The International Office has launched the Global Horizons festival for 2011-12.
Global Horizons is about highlighting, celebrating and promoting the diversity and benefits of our international student population.
This festival is a recognition of how much the University and the local community are enriched by our diverse mix of people.
This year the Global Horizons festival has expanded - for the first time international themed events will run in both autumn and spring.
The autumn programme includes:
The spring festival will run from 20-24 February 2012.
The full programme of events is still to be announced, but will include a mix of events for:
Events in Global Horizons 2010 emphasised culture, debate, fun and inclusion - there was a Bhangra Dance workshop; a Georgian Singing workshop; an international-themed film competition; a Mexican Fiesta night; a mini World Cup event and a concert featuring dance, music and performance from around the globe.
Global Horizons also features information sessions about studying/working abroad and debates about key global issues.
To find out more about the festival and events visit:
This article was published on Oct 27, 2011