Induction Week - important information
All students are required to attend Induction or ‘Freshers’ Week’, which will provide you with lots of information about your first term at university and prepare you for student life in London. During Induction, we will also officially register you as a student and organise a variety of events and activities designed to help you make friends. If you are unable to attend Induction Week, you may not be able to join classes the following week.
Please ensure you are available all week (from September 24th – September 28th) to attend all talks, course introductions, tours and presentations. Induction, including welcome talks, meet the faculty and registration, begins on January 7th – 9th 2019.
Academic and Pre-sessional English StudentsAcademic and Pre-sessional English Students
Induction for Academic English students (Including Extended IYO, Extended Foundation and Pre-Sessional English) will begin on Monday, 1st October at 9.30am at: 102 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EZ.
Pathway StudentsPathway Students
Induction for Pathway students of International Year One, the Graduate Diploma and our International Foundation course will start on Monday, 24th September 2017 at 12 noon at 102 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EZ.
BSc StudentsBSc Students
Your BSc induction and registration begin on Monday, 24th September 2018 at 12 noon at 102 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EZ.
MSc StudentsMSc Students
Your MSc induction and registration begins on Wednesday, 26th September 2018. If you arrive in London, prior to this date, you are welcome to attend the social activities organised by our Students’ Union, details on which will be provided later.
All students will receive email correspondence from Newcastle University London. In early September, you will receive a welcome email with important dates and times, pre-departure tips and a list of items that you must bring with you to Induction Week in order to officially register as a student.
What to expect during Induction Week
A formal welcome to Newcastle University London and an introduction to the services and support available
A tour of the campus including teaching and learning facilities
An introduction to your course lecturers/teachers
- Welfare and healthcare advice, including information on how to register with a local doctor
- Instructions on how to officially register for as a full-time student
Advice on how to open a UK bank account
An invitation to social events especially designed for Newcastle University London students
University English Language Assessment (UELA)
All new students whose native language is not English are required to take a free University English Language Assessment (UELA). The test results may suggest that additional support should be put in place for you to help you with your assignments.
You may be exempt from participating in the UELA testing. A full list of exemptions can be found here.
Students will have several opportunities to sit for the UELA test during the first few weeks of term.
If you're not a national of the European Economic Area (EEA) or of Switzerland then you may require a visa or immigration permission to study in the UK. Visit our Visa and Immigration page for further information.
The Student Charter
All new students should read the Student Charter prior to the commencement of their studies, you can find the document here.
Our 2018-2019 version will be sent to all prospective students in September.
Hard copies of the Student Charter are available from Student Services on the 4th floor of campus.