Welcome Weeks Programme 2018

Find out what's going on in your first few weeks at Bath. What activities we have, any support you need, get involved and make the most of your time here.

One World Week 22-26 October

A week of culture, sample a language or find out more about our diverse community

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The University of Bath is a diverse community with students and staff from 130 countries and One World Week is here to celebrate that. It’s an action packed week full of taster sessions, workshops and guest speakers. You can attend social events such as a food festival, the International Students Welcome party or a quiz. Hear from guest speakers about studying abroad or learn about Bath as a multicultural city.

Welcome Week 24-28 September

Meet new people and find your way around campus. This week is full of activities to find out more about the University and what’s on offer.

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Welcome week is about finding your way around campus, meeting new people and discovering your department and course. Your department will provide you with a timetable of activities taking place during welcome week to help you find out more about your course and meet you course-mates.

Welcome week is also Freshers week which is organised by The SU. It’s full of events and activities suitable for all and a great way to meet new and likeminded people. Also don’t miss the Freshers Fair which is a great opportunity to meet local companies, businesses, University services and pick up some freebies.

Get Involved Week 1-5 October

Find out about how to get involved in university life and the community, from student groups to representation.

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A large part of university life is about being involved in the community and there are plenty of opportunities to do just that. During Get Involved week you will be able to find out how to can become a Hall representative, run in the SU elections or represent your fellow course-mates as an academic rep.

There are also a number of opportunities to get involved with sports and activity on both a competitive and/or social basis or join one of the many student groups at the University. All of these are great ways to meet new people. Go to the timetable page to see how you can find out more and get involved.

Be Well Week 8-12 October

A week dedicated to your health and to help you find support when you need it.

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This week focuses on health and support. There are a number of ways at University that you can look after your health and during Be Well week you will have the opportunity to find out some more. You will be able to sample free sports, activities, find out about cooking healthy student friendly meals, pick up some top tips along the way and more.

There are also a number of services at the University who are able to support you. Be Well week is another opportunity to find out more about what they offer and where you can find them.

Skills and Employability week 15-18 October

Discover some of the many opportunities to help you develop at the University and pursue your career.

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There are plenty of ways to develop your skills even further alongside your studies. This week is filled with taster sessions, workshops and talks to do just that. Our Skills team offer skills development throughout the year from languages to maths so try out some sessions to see what is available.

Employability is a large part of University life, you can start to find out about the support available to help you to plan for your future career, attend the careers fair to meet employers or come to the part time jobs fair if you are looking for some work to go alongside your studies.