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Travel the World: Michigan and Midwestern United States

Tuesday 5 October at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Sit back, relax, and discover new places and destinations with our Travel the World series!

Every Tuesday from 1 pm to 2 pm during term time, only at the Global Lounge.

Experience different parts of the world as fellow student and staff volunteers share insightful stories about locations across the globe, from famous landmarks to local hotspots. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about new cultures, including local traditions, celebrations, etiquette, food and much more!

On 5 October, we’ll be hearing about Michigan and Midwestern United States!

Register to attend this free in-person event.

You will have the unique opportunity to be guided through the state of Michigan, exploring it through our speaker, postgraduate student in Musicology John Vandevert. John will share some insigtful stories about his beautiful US state which is the home of the automobile and hosts the largest population of Arab-Americans in the country. You will learn about the Midwestrn American culture and top tips for visiting the US.

This is a fantastic chance to broaden your cultural knowledge, learn something new and be inspired to visit new places in the future. Not only will you get to learn something new, but you’ll get to meet new people and enjoy some refreshments after the talk.

If you’re interested in volunteering and sharing your knowledge of a particular place; be it a country, county, city or region then please visit our volunteering page to find out more!

The information presented in this event represents the personal views, observations and experiences of the speaker. We welcome your diverse range of questions with cultural sensitivity in mind.

View all of our other upcoming Travel the World events.



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Global Lounge
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
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