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Induction and Arrivals 2021

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Welcome to the Medical School, we hope you are as excited about joining us as we are about you joining. This year inductions for a number of courses will take place in a blended approach.  

We are excited to welcome our new and returning students for the 2021-22 Academic Year, and will be holding Welcome Weeks for all new students.

For those of you joining us in September 2021, please save the dates and visit this page regularly for further updates relevant to your subject area.

We look forward to seeing you at your Induction events. These will provide you with the details of what will be expected of you during your studies, what you can expect from us, and the resources you will have access to. You will also meet other new students and the people in your Department who will support you during your time with us. New students are required to attend induction events.

Undergraduate Programmes

Undergraduate induction this year will be delivered in a blended approach, taking place in the scheduled induction week starting from Monday, 20th September 2021. This will start with an online ‘Welcome to the School & Meet your Teaching Team’ session at 10am, and will then continue as a combination of recorded information videos, live zoom sessions and Question and Answer forums. There will also be a series of competitions, quizzes and ‘social’ sessions with current students, giving you an overview of life as an undergraduate student in Swansea University Medical School.

A detailed schedule with times and online links will be sent out to you nearer the time, but we are already very much looking forward to welcoming you to study with us at Swansea University Medical School and can’t wait to ‘meet’ you all.

Postgraduate Programmes

Welcome to the Medical School, we hope you are as excited about joining us as we are about welcoming you. This year inductions for a number of courses will take place in a blended approach.

Induction will take place as a blended approach, during the scheduled induction week on Wednesday 22nd September 2021. This will start at 11am with an online welcome session and a general introduction to your Postgraduate Studies that will use a combination of recorded information videos, live zoom sessions and Question and Answer forums.

The Programme Director for your course will be in touch in regards to arrangements for your programme specific sessions.

 On Thursday 23rd September 2021, starting at 11am, we will be offering an online Academic Skills sessions for all PGT students that is specifically designed to support students who may have been away from education for a period of time or those who may wish to gain an insight on postgraduate level academic writing.

We look forward to meeting you on the 22nd September, but please don’t panic if you are unable to attend, all sessions will be recorded and made available to you.  Zoom links for each session will be made available closer to the time.  If you have any questions please email mededucation.unit@swansea.ac.uk   

Dr Gareth Noble

Director, Postgraduate Studies and Continuing Education