Supporting our international students

This session will provide an overview of the significance of international students at Sheffield, their needs, and how they can be best supported.

The session will cover:

  • International student numbers and provenance
  • Reasons for choosing to study in the UK; preparation for study in the UK
  • Typical challenges faced by international students including different learning and teaching cultures
  • Different aspirations of home and international students and challenges for student integration
  • Support available for international students and to promote integration, including the Global Campus programme

Format: Presentation and discussion

Audience: All staff who interact in any way with students from outside the UK

Length: 2 hours

When: dates/times

  • Thursday 28th January 2021, 11.00am to 12.00noon
  • Tuesday 25th May 2021, 11.00am to 12.00noon
  • Thursday 1st July 2021, 11.00am to 12.00noon

You can now use the Learning Management System (LMS) to register your interest/reserve your place on this session.

If you have any queries please email