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||11.05am||3 West North 3.7||Welcome to the University and Natural Sciences|
|11.30am||12.45pm||5 West 2.01||Unit Selection Meeting: the unit choices will be explained in more detail, followed by questions - with Director of Studies Years 1 & 2|
Tuesday 26 September
|10.15am||12.05pm||6 West 1.1||Introduction to the Natural Sciences Programme - information about tutoring, timetables, key skills and an introduction to the library with Director of Studies Years 1 & 2 and Karina Bradshaw, Librarian|
|1.15pm||2.05pm||4 South 1.15||Lab Coat collection for students studying Biology and Biochemistry modules|
|3.30pm||5.00pm||Science Marquee, back of 8W||Meet the Nat Sci Squad! Get to know your Peer Mentor. Find out more about Peer Mentor Welcome events|
Wednesday 27 September
|10.15am||11.05am||3 West North 3.7||Meet your Personal Tutor|
|11.15am||12.05pm||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.|
|12.30pm||1.30pm||4 South 1.23||Lab Safety Induction for All Natural Sciences Students|
|1.30pm||3.30pm||3 South Foyer, 8 West 3.19, or Online||Drop in session: please come along if you need to talk about timetable clashes, ‘My Timetable’, unit changes, or any other academic issues|
Thursday 28 September
|10.15am||11.05am||3 South Physical Lab||Lab Coat collection for students studying Chemistry and Pharmacology modules|
|11.15am||12.05pm||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|
|1.15pm||2.05pm||Chancellors' Building 1.12||Lab Induction session only for Natural Sciences students studying Physics|
|3.15pm||4.05pm||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|
Friday 29 September
|10.15am||12.05pm||Chancellors' Building 5.13||Session with the Mathematics Resources Centre (MASH)|
|12.15pm||1.05pm||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.|
|2.15pm||4.05pm||1 West 2.101||Group challenge activity with peer mentors|
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.
Departmental Microsoft Team
You can access your first year team here.
Help with technology
If you have any problems with IT hardware and software, contact our IT helpdesk. You can also purchase equipment from them.