for international students in Southampton and Winchester

Past Events

Word Alive 2018

Trip to “Word Alive” in Wales from Sat 7 – Thur 12 April 2018  (for those attending iExplore). Word Alive is a 6 day long Christian conference and holiday in the Easter vacation of each year. Each year. we organise for a group of students from the iExplore course travel together to North Wales to…

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…

New Forest Walk and Cream Tea

Bring a picnic lunch and join us for a walk in the beautiful New Forest. Look out for the wild ponies! We will travel to the New Forest in cars with local volunteers. After walking for about 2 hours, we will picnic near Ornamental Drive – bring food and drink with you to eat outside…

Culture Course 3: Scotland and England – friends and rivals

This is the Culture Course that was due to be held on Friday 2 March, but was postponed due to the snowy weather. If you had booked a place for the previous culture course on Fri 2 March, your ticket will still be valid, so there is no need to book again. This event is for…

iExplore

Please note that this week there is no iExplore (on Wed 14th February); but that those who go to iExplore are welcome to the International meal at 6pm at Highfield Church Centre, and then to join the Relevant?  event run by Southampton University Christian Union at Highfield Church at 7.30pm. iExplore gives international students and visiting academics…

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…

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…

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…

SUCU events week 2018

The Southampton University Christian Union* events week runs from 12 to 16 February 2018.    All students and academic visitors are welcome to attend. * Please, note, this is not a Friends International event.  Please see the SUCU website for more details: sucu.org.uk/relevant

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…