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Location: Room to be confirmed at Docklands Campus
The day is designed to give you an in-depth introduction to your life in the UK and as a UEL student. There are presentations, workshops and events covering a wide range of subjects, including visa/immigration, wellbeing and English language support, and social activities.
The day usually starts with a warm welcome from the Vice-Chancellor's Group and UEL International, as well as various introductions from important and useful services from the University such as:
We will also provide advice about living in London, including how to open a bank account, accessing healthcare, travelling around London and how to budget whilst living in one of the most exciting cities in the world.
Orientation Day ends with a complementary sandwich lunch and an opportunity to take part in range of sporting activities with our UEL Sports team in the early afternoon.
Please see Social Activities & Trips for some of the events currently taking place.
To help you make friends and settle in during your study in the UK, we run a number of trips and events for you to enjoy. We work closely with the Students' Union to organise plenty of activities. Join hundreds of other new students who have just arrived in the following activities:
Please see our Trips & Social Activites section