We've arranged a wide range of events throughout Freshers' Week to help you get settled in. Find out what's going on, where and when.

All other events

21Aug

PGDEWelcome Lunch (12:00 - 13:00)

Opportunity to meet, mix and socialise with other students starting on PGDE. Meet university staff, Student Services, DUSA and Sports Union

  • Bonar Hall (Ustinov Room)
29Aug

Local Students' Welcome Event (18:30 - 20:30)

Opportunity to meet, mix and socialise with other students living locally in Fife, Angus, Tayside and Dundee. Meet university staff, DUSA and Sports Union

  • Dalhousie Building (Foyer)
30Aug

Early Arrivals - Meet, Mix and Socialise (16:00 - 17:00)

Arrived Early? Meet for free tea/coffee and chat with other new students and the Peer Connectors.

  • Dalhousie Building (Gallery (1st floor))
1Sep

Dundee Flower and Food Festival (10:00 - 17:00)

The Festival offers the best in food, horticulture and live entertainment, with a packed weekend programme including free cookery and gardening demonstrations, children's activities, a craft fair, live music and TV celebrities.

  • Camperdown Country Park, DD2 4TF (off campus)
2Sep

Dundee Flower and Food Festival (10:00 - 17:30)

The Festival offers the best in food, horticulture and live entertainment, with a packed weekend programme including free cookery and gardening demonstrations, children's activities, a craft fair, live music and TV celebrities.

  • Camperdown Country Park, DD2 4TF (off campus)
2Sep

Cafe Conversations for Families (15:30 - 16:30)

Come along for an informal chat with university staff (for families and partners of new students). Free tea/coffee/ juice, scones and cakes.

  • Marquee (Campus Green)
2Sep

Find Friends Event for students living off campus (16:00 - 17:00)

Not living in university accommodation? Want to meet other University of Dundee students to go on nights out? Come along and find some friends! Free refreshments.

  • Marquee (Campus Green)
3Sep

Dundee Flower and Food Festival (10:00 - 17:30)

The Festival offers the best in food, horticulture and live entertainment, with a packed weekend programme including free cookery and gardening demonstrations, children's activities, a craft fair, live music and TV celebrities.

  • Camperdown Country Park, DD2 4TF (off campus)
3Sep

Campus Tour (11:00 - 12:00)

Walking tour of the Campus led by Peer Connectors

  • Meet at Marquee (Campus Green)
3Sep

Supermarket Tour (12:00)

Walking tour to local supermarkets led by Peer Connectors

  • Meet at Marquee (Campus Green)
3Sep

The Big Giveaway (14:00 - 15:00)

Free stuff! Recycled kitchen, cookware and other items donated by students during 2014-15 to the Recycle-Reuse scheme. Bring a bag to fill. You may choose 6 larger items and unlimited cutlery.

  • Chaplaincy
3Sep

Campus Tour (15:00 - 16:00)

Walking tour of the Campus led by Peer Connectors

  • Meet at Marquee (Campus Green)
3Sep

Find Friends Event for students living off campus (16:00 - 17:00)

Not living in university accommodation? Want to meet other University of Dundee students to go on nights out? Come along and find some friends! Free refreshments.

  • Marquee (Campus Green)
4Sep

Free Hot Drinks (09:00 - 17:00)

Free hot drinks courtesy of Dundee University Christian Union

  • Gazebo (Campus Green)
4Sep

Principal's Official Welcome Event (10:45 - 12:00)

Welcome event for all students. Official welcome and procession by the University Principal and Academics. Be seated by 10.45am, Dress code: Informal.

  • Caird Hall, City Square (off campus)
4Sep

Library Tour (13:00 - 14:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
4Sep

Safe and Secure Event (13:00 - 16:00)

Find out about safety and personal security whilst studying at University. Information and advice about keeping yourself and others safe and secure. Free items. Ultraviolet marking for valuable items

  • Marquee
4Sep

Library Tour (14:00 - 15:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
4Sep

Supermarket Tour (14:30)

Walking tour to local supermarkets led by Peer Connectors

  • Meet at Marquee (Campus Green)
4Sep

Library Tour (15:00 - 16:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
4Sep

Meet, Mix and Socialise - free refreshments (16:00 - 17:00)

Drop in meeting. Want to meet new people and make some more friends? Meet, mix and socialise with other new students and Peer Connectors - Free refreshments provided. Come on your own or with friends.

