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Enhanced Induction

Join Royal Holloway International Study Centre in November 2024 to participate in our 3-week Enhanced Induction programme, designed to help you settle into life in the UK before commencing your main pathway programme in January 2025.

Thie enhanced induction gives you extra support and the opportunity to learn more about life in the UK and develop your English Language skills. You will also receive expert guidance on academic practice from the International College; all offered to you at no additional cost.

The Enhanced Induction is focused on three areas that will help you succeed in your academic programme: language, life and learning skills.

Why attend the Enhanced Induction?

You’ll benefit from 15-hours per week of face-to-face sessions, allowing you to:

  • Practice your English language skills
  • Build new friendships and get to know key Centre staff, helping you adjust to life living and studying in the UK.
  • Find our more about the wide range of support and guidance available to you, which is designed to help you succeed.
  • Additional advice on developing your digital skills, managing your money, practical tips on managing your time and an introduction to assessments in UK higher education.
  • Have additional time to adapt to and enjoy UK life and culture, helping you settle in before you begin your academic programme in January 2025.

It’s the perfect way to get a head start and be better prepared for your chosen programme.

What can I expect from the additional three weeks?

Attending the Enhanced Induction gives the following benefits:

  • A varied timetable, designed to help you make the most of your student experience.
  • Work with your fellow students on group activities and projects, with the opportunity to make suggestions and provide feedback.
  • Explore the university’s facilities and the local area through campus tours.

Are there any additional costs or fees?

There are no additional tuition fees to pay. However, there will be additional costs to consider such as accommodation costs, as you will be in the UK for a longer period of time. If you request accommodation on your application form, our Central Student Support Team will contact you directly in October regarding the options available.

How to apply

After you have confirmed your place for January 2025 and paid your advanced tuition fees, you will receive further instructions about how to access the course from our Central Student Support team. Please visit our application support page to confirm your place!

Course eligibility

This course is available for students progressing to International Foundation Year and International Year One starting in January.

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Applying to Royal Holloway International Study Centre is easy and straightforward. Check entry requirements, tuition fees and see what you have to do before you arrive, from getting your student visa to arranging accommodation.

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English Language Preparation

Our online English Language preparation courses will help you develop your English language skills to the level required to begin your chosen pathway programme.

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Our Student Enrolment Advisors are available to answer any questions you may have and help you with your application. We can't wait to meet you!