6.3 Induction

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 Student Visa 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 Faculties/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.