Tag Archives: Internationalisation

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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Challenges to Internationalisation

End of last month Simon Sweeney, Higher Education Academy (HEA) Associate, visited us at Reading in his capacity as advisor for the Internationalisation Change Programme initiative. The visit started with a 2-hour meeting with members of the ICP team followed … 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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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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Quick Progress on the ICP project

The past few weeks have been intertwined with meetings and our Evaluation Report on this project. I just recently got involved in this project (5 weeks ago) and am glad to say that despite the steep learning curve, much progress … 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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HEA Internationalisation Change Initiative Residential Programme

Last week I was fortunate enough to be part of the university’s team on the HEA  Internationalisation Change Initiative Programme held in Leeds. The 2-day residential programme was organised by the HEA and was indeed very fruitful to our work … Continue reading

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Bristol Online Survey

We have started to work on a survey to be deployed online on the Bristol Online system. Following the focus group we had with students end of June, we have identified areas which require deeper analysis. These will be as … Continue reading

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