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

6Jan

Orthodox Service (10:30)

Orthodox Service in Russian - drop into The Chaplaincy for further details

  • Chaplaincy
6Jan

Welcome Reception for New Students (18:30 - 20:30)

Meet members of Student Support Team for Residences - socialise and chat with other new students (free refreshments)

  • Main Library (Library Cafe)
7Jan

Welcome Reception for New Students (18:30 - 20:30)

Meet members of Student Support Team for Residences - socialise and chat with other new students (free refreshments)

  • Main Library (Library Cafe)
8Jan

Open House Welcome Event (10:30 - 11:30)

Meet members of Student Services staff - socialise and chat with other new students (free refreshments)

  • Global Room, Old College Hall
8Jan

Library Tour (12:00 - 13:00)

A guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
8Jan

Campus Tour (14:00 - 15:00)

A guided tour of the city campus

  • Enquiry Centre
8Jan

Library Tour (16:00 - 17:00)

A guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
9Jan

Supermarket Tour (10:30)

Walking tour to local supermarkets

  • Meet at Enquiry Centre
9Jan

Library Tour (12:00 - 13:00)

A guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
9Jan

Bible Study (12:20 - 13:00)

Regular weekly Bible Study

  • Chaplaincy (Glass House, First Floor)
9Jan

Campus Tour (14:00 - 15:00)

A guided tour of the city campus

  • Enquiry Centre
9Jan

Library Tour (16:00 - 17:00)

A guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
10Jan

International Families Group (10:00 - 12:00)

Regular weekly group for International Families - tea/ coffee for parents, toys for children to play with

  • Chaplaincy (Common Room, Ground Floor)
10Jan

Walking Tour to McManus Galleries (Art Gallery & Museum) (11:00)

Walking visit to local award winning Art Gallery & Museum in Dundee city centre (free entry)

  • Meet at Enquiry Centre
10Jan

Library Tour (12:00 - 13:00)

A guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
10Jan

Mindfulness Session (12:00 - 12:50)

Regular weekly Mindfulness Session

  • Chaplaincy (Common Room, Ground Floor)
10Jan

Weekly Prayers (12:00 - 12:50)

Regular weekly prayers

  • Chaplaincy (Quiet Room, First Floor)
10Jan

Knit and Natter (12:00 - 14:00)

Regular weekly meeting - come along and knit whilst you chat (bring your lunch if you want to)

  • Chaplaincy (Glass House, First Floor)
10Jan

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

A drop-in session for all new and returning students who would like to find out more about Disability Services, you can arrange confidential meetings have a tour of our facilities for registered students http://www.dundee.ac.uk/disabilityservices

  • Support Hub (Old Technical Institute) (Ground floor)
10Jan

Library Tour (16:00 - 17:00)

A guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
10Jan

Catholic Mass (17:15 - 14:00)

Regular weekly Catholic Mass

  • Chaplaincy (Quiet Room, First Floor)
11Jan

Library Tour (12:00 - 13:00)

A guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
11Jan

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

Trip by public bus to Broughty Ferry Castle and beach led by Student Services Staff / Peer Connectors - old castle / museum (free entry). Free bus day pass provided, bring money for coffee/ food.

  • Meet at Tower Building (South Door)
11Jan

Discovery Days 2018 (13:30 - 16:45)

Annual short talks from our newest professors and award-winning teachers and students http://www.dundee.ac.uk/discoverydays

  • Dalhousie Building (Main Lecture Theatre)
11Jan

Library Tour (16:00 - 17:00)

A guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
12Jan

Gateway to postgraduate study (09:00 - 11:00)

A workshop providing an introduction to the research culture in the UK, and in Dundee in particular. Through group work and discussion, participants will discover what it means to be a postgraduate student and will explore the ways in which this may differ from previous experiences of university. There will also be plenty of opportunity to ask questions and to raise any concerns or challenges participants may anticipate as they look forward to beginning their research.

