Please see  below for a quick guide to Enrolment in September 2014, a step-by-step guide to enrolment is available.

Module Timetables and Reading Lists

You will receive module timetables and detailed module kits/reading lists at subject-specific Introductory Talks, or at the first lecture, or via Learning Central.

School Handbook for Undergraduate Students

All students (new and continuing) will receive a copy of the generic School Handbook for Undergraduate Students during Enrolment week.  This handbook gives you full details about a variety of matters concerning your studies at the School of Modern Languages.

Year 1 – all programmes

New students – please note!  

Please do not enrol on any modules on SIMS Online before meeting your Personal Tutor and attending School enrolment on Wednesday 24 September.

The information on these pages is a brief guide to the main Enrolment events taking place during Enrolment week (Monday 22 September – Friday 26 September).

Before enrolment week, you should read the Essential Information on the Humanities & Social Studies Year One Enrolment page, and relevant Academic Subject information.

Main Enrolment events for all new students are outlined below.

Online Central Enrolment: full instructions will be provided by the University Registry.

Welcome Event: Tuesday 23 September, 9.30am – 10.00am.  All Programmes with Languages: Lecture Theatre E1.21,Sir Martin Evans Building, Park Place (map ref: 35); Full details NB If you are a Joint Honours student and your Welcome Events clash, please attend ONE event only – the events cover similar ground and you will not be disadvantaged!

Personal Tutor Meetings: Tuesday 23 September.  Details will be emailed to you on or before 23 September (also, see listings on notice boards in foyer of the School of Modern Languages 65-68 Park Place (map ref: 24) on Tuesday 23 September). NB Single honours students to see Personal Tutor from 10.00am.  Joint Honours students to see Personal Tutors from 3.00pm (‘Home’ school tutor must be seen first).

School Enrolment: Wednesday 24 September.  John Percival Building* (map ref: 16), from 9.00am – 12.00 noon (Session 1 – Additional Subject Enrolment) and 1.00pm – 4.00pm (Session 2 – Honours Enrolment and Online Enrolment).

Introductory Talks (subject-specific): Friday 26 September. Humanities and Social Studies Year One Introductory Talks.

Library Inductions for New Students: Friday 26 September

 Details of the rooms for School Enrolment will be supplied at the foyer of the John Percival Building on the day.

Year 2 – all programmes

Online Enrolment: full instructions can be found on Registry information page

No school enrolment requirement for continuing undergraduate students

NB
Drop-in sessions for students will be available as follows, for advice/queries on module selection and/or advice for changes to pre-selected modules:

Thursday 25 September, 2-4pm, room 1.22 (School of Modern Languages 66A   Park Place)
OR
Friday 26 September, 10-12 noon, room  1.22 (School of Modern Languages 66A   Park Place)

‘Welcome Back’ event (or information): details will be emailed to you/posted on Learning Central.

Years 3 & 4 – all programmes

Online Enrolment:  full instructions can be found on Registry information page

No school enrolment requirement for continuing undergraduate students

NB
Drop-in sessions for students will be available as follows, for advice/queries on module selection and/or advice for changes to pre-selected modules:

Thursday 25 September, 2-4pm, room 1.22 (School of Modern Languages 66A   Park Place)
OR
Friday 26 September, 10-12 noon, room  1.22 (School of Modern Languages 66A   Park Place)

‘Welcome Back’ event (or information): details will be emailed to you/posted on Learning Central.

Postgraduate students

Online enrolment: instructions are available on the University Registry Enrolment Information page. Please note that it is essential for all students to have completed Central Enrolment and to have accepted offers of study (via Registry) before attending School Induction.

School induction: Postgraduate Induction will take place on Friday 26 September 14:00 to 18:000 (venue TBA). All new Postgraduate Students must attend this event. You will be welcomed to the School by senior members of staff, given an overview of our facilities and introduced to the research culture of the School. There will also be an opportunity