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October 2021

Travel the World: the Philippines

Tuesday 19 October, 2021 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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👉 Register to attend this free in-person event.   Be inspired, learn about other cultures and enjoy free refreshments and traditional treats at the Global Lounge’s Travel the World events! Every Tuesday from 1 pm to 2 pm during term time.   On 19 October, we’ll be hearing about the Philippines! You will have the unique opportunity to be guided through Indonesia with our speaker, International Office staff member, Ralph Buiser. Brought to you as an interactive presentation, you’ll have…

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Travel the World: South Africa

Tuesday 26 October, 2021 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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👉 Register to attend this free in-person event.   Be inspired, learn about other cultures and enjoy free refreshments and traditional treats at the Global Lounge’s Travel the World events! Every Tuesday from 1 pm to 2 pm during term time. On 26 October, we’ll be hearing about South Africa! You will have the unique opportunity to be guided through South Africa by our speakers: Global Lounge Coordinator, Jacqueline Conradie-Faul and her husband, professor of Materials Chemistry,  Charl FJ Faul.…

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November 2021

CANCELLED: Travel the World: the hidden beauty of Northeast India

Tuesday 2 November, 2021 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled because the speaker has fallen ill and is unable to present at the event. We are looking at rescheduling the event for next term. Be inspired, learn about other cultures and enjoy free refreshments and traditional treats at the Global Lounge’s Travel the World events! Every Tuesday from 1 pm to 2 pm during term time. On 2 November, we’ll be hearing about the hidden beauty of Northeast India! You will have the unique…

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Travel the World: Slovakia

Tuesday 16 November, 2021 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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  Register to attend this free in-person event.   Be inspired, learn about other cultures and enjoy free refreshments and traditional treats at the Global Lounge’s Travel the World events! Every Tuesday from 1 pm to 2 pm during term time.  On 16 November, we’ll be hearing about Slovakia! We'll be joined by second-year students Adam (who has a passion for hiking) and Alex (who loves cycling). They'll be guiding us through their home-country of Slovakia, a nation known for…

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Travel the World: Traveller, not a Tourist

Tuesday 23 November, 2021 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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  Register to attend this free in-person event. On 23rd November, Global Lounge takes a look at the alternate side of travelling, and the enriching experience of exploring off-the-beaten-path locations. After having spent the last year travelling whilst studying, two University of Bristol students will share their insights on what they have learned from this experience. Matt Collins, a final year languages student and polyglot will discuss travelling to learn languages and the professional benefits. Omar Hamed Beato, a final…

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February 2022

Travel the World: Mexico

Tuesday 8 February at 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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  Register to attend this free in-person event.   Be inspired, learn about other cultures and enjoy free refreshments and traditional treats at the Global Lounge’s Travel the World events!  On 8 February, we’ll be hearing about Mexico! We'll be joined by postgraduate student in Biomedical Sciences Research, Paulina Govea Alvarez. She'll be guiding us through her home-country of Mexico, sharing her favourite travel tips and best cultural insights about this multicultural nation. Brought to you as an interactive presentation,…

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Travel the World: Nigeria

Tuesday 22 February at 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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Register to attend this free in-person event. Be inspired, learn about other cultures and enjoy free refreshments and traditional treats at the Global Lounge’s Travel the World events! On 22 February, we’ll be hearing about Nigeria! You will have the unique opportunity to be guided through Nigeria with our two Nigerian speakers,  postgraduate student in International Commercial, Loaw Toluwalase Victor-Ogbara and postgraduate student in Education (Leadership and Policy), Oluwaseun Adeolu! Toluwalase will share her cultural insights about Yoruba, one of…

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March 2022

Travel the World: Uganda

Tuesday 15 March at 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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Register now to book your place Be inspired, learn about other cultures and enjoy free refreshments and traditional treats at the Global Lounge’s Travel the World events! On 15 March, we’ll be hearing about Uganda! We’ll be joined by postgraduate student in Inclusive Education, Freda Aduno. As a Ugandan national, Freda will be guiding us through her beautiful country of Uganda, sharing her favourite travel tips and best cultural insights about this multicultural nation. Brought to you as an interactive…

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Travel the World: Turkey

Tuesday 22 March at 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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Register now to book your place Be inspired, learn about other cultures and enjoy free refreshments and traditional treats at the Global Lounge’s Travel the World events! On 22 March, we’ll be hearing about Turkey! We’ll be joined by Yasmin Chakar, University's International Events & PR Officer. Yasmin was born in Bulgaria, raised in Turkey and have lived in Malta, Germany, Portugal. She has visited over 20 countries and is now settled in the U.K. since 2015. She loves widening…

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May 2022

Travel the World – Lebanon

Wednesday 4 May at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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Register now to book your place Sit back, relax, and discover new places and destinations with our Travel the World series! Experience different parts of the world as fellow student and staff volunteers share insightful stories, 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 4 May, we’ll be hearing about Lebanon. We’ll be joined by undergraduate Psychology student Lana El Assaad. As a…

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