Global Friends is a community where international scholars and their families can enjoy a dinner together, make friends and attend classes about American culture, local history and public speaking. We meet on Fridays at 6:00pm when UW is in session on the second floor of University Presbyterian Church. During the summer, we have other fun events!


Friendship and Fun

Contact: Sophia

Lunar New Year Celebration

Join us on February 8 from 6-9PM in Larson Hall for a night of hotpot, a fun talent show, and dessert! This year is the year of the pig. Bring your friends and family; pot on your best new years outfit; and join in the fun! Tickets are found here.

Global Friends
Will begin January 11 at University Presbyterian Church, Geneva Hall, 6pm.

Hunger Banquet

Sunday, January 20 at University Presbyterian Church, Larson Hall, 6:15pm. You are invited to the 5th Hunger Banquet at UPC; a night of food, discussion, and an interactive simulation exploring poverty and hunger. All ages welcome. Learn more at


Sunday Fellowship

AfterTalk Discussion Group
Sundays after UPC’s 8:30 am and 10 am services. This is a time for internationals to enjoy refreshments, fellowship and to discuss the meaning of Sunday’s service. All are welcome to join. Childcare available!
Contact: Alan

Language Practice

Fridays during the summer, eveings
UPC, Calvin Lounge
Develop leadership and communication skills.
Contact: Amy

Thursday Talk Time

Thursdays, 1-3pm Knox Parlor. Contact Julia.