Global Week is a celebration of the cultural diversity here at Anglia Ruskin! We have students from hundreds of different countries that all share one thing in common… Anglia Ruskin.
Our aim for the week is to bring students and staff together through a mixture of education, volunteering events, academic workshops and just a whole lot of fun from across the globe. By the end of the week we see lifelong friendships form and societies created.
Each year we put on a week of events to celebrate the diversity of our community and allow you, the students, to share your passions and interests. We've got all sorts of incredible events planned this year including free henna tattooing, workshops from Amnesty International, Scottish dancing classes, international yoga classes, fashion shows, talent shows and much much more.
How can you get involved?
Host a stall and represent your country or nation
Hold an event… how about a cultural fashion show?
Fundraise for a global charity
Request guest speakers to talk on global issues
Pop along to one of the planned events and have fun
Or simply be inclusive to every student and staff member here at ARU.
Not quite convinced? Here is what one of our Chelmsford students had to say about Global Week 2016:
"I heard about Global Week from visiting the SU website. At first I was nervous about hosting a table for my country as I didn’t think anyone would be interested. That was not the case! Students and staff came up to my table and asked me about Malaysia, tried some of the food I had made and honestly, it made me feel empowered.
I gained some confidence and decided to set up the International Society, this way I could keep meeting new people and keep in touch with the friends I had made throughout the week. "
If you have an idea or just want a chat email the SU and let us know. (We can try to get you some funding for your ideas too!)
If you want to get involved please email us:
In the meantime, check out this video from Global Week 2017: