Session 1: Immigration and Visas -
This session is for non-EU/non-EEA students and will cover all relevant issues about rights and responsibilities of holding a Tier 4 visa, police registration, getting incorrect visas corrected, rights to employment in the UK and Schengen visas for other European countries. Other visas including Tier 1, Tier 2 and dependant visas will also be touched upon. Led by a specialist international student adviser, you will have a chance to ask any questions you might have about your own visa.
Session 2: Life in London -
This workshop will introduce you to living in London, covering practicalities such as using public transport, making the most of activities in the city and other useful tips. The session will also cover important aspects of the network of support, advice and information for students of King’s College London. Led by a specialist international student adviser, you will have a chance to ask any questions you might have about living in the UK and London and being a student at King’s.
The Centre for Doctoral Studies runs two courses that are specifically aimed at doctoral students who are undertaking research on a part-time basis:
- Surviving the Part-Time PhD 1: Prioritisation and Work-Life Balance
- Surviving the Part-Time PhD 2: Planning Your PhD and Maintaining Motivation
These half-day workshops are booked through our online booking system, Skills Forge, using your King’s user name and password. Full details are available on the Doctoral Training Booklet.
Induction for taught (i.e. MSc, MA and MRes) postgraduate students is currently undertaken at the local departmental/divisional/faculty levels, and new students should liaise directly with their faculty for further details.