Creating a positive international student experience

Join expert trainers and your international education community on 30 November and 01 December to gain some insights on how to enhance the student experience at your institution. 

Led by experienced trainers Claire O'Leary and Adriana Pérez Encinas, the course is specially designed to assist you in recognising the requirements of international and mobility students, and to determine the necessary measures to enhance their overall experience. This two-day course comprises eight modules with social breaks for networking.

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If you question whether your institution provides the best experience for its international students, this course is for you. Through case studies and practical exercises, you will gain a better understanding of the various factors that can affect international and mobility students. 

What you'll learn

As a participant, you will learn best practices to encourage cooperation across departments and administrative offices, enhancing quality for the entire student body. Finally, you will also develop the tools to influence decision-makers, change institutional practices and evaluate success. 

The course will help you:  

  • Design an approach and action plan specific to your institution  
  • Understand the needs of international degree and mobility students, and why we should take their differences into consideration
  • Effectively advocate – across academic and administrative departments – for enhancing the student experience 
  • Find out how your international students can contribute to internationalisation at home 
  • Explore the international student experience in the classroom - learn from best practices to ensure meaningful internationalisation of the curriculum for the benefit of all students 

How to get the most out of this course

Anyone with an interest in enhancing the student experience at their institution and making a positive impact would thrive in this course.  

If you have any questions about this course, please check the Frequently Asked Questions page. 

Important dates

  • 30
    MODULE 1–4


  • 01
    MODULE 5–8


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