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May 2020

Virtual Language Café – 6 May

Wednesday 6 May at 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Online,
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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Our beloved Language Café is now hosted online This virtual event presents a great opportunity to improve your language skills, learn about other cultures, have fun conversations with others and make new friends from around the world, without leaving your room!   How to join us online Please click here to join our Virtual Language Café at 13:00 (GMT). Languages available today: English, Spanish (beginners and intermediate), French (beginners and intermediate), German, Mandarin (beginners and intermediate), Korean (beginners and intermediate), Russian, Italian, Japanese   Important note:…

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Webinar: Intercultural friendships and connections on campus

Thursday 7 May at 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Online,
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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  An interactive virtual workshop for students lead by intercultural specialist Jo Bloxham from Kynfolk Join the session now (12pm on 7 May): click here The Global Lounge has partnered with the Student Inclusion team and Kynfolk to deliver a series of training events to equip you for a global future. Many UK universities are home to very culturally diverse communities but research indicates that meaningful interactions and friendships do not always occur easily between members from different cultural backgrounds.…

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Virtual Language Café – 13 May

Wednesday 13 May at 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Online,
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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Our beloved Language Café is now hosted online This virtual event presents a great opportunity to improve your language skills, learn about other cultures, have fun conversations with others and make new friends from around the world, without leaving your room!   How to join us online Please click here to join our Virtual Language Café at 13:00 (GMT). Languages available today: English, Spanish (beginners and intermediate), French (beginners and intermediate), German (beginners and intermediate), Mandarin (beginners and intermediate), Korean…

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Virtual Language Café – 20 May

Wednesday 20 May at 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Online,
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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Our beloved Language Café is now hosted online This virtual event presents a great opportunity to improve your language skills, learn about other cultures, have fun conversations with others and make new friends from around the world, without leaving your room!   How to join us online Please click here to join our Virtual Language Café at 13:00 (GMT). Languages available today: English, Spanish (beginners and intermediate), French (beginners and intermediate), Mandarin (beginners and intermediate), Korean, Russian, Japanese   Important…

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Virtual Language Café – 27 May

Wednesday 27 May at 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Online,
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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Our beloved Language Café is now hosted online This virtual event presents a great opportunity to improve your language skills, learn about other cultures, have fun conversations with others and make new friends from around the world, without leaving your room!   How to join us online Please click here to join our Virtual Language Café at 13:00 (GMT). Languages available today: English, Spanish (beginners and intermediate), French (beginners and intermediate), German, Mandarin (beginners and intermediate), Korean (beginners and intermediate),…

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June 2020

Virtual Language Café – 3 June

Wednesday 3 June at 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Online,
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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Our beloved Language Café is now hosted online This virtual event presents a great opportunity to improve your language skills, learn about other cultures, have fun conversations with others and make new friends from around the world, without leaving your room! This is our last session before we break up for summer, so here's a big thanks to all our committed learners and volunteers! The Café couldn't run without you.  How to join us online Please click here to join…

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Forever Africa Conference and Events (FACE) 2020

Monday 22 June to Friday 26 June
Online,
Bristol, BS8 1TH
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The Global Lounge proudly supports Forever Africa Conference and Events (FACE) 2020. Forever Africa Conference and Events (FACE) is a collective of University of Bristol staff and students with local, national and international partners, committed to change through creative Pan-Africanism, especially in and around education, under the direction of Dr Foluke Adebisi. The event was meant to take place on 6 June 2020, however due to the pandemic it was not possible to hold it. The organisers managed to change…

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Fast-paced and fun; speed-friending at a distance

Thursday 25 June at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

  Comfort in your home, but out of your comfort zone! Join in with a fun session of speed-friending and meet new people and make new friends - fast! You'll be put into groups of 4 and be able to chat for 10 minutes before everyone swaps over to a different group. There will be three 'rounds' in total - so plenty of opportunity to chat to new people and make connections with fellow students. Whether you're shy or outgoing,…

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July 2020

International Student Mingle

Thursday 2 July at 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Open to ALL students; share and listen as we learn about heritages from around the world!   The Global Lounge have teamed up with the Multifaith Chaplaincy to bring to you a series of interactive socials this summer. Attending this session will give you an opportunity to learn more about one another's cultures in a fun and informal way. This event has a global focus - aiming to facilitate relationships and discussions across borders - all students (international and from…

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Draw-to-Score: Pictionary with the Global Lounge

Thursday 9 July at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

  If you’re finding social distance lonely and boring, come meet some new people and try your hand at drawing! Join the Global Lounge as we play Pictionary: an easy, online, drawing-based game. Equipped only with a computer mouse and minimal-to-no artistic talent, see if you can get the other players to guess what you are trying to draw! We will start with a quick introduction on Zoom, before playing an online version of multiplayer Pictionary in the browser. Feeling…

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