UG 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 undergraduates, from departmental welcomes to our Freshers' Fair bringing together every one of Imperial College Union's 300+ clubs and societies.

Welcome Week timetable 2017

Saturday 30 September

TimeEventLocation
09.30–16.00 Undergraduate students move into Halls of Residence Across campus/Halls
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
16.00–17.00 Undergraduate ‘Not in Halls’ Welcome and Welfare Talk

Speakers: 
  • Vice-Provost (Education)
  • Director of Student Services
  • Imperial College Union President
  • ICU Deputy President (Welfare)
Lecture Theatre G16, SAF Building
17.00–17.30 Undergraduate ‘Not in Halls’ networking & reception (Afternoon Tea) SAF Building, Foyer
18.00–22.30 The Lite MingleImperial Cinema Outdoor Movie Night Queen's Lawn
19.00 until late Undergraduate mingle 1 – the official welcome party for undergraduates Imperial College Union, Beit Quad

Details are subject to change.

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

14.00–15.00

15.00–16.00

President's welcome event for International Undergraduate Students

Mini-Fair and Afternoon Tea
Great Hall (overflow in Read and Pippard lectures theatres)

Senior Common Room (SCR) and Queen's Tower Rooms
18.00–22.30 The Lite MingleImperial Cinema Outdoor Movie Night Queen's Lawn
19.00 until late Undergraduate Mingle 2 Imperial College Union, Beit Quad

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
10.00

Provost’s welcome talks for students studying:

  • MBBS/BSc Medicine
  • Graduate Entry Medicine
  • Medical Biosciences
Speakers: Provost, Faculty Dean, ICU President, ICSMSU President
Great Hall (overflow in the Pippard Lecture Theatre, Level 5 Sherfield Building)
11.00

Provost’s welcome for students from the following departments:

  • Aeronautics
  • Bioengineering
  • Earth Science and Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Speakers: Provost, Faculty Dean, ICU President, CGCU President
12.00

Provost’s welcome for students from the following departments:

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Computing
  • Materials
  • Design Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
Speakers: Provost, Faculty Dean, ICU President, CGCU President
14.00

Provost’s welcome for students from the following departments:

  • Life Sciences
  • Chemistry
Speakers: Provost, Faculty Dean, ICU President, Royal College of Science Union President
15.00

Provost’s welcome for students from the following departments:

  • Physics
  • Maths
Speakers: Provost, Faculty Dean, ICU President, Royal College of Science Union President
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 Across the South Kensington Campus
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

10.00–16.00 Home From Home Queen's Lawn
13.00–17.00 Sport welcome week Sports grounds and Ethos sports centre
13.30–16.30 Variety of one-off mass volunteering opportunities Home From Home, Queen's Lawn
From 19.00  CSP (Clubs, Societies and Projects) party  FiveSixEight, Metric and the Union Bar, Beit Quad

Details are subject to change.

Thursday 5 October

TimeEventLocation
10.00–16.00 Home From Home Queen's Lawn
From 20.00 Live music, featuring IC Big Band Metric, Imperial College Union, Beit Quad

Details are subject to change.

Friday 6 October

TimeEventLocation
From 20.00  Freshers' Ball – the ultimate end to the week with big name acts and DJs. Buy your ticket through the Union website Imperial College Union, Beit Quad

Details are subject to change.