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International college counsellors webinar programme

A series of webinars, for college counsellors and advisors, to share insight into the lives of international students at the University during a pandemic.

Counsellor and Advisor Webinar Series


Spring 2021

Back by popular demand, the University of Bath is very pleased to introduce three webinars during this coming semester, aimed at university counsellors and advisors. These webinars will give you greater insight into the life of an international student at the University of Bath during a pandemic. 

Hosted by Ciara Newby (Acting Head of Undergraduate Recruitment), each interactive webinar will provide the opportunity for you to learn more from some of our professional staff experts at Bath, ask any questions, and hear first-hand from our international undergraduate students about their experiences. 

We are happy to arrange a bespoke session for you or your students so please do not hesitate to email student-recruitment-team@bath.ac.uk if you would like to arrange something.

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Admissions processes – an overview for counsellors


Wednesday 21 April 09:00 AM–10:00 AM(BST/GMT +1)

Following some general updates from Bath looking back, and looking forward to the next academic year, this session will feature Mike Nicholson, Director of Admissions and Recruitment, Pip Pisanu, Admissions Manager and Katie Payne, Performance Sports Officer. In addition to an overview of the decision-making process at Bath, we will also explore Bath’s Sport’s Career-Related Programme which is open to student-athletes who show exceptional achievement and potential in both their academic and sporting endeavours. This interactive session will provide ample opportunity for you to ask any questions you might have too.

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The Student Experience: Belonging – support for counsellors


Wednesday 19 May 9:00 -10:00 AM (BST/GMT +1)

This session will feature current international students at Bath, along with Dr Eleanor Parker, Planning and Projects Manager (Skills). Counsellors play a pivotal role in supporting students in preparing for a huge change in their lives, and this interactive session will provide advice on how students and counsellors can work together, as well as general reflections from our current students on their own experiences.

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Employability – an insight for counsellors


This webinar has already taken place

Here at Bath, we are committed to ensuring our students are supported and ready for the world of work. During this session, you will hear from Sanchia Jones, Placement Manager in the School of Management and Aste Dahl, Careers Adviser at the University on what we are doing to prepare students for the world of work. Our international student panel will also feature current students who are on placement, and looking for graduate jobs, to share with you first-hand their experiences of placements and job hunting during a pandemic.

Here are some more resources offering advice to students thinking about going to university.

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