Staying virtually connected

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As we are all discovering in our day-to-day life, staying virtually connected during this unprecedented and difficult time is extremely important.

There are various ways for you to stay connected with us and your future classmates.

We want to ensure that you are connecting with us in the right ways, so that you are receiving the exact information you need and feeling supported no matter which stage you are at in your Imperial College Business School journey.

Read our blog on staying connected virtually to find out which social platforms are available, how to reach out to other students and information on joining us at upcoming events and more.

Stay connected on social media 

We have multiple social platforms for our prospective and admitted students to utilise during this time, in order to stay connected. You can follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook to keep up to date with our latest announcements, blogs, upcoming events and even to connect with students and alumni.

For our admitted students, you will be personally invited to our private Facebook groups where you can connect with other students who will be studying with you on your programme. This is a great chance for you to meet your future classmates and begin making friends ahead of the September 2020 start date.

We also have WeChat groups for admitted students, which you will be invited to if you use the platform. Handong SUN, an incoming student of the MSc Finance & Accounting 2020-21 programme said:

Picture of student Handon Sun Pictured: Handong SUN

“I really value the productive platform not only for the opportunity of high-efficiency interaction, but also for the reassuring message that Imperial is always open for everyone.“  

Yufei (Fiona) Ge, due to start the MSc Risk Management & Financial Engineering 2020-21 cohort said: 

“The WeChat group has been of great help for incoming students! It is more interactive than email, students ask questions and share their opinions from different perspectives, it really helps to broaden the view of everything especially during the pandemic.” 

Chat to students and alumni on UniBuddy 

Another great way for you to stay connected and learn more about programmes and the student experience at Imperial College Business School is to connect with our Student Ambassadors and alumni.

We have a platform on our website called UniBuddy which allows you to chat to some of our current students and view their profiles. You can view and select which Student Ambassador you would like to connect with via our dedicated ‘chat to our students’ page.

Alternatively, if you wish to reach out to our network of alumni, you can do this via the Alumni section on our LinkedIn page, or contact us directly and our dedicated team will be happy to help connect you with an alumnus.

While you can do your own research and speak to members of staff in our Admissions and Recruitment team, connecting with our Student Ambassadors and Alumni can give you great insight into what it is like to study at Imperial College Business School.

Virtual events  

In addition to all of the ways to connect mentioned above, make sure you also keep an eye on events to attend in the lead up to your programme commencing. At the Business School we host a variety of events such as masterclasses, Q&As and information sessions, aimed at prospective students and admitted students.

Due to pandemic and social distancing guidelines we have transferred these events to a virtual format, meaning you can attend from wherever you are based in the world. We often have current students and alumni at our events so it can be a great opportunity for you to ask any questions about their experience and start to grow your Business School network from the comfort of your own home.

Make sure you keep an eye on our events page for the latest opportunities to connect with staff and students.

Keep in touch 

As you can see, there are a wide range of ways of connecting with us and receiving information.

Do make sure you check out how Imperial is preparing for new and returning students in the new academic year on the COVID-19 FAQ page. Most importantly, stay safe, stay connected, and we look forward to welcoming you to the Business School soon!

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