Welcome Events

9 JANUARY - 16 FEBRUARY 2024


The first few weeks are an exciting time, a chance to make new friends, spark new interests, and make a few unforgettable memories along the way. 

Our welcome events include many important activities dedicated to helping you settle in, become familiar with your campus, meet fellow students, and get a sense of the university life that awaits you.

On this page, you will find a selection of events taking place during the first few weeks of the term, designed to give you the best possible start. You will also be invited to take part in Faculty and Course level induction activities that will be vital to attend.

This information will continue to be updated, so please check back regularly to avoid missing out on activities.

#WELCOMETOUSW

We look forward to welcoming you to the #USWFamily and are here to give you the information and tools for you to get to know your new home.


On this page, you will find a selection of events taking place during the first few weeks of the term.

Browse the event highlights to get a taste of what awaits, but don’t forget to visit the full programme of student events, designed to give you the best possible start.

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INTERNATIONAL WELCOME WEEK

International students

The International Welcome Programme is a series of social events that help students settle in, make friends and get used to being in the UK.

RESIDENT LIFE PROGRAMME

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The Resident Life programme is dedicated to enhancing your time while living in University halls.

WALK AND TALK

Wellbeing Walk and Talk

Join a local walk and enjoy a whole range of benefits including increased fitness, mood, and social interactions with other students, and get to know the local area.

WELLBEING KIT

Wellbeing kit

We will guide you on how to make a wellbeing kit full of goodies that promote self-care in a relaxed and friendly environment – with some treats to get your kit started!

CHANCE TO CHAT

Chance to chat

We bring together small “chat” groups of students in a calm and relaxed setting. Led by a specialist mentor who will get the conversations started and provide friendly support throughout.

STUDY SKILLS

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Study Skills workshops are designed to give students an understanding of the requirements of academic writing. 

STUDENT MENTORING

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Find out how the Student Mentoring Scheme can help you on your university journey.

CRAFT SESSION

Craft session

Join a craft making session - make a gift or create something special just for you.

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USW LIBRARY

Library

Library Services provide a wide range of high-quality library and information services to USW students, academics and researchers.

ACCESSING SUPPORT AT USW

Find out how you can access support whilst studying at USW.


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IT SUPPORT & FAQs

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CHAPLAINCY

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THE ADVICE ZONE

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