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Go Global 2017 will take place 6th - 17th November 2017

For details of last year's events, please see below: 

Go Global, Monday 7th - Friday 18th November 2016

In November each year, King's hosts 'Go Global', a two-week series of events promoting the international opportunities for King's students and staff.

If you've already decided to apply to study abroad, find out how to apply.

In 2016, Go Global will take place from Monday 7 to Friday 18 November. 

Going global during your degree is likely to expand your network of contacts, broaden your horizons, increase your employability, help you develop new skills, create opportunities for new discussions and new ideas, flip your perspective, and generally make for a potentially life-changing experience (or at least so we've been told by those who've gone before).

Not sure how?

Get involved and learn all about the international opportunities available to staff and students during TWO WEEKS of Go Global events - scroll down to see day-by-day listings.

Go Global includes the annual Study Abroad Fair as well as department-specific events across the Strand, Guy's and Waterloo campuses, with co-ordinators from the Study Abroad Office delivering tailored information briefings for the students of 30 departments at King's.

We are also teaming up with KCLSU for some joint Go Global / One World events - check out the One World website!

During the second week of Go Global (14-18 November), the Student Advice Team are also running the Claim It! campaign and can advise on making sure you get the funding you are entitled to when you study abroad. Their Money Mentors will be walking around each campus on Monday 14, at the Study Abroad Fair on Tuesday 15, in the foyer of the Franklin Wilkings Building at the Waterloo Campus all day on Wednesday 16, in the New Hunts House foyer at the Guy's campus all day on Thursday 17, and in the foyer outside the Great Hall at the Strand Campus all day on Friday 18.

See below for more details on our events - with more being added all the time!

Some events are reservation only so please make sure to book.

MONDAY 7 NOVEMBER

Departmental Briefings

Comparative Literature; Digital Culture; International Develeopment; International Management; Liberal Arts; Management; Mathematics.

See the Departmental Briefings page for more details

 

TUESDAY 8 NOVEMBER

18:00-21:00 Global Careers Series: CHINA

The Global Careers Series takes students on a journey across the world! As globally-minded students, the chance to pursue a career overseas after graduation has never been more realistic. Delivered by King's Careers & Employability, this inaugural event we will discuss how you can pursue a career in China – the world’s largest economy and dynamic cultural destination for international expatriates. Followed by a drinks and networking reception (Room B5, Franklin-Wilkins Building, Waterloo). REGISTER HERE!

Departmental Briefings

English Language & Linguistics; Global Health & Social Medicine; Philosophy; Political Economy; Theology & Religious Studies.

See the Departmental Briefings page for more details

 

WEDNESDAY 9 NOVEMBER

Departmental Briefings

European Politics; European Studies (French); European Studies (German); European Studies (Spanish); Film; Law; Music; War Studies; 

See the Departmental Briefings page for more details

 

THURSDAY 10 NOVEMBER

12:00-13:00 Study Abroad Application Workshop - Strand Campus

Get practical tips on how to make your application to study abroad the best it can be to secure your spot at your top choice destination! Aimed at Widening Participation students, but open to all (Room S-1.08, Strand Building, Strand Campus. This session will be repeated at the Guy's Campus on Friday 11 November) REGISTER HERE!

13:00-14:00 Study Abroad and Your Career

Employers are all united in their desire to see more international experience from students on CVs, and are in agreement that learning overseas produces graduates much better suited to work in the global economy. Study Abroad & Your Career, delivered by King's Careers & Employability, will provide returning study abroad students with the skills and knowledge to incorporate your international experience onto your CV (Room S0.12, Strand Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

14:00-15:00 Global Summer Experiences - Strand Campus

We want every student to study everywhere, and with a Global Summer Experience, you can! These summer opportunities are available to all students across all disciplines and levels of study. From exploring the Mayan ruins in Mexico to creating traditional ceramics in South Korea, find out how you can start your summer adventure! (Room K-1.14, King's Building, Strand Campus. This session will be repeated at the Guy's Campus on Thursday 17 November) REGISTER HERE!

