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  • Arrivals activities

    Arrivals activities are organised during Induction Week, 11-17 September 2021 (Week 0). This page will be updated regularly.

    Overview of activities for new arrivals

  • When
    Saturday 11 to Friday 17 September 2021, 10.30-14.30
    Monday 20 to Friday 24 September 2021, 12.00-15.00
     Location
    The Forum, John Henry Brookes Building (JHBB), Headington Campus

    Our International Student Advisers and International Student Helpers are here to answer any questions you have. Come and see us to join one of our free tours, learn about our events, get a map of the city, pick up a SIM card, or just to have a chat.

    When
    Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September: 10.30, 12.00, 13.30, 15.30
    Monday 13 to Friday 17 September: 12.00, 15.30

     Meeting point
    The location will be shared with students who have a confirmed booking

     Booking
    Booking required - please go to the Brookes online shop to get your free ticket.

    Headington Campus tours for international students. The tours will be led by our International Student Helpers and will last approximately 1 hour.

    When
    Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September: 11.00, 13.30, 15.30
    Monday 13, Wednesday 15 and Friday 17 September: 11.00
    Tuesday 14 and Thursday 16 September: 15.30

     Meeting point
    The location will be shared with students who have a confirmed booking

     Booking
    Booking required. please go to the Brookes online shop to get your free ticket.

    One of our International Student Helpers will meet you in the city centre and show you around the main shopping streets. They will explain which shops are the best for kitchen utensils/bedding/household items/groceries, and you can ask questions if you need to buy anything specific but are not sure where to go. Tours will last approximately 1 hour.

    When
    Between Saturday 11 and Thursday 23 September
     Booking
    Booking required for in-person workshops (free). No booking required for online sessions.

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

    Workshop  Date/time   How to join
     UK Culture & Lifestyle: What to Expect  Sat 11 Sept, 15.30-16.30  In person. Book on the Brookes online shop
     International Student Introductory Session - Undergraduate Students  Sun 12 Sept, 14.00-15.00  Online - use this Zoom link
     International Student Introductory Session - Postgraduate Students  Sun 12 Sept, 15.00-16.00  Online - use this Zoom link
     Life as an International Student  Mon 13 Sept, 14.00-15.00  In person. Book on the Brookes online shop
     Money and Employment in the UK  Tue 14 Sept, 11.00-12.00  Online - use this Zoom link
     The UK: What Guidebooks Won't Tell You  Tue 14 Sept, 14.00-15.00  Online - use this Zoom link
     Looking After Your Mind and Body at University  Thu 16 Sept, 11.00-12.00   Online - use this Zoom link
     Life as an International Student  Fri 17 Sept, 14.30-15.30  Online - use this Zoom link
     Get Money Smart  Tue 21 Sept, 11.00-12.00  Online - use this Zoom link
     UK Culture & Lifestyle: What to Expect  Thu 23 Sept, 14.00-15.00  Online - use this Zoom link

     

    When
    Sunday 12 September, 10.00
     Location
    The location will be shared with students who have a confirmed booking
     Booking
    Booking required - maximum capacity of 45 attendees. Book your free ticket on the Brookes online shop.

    Join our Welcome Event to meet other international students, enjoy a nice breakfast and take part in our fun quiz!

    When
    Monday 13 September (2 tours) and Friday 17 September (1 tour)
     Meeting point
    The location will be shared with students who have a confirmed booking
     Booking
    Booking required. Book your free ticket on the Brookes online shop.

    Join Rob, our amazing tour guide, for a walking tour of historic Oxford. Tours last approximately 1 hour.

    When
    Wednesday 15 September 2021
     Location
    Instagram @brookes_isatsocial
    Time
    All day

    Head to our Instagram account, @brookes_isatsocial and ask any question you have on our story. We will publish answers to the most popular questions throughout the day.

    When
    Monday 20 to Friday 24 September 2021

    Join us on Instagram @brookes_isatsocial for some fun activities and competitions.

  • To find out more about starting at Brookes, go to the New Students page.

    Virtual walking tour

  • Video - Cowley Road, Oxford

  • Contact us

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