Welcome and induction events

Compulsory events

 

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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.

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College of Arts & Law stand in Welcome Information Marquee

Date
20 (11:00) - 23/09/2014 (16:00)
Location:
Chancellor's Court
Description
Find out more about what's going on in your College and pick up your free welcome gift.

Summer of Printmaking

Summer of Printmaking
Date
20 (11:00) - 27/09/2014 (16:00)
Location:
The Barber Institute
Description
Drypoint printmaking course for adults

Welcome Information Marquee

Date
20 (11:00) - 23/09/2014 (16:00)
Location:
Marquee - Chancellor's Court
Description
The Welcome Information Marquee contains a wide range of stalls, information points and activities to help you make the most of the start of your time at the University of Birmingham.

College of Arts & Law Professional Services Staff-Student Mentoring Scheme sign up

Date
20 (11:00) - 23/09/2014 (16:00)
Location:
Chancellor's Court, Welcome Information Marquee
Description
Find out more about this pilot scheme and book an appointment to speak with one of the team to register for mentoring.

Postgraduate & Mature Student Association Welcome Week

Date
22 (00:00) - 27/09/2014 (00:00)
Description
General overview of postgraduate and mature student association activities during Welcome Week

EU and International Student Welcome Hub

Date
22/09/2014 (08:00-18:00)
Location:
Avon Room - University Centre (R23 on campus map)
Description
The EU and International Student Welcome hub provides a range of services to new students at the start of the academic year. These include: right to study checks, ID cards, proof of registration letters and council tax information.

UK Student Welcome hub

Date
22/09/2014 (08:00-18:00)
Location:
Arts Building Mason Lounge, Ground Floor
Description
The UK Student Welcome hub provides a range of services to new and returning UK students at the start of the academic year. These include: ID cards, proof of registration letters, registration help, council tax information and support with general queries.

ACS Drop-in Welcome

ACS Drop-in Welcome
Date
22/09/2014 (09:00-12:00)
Location:
Lecture Room 2 - Arts Building
Description
This event is compulsory.

Liberal Arts & Sciences induction

Liberal Arts & Sciences induction
Date
22/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
G51 ERI building
Description
First day induction for all first year Liberal Arts & Sciences students

English Drop-in Welcome

English Drop-in Welcome
Date
22/09/2014 (09:00-12:00)
Location:
Arts Building, Lecture Room 4
Description
This event is compulsory.

Psychology Collect Tutor Group details and Induction Pack

Psychology Collect Tutor Group details and Induction Pack
Date
22/09/2014 (09:00-11:00)
Location:
The Foyer - Hills Building - School of Psychology (R3 on campus map)
Description
Psychology - collect mentor and tutor group details and Induction Pack

Welcome Information Marquee

Date
22/09/2014 (09:00-16:00)
Location:
University Square - Chancellors Court
Description
Welcome Information Marquee (optional event). Learn about different options available at the University of Birmingham.

Nursing - Welcome address

Nursing - Welcome address
Date
22/09/2014 (09:00-12:30)
Location:
LT4 Medical School
Description
Welcome address, Registration & Requirements, Overview of Programme, Assessment and Plagiarism. These events are compulsory

Undergraduate Programmes from the Department of Economics (Birmingham Business School ) Induction Day One

Undergraduate Programmes from the Department of Economics (Birmingham Business School ) Induction Day One
Date
22/09/2014 (09:00-12:00)
Location:
Vaughan Jeffries Lecture Theatre (Education Building R19 on Campus Map)
Description
Registration and Welcome

Business Management Suite of Programmes Induction (Birmingham Business School)

Business Management Suite of Programmes Induction (Birmingham Business School)
Date
22/09/2014 (09:00-14:00)
Location:
MECH-G31
Description
Half day induction: Meet key people and find out more about your course and sources of support.

Financial Health Check

Date
22/09/2014 (09:00-16:00)
Location:
Chancellor's Court (R6 on map), Welcome Marquee
Description
Members of staff from the Student Funding Office will be on hand to answer any questions you may have regarding student finance and funding - we will be performing 'financial health checks' to ensure that you are in receipt of all the support that you are entitled to. We will also be promoting our finance quiz game 'Cash Clever' our undergraduate funding database.

Drama Drop-in Welcome

Drama Drop-in Welcome
Date
22/09/2014 (09:00-12:00)
Location:
Drama Office, Selly Oak Campus, SOVAC Building
Description
This event is compulsory.

Welcome Information Marquee

Date
22/09/2014 (09:00-16:00)
Location:
University Square - Chancellors Court
Description
Welcome Information Marquee (optional event). Learn about different options available at the University of Birmingham.

Metallurgy & Materials - Biomaterials Students Tour

Metallurgy & Materials - Biomaterials Students Tour
Date
22/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
School of Metallurgy and Materials [G6 on the Campus Map]
Description
Biomaterials Students to have a tour of the School of Metallurgy and Materials.

Pharmacy Introductory Lecture

Pharmacy Introductory Lecture
Date
22/09/2014 (09:30-10:15)
Location:
LT1 – Robert Aiken
Description
Introduction to the Programme and meeting the Pharmacy Team of Academics and Administrative Support staff. This event is compulsory

Registration and Welcome Talks

Registration and Welcome Talks
Date
22/09/2014 (09:30-13:00)
Location:
Poynting Building Large Lecture Theatre
Description
There will be talks on IT facilities on campus, the library and how to use it, and Sport at Birmingham, as well as other useful information.

BA Social Work Induction

BA Social Work Induction
Date
22/09/2014 (09:30-15:00)
Location:
Room 714/5 Muirhead Tower
Description
Full-day induction for all BA Social Work students: meet your tutors and find out more about your course.

Registration & Welcome for all Foundation Year Students across campus

Registration & Welcome for all Foundation Year Students across campus
Date
22/09/2014 (09:30-12:00)
Location:
Large Lecture Theatre (Room S02) second floor of Poynting building [R13 on the campus map]
Description
Registration and Welcome to ALL Foundation Programmes at the University of Birmingham / Introduction to Key Welcome Week activities for each student cohort.

Biomaterials Tour of the campus

Biomaterials Tour of the campus
Date
22/09/2014 (09:30-10:30)
Location:
Meet in the foyer of Metallurgy and Materials and ending in the Medical School -led by student volunteers
Description
Tour of the campus. This event is compulsory

SportexR Welcome from Head of School

SportexR Welcome from Head of School
Date
22/09/2014 (10:00-10:20)
Location:
Haworth 101 Lecture Theatre - School of Chemistry (Y2 on campus map)
Description
SportexR - Welcome from the Head of School

Computer Science - Local Students Welcome

Date
22/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Learning Centre Room UG07 [R28 on the campus map]
Description
This session is specifically for students who will live at home, rather than in the University Halls of Residence.

BA Social Policy Programmes Welcome Session

Date
22/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
G15 Muirhead Tower
Description
Two hour welcome and induction for all BA Social Policy students

MSc International Accounting & Finance Collection of Induction Materials

Date
22/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Room G31 University House
Description
Collection of Induction Materials.

BA Policy, Politics and Economics Welcome Session

Date
22/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
G15 Muirhead Tower
Description
Two hour welcome and induction for all Policy, Politics and Economics students

MSc Investments and MSc Financial Management Student Registration

Date
22/09/2014 (10:00-11:30)
Location:
University House

MBA Induction Week

MBA Induction Week
Date
22/09/2014 (10:00-14:30)
Location:
Room 108 University House

Top tips for brilliant academic writing

Date
22/09/2014 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at first year undergraduates who want some tips for brilliant academic writing. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form

Freshers' Fair

Date
22/09/2014 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
Marquee on Underground lawn Guild of Students
Description
Pick up amazing freebies and discounts from some of Birmingham's best restaurants and retailers.

Poster Sale

Date
22/09/2014 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
Mermaid Square Guild of Students
Description
A chance to pick up posters and prints to decorate your flat or room. This is a free, non-ticketed event; you can just turn up!

NUS Extra

Date
22/09/2014 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
Guild of Students
Description
NUS Extra is the definitive student discount card, with a range of national discounts and offers exclusively for you. Cards are available to purchase from the Guild of Students throughout Welcome Week 2014 and all year!

College of Arts & Law Staying Local event

Date
22/09/2014 (10:15-11:50)
Location:
G17, Nuffield building
Description
Social event for students who live locally, but off campus.

SportexR Introduction to programmes

SportexR Introduction to programmes
Date
22/09/2014 (10:20-11:20)
Location:
Haworth 101 Lecture Theatre - School of Chemistry (Y2 on campus map)
Description
SportexR - Introduction to programmes

MBChB and MPharm Group Forming Task

MBChB and MPharm Group Forming Task
Date
22/09/2014 (10:30-12:00)
Location:
See Venues sheet on Welcome Pages on Canvas
Description
Meet your M Group, start working together. This event is compulsory.

Welcome to the Department of Education and Social Justice

Date
22/09/2014 (11:00-13:00)
Location:
Room G39, School of Education
Description
A range of speakers will introduce you to the Department of Education and Social Justice in the School of Education

Biosciences Meet your School

Biosciences Meet your School
Date
22/09/2014 (11:00-12:30)
Location:
Undercroft - School of Biosciences (R27 on campus map)
Description
Biosciences - Meet staff and students

Finding your feet tours

Date
22/09/2014 (11:00-13:00)
Location:
Jarratt Hall, Liberty Close, Liberty Gardens, Pritchatts Park, The Vale
Description
Let the Student Mentors help you navigate your way around your new surroundings. Tours around the local area, to Campus & the Guild, including the library, then on to the Freshers Fair.

Psychology Meet your School

Psychology Meet your School
Date
22/09/2014 (11:00-12:30)
Location:
Old Gym, Room 1.20 Hills Building - School of Psychology, Room 1.21 Hills Building - School of Psychology, Room 1.26 Hills Building - School of Psychology, The Foyer - Hills Building - School of Psychology (R3 on campus map), University of Birmingham
Description
Psychology - meet your School

SportexR Meet your School

SportexR Meet your School
Date
22/09/2014 (11:30-12:30)
Location:
Atrium Ground Floor, Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences Building (Y14)
Description
SportexR - Meet your School

Finding your feet tours - International Students

Date
22/09/2014 (12:00-14:00)
Location:
Jarratt, Jarratt Hall, Pritchatts Park, The Vale
Description
Let the Student Mentors help you navigate your way around campus.

Top tips for being a fantastic learner

Date
22/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for effective learning. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Dentistry Meet & greet students not living in halls

Dentistry Meet & greet students not living in halls
Date
22/09/2014 (12:00-12:30)
Location:
Dental School - Ground Floor. Please wait outside the little Cafe
Description
STUDENT REPS will meet and greet students in the reception area at the Dental School - Ground Floor. Please wait outside the little Café. This event is compulsory for local students.

GEES Welcome to Earth Sciences

GEES Welcome to Earth Sciences
Date
22/09/2014 (12:00-12:45)
Location:
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Welcome to Earth Sciences

Campus Orientation Tours

Date
22/09/2014 (12:00-14:00)
Location:
Chancellor's Court, Welcome Marquee
Description
Our guided campus tours take place over Arrivals Weekend and have been designed to help our new students and their friends/family find out where key buildings are and get to know more about our campus. Tours are conducted by students currently studying at the University, who will give you an insight into what its going to be like for our new students studying with us from September.

'Staying Local' Law School Welcome

Date
22/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Birmingham Law School, Moot Room
Description
A 'meet and greet' for all students who are from Birmingham only.

Dentistry Lunch for those not living in halls

Dentistry Lunch for those not living in halls
Date
22/09/2014 (12:30-14:00)
Location:
Student Common Room 4th Floor BDS and SODHT
Description
Lunch for those not living in halls. This event is compulsory

Walking bus to Fresher's fair provided by your RAs

Date
22/09/2014 (12:30-16:00)
Location:
University Halls
Description
Worried about getting a bit lost? Don't worry - your RAs will be running a walking bus from your halls to take you down to the Fresher's Fair!

Nursing - Library Induction

Nursing - Library Induction
Date
22/09/2014 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Medical School Upper Cluster
Description
These events are compulsory

VC's Welcome Address - College of Life & Environmental Sciences

Date
22/09/2014 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Great Hall - Aston Webb (R6 on campus map)
Description
An opportunity for the Vice-Chancellor to welcome and greet you in person in the historic Great Hall.

Exchange Students Orientation Event

Exchange Students Orientation Event
Date
22/09/2014 (13:00-17:30)
Location:
Haworth 101 Lecture Theatre - School of Chemistry (Y2 on campus map)
Description
Essential induction for exchange students

Nursing - Occupational Health

Nursing - Occupational Health
Date
22/09/2014 (13:00-15:45)
Location:
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Description
These events are compulsory

Medicine and Surgery MBChB Meet your 2nd year mums/dads and tours

Medicine and Surgery MBChB Meet your 2nd year mums/dads and tours
Date
22/09/2014 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
See Venues sheet on Welcome Pages on Canvas
Description
A tour of the Medical School and Campus. Also a chance to meet other students in your Personal Mentor group, ask questions etc. Please be prompt! This event is compulsory

Pharmacy Tours of Pharmacy Practice Suite

Pharmacy Tours of Pharmacy Practice Suite
Date
22/09/2014 (13:00-15:00)
Description
Tours of the Pharmacy Practice Suite in Robert Aiken and allocation of lab coats, equipment and lab safety talk. This event is compulsory

Study Abroad and Exchange students orientation (Non-European)

Study Abroad and Exchange students orientation (Non-European)
Date
22/09/2014 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Haworth Building - Lecture Theatre 101
Description
Orientation session for incoming Study Abroad and exchange students from outside of Europe.

Top tips for brilliant academic writing

Date
22/09/2014 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for Brilliant Academic Writing. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Top tips for being a fantastic learner

Date
22/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for effective learning. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Meal at Jimmy Spices with your RAs

Date
22/09/2014 (14:00-18:00)
Location:
Jimmy Spices Birmingham City
Description
Experience a buffet containing a massive variety of cuisines from around the world at Jimmy Spices. Remember to register your place online.

Finding your feet 'drop-in' sessions

Date
22/09/2014 (14:00-20:00)
Location:
The Vale Mentor Office
Description
If you need someone to talk to, come along and meet a Student Mentor. Refreshments and a good listening ear provided.

Physiotherapy Year 1 Tutor Talk

Physiotherapy Year 1 Tutor Talk
Date
22/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
LT 1 - School of Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences (Y14 on campus map)
Description
Physiotherapy - Year 1 tutor talk

GEES Meet your School

GEES Meet your School
Date
22/09/2014 (14:00-15:30)
Location:
Undercroft - School of Biosciences (R27 on campus map)
Description
Opportunity to meet staff and students - for students taking the following degree programmes:Geography/Urban and Regional PlanningPlanning/EconomicsPlanning/Social PolicyGeographyEnvironmental SciencesSpatial Planning and Business Management

MDS International Students Tea

Date
22/09/2014 (14:30-15:30)
Location:
Wolfson Common Room
Description
This is a chance for all Medical and Dental Sciences International students to get to know each other and meet key staff over some cream tea.

SportexR The Corporate Athlete

SportexR The Corporate Athlete
Date
22/09/2014 (14:30-15:30)
Location:
Civil and Mechanical Engineering Building (Y3), Ground Floor, Room G31
Description
SportexR - The Corporate Athlete Talk - Dorian Dunmore

VC's Welcome Address - College of Arts & Law

Date
22/09/2014 (14:30-15:30)
Location:
Great Hall - Aston Webb (R6 on campus map)
Description
An opportunity for the Vice-Chancellor to welcome and greet you in person in the historic Great Hall.

MDS International Students Tea

MDS International Students Tea
Date
22/09/2014 (14:30-15:30)
Location:
Wolfson Common Room
Description
This is a chance for all Medical and Dental Sciences International students to get to know each other and meet key staff over some cream tea. This is the first Contact Point for MBChB, and is therefore compulsory for MBChB courses.

