University College London Union

Welcome International Students

International Students starting at UCL in 2013/14

Hello international students!

Hello and welcome to UCLU. I’m Katie, your Welfare & International Officer for the 2013/14 academic year. I represent your views to both college and the union. Please take a moment to read through the information on this page and if you have any queries please don’t hesitate in contacting me.

Once again a big welcome from myself,
Katie Kokkinou


Living in London

Advice on immigration, visas, accommodation and other areas from UCLU’s Rights & Advice service. Visit the Living in London page.

UCLU for international students

UCLU’s International Students’ Officer Zubar Idris represents all EU and
International students in UCL and UCLU committees to ensure that your needs are being met. Zubair is an international student from Bangladesh and therefore aware of the challenges that you may face in your first year here.

UCLU has an International Students’ Forum, which provides social events and a chance for you to meet each other.

International Students’ Orientation Programme (ISOP)

In January 2014 UCL International Student Support will be holding the International Students Orientation Programme for all new international students. 

UCLU Events during ISOP

Check out the line-up of events that we have in store for you to welcome you and to help you meet new people, show you popular places in London and introduce you to some of the popular ways people in the UK choose to socialise and relax.Tickets will be available to purchase both online and in person at www.uclu.org/shop. Please note they are available on a first come first served basis.

Come along to the North Cloisters on Wednesday and Thursday 10am - 4pm to pick up useful information on social events and other activities. See below as well for our full list of ISOP activities. 

ISOP: Literary Walking Tour

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 4:45pm

ISOP Boat Party

Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 7:45pm

ISOP - International Student Party @ Opal

Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 11:00pm

GIAG: Open Top London Bus Tours

Saturday, 20 September 2014

GIAG: Open Top London Bus Tours

Sunday, 21 September 2014

GIAG: Buckingham Palace State Rooms Visit

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 4:00pm

GIAG: Open Top London Bus Tours

Saturday, 27 September 2014

GIAG: Open Top London Bus Tours

Sunday, 28 September 2014

GIAG: Jack the Ripper Walking Tour

Monday, 29 September 2014 - 6:45pm

GIAG: This is London Walking Tour

Thursday, 9 October 2014 - 6:45pm


UCLU Clubs and Societies

Visit with some of the UCLU Clubs and Societies at ISOP and check out the full list here. UCLU bars and cafes will be open all week.