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Welcome to Solent University!

The welcome induction for international and EU students starts on Thursday 12 September 2019. There is a meet and greet service on Wednesday 11 September. Induction for our international students runs through to the start of Welcome Week for all students, and you will have the chance to settle in and engage in informative and fun activities with other international students. 

Your induction timetable

Wednesday 11 September Thursday 12 September Friday 13 September Saturday 14 September 

AIRPORT MEET AND GREET
10am - 5pm

Free pick up service for eligible students from Gatwick and Heathrow airports.

Booking required

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INFORMATION TALKS
Time and location to be confirmed

No booking required, but please check the schedule.

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ENROLMENT AND CAMPUS CARDS
10am-12pm
Location to be confirmed

You can enrol yourself and collect your campus card. You only need to attend one of these events. 

Activity to be confirmed

 

ENROLMENT AND CAMPUS CARDS
2-4pm
Location to be confirmed

You can enrol yourself and collect your campus card. You only need to attend one of these events. 

CITY SCAVENGER HUNT
Time to be confirmed

Discover Southampton through a 'treasure hunt' style game with a team of students, starting in The Spark.

Booking required

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Activity to be confirmed.

 

Activity to be confirmed.

 

Airport meet and greet

There will be a free international airport pick up for eligible students on Wednesday 11 September. It is a fantastic opportunity to meet new friends and arrive at the door of your new accommodation.

The free service will run between Gatwick and Heathrow airports and students may be required to wait for their departure or make stops with the coach. Final departure schedules will be emailed to students booked onto the service.

There are limited spaces on this service and booking is required. To book, students must have a flight booked to land at Gatwick or Heathrow airports before 5pm on Wednesday 11 September. Booking will be confirmed by email within five working days.

The deadline for making a booking is 31 August 2019.

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For advice and support on meet and greet, please email the International Office: international.exchanges@solent.ac.uk or call +44 (0) 23 8201 3529.

Information talks for international students

During international induction, there will be information talks for international students. 

No booking is required and you only need to attend one of each talk which is relevant to you. All students with a Tier 4 student visa are required to attend at least one Tier 4 visa talk.

For advice and support on international induction, please email the International Office on international.exchange@solent.ac.uk or call +44 (0)23 8201 3529.

Southampton city scavenger hunt

Make new friends by joining our Southampton city scavenger hunt on Friday 13 September. You will join a team of students and compete to discover more about Southampton and create memories of your adventure around the city. This event will be supported by Solent's Student Ambassadors.

Please book for this event by Thursday 12 September. Once you have booked you will be sent instructions on where to meet to start the scavenger hunt.

Book now

For advice and support with booking the Southampton city scavenger hunt, please email the International Office on international.exchanges@solent.ac.uk or call +44 (0)23 8201 3529.

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