Wednesday

<Wednesday 1 March>

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
10 am – 7 pm Ten Bamboo Studios – Chinese Woodblock Printing Exhibition
Join us to meet Master Wei and see a beautiful exhibition of his work  of ancient Chinese Woodblock Printing. You even have an opportunity to see our staff and students create this art. Find out more here!
Old Chemistry Theatre, Arkwright building Art
11 am – 3 pm Europe and the UK – Cultural stalls fair
Celebrate European culture and find out more about different countries in Euriope, including Austria, France, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Ukraine and the UK.
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 Competition
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, winner will be awarded during the International Community Lunch of 9 March at the Global Lounge.
Central Gallery, Newton building; City Global Lounge; and Boots Library Photography
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 Global opportunities
Come along to find out about your study abroad opportunities in Europe; NTU Volunteering; NTU Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; Creative Writing Society; and our partner, Santander Bank. Learn more about global issues and global organisations. Find out about NTSU societies and win prizes.
Central Gallery, Newton building Culture
11 am – 3 pm Mapping new identities in Nottingham
Mapping Nottingham’s Identity is an initiative that aims at bringing together all those involved with the public space in Nottingham. This year we have focused on encouraging public engagement activities, exchanges and conversations with Carrington, Sneinton and West Bridgford. Find out how you can get involved.
Central Gallery, Newton building Culture
11 am – 3 pm Knitting for refugees
Do you like knitting? Or would you like to learn? Come along to the NTU Knitting Society’s stall and join staff and students to knit items for refugees.
Central Gallery, Newton building Culture
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 European themed lunches! Bring your pennies for a meal you won’t forget.
Dine Arkwright Food
12 pm – 2 pm Takeaway Garden
Join us to learn more about sustainability and how to grow your own garden in a basket. Feel free to dip in and out of this session at any time.
Union Square, outside NTSU Environment, Sustainability
12.30 pm – 1 pm Bagpiper
Come and enjoy this Scottish instrument played by our own student, Jens Roeser, wearing a Scottish national dress. This performance starts outside of Newton and finishes at Union Square, outside NTSU.
Steps, Newton building Music
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm Teaching international students using an individualised approach
This workshop is ideal for staff who are looking to develop their skills around teaching international students. The workshop will be presented by our partners from Nottingham Trent International College.
NEWN44, Newton building Staff
5 pm – 7 pm Global Open Mic Poetry evening
The Creative Writing Society welcomes you for your chance to express yourself through the art of poetry or other creative writing of your choosing. You are also welcome to just come along and listen. Refreshments will be provided.
City Global Lounge Culture
6 pm – 7 pm Handball
Come and play this Danish sport which combines netball and football. This class is free to attend. To book, call 0115 848 4066 or just turn up, but spaces are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Gym wear and a bottle of water needed.
City Sports Centre, NTSU Sport
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, Maid Marian Way Film

Clifton

Time Event Title and Description Location Category
7.15 am – 8 am Yoga
Relax with Yoga, the physical, mental and spiritual practice which originated in ancient India. This is free to attend. Call 0115 848 3219 to book, or just turn up. Spaces are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Gym wear and a bottle of water needed.
Lee Westwood Sports Centre Sport
9 am – 4 pm International Development Day – Employability
The International Development Day is an opportunity for students to explore career options within the field and to meet and hear from professionals from across the sector including those who have roles within charitable trusts and foundations, private companies, NGO’s or Government. Spaces are limited for this event so please book your space not to miss out!
Room 161, Erasmus Darwin Opportunities
11 am – 3 pm Europe and the UK – Cultural stalls fair
Come along to celebrate Europe day and learn more about Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Italy, Poland Romania, Spain and the UK.
Pavilion 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.
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 adventures abroad. Vote for your favourite, winner will be awarded during the International Community Lunch on 9 March in the City Global Lounge.
Pavilion and Clifton Library Photography
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 NTU Catering Global themed menu
As it is Global Week, NTU Dine outlets will be serving European themed lunches! Bring your pennies for a meal you won’t forget.
Dine Pavilion Food
12 pm – 1 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 (even if you don’t have previous experience), or use your experience of meeting and studying with international students in your CV, book your space to find out how.
Room 193, Erasmus Darwin Opportunities
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm Teaching international students using an individualised approach
This event is ideal for staff who are looking to develop their skills around teaching international students. The workshop is presented by our partners from Nottingham Trent International College.
Room 11, CTLP Staff
2 pm – 3 pm Chinese chopstick challenge
How many beans can you pick up with chopsticks? Come and hone your chopstick-skills! Prizes are available for the most skillful handlers!
Room 026, Pavilion Games and Competitions
2 pm – 5 pm Open Doors at the Observatory
Pop in to the observatory for a display of Stellarium constellations and light pollution in the control room. Speak to students and staff to learn more about the work they do and learn more about our planet. Observatory and dome tours with a planetarium session will be offered every hour. If the weather is good, the observatory will be open until 6 pm to observe Venus or the Moon.
Trent Astronomical Observatory Science and Technology
3 pm – 4 pm Chinese dumpling making workshop
If you enjoy a bit of Chinese take-away you’ll be glad to know you can join us to learn to make your own delicious dumplings and never be deprived again!
Room 026, Pavilion Food
4 pm – 6 pm Disney movie afternoon – Frozen
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

Brackenhurst

Time Event Title and Description Location Category
9 am – 5 pm Sustainability in Practice challenge
Explore contemporary global challenges around the theme of energy from both a personal and course perspective through the lens of the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development. Find out more and book your place on our event page.
Room TG8, Bramley building Environment
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 on 9 March at City Global Lounge.
Brackenhurst Library Photography
11 am – 3 pm NTU Catering Global themed menu
As it is Global Week, NTU Dine outlets will be serving European themed lunches! Bring your pennies for a meal you won’t forget.
Dine Main Hall Food
12.30 pm – 2 pm Silent cinema
Join us for a cinema session in the library. We’ll be showing films from around the world. Headphones will be provided to the first 30 students. Bring your student card.
Brackenhurst Library Film