International Student Religion + Faith Seminar

The International Student Religion + Faith Seminar gives new international students the chance to learn more about religion and faith is practised at UCL.

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International Student Religion + Faith Seminar tickets

Thursday 21 September 2023 from 4pm to 5pm BST

UCL is a secular institution which upholds a deep-seated commitment to equality and diversity, and which has no religious affiliation and does not endorse any particular denomination or faith. However, UCL is also committed to providing an inclusive learning and working environment where students and staff of all religions, and none, can thrive.

As a new international student, this may be your first time in London and the UK, and it may even be your first time leaving your home country! We understand that the culture around religion and belief in the UK may be very different from your home and this can be confusing or even daunting. In this seminar we hope to give you some resources to navigate religion and belief while you are studying here, which may include fostering and exploring your own faith identity.

In this seminar, we will discuss the following topics:

  • "That Godless institution on Gower Street" (UCL);
  • Religious trends in the UK;
  • Religion, Belief, and Secularism;
  • Support and activities at UCL;
  • Faith Communities in London;
  • "Can I talk about religion and belief?"

You will have the chance to participate in polls and ask questions anonymously with your phones throughout the presentation to ensure you get the most from this seminar.

When are they happening?

The seminar will be taking place on Thursday 21 September, in the week before the First Term starts.

This is the week in which most new international students choose to arrive at UCL and will be exploring our campuses and London. This is such a crucial point in your time at UCL and we want to make sure that you have all the resources you need to make the most of it.

Where are they happening?

The seminar will take place on the UCL Bloomsbury campus in G22 Lecture Theatre, North-West Wing.

Watch the video below to see how you can get to the location.

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How can I attend?

You will then need to register for your seminar on the ticketing system, Eventbrite.

When registering, please use your UCL email address if you have received this. If not, then you can use your personal one.

After you've registered, you will receive a confirmation email as well as subsequent reminder emails leading up to your seminar.

All times are given in British Summer Time (BST).

International Student Religion + Faith Seminar tickets

Thursday 21 September 2023 from 4pm to 5pm BST