Hi, I’m Ahmed, your President at Queen Mary Students’ Union.

It’s time to celebrate Asian Heritage Month again this year! In our definition of Asian, it can be anyone from Turkey to Japan, so come out this February and immerse yourself in Asian culture. This month is for those of you who are home sick, want to rediscover your heritage or want to learn about a new culture. Make sure you join in this month!

Twitter: @PresidentQMSU
Email: su-president@qmul.ac.uk

Events


Muay Thai

Try out this combat sport from Thailand with Get Active. You don’t need to have any previous experience, just come along and have a go you will learn basic punching and kicking skills whilst also developing your self-defence skills.

Fri 1st Feb, tickets here
4-5pm, £2.50, Qmotion (every Friday)

Lunar New Year

It’s Lunar New Year! Join us to celebrate the New Year, with loads of surprise activities all around campus in collaboration with the Chinese Students and Scholars Association. Xin nián hao!

Tues 5th Feb
Celebrations around Mile End Campus

HanumanJi on tour 2019

Join us for an evening of bhakti singing the Hanuman Chalisa. The Hanuman Chalisa bestows the fourfold fruits of life: Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha. We recited the Hindu devotional hymn twenty-one times creating an ambience of tranquillity. Alongside being a sacred text of devotion and bhakti, the Hanuman Chalisa serves as a guide for showing devotees how to live a virtuous life.

Tues 5th Feb
Multi faith room 2, 6pm-7.30pm

Unspoken Words: South Asian Mental Health

Come to a panel discussion about mental health in the Asian population and find out how to tackle the stigma, this event was totally packed out last year so do come early.

Thu 14th Feb
Bancroft 1.13, 5:30pm-7pm

How Asian are you?

Join Bangladesh Society for a night of spoken word, discussion and debate on the concept of being Asian- exploring culture and stereotypes and hot topics within the Asian community. With guest speakers Wasim Nawaz, Haasan Khan and Tasnia Chowdhury.

Mon 11th Feb
Blomeley Rooms, 5pm-7pm, Members Free otherwise £1

Bollywood Movie Night

Do you want a desi night in, where you can enjoy a Bollywood movie with some friends? Then bring your own popcorn and come watch a Bollywood classic.

Thu 28th Feb
Mason LT, 6pm-8pm