EVENTS

Cultural Evenings / Socials / Cinema Club /
Live Music / BBQs and more

Upcoming events

Events policy

Volunteer to help with events

Wednesday and Friday Socials

Every Wednesdays & Fridays from 3.00 pm
@ International Society c/o UMSU
Free (MEMBERS ONLY EVENT)

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 them together or just to relax with a cup of tea and biscuit. Places are limited so book a space online and join us every Wednesday and Friday between 3 pm and 5 pm.

Bring your thermos along to our socials and help to save our wonderful planet! You can even fill it up to take it away with you afterwards: a lovely, warm drink for your journey home!

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Welcome Picnic SOLD OUT

Sunday 15th September at 3.00 pm
@ International Society, University of Manchester’s Students’ Union
Tickets in advance: £3

New to Manchester? Join our Welcome Picnic and meet others who have also just arrived in Manchester!

It’s our first event for the academic year and perfect for those looking to meet new friends from around the world.

 SOLD OUT

Welcome Teatime

Monday 16th September – Friday 20th September  5.00pm – 7.00pm
@ International Society, University of Manchester’s Students’ Union
FREE for everyone

Kickstart your friendships at our Welcome Teatime, one of the favourite socials to meet new friends! Come and chill over tea and coffee.  

All welcomed (no tickets needed).

Afternoon Tea 1

Sunday 22nd September at 3.00pm 

@ International Society, University of Manchester’s Students’ Union
Tickets in advance: £3

Join us for a favourite British past time – an afternoon tea with tea, cakes and scones.

Afternoon Tea 2

Sunday 29th September at 3.00pm 

@ International Society, University of Manchester’s Students’ Union
Tickets in advance: £3

Join us for a favourite British past time – an afternoon tea with tea, cakes and scones.

Speed Friending

Wednesday 2nd October at 6.00 pm
@ International Society, University of Manchester’s Students’ Union
Tickets in advance: £3 Members £6 Non Members
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Welcome to Manchester – welcome back to some! Get to know each other in our Speed Friending event! It’s a great chance to meet some new friendly faces in a warm, welcoming and casual setting. Refreshments will be provided.

Live British Folk Music Evening

Friday 11th October at 7.30pm 

@ International Society, University of Manchester’s Students’ Union
Tickets in advance: £3 Members £6 Non Members

Enjoy an evening of British folk music with our live band! If you sing or play a music instrument, share your country’s music culture with us!

Our event is open to all and is great for you to meet friends from different countries.

EVENT POLICY

WHERE DO THE EVENTS TAKE PLACE?
The majority of our events take place at the University of Manchester’s Students’ Union: Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PR. If an event takes place at a different location, the details will be in the text for the event and in your ticket.

CAN I CHANGE MY TICKET?
Yes, however you will need to bring your ticket to the office at least one week in advance of the event taking place. Please get in touch if you have any questions.

CAN I GET A REFUND?
Please let us know at least one week in advance of the event taking place if you know that you are unable to go. Please note that ticket money cannot be refunded for events unless the ticket is resold after we have sold our own tickets. A cancellation charge of £1.00 per ticket is made. 


PLEASE NOTE
No money can be refunded if you do not show up on the day of the event or are late. The Society and staff cannot be held responsible for any damage, loss, or injury sustained by participants in international society events.

Any questions?

VOLUNTEER TO HELP WITH EVENTS

The International Society holds a wide variety of events throughout the year and all are organised by our dedicated volunteers. Our national evenings are organised exclusively by the International 16.

The group is selected through interviews at the start of the year and work together on the national evenings and other projects all year long. To find out more about the International 16 and how to apply to take part click on the link below.

International 16

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International Society
c/o UMSU

Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PR

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The International Society is a registered charity. Our Charity Commission number is 521248.

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The International Society has been promoting international friendship and celebrating cultural diversity since 1966.

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