International Orientation Week Programme

September 2024

Are you a new International or EU student starting your studies with us in September 2024? Please join us for your International Orientation Programme which starts on 9 September 2024. This programme runs through to 4 October 2024 ensuring no students miss out on an opportunity to have their Orientation.

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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 four 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 Programme

This will be your guide for the four weeks of activities with On-Campus activities and online webinars.

The first week is all On-campus (City Centre Campus) face to face. Week 2 - Week 4 will be a blend of Online and On-Campus. 

Our September 2024 programme will be available to view shortly.

In the meantime please feel free to look at January's 2024 Programme to have a taster of what happens during the Orientation Programme

View January's 2024 Orientation Timetable

Online + On Campus activities

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

Our On-Campus activities scheduled for September 2024 Orientation Programme include:

  • Movie Afternoon
  • Fun and Games
  • BCU's Bingo
  • Afternoon Tunes and Games
  • Games Night

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9 September - 4 October 2024

International Orientation Programme

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Meet and Greet 

We offer a free Meet and Greet service at Birmingham Airport where our student buddies will be able to assist you and help you in your transport to your accommodation. Please note this is for new students starting in September 2024 only.

More information

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Orientation Programme Activities

Want a taster for September 2024? See our last Orientation Programme earlier this year -  January 2024 Orientation. Click the button below to view this.

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Making Friends

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

Friends for life