Arrivals weekend is Friday 23, Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 of September and Welcome Week runs from Monday 26 September to Friday 30 September 2022.

Find out where to go

Look at our campus map to get directions to your sessions.

University Life

You must attend a University Life session taking place over arrivals weekend. You can find your time slot on this page. It’s important that you attend this.

Your timetable

Monday 26 September

Start Finish Location Description
10.00am 11.05am Milner Centre Seminar Room Department Welcome and Introduction to the Masters Programmes
11.15am 12.05pm Leave from Milner Centre Campus Tour
12.15pm 2.05pm Claverton Rooms Buffet Lunch
2.15pm 3.05pm Chancellor's Building 3.9 Meet your personal tutor

Tuesday 27 September

Start Finish Location Description
10.15am 11.05am Chancellor's Building 4.16 Academic skills workshop
11.15am 12.05pm 1 East 3.9 Library Introduction
1.15pm 2.05pm 1 East 3.9 Introduction to moodle
2.15pm 3.05pm Chancellor's Building 3.10 Optional Units (Microbiology - Part 1 - Plant Infection and immunity)
2.15pm 3.05pm Chancellor's Building 3.11 Optional Units (Biotechnology)
2.15pm 3.05pm Chancellor's Building 3.6 Optional Units (Bioinformatics)
2.15pm 3.05pm Chancellor's Building 3.7 Optional Units (Medical Biosciences - Part 1)

Wednesday 28 September

Start Finish Location Description
10.00am 10:45am 4South 1.15 Health and Safety induction
11.00am 3.00pm Campus Sports Clubs and Societies
2.15pm 3.05pm MS Teams Be the change - interactive online session - Challenge your own thoughts and behaviours to help end all forms of harassment
3.15pm 4.05pm MS Teams Optional Units (Microbiology - Part 2 - Infectious diseases)
3.15pm 4.05pm MS Teams Optional Units (Medical Biosciences Part 2)

Thursday 29 September

Start Finish Location Description
9.15am 10.05 1West 2.03 Academic Tutorial: Assessments Preparation & Plagiarism
10.15am 11.05am 1West 2.03 Group working tutorial
11.15am 12.05pm 1West 2.02 Meet your programme tutor (MicroBiology) followed by group photo
11.15am 12.05pm 1West 3.103 Meet your programme tutor (Biotechnology) followed by group photo
11.15am 12.05pm 1WestNorth 3.10 Meet your programme tutor (Bioinformatics) followed by group photo
11.15am 12.05pm 1WestNorth 3.12 Meet your programme tutor (Medical Bioscience) followed by group photo
12:10 pm 13:00 pm MS Teams Optional Units (Applied Data SciencePart 2)
1.15pm 2.45pm Science Marquee behind 8 West Coffee Social with PGBio
4.15pm 5.05pm Zoom Climate Literacy (Online session)

Friday 30 September

Start Finish Location Description
10.00am 4.00pm Roman Baths Roman Bath Tours with PGBio. Please sign up here for a tour by Friday 16 September.
5.15pm 7.00pm 5 West 2.3 Postgraduate quiz

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 early September.