17:00-18:00 Introduction to the Global Internships Programme

The Global Internships Programme, delivered by King's Careers & Employability, provides talented King’s students with the opportunity to complete an international summer internship in a variety of existing destinations across the world. During this Information Session, you will be able to learn more about the experiences of previous interns on our programme, and why completing an international internship is one of the best ways to improve your career prospects after graduation (Room K-1.14, King's Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

Departmental Briefings

English Literature; History; Informatics; Pharmacy; Physics

See the Departmental Briefings page for more details

 

FRIDAY 11 NOVEMBER

12:00-13:00 Study Abroad Application Workshop - Guy's Campus 

Get practical tips on how to make your application to study abroad the best it can be to secure your spot at your top choice destination! Aimed at Widening Participation students, but open to all (Room S-1.08, Strand Building, Strand Campus. This session also runs at the Strand Campus on Thursday 10 November. This session also run at the Guy's Campus on Friday 11 November) REGISTER HERE!

16:00-17:00 University of California Briefing

This is a mandatory briefing event for all students intending to apply to study abroad at the University of California for the full academic year or for their first semester 2017/18 (Lucas Lecture Theatre, Room S-2.18, Strand Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

Departmental Briefings

 

MONDAY 14 NOVEMBER

12:00-14:00 Spanish: The History & Language of Mexican Chocolate

Explore the history of Mexican chocolate while sampling an introduction to the Spanish Language, with potential surprises in store...Offered by the Modern Language Centre in collaboration with the Mexican Institute as part of One World Week (Language Resources Centre, K-1.07.2, King's Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

15:00-16:00 Humboldt University Briefing 

Are you studying English, German or European Studies (German)? A member of staff from the Humboldt will be at King's to talk about study options (Room S-1.08, Strand Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

16:00-17:30 Arabic: Language, Culture & Dress

Enjoy an introduction to Arabic Language and Culture, with a special focus on the history of Arabic traditional dress. This session also includes a traditional Arabic welcome featuring date tasting and mint tea. Offered by the Modern Language Centre as part of One World Week (Language Resources Centre, K-1.07.2, King's Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

Departmental Briefings

Claim It!

The Student Advice Team are running the Claim It! campaign and can advise on making sure you get the funding you are entitled to when you study abroad. Their Money Mentors will be walking around each campus on Monday 14 November.

 

TUESDAY 15 NOVEMBER

11:00-14:00 Study Abroad Fair

Interested in Studying Abroad either for semester, year or summer? Come to the Study Abroad Fair and learn more about what opportunities and destinations are available. Your chance to learn more about the various study abroad destinations available, get advice on how to make the most of your time abroad, and speak to representatives from our partner institutions...an opportunity not to be missed! (Great Hall, King's Building, Strand Campus) CHECK OUR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO REGISTER!

12:00-13:30 Mandarin: Tastes of the Chinese Language & its Cuisine

This session will introduce you to the key ingredients and flavours of Chinese cuisine followed by an opportunity to try your hand at preparing (and eating!) your own Chinese dish. There will also be a tasting of Chinese snacks. Throughout the workshop you will be introduced to Chinese food culture and the language of food in the Chinese world, with a special introduction to Taiwanese night-market snacks. Offered by the Modern Language Centre as part of One World Week (Language Resources Centre, K-1.07.2, King's Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

13:00-14:00 & 14:00-15:00 Japanese: The Making & Language of Sushi

This workshop focusses on the language of sushi, helping you to order this iconic Japanese dish like a local. In addition, you will learn about and make your very own makizushi. Offered by the Modern Language Centre in collaboration with the KCLSU Japanese Society as part of One World Week (Room K-1.073, next to the Language Resources Centre, King's Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

14:15-15:00 Mannheim University Briefing

Are you a German or Management & Business student interested in studying abroad in Germany? A representative from the University of Mannheim will be here to tell you all about the university, the Baden-Württemberg Scholarship, and living in Mannheim, Germany! (St David's Room, opposite the Chapel, King's Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

15:00-16:00 Chinese University of Hong Kong Briefing

Are you studying in the department of Management, or are you interested in spending the summer in Hong Kong on exchange? A member of staff from CUHK will be at King's to talk about study options (FWB1.69, Franklin-Wilkings Building, Waterloo Campus) REGISTER HERE!

