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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.

Welcome to all new undergraduates arriving in autumn 2021

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 01392 723301

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: 24 August 2021


Mon 13 September 13:00 - 15:00 Philosophy Induction Amory Parker Moot Room LT
Tues 14 September 09:30 - 11:00 QStep - Introduction to Social Data Newman Purple Lecture Theatre (B)
Tues 14 September 14:00 - 16:00 Sociology, Criminology Induction (BA) Amory Parker Moot Room LT
Wed 15 September 09:00 - 11:00 Anthropology Induction Amory C501
Thurs 16 September 10:00 - 12:00 Sociology, Criminology and Q-Step Induction (BSc) Streatham Court D

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

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If you have any further questions, worries or concerns you can get in touch with us at or on 01392 723301

Welcome to all new undergraduate students arriving in Autumn 2021

For those of you beginning your undergraduate studies in the Department of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology during 2021-22, let me introduce myself and welcome you to the University of Exeter. Whether you are coming from school, from a year out, or from an established career, the members of staff in this Department are committed to ensuring you make the most of your time here.

Our undergraduate degrees are given by some of the leading academics in their fields. Our Department offers an exciting and expanding mix of options in anthropology, criminology, philosophy and sociology. As Head of the Department, please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Dr Alexey Bessudnov, as Director of Education, can also address any issues. We look forward to meeting each of you, whether on-line or on campus, in September.

Professor Mike Michael

Head of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology