International Students Special Interest Group

The Personal Tutoring for International Students SIG aims to create a professional network of personal tutors working to understand the issues, concerns and challenges of working with overseas students. Furthermore, this network seeks to disseminate best practice related to supporting international students studying in higher education institutions.

Audience

All UKAT members who have a role in supporting international students in higher education institutions. This is group is also open to colleagues with an interest in inclusive personal tutoring.

Aims

The Personal Tutoring for International Students SIG mission is to stimulate critical dialogue by connecting academics from different higher education institutions and disciplines who support international students.

Forthcoming Events and Activities

SIG Launch with meet and greet introductory social

First term of 2020-2021 academic year

Online

Group meetings

2 x annually

Online

Coordinator

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Louisa Hill

University of Leeds

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Maria Hussain

University of Leeds