciation Society - Fabsoc presents their Summer Fashion Show.

PhB Society Research Seminar (1pm)
Are you studying PhB? A bit nervous to get started? Have some burning questions? The PhB Society is bringing together older and younger students to share tips and tricks for studying PhB.

Gender-Free Speed Friending (ANU Bar - 1pm)
Join ANU Queer* Department for the chance to meet new people and make some friends. Don't worry if you don't have any conversation starters, we will provide a handy bingo sheet! This is a non-autonomous (anyone can come) 18+ event.

Holi (Chifley Meadows - 2pm)
The Ekta - South Asian Students' Society invites you to slip and slide into University with colour and charm. Come and participate in this Indian-styled colourful event!

Feast of Strangers (Fellows Bar and Cafe - 3pm)
What if conversation were more than just small talk? What if you had the opportunity to have a meaningful exchange with another person and spark new relationships, new ideas, and new outlooks on life? A menu of questions and a stranger await you. Don’t dream of meeting people, come along to University House and meet someone in reality!

International Student Q&A Session (Location - 3pm)
Join the ANU International Students' Department - ANUISD for a Q+A on all things university.

World Record Attempt (Union Court - 4pm)
Ever wanted to attempt to be the world’s biggest? Meet in Union Court as we try an assortment of challenges. It will take group work and commitment to the cause!

Mature Aged Students Welcome (The Gods Cafe and Bar - 5pm)
Calling all mature aged entry students - This event is for you! Come along to Gods' to meet other students and hear from key university service providers.

Surviving and Thriving at ANU (Spoons Space - 5pm)
The ANU Disabilities Student Association present a panel of later year students who have lived experience of mental health or disability, to discuss how they've survived & thrived at ANU.

Music in the Meadows (Chifley Meadows - 6pm)
Let's kick off O Week with a festive afternoon on the meadows with groovy tunes, and support your talented Australian Indigenous acts! Light dinner and drinks provided, courtesy of the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre.

Free Screening – Doctor Strange (Coombs Theatre - 7pm)
Monday night is shaping up to be a big one with one of the greatest movie events of the year as ANU Film Group shows Doctor Strange from 7pm at Coombs Theatre.

Canadian Dream (Mooseheads Bar and Nightclub - 9pm)
Welcome to Canberra Nightlife! Whether you’re new to the scene or a regular, we’ve got a lot in store, from UV body paint, to great atmosphere, prize giveaways, and more! Walking groups from Union Court will leave at 8:45pm, as well as walking groups back to Union Court leaving from Mooseheads at 11:45pm. Don’t forget to download ANU OK, the official safety app available from the App Store and Google Play, with important free resources!

App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/anuok/id1069902027?mt=8
Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cutcom.apparmor.anu&hl=en


Yoga (Chifley Meadows - 8am)
ANU Sport will be hosting relaxing yoga to help create a new you for the new University year - alternatively, have a go at waking up early in beautiful sunshine

Post Apocalyptic Scavenger Hunt Sign Ups (Union Court - 9am)
Smear on some war paint and get ready to fight! The riddles and clues aren't the only things you need to get right. Sign up from 9am by yourself or in teams. Get ready for an adventure that's a bit more dystopian than your dreams.

French Collective Crepes (Union Court - 9am)
Peckish in the morning, maybe after some relaxing yoga? The French Collective has you covered. They’re making crepes (with and without lactose!), so bon appetite and start your day with carby-nutella goodness.

Post Apocalyptic Scavenger Hunt (Meet Union Court - 11:45am)
The apocalypse is nigh! The challenge is to collect as many points for your team around campus by solving cryptic puzzles, and uncovering clues that will lead you to your next destination. To learn all the tips and tricks to survive, as well as game rules meet in Union Court at 11:45am for the compulsory briefing, so don’t forget!

PARSA Universal Lunch Hour (Union Court - 12pm)
Come on down to Union Court for the classic midday fry up! Tuesday is presented by PARSA: ANU postgraduate and research students’ association.

