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Events for Global Engagement Week

Plus Icon Monday 13 November

International Volunteering & Partners Fair 

Come and find out where in the world you can volunteer with Leeds Beckett International Volunteering, Students' Union Volunteering, as well as many other partners local and international. Do something rewarding with your free time while gaining valuable employability skills.

10:00 - 15:00 The Gateway, Leslie Silver Building, Woodhouse Lane entrance 

International Employability Session

Come along and meet Robin from our Student and Graduate Futures team and find out about finding opportunities overseas. Robin will also talk you through applying for jobs both in the UK and overseas and how to improve your CV. Job opportunities in the UK will include part-time and graduate jobs. 

12:00 - 13:00 - Student Jobs and Careers Office, The Gateway, Leslie Silver Building, Woodhouse Lane entrance

Lunch time menu

Grab yourself a bite to eat from today's Mexican themed menu.

11:00 - 14:00 Rose Bowl and Headingley food courts

Are you your culture?

Have you ever met someone who assumed you would think or act a certain way because of where you’re from? While it’s nice to have a national identity, it’s not nice to be stereotyped. Join us for an hour of watching hilarious video clips from around the world to experience the funny side of several cultures. And tell us what you think! Are you your culture? – Facilitated by Sasha Jurchak, Masters Student in International Communication.

18:00 - 19:00 Calverley Building Room CL311, City Campus

Yoga Class

Join the Leeds Beckett Yoga Society for their class. All welcome, non-members £5 

18:00 - 19:00 Calverley Building Room CL303, City Campus

Plus Icon Tuesday 14 November

Mandarin Taster Session

Impress your friends by learning some basic Mandarin with Eva one of our very own International Student Ambassadors.  25 spaces available – to book a place contact k.firth@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

12:00 - 14:00 Calverley Building Room 313, City Campus


Lunch time menu

For lunch why not grab yourself a bite to eat from today's oriental themed menu?

11:00 - 14:00 Rose Bowl and Headingley food courts

Global Quiz Night 

Bag yourself some prizes at our Global Quiz Night. Bring your friends and make a team to enter.

18:00 - 21:00  Students' Union, Headingley


Yoga Class

Join the Leeds Beckett Yoga Society for their class. All welcome, non-members £5 

18:00 - 19:00 Calverley Building Room CL303, City Campus

Plus Icon Wednesday 15 November

Study Abroad Fair 

Discover where in the world you could be studying in the second year of your undergraduate course. We will have country-specific stalls and students talking about their experience and benefits of studying abroad.

10:00 – 15:00, The Gateway,Leslie Silver Building, Woodhouse Lane entrance, City Campus 

Student Barometer Drop in (free cuppa and cake)
For second year UK and EU undergraduate students and all international students 

Meet our Student Services team and do the Student Barometer Survey while enjoying a free cup of tea and a piece of cake! We want to ensure you have a great experience and are getting the most from the course you're studying. The best way to tell us about your experience is to participate in this survey.

12:30 - 14:00,  The Gateway, Leslie Silver Building, Woodhouse Lane entrance, City Campus

Lunchtime menu

The themed menu for today is Indian food.

11:00 - 14:00, Rose Bowl and Headingley food courts


Leeds Beckett Running Club

Try the Leeds Beckett running club for free. All Welcome. More information can be found at www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/sport/active-lifestyles/leeds-beckett-running-club/

18:00,  Meet at Carnegie Sports Centre Reception, Headingley Campus 


International Student Club Karaoke

Join our international students at their regular Wednesday night karaoke. Cheesy classic tunes from the 80s, 90s and 00s are most welcome.

18:00 - 21:00, Emmanuel Centre, LS2 9JT


Leeds Beckett Sikh Society Event

Join the Sikh Society for an evening of discussion on the Sikh history and religion with a guest speaker.

18:00 - 21:00, Calverley Building Room CL113, City Campus 

Plus Icon Thursday 16 November

Lunch time menu 

Enjoy some American fries and hamburgers with today's themed menu.

11:00 - 14:00, Rose Bowl and Headingley food courts 


Global Music Night

Join us for an evening of musical talent from Leeds Beckett students, staff and alumni.

18:00 – 22:00, Students' Union, City Bar, Stage 2 area
Plus Icon Friday 17 November

Talk by Moonlight Trust

As the refugee crisis occurs around the world, our Alumna Noushin Aslam, founder and CEO of Moonlight Trust, will share her experiences of working in official and unofficial refugee camps, in Greece, Turkey and middle east. Noushin started her volunteering journey with Leeds Beckett International Volunteering

Moonlight trust is a UK based charity committed to reduce poverty and social injustice for some of the most deprived communities around the world, especially those stuck in desperate situations fleeing violence and persecution.

12:00 - 13:00, Lecture Theatre F, Rose Bowl, City Campus

How can the Library support you? 

  • We can help with your research
  • With developing your study and research skills 
  • With resources for studying

Find out how the Library supports the Leeds Beckett community, wherever you may be in the world.

11:00 – 14:00 Headingley Library 

Lunch time Menu

British Fish & Chips are on today's menu at the Rose Bowl and Headingley food courts

11:00 - 14:00

Plus Icon Saturday 18 November
Try Park Run for Free

Park Run is a great way to get into running and is held every Saturday at Woodhouse Moor. Why not join a few of our international ambassadors who will meet you there and for a group run. You will need to register on the Park Run Website before you go at: www.parkrun.org.uk/register/

Plus Icon Sunday 19 November 

Trip to Harrogate and Knaresborough

Join our International Social Network for a trip to Harrogate and Knaresborough, two great local towns.You will need to meet our International Ambassadors at Leeds Bus Station, so remember to bring some bus fare. Contact K.firth@leedsbeckett.ac.uk for more details.

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