for international students in Southampton and Winchester

International students and visiting scholars are welcome to join us at any of our events.  We organise a programme of events for those studying in both Winchester and in Southampton.  There are opportunities to meet local people, make friends, and learn about British culture, customs and beliefs.

We have a lot of events coming up in the Autumn term, scroll down for more information. For students studying in Southampton, see the Southampton Events page. For students studying in Winchester see the Winchester Events page.

If you would like to know more about what Christians believe you can join us at iExplore on Wednesdays, at 7:30pm in Highfield Church Centre, Highfield Lane, SO17 1RL. 

Regular events – Autumn 2019

  • Every Monday International Café 7:30-9:30pm on Highfield Campus in Building 67, room 1001, see icafe page for details.
  • Every Tuesday Winchester School of Art (WSA) Conversation Café 6-7:30pm at WSA Cafe (Eastside), starting 24 September.

Trip to British Museum (in London)

Join us for a visit to the British Museum in London, travelling by coach. In the morning, we will stay together in small groups and enjoy seeing a selection artefacts in the Museum. In the afternoon, you may want to look at other parts of the museum, join a group going to the Charles Dickens…

English History, Culture and Beliefs Course 3

Dinner and discussion at the home of Richard and Margaret, 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 event is free, but booking in advance is essential, as it is very popular, and…

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Dickens Christmas Festival day trip

All day trip to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and the Victorian Christmas Festival on Saturday 30 November 2019. We will have a tour with Richard in the morning to see some of the highlights of the Historic Dockyard and then enjoy freetime in the afternoon in the Dockyard Museums, at the Christmas Festival or maybe with…

Christmas Baking

This term we have a Christmas baking evening, when you will have the opportunity to join some local families in their homes (in small groups) and to make some goodies that we usually make around Christmas time, including mince pies and biscuits that are traditional for Christmas. Please book a place online via Eventbrite, bookings…