Presentation on theme: "Introduction to Imperial and College Support Services"— Presentation transcript:
1Introduction to Imperial and College Support Services Dr Sharon Bolton, Head of International Student Support
2Welcome! 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!
3Orientation 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
4Orientation 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!
5Orientation 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
7We 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
8International Students Welcome: Sunday 29th Great Hall (Level 2, Sherfield)Talks, refreshments and a mini-fairUG – 1.00 pmPG 2.00 – 4.00 pm
9First Week of Term Monday 30th September Departmental Welcome talks Tuesday 1st OctoberFreshers FairWednesday 2nd OctoberDepartmental inductions +sports trialsUG timetablePG timetable
10International Student Support: what we do ImmigrationOrientationTripsTermly NewsletterPhD Parents’ network
11International 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)
12Central College Support Services Student HubCareers Advisory ServiceCounselling ServiceDisability Advisory ServiceChaplaincyGraduate SchoolPersonal Tutor / Course Leader / Departmental AdministratorEnglish Language Support / Study Skills (Library)
13When 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
14How 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
15Introducing our Student Panel Ayodeji AgbajeQifei GuLavinia RaganelliFaizan JavedMingjia Tu