Commuting and Not in Halls

Law can be very content heavy and difficult to navigate through notes etc at the end of each term. By separating different topics your life is made far easier in an instant. Lisan Hemstock, LLB Law (Hons) Full Time
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Natalie Bullin
Create Facebook chats before you start and arrange to meet with people for an activity, night out or just a drink or meal together. Natalie Bullin, LLB (Hons) Law (Sandwich)
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Karen Nkhata
Make your own commuting / not living in halls group chat and make plans to attend events with others. Karen Nkhata, Law (Hons) LLB
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Disabled and Specific Learning Differences

We strive to make our Welcome 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@ntu.ac.uk

Juliana Hatwell
Ask for help if you need it, and take help if it is offered. 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'd make an effort to go out with people from halls or to throw yourself into the organised events for non-traditional students. You'll never have the opportunity again to spend an entire week making connections with people - don't waste it! Rich Bromhall, PhD in English
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Use the Welcome 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
My most important message is never feel alone! The University and Students’ Union have amazing help and support teams. We have students that run events, meetings and socials for mature students and students with caring responsibilities. A worry shared is a worry solved, and talking to other mature students and student parents during Welcome really made a big difference for me. Sarah Swanwick, BA (Hons) Health and Social Care
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Rachel Lee
Welcome 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
Joining the Mature Student's Facebook page was a real benefit for me to getting involved in Welcome activities, and throughout the whole of my first year. Through it, I found other mature students and could arrange meeting up with them to go to events. Nino Briffa, BA (Hons) Product Design
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Lena Rueff
It’s fine if all the people you’ve met so far want to do one thing and you’d rather do something else; there is something available for everyone and you will meet new people at every event you go to. 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!