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International Welcome Week 2019 Events

Plus Icon Thursday 19 September

Early Arrival Induction Sessions
2:00-3:00 PM - Priestley G04, Headingley Campus
Find what you can do in the days before Welcome Week begins!

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Don’t be a Tourist: Drop-in Session 
10:00 AM - Rose Bowl Lecture Theatre E, City Campus
Don’t be a Tourist offer student trips around the UK and Europe at great prices. Drop in to find out more! 

Erasmus+ Exchange Induction
11:00 AM - Northern Terrace 118, City Campus
Essential attendance for all Erasmus+ students. 

International Exchange & Study Abroad Induction
1:30 PM - Rose Bowl Lecture Theatre D, City Campus
Essential attendance for all non-Erasmus+ International Exchange and fee-paying Study Abroad students.

Campus and Sports Facilities Tours
Running at 2:00 and 4:00 PM - Meet in the Student Hubs at both campuses   
A guided tour of our campuses and fitness facilities.  
Plus Icon Tuesday 24 September

Campus and Sports Facilities Tours
10:00 AM - Meet in the Student Hubs at both campuses    
A guided tour of our campuses and fitness facilities.  

Library Tours 
11:00 AM - Headingley Library, James Graham Building, Headingley Campus or
2:00 PM - Sheila Silver Library, Leslie Silver Building, City Campus 

Come and see what our libraries have to offer.

International Social Network Session – Meet a New Buddy!
4:00 PM - Rose Bowl Room 231, City Campus
A great opportunity to make new friends! Meet our International Engagement Officer Kat Firth and her team of mentors, and join the International Social Network. 

Plus Icon Wednesday 25 September 

City Walking Tours   
Running at 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM - Meet in our City Campus Student Hub
Let our student ambassadors take you on a guided tour of the city, to find the best places to shop, eat and socialise!

Security and Safety Talk
2:00 PM - Priestley 105, Headingley Campus
Discussing how the university ensures the safety of our students and their belongings.

Plus Icon Thursday 26 September 

International Student Induction
2:00 PM - Rose Bowl, Lecture Theatre B, City Campus
For students from outside the EU: this session covers important information including healthcare and visa support and advice. Essential attendance for all students studying on a Tier 4 visa.

Security and Safety Talk
2:00 PM - The Gateway, Ground Floor, Leslie Silver Building, City Campus
Discussing how the university ensures the safety of our students and their belongings.

Culture Shock Drama
3:00 PM - Rose Bowl, Lecture Theatre B, City Campus
Come and find out what Culture Shock really is and how it feels. This session is run by the International Students Club, who run a free club open to all international students in Leeds.  

International Welcome Party
7:00 – 11:00 PM - The Hive Students’ Union, City Campus
Make new friends and discover the student union, while enjoying FREE food and entertainment! 

Plus Icon Friday 27 September
International Student Club
12:00 – 2:00 PM - Rose Bowl Room 231, City Campus
Enjoy tea and cake with the International Students Club, and find out about their events.   
Plus Icon Saturday 28 September
Free Day Trip to York   
9:00 - 11:00 AM – Coaches depart from City Campus, advance booking required
The Don’t be a Tourist booking code will be released on 23rd September via social media. Visit Don't be a Tourist to book your place.
Plus Icon Sunday 29 September

Trip to Kirkstall Abbey   
11:00 AM – Meet at City Campus Rose Bowl Car Park 
Meet at 11am at the City Campus Rose Bowl Car Park to take a bus with our student ambassadors, or meet directly at 11:15 at Kirkstall Abbey. Explore the historic abbey and visit a local market. Bring some money for the bus!

Email the International Social Network for further details.

Plus Icon Wednesday 2 October

Late Arrival Induction Session and International Social Network Catch-up 
4:00 – 6:00 PM - 202 Broadcasting Place, City Campus
Come along and meet us if you missed Welcome Week, so we can brief you on everything you need to know. Learn about our International Social Network and make new friends!

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