Edge Hotel School - departmental induction events

Your way into an exciting new life as a member of the Essex community.

  • Fri 28 Sep - Fri 5 Oct 18


  • Colchester Campus

    Edge Hotel School

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Induction to your new academic department is an essential part of Welcome week.

Your departmental induction is a compulsory part of your first week. It’s your chance to find out more about your course, to talk with key members of staff, like your personal tutor, and to meet the friends you’re going to be studying with at The Edge Hotel School.

Your induction schedule

Edge Hotel School students

Monday 24 September

Time: 9am - 12.30pm
Location: Wivenhoe House
  • Registration and tours
  • Uniform orders
  • Departmental Q&A

Time: 2pm - 2.30pm
Location: IT Lab M 4S.2.4
  • Moodle and IT Logins


Time: 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Location:  IT Lab M 4S.2.4
  • Academic workshop


Time: 3.30pm - 5pm
Location: Wivenhoe House
  • School welcome reception and meet your tutor


Tuesday 25 September

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm
Location: LTB1
  • Wivenhoe House Orientation

Time: 1.30pm - 2.30pm
Location: LTB1
  • Focus Group

Time: 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Location: LTB1
  • Drug & alcohol awareness - Hospitality Action

Time: 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Location: LTB1
  • Residence Life and Student Union

Wednesday 26 September

Time: 9am - 10am
Location: LTB1
  • Competency reports and log books

Time: 10am - 11.30am
Location: LTB1
  • Department induction 1

Time: 11.30am - 1pm
Location: LTB1
  • Department induction 2

Time: 2pm - 3.30pm
Location: LTB1
  • Department induction 3


Time: 3.30pm - 5pm
Location: LTB1
  • Department induction 4

Thursday 27 September

Time: 9am - 5pm
Location: LTB1
  • Academic Day - Study Skills

Friday 28 September

Time: 9am - 5pm
Location: LTB1
  • Academic Day - Study Skills


Other welcome events in your department

Your other essential Welcome activities

As well as attending your departmental induction event, make sure you attend the following events:

  • Registration - to become an official student at the University of Essex it is essential you register during Welcome week.  Find out when your departmental registration session is and what to take with you.
  • Welcome Talk - these talks for all new students are on Monday 1 October, so make sure you arrive on time to get your seat.  Find out the session time for your department.
  • Essex English Language Assessment - The Essex English Language Assessment is compulsory for all international students with English as an additional language. If your first language is not English, you'll need to attend a briefing on Monday 1 October - find out the session time for your department.