Meet new friends over coffee, tea and biscuits every week. Board games are also provided. Member Only event.
Our Social Events are a great way for you to meet new friends from all over the world and have fun exploring different cultures and games.
With over 100 social events each year, our events are aimed at creating spaces where people from all over the world can meet, make friends and explore each other’s cultures.
Some of our events includes Weekly Socials, Afternoon Teas, Speed Friending, Cultural Evenings, Games Nights, Live Music Nights, Quiz Nights and more.
Due to the pandemic Covid-19 and social distancing guidelines, our weekly socials and language exchange are now online. Join our online community to keep up to date on our latest activities and stay connected with other members.
Enjoy walks in the countryside with us!
These walks are planned and guided by your guides, Anna and Andrew. They are a local retired couple who are volunteers for the International Society and have been leading walks for members for nearly 15 years.
Any upcoming walks will be updated here.
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Join our events to meet new friends from all over the world. You can also keep up to date with our latest activities via our social media.
We are currently in the midst of organising more events for you!
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.
Have any questions about our events? Find out more below.
Where do the events take place?
Our events take place at either of the three universities in Greater Manchester – the University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Salford.
Due to the pandemic Covid-19 and social distancing measures, our events continue online to ensure you are still able to meet and interact with other members.
What are member only events?
Member only event are exclusively for our members. Everyone is welcome to join us as a member. Please check out our membership page for more details.
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.
How can I get refund or cancel my ticket?
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.
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.
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0161 275 4959
c/o UMSU, Oxford Road,
Manchester, M13 9PR
Our offfice is located at the ground floor of University of Manchester’s Students’ Union.
The International Society is a registered charity. Our Charity Commision number is 521248.
© International Society 2020