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
Relax and have fun! Juliana Hatwell, BA (Hons) Politics and International Relations
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International

In terms of opportunities, NTU has something for everyone so having a chat with a member of staff can sometimes help new students figure out what sector they are inclined to work in, or where they might like to volunteer etc. It’s never too early to network! 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
Try something new: a sport, a society, a trip or tour, a different type of coffee……we don’t get many chances in life to explore and experiment so make the most of it! Sarah Swanwick, BA (Hons) Health and Social Care
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Rachel Lee
Don’t feel you can only go to mature student events, there’s lots of things going on and you’re welcome to check out whatever you’d like. 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 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

In terms of opportunities, NTU has something for everyone so having a chat with a member of staff can sometimes help new students figure out what sector they are inclined to work in, or where they might like to volunteer etc. It’s never too early to network! Rynelle Oliver, MSc Psychological Well-being and Mental Health
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Libby Farrier-Williams
I would strongly suggest finding out about the support that the University offer throughout the year, such as the employability team and library. It may seem silly learning about this early on, but with the intensity of a masters course being prepared and knowing where to turn to for career advice and CV writing is a must. 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!