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  4. International City Week 2018

Feb

19

Monday

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Feb

23

Friday

International City Week 2018

Public, Staff, Students, Alumni, Academics

International City Week: 19th – 23rd Feb 2018

Come and join us to celebrate and learn more about City’s global community and its contribution to life at City and around the world.

The varied programme will include cultural awareness sessions, a global careers workshop, sporting activities, a chance to try food from around the world and much more.

More events will appear here shortly, so check back soon!


Activities happening throughout the week

International Food Week
Food from around the world prepared by our Catering teams
EATC1TY (University Building)
The Kitchen (Cass Bunhill Row)
No need to register
Table Tennis (bats and balls are provided)
Link bridge into Tait Building
(near Courtyard Café)
No need to register
Challenges in the gymCitySport (124 Goswell Road)No need to register
Sports challenge with other university gyms from 18 countriesCitySport (124 Goswell Road)No need to register

Monday 19th Feb

11am - 12noonCulture Talks: Greek Culture and FoodA225 (College Building)No need to register
11am - 3pm
Information Stall: Student Development
(CityBuddies, Professional Mentoring, Volunteering
and new Employability Award)
Level 1 Walkway
(University Building)
No need to register
11am - 3pm
Information Stall: Sustainable City
(Fairtrade products and benefits)
Level 1 Walkway
(University Building)
No need to register
12.30 - 1.30pm
A Celebration of our International Diversity:
Light bites from around the world
A giant map that you can pin your home country on
International human bingo
Flag craft creations
Oliver Thompson Lecture
Theatre Foyer (Tait Building)
Register here
1pm - 2pmCulture Talks: Ramadan with a Pakistani FamilyA225 (College Building)No need to register
2pm - 3pm
On the move: global opportunities for students and staff
AG11 (College Building)No need to register
3pm - 4pm
Webinar: International Careers Opportunities:
the benefits of gaining international experience
and find out about the various options available
Online (TBC)Register here
5pm - 8pm
International Quiz and Comedy Night
International Comedians:
Victor Patrascan (Romania)
Lesley McJagger (Canada)
William Lee (Australia, via China!)
Samuel Zernig (Germany)
Kuan-wen Huang (Taiwan)
CityBar (Tait Building)Register here

Tuesday 20th Feb

11am - 12noonCulture Talks: Swedish Concept of Death CleaningC308 (Tait Building)No need to register
11am - 3pm
Information Stall: Student Development
(CityBuddies, Professional Mentoring, Volunteering
and the new Employability Award)
Level 1 Walkway
(University Building)
No need to register
11am - 3pm
Information Stall:
international opportunities and benefits
Level 1 Walkway
(University Building)
No need to register
12noon - 1pm
International Alumni Ambassadors:
discover City’s international network
AG03 (College Building)
Register here
12.30pm - 1.30pm
City International Research Showcase
BLG07 (University Building)No need to register
1pm - 2pmCulture Talks: Unique Flora and Fauna of New ZealandC310 (Tait Building)No need to register
1pm - 2pm
Employability Skills Programme:
How to develop and demonstrate leadership skills
Part A by Amazon
Northampton Suite
(University Building)
Register here
1.30pm - 2.30pm
Successful Employability with the Financial Times
Hosted by Kylie Gammans from the FT, City Careers
and City Library Services
Register for your free subscription to the FT.com
C312 (Tait Building)Register here
2pm - 4pm
Develop@City Masterclass -
Gamelan Class: Mesmerizing Music from Indonesia
ALG29 (College Building)
Numbers limited
5pm - 6pm
HOST UK – connecting overseas students
with British families
ELG09 (Drysdale Building)No need to register
6pm - 7pm
Employability Skills Programme:
Approaching case studies in assessment centers
Part B by Teach First
Oliver Thompson Lecture
Theatre (Tait Building)
Register here
7pm - 9pmFree Concerts: Simon Emmerson: Memory Machine
Performance Space
(College Building)
Register here
7pm - 9pmFIFA championship run by the Football teamsCityBar (Tait Building)
No need to register

Wednesday 21st Feb

11am - 12noonCulture Talks: Ghana Music
A110 (College Building)
No need to register
12noon - 1pm
International Alumni Ambassadors:
discover City’s international network
Room 2005
(Cass Bunhill Row)
Register here
12.30pm - 1.30pm
City International Research Showcase
BG02 (University Building)No need to register
1pm - 2pm
Culture Talks: A Journey Through Incredible India
A227 (College Building)
No need to register
2pm - 3pm
Careers Presentation: Opportunity China’s
‘Teach China Graduate Programme’
C308 (Tait Building)
Register here
3pm - 4pmCulture Talks: South African SafarisALG16 (College Building)No need to register
5pm - 7.30pmInternational Film Night (title to be confirmed)
C146 Multi-Faith Room
(Tait Building)
Numbers limited
Register here

Thursday 22nd Feb

11am - 3pm
Information Stall: How to secure your
work visa in the UK... By Student Circus
Level 1 Walkway
(University Building)
No need to register
1pm - 2pm
Information Stall: Library Essentials; Ask Us!
Level 1 Walkway
(University Building)
No need to register
1pm - 2pmCulture Talks: International Belly DancingC303 (Tait Building)No need to register
1pm - 3pm
Worldwide Careers Opportunities Panel Event
Northampton Suite BC
(University Building)
Register here
3pm - 4pmCulture Talks: Chinese LanguageC319 (Tait Building)No need to register
4pm - 5pm
International Alumni Ambassadors:
discover City’s international network
A109 (College Building)Register here
6pm - 9pm
Western Europe Panel Event
Northampton Suite ABC
(University Building)
Register here
6pm - 9pm
Students' Union International Culture Show
CityBar (Tait Building)
No need to register
Midnight
International Students: Trip to Amsterdam
by coach, 3 days, £159
Students' Union
(Tait Building)
Register here
by 22nd January 2018

Friday 23rd Feb

11am - 12noon
Immigration Options for Working in the UK
after your Studies
ELG02
(Drysdale Building)
Email your Student
ID No. and full name to
to register
12noon - 1pm
Walking Tour: discover the international
influences of our local area
Meeting Point:
outside the clock tower
College Building
Numbers limited
1pm - 2pmCulture Talks: Chinese New YearC320 (Tait Building)No need to register
1pm - 2pm
CV-checks: pop in and get your CV checked
open to all City students and staff
Careers service
E125 (Drysdale Building)
No need to register
1pm - 3pm
Free Concerts: City Pierrot Ensemble:
Late Debussy
Performance Space
(College Building)
Register here
4pm - 7pmInternational City Week Closing ReceptionCityBar (Tait Building)Register here

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When & where

From Monday 19th February 2018 to Friday 23rd February 2018

City, University of London Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom

Contact Details

Ina Wang

Internationalisation Development Manager

+44 (0)20 7040 3520