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Summer events

Dear International Friends,

We have booked venues for our regular Movie Nights and Games Nights for the next few months.

Friday 8 July: 7pm, SU Club Room 3-4, UK Movie Night: The Infidel

Friday 22 July: 6.30pm, The Space (room 2), Games Night CANCELLED

Friday 5 August: 7pm, The Space (room 2), Movie Night

Friday 19 August: 6.30pm, The Space (room 2), Games Night

Friday 2 September: 7pm, The Space (room 2), Movie Night

We are currently looking for suggestions for movies to show on our International movie nights. If you have a movie you would like to show, please let us know.
Also, if anyone has any suggestions for other events they would like to organize over the summer (perhaps some outdoor events) please let us know and we will help you organize them.

Best wishes,



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Upcoming Events-Feb~May2011

Here are some other upcoming events you might want to take a note of:

Friday 25 Feb – Games night
Friday 11 March – Games night
Wednesday 16 March – Irish movie night
Friday 1 April – Games night
Friday 8 April – American movie night (Fantastic Mr Fox (2009) starring George Clooney, Meryl Streep and Bill Murray)
Friday 13 May – Pakistan movie night
Friday 27 May – Games night
All events are free and open to everyone. Snacks will be provided :)
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Upcoming Events-Jan&Feb 2011

Dear international friends,

Just a quick reminder that our monthly Games night is this Friday 25th February at 6.30pm in the Space room 2 of the Student’s Union. For those who don’t know, this is an opportunity for international and local students (and any friends and family you wish to invite) to relax after a long week, make new friends, and have fun playing all sorts of different games from around the world. Feel free to bring your own games too – the more the better!

Students’ Union is celebrating Chinese New Year on Wednesday 9th Feb.
Dont miss out:
Chinese Lion Dance performance outside the Students’ Union at 1pm.
…Food tasting : Malaysian Students’ Society,
Origami workshop : Queen’s Origami Society (2-4pm in the foyer)
Chinese Movie Night : QISS (7pm in The Space)
EVERYONE is welcome!

And don’t forget to keep an eye out for the Chinese Students’ Association cultural celebration event on the 18th of February!!!


Chinese Movie Night hosted by QISS

All's Well, Ends Well

Title: All’s Well, Ends Well (家有囍事Jia You Xi Shi)
Language: Mandarin, Chinese
Subtitle: English
…Country: Hong Kong

A romantic Chinese New Year comedy about the three Shang brothers. Eldest brother Shang Moon is a philandering businessman who treats his hideous yet hard-working wife like dirt. Middle brother Shang Foon is a disc jockey/playboy who tries to score with as many girls as possible. Youngest brother Shang So is an obviously gay dance instructor. Moon soon gets the tables turned on him as his wife leaves to become a glamorous karaoke hostess, and Foon gets into a bizarre relationship with a fan so obsessed with movies that she constantly acts out characters on dates, until he suddenly becomes temporarily mentally ill. And So is continually at odds with obvious butch lesbian family cousin. Hilarity ensues.

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Upcoming Events-Dec 2010

December 2010

On Thursday, 16th December, QISS is proudly hosting for the first time a Christmas movie evening. The title is ”A Christmas Carol” (2009) with Jim Carrey on the role of Ebenezer Scrooge. 7:00 pm at The Space, Room 2.

A 2009 film adaptation of Charles Dickens’ 1843 story of the same name.  An animated retelling of the classic novel about a Victorian-era collector taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas spirits.

Spoken language in the movie is English just sit back and enjoy the Christmas mood!

As usual you are welcome to bring along other international students and non-student friends, flatmates, family etc. Light refreshments and nibbles will be provided.

If you are stucked in Belfast this Christmas, we have something for you—potluck + karaoke party!

Following the success of last year’s Potluck Parties, QISS is back co-hosting the biggest event for this festive season with PGSA, SASS and Community Youth Workers: Christmas Potluck-Karaoke Party!!!

We had loads of fun at the previous potluck parties testing dishes from other countries, making new acquaintances and having fun singing karaoke. So, whether you are a local or non-local student, here is your chance to introduce your country’s dish – any dish – to share with others and have fun singing karaoke! We will only be serving non-alcoholic drinks.

Date: Sunday, 19th December 2010

Time:     3pm


Merry Christmas to you all!!!

Best wishes from QISS

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As a debriefing, Queens International Student is an organization set up in 2009 by international students in Queens University Belfast as a liaison and connecting platform for international students studying in Queens. By exchanging views and gathering force, we hope to improve our understanding of history, culture and of each other.

At the centre of our activities are international student meetings we have several times per year. Included in these meetings are further gatherings or excursions or any great parties to enjoy!

These meetings are ideal places to meet new people with same concerns as international students, get international contacts and explore other culture and background. Besides these meetings, QISS hopes to have more other activities and gatherings.

So, you might be wondering, what does this blog function as?

1. We, the administrators, hope that this blog will act as a place where QISS reports come in and everyone has a chance to view at it. Anyone can access the blog to get a glimpse of what the QISS was all about, past and present and future. Some activity pictures can also be placed in the blog to enhance the post.

2. Likewise, we also hope that this blog will also be a place where all the prospective international students to learn something about Queens, Belfast, or even studying in UK in general.

3. This blog would hopefully also function as a place where you get the latest updates on QISS. There will be a small column of “updates” on the left side of the blog where you can view the latest updates and perhaps, announcements in QISS. Equally important, this place can also be the place where you just hang out with your fellow international friends, read some useful (or wacky) posts, posts a few comments, and to kill time.

Contributions from everyone would be crucial to keep this blog on and going and exciting.

See you guys around and have a nice day.



on behalf of QISS blog’s administrators

Webmaster 2009/2010

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