Department of Government 2020 Welcome events and induction

An essential start to 2020 and your academic life at University of Essex

An introduction 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.

How to attend

Our departmental induction will be held virtually, online. More information about your department induction is now available on Moodle via Welcome Programme under 'Meet your Faculty and Department'.

Department of Government 2020 Welcome events and induction

Department of Government: Department Quiz

Fancy dusting off the cobwebs before term starts? Come along to the Department of Government quiz! Join us for the perfect way to meet staff and new/returning students in an informal setting. Dr Rob Kemp will lead us through several rounds of questions on various topics to find the first quiz winner of the new academic year.

Department of Government: Let’s Talk about the US Elections!

With the US presidential elections fast approaching, the Department of Government will host a roundtable discussion on the latest election-related news and events unfolding in the USA.

Join Dr Ryan Bakker, Professor Royce Carroll, Professor Lawrence Ezrow, Dr Julia Park, and Dr Gina Reinhardt for an in depth discussion on the latest regarding to the 2020 Presidential Race.

Webinar attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions to the panel.