UW students involved in the Volunteer Centre of the University of Warsaw have prepared various multicultural meetings regarding Poland that will take place both on-site and online. They will be held between 18th and 26th October.
Multicultural Meetings are a great occasion to meet new people from all over the world who also study at the University of Warsaw. They will be conducted in English, and each will take about 2 hours. All meetings on-site will take place at the Volunteer Centre of the University of Warsaw (the University Library building, Dobra Street 56/66).
- Poland: off the beaten track, by Ola, Applied Linguistic Student
- 18th October at 6:30 pm (on-site)
Would you like to travel around Poland, but not on the most popular tourist tracks? This meeting will bring you a lot of ideas about where to go and what to do on your next exciting adventure! Ola will show you beautiful places and landscapes as an inspiration for small Polish trips.
- Let’s dance! Traditional music and dances from Poland, by Bartłomiej, History Student
- 19th October at 4:30 pm (on-site)
This meeting is for dance lovers, but not only. If you like folk vibes, it is also for you! We will get to know traditional Polish music and dances. Important note: take your dancing shoes as there will be time to learn in practice. Great way to pick up some knowledge about traditional Polish culture and move around a bit. The meeting is organised in collaboration with the Faculty of History Students Government.
- Encounters with Art: Polish School of Posters, by Julia, European Studies Student
- 21st October at 7 pm (CEST) (online on ZOOM)
This meeting is for art and graphic lovers, but not only. It is also a great way to learn about an important part of the XX century Polish cultural heritage through art expression. We will get to know the most interesting art pieces, names and history of the Polish School of Posters. It will be for sure a very colourful and creative Multicultural Meeting.
- Polish Language Beginners Kit, by Emilian, African Studies Student
- 25th October at 4:30 pm (on-site)
Polish language may appear impossible to learn, but no worries! Emilian is here to make it simpler and fun! This meeting is for all of you who would like to start an adventure with these mysterious signs such as ó, ż or ź (yes, these are two different letters), and also for those who would like to learn simple things such as how to say hello to Poles.
- Polish Castles – Inspiration for Curious Travelers, by Vanessa, International Relations Student
- 26th October at 4:30 pm (on-site)
This meeting is for wannabe princesses and knights! Or for all of you who would like to learn some Polish history and culture while discovering amazing Polish castles. Not all of them are very famous, but definitely, all are worth visiting. For sure you will get a lot of new travelling ideas and inspirations.
It is advised to choose a maximum of three meetings. Due to the restrictions, VC can only invite a limited number of participants for each meeting, so one should consider their choice wisely.
To sign up, one is asked to send an e-mail to: wolontariat[at]uw.edu.pl, pointing out the selected meeting/meetings.
Application deadline: 17th October 2021 1:00 pm (the number of participants is limited, so please do not wait until the last moment).
*If you did not participate in the events and volunteering at Volunteer Centre of UW before, please fill out the Volunteer Form before sending the email:
PL: https://wolontariat.uw.edu.pl/ankieta-wolontariusza/(jeśli mówisz po polsku)