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Arriving in a new place can be a challenging and exciting experience!

At Cardiff, we take great care to help you settle into your new way of life in the University by organising a range of induction activities. At these events you will find all the information, fun and friends you need to settle easily into UK life.

Here are the key events organised for International and European students, coming from outside the UK.

To find the locations you'll need to use the Campus Map

You will receive a welcome pack when you arrive in Cardiff University. In this pack will be a timetable of events. You can also pick up a pack from the International Student Help Desk on the 2nd floor the students’ union.

For more information on what’s happening you can also see:

Details of the September 2015 induction programme are still being finalised and more information will be posted her over the next few months.

Below is an idea of some of the events we already have planned:

Enrolment Support, Bank Letters, ID Cards & Help Desk

Date: From Monday 14 September
Venue: Students' Union

Coach Collection Service

Date: Wednesday 16 & Thursday 17 September
Venue: Heathrow and Cardiff Airports

Parents' Welcome Talk

Date: Friday 18 September
Venue: Council Chamber, Main Building

Discover Cardiff Walking Tour

Date: Friday 18 September
Venue: Cardiff City Centre

Bus Tours of Cardiff

Date: Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September
Venue: TBC

Campus Tours

Date: Monday 21 September
Venue: TBC

Other Activities

In the 3rd and 4th week of September there are lots of new activities taking place in the Students’ Union for all new students. These activities are organised just for you and are intended to give you an idea of what life at Cardiff is like. They also give you the opportunity to meet new friends and settle in before the busy first week of term.

Postgraduate Welcome Events

There are a wide range of activities organised for all postgraduate students from Monday 21 September.

For more information about all these events see: Postgrad Welcome Events website.