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Fair Access Mental Health Workshops

 Fair Access Mental Health Workshops 

October – December 2022, 5:30 – 7:30pm

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Fair Access are offering Mental Health workshops to our students in a range of areas. These workshops are designed to empower and provide you with skillsets and coping mechanisms that will help you combat current and future challenges. 

Who it is for: All Fair Access Students (WACI & Transitions Students)

When: 5.30pm – 7.30pm 

Where: Online. These sessions will take place on Zoom


Workshop 1: Understanding Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being 

4 October  (aged 16 & 17)

6 October (aged 18+) 

 

Workshop 2: Managing Stress, Building Resilience & Self Care 

1 November  (aged 16 & 17)

3 November (18+) 

 

Workshop 3: Improving Self Esteem 

6 December  (aged 16 & 17)

8 December (18+) 


All workshops are being run by Carolyn from Pure Potential ScotlandWe recommend attending all workshops relevant to your age group. Participants will NOT be asked to share any personal experiences.

Click the button below to be taken to the registration form:

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch at: fairaccesshello@rcs.ac.uk

Transitions Monthly Drop In

 Transitions Monthly Drop In 

Every 2nd weekend of the Month, 10 – 1pm

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You are warmly invited to come along to our Transitions monthly drop in sessions here at RCS.

What it’s for:
Our team will be on hand, in person, to provide information, advice and guidance to Transitions students throughout the year.

Dates for the diaries:
No need to book, just head along to the Renfrew Street Building on the following dates from 10am:

  • 8 & 9 October
  • 12 & 13 November
  • 10 & 11 December
  • 7 & 8 January
  • 11 & 12 February
  • 11 & 12 March
  • 8 & 9 April
  • 13 & 14 May

Future reminders:
Add these events to your calendar or diaries but you can also check the dates at any time on our online calendar.

Fair Access | Monthly Drop In

 Fair Access | Monthly Drop In 

3rd Monday of the Month, 1 – 3pm

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You are warmly invited to come along to our Fair Access monthly drop in sessions here at RCS.

What it’s for:
Our team will be on hand, in person, to provide ad-hoc support, information, advice and guidance to Fair Access UG/PG students throughout the year.

Dates for the diaries:
No need to book, just head along to the rooms that will be specified in the email from the team about this from 1pm on:

  • Monday 17 October 2022
  • Monday 21 November 2022
  • Monday 16 January 2023
  • Monday 20 February 2023
  • Monday 20 March 2023
  • Monday 17 April 2023
  • Monday 15 May 2023

Future reminders:
Add these events to your calendar or diaries but you can also check the dates at any time on our online calendar.

Fair Access | BIPOC Focus Group

 Fair Access | BIPOC Focus Group 

Wed 5 Oct 2022 & Wed 22 Feb 2023, 6 – 7:30pm

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You are warmly invited to come along to our Fair Access BIPOC Focus Group sessions here at RCS.

What it’s for:

We look forward to having a discussion with you all to help us gather experiences and talk about how we might improve what we offer to our students.

Dates for the diaries:
Book now to secure your place on the Focus Groups taking place from 6pm on:

  • Wednesday 5 October 2022
  • Wednesday 22 February 2023

  Click Here for the Booking Page  

Location
Both Focus Groups will take place in the Renfrew Street Building

Future reminders:
Add these events to your calendar or diaries but you can also check the dates at any time on our online calendar.

Transitions Focus Group

 Transitions Focus Group 

Sat 12 Nov 2022 & Sat 11 Mar 2023, 5 – 6:30pm

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You are warmly invited to come along to our Transitions Focus Group here at RCS.

What it’s for:
Transitions students are invited to join us to discuss their Transitions students’ experiences. We use the focus groups to help us improve our programme. We value your opinions.

Dates for the diaries:
Book now to secure your place on the Focus Groups taking place on:

  • Saturday 12 November 2022
  • Saturday 11 March 2023

 Click Here for the Booking Page  

Location
Both Focus Groups will take place in the Renfrew Street Building
Future reminders:
Add details of this Focus Group to your calendar or diaries but you can also check the dates at any time on our online calendar.

Fair Access | Care Experienced and Estranged Student Focus Group

 Fair Access 

 Care Experienced & Estranged Student 

 Focus Group 

Wed 28 Sept 2022 & Wed 11 Jan 2023, 6 – 8pm

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You are warmly invited to come along to our Fair Access Care Experienced and Estranged Focus Group here at RCS.

What it’s for:

This focus group is to learn about the experiences of our Pre-HE & UG/PG Care Experienced and Estranged Students so that we can improve what we do.

Dates for the diaries:
Book now to secure your place on the Focus Groups taking place from 6pm on:

  • Wednesday 28 September 2022
  • Wednesday 11 January 2023

 Click Here for the Booking Page 

Future reminders:
Keep details of this Focus Group in your calendar or diaries but you can also check the dates at any time on our online calendar.

