International student orientation programme

Information about UCL's orientation programme for new international undergraduate, affiliate and graduate students.

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To help make the transition into life in the UK and studying at UCL as smooth as possible, the International Student Support team delivers the International Student Orientation Programme (ISOP) for all non-UK students starting their studies at UCL. In September 2020, due to the COVID-19 restrictions and to ensure that all international students have access to the information, ISOP will be delivered through a range of online courses and information, and online social activities. This will complement the Induction activities for all new students delivered by UCL and your Department. 

Please note that this information is currently being updated and more detail will be made available in the coming weeks. Please revisit these pages regularly, and bear in mind that information here is subject to change.

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New student orientation module


Complete the new student orientation module before you start studying at UCL

New students

UCL Portico

Check out all the information you will need as a new student at UCL

Preparing to start at UCL

Covent Garden

Check out all the things you will need to do before arriving in the UK