MDS Staying Local Tea

Date
22 (14:30) - 26/09/2014 (15:30)
Location:
Wolfson Common Room
Description
For students living at home or otherwise NOT living with other students. A chance to meet older students who have been in the same situation. Tips, Advice, a chance to meet other students. Compulsory? No, but recommended!

Top tips for brilliant academic writing

Date
22/09/2014 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for Brilliant Academic Writing. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form

Study Abroad and Exchange students orientation (Europe)

Study Abroad and Exchange students orientation (Europe)
Date
22/09/2014 (15:30-17:30)
Location:
Haworth Building - Lecture Theatre 101
Description
Orientation session for incoming Study Abroad or exchange students from Europe.

Top tips for being a fantastic learner

Date
22/09/2014 (16:00-17:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for effective learning. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

VC's Welcome Address - College of Social Sciences

Date
22/09/2014 (16:00-17:00)
Location:
Great Hall - Aston Webb (R6 on campus map)
Description
An opportunity for the Vice-Chancellor to welcome and greet you in person in the historic Great Hall.

VC's Welcome Address - Liberal Arts & Sciences

Date
22/09/2014 (16:45-17:15)
Location:
G51 ERI building
Description
An opportunity for the Vice-Chancellor to welcome and greet you in person.

College of Arts & Law Guided Tour of Birmingham

Date
22/09/2014 (17:00-18:00)
Description
As we know many of you may be moving to Birmingham for the first time and may be unfamiliar with the city, we want to make you feel at home in Birmingham and introduce you to all the cultural attractions the city has to offer.

Mocktail & Casino Night

Date
22/09/2014 (19:30-22:00)
Location:
The Hub The Vale
Description
Place your bets whilst watching the Mocktail Maker & Shaker do their thing behind their very own Mocktail Bar. Free Mocktails are provided. Residents welcome from all accomodation sites.

Freshers Fest - The Hub

Date
22 (21:30) - 23/09/2014 (03:00)
Location:
The Hub Nightclub Birmingham City Centre
Description
Part of the Guild of Students' Fresher's Fest Package.

Freshers Fest - Guild of Students - Neon Night

Date
22 (21:30) - 23/09/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Guild of Students
Description
For one night only, experience the neon night at the Guild of Students

Liberal Arts & Sciences induction

Liberal Arts & Sciences induction
Date
23/09/2014 (09:00-13:00)
Location:
ERI building (Canvas/Library/IS session) G3 on the University map, ERI building (tutors) and G51, LAS hub
Description
Second day induction for all Liberal Arts & Sciences students

Undergraduate Programmes from the Department of Economics (Birmingham Business School) Induction Day Two

Undergraduate Programmes from the Department of Economics (Birmingham Business School) Induction Day Two
Date
23/09/2014 (09:00-11:00)
Location:
Vaughan Jeffries Lecture Theatre
Description
Induction Day Two

Psychology Collect Tutor Group details and Induction Pack

Psychology Collect Tutor Group details and Induction Pack
Date
23/09/2014 (09:00-11:00)
Location:
The Foyer - Hills Building - School of Psychology (R3 on campus map)
Description
Psychology - collect mentor and tutor group details and Induction Pack

Welcome Information Marquee

Date
23/09/2014 (09:00-16:00)
Location:
University Square - Chancellors Court
Description
Welcome Information Marquee (optional event). Learn about different options available at the University of Birmingham.

EU and International Student Welcome Hub

Date
23/09/2014 (09:00-16:00)
Location:
Avon Room - University Centre (R23 on campus map)
Description
The EU and International Student Welcome hub provides a range of services to new students at the start of the academic year. These include: right to study checks, ID cards, proof of registration letters and council tax information.

Financial Health Check

Date
23/09/2014 (09:00-16:00)
Location:
Chancellor's Court (R6 on map), Welcome Marquee
Description
Members of staff from the Student Funding Office will be on hand to answer any questions you may have regarding student finance and funding - we will be performing 'financial health checks' to ensure that you are in receipt of all the support that you are entitled to. We will also be promoting our finance quiz game 'Cash Clever' our undergraduate funding database.

EESE Welcome Week Registration and Welcome - Foundation/Year 1

EESE Welcome Week Registration and Welcome - Foundation/Year 1
Date
23/09/2014 (09:00-11:45)
Location:
Reception Area Gisbert Kapp Building - G8 on campus map
Description
Registration and Welcome Talk for all new Foundation and 1st year students for Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering Programmes.

UK Student Welcome hub

Date
23/09/2014 (09:00-16:00)
Location:
Arts Building Mason Lounge, Ground Floor
Description
The UK Student Welcome hub provides a range of services to new and returning UK students at the start of the academic year. These include: ID cards, proof of registration letters, registration help, council tax information and support with general queries.

Freshers Conference International Relations

Freshers Conference  International Relations
Date
23/09/2014 (09:45-15:00)
Location:
Room G15 Muirhead Tower

GEES Welcome from Head of Education

GEES Welcome from Head of Education
Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-10:20)
Location:
G31 Lecture Theatre - School of Mechanical Engineering (Y3 on campus map)
Description
Welcome from Head of Education for Geography, Environmental Science and Planning students

Biosciences Collect Welcome Pack

Biosciences Collect Welcome Pack
Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-10:45)
Location:
Undercroft - School of Biosciences (R27 on campus map)
Description
Biosciences - Collect Welcome Pack

SportexR Speed BSc

SportexR Speed BSc
Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-15:00)
Location:
Vaughan Jeffreys Lecture Theatre (Education Building R19 on Campus Map)
Description
SportexR - Speed BSc

NUS Extra

Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
Guild of Students
Description
NUS Extra is the definitive student discount card, with a range of national discounts and offers exclusively for you. Cards are available to purchase from the Guild of Students throughout Welcome Week 2014 and all year!

Top tips for using the library

Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-10:45)
Location:
Main Library Training Room
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for using the library. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Welcome to new students of BA Modern Languages

Welcome to new students of BA Modern Languages
Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-11:15)
Location:
Lecture Theatre 1, Strathcona Building
Description
This event is compulsory.

Welcome to new students of European Studies

Welcome to new students of European Studies
Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-11:15)
Location:
Lecture Theatre 6, Strathcona Building
Description
This event is compulsory.

American and Canadian Studies induction lecture

American and Canadian Studies induction lecture
Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Lecture Room 3 - Arts Building
Description
This event is compulsory.

Computer Science - Welcome to All Freshers

Computer Science - Welcome to All Freshers
Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Computer Science building Atrium [Y9 on the campus map]
Description
Welcome event for all Freshers.

Welcome to new students of joint honours French

Welcome to new students of joint honours French
Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-11:15)
Location:
Arts Building, Lecture room 1
Description
This event is compulsory.

BMedSc Student Society events

BMedSc Student Society events
Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
Starting at the Great hall - Aston Webb Building
Description
Half day event organised by the BMedSc Student Society to help you get to know your class mates and other students studying medical science. This event is compulsory

Mathematics Induction Talk

Mathematics Induction Talk
Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Large Lecture Theatre - Poynting Building Second floor (R 13 on the campus map)
Description
An introduction for the new first year students to the School of Mathematics.

BSc Accountancy and BSc Accounting and Finance Induction (All students)

BSc Accountancy and BSc Accounting and Finance Induction (All students)
Date
23 (10:00) - 26/09/2014 (14:00)
Location:
Birmingham Business School – Room TBC
Description
Induction over four days: Tuesday 23rd to Friday 26th September: meet your tutors and find out more about your course plan.

English Literature Induction Lecture

English Literature Induction Lecture
Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Arts Building, Main Lecture Theatre
Description
This event is compulsory.

English Language Induction Lecture

English Language Induction Lecture
Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Lecture Room 4, Arts Building
Description
This event is compulsory.

Top tips for brilliant academic writing

Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for Brilliant Academic Writing. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form

MBA Induction Week

MBA Induction Week
Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-16:15)

VC's Welcome Address - College of Medical & Dental Sciences

Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Great Hall - Aston Webb (R6 on campus map)
Description
An opportunity for the Vice-Chancellor to welcome and greet you in person in the historic Great Hall.

BA Social Work Induction

BA Social Work Induction
Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-15:30)
Location:
Room 714/5 Muirhead Tower
Description
Half-day induction for all BA Social Work students: find out about HCPC codes of practice and student finance

MA Social Work Welcome Week

MA Social Work Welcome Week
Date
23/09/2014 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
Room 714/5 Muirhead Tower
Description
Full-day induction for all MA Social Work students: meet your tutors and find out more about your course.

School of Chemistry Induction – Day 1

School of Chemistry Induction – Day 1
Date
23/09/2014 (10:15-14:00)
Location:
Haworth building Rooms 209A and 101 [Y2 on the campus map]
Description
Induction for all Year 1 and Foundation Year Chemistry Students - Day 1: Welcome and Registration.

GEES Introduction to Programmes

GEES Introduction to Programmes
Date
23/09/2014 (10:20-11:30)
Location:
G31 Lecture Theatre - School of Mechanical Engineering (Y3 on campus map)
Description
Introduction to programmes for Geography, Environmental Science and Planning students

Natural Sciences Registration

Natural Sciences Registration
Date
23/09/2014 (10:30-11:00)
Location:
Undercroft - School of Biosciences (R27 on campus map)
Description
Natural Sciences - registration period

Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology Induction

Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology Induction
Date
23/09/2014 (11:00-17:00)
Location:
Arts Building, Arts Main Lecture Theatre
Description
Includes meetings with personal tutors, registration for modules and an introduction to the programmes in the Department. This event is compulsory

Nursing - RCN and UNISON Talks

Nursing - RCN and UNISON Talks
Date
23/09/2014 (11:00-12:30)
Location:
LT4 Medical School
Description
These events are compulsory

MSc Investments and MSc Financial Management Students' Talk from the Guild

Date
23/09/2014 (11:00-11:15)
Location:
Room G03 University House
Description
Talk from the Guild by Vicki Harris.

English Literature with Creative Writing Induction Lecture

English Literature with Creative Writing Induction Lecture
Date
23/09/2014 (11:00-13:00)
Location:
Arts Building, Lecture Room 2
Description
This event is compulsory.

Freshers' Fair

Date
23/09/2014 (11:00-16:00)
Location:
Guild of Students, Underground Lawn
Description
Pick up amazing freebies and discounts from some of Birmingham's best restaurants and retailers.

Jobs Fair

Date
23/09/2014 (11:00-16:00)
Location:
Underground Guild of Students
Description
If you need to work to cover your living expenses whilst you study, the Jobs Fair can help you find temporary and part-time vacancies.

GEES Registration with Earth Sciences

GEES Registration with Earth Sciences
Date
23/09/2014 (11:00-11:30)
Location:
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Registration with Earth Sciences

MSc International Accounting & Finance Welcome Talk by the Programme Director, Dr Mark Mak

Date
23/09/2014 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
Gisbert Kapp Building Lecture Theatre 2
Description
Welcome Talk by the Programme Director, Dr Mark Mak.

Natural Sciences Welcome and Introduction

Natural Sciences Welcome and Introduction
Date
23/09/2014 (11:00-12:15)
Location:
LT301 Biosciences Building – R27 on Edgbaston Campus Map
Description
Natural Sciences - Welcome and Introduction Talk

Biosciences Introduction to individual programmes

Biosciences Introduction to individual programmes
Date
23/09/2014 (11:00-11:45)
Location:
E102 Lecture theatre - School of Biosciences (R27 on campus map), NG08 - School of Biosciences – R27 on the Edgbaston Campus map, WG05 Lecture Theatre - Aston Webb Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Biosciences - Introduction to individual degree programmes

Drama Pre-Induction Welcome

Date
23/09/2014 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
Selly Oak Campus, SOVAC Building, SS1
Description
Take the chance to meet some of your tutors and other students before the important induction lecture.

Welcome Address

Welcome Address
Date
23/09/2014 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
Birmingham Law School, Law Building, Lecture Theatre 1
Description
Welcome address from the Head of Law; arrangements for Welcome Week. This event is compulsory.

GEES Welcome from Head of Education

GEES Welcome from Head of Education
Date
23/09/2014 (11:30-12:00)
Location:
Dome Lecture Theatre - Aston Webb (R4 on the Edgbaston Campus map)
Description
Welcome from Head of Education

GEES Meet your Tutor

GEES Meet your Tutor
Date
23/09/2014 (11:30-12:45)
Description
Opportunity to meet tutors - for students taking the following degree programmes:Geography/Urban and Regional PlanningPlanning/EconomicsPlanning/Social PolicyGeographyEnvironmental SciencesSpatial Planning and Business Management

Becoming a fully engaged learner

Becoming a fully engaged learner
Date
23/09/2014 (11:30-13:30)
Location:
Learning Centre, LG12 and LG15
Description
This event is compulsory.

Dentistry Talk - How to make the most of your lectures and SGTs

Dentistry Talk - How to make the most of your lectures and SGTs
Date
23/09/2014 (11:30-13:30)
Location:
Lecture Theatre 3, Medical School BDS, SODHT & BMedSci
Description
Talk - How to make the most of your lectures and SGTs. Dr Neena Kalia & Dr Kirsty Hill. This event is compulsory

MBChB and MPharm Group Forming Task

MBChB and MPharm Group Forming Task
Date
23/09/2014 (11:30-13:00)
Location:
See Venues sheet on Welcome Pages on Canvas
Description
Group Task part II. This event is compulsory.

Biosciences Meet your Tutor

Biosciences Meet your Tutor
Date
23/09/2014 (11:45-12:45)
Description
Biosciences - Meet your tutor

Psychology Welcome and Introductory Session

Psychology Welcome and Introductory Session
Date
23/09/2014 (11:45-13:15)
Location:
1st floor, Education Building (R19), Vaughan Jeffreys Lecture Thatre
Description
Psychology - Welcome by Head of School and Introductory Session

Finding your feet tours - International Students

Date
23/09/2014 (12:00-14:00)
Location:
Jarratt Hall, Pritchatts Park, The Vale
Description
Let the Student Mentors help you navigate your way around campus.

Top tips for being a fantastic learner

Date
23/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for effective learning. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Free lunches at the Chaplaincy

Date
23/09/2014 (12:00-15:00)
Location:
St Francis Hall
Description
Free lunches will be provided by the University's Multi Faith Chaplaincy.

VC's Welcome Address - College of Engineering & Physical Sciences

Date
23/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Great Hall - Aston Webb (R6 on campus map)
Description
An opportunity for the Vice-Chancellor to welcome and greet you in person in the historic Great Hall.

Jewish Society Stall

Date
23/09/2014 (12:00-16:00)
Location:
Mermaid Square Guild of Students
Description
Info stall about the group's activities

Meet your programme director

Meet your programme director
Date
23/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Birmingham Law School, Law Building
Description
Meet the director of your programme. This event is compulsory.

Campus Orientation Tours

Date
23/09/2014 (12:00-14:00)
Location:
Chancellor's Court, Welcome Marquee
Description
Our guided campus tours take place over Arrivals Weekend and have been designed to help our new students and their friends/family find out where key buildings are and get to know more about our campus. Tours are conducted by students currently studying at the University, who will give you an insight into what its going to be like for our new students studying with us from September.

Drama Induction Lecture

Drama Induction Lecture
Date
23/09/2014 (12:00-13:30)
Location:
George Cadbury Hall, Selly Oak Campus
Description
This event is compulsory.

Welcome Address

Welcome Address
Date
23/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Haworth 101 Lecture Theatre - School of Chemistry (Y2 on campus map)
Description
Welcome address from the Head of Law; arrangements for Welcome Week. This event is compulsory.

Natural Sciences Lunch with current Students

Natural Sciences Lunch with current Students
Date
23/09/2014 (12:15-13:30)
Location:
WG04 - Biosciences Building (R27 on campus map)
Description
Natural Sciences - Lunch with current Natural Sciences students

Walking bus to Freshers' Fair provided by your RAs

Date
23/09/2014 (12:30-16:00)
Location:
University Halls
Description
Worried about getting a bit lost? Don't worry - your RAs will be running a walking bus from your halls to take you down to the Fresher's Fair!

