UKCISA Fest 2021 – bookings open now for members and students!

13 October 2021


Bookings are now open until Monday 8 November to join UKCISA Fest 2021: a three-day event series for UKCISA members and international students in the UK.

From Monday 15 November to Wednesday 17 November 2021, we invite both members and international students to participate in virtual webinars and workshops, alongside sector partners and policy makers – to celebrate International Students’ Day and International Education Week.


UKCISA Fest 2021 will be delivered via:

Cvent Platform: exclusive webinars and content for registered delegates

We are inviting a limited number of members and students to participate in workshops and seminars on the Cvent platform.

As members of UKCISA, your Primary Contact has been contacted to nominate your international students to attend for free. If you’re the primary contact and haven’t received that email please get in touch at Spaces are limited, please nominate your student by 8 November 2021.


Facebook Live: free and accessible for all students

Monday 15 November 11:00-12:00 What to do when things go wrong?

Tuesday 16 November 10:00-11:00 “Things I wish I had known earlier!” General advice to international students

Wednesday 17 November 10:00-11:00 Graduate Route, and other Post-Study Work opportunities


Parliamentary Reception: celebration of International Student Day

We are inviting a selection of UKCISA members and international students to attend the annual Parliamentary Reception hosted by All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on international students, in the afternoon of Wednesday 17 November.

  • Please register your interest during your booking here.


More information

UKCISA has been working with international students closely, provide them an opportunity to engage with other students from across the UK, UKCISA members, sector partners and policy makers, to inform policy dialogue and best practice.

The #WeAreInternational campaign celebrates international students – and the value of international education – in the UK. 

In 2020, we were delighted to welcome the first two cohorts of ambassadors to the #WeAreInternational Student Ambassador Programme, they have made invaluable contributions and their hard work is highly regarded by colleagues across the sector. 

  • Applications now open to become a #WeAreInternational Student Ambassador 2022-23 here
  • Read the letter from UKCISA’s Chief Executive and Chair of Student Advisory Board to welcome international students in the UK here
  • Find out how you can get involved with the #WeAreInternational campaign here