Tuesday

<Tuesday 28 February>

All Global Week events are free (except for some food and drink options as indicated in the event description), open to all NTU students and staff, and are mainly drop in activities (except where pre-registration is indicated).

City

Time Event Title and Description Location Category
9 am – 5 pm Sustainability in Practise challenge
Explore contemporary global challenges around the clothing theme from both a personal and course perspective through the lens of the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development. THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED.
Room 3701, Chaucer Environment
10 am – 7 pm Ten Bamboo Studios – Chinese Woodblock Printing Exhibition
Join us to meet Master Wei’s  and see the ancient Chinese art of Woodblock Printing in a beautiful exhibition of his work. You even have an opportunity to see how our staff and students create this art. Find out more here!
Old Chemistry Theatre, Arkwright building Art
11 am – 3 pm Africa – Cultural stalls fair
Come along to enjoy student-led cultural stalls and learn about African culture from representatives of Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
Central Gallery, Newton building Culture
11 am – 3 pm Global opportunities
Learn more about different global projects and societies at NTU, such as the Afrikan Eco College Campaign, In Kampala Project and Afro-Caribbean Society.
Central Gallery, Newton building  Culture
11 am – 3 pm NTIC photo booth
Get a little memento of you and your friends at this fun and quirky photobooth courtesy of NTIC!
Central Gallery, Newton building Culture
11 am – 3 pm NTSU Global Student campaign
Are you a global student? Get involved in this campaign and have your chance to win a range of prizes. Keep checking the NTSU website for updates.
Central Gallery, Newton building Culture
11 am – 3 pm ‘My International Classroom’ photo competition
Come and take a look at some beautiful photos our students have captured on their adventures abroad. Vote for your favourite, and the winner will be awarded during the International Community Lunch of 9 March at the Global Lounge.
Central Gallery, Newton building; Global Lounge; and Boots Library Photography
11 am – 3 pm Electric pedals – Bicycle Power Challenge
Bicycle Power Challenge is a test of how many Watts you can generate through cycling. Join in to find out how much energy is required to power all the appliances at home that we take for granted. How far do you need to cycle to iron your clothes or the boil kettle?
Central Gallery, Newton building Environment
11 am – 3 pm NTIC Media student display
NTIC will be showcasing Media students’ take on what their country means to them. Pop in to see the display throughout the College.
Ground floor, Belgrave Centre Art
11 am – 3 pm Bunting, bracelets and food tasting
Taste snacks from around the world or try your hand at  making bracelets representing your country’s flag.
Ground floor, Belgrave Centre Arts and Crafts
11 am – 3 pm NTU Catering Global themed menu
As it is Global Week, NTU Dine outlets will be serving African themed lunches! Bring your pennies for a meal you won’t forget.
Dine Arkwright Food
12 pm – 1 pm Kora – African instrument performance
Ever heard of the kora? This is your opportunity to see and hear a musician playing this traditional African instrument. Performances are at 12 pm at The Level in the NTSU building and at 12.45 pm at Newton Central Gallery.
The Level, NTSU and Central Gallery, Newton building Music
12.30 pm – 3.30 pm Rhythm for Life drumming workshop
Come and enjoy the Global Drum Circle creating world beats and rhythms; experience the dynamic energy of the drum for wellbeing and the world community. There are three sessions at 12.30 pm, 1.30 pm and 2.30 pm. Spaces are limited for this popular event, so please book your space soon!
Goldsmith Music Centre Music
1 pm – 2 pm Employability session – ‘Building your international profile’
This session is ideal if you are a UK or EU student and you would like to find out about opportunities to work abroad after graduation. Whether you’d like to teach English as a second language, or use your experience of meeting and studying with international students in your CV, book your space to find out more.
Room 1602, Chaucer building Opportunities
1 pm – 1.10 pm Dance club performance
Pop to the NTSU to see the NTU Dance Club in action! Don’t miss out.
The Level, NTSU Dance
1.30 pm – 2.15 pm Yoga
Relax with Yoga, the physical, mental and spiritual practice which originated in ancient India. This class is free. To book, please call 0115 848 4066. You can also turn up on the day, but spaces are allocated on a first come, first served basis.
City Sports Centre, Students’ Union building Sport
2 pm – 4 pm Language Cafe – Global Week edition
Love languages? We do, too! During our Global Week edition, our weekly language cafe features special guests: language tutors of Italian, Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish. They are here to help you decide which language to study next. During this session you can also practise speaking different languages in a relaxed and friendly setting, or just socialise in English with students from around the globe.
City Global Lounge Language
5 pm – 7 pm Is the world open? – Politics and International Relations Society debate
A panel discussion about how the world has changed for young people, international students, migrants, refugees, internationally and domestically across the globe. Speakers will include members of the Politics and IR and Amnesty International societies, students from Corvinus University of Budapest, German exchange students and former Vote Leave coordinator for Nottinghamshire.
The Level, NTSU Debate
5.15 pm – 7 pm John van Geest charity quiz – Around the world in 25 questions
Join this 25-question quiz organised by the The Nottingham Language Centre to raise funds and awareness for the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre. Please email beverley.makin@ntu.ac.uk to reserve your space by 24 February. All students and staff are welcome to attend.
Language Centre, DICe building Quiz
7 pm – 9 pm Global Point Cinema
Join us to watch films from around the world. All students are welcome, bring your student card to sign in.
Global Point Cinema room Film

