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 see the Winchester Events page  (and please feel free to join the Southampton based events). Trips listed below are for students from Southampton and Winchester.

We have a lot of events coming up in the spring term including a visit to Jane Austen’s house museum, the popular Culture Course, and many other events. Scroll down for more information.

Regular events – Spring 2019

  • Every Monday International Café 8-10pm on Highfield Campus, see icafe page for details
  • Every Tuesday Winchester School of Art (WSA) Conversation Café 6-7pm at WSA Cafe (Eastside), starting 15th January
  • Every Wednesday iExplore, 7.30pm, from 23 January to 27 March at Highfield Church Centre

 


 

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,…

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…

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,…

Quiz Night and Meal

Join us for a quiz night and meal, details to be confirmed nearer the time.  Booking will open on 15 February.

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…

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,…

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…