15:00-17:00 Studying and Working in Japan

Hosted by the Modern Language Centre, this presentation on studying and working overseas in Japan are conducted by representative from the JET (Japanese Exchange and Teaching) Programme, the Anglo-Daiwa Foundation, and the Japanese Government’s MEXT Scholarship Programme (Language Resources Centre, K-1.07.2, King's Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

17:00 onwards - Study Abroad Social Event

If you're thinking of studying abroad, you've returned to King's after studying abroad, or are at King's as an international study abroad student, this is an opportunity to get together and share your experiences. Meet, socialise and learn from each other over drinks and snacks! You won't want to miss out on the chance to ask those questions that only a real student can answer. See you there!(Waterfront Bar & Kitchen, Macadam Building, Strand Campus) CHECK OUR FACEBOK PAGE FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO REGISTER!

Claim It!

The Student Advice Team are running the Claim It! campaign and can advise on making sure you get the funding you are entitled to when you study abroad. Their Money Mentors will be at the Study Abroad Fair on Tuesday 15 November.

 

WEDNESDAY 16 NOVEMBER

12:00-14:00 Italian: Food & Language

Learn the basics of Italian cuisine and language with this introductory lunch-time session. Explore the wide world of Italian food culture as well as make (and eat!) your own authentic bruschetta. Offered by the Modern Language Centre in collaboration with the KCLSU Italian Society as part of One World Week (Room K-1.073, next to the Language Resources Centre, King's Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

13:00-14:00 & 14:00-15:00 Japanese: The Making & Language of Sushi

This workshop focusses on the language of sushi, helping you to order this iconic Japanese dish like a local. In addition, you will learn about and make your very own makizushi. Offered by the Modern Language Centre in collaboration with the KCLSU Japanese Society as part of One World Week (Room K-1.073, next to the Language Resources Centre, King's Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

14:00-15:00 Study Abroad 101

Not sure what 'study abroad' actually means and how it applies to you? In your first year of a degree which has the option for a third year abroad? Learn more at this session...think of it as a 'beginner's guide to'...(S-1.27, Strand Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

15:00-16:30 Study Abroad in the USA: Spotlight on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

Part of USA Week: Find out about study abroad opportunities in the USA and meet students and staff from UNC Chapel Hill, North Carolina (Room S2.30, Strand Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

16:30-17:30 Visa Session with the US Consulate

Join the US Consulate for an informative session and Q&A on visas for students wishing to study in the USA (Room S2.30, Strand Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

17:15-19:00 Staff International Exchange Event

Aimed at professional services staff: find out how to spend time at an institution abroad, participate in the College’s internationalisation agenda, hear from past participants and boost your personal and professional development at the same time. Wine and nibbles provided! (Bush House, Room BH (South Wing) 2.03) REGISTER HERE! - This event is sold out; please contact exchange@kcl.ac.uk for more information.

18:00-20:00 Start Your Career in the USA

Part of USA Week: As a global economic giant, a career in the USA is a fantastic to experience life in a political and cultural powerhouse. Start your Career in the USA, will showcase the diverse range of career opportunities available to students who wish to pursue a career in the USA after graduation. You will hear from a panel of guests who will reflect on their experiences working in the USA (River Room, 2nd floor King's Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

Departmental Briefings

Modern Languages, including an English Language Assistant briefing.

See the Departmental Briefings page for more details

Claim It!

The Student Advice Team are running the Claim It! campaign and can advise on making sure you get the funding you are entitled to when you study abroad. Their Money Mentors will be in the foyer of the Franklin-Wilkins Building at the Waterloo Campus all day on Wednesday 16 November.

 

THURSDAY 17 NOVEMBER

12:00-13:00 University of Sydney Briefing

Are you a Liberal Arts, Classics, English Literature, History, Philosophy, or War Studies student? A member of staff from the Univeristy of Sydney will be at King's to talk about study options. And there will no doubt be Tim Tams! (K0.16, King's Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

14:00-15:00 Global Summer Experiences - Guy's Campus

We want every student to study everywhere, and with a Global Summer Experience, you can! These summer opportunities are available to all students across all disciplines and levels of study. From exploring the Mayan ruins in Mexico to creating traditional ceramics in South Korea, find out how you can start your summer adventure! (Classroom G8, New Hunt's House, Guy's Campus. This session also runs at the Strand Campus on Thursday 10 November). REGISTER HERE!

17:30-18:30 How to Find your International Internship 

King's Careers & Employability have compiled a useful tool-kit to enable students who wish to find their own international internship. This session is ideal for students who are interested in interning overseas, and want more advice about how King’s can support you to source an internship tailored to your interest and career preferences (K-1.56, King's Building, Stramd Campus) REGISTER HERE!

