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Department of Engineering Health & Safety

 

1st Feb 24 (weekly)

Couch to 5k starting 1st Feb

Taking up running can seem like a scary prospect especially if you feel out of shape or unfit.  HNS Couch to 5k will help you gradually work up towards running 5km in just 9 weeks.

Join Milly and the CUED Couch to 5k group on Tuesday and Thursday lunchtimes from Trumpington Street reception.  Milly Gilbert at cda30@cam.ac.uk 

Mar/Apr 24

Newcomers and Visiting Scholars informal coffee

University Centre, Riverside Suite, on Tuesday from 10.30am - 11.30am.

This is a great opportunity to meet other university members, our volunteers and group leaders.  There is a children's play area, an information stall and refreshments. 

University Centre, Granta Pl, Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RU Map

Newcomers and Visiting Scholars website

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OurChoir

OurChoir sessions take place every Wednesday from 13:10 - 14:00, in Great St Mary's church or Michaelhouse in Trinity Street. 

You are warmly encouraged to come along.  You can sign up for the mailing list.

Weekly

Calm Space

This is an online support session which will use relaxation, mindfulness practice and other restorative techniques to help colleagues manage the stresses and strains of daily life. 

There is no need to sign up, individuals can just drop in by clicking on the Calm Space link which can be found here 

  • 30 minute session on Teams
  • Every week
  • Delivered by qualified counsellors
  • Open to all staff

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Yoga

This takes place in the Trumpington Street site every Thursday at 12:45  The organiser is Hilde Hambro hh463@cam.ac.uk

It cost £50 for 12 sessions (Lent Term).

Weekly

Engineering library crafting drop in

This takes place in the Trumpington Street site library every Friday (12-2).  If you want to learn to knit or crochet, share your crafting skills or just hang out with crafty people. Everyone welcome!

Anytime

Botanic Garden - Department of Engineering Friends Membership

If you need a break during the day, please use the Department membership to visit the Botanic Garden for free!

Staff, including postdocs, (graduate students have access with their student cards) can borrow entrance cards for the Garden from Reception (Trumpington Street Site).  There is no need to book if you are using one of our Friends cards.

The Department has 12 cards available. These can be borrowed on the day or booked out at the weekend if you want to go with family and friends. Please note that if you lose one of the Friends cards, you will need to replace it (the current cost of a replacement card is £38).

 

 

 

Safety Office Contact Details

 

INO-18

Inglis Building

Trumpington Street

Cambridge CB2 1PZ

 

Gary Steele

Department Safety Officer (DSO)

Departmental Fire Safety Manager (DFSM)

Tel: 01223 (3)32740

 

Steve Wickens

Department Safety Coordinator

Tel: 01223 (7)61455