Events for International Students

We will be running sessions especially for international students during Welcome Week to help you settle into the UK.

International Students' Welcome Day

Update as of 21/09/2022 - due to high demand, this even is now full and no further bookings can be taken.

Saturday 24 September, 10.30am - 4.15pm

All new and returning international students are invited to join us for our International Students’ Welcome Day on Saturday 24 September at Northampton Square (our main campus building) from 10.30am.

We'll have a full day of activities, information sessions and fun; a day to enjoy, connect and re-connect with new and old friends. We will also be running registration on the day as well, where you will be able to register and collect your ID card if you would like to.

If you would like to attend any of the three tours (London sightseeing tour, local guided tour or University’s Campus tour) please book them as soon as possible as numbers are limited and we will operate at first come, first serve basis.


Registration by Visa Compliance Team - an opportunity to register and collect your ID card. For more information on registration, head to the Student Hub.10am - 2pmRhind Building (main campus)
Arrival and light refreshments - meet Students' Union International Students' Societies; Counselling and Accessibility services, Sport & Leisure Services; Careers & Employability and Micro-placements Programme, CityBuddies and Sustainability teams.10.30am - 11.30amPavillion, University Building
(main campus)
Welcome by James Rodgers, Assistant Vice-President (Global Engagement) and Culture Shock session led by Sionade Robinson, Vice-President (Enterprise, Engagement and Employability)11.30am - 12.30pmOliver Thompson Lecture Theatre, Tait Building (main campus)
Lunch - opportunity to visit various stalls led by teams present in the morning as well as taking photos with new and old friends in our 360 video Photo Booth and enjoy an ice cream from our visiting van.12.30pm - 1.30pmPavilion, University Building
(main campus)

Parallel sessions:

  • Information on Visa and Immigration led by our International Student Advisers
  • Graduate Immigration Route led by our International Student Advisers
  • How we can support your career led by our Careers & Employability team
  • Students' Union and Sport and Leisure session
1.30pm - 2.15pmVarious locations on main campus

Parallel sessions:

  • Open London bus sightseeing tour
  • Local walking guided tour
  • University campus tour
2.15pm - 4.15pmUniversity campus, Clerkenwell/Islington local area and London

Student Visa Information Sessions

Various dates throughout September (please check with your Schools on the further details)
Online via Zoom

Please join International Student Advice & Compliance Team for an hour interactive session on Zoom about the main principles of the Student Visa route, your role and responsibilities as an international student including information about Graduate Immigration Route.

There will be opportunities to ask questions and interact with fellow international students via breakout sessions.