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September 2022

World in Virtual Reality: exploring sessions – 26 September

Monday 26 September at 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH

Explore the world from the comfort of the Global Lounge, using our virtual reality headsets! If you’d like to discover different countries, landscapes and cultures without ever leaving Bristol, why not come along to one of our drop-in virtual reality (VR) sessions? No need to book, just turn up on Mondays and Fridays in termtime between 2:30 and 4:30 pm, sign up at our friendly reception desk, and start your VR experience. We have many exciting 360° videos for you…

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Academic success in the UK

Wednesday 28 September at 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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Book your place In partnership with the Student Inclusion and the Careers Service, the Global Lounge is hosting an interactive day of workshops to share tips with new international students on how to achieve success in their academic studies.  The sessions will include tons of useful information to help you settle in to the University. As well as giving you valuable insights into academic writing, studying in the UK, support services available at Bristol, careers and post-study work visas, you…

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Tea and a chat

Friday 30 September at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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This session is for our students and staff affected by the recent death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, to come together with other members of the University community and support one another. We are saddened by the current civil unrest and the recent death of Mahsa Amini and would like to reach out to support our Iranian students and colleagues. The Global Lounge will be hosting a drop-in event in our space, so that students and staff affected by the situation…

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World in Virtual Reality: exploring sessions

Friday 30 September at 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH

Please note, this event has unfortunately been cancelled. Explore the world from the comfort of the Global Lounge, using our virtual reality headsets! If you’d like to discover different countries, landscapes and cultures without ever leaving Bristol, why not come along to one of our drop-in virtual reality (VR) sessions? No need to book, just turn up on Mondays and Fridays in termtime between 2:30 and 4:30 pm, sign up at our friendly reception desk, and start your VR experience.…

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October 2022

#WeAreBristol Welcome Colour Run

Sunday 2 October at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Coombe Dingle Sports Complex,
Coombe Lane
Bristol, BS9 2BJ United Kingdom

Book your place. Colour Run is back for Welcome 2022!   What is a colour run? A colour run is inspired by the Hindu festival of Holi and is a type of fun run where you are covered in colourful powder paint … it's all about the colour, having fun and being active and it is a great way to meet people! We are excited to announce the return of our most popular Welcome event, the #WeAreBristol Colour Run, brought…

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Somali Culture Day

Tuesday 4 October at 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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BOOK YOUR PLACE Did you know that Somali is the third most commonly spoken language in Bristol? Join the newly formed Somali Society as they collaborate with the Global Lounge to host their very first Somali Culture Day. As part of the Black History Month, this fun-packed event provides a great chance to get a flavour of the rich Somali culture, meet new people from around the world, and enjoy a fun, relaxed evening in the comfort of the Lounge.…

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Language CafĂ© (English only) – 05 October

Wednesday 5 October at 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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The Language CafĂ© is an informal language practising event where you can casually converse with fluent English speakers. The CafĂ© is a great place to meet other people, learn something new, and share from your own experience! Open once a week during term time, we welcome students and staff of all language levels and none to come and enjoy free refreshments and friendly discussions. The same music, welcoming atmosphere and free snacks as the 5PM CafĂ©…

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Language CafĂ© – 05 October

Wednesday 5 October at 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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The Language CafĂ© is an informal language practising event where you can casually converse with fluent speakers of 20+ languages. The CafĂ© is a great place to meet other people, learn something new, and share from your own experience! Open once a week during term time, we welcome all students and staff to come enjoy free refreshments and friendly discussions. How to join in? We’re a welcoming bunch, so come and drop by the Global Lounge,…

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Multifaith Chaplaincy Thursday mingle: intercultural craft corner – 6 October

Thursday 6 October at 12:00 am to 2:00 pm
Multifaith Chaplaincy,
1 Woodland Road
Bristol, BS8 1TB United Kingdom
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Make friends and learn how people express creativity around the world at this fun and informal event! The Multifaith Chaplaincy's intercultural craft corner (ICC) includes a variety of craft activities, such as: papercutting in the style of Matisse Japanese origami painting icons calligraphy, and more! All materials are provided, and hot drinks and cakes are always available at the Multifaith Chaplaincy! For more information please visit: Website: bristol.ac.uk/multifaith-chaplaincy/ Facebook: facebook.com/uobmfc/

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Breakfast in the Lounge – 6 October — SOLD OUT

Thursday 6 October at 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Global Lounge,
Senate House, 1st Floor, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1TH

BOOK YOUR PLACE Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day. With this in mind the team would like to invite you to join us, and your fellow Bristol students, in the Global Lounge for a free breakfast!  Not a morning person? You soon will be! There is nothing better than coming together for a meal, so why not start your day in our light and airy Lounge, with some good food and even better company?…

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