Saturday 22 September 2018

You will need to book in advance for most events (except those which say 'No booking required').

Many events are repeated throughout the week - check out what's on when. You only need to book for one of each event.

Check locations on the campus map.

Welcome to the University of Leicester

  • 10.00am – 11.00am
  • Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing

You’ll be welcomed by staff, learn about Leicester and the University, and be given all the key information you need to know about being a University of Leicester student.

This talk is to welcome you to the University more broadly and is open to both parents and new students. If you’re a new student staying in University accommodation you will also need to attend your mandatory welcome talk in your halls of residence.

Living in the UK Talk 

  • 11.00am – 12.00pm 
  • Ogden Lewis Seminar Suites, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing 

New to living in the UK? Find out all you need to know about UK culture and what it’s like living here. 

Parent Q&A 

  • 11.00am – 11.30am 
  • Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing

As a parent you want to ensure your son or daughter has the right support around them and is safe. Come along and ask any questions you may have. 

Attenborough Arts Tour 

  • 12.00pm – 1.00pm 
  • Leaving from red gazebo outside SHOP! 

Discover the campus further by taking a walk down to Attenborough Arts Centre. Explore the exhibition space, check out the vibrant programme of performing arts and sample the delights of the lovely café! Attenborough Arts sends a warm welcome to all new students.

Information Fair 

  • 12.00pm – 4.00pm 
  • Marquee on Events Square, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing
  • No booking required

Find out about the student support here at Leicester including welfare, accommodation, sport and more. Parents and family members welcome. You will also have the opportunity to buy books at a discount price.

GP (doctor) Registration 

  • 12.00pm – 4.00pm 
  • Marquee on Events Square 
  • No booking required
Register with Victoria Park Health Centre to have access to your local GP (doctor) close to the University.

BBQ 

  • 12.00pm – 4.00pm 
  • Outside Marquee on Events Square 
  • No booking required

It may not be summer but that’s no excuse for our new students to not enjoy a BBQ! Don’t miss out on some tasty food available.  

Let’s Get Cooking 

  • 12.00pm – 4.00pm 
  • Outside SHOP! on Events Square 
  • No booking required

Get involved in our Let’s Get Cooking session and learn more about our Residence Life events running throughout the year.

Welcome to the University of Leicester

  • 12.00pm – 1.00pm
  • Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing

You’ll be welcomed by staff, learn about Leicester and the University, and be given all the key information you need to know about being a University of Leicester student.

This talk is to welcome you to the University more broadly and is open to both parents and new students. If you’re a new student staying in University accommodation you will also need to attend your mandatory welcome talk in your halls of residence.

Campus Tours 

  • 1.00pm – 2.00pm
  • Leaving from red gazebo outside SHOP! 

Get to know your campus with our Welcome Team who will walk you around, pointing out all the key places you need to know. 

Welcome to the University of Leicester

  • 2.00pm – 3.00pm
  • Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing

You’ll be welcomed by staff, learn about Leicester and the University, and be given all the key information you need to know about being a University of Leicester student.

This talk is to welcome you to the University more broadly and is open to both parents and new students. If you’re a new student staying in University accommodation you will also need to attend your mandatory welcome talk in your halls of residence.

Living in the UK Talk 

  • 2.00pm – 3.00pm 
  • Ogden Lewis Seminar Suites, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing

New to living in the UK? Find out all you need to know about UK culture and what it’s like living here.  

Parent Q&A 

  • 2.00pm – 2.30pm 
  • Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing

As a parent you want to ensure your son or daughter has the right support around them and is safe. Come along and ask any questions you may have.

Keeping Safe and Well Talk 

  • 3.00pm – 4.00pm 
  • Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing

Looking after yourself is important. Come along for advice on how to stay fit and healthy, and how to stay safe in and around campus. 

Attenborough Arts Tour 

  • 3.00pm – 4.00pm 
  • Leaving from red gazebo outside SHOP! 
Discover the campus further by taking a walk down to Attenborough Arts Centre. Explore the exhibition space, check out the vibrant programme of performing arts and sample the delights of the lovely café! Attenborough Arts sends a warm welcome to all new students.

Campus Tours 

  • 4.00pm – 5.00pm 
  • Leaving from red gazebo outside SHOP! 

Get to know your campus with our Welcome Team who will walk you around, pointing out all the key places you need to know.

Finance and Part-time Work

  • 4.00pm – 5.00pm 
  • Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing

Come along for answers to financial questions and important visa information you need to know, especially if you would like to work part-time whilst studying in the UK.