23 February – 7 March 2021
An opportunity for the University to come together to celebrate St David’s Day through a series of virtual events.
We hope that during these difficult times that the events we have planned will showcase the very best of our culture and talents within UWTSD.
For more information, please visit the Pethau Bychain events page.
March St David’s Day Kahoot quiz
23 February 2021
March St David’s Day Kahoot quiz for students in conjunction with Yr Atom, Coleg Sir Gâr, Coleg Ceredigion and UWTSD. Link available soon.
INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE? MOTHER TONGUE?
23 February 2021 – 7pm-8pm
Poetry and debate to celebrate UNESCO’s International Mother Language Day 2021 Welsh-medium event with simultaneous translation.
‘The Child’s Voice’ Conference
24 February 2021 – 1pm – 4pm
Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Conference for students at universities and further education colleges studying education, childcare and children and young people’s services. The conference will discuss the lives of Welsh children including: the impact of Covid-19 on children, racism, and the advocacy system. There will also be a presentation by the Children’s Commissioner for Wales, Sally Holland.
Welsh-Medium Courses Virtual Open Evening
25 February 2021 – 7.30pm
An introduction to studying through the medium of Welsh and course taster sessions.
Welsh Cake Competition UWTSD Welsh Society
26 February – 1 March 2021
Send in a picture of your Welsh Cakes to win a £25 voucher to spend at Croeso Cynnes.
27 February 2021 – 10.30am-11.30am
An hour of craft activity in conjunction with Menter GSG for KS1 children. Register by emailing Alma@mgsg.cymru.
A screening of ‘Un’ by BA Perfformio
28 February 2021 – 7.30pm
A production by UWTSD, BA Perfformio students. ‘Un’ is a show which was specially created for final year students to perform digitally. Following the success of the first screening as part of the Eisteddfod Amgen 2020, here’s another chance to enjoy the show.
‘Walk Wales, Kick Lockdown ‘ Challenge Launch
1 March 2021 – 10am
Challenge for University staff, students and friends to walk the Welsh coast distance equivalent during March by recording the distance:
Contact Huw Thomas, Institute of Health and Management for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
The launch of the Institute of Health & Management’s Fitness Testing Resource UWTSD & the CCC
1 March 2021 – 11am
A series of Welsh-medium resources that will assist Welsh-medium sports students in undertaking health and fitness tests. The resources will be of use to students across Welsh Universities as well as students studying Sport as a subject in Further Education Colleges and Schools.
Welsh medium event
Saint David’s Day Service
1 March 2021 – 12.30pm
A virtual service to celebrate St David’s Day. A warm welcome is extended to all University staff, students and friends.
Childhood, Youth & Education Studies courses taster session
1 March 2021 – 1.30pm
Have a taste of UWTDS’s Childhood, Youth and Education Studies courses over an informal chat. Join us at 1.30pm on March 1st. Register through e-mailing Glenda Tinney G.Tinney@uwtsd.ac.uk
Swansea College of Art Annual Lecture and Awards with guest speaker Huw Rees
1 March 2021 – 4pm
Keep fit in red, white and green Fitness session
2 March 2021 – 12pm
Challenging but achievable workout that is accessible to all.
There are pre-recorded modifications for each movement. It is important that you watch these prior to the live session and choose the one that you are able to perform with the correct technique and for between 10-15reps without resting.
Warm-up for 5-10mins prior to the session (walk, run, bike, row and dynamic stretching etc.)
Please consult a GP if you are unsure about the suitability of the exercises in this video.
Instructor: Kirsty Edwards from Wales Academy for Health and Physical Literacy (WAHPL)
Remember to wear red, white and/or green!
Virtual Launch of the module ‘Troi’r Trai mewn Tri Deg Mlynedd’
2 March 2021 – 4pm
Viewing party to launch a resource created by Rhagoriaith and Optimwm, sponsored by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, which encourages students to continue studying Welsh as a subject (and/or through the medium of Welsh), with an opportunity for users to visit different locations and learn about the importance of Welsh language skills. Welsh medium event.
Saint David’s Concert
4 March 2021 – 7.30pm
Students from the Canolfan Berfformio Cymru and WIAV celebrate music by Welsh composers with members of the British Sinfonietta.
Music Director Eilir Owen-Griffiths.
Yr Egin: Adventure
5 – 7 March 2021
Yr Egin is extremely excited about the first ever Adventure Film Festival that will be held online at the beginning of March.
The festival aims to inspire, celebrate the wonders of nature and of course get the adrenaline pumping! It will be a chance to see films of Wales and other amazing places and hear from the people in front and behind the lens.
47 Copa, the film that won the Best Action Film at the London Mountain Film Festival will kick everything off on Friday 5 March with a Q&A session with the filmmakers to follow.
The weekend will have panel sessions with experienced adventure filmmakers sharing tips and tricks, a chance to see short films by up and coming young makers and all you have to do is sit back and enjoy the view!
Tickets https://yregin.cymru/. The Festival is supported by Ffilm Cymru