The British Council offers free events in country for students leaving to study in the UK. These are a great opportunity for final preparations before flying out, as well as getting to know other students studying in the UK and meeting alumni.
Please check the British CouncilLink opens in a new window website for your country for information on upcoming events. We will list events below as we become aware.
British Council Pre-departure Briefing for EU 2022
Friday 22nd July 2022 13.00 - 14.30 CEST
the British Council and UK Visas and Immigration are holding a pre-departure briefing session online for all EU students about to embark on university studies in the UK. The webinar will help incoming students prepare for their upcoming trip to the UK and clarify the Student Visa application process.
you can find more information and register here.
British Council Pre-departure Briefing for Wider Europe 2022
The British Council is hosting a virtual pre-departure briefing for students from wider Europe on Wednesday 29 June 2022, from 13:00 - 15:00 BST.
The webinar is free of charge and open to any students from the countries below.
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- North Macedonia
You can find more details hereLink opens in a new window.
British Council Pre-departure Briefings for East Asian Students 2022
The British Council is holding a variety of face to face and online pre-departure briefings throughout June and August 2022 for East Asian students from the countries below.
- Hong Kong SAR
- Laos PDR
- South Korea
|Countries||Dates||Format||Language of Delivery||Further info and registration link|
|Thailand||25 June 2022||Face-to-face and online||Local language||https://www.britishcouncil.or.th/en/events/pre-departure-briefing-2022|
|China||3 July - 23 July||Guangzhou,
|Indonesia and Malaysia||3rd week of July 2022 (Date TBC)||Online||English||Details to be available shortly at https://www.britishcouncil.my/study-uk/events-seminars/pre-departure-briefings|
|Japan||27 July 2022||Online||Local language||TBC|
7 July 2022 (English)
21 July 2022 (Cantonese)
11 August 2022 (Cantonese)
|East Asia*||27 July 2022||Online||English||https://www.britishcouncil.or.th/en/study-uk/EA-pre-departure-briefing|
|Singapore||5 August 2022||Online||English||https://www.britishcouncil.sg/pre-departure-briefing-uk-bound-students-singapore-2022|
|Malaysia||2nd week of August 2022 (Between 8-12, date TBC)||Online||English||Details to be available shortly at https://www.britishcouncil.my/study-uk/events-seminars/pre-departure-briefings|
|Indonesia||4th week of August 2022 (Between 22-26, date TBC)||Online||English||TBC|