Commuting and Not in Halls

Being organised is vital. Although that’s such a simple tip which I’m sure you will have been told time and time again it really does pay off. Lisan Hemstock, LLB Law (Hons) Full Time
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Natalie Bullin
As soon as Welcome Week is over, you’ll make loads more friends from your course too. Natalie Bullin, LLB (Hons) Law (Sandwich)
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Karen Nkhata
Attend different events regardless of whether you have someone to go with you; you might miss out on a great opportunity if you don’t! Karen Nkhata, Law (Hons) LLB
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Disabled and Specific Learning Differences

We strive to make our Welcome Week events as accessible as possible for disabled students. If you have any questions about the accessibility of any of our events, please email us at welcome.week@ntu.ac.uk.

Juliana Hatwell
Meet and talk to your flat mates. Juliana Hatwell, BA (Hons) Politics and International Relations
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International

Although it might feel nerve-wracking at times, try and meet as many new students as possible. The best way to do so is by joining one or more of the many Societies and attending local events. Rynelle Oliver, MSc Psychological Well-being and Mental Health
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Ghazi Maraqa
Attend as many events as possible. Ghazi Maraqa, MSc Management & Human Resource Management
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Mature

I threw myself into everything during Welcome Week. I went to a BBQ for non-traditional students (international, local, mature, etc) and met some interesting people. If you're living in or out of halls, go to the nights out (even if you're not a drinker) just to be a part of what is going on and to be a part of the usually hilarious stories these nights produce. Rich Bromhall, PhD in English
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Use the Welcome Week website to find things to do like ice skating or something you're interested in, to meet people and get to see the city more. Kirsche Walker, BA (Hons) Politics and International Relations
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Sarah Swanwick
No matter what age you are, university is for everyone! Sarah Swanwick, BA (Hons) Health and Social Care
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Rachel Lee
Welcome Week is a great time to dive in, ask any questions you have, and get to know the campus. Rachel Lee, Sociology
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Nino Briffa
Try out any event or activity that takes your fancy, as with all things in life- you won't know if you'll like it till you've tried it! Nino Briffa, BA (Hons) Product Design
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Lena Rueff
It’s okay to be different and say no to things you don’t want to do! Lena Rueff, BSc (Hons) Physics with Forensic Applications
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Postgraduate

Although it might feel nerve-wracking at times, try and meet as many new students as possible. The best way to do so is by joining one or more of the many Societies and attending local events. Rynelle Oliver, MSc Psychological Well-being and Mental Health
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Libby Farrier-Williams
Hearing from current postgraduate students or recent alumni can be a real motivator, so look out for events that offer that opportunity. Libby Farrier-Williams, MSc Management and Marketing
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Confetti students are just as much a part of NTU as all our other students, so we would encourage you to get involved in as many of the events listed on this website as possible. Welcome Week is a great opportunity to get to know Nottingham, the University and – most importantly – to meet new friends, so make sure you don’t miss out!