International welcome weeks 2020

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International Welcome Weeks

We are excited to welcome you to our university. From 21 September to 2 October, we’re offering a variety of online sessions to help you make friends, learn more about life in the UK, and start your Leeds Beckett experience!

2020 Schedule

Date & time Activity Description
 Monday, 21 September

11:30 – 12:30 

 Erasmus+ Exchange Induction

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 Erasmus+ Students: join us for all the important information you need to know about Leeds Beckett.
 Tuesday, 22 September

14:00 – 15:00

 Meet a Buddy

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 This is a fantastic opportunity to meet our Leeds Beckett International Buddies who will be there to support you during your time at Leeds Beckett.
Wednesday, 23 September

12:00 – 14:00
International Chat – Meet the team The International Team would like to welcome you to Leeds Beckett. They will be on hand to answer any questions you have about your first weeks in Leeds.
Thursday, 24 September

14:00 – 15:00
International Induction – Welcome to Leeds Beckett Our Student Immigration and Advice team is holding an induction session covering important topics such as Tier 4 visas, bank accounts, registering with a doctor and safety.
Thursday, 24 September

15:00 – 16:00
Culture Shock Drama with Q&A
Join the International Students Club and watch their Culture Shock drama and learn about British culture. The club will be holding events throughout the year, and they can answer any questions you may have about life in the UK.
Thursday, 24 September

19:00 – 21:00

Welcome Party

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Join us for our Virtual International Welcome Party! We will have a DJ set for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home. Socialise with new students and have some fun. Register for free tickets to our event, and you will have the chance to win free Domino's pizza for you and your friends to enjoy throughout the party.
 Friday, 25 September

17:00 – 18:00

“Speed Friending”

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We know things will be a little different when you join us in September, and we want to make sure you get the opportunity to meet as many people as possible. Our Speed Friending Event will give you the opportunity to meet new friends and connect online!
Date & time Activity Description
 Monday, 28 September

14:00 – 15:00 

Q&A Session

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 Join the International Student Engagement team for a Q&A session and meet some of our Leeds Beckett Buddies.
 Tuesday, 29 September

14:00 – 15:00

 Meet a Buddy

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 This is a fantastic opportunity to meet our Leeds Beckett International Buddies who will be there to support you during your time at Leeds Beckett.
Wednesday, 28 September

17:00 – 18:00

Quiz Night

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Ready, steady, quiz! Come along to the International Social Network's quiz night for a chance to win prizes. The theme of the quiz will be revealed the week before the event.
Thursday, 1 October

Time to be announced

Welcome Party

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Join us for our Virtual International Welcome Party! We will have a DJ set for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home. Socialise with new students and have some fun. Register for free tickets to our event, and you will have the chance to win free Domino's pizza for you and your friends to enjoy throughout the party.
 Friday, 2 October

19:00 – 21:00

Leeds Beckett International’s Got Talent

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We know things will be a little different when you join us in September, and we want to make sure you get the opportunity to meet as many people as possible. Our Speed Friending Event will give you the opportunity to meet new friends and connect online!