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Information for new students

Induction Week

Week 0 Induction week is compulsory for all our PGT students and is a fun busy week filled with introductory sessions essential for the course, advice and guidance from current students, sports day and lots of oppourtinitues to get to know each other.

Induction week for 2018 starts on Monday 24th September at 8:30am on the top floor of Senate House - breakfast provided!

This draft timetable will give you an idea of what to expect.


The university accommodation services website

If any new students who are due to start at Warwick in Sept 2018 are interested in sharing a flat/house and are looking for a flat mate, please contact mas at warwick dot ac dot uk and we will put you in touch.

Work and Teaching space

Chemistry PGT students are very fortunate to have teaching and workspace in Senate House. Lockers and lockable cabinets are avaliable for a small deposit - please request one on arrival as required. Hot desks are provided in workrooms for each cohort, we cannot guarantee each student their own desk.


You will be provided with a department laptop (PC) during induction week for use during your MSc. The laptops will contain software necessary for your MSc course. You will be expected to look after your laptop and hand it back at the end of the year in good condition.

Labcoats and safetly glasses will be provided during the first week of term.

Books for the course

The books you need for the couse will be lent to you for the duration of the course.

Analytical Science and Instrumentation MSc Students can see a useful reading list here

Finding your way around

All the Chemistry taught masters students at Warwick are based in Senate House which is right in the centre of campus opposite the Student Union and next to the Arts Centre.

Induction week sessions and most teaching will take place in the top floor of Senate House

Practical sessions and labs for all modules will take place in the Chemistry Department Teaching Labs on the 3rd floor.

The interactive campus map will help you find your way around. Room locations can be found on


Senate House