Biosciences BioSoc Student Society Event

Biosciences BioSoc Student Society Event
Date
23/09/2014 (12:45-17:00)
Location:
Undercroft - School of Biosciences (R27 on campus map)
Description
Biosciences - Biosciences Student Society event. 12:45 onwards

MedSoc - Freshers' Fair

Date
23/09/2014 (13:00-16:00)
Location:
Wolfson Common Room
Description
MedSoc Event Hugely popular, so please look for your recommended time slot.13.00 - 14.00 - Medics, 14.00 - 15.00 - Pharmacy and Nursing, 15.00 - 16.00 – BmedSc and Dental

Mathematics - MSc Induction

Mathematics - MSc Induction
Date
23/09/2014 (13:00-15:30)
Location:
Watson building Lecture Room A [R15 on the Campus Map]
Description
Induction meeting.

Top tips for brilliant academic writing

Date
23/09/2014 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for Brilliant Academic Writing. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form

Medicine and Surgery MBChB Voting Pad Collection

Medicine and Surgery MBChB Voting Pad Collection
Date
23/09/2014 (13:00-16:00)
Location:
Student Services Desk
Description
Collect your 'clicker'. Bring your contracts to the Student Services desk during the afternoon, and receive your Voting Pad. This event is compulsory

Induction for all History and War Studies students

Induction for all History and War Studies students
Date
23/09/2014 (13:00-17:00)
Location:
Haworth Lecture Theatre 101
Description
This is a compulsory induction event for students beginning the following programmes: History (single and joint honours); Economic and Social history, Ancient and Medieval History; War Studies. This is the most important event of Welcome Week for your degree so don't miss it.

MSc International Accounting & Finance Introduction to the Empirical Topics in Accounting and Finance Module by Professor Ranko Jelic

Date
23/09/2014 (13:00-13:45)
Location:
Gisbert Kapp Lecture Theatre 2
Description
Introduction to the Empirical Topics in Accounting and Finance Module by Professor Ranko Jelic.

Star City Trip with your RAs

Date
23/09/2014 (13:00-18:00)
Location:
Star City Birmingham
Description
Join your RA for a film screening at Star City, we will even provide transport! Remember to register your place before it's too late.

Psychology Campus tour with Mentors

Psychology Campus tour with Mentors
Date
23/09/2014 (13:15-14:00)
Location:
1st floor, Education Building (R19), Vau, Vaughan Jeffreys Lecture Theatre
Description
Psychology - Campus tours with mentors

Sable to Hoghair: Oil painting techniques

Sable to Hoghair: Oil painting techniques
Date
23/09/2014 (13:15-13:30)
Location:
Barber Institute
Description
A short gallery talk which introduces you to oil painting techniques - from the Renaissance through to the twentieth century.

Drama meeting with personal tutor

Drama meeting with personal tutor
Date
23/09/2014 (13:30-14:00)
Location:
Selly Oak Campus
Description
This event is compulsory.

Main Introduction to the Foundation Year in the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences for Home-EU & BFA students

Main Introduction to the Foundation Year in the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences for Home-EU & BFA students
Date
23/09/2014 (13:30-14:45)
Location:
Lecture Theatre (Room 117) first floor of Physics West building [R8 on the campus map]
Description
Key information about the programmes and an opportunity to meet module teaching staff involved and other students.

Natural Sciences Modular Choices

Natural Sciences Modular Choices
Date
23/09/2014 (13:30-15:30)
Location:
Room G2 - Biosciences Tower (R27 on campus map)
Description
Natural Sciences - make your module choices

EESE Welcome Week Registration and Welcome - Year 2 & 3 Direct Entry

EESE Welcome Week Registration and Welcome - Year 2 & 3 Direct Entry
Date
23/09/2014 (13:45-17:00)
Location:
Outside LT1 First Floor Gisbert Kapp Building
Description
Registration and Welcome Talk for all new 2nd and 3rd Year Direct Entry students for Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering Programmes

Computer Science - Introduction to Facilities

Computer Science - Introduction to Facilities
Date
23/09/2014 (14:00-17:00)
Location:
Programming Lab (room UG04) - Computer Science building [Y9 on the campus map]
Description
An introduction to the School's facilities.

English and American Literature induction lecture

English and American Literature induction lecture
Date
23/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
201 - Arts Building
Description
This event is compulsory.

Seminar group "meet and greet" session

Seminar group "meet and greet" session
Date
23/09/2014 (14:00-15:30)
Location:
Birmingham Law School, Law Building
Description
Enjoy meeting your student mentors and your seminar group! This event is compulsory.

Computer Science - Student Registration

Computer Science - Student Registration
Date
23/09/2014 (14:00-17:00)
Location:
Computer Science building Atrium [Y9 on the campus map]

Natural Sciences Student Society Event

Natural Sciences Student Society Event
Date
23/09/2014 (14:00-18:00)
Location:
WG04 - Biosciences Building (R27 on campus map)
Description
Natural Sciences - Get to know the NatSoc student society

GEES Meet your Tutor

GEES Meet your Tutor
Date
23/09/2014 (14:00-17:30)
Description
Earth Sciences students meet their tutors

Welcome to the Department of Modern Languages

Welcome to the Department of Modern Languages
Date
23/09/2014 (14:00-17:00)
Location:
G15, Muirhead Tower
Description
This event is compulsory.

Nursing - Planning your future career in nursing

Nursing - Planning your future career in nursing
Date
23/09/2014 (14:00-14:30)
Location:
LT4 Medical School
Description
Planning your future career in nursing – making the most of opportunities. This event is compulsory

Mechanical Engineering - ISAS Welcome (for International students entering directly into Year 2 or 3 of their undergraduate programme)

Mechanical Engineering - ISAS Welcome (for International students entering directly into Year 2 or 3 of their undergraduate programme)
Date
23/09/2014 (14:00-14:30)
Location:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering Building Room G36 [Y3 on the Campus Map]
Description
Find out how the International Student Advisory Service (ISAS) may help you.

Mechanical Engineering - Registration with the School (for entrants to Year 1)

Mechanical Engineering - Registration with the School (for entrants to Year 1)
Date
23/09/2014 (14:00-14:50)
Location:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering Building Room G37 [Y3 on the Campus Map]
Description
Entrants to Year 1 must register with the School.

The Birmingham Project Welcome Session

Date
23/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Main Lecture Theatre - 1st Floor - Arts Building
Description
The Birmingham Project is one of University of Birmingham's newest and most exciting new projects exclusively open to undergraduate first years.

Mathematics International Student Meeting

Mathematics International Student Meeting
Date
23/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Watson building Room 310 - R15 on the campus map
Description
School of Mathematics International Student Meeting. This event is compulsory for international students only.

Top tips for using the library

Date
23/09/2014 (14:00-14:45)
Location:
Main Library Training Room
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for using the library. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Top tips for being a fantastic learner

Date
23/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for effective learning. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Mathematics - Local Students Meeting

Mathematics - Local Students Meeting
Date
23/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Watson building Maths Learning Centre (First floor) - R15 on the campus map
Description
School of Mathematics Local Student Meeting. This event is compulsory for local Maths students only.

Mechanical Engineering - Registration with the School (for students from the People's Republic of China entering Year 2 / Year 3 of their programme)

Mechanical Engineering - Registration with the School (for students from the People's Republic of China entering Year 2 / Year 3 of their programme)
Date
23/09/2014 (14:30-14:50)
Location:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering Building Room G36 [Y3 on the Campus Map]
Description
New Year 2 and Year 3 Chinese students must register with the School.

Mechanical Engineering - Registration with the School (for students from Malaysia entering Year 2 / Year 3 of their programme)

Mechanical Engineering - Registration with the School (for students  from Malaysia entering Year 2 / Year 3 of their programme)
Date
23/09/2014 (14:30-14:50)
Location:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering Building Room G42 [Y3 on the Campus Map]
Description
New Year 2 and Year 3 students from Malaysia must register with the School.

Introduction to BA Education and Sociology

Date
23/09/2014 (14:30-15:00)
Location:
Room G39, School of Education, University of Birmingham
Description
An introduction to your degree and the module options

Biosciences MSci Talk

Biosciences MSci Talk
Date
23/09/2014 (14:30-15:30)
Location:
SG18 - Ground Floor - School of Biosciences (R27 on campus map)
Description
Biosciences - MSci Talk - for students undertaking a four-year MSci degree programme

Natural Sciences MSci Talk

Natural Sciences MSci Talk
Date
23/09/2014 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
LG14 - Learning Centre (R28 on campus map)
Description
Natural Sciences - Talk for MSci Natural Sciences students only

Introduction to BA Education and History

Date
23/09/2014 (15:00-15:30)
Location:
Room G39, School of Education, University of Birmingham
Description
An introduction to your degree and the module options

FY Personal Tutor Meeting in Welcome Week

FY Personal Tutor Meeting in Welcome Week
Date
23/09/2014 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering Building Room G34 [Y3 on the Campus Map]
Description
An essential introduction to your personal tutor and fellow tutees.

MSc International Accounting & Finance Introduction to Financial Accounting Theory and Practice module

Date
23/09/2014 (15:00-15:30)
Location:
University House Room G12
Description
Introduction to Financial Accounting Theory and Practice module by the module lecturers.

FY Personal Tutor Meeting in Welcome Week

FY Personal Tutor Meeting in Welcome Week
Date
23/09/2014 (15:00-15:30)
Location:
Physics West Lecture Theatre Room 117 - first floor [R8 on the campus map]
Description
An essential introduction to your personal tutor and fellow tutees.

English Language Induction Lecture (Joint Honours)

English Language Induction Lecture (Joint Honours)
Date
23/09/2014 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Lecture Room 8, Arts Building
Description
This event is compulsory.

Mechanical Engineering - Welcome to all new undergraduate students – Part 1

Mechanical Engineering  - Welcome to all new undergraduate students – Part 1
Date
23/09/2014 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering Building Room G34 [Y3 on the Campus Map]
Description
Meet key staff, including your Personal Tutor.

Dentistry Fresher's Fair for Dental Students Wolfson Common Room

Dentistry Fresher's Fair for Dental Students Wolfson Common Room
Date
23/09/2014 (15:00)
Location:
Dental School
Description
Fresher's Fair for Dental Students Wolfson Common Room. This event is compulsory

Welcoming our International students

Date
23/09/2014 (15:00-15:30)
Location:
Room G39, School of Education, University of Birmingham
Description
You will be given your module options and timetable and will meet the international tutor

Top tips for brilliant academic writing

Date
23/09/2014 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for Brilliant Academic Writing. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form

Mathematics - MRes & PhD Induction

Mathematics - MRes & PhD Induction
Date
23/09/2014 (15:30-17:00)
Location:
Watson building Room 222 [R15 on the Campus Map]
Description
Induction meeting.

MSc International Accounting & Finance Introduction to Theory of Financial Management module

Date
23/09/2014 (15:30-16:00)
Location:
University House Room G12
Description
Introduction to the module by the module lecturers.

Finding your feet 'drop-in' sessions

Date
23/09/2014 (16:00-18:00)
Location:
Pritchatts Park Social Centre
Description
If you need someone to talk to, come along and meet a Student Mentor. Refreshments and a good listening ear provided.

MSc International Accounting & Finance Introduction to Management Accounting module

Date
23/09/2014 (16:00-16:30)
Location:
University House Room G12
Description
Introduction to Management Accounting module by the module lecturers.

English Language Welcome Event

English Language Welcome Event
Date
23/09/2014 (16:00-18:00)
Location:
Gisbert Kapp, The Link
Description
This event is compulsory.

Top tips for being a fantastic learner

Date
23/09/2014 (16:00-17:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for effective learning. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

International welcome reception

Date
23/09/2014 (18:30-20:00)
Location:
Cafe Aroma - Staff House
Description
A reception to welcome new international students with a welcome talk from a senior member of academic staff.

Quiz night 'Battle of the Brains!'

Date
23/09/2014 (19:00-21:30)
Location:
Pritchatts Park Social Centre
Description
Think you've got what it takes? Come along to our free quiz night. The winning team will win a £50 shopping voucher! Residents from all accommodation sites welcome.

Live Music Night

Date
23/09/2014 (20:00-22:00)
Location:
The Duck and Scholar, The Vale
Description
The first of our regular band nights.

Freshers Fest - Wonderland

Date
23 (21:30) - 24/09/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Wonderland Night Club Birmingham City Centre
Description
Part of the Guild of Students' Fresher's Fest Package.

Freshers Fest - Guild of Students - Neon Night

Date
23 (21:30) - 24/09/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Guild of Students
Description
Put on your brightest clothes and get ready for your neon night at the Guild of Students

Refreshers - Stupid Tuesdays

Date
23 (22:00) - 24/09/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Players Night Club Birmingham City Centre
Description
Back for another year, Birmingham's weekly student night at Players Bar

Dentistry BUDSS Reps: Meet and Escort BDS & SODHT

Dentistry BUDSS Reps: Meet and Escort BDS & SODHT
Date
24/09/2014 (08:30-10:00)
Location:
Outside of students accommodation
Description
This event is compulsory

Physics - Registration

Physics - Registration
Date
24/09/2014 (08:45-09:00)
Location:
Exhibition Area between the Large Lecture Theatre and the Small Lecture Theatre - Poynting Building Second floor (R 13 on the campus map)
Description
Sign in and collect a Physics Welcome Pack.

MSc Marketing Communications

Date
24/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
Muirhead Tower unless otherwise stated
Description
MSc Marketing Communications - Induction activities

MSc Marketing

Date
24/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
Muirhead Tower unless stated otherwise
Description
MSc Marketing - Induction activities

Physiotherapy Libarary Induction

Physiotherapy Libarary Induction
Date
24/09/2014 (09:00-18:00)
Location:
Room LG15 Learning Centre (R28 on campus map), Woodlands Lab - School of Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences (Y14 on campus)
Description
Physiotherapy - Library induction and occupational health checks

Liberal Arts & Sciences induction

Liberal Arts & Sciences induction
Date
24/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
ERI Building
Description
Trip to the Black Country Living Museum

MSc Management Induction

Date
24/09/2014 (09:00-11:15)
Location:
TBC
Description
Induction talks for all IB students from Deputy Dean and Programme Director and general Business School departments.

MSc International Marketing

Date
24/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
Muirhead Tower and University House, please see below for breakdown of venues
Description
MSc International Marketing - Induction activities

SportexR Sport on Campus

SportexR Sport on Campus
Date
24/09/2014 (09:00-09:30)
Location:
Vaughan Jeffreys Lecture Theatre (Education Building R19 on Campus Map)
Description
SportexR - Sport on campus

EU and International Student Welcome Hub

Date
24/09/2014 (09:00-16:00)
Location:
Avon Room - University Centre (R23 on campus map)
Description
The EU and International Student Welcome hub provides a range of services to new students at the start of the academic year. These include: right to study checks, ID cards, proof of registration letters and council tax information.

Medicine and Surgery MBChB Introduction to MBChB

Medicine and Surgery MBChB Introduction to MBChB
Date
24/09/2014 (09:00-09:45)
Description
Cluster Lectures for understanding the programme. This event is compulsory

Civil Engineering Induction Day 1

Civil Engineering Induction Day 1
Date
24/09/2014 (09:00-15:00)
Location:
Chemical Engineering building (Y11 on the University map), Mechanical and Civil Engineering building (Y3 on the University map)
Description
Introduction to Civil Engineering; meet the Head of School, meet your tutors , gain information on useful resources available to you.

MSc Strategic Marketing and Consulting

Date
24/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
Muirhead Tower unless stated otherwise
Description
MSc Strategic Marketing and Consulting - Induction activities

UK Student Welcome hub

Date
24/09/2014 (09:00-16:00)
Location:
Arts Building Mason Lounge, Ground Floor
Description
The UK Student Welcome hub provides a range of services to new and returning UK students at the start of the academic year. These include: ID cards, proof of registration letters, registration help, council tax information and support with general queries.

