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New students guide

The new students guide includes everything you need to know about starting University, with a handy checklist of tasks to help you through your first term.

New undergraduates autumn 2021

A very warm welcome to the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies. We are delighted that you are joining us, and very much hope that you will find your time here at Exeter stimulating, challenging, and rewarding.

We're currently planning our Induction Week activities from 13 September to welcome you to the University of Exeter, so the information provided here will be changing as new details are released. We're also working within Government guidelines meaning information and activities may change as that guidance changes as well. Please ensure you check back here frequently for updates, as well as your personal email account, new University of Exeter email account, and your My Timetable for the most up-to date information from us. Please note you must have registered with the University and activated your IT account to access My Timetable.

If you have any questions about your induction or starting your studies, please contact your Hub: or on +44 (0)1392 723365

Hubs are open Monday to Friday (term time) 9.00am to 5.00pm (UK time).

Information about things you'll need to do before arriving at Exeter can be found on our New Students website.

Prepare for your studies in the College of Social Sciences and International Studies and meet your fellow students.

Join course.

This schedule may be subject to change – always check your personal timetable online for the latest information.
Last updated: 24 August

Induction timetable

An overview of the induction timetable is posted below but please do check your personal timetable for up to date information.

Tues 14 September 14:00 Department Welcome Staff will welcome you to the Department and introduce you to your induction week and your first term. IAIS Building/LT1
Tues 14 September 15:30 Reception Welcome cream tea and IAIS guided tour IAIS Building/Street
Fri 17 September 14:00 Tutor group introduction Meet your tutor.  Also an introduction to Employability. IAIS Building/S1/S2
Fri 17 September 14:30 IAIS welcome social An opportunity to meet other students and staff including Guild representatives. IAIS Building/ Common Room

If you have any further questions, worries or concerns you can get in touch with us at or on +44 (0)1392 723365