Are you an international student arriving in Belfast this September? To help us care for you, local churches and the Christian Union at Queens University have partnered with us to offer you the following events:

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Screen Shot 2016-09-09 at 01.02.13 Elms Village iWelcome Team Monday 12 & Tuesday 13 September


Our volunteers will be waiting to welcome you at Elms village.  We will have a stall just outside Treehouse all day on Monday 12 & Tuesday 13 September.  Our volunteers are happy to answer questions, help you sign up for our free minibus shopping trips and tell you about the rest of our events.

430414_430928410306504_547815691_niWelcome Shopping TripsFree Minibus Shopping Trips Tuesday 13 September

Would you like to visit a large out of town supermarket to buy your essential supplies?  We have four minibuses and helpful volunteers ready to help you.  To reserve your space on a minibus please sign up at our iWelcome desk at Elms village (outside Treehouse).  Spaces are limited.

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Tuesday 13 & Wednesday 14 September 2016

Come and enjoy good food and make new friends!

Meet outside Elms Village Treehouse at 6:45pm or at Fisherwick Church at 7:00pm (junction of Malone Road and Chlorine Gardens).

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iWelcome Cafe

19 -21 September 2016

For three nights during welcome week we organise an International Student Cafe called iWelcome Cafe.  From 7:30pm each day there is a free special event to introduce you to local culture. It’s a great way to make new friends, both local & international.

Here is a taste of the programme:
Monday 19 September – Irish Night
Tuesday 20 September – Games Night
Wednesday 21 September – Pudding Party

Venue: Victoria Halls, attached to the Crescent Church (junction of University Road and Lower Crescent).

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22 September 6:45pm

Join students from the Christian Union for a three course meal in venues around the University area.  Meet at Elms Village Treehouse at 6:45pm.

iWelcome CausewayCoach Trip to the Giants Causeway & North Coast

Saturday 24 September 9:30-4:30
Join us on our bus trip to the Giants Causeway & the North Coast. Learn some of the ancient myths of the North Coast. You can buy your ticket (£10) at the Welcome meals or at the iWelcome Cafe. Bring a packed lunch, camera, comfortable shoes and a rain jacket – we can’t guarantee the weather!  Spaces limited.

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