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Taste the World at Global Week 2024!

To celebrate Global Week 2024, a variety of global cuisines will be available to experience across campus. From Monday 26 to Thursday 29 February, a different food van will be on campus each day outside the Bill Bryson library, offering signature dishes from across the globe.

Cafes across campus will also be offering special Global Week menus featuring dishes from around the world. Students in catered colleges will be able to tuck into a Turkish-themed menu on Friday 1 March, and the International Themed Formal will feature a menu of international dishes to enjoy.

Global Week food vans on campus

Monday 26 February - Falafel Fella

Run by Syrian refugee Mouhyedin, Falafel Fella serves up fresh falafel made in the traditional Syrian style according to a family recipe.


A row of photos showing various Middle Eastern dishes including falafel, hummous and fatair


Tuesday 27 February - Eden Crepes

Eden Crepes offers a modern twist on the classic French crepe, with a variety of flavours as well as vegan and gluten-free options.


A row of photos showing the Eden Crepes food van and close-ups of crepes with different toppings


Wednesday 28 February - Copper RiceboxThe flags of Vietnam, Japan, South Korea and China in a 2x2 grid

Copper Ricebox serves up delicious and vibrant Asian-style street food from a variety of cuisines and cultures.


A row of photos showing the Copper Ricebox food van and some of its dishes including bao buns, spring rolls and a rice bowl.


Thursday 29 February - Acropolis Greek Street Food

The award-winning Acropolis is a North East favourite, serving up classic Greek gyros and more.


A row of photos of Acropolis' Greek street food, including gyros and food platters.


Global Week menus in campus cafés

Enjoy the very best world cuisine from south America to the far east, with African and European favourites thrown in along the way. Special Global Week menus will be served in Fusion, Zing and Circolo from Monday 26 February to Friday 1 March between 11:30am-2:30pm.

Zing Kitchen

  • Courgette and sun-touched tomato arancini - Italy

  • Vegan crispy tofu & lime leaf panang - Thailand

  • Mozambican coconut piri piri chicken - Mozambique

  • Pulled beef carne machaca - Mexico

FUSION @ the Business School

  • Monday - Italian Style Authentic Beef Lasagne; Butternut Squash, Goat Cheese & Sun Blushed Tomato Lasagne (V)

  • Tuesday - Chicken Rogan josh with Roasted Tomatoes; Mutter paneer (V)

  • Wednesday - Chinese Beef Curry, Chestnut Mushroom & Green Peppers; Chinese Vegan Beef Style Curry, Chestnut Mushrooms & Green Pepper (V)

  • Thursday - Sri Lankan Coconut Chicken Curry; Sri Lankan Sweet Potato & Jackfruit Curry (V)

  • Friday - Mexican Chilli Beef With Slow Braised Brisket; Mexican Chilli & Orange Chicken; Mexican Vegan Mince Chilli (V)