Helping new international students settle into life in the UK and life at LSBU? Meeting students from across the world? Enhancing your CV and employability?
The purpose of ‘Buddies’
Work closely with the Immigration and International Student Advice team to give new students the best possible start to their time at LSBU Offer linguistic support, cultural guidance and information about life at LSBU To be in contact with new international students during the spring term and beyond Meet the new students at International Welcome Respond to emails and arrange social meetings
What do we expect from you?
Good knowledge of LSBU and London Enthusiasm and drive Good interpersonal skills and cultural awareness
We expect you to meet an International Student Adviser before the students arrive in January 2018. You will then be expected to be in contact with a small group of international students during the Spring semester, keeping in touch once a week and meeting up every few weeks.
How will it benefit you?
Enhance your cross cultural awareness which is important within the workplace Gain transferable employability skills Gain experience of mentoring and holding a role of responsibility Increase your confidence Make friends from all over the world It is also a positive addition to your CV