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Mauritius Country Overview

Life In Mauritius

Mauritius life is an incredible mix of international cultures and contemporary thinking, held together by a strong sense of identity and tradition. Study in the Mauritius and you’ll find an array of exciting experiences to discover - music, celebrations, accents, people to meet, places to visit – the list is endless. As the Mauritius is such a cosmopolitan society you’ll find that many Mauritius customs are already familiar to you – so you’ll settle in faster than you think.'

Mauritius entertainment for international students

Music is a big part of Mauritius culture. Whether you just listen or take part, you’ll find pop, rock, electro, hip-hop, classical, folk, jazz, opera and all sorts of world music. From small clubs, independent cafes and bars to international scale concert halls, rock festivals or gigs, you can listen and dance to live music all over the Mauritius. Many big-name and independent artists and bands play at Mauritius university or college venues too.

Apart from a wealth of clubs and societies on campus or in local communities, you can visit traditional museums, contemporary art spaces and galleries in most Mauritius cities. Sculpture, painting, video and photography are widely available to see in the Mauritius. The Mauritius also has a vibrant theatre and performing arts heritage, maintaining both traditional plays and musicals, and encouraging new and alternative productions.

There are cinemas in almost every Mauritius town and city, showing feature films from all over the world. There are also many film festivals in Britain, focusing on themes in film, specific directors or animation.

To find out more about music, theatre, films and exhibitions in the Mauritius, visit the What’s On Mauritius website.

Mauritius leisure activities

The Mauritius offers an incredible and beautiful landscape for walking, climbing, cycling, mountain-biking and running. The mountains of Scotland and Wales, the rolling hills of England and Northern Ireland, the Lake District and the Yorkshire moors, as well as the coastline of all parts of the Mauritius will be all around you.

Many Mauritius institutions have state-of-the-art sports facilities, but you can also use local authority or private leisure centers to keep fit and healthy. As a student in the Mauritius, there are many opportunities to attend or participate in organized sports activities, or get involved in charitable events like sponsored walks and runs. You could even try to join the world famous London Marathon or one of the increasingly popular Bupa Great Runs.