for international students in Southampton and Winchester

Southampton

iExplore

iExplore gives international students and visiting academics an opportunity to explore the basics of Christianity and runs each term on Wednesday evenings close to the main university campus, at Highfield Church Centre, Highfield Lane, Southampton, SO17 1RL, 7.30pm to 9.30pm. The evening starts with a free meal, followed by a short talk about the bible or film…

Culture Course 1: The Queen who saved her country

This event is for Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Masters/PhD) students only and is not suitable for children under 10. Dinner and discussion at the home of Richard and Margaret Blake, and an opportunity to learn more about English culture, history and beliefs. A hot meal (with vegetarian options available) is followed by puddings, and then a…

Open Home

Your chance to visit a local home, and to join us for an informal evening of chatting with tea, coffee and and light refreshments. We are invited to the home of Professor Ian Castro and his wife Lucy, who live near to the main Highfield campus – about 2 minutes walk from University Road/Burgess Road.…

Culture Course 2: Kings and Parialiaments

This event is for Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Masters/PhD) students only and is not suitable for children under 10. Dinner and discussion at the home of Richard and Margaret Blake, and an opportunity to learn more about English culture, history and beliefs. A hot meal (with vegetarian options available) is followed by puddings, and then a…

Pancakes Evening

Join in with a traditional English Pancake evening (to celebrate “Shrove Tuesday”), which is being held and hosted by Central Baptist Church, Devonshire Road, SO15 2GY (near the city centre). The evening includes a chance to make and eat your own pancakes, and try a number of different toppings on them, as well as a…

Trip to Chichester

We will be taking a day trip to Chichester, where we will have the opportunity to explore this beautiful ancient town.  Chichester is a cathedral city in West Sussex, and it has a long history as a settlement from Roman times and was important in Anglo-Saxon times.    We will have a guided tour of the…

Culture Course 3: Scotland and England

This event is for Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Masters/PhD) students only and is not suitable for children under 10. Dinner and discussion at the home of Richard and Margaret Blake, and an opportunity to learn more about English culture, history and beliefs. A hot meal (with vegetarian options available) is followed by puddings, and then a…

Open Home

Your chance to visit a local home, and to join us for an informal evening of chatting with tea, coffee and and light refreshments. We are invited to the home of Professor Ian Castro and his wife Lucy, who live near to the main Highfield campus – about 2 minutes walk from University Road/Burgess Road.…

Baking

Each year we hold a popular baking evening, where you can learn how to cook or bake different dishes. This term we have a couple of dates over the weekend of 23 and 24 March when you will have the opportunity to join some local people in their homes (in small groups) and to bake or cook…