Thursday, 22 February 2024

UL Global gladly invites you to partake in our Global Spring Festival 2024, a vibrant celebration of diversity and cultural exchange on campus.

Come and join us in recognizing our global community and celebrating the various cultures that enrich our UL environment. Mark your calendars for the 6th and 7th of March, as our dedicated Global Engagement Team has put together a fantastic roster of events. From interactive workshops to culinary celebrations there's something for everyone to enjoy and explore.

We look forward to your presence as we come together in celebration of diversity and community at the Global Spring Festival 2024.

See you there!

Wednesday 6th March 

Breads of the World

Venue: The Pavilion

Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm

Description: Join us to try and share a daily staple from all cultures!  Our breads.  We will have samples of breads (sweet and savory) with condiments, tea and coffee from all over the world.  Explore a new culture through food! 

Sign ups are now closed for this event*

Fashion Show Global Style: A Tapestry of Tradition on the Runway

Venue: The Stables

Time: 13:00pm – 14:00pm

Description: Join us for a spectacular journey through the rich tapestry of global cultures, where the runway transforms into a vibrant showcase of traditional clothing from around the world showcased by UL Students.

*First 150 sign-ups will receive a free burger and hotdog!

Sign ups are now closed for this event*

Library and Languages: Works in Translation

Venue: The Moot Court in the Glucksman Library

Time: 15:00pm - 16:30pm

Description: International students from the UL community present their favourite works and authors from their home cultures and discuss their significance. Join us tochat about your favourite international works over refreshments.

Sign ups are now closed for this event*

International Trivia Night

Venue: The Terrace

Time: 18:00pm-19:30pm

Description: Join us to answer trivia questions, win prizes and have great craic! International Teams and UL fans are at an advantage as we combine our knowledge with our team-mates from all over the world and share pizza.  

Sign ups are now closed for this event*

Thursday 7th March

Pottery and Postcards

Venue: Kilmurry Village Hall

Time: 10:00am-11:30am

Description: Design and create the perfect memento of Ireland - a cute pottery sheep and a postcard - to symbolise your time at UL and send home to loved ones.  

Sign ups are now closed for this event*

Erasmus+ opportunities for UL Faculty and Staff (UL Staff and Faculty ONLY)

Venue: Armitage Room, Plassey House

Time: 14:00pm-15:00pm

Description: Would you like to know more about what Erasmus+ offers for Staff and Faculty?

Join us for an overview of what is available for staff and faculty in Erasmus+

This session will cover:

  • Erasmus+ Staff Mobility and types of activities
  • Where you can go
  • How to find partners
  • Erasmus+ Participation
  • What you can do in Erasmus+ Projects  

Sign Up:

Holi Colour Celebration

Venue: Computer Science Building Green

Time: 17:00pm

Description: Welcome to a riot of colours and joy as we gather to celebrate the vibrant festival of Holi. Come join us in throwing coloured powders and celebration!

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