We in Student Life are aware that Welcome Week can overload students with information. Between all the things you’re told to download, follow, read, and sign up for, we know it can be really overwhelming to know what you need to do and how you as an individual can make the transition smooth for you.
That’s why we’ve rounded up a lot of our Welcome blogs- here you’ll find links and short descriptions for blogs that detail key Welcome information, as well as ones that offer you the perspective of students who have been in your shoes and can offer you some advice.
Welcome Week – Information for new and returning students
Latest updates to Welcome week – updates following the Queen’s passing
Enrolment Information – Information and FAQs for both new and returning students
Welcome to Reading – Want to know more about the town?
Why You Should Attend Welcome Week – some top tips for attending events and making the most of the week
Common Buildings on the Whiteknights Campus – Find out a bit more about key buildings and why you might need them
Commuter Tips for an Amazing Welcome Week – A student’s perspective on how to make the most out of Welcome if you commute
Top 10 Things to do in Your First 5 Weeks – A UoR student talks about the top 10 things she’d recommend new students to do in their first few weeks
The Ups and Downs of Starting University – A student’s perspectives on the transition to university
Settling into University With Societies as a Postgraduate Student – A student’s perspective on how societies can help you feel more at home
Making Friends at University – A UoR student talks about how they made friends during Welcome
Don’t forget to download the Welcome App in order to keep up to date with Welcome Week events, create your bespoke timetable, and enjoy tons of other features at your fingertips!
We’re so excited to Welcome you to the University of Reading!