Global Centre


Based at each campus you can find Greenwich Students' Unions Global Centres. These are great places for you to meet our Global Greenwich Ambassadors who will give you information, support, and guidance.

Greenwich: 11am-3pm Weekdays
Avery Hill: 12pm-1pm Tuesday-Thursdays
Medway: 12pm-2pm Weekdays

 

 

 
 

 Student groups


We have lots of student groups across all three campuses, from sports clubs to societies, along with cultural societies which you can see below. 

If you’re interested in starting your own student group, whether it’s a cultural group or not, you can start a new group here!

 

African-Caribbean (ACS)

African-Caribbean (ACS) - Medway

Arab- Medway

Australia and New Zealand

 

 

 

Frequently asked questions


We know there can be a lot to take in when joining university and it can sometimes be hard to know where to look, or who to turn to. 

We’ve compiled a handy list of core support services and things you might need to think about when starting university. 

Take your time reading through the sections below and jumping to the relevant websites that you need. 

Click each section to open it up and find out more.

Before you arrive

There are a few things you will need to think about and complete before you join us at Greenwich. 

After you arrive

Once you’ve arrived in the UK and settled into your accommodation, you’ll need to start thinking about some of the next steps. 

You will need to collect a Greenwich Gateway Card in order to identify yourself on campus and take part in much student activity, including accessing buildings, borrowing library books, and sitting exams.

 

Make sure you’ve done the following to make collecting your card as smooth as possible:
  • Complete your online registration
  • Bring your student ID number Bring your original form of ID used during the document checking element of registration Bring your visa Completed any required COVID-19 quarantine
  • You can collect your card from your campus’ Student Centre.
  • You can upload an ID photo beforehand, or have it taken on-site.

 

To find out where to collect your card, along with the times the Student Centre is open, head here: https://www.gre.ac.uk/welcome/registration/student-cards

Police registration

Students from certain countries are required to register with the police within 7 days of their arrival.  

Looking after yourself

University can be a daunting experience for many but don’t fear, there are lots of places for you to get the support you need during your studies.  

Support with your studies

There are lots of services that can help you to excell at academia.  

Events by Global Greenwich


Check out the great events we put on at all three campuses. We think International students will love these events below and you can see a full list of all events here!

TABLEtalk
13th October - 31st December
Zoom
7:30pm - 9:00pm TABLEtalk will be running via Zoom. If you would like to improve your conversational English language skills, better your cross-cultural understanding and, in the process, make friends. Please contact Kirsten on K.Wynn@gre.ac.uk
TABLEtalk
20th October - 7th January
Zoom
7:30pm - 9:00pm TABLEtalk will be running via Zoom. If you would like to improve your conversational English language skills, better your cross-cultural understanding and, in the process, make friends. Please contact Kirsten on K.Wynn@gre.ac.uk
TABLEtalk
27th October - 14th January
Zoom
7:30pm - 9:00pm TABLEtalk will be running via Zoom. If you would like to improve your conversational English language skills, better your cross-cultural understanding and, in the process, make friends. Please contact Kirsten on K.Wynn@gre.ac.uk
TABLEtalk
3rd November - 21st January
Zoom
7:30pm - 9:00pm TABLEtalk will be running via Zoom. If you would like to improve your conversational English language skills, better your cross-cultural understanding and, in the process, make friends. Please contact Kirsten on K.Wynn@gre.ac.uk
TABLEtalk
10th November - 28th January
Zoom
7:30pm - 9:00pm TABLEtalk will be running via Zoom. If you would like to improve your conversational English language skills, better your cross-cultural understanding and, in the process, make friends. Please contact Kirsten on K.Wynn@gre.ac.uk
Reflective Space - Support Group for International Students
17th November - 29th December
Greenwich
Are you feeling lonely or out of place? Or just plain homesick? Struggling with academic writing?
TABLEtalk
17th November - 4th February
Zoom
7:30pm - 9:00pm TABLEtalk will be running via Zoom. If you would like to improve your conversational English language skills, better your cross-cultural understanding and, in the process, make friends. Please contact Kirsten on K.Wynn@gre.ac.uk
BFI Southbank - Japan 2021
22nd November - 31st December
BFI Southbank
100 Years of Japanese Cinema
Reflective Space - Support Group for International Students
24th November - 5th January
Greenwich
Are you feeling lonely or out of place? Or just plain homesick? Struggling with academic writing?
TABLEtalk
24th November - 11th February
Zoom
7:30pm - 9:00pm TABLEtalk will be running via Zoom. If you would like to improve your conversational English language skills, better your cross-cultural understanding and, in the process, make friends. Please contact Kirsten on K.Wynn@gre.ac.uk
Chanukah Lightings 2021
28th November - 6th December
London
Chanukah Lightings 2021 – Check Poster for Locations
Reflective Space - Support Group for International Students
1st December - 12th January
Greenwich
Are you feeling lonely or out of place? Or just plain homesick? Struggling with academic writing?
Whodunnit - Global English Language
1st December
Academic Skills Hub, 3rd Floor Stockwell Street Library
Session 4: Whodunnit Questions for Analysis - Using questions, to gain information and form hypotheses. Analysis and breaking down information for meaning. 15:00 Workshop with Sharon Perera 16:00 Close - Coffee and chat with student ambassador
TABLEtalk
1st December - 18th February
Zoom
7:30pm - 9:00pm TABLEtalk will be running via Zoom. If you would like to improve your conversational English language skills, better your cross-cultural understanding and, in the process, make friends. Please contact Kirsten on K.Wynn@gre.ac.uk
Multi-Faith Chanukkah Celebration
2nd December
The Liberal Jewish Synagogue
Multi-Faith Chanukkah Celebration
Honest talk: Which pathway to go to end up with a dream career?
2nd December
Stockwell Street Library
How to find an internship, get ready for life after uni and first and foremost, don’t lose your mind? An interesting talk hosted by Tereza Tomanova, MA in Multimedia Journalism for students within all courses.
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Whodunnit - Global English Language
3rd December
Academic Skills Hub, 3rd Floor Stockwell Street Librayt
Session 4: Whodunnit Questions for Analysis - Using questions, to gain information and form hypotheses. Analysis and breaking down information for meaning. 12:00 Workshop with Sharon Perera 13:00 Close - Coffee and chat with student ambassador
Rochester's Dickensian Christmas Festival
4th December
Rochester
Come and join us for a great day out at Rochester's Dickensian Christmas Festival