UG Welcome

The timetable below gives an insight into the activities and events that we have organised for our new undergraduates, from departmental welcomes to our Freshers' Fair bringing together every one of Imperial College Union's 370+ clubs and societies.

Welcome Week timetable 2018

Saturday 29 September

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10.30–16.00

Refreshments for Parents and Friends (Drop-in area)

College Main Entrance 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
  • Imperial College Union Deputy President (Welfare)
Lecture Theatre G16, Sir Alexander Fleming Building
17.00–17.30 Undergraduate ‘Not in Halls’ networking & reception (Afternoon Tea) Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Foyer
19.00 - late Show Your Colours I  Beit Quad, Imperial College Union

Details are subject to change.

Sunday 30 September

TimeEventLocation

14.00–15.00

15.00–16.00

International Student Welcome for International Undergraduate Students with Vice-President (International)


Mini-Fair and Afternoon Tea (for International Students)

Great Hall, Sherfield Building (overflow in Read and Pippard lectures theatres)


Senior Common Room (SCR) and Queen's Tower Rooms, Sherfield Building

19.00 - late Show Your Colours II Beit Quad, Imperial College Union

Details are subject to change.

Monday 1 October

TimeEventLocation
11.30–16.30 I-Connect  Queen's Tower Rooms, 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, 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– late Glitter Jam Beit Bars, Imperial College Union

Details are subject to change.

Tuesday 2 October

TimeEventLocation
11.00–16.00 Freshers' Fair Across the South Kensington Campus
18.00–23.00 Super Duper Quiz Metric, Imperial College Union
18.00–23.00 The Quiz Reynolds, Charing Cross Campus

Details are subject to change.

Wednesday 3 October

From 12.00 Wanna Go Wednesdays Beit Quad, Imperial College Union
From 13.00 Sports Trials College's Sports Grounds and Ethos Sports Centre
19.00 - late CSP Wednesday Beit Bars, Imperial College Union

Details are subject to change.

Thursday 4 October

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19.00-23.00 Bandeoke Beit Bars, Imperial College Union
19.30-23.00 UV Ping Pong Reynolds, Charing Cross Campus

Details are subject to change.

Friday 5 October

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From 20.00 Freshers' Ball  Beit Bars, Imperial College Union

Details are subject to change.

Saturday 6 October

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12.00-15.00 Brunch and Live Music  FiveSixEight, Imperial College Union

Details are subject to change.

Sunday 7 October

TimeEventLocation
12.00-15.00 Brunch and Live Music  FiveSixEight, Imperial College Union
15.00-18.00 Board Games FiveSixEight, Imperial College Union

Details are subject to change.

Monday 8 October

TimeEventLocation
20.00 - late Comedy  Metric, Imperial College Union

Details are subject to change.