for international students in Southampton and Winchester

Past Events

English History, Culture and Beliefs Course 3: Educating a Nation

Dinner and discussion at the home of Richard and Margaret Blake, and an opportunity to learn more about English culture, history and beliefs. This event is free, but booking in advance is essential, as it is very popular, and numbers are limited. The topic for this culture course is “Educating a Nation” and we will be…

Garden Railway

Garden Railway 1-4pm at 87 Pointout Road, Bassett, SO16 7DL Join us for a ride on a small train which covers the length of a small garden. John and Glynis (our hosts) have this tiny train and railway in their back garden, with an engine built from scratch. Come and have a cup of tea…

English History, Culture and Beliefs Course 2: English Judicial System – Courts and Justice

Dinner and discussion at the home of Richard and Margaret Blake, and an opportunity to learn more about English culture, history and beliefs. This event is free, but booking in advance is essential, as it is very popular, and numbers are limited. This culture course evening looks at the English Justice system and will cover: How the…

Walk in Riverside park

Join us for a Walk in Riverside park Meet at 2pm outside Wessex Lane Halls of Residence Reception Building, Wessex Lane, SO18 2NU (take the U1/W/E bus from the City Centre or Highfield Campus to the Wessex Lane Halls stop and the reception is just inside the Halls Complex). We will walk through the park…

Royal Wedding Cream Tea

Join us for a Traditional Cream Tea and Quiz to celebrate the Royal Wedding, 3pm at Central Baptist Church, Devonshire Road, SO15 2GY (near the city centre). We will enjoy a traditional Cream Tea (scones, jam, cream and a pot of tea) and test our knowledge of world Royal Families! This event is free and…

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. This event is for Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Masters/PhD) students only and is not suitable for children under 10. We are invited to the home of Professor Ian Castro and his wife…

Bursledon / Hamble Walk

Join us for a countryside river walk, followed by bread and soup lunch in a local home. A great opportunity to get out of Southampton and see some of the surrounding countryside nearby. We will travel by train to Bursledon from where we will start our walk. Meet at 9.15am at Southampton Central train station…

English History, Culture and Beliefs Course : Warfare and Welfare: Britain in 20th Century

Dinner and discussion at the home of Richard and Margaret Blake, and an opportunity to learn more about English culture, history and beliefs. This Culture Course looks at : Warfare and Welfare: Britain in 20th Century After ten years of fighting for survival in the first half of the 20th Century, Britain developed a way of…

Bluebell Walk: Winchester

Walk in the bluebell woods!  Join us for a walk into the woods to see the beautiful bluebell flowers followed by tea and cake in a local home. Pick up at 2:30 PM at the following locations: University of Winchester Reception Building Erasmus Park Winchester School of Art To book a place, please email Rod and…