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Current Visiting Students

Welcome

Welcome to the University of Warwick! We hope you enjoy your time in the History Department. On this page, you will find links to key information that will help you to navigate the department, your modules, and our processes. If you have any questions, please get in touch.

Induction and Support Schedule

If you are arriving in September, you will receive emails from the Warwick Welcome Week team to all of our induction events. If you are arriving in January, you will receive an email from the History Department regarding your induction. For your information, the key events are listed below:

Visiting Students Handbook

All of the information you should need during your time at Warwick is available in the Visiting Students Handbook. Please read this document carefully, and if you have any questions, contact Lydia Plath.

Module Allocation and Registration

Visiting students based in History will have had their history module allocations confirmed via email over the summer. If you wish to change your modules, please email warwickhistory at warwick dot ac dot uk stating your preferred choices (and including reserve choices in case your chosen module(s) are full) If you wish to change your modules to a higher level than those you have been allocated, please contact Lydia Plath for prior approval.

Visiting students based in departments other than history should email warwickhistory at warwick dot ac dot uk stating their module preferences and reserve options in case preferred modules are full. Please note that this can only be done after arrival at Warwick, and that choices may take several days to confirm.

Once you have had confirmation that you can take a module, please follow the instructions in the emails you have received regarding module registration. Please take care to register for the correct assessment method relating to the length of time you will be at Warwick.

Assessment and Deadlines

  • Full year students taking 30 CATS modules will complete the same assessment as home students
  • Any visiting students on a 15 CATS module will complete the same assessment as home students
  • One term visiting students on 30 CATS modules (achieving 15 CATS):
    • 1,000 word essay plan (25%) due Wednesday Week 5
    • 3,000 word essay developed from the essay plan (75%) due Wednesday Week 10
  • Two term visiting students on 30 CATS modules (achieving 24 CATS):
    • 1,000 word essay plan (17%) due Wednesday Week 7 of Term 1
    • 2,000 word essay developed from the essay plan (33%) due Wednesday Week 3 of Term 2
    • 2,500 word essay (50%) due Wednesday Week 10 of Term 2

Personal Tutoring

All students at Warwick are assigned an academic member of staff to act as their personal tutor. The personal tutor for all visiting students in the History Department is Lydia Plath, Director of Study Abroad Programmes.

Click here to book a Group Personal Tutor Meeting. If you are unable to attend any of the available times, or if you would prefer a 1-1 meeting instead of a group meeting, please click here to book a 1-1 meeting. Group meetings will be held at least once per term. You can book a 1-1 meeting at any time.

Contacts:

Dr Lydia Plath
Director of Study Abroad Programmes
Mrs Val Melling

Tel: +44 (0)24 765 22502
HistoryOffice at warwick dot ac dot uk