Welcome Week

Welcome to the School of Mathematics

Welcome to the School of Mathematics, this page will direct you to essential information to help your preparation, arrival and the first week of Welcome and Induction.

  • Information for new students
  • Information for returning students
  • International Orientation Week

Information for New Students

All new students are expected to attend Welcome Week: Monday 18th September to Friday 22nd September

The week comprises many activities taking place in the School of Mathematics, across the campus and in University Halls of Residence to help students settle in to University life.

Brief overview of events:

  • School's Welcome and Registration Fair Monday 19 September in the Alan Turing Building (campus map ref.46)
  • Welcome Talk 
  • Diagnostic Test
  • Sustainability Challenge
  • Meet your Academic Advisor
  • Group Work (a chance to meet new students)
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • City Bus Tours
  • University Start of Year Fair

Feel free to tweet any questions or queries to the Teaching and Learning Office Twitter account: @MathematicsTLO

New students will be receiving information on Welcome Week and how to complete registration around a week after confirmation and clearing. All students will receive vital information from the School by email on what to do next and how to register. In the meantime you can access the 'Welcome to Manchester' website: http://www.welcome.manchester.ac.uk/ that comprises vital information on the actions you will need to complete registration smoothly.

During Welcome Week you will receive information packs on your programme of study, meet your Academic Advisor and the Year Tutor. Get involved in group work activities, a scavenger hunt and inspirational talks from academics. You MUST also complete the MATHS1000 Study Module (Induction) in relation to Health and Safety and Academic Malpractice. The Health and Safety assessments should be completed by the deadline stated. All this will be explained in more detail.

In addition to the Schools Welcome events, the University and the Students' Union have a range of events, including the societies fair, student union fair, campus tours, library tours and social activities. Read more: http://www.welcome.manchester.ac.uk/new-students/welcome/whats-on/













On-line Registration

The University on-line registration opens from 1st September for all students.  

For new students you will need to refer to the University Welcome page: 


Listed from this website are the actions for new students:

  • Activate your IT account
  • Complete on-line registration and confirm your attendance
  • Pay your Fees
  • Confirm you accommodation

For continuing students you will need to refer to the University Welcome page:


  • A returning to Manchester checklist
  • Re-register as a student

Note: All students are encouraged to register online before you arrive on campus. Registration is open any time between 1st September and 30th September. A late registration after 30 September will incur a £200 charge.

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