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Global Experience on Campus

Worldwise runs events and workshops throughout the year to give you a global experience on campus. See below for details of some of our events.

Worldwise Photo Competition

The Worldwise Learning Centre is putting together a calendar for 2020 and we want you to be a part of it. To enter, send up to 5 landscape photographs to with a short description of what each one is about. Winning entries must give an insight into a country’s customs, culture or people.

Worldwise Photo Competition Terms and Conditions

All entries must be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe on the rights of any other party. The entrants must be the sole owner of the copyright in all photographs entered and must have obtained permission of any people featured in the entries or their parent/guardians if those featured are under 16 years of age.
Entrants must not have broken/breached any laws when taking their submitted photographs. A maximum of five submissions per named entrant. The winners will be selected by our judging panel. You must provide a high-resolution JPEG file.
You will retain all copyright for your submission. However, by submitting the photos to the competition, each entrant grants a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual license to the University of Central Lancashire and its partners to feature any or all of the submitted images in any of their publications, their websites and/or in any promotional material connected to this competition.


Worldwise Book Club

The Worldwise Book Club meets each month to chat about fiction from around the globe. It is perfect for those who love to read and immerse themselves in other cultures. All Book Club meetings are held on a Friday at 12pm in the Worldwise Open Area, AB108. Everyone welcome!


Worldwise Language Exchange

Meet other students from around the world and learn about their language and culture in exchange for sharing yours! To join the scheme please visit the helpdesk in AB110 to collect a card or email one of the people advertised on the board located in the Worldwise Open Area AB108.


Worldwise Samba Drummers

The Worldwise Samba Drummers are recruiting new members (student, staff and members of the public) to join UCLan’s own International Samba Band! Join the group for Wednesday rehearsals throughout the year and regular performances at UCLan and music events in Preston and other venues in Lancashire. No previous experience is required - complete beginners are welcome as well as the most advanced percussionists. Equipment is provided but players can bring their own instruments.

To join visit Worldwise Samba Drummers on Facebook for further details or just come to our next Wednesday session in Media Factory room 35 at 6pm!