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International Students

Orientation September 2014

Welcome Week, 22nd - 26th September 2014

Every year SOAS organises a Welcome Week for all new students.  During Welcome Week there will be a large number of orientation and social events. It is during this week that you will also enrol at SOAS and register for your courses.

In addition there will be special orientation events run by Coryn Shiflet, Study Abroad Coordinator specifically for Study Abroad and Exchange students. She will welcome you all to SOAS and talk you through how to register for classes, set-up your SOAS email accounts, join the library and students' union and much more.

International Students Talk

Date: Monday (22 September)
Time: 10-11 am
Location: Logan Hall Institute of Education (next to SOAS)
All Study Abroad/Erasmus/Exchange/Japanese & Korean Exchange students will be invited and encouraged to attend.

Japanese/Korean Exchange Students Meeting

Date: Monday (22 September)
Time: 2-4pm
Location: Brunei Gallery, Room 102
All Japanese/Korean Exchange students are encouraged to attend.

Study Abroad/Exchange Student Orientation

Date: Wednesday (24 September)
Time: 9-11am; Coffee/Tea/Light Snacks served starting at 8:30am
Location: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre
All Study Abroad and Exchange Students are REQUIRED to attend.  RSVP for the Study Abroad/Exchange Student Orientation. If you cannot attend, email studyabroad@soas.ac.uk.  

Drop-In Session

Date: Friday (26 September)
Time: 10-12pm
Location: College Buildings 4429
Students are encouraged to drop-by and ask individual questions  

At orientation you will receive information about:
  • How to enrol and register for classes
  • Assessment for Study Abroad and Exchange students
  • Your SOAS email account and IT services
  • Welfare services
  • Employment and Careers
  • Clubs and Societies
  • The Students’ Union and sports and leisure facilities
  • You will also have a chance to meet your support staff