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

Tuesday 26 September

Start Finish Location Description of activity
11:30am 12:05pm 4 West 1.2 Departmental welcome, including an introduction to industrial mathematics from Prof Chris Budd.
12.15pm 1.05pm 4 West 1.7 How the PGT programmes work with Director of Studies
2.15pm 3.05pm 4 West 1.7 Introduction to the Library

Wednesday 27 September

Start Finish Location Description of activity
9.15am 5.00pm 4 West 4.6 Individual meetings with Director of Studies - Ben Adams - to discuss unit choices and research project interests. You will be able to book a meeting here from 26 September.
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 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 of activity
9.15am 5.05pm 4 West 1.7 Software Training with Dr Eike Müller. An introduction to some useful software packages e.g. VScode, Git, Rstudio, Anaconda, Jupyter, NumPy, Unix. You will need your laptop, university username and password.

Friday 29 September

Start Finish Location Description of activity
10.15am 3.05pm 4 West 1.2 Python programming and problem-solving workshop.

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.