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Trying to get french and scottish students to mix?

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    Hey everyone!

    I am a 3rd year entrant in Business student at University West of Scotland (All of the class is 3rd year entry). We have about 40 people in the class (lots of us i know! ), half are French students and half are Scottish.

    So far, the two groups of students have kept to themselves with only a couple mixing when group work is needed (Me included). I would love for the French students to mix with us so then they get a great experience while they are over here and hopefully to learn each others cultures!

    Any ideas on how to get people involved?? D: or will it just be a lost cause? lol

    Thanks!
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    (Original post by Claire_Rachael)
    Hey everyone!

    I am a 3rd year entrant in Business student at University West of Scotland (All of the class is 3rd year entry). We have about 40 people in the class (lots of us i know! ), half are French students and half are Scottish.

    So far, the two groups of students have kept to themselves with only a couple mixing when group work is needed (Me included). I would love for the French students to mix with us so then they get a great experience while they are over here and hopefully to learn each others cultures!

    Any ideas on how to get people involved?? D: or will it just be a lost cause? lol

    Thanks!
    I love how inclusive you are being. That's a great trait

    You could privately ask your tutor/lecturer if you could do more mixed group work and continue to make an effort to socialise with them.

    Have you tried learning any french? If a few of you are interested you could all download an app and practice together. That might help if there is any language barrier - and might help them to feel a bit more at home as you're all making the effort.

    Failing that, are any societies any of them attend? You could try joining too and mix outside of your course.
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    embrace the common hatred towards the English.
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    This omg 😂😂😂
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    embrace the common hatred towards the English.
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    (Original post by Claire_Rachael)
    Hey everyone!

    I am a 3rd year entrant in Business student at University West of Scotland (All of the class is 3rd year entry). We have about 40 people in the class (lots of us i know! ), half are French students and half are Scottish.

    So far, the two groups of students have kept to themselves with only a couple mixing when group work is needed (Me included). I would love for the French students to mix with us so then they get a great experience while they are over here and hopefully to learn each others cultures!

    Any ideas on how to get people involved?? D: or will it just be a lost cause? lol

    Thanks!
    Invite them to a games night - silly games like snap or buckaroo smash through language barriers
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