Weekly Clubs & Societies series: The Multicultural Society

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The Baron is hosting a weekly series introducing readers to the clubs and societies on campus here at UNB Saint John.

The Multicultural Society’s goal is to bring different cultures together and to form a diversified group with incredibly talented and skillful people.

Members of the Multicultural Society. (Multicultural Society/Instagram)

Participating in their club events & activities can benefit students greatly, alongside promoting the understanding of unique cultures and ethnic heritage. Their aim is to facilitate the acquisition of the attitudes, skills, and knowledge to function in various cultures.

Statement from club’s secretary Amanda Alwin 

Amanda Alwin had been a member of the club for the previous two academic years, which encouraged her to run for the club’s secretary position this year. She enjoys advocating for diversity and interacting with people from various cultures. She is excited to host the events this year with the new executive team and is hopeful that the students will enjoy them.

Upcoming events

For the academic year of 2021-2022, the association has planned two events on campus. One of the events will be the “Christmas/New Year Meet and Greet” event, which will be held before final exams in the first week of December.

The second event will be held in Winter 2022 semester and the event will celebrate different festivals from different cultures that are celebrated in March.

Interested in joining the club?

If you are interested to join the club, please visit the website or email-multiculturalsocietyunbsj@gmail.com. To stay up-to-date with the club’s latest updates and news, please view the Facebook Page and Instagram Page

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