The Global Lounge, and friends, welcomed students and staff to the Wills Memorial Building for a grand, two-night ‘Open Iftar’ celebration. The lively, free event brought hundreds of Muslim and non-Muslim members of the university community together to share a traditional meal and learn more about Ramadan.
The Global Lounge’s food fiesta brought students and staff together to celebrate something that’s always popular in the Lounge… food! Everyone enjoyed a feast of tasty dishes from all over the world, as well as musical performances, Bollywood dancing and a student Indian-fusion band.
In partnership with the USA Society, a grand Thanksgiving feast was hosted in the Global Lounge, with games and activities and a brief history of this annual holiday.
The Global Lounge kicked off it’s Autumn events programme in style, thanks to the Bristol Indian Society and friends, with it’s first cultural event of 2021, Diwali! Find out what happened at the Global Lounge’s sold out celebration!
Student representatives from the Bristol Islamic Society, Muslim Medic and Black Muslim Society joined staff from Student Inclusion to talk about what the month of Ramadan means to them.
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Second-year student, Isobel, tells us what she loves about coming to Global Lounge Language Café sessions and what makes them different from other virtual events.
Students from the Hindu society share how they celebrate the festival of lights with friends and family during a virtual Diwali celebration.
The Mexican Culture Society explore and celebrate this iconic annual festivity, with guest speakers delivering live and interactive presentations from both the UK and Mexico!
Global Lounge’s first-ever digital event covers the challenges of life in lockdown during Ramadan, with student and staff guest speakers.
An annual showcase of dance and music performances, organised by the Global Lounge in collaboration with Bristol Students’ Union and International Students’ Network.
Students and staff come together for the first big Global Lounge event of 2020; a Glimpse into the World of Indian Dance curated by postgraduate students – and professional dancers – Aditya and Deepa.