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
11.15am 12.05pm 4 West 1.7 Departmental welcome
12.15pm 1.05pm 4 West 1.7 Welcome from Director of Studies Ben Adams
1.30pm 4.30pm 4 West 4.6 Individual meetings with Director of Studies Ben Adams. Online signup required.
2.15pm 3.15pm 4 West 1.7 Introduction to the Library with Tamsin Reilly
3.15pm 4.05pm Chancellor's Building 1.12 Introduction to the placement programme by Louise Oliver, Faculty Placements Manager. Only for students interested in the version of the programme with a placement.

Wednesday 29 September

Start Finish Location Description
9.00am 12.00pm 4 West 4.6 Individual meetings with Director of Studies Ben Adams. Online signup required.
10.15am 4.00pm 4 West 1.7 Tutoring training part 1 with Dr Antal Jarai. Only for students who wish to give tutorials for UG units in Semester 1. Please discuss with Director of Studies before attending.

Thursday 30 September

Start Finish Location Description
9.15am 5.05pm East Building 0.7 Software Training with Dr Eike Müller, using UNIX & GIT. You will need your university username and password for the session.

Friday 1 October

Start Finish Location Description
10.15am 11.05am MS Teams Be the Change: explores harassment from accessing support to reporting incidents
11.15am 3.05pm 4 West 1.2 Induction workshop with MSc unit convenors, mathematical modelling with Python. Please bring your laptop.

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.