International Students Conference,
Yarnfield, 9-10 May 2011Agenda
09 May 2011:
11:00 – 12:00
11:30 – 12:00
Introduction to conference for first time delegates
12:00 – 13:00
13:00 – 14:30
: The future of the International Students’ Campaign.14:30 – 15:45
Workshops1. International students’ immigration campaign
Over the past year drastic changes have been implemented regarding studentvisas. This session will look at what the international students’ campaign, andinternational students locally are doing to address these issues.
2. The European student experience and the European Students’ Union
This session brings together information about the European student experienceand looks at how the European Students’ Union can provide support and insightsfor our European students.
3. Supporting international students in crisis
The past 18 months have seen some dramatic events across the world, may of which have had unexpected consequences for international students in the UK.This session looks at what we have learnt about how to best support internationalstudents during these times of crisis.
4. International Postgraduates
In March the Postgraduate Campaign held a postgraduate international studentforum. This session draws out some of the main findings of this event and aidsunions to understand this group better.15:45 – 16:00
16:00 – 17.15
Workshops1. The student experience at overseas campuses
The international students’ campaign has published a joint briefing focusing onthe experience of students studying at UK institutions on overseas
2. International student fees
Fees are a continuous issue for international students. This session looks at whatrepresentatives can do locally to try and ensure the best deal is reached for theirstudents.