MBA Induction Week

MBA Induction Week
Date
24/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
Room 108 University House

Dentistry Coffee & Danish

Dentistry Coffee & Danish
Date
24/09/2014 (09:15-10:00)
Location:
Alexander MacGregor Lecture Theatre foyer – BDS, SODHT & BMedSci
Description
Coffee & Danish. This event is compulsory

Nursing - Due Diligence/Fitness to Practice

Nursing - Due Diligence/Fitness to Practice
Date
24/09/2014 (09:15-11:30)
Location:
LT3 Medical School
Description
These events are compulsory

Physics - Welcome and Introduction to the first year students

Physics - Welcome and Introduction to the first year students
Date
24/09/2014 (09:20-10:45)
Location:
Large Lecture Theatre - Poynting Building Second floor (R 13 on the campus map)
Description
Meet the Head of School, Senior Tutor and the Head of Year 1.

Introduction to the library and Canvas; Writing Skills; Plagiarism

Introduction to the library and Canvas; Writing Skills; Plagiarism
Date
24/09/2014 (09:30-11:00)
Location:
Birmingham Law School, Law Building, Lecture Theatre 1
Description
Important information about the library, Canvas, the writing clinic and plagiarism. This event is compulsory.

Department of Theology and Religion welcome event

Department of Theology and Religion welcome event
Date
24/09/2014 (09:30-12:00)
Location:
Metallurgy and Materials Lecture Theatre GC13
Description
This event is compulsory.

Natural Sciences Majoring in Geography and Earth Sciences

Natural Sciences Majoring in Geography and Earth Sciences
Date
24/09/2014 (09:30-10:30)
Location:
Room G34 - School of Geography Earth and Environmental Sciences Building (R26 on campus map)
Description
Natural Sciences - Meeting for students Majoring in Geography and Earth Sciences

SportexR Module Briefings

SportexR Module Briefings
Date
24/09/2014 (09:30-10:30)
Location:
Vaughan Jeffreys Lecture Theatre (Education Building R19 on Campus Map)
Description
SportexR - Module briefings

How the Law School Works Part 1

How the Law School Works Part 1
Date
24/09/2014 (09:30-11:00)
Location:
Haworth 101 Lecture Theatre - School of Chemistry (Y2 on campus map)
Description
Information about Law School procedures and rules. This event is compulsory.

Computer Science - Software Workshop 1

Computer Science - Software Workshop 1
Date
24/09/2014 (09:30-10:15)
Location:
Programming Lab (room UG04) - Computer Science building [Y9 on the campus map]

Welcome to new students of Music

Welcome to new students of Music
Date
24/09/2014 (09:30)
Location:
Bramall Music Building, Elgar Concert Hall
Description
This event is compulsory.

Welcome to new students of Hispanic Studies [Post A-Level] options

Welcome to new students of Hispanic Studies [Post A-Level] options
Date
24/09/2014 (09:30-10:45)
Location:
Lecture Theatre 4, Strathcona Building
Description
This event is compulsory.

Welcome to new students of Hispanic Studies [beginners]

Welcome to new students of Hispanic Studies [beginners]
Date
24/09/2014 (09:30-10:45)
Location:
Lecture Theatre 6, Strathcona Building
Description
This event is compulsory.

Freshers Conference Sociology

Freshers Conference Sociology
Date
24/09/2014 (09:45-12:00)
Location:
Room 121 Muirhead Tower

Medicine and Surgery MBChB History of the Medical School

Medicine and Surgery MBChB History of the Medical School
Date
24/09/2014 (09:45-10:30)
Location:
Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre
Description
Lecture from Professor Reinarz. This event is compulsory

Chemical Engineering - Induction for all New Undergraduates students

Chemical Engineering - Induction for all New Undergraduates students
Date
24/09/2014 (09:55-16:30)
Location:
Main Lecture Theatre (Room 124) Chemical Engineering Building Y11
Description
Induction Day for all new Chemical Engineering Undergraduate students (Foundation Year, Year 1, Direct Entry to Year 2 and Year 3 and all Exchange students including ERASMUS and Science Without Borders).

Top tips for brilliant academic writing

Date
24/09/2014 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for Brilliant Academic Writing. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form

Planners The Birmingham Laboratory

Planners The Birmingham Laboratory
Date
24/09/2014 (10:00-11:30)
Location:
R26 on campus map, Room 311 - School of Geography Earth and Environmental Sciences
Description
Spanning specific careers talk

NUS Extra

Date
24/09/2014 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
Guild of Students
Description
NUS Extra is the definitive student discount card, with a range of national discounts and offers exclusively for you. Cards are available to purchase from the Guild of Students throughout Welcome Week 2014 and all year!

Poster Sale

Date
24/09/2014 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
Mermaid Square Guild of Students
Description
Come along and buy some posters to brighten up your room

Induction for all Anthropology and/or African Studies students

Induction for all Anthropology and/or African Studies students
Date
24/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Danford Room - 224 on second floor of the Arts Building
Description
This event is compulsory.

Biosciences Introduction for all students

Biosciences Introduction for all students
Date
24/09/2014 (10:00-11:30)
Location:
G31 Civil and Mechanical Engineering Building [Y3]
Description
Biosciences - Introduction to University for all students

International Day

Date
24/09/2014 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
Welcome marquee - University Square
Description
This event celebrates the global student community

EESE M.Sc. / M.Res. Welcome and School Registration

EESE M.Sc. / M.Res. Welcome and School Registration
Date
24/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Gisbert Kapp building Room LT2 - 2nd floor [G8 on the campus map]
Description
Welcome and registration for MSc students in EESE.

International Day

International Day
Date
24/09/2014 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
Marquee - Chancellor's Court
Description
International Day 2014 will showcase the University of Birmingham as a global institution. All students can find out about opportunities to travel outwards, discover more about our world ranking staff and research and learn about how the university engages internationally.

Undergraduate Programmes from the Department of Economics (Birmingham Business School) Induction Day Three

Undergraduate Programmes from the Department of Economics (Birmingham Business School) Induction Day Three
Date
24/09/2014 (10:00-11:00)
Description
Meeting with your Personal Tutor

BA Social Work Induction

BA Social Work Induction
Date
24/09/2014 (10:00-14:00)
Location:
Room G15 Muirhead Tower
Description
Half-day induction for all BA Social Work students: challenges and opportunities and practice learning

Mechanical Engineering - Welcome Event for all new undergraduate students - Part 2

Mechanical Engineering  - Welcome Event for all new undergraduate students - Part 2
Date
24/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering Building Room G34 [Y3 on the Campus Map]
Description
Students past and present give you their perspective, plus there's an opportunity for you to team up with fellow students.

BMedSc : Introduction to the University, College and Programme

BMedSc : Introduction to the University, College and Programme
Date
24/09/2014 (10:00-14:00)
Location:
Ground Floor, Lecture Theatre 4, Medical School (B1), Medical School Building (Lecture theatre 4; LT4)
Description
Introduction to the University, College and Programme. These events are compulsory

Pharmacy Being a Professional

Pharmacy Being a Professional
Date
24/09/2014 (10:00-12:30)
Location:
Arthur Thompson Hall
Description
Introductory talk about being a "Professional" Pharmacy Student. Followed by talks from Careers, the Student Services Centre and Estates regarding Health and Safety. This event is compulsory.

University Graduate School coffee and cake morning for postgraduate researchers (24 September)

Date
24/09/2014 (10:00-12:30)
Location:
Nuffield G17
Description
Information about the University Graduate School's coffee and cakes event for new postgraduate researchers to the University of Birmingham. The University Graduate School provides support, training and development opportunities for postgraduate researchers at the University. The coffee and cakes event is a great opportunity to meet other new postgraduate researchers from across the University and to find out more about the opportunities that are provided for you during your time here.

Business Management Suite of Programmes Induction (Birmingham Business School)

Business Management Suite of Programmes Induction (Birmingham Business School)
Date
24/09/2014 (10:00-11:00)
Description
Meet Your Personal Tutor

MA Social Work Induction 2

MA Social Work Induction 2
Date
24/09/2014 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
All other activities - Room 121 Muirhead Tower, Your Future in Social Work - Room G15 Muirhead Tower
Description
Full-day induction for all MA Social Work students: find out more about your course.

SportexR Module Briefings

SportexR Module Briefings
Date
24/09/2014 (10:30-11:30)
Location:
Vaughan Jeffreys Lecture Theatre (Education Building R19 on Campus Map)
Description
SportexR - Module briefings

Department of Economics, MSc Programmes Induction

Department of Economics, MSc Programmes Induction
Date
24/09/2014 (10:30-13:30)
Location:
J G Smith building, Room 210
Description
Collection of handbooks and timetable

MSc International Accounting & Finance students' Introduction to Library and Information Services

Date
24/09/2014 (10:30-11:30)
Location:
University House Room G12
Description
Introduction to Library and Information Services by Dr Stephen Bull.

Natural Sciences Students Majoring in Sport and Exercise Science

Natural Sciences Students Majoring in Sport and Exercise Science
Date
24/09/2014 (10:30-11:30)
Location:
Room G5 - School of Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences (Building Y14 on campus map)
Description
Natural Sciences - Meeting for students Majoring in Sport and Exercise Sciences

Computer Science - Software Workshop 2

Computer Science - Software Workshop 2
Date
24/09/2014 (10:45-11:30)
Location:
Programming Lab (room UG04) - Computer Science building [Y9 on the campus map]

Dentistry 'E-learning and resources' - Professor Giles Perryer

Dentistry 'E-learning and resources' - Professor Giles Perryer
Date
24/09/2014 (10:45-11:45)
Location:
Alexander MacGregor Lecture Theatre – Ground Floor – Dental School BDS, SODHT & BMedSci
Description
'E-learning and resources' - Professor Giles Perryer. This event is compulsory

School of Metallurgy & Materials Welcome Day

School of Metallurgy & Materials Welcome Day
Date
24/09/2014 (11:00-14:00)
Location:
C Block ground floor lobby - School of Metallurgy and Materials [G6 on the Campus Map]
Description
Welcome to the School of Metallurgy and Materials. There will be an opportunity to meet our academics, current students, and hear all about your student society.

BMedSc: Activities organised by the Student Societies and University

Date
24/09/2014 (11:00-17:00)
Location:
Duck and Scholar, Pritchatts Social Centre, University Sports Fair Munro sports centre
Description
Opportunity to meet with fellow students from the College according to location of accommodation. These events are not compulsory but students are encouraged to attend the events from 4pm

Sports Fair 2014

Date
24/09/2014 (11:00-16:00)
Description
Sports Fair is the Welcome Week event not to be missed! With over 80 stands covering everything from sports clubs to fitness classes and gym membership to volunteering, you can find out everything you'd ever need to know about UBsport. 12-5pm, Munrow Sports Centre.

Top tips for managing your time

Date
24/09/2014 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for managing your time. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

School of Chemistry Induction – Day 2

School of Chemistry Induction – Day 2
Date
24/09/2014 (11:00-14:00)
Location:
Haworth building Rooms 209A and 101 [Y2 on the campus map]
Description
Induction for all Year 1 and Foundation Year Chemistry Students - Day 2: Study Skills.

Welcome to new students of single honours French

Welcome to new students of single honours French
Date
24/09/2014 (11:00-12:15)
Location:
Arts Building, Lecture Room 4
Description
This event is compulsory.

Welcome to new students of German

Welcome to new students of German
Date
24/09/2014 (11:00-12:30)
Location:
Arts Building, Lecture Room 3
Description
This event is compulsory.

Introduction to each of your modules

Date
24/09/2014 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
Room G39, School of Education, University of Birmingham
Description
You will meet your module leaders and be given information about each of your first year modules

MSc Investments and MSc Financial Management Induction Day

Date
24/09/2014 (11:00-17:00)
Location:
University House
Description
Induction Day

Medicine and Surgery MBChB Introductions

Medicine and Surgery MBChB Introductions
Date
24/09/2014 (11:15-12:45)
Location:
Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre
Description
Key Induction Session. This event is compulsory

Natural Sciences Year in Europe Talk

Natural Sciences Year in Europe Talk
Date
24/09/2014 (11:30-12:30)
Location:
Room SG18 - School of Biosciences (Building R27 on campus map)
Description
Natural Sciences - Talk for Natural Sciences students opting for the Year in Europe degree programme only

MSc International Accounting & Finance Introduction to Canvas/E-Learning

Date
24/09/2014 (11:30-12:00)
Location:
University House Room G12
Description
Introduction to Canvas/E-Learning.

How the Law School Works Part 1

How the Law School Works Part 1
Date
24/09/2014 (11:30-13:00)
Location:
Birmingham Law School, Law Building, Lecture Theatre 1
Description
Information about Law School procedures and rules. This event is compulsory.

Biosciences Year in Europe Talk

Biosciences Year in Europe Talk
Date
24/09/2014 (11:30-12:30)
Location:
SG18 - Ground Floor - School of Biosciences (R27 on campus map)
Description
Biosciences - for students undertaking a year in Europe degree programme

Dentistry Welcome Talks

Dentistry Welcome Talks
Date
24/09/2014 (11:30-12:30)
Location:
Alexander MacGregor Lecture Theatre – Ground Floor – Dental School
Description
Welcome Talks BDS, SODHT & BMedSci. Head of School of Dentistry – Professor Philip Lumley. Head of School of Dental Hygiene & Therapy - Mrs Carolyn Inman, Mrs Liz Bannister. Head of Biomedical Material Science – Dr Dick Shelton, Dr Sammon. This event is compulsory

Physics - Students Reps and Outreach information

Physics - Students Reps and Outreach information
Date
24/09/2014 (11:30-11:45)
Location:
Large Lecture Theatre - Poynting Building Second floor (R 13 on the campus map)
Description
You will meet the Student Reps liaison person as well as the School's Liaison person and you will find out how to get involved in various related activities.

Biosciences with Business Management Talk

Biosciences with Business Management Talk
Date
24/09/2014 (11:30-12:30)
Location:
SG09 - School of Biosciences (R27 on campus map)
Description
Biosciences - for students undertaking the Biosciences with Business Management degree pgoramme

Biosciences Professional Placement Talk

Biosciences Professional Placement Talk
Date
24/09/2014 (11:30-12:30)
Location:
Room UG10 - Learning Centre (R28 on campus map)
Description
Biosciences - for students undertaking a degree programme with a professional placement year

Physics - Meet the Physics Student Societies

Physics - Meet the Physics Student Societies
Date
24/09/2014 (11:45-12:00)
Location:
Large Lecture Theatre - Poynting Building Second floor (R 13 on the campus map)
Description
Representatives of the Physics Student Societies will talk to you about their activities. You will have the opportunity to join them.

MSc International Accounting & Finance Welcome Buffet for Students

Date
24/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
University House Business Lounge
Description
Welcome Buffet for MSc International Accounting and Finance students.

School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion lunch

Date
24/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
ERI Building Atrium
Description
Lunch for new students and staff.

Introduction to careers support for international students

Date
24/09/2014 (12:00-14:00)
Location:
To be confirmed
Description
Find out what we will be doing this year to help you develop the skills and confidence to help you stand out from the crowd when job seeking during or after your studies.

GEES Meet Kinvig Student Society

GEES Meet Kinvig Student Society
Date
24/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Undercroft - School of Biosciences (R27 on campus map)
Description
Meet Kinvig student society

GEES Lapsoc Student Society

GEES Lapsoc Student Society
Date
24/09/2014 (12:00-14:00)
Location:
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Afternoon Tea with Lapsoc Student Society

GEES Meet Kinvig and Lapsoc Student Societies

GEES Meet Kinvig and Lapsoc Student Societies
Date
24/09/2014 (12:00-14:00)
Location:
Undercroft - School of Biosciences (R27 on campus map)
Description
Meet Kinvig and Lapsoc student societies

Mathematics Treasure Hunt

Mathematics Treasure Hunt
Date
24/09/2014 (12:00-14:00)
Location:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering building Room G31 - Y3 on the campus map
Description
School of Mathematics Treasure Hunt.

Dentistry Photograph

Dentistry Photograph
Date
24/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Outside Wesleyan Building or Small Lecture Theatre if poor weather
Description
Photograph. This event is compulsory

Physics - Drinks Reception (wine and fruit juices)

Physics - Drinks Reception (wine and fruit juices)
Date
24/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Physics Bridge Study Room - Poynting Building (R 13 on the campus map)
Description
Opportunities to meet academic and support staff, and undergraduates.

