Arrivals weekend is Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 of September and Welcome Week runs from Monday 23 September to Sunday 29 September 2019.
Find out where to go
Look at our campus map to get directions to your sessions.
All sessions are compulsory.
Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September
All first year undergraduates must attend a University Life talk. Find out about the University Life talk for your accommodation type.
Monday 23 September
|Welcome to the department||10.15am||11.05am||East Building 1.1||With: Prof Adele Murrell (Deputy Head of Department), Dr Chris Todd (Director of Teaching), Dr Alex Jeffries (Biomedical Sciences Director of Studies), Dr Judith Brown (Safety Coordinator)|
Tuesday 24 September
|Attendance confirmation session (Family names A - L)||11.15am||12.05pm||Chancellors' Building 4.16||All students must confirm registration. Please bring photographic proof of identity with you.|
|Attendance confirmation session (Family names M - Z)||11.15am||12.05pm||Chancellors' Building 4.1||All students must confirm registration. Please bring photographic proof of identity with you.|
|Biology students - Introduction to the degree programme.||1.15pm||2.05pm||3 East 2.2||With Dr Andrew Preston|
|Biochemistry students - Introduction to the degree programme.||1.15pm||2.05pm||3 East 3.5||With Prof Jean Van Den Elsen|
|Biomedical Sciences students - Introduction to the degree programme||1.15pm||2.05pm||3 East 3.8||With Dr Alex Jeffries|
|Course information – BUBs, Peer Mentor Scheme, Timetable, Library/Reading lists.||2.15pm||3.05pm||2 West UN.HALL||With Dr Chris Todd and Mrs Karina Bradshaw|
Wednesday 25 September
|Biomedical Sciences students – Meet your Peer Mentor||10.15am||11.05am||Science Marquee (behind 8 West)|
|Biology students - Meet your Peer Mentor||12.15pm||1.05pm||Science Marquee (behind 8 West)|
|Biochemistry students – Meet your Peer Mentor||2.15pm||3.05pm||Science Marquee (behind 8 West)|
Thursday 26 September
|Distribution of Lab Coats (family names A - L only)||10.15am||11.05am||4 South 1.23|
|Distribution of Lab Coats (family names M - Z only)||11.15am||12.05pm||4 South 1.23|
|Course information – Computing Services, Moodle, SSLC, Placements||1.15pm||2.05pm||East Building 1.1||With Dr Chris Todd and Dr Robert Williams|
Friday 27 September
|Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences students – Course information and Laboratory safety||1.15pm||2.05pm||4 South 1.15 & 1.23||Handbook, NFAAR, Attendance, Mitigation, Safety. With Dr Chris Todd and Dr Judith Brown|
|Biology students only - Course information and Laboratory safety||2.15pm||3.05pm||4 South 1.15||Handbook, NFAAR, Attendance, Mitigation, Safety. With Dr Chris Todd and Dr Judith Brown|
Make sure you check your emails regularly. Sometimes we need to change the times and locations of Welcome Week events but we’ll email you the new details if that happens.