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.

University Life

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.

Your timetable

Tuesday 28 September

Start Finish Location Description
9.15am 10.15am 3 East Foyer MSc International Development - Welcome tea/coffee and cake
10.15am 1.05pm 3 East 3.5 MSc International Development - Programme introduction with Director of Studies
12.15pm 13.45pm Chancellor's Building 3.5 Welcome talk for MRes students
1.15pm 2.05pm 3 East Foyer MSc International Development - Buffet Reception
1.45pm 4.05pm Chancellor's Building 2.6 MRes programmes lunch
2.15pm 4.05pm 3 East 3.5 MSc International Development - Further introduction: Expectations, Barriers and Practicums

Wednesday 29 September

Start Finish Location Description
11.15am 12.05pm MS Teams Be the Change: explores harassment from accessing support to reporting incidents

Thursday 30 September

Start Finish Location Description
11.15am 12.05pm join the meeting on Teams here Careers Session with Aste Dahl – (MSc and MRes SPS students)
2.15pm 3.05pm Chancellor's Building 5.13 Library and Catalogue introduction with subject librarian Peter Bradley (MSc and MRes SPS students)
3.15pm 5.05pm Chancellor's Building 3.9 MSc - Unit Fayre

Friday 1 October

Start Finish Location Description
10.15am 11.05am Online Be the Change training (additional session for MRes Social Policy students not able to attend the session on Wednesday)
2.15pm 3.05pm TBC MSc Personal Tutor Sessions - venue will be sent by email
2.15pm 3.05pm TBC MRes Pathway meetings - venue will be sent by email
3.30pm n/a n/a Walk around surrounding countryside (optional)

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.

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

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.