Travel the World: Ecuador

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, celebrationsetiquettefood and much more!

On 9 November, we’ll be hearing about Ecuador!

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You will have the unique opportunity to be guided through Ecuador, exploring it through our speaker, a staff member of the Veterinary School, Carlos Ayala. Ecuador is where the equatorial line starts and ends! With 13 nationalities co-habiting within this incredible country, the mountains, the stunning beaches including the Galapagos Islands, the jungle, cloudy forest and more, Ecuador is one of the most biodiverse countries in South America.

Brought to you as an interactive presentation, you’ll have the chance to ask any questions you may have at the end! Carlos will share some key fascinating facts and figuers, will recomend top 10 places to visit, tell you the most useful travel tips before you visit Ecuador.

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.

 

Travel the World: The Hidden Beauty of North-East India

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, celebrationsetiquettefood and much more!

On 2 November, we’ll be hearing about the Hidden Beauty of North-East India!

Register to attend this free in-person event.

You will have the unique opportunity to be guided through North-East India, exploring it through our speaker, 2nd Year Law student Aryan Mandal. Aryan’s passion for reading, public speaking and travelling will become apparent in his presentation about his home country.

Remote North East India has been cut off from the rest of the world for ages and so it is one of the rare places in the world where you can meet authentic tribal people who live a very different way of life even in this modern age. North East India is one of the

most culturally diverse areas of the world. It is home to over 200 tribes including unique, fascinating tribes like the opium smoking, headhunter tribes in Nagaland and the facially tattooed, sun and moon worshipping Apatani tribe in Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh.  Come, join Aryan to decode the North East and the diverse beauty it possesses, both culturally and otherwise.

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.

 

Travel the World: South Africa

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, celebrationsetiquettefood and much more!

On 26 October, we’ll be hearing about South Africa!

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You will have the unique opportunity to be guided through South Africa, exploring it through our speakers, the Global Lounge Coordinator, Jacqueline Conradie-Faul and her husband, professor of Materials Chemistry,  Charl FJ Faul. Brought to you as an interactive presentation, you’ll have the chance to ask any questions you may have at the end! Jacqueline and Charl will share some insightful facts about their home country, including culture, travel tips and must-see places.

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.

 

Travel the World: the Philippines

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, celebrationsetiquettefood and much more!

On 19 October, we’ll be hearing about the Philippines!

Register to attend this free in-person event.

You will have the unique opportunity to be guided through Indonesia, exploring it through our speaker, a staff member of the International Office, Ralph Buiser. Brought to you as an interactive presentation, you’ll have the chance to ask any questions you may have at the end! Ralph will share insigthful stories about his beautiful home country, tell you the best travel tips and get you excited about exploring the Philippines.

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.

 

 

Travel the World: Lanzarote

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, celebrationsetiquettefood and much more!

On 12 October, we’ll be hearing about Lanzarote!

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You will have the unique opportunity to learn about Lanzarote, one of the most beautiful Canary islands off the coast of West Africa. Our speakers, Biology student Carlos Shanka Boissy Diaz and Economics and Mathematics student Xinyan Zheng Zhang will let you in on the most fascinating secrets of this magnificent island.  Brought to you as an interactive presentation, you’ll have the chance to ask any questions you may have at the end! Carlos and Xinyan Zheng Zhang will share insigthful stories about their beautiful home country, recommend you must-see places and inspire you to learn more about Lanzarote.

 

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.

 

 

Travel the World: Michigan and Midwestern United States

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, celebrationsetiquettefood 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.

 

Travel the World: Lithuania

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, celebrationsetiquettefood and much more!

On 28 September, we’ll be hearing about Lithuania!

Register to attend this free in-person event.

You will have the unique opportunity to be guided through Lithuania, exploring it through our speaker, the Global Lounge Coordinator Rokas Buciunas. Brought to you as an interactive presentation, you’ll have the chance to ask any questions you may have at the end!

Rokas will share quirky facts about this undiscovered country, recommend you must-see places in Lithuania, and help you plan your next adventure in Eastern Europe.

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.

 

Student life webinars ‘living in the UK’ – 23 September

Settle into your new and exciting life in the city of Bristol, with the help of our ‘Student life’ webinars! 💻 👋

Begin to understand British culture and all its quirks, and learn about academic practices during this insightful session. You’ll discover how to navigate your way through stereotypes about the UK, and most importantly, discuss practical ideas of how to immerse yourself in a brand new culture. (more…)

Student life webinars: ‘eat and shop in Bristol’ – 22 September

Settle into your new and exciting life in the city of Bristol, with the help of our ‘Student life’ webinars! 💻 👋

Hop aboard this virtual tour of Bristolian food and shopping culture, as students guide you through foodie-shopper haven! Not only will your mouth be watering, but you’ll learn how to become a savvy shopper with student discounts from local, and chain stores. As well as tips on where to eat and shop, you’ll get to hear about typical eating culture in the UK; learn something new about UK eating habits, or if you’re a home student, impart your own wisdom to others in the chat!

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Student life webinars: ‘explore the city of Bristol’ – 21 September

Settle into your new and exciting life in the city of Bristol, with the help of our ‘student life’ webinars! 💻 👋

Experience Bristol from the comfort of your own home! Discover famous landmarks, popular destinations, and hear from current students about how to make the most of living in this vibrant and lively city! You will be able to ask student presenters anything you like about their time here so far.

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