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Intercultural Cafe

Intercultural Cafe

Come and be a part of our Intercultural Cafe to meet new people, celebrate our different cultures and approaches. Find details of what's planned on your campus below:

Intercultural Cafe Streatham Campus

Join us every Friday during term in Isca Eats (Cornwall House) from 10.00 for a free hot drink and pastry. Sessions run from 10.30-11.30. Each week will be a different theme.

We look forward to seeing you there.

For more information email s.ohara@exeter.ac.uk

8-29 April Easter break
6 May Building Confidence. 
Join the Education Welfare Support team to explore ways of building confidence and the support available to you. 
13 May Speed friending and networking
A great session to talk to someone new in the group and work on your networking skills for interviews with the help of Rhianna and Rachel from our Employability Team. 
20 May Crafty Friday with Residence Life
27 May Board games at Crosskeys, St Lukes
Come and join us at the St Lukes campus for the session this week. Walk or catch the campus shuttle (more details soon)
3 June No session. Queen's Jubilee holiday
10 June Sustainability and us
Fraser Browning from the Sustainability Team will help us understand about the University's sustainability agenda and how we can help. 
17 June Mindful crafting with a Bring and Share
Come along for the final session of the term. Please bring a plate of food to share with everyone as we celebrate the end of term. 

Intercultural Café Penryn Campus

Join us on the second and fourth Friday of the month during term from 3:30pm-5pm for a free hot drink and cake. Each week will be a different theme.

We look forward to seeing you there.

To help us plan, all sessions should be pre-booked via the FXPlus 'Whats On' Eventbrite pages here, but we will also welcome people on the day without a booking.

21 January

Welcome to campus! 

Whether you are returning to campus or have just arrived for the first time, come and join the Languages EAP Team and other international students for chance to find out more about the upcoming Intercultural Café sessions and to meet other international students. You can also ask the Languages team any questions you have about language, Cornwall life or anything else! 

Book your free space here

28 January

The SU - Meet the Presidents, societies & learn about the International Society

This is a chance to come and meet The SU Presidents, find out more about The SU, what it does, how it supports and how you can get involved. It is a chance to ask questions and understand some of the societies a little better. A chance to mix, mingle and meet new people.

Book your free space here

Daphne du Maurier (DDM) Building, Seminar H/N

11 February

The Library Team - Favourite books, TV, films & music

Come along to the Intercultural Café this week to meet with likeminded people and some friendly librarians! We plan to talk about our favourite books, TV, Films and music, and to show you what the library has to offer you outside of your studies! With coffee and cake included - what better way to spend an afternoon? Hope to see you there.

Arrive from 3:30pm for a 4pm start, finishes 5pm, Sustainability cafe (upstairs in The Stannary). Let us know you're coming by booking here

24 February

International Mother Language Day celebrations

An evening celebration of languages and cultural diversity with a free drink and a Cornish pasty, and a language quiz. A chance to meet other people who speak the same language(s) as you! 

Details: Thursday 24th February 6 - 8pm in the Upper Stannary, Penryn Campus.  

Book your ticket.

11 March

Language Exchange & Connect

This week’s café is hosted by Tess Cobb from the Language EAP team, and is a chance to find out more about the Language Exchange and Connect programme. The programme provides an opportunity to meet people across the campuses who are interested in learning the languages you speak, and/or link up with others from the same country as you.

Arrive from 3:30pm for a 4pm start, finishes 5pm, Sustainability cafe (upstairs in The Stannary). Let us know you're coming by booking here.

25 March

Career Zone

This week’s café is hosted by members of staff from the Career Zone team and is an opportunity to see and hear all of the things we do, and how we can support you. (|Please note we are unable to offer Visa specific advice but can provide signposting to the International Office team and resources).

Arrive from 3:30pm for a 4pm start, finishes 5pm. Let us know you're coming by booking here.

8 April

Celebrations and Cultures with the Chaplaincy

This weeks Intercultural Café will be run by the Chaplaincy, and will be hosted by Peter Amoss.

Peter is a volunteer chaplain within the Multifaith Chaplaincy Team. He is a father to four and a grandfather to seven and his family live on three different continents. Peter himself has lived in London, Essex, Hertfordshire, Wales … and Paraguay! A couple of years ago he moved from South Wales to Cornwall to help with the setting up of a new church community in Falmouth. He has done lots of different jobs, including working as a prison chaplain. Peter enjoys meeting people from all over the world and he looks forward to hosting this week’s Intercultural Café.

Arrive from 3:30pm for a 4pm start, finishes 5pm. Let us know you're coming by booking here.

22 April

Emotional sustainability & Surviving Uni, hosted by ACS (African Caribbean Society)

Join us at the Penryn Campus Intercultural Cafe to talk surviving university, the good, the bad and the fun. Free snacks included with great banter and music. 

Arrive from 3:30pm for a 4pm start, finishes 5pm. Let us know you're coming by booking here.

 6 May

What is equality? Rae Preston, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Advisor

An interactive session exploring equality and diversity, including what equality means and the history of the struggle for rights in the UK, as well as what this means for you as a student at university. 

Arrive from 3:30pm for a 4pm start, finishes 5pm. Let us know you're coming by booking here.

20 May

International Summer Picnic

Join us for a relaxed picnic including free snacks, free drinks, and of course free garden games! Bring picnic blankets to sit on. 

4pm-6pm, AMATA Lawns (find the AMATA cafe and come through the doors to find us outside!). Let us know you're coming by booking here.

More sessions are being added all the time, so check back here soon for more!