Essex Business School - departmental induction events 2019 (Colchester)

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

  • Mon 30 Sep - Fri 4 Oct 19


  • Colchester Campus


  • Event type

    Compulsory event

  • Event organiser

    Essex Business School

  • Contact details

    01206 873072

Your department induction is an essential 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. If you have any questions, email askthehub@essex.ac.uk.

Your induction schedule

Undergraduate students (1st Year)

Date and time: Monday 30 September, 11.00am - 12.00pm
Location: EBS Foyer


Date and time: Wednesday 2 October, 10.00am - 3.00pm
Location:  Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall

Undergraduate students (2nd and 3rd year)

Date and time: Tuesday 8 October, 5.00pm - 8.00pm

Location: EBS.2.65

Direct Entry (2nd and 3rd year) students

Date and time: Tuesday 8 October, 5.00pm - 8.00pm
Location:  EBS.2.50

Postgraduate Taught students 

(including MA, MSc, LLM, MEng)

Date and time: Friday 4 October, 11.00am - 4.00pm
Location: EBS.2.2


Date and time: Tuesday 1 Oct - Friday 4 Oct, 9.00am - 5.00pm
Location: EBS.2.66

Postgraduate Research students 

(including MPhil, PhD, Masters by dissertation)

Date and time: Friday 4 October, 9.30am - 2.00pm
Location:  Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall 

The PGR Welcome and Induction Conference on Friday 5 October gives you the opportunity to meet and network with fellow research students from across the University, before you spend time after lunch in your own department.

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.
  • International Student Welcome and 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 30 September - find out the session time for your department.
Essex Business School - departmental induction events 2019 (Colchester)
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