School of Arts and Cultures

UG Induction Week

Undergraduate Induction Week


Each year, we hold a Induction Week for new undergraduate students. There are a range of activities designed to help you settle in to student life.

Induction Week 2018 will begin on 24 September and end on 28 September

The University's pre-arrival website contains registration and induction information for all new students.

Fine Art Students

Induction Week 2017 information for Fine Art students.

Fine Art UG Induction Week Timetable 2017

Summer assignment

All new first year students are required to produce some art to bring to Newcastle for the First Year Exhibition.

Read the Summer Brief 2017 First Sorrow (PDF: 75Kb) for more information.

If you have any questions or need assistance, email the Fine Art Secretary Nigel Villalard or telephone +44(0)191 208 6047.

Ordering art materials

You can pre-order art materials from our Fine Art shop. All students receive the first £70 worth of materials free.

Take a look at the Art Materials List‌ (Word: 111KB), and then fill in an Art Materials Order Form and send it back to us. Please collect and pay for all materials by Friday 30 September.

If you've got questions, or would like to order additional items, contact Raymond Sydenham on 07930 865 522 (available weekdays between 09.00-14.00).

Music Students

Induction Week 2017 information for Music students.

Music Induction Week Timetable 2017

Summer assignment

All new first year students have to complete a pre-course task before they arrive.

Download the Music pre-reg task 2017  for more information.

You'll submit your work at the end of Welcome Week. It'll be marked by a memember of staff who will provide you with feedback.

Orchestra auditions

Auditions for the Newcastle University Symphony Orchestra will take place during Welcome Week.

You can audition if you play an orchestral instrument to Grade 8 standard.

You must contact our Performance Administrator in advance to book an audition slot.

Media, Culture, Heritage

Induction Week 2017 information for MCH students.

MCH Induction Week Stage 1 Induction Week Timetable 2017