Language and Linguistics - 2019 Departmental Induction Events

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

  • Mon 30 Sep - Fri 4 Oct 19


  • Colchester Campus


  • Event type


  • Event organiser

    Language and Linguistics, Department of

  • Contact details

    01206 872188

Your departmental 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.

Your induction schedule

Undergraduate students

Data and time: Tuesday 1 October 2019, 10am - 3pm

Location: 5.300A+B

Postgraduate Taught students

Date and time: Thursday 3 October 2019, 10am - 3pm

Location: The HEX

Postgraduate Research students

Date and time: Friday 4 October 2019, 9:30am - 4pm

Location: Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall

The PGR Welcome and Induction Conference on Friday 4 October 2019 gives your the opportunity to meet and network with fellow research students from across the University, before you spend time after lunch with 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 department registration session is and what 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. 
  • Modern Language Placement Tests - in order to determine your language level in your choice of modern language, you will need to attend a compulsory placement test. All placement tests shall be taking place on Friday 4 October 2019 as follows:
Language Time Venue
French 10.00am - 12.00pm EBS.2.35
German 10.00am - 12.00pm EBS.2.40
Italian 11.00am - 1.00pm EBS.2.46
Portuguese 10.00am - 12.00pm EBS.2.68
Spanish 10.00am - 12.00pm EBS.1.1