Top tips for being a fantastic learner

Date
24/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for effective learning. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Free lunches at the Chaplaincy

Date
24/09/2014 (12:00-15:00)
Location:
St Francis Hall
Description
Free lunches will be provided by the University's Multi Faith Chaplaincy.

International Film Festival

Date
24 (12:00) - 25/09/2014 (00:00)
Location:
Infusion, Shackleton, The Vale
Description
A free film night of international films.

Students with disabilities welcome event

Date
24/09/2014 (12:30-14:00)
Location:
UG05 - Learning Centre
Description
Students with disabilities, mental heath difficulties and learning difficulties are invited to a welcome event.

Walking bus to Sports Fair provided by your RAs

Date
24/09/2014 (12:30-16:00)
Location:
University Halls
Description
Your RAs will be running a walking bus to the Sports Fair to make sure you find your way.

FY Personal Tutor Meeting in Welcome Week

FY Personal Tutor Meeting in Welcome Week
Date
24/09/2014 (12:30-12:45)
Location:
Chemical Engineering building Main Lecture Theatre - Room LT-124 [Y11 on the campus map]
Description
An essential introduction to your personal tutor and fellow tutees.

Welcome for Gender and Sexual Diversity (GSD) Students

Date
24/09/2014 (12:30-14:30)
Location:
Cadbury Research Library - Muirhead Tower
Description
Come and hear about some of the different groups, services and facilities available at the university and in the city.

Welcome to new students of Hispanic Studies [Post A-Level]

Welcome to new students of Hispanic Studies [Post A-Level]
Date
24/09/2014 (12:45-14:00)
Location:
Arts Building, Lecture Theatre 7
Description
This event is compulsory.

Natural Sciences Students Majoring in Physics

Natural Sciences Students Majoring in Physics
Date
24/09/2014 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Coffee Lounge - Physics Poynting Building (R13 on campus map)
Description
Natural Sciences - Meeting for students Majoring in Physics

Top tips for managing your time

Date
24/09/2014 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for managing your time. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

MSc International Accounting & Finance Introduction to Careers in Business

Date
24/09/2014 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
University House Room G12
Description
Careers in Business Team

Computer Science - Computer Student Society Social

Date
24/09/2014 (13:00-17:00)
Location:
TBC

FY Personal Tutor Meeting in Welcome Week

FY Personal Tutor Meeting in Welcome Week
Date
24/09/2014 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering building Room S21 (Design Centre) [Y3 on the campus map]
Description
An essential introduction to your personal tutor and fellow tutees.

Mentoring session

Date
24/09/2014 (13:30-14:30)
Location:
G17 - Nuffield

Freshers Conference Joint Honours - Government and Society

Freshers Conference Joint Honours - Government and Society
Date
24/09/2014 (13:45-16:00)
Location:
Room G15 Muirhead Tower

Top tips for being a fantastic learner

Date
24/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for effective learning. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Sealife Centre trip with your RAs

Date
24/09/2014 (14:00-18:00)
Location:
Sealife centre Birmingham city
Description
Come and see the huge variety of aquatic animals at Birmingham's Sealife Centre, including the new penguins! Registration is essential.

The Birmingham Project Welcome Session

Date
24/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Main Lecture Theatre - 1st Floor - Arts Building
Description
The Birmingham Project is one of University of Birmingham's newest and most exciting new projects exclusively open to undergraduate first years.

Biosciences Exchange Students Welcome Event

Biosciences Exchange Students Welcome Event
Date
24/09/2014 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Reception - School of Biosciences (R27 on campus map)
Description
Essential induction for exchange students

Introduction to the library and Canvas; Writing Skills; Plagiarism

Introduction to the library and Canvas; Writing Skills; Plagiarism
Date
24/09/2014 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Haworth Building (Y2 on the Campus Map) - Lecture Theatre 101 - University of Birmingham
Description
Important information about the library, Canvas, the writing clinic and plagiarism. This event is compulsory.

International Film Festival

Date
24 (14:00) - 25/09/2014 (00:00)
Location:
Pritchatts Park Social Centre
Description
Come along to watch a selection of iconic films from around the world. Films showing throughout the afternoon and into the evening. Refreshments provided. Residents from all accommodation sites are welcome.

Welcome to new students of Italian

Welcome to new students of Italian
Date
24/09/2014 (14:15-15:30)
Location:
Ashley Building, Room 322
Description
This event is compulsory.

Philosophy personal tutee meetings

Philosophy personal tutee meetings
Date
24/09/2014 (14:30-16:30)
Location:
Various offices on the top two floors of the ERI Building
Description
This event is compulsory (see the caveat).

MSc International Accounting & Finance Introduction to Careers in Business

Date
24/09/2014 (14:45-15:00)
Location:
University House Room G03
Description
Introduction to the Venture Capital and Entrepreneurial Finance module by the module lecturer

Top tips for managing your time

Date
24/09/2014 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for managing your time. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Afternoon cream teas

Date
24/09/2014 (15:00-17:00)
Location:
The Duck and Scholar, The Vale
Description
A taste of British culture to welcome new international students.

Department of Economics, MSc Programmes Induction Meeting

Department of Economics, MSc Programmes Induction Meeting
Date
24/09/2014 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
School of Education (R19 on campus map) - Vaughan Jeffreys Lecture Theatre
Description
Induction meeting for all MSc programmes.

BA Policy, Politics and Economics - Welcome to your Programme

Date
24/09/2014 (15:00-17:00)
Location:
G15 Muirhead Tower
Description
Information about your specific programme.

Social Policy - Welcome to your Programme

Date
24/09/2014 (15:00-17:00)
Location:
G15 Muirhead Tower
Description
Information about your specific programme

History of Art welcome tea party

History of Art welcome tea party
Date
24/09/2014 (16:00-17:30)
Location:
Barber Institute, Lecture Theatre and Photograph Room
Description
Welcome tea party and introduction to The Department of Art History, Film and Visual Studies.

Welcome to new students of BA Modern Languages and Film Studies

Welcome to new students of BA Modern Languages and Film Studies
Date
24/09/2014 (16:00-17:00)
Location:
Room 207 - Ashley Building
Description
This event is compulsory.

Student-only meeting for Anthropology and/or African Studies

Student-only meeting for Anthropology and/or African Studies
Date
24/09/2014 (16:00-17:30)
Location:
Danford Room - 224 on second floor of the Arts Building
Description
This event is compulsory.

Finding your feet 'drop-in' sessions

Date
24/09/2014 (16:00-18:00)
Location:
Jarratt Hall (Social Room)
Description
If you need someone to talk to, come along and meet a Student Mentor. Refreshments and a good listening ear provided.

Top tips for brilliant academic writing

Date
24/09/2014 (16:00-17:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for Brilliant Academic Writing. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form

Top tips for being a fantastic learner

Date
24/09/2014 (17:00-18:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for effective learning. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

International welcome reception

Date
24/09/2014 (18:30-20:00)
Location:
Cafe Aroma - Staff House
Description
An informal reception to welcome new international students with a welcome talk from a senior member of University staff.

Birmingham Business School MSc Students' Welcome Party

Date
24/09/2014 (19:00-23:59)
Location:
The Underground at the Guild of Students
Description
Welcome Party at The Guild.

MSc International Accounting & Finance Welcome Party for students

Date
24/09/2014 (19:00-23:59)
Location:
The Underground at the Guild of Students
Description
Welcome Party for students.

Games Night!

Date
24/09/2014 (19:00-21:30)
Location:
The Melt, The Vale
Description
Join the Mentors for this fun evening of nostalgic board games. Including free snacks and refreshments. Residents from all accommodation sites are welcome.

Department of Economics, MSc Programmes, Social Events - Wednesday

Date
24/09/2014 (19:30-23:30)
Location:
The Underground at the Guild of Students
Description
Social events.

Freshers Fest - The Hub

Date
24 (22:00) - 25/09/2014 (03:00)
Location:
The Hub Nightclub Birmingham City Centre
Description
Part of the Guild of Students' Fresher's Fest Package.

Freshers Fest - Wonderland

Date
24 (22:00) - 25/09/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Wonderland Night Club Birmingham City Centre
Description
Part of the Guild of Students' Fresher's Fest Package.

MSc Marketing

Date
25/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
University House
Description
MSc Marketing - Induction activities

MSc Marketing Communications

Date
25/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
University House
Description
MSc Marketing Communications - Induction activities

Birmingham Law School LLM Welcome and Induction

Birmingham Law School LLM Welcome and Induction
Date
25/09/2014 (09:00-14:00)
Location:
Birmingham Law School, Law Building, Lecture Theatre 2
Description
A welcome event for new LLM students in Birmingham Law School

Physiotherapy Clinical Placement Introduction

Physiotherapy Clinical Placement Introduction
Date
25/09/2014 (09:00-09:30)
Location:
LT 1 - School of Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences (Y14 on campus map)
Description
Physiotherapy - Introduction to clinical placements

MSc Strategic Marketing and Consulting

Date
25/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
University House
Description
MSc Strategic Marketing and Consulting - Induction activities

Library Services Introduction for new students of Modern Languages

Library Services Introduction for new students of Modern Languages
Date
25/09/2014 (09:00-10:00)
Location:
Arts Building, Main Lecture Theatre
Description
This event is compulsory.

MBA Induction Week

MBA Induction Week
Date
25/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
Room 108 University House

EU and International Student Welcome Hub

Date
25/09/2014 (09:00-15:00)
Location:
Avon Room - University Centre (R23 on campus map)
Description
The EU and International Student Welcome hub provides a range of services to new students at the start of the academic year. These include: right to study checks, ID cards, proof of registration letters and council tax information.

UK Student Welcome hub

Date
25/09/2014 (09:00-16:00)
Location:
Arts Building Mason Lounge, Ground Floor
Description
The UK Student Welcome hub provides a range of services to new and returning UK students at the start of the academic year. These include: ID cards, proof of registration letters, registration help, council tax information and support with general queries.

MSc International Marketing Lectures

Date
25/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
University House
Description
MSc International Marketing - Induction activities

Physics - Help Desk

Date
25/09/2014 (09:00-14:00)
Location:
Physics Coffee Lounge
Description
Help Desk (Optional): Ask any questions of students from later years e.g. timetable, rooms, MOMD, textbooks, social life, sport, who's who etc.

Civil Engineering Induction Day 2

Civil Engineering Induction Day 2
Date
25/09/2014 (09:00-15:30)
Location:
Haworth building (Y2 on the University map), Mechanical and Civil Engineering building (Y3 on the University map)
Description
Introduction to Civil Engineering; meet the Head of Education and find out more about the course.

Dentistry Introduction to the Practical Session- Mr Upen Patel

Dentistry Introduction to the Practical Session- Mr Upen Patel
Date
25/09/2014 (09:15-09:30)
Location:
Dental School CR7W
Description
Introduction to the Practical Session- Mr Upen Patel. This event is compulsory

School of Chemistry Induction – Day 3

School of Chemistry Induction – Day 3
Date
25/09/2014 (09:15-15:00)
Location:
Haworth building Rooms 209A and 101 [Y2 on the campus map]
Description
Induction for all Year 1 and Foundation Year Chemistry Students - Day 3: Course Structure.

Nursing - Uniform Fitting

Nursing - Uniform Fitting
Date
25/09/2014 (09:30-13:30)
Description
These events are compulsory

Nursing - Library Induction 2

Nursing - Library Induction 2
Date
25/09/2014 (09:30-15:30)
Location:
Medical School Upper Cluster
Description
These events are compulsory

How the Law School Works Part 2

How the Law School Works Part 2
Date
25/09/2014 (09:30-11:00)
Location:
Birmingham Law School, Law Building, Lecture Theatre 1
Description
Further information about Law School procedures and rules. This event is compulsory.

Dentistry Practical sessions

Dentistry Practical sessions
Date
25/09/2014 (09:30-12:30)
Location:
Dental School 8 west Phil Murphy and Polly Walker
Description
Practical sessions. This event is compulsory

BMedSc: Induction to teaching and learning

BMedSc: Induction to teaching and learning
Date
25/09/2014 (09:30-15:30)
Location:
See details below
Description
You will have already been allocated to a small group. This is an opportunity for you to continue to work with your colleagues whilst also getting to grips with teaching and learning at University. These events are all compulsory

Physiotherapy Fitness to Practice

Physiotherapy Fitness to Practice
Date
25/09/2014 (09:30-10:00)
Location:
LT 1 - School of Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences (Y14 on campus map)
Description
Physiotherapy - Fitness to practice

Freshers Conference Political Science

Freshers Conference Political Science
Date
25/09/2014 (09:45-15:00)
Location:
Room G15 Muirhead Tower

Welcome talk by the Deputy Head of Birmingham Business School, Professor Andy Lymer

Date
25/09/2014 (09:45-10:00)
Location:
University House Room G12
Description
Welcome talk by the Deputy Head of Birmingham Business School, Professor Andy Lymer.

Biosciences Group Activity

Biosciences Group Activity
Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Vaughan Jeffreys Lecture Theatre (Education Building R19 on Campus Map)
Description
Biosciences - Undertake student activities within the School of Biosciences

Physiotherapy Health and Safety

Physiotherapy Health and Safety
Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-10:30)
Location:
LT 1 - School of Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences (Y14 on campus map)
Description
Physiotherapy - Health and safety

MSc International Accounting & Finance Talk on Alumni

Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-10:30)
Location:
University House Room G12
Description
Alumni Talk

Natural Sciences Students Majoring in Psychology

Natural Sciences Students Majoring in Psychology
Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Room 1.21 - Hills Building - School of Psychology (R3 on campus map)
Description
Natural Sciences - Meeting for students Majoring in Psychology

SportexR PGA Induction

SportexR PGA Induction
Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-13:00)
Location:
Room G86 - School of Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences (Y14 on campus map)
Description
SportexR - Induction for Golf students

History of Art induction meeting

History of Art induction meeting
Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Barber Institute, Lecture Theatre
Description
Induction session to new students of History of Art. This event is compulsory.

Computer Science – Student Support

Computer Science – Student Support
Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Room 124, Chemical Engineering Building [Y11 on the campus map]

Computer Science MSc Induction - day 1

Computer Science MSc Induction - day 1
Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-19:00)
Location:
Chemical Engineering (Y11), Computer Science building (Y9)
Description
Induction programme for all MSc and ICY (Intercalated Year) students.

CAHA introduction to project and study skills

CAHA introduction to project and study skills
Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-13:00)
Location:
Arts Building, IAA Museum (Arts 305) Peter Gelling Library (Arts 315) Whitting Room (Arts 436)
Description
Introduction to Projects and Study Skills This event is compulsory

Top tips for brilliant academic writing

Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for Brilliant Academic Writing. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form

Pharmacy P group allocation and Treasure Hunt

Pharmacy P group allocation and Treasure Hunt
Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
WF15
Description
Allocation of P Groups along with Team Building activities. This event is compulsory

Physics Quiz – Thinking Like a Physicist

Physics Quiz – Thinking Like a Physicist
Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Large Lecture Theatre - Poynting Building Second floor (R 13 on the campus map)
Description
You'll need to know your (winning?!?) team number from your Welcome Pack.

Mechanical Engineering - Welcome Event for all new undergraduate students – Part 3

Mechanical Engineering - Welcome Event for all new undergraduate students – Part 3
Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-17:00)
Location:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering Building Room G31 [Y3 on the Campus Map]
Description
Hear about the "Birmingham Learning Experience", how to "have your say" and gain an insight into the main subject areas of your programme.

BA Social Work Induction

BA Social Work Induction
Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-15:15)
Location:
Room 714/5 Muirhead Tower
Description
Full-day induction for all BA Social Work students: more about the course and round up of the week

MA Social Work Induction

MA Social Work Induction
Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
Room 121 Muirhead Tower
Description
Full-day induction for all MA Social Work students: find out more about your course.

