UCL will be closed from Friday 22 December 2017 to Tuesday 2 January
2018. Students still have access to plenty of support during this period
and there are lots of things to get involved in!
For more information, please see this article from Student Support and Wellbeing.
Publication date: 21 December 2017
UCL International Student Support staff will be out of the office from 2pm on Friday 15 December and will be back in the office from 9am on Monday 18 December.
Publication date: 13 December 2017
UCL International Student Support are looking for four students to be part of a joint staff-student project team, with the key aim of embedding and disseminating recommendations from the existing ChangeMakers project, "Student Integration & Inclusion: Making the UCL community even more welcoming".
Publication date: 12 December 2017
UCL Student Support and Wellbeing will be hosting a festive charity drop-off event next Thursday 14 December, from 3.30pm to 5.30 pm in the North Cloisters.
Publication date: 7 December 2017
Applications for January 2018 are now open for British and international students to live at International Students House (ISH)!
Publication date: 22 November 2017
International students and alumni are invited to spend Christmas Day at International Students House.
Publication date: 16 November 2017
UCL has launched an official university-wide WeChat account (profile name: UCL伦敦) to enable better communication with members of the global UCL community in China and beyond.
Publication date: 7 November 2017
Although we are already way into October, it can take some time to feel
fully settled in to your new life here at UCL. UCL staff and students
who have been where you are are here to give their advice!
Publication date: 30 October 2017
HOST UK is opening applications for festive visits!
Publication date: 20 October 2017
During the week of 18 September 2017, the International Student Support team ran the International Student Orientation Programme (ISOP) to help make students' transition to life in the UK and studying with us as smooth as possible.
Publication date: 17 October 2017
To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) is launching a photo competition open to all students to showcase the excitement, achievements and impact of studying in the UK!
Publication date: 17 October 2017
Cumberland Lodge will be hosting its 70th Commonwealth and International Student Christmas event in December. Cumberland Lodge, based in Windsor Great Park, is an educational charity which seeks to tackle social divisions by promoting creative thinking and inclusive dialogue.
Publication date: 5 October 2017
Welcome to London! We’re excited to meet you next week at ISOP!
Publication date: 13 September 2017
Calling all international and EU students! This year's International Students' Guide is ready to download from the International Student Support website.
Publication date: 5 September 2017
New UCL Alumni pre-departure events have been recently announced for Colombia an Lithuania. Details can be found below:
Publication date: 31 August 2017
It is important that you familiarise yourself with the healthcare information on our website before you arrive, particularly the requirement for Comprehensive Sickness Insurance (CSI) if you are an EU/EEA or Swiss student in the UK. The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) has issued helpful guidance highlighting what this means in further detail, along with information on the different options for demonstrating CSI.
Publication date: 11 August 2017
The British Council have announced details for their pre-departure briefings in Singapore on 22 July and in Indonesia on 29 July. For further information about the events and details on how to register, see our Pre-departure briefings page.
Publication date: 12 July 2017
Do you fancy winning tickets for you and a friend to see Mary J Blige perform? Now is your chance.
Publication date: 25 May 2017
Would you like to learn more about British culture, meet British people, and explore British home-life?
Publication date: 5 May 2017
This year, the Islamic holy month of Ramadan begins on the evening of Saturday 27th May and ends on the evening of Sunday 25th June. Many students will be sitting exams during this period and may require support and advice as they prepare for and sit exams whilst observing Ramadan.
Publication date: 5 May 2017
The latest Being@UCL personal development workshops are now ready to book for Term 3. You can find out further information about Being@UCL, or book directly onto a workshop via the Student Psychological Services website.
Compassion for Confidence will run for 5 weeks from Thursday 11th May
This workshop combines Western psychology with Buddhist meditation practices to explore what self-compassion is, why we all need it and how we can cultivate it to build our confidence. Participants will have the opportunity to identify and work with personal barriers to self-compassion, and to learn practical tools for self-compassion.
Mindfulness for Anxiety will run for 5 weeks from Monday 15th May
If you’re experiencing stress, anxiety, attention problems or any condition involving a fast-thinking anxious mind, then this Mindfulness for Anxiety workshop could be helpful for you. Mindfulness meditation trains us to focus on the present moment, and allows us to gain insight into the mental patterns that can cause negative emotions. In this workshop you will learn how to improve your focus and concentration levels, and to lower bodily stress and increase relaxation.
Publication date: 2 May 2017
The British Council’s free online employability skills course, 'How to Succeed in the Global Workplace,' launches on 8 May and has opened for registration.
Ideal for international students, the course is aimed at anyone starting work, returning to work, or thinking ahead to the start of their career. It will be of particular interest to those in the early stages of their career.
Publication date: 24 April 2017
UCL Student Support and Wellbeing have developed an Exam Success Guide, which provides tips, advice, apps and other resources to support your preparation in the run up to exams and to help you perform to the best of your ability on the day. We wish you the best of luck with your preparations!
Publication date: 10 April 2017