Clifton

Time Event Title and Description Location Category
9 am – 11 am Shrove Tuesday – Fairtrade pancake breakfast
Come and enjoy a Pancake breakfast this Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Day, or Mardi Gras. Historically, this was a day to seek ‘shriving’ or absolution for any sins before beginning the 40 days of Lent when people traditionally give something up. Don’t give something up today, though, put a variety of toppings onto your pancake and enjoy! All toppings are Fairtrade in celebration of Fairtrade Fortnight.
Rooms 025 and 026, Pavilion Food
11 am – 3 pm Africa – Cultural stalls fair
Come along and find out more about Botswana.
Pavilion Culture
11 am – 3 pm Global opportunities
Come along to find out about the different study abroad opportunities available to you during your time at NTU. There are opportunities to go abroad for the whole year, or just for the summer, to Europe and beyond. Find out how!
Pavilion Opportunities
11 am – 3 pm NTSU Global Student campaign
Are you a global student? Get involved in this campaign and have your chance to win a range of prizes. Keep checking the NTSU website for updates.
Pavilion Culture
11 am – 3 pm ‘My International Classroom’ photo competition
Come and take a look at some beautiful photos our students have captured on their ventures abroad. Vote for your favourite, winner will be awarded on Thursday 9 March.
Pavilion and Clifton Library Photography
11 am – 3 pm NTU Market
Spice up your life at Clifton’s first NTU Market. Ditch the high street for this day, and meet Nottingham’s local traders and try some local delicacies . Expect a cheap and chic range of stalls from fresh local produce to vintage fashion!
Outside Pavilion Opportunities
11 am – 3 pm Travel writing exhibition
Come along to see an exhibition of travel writing, curated by The Centre for Travel Writing Studies (CTWS). The exhibition includes excerpts from popular travel accounts about global destinations, textual selections and commentaries by staff and students in travel writing studies, travel illustrations and ephemera, travel poems by CTWS members and postgraduate associates and recent publications by CTWS members.
Make sure to pick up a postcard from the display table and tell us what you think!
Clifton Library Culture
11 am – 3 pm 90kg Kilombero Rice Challenge
Catering and the Environment Team are teaming up join the 90kg Kilombero Rice Challenge. As a result of selling 90kg of fairly traded rice on campus to staff and students, NTU will raise enough money to send one child in Malawi to secondary education. They are aiming high, and are going to be doubling up on the challenge front with aims to fund 2 children’s secondary educations. The rice will be sold as 1kg bags to staff and students throughout Fairtrade Fortnight and will be served throughout the fortnight in all hot food outlets on campus. Buy a bag and help a child! Find out more.
Outside Pavilion Opportunities
11 am – 3 pm NTU Catering Global-themed menu
As it is Global Week, NTU Dine outlets will be serving African-themed lunches! Bring your pennies for a meal you won’t forget.
Dine Pavilion Food
12 pm – 2 pm Takeaway Garden
Join us to learn more about sustainability and how to grow your own garden in a basket you can take home. Feel free to dip in and out of this session at any time.
Food Share Allotment Sustainability
2 pm – 4 pm Fairtrade Tea
Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight with the NTU Environment team and join us in the Global Lounge for an English afternoon tea with a Fairtrade twist.
Rooms 025 and 026, Pavilion Food
4 pm – 6 pm Disney movie afternoon – The Lion King
Clifton Global Lounge and NTU Film Society invite you to join them for a Disney Movie Afternoon. Every day of Global Week they will be viewing a region-specific Disney Animation.
Room 026, Pavilion Film
8 pm – 10 pm Open Dome Event – The Sun and the Honeybee
Come along to explore the night sky and learn about how the Sun and the Moon are used by animals and insects around the world to navigate. Please find out more information and book here!
The Centre for Effective Learning in Science (CELS) Science and Technology

Brackenhurst

Time Event Title and Description Location Category
11 am – 3 pm Cultural stalls
Pop in for something British and join a stall organised by students.
Student Lounge, Bramley building Culture
11 am – 3 pm Vina Ladwa, local Indian artist
Come and learn to create some beautiful Indian arts and crafts. Have your hand painted in gorgeous henna art or help create a beautiful rangoli pattern.
Student Lounge, Bramley building Arts and crafts
11 am – 3 pm Elefair Global Crafts Stall
Learn how to make sustainable crafts from around the world.
Student Lounge, Bramley building Arts and crafts
11 am – 3 pm NTSU Global Student campaign
Are you a global student? Get involved in this campaign and have your chance to win a range of prizes. Keep checking  the NTSU website for updates.
Student Lounge, Bramley building Culture
11 am – 3 pm ‘My International Classroom’ photo competition
Come and take a look at some beautiful photos our students have captured on their ventures abroad. Vote for your favourite, winner will be awarded during International Community Lunch in City Global Lounge on Thursday 9 March.
Brackenhurst Library Photography
11 am – 3 pm NTU Catering Global themed menu
As it is Global Week, NTU Dine outlets will be serving African themed lunches! Bring your pennies for a meal you won’t forget.
Dine Main Hall Food
12 pm – 12.45 pm Yoga
Relax with Yoga, the physical, mental and spiritual practice which originated in ancient India. Free, but subject to availability on a first come, first served basis. Gym wear and a bottle of water needed.
BRMTL11, Bramley building Sport
12 pm – 2 pm Life & Study Session – Canada
Come and find out about your opportunities to study and live in Canada.
BRMTG6, Bramley building Opportunities
8 pm – 11 pm Global Quiz
Come and join NTSU staff and students for the Global Quiz and bag yourself a surprise prize! Entry fee £1 and teams are up to 6 people max.
Brack Bar, NTSU Quiz