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International Orientation

Come along to our free information sessions

The International Orientation has been created to introduce you to studying and living in the UK whilst also giving you an opportunity to make friends with other international students.  This event is open to all international students, and we will be running two repeated sessions with identical content.

Visiting students should register to attend the afternoon orientation session in addition to their own tailored orientation.

Session 1

When: Thursday 4 January 2018 09:00 - 12:00  

Where:  Kingston Hill campus, Frank Lampl building room 1031

What to wear: Casual clothes

What to bring: A pen and paper to take notes during the information sessions

Programme

All sessions will take place in Kingston Hill campus, Frank Lampl building, room 1031.

Time Session Description
09:00 Tea and coffee on arrival  
09:30 10:00
Adjusting to learning and teaching in the UK  Methods of teaching and assessment in the UK may differ from what you are used to in your home country.
This session will help you understand your new learning environment, what is expected of you and how to get the most out of your studies in the UK.
Tawnya Cheatham
Regional Manager, International Office.
10:00 10:30 Introduction to student life (immigration)  Introduction to student life (immigration) and the services provided.
Christopher Hebbs
Student Advisor (Immigration) part of the Student Life group, Services for Students.
10:30 11:00  KU Talent  Our award winning careers, employability and advice service will introduce you to the exceptional support and guidance available for students.
Katharine Edwards
Careers Consultant, KU Talent.
11:00 11:30  Tier 4 Compliance  Understanding Tier 4 engagement monitoring requirements.
Leena Ahmed & Marian Roberts
CAS & Visa Compliance Officers (C&VC).
11:30 12:00  Drop in session  We are available to answer any questions or concerns that you might have.
Natalie Melliard & Rory Edmunds
International Marketing Coordinators, International Development.

Session 2

When: Friday 12 January 2018 09:00 - 12:00  

Where:  Penrhyn Road campus, John Galsworthy building, room 1006

What to wear: Casual clothes

What to bring: A pen and paper to take notes during the information sessions 

Programme

All sessions will take place in Penrhyn Road campus, John Galsworthy building, room 1006.

Time Session Description
09:00 Tea and coffee on arrival  
09:30 10:00
Adjusting to learning and teaching in the UK  Methods of teaching and assessment in the UK may differ from what you are used to in your home country.
This session will help you understand your new learning environment, what is expected of you and how to get the most out of your studies in the UK.
Tawnya Cheatham
Regional Manager, International Office.
10:00 10:30 Introduction to student life (immigration)  Introduction to student life (immigration) and the services provided.
Barbara Georgopoulos
Student Advisor (Immigration) part of the Student Life group, Services for Students.
10:30 11:00  KU Talent  Our award winning careers, employability and advice service will introduce you to the exceptional support and guidance available for students.
Katharine Edwards
Careers Consultant, KU Talent.
11:00 11:30  Tier 4 Compliance  Understanding Tier 4 engagement monitoring requirements.
Victoria Mapp & Ipek Avci
CAS & Visa Compliance Officers (C&VC).
11:30 12:00  Drop in session  We are available to answer any questions or concerns that you might have.
Natalie Melliard & Andrew Fraser
International Marketing Coordinators, International Development.

 

Please note: you must attend your enrolment session as a priority over International Orientation.

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