International Student Orientation Programme (ISOP) for Graduate Students – January 2018
The International Student Orientation Programme (ISOP) will take place on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 January 2018.
During ISOP you will have the opportunity to complete your in-person enrolment, attend the 'We Are All Global' talks designed specifically for our new international students (both EU and overseas), and participate in a variety of social events organised by Students' Union UCL.
How can I register for ISOP?
You will be able to register for ISOP and select an in-person enrolment appointment as part of the pre-enrolment process. On completion of pre-enrolment you will receive an email confirming your full ISOP schedule.
‘We Are All Global’ talks - Friday 5 January 2018 (morning)
This morning of interactive talks, called 'We Are All Global',
are organised by the International Student Support team in order to
make the transition into life in the UK and
studying at UCL as smooth as possible. The sessions are free of charge and
it is highly recommended that you attend.
Enrolment (by appointment) - Saturday 6 January 2018
Enrolment will take place on Saturday 6 January 2018. You will be required to enrol by appointment at UCL and you will be able to select a slot nearer the time as part of the pre-enrolment process. For details of what you need to bring to your enrolment appointment, read our Enrolment section.
Social events organised by Students' Union UCL
ISOP social events,
organised by Students' Union UCL, are the perfect opportunity to meet other new
international students and immerse yourself into life at UCL. Social
events are an optional part of ISOP, however we would encourage you to
attend at least some of these events. A full list of events will be available nearer the time.
you are staying in UCL-managed student accommodation you will be able
to access your accommodation from Tuesday 2 January 2018. More information and Frequently Asked Questions can be found on the UCL Residences webpages.
Students on a Tier 4 visa
If you will be entering the UK on a Tier 4 student
visa, you will be required to collect your
Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) upon arrival. You
must have collected your BRP to be eligible to enrol and should consider
this when making travel arrangements.
to collect your BRP from UCL you should follow the instructions provided
on the immigration and visas webpage. Once your BRP has arrived, you will be contacted with further instructions on when and where you can collect this from UCL.