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Small World

 

For detailed information visit the Small World Website.

  Download the Small World pdf brochure (2016-17).

 

 

 

Small World is a non-profit program that is operated entirely by volunteers. Small World provides a fun, comfortable environment in which International women and their children can:

  • Improve English skills
  • Adjust to the Lawrence community
  • Learn about American culture and customs
  • Socialize with other women from diverse backgrounds
  • Form lasting friendships

English Classes

Women may enroll at anytime during the semester.

Classes are taught at five different levels by experienced, English-speaking teachers. All classes are taught by women. Students advance at their own pace. Classes are held on Tuesday and Thursdays from 9:00 -11:00 a.m. and coincide with the KU academic calendar. There are no classes during the summer.

KU students are not eligible to attend our English classes but are welcome to join Small World as volunteers.

Special Activities

  • Evening Socials: Occasional gatherings to share a relaxing evening of conversation and refreshments in a private home. The socials are for women only, men and children may not attend.
  • Assemblies: Special Events and gatherings to celebrate and demonstrate American customs and holidays and to share traditions from other cultures.
  • Potlucks: An opportunity to share and taste ethnic food from around the world.

Presidential Executive Order Update & Information

Message from Associate Vice Provost Charles Bankart regarding Supreme Court Decision on Trump Executive Order

State Department Cable regarding Implementing the Executive Order

International Students Dodge Trump’s Partly Reinstated Travel Ban, but Concerns Persist
 
International Students Dodge Trump’s Partly Reinstated Travel Ban, but Concerns Persist
International Students Dodge Trump’s Partly Reinstated Travel Ban, but Concerns Persist
International Students Dodge Trump’s Partly Reinstated Travel Ban, but Concerns Persist
International Students Dodge Trump’s Partly Reinstated Travel Ban, but Concerns Persist

Travel Advisory for Nationals of Certain Countries Pursuant to Executive Orders--NAFSA

International Students Dodge Trump’s Partly Reinstated Travel Ban, but Concerns Persist--The Chronicle

Information related to the March 6 Executive Order

Information related to the January 27 Executive Order

 

 
 


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