  • Gallery, Dalhousie Building ( 1st Floor) (Gallery (Balcony on first floor))
4Sep

Library Tour (16:00 - 17:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
4Sep

Welcome Event Continuing Education Evening Part Time MA Students (19:15 - 20:30)

Welcome event, refreshments served. Chance to meet and mix with other students, university staff, DUSA and Sports Union

  • Dalhousie Building (Foyer)
5Sep

Principles of Postgraduateness 1 (09:00 - 11:00)

Welcome - Adjusting to a new academic environment. Book a place

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 1 3G02 )
5Sep

GP ( Doctor) Registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Register with local medical practices : Nethergate Medical Centre, Ryehill Medical Practice, Hawkhill Medical Centre. Health care is free for all students, including internationals

  • Chaplaincy
5Sep

Dental Registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Register with local dental practices: Hunter and Wight and West End Dental Practice. NHS Dental care is free for all students, including internationals.

  • Chaplaincy
5Sep

Bank registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Representatives of Clydesdale Bank,Bank of Scotland, Santander will be available for students who wish to open accounts with them

  • Chaplaincy
5Sep

Disability Services Open Day (10:00 - 12:00)

This is a drop-in session for all new and returning students who would like to find out more about the services and facilities offered by Disability Services. Staff will be available to arrange confidential meetings with a Disability Adviser and to provide a tour of our facilities for registered students. Check out our website for further details: http://www.dundee.ac.uk/disabilityservices

  • Support Hub (Old Technical Institute)
5Sep

Library Tour (11:00 - 12:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
5Sep

Employability and Enterprise Event (11:00 - 16:00)

Careers and Enterprise: come and speak to us about part-time work, entrepreneurship, volunteering, Enterprise Challenge, placements, enterprise workshops, Skills award and much more. Take part in our ?Spot the Code? Competition

  • Marquee (Campus Green)
5Sep

Library Tour (12:00 - 13:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
5Sep

Library Tour (13:00 - 14:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
5Sep

Library Tour (14:00 - 15:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
5Sep

Walking Tour to McManus Galleries (Art Gallery & Museum) (14:30)

Walking visit to local award winning Art Gallery & Museum in Dundee city centre led by Peer Connectors. Free Entry

  • Meet at Marquee (Campus Green)
5Sep

Library Tour (15:00 - 16:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
5Sep

Library Tour (16:00 - 17:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
5Sep

Associate and Co-curricular Students Welcome Event (17:30 - 18:30)

Welcome event, refreshments served. Chance to meet and mix with other students, uni staff, DUSA and Sports Union

  • Dalhousie Building (Foyer)
5Sep

Library Tour (18:00 - 19:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
5Sep

Meet, Mix and Socialise - free refreshments (18:30 - 20:00)

Drop in meeting. Want to meet new people and make some more friends? Meet, mix and socialise with other new students and Peer Connectors - Free refreshments provided. Come on your own or with friends.

  • Dalhousie Building (Gallery ( Balcony in Foyer, 1st Floor))
6Sep

Gateway to Learning 1 (09:00 - 10:00)

Where am I? Adjusting to a new academic environment. Get answers to questions about university study, meet new colleagues and find out what you need to know as a student. Book a place

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 2 3G05)
6Sep

Principles of Postgraduateness 2 (09:00 - 11:00)

Postgraduate Interactions - working with others. Book a place

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 1 3G02)
6Sep

Gateway to Learning 2 (10:00 - 11:00)

Making the most of your lectures. Get answers to questions about university study, meet new colleagues and find out what you need to know as a student. Book a place

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 2 3G05)
6Sep

GP (Doctor) Registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Register with local medical practices : Nethergate Medical Centre, Ryehill Medical Practice, Hawkhill Medical Centre. Health care is free for all students, including internationals

  • Chaplaincy
6Sep

Dental Registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Register with local dental practices: Hunter and Wight and West End Dental Practice. NHS Dental care is free for all students, including internationals.

  • Chaplaincy
6Sep

Bank registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Representatives of Clydesdale Bank,Bank of Scotland, Santander will be available for students who wish to open accounts with them

  • Chaplaincy
6Sep

Library Tour (11:00 - 12:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
6Sep

Library Tour (12:00 - 13:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
6Sep

Visit Broughty Ferry Castle (Museum) and Beach (12:45)

Trip by public bus to Broughty Ferry Castle and Beach led by Peer Connectors - old castle / museum , free entry , bus cost approx 3.80 return ( daysaver ticket). Bring money for ice cream!

  • Meet at Tower Building (South Door)
6Sep

Library Tour (13:00 - 14:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
6Sep

Wellbeing and Support Event (13:00 - 16:00)

Come and find out about well-being and support whilst you at university - free food tasters. Free health checks and all you need to know about exercise and nutrition

  • Marquee (Campus Green)
6Sep

Introduction and placement test for English Support Programme (14:00 - 15:00)

All students whose first language is not English welcome. Please arrive promptly.

