International Dress Day

By James O’Neill The International Dress Day, which fell this year on Saturday March 4th, is a relatively new event to Ustinov College. The day has been created as a celebration of Durham Universities’ most diverse college as a casual and informal platform for meeting other cultures and celebrating the many cultural differences of the […]

Delving Into The Past With UIF: The Japanese and Korean Workshop

Ustinov Intercultural Forum at the Oriental Museum: Japan and Korea Workshop By Matthew Roberts  Not every visit to the museum needs to be an effort to absorb as much cultural and historical information as possible. Sometimes you just need time away from the rest of the world, to simply relax and wander through the physical […]

Ustinov Charity Badminton Tournament

By Jacqueline You   Ustinov Intercultural Forum launched its first Charity Badminton Tournament on 18th December, in Maiden Castle Sports Centre. The competition raised funds for the Sir Peter Ustinov Foundation, which works to ensure children of all backgrounds are given access to education.   This charity badminton tournament attracted players not only from Durham and […]

Night at the Museum with UIF: Ustinov Intercultural Forum at the Durham Oriental Museum for Ancient Egypt Workshop

By Matthew Roberts Living in Durham, you might at some point begin to believe you have a handle on the ancient wonders that now act as the backdrop to your student life. You’ve admired the city streets, been welcomed as a scholar in the cathedral, and drank a beer in the basement bar of the […]

Connie’s Eventful Year with the Ustinov Intercultural Forum

The secret handshake of the UIF international dress party (Photo: GCP) By Connie Kwong To prompt exploration and celebration of our many social, cultural, national, and religious differences. —Primary objective of Ustinov Intercultural Forum (UIF) Being part of UIF is an identity I have proudly adopted since I joined the GCP. Being on the UIF […]