About One World Week

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 When is One World Week?

One World Week 2019 takes place the week of March 18-22.

What is One World Week?

During the week a series of events and activities will take place at that aim to highlight and celebrate the different cultures and nationalities here at the university.

Why celebrate One World Week?

One World Week aims to celebrate and showcase the wide cultural diversity here at the University of Brighton. Coordinated by Student Services, it includes events and participation from Brighton Students Union, student societies, academic schools, central departments, and community organisations. This series of events will allow students and staff to participate in, enjoy, and learn more about the different cultures of their university community.

Who celebrates One World Week?

One World Week is celebrated across universities in the UK at different times in the academic calendar. The University of Brighton and the University of Sussex always hold their events during the same week in March. Students are invited to attend the various events organised by the two universities.

Where are One World Week events listed?

All One World Week events and activities will listed here as well as being posted nearer the time on our Facebook page.

Who are the organisers?

International Student Support Officers, Sarah Digon and Sarah Herbert are the coordinators. However, the events are organised with staff and students across the university, and in collaboration with Brighton Students Union.

You can contact Sarah Digon and Sarah Herbert with any queries/ ideas at:

Email: orientation@brighton.ac.uk

Do you want to host a One World Week event?

We’d love to join us in celebrating One World Week. There is still time to Whether it’s running a music night or offering free samples of food to your fellow students, if you have an event that you would like to run as part of One World Week, please get in touch with us.

 

 

 

 

One World Week 2017 events

Welcome to One World Week, March 13-17 2017.

One World Week is a celebration of the different student nationalities and cultures here at the University of Brighton.

One World Week events and activities

Five-aside football tournament – Monday 13 March Falmer

Come as an individual or team and play in a five-aside tournament. All abilities welcome. Please wear suitable sports clothing and footware.

Organiser: University of Brighton Parklife

Time: 12:00

Location: Falmer Sport Centre STP

How to book: Sign up via our Facebook page.

Film showing “Belleville Rendez-vous” (“Les Triplettes de Bellville”) (2003) Monday 13 March, 6:00pm, G3 Mithras House (Moulsecoomb)

The UoB Film Society will be showing the internationally-acclaimed “Bellville Rendez-Vous”. With its unique style of animation Bellville Rendez-Vous tells the story of a French grandmother who sets off to the fictional North America city of Bellville to rescue her Tour de France cyclist grandson from the French mafia.  Bellville Rendez-Vous was nominated for two Academy awards, as well as winning various international awards for music, co-production and international cinema.

Organiser: University of Brighton FimSoc

Price: free

Time & location: 6:00pm, G3, Mithras House (Moulsecoomb)

Click here to book your place.

 

Interfaith Speed Dialogue – Tuesday 14 March 12:00pm-2:00pm, the Quiet Room, Meeting House, University of Sussex

The Chaplaincy team invites you to the Quiet Room at the Meeting House for light snacks and drink and an opportunity to meet and talk with people from diverse religious – or non-religious – backgrounds. The event will be co-hosted by the following University of Sussex student societies: the Co-Exist Society, the Islamic Society, the Jewish Society as well as the Chaplaincy team. The gathering will be facilitated by Mahmut Gunaydin from the Dialogue Society.

Organiser: Chaplaincy team

Price: Free

Time & location: 12:00pm-2:00pm, the Quiet Room, Meeting House, University of Sussex

Click here to book your space.

 

 

PechaKucha talks: My culture, your culture – Tuesday 14 March 6:30-8:30pm G4 Grand Parade

Join us for a series of talks in a PechaKucha style about culture, identity and nationality. Each speaker has up to 20 slides and 20 seconds per talk to share aspects of their lives with you. It could be little-known facts about their home country, or the story of the various cultures that make up their identity. Students and staff speakers have bravely decided to share their personal stories with you. We know it will be an insightful and thought-provoking event – we hope you can join us.

Organisers: University of Brighton International Student Support

Price: free

Time & location: 6:30pm G4 Grand Parade

Click here to book your place

 

 

My journey – Monday 13-17 March. An interactive map where students and staff plot their cultural and physical journey to the university of Brighton. Maps are located at the following locations:

Moulsecoomb: Cockcroft Building, ground floor

Grand Parade: ground floor near the entrance to the Sallis Benney theatre

Hastings: Main entrance

Organisers: University of Brighton International Student Support

 

 

Photo Marathon – Wednesday 15 March. Taking place in Brighton city centre. Meet outside of the Grand Parade main building at 1:00pm

Do you love photography? Join us during One World Week for a photo competition with a twist…… we will meet you at the reception of the main Grand Parade building and give you a topic to photograph and a place to meet us an hour later. You will have one hour to take photos on that topic, and meet us to collect the next topic and location, and so on….. All participants will then have until 9.00pm on Thursday 16th March to submit one photo per topic, and the winners will be announced on Friday 17th March.

Organisers: University of Brighton International Student Support

Time and location: 1:00pm outside the Grand Parade Building.

Click here to book your space.