The School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

Induction

Induction

To help you settle in to life at university the School runs an induction programme.

Induction Mast

Overview

To help you settle in to life at university the School runs an induction programme for all new students. Induction information for students joining us in September 2019 will be available shortly.

Details of school induction activities, including induction timetables, specific to the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology can be found below.

When you arrive

You should arrive in Newcastle for the start of term. Make sure you check the Arriving in Newcastle information for details of what you need to complete in your induction week and when to arrive by.

International students

International, exchange or EU students may also wish to attend International Welcome Week which runs from Monday 16 September.

Additional arrival events

In addition to the school induction activities, there are optional social activities such as Freshers Week  (23–27 September) to help you settle in and make friends. You should always prioritise your degree programme induction activities. Any additional activities should fit around these.

Undergraduate

The information below is relevant for 2019 induction to all Geography, Politics and Sociology undergraduate programme

The timetable will let you know what to expect during your first week at university. During the induction period, you should attend all compulsory induction events relevant to your subject of study.

Geography

Politics

Sociology

Postgraduate Taught

The 2019 induction information below is relevant to students on MA programmes within Geography, Politics and Sociology.

The timetable will let you know what to expect during your first week at university. During the induction period, you should attend all compulsory induction events relevant to your subject of study.

Postgraduate Research

The 2019-2020 induction information below is relevant for students on postgraduate research degrees across Geography, Politics and Sociology.

Induction timetable

During the induction period you must attend all events relevant to your subject of study.

PGR Induction Timetable 2019 2020

Desk space policy

To find out how personal desk space is allocated read our Desk Space Policy for Postgraduate Research Students (PDF: 82KB)

Additional resources

You may find our Postgraduate Café, which is dedicated to postgraduate study, useful.