What to expect in your first week

Over the course of your first week at Leicester, there will be lots going on. You can expect to:

  1. Feel like a part of the University of Leicester community.
  2. Complete your registration and receive your shiny new ID card.
  3. Get an induction to the department you'll be studying in. You'll find out more about your course and meet your tutors and classmates.
  4. Chat to friendly Welcome Team helpers who are there to support you and show you where to go – just look out for their red hoodies, or visit the Welcome and Information Point in Centenary Square.
  5. Be officially welcomed to Leicester in your matriculation welcome ceremony.
  6. Get involved in Welcome Week events on campus to help you to find your away around, make friends, and get involved with student life.
  7. Feel lots of mixed emotions from excitement to anxiety - everyone feels this way and it is normal.

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