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.

Your timetable

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

Event Start Finish Location Description
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

Event Start Finish Location Description
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, Placements 2.15pm 3.05pm 2 West UN.HALL With Dr Chris Todd and Dr Robert Williams

Wednesday 25 September

Event Start Finish Location Description
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

Event Start Finish Location Description
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, Library/Reading lists 1.15pm 2.05pm East Building 1.1 With Dr Chris Todd and Mrs Karina Bradshaw

Friday 27 September

Event Start Finish Location Description
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.

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