University of Bath School of Management University of Bath School of Management

MSc Marketing

Your Welcome Week is full of different events, some organised by the School, and some by the Students' Union (SU), all helping you settle into Bath and get to know your course mates better.

There's an exciting postgraduate-specific event every night of Freshers' Week, so be sure to get involved in the fun!

SU events (more information on SU events can be found on the SU's Freshers' Website)

Read more about campus locations.

Key Must attend Must attend once Optional Students' Union Postgraduate only

Monday 25 September

Time Event Location
10.00 - 16.00 Document checking Overseas – Library 3rd/4th floor

EU/Home – Library 4th floor
10.15 - 11.05 MSc Course Registration

Register, meet classmates and enjoy free refreshments.
10 West 2.47
11.00 - 16.00 Campus Challenge The Parade
12.00 - 18.30 Wristband collection

Your wristband is your ticket to every FW event happening throughout the week, so make sure you don't forget! Make sure you bring government issued photo ID with you and your library card if you have it.
The Tub
16.15 - 17.05 Welcome to the School

The Dean, Associate Dean and key MSc staff give an introduction and an overview of the year ahead.
2 West University Hall
Evening Show your Colours Club Night
Film Night
Pizza and boardgames
20.00 - 23.00 Cocktail Night The Plug

Tuesday 26 September

Time Event Location
10.00 - 16.00 Document checking Library
10.15 - 12.05 Introduction to Library Services

Helen Rhodes (Subject Librarian) will introduce you to the resources. This session will provide a foundation for the database workshops Helen will deliver later in the semester.
2 West University Hall
11.00 - 16.00 Inflatables and arts/crafts Founders Hall
12.00 - 14.00 LBGT+ BBQ The Lake
13.15 - 15.05 Director of Studies Welcome & Unit options talk

You will meet your Director of Studies, your Student Experience Officer and Programme Officer/ Administrator. You will receive details about:
  • your course and studieschoosing optional units (modules)
  • who to contact for help and support
  • course structure
  • exams and assignments
  • referencing
  • becoming an Academic Rep
8 West 3.22
Evening Silent disco
Safari (featuring Pixie Lott)
Pizza and boardgames
Sci-Fi, fantasy and anime film night
Plug Quiz
19.00 - 23.00 Cheese and wine evening Claverton Rooms

Wednesday 27 September

Time Event Location
10.00 - 14.00 Document checking Library
10.15 - 12.05 MSc Global Networking 2

Come and learn more about networking through a variety of interactive and fun activities; this is a great opportunity to meet MSc students from other courses and countries. Just bring along an open mind.

10 West 2.47
10.30 - 12.30 Macmillan Coffee Morning The Arena
11.00 - 16.00 Sports Day The Parade
15.15 - 16.05 Student Life

Information and guidance on University services including:

The SU will also introduce you to their services and opportunities. If you want to find out more, visit the information fair in the level 2 foyer of the Chancellors' Building.
Chancellors' Building 1.11
Evening Cheesy night
Superheroes and villains (featuring Jack Maynard)
Pizza and boardgames
Film night
MusicSoc live music night
19.00 - 23.00 Comedy Walk around Bath

Meet at the Huntsman Pub
Bath city centre

Thursday 28 September

Time Event Location
10.00 - 14.00 Document checking Library
11.00 - 16.00 Activities Day The Parade
13.00 - 15.00 Skyline Walk Library
15.15 - 16.05 Study Skills

This talk will introduce you to some key study skills for the year ahead.
Chancellors' Building 1.10
16.15 - 17.05 Careers - How to Get Your Ideal Job

This session will give an overview of what graduate recruiters look for, the recruitment process and timeframe. You will also hear about the careers support available to you from the School and University Careers Service.
Chancellors' Building 1.10
18.00 - 19.30 PG Welcome Reception

An informal drinks reception to give you the opportunity to meet and network with other new postgraduate students and staff working in the School. You'll get your ticket to this event at your Course Registration on Monday 25 September.
The Assembly Rooms
Evening Motown night
UK Neon (featuring Pure and the Showhawk Duo)
Pizza and boardgames
Sci-Fi, fantasy and anime film night
Cocktail night
Comedy night
19.00 - 23.00 Pub Quiz The West Gate

Friday 29 September

Time Event Location
10.00 - 14.00 Document checking Library
10.00 - 15.00 Freshers' Fair Founders Hall
Evening Decades (featuring Hot Dub Time Machine)
Pizza and boardgames
Film night
Weekend warm up
BUST Murder Mystery
21.00 - 02.00 Postgraduate party The Tub

Saturday 30 September

Time Event Location
12.00 - Live sports The Plug
12.00 - 16.00 Bring your family BBQ The Parade Bar
19.00 Film Soc and Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Anime joint screening of Rogue One 8 West 1.1
19.20 - 00.00 Pub Tour Meet at the Campus bus stop
20.00 - 00.00 Games night Claverton Rooms

Sunday 01 October

Time Event Location
11.30 - 16.00 IKEA (Bristol) trip East Car Park
18.00 - 21.30 Cycle Cinema

BBQ from 18.00, film starts at 19.00