for international students in Southampton and Winchester

Past Events (Page 21)

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

Open Home: Valentine’s Day – “all you need is love?”

Your chance to visit a local home, and to join us for an informal evening of tea/coffee and chatting. 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. We look forward to welcoming…

English History, Culture and Beliefs Course 1: England Separates from Europe – first time around!

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 talk from Richard. This culture course evening looks at how England became independent and distinct from the continent…

Chinese New Year Cultural Afternoon

Chinese New Year Cultural afternoon at Portswood Church (opposite Waitrose), 2-5pm This a special Chinese New Year Event hosted by the Chinese church, for students and friends of all nationalities, including British! If you are Chinese, you can help explain things to your friends, or another nationality, you can learn more about Chinese culture. Families…

English History, Culture and Beliefs Course : Understanding the British

Dinner and discussion at 124 Violet Road SO16 3GJ, and an opportunity to learn more about English history, culture and beliefs. A meal followed by a talk by Nigel Patterson “Understanding the British”, from 7pm to 9pm at 124 Violet Road SO16 3GJ (Violet road is a long road and 124 is near to Glen Eyre…

Open Home: Christmas

Your chance to visit a local home, and to join us for an informal evening of tea/coffee and chatting. 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. We look forward to welcoming…

Games Evening

An evening of games – including both active games requiring teamwork and some running around, and board games, played at tables. Some will require speed, some need skill, some rely on strategy, and some just on luck. We will have a range of different traditional and modern games for you to enjoy. There is no…

Barn Dance Evening

Join in with a traditional English Barn Dance, which is being held and hosted by Central Baptist Church, Devonshire Road, SO15 2GY (near the city centre), from 7-10pm. The evening includes dancing, as well as a simple cheese, bread and salad meal. We have a total of 15 student places available for this event, which must be…

Autumn Term 2017 Winchester Programme

International students, postgraduates and scholars are welcome to join us at any of our events.  We organise a programme of events for students in both Winchester and in Southampton.  There are opportunities to meet local people, make friends, and learn about British culture and customs. Below are listed events to which are either based in…