Presentation on theme: "Introduction to Imperial and College Support Services"— Presentation transcript:
1 Introduction to Imperial and College Support Services Dr Sharon Bolton, Head of International Student Support
2 Welcome! How many UG students? How many Masters students? PhD students?How many Europeans?How many from outside Europe?How many from Engineering / Natural Sciences / Medicine / Business School / Humanities?Say hello to someone new!
3 Orientation Workshops: Wednesday 25th September 10-11 Introduction to Imperial and College Support Services The Student Hub and Private Housing Options 12-1 Mind your Peas and Queues: an introduction to British etiquette 2-3 Students’ Union and SU Advice Centre 3-4 Campus Challenge: scavenger hunt1pm – some depts coming to collect you for lunch. Rest of you are free to go
4 Orientation Workshops: Thursday 26th September 10-11 Immigration issues for non-EEA students Getting used to Listening in English 12-1 Your Health whilst in the UK 2-3 Student Support Services 3-4 London on a budget: how to make your money go further 4-5 Making the most of your time as a studentAlternative event today – don’t take their food!
5 Orientation Workshops: Friday 27th September 10-11 Work During and After Your Studies Plagiarism Fundamentals of English Pronunciation 2-3 Staying Safe in London 3-4 Personal Safety and self-defence
7 We want your feedback! Tell us what you think about each session Any suggestions for improvementAny additional information you would have likedWin a £10 voucher!https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/5L839DJ
8 International Students Welcome: Sunday 29th Great Hall (Level 2, Sherfield)Talks, refreshments and a mini-fairUG – 1.00 pmPG 2.00 – 4.00 pm
9 First Week of Term Monday 30th September Departmental Welcome talks Tuesday 1st OctoberFreshers FairWednesday 2nd OctoberDepartmental inductions +sports trialsUG timetablePG timetable
10 International Student Support: what we do ImmigrationOrientationTripsTermly NewsletterPhD Parents’ network
11 International Student Support: How to find us Where? Level 3, Sherfield Building Opening Hours: 10am - 5pm (Wednesdays 11am – 5pm) Daily Drop-in Quick Query sessions (Wednesdays 11-12)
12 Central College Support Services Student HubCareers Advisory ServiceCounselling ServiceDisability Advisory ServiceChaplaincyGraduate SchoolPersonal Tutor / Course Leader / Departmental AdministratorEnglish Language Support / Study Skills (Library)
13 When will I get my College ID card? Registration on e-service completed?Photo uploaded to e-service?Students in halls: your ID card will be available from the Warden at your hall of residenceStudents not in halls: your ID card will be available in your department on MondayID card webpage
14 How can I get connected to WiFi? Imperial Wireless Network: Imperial-WPAUse your College username and password (same as e-service)Password problem? Call with College IDCollege ?ICT webpage