A week to celebrate diversity at Brookes

One World week is a week of free events organised by staff and students to celebrate the cultural diversity of Oxford Brookes. All events are free and open to anyone, although some do require advance booking.

For more information, please contact su@brookes.ac.uk.

Upcoming events:

Monday 24th February

24th February 12:30 - 13:30

Communicating across Cultures

JHB303, Headington Campus

This short interactive workshop aims to identify some of the challenges faced when communicating across cultures and provide tips to help you communicate more effectively. Organised by the International Student Advice Team and Pathways

24th February 16:00 - 22:00

Dance drop-in

Union Hall, Headington Campus

Dance taster sessions organised by Dance Society

24th February 17:00 - 20:00

LGBTQ+ conflict around the world

Union Hall, Headington Campus

Organised by Celine, our LGBTQ+ officer.

24th February 17:00 -

International boardgames

Union Meeting rooms, Headington Campus

Play international boardgames from around the world. Organised by The Guild

24th February 19:45 - 21:45

International English Club

Garden Room, Buckley, Headington Campus

Our weekly event that we run for international students. It is a place to have fun, make friends, and practice some spoken English. Organised by The Multifaith Chaplaincy

Tuesday 25th February

25th February 10:30 - 11:30

Chinese Tea Ceremony

Union Square - Headington Campus

This event is all about tea culture in China. Attendees will be introduced to the tools employed in a tea ceremony and daily drinking before being taken through a traditional tea ceremony. Following the demonstration is the opportunity to taste three traditional Chinese teas, some familiar and some new! Organised by Confucius Institute

25th February 11:00 - 14:00

East Oxford Farmers' Market

Piazza, outside the JHB - Headington Campus

For one day only, we’re welcoming The East Oxford Farmers’ & Community Market to Headington campus. You can expect an array of stalls selling dutch cakes, portuguese pastries, middle eastern takeaway, chillies and chilli sauces, wine, loose leaf tea plus more.

Organised by Brookes Union x EOFM

25th February 12:00 - 15:00

Cycle the Globe

Union Square, Headington Campus

Come down and take part! Whether you join for just 1 mile or 10 miles, we’re raising money for Concern Worldwide and seeing how far we can go. More about Concern Worldwide here. Organised by Brookes Union RAG

25th February 15:00 - 16:00

History of Pole

Union Square - Headington Campus

Disover the origins of Pole, and find out more about the varying styles including Chinese Pole Arts. Pole demonstrations. Organised by Pole Fitness Society

25th February 16:00 - 17:00

Music from Around the World

Union Gallery - Headington Campus

Organised by OBBS, Pathways

25th February 17:00 -

International Karaoke

Wheatley Campus - TBC

The much loved International Karaoke is the perfect opportunity to meet other other students and have some fun socialising and singing 🎶🎶 Organised by Brookes Union

25th February 17:00 - 20:00

Bakes of the world

Union meeting rooms - Headington Campus

Bring your own bake from around the world

Organised by Baking Society

25th February 18:00 -

One World Quiz

Union Bar - Headington Campus

Brookes Union Explores: test your knowledge of the world. Organised by Brookes Union

25th February 19:00 -

Film screening

JHB Lecture Theatre - Headington Campus

Organised by Disney Society

Wednesday 26th February

26th February 12:00 - 14:30

Working Abroad

Union Square - Headington Campus

Come and guess which countries are the highest wage earners and we will reward you with gold and silver! If you are thinking about working abroad you can hear today our student stories and look at the resources we have to help with your research. Organised by Emma Robinson, Careers

26th February 12:00 - 14:00

International Lunch

The Terrace - Headington Campus

Free lunch! Try foods from different cultures.

