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Induction for New Students 2022-23

Welcome to the Department of Film and Television Studies!

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We’re delighted that you’re joining us this year and hope that you’ll settle in quickly, find new friends and be intellectually challenged and stimulated by your course. Film and Television Studies is a small, close-knit community of film and television scholars and we’re glad that you’ve found your home here with us.
Information for Incoming Undergraduate Students

Starting a new course can be daunting – so we hope to make this process as easy and enjoyable as possible. The university’s Welcome to Warwick site has lots of essential information on it about settling into university life. In Film and Television Studies, there are a number of people who are here to look out for you: Tracey McVey is our Administrator for Student Experience. Please do contact her if you have any concerns at all. Her email address is T.A.Bale@warwick.ac.uk. Any general enquiries should be sent to SCAPVCenquiries@warwick.ac.uk.

You will be assigned a personal tutor who will look after you over the next three years. You will first meet your tutor at our social events on the Thursday of Welcome Week, and then should schedule a meeting with them so you can get to know each other better in the first couple of weeks of term. You’ll be told all about how your personal tutor will support you. You will also be assigned a student mentor (one of our lovely second years) who you’ll meet during welcome week. They’ll be able to answer any questions you might have too, and give you useful advice from a seasoned Warwick Film and Television Studies undergraduate perspective! We’ll let you know who your mentor is when you arrive.

Professor Helen Wheatley is Director of Film and Television Studies, Dr Rick Wallace is Director of Undergraduate Studies and Professor Alastair Phillips is Director of Student Experience. They will all be around to meet you in your first week. You might be directed to talk to Rick about any course-based queries – his email address is Richard dot Wallace at warwick dot ac dot uk. Please contact him if want to make an appointment to talk with him. Alastair is available to answer any wellbeing related queries. Alastair’s email address is: Alastair.Phillips@warwick.ac.uk 

Some preparatory information, such as a provisional timetable and summer reading list can be found in the tab to the right hand side of this page.

Information for Incoming Postgraduate Students

There are a number of people in Film and Television Studies who can guide you: our Postgraduate officers deals with postgraduate matters and is a great first port of call for any questions you have. They can be contacted via the email address is: SCAPVCenquiries@warwick.ac.uk. Please do contact them if you have any concerns at all. Tracey McVey is our Administrator for Student Experience and can also help. Her email address is: T.A.Bale@warwick.ac.uk. You will be assigned a personal tutor (or mentor for PhD students) within days of term starting who will advise you in the Department. You should email your assigned personal tutor/advisor and request a meeting in the first couple of weeks of term.

Professor Helen Wheatley is the Director of Film and Television Studies, Professor Karl Schoonover is the Director of Graduate Studies, and Professor Alastair Phillips is the Director of Student Experience. They will all be around to meet you in your first week. If you have any course-based queries – Karl's email address is k dot schoonover at warwick dot ac dot uk. Please also contact him if you wish to make an appointment to talk with him. Alastair is available to answer any wellbeing related queries. Alastair’s email address is: Alastair.Phillips@warwick.ac.uk 

Undergraduate Resources

Welcome week schedule