Will you be in Bournemouth on Christmas Day? If you would like to celebrate a traditional British Christmas, you would be very welcome to join our friends at Lansdowne Church for lunch and activities (details below).
You would also be welcome to join them at church at 10.30am (but this is optional).
The church is in Woodbury Avenue, near to Castlepoint shopping centre. If you need transport, the m1 bus will be running on Christmas day - more information is available here: http://www.morebus.co.uk/article.shtml?articleid=7670
Do you have a story to tell? You could win £100 and the chance to share your story with the world!
Friends International are running a video competition for international students, with a top prize of £100. You just need to create short video about your experiences living and studying in another culture. The competition closes on 31st July 2018, so you have plenty of time to work on your entry!
For more details visit: https://friendsinternational.uk/video-competition
On Thursday 26th October, our friends at BU International College are hosting "World Discovery Day." The event runs between 12-3pm, and will feature international food, face painting, a drumming workshop and lots of other fun and games.
Everyone is welcome, so why not come along and bring a bit of an international flavour to your lunchtime?
World Discovery Day is part of the "One World by the Sea" Festival, which celebrates the diverse cultures and nationalities on our doors...tep.
You can find our more details about World Discovery Day and the One World by the Sea festival on the website: http://oneworldbythesea.co.uk/
Have you just arrived in the UK? Do you need to open a UK bank account?
This article from GB Mag explains how:
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Friends International Dorset welcomes all new and returning international students to Bournemouth. There are meetings throughout the week all year long where you may find friends and practise your English. Visit this facebook page to learn more of what is available to you. #BUPround #BUIntrCollege #BelongatBU #ImproveyourEnglish
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Next week Lansdowne Church are hosting an International Food Night. Everyone welcome, even British people!
Bring a dish from your home country, and sample food from around the world.
7.30pm, Thursday 3rd August. If you would like to join in, there are more details here: http://lansdownechurch.uk/summerfestival/
On Friday 21 July we are having International Food Night at the iWelcome Cafe from 8pm-10pm. We are located on the corner of Citygate Centre, 138A Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth BH8 8AS.