Big Welcome and Orientation Week

Welcome to the 2021 / 22 academic year. We have created this page to help you navigate your first week with us at Aberystwyth University. Whether you're a returning to study with us or a new student joining our department, we look forward to meeting you over the course of the Big Welcome and Orientation Week. 

Information for new undergraduate students

Date

Time

Event

Event Information

Location

The week beginning 13/09/2021

Details will be provided via email

Before you arrive

Some tips and a chance to ask any questions!

Online via Microsoft teams. 
Further details will be provided via email.

27/09/2021

10:00

Welcome Event for your degree scheme

Welcome!

To be confirmed

27/09/2021

11:00

Meet your personal tutor

Meet your personal tutor and a small group of fellow students

To be confirmed

27/09/2021

12:00

Scheme group activity

Either in your tutor group, or as scheme, a short activity to get to know each other a little bit.

To be confirmed

28/09/2021

10:00

Welcome to the Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences & Welcome to IBERS

Welcome Talks by Hazel Davey and Neil Glasser

Online via Microsoft teams. 
Further details will be provided via email.

28/09/2021

11:00

Town and Campus Quiz

Organise your own group, or as a personal tutor group, and explore the campus and Aber Town together

To be confirmed

29/09/2021

Throughout the day

Study skills Day

A day with a range of talks and information about the library, student support and lots of tips on how to prepare for next week.

Online via Microsoft teams. 
Further details will be provided via email.

30/09/2021

Various times

Scheme Activities Day

A day where you will the opportunity to join in with one or more activities specific to the scheme and get to know fellow students.

To be confirmed
Further details will be provided via email.

01/10/2021

Various times

Walk, exercise or enjoy the outdoors for well-being

A day where you can explore the Aberystwyth surroundings, go for a walk, or do some exercise. On your own, in a small group, or as part of an organized activity.

To be confirmed
Further details will be provided via email.

Information for new postgraduate students

Date

Time 

Event

Event Information

Location
(Online or physical location)

29/09/2021

10:00-11:00

FELS PG Welcome

Introduction to research culture, practice and overview of research groups by Faculty PVC

To be confirmed

29/09/2021

11:00-12:00

IBERS Welcome and advice session

IBERS Welcome and Advice Session for new PhD and MPhil students

To be confirmed

29/09/2021

12:00-12:30

PGR and PGT Library session

 

To be confirmed

29/09/2021

13:00 -16:00

Online registration for all PG students

Registration event – all PG scheme leaders to be available

To be confirmed

30/09/2021

09:45 – 10:15

IBERS PGT Welcome

IBERS PGT Welcome given by Dr Joe Ironside

To be confirmed

30/09/2021

10:15 – 10:45

Health, Safety, Environment and Quality Systems

 

To be confirmed

 

30/09/2021

Sessions from 10.45 – individual scheme emails to be sent

Individual Scheme welcome events

 

To be confirmed

30/09/2021

11:00-11:30

Health, Safety, Environment and Quality Systems

 

To be confirmed