Top tips for using the library

Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-10:45)
Location:
Main Library Training Room
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for using the library. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

NUS Extra

Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
Guild of Students
Description
NUS Extra is the definitive student discount card, with a range of national discounts and offers exclusively for you. Cards are available to purchase from the Guild of Students throughout Welcome Week 2014 and all year!

Medicine and Surgery MBChB Welfare Induction

Medicine and Surgery MBChB Welfare Induction
Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-12:30)
Location:
Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre
Description
Introductions and Essential information. This event is compulsory

University Graduate School coffee and cake morning for postgraduate researchers (25 September)

Date
25/09/2014 (10:00-12:30)
Location:
Nuffield G17
Description
Information and booking details for the University Graduate School's Welcome Week coffee and cakes morning for new postgraduate researchers on the 25 September. The University Graduate School provides support, training and development opportunities for all postgraduate researchers at the University of Birmingham. The coffee and cakes event is an opportunity to meet other new postgraduate researchers and find out about he range of opportunities that are available to you during your time here.

MSc Investments and MSc Financial Management Students' Introduction to the Programme Modules

Date
25/09/2014 (10:20-17:30)
Location:
University House unless otherwise stated

Modules Outside the Main Discipline (MOMD) registration

Modules Outside the Main Discipline (MOMD) registration
Date
25/09/2014 (10:30-15:30)
Location:
Great Hall, Aston Webb Building
Description
Your programme of study may allow or require you to take a portion of your credits as MOMDs (Modules Outside the Main Discipline), which you can choose from a wide range of options. This registration event is compulsory if you intend to register on an MOMD.

Psychology Staying Local

Psychology Staying Local
Date
25/09/2014 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
The Foyer - Hills Building - School of Psychology (R3 on campus map)
Description
Psychology - An event for Psychology students living at home whilst studying

Psychology Meeting for Overseas and European Students

Psychology Meeting for Overseas and European Students
Date
25/09/2014 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
Room 1.21 Hills Building - School of Psychology
Description
Psychology - Meeting with Psychology's Overseas/European Tutor

EESE MSc. / MRes Welcome

EESE MSc. / MRes Welcome
Date
25/09/2014 (11:00-13:00)
Location:
Gisbert Kapp Building 1st floor - The Link [G8 on the campus map]
Description
EESE Induction with Programme Champions.

GEES Lapworth Museum event

GEES Lapworth Museum event
Date
25/09/2014 (11:00-11:30)
Location:
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Assemble in the Lapworth Museum of Geology

MSc International Accounting and Finance students' introduction to modules studied during the programme

Date
25/09/2014 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
University House Room G12
Description
Introduction to Modules.

Physiotherapy Mature Students Meeting

Physiotherapy Mature Students Meeting
Date
25/09/2014 (11:00-11:20)
Location:
Room G5 - School of Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences (Y14 on campus map)
Description
Physiotherapy - An opportunity for mature students to meet. This event is compulsory for mature students.

Top tips for managing your time

Date
25/09/2014 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for managing your time. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Employability Skills Fair

Date
25/09/2014 (11:00-13:00)
Location:
Rosa Parks Guild of Students
Description
Find out about opportunities to enhance your employability and your professional and personal skills whilst at Uni!

Volunteering Fair

Date
25/09/2014 (11:00-16:00)
Location:
Underground Guild of Students
Description
If you want to volunteer on a regular or temporary basis, give something back to your community and enhance your employability, the Volunteering Fair can help you find the right opportunity.

MSc Human Resource Management and MSc Human Resource Management with CIPD Induction

MSc Human Resource Management and MSc Human Resource Management with CIPD Induction
Date
25/09/2014 (11:00-16:30)
Location:
Room G03 in University House unless otherwise stated
Description
Human Resource Management induction activities.

Societies Fair

Date
25/09/2014 (11:00-16:00)
Location:
Guild of Students, Underground Lawn
Description
Find out about the 200+ student groups at the Guild. Each fair features different student groups so make sure you visit on both days.

GEES Introduction to Earth Sciences

GEES Introduction to Earth Sciences
Date
25/09/2014 (11:30-13:00)
Location:
Dome Lecture Theatre - Aston Webb (R4 on the Edgbaston Campus map)
Description
Introduction to Earth Sciences degree programmes

Physiotherapy International Students Meeting

Physiotherapy International Students Meeting
Date
25/09/2014 (11:40-12:00)
Location:
Room G5 - School of Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences (Y14 on campus map)
Description
Physiotherapy - An opportunty for International students to meet. This event is compulsory for international students.

Top tips for brilliant academic writing

Date
25/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for Brilliant Academic Writing. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form

Finding your Feet Tours - International Students

Date
25/09/2014 (12:00-14:00)
Location:
Jarratt Hall, Pritchatts Park, The Vale
Description
Let the Student Mentors help you navigate your way around campus.

Black and minority ethnic students Welcome Event

Date
25/09/2014 (12:00-14:00)
Location:
Nuffield G18
Description
This is an event for black and minority ethnic (BME)students to come and learn more about how the University supports your success.

Free lunches at the Chaplaincy

Date
25/09/2014 (12:00-15:00)
Location:
St Francis Hall
Description
Free lunches will be provided by the University's Multi Faith Chaplaincy.

Department of Economics, MSc Programmes, Quantitative Methods

Department of Economics, MSc Programmes, Quantitative Methods
Date
25/09/2014 (12:00-14:00)
Location:
Education, Vaughan Jeffreys Lecture Theatre
Description
Quantitative methods lectures

Biosciences Staying Local

Biosciences Staying Local
Date
25/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Undercroft - School of Biosciences (R27 on campus map)
Description
Biosciences and Natural Sciences students - an event for students living at home whilst studying. This event is compulsory for local students.

Society Performances/Demos

Date
25/09/2014 (12:00-15:00)
Location:
Mermaid Square Guild of Students
Description
Bhangra, Ballroom & Latin American Dance, Live Music

Introduction to CEPLER

Introduction to CEPLER
Date
25/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Birmingham Law School, Law Building, Lecture Theatre 1
Description
Find out what our Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research does for you while you're at Birmingham Law School. This event is compulsory.

Welcome to new students of Russian

Welcome to new students of Russian
Date
25/09/2014 (12:15-13:30)
Location:
Lecture Theatre 4, Strathcona Building
Description
This event is compulsory.

Walking bus to Societies Fair provided by your RAs

Date
25/09/2014 (12:30-16:00)
Location:
University Halls
Description
Thinking of getting involved in a society? Your RAs will be running a walking bus to make sure you find your way to the Societies Fair.

MSc International Accounting and Finance students' introduction to modules

Date
25/09/2014 (12:30-14:00)
Location:
University House Room G03
Description
Introduction to Modules.

Introduction to CEPLER

Introduction to CEPLER
Date
25/09/2014 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Haworth Building (Y2 on the Campus Map) - Lecture Theatre 101 - University of Birmingham
Description
Find out what our Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research does for you while you're at Birmingham Law School. This event is compulsory.

GEES Earth Sciences Lunch

GEES Earth Sciences Lunch
Date
25/09/2014 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Light lunch for Earth Sciences students

Looking at Art

Looking at Art
Date
25/09/2014 (13:00) - 04/12/2014 (15:00)
Location:
Barber Institute
Description
'Looking at Art': A 10-week introductory course on art history, in collaboration with Wolverhampton Adult Education Service

Cert in English Law/Occasional Students - Meet your programme director

Cert in English Law/Occasional Students - Meet your programme director
Date
25/09/2014 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Birmingham Law School, Law Building, Lecture Room 3
Description
Certificate in English Law and Occasional Exchange students ONLY: meet your Programme Director. This event is compulsory.

Top tips for managing your time

Date
25/09/2014 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for managing your time. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Physics - Build a Telescope (Group 1)

Physics - Build a Telescope (Group 1)
Date
25/09/2014 (13:00-14:30)
Location:
First Year Physics Laboratory - Poynting Building Ground Floor (R13 on the Campus Map)
Description
Work in teams to build a telescope and decipher a code.

Pharmacy Tutor – Tutee meetings

Pharmacy Tutor – Tutee meetings
Date
25/09/2014 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
CM01, CM02, CM03, CM04, CM06, CM07, CM08, CM09, CM10, CM11, CM12, CM13, CM14
Description
Tutee meetings. This event is compulsory

Top tips for being a fantastic learner

Date
25/09/2014 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Main Library Training Room
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for effective learning. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Exchange Student Welcome Meeting

Exchange Student Welcome Meeting
Date
25/09/2014 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Room 112 Muirhead Tower

Adding study abroad to your degree

Date
25/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Education Building - Vaughan Jeffreys Lecture Theatre
Description
The Head of Study Abroad and Exchanges will be holding a talk about adding studying abroad to your degree programme.

Top tips for brilliant academic writing

Date
25/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for Brilliant Academic Writing. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form

Top tips for using the library

Date
25/09/2014 (14:00-14:45)
Location:
Main Library Training Room
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for using the library. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

International Students: Employability Skills

Date
25/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Rosa Parks Guild of Students
Description
Following on from the 'Employability Skills Fair' - find out about additional support and services available for international students, for example workshops throughout the year on 'Business Etiquette in the UK', 'How to write a CV for the UK' and 'Career Coffee Mornings'

Pharmacy Welfare Reception

Pharmacy Welfare Reception
Date
25/09/2014 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Common Room Wolfson Centre for Medical Education
Description
Welfare Reception with afternoon Tea. This event is compulsory

Introduction to employability for international students

Date
25/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Rosa Parks Guild of Students
Description
Find out how you can assess your skills and stand out from the crowd.

GEES Staying Local event

GEES Staying Local event
Date
25/09/2014 (14:00-15:30)
Location:
Undercroft - School of Biosciences (R27 on campus map)
Description
Event for GEES students living at home whilst studying. This event is compulsory for local students.

Library Services Introduction for new students of Music

Library Services Introduction for new students of Music
Date
25/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Barber Institute, Lecture Theatre
Description
Guidance to find and start using learning resources.

American and Canadian Studies induction lecture (joint honours)

American and Canadian Studies induction lecture (joint honours)
Date
25/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Lecture Room 2 - Arts Building
Description
This event is compulsory.

Department of Philosophy postgraduate taught welcome and induction

Department of Philosophy postgraduate taught welcome and induction
Date
25/09/2014 (14:00-19:00)
Location:
European Research Institute (ERI) Building
Description
A welcome event for new postgraduate taught students (MA, MSc and MRes) in the Department of Philosophy. This event is compulsory.

SportexR Meet your Pesonal Tutor

SportexR Meet your Pesonal Tutor
Date
25/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Description
SportexR - meet your personal tutor

Physiotherapy Uniform Fitting

Physiotherapy Uniform Fitting
Date
25/09/2014 (14:00-17:00)
Location:
Room G86 - School of Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences (Y14 on campus map)
Description
Physiotherapy - Uniform fitting

Natural Sciences Modular Choices in Major Schools

Natural Sciences Modular Choices in Major Schools
Date
25/09/2014 (14:00-16:00)
Description
Natural Sciences - Module choice selections by arrangement with Major Subject Tutors

MSc International Accounting and Finance students' introduction to the English for International Students Unit

Date
25/09/2014 (14:30-15:00)
Location:
University House Room G12
Description
Introduction to the International Students Unit.

Physics - Build a Telescope (Group 2)

Physics - Build a Telescope (Group 2)
Date
25/09/2014 (14:30-16:00)
Location:
First Year Physics Laboratory - Poynting Building Ground Floor (R13 on the Campus Map)
Description
Work in teams to build a telescope and decipher a code.

English Literature Induction Lecture (Joint Honours)

English Literature Induction Lecture (Joint Honours)
Date
25/09/2014 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Arts Building, Main Lecture Theatre
Description
This event is compulsory.

Mathematics Joint Honours Student Meeting

Mathematics Joint Honours Student Meeting
Date
25/09/2014 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Watson building Maths Lecture Theatre A - R15 on the campus map
Description
Induction talks for all students taking Maths as part of their degree.

Top tips for managing your time

Date
25/09/2014 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for managing your time. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Afternoon cream teas

Date
25/09/2014 (15:00-17:00)
Location:
The Duck and Scholar, The Vale
Description
A taste of British culture to welcome new international students

Department of Theology and Religion postgraduate taught welcome and induction

Department of Theology and Religion postgraduate taught welcome and induction
Date
25/09/2014 (15:00-19:00)
Location:
European Research Institute (ERI) Building
Description
A welcome event for new postgraduate taught students (MA, MSc and MRes) in the Department of Theology and Religion. This event is compulsory.

SportexR Staying Local Event

SportexR Staying Local Event
Date
25/09/2014 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Atrium - School of Sport and Exercise Sciences (Y14 on campus map)
Description
SportexR - Stayling local event for students living at home whilst studying. This event is compulsory for local students.

Natural Sciences Students Majoring in Maths

Natural Sciences Students Majoring in Maths
Date
25/09/2014 (15:00-17:00)
Location:
Lecture Theatre A - Watson Building (R15 on the campus map)
Description
Natural Sciences - Meeting for students Majoring in Mathematics

How the Law School Works Part 2

How the Law School Works Part 2
Date
25/09/2014 (15:00-16:30)
Location:
Haworth Lecture Theatre 101
Description
Further information about Law School procedures and rules. This event is compulsory.

Computer Science - Foundation Year Induction

Computer Science - Foundation Year Induction
Date
25/09/2014 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Computer Science building Room 217 [Y9 on the campus map]

Department of Philosophy postgraduate research welcome and induction

Department of Philosophy postgraduate research welcome and induction
Date
25/09/2014 (15:30-19:00)
Location:
European Research Institute (ERI) Building
Description
A welcome event for new postgraduate research students in the Department of Philosophy. This event is compulsory.

Top tips for being a fantastic learner

Date
25/09/2014 (16:00-17:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for effective learning. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

BMedSc: Activities organised by the Student Societies 1

Date
25/09/2014 (16:00-22:00)
Location:
Arthur Thomson Hall (ATH) in the Medical School Building, Bar Risa, The Hop (Players Bar)
Description
Social events

Department of Theology and Religion postgraduate research welcome and induction

Department of Theology and Religion postgraduate research welcome and induction
Date
25/09/2014 (16:00-19:00)
Location:
European Research Institute (ERI) Building
Description
A welcome event for new postgraduate research students in the Department of Theology and Religion. This event is compulsory.

Nursing - Medsoc Presentation

Date
25/09/2014 (16:00-22:30)
Location:
(ATH ) Lecture Theatre, Arthur Thomson Hall

MSc International Accounting and Finance students' introduction to modules studied on the programme

Date
25/09/2014 (16:45-17:30)
Location:
School of Education (R19 on campus map) - Vaughan Jeffreys
Description
Introduction to modules.

International welcome reception

Date
25/09/2014 (18:30-20:00)
Location:
Cafe Aroma - Staff House
Description
An informal reception to welcome new international students with a welcome talk from a senior member of University staff

Postgraduate Welcome!

Date
25/09/2014 (19:00-21:30)
Location:
Pritchatts Park Social Centre
Description
A chance to network and meet other postgraduate students in a relaxing and welcoming environment. Residents from all accommodation sites are welcome.

Bowling and Pizza Night

Date
25/09/2014 (19:30-22:00)
Location:
Infusion, The Hub The Vale
Description
Like a bit of competition?! Fancy an inter-flat skittle championship?! Come and show off your bowling skills at our traditional 9-pin skittle alley. We'll also be providing free pizza! Residents from all accommodation sites welcome.

Refreshers - Vodbull

Date
25 (22:00) - 26/09/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Guild of Students
Description
Back for another year, Birmingham's weekly student night

Freshers Fest - Players

Date
25 (22:00) - 26/09/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Players Night Club Birmingham City Centre
Description
Part of the Guild of Students' Fresher's Fest Package.

GEES Tutorial Group Activity

GEES Tutorial Group Activity
Date
26/09/2014 (00:00)
Description
Self-directed study visit to Birmingham City Centre

Planners Tutorial Group Activity

Planners Tutorial Group Activity
Date
26/09/2014 (00:00)
Description
Self-directed study visit to Birmingham City Centre

UK Student Welcome hub

Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-13:00)
Location:
Arts Building Mason Lounge, Ground Floor
Description
The UK Student Welcome hub provides a range of services to new and returning UK students at the start of the academic year. These include: ID cards, proof of registration letters, registration help, council tax information and support with general queries.

