Monday 22 October 2018

Dancing and music on Parade

The Students' Union Cultural Societies will be performing dances and playing rhythms from all over the world.

Time: 12pm (midday) to 2pm
Location: Parade

International Research Showcase: Our work in China

Organised by the International Relations Office

Three Bath academics will share their experience building innovative research networks across mainland China. Exploring themes in astrophysics and galaxy formation, inclusive cities, and end-of-life care, our speakers will discuss recent fieldwork and offer insights into the opportunities and challenges of creating global knowledge partnerships.

Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
Location: 1West 2.102 (light refreshment served, but bring your own lunch) Booking required: Book your free ticket

Intercultural communication: changing perspectives and using languages

Presented by Enrico Cecconi, Italian Language Coordinator and Admissions Tutor (PoLIS)

During this workshop you will experience how learning a language makes you develop cultural awareness, gain a sophisticated understanding of the world and learn to appreciate diversity. These are all qualities students need to work in a complex and interconnected world.

Time: 6.15pm to 7.05pm
Location: Chancellors' Building 3.5
Booking required: Book your free ticket

German Film Night: Good bye Lenin

The tragicomedy “Goodbye Lenin” transports the viewer into East Germany 1989 and tells the story of a mother dedicated to the socialist cause who falls into a coma shortly before the end of the GDR. In German with English subtitles.

Time: 7.30pm
Location: 5 West 2.4
Booking required: Book your free ticket

Tuesday 23 October 2018

Dancing on the Parade

The Students' Union Cultural Societies will be performing dances and playing rhythms from all over the world.

Time: 12pm (midday) to 2pm
Location: Parade

Exploring stereotypes - a game

Come and have fun playing this cultural game.

Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
Location: 8 West 2.10
Booking required: book your free ticket

A Stranger in my Heart

Book presentation by the author. "Stranger In My Heart" is about Mary Monro’s journey to understand her long-deceased war hero father. He had escaped from POW camp in Hong Kong in 1942 and travelled 1500 miles across war-torn China. Mary retraced his steps, learning some Mandarin before she went for a better understanding of Chinese history and culture.

Time: 4.30pm to 5.30pm
Location: Chancellors' Building 4.1
Booking required: book your free ticket

Launch of the World Café

You can practise a language of your choice with our international students and find out about their countries and culture.

Time: 5pm to 7pm
Location: Students' Union level 3 (outside Plug)

Kyrgyz film night: Jamila

On the occasion of acclaimed Kyrgyz writer Chinghiz Aitmatov's 90th anniversary, the Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan will visit the University of Bath to present one of the films of his literary work. In English.

Time: 6pm
Location: 5 West2.4 Booking required: Book your free ticket

Japanese Music Concert and Japanese supper offered by Wagamama

If you are interested in Japanese culture and traditional music, you will enjoy the performance by young talented musicians Hibiki Ichikawa and Akari Mochizuki. You will also experience a taste of Japan with a supper offered by Bath Wagamama restaurant.

Time: 6.30pm to 8pm
Location: University Hall
Booking required: book your free ticket

Wednesday 24 October 2018

Dancing on the Parade

The Students' Union Cultural Societies will be performing dances and playing rhythms from all over the world.

Time: 12pm (midday) to 2pm
Location: Parade

Staff mobility opportunities

Organised by the International Relations Office

Erasmus+ Staff mobility allows you to build on your existing skills while meeting staff from other universities in the same field, and experiencing a different culture and work environment. Join us for this event to hear more about the scheme, and meet staff members who have taken part in it.

Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
Location: Chancellors' Building 3.15
Booking required: book your free ticket (Refreshments available, but bring your own lunch)

Bath as a multicultural city

The Mayor of Bath Councillor Patrick Anketell-Jones, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) Peter Lambert, SU Community Officer Alicia Lobo and Student Secretary of Race and Equality Morenike Adebayo will talk about Bath as an international and multicultural city.

Time: 2.15pm to 3.05pm
Location: Chancellors' Building 2.6 (refreshments served in L2 Foyer)
Booking required: book your free ticket

Who wants to be a great traveller?

