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Support Smart: Cultural Considerations

Student Services' support guide for Academic School Staff and other student facing staff

Cultural Considerations

As a staff member you will be dealing with a wide range of cultures within the overall "university culture".

This section is designed to help you become more aware of cultures, avoid intercultural difficulties and assist you in making the University a "uniquely welcoming" place for both students and staff regardless of cultural background or country of origin.


Skills You Need: Intercultural Awareness

In a multicultural world, most of us need at least some

intercultural awareness every day. Find out more at

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UKCISA Culture Shock - Adapting to a New Culture

Culture - Cultural Transitions

Asking for Help - Cultural Transitions

Skills You need - Intercultural Communication

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We live in a global and multicultural community.

Learning about how Intercultural Communication can

help us to communicate better with one another!


Accent- Cultural Transitions

Food - Cultural Transitions

International Students' Transition

Free Online Course - Intercultural Communication

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Free online course:

Intercultural Communication

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Environment- Cultural Transitions

Social Life - Cultural Transitions