Category Archives: Internationalisation in T&L and Global Employability in Biosciences

Lessons learnt the hard way last forever

Hello, I am Katerina Lazidou, a research student working on a small project funded by the Digitally Ready team. This small project is being conducted for the School of Biological Sciences, with Dr Teeroumanee Nadan and Dr Kimberly Watson. This … Continue reading

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The use of technologies among like-minded people

It was early January, even before the term started, when I met with Dr Geoff Taggart (Lecturer/Co-Director BA CDL, Institute of Education) and Enza Siciliano Verruccio (Italian Language Coordinator, Modern Languages and European Studies) with regards to future directions and … Continue reading

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Back to work! Continuing the development of the EEB blended framework and the Internationalisation Project

Christmas and New Year are over, being the ambitious student I am, I think it’s about time  to get back to work! Due to the success of my UROP placement, I have been invited back part time to develop the … Continue reading

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Study Advice Session for the Spring Term

Today we had a successful meeting with Matt Daley (International Support Adviser) and Dr Michelle Reid (Study Adviser) for the delivery of sessions to start in the Spring Term (Jan-Apr 2003). Following our initial discussions with these study advisors (check … Continue reading

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Lunchtime session – Internationalisation Change Programme, Implications for Reading

Simon Sweeney, Higher Education Academy (HEA) Associate, will visit Reading in his capacity as advisor for the Internationalisation Change Programme supported by the HEA. He will also deliver a lunch time presentation and participate in a discussion with university staff. … Continue reading

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Personal reflections on “Visa and Work Placements for International Students”

Today I had the opportunity to attend a presentation on Tier 4 Visa National Students & Work Placements. The University’s Tier 4 Licence enables the recruitment of International Students.  Tier 4 students are allowed to undertake work placements as an … Continue reading

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Community of Practice (COP) Internationalising Student Support

Lunch time today was busy with the first Community of Practice (COP) Internationalising Student Support meeting. The COP Internationalising Student Support was recently established to share best practices and provide staff the opportunity to discuss current challenges and opportunities to … Continue reading

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Our work with the Study Advisers

Recent works in this project has seen a collaboration with the Study Advice. Matt Daley (International Student Adviser) and Dr Michelle Reid (Study Adviser) will be tailoring presentations to our students’s demography in the following: Going Global and Adjusting to … Continue reading

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Understanding global employability in the Biosciences

With the onset of a new term, odds are that our international students are confused, lost and worried as they settle into life in a new country and settle into their studies on a new campus. To help them, the … Continue reading

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When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

Just a little recap on up-to-date achievements thus far on the Internationalisation Project. Previously we have been able to achieve quite a recognizable amount of success. However, we still haven’t reached to the finishing line. For the past few days, … Continue reading

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