Presentation on theme: "School of something FACULTY OF OTHER International Student Office Making Leeds Your Home and Being part of the Global Community With Emmeline Beazley Activities."— Presentation transcript:
School of something FACULTY OF OTHER International Student Office Making Leeds Your Home and Being part of the Global Community With Emmeline Beazley Activities Co-ordinator International Student Office
Why Im Useful to You I studied at the University of Leeds Ive worked at the International Student Office supporting and welcoming students for four years I manage the team who do your arrival briefings, campus tours, trips and Global Café Ive lived in Leeds for the past nine years and LOVE this city and LOVE this University!
Welcome Orientation and cultural adaptation Immigration advice General welfare support and signposting you to other services Social activities – Being part of the Global Community Keeping you up to date with important and exciting events The International Student Office – What we do
Everyone at the University of Leeds is part of the Global Community Keep up to date through facebook Get involved! Global Community
University of Leeds Global Community Facebook This page is for everyone in the University with an interest in the wider world Its your chance to find out whats happening and network with other students from the UK and abroad All you need to do is like our page! 5
Global Community Saturdays let you explore the UK We collect you from the Parkinson Steps and drop you back there afterwards We travel on luxury coaches One of our friendly members of the welcome team travels with you and hangs out with you if you like They normally cost around £15.00 so offer excellent value for money and you get to meet new friends The International Student Office – Day Trips
Global Community Saturdays Here are some of our exciting destinations!
Global Saturday Trip to Liverpool 17 Ticket prices: £15.00 Adults £7.50 Children up to 16 years Children under 3 go FREE You can buy tickets 24 hours per day at the University of Leeds Online Store up until: 26 th January: https://store.leeds.ac.uk/catalogue We will depart from the Parkinson Steps at 08.45am and leave Liverpool at 5.30pm Leeds Departure Time - 9:30 Liverpool Departure Time - 17:30 Saturday 28 January 2012
Global Café Every Monday you can come and relax with other students in the Lounge in the union 17.30 – 19.30 We provide free tea, coffee and biscuits Its a friendly place where students make friends from around the world and we know current students love it as hundreds of you come each week!
Survey We really care about your experience here and we run our welcome services based on the feedback that we have from you We want to hear what you have to say so we can make next year even more fabulous and so my team can celebrate their successes – if someone was great, I want to know about it! Please fill out this form now if you havent already and please hand it in to my staff in the green t shirts As an incentive, well pick one name at random from returned surveys and award the winner with two free tickets for the Liverpool trip!
Top Tips for Life in Leeds Have an Arrival Briefing if you havent already Research before buying Try some of the food – we are a culturally diverse city and we have food to try from all over the world Keep Busy Join a club or society and sample Give it a Go Events Come to Global Café Go on Global Saturday Trips Ask for help if you ever need it – we all want to help you have a fantastic time here Eat well, sleep well and have fun!
Welcome to the University of Leeds Global Community