Claim It!

The Student Advice Team are running the Claim It! campaign and can advise on making sure you get the funding you are entitled to when you study abroad. Their Money Mentors will be in the foyer of New Hunts House at the Guy's all day on Thursday 17 November

 

FRIDAY 18 NOVEMBER

12:00-13:30 French: Portraiture & Language

This three part workshop will be conducted by Pascal Furminieux, French teacher, sculptor and painter. The workshop includes an introduction to French portraiture before participants make their own portraits based on these principles. This is followed by French language taster session, focussing on how to describe people and portraits.  Offered by the Modern Language Centre as part of One World Week (Room K-1.073, next to the Language Resources Centre, King's Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

13:00-14:00 Postgraduate Study Abroad Options 

If you're a Master's or Doctoral student and think this means you can't study abroad, think again! Come and find out what your options are, and what funding is available (FWB 2.48, Franklin Wilkins Building, Waterloo Campus). REGISTER HERE!

Claim It!

The Student Advice Team are running the Claim It! campaign and can advise on making sure you get the funding you are entitled to when you study abroad. Their Money Mentors will be in the foyer outside the Great Hall at the Strand Campus all day on Friday 18 November

 

SATURDAY 19 NOVEMBER

12:00-18:00 Experience Japan Exhibition 2016

Now in it sixth year, this annual conference focuses on study and other programmes offered by Japanese institutions that allow young people to experience Japan, such as the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme (JET) and volunteering opportunities (The Royal Society, London, SW1Y 5AG)

 

MONDAY 21 NOVEMBER

Departmental Briefings

 

LANGUAGE TASTER SESSIONS DURING THE WEEK OF 21-25 NOVEMBER

 

MONDAY 21 NOVEMBER

12:00-13:00 Introduction to Korean

Ever thought about learning Korean? Want a quick and easy way to get a feel for the culture and language and see if it's for you? Then this special introductory taster session is just for you! Come learn the basics that you need to get by in Korean and ask those questions you've always wanted to ask! Offered by the Modern Language Centre as part of Go Global (Room K-1.073, next to the Language Resources Centre, King's Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

 

WEDNESDAY 23 NOVEMBER

12:00-13:00 Introduction to Portuguese

Ever thought about learning Portuguese? Want a quick and easy way to get a feel for the culture and language and see if it's for you? Then this special introductory taster session is just for you! Come learn the basics that you need to get by in the Portuguese speaking world and ask those questions you've always wanted to ask! Offered by the Modern Language Centre as part of Go Global (Room K-1.073, next to the Language Resources Centre, King's Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

12:00-13:00 Introduction to German

Ever thought about learning German? Want a quick and easy way to get a feel for the culture and language and see if it's for you? Then this special introductory taster session is just for you! Come learn the basics that you need to get by in the German speaking world and ask those questions you've always wanted to ask!  Offered by the Modern Language Centre as part of Go Global (Room K-1.073, next to the Language Resources Centre, King's Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

 

THURSDAY 24 NOVEMBER

12:00-13:00 Introduction to Russian

Ever thought about learning Russian? Want a quick and easy way to get a feel for the culture and language and see if it's for you? Then this special introductory taster session is just for you! Come learn the basics that you need to get by in Russian and ask those questions you've always wanted to ask! Offered by the Modern Language Centre as part of Go Global (Room K-1.073, next to the Language Resources Centre, King's Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

 

FRIDAY 25 NOVEMBER

12:00-14:00 Language Taster Pick n Mix

Have you thought about learning a language but don't know quite know which one you want to do? Or maybe you just like learning as many languages as you can get your hands on? Either way, this is the perfect event for you.

Come and try out a range of different languages in these easy, approachable, bite-size mini-sessions in Japanese, Swedish, German, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. Try them all or just a few! Offered by the Modern Language Centre as part of Go Global (Room K-1.073, next to the Language Resources Centre, King's Building, Strand Campus) REGISTER HERE!

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Throughout Go Global, in addition to the above events: King's Food will be offering a daily global special at lunchtime at all campuses - literally giving you an international flavour!

 

Follow us on Twitter: @KCLStudyAbroad and use #GoGlobal2016 to track the goings-on!

 

 


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