From 18 to 22 November students and staff at the University of Bath are invited to participate in a wide range of social and cultural events. This is an opportunity to meet new people, discover the cultural richness of our campus, learn new things and have fun. All events are free, but most require registration.

The programme is being designed, keep checking back as we are adding new sessions to the timetable all the time.

Monday 18 November

Discover Taiwan

Learn about Taiwanese culture and enjoy some snacks with our Taiwanese student community. Brought to you by Taiwanese Society, The SU.

Time: 10.00am to 2.00pm

Location: The Parade

Rangoli and Henna workshop

BUASS presents a Rangoli and Henna Workshop on Monday 18th November from 5.30pm to 7.30pm in preparation for our Diwali Eid Ball on Wednesday 20th November! Pop in with your friends to try your own Henna designs or get even get some done professionally. You can also create some beautiful Rangoli if you’re reminiscing Diwali! The workshop is FREE for BUASS members and £1 entry for Non-members!

Time: 5.15pm to 7.15pm

Location: Fine arts studio, the Edge

Booking required: book your free ticket

Bossa Nova, a little bit of Brazil - A personal perspective by Michael Chesterman

Michael will take you on a whistle-stop guided tour of Bossa Nova - a style of music from Brazil, which seduced the rest of the world in the 1960's. Come and listen to selected works by Tom Jobim, Chico Buarque and Edu Lobo. Michael is a self-confessed Bossa Nova addict and was a member of "Nossa Voz", the UK's only amateur Brazilian vocal group, for 5 years. Light refreshments will be served."

Time: 6.30pm to 7.15pm

Location: 8W 2.5

Booking required: book your free ticket

Tuesday 19 November

Belly Dance workshop

An introduction to the origin and history of belly dancing, followed by a demonstration and practice of some basic moves. You will learn a few routines, so you will be able to experience the joys of this form of dance. Presented by Dancing Flavours.

Time: 12.15pm to 1.05pm

Location: 8W2.30

Booking required: book your free ticket

Origami and green tea

Origami is the traditional Japanese art of folding paper which has existed since the 17th Century. You can pop in at any time during the friendly session to sample this mindful activity. This event is open to all. Some Japanese snacks and green tea will be served.

Time: 12.30pm to 1.45pm

Location: CB3.7

Booking required: FULLY BOOKED

Internationalising the curriculum: where do we start?

What do you think of when you hear the words 'internationalising the curriculum?' This session will explore what this means, where we can do this in learning and teaching and what this might mean in practice. Come along to this interactive workshop to share ideas about internationalising our courses. Students and staff perspectives are welcome. This session will be facilitated by Dr Eleanor Parker, Curriculum Development Officer.

Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm

Location: 8W2.20

Booking required: book your free ticket

The World Café

Are you looking to meet other students, learn about different cultures or practise your English? Come along to the World Café in the Tub (SU level 3). Here you can meet students from all over the world and enjoy some light refreshments. Brought to you by the International Students' Association (ISA). This event is for students only.

Time: 4.15pm to 6.00pm

Location: The Tub (SU level 3)

Booking required: book your free ticket

The Global lounge

An opportunity to meet new friends and speak or learn a foreign language. During this evening, you will meet other students who are native speakers of French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian and Spanish. With other language learners you will play games, share experiences, have fun. Refreshments will be served.

Time: 6.30pm to 8.00pm

Location: 8W2.30

Booking required: book your free ticket

Wednesday 20 November

Origami and green tea

Origami is the traditional Japanese art of folding paper which has existed since the 17th Century. You can pop in at any time during the friendly session to sample this mindful activity. This event is open to all. Some Japanese snacks and green tea will be served.

Time: 12.30pm to 1.45pm

Location: 8W2.21

Booking required: FULLY BOOKED

Globalising your career

As part of Global Scholar's 'Globalising your Career' programme, this session will cover skills and qualities multinational companies look for when reviewing CVs, and how the structure and use of CVs differ across different regions. Brought to you by Global Scholar, The SU.

Time: 2.15pm to 3.05pm

Location: CB1.12

Belly Dance workshop

An introduction to the origin and history of belly dancing, followed by a demonstration and practice of some basic moves. You will learn a few routines, so you will be able to experience the joys of this form of dance. Presented by Dancing Flavours.

Time: 6.30pm to 7.45pm

Location: CB3.9

Booking required: book your free ticket

Thursday 21 November

Origami and green tea

Origami is the traditional Japanese art of folding paper which has existed since the 17th Century. You can pop in at any time during the friendly session to sample this mindful activity. This event is open to all. Some Japanese snacks and green tea will be served.

Time: 12.30pm to 1.45pm

Location: 8W2.11

Booking required: book your free ticket

Farmers' Market

In order to promote and showcase sustainable and locally sources food, the SU will host its regular Farmers' Market.

Time: 11.30am to 2.30pm

Location: Parade

Brazilian movie screening: The Way He Looks

Join us to sample some Brazilian party food and watch this fun and tender story about friendship and the complications of young love. Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.

Time: 6.30pm to 7.45pm

Location: 8W2.5

Booking required: book your free ticket

International Welcome Party

Come together for the International Welcome Party! Meet students from all over the world, enjoy international music, and try a range of cocktails and alcohol-free drinks in The Plug. Free entry to all students and come along wearing your flag colours! Brought to you by the International Students' Association (ISA), The SU. This event is open to students only.

Time: 8.00pm to 12.00am

Location: The Plug (SU level 3)