for international students in Southampton and Winchester

Past Events (Page 16)

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

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…

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, see the website: www.iexplored.info The course is open to international students of any…

International Cafe

International Cafe at Southampton University is run by students from the University Christian Union, and welcomes people of any faith or none. It is a place to come and meet other international and British students, make new friends, practice your English, enjoy free tea, coffee and biscuits, and learn about British culture and customs. International…

Trip to Devon 2014

Trip to Devon,with Friends International Southampton, 23-27 June 2014 Staying at Westcott Farm, near Honiton, Devon Five days (four nights) including accommodation, meals and transport costs £140. Contact Rod at rod_lawrence@hotmail.com or 07954688158 Comfortable, well equipped cottages, beautiful surroundings, traditional 14th Century farmstead and rare breed animals. These are some of the ingredients that will…

Open Home: Curious Sayings of the English

Join us for an informal evening of tea/coffee and chatting, at the home of Professor Ian Castro and his wife Lucy. The theme is “the Curious Sayings of the English”, and there will be a prize for the person (or group) who are most linguistically aware!