International Women’s Club
The International Women’s Club , IWC, is linked to the University of Southampton, and is run by volunteers connected to the University. IWC meets on Wednesdays in term time, from 10am to 12 noon, at 58 Chamberlain Road, SO17 1PS. For more details, please email them.
. These meetings are friendly, relaxed and informative, with a programme of talks and demonstrations. Children are welcome but are the responsibility of the mothers at all meetings. The group offers:
• a social meeting place for women of all nationalities
• help with English conversation
• a friendly atmosphere and the chance to meet new people
• opportunities to learn about other countries
• information about schools, transport, health and other topics
In the Autumn and Spring terms, there is also a group for English Conversation on Monday mornings, from 10.30 to 12.00, at 58 Chamberlain Road, SO17 1PS. In the summer term there are Monday coffee mornings at members’ houses.
In addition, the club organises social outings and a Christmas party, when husbands, children and friends are welcome to come and join too. IWC is mostly made up of ladies who are the wives of postgraduate students or staff, but female students are also welcome to join.
International Women’s Club Autumn 2018 Programme
Activities and programme for Summer 2018 at 58 Chamberlain Road, 10am to 12 noon on the following Wednesday mornings:
|3 October||Welcoming, “Getting to know you” game|
|10 October||Holiday Memories. Please bring a maximum of 5 slides on a memory stick.|
|17 October||Famous local writers|
|24 October||Half-term holiday: Coffee Morning and Games|
|31 October||Changing Role of Women in Society|
|7 November||British Composers|
|14 November||IWC’s Got Talent!|
|21 November||Presentation of groups of interest to IWC members|
|28 November||Outing to Winchester Christmas market|
|5 December||Craft activity: making Christmas wreaths|
|12 December||International Winter celebrations followed by carol singing|
|ADVANCE NOTICE: SATURDAY, 12 JANUARY 2019,||NEW YEAR PARTY at Highfield Centre, 3:00-5:30 pm
All families welcome.
Pre-school children are welcome at these meetings – toys are available to play with. Please note: mothers are responsible for their children at all times.
International Women’s Club English Conversation Group – Programme
On Monday mornings from 10.30am to 12 noon, at 58 Chamberlain Road. Topics for the autumn term are as follows:
08/10/18 Making Friends and meeting people
15/10/18 Life at School – at home and abroad
22/10/18 NO MEETING (School Half Term)
29/10/18 Lost? Asking for and giving directions
05/11/18 Shopping and Favourite Shops
12/11/18 Daily Routines
19/11/18 Health : explaining symptoms and asking for advice
26/11/18 Leisure activities
10/12/18 Talking about food – my favourite recipes