2020 applicants
Event

Department of Economics 2019 Welcome Week Events

An essential start to 2019 and your academic life at the University of Essex

  • Mon 30 Sep - Fri 4 Oct 19

    09:00

  • Colchester Campus

    Various

  • Event type

    Welcome

  • Event organiser

    Economics, Department of

  • Contact details

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

Your department induction is a compulsory part of Welcome Week.

Come and find out more about your course, meet key members of staff like your personal tutor, and meet the people you're going to be studying with.

Studying more than one subject?

If you're studying a joint degree, you should access key support through your home department. If you're not sure which is your home department, you can find out on MyEssex.

Your induction schedule

Undergraduate Students

First Year Students Welcome Lunch and Talk

Wednesday 2 October 2019, 12:00 - 15:00

Lunch will be held in the EBS foyer and the welcome talk in EBS 2.2

This compulsory event is your opportunity to meet the key members of staff and find out more about the department and your upcoming studies.

 

First Year Students Meet your Peer Mentor and Campus Tours

Wednesday 2 October 2019, 15:00 - 16:00

EBS.2.2

An opportunity for you to meet your Peer Mentor, ask any questions you have about life here at the university and have a tour around the campus.

 

First Year Students Introduction to EC120

Thursday 3 October 2019, 11:00 - 12:00

EBS.2.2

An introduction to the first year and second year module, EC120 The World Economy in Historical Perspective

 

First Year Students Introduction to Core Modules

Thursday 3 October 2019, 12:00 - 14:00

EBS.2.2

Information on the core modules taken in the first year of your degree. 

 

Second Year Students Welcome Talk

Friday 4 October 2019, 11:00 - 12:00

IC Hall B

This will include important information on your upcoming studies. 

 

Final Year Students Welcome Talk

Friday 4 October 2019, 12:00 - 13:00

IC Hall B

This will include important information on your upcoming studies.

 

Postgraduate Students

Postgraduate Taught Students Welcome Lunch

Friday 4 October 2019, 13:00 - 14:00

LTB 4

 

MA and MSc Student Welcome Talk

Friday 4 October 2019, 14:00 - 15:00

LTB 6

This compulsory event is your opportunity to meet the key members of staff and find out more about the department and your upcoming studies.

MRes and Four-year Integrated PhD Student (first year) Welcome Talk

Friday 4 October 2019, 15:00 - 16:00

LTB 6

This compulsory event is your opportunity to meet the key members of staff and find out more about the department and your upcoming studies.

 

Three year PhD Student and Year Two Integrated PhD Welcome Talk

Friday 4 October 2019, 16:00 - 17:00

LTB 6

This compulsory event is your opportunity to meet the key members of staff and find out more about the department and your upcoming studies.

 

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 that you register during Welcome Week. Find out when your department registration session is and what you need to take with you.
  • 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.