Curious About Film Club

 CURIOUS ABOUT FILM 

Part of the Fair Access ‘Get Into’ Series

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When: 7 monthly sessions on Tuesdays from September 2022 to March 2023
Where: GMAC Cinema, 5th Floor, 103 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HD

Curious About Film is a monthly film club for people who want to explore and engage with film. You will watch and talk about film, get some hands on practical experience of cameras, dabble with animation and sound design and learn about all the different jobs in the film industry. You will get the chance to design your own film festival and programme your own cinema screening event – so you can experience film in all it’s glory!

Workshops and activity will take place at GMAC Film in central Glasgow – with the final screening at Glasgow Film Theatre. This programme of workshops is part of the RCS’s ‘Get Into’ series and is being delivered partnership with GMAC Film and Fair Access at the RCS.

Workshop Dates:

  • 13 September
  • 11 October
  • 8 November
  • 6 December
  • 10 January 2023
  • 7 February 2023
  • 7 March 2023

Curious About Film: A partnership with GMAC Film, RCS Fair Access and Glasgow Film.

 Get In Touch 

If you require any further information or have any questions, email: fairaccesshello@rcs.ac.uk

Get Into: Production (Glasgow)

 GET INTO: PRODUCTION (GLASGOW) 

Open Day for 16+ and Twilight Session for Teachers

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Think the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is just about acting and music? Think again!

Come and find out about our incredibly versatile and hands-on undergraduate Production ProgrammesThere are two available streams: Production Arts and Design and Production Technology and Management.

Production is a vital part of any live event. Our aim is to train young people for a wide range of careers across theatre, TV, film, music concerts, live events and beyond.

Did you know? 

  • Woodwork can lead to a career in Set Construction
  • Art & Design can lead to working as a Scenic Artist or Prop Maker
  • Fashion and Textiles can lead to being a Costume Maker
  • Physics and Computing can lead to careers in Lighting, Sound and Theatre Technology

Find out the pathways from school and college to the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Explore our training. Take part in taster workshops. Meet our staff and students.

Event information:

Twilight Tour for
Teachers, Lecturers, DYW
Venue: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Wednesday 7 September
4.30pm – 6.30pm

Open Day for those
aged 16+
Venue: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Wednesday 21 September
9:15am – 11:45am

Register your interest by clicking the button below:

 Get In Touch 

If you require any further information or have any questions, email: fairaccesshello@rcs.ac.uk

Get Into: Production (Ayr)

 GET INTO: PRODUCTION (AYR) 

Open Day for 16+ and Twilight Session for Teachers

Girl holding a stick with glue dripping from it into pots.

Think the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is just about acting and music? Think again!

Come and find out about our incredibly versatile and hands-on undergraduate Production ProgrammesThere are two available streams: Production Arts and Design and Production Technology and Management.

Production is a vital part of any live event. Our aim is to train young people for a wide range of careers across theatre, TV, film, music concerts, live events and beyond.

Did you know? 

  • Woodwork can lead to a career in Set Construction
  • Art & Design can lead to working as a Scenic Artist or Prop Maker
  • Fashion and Textiles can lead to being a Costume Maker
  • Physics and Computing can lead to careers in Lighting, Sound and Theatre Technology

Find out the pathways from school and college to the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Explore our training. Take part in taster workshops. Meet our staff and students.

Event information:

Twilight Tour for
Teachers, Lecturers, DYW
Venue: The Gaiety, Ayr
Wednesday 14 September
4.30pm – 6.30pm

Open Day for those
aged 16+
Venue: The Gaiety, Ayr
Wednesday 5 October
9:45am – 11:45am

Register your interest by clicking the button below:

 Get In Touch 

If you require any further information or have any questions, email: fairaccesshello@rcs.ac.uk

Call Out for Early Years R&D Opportunity

 Experimentation Playground 

Making Performance for Tinies

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Are you care experienced, estranged or a former Transitions student? Do you like the idea of making performance for tiny people? Would you like to be paid £150 to take part in a week of R&D between 25 and 29 July at RCS?

The Fair Access department is looking for 4 students to take part in a week of R&D focusing on making performance for early years. You will be working alongside 4 care experienced young people aged 18-25 from the Citizens Theatre.

We will be focusing on creative play and the week will be co-led by early years practitioner Corrie McKendrick alongside our Fair Access Manager Jesse Paul and Outreach Officer Louise Brown.

The emphasis of the R&D will be to share skills, explore early years theatre making and create joy. We are keen to hear from people across all disciplines.

If you are interested, please fill in the form below:

Deadline: 8 July 2022 at 5pm

 Get In Touch 

If you require any further information or have any questions, email: fairaccesshello@rcs.ac.uk