General Activities

Friday 21 September

Time

Event

From 09.00

(Open 24 hours)

Key Collection

Great Hall, Arts Centre, Penglais Campus.

Collect your room key and Aber Card (all students living in University accommodation).

09.00 – 18.00

Information Fair

Great Hall, Arts Centre, Penglais Campus.

Drop in at any time to find out more about the University’s support services including:

  • Academic information
  • Payment of fees
  • Health, welfare, disability, specific learning needs
  • GP registration
  • International Student Experience
  • Casual and part-time work, other employment opportunities and skills
  • Welsh for Adults and Lifelong Learning Courses
  • Sports Centre (find out about FREE swimming and FREE entry to FitTogether Classes from 21 – 30 September 2018)

09.00 – 16.00

Careers Service

Students’ Union Building, Penglais Campus.

Come and find out about all the important things you need to do during your first year here. Fun competitions to enter, prizes to win, selfies to take and freebies to collect.

08.30 – 22.00

Hugh Owen Library

Penglais Campus.

  • Collection of your Aber Card (for students not living in University accommodation)
  • Help in activating your email account and connecting your devices to the University network
  • Upload a digital photo for your Aber Card and Student Record
  • Sale of network cables
  • Use of library and computing facilities

10.00 – 17.00

Students’ Union Information Desk

Students’ Union Building, Penglais Campus.

Need to buy a Bus Pass or an NUS Extra Card?

Perhaps you have a query about joining a sports club or society, or want to find out about evening events?

The Students’ Union reception can tell you all you need to know.

11.30 – 17.30

Meet and Greet transfer service from Birmingham Airport

Booking details from www.aber.ac.uk/en/international/travel

(This Meet and Greet service is also running on Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 September).

A-Team

Look out for our current students in red t-shirts. They will be based at every residence and arrival point, and around the campus.

If you need help finding your room or have any general enquiries, these are the people to ask.


Saturday 22 September

Time

Event

Until 18.00

 

Key Collection

Great Hall, Arts Centre, Penglais Campus.

Collect your room key and Aber Card (all students living in University accommodation).

From 18.00 (Open 24 hours)

Key Collection

Accommodation Office, Y Sgubor, Fferm Penglais, SY23 3FH.

Collect your room key and Aber Card (all students living in University accommodation).

09.00 – 18.00

Information Fair

Great Hall, Arts Centre, Penglais Campus.

Drop in at any time to find out more about the University’s support services including:

  • Academic information
  • Payment of fees
  • Health, welfare, disability, specific learning needs
  • GP registration
  • International Student Experience
  • Casual and part-time work, other employment opportunities and skills
  • Welsh for Adults and Lifelong Learning Courses
  • Sports Centre (find out about FREE swimming and FREE entry to FitTogether Classes from 21 – 30 September 2018)

08.30 – 17.00

Hugh Owen Library

Penglais Campus.

  • Collection of your Aber Card (for students not living in University accommodation)
  • Help in activating your email account and connecting your devices to the University Network
  • Upload a digital photo for your Aber Card and Student Record
  • Sale of network cables
  • Use of library and computing facilities

10.00 – 17.00

Students’ Union Information Desk

Students’ Union Building, Penglais Campus.

Need to buy a Bus Card or an NUS Extra Card?

Perhaps you have a query about joining a sports club or society, or want to find out about evening events?

The Students’ Union reception can tell you all you need to know.

12.00 – 12.30

13.00 – 13.30

14.00 – 14.30

15.00 – 15.30

Library Tours

Hugh Owen Library, Penglais Campus

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

 

All new students should attend at least one tour (these tour are repeated throughout the week).

 

Detailed information, including venues, can be found here: www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/help/newstudents/welcome/#talks

 

A library and IT presentation given by your subject librarian will be offered as part of the Orientation Week programme in your department or faculty.

A-Team

Look out for our current students in red t-shirts. They will be based at every residence and arrival point, and around the campus.

If you need help finding your room or have any general enquiries, these are the people to ask.


Sunday 23 September

Time

Event

Open 24 hours

 

Key Collection

Accommodation Office, Y Sgubor, Fferm Penglais, SY23 3FH.

Collect your room key and Aber Card (all students living in University accommodation)

10.00 – 16.00

Information Point

Great Hall, Arts Centre, Penglais Campus.

Drop in at any time with any questions or concerns.

08.30 – 17.00

Hugh Owen Library

Penglais Campus.

  • Collection of your Aber Card (for students not living in University accommodation)
  • Help in activating your email account and connecting your devices to the University network
  • Upload a digital photo for your Aber Card and Student Record
  • Sale of network cables
  • Use of library and computing facilities

10.00 – 17.00

Students’ Union Information Desk

Students’ Union Building, Penglais Campus.

Need to buy a Bus Card or an NUS Extra Card?

Perhaps you have a query about joining a sports club or society, or want to find out about evening events?

The Students’ Union reception can tell you all you need to know.

10.30

Welcome Ceremony for all new International Students

Great Hall, Arts Centre, Penglais Campus

A welcome from the Vice-Chancellor and other key speakers.

All new international students, including European students, are welcome. Light lunch and refreshments will be available. Tours of Aberystwyth.

12.00 – 12.30

13.00 – 13.30

14.00 – 14.30

15.00 – 15.30

Library Tours

Hugh Owen Library, Penglais Campus

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

 

Note: 14.00 – 14.30 tour is for Welsh speakers/learners

 

All new students should attend at least one tour (these tour are repeated throughout the week).

 

Detailed information, including venues, can be found here: www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/help/newstudents/welcome/#talks

 

A library and IT presentation given by your subject librarian will be offered as part of the Orientation Week programme in your department or faculty.

A-Team

Look out for our current students in red t-shirts. They will be based at every residence and arrival point, and around the campus.

If you need help finding your room or have any general enquiries, these are the people to ask.