PG welcome week

Welcome Week is now over for 2017.

The timetable below gives an insight into the activities and events that we organised for our new postgraduates, from departmental welcomes to our Freshers' Fair bringing together every one of Imperial College Union's 300+ clubs and societies.

Taught and research lectures and events

Timetable of events

Saturday 30 September

TimeEventLocation
12.00–17.00 Student Hub – open for all student enquiries Student Hub, Level 3, Sherfield Building
12.30–15.30

Welcome reception for parents: 
12.30–13.30 – Parents of Home students (registration will be open from 12.00, speeches at 12.30)
14.00–15.00 – Parents of International and EU students

If you would like to attend, please email familyandfriends@imperial.ac.uk.

Main entrance to the College on Exhibition Road
17.30–19.00 PGT Welcome and Welfare talk*

Speakers:
  • Vice-Provost (Education)
  • Director of Student Services
  • ‚Ä®Imperial College Union President
  • ICU Deputy President (Welfare)
  • Graduate Students' Union President
Great Hall, Level 2, Sherfield Building
19.00–20.00 PGT networking and reception (Drinks and Nibbles) Queen's Tower Rooms, Level 1, Sherfield Building
18.00–22.30 The Lite MingleImperial Cinema Outdoor Movie Night Queen's Lawn

Details are subject to change.
* Attendance at this event is limited.  Any friends and family of PGT students should attend the earlier Welcome reception for parents. Video of this talk will be made available online after the event. 

Sunday 1 October

TimeEventLocation
10.00–16.00 Home From Home Queen's Lawn
12.00–17.00 Student Hub – open for all student enquiries Student Hub, Level 3 Sherfield Building
11.00–12.00

12.00–13.00
President's welcome event for international postgraduate students

Mini fair and buffet lunch
Great Hall, Sherfield Building (with overflow in the Read and Pippard Lecture Theatres on Level 5)

Senior Common Room (SCR) and Queen's Tower Rooms, both in the Sherfield Building
18.00–22.30 The Lite MingleImperial Cinema Outdoor Movie Night Queen's Lawn

Details are subject to change.

Monday 2 October

TimeEventLocation
10.00–16.00 Home From Home Queen's Lawn
11.30–16.30 I-Connect Interactive Fair Queen's Tower Rooms, Level 1 Sherfield Building
19.00 - 23.00 Bandeoke Metric, Imperial College Union, Beit Quad

Details are subject to change.

Tuesday 3 October

TimeEventLocation
10.00–16.00 Home From Home Queen's Lawn
11.00–16.00 Imperial College Union Freshers' Fair – meet every one of the Union's 300+ clubs and societies Across the South Kensington Campus
17.30–20.30
Wine tasting - £3 per person
h-bar activity space
20.00–late Cocktails and Jazz Metric, Imperial College Union
20.00–late Super Quiz  FiveSixEight, Imperial College Union

Details are subject to change.

Wednesday 4 October

TimeEventLocation
10.00–16.00 Home From Home Queen's Lawn
13.00–17.00 Sports trials Sports grounds and Ethos sports centre
13.30–16.30 Variety of one-off mass volunteering opportunities Meet at Home From Home Queen's Lawn
From 19.00 CSP (Clubs, Societies and Projects) Party FiveSixEight, Metric and the Union Bar
19.30–23.00 Graduate School Union Pub Quiz h-bar

Details are subject to change.

Thursday 5 October

TimeEventLocation
10.00–16.00 Home From Home Queen's Lawn
From 19.00 Live music, featuring IC Big Band Metric, Imperial College Union, Beit Quad
From 19.00 Karaoke h-bar

Details are subject to change.

Friday 6 October

TimeEventLocation
10.00

Welcome for Silwood Postgraduate students

Speakers:

  • Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences
  • Director of the Graduate School
  • Imperial College Union President
  • President of Graduate Students’ Union (GSU)
Haldane, Darwin and Fisher Lecture Theatres, Silwood Park Campus
11.00 Master's students – Professional Skills Development Programme Induction Haldane Lecture Theatre, Silwood Park Campus
11.00 Research students – Professional Skills Development Programme Induction Fisher Lecture Theatre, Silwood Park Campus
20.00–late Silent Disco h-bar

Details are subject to change.

Saturday 7 October

TimeEventLocation
19.00–02.00 Postgraduate mingle – the official welcome party for postgraduates. Buy your ticket through the Union website Imperial College Union, Beit Quad

Details are subject to change.

Postgraduate research student welcome

 

Research students' President welcome

Friday 20 October

TimeEventLocation

16.00–17.00

17.00–19.00

Provost’s Welcome

Drinks reception and networking

Marquee, Queen's Lawn, South Kensington Campus

Details are subject to change.