From Rainy North Wales to the Bright Lights of Beijing, See the World Through Our Calendar…

Each year, the Worldwise Learning Centre has the difficult task of selecting twelve stunning photographs from the huge selection of entries following their annual calendar competition. The calendar captures the culture and flavour of the country in which each photograph was taken. Students, staff and friends of the centre were on a mission to give … Continue reading From Rainy North Wales to the Bright Lights of Beijing, See the World Through Our Calendar…

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The Worldwise Learning Centre Marks a Decade of International Cinema with its 10th International Film Festival

The Worldwise Learning Centre Marks a Decade of International Cinema with its 10th International Film Festival The Worldwise Learning Centre at the University of Central Lancashire was proud to present their 10th International Film Festival this year with their biggest ever audience! The film festival, which has grown in popularity year-on-year, was launched to a … Continue reading The Worldwise Learning Centre Marks a Decade of International Cinema with its 10th International Film Festival

Valentine’s Day Traditions Around the World

‘The 14th of February is known to be the day of love, right? But… what is love and how should it be expressed? And firstly, are you actually sure that the day of love is on the 14th of February? William Gudykunst, the author “Cross-Cultural and Intercultural Communication” (Sage, 2003) says in his work that … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Traditions Around the World

Worldwise Calendar 2016

The Worldwise Learning Centre has gathered twelve breathtaking photographs, which perfectly capture the culture and flavours of many different countries from across the world, to showcase in their annual calendar. The chosen pictures were submitted by travellers—made up of students, staff and friends of the centre—who were on a mission to capture the essence of … Continue reading Worldwise Calendar 2016

Preston’s 9th International Film Festival * 19-26 October

Don’t miss Preston’s 9th International Film Festival, presented by the Worldwise Learning Centre at the University of Central Lancashire, from 19 till the 26 of October. Family favourites, internationally-renowned and Award-winning performances are to feature in a series of cinema screenings in the Mitchell & Kenyon  this October. Each night, for eight nights, there will be an exciting film … Continue reading Preston’s 9th International Film Festival * 19-26 October

Language, Literature and Culture Week @UCLanSoLLIS

Our UCLan Week Success! The School of Language, Literature and International Studies threw open its doors last week - welcoming over three hundred and fifty students, staff and members of the public as part of Our UCLan week. Over the five-day period, the school was awash with over thirty events ranging from Chinese dumpling making … Continue reading Language, Literature and Culture Week @UCLanSoLLIS