Meet people from all over the world, learn about their countries and culture, taste foreign cuisine, and take part in multiple workshops, meetings, and debates. All in one place and one time. Visit Miasteczko na styku kultur – Cultural Hot Spot UW on Main Campus UW on May 17 and discover multicultural side of University of Warsaw!
UW Students’ Union’s Board together with Welcome Point and Volunteer Centre of the UW invite you for shared exploration of Miasteczko na styku kultur – Cultural Hot Spot UW. The event will take place on UW’s Main Campus on May 17 from 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM and will include:
– meetings with representatives of students’ organizations as well as with foreign students of UW who will present cultures of their countries (e.g. Belarus, Bhutan, China, Japan, Nigeria, Rwanda, Turkey, Spain, Ukraine, Vietnam) during workshops, displays, and conversations. Place: Main Courtyard;
– set of debates and meetingswith special guests who will raise subjects such as: international voluntary service, traveler’s ethics, ways to travel. Place: Auditorium Building (Faculty of Political Science and International Studies);
– food-truck area where you will be able to taste cuisines from different corners of the world. Place: Main Courtyard.
This is the first edition of our event and, as head of the Welcome Point, Katarzyna Basisty, says: “it is the answer to needs of students who come to the University from all over the world. They want to show us their countries and cultures that shaped them. They have loads of positive energy to share so let’s learn from them!”.
At the UW there are more than 4 800 international students and PhD candidates. Ukrainians (959) and Belarusians (748) constitute the largest groups. There are also many students from Spain (310), Italy (300) and China (263).
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Organizers: UW Students’ Union’s Board, Welcome Point UW, Volunteer Centre of the UW.