growth in international students coming to the United Kingdom
has well been documented, but little research has been
undertaken into the implications for specific national
cohorts, particularly with regard to students form Greece.
There is lack of research into the nature and persistence of
issues faced by such students.
This article presents the results of the initial
interviews, which were held in order to decide the parameters
of the research and to understand the sort of issues, which it
would be helpful to investigate further. The article also
underlines the importance of ethnographic perspectives in the
identification of research questions in research.
students, Ethnographic research, semi-structured interviews,
support mechanisms, British Universities