6.3 Induction

1. The University provides comprehensive induction services to help new students adapt to university life. The main features are:

(i) An introduction to halls and meetings with Residence Assistants;
(ii) Welcome sessions and Tier4 help and advice for international students;
(iii) Early meetings, both formal and social, with academic staff;
(iv) A range of activities to introduce Information Services and study skills, including library tours and subject specific library and IT presentations delivered by subject librarians in Institutes/Departments;
(v) ‘A’ Team – peer support organised by the Students’ Union in collaboration with Student Support;
(vi) Special sessions for new postgraduates;
(vii) Sessions for Welsh-speaking students;
(viii) Sports activities;
(ix) An acclimatisation course run by Student Support Services for students with social communication issues.