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Christmas Vacation 2020-21

The Global Campus Team will be running a full programme of online events and activities during the Christmas Vacation, facilitated by our Global Campus Ambassadors who will make sure you feel welcome right away!

Global Campus events are open to all students, wherever you are from! There's no need to sign up in advance, just click on the links to join sessions. To receive calendar invitations for events in advance you can sign up here.

Global Hangouts - drop in to chat with Global Campus Ambassadors and fellow students.

Getting Ready for Christmas - our Ambassadors will lead easy craft and cookery sessions using instructions you can download from this site.

Quizzes - a great way of getting to know more about the culture of Christmas while having fun along the way!

Movie Nights - a selection of festive films to get you in the holiday mood. See our webpage for joining instructions.

Game Time - join our Ambassadors and fellow students to take part in fun online games.

Tea, Chat & Games / Global Cafe - make yourself a traditional cup of English tea and settle down for fun and chat!

Let's Dance! - Our Ambassadors from around the world will lead you in simple dance moves that are fun and great exercise!

Christmas Day & Boxing Day events - drop in with Ambassadors and members of University staff to experience something of a traditional English Christmas. For Christmas lunch you might like to get a ready-made meal from your local supermarket - or try your hand at making something yourself!

Chaplaincy - the programme includes collaborative events with the University Chaplaincy Centre.

External Events are marked with an asterisk (*)

Monday 21st December

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

15.00-16.00 Getting Ready for Christmas

Tuesday 22nd December

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

15.00-16.00 Getting Ready for Christmas

16.00-18.00 Christmas Quiz

Wednesday 23rd December

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

15.00-16.00 Getting Ready for Christmas

16.00-17.00* Candlelit evensong & carols from York Minster

17.00-19.00 Game Time

20.00-22.00 Movie Night

Christmas Eve (Thursday 24th December)

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

15.00-16.00 Getting Ready for Christmas

15.00-16.30* Festival of Lessons & Carols from King's College, Cambridge

16.00-18.00 Global Cafe

23.00-23.15 Chaplaincy: Meditation for Christmas Eve

Christmas Day (Friday 25th December)

00.00-01.00* Midnight Mass from St Marie's RC Cathedral, Sheffield

08.00-08.10 Chaplaincy: Christmas Day Message

10.00-11.00 Christmas at Home

13.00-14.00 Christmas Dinner

15.00-15.10* The Queen's Christmas Message

16.00-18.00 Christmas Games

Boxing Day (Saturday 26th December)

08.00-08.10 Chaplaincy: Meditation on the 12 Days of Christmas

16.00-18.00 Boxing Day Games

Monday 28th December 12.00-13.00 Global Hangout
Tuesday 29th December

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

16.00-18.00 Tea, Chat & Games

Wednesday 30th December

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

17.00-19.00 Game Time

20.00-22.00 Movie Night

New Year's Eve (Thursday 31st December)

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

16.00-18.00 Global Cafe & New Year's Quiz

New Year's Day (Friday 1st January)

08.00-08.10 Chaplaincy: New Year Message

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

16.00-17.00 Let's Dance!

Monday 4th January

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

15.00-17.00 New Year Quiz

Tuesday 5th January

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

16.00-18.00 Tea, Chat & Games

Wednesday 6th January

10.30-11.00 Chaplaincy Brunch

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

13.00-13.10 Chaplaincy: Meditation for Week One

17.00-19.00 Game Time

20.00-22.00 Movie Night

Thursday 7th January

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

16.00-18.00 Global Cafe

Friday 8th January

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

16.00-17.00 Let's Dance!

Monday 11th January

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

15.00-17.00 Quiz

Tuesday 12th January

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

16.00-18.00 Tea, Chat & Games

Wednesday 13th January

10.30-11.00 Chaplaincy Brunch

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

13.00-13.10 Chaplaincy: Meditation for Week Two

17.00-19.00 Game Time

20.00-22.00 Movie Night

Thursday 14th January

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

16.00-18.00 Global Cafe

Friday 15th January

12.00-13.00 Global Hangout

16.00-17.00 Let's Dance!

External Events over the Christmas / New Year Period

Sheffield Cathedral Christmas Tree Festival