Virtual International Speed Friending

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Cultural Event
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
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Whether you’re an international student at Pitt looking to make American friends or a native speaker of English interested in meeting people from different cultures, this FREE virtual event hosted by the English Language Institute on the Pittsburgh campus in collaboration with Pitt Bradford and Pitt Greensburg is perfect for you! 

If you’ve ever heard of “Speed Dating,” this is similar. The only difference is that the objective here is to make friends. We’ll be using an online gaming-like platform called “Gatheround” in which participants will be put into breakout rooms to play a card game of questions for eight minutes to get to know each other. After eight minutes, a timer will go off and the participants will be assigned to another breakout room to talk with someone else. At the end of the event, participants anonymously decide if they’d like to exchange contact information. Advance registration is required.

Celebrate International Week at Pitt with the start of new cross-cultural friendships! For more information about this event, contact the English Language Institute or visit the International Week website.

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Global Experiences Office
International Week
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English Language Institute
University of Pittsburgh Greensburg Campus
University of Pittsburgh Bradford Campus
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