Monthly meet-ups for student parents

Are you a student parent, Pregnant or have a regular responsibility for young children whilst studying?

The Student Advice Team within Student Services will be running monthly meet ups for student parents every 1st Wednesday of the Month.

These Meet Ups are a fantastic opportunity to meet fellow student parents within the college, Share Experiences, offer support and most of all we aim to give you the opportunity to relax amongst peers and make friends.

The first Meet Up will be held in the Board Room in FWB 5.148 Wednesday 7th October, Refreshments and Nibbles will be available and students are very welcome to bring children and partners should they wish.

If you have any questions regarding the Meet ups please contact Becky Robinson within the Student Advice Team becky.robinson@kcl.ac.uk

 

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