Please refer to the Central calendar for details of lots of events planned for when you arrive. For example, there are ‘SU Chill and Chat’ sessions scheduled for Saturday and Sunday (7pm-10pm, SU activities hub).
There will also be peer guides ready to help you, and the HBS senior tutor, Dr Tracey Lloyd, will be available to answer queries between 2pm and 4pm on both days (find her in the Peer Guide area of Bar Uno)
Get to know your new course mates with '50 first mates' and other games (organised by your Peer Guides).
A welcome from your Head of School (Prof. Richardson).
A talk on how you can get involved with your studies and get the most out of your time at university (Dr Blanchfield and Peer Guides) .
Learn about the services offered by your SU.
A talk for foundation year students (Dr Thuppil).
An introduction to your UG degree (Dr Griffith).
A talk on the special nature of living and working in a bilingual area (Dr Vaughan-Evans).
An introduction to services and support facilities available to you and how to access them, together with a discussion on equality, diversity, and disability (Drs Lloyd & Erjavec).
Come along and have lunch, meet the staff, get some pizza, ask about registration and IT issues, and more.
Come and meet other students who are also not living in halls (staff and Peer Guides).
Come along and meet fellow International students (Dr Amir-Kassim).
Come along and meet fellow Welsh speaking students (Dr Hughes-Parry).
Come along and listen to a sample lecture in Welsh (Dr Hughes-Parry).
Drop into this event at any time during the day.
Check the time of your individual meeting.
This is your first meeting with your personal tutor. It is important that you attend, as you will be provided with important information.
Come along for lunch and have any remaining questions answered or queries resolved (e.g., help with your timetable, accessing information, etc) (staff and Peer Guide led).