International Students House membership

16 September 2015

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Student Affairs are delighted to tell you that the University of Westminster is a member of International Students House (ISH).

International Students House, a charity founded in 1965, offers a range of services to aid and develop students while they are studying in London.

As a student here, you're entitled to use the services and facilities at ISH and attend the free events that take place – just show your University of Westminster card at ISH reception.

Services offered by ISH

  • A low-cost bar – here you can meet other international students. The bar offers entertainment and activities most nights of the week.
  • A welfare service – you can book an appointment to visit the welfare officer at ISH.
  • The Theatre Club – you can buy discounted tickets for trips to the theatre from the Events Office at ISH. These theatre tickets are subsidised by ISH by up to 50% and you will attend the show with other students. A perfect way to make some theatre-loving friends.
  • The Travel Club – this club offers discounted trips to destinations in the UK and Europe. Trips are subsidised by ISH by up to 50%. The Travel Club is the perfect way to explore the UK and Europe and meet some new friends.
  • Free Sunday Cinema – every Sunday at 7:30pm ISH shows a new film. No need to book.
  • Free Sunday table tennis – every Sunday afternoon at ISH they play table tennis. All are welcome.
  • Free-to-attend events – ISH organises a range of events throughout the year. These range from cultural awareness evenings, lectures and debates to fun activities.
  • Access to the ISH fitness studio – there is a fee for classes, but the fee is very competitive.

How to stay informed

To find out more, visit the ISH website.

To find out more about upcoming ISH events, Travel Club trips, Theatre Club trips and to sign up for their newsletter, visit the ISH events page.

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About the University of Westminster:

The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 180-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.

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