School of law - departmental induction events (Colchester)

As 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

    Law, School 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 your'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

Part 1 - Coffee, Cake and Networking
Monday 30 September, 2-3pm
Lakeview Room

Part 2 - UG Welcome Day
When? Tuesday 1 October, 10am
Where? Starting in the Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall

Additional Sessions:

  • English and French Law - Friday, 9.30am in LTB5
  • Law Degree Transfer Students - Thursday, 11am in LTB5
  • Law Essex Abroad Student Induction - Thursday, 11am in 5S.6.25

Postgraduate Taught students

Commercial Law
When? Wednesday 2 October, 9am-5pm
Where? LTB5 

Human Rights 
Wednesday 2 October and Friday 4 October, 9am-5pm
Where? LTB 8 (Wednesday), LTB2 (Friday)

Postgraduate Research students

When? Friday 4 October, 9:30am-4pm
Where? Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall
The PGR Welcome and Induction Conference on Friday 4 October gives your the opportunity to meet and network with fellow reseach students from across the University, before you spend time after luch 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 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.