Orientation Programme

Our International Student Orientation programme ran from 13-17 September 2021.

International Orientation January 2021

The programme will consist of a range of live online information sessions, face-to-face on campus social activities and a range of  drop-in opportunities.

It is designed to provide you with information and advice and to ensure you receive all the support you need to get the best from your time at Ulster.  This includes a range of activities to introduce you to university life and living in Northern Ireland.

You can view all of our weekly events and activities below, including details of how to join in.

There are also a number of additional events you can join throughout the semester.

You can revisit any online information sessions through our on-demand webpage.

Orientation - 17 to 21 January

There are 19 events that you should be aware of in Orientation - 17 to 21 January

Monday 17 January
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Welcome to Ulster - Living and Learning in NI

Find out more about living and learning in Northern Ireland and get prepared for the week ahead.

10:00AM to 11:00AM Online via Zoom

Study Abroad Student Orientation

A session with our Study Abroad team for students studying at Ulster for a semester or a single year.

11:00AM to 12:00PM Online via Zoom

Meet students from your faculty

Join this virtual session where you will be able to hear from students in your Faculty and get to meet other new students.

11:00AM to 11:30AM Online via Zoom

Virtual Reception

Drop into our Virtual Reception Desk to talk with a member of the team if you have any questions.

12:00PM to 02:00PM Online via Zoom
Tuesday 18 January
Event Time Location

Housing Clinic

Join the team to learn more about private housing options.

09:30AM to 10:00AM Online via Zoom

Developing your Academic English

Meet our CELT team to learn how they can support you as you begin your studies through their free classes and 1:1 consultations.

10:00AM to 11:00AM Online via Zoom

Understanding your Student Visa

An important virtual session outlining your responsibilities as a Student Visa holder.

11:00AM to 12:00PM Online via Zoom

Virtual Reception

Drop into our Virtual Reception Desk to talk with a member of the team if you have any questions.

12:00PM to 02:00PM Online via Zoom

Academic Expectation & Success - UUBS

An important session for new students studying within Ulster University Business School.

02:00PM to 03:00PM Online via Zoom

Where's the best place for? Ask our students

Drop in to this online session to ask our students for their advice on the best places to go to.

03:00PM to 04:00PM Online via Zoom
Wednesday 19 January
Event Time Location

Academic Expectations & Success - LHS

An important session for new students studying within the Life and Health Science Faculty.

12:00AM to 12:00PM Online via Zoom

Opening a UK Bank Account

Find out what is required to open a bank account in the UK.

09:30AM to 10:00AM Online via Zoom

Healthcare and Registering with a Doctor

Find out more about the UK health care system including registering with a doctor and finding a dentist.

10:00AM to 10:30AM Online via Zoom

Virtual Reception

Drop into our Virtual Reception Desk to talk with a member of the team if you have any questions.

12:00PM to 02:00PM Online via Zoom

Academic Expectations & Success - AHSS

An important session for students studying within the Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Faculty.

02:00PM to 03:00PM Online via Zoom
Thursday 20 January
Event Time Location

Police Registration Information

Join the ISE team to find out what to do if you have a visa requirement to register with the Police.

09:30AM to 10:00AM Online via Zoom

Understanding your Student Visa and Responsibilities

Did you miss the session on Monday? This is another chance to join an important virtual session outlining your responsibilities as a Student visa holder. This is a live session so you will have the chance to ask any questions!

10:00AM to 11:00AM Online via Zoom

Academic Expectations & Success - CEBE

An important session for students studying in the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment.

11:00AM to 12:00PM Online via Zoom

Virtual Reception

Drop into our Virtual Reception Desk to talk with a member of the team if you have any questions.

12:00PM to 02:00PM Online via Zoom