  • Tower Building (IT Suite C Basement)
6Sep

Library Tour (14:00 - 15:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
6Sep

Student Funding Financial Drop In (14:00 - 16:00)

All students are welcome to pop into Student Funding to discuss any money-related topics: from managing your money and how to apply to the Discretionary Funds, to finding out about the university?s scholarships & bursaries. Come to our offices in the Support Hub and meet the team!

  • Support Hub (Old Technical Institute)
6Sep

Library Tour (15:00 - 16:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
6Sep

Introduction and placement test for English Support Programme (15:00 - 16:00)

All students whose first language is not English welcome. Please arrive promptly.

  • Tower Building (IT Suite C Basement)
6Sep

Library Tour (16:00 - 17:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
6Sep

Welcome Event students Direct Entry or 3 year Degree programs + Erasmus & Global Exchange Programmes (18:30 - 20:30)

Welcome event refreshments served. Chance to meet and mix with other students, uni staff, DUSA and Sports Union

  • Dalhousie Building (Foyer)
7Sep

Gateway to Learning 3 (09:00 - 10:00)

Reading and Researching for Undergraduates. Get answers to questions about university study, meet new colleagues and find out what you need to know as a student. Book a place

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 2 3G05)
7Sep

Principles of Postgraduateness 3 (09:00 - 11:00)

Postgraduate Research: Conducting research at PG level including Digital Literacies. Book a place

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 1 3G02)
7Sep

Gateway to Learning 4 (10:00 - 11:00)

Tutorials and Labs for Undergradutes. Get answers to questions about university study, meet new colleagues and find out what you need to know as a student. Book a place

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 2 3G05)
7Sep

GP ( Doctor) Registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Register with local medical practices : Nethergate Medical Centre, Ryehill Medical Practice, Hawkhill Medical Centre. Health care is free for all students, including internationals

  • Chaplaincy
7Sep

Dental Registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Register with local dental practices: Hunter and Wight and West End Dental Practice. NHS Dental care is free for all students, including internationals.

  • Chaplaincy
7Sep

Bank registration (10:00 - 15:00)

Representatives of Clydesdale Bank,Bank of Scotland, Santander will be available for students who wish to open accounts with them

  • Chaplaincy
7Sep

Library Tour (11:00 - 12:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
7Sep

Library Tour (12:00 - 13:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
7Sep

A Taste of Scottish Culture Event (12:00 - 17:00)

Interested in Scottish Culture? Opportunity to sample some Scottish food, whisky tasting, bagpipes, tartan, languages, music, poetry, dance, castles, tours and much more. Find out how Scotland helped to invent the modern world!

  • Marquee (Campus Green)
7Sep

Talk: Cycling In Scotland (12:00 - 13:00)

Find out all you need to know about cycling in Scotland at this interesting talk and discussion.

  • Dalhousie Building (TBC)
7Sep

Visit Broughty Ferry Castle (Museum) and Beach (12:45)

Trip by public bus to Broughty Ferry Castle and Beach led by Peer Connectors - old castle / museum , free entry , bus cost approx 3.80 return (daysaver ticket). Bring money for ice cream!

  • Tower Building (South Door)
7Sep

Library Tour (13:00 - 14:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
7Sep

Library Tour (14:00 - 15:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
7Sep

Disability Services Open Day (14:00 - 16:00)

This is a drop-in session for all new and returning students who would like to find out more about the services and facilities offered by Disability Services. Staff will be available to arrange confidential meetings with a Disability Adviser and to provide a tour of our facilities for registered students. Check out our website for further details: http://www.dundee.ac.uk/disabilityservices

  • Support Hub (Old Technical Institute)
7Sep

Student Funding Financial Drop In (14:00 - 16:00)

All students are welcome to pop into Student Funding to discuss any money-related topics: from managing your money and how to apply to the Discretionary Funds, to finding out about the university?s scholarships & bursaries. Come to our offices in the Support Hub and meet the team!

  • Support Hub (Old Technical Institute)
7Sep

Guided bike ride by the Tay River (14:00 - 17:00)

Bring your own bicycle or hire one from The EBS Cycle Centre on campus and come along for a scenic guided bike ride through Dundee along the Tay!

  • Meet outside Marquee (Campus Green)
7Sep

Library Tour (15:00 - 16:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
7Sep

Library Tour (16:00 - 17:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
7Sep

Library Tour (18:00 - 19:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
8Sep

Principles of Postgraduateness 4 (09:00 - 11:00)

Academic Writing and Communication at PG Level. Book a place

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 1 3G02)
8Sep

Gateway to Learning 6 (10:00 - 11:00)

Assessment for Undergraduates Get answers to questions about university study, meet new colleagues and find out what you need to know as a student. Book a place

  • Dalhousie Building (Lecture Theatre 2 3G05)
8Sep

GP (Doctor) Registration (10:00 - 14:00)

Register with local medical practices : Nethergate Medical Centre, Ryehill Medical Practice, Hawkhill Medical Centre. Health care is free for all students, including internationals

  • Chaplaincy
8Sep

Dental Registration (10:00 - 14:00)

Register with local dental practices: Hunter and Wight and West End Dental Practice. NHS Dental care is free for all students, including internationals.

