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An introduction to cultural awareness and sensitivity

Event Description


2019/20 Dates:

To be confirmed.



To be confirmed.


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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Course Contact Details

Name: Organisational Development
Telephone: 5381
New Course: Yes
Course Type(s): Communication Skills, Equality and Diversity
Staff Categories: All Staff
Keywords: Cultural Awareness, International, Culture,