Professor Corey Ross, Head of the School of History and Cultures
"Welcome to the School of History and Cultures at Birmingham. Whether you are studying History of any kind, African Studies or Anthropology, or the huge range of Joint Honours combinations including our own courses, we hope your time with us will be not only productive and interesting, but also fun."
What to do before you arrive
Important information about studying in the School of History and Cultures and your degree programmes is available on the School’s WebCT section called ‘Welcome to the School of History and Cultures’. Please log on to this as soon as you can.
‘WebCT’ is an electronic ‘learning platform’ that is used across the University. You can log onto it as soon as you receive your username and password by going to www.my.bham.ac.uk . You can alternatively log in to WebCT through the WebLearn page. For a student’s guide to WebCT click here
Welcome Week timetable for the School of History and Cultures
Your schedule for Welcome Week has been sent to you directly by letter to your home address/via email. These can also be found online by selecting your programme code from the welcome events timetable on the University's Welcome 2012 website here.
If, for any reason, you have missed any of your meetings or activities then please contact David Metcalfe-Carr.
D.Metcalfecarr@bham.ac.uk; 0121 414-5736 (x45736); room 345, 3rd floor of Arts Building.
Skills for university
You will certainly find differences in the way that you study at university compared with your previous learning experiences. These resources may be helpful as part of your preparation for university.
Also, remember to access the ‘Welcome to the School of History and Cultures’ webCT section by following the instructions above under ‘What to do before you arrive’.
Advice from this year's graduates