Can you imagine what it is like to study in another country? Being an international student can be hugely challenging, and having to negotiate the complexity of a university in a different language presents multiple issues.
UCA is committed to increasing the number of international students on our courses, and this will enable the university to provide a truly international experience for all students. The links below enable you to explore different aspects of internationalisation and its impact on your work.
- The impact of internationalisation on the UCA curriculum: this podcast examines how to adapt the UCA curriculum to provide a fully international focus. The podcast includes tips for enhancing curricula, and explains how staff will be supported through the transition to a greater focus on internationalisation.
- Internationalising the curriculum: this blog post by Dr. Tomasz John explains what an internationalised curriculum looks like, and shows what this looks like in practice.
- Quick wins in your teaching to better support international students : this blog post by Liz Thomson and Annamarie McKie, brings together some useful teaching tips from UCA teaching staff on what has worked well with international students.
- Mental health of international students: studying in a different country can be traumatic. This post by Ray Martin highlights key factors that can cause stress for international students.