Links

http://www.international.ac.uk/research-and-publications/newsletters/international-focus.aspx This newsletter is useful, you can sign up to be alerted to the latest issue.

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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.

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/higher-education-network/blog/2012/apr/16/15-ideas-university-experience-overseas-students?INTCMP=SRCH

http://www.guardian.co.uk/higher-education-network/higher-education-network-blog/2012/apr/17/resources-improving-university-overseas-studenrts?INTCMP=SRCH