Environmental Collective Welcome Picnic
Keen to engage with environmental and social justice issues on and off campus? Come along to the ANU Environment Collective's picnic for free food, drinks and chats at the Fellow’s Oval BBQ. Bring your big ideas, and let us answer any questions you have about the EC.

Water Fight (Menzies Lawn - 3:30pm)
The heat of the day in summer makes you dream of something cool and refreshing. Slip and slide into a battlefield armed with water guns, and have a bit of a barbecue

CASS and CAP Students Welcome BBQ (Copland Barbecues - 4pm)
CALLING ALL CASS AND CAP STUDENTS !!! After the ANU CASS Induction, come on over to Copland Courtyard to bond with your fellow CASS and CAP cohorts! There will be food for all dietary needs, and the ANUSA CASS and CAP Reps will be present to answer all your questions

ANU Bar Trivia and Garden Party (ANU Bar - 4pm)
Put on your thinking caps and trivia into the evening! Whether you’re coming by yourself or in a group, we have you covered but come in early because spaces are limited. Have no fear if you miss out! There will be a Garden Party out the back of ANU Bar, with chill music and good times.

Honours Roll (The Gods Cafe and Bar - 5pm)
Are you doing Honours this year? Starting Honours this year? Already halfway through? Either way, come and meet other honours students from all disciplines and take part in the launch of ANUSA’s new ‘Honours Roll’ program.

Campout Without The Camping (Fenner School Firepit - 5:30pm)
A night by firelight, with good foods, ghost stories, and classic fire pit games. All the good parts of camping – damper, the natural environment and woodfire smoke – without the uncomfortable floor mats!

Queer* Movie Night (Queer* House - 7pm)
Come along to the ANU Queer* Department's House to meet some new people and have some snacks whilst watching a queer film. The queer film showing is Pride.This is a non-autonomous (you do not have to be queer*) alcohol free event open to all ages. Meet in Union Court at 6.30pm to join a walking group over to the house.

Lucid Dreaming (Brian Kenyon Student Space - 8pm)
A lucid dream is a dream during which the dreamer is aware of dreaming. During lucid dreaming, the dreamer may be able to exert some degree of control over the dream characters, narrative, and environment. ANU’s own Isaac Dugdale is here to help you to wake up when you sleep, and hopefully stimulate an environment in which you can pinch yourself and realise - and then hopefully have fun with the non-dystopic Inception that will be.
Bring comfortable clothes

Rock Music Society Presents: Valhalla (Reload Bar - 9pm)
Like rock? Punk? Metal? Valhalla, hosted by ANU Rock Music Society brings Canberra the best rock and metal tunes @ Reload with partying, head banging and gaming.

-- Wednesday --

Yoga (Chifley Meadows - 8am)
ANU Sport will be hosting relaxing yoga to help create a new you for the new University year - alternatively, have a go at waking up early in beautiful sunshine
Notes: free entry

Market Day (University Avenue - 9am)
Find a club that suits your niche interests, or interact with the plethora of business, not-for-profit, and ANU-specific groups who host stalls or exhibit on the main stage in Union Court throughout the day.

ANU Commencement (University Avenue, Western Section - 10am)
The official welcome to the University for the new year, featuring our very own Vice Chancellor Brian Schmidt, and a guest speaker in Therese Rein. This is hosted by the ANU.

Universal Lunch Hour (Union Court - 12pm)
Come on down to Union Court for the classic midday fry up!

Human Connection Movement presents: Eyegazing (Behind Gods on Sullivan's Creek - 1pm-3pm)
Come share some silence + connect with someone you've never met before. The Human Connection Movement seeks to create a safe environment to help you see who you are.

Sugar Crawl (From Daley Road, Fenner, UniLodge - 6pm)
What better way to spend hump day that a dessert marathon through civic #treatyourself
Sign up is essential and places are strictly limited - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sugar-crawl-tickets-31476481002

Sweet Tooth Board Games and Dessert Night (Lena Karmel Common Rooms, Unilodge - 7pm)
Love a good ol’ social board game or social deception? Want to indulge in some sweet goodness? Missed out on the Sugar Crawl? Come along to our Board Games night, open to all.


