|Entrant Club(s):||UC Postgraduate Students Association|
|Entry completed by:||Duttatrey Nath Srivastava|
|Club Role:||Vice President|
|Category Selection||Reminder that events and initiatives must have occurred in the eligible period: 7 September 2020 to 12 September 2021|
|Which category is this nomination for?||Best Health and Well-being Event 2021|
|Name of event or initiative:||Bring a Verse from Home: Postgraduate Open Mic Night!|
|Brief overview of the event or initiative:|
This open mic event celebrated our collective nostalgia for our homes. Performers across languages brought their favourite songs and stories, worries and joys from home. Our intention was to help everyone appreciate the commonalities in our international experience, and help postgraduates discuss their stresses and strains in a safe space.
|What were the aims of the event or initiative?|
The aim of this event was to bring postgraduates together to share their stories.
|How did you make it happen?|
1. Secured support and sponsorship from PlainsFM, including prizes for the performers.
|How did you make it better?|
1.Incentivized participation through prizes and nibbles,
|How did you show your commitment to sustainability?|
1. The event was run mostly paperless, with focus on digital promotions and participation forms.
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