Global Experiences Week

A World of Opportunity at Home and Abroad

11  - 15 November 2019

What's On

Do you have a globally-themed event to add or would you like some support in setting something up? Email

Sunday afternoon piano concert under The Moon from Yuanfan Yang: 3pm, Sunday 10 November, Lancaster Priory Booking Required, £3.

Lancaster Arts Tuesday Talk - Hannah Catherine Jones: Jones’ audio-visual productions explore concepts of ancestry and totality, both in relation to art and to ‘blackness’, ideas of ‘cultural reparations’, and have an ongoing questioning of what we consider to be Afrofuturism. 1pm, Tuesday 12 November, Jack Hylton Room, The Great Hall Complex. More Information on the Lancaster Arts Website

Cross-Cultural Competence Session: This workshop will enable you to understand why being culturally competent is important for your future career, explore what cross-cultural competence is and is not and help you identify ways to GROW your cross-cultural competence and then provide examples to employers in future applications or interviews. 1pm, Tuesday 12 November Register Here

Global Experiences USA Trip Information Session: Find out more about the Easter trip to the United States, organised by Global Experiences in partnership with academic departments. 12pm, Wednesday 13 November, Welcome Centre Lecture Theatre 1. Register Here

Global Experiences Student Travel Drop-In: Come speak with a member of the Global Experiences team about the different travel opportunities that are available to students. 1pm, Wednesday 13 November, Welcome Centre Lecture Theatre 1.

Study Abroad Fair: Get ready to for your study abroad experience by meeting students who have been there before. 2:30-4:30pm, Wednesday 13 November, County South Lecture Theatre

Lancaster Arts Presents Matt Winning: It's the End of the World As We Know It: Join us for a storytelling lecture about how we cope with climate change with Dr Matt Winning, a comedian and environmental economist who regularly appears on TV channel Dave’s Unspun with Matt Forde. 8pm, Wednesday 13 November, The Nuffield Theatre. Booking Required, £9.50 - £13.50.

International Languages Café: Explore international cultures and languages! Open for beginners to native speakers. 12:30pm, Thursday 14 November, Confucius Institute. Check out the Facebook page for more information.

LUCI / LUCC Seminar Series: Dr Fanwei Kong (Tianjin Foreign Studies University), speaking on the topic of “The EU’s tightening scrutiny on FDI from China and political risks for Chinese corporations”. 1-2pm, Thursday 14 November, B02, The Roundhouse. Registration Required

Travel Information Session: Global Experiences summer trips: Find out more about the exciting vacation travel opportunities being planned for Summer 2020. 2pm, Friday 15 November, Charles Carter A18. Register here

Keep up to date with the events calendar.

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.

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