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.
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.
Tuesday 28 September
|10.15am||12.05pm||Chancellor's Building 3.5||Welcome session and introductory talk for all students on the MA Interpreting and Translating (MAIT), MA Translation and Professional Language Skills and MA Translation with Business Interpreting (TBI) with the Director of Studies, followed by a short introduction to the library.|
|3.15pm||4.05pm||Zoom||Get involved in climate action at this interactive session. Prepare for the session (10 minutes) using the climate literacy course|
Wednesday 29 September
|11.15am||1.05pm||Chancellor's Building 3.1||Introductory talk for all students on the MA Translation with Business Interpreting and MA Interpreting and Translation (Chinese)|
|3pm||4.15pm||Meeting point outside the Library by steps||Guided Department tour by undergraduate students. Groups and times TBC. Students will first visit the Language Labs and TV Studio|
Thursday 30 September
|12.15pm||1.15pm||1 West 2.104||Introduction to translation (TBI and MAIT Chinese stream)|
|3.15pm||4.15pm||TBC||Meet your Personal Tutor - You will be sent an email to let you know where you will meet your personal tutor|
|4.15pm||6.05pm||Meeting point near the benches, by the lake at the bottom of the steps||The reception has been cancelled for safety reasons. However, if the weather permits, there will be an informal gathering near the lake, to allow you to meet some of your teachers and peers. An email will be sent on the day to say whether the gathering will go ahead. For all students and staff on the MA Interpreting and Translating, MA Translation and Professional Language Skills and MA Translation with Business Interpreting programmes|
Friday 1 October
|11.15am||12.15pm||1 West North 2.4||Drop in for students who have any queries (non-compulsory)|
|2.15pm||3.05pm||MS Teams||Be the Change: Challenge your own thoughts and behaviours to help end all forms of harassment|
|3.15pm||4.05pm||Zoom||A class on 'Searching for Literature in the Library', to be held on Zoom. You will be sent the link to join via email|
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.
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.