for international students in Southampton and Winchester

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.

English History, Culture and Beliefs Course : Modern Britain- Welfare, Warfare and wherever next?

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 looks at : Modern Britain – Welfare, Warfare and wherever next? After ten…

iExplore

iExplore gives international students and visiting academics an opportunity to explore the basics of Christianity and runs each term on Wednesday evenings close to the main university campus, at Highfield Church Centre, Highfield Lane, Southampton, SO17 1RL, 7.30pm to 9.30pm. The evening starts with a free meal, followed by a short talk about the bible or film…

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…

New Forest Walk

New Forest Walk with Afternoon Tea. We will be meeting at 1pm (location to be confirmed, but close to Highfield Campus) to drive by car to Burley, in the New Forest.  We will go on a walk of approximately 4 miles, following which we will stop at the Cider Pantry tea rooms for tea/coffee and…

Trip to Osborne House on the Isle of Wight

Join us for a Day Trip to Osborne House, Isle of Wight,  including ferry journey to the Isle of Wight and entrance to Osborne House.. “It is impossible to imagine a prettier spot” said Queen Victoria of Osborne House, her palatial holiday home on the Isle of Wight. Visit Victoria and Albert’s private apartments, their…