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.

University Life

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.

Your timetable

Monday 25 September

Start Finish Location Description
10.15am 10.45am 10 West 2.47 Welcome to the department with Professor Robert Kelsh
11.15am 1.00pm 10 West 2.02 Introduction to the course and optional units by Director of Studies - Matthew Lloyd. This will be followed by a campus tour.
1.00pm 2.00pm The Claverton Rooms Buffet Lunch
5.30pm 6.30pm Science Marquee behind 8 West Meet your Buddy Welcome event

Tuesday 26 September

Start Finish Location Description
10.15am 10.50am 1 West 2.101 Academic Skills Workshop
11.15am 1.05pm 10 West 2.02 Support and guidance for your studies

Wednesday 27 September

Start Finish Location Description
10.15am 11.15am Online Director of Studies available to discuss Semester 1 optional unit choices. You can book a meeting here from Monday 25 September.
11.15am 12.05pm 5 West 2.4 Careers - Discover your options after your Master's, learn about how to make the most of your Master's year and hear about the careers resources and support available to you.
12.15pm 1.05pm 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.

Thursday 28 September

Start Finish Location Description
10.15am 11.05am 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.
12.15pm 1.05pm 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 2.45pm Science Marquee Coffee Social with PGBio

Friday 29 September

Start Finish Location Description
10am 4pm Roman Baths Roman Bath Tours with PGBio. Please sign up here for a tour by Friday 15 September.
5.15pm 7.05pm 4 West 1.2 Postgraduate quiz

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.

Freshers' Week

The Students' Union also runs optional Freshers' Week activities you might be interested in.

Help with technology

If you have any problems with IT hardware and software, contact our IT helpdesk. You can also purchase equipment from them.