for international students in Southampton and Winchester

Past Events

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

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…

WSA Conversation Café

Winchester School of Art (WSA) Conversation Café 6-7pm in WSA Café, Eastside Building  International Students at Winchester School of Art are invited to join us tonight as we start our weekly discussion group. Each week we will discuss a different topic for example “Is honesty always the best policy?” and tea and coffee and snacks will be provided. No need to book,…

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…

Winchester: Countryside walk and tea

Winchester Students are invited to join us for a walk in local countryside and tea in a local farmhouse. We will travel by car. Pick up will be at Winchester University Reception and Winchester School of Art Reception at 1.30pm. Please make sure that you wear shoes or boots that are suitable for walking through…

Culture Course 3 – The English Legal System

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 event is free, but booking in advance is essential, as it is very popular,…

Pancakes Evening

Join in with a traditional English Pancake evening (to celebrate “Shrove Tuesday”), which is being held and hosted by Central Baptist Church, Devonshire Road, SO15 2GY (near the city centre). The evening includes a chance to make and eat your own pancakes, and try a number of different toppings on them, as well as a…

Quiz Night and Meal

Join us for a quiz night and meal at Southampton Lighthouse Church. Come along to meet new people, learn new things and eat great food. Please do let us know if you have any dietary requirements when you book. Bookings are now open, you can book by Eventbrite here.

Culture Course 2 – Setting free the Slaves

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 event is free, but booking in advance is essential, as it is very popular,…

EXTRA Culture Course 2 – Setting free the Slaves

Please note that this is an extra afternoon Culture Course because the evening is fully booked, the talk will be the same at both.  Join us at the home of Richard and Margaret from 3-5 for tea and cake, discussion and an opportunity to learn more about English culture, history and beliefs as Richard talks…

Visit to Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton

A visit to Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton (Hampshire) on Saturday 9 February.  We will travel by car to Chawton, this will take about 45 minutes and visit the museum in the house that Jane Austen lived in. We will enjoy lunch together before travelling back. To find out more see  www.jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk You can book a ticket…