EU and International Student Welcome Hub

Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-13:00)
Location:
Avon Room - University Centre (R23 on campus map)
Description
The EU and International Student Welcome hub provides a range of services to new students at the start of the academic year. These include: right to study checks, ID cards, proof of registration letters and council tax information.

Library Services Introduction for new students of History of Art

Library Services Introduction for new students of History of Art
Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-10:00)
Location:
Barber Institute, Lecture Theatre
Description
Guidance to find and start using learning resources.

Diagnostic essay exercise

Diagnostic essay exercise
Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
Birmingham Law School
Description
The essay questions will be released at 9am. You will submit your essay by 5pm electronically to Canvas. This event is compulsory.

Finding Legal Materials sessions

Finding Legal Materials sessions
Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
Learning Centre
Description
All sessions will be taken by Lisa Anderson and are in rooms in the Learning Centre (R8 on campus map). For this event you have been allocated to one of Groups 1-7. Your group will be listed in the Welcome booklet you receive at the beginning of Welcome Week. This event is compulsory.

Mathematics - Personal Tutor Meeting

Mathematics - Personal Tutor Meeting
Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-11:00)
Location:
Physics Bridge Study Room - Watson Building [R15 on the campus map]
Description
School of Mathematics Personal Tutor Meeting.

Dentistry Occupational Health Appointments

Dentistry Occupational Health Appointments
Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-15:30)
Location:
Dental School Floor 5 East Clinics bays 501-506
Description
Occupational Health Appointments (Appointment times to be emailed). This event is compulsory

EESE Welcome Week - Computer Registration

EESE Welcome Week - Computer Registration
Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-15:00)
Location:
NG22 - Gisbert Kapp Building Ground Floor (G8 on campus map)
Description
Computer Registration for all new 2nd and 3rd Year Direct Entry students for Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering Programmes.

Civil Engineering Induction Day 3

Civil Engineering Induction Day 3
Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-15:00)
Location:
Haworth building (Y2 on the University map), Mechanical and Civil Engineering building (Y3 on the University map)
Description
RESPECT Scheme, Careers information.

EESE Welcome Week Registration - familiarisation activities

EESE Welcome Week Registration - familiarisation activities
Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-15:00)
Location:
Gisbert Kapp Building Reception Area - G8 on campus map
Description
Familiarisation Activities and Talks for all new students (Foundation year, 1st year and 2nd & 3rd Year Direct Entry Students).

MSc Marketing Communications

Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
University House
Description
MSc Marketing Communications - Induction activities

MSc Strategic Marketing and Consulting

Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
University House
Description
MSc Strategic Marketing and Consulting- Induction activities

Nursing - Student Mentor scheme

Nursing - Student Mentor scheme
Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-10:30)
Location:
LT3 Medical School
Description
These events are compulsory

Computer Science MSc Induction - day 2

Computer Science MSc Induction - day 2
Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-14:00)
Location:
Chemical Engineering (Y11), Various - see below
Description
Induction programme for all MSc and ICY (Intercalated Year) students.

FY Personal Tutor Meeting in Welcome Week

FY Personal Tutor Meeting in Welcome Week
Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-11:00)
Location:
Poynting Physics Bridge Study room - first floor [R13 on the campus map], Tutor’s Office (TBA)
Description
An essential introduction to your personal tutor and fellow tutees.

Physiotherapy Student Welfare

Physiotherapy Student Welfare
Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-09:45)
Location:
LT 1 - School of Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences (Y14 on campus map)
Description
Physiotherapy - Student Welfare

MSc International Marketing - Alumni session

Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
Rooms are given below, University House
Description
MSc International Marketing - Induction activities

MSc Marketing

Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
University House
Description
MSc Marketing - Induction activities

MSc Investments and MSc Financial Management Student Information Day

Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
University House unless otherwise stated

Department of Economics, MSc Programmes, Quantitative Methods

Department of Economics, MSc Programmes, Quantitative Methods
Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-11:00)
Location:
The Avon Room, University Centre
Description
Quantitative methods lectures.

MSc Management Team Building

Date
26/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
TBC
Description
Team Building Exercise – day session

BMedSc: Collect your handbook and meet your personal tutor

BMedSc: Collect your handbook and meet your personal tutor
Date
26/09/2014 (09:30-10:30)
Location:
Food court, LT 4, Wolfson Centre for Medical Education
Description
These events are compulsory

Physiotherapy Extenuating Circumstances

Physiotherapy Extenuating Circumstances
Date
26/09/2014 (09:45-10:30)
Location:
LT 1 - School of Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences (Y14 on campus map)
Description
Physiotherapy - Extenuating circumstances

School of Chemistry Induction – Day 4

School of Chemistry Induction – Day 4
Date
26/09/2014 (09:45-14:00)
Location:
Haworth building Rooms 209A and 101 [Y2 on the campus map]
Description
Induction for all Year 1 and Foundation Year Chemistry Students - Day 4: Welfare and Tutoring.

Water of Life arts project

Date
26/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
St Francis Hall
Description
Come and help hang tiles to make a multi-faith mosaic at the Chaplaincy.

Dentistry Handwashing

Dentistry Handwashing
Date
26/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Dental School Classroom 7 West - Elaine Malkin
Description
Handwashing Practice. This event is compulsory

Government and Society First Year Induction Meeting

Government and Society First Year Induction Meeting
Date
26/09/2014 (10:00-15:00)
Location:
Vaughan Jeffreys Education

Medicine and Surgery MBChB Group Work Presentations

Medicine and Surgery MBChB Group Work Presentations
Date
26/09/2014 (10:00-11:15)
Location:
Group Task venues
Description
Introductions and Essential information. This event is compulsory

Top tips for brilliant academic writing

Date
26/09/2014 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for Brilliant Academic Writing. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form

NUS Extra

Date
26/09/2014 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
Guild of Students
Description
NUS Extra is the definitive student discount card, with a range of national discounts and offers exclusively for you. Cards are available to purchase from the Guild of Students throughout Welcome Week 2014 and all year!

MA Social Work Induction

MA Social Work Induction
Date
26/09/2014 (10:00-15:30)
Location:
Room 121 Muirhead Tower
Description
Full-day induction for all MA Social Work students: find out more about your course.

Theatre Crafts Induction

Theatre Crafts Induction
Date
26/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
George Cadbury Hall, Selly Oak Campus
Description
This event is compulsory.

Biosciences Group Introductions to Teaching Labs

Biosciences Group Introductions to Teaching Labs
Date
26/09/2014 (10:00-10:45)
Location:
Room 201 - School of Biosciences (R27 on the map), Room N203 - School of Biosciences (R27 on the map)
Description
Biosciences - Introduction to the Teaching Lab and ordering lab coats

Psychology Meet Psychosoc Student Society

Psychology Meet Psychosoc Student Society
Date
26/09/2014 (10:00-15:30)
Location:
Room 1.20 Hills Building - School of Psychology, The Foyer - Hills Building - School of Psychology (R3 on campus map)
Description
Psychology - Meet the Psychosoc Student Society

POLSIS Postgraduate Taught Programmes Induction Event

POLSIS Postgraduate Taught Programmes Induction Event
Date
26/09/2014 (10:00-15:00)
Location:
Main Lecture Theatre (G15), Muirhead Tower

MSc International Accounting and Finance students' introduction to The Guild of Students

Date
26/09/2014 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Aston Webb (R6 on map) Lecture Theatre WG5
Description
Introduction to the work of the Guild.

College of Arts and Law postgraduate welcome

Date
26/09/2014 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Bramall Building

Timetabling meeting for all new students of French

Timetabling meeting for all new students of French
Date
26/09/2014 (10:00-13:00)
Location:
Arts Building, Main Lecture Theatre
Description
This event is compulsory.

Natural Sciences Order Lab Coat

Natural Sciences Order Lab Coat
Date
26/09/2014 (10:00-10:45)
Location:
Room 201 - School of Biosciences (R27 on the map)
Description
Natural Sciences- Introduction to the Teaching Lab and ordering lab coats

Physiotherapy Meet your Personal Tutor

Physiotherapy Meet your Personal Tutor
Date
26/09/2014 (10:30-11:00)
Description
Physiotherapy - Meet your personal tutor

Civil Engineering Postgraduate Taught Induction

Civil Engineering Postgraduate Taught Induction
Date
26/09/2014 (10:45-14:00)
Location:
Civil and Mechanical Engineering Building Room G31 [Y3 on the campus map]
Description
Half-day induction for all new postgraduate students: meet your programme convenor and find out more about your course.

BMedSc: Activities organised by the Student Societies 2

Date
26 (10:45) - 28/09/2014 (22:00)
Location:
See details below
Description
These events are not compulsory but students are encouraged to participate

Biosciences Introduction to first year

Biosciences Introduction to first year
Date
26/09/2014 (11:00-12:30)
Location:
Avon Room - University Centre (R23 on campus map)
Description
Biosciences - Introduction to the first year for all Biosciences and Natural Sciences students taking Biosciences modules

Natural Sciences Introduction to the First Year

Natural Sciences Introduction to the First Year
Date
26/09/2014 (11:00-12:30)
Location:
Avon Room - University Centre (R23 on campus map)
Description
Natural Sciences- Introduction to the First Year

A rough guide to studying German

A rough guide to studying German
Date
26/09/2014 (11:00-15:00)
Location:
Lecture Theatre 4, Strathcona Building
Description
This event is compulsory.

MSc Human Resource Management and MSc Human Resource Management with CIPD - Presentations

Date
26/09/2014 (11:00-15:30)
Location:
Room G03 in University House unless otherwise stated
Description
Human Resource Management induction activities.

Societies Fair

Date
26/09/2014 (11:00-16:00)
Location:
Marquee on Underground lawn Guild of Students
Description
Find out about the 200+ student groups at the Guild. Each fair features different student groups so make sure you visit on both days.

Physics - Induction

Physics - Induction
Date
26/09/2014 (11:00-12:30)
Location:
Large Lecture Theatre - Poynting Building Second floor (R 13 on the campus map)
Description
Induction for Physics and TPAM students.

Physiotherapy Document Verification

Physiotherapy Document Verification
Date
26/09/2014 (11:00-12:30)
Description
Physiotherapy - Document verification

Top tips for managing your time

Date
26/09/2014 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for managing your time. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

MSc International Accounting and Finance students' introduction to the Social and Environmental Accounting module

Date
26/09/2014 (11:15-11:45)
Location:
University House Room G03
Description
Introduction to the module.

Medicine and Surgery MBChB Plenary Session

Medicine and Surgery MBChB Plenary Session
Date
26/09/2014 (11:30-12:45)
Location:
Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre
Description
Summary Stuff. This event is compulsory

Pharmacy Year 1 Photo

Pharmacy Year 1 Photo
Date
26/09/2014 (11:30-12:00)
Location:
Steps of Medical School Building
Description
Photograph to be taken of the MPharm Year 1 students. Please meet outside on the steps of the Medical School. This event is compulsory

FY Personal Tutor Meeting in Welcome Week

FY Personal Tutor Meeting in Welcome Week
Date
26/09/2014 (11:30-17:00)
Location:
Tutor’s Office - TBA
Description
An essential introduction to your personal tutor and fellow tutees.

Drama Library Tour (Joint Honours)

Drama Library Tour (Joint Honours)
Date
26/09/2014 (11:30-12:30)
Location:
OLRC Foyer, Selly Oak Campus
Description
This event is compulsory.

Meet your personal tutors

Meet your personal tutors
Date
26/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Birmingham Law School
Description
All students to meet their personal tutors in their offices. The personal tutor allocations will be on Canvas by Welcome Week. This event is compulsory.

Nursing - Photograph

Nursing - Photograph
Date
26/09/2014 (12:00-12:30)
Location:
Medical School Steps
Description
This event is compulsory

Top tips for brilliant academic writing

Date
26/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for Brilliant Academic Writing. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form

Dentistry Lunch in the Canteen (5th floor)

Dentistry Lunch in the Canteen (5th floor)
Date
26/09/2014 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Dental School
Description
Lunch in the Canteen (5th floor)- please use Luncheon Voucher which will be provided. This event is compulsory

Society Performances/Demos

Date
26/09/2014 (12:00-15:00)
Location:
Mermaid Square Guild of Students
Description
Battle re-enactment, Pole Fitness, Engineers Without Borders, Jazz & Blues

Drama Library Tour (Single Honours)

Drama Library Tour (Single Honours)
Date
26/09/2014 (12:30-13:30)
Location:
OLRC Foyer, Selly Oak Campus
Description
This event is compulsory.

Walking bus to Societies Fair provided by your RAs

Date
26/09/2014 (12:30-16:00)
Location:
University Halls
Description
Thinking of getting involved in a society? Your RA will be running a walking bus to make sure you find your way to the Societies Fair.

Biosciences Group Introductions to Teaching Labs

Biosciences Group Introductions to Teaching Labs
Date
26/09/2014 (12:30-13:15)
Location:
Room 201 - School of Biosciences (R27 on the map), Room N203 - School of Biosciences (R27 on the map)
Description
Biosciences - Introduction to the Teaching Lab and ordering lab coats

Natural Sciences Introduction to Laboratory Talk

Natural Sciences Introduction to Laboratory Talk
Date
26/09/2014 (12:30-13:15)
Location:
Room N203 - Biosciences (R27 on campus map)
Description
Natural Sciences - Introduction to the Teaching Lab and safety talk

Department of Economics, MSc Programmes, Social Events - Friday

Date
26/09/2014 (13:00-16:00)
Location:
TBC
Description
Social events.

Mechanical Engineering PGT Welcome Day

Mechanical Engineering PGT Welcome Day
Date
26/09/2014 (13:00-15:30)
Location:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering building Rooms G22e and G29 [Y3 on the Campus Map]
Description
MSc Induction for Engineering Management, Operations Management, Project Management and Advanced Mechanical Engineering.

English Literature Critical Reading Preparatory Workshop

English Literature Critical Reading Preparatory Workshop
Date
26/09/2014 (13:00-18:00)
Location:
Avon Room, University Centre
Description
This event is compulsory.

Foundation Year - Mop up/Drop-in meeting for EPS Home-EU FY students.

Date
26/09/2014 (13:00-13:45)
Location:
Lecture Theatre (Room 117) first floor of Physics West building [R8 on the campus map]
Description
An opportunity for students to make sure they are ready for the start of term! – to ask questions/sort out any problems before the start of teaching timetable.

Top tips for managing your time

Date
26/09/2014 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for managing your time. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Dentistry Welcome Talk by the BUDSS Committee

Dentistry Welcome Talk by the BUDSS Committee
Date
26/09/2014 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Dental School
Description
Welcome Talk by the BUDSS Committee BDS & SODHT. This event is compulsory

Medicine and Surgery MBChB Year Photo

Date
26/09/2014 (13:00-13:30)
Location:
Normally the front steps of the Medical School
Description
Compulsory? No, but don't miss it!

Top tips for being a fantastic learner

Date
26/09/2014 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Main Library Training Room
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for effective learning. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Mathematics Quiz

Mathematics Quiz
Date
26/09/2014 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Physics Bridge Study Room - Poynting Building (R 13 on the campus map)
Description
School of Mathematics Quiz.

Natural Sciences Modular Choices

Natural Sciences Modular Choices
Date
26/09/2014 (13:15-14:00)
Location:
Room G2 - Biosciences Tower (R27 on campus map)
Description
Natural Sciences - finalise your module choices

Natural Sciences Majoring in Chemistry

Natural Sciences Majoring in Chemistry
Date
26/09/2014 (13:30-14:30)
Location:
Haworth 209a, Haworth building (Y2 on the University map)
Description
Natural Sciences - Meeting for students Majoring in Chemistry

Birmingham Foundation Academy Talks

Birmingham Foundation Academy Talks
Date
26/09/2014 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Gisbert Kapp Building, Lecture Theatre 2
Description
There will be talks on staying safe in Birmingham, welfare issues and support networks, as well as other useful information.

