Pre-arrival and arrival information
We look forward to welcoming you to the University of Exeter! Please read the information below carefully.
- Read your pre-arrival support emails. You will receive approximately one per month from July onwards.
- Visit the International Student Support webpages - the 'before you arrive' and 'when you arrive' pages will answer many of your questions and it is here you will find the International Welcome Programme! Remember to book your 'meet and greet' airport collection service (if applicable) and take advantage of the Global Chums Mentoring Scheme.
- In addition to the main Welcome Session held on Monday of Fresher's Week, there are additional College and subject level meetings for exchange students which provide essential information about your academic studies and support available to you as an exchange student. There are also sessions for you to amend your modules if required. See 'module allocation' below for dates and times.
There will be a compulsory Welcome Talk for our exchange students on Monday 16th September in the Alumni Auditorium, Forum.
Study Abroad and International Exchange Student Information Session: 12:00-12:30.
Erasmus+ (including students from EU, EEA) Student Information Session: 13:00-13:30.
Further details can be found on the When you arrive in Exeter webpages.
The Welcome Talk and induction session will take place on Tuesday 17th September, 11:00-12:00, Peter Lanyon Building Seminar Room 10.
Further details can be found on the When you arrive in Cornwall webpages.
Please see below a list of our College Study Abroad Coordinators. You will need to meet with your Coordinator at the date/time shown below to discuss and finalise your modules. You should first visit the Coordinator where you are undertaking the majority of your modules (your 'home' College) and then visit the College where you may be taking additional modules. If you are unsure which College you should see first, please get in touch by emailing email@example.com.
Exeter based (Streatham and St Luke's Campuses)
|Business School||Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Management Studies, Organisation Studies||Gemma York||
ERASMUS BUSINESS SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY: Tuesday 17th September, 10:00 in Streatham Court, lecture theatre D
INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE BUSINESS SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY: Tuesday 17th September, 14:00 in Streatham Court, lecture theatre D
OFFICE DROP-IN HOURS:
|Engineering, Maths and Physical Sciences (EMPS)||Engineering||Dr Khurram Wadee and firstname.lastname@example.org||
STUDENTS NOT BASED IN THE COLLEGE:
|Computer Science||Dr Leon Danon|
|Maths||Prof. Pierre Friedlingstein|
|Physics||Dr Charles Williams||
STUDENTS BASED IN PHYSICS:
STUDENTS NOT BASED IN PHYSICS:
Alternatively please email Dr Williams.
|Flexible Combined Honours (FCH)*||All||Professor Marion Gibson||
Welcoming Inbound Students:
|Humanities (HUMS)||Archaeology, Art History, Classics & Ancient History, Drama, English, Film, History, Modern Languages, Theolgy & Religion, FLC||Steve Bassett||
Welcome Talk to HUMS students:
Module Registration - HUMS students only drop-in:
Module Registration - HUMS students only drop-in: Wednesday 18th September, 10:00-13:00, Laver building, room 300.
|INTO Centre||English Language Modules||Emma Sweeney||
English Langauge Support for International Students talk (repeated Friday): Wednesday 18th September, 13:30, Peter Chalk Centre, Newman Purple.
English Language Support Placement tests:
|Life & Environmental Sciences (LES)||Biosciences||Dr Tetsu Kudoh
Introduction to Biosciences, Bioscience students only:
|Geography||Professor Henry Buller||
Geography students only:
All other students: Tuesday 17th September, Drop in session, 12:00-13:00, Amory Buyilding room B308
|Psychology||Dr Aureliu Lavric and Lisa Tabbenor||
Welcome and Module Allocation:
Sport and Health Sciences
|Dr Brad Metcalf||
|Social Sciences & International Studies||Arab & Islamic Studies, Law, Politics, Sociology, Philosophy & Anthropology||Sarah Hector||
Welcome Talk for SSIS based students and module registration: Monday 16th September, 14:00-16:00, Laver Building, room LT6
Module allocation for SSIS students only:
Module allocation for non-SSIS students: Wednesday 18th September, 14:00-16:00, Amory Building, B219
|All exchange students||Liz Fath, Education Support Adviser, Sarah Batchelor, International Student Adviser Global Opportunities Support Officer||Welcome and Induction Talk for all new exchange students: Tuesday 17 September, 11:00-12:00, Peter Lanyon Seminar Room 10
|Biosciences||Dr Sarah Hodge||
|Humanities (HUMS)||History, English.||
Welcome Talk HUMS students:
HUMS Study Abroad meeting
|Mathematics, Geology, Geography, Biology, Renewable Energy, Mining, Law, Business|
*Flexible Combined Honours: Erasmus students studying at the University of Exeter through a 'Broad General Programmes' partnership agreement will be homed with our Flexible Combined Honours Department. Study Abroad and International Exchange students who request to study modules (courses) in many different departments may be homed in our Flexible Combined Honours Department. This department permits students to study two to three different subjects however students cannot study more than half their modules in one subject area.
- Exeter Erasmus Society - a blog for inbound, outbound and returning Exeter students
- International Society - almost 1000 members from a range of nationalities
- University of Exeter's Student Guild (Exeter-based) - societies and groups
- Falmouth and Exeter Students' Union (Penryn) - societies
- Wellbeing Services
If you are arriving later than arrivals weekend (Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September) and therefore cannot attend the information sessions on Monday 16 September, please contact the Study Abroad Team.
If you are arriving later than Fresher's Week you must notify and gain written permission from your College and the Study Abroad Team. Once permission is granted you must attend attend a late arrival orientation meeting. In Exeter, these are listed on the When you arrive in Exeter webpage.