Welcome to your Welcome Week!
How to join in:
If you are a new Philosophy student, you will find that the events below have been automatically added to your personalised Welcome Week timetableLink opens in a new window.
Philosophy Welcome Week Schedule
Tue 26 Sep 2023
(Faculty of Arts Building, Ground Gloor)
Breakfast included, starting from 8:30!
Welcome to Philosophy
Welcome to the Department of Philosophy! In this event, you will see key people in the department who will be on hand to help you settle in to the Department and your course. Students from the Department will tell you more about your Philosophy Society. We will briefly outline essential information for getting started (e.g. important University systems and how to choose your optional modules).
Tue 26 Sep 2023
Every 15 mins
from 14:00 - 16:00
(Social Sciences Building, Second Floor, Department of Philosophy)
Philosophy Campus Tours
Drop in for an optional campus tour led by a current Philosophy student.
Get to know your way around a university campus, get to know other people on your course, and get some tips and advice for studying Philosophy from a current Philosophy student.
Wed 27 Sep 2022
Panorama 1Link opens in a new window (Rootes Building, Second Floor)
Getting Started Doing Philosophy
Wed 27 Sep 2023
S0.21Link opens in a new window (Social Sciences Building, Ground floor)
Welcome to Philosophy (for History and Philosophy and GSD and Philosophy students)
Thu 28 Sep 2023
FAB0.03Link opens in a new window (Faculty of Arts Building, Ground Floor)
Philosophy Balloon Debate
Staff in the Department of Philosophy have a deep passion for their subject. Watch as experts in the history of philosophy debate who was the greatest philosopher. Vote for your favourite and ask your questions. This is a great way to get to know the lively philosophical community in the Department of Philosophy!
Current students (both undergraduate and postgraduate) who are returning for their next year of study are also welcome to attend this event. To ensure that we estimate the number of attendees correctly, we kindly request that returning students complete our expression of interest form. Link opens in a new windowNew students are not required to complete this form.
Dr. Lorenzo Serini
Director of Student Experience and Progression (Philosophy)