  • Chaplaincy
8Sep

Bank registration (10:00 - 14:00)

Representatives of Clydesdale Bank,Bank of Scotland, Santander will be available for students who wish to open accounts with them

  • Chaplaincy
8Sep

Library Tour (11:00 - 12:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
8Sep

Sports Fair (11:00 - 16:00)

Sign up or find out more about the great variety of Sports Clubs within the University. Find out about free taster sessions and club try outs

  • Large Marquee (Campus Green)
8Sep

Exploring The Local Area and Beyond Event (12:00 - 15:00)

Find out more about the local area and other interesting places in Scotland to visit whilst you are a student in Dundee

  • Marquee (Campus Green)
8Sep

Library Tour (12:00 - 13:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
8Sep

Supermarket Tour (12:45)

Walking tour to local supermarkets led by Peer Connectors

  • Meet at Marquee (Campus Green)
8Sep

Library Tour (13:00 - 14:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
8Sep

Library Tour (14:00 - 15:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
8Sep

Student Funding Financial Drop In (14:00 - 16:00)

All students are welcome to pop into Student Funding to discuss any money-related topics: from managing your money and how to apply to the Discretionary Funds, to finding out about the university?s scholarships & bursaries. Come to our offices in the Support Hub and meet the team!

  • Support Hub (Old Technical Institute)
8Sep

Library Tour (16:00 - 17:00)

Meet members of library staff for a guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
9Sep

Freshers Fair (12:00 - 16:00)

An opportunity to join University societies, volunteer or get some free items

  • DUSA / Campus Green
9Sep

Mature and Postgraduate Students Meet, Mix and Socialise - free refreshments (18:30 - 20:00)

Drop in meeting. Want to meet new people and make some more friends? Meet, mix and socialise with other new students and Peer Connectors - Free refreshments provided. Come on your own or with friends.

  • Dalhousie Building (Gallery,( Balcony in Foyer 1st Floor))
12Sep

Meet, Mix and Socialise - free refreshments (18:30 - 20:00)

Drop in meeting. Want to meet new people and make some more friends? Meet, mix and socialise with other new students and Peer Connectors - Free refreshments provided. Come on your own or with friends.

  • Dalhousie Building (Gallery ( Balcony in Foyer 1st Floor))
13Sep

Cultural Fusion Event (17:00 - 19:00)

Free intercultural event with music, free food and drink tasters and dancers. Includes a "taste of Scotland"

  • Tower (River Rooms Level 9,)
20Sep

Cultural Fusion Event (17:00 - 19:00)

Free intercultural event with music, free food and drink tasters and dancers. Includes a "taste of Scotland"

  • Tower (River Rooms Level 9)
21Sep

Conversation Cafe (19:00 - 20:00)

Regular weekly informal meeting hosted by Peer Connectors where University of Dundee International Students can come and practice conversational English speaking skills and improve their understanding of the English language. All welcome - whether international student or not.

  • tbc
28Sep

Conversation Cafe (19:00 - 20:00)

Regular weekly informal meeting hosted by Peer Connectors where international Students can come to practice conversational English speaking skills, improve their understanding of the English language and share culture. All University of Dundee students are welcome to attend.

  • tbc
5Oct

Conversation Cafe (19:00 - 20:00)

Regular weekly informal meeting hosted by Peer Connectors where international Students can come to practice conversational English speaking skills, improve their understanding of the English language and share culture. All University of Dundee students are welcome to attend.

  • tbc
12Oct

Conversation Cafe (19:00 - 20:00)

Regular weekly informal meeting hosted by Peer Connectors where international Students can come to practice conversational English speaking skills, improve their understanding of the English language and share culture. All University of Dundee students are welcome to attend.

  • tbc
19Oct

Conversation Cafe (19:00 - 20:00)

Regular weekly informal meeting hosted by Peer Connectors where international Students can come to practice conversational English speaking skills, improve their understanding of the English language and share culture. All University of Dundee students ar

  • tbc
26Oct

Conversation Cafe (19:00 - 20:00)

Regular weekly informal meeting hosted by Peer Connectors where international Students can come to practice conversational English speaking skills, improve their understanding of the English language and share culture. All University of Dundee students ar

  • tbc