We understand that joining university can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time! Not to mention moving country too! We have organised a series of talks, webinars and trips to help you acclimatise to the UK and give you the opportunity to meet other international students.


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Introduction to the International Student Support Service

Welcome by the Head of ISS and find out about the support that ISS offer.

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Healthcare in the UK

Keeping Safe in London

Dr Mark Daniels from Imperial Health Centre will talk to you about registering with a GP, the types of Doctor’s appointments available in the UK, staying safe, looking after your mental health and dealing with exam pressures and the pressures of University life.

Nigel Ward from the Security team will cover how to keep yourself safe while you are living in London. Some of the topics Nigel will focus on include: security awareness, keeping your personal possessions safe, E-crime, social media and keeping safe.

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Centre for Academic English

Even if your first language is English, a major part of your degree will be the ability to write good Academic English. Dr Julie King from the Centre for Academic English will explain the support that her team can offer you during your time at the College.

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International Student Panel

Our panel of current international students talk to you about their experience of living in London as an international student. This is your opportunity to gain a first-hand insight into the life of an international student.

If you have questions about living in London or being a student in general this will be the perfect opportunity to ask away!

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Introduction to International Students' House

Introduction to Host

A member of the ISH team will tell us all about International Students' House and the events and clubs that they have including their fantastic travel club!

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HOST UK is a charity which enables international students to visit a host family at a location anywhere in the United Kingdom. Linda Hellyer from Host will give you an insight on what Host is and how the process works 

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Working during and after your studies  

Learn about the work restrictions whilst you are studying in the UK on your Student visa. The session will also cover the work options available after you have completed your course. Presented by Shelagh Markey, International Student Adviser.

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Living in London

One of our International Student Advisers, Jasiba Khurana-Chauhan and Wahida Ashiq from GB Mag will host a session on living and settling into life in London. From making the most of the Capital, opening a bank account, Oyster cards, making friends.... We  cover it all!

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