MSc International Business Induction

Date
26/09/2014 (14:00-16:30)
Location:
Education Building, Vaughn Jeffries Lecture Theatre
Description
Induction talks for all International Business students.

Top tips for brilliant academic writing

Date
26/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for Brilliant Academic Writing. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form

Physics - meet your Personal Tutor

Physics - meet your Personal Tutor
Date
26/09/2014 (14:00-15:15)
Location:
Large Lecture Theatre - Poynting Building Second floor (R 13 on the campus map)
Description
Individual meeting with your personal tutor and tutor group.

Dentistry BUDSS Sponsor's Talk/Presentations

Dentistry BUDSS Sponsor's Talk/Presentations
Date
26/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Dental School AMLT
Description
BUDSS Sponsor's Talk/Presentations. This event is compulsory

Computer Science – Joint Honours with CS Induction

Computer Science – Joint Honours with CS Induction
Date
26/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Learning Centre Room UG06 [R28 on the campus map]
Description
Induction for students studying a joint honours degree with Computer Science.

School of Government and Society Doctoral Research Programmes Induction event

School of Government and Society Doctoral Research Programmes Induction event
Date
26/09/2014 (14:00)
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 417

Computer Science - Timetabling

Computer Science - Timetabling
Date
26/09/2014 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Computer Science building Atrium [Y9 on the campus map]

School of History and Cultures postgraduate welcome and induction

School of History and Cultures postgraduate welcome and induction
Date
26/09/2014 (14:00-17:30)
Location:
Lecture Room 3 - First Floor - Arts Building
Description
A welcome event for new postgraduate students in the School of History and Cultures. This event is compulsory.

School of English, Drama, and American & Canadian Studies postgraduate welcome and induction

School of English, Drama, and American & Canadian Studies postgraduate welcome and induction
Date
26/09/2014 (14:00-15:30)
Location:
Lecture Room 7 - Arts Building
Description
A welcome event for new postgraduate students in the English, Drama, and American & Canadian Studies. This event is compulsory.

MDS International Students Tea

Date
26/09/2014 (14:30-15:30)
Location:
Wolfson Common Room
Description
This is a chance for all Medical and Dental Sciences International students to get to know each other and meet key staff over some cream tea.

Birmingham Law School Postgraduate Researcher Welcome and Induction

Birmingham Law School Postgraduate Researcher Welcome and Induction
Date
26/09/2014 (15:00-18:00)
Location:
Birmingham Law School, Law Building, Law Senior Common Room
Description
A welcome event for new postgraduate research students in Birmingham Law School

Computer Science – What is Computer Science?

Computer Science – What is Computer Science?
Date
26/09/2014 (15:00-17:00)
Location:
Haworth (Chemistry ) Building Room 124 [Y2 on the campus map]

GEES Introduction to Fieldwork programme

GEES Introduction to Fieldwork programme
Date
26/09/2014 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Earth Imaging Laboratory - Adjacent to Lapworth Museum in Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Introduction to fieldwork programme

Dentistry Performing Arts Society Event and UNMDG

Dentistry Performing Arts Society Event and UNMDG
Date
26/09/2014 (15:00-16:15)
Location:
Dental School AMLT
Description
Performing Arts Society Event and UNMDG. This event is compulsory

School of Metallurgy & Materials - Desserts and Drinks

Date
26/09/2014 (15:00-17:00)
Location:
C Block ground floor lobby - School of Metallurgy and Materials [G6 on the Campus Map]
Description
Desserts and Drinks – come along to the first social, eat cake and make friends.

Top tips for managing your time

Date
26/09/2014 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for managing your time. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Top tips for being a fantastic learner

Date
26/09/2014 (16:00-17:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG09
Description
This session is aimed at undergraduates who want some top tips for effective learning. To book for this session please click on the session title to access the booking form.

Dentistry Fresher's Fair including BUDSS Social (Common Room Floor 4 – Dental School)

Dentistry Fresher's Fair including BUDSS Social (Common Room Floor 4 – Dental School)
Date
26/09/2014 (16:15-18:15)
Location:
Dental School
Description
Fresher's Fair including BUDSS Social (Common Room Floor 4 – Dental School). This event is compulsory

Casino & Mocktail Night

Date
26/09/2014 (19:30-21:00)
Location:
Pritchatts Park Social Centre
Description
Place your bets whilst watching the Mocktail Maker & Shaker do their thing behind their very own Mocktail Bar. Free Mocktails are provided. Residents welcome from all accommodation sites.

Bollywood & Balti

Date
26/09/2014 (20:30-22:30)
Location:
Infusion, Shackleton, The Vale
Description
Learn how to dance Bollywood style to a live Indian band and sample Birmingham's traditional dish, The Balti.

Freshers Fest Plus - Freshers Ball

Date
26 (22:00) - 27/09/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Guild of Students
Description
The Freshers' Ball is back and bigger than ever before. With amazing high profile acts it's the highlight of Welcome Week! The main act is limited by venue capacity and admission is on a first come first served basis.

Refreshers - Propaganda

Date
26 (22:00) - 27/09/2014 (03:00)
Location:
O2 Academy Birmingham City Centre
Description
Part of the Guild of Students' Refreshers' Events.

MSc International Business Team Building - Saturday

Date
27/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
Room G12, University House
Description
Team Building Exercise – day session

Ming Moon and City Tour with your RAs

Date
27/09/2014 (13:00-17:30)
Location:
Birmingham city, Ming Moon
Description
Experience a walking tour of Birmingham with a fully qualified guide. Then head down to the Ming Moon Chinese buffet for some tasty food!

Fab N Fresh

Date
27 (22:00) - 28/09/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Guild of Students
Description
Weekly student night held at the Guild of Students

MSc International Business Team Building - Sunday

Date
28/09/2014 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
Room G12, University House
Description
Team Building Exercise – day session

Come and play Saint-Saëns

Date
28/09/2014 (10:30-13:30)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Music Making Day in the Bramall Music Building

Stratford Trip with your RAs

Date
28/09/2014 (11:00-18:30)
Location:
Stratford upon Avon
Description
Come and see the home of Shakespeare with a trip to Stratford! Travel will be provided, please remember to register online.

Come and sing Messiah

Date
28/09/2014 (14:30-17:30)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Music Making Day in the Bramall Music Building

The Big Quiz

Date
28/09/2014 (20:00-22:30)
Location:
The Duck and Scholar, The Vale
Description
Probably Birmingham's biggest pub quiz with amazing prizes for the winners!

Freshers Fest Plus - Body Paint Party

Date
28 (22:00) - 29/09/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Guild of Students
Description
One night only experience the body paint party. Get splattered and painted in your official accommodation colours. This is your chance to represent your hall with pride.All body paint is provided for free.

School of Education Campus based programmes - Induction Timetable

School of Education Campus based programmes - Induction Timetable
Date
29/09/2014 (08:30) - 03/10/2014 (13:00)
Description
Week long induction programme for campus based PGT students

Vocal auditions

Date
29/09/2014 (10:00-17:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Vocal auditions for the University's choirs. All welcome, sign up in the Music Office.

Orchestral auditions: string and woodwind

Date
29/09/2014 (10:00-17:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Auditions for the University's orchestras. Visit the Music Office to sign up.

University Graduate School Induction Workshop

Date
29/09/2014 (10:00-13:00)
Location:
TBC
Description
An introduction to the University of Birmingham from the perspective of a postgraduate researcher. The workshop focuses on the skills you need to develop to be a successful researcher, and also covers the support systems that are available at the University to help you thorugh your postgraduate research programme.

Metallurgy and Materials – MRes/MScT & EngD/PhD with Integrated Study Induction

Metallurgy and Materials – MRes/MScT & EngD/PhD with Integrated Study Induction
Date
29/09/2014 (11:00-17:00)
Location:
Metallurgy & Materials Building C Block Foyer GC17 [G6 on the campus map]
Description
Half-day induction for all students: meet your tutors and find out more about your course.

Cadbury world trip with your RAs

Date
29/09/2014 (11:00-17:00)
Location:
Cadbury World
Description
Experience the home of Cadbury chocolate in Bournville! Look around the factory and get some tasty treats along the way. Register your place online.

Introduction to Canvas, your e-learning environment

Date
29/09/2014 (12:00-14:00)
Location:
Room 225, School of Education
Description
An introduction to the e-learning environment

Chemistry - Sci-Phy-4-Health Welcome/Induction Programme

Chemistry - Sci-Phy-4-Health Welcome/Induction Programme
Date
29/09/2014 (13:00-16:00)
Location:
Research & Training Centre in Physical Sciences for Health - PSIBS - Chemistry West [Y8 on the campus map]
Description
Half-day induction for all Physical Sciences for Health (Sci-Phy-4-Health) students: meet the Sci-Phy team and find out more about your forthcoming studies.

School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music Postgraduate Welcome and Induction

School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music Postgraduate Welcome and Induction
Date
29/09/2014 (16:00-17:00)
Location:
Strathcona Building - Lecture Theatre 4 (R18 on campus map)
Description
Welcome event for new postgraduate students in the School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music. This event is compulsory.

GEES Earth Sciences Drinks Reception

GEES Earth Sciences Drinks Reception
Date
29/09/2014 (16:00-18:30)
Location:
Lapworth Museum - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Drinks reception for Earth Sciences staff and students

Big Band auditions: rhythm, saxes, trumpets and trombones

Date
29/09/2014 (17:00-21:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Big Band auditions, sign up by visiting the Music Office.

Freshers Fest - Rainbow Warehouse

Date
29 (23:00) - 30/09/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Rainbow Warehouse Birmingham City Centre
Description
Part of the Guild of Students' Fresher's Fest Package.

Refreshers - Wonderland

Date
29 (23:00) - 30/09/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Wonderland Night Club Birmingham City Centre
Description
Part of the Guild of Students' Refreshers' Events.

Vocal auditions

Date
30/09/2014 (10:00-18:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Vocal auditions for Birmingham University Singers and University Women's Choir. All welcome, sign up by visiting the Music Office.

Orchestral auditions: string, woodwind, brass and percussion

Date
30/09/2014 (10:00-17:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Orchestral auditions for the University's orchestras. Visit the Music Office to sign up.

Cooking demonstration

Date
30/09/2014 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Infusion, Shackleton, The Vale
Description
If it's your first time cooking for yourself, come and learn some cooking tips from our Head Chef

Business Minor Students Induction Session (Birmingham Business School)

Business Minor Students Induction Session (Birmingham Business School)
Date
30/09/2014 (14:00-17:30)
Description
Induction: Meet key people and find out more the Business modules on your course, sources of support and finally a welcome event which is an opportunity to mix with other students.

Undergraduate Management Erasmus / Exchange Students' Induction and Welcome Event

Undergraduate Management Erasmus / Exchange Students' Induction and Welcome Event
Date
30/09/2014 (14:00-17:30)
Location:
Birmingham Business School – Room TBC
Description
Half day induction: Meet key people and find out more about your course, sources of support and finally a welcome event which is an opportunity to mix with other students.

Big Band auditions: rhythm, saxes, trumpets and trombones

Date
30/09/2014 (17:00-21:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Big Band auditions, sign up in the Music Office

Global Café

Date
30/09/2014 (18:00-20:00)
Location:
Costa Coffee Guild of Students
Description
A chance for international students to meet together in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Free Costa drink for all attendees! Residents from all accommodation sites are welcome.

Cineworld trip with your RAs

Date
30/09/2014 (19:00-22:00)
Location:
Birmingham city, Cineworld
Description
Join your RA for a visit to the Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery and a film screening at Cineworld, please register your place online.

LOL Comedy Night

Date
30/09/2014 (21:00-23:00)
Location:
InFusion, Shackleton, The Vale
Description
A stand up comedy night to welcome you to the University!

BA Social Work Induction

Date
01/10/2014 (10:00-15:00)
Location:
Room 714/5 Muirhead Tower
Description
Full-day induction for all BA Social Work students: more about the course and round up of the week

Vocal auditions

Date
01/10/2014 (10:00-17:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Vocal auditions for Birmingham University Singers and University Women's Choir. All welcome, sign up by visiting the Music Office.

Orchestral auditions: brass

Date
01/10/2014 (10:00-17:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Orchestral auditions for the University's orchestras. Visit the Music Office to sign up.

Introduction to Library Services and Resources for Education students

Date
01/10/2014 (13:00-14:30)
Location:
room to be confirmed, School of Education

Birmingham Museum and Art gallery trip with your RAs

Date
01/10/2014 (13:00-17:00)
Location:
Birmingham city, BMAG
Description
Come and visit Birmingham's Museum and Art Gallery. There are over 40 galleries to look around, so you'll definitely find something of interest! Registration for this event is online.

CAL Mature Students welcome event

Date
01/10/2014 (14:00)
Location:
Arts Building, First floor, Senior Common Room
Description
An afternoon welcome to the College of Arts and Law for all students who identify as a 'Mature Student'.

Big Band auditions: rhythm, saxes, trumpets and trombones

Date
01/10/2014 (17:00-21:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Big Band auditions, sign up in the Music Office

Post Welcome Get Together

Date
01/10/2014 (18:00-21:00)
Location:
The Melt at The Vale
Description
Welcoming those who missed Freshers Week. Food and drink provided. Residents from all accommodation sites are welcome.

Freshers Fest - O2 Academy - Superheroes

Date
01 (22:00) - 02/10/2014 (03:00)
Location:
O2 Academy Birmingham City Centre
Description
Dress as your favourite Superhero for a night out in Birmingham's City Centre

Sports Night

Date
01 (22:00) - 02/10/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Guild of Students
Description
The first official sports night - come along and socialise with your team members

Orchestral auditions: string, woodwind and brass

Date
02/10/2014 (10:00-18:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Orchestral auditions for the University's orchestras. Visit the Music Office to sign up.

Quiz with your RAs

Date
02/10/2014 (19:00-22:00)
Location:
TBC, University Halls
Description
Join your RA and other residents in halls for a fun filled evening of quiz based entertainment! Check the website for the venue.

The Barber Mixer

The Barber Mixer
Date
02/10/2014 (19:00-21:00)
Location:
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts (R14 on map)
Description
A social evening for new students at the Barber Institute, featuring a treasure hunt, pizza, drinks and live music!

Freshers Fest - Players

Date
02 (22:00) - 03/10/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Players Night Club Birmingham City Centre
Description
Part of the Guild of Students' Fresher's Fest Package.

Orchestral auditions

Date
03/10/2014 (10:00-17:00)
Location:
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Description
Piano accompanist auditions. Sign up for an audition slot in the Music Office.

Glee Club with your RAs

Date
03/10/2014 (19:00-23:00)
Location:
Birmingham city, Glee Club
Description
Come and join us for a night of laughter at one of Birmingham's finest Comedy Clubs - remember to register your place online.

Freshers Fest - Stock Exchange

Date
03 (22:00) - 04/10/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Guild of Students
Description
Part of the Guild of Students' Fresher's Fest Package.

SnowDome (RAs)

Date
04/10/2014 (12:00-17:30)
Location:
Snowdome, Tamworth
Description
Come to the SnowDome for a day of snow-based activities. Check out what's on offer, and register your place online.

Freshers Fest - Finale - Emergency Services

Date
05 (22:00) - 06/10/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Guild of Students
Description
The final night of Freshers hosted by your Guild of Students

University Graduate School Induction Workshop

Date
06/10/2014 (14:00-17:00)
Location:
Gisbert Kapp N334
Description
An introduction to the University of Birmingham from the perspective of a postgraduate researcher. The workshop focuses on the skills you need to develop to be a successful researcher, and also covers the support systems that are available at the University to help you thorugh your postgraduate research programme.

Good Academic Practice

Date
08/10/2014 (13:00-14:30)
Location:
room to be confirmed, School of Edu, School of Education
Description
Find out how to correctly reference your all your University work and write essays

Book to the Future festival

Date
14 (09:00) - 18/10/2014 (17:00)
Location:
Various
Description
Celebrating the written and spoken word on campus.
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