Orientation & Welcome

Orientation & Welcome

‌‌The International Student Support team are here to ensure you settle in to University life as quickly and as smoothly as possible. 

We recommend the following programmes organised by our team.

International Orientation Programmes

International Orientation Programmes take place every January and September. 

According to feedback, 97% of 2016 International Student Orientation participants would recommend attending an International Student Orientation programme.

Next programme

  • The next International Student Orientation programme will take place from 5th September 2017.
  • ‌The programme is open to all new undergraduate and postgraduate students from outside the UK who have been accepted to University of Glasgow from September 2017.
Registration will be open from summer 2017.‌

Welcome Programme

The Welcome Programme takes place every January and September.

Next programme

  • The next Welcome Programme will take place from 1 - 22 September.
  • The aim of the programme is to assist new international students during the arrival period.
  • Our Welcome Team will be at Glasgow International Airport welcoming our newly-arrived students from 1-10 September and on selected dates there will be a free coach service to take you directly to your University accommodation (2, 3, 4, 8 & 9 September only).
  • A Welcome Desk offering assistance with your orientation and welcome-related questions will also be available on level 1 of the Fraser Building from 1- 22 September.
Registration will be open from summer 2017.

Airport welcome

Orientation at other times of the year

If you are unable to join us at the International Student Orientation programme, you can still meet us throughout the year to discuss any queries.

You can do this by booking a one-to-one appointment via MyGlasgow.