Welsh & Celtic Studies

Academic Orientation Programme for the Department of Welsh & Celtic Studies.

Information for new undergraduate students

 

Time                    

Activity 

Activity Type / Location      

26/09/2022

10:00-10:45

Faculty Welcome Talk (Compulsory)

Professor Anwen Jones

Great Hall, Arts Centre

11.30-12.00

Welcome to the Department - Talk for new Celtic Studies and Welsh Beginners students (English medium) 

Dr Cathryn Charnell-White, Head of Department 

Room D54, Hugh Owen Building 

12:00-12:30

Welcome to the Department - talk for new students (Welsh medium) 

Dr Cathryn Charnell-White, Head of Department 

 

Room D54, Hugh Owen Building 

12:45-13:30

Light Refreshments for all departmental staff and students

Foyer

Parry-Williams Building

14:00-16:00

Choose your modules: Undergraduate Consultation

Foyer

Parry-Williams Building

27/09/2022

13:30-14:30

“I’m studying a Language because…”

Compulsory session with Professor Mererid Hopwood and Manon Elin James

Welsh Beginners and Second Language students, Year 1 and 2

Seminar Room 2.51

Parry-Williams Building

15:00

Amser Paned

An opportunity for second language students and beginners to chat informally. 

Arts Centre Café

28/09/2022

14.30

Walking Tour of Aberystwyth for new students in the company of the Department’s staff.

Starting outside Parry-Williams Building

Full details to follow

29/09/2022

14:00 - 15:30

Induction session and an opportunity to meet staff and personal tutors.

An introduction to information Services and a chance to meet our  Subject Librarian. 

A14, Hugh Owen Building 

The highlight of the year is the Departmental Quiz at 19:00, Monday 3 October 2022 and you will receive an invitation at the beginning of term.

Departmental Contact: cymraeg@aber.ac.uk  

Information for new postgraduate students

Clear instructions regarding how to access/join events will be provided at least 24 hours in advance.

Closer to the start of term, you will be advised directly by your department of the orientation and induction resources that will be available prior to the 26 September. 

Departmental Contact: cymraeg@aber.ac.uk  

Teaching starts on Monday 3 October 2022 

Date

Time

Activity

Location (online or in person).

Monday 26 September 2022

10.00 - 10.45

Faculty Welcome Talk (Compulsory)

Professor Anwen Jones

Great Hall

Arts Centre

Monday 26 September 2022

11.30 - 12.00

Welcome to the Department

 

Talk for new Celtic Studies and Welsh Beginners students (English medium)

 

Dr Cathryn Charnell-White, Head of Department

Room D54

 

Hugh Owen Building

Monday 26 September 2022

12.00 - 12.30

Welcome to the Department

 

Talk for new students (Welsh medium)

 

Dr Cathryn Charnell-White, Head of Department

Room D54

 

Hugh Owen Building

Monday 26 September 2022

12.45

Light Refreshments for all departmental staff and students

Foyer

Parry-Williams Building

Tuesday 27 September 2022

15.00 - 16.00

Amser Paned

An opportunity for second language students and beginners to chat informally. 

Arts Centre Café

Wednesday 28 September 2022

13.00 - 14.00

Welcome and Induction for MA Welsh and Celtic Studies, MPhil and PhD students

Seminar Room 2.51

Parry-Williams Building

Wednesday 28 September 2022

14.30

Walking Tour of Aberystwyth for new students in the company of the Department’s staff.

Starting outside Parry-Williams Building

Full details to follow

The highlight of the year is the Departmental Quiz at 19:00, Monday 3rd October 2022 and you will receive an invitation at the beginning of term.