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International Welcome Programme Cornwall

Welcome programme - Cornwall

Welcome programme - Cornwall

Welcome programme - Cornwall

Welcome to Cornwall!

Our International Welcome Programme is a combination of online and in person sessions to welcome you to the university and to help you settle into your new life with us. Detailed below are in person and online sessions for you to attend.

Our in person social events must be booked in advance online. Bookings will open later in the summer but please wait until you are in the UK and have completed any self isolation before booking.

We look forward to meeting you throughout the week.


Late Arrival orientation

Date

Time

Location

Details

Booking links

Every Tuesday and Wednesday in October  

peter Lanyon meeting room

International Student Clearance

For all students who need to show their passport and immigration status or visa. Collect your BRP card if it was sent to the University. Collect your Unicard.

Book appointment here
The SU

7pm - 8:30pm

Students Union

Pasty & Pals

Join your SU Presidents for an event to meet new students and get to know your Students Union.

 no booking required.
On request 

 

Penryn Campus

International late arrival orientation

Book onto our late arrivals orientation meeting if you arrive in Cornwall after Freshers' Week. You'll meet with a staff member and we will be able to answer any questions you might have.

Please email internationalcornwall@exeter.ac.uk



Arrivals Weekend (17 - 18 Sept)

Please note that we have made some changes to the programme on Sunday 19 September to allow our university community to pay their respects and watch the Queen's funeral which will be shown on campus. 

DateTimeLocationDetailsBooking links

Saturday & Sunday

All day 

Sports Hall

Welcome to campus

No booking necessary

Sunday 18 Sept

 11am-12.30pm Meet at Glasney Lodge

Shopping trip to Asda (2 hours)

Join us for a trip to Asda, your local supermarket. Walk down, get a free shuttle bus back with your shopping.

Book here

Sunday 18 Sept

1.30pm - 4pm Peter Lanyon Meeting Room 

International Student Clearance

For all students who need to show their passport and immigration status or visa. You can also collect your BRP card. 

Book here

Freshers' Week (19 - 25 September)

Please note that we have made some changes to the programme on Monday 19 September to allow our university community to pay their respects and watch the Queen's funeral which will be shown on campus. 

Date

Time

Location

Details Booking links

Monday to Friday

9am - 4.30pm

Peter Lanyon meeting room

International Student Clearance

For all students who need to show their passport and immigration status or visa. Collect your BRP card if it was sent to the University. Collect your Unicard.

Book your appointment here

Monday 19 Sept

  Online 

Visas: Stay safe, stay legal on a Student visa

Information talk specifically for students with a Student visa. 

Watch here 

Monday 19 Sept

2pm - 4pm

Meet bus stop Penryn Campus

Falmouth town tour

Join us for a trip to Falmouth to find out how to access your local town including banks, shops, Post Office etc. 

Book here

Tuesday 20 Sept

7pm - 8.30pm Students Union

Pasty & Pals

Join your SU Presidents for an event to meet new students and get to know your Students Union.

Event details here 
Tuesday 20 Sept 4-5pm Exchange Green

New to study in the UK: PGT

New to studying in the UK? Come along and find out about the academic conventions and expectations of the University of Exeter, and also the support and resources available to help you make the most of your studies

Book here
Tuesday 20 Sept 4-5pm Peter Lanyon Lecture 1

New to study in the UK: UG

New to studying in the UK? Come along and find out about the academic conventions and expectations of the University of Exeter, and also the support and resources available to help you make the most of your studies

Book here
Tuesday 20 Sept 5-6.30pm Exchange Red

Interculteral Cafe 

The Intercultural Café is a chance to meet people, and celebrate different cultures in a relaxed, friendly space. Come along for tea and cake and chance to meet people from all over the world, and find out more about life in Cornwall.

Book here 
Wednesday 21 Sept 2pm Meet at glasney Lodge 

Shopping trip to Asda supermarket

Join us for a trip to Asda, your local supermarket. Walk down, get a free shuttle bus back with your shopping.

Book here
Thursday 22 Sept 4-5pm Exchange Green

Study in the UK: PGT

New to studying in the UK? Come along and find out about the academic conventions and expectations of the University of Exeter, and also the support and resources available to help you make the most of your studies.   

Book here 
Thursday 22 Sept 11am - 12pm Zoom meeting online

Study Abroad Welcome Session

Compulsory talk for new Penryn Campus Inbound students

 

Click here to join zoom meeting
Thursday 22 Sept 4-5pm Peter Lanyon Lecture 2

Study in the UK: UG

New to studying in the UK? Come along and find out about the academic conventions and expectations of the University of Exeter, and also the support and resources available to help you make the most of your studies.   

Book here  
Thursday 22 Sept 10am - 3.30pm Meet at Repro lawns

Llama Lland

Come and meet our friendly Llamas on the Reprographics lawn!

Book here
Friday 23 Sept 12.30pm-2pm Meet at bus stop 

Standup Paddleboard trip

We have teamed up with WeSup at Gylly Beach to provide a series of Stand Up Paddleboard taster sessions.

Book here
Friday 23 Sept  11am-12.30pm Meet at bus stop 

Standup Paddleboard trip

We have teamed up with WeSup at Gylly Beach to provide a series of Stand Up Paddleboard taster sessions.

Book here 
Friday 23 Sept 10am - 11am Exchange Red

Culture Shock - Living and Studying in the UK

The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team talk through experiences of living and studying in Cornwall, exploring cultural differences and answering any questions you may have!

No booking necessary.
Friday 23 Sept 5-6.30pm Exchange Red

Interculteral Cafe 

The Intercultural Café is a chance to meet people, and celebrate different cultures in a relaxed, friendly space. Come along for tea and cake and chance to meet people from all over the world, and find out more about life in Cornwall.

 Book here 
Friday 23 Sept   This session will be recorded

Working during your studies & Graduate Route visa

Link to recording 
Friday 23 Sept 7pm - 10pm Amphitheatre / The Stannary

Outdoor Cinema

Watching a movie under the stars with free popcorn - what's not to love?!

Book here 
Saturday 24 Sept 10am (coach leaves) Cornish Seal Sanctuary

Cornish Seal Sanctuary

Visit the Harbour Pool, underwater view areas and meet the resident Grey Seals, then head over to Penguin Beach.

Book here 
Saturday 24 Sept 9pm The Stannary

Masquerade Ball

For your BIG FRESHERS' BALL.... Step back in time to 16th century Venice with its’ lavish wall draping, themed backdrops, striking ornamental eye masks and beautiful lighting.

This is all about elegance, intrigue and mystery.

Book here
Sunday 25 Sept 10am (coach leaves) Eden Project

Eden Project

Visit this extraordinary world famous millennium project created in a former clay mine includes the world’s largest indoor rainforest.

Book here 

Monday 26 Sept

 

 5pm - 7pm Masters Suite

Postgraduate Welcome drinks and talk

Join us for drinks nibbles and networking and a welcome from our Vice Chancellor. 
Bookings close: 12 noon, Friday 23 September 

Book here

Sunday 2nd October 

6pm - 9pm Exchange Green 

Global Chums social meet 

Come and meet your mentor and other new students for a chat and free pizza! Not requested a mentor? That's fine; we will welcome you to attend anyway and make new friends and ask any questions!

 No booking required