Information Services (IS) activities for new students

During the Big Welcome Weekend and Orientation Week we provide a range of activities to welcome new students and introduce our services so you can make the best use of them during your time here. These include:

In addition, there will be a Library & IT stand at the Student Support Services Welcome Fair in the Great Hall Foyer in the Arts Centre from 8am to 6pm on Friday 20 September and Saturday 21 September 2019.

For students whose courses start at different times of the year special arrangements can be made with the Academic Department to provide these sessions - further information is available on this page.

Help in activating your email and connecting your devices to the University Network

Friday 20 September - Friday 27 September 2019
08.30- 22.00 Hugh Owen Library

Collection of your Aber Card

  • Any undergraduate or postgraduate student in Halls of Residence: if you uploaded a photo for your Aber Card before 8:30am on Friday 20th September your Aber Card will be available to you to collect in the Great Hall, Penglais Campus on the dates/times specified on the "Where should I collect my key from" webpage.
  • Any undergraduate or postgraduate student in Halls of Residence: if you upload a photo for your Aber Card on or after 8:30am on Friday 20th September, your Aber Card will be available for you to pick up from the Hugh Owen Library at the following dates/times.
  • Any undergraduate or postgraduate student in private accommodation: if you have uploaded a photo for your Aber Card, your Aber Card will be available for you to pick up from the Hugh Owen Library at the following dates/times.
Thursday 19 September – Friday 27 September 2019
08.30- 22.00 Hugh Owen Library

Library tours

Each tour lasts up to 30 minutes and is designed to

  • welcome you to your library and help you find your way round
  • briefly introduce you to facilities and services based in the library
  • ensure you know where to find help and support

Aber Card credit to be won in prize draws!

All new students should attend one tour. Tours are available in Welsh or English. Please let you tour leader know your language preference.

Friday 20 September 2019
12 noon
1pm 
2pm
3pm
Hugh Owen Library
Saturday 21 September 2019
12 noon
1pm
2pm
3pm
Hugh Owen Library
Sunday 22 September 2019
12 noon
1pm
2pm 
3pm
Hugh Owen Library
Monday 23 September 2019
11am
12 noon
1pm
2pm
3pm
Hugh Owen Library
Tuesday 24 September 2019
11am
12 noon
1pm
2pm
3pm
Hugh Owen Library
Wednesday 25 September 2019
11am
12 noon
1pm
2pm
3pm
 Hugh Owen Library
Thursday 26 September 2019
11am
12 noon
1pm
2pm
3pm
Hugh Owen Library
Friday 27 September 2019
12 noon
1pm
Hugh Owen Library
Wednesday 2 October 2019

12 noon
1pm

Hugh Owen Library
Wednesday 9 October 2019

12 noon
1pm

Hugh Owen Library