Useful info: Induction & Freshers' Week 2015

Induction/Freshers’ Week: 19 - 27 September 2015

  • Arrivals Weekend - Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 September
  • Freshers Week/Induction - Monday 21 September – Friday 25 September
  • Last date for arrival - Monday 12 October (Monday 5 October for MBA students)

Key links

Information points

Please direct students to these information points if you are unable to help them:

  • Students’ Union: Sat 19 - Sun 27: 9.30am - 6.30pm
  • On Parade: Sat 19 - Sun 27: 9.30am - 6.30pm
  • Bus stops: Sat 19 - Sun 20: 9.30am - 6.30pm
  • International Student Arrivals Desk - Library Level 2: Sat 1pm-5pm; Sun 10am-5pm
  • 4West Student Services Centre: Mon 21- Fri 25 9.30am – 5pm

Maps & location of marquees

  • Campus maps (including an accessibility map and city map)
  • School of Management marquee – rear of 4 South
  • Faculty of Science marquee – rear of 8 West

Top 5 Links

  1. Information about accommodation arrivals
  2. Getting to campus
  3. How to pay accommodation fees
  4. International students visa collection and document checking
  5. Student Finance Team


Services Arrivals Weekend 

Sat 19 – Sun 20 Sep

Induction Week

Mon 21 – Fri 25 Sep

Accommodation induction sessions N/A University Hall, time dependent on accommodation

-Key collection
-Accommodation faults

Key collection & arrivals .
Advice & Representation Centre (SU)

-Sexual health products
-Academic issues

Closed Mon-Thu: 9am – 5pm; 

Fri: 10am–5pm

Banks Santander: 10am-6pm

Barclays:  2.30pm-5pm

Santander: 10am-6pm

Barclays:  2.30pm-5pm

Bus passes N/A Student Centre (SU) Level 2


Cashier's Office Wessex House 3.38

Sun 12pm - 4pm

Wessex House 3.38

Mon-Fri: 9.30am - 4pm

Catering 4W Café: 9am-4pm

Sports Café: 9am-5pm

Fountain Café: Sun only: 10am-3pm

Lime Tree: 8am-11pm

Parade Bar: 12 noon-10pm

Plug Bar (SU): 12 noon-2am

Pitstop: Sat:  8am-3pm; Sun: 9am-3pm

Costa: Mon-Fri: 8am-5.30pm

4W Café: 8am-6pm

Sports Café: 8am-8pm

Fountain Café: 11am-7pm

Lime Tree: 8am-11pm

Parade Bar: 12 noon-10pm

Plug Bar (SU): 8.30am-11pm

Pitstop: 8am-4pm

Costa: 8am-5.30pm


For people of all faiths or none

Open for use from 6am-11pm

(No Chaplaincy staff available)

Chaplain available to talk Mon-Fri: 10am-5pm

Open from 7am on Thursday for the ‘Big Breakfast’ event

Computing Services Helpdesk
Level 2 Library

Info for new users

-Help with IT issues
-IT Shop (not-for-profit)

Sat & Sun: 10am-4pm Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri: 9am-5pm

Wed: 10am-5pm

Dental Centre
How to register

No emergency service for unregistered patients; contact NHS emergency line 111

N/A Mon, Tue, Wed: 8.30am-1pm;  

Thu: 8.30-12.15pm;  1.15-4.30pm

Fri:  8.30-12.30pm;  1-3.30pm

Freshers’ Week (SU) Events See website for full list of activities A limited number of Freshers Wristbands will be available to purchase from midday Mon 21 at The Plug (SU)
International Student Arrivals Desk Library Level 2

 - Visa (BRP) Collection

Sat: 1pm-5pm; 

Sun: 10am-5pm

Library Level 2 - Document checking

Mon 21 and Tue 22 - time dependent on faculty
Check link for details

5W 2.1 - Police registration

New registrations - Thu 24 Sep
Updating registrations - Fri 25 Sep

Library Staffed for the production of library cards

Sat & Sun: 10am-5pm

Issue Desk open Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Medical Centre

Download registration form

N/A Mon-Fri:  8am-6pm;   Sat:  8am-1.30pm
Registration Library Level 2

Sun: 10am-4pm

Library Level 2

Mon–Fri: 9.30am-5pm

Resident Tutors Residential Life Team - 01225 430201 .
Security Services 24/7 at Library Reception

666 on internal phones

24/7 at Library Reception

666 on internal phones

Shops Fresh Grocery: Sat 8.30am-10.30pm; Sun 11am-5pm

Fresh Express:  Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 9am-8pm

Fresh Grocery:  Mon-Fri  7.30am-10.30pm

Fresh Express: Mon-Fri 8.30am-8pm

Sports Training Village Tours N/A Mon-Fri     10am, 12pm and 3pm
Student Finance Library Level 2

Sun: 12pm-4pm

Library Level 2


Student Services

-Funding advice
-Visa advice
-Counselling & Mental Health
-Disability advice
-Letter collection
-General information & signposting

Closed for general enquiries 4W Student Services Centre

Mon-Fri:  9.30am-5pm

Staff Advice

Staff Helpline: 4321   Mon-Fri:   9am–5pm

Timetables Central Induction - UG

Departmental Induction - UG

Induction - PGT

Induction - PGR

Late Arrivals    

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