  • Dalhousie Building (2F14 (Block 2, 1st Floor Room 14))
12Jan

Discovery Days 2018 (09:00 - 16:45)

Annual short talks from our newest professors and award-winning teachers and students http://www.dundee.ac.uk/discoverydays

  • Dalhousie Building (Main Lecture Theatre)
12Jan

Library Tour (12:00 - 13:00)

A guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
12Jan

International Welcome Event (15:00 - 17:00)

Fun, informative and interactive event - meet representatives from the International Society, Enterprise Gym, local Hospitality Schemes and more. Explore and hear about experiences of studying in a different culture/language, make friends and learn about the support network that is available to International/EU students (free refreshments)

  • Global Room, Old College Hall
12Jan

Library Tour (16:00 - 17:00)

A guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
13Jan

Orthodox Service (11:00)

Orthodox Service in English - drop into The Chaplaincy for further details

  • Chaplaincy
13Jan

Free soup and sandwich lunch (12:00 - 14:00)

Free lunch (soup and sandwiches) for newly arrived students, hosted by Student Services, meet other new students

  • Global Room, Old College Hall
14Jan

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

Want to meet new people and make some more friends? Meet, mix and socialise with other new students and Peer Connectors. Come on your own or with friends. (free refreshments)

  • Global Room, Old College Hall
15Jan

Blackwells' Pop Up Book Shop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson Room 1 )
15Jan

Principal's Official Welcome for New Students (17:00 - 18:30)

Official welcome by the Principal of University of Dundee, meet representatives of the Dundee University Student Association, Dundee University Sports Union, Lord Provost (Mayor) of Dundee City and key members of staff. Reception with food and drinks to follow welcome speeches. Dress informal.

  • Dalhousie Building (3F01 Lecture Theatre 3 (Block 3 1st Floor))
16Jan

Blackwells' Pop Up Book Shop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson Room 1 )
16Jan

Bible Study (12:20 - 13:00)

Regular weekly Bible Study

  • Chaplaincy (Glass House, First Floor)
17Jan

Blackwells' Pop Up Book Shop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson Room 1 )
17Jan

International Families Group (10:00 - 12:00)

Regular weekly group for International Families - tea/ coffee for parents, toys for children to play with.

  • Chaplaincy (Common Room, Ground Floor)
17Jan

Mindfulness Session (12:00 - 12:50)

Regular weekly Mindfulness Session

  • Chaplaincy (Common Room, Ground Floor)
17Jan

Weekly Prayers (12:00 - 12:50)

Regular weekly prayers

  • Chaplaincy (Quiet Room, First Floor)
17Jan

Knit and Natter (12:00 - 14:00)

Regular weekly meeting - come along and knit whilst you chat (bring your lunch if you want to)

  • Chaplaincy (Glass House, First Floor)
17Jan

Cancer Support Group (13:00 - 14:00)

Regular weekly support group for those affected by cancer and those who support them.

  • Chaplaincy (Glass House, First Floor)
17Jan

Library Tour (14:00 - 15:00)

A guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
17Jan

Introduction and placement test for English Support Programme (16:00 - 17:00)

All students whose first language is not English are welcome, please arrive promptly

  • Tower Building (IT Suite C Basement)
17Jan

Catholic Mass (17:15 - 14:00)

Regular weekly Catholic Mass

  • Chaplaincy (Quiet Room, First Floor)
17Jan

Welcome Event for Exchange and Study Abroad Students (18:30 - 20:30)

Opportunity to meet Global Programmes Team and other exchange students, plus our current students who have just returned from exchange, free buffet and some fun activities

  • Global Room (Air Bar)
17Jan

Labyrinth Walk (19:00 - 21:00)

Unwind and relax with our free Labyrinth Walk (last walk 8.30 pm)

  • Chaplaincy
18Jan

Blackwells' Pop Up Book Shop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson Room 1 )
18Jan

Library Tour (12:00 - 13:00)

A guided tour of the library, find out about all the various resources and facilities

  • Main Library
18Jan

Conversation Cafe (19:00 - 20:00)

Weekly informal sessions hosted by Peer Connectors for international students to practice conversational English speaking skills, meet others, improve their understanding of the English language and share culture, all our students are welcome

  • Global Room, Old College Hall
19Jan

Blackwells' Pop Up Book Shop (09:00 - 17:00)

Pop-up bookshop - purchase new text books

  • Main Library (Wolfson Room 1 )
19Jan

Cultural Fusion (17:00 - 19:00)

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

  • Global Room, Old College Hall
20Jan

Re-Freshers Fair (12:00 - 16:00)

An opportunity to join student societies

  • DUSA