Wales, Europe and the World

Routes Cymru are delighted to invite you and your pupils/students to our annual WALES, EUROPE AND THE WORLD, event on Monday, 27th June 2016, 10am – 2pm at Bangor University.

This FREE one-day fair will offer a range of information sessions and workshops aimed at 14-16 year-olds, featuring games, dance, careers talks, language tasters and useful information about studying and working in Wales or abroad. All pupils attending are sure to broaden their horizons, and will leave with a greater awareness of what it means to be a European and global citizen. The day is free, and will include lunch and refreshments.

Workshops (3 workshops/pupil):

Languages and Careers: interactive session about the wide range of possibilities available to you if you decide to learn more languages. Delivered by Signature Leather and Student Languages Ambassadors
The EU and opportunities for you: interactive presentation on the European Union, including an introduction to the EU’s work placement programme, and a short fun quiz with prizes. Delivered by Europe Direct Wrexham.
The Matching Game: work in teams to help identify brands with countries. Learn about the importance of languages in the business world. Delivered by Goethe Institut.
Chinese Dance: whether you are good at dancing or not, you’ll enjoy this introductory session: have fun! Delivered by Bangor Confucius Institute.
Chinese Calligraphy: Dispel the myths about Chinese calligraphy! Come and have a go at writing with a brush and write your own name in Chinese. Delivered by Bangor Confucius Institute.
Language Games: three interactive workshops enabling pupils to practise German, Italian and Spanish whilst having great fun. Delivered by Bangor University students.
Taster sessions: why not try a new language and see how it is possible to learn a few expressions within 40 minutes? Choose Chinese, German, Italian and/or Spanish! Delivered by Bangor Confucius Institute (Chinese) and Bangor University tutors (German, Italian and Spanish).

If you would like to register to attend this event, please contact Routes into Languages Cymru North Wales on

Places at this event are limited, and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Maximum 40 pupils per school. If you have any workshop preferences, you will be asked to mention them when registering. Bookings must be made by Monday 20 June 2015.

Photographs and videos might be taken for promotional purposes. Please ensure you have received appropriate parental permission, and let us know on the morning of the event if you / your pupils do not wish to be photographed.

I very much hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you at this event.