Arrivals Weekend is from Friday 22 September to Sunday 24 September 2023.
Welcome Week runs from Monday 25 September to Friday 29 September 2023.
Find out where to go
Look at our campus map to find where your sessions are taking place.
You must attend a University Life session taking place over arrivals weekend. Find your University Life time slot. It’s important that you attend this.
Monday 25 September
|10.15am||10.30am||East Building 1.1||Head of Department Welcome to Politics with Economics-Politics and International Relations & International Politcs and Modern Languages students|
|10.30am||11.15am||East Building 1.1||Director of Studies Welcome and key information-giving session 1 (includes Welcome from Faculty Librarian, Katrin Roberts at 11am)|
|11.15am||11.30am||East Building 1.1||Peer Assisted Learning Leaders introduce PAL and Peer Mentoring, followed by campus trail and refreshments.|
|11.30am||12.45pm||Trail/Lime Tree||Campus trail in groups with mentors. £5 voucher to spend in Lime Tree (12.15 onwards)|
Tuesday 26 September
|1.15pm||1.45pm||Chancellors' building 1.12||Group A only (Surnames A-M) Director of Studies Welcome and key information-giving session 2|
|1.45pm||2.15pm||Claverton Rooms||Quiz & afternoon tea with Student quizmaster|
|2.15pm||2.45pm||Chancellors' building 1.12||Group B only (Surnames N-Z) Director of Studies Welcome and key information-giving session 2|
|2.45pm||4.05pm||Claverton Rooms||Quiz & afternoon tea with Student quizmaster|
Wednesday 27 September
|11am||11.45am||In Staff Offices||Meet your personal tutor A- Students will be told which Session to attend A OR B|
|11.45am||12.30pm||In Staff Offices||Meet your personal tutor B - Students will be told which Session to attend A OR B|
|11.45am||12.15pm||3 West North 3.7||Social: Ploughman's share A - Students seated in cross-programme Tutor Groups|
|12.30pm||1pm||3 West North 3.7||Social: Ploughman's share B - Students seated in cross-programme Tutor Groups|
|2.15pm||3pm||The Parade||The SU Sports Day: Use this free time to meet the sports clubs and teams and find out how to join. This is an optional activity.|
Thursday 28 September
|11am||12pm (midday)||The Parade||The SU Groups Day: Find out about all of the Student groups on offer and how to get involved. This is an optional activity|
|12.15pm||12.45pm||1 West 2.101||Information session on use of the Library with Faculty Librarian, Katrin Roberts (for PwE, PIR, IPML)|
|1.15pm||1.45pm||Chancellors' building 3.5||French briefing for IPML, ML, IMML|
|1.45pm||2.15pm||Chancellors' building 3.5||Spanish briefing for IPML, ML, IMML|
|2.15pm||2.45pm||Chancellors' building 3.5||German briefing for IPML, ML, IMML|
|2.45pm||3.05pm||Chancellors' building 3.5||Italian briefing for IPML &ML|
|2.45pm||3.05pm||Chancellors' building 3.10||Russian briefing for IPML & ML|
|2.45pm||3.05pm||Chancellors' building 3.11||Mandarin briefing for IPML & ML|
|3.15pm||4.15pm||Lime Tree||Afternoon Cream Tea -Opportunity for students from all 3 Language programmes and staff to meet other students studying their language over refreshments|
Friday 29 September
|11.15am||12.15pm||Online event, Zoom||Be the Change: Understand the community of the University of Bath, and how you can be an active bystander and promote equality.|
|1pm||2pm||Founders Hall||The SU Freshers Fair: Use this free time to explore what's on offer at the University and in Bath and pick up some freebies. This is an optional activity.|
Please check this page regularly as sometimes we need to change the times and locations of Welcome Week events. During Welcome Week, we would recommend you check your timetable at the start of each day.
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