Arrivals take place from Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 of September and Welcome events run from Monday 27 September to Sunday 3 October 2021.

Find out where to go

Look at our campus map to get directions to your sessions.

University Life

You will also be invited to attend a University Life session on Monday 27 September, you can find your time slot on this page. It’s important that you attend this.

Your timetable

Tuesday 28 September

Start Finish Location Description
10am 10.15am 8 West 1.1 Welcome by Head of Department - Departmental welcome to all students studying on a Politics degree
10.15am 11.30am 8 West 1.1 Director of Studies Welcome Part 1: Key introduction to your course, followed by information on Academic Representation
2.15pm 3.05pm Zoom Get involved in climate action at this interactive session. Prepare for the session (10 minutes) using the climate literacy course

Wednesday 29 September

Start Finish Location Description
9.30am 10am 10 West 2.47 Introductory meeting for everyone studying French
10.15am 10.45am 10 West 2.47 Introductory meeting for everyone studying Spanish
11am 11.30am 10 West 2.47 Introductory meeting for everyone studying German
11.45am 12.15pm 10 West 2.47 Introductory meeting for everyone studying Italian
11.45am 12.15pm 8 West 2.12 Introductory meeting for everyone studying Mandarin
11.45am 12.15pm 8 West 2.27 Introductory meeting for everyone studying Russian

Thursday 30 September

Start Finish Location Description
10.15am 11.30am 8 West 1.1 Director of Studies Welcome Part 2: Presentation on options & Introduction to the Library
2.15pm 3.15pm MS Teams Meet your Personal Tutor - You will be sent an invitation to join a Teams meeting. However, it may be that you receive an email from your Tutor with instructions and an alternative time
4.15pm 5.05pm 1 West 2.101 Social event TBC

Friday 1 October

Start Finish Location Description
11.15am 12.05pm Chancellor's Building 3.5 Peer Mentor Meeting (Modern Languages & International Politics and Modern Languages) - Meeting with a Second Year student, who will help you settle into University Life (Tours finish 12:45)
2.15pm 3.05pm MS Teams Be the Change: Challenge your own thoughts and behaviours to help end all forms of harassment

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.

As well as these compulsory events, you can also get involved in optional activities run by The SU.

Help with Technology

If you have any problems with IT hardware and software, contact our IT helpdesk. You can also purchase equipment from them.

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.