International student ambassadors

Welcome to the UK

Discover the activities and events taking place to help you settle into life in the UK

Stepping into a new course in a new country is an opportunity to embrace new passions, make new friends and make the most of your time as an international student.

As well as university-wide activities for you to experience, you can take part in our international orientation programme. Take part in orientation in person, online or on-demand.

We are really excited to welcome you to Portsmouth, whether you are here with us in person or joining us online from overseas. 

Update on Welcome events

Please note that all Welcome activities have been planned in line with current Government guidance.

Due to the current UK covid-19 restrictions, we are planning an exciting and varied programme of virtual and in person events to welcome you to the University and help you get settled in the UK.

Orientation: 27 September – 3 October 2021

We are currently finalising the last details of the Orientation Programme, it will be going live soon. You will receive an invitation by email to view the programme and book onto the events. 

What you can expect to see during Orientation Week: 

  • Introduction to British Culture Workshop
  • Afternoon Tea Social
  • Seafront Walking Tour and Fish and Chips
  • Welcome Presentations
  • Movie Nights
  • Money and Budgeting Workshop
  • Campus and City Tours
  • Bus Tours of the city
  • Q&A Sessions
  • Be Culture Smart

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