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Induction Programme

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The information and documents below contain very important information that you need to know about coming to Cardiff for the English for University Study Programme 2016 January intake.

7 & 8 January 2016

All students need be in Cardiff for Thursday 8 January. During Induction there are important meetings to attend, you will take our entry test and you will be able to meet your tutors and other students on the course. You will receive a lot of important information in this week which will help you settle into academic life at Cardiff University, so it is very important that you arrive for the start of induction.

Date Time Venue Meetings and Events
Thursday 7 January 9.30am Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre, Room 1.123, Main Building, Park Place (map reference 39)

Welcome Meeting

With Helen Evans (Director of English Language Programmes for International Students) and Shaun Tiddy (Course Co-ordinator)

Compulsory Entry Test

Students are tested with a multiple choice language test, written text and a short interview

We will meet you outside Main Building on Park Place to help you find your first meeting.

Thursday 7 January 2pm Deri House (map reference 60)

Speaking Tests

Friday 8 January 9:00am Room 1.11, Deri House

Fee Payment

Come to room 1.11 in Deri House to pay your course fees or discuss your sponsorship details.

Friday 8 January 9:00am Room 1.12

Enrolment and Academic Counselling

We will ask students for more information about their future academic plans. Students will have a chance to ask any questions about enrolment or the course here.

Walking Tour of the University campus with your teachers.

We will give you an appointment time at your welcome meeting.

Friday 8 January TBA TBA

ID card and Bank Letter Collection

We will give you an appointment card telling you where to go and at what time.

Friday 8 January 3:00pm Small Chemistry Lecture Theatre, Room 1.122, Main Building

Course Orientation

A discussion of course expectations, performance, assessment, module content, timetabling and reports with Shaun Tiddy. It is compulsory to attend this meeting.

English Language Programmes


Download the English for University Study information