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International orientation and welcome

The International Orientation (11-13 September) and the Welcome and Induction Week (16-20 September) have been created to introduce all new International and EU students to studying and living in the UK whilst also giving you an opportunity to make friends with other international students.

Date Event Description
11-13 September 2019
International Arrivals Free airport pick-up
International arrivals lounge
International welcome reception
International enrolment
16-20 September 2019
Welcome and Induction Week
Faculty induction and timetables
Information sessions
Freshers Fair 
Social events across all campuses

International induction sessions

The Welcome and Induction Week will include a series of 'information sessions' designed to help new students have a better understanding of the support available at Kingston. Two of these information sessions have been specially created for new International and EU students.

Session one: International Orientation

This session will cover all the basics that international students need to know when they are new to the UK, including how to open a bank account, using public transportation, and registering at the medical centre.

  • Kingston Hill campus: Tuesday 17 September (10-11am) Business School Building, Room 3035
  • Roehampton Vale campus: Tuesday 17 September (12-1pm) Hawker Wing Building, Room 205
  • Penrhyn Road campus: Wednesday 18 September (10-11am) John Galsworthy Building, Room 4002
  • Knights Park campus: Wednesday 18 September (12-1pm) Tower Block, Room 402

Session two: Immigration and Visa Compliance

This session is for students who are in the UK on a Tier 4 student visa, and will cover the visa and immigration support we offer, information on working in the UK (during your studies and after), and visa compliance regulations.

  • Kingston Hill campus: Tuesday 17 September (1-2pm) Frank Lampl Building, Room 2004
  • Penrhyn Road campus: Wednesday 18 September (4-5pm) John Galsworthy Building, Room 4010

Register for International induction sessions

International welcome reception

This casual event is a great way to meet other international students who have just arrived - and enjoy a drink on us!

  • When: Thursday 12 September (6pm until late)
  • Where: The King's Tun pub, Clarence Street, Kingston

Register for International Welcome Reception

Contact us

International enquiries
Tel: +44(0)20 8417 3411

International students
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