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International Orientation Programme 2021

Are you a new International or EU student starting your studies with us in January 2021? Please join us for your International Orientation Programme from 18 January to 12  March 2021.

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The International Orientation Programme provides you with all the essential information you need to help settle into the University and the UK. It is important you attend.

We have a fun-packed eight week long programme with lots of opportunities for you to make new friends and ensure essential tasks are completed. Our dedicated team of student buddies and staff will welcome you and answer questions you may have.

Official Orientation timetable

This will be your guide for the next eight week of activities with online webinars.

Download official orientation timetable

Join us on our webinars

In the list, you will see all of the links for the sessions next to the talk titles

This list will match the same talk session in the Orientation Timetable.

Download Webinar Links - Week 8 (Last Week)

Online activities

As well as our online webinars, we will also be having online activities. 

Our online activities scheduled for January's Orientation Programme include:

  • Social distance movie night
  • BCU's gameshow night
  • Social distance social
  • Coffee hour
  • Afternoon tunes and games
  • Global language café

Please look out on the webinar list for the link for these activities

Dates for your diary

31 August

Accommodation deadline

7 September

International Orientation Week

14 September

Welcome Week

21 September

Teaching starts

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Meet and Greet 

We offer a Taxi Refund up to £35 from Birmingham Airport to your accommodation for new students starting in January 2021.

More information

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Programme for 2021

Find out what's on offer throughout our 2021 January International Orientation Programme

Find out more

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Making Friends

With plenty of opportunities to meet fellow students, you'll make friends in no time!

Friends for life