Arrivals take place from Thursday 17 to Tuesday 22 of September and Welcome events run from Wednesday 23 September to Sunday 27 September 2020.
Find out where to go
Look at our campus map to get directions to your sessions.
Help with Technology
If you have any problems with IT hardware and software, contact our IT helpdesk. You can also purchase equipment from them.
You will also be invited to attend a University Life session, you can find your time slot on this page and the link will be sent to you via Microsoft Teams. It’s important that you attend this.
When ready, the links to join Virtual Meetings will be added to a schedule on the Department induction Moodle page.
Wednesday 23 September
|10am||10.15am||Virtual||Departmental Welcome to all students studying within Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies (PoLIS)|
|10.15am||11.30am||Virtual||Politics Director of Studies welcome (Politics with Economics, Politics and International Relations and International Politics and Modern Languages): Key introduction to your course, followed by Introduction to the Library.|
Thursday 24 September
|9.30am||10am||Virtual||Welcome Meeting French: introductory meeting for everyone studying French|
|10.15am||10.45am||Virtual||Welcome Meeting German: introductory meeting for everyone studying German|
|11am||11.30am||Virtual||Welcome Meeting Spanish: introductory meeting for everyone studying Spanish|
|11.45am||12.15pm||Virtual||Welcome Meeting Italian: introductory meeting for everyone studying Italian|
|11.45am||12.15pm||Virtual||Welcome Meeting Mandarin: introductory meeting for everyone studying Mandarin|
|11.45am||12.15pm||Virtual||Welcome Meeting Russian: introductory meeting for everyone studying Russian|
|12.30pm||1pm||Virtual||Drop-in for students with queries with Director of Studies (Non-compulsory) (1of 2)|
|2.15pm||5.15pm||Virtual||Meet Your Personal Tutor: please look out for an email to arrange this.|
|3.15pm||4.30pm||in-person||Campus Tours will be running on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning. Please sign up via PoLIS Moodle induction page.|
Friday 25 September
|9.15am||12.45pm||in-person||Campus Tours will be running on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning. Please sign up via PoLIS Moodle induction page.|
|11.15am||12.15pm||Virtual||Meet your Peer Mentor: meeting with a Second Year student, who will help you settle into University Life|
|3.30pm||4pm||Virtual||Drop in for students with queries with Director of Studies (non-compulsory) (2of2).|
Please check this page regularly as sometimes we need to change the times and locations of Welcome events. During Welcome, we would recommend you check your timetable at the start of each day.
Link to other students on your course
We have set up a Microsoft Team for your course. You can use this to ask questions and start to get to know the people on your course. You will be able to access this from the end of August
Moodle is our Virtual Learning Environment. During Welcome events you may need to access learning materials which will be in your Moodle Induction Module. You will be able to access Moodle once you have completed registration in September.