Course Details

An introduction to cultural awareness and sensitivity

Event Description


10 October 2017

15 November 2017

13 December 2017

13 February 2018

20 March 2018

11 April 2018

8 May 2018



9.30 am - 12.45 pm


Course Objectives

  • Explore the meaning of ‘culture’ and what it means to you
  • Identify key stages of cultural adjustment and possible effects of culture shock
  • Develop sensitivity to ways in which cultural differences may affect your interactions with international students
  • Better understand some of the customs and cultural norms in the countries highlighted as ‘key markets’ in the universities Internationalisation strategy (e.g. China and Malaysia)
  • To promote a positive approach to cultural sensitivity within the institution


Aims/Aimed at

To increase cultural awareness and sensitivity among those working with international students.

Booking Information

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Booking URL: Queen's Online
New Course: Yes
Course Type(s): Communication Skills, Equality and Diversity
Staff Categories: All Staff
Keywords: Cultural Awareness, International,

Course Contact Details

Name: Organisational Development
Telephone: 5350/5381