Keele World Festival 2017

We are a diverse, exciting Campus University which attracts students and staff from over 120 countries. We have thriving partnerships with Universities across the Globe, which are influencing the work that we do and the opportunities our students enjoy.

From our beautiful, green Campus in North Staffordshire, our graduates head out, far and wide to shape, change and influence.

So, get set for a week of culture, diversity, celebration and internationalisation at the Keele World Festival.  New events and activities will continue to be added to the schedule so be sure to check back here for updates.

#KeeleWorldFest

What's On?

Monday 6th March

World Festival Launch | 7pm | Keele Students' Union

It's all going on at the launch of Keele World Festival! With stalls and performances from societies, free world food plus much more!

World Festival Stand | 12-2pm | Library Foyer

See for yourself what makes Keele global and what is on offer throughout the World Festival

Fairtrade Football | 12-2pm | Forest of Light

Join in this lively joint event to celebrate both the World Festival and Fairtrade Fortnight

Global Street Food | Chancellor's Building Food Court - Spanish Menu

Beans with Chicken and Chorizo,  Garlic and White Bean Stew with Gremolata,  Churros with chocolate sauce

Language Taster Classes | Various times and days | Language Centre

4-week beginners language taster classes in German, Greek, Italian, Russian, Swedish and Thai https://www.keele.ac.uk/lc/modernlanguages/languagetastercourses/

Smalls for All | All Day | Library Foyer

Please donate your NEW pants or new (or gently worn) bras.  Giving pants and bras might seem a small thing but it can make a huge difference; underwear is a luxury some people can't afford.  Visit http://www.smallsforall.org/ for more details of what this fabulous charity achieves

Tuesday 7th March

Global Street Food | Chancellor's Building Food Court - Mexican Menu

Chicken Burritos, Spinach and Ricotta Enchiladas, Sopapilla Cupcake

World Festival Stand | 12-2pm | Library Foyer

See for yourself what makes Keele global and what is on offer throughout the World Festival

Language Taster Classes | Various times and days | Language Centre

4-week beginners language taster classes in German, Greek, Italian, Russian, Swedish and Thai https://www.keele.ac.uk/lc/modernlanguages/languagetastercourses/

Smalls for All | All Day | Library Foyer

Please donate your NEW pants or new (or gently worn) bras.  Giving pants and bras might seem a small thing but it can make a huge difference; underwear is a luxury some people can't afford.  Visit http://www.smallsforall.org/ for more details of what this fabulous charity achieves

Wednesday 8th March

Global Street Food | Chancellor's Building Food Court - Lebanese Menu

Chicken Shish Tawook, Adas bil hamod, Mouhalabiea

TESOL Stand | 10am-12pm | Library Foyer

Discover all about taking TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at Keele

World Festival Stand | 12-2pm | Library Foyer

See for yourself what makes Keele global and what is on offer throughout the World Festival

Irish Dance Session with Instructor | 2-4pm | K2

A chance to get ready for St Patrick's Day!  All abilities welcome to join this session with an instructor from Fraser School of Dance.  £4 for members and £6 for non-members.

ISC Inspiration People Display | All Day | ISC Entrance Corridor, Hawthorns

Take a look at the inspiration international people as nominated by staff and students from the International Study Centre.

Language Taster Classes | Various times and days | Language Centre

4-week beginners language taster classes in German, Greek, Italian, Russian, Swedish and Thai https://www.keele.ac.uk/lc/modernlanguages/languagetastercourses/

Global Cafe World Festival Edition | 5-7pm | Munch in KeeleSU

Join us for a special edition of the monthly Global Cafe.  Enjoy free tea, coffee or fruit juice in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Fall in Love with Nigeria | 7-9:30pm | Chancellor's Building Exhibition Suite

An evening of food, entertainment and culture.  Come and get to know Nigeria.  £1 Entrance Fee

Smalls for All | All Day | Library Foyer

Please donate your NEW pants or new (or gently worn) bras.  Giving pants and bras might seem a small thing but it can make a huge difference; underwear is a luxury some people can't afford.  Visit http://www.smallsforall.org/ for more details of what this fabulous charity achieves

Global Theme Dinner | 5-7:30pm | The Refectory

Starter - Fish Cutlet, Sri Lankan Patties, Hot Chickpea Salad

Main - Chicken Kottu Roti, Vegetable Kottu Roti, Sri Lankan Fish Curry

Dessert - Fruit Salad with Ice Cream, Watalappa

£10 for student card holders.  Menu provided by Sri Lankan Society Vice-President Upeshala Jayawardena

Thursday 9th March

Global Lunch Street Food | Chancellor's Building Food Court - Malaysian Menu

Beef Rendang, Nasi Goreng, Gula Melaka

World Festival Stand | 12-2pm | Library Foyer

See for yourself what makes Keele global and what is on offer throughout the World Festival
 

ISC Inspiration People Display | All Day | ISC Entrance Corridor, Hawthorns

Take a look at the inspiration international people as nominated by staff and students from the International Study Centre.

Language Taster Classes | Various times and days | Language Centre

4-week beginners language taster classes in German, Greek, Italian, Russian, Swedish and Thai https://www.keele.ac.uk/lc/modernlanguages/languagetastercourses/

Smalls for All | All Day | Library Foyer

Please donate your NEW pants or new (or gently worn) bras.  Giving pants and bras might seem a small thing but it can make a huge difference; underwear is a luxury some people can't afford.  Visit http://www.smallsforall.org/ for more details of what this fabulous charity achieves

Keele Model UN Immigration Executive Order Session | 6-7pm | CBA0.060

Everyone is welcome at this Keele Module United Nations session

One Blessed Night | 7pm-Onwards | Dorothy Hodgkin Room 0.21

Interfaith Society event with presentations followed by panel discussion and Q&A.  Free food available.

Friday 10th March

Global Street Food | Chancellor's Building Food Court - Italian Menu

Pasta Carbonara, Pasta alla Sicilla, Nutella Pizza

World Festival Stand | 12-2pm | Library Foyer

See for yourself what makes Keele global and what is on offer throughout the World Festival

Erasmus+ Staff Event | 12:30-2pm | Walter Moberly Room 0.01

Come along to find out more about the Erasmus+ Staff Training Scheme, what it is and how you can apply.

ISC Inspiration People Display | All Day | ISC Entrance Corridor, Hawthorns

Take a look at the inspiration international people as nominated by staff and students from the International Study Centre.

Language Taster Classes | Various times and days | Language Centre

4-week beginners language taster classes in German, Greek, Italian, Russian, Swedish and Thai https://www.keele.ac.uk/lc/modernlanguages/languagetastercourses/

Smalls for All | All Day | Library Foyer

Please donate your NEW pants or new (or gently worn) bras.  Giving pants and bras might seem a small thing but it can make a huge difference; underwear is a luxury some people can't afford.  Visit http://www.smallsforall.org/ for more details of what this fabulous charity achieves