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
1.15pm 2.05pm Chancellor's Building 1.11 Welcome to the Department
2.15pm 3.05pm 3 East 2.2 Biology students (introduction to the degree programme)
2.15pm 3.05pm 3 East 3.8 Biochemistry students (introduction to the degree programme)
2.15pm 3.05pm 3 East 2.1 Biomedical students (introduction to the degree programme)
3.15pm 4.05pm Chancellor's Building 1.11 Course Information (1)

Wednesday 29 September

Start Finish Location Description
10.15am 11.05am Science Marquee Biology students -meet your peer mentor
11.15am 12.05pm Science Marquee Biochemistry students -meet your peer mentor
12.15pm 1.05pm Science Marquee Biomedical students -meet your peer mentor
3.15pm 4.05pm MS Teams Be the Change: Challenge your own thoughts and behaviours to help end all forms of harassment

Thursday 30 September

Start Finish Location Description
10.15am 11.05am 4 South 1.23 Distribution of lab coats (family names A-L only)
11.15am 12.05pm 4 South 1.23 Distribution of lab coats (family names M-Z only)
1.15pm 2.05pm Chancellor's Building 1.10 Course Information (2)
3.15pm 4.05pm Zoom Get involved in climate action at this interactive session. Prepare for the session (10 minutes) using the climate literacy course

Friday 1 October

Start Finish Location Description
11.15am 12.05pm 4 South 1.15 Course Info and Lab safety (Biomedical students)
11.15am 12.05pm 4 South 1.23 Course Info and Lab safety (Biochemistry students)
12.15pm 1.05pm 4 South 1.15 Course Info and Lab safety (Biology students)
14.15pm 15.05pm Science Marquee Biochemistry students -meet your personal tutor
15.15pm 16.05pm Science Marquee Biology students -meet your personal tutor
16.15pm 17.05pm Science Marquee Biomedical students -meet your personal tutor

In addition, there are 2 virtual drop in 'Q and A' sessions where each of the Director of Studies and the Director of Teaching will be available to answer any questions relating to your course, timetable etc. Feel free to drop in if you have a question - no need to stay for the full hour:

Thursday 7 October, 12:15-13:15

Thursday 14 October, 10:00 - 11:00

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