Cross-cultural skills for success: Getting to grips with British culture

Interested in signing up for our series of four, interactive, cross cultural learning and support workshops for King’s College London international, postgraduate students?

This short series of linked workshops will be of interest and benefit to international students who want to enhance their cross cultural competence and gain insights into aspects of living and studying in the UK to support their studies at King’s.

The sessions will be held on four Wednesdays 2.30pm-4.00pm starting from 12th November, at the Strand Campus.  See below for all dates.

Each session will focus on developing a different skill:

  • Session 1: 12th November – Introductions; what does culture mean to us?
  • Session 2: 19th November – Participating in academic groups
  • Session 3: 26th November – How to do social conversation?
  • Session 4: 3rd December – Seeking help and expressing disagreement

*Important note*

  • The sessions are being offered as a ‘closed’ group for around 8-15 students, who will aim attend all four sessions
  • To maximise learning outcomes and mutual support, students will NOT BE ABLE TO JOIN THE GROUP AFTER THE FIRST SESSION
  • The sessions are fully interactive, not delivered lecture-style
  • The sessions are offered as an optional, professional development training and do not lead to any kind of qualification or certification

If you are interested in registering for this cross cultural learning opportunity, please send an email to Jennifer.raper@kcl.ac.uk explaining:

  • Why this training is of interest to you
  • What you would want to get out of the training

This course is jointly run by the Student Advice Service and Counselling Service