To provide the UT community with a space to share their thoughts and emotions about the war in Ukraine, the Student Union and the Human Resources department turned the Global Lounge in the Bastille into a ‘Walk-in Café’ last week. While attendance has been relatively low, Student Union board member Godelieve Brasz sees its added value.
A feast of luscious international dishes signalled the start of the Culture Festival, a day filled with activities to celebrate the international diversity at the University of Twente.
Although it may sound like an event hosted at a typical student house; do not be fooled. Last night the first ever ‘Global Food Fair’ was hosted in the Bastille. Ranging from typical Dutch delicacies to exotic Indian curry, visitors were sure to find a meal fitting their taste.
Would you like to taste traditional Indian, Mexican, Indonesian or Chinese food all at once? Then Global Food Fair is the place to be. This intercultural event will take place this Thursday evening at the UT.
Yesterday, ESN Twente organized its very first Culture Night, first in a series of events focused on cultural integration at the UT. This time, the spotlight was on the Dutch culture and, given the time of the year, Sinterklaas was the main theme of the evening.
The Nour project, organized by AIESEC, aims to bridge the gap between the Western and the Arab world and to create mutual understanding between the two cultures. If you join Nour, you will spend two months in an Arabic country working as a volunteer on interesting projects. Want to know more? Come to the Info Evening tomorrow in the Global Lounge.
They were living busy lives just like so many others: commuting to work, running from meeting to meeting, building careers. Then one day they decided it was time for a change, sold everything and began travelling the world while working remotely. Today Diana Zwerink-Vermeij and Steven Vermeij, a married couple also known as the Digital Nomadz, gave a lecture at the UT to share some tips on how to live on your own terms.
International students are getting their own special place. The Global Lounge in the Bastille is opening its doors on Tuesday 6 October. The Student Union invites all international students bring a souvenir to decorate the space.
De Student Union nodigt alle internationale studenten uit een souvenir mee te nemen voor de inrichting van de Global Lounge. Die opent de deuren op dinsdag 6 oktober.
After the July exams, the Bastille building will undergo renovation for the so-called Global Lounge.The purpose of this room, which will be located behind the service desk, is to stimulate integration between national and international students.
Na de tentamens in juli begint in de Bastille de verbouwing voor de zogenaamde Global Lounge. Deze ruimte, die achter de servicebalie komt, moet de integratie tussen internationale en nationale studenten bevorderen.
Een woonkamer voor internationale en nationale studenten om de integratie tussen beiden te bevorderen. Dat is het idee achter een Global Lounge. Initiatiefnemer de Student Union (SU) organiseert morgen een brainstormsessie voor verenigingen om input te krijgen hoe die living room er dan uit moet zien.