Visiting & Events

International Orientation Event

Event details

  • 15 September 2018
  • 10.30AM - 3.30PM
  • Public event: Yes  |  Booking required: Yes
  • H0.01, Centuria Building  |  Directions

About | International Orientation Event

Welcome and orientation event – Saturday 15th September
We want to meet you all at our International Welcome and Orientation Event which is especially designed for you. You will be expected to join us at this event so that you can get the most out of student life here. This event forms a valuable part of your student experience here at Teesside, so it is important to make sure that you make arrangements to arrive in time for this.

We have a programme which is designed to provide you with essential and useful information to help you settle into university life. This is a great way to make new friends and meet the staff who will support you whilst you are studying at Teesside. You will get to know the campus and find out more about studying here and living in Middlesbrough. We want to ensure that you are familiar with the practical aspects to your life as well as getting used to the campus.

10:30 – 11:00 – Arrival, refreshments and student networking,
11:00 – 12:00 – Welcome presentations,
The presentations are designed to provide you with essential and useful information to help you settle into University life. Sessions will include,
> Welcome Speech
> Living and Studying in the UK
> Teesside Advance
> Things you will need to do

12:00 – Refreshments

12:00 - 15.30 – Student exhibition, The Curve
At the exhibition, students will have the opportunity to find out about key University services,
> Arrange a study skills assessment
> Set up a UK bank account
> Register with a local doctor and dentist
> Book an appointment to register with Cleveland Police (if required)
> Sign up to the International Student Ambassador Scheme
> Talk to representatives from the Students' Union
> Meet the University Chaplain
> Book on a town tour

16:30 - 19:30
Social activity

Sunday 16th September
09:00 - 17:00 – Free excursion to Whitby