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Intercultural Cafe

Come and be a part of our Intercultural Cafe to meet new people, celebrate our different cultures and approaches.

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.

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17 September

How to increase your confidence in new situations
Sarah-Jane Edwards, Residence Life Team

Come and join our workshop and share your tactics for meeting new people and talk about experiences and expectations.

24 September

Helen Anderson, Residence Life Team

Take part in our regular crafting session. All materials supplied, no experience needed!

1 October

Mind your language
Emma Sweeney, INTO

Emma Sweeney from INTO shares her top tips for English Language acquisition, games and more. Share your experience education environments look like worldwide and how we can learn from our different experiences.

8 October

Faiths and Foods
Multi Faith Chaplaincy

British people have many worldviews and faith traditions. Members of the Multi faith Chaplaincy team will share a little about the variety of beliefs in Britain today, with some of their favourite festive foods for you to try.

15 October

Black history month in the UK
Tina Verhaeghe

Tina and friends share their work and experiences around Black History Month at Exeter. What are your experiences or expectations of multicultural life?

22 October

Campus history walk/presentation
Community Wardens

Come and get a take away drink from 10am, the wardens will start the walking tour from Isca Eats at 10.30. Please come dressed for the weather. 

Explore our historic campus through walks, photos and anecdotes. Which is your favourite part of campus? Let us know about the historic parts of your home town/university.

29 October

Crafts: Halloween

Come and make a spooky badge with us. All materials supplied, no experience needed!

5 November

Celebrating Diwali
Hindu Society

Learn more about the art and history of Henna from our Hindu Society and try some on each other!

12 November

Self Care and wellbeing
It's important to look after yourself as the nights draw and the deadlines loom. Wellbeing consultant Kathy O'Connor will be looking at self care tips any barriers and how you might overcome them. 

19 November

British food is rubbish!
Sue O'Hara, Transition and Integration

Sue dispels the myth that British food is rubbish and shares her favourite recipes. What are your experiences so far of British food? Do you have a favourite yet? Come and share your favourite recipe from home with us.

26 November

Christmas Crafts

Come and make some gorgeous paper snowflake decorations for your room. All materials supplied, no experience needed!

3 December

The helping hand
Helen Anderson, Residence Life Team

Sometimes it’s hard to recognise we, or our friends need help. What are the signs and who do we go to for help here and at home?

10 December

Christmas traditions
Multi Faith Chaplaincy

The Chaplaincy team lead us in a discussion about celebrating Christmas in the UK. What are your experiences or celebrating significant holidays around the world? 

17 December

Christmas break drop in
No theme today, just drop in for a coffee and a chat. Wear a festive jumper if you have one!