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Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL)
Briefing paper on Library Services for International Students: www.sconul.ac.uk/groups/access/papers/
International librarians JISCmail discussion list
The primary aim of the list is to exchange information, experience in supporting international students in academic libraries: www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A0=LIS-INTERNATIONAL
American Library Association group
The Academic Library Services to International Students Interest Group is an official interest group of the Association of College and Research Libraries: www.acrl.ala.org/international/
Study methods used in the UK
These may be different to what students are used to in their home country and they may need to develop new study skills to be successful.
- This video on ‘What to expect in UK Higher Education’ is aimed at taught postgraduates but has relevant information for all levels: www.sdaw.info/international/international.htm
- Find out more about teaching, learning and assessment methods used in the UK by reading the leaflet “Study Methods in the UK”: www.ukcisa.org.uk/student/info_sheets/study_methods.php
Prepare for Success
This is an interactive pre-arrival learning tool for students whose first language is not English: www.prepareforsuccess.org.uk
International Students Studying in the UK
New QAA guidance Jan 2012 p://www.qaa.ac.uk/Publications/InformationAndGuidance/Documents/International-students.pdf
Guardian article: Improving the university experience for overseas students