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Working with international students, 21 March ( f2f)

21 March 2023, 1:00 pm–2:30 pm

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Delivered by UCL Arena Centre, in this workshop you will explore common challenges and opportunities in relation to work with diverse and multicultural cohorts.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff

Availability

Yes

Cost

Free

Organiser

UCL Arena Centre

Location

Arena Room - UCL Arena Centre for Research-Based Education
10th Floor
1-19 Torrington Place
London
WC1E 7HB
United Kingdom

21 March 1pm-2.30pm

The 90 min workshop for teaching and teaching support staff will explore common challenges and opportunities in relation to work with diverse and multicultural cohorts.

The session will touch on the following themes:

  • how to to know our students and challenge cultural stereotypes
  • students' perspectives on class interaction and rapport with staff 
  • online vs. face-to-face intercultural communication and non-verbal communication
  • assessment literacy 
  • how to internationalise the curriculum beyond student mobility.

This workshop will:

  • Share practice and a common approach to teaching and working with diverse cohorts 
  • Develop an understanding of complex student and staff identities 
  • Reflect on common approaches to classroom practice and their impact on diverse cohorts 

After attending this session you will:

  • Critically reflect on their professional practice in terms of inclusivity and diversifying approaches 
  • Use different strategies to involve and engage diverse students’ cohorts. 

Who should attend

All staff and PGTAs working with international students