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Global Experiences Week

A World of Opportunity at Home and Abroad

4 - 10 March 2019

What's On

Do you have a globally-themed event to add or would you like some support in setting something up? Email globalexperiences@lancaster.ac.uk.

County College India Night: County members are invited to enjoy an Indian buffet. Monday 4 March, 7-9pm, County Bar, £3 per person. Check the County Facebook page for updates.

Global Food Festival: Hosted by UNICEF on campus on Tuesday 5 March, 11am-4pm. Visit the event Facebook page for more information.

Vacation Travel Global Café: Sample food from India, China, Malaysia and Ghana; enjoy live entertainment; and discover vacation travel opportunities. 11am-2.30pm, Tuesday 5 March, Alexander Square

Travel Meet & Greet: Sunway University in Malaysia: Learn more about Lancaster's partnership with Sunway University. See what students who have been there have to say and learn more about the exciting vacation travel opportunities. Refreshments will be provided. 12pm, Wednesday 6 March, Confucius Institute. Register Here

Travel Meet & Greet: Manipal University in India: Learn more about Manipal University. See what students who have been there have to say and learn more about the exciting vacation travel opportunities. Refreshments will be provided. 2pm, Wednesday 6 March, Confucius Institute. Register Here

Bowland College Taste of India: Bowland members are invited to sample Indian cuisine on 6 March. Keep an eye on the Bowland Facebook Page for updates

Study Abroad Global Café: Get ready to for your study abroad experience by meeting students who have been there before. 4-6pm, Wednesday 6 March, LEC Atrium Registration Required

Furness College International Taster: Furness members are invited to sample international cuisine. 7pm, Wednesday 6 March, Furness TV Room. Keep an eye on the Furness Facebook Page for updates

Travel Information Session: Global Experiences trip to Lille and Brussels: Find out more about this exciting vacation travel opportunity from the academic staff who are developing and leading this exciting trip. Thursday 7 March, 10am, Welcome Centre Lecture Theatre 3. Register here

Travel Meet & Greet: Lancaster University College at Beijing Jiaotong University in China: Learn more about Lancaster's partnership with BJTU. See what students who have been there have to say and learn more about the exciting vacation travel opportunities. Refreshments will be provided. 12pm, Friday 8 March, Confucius Institute. Register Here

International Languages Café: Explore international cultures and languages while enjoying some pizza! Open for beginners to native speakers. 1pm, Friday 8 March, Confucius Institute. Check out the Facebook page for more information.

Bollywood Dance Classes: Bowland college is inviting all students and staff to attend a Bollywood taster session led by Abhi Kodanda, Manager of the Preston Gujarat Hindu Society, and founder of the Abhinamdana Dance Academy on Friday 8 March. Book here for session one: 1-2pmBook here for session two: 2.30-3.30pm

 Keep up to date with the events calendar and Facebook

Celebrate your #LUGlobal experience every day:

 on your course, in your college, through campus life and worldwide travel.

Globalise and share your Lancaster Experience:

Share Your #LUGlobal Experience to win £20 Amazon voucher
Complete the online intercultural competency training
Learn a language
Eat in on campus, cook and share your recipes

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Share Your #LUGlobal Experience to win £20 Amazon voucher:

As part of Global Experiences Week students and staff are invited to share their photos and experiences for a chance to win a £20 Amazon voucher.

The idea is to celebrate all that is global about life at Lancaster University.  You have four ways to get involved by 23:59 on 10 March 2019.

You may submit pictures and accompanying stories of your global experience and life at Lancaster or abroad in connection with Lancaster on one or more of these channels: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and/or Web, provided that the pictures are different.

The themes could include excitement, challenges, surprises and hopes with regard to your global experience and life.

Photo Competition Terms and Conditions

My Experience

‘Lancaster University has put the world at my fingertips. I travelled to the US and China, but the University also brought the world to campus via a diverse range of culturally immersive events and fun, engaging societies!’  

Alex Hunter, Year 2 studying Politics & International Relations

Our Partners

Global Experiences Week was officially launched by the Vice-Chancellor and the LU Students' Union with their signing of the UUK mobility pledge in 2017.  It aims to connect students and staff with the benefits of Lancaster being a global place to live, study and work. It is an opportunity to share Your Global Experience on campus and/or abroad in connection with Lancaster.

In collaboration with: