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International Society Upcoming Activities

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Do you have spare time over summer? Here’s a list of upcoming activities, ran by the International Society, which all students can participate in!

Weekend Trips

Day trips

Sat 13th Aug  – York
Sun 14th Aug – Yorkshire Explorer visiting Fountain’s Abbey and Harrogate
Sat 20th Aug – 1. Oxford 2. South Lake District
Sun 21st Aug – 1. Liverpool 2. The Cotswolds

For more info or to book:

Upcoming Events

British Quiz Afternoon 12th August 2pm

The British love their quizzes! Join us for an afternoon to have a go at a traditional pub quiz and learn more about Manchester too.

City Tour 19th August 2pm 

A walking tour of the campus and city centre. Come along while we take you on foot to see some sights and learn more about this lovely city. 

Our events are a great way to meet new friends from around the world. 

For more info or book:

Job Vacancy

Do you love to meet people from all over the world, organise events, are motivated and willing to give it go? 

We are looking for a recent graduate to join our team and take up the role of Graduate Support Worker: Events & Marketing. Interviews will take place from week beginning Monday 8th August 2022. 

For more info and to apply:

Weekly Activities

Weekly Socials on campus 

Every Wednesday and Friday 3pm at Nest, UMSU.

Weekly socials will be carried out on Wednesdays in the month of August. The Friday Socials will resume after Welcome Week in September.

Come along and meet new friends or have a catch up over tea, coffee and biscuits. Board/card games are also provided so you can spend the afternoon playing together or just relax with a cup of tea and biscuit. 

The Socials are only for our members. If you are not yet a member, you can sign up here:

More info at:

Parent and Toddler Group

Every Monday 10am to 11am 

Are you here in Manchester with your partner who is studying at the University and would like to meet people and make friends? Then why not join us? Children and babies are welcome to stay and play. Toys, books, crafts, and colouring are available and refreshments and snacks are provided.

For more information, please check the website or email:

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