Welcome week begins on Monday 30 September 2013, the first day of the autumn term. It is essential that you attend Stage 2 in-person enrolment and your school's induction events.
During the week you'll have the chance to learn more about your course and the services and facilities we provide. You can also sign up for sports, clubs and societies and attend Students' Union events.
Brighton and Sussex Medical School students' induction week starts on 16 September 2013.
There is a lot going on so please make sure that you do all of the following:
All new students need to complete enrolment in person once they arrive at university. You can check times and dates of in-person enrolment by clicking the 'Get ready for enrolment and welcome week' link on studentcentral.
- Attendance at your in-person enrolment session is essential. If you do not attend your session you may experience delays getting your funding and accessing university facilities. If you can't attend your enrolment session for any reason please contact your site's Registry office as soon as possible.
- Bring your invitation to enrol letter and any certificates or documents you have been asked to provide. Please note, all documents should be originals unless you have been told otherwise.
- Need help? If you have queries or concerns regarding in-person enrolment please contact Registry's enrolment helpline 01273 644777or log on to the 'Get ready for welcome week' section of studentcentral.
Attend your academic school's induction events
In addition to in-person enrolment, you also need to attend induction events for your course. These events are organised by the academic school where your course is based. Information about your school, including contact details, can be found by logging on to studentcentral and clicking on the 'Get ready for my course' link.
- Attendance at your school induction events is essential. If you do not attend induction you will miss out on important school and course information. If you can't attend your school induction for any reason please contact your school office as soon as possible.
- Find out more about your school induction events by logging on to studentcentral and visiting the 'Get ready for my course' link.
- Need help? If you're not sure which academic school you will be based in or have queries regarding your school induction please log on to the 'Get ready for my course' section of studentcentral. Contact details for school offices can be found on the useful contacts page of this online new student guide.
There are lots of activities going on during welcome week including opportunities to:
- go to freshers' fairs and Students' Union events, which provide a showcase for local businesses, including venues, health and fitness companies, banks, local stores, transport and travel companies and community groups.
- join student clubs, societies, and sports teams – all easy and excellent ways to sign up and get involved.
- meet the Vice-Chancellor, who will welcome you to the university and provide you with some important information about the university community.
- attend library and IT skills induction sessions, which are designed to help you get acquainted with the university’s systems.
- meet Student Services, a department at the university that offers help and advice if you are concerned about things like money, health, wellbeing, visas or combining work with study.