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.
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.
Tuesday 28 September
|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
|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
|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
|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.
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