for international students in Southampton and Winchester

Past Events (Page 13)

Want to get a flavour of what is on throughout the year?  You can scroll through some of our previous events here.

Welcome Afternoon Tea

Students and staff at the Chaplaincy invite new international students to join them for a traditional English Cream Tea (a cup of tea, served with scones, jam and cream) at the Chaplaincy, 41 University Road, SO17 1BJ, which is just along from the sports centre and students union. No need to book, just come along…

Welcome Meal

International students are invited to come to a welcome meal, hosted by local people from the Friends International team and students from iCafe team Each new academic year at the start of term we organize a free meal to welcome new (and returning) international students. There is no need to book for this event –…

Hythe Ferry trip

Join us for a short ferry trip from Southampton’s Town Quay across Southampton Water to the town of Hythe where we will ride on the World’s oldest Pier Train, walk around the marina and visit the small town centre. We will catch the U1 bus from Highfield Interchange at 1.30pm and should be back at…

Hamble walk, ferry and tea in local home

Saturday 18th April 2015 – Hamble walk and tea in a local home 1.30pm -approx. 5.30pm. Pick up in cars and minibus at 1.30pm from the car park by Building No 32, on University Road (opposite the junction with Salisbury Road) and return to the same place. The afternoon will include a short ferry crossing…

Culture Course 3: The First World War

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. This culture course evening will be looking at the First World War, 1914-1918. To book a place, please email Richard and Margaret,…

iExplore

iExplore is a ten week course exploring the basics of Christianity. The evening starts with a free meal, followed by a short talk or DVD about the bible, and then the chance for questions and discussion in small groups. For more information about the course, see the website: www.iexplored.info The course is open to international…

Culture Course Film: Amazing Grace

3.30pm, at 8 Bassett Crescent East Join Richard and Margaret at their home to watch the film, Amazing Grace, about the campaign against slave trade in the British Empire, led by William Wilberforce, who was responsible for steering anti-slave trade legislation through the British parliament. The title is a reference to the hymn “Amazing Grace”.…

Autumn meal and games

An evening of traditional games and an Autumn Meal (sometimes known as a Harvest Meal) with the traditional English game of “Beetle”. This event is free, but booking in advance is required. The booking sheet will be available at the start of November.

Culture Course 2: How England separated from the Continent of Europe

Dinner and discussion at the home of Richard and Margaret Blake, and an opportunity to learn more about English culture, history and beliefs. The second culture course of this term looks at how England became independent and distinct from the continent of Europe, its near neighbour, when Henry VIII was king. This event is free,…

Open Home: Gunpowder Plot

Join us for an informal evening of tea/coffee and chatting. We look forward to welcoming new and returning students and scholars. Our topic for this evening is the “gunpowder plot” of 1605, which is remembered each year in the UK on 5 Nov (or the nearest weekend). Come along and find out why we have…