Event

School of law - Welcome induction events

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

  • Mon 3 - Fri 7 Oct 22

    09:00

  • Colchester Campus

    On Campus

  • Event type

    Welcome
    Compulsory event

  • Event organiser

    Law, School of

  • Contact details

Induction to your new School is an essential part of Welcome Week.

Your School 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.

Your Welcome week will be a great opportunity to meet some key members of staff such as your personal tutor and give you the chance to speak with some of your fellow students who will be studying on your course with you. We expect you to attend as you will receive important information to help you start your University experience.

You will also have the chance to hear about our Essex Law Clinic and Human Rights Centre (where current students work on real cases and provide advice to members of the public), meet current 2nd and 3rd-year students and get advice about what studying Law is like, and how to use your time at Essex to your advantage to get the best degree and experience possible.

Following Welcome week you will be asked to attend a regular group meeting with either your personal tutor or an experienced student. This scheduled personal tutor tutorial will be sent to your personal outlook calendar. These meetings will be a key opportunity for us to give you timely advice that is relevant to where you are in your University journey, and will give you the chance to ask questions and share the experiences of other students.

During term the School will be organising a series of events to help you make the most of your degree and prepare you for life after your graduate. We will be giving you the chance to increase your commercial awareness, gain and share study and career skills and help you create study groups, as well as some activities that are purely for fun and give you the chance to unwind and socialise.

Your induction schedule

All times are British Standard Time/BST

First Year Undergraduate Students

Monday 3 October 2022
Welcome to the School of Law
10.00am - 11.00am / 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Room: ICLH A

Find out about your School, the people you'll be working with and the upcoming year at Essex. You will receive an email stating whether you are to attend
 either the morning session or the afternoon session. Please check your emails carefully, you do not need to attend both sessions. 
Meet Your Personal Tutor
11.00-12.30pm / 3.00 - 4.30pm
Please check your emails for your allocated room. 
You will be allocated a 1 hour meeting to meet your personal tutor on Monday 3 October.  Please check your Essex emails in the lead up to welcome week of which session you have been allocated. 
Tuesday 4 October 2022
What will learning look like?
10.00am - 11.00am / 2.00 - 3.00pm
Room: LTB 7 

Find out what makes a good law student, how to get involved during your time at university and what support is available to you. You must attend either the morning or the afternoon session. 

You will receive an email stating whether you are to attend either the morning session or the afternoon session. Please check your emails carefully, you do not need to attend both sessions. 

Personal Tutor Session
11.00am - 12.30pm / 3.00 - 4.30pm
Please check your emails for your allocated room. 

This will be your second meeting with your personal tutor, you will find out more in depth information about the year ahead.  You will also receive School of Law merchandise at this session!

You will receive an email stating whether you are to attend either the morning session or the afternoon session. Please check your emails carefully.

Second Year Undergraduate Students

Thursday 6 October 2022
Welcome Back to the School of Law
10.00am - 11.00am / 2.00pm - 3.00pm

Room: TBC

Find out about your School, the people you'll be working with and the upcoming year at Essex. You will receive an email stating whether you are to attend either the morning session or the afternoon session, please check your emails carefully. You do not need to attend both sessions. 

Personal Tutor Session
11.30am - 12.30pm / 3.00pm - 4.30pm 
Please check your emails for your allocated room. 

You will be allocated a 1 hour meeting to meet your personal tutor on Thursday 6 October.  Please check your Essex emails in the lead up to welcome week of which session you have been allocated. 

Third and Final Year Undergraduate Students

Friday 7 October 2022

Welcome Back to the School of Law
10.00am - 11.00am / 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Room: ICLH A

Find out about your School, the people you'll be working with and the upcoming year at Essex. You will receive an email stating whether you are to attend the morning or the afternoon session, please check your emails carefully. You do not need to attend both sessions. 

Personal Tutor Session
11.30am - 12.30pm / 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Please check your emails for your allocated room. 

You will be allocated a 1 hour meeting to meet your personal tutor on Friday 7 October.  Please check your Essex emails in the lead up to welcome week of which session you have been allocated. 

French Law Students

Wednesday 5 October 2022

Introduction to French Law (LLB English and French Law)
9.00am - 1.00pm
Room: TBC

Students undertaking LLB English and French Law are required to attend all relevant welcome events organised by the School of Law as well as this induction. 

Lunch will be provided.

Postgraduate Research Students

Thursday 6 October 2022
10.00am - 12pm - Welcome conference organised by Central University.

Welcome to the School of Law Induction
2.00 - 4.00pm Room TBC

BAC Students

Welcome to the School of Law Induction
Wednesday 5th October 2022
9.00am - 5pm
Room: NTC 2.07

Postgraduate Taught Students

Please note that sessions marked * are compulsory for a particular degree course and must not be missed! To get the most from the year ahead we recommend that you attend all the sessions that are relevant to you.


Wednesday 5 October 2022
PGT Induction (Compulsory for all LLM and MA Students)
9.00am - 10.00am
Room: LTB2

Compulsory for all PGT students. Find out about your School, the people you'll be working with and the upcoming year at Essex.

Find out about IT, Library and Careers services.

PGT Commercial Law Induction
1.00pm - 5.00pm
Room: LTB2

Compulsory for all PGT Commercial Law students. Find out about your School, the people you'll be working with and the upcoming year at Essex

Thursday 6 October 2022

Introduction to Human Rights 
9.00am - 12.00pm
Room: LTB6
PGT Human Rights Induction
2.30pm - 3.30pm
Room: LTB2
Introduction to International Law
2.30pm - 4.30pm
 Room: LTB2
Friday 7 October 2022

International Law Refresher
9.30am - 1.00pm
Room: LTB7