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.  This page lists all the events in Southampton and Winchester.

For events for especially for Southampton students, see the Southampton Events page. For students in Winchester, we don’t have any Winchester based events at the start of Spring 2018, but please check for Winchester Events later in the term and feel free to join the Southampton based events for Spring 2018. Trips listed below are for students from Southampton and Winchester.

There is also a separate programme of events for Chinese University English Teachers who are students on the CSC training programme – please see the Chinese University English Teachers page for details of this programme.

iExplore

Please note that this week there is no iExplore (on Wed 14th February); but that those who go to iExplore are welcome to the International meal at 6pm at Highfield Church Centre, and then to join the Relevant?  event run by Southampton University Christian Union at Highfield Church at 7.30pm. iExplore gives international students and visiting academics…

Trip to Chichester

We will be taking a day trip to Chichester, where we will have the opportunity to explore this beautiful ancient town.  Chichester is a cathedral city in West Sussex, and it has a long history as a settlement from Roman times and was important in Anglo-Saxon times.    We will have a guided tour of the…

Culture Course 3: Scotland and England

This event is for Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Masters/PhD) students only and is not suitable for children under 10. 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…

Open Home

Your chance to visit a local home, and to join us for an informal evening of chatting with tea, coffee and and light refreshments. This event is for Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Masters/PhD) students only and is not suitable for children under 10. We are invited to the home of Professor Ian Castro and his wife…

Baking

Each year we hold a popular baking evening, where you can learn how to cook or bake different dishes. This term we have a couple of dates over the weekend of 23 and 24 March when you will have the opportunity to join some local people in their homes (in small groups) and to bake or cook…

Word Alive 2018

Trip to “Word Alive” in Wales from Sat 7 – Thur 12 April 2018  (for those attending iExplore). Word Alive is a 6 day long Christian conference and holiday in the Easter vacation of each year. Each year. we organise for a group of students from the iExplore course travel together to North Wales to…