Activities for new arrivals

International Student Advice Team (ISAT) have organised some events and workshops to help you to settle into life in the UK and at Oxford Brookes University. Arrivals activities are organised during Induction Week (16 - 20 September 2024) and we will update this page regularly. 

We look forward to welcoming you!

Pre-arrival activities

Induction activities

A large group of students
Pub night
Students on a walking tour of Oxford
Walking tour of Oxford
Quiz night winners
Quiz night winners


ISAT will be hosting a series of workshops for new international students.

When: Between Saturday 14 September 2024 and Wednesday 18 September 2024

Booking: No booking is required, however please note that for the in person sessions, we have limited capacity (first come first served basis), so please make sure you arrive on time to join. 

WorkshopDescription Date/timeHow to join
UK Academic CultureStudying in another country provides an excellent opportunity to explore a new culture, and learn new perspectives. However, adapting to new ways of studying and living in a new culture can be challenging. This session aims to provide you with information to help you to adapt, and give you the opportunity to speak to current international students about their experience.
Saturday 14 September, 13:00 to 14:00
In person, JHBB
International Students Introduction SessionA welcome to new international students, a guide to how ISAT can support you, and important information to help you make the most of your time at the University and in the UK.
Sunday 15 September,
13:00 to 14:00
In person, JHBB
Life as an International StudentThis workshop will provide information about the practical and personal support available through the International Student Advice Team (ISAT).Monday 16 September, 16:30 to 17:30In person, JHBB
Money and Employment in the UKThis workshop will offer international students ideas about how to manage their money in the UK, and will include practical information about opening bank accounts, personal budgeting and finding part-time work.
Tuesday 17 September, 16:30 to 17:30
In person, JHBB
UK Culture & Lifestyle - What to ExpectThis workshop will help explore British culture and provide tips on how to adapt to living in the UK.
Wednesday 18 September, 16:30 to 17:30In person, JHBB