Induction events

Step 1 - Course inductions

All courses at the University have an induction programme delivered by the relevant department. If you have entered your course code but can't see course induction events below, please contact your School or Department for details.

Step 2 - University-wide Welcome events

Looking for other events to get to know the University?  We have a wide range of events for you during your first weeks. Take a look at our Welcome Schedule (but make sure you make time for your course induction). 

You can see relevant University-wide events by selecting the most appropriate category for you.

Welcome Schedule 

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Undergraduate Civil Engineering Welcome Week activities

Undergraduate Civil Engineering Welcome Week activities
Date
23/09/2016 (09:30) - 22/09/2017 (12:30)
Location:
Collaborative Teaching Lab Mechanical and Civil Engineering Building (Y3)
Description
Induction/Welcome Week activities for Civil Engineering students - 1st year students only

Metallurgy and Materials – MRes/MScT Induction Week

Date
26 (11:00) - 30/09/2016 (12:00)
Location:
Haworth Building Room 203, Metallurgy and Materials Block B - Room 1B11/12, University House - Room 103
Description
induction for all students: meet your tutors and find out more about your course.

Vocal auditions

Date
28/09/2016 (10:00-17:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Vocal auditions for University Choirs. All welcome, sign up by visiting the Music Society Stall.

BA Social Work Induction - Day 5 (School of Social Policy)

Date
28/09/2016 (10:00-15:00)
Location:
Room 714/5, 7th Floor, Muirhead Tower (R21)
Description
BA Social Work Induction, Day 5, Wednesday 28 September 2016. This induction day is compulsory.

Orchestral auditions: brass

Date
28/09/2016 (10:00-17:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Orchestral auditions for the University's orchestras. Visit the Music Office to sign up.

Trip to Cadbury World (28th September)

Date
28/09/2016 (12:00-16:00)
Location:
Meet at Faraday Statue by University Station

Give Volunteering A Go (28th September)!

Date
28/09/2016 (12:00-16:00)
Location:
Amos Room Guild of Students

Conversation Corner: Disabled Students (28th September)

Date
28/09/2016 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Amos Room Guild of Students

Metallurgy and Materials - MRes/MScT - Health and Safety training

Date
28/09/2016 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Haworth Building Room 203
Description
Health and Safety training.

Let's Get Started

Date
28/09/2016 (14:00-17:00)
Location:
Westmere House (G15 on the Campus map)
Description
This is an introductory workshop for new postgraduate researchers at the University of Birmingham. During this workshop you will begin to develop the skills and capabilities you need to be a successful researcher. It is also an opportunity to meet other new postgraduate researchers and find out about resources to help you make a great start to your time at Birmingham.

Big Band auditions: rhythm, saxes, trumpets and trombones

Date
28/09/2016 (16:00-21:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Big Band auditions, sign up at the Music Society Stall

Metallurgy and Materials – MRes/MScT - Library Services

Date
29/09/2016 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
University House - Room 103
Description
Introduction to Library Services and to specialist databases for Materials and Metallurgy.

Orchestral auditions: string, woodwind and brass

Date
29/09/2016 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Orchestral auditions for the University's orchestras. Visit the Music Society stall to sign up

Orchestral auditions

Date
30/09/2016 (10:00-17:00)
Location:
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Description
Orchestral auditions. Sign up for an audition slot at the Music Society stall.

piano auditions

Date
30/09/2016 (10:00-14:00)
Description
Piano auditions. Sign up at the Music Society stall

Metallurgy and Materials – MRes/MScT - Library Skills course - EndNote

Metallurgy and Materials – MRes/MScT - Library Skills course - EndNote
Date
30/09/2016 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
University House - Room 103
Description
Library Skills course - EndNote.

PGR Social

Date
30/09/2016 (17:30-19:30)
Location:
Westmere House (G15 on the Campus map)
Description
All new and current postgraduate researchers are invited to join us to celebrate the beginning of a new academic year. Come and meet your colleagues from across different disciplines and make connections in a relaxed atmosphere after a busy week. Refreshments will be provided.

Black Country Living Museum (1st October)

Date
01/10/2016 (09:15-16:30)
Location:
Meet at the Guild

Give Volunteering a Go (5th October)

Date
05/10/2016 (12:00-16:00)
Location:
Amos Room Guild of Students

Studying as a Mature Undergraduate

Date
12/10/2016 (13:00-14:30)
Location:
ASC Training Room on the 1st floor of the Library
Description
A workshop on Studying as a Mature Undergraduate is an opportunity to gain insights into the key academic skills and sources of support that will help you to succeed.
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