School of Computing

Welcome Week activities 17-21 September 2018

To introduce you to the staff who will be teaching you and to help you find your way around campus we have put together the programme of events shown below.

You may also find Getting Started at Kent has relevant information for you.

 

Monday

10:00-12:00

Talk by Stage 1 Director, Administrator, Senior Tutor
This talk is compulsory for all new computing undergraduate students. You will meet the staff who will be teaching you, and receive your lecture timetable and other information directly relevant to your course.

Sibson Lecture Theatre 3 (SIBLT3)
 

13:30-14:00

Commuter Talk
If you are a student commuting to study then this meeting is compulsory, you will receive information about how the school can help you.

SW101 Computing (Cornwallis)

15:00-16:00

Cool Stuff in Computer Science
A hands-on, fun session, programming Lego Robots and meeting other students

SW103 Computing (Cornwallis)

17:00

College Masters welcome talks: Rutherford, Eliot, Keynes, Turing

 

 

Tuesday

10:00-11:00

Cool Stuff in Computer Science (repeat)
A hands-on, fun session, programming Lego Robots and meeting other students

SW103 Computing (Cornwallis)

15:00-16:00

Cool Stuff in Computer Science (repeat)
A hands-on, fun session, programming Lego Robots and meeting other students

SW103 Computing

(Cornwallis)

 

Wednesday

10:30

School Reception followed by Academic Adviser meetings
A welcome to the School and an opportunity to meet other new students and staff. Refreshments will be available. At the reception you will also meet your Academic Adviser.

Eliot Hall

From the reception you will go onto a meeting with your Academic Adviser.

Relevant staff office

17:00

College Masters welcome talk: Darwin

 

18:00

College Freshers Buffets: Rutherford, Darwin, Eliot, Keynes, Turing

 

 

Thursday

10:00-11:00

Orientation Activities for Computing students

Activities arranged that lead to orientating yourself on the campus, as well as prizes for the winners.

Templeman Lecture Theatre (TLT)

16:00 onwards

Campus Tour A tour of all the important locations on campus you will need to know how to find, as well as being shown the best walking route into the city centre

School of Computing Lobby

11:00-17:00

Kent Union Welcome fair

 

 

Friday

10:00-11:00

Cool Stuff in Computer Science (repeat)
A hands-on, fun session, programming Lego Robots and meeting other students

SW103 Computing (Cornwallis)

11:00-13:00

Inspirational Computing Talk 

Bob Eager, Chair of East Kent British Computing Society (BCS) gives a talk and hands out prizes to the Orientation Activities winners and Stage 1 prize winners from the previous academic year 2017-18

Cinema

14:00-16:00

Student Support & Wellbeing

This drop in session is for students who have concerns about student support or wellbeing

S132 Computing (Cornwallis)

11:00-17:00

Kent Union Welcome fair

 

 

Saturday

21:00 onwards

Freshers Ball

 

 

School of Computing, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

Enquiries: +44 (0)1227 824180 or contact us.

Last Updated: 13/09/2018