Thursday 24th September
School of Arts and Social Sciences
Last updated: 27th January 2021 4:45pm
10:00am – 1:00pm Year 1 students only
10:00 - 10:15 - Welcome to the fourth day of Welcome Week: Dr Guglielmo Volpe, Head of Education
10:15 - 11:30 - Placements and Careers: Talk to our placement team to learn about placement opportunities during your studies - Ms Fiona Gibson Exchanges, Placements and CPD Officer, Dr Xeni Dassiou Placements Academic Lead and Dr Guglielmo Volpe, Head of Education.
11:30 - 11:45 - Study Abroad Opportunities: Learn about studying abroad - Ms Roma Ivanauskaite, Exchanges, Placements and CPD Officer
11:45 - 12:45 - The 2020 Game: Learn about working in teams and time management - Dr Zahra Gambarova, Undergraduate Support, Academic Team
12:45 - 13:00 - Plan for Friday: Dr Guglielmo Volpe, Head of Education
1:00pm – 2:00pm International Students only
This is an hour interactive session on Zoom about the main principles of the Tier 4 visa route, Tier 4 students role and responsibilities and how we can support the students with advice and guidance.
There will be opportunities to ask questions and interact with fellow international students via breakout sessions.
The link for this event has been directly emailed to you by the International Student Team.
Please note that this session is compulsory for all Tier 4 Students.
The password will be emailed to you directly.
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Virtual Sport in the Square live event. An opportunity to meet the Sports Clubs and Teams in an informal, virtual setting. Learn more about Sport at City, The Wolfpack, and how you can enhance your student experiences!
2:00pm – 5:15pm Year 2 students only
14:00 - 14:15 - Welcome to Year 2: Dr Spyros Galanis, Head of Economics Department
14:15 - 15:00 - Expectations in Year 2: Discussion about your expectations for the new academic year - Dr Guglielmo Volpe Head of Education, Dr Khansa Al-Sabah, Undergraduate Support, Academic Team and Ms Bethany Ward, Year 2 Course Officer.
15:00 - 15:45 - The Microplacement Module: A session to explore the opportunities provided by the final year module "Microplacement" - Ms Selin Keskin, Micro-Placements Programme Coordinator
15:45 - 16:00 - Study Abroad: An opportunity to discuss spending a year abroad through the exchange programme - Ms Roma Ivanauskaite, Exchanges, Placements and CPD Officer
16:00 - 17:00 - Careers in Economics: A Talk by Ofcom. Meet economists from Ofcom and discuss careers opportunities for graduates in economics - Dr Arina Nikandrova, Deputy Head of Undergraduate
17:00 - 17:15 - Plan for the following day
3:30pm – 4:30pm Year 1 & Year 3 students only
These online talks will introduce you to a number of our key support services and explain how they can help you to navigate the highs and lows of higher education, offer support in an online environment and provide advice on living in London and making the most of your student experience.
Attend one of these sessions
4:00pm – 5:15pm Year 3 students only
16:00 - 17:00: Careers in Economics: A Talk by Ofcom - Meet economists from Ofcom and discuss careers opportunities for graduates in economics - Dr Arina Nikandrova, Deputy Head of Undergraduate Economics
17:00 - 17:15 - Plan for Friday