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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 2020

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 14 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: iais@exeter.ac.uk 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.

This schedule may be subject to change – always check your personal timetable online for the latest information.
Last updated: 7 September

Induction module

We have created an induction module for you within ELE (Exeter Learning Environment). ELE is our virtual learning environment and enables you to access course materials and use tools such as discussion forums and learning logs to interact online. Please note you must have registered with the University and activated your IT account in order to access ELE.

Induction timetable

An overview of the induction timetable can be found below but please do check ELE and your personal timetable for up to date information.

DateTimeEventVenue
Tues 15 September 14.00-15.30pm Welcome talk Live Online
Tues 15 September 15.30-16.30pm Career Zone presentation Live Online
Wed 16 September 14.00-14.15pm Tutoring in the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies Live Online
Wed 16 September 14.15-14.45pm
Please check your timetable for more details
Meet your tutor Live Online
Wed 16 September 15.00-15.30pm Meet your student representatives and societies Live Online
Thurs 17 September 14.00-14.30pm Guides to the digital platforms we use including ELE and Teams. Live Online
Thurs 17 September 14.30-15.00pm Library tour/guide Live Online
Fri 18 September 14.00-15.30pm Welcome social Live Online

What if I need to study remotely in term 1?

You can apply to study remotely this term. It is a simple process which is detailed on our Coronavirus information pages. (navigate to the ‘Planning for the next academic year’ section of that website and select ‘Can I study remotely in 2020/21?’).

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