Event

Department of Sociology Welcome events and induction 2022

An essential start to 2022 and your academic life at University of Essex

  • Mon 3 - Fri 7 Oct 22

    09:00

  • Colchester Campus

  • Event type

    Welcome
    Compulsory

  • Event organiser

    Sociology, Department of

  • Contact details

Your Departmental 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 for 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.

What's on?

Our Departmental induction will be held in person. More information about your department induction is will be available on Moodle which you will be invited once you register to study with us.

Undergraduate

First Year Undergraduate Student Induction

When? Tuesday 4 October 2022, 2.00pm-3.30pm
Where? LTB 2

Please join us for an induction to the Department with talks from the Head of Sociology, First Year Director, Subject Librarian and Student Union Faculty Coordinator.

New Undergraduate Welcome Social

When? Tuesday 4 October 2022, 3.30pm-5.30pm
Where? 5.300a+b

Meet with your Personal Tutor

When? Wednesday 5 October 2022, between 1.00pm-3.00pm
Where? Will be confirmed via email closer to the time/ at least a week before.

Introduction to the Sociology Study Centre (For all UG and PGT Students)

When? Wednesday 5 October 2022, 3.00pm-4.00pm
Where? LTB7
Join us and find out more about the Sociology Study Centre and how it can support you during your course. 

Postgraduate Taught

Postgraduate Taught Student Induction 

When? Wednesday 5 October 2022, 10.00am-12.00pm
Where? LTB4

This will be an introduction to the Department with talks from the Head of Sociology, Postgraduate Taught Director, Subject Librarian and Student Union, Faculty Coordinator.

Meet with your Postgraduate Taught Degree Course Coordinators   

When? Wednesday 5 October 2022, 12.00pm – 1.00pm
Where? LTB4

PGT Welcome Lunch

When? Wednesday 5 October 2022, 1.00pm-3.00pm
Where? NTC.1.01 + NTC.1.03 

An opportunity to socialise with students and staff in the Department. Refreshments/ Food provided.

Introduction to the Sociology Study Centre (For all UG and PGT Students)

When? Wednesday 5 October 2022, 3.00pm-4.00pm
Where? LTB7

Join us and find out more about the Sociology Study Centre and how it can support you during your course. 

Postgraduate Research

Postgraduate Research Student Induction

When? Thursday 6 October 2022, 2.00pm-4.30pm
Where? 6.345.

After a central Postgraduate Research Induction in the morning, you will be inducted into the Department in the afternoon. This will include talks from the Head of Department, Graduate Director, Study Support Manager and existing students. You will also meet with your Supervisor.

Meet your Department/ Sociology PGR Students and Staff

When? Thursday 6 October 2022, 4.30pm-5.30pm
Where? 5A.325 Sociology/PPS Common room

Meet students and staff in the Department over refreshments. 

Department of Sociology Welcome events and induction 2022