Posted on 14/10/2013
Treasure Hunt Winners all received a Kindle
To all those that who did not make it to the Departments Team Building, Treasure hunting afternoon and evening Undergraduate Party at the end of Welcome Week, you unfortunately missed out on a great opportunity to better get to know fellow students, your tutors and a chance to win a brand new Kindle.
The Team Building led by Fathima Uddin of the Departments Admin Team, saw an eclectic mix of students and staff working together in a series of tasks designed to let us all get to know each other better. After splitting into groups, just over fifty people piled personal items and tried to guess the owners, tied themselves into knots and untangled the group by spinning, jumping and twisting together. With a blind folded group taking descriptions from a leader unable to move, we also tried to retrieve bottles of water and cups from far off places. All in order to quench the leaders thirst without getting their shoes wet.
Groups of five then run off on a treasure hunt around the campus, following scattered clues to unusual locations. The winning team were all treated to a new Kindle reader each, with the first runners up getting free tickets to the Autumn ball on the 18th of October. (You can buy your tickets from H209 now!) The Economics Undergraduate pPrty took place after this and provided a great social environment to meet fellow students and better get to know the staff and tutors working in the department. Conversation and stories flowed over drinks, pizza and snacks in a great social gathering which was a perfect end to welcome week.
Remember to keep your eyes open for upcoming events organised by the department on notice boards, the Economics website along with the Departments Twitter and Facebook pages.