This Week’s News

Monday 16 February 2015

In this week’s edition…
  • This edition features a great choice of events and activities for you to get involved with so check out our events calendar and book your place.
  • If you want to improve your English and get to know British culture and Sheffield better, join Global Friends, a social initiative which helps you meet British students.
  • There’s only 2 weeks left till SHU Fest! Download the events programme and remember to tweet your pictures #SHUFest
Student Voice
  • Create a blog about your global experience and you could win an iPad mini.
  • Careers and recruitment fairs are a great way to make a good first impression and network with potential employers. Find out the best ways to do this at the Prepare for the Fair workshop this week.
  • Next week is Student Volunteering Week.  Get involved and boost your CV!
  • If you are interested in working full-time in the UK after you graduate, then Working in the UK after studies sessions provide information about Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 5 visa routes.
  • The Home Office has published information on the proposed visa fee increases from April 2015.  Read about them here to find out if this affects you.
  • Is your visa due to expire soon? If so, you must attend a group session.

Best wishes,

International Student Support Team