Organised by Brookes Union x Various societies

26th February 12:00 - 15:00

Cycle the Globe

Union Square, Headington Campus

Come down and take part! Whether you join for just 1 mile or 10 miles, we’re raising money for Concern Worldwide and seeing how far we can go. More about Concern Worldwide here. Organised by Brookes Union RAG

26th February 15:00 -

How do cultural differences impact employee engagement? with Patti McCarthy

Chakrabarti - Headington Campus

Organised by HSS/English & Modern Languages

26th February 15:00 -

Afternoon teas of the world

Union Square - Headington Campus

Try different teas from around the world.

Organised by Tea Society

26th February 16:00 - 19:00

Live world music lounge with Cafe Maestro

Union Bar - Headington Campus

Enjoy live music and snacks in Union Bar.

Organised by OWW Committee

26th February 17:00 -

International boardgames

Union Meeting rooms - Headington Campus

Play international boardgames from around the world.

Organised by The Guild

26th February 18:00 - 22:00

Cover Dance - Give it a Go session

Headington Campus

Try a kpop dance workshop where you can learn a simple dance routine Organised by Konnect Cover Dance Society

26th February 18:00 - 22:00

When Music Meets Fashion II

Union Hall, Headington Campus

This is an opportunity for the collaboration and networking of talents within the fashion and music industry, as well as students, staff, alumni, special guests and the Oxford community!

Organised by African Caribbean Society

Thursday 27th February

27th February 08:00 - 09:00

Muay Thai Session

Brookes Sports Centre

Taster session of Muay boxing - Muay Thai is the art of 8 limbs and national sport of Thailand. It incorporates kicks, punches, elbows and knee strikes as well as good balance and coordination. * Book now via the Brookes Sport website or visit Brookes Sport reception (Limited spaces available). Organised by Brookes Union & Total Personal Training

27th February 10:30 - 12:30

International Staff Bake Off

JOF.1.10 - Swindon campus

Staff at Swindon Campus share their favourite bakes from around the world.

27th February 11:00 - 14:00

Fairtrade Fortnight Fair

Union Square

Learn more about Fairtrade and what it means for the suppliers and growers. Celebrate the fact that Brookes was the first Fairtrade university.

Organised by Oxford Brookes, Food at Brookes & Brookes Union

27th February 12:00 - 14:00

International Staff Lunch

Buckley Building 1.02

Organised by Finance and Legal Services

27th February 12:00 - 15:00

Cycle the Globe

Union Square, Headington Campus

Come down and take part! Whether you join for just 1 mile or 10 miles, we’re raising money for Concern Worldwide and seeing how far we can go. More about Concern Worldwide here. Organised by Brookes Union RAG

27th February 13:00 - 16:00

Diversity Football League

TBC

Diversity Football League is Oxford’s way of bringing together our diverse communities under the banner of football. They aim to show the world that no matter where you are from, we can all unite on the pitch with great showmanship and skill.

27th February 13:30 - 14:30

One World Praise

Union Gallery

Organised by ‘Finding God@ Brookes’ Bible Study / Multifaith Chaplaincy

27th February 19:00 -

History Society event

JHB 408

Organised by History Society

Friday 28th February

28th February 10:30 - 12:30

European games: pétanque & Mölkky

Union Gallery

Have a go at two popular european games: French pétanque and Finnish Mölkky. All participants will get free French or Finnish sweets!

Organised by OWW Committee

28th February 12:00 - 15:00

Cultural dress, henna and calligraphy

Union Square

Find out more about cultural dress and try some on. Plus give henna and calligraphy a go.

Organised by Various societies

28th February 18:00 - 21:00

Sing-along film night

JHB Lecture Theatre

Sing-along film night

Organised by Fortune Singers

Saturday 29th February

29th February 11:30 - 14:30

Holi

South Park

Colour Run and other stuff

Organised by Indian Society

Sunday 1st March

Tuesday 3rd March

3rd March 17:45 - 21:00

Nursery International Evening

Brookes Nursery

An evening where nursery staff and parents collaborate to offer an ‘international experience’ for the children. Organised by Nursery

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