Join us in this fun One World Week pub quiz. Bring or join a team of three or more and put your general knowledge to the test. First prize is five FREE tickets for you and your team mates to enjoy a fun day at Victoria Falls Adventure 18 Hole Mini Golf in Bath.

Time: 6pm
Location: Plug at Students' Union

French Film Night: La famille Bélier

“La famille Bélier” tells the story of 16-year-old Paula who is an interpreter for her deaf parents and brother and gets the chance to audition away from home at a prestigious music college in Paris. In French with English subtitles.

Time: 7.30pm
Location: 5 West 2.4
Booking required: book your free ticket

Thursday 25 October 2018

Equality, Diversity and Assistive Technology

Come along to talk about neurodiversity, equality and diversity, experience how some disabilities may feel and how assistive technology can support people with various conditions.

Time: 11am to 3.30pm
Location: Library Level 2
Booking required: book your free ticket

Food Festival

The Students' Union Cultural Societies will be sharing with you samples of snacks and food from different countries in the world.

Time: 12pm (midday) to 2pm
Location: Parade

International Students' Association Welcome Party

We are looking forward to welcoming all our students. Join us to meet other students and spend some time together.

Time: 12pm (midday)
Location: Plug at Students' Union

How to market 'study abroad' to employers

This session will be divided in two parts. The first part (12.15 to 1.05) is an informal opportunity to meet with other students returning from their year abroad and interested staff. You will talk about your experiences over refreshments. The second session (1.15pm to 2.05pm) is a workshop designed to look at the skills you have acquired or improved during your year abroad and how these will help you in your future job hunting.

Time: 12.15pm to 2.05pm
Location: 1 West 2.03 (refreshments served)
Booking required: book via Careers Service

What do you need to know if you want to travel, work or study in France.

A talk by French honorary consul Josette Lebrat followed by questions and answers.

Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
Location: Chancellors' Building 4.16
Booking required: book your free ticket

Spanish Film Night: Relatos Salvajes

“Relatos Salvajes” or “Wild tales” is a black comedy anthology of six short films united by a common theme of violence vengeance. In Spanish with English subtitles.

Time: 7.30pm
Location: 5 West 2.4
Booking required: book your free ticket

Friday 26 October 2018

Doctoral students mixer: Internationalising your PhD

This event is co-organised by the International Relations Office and the Doctoral College.

If you are planning to spend or have spent some time abroad for your fieldwork or are currently in Bath as a visiting researcher, during this event you will have the chance to meet other students and learn about funding opportunities for integrating international perspectives into your PhD.

Time: 11.30am to 12.30pm
Location: 10 West 5.01 (refreshments served)

Monday 29 October 2018

Why study abroad?

During this presentation you will learn about the additional skills you can develop by studying abroad during your degree and you will find out what options are available to you.

Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
Location: 1 West 2.01
Booking required: Book via Careers Service

A Spanish Oasis in an Indian desert

Presented by Ana Sevilla Merino, Teaching Fellow, Skills Centre

Time: 2.15pm to 3.05pm
Location: 1 West 2.01
Booking required: book your free ticket

Intercultural communication at the University: what it means for students and staff

Presented by Dr Trevor Grimshaw, Senior Lecturer, Department of Education

This talk considers the implications for day to day interaction on and off campus among students and staff from different social and cultural backgrounds. It will offer some practical strategies for achieving more effective intercultural communication.

Time: 6.15pm to 7.05pm
Location: 8 West 2.5
Booking required: book your free ticket

Film Night: Babel

An accident connects four groups of people on three different continents: two young Moroccan goatherds, a vacationing American couple, a deaf Japanese teen and her father, and a Mexican nanny.

Time: 7.30pm
Location: 5 West 2.4
Booking required: book your free ticket

Wednesday 7 November 2018

Brexit in Parliament.

A talk with Wera Hobhouse, MP for Bath.

Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
Location: 5 West 2.3
Booking required: book your free ticket

In Limbo - Brexit testimonies from EU citizens in the UK.

A presentation about the human cost of Brexit by the book author, Véronique David-Martin; a unique insight onto the human impact of a political decision, covering the one thing which has been the most overlooked in the Brexit process: people and their lives.

Time: 2.15pm to 3.05pm
Location: 5 West 2.3
Booking required: book your free ticket