Yoga (Chifley Meadows - 8am)
ANU Sport will be hosting relaxing yoga to help create a new you for the new University year - alternatively, have a go at waking up early in beautiful sunshine. Free entry.
Notes: free entry

24 hour dance party (Corner of AD Hope and Chifley, downstairs - 10am)
From 10am until 10am, a group of marathon dancers will attempt a 24 hour dance marathon, and they need your help! Join in and make them know they’re not alone. This will culminate in the Dance Party for the Night Markets on the Thursday evening. Set aside time to join in, and participate in this athletic and fabulous feat. BYO water bottle and probably food and energy gels.

Universal Picnic Hour (Fellows Oval - 11am)
ANUSA’s creative answer to diversify Universal Lunch Hour. Come to the Daydreaming Festival on Fellows Oval, grab a BBQ meal, and sit down with a variety of clubs and societies who will providing a load of picnic fun.

ANU Association for Defence & Security Studies - ANU ADSS - Archery Tag (Fellows Oval - 12-3pm)
Ever wondered what a game of archery, paintball and dodgeball mixed together looks like? Look no further! Want to try something new and challenging? Never tried archery before? No worries! Come along, pick up a bow, shoot some arrows, and play some games. Free entry. BYO water bottle.

ANU Sport - Pop Up Sports and Bubble Soccer (Fellows Oval - 11-3pm)
Nothing like a bit of badminton/volleyball/table tennis/bubble soccer to gain a handle on the end of your week. Have a hit under the sun as part of the Daydreaming festival.

Daydreaming festival (Chifley Oval - 12pm) ****
Relive your childhood memories and come bask in the splendour of the sun! From a jumping castle, inflatable obstacle course, mechanical bull, petting zoo, bubble soccer, inflatable archery, universal picnic hour, festival sweets stalls, and much more to entertain!

ANU International Students' Department - ANUISD - International Student Q&A session (Location - 12pm)
Join the International Student Department for a Q+A on all things university! This is an open and informative event from International Students who have been right where you are now!

CECS Tour and Networking Lunch (Copland Courtyard Barbecue - 12:30pm)
Calling all budding engineers, RnD students, CompSci majors and others! Straight after your university induction, join your Student Representatives over the barbie and enjoy a classic fry up - all the while, meeting the group who will go through uni with you, every step of the way!

CBE students welcome bbq (Copland Courtyard Barbecue - 12:30pm)
Business, Accounting, and Economics Students - meet your fellow BAEs. These will be your companions throughout the course of your degree, so have a fry up and bond at the start!

Dream Something Big - STEM Education Outreach Festival University Avenue Grass - 1:30- 4pm)
Robogals ANU, Engineers Without Borders and Engage have teamed up to showcase volunteering for educational outreach opportunities! Come along to see how you can get involved. While you’re here try a challenge to win some great prizes!

Womens: BOSSY Magazine Launch (Food Co-op - 3pm)
Come along to celebrate Bossy!!! Bossy is a curated collection of writing and visual art, created exclusively by talented women on campus, and collated by the ANU Women's Department.

Nightfalls noodle market (Union Court - 5pm) *****
The Night Falls Twilight to Night Market is ANUSA’s celebration of the diverse culture and community at the ANU. Food markets run by ANU Clubs and Societies, art works by the Ethnocultural Dept and a range of musical and dance acts on the mainstage throughout the night

Burlesque Class at Nightfall (ANU Refectory - 6pm)
Ever wanted to learn the art of the body confident striptease? Come try out Burlesque during O'Week for some sass, glamour and seduction at 6pm Thursday 17th Feb at the ANU Union Refractory!

Silent Instructions (Behind ANUSA - 7pm)
A secret event which requires you to have connected to ANU Secure on a smartphone, have a charged smartphone, and have headphones/earphones. Guaranteed fun, especially if you like a good surprise. Bring headphones and a phone!

ANU E-Sports: League of Legends (Manning Clarke Centre Theatre 1 - 7pm)
A game of skill and show, LoL captivates people from around the world with trick shots. This show match will showcase the ANU skill at one of the most rampantly successful E-sport of this decade.

Ethnocultural: Mental Health Campaign Launch (Outside ANU Union - 7pm)
Featuring alongside the Night Falls Market, come celebrate alongside the Ethnocultural Department’s as they launch their latest campaign inquiring mental health.

-- FRIDAY --

Yoga (Chifley Meadows - 8am)
ANU Sport will be hosting relaxing yoga to help create a new you for the new University year - alternatively, have a go at waking up early in beautiful sunshine

Queer* Champagne Brunch (South Oval BBQ - 10am)
Come along for some cooked food (vegetarian/vegan options available) and a small amount of champagne to welcome the new year and get to knowing each other!

Education Committee BBQ (South Oval Barbecue - 11am)
The Education Committee meets fortnightly to discuss policy developments and organise actions to lobby for students' interests and stand up against injustices. Come along to meet your fellow activists and learn about grassroots activism at the ANU. Drinks and snacks provided!

First Year Event Walking Group (From Union Court - 11.30am)
Description: If you’re heading to the Aviary for the exclusive First Year Event, then meet us at Union Court at 11.30am!

Up in the Clouds: First Year Rooftop Bar (Aviary Rooftop Bar - 12:00pm)
Meet students just like you, and some incredible Clubs and Societies keen to provide opportunities for you all. This event is presented by a range of Clubs, including the Australia-China Youth Association - ACYA at ANU, ANU MECS: Middle Eastern Culture Society and ANU UN Society.

2017 O-Week and Twilight Rogaines (Black Mountain - 2:30pm)
This years annual twilight rogaine combines with the first O-week rogaine in the afternoon (2:30-4:30) followed by the public twilight (6:30-9:30) event in the evening. Held in the age-old favourite bushland of Black Mountain and surrounding reserves, the course offers a lot for the walking teams but also enough further out for the faster teams.

Friday Night Party: Cloud Nine (Fellows Oval - 5pm)
Kicking off another year at ANU, the aptly named Friday Night Party never fails to deliver an unforgettable end to O-Week, so make sure you're with us for it's 10th birthday party - cloud nine.

Disabilities Students' Association Movie Night (Haydon Allen G40 - 5pm)
Exhausted after a long O Week? Need a break and a chill? Come along to the movie night, and chill with your fellow friends from the Disabilities Department.

-- ALL WEEK --

Yoga (Chifley Meadows - 8am)
ANU Sport will be hosting relaxing yoga to help create a new you for the new University year - alternatively, have a go at waking up early in beautiful sunshine

Lake Walks (Meet Union Court - 11am, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday )
Get active and see some beautiful Canberra scenery with batyr, one of the mental health advocate societies on campus!

Street Pianos (around campus - all week)
tumble across a number of pianos along University Avenue Sthroughout O-Week. They’re free to play and free to enjoy listening to! These beautifully decorated pianos are brought to you by Eckersley

Coffee Roulette (who knows? - Sign up for times)
Sign up online or at the ANUSA tent for free coffee! The only catch is you’ve got to meet 3 other adventurous (or cheap!?) students! The perfect casual event for coffee lovers!
Here is the link to sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/hMBfgKbw9aqH12iF2

Main Stage (Union Court - 10am - 2pm)
Showcases, lessons, demonstrations and performances, all week on a central Union Court stage, 10am to 2pm!
If you’d like to perform, let us know here! - https://goo.gl/forms/flk8oc7eXCI1i2BD3

Universal Lunch Hour (Union Court - Monday-Friday, but not Thursday)
Food fuels your dreamland experience, so come get a free lunch. Dietary requirements welcomed!