Pre-arrival information

We look forward to welcoming you to the University of Exeter.

  1. Read your pre-arrival support emails. You will receive approximately one per month from July onwards.
  2. Visit the International Student Support webpages - the 'before you arrive' and 'when you arrive' pages will answer many of your questions! Remember to book your 'meet and greet' airport collection service (if applicable) and take advantage of the Global Chums Mentoring Scheme.
  3. View the International Welcome Programme.

Exeter-based campuses

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: 12:00-12:30.

Erasmus+ (including students from EU, EEA): 13:00-13:30.

Further details can be found on the When you arrive in Exeter webpages.


There will be a Welcome Talk and induction session for all inbound study abroad and exchange students (time ad date TBC).

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

Exeter-based (Streatham and St Luke's Campuses)

College/SchoolDisciplineCoordinatorMeeting Time/Location
Business School Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Management Studies, Organisation Studies Gemma York






Engineering, Maths and Physical Sciences (EMPS) Engineering Dr Khurram Wadee and

Welcome Talk & Modules:

  Computer Science Dr Leon Danon Welcome Talk & Modules:
  Maths Prof. Pierre Friedlingstein

Welcome Talk & Modules:

  Physics Dr Charles Williams

Welcome and Module Registration:

Flexible Combined Honours (FCH)* All Tim Seelig

Induction Event:

Welcoming Inbound Students:

Humanities (HUMS) Archaeology, Art History, Classics & Ancient History, Drama, English, Film, History, Modern Languages, Theolgy & Religion, FLC Steve Bassett and Lindsay Tuck

Welcome Talk to HUMS students:

Module Registration  - HUMS students only drop-ins:

Module Registration - HUMS students only drop-ins:

Module Registration
- All Other Students

INTO Centre English Language Modules Emma Sweeney

English Langauge Support for International Students talk:

Placement test:

Life & Environmental Sciences (LES) Biosciences Dr Tetsu Kudoh and Meg Harris

Introduction to Biosciences, Bioscience students only:

Group tutor session with Dr Tetsu Kudoh:


  Geography Prof. Angela Gallego-Sala

Geography students only:

All other students:

  Psychology Dr Aureliu Lavric and Lisa Tabbenor

Welcome and Module Allocation:


Sport and Health Sciences

Dr Brad Metcalf

Module Registration
Sport Science students only:

All other students:

Social Sciences & International Studies Arab & Islamic Studies, Law, Politics, Sociology, Philosophy & Anthropology Sarah Hector

Welcome Talk:

Module allocation for SSIS students only:

Module allocation for non-SSIS students:

Penryn Campus

All exchange students                                            Liz Fath, Education Support Adviser and Sarah Batchelor, International Student Adviser Welcome and Induction Talk for all new exchange students

Biosciences   Dr Sarah Hodge


Humanities (HUMS)  History, English.  Steve Bassett

Welcome Talk HUMS students:

Module add/drop
Go to the Info at Penryn desk in Peter Lanyon Building

HUMS Study Abroad meeting


*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.

If you cannot attend the orientation sessions on Monday 16 September and will arrive later in Freshers' Week please contact the Study Abroad Team.

If you cannot attend Fresher's Week at all, you must notify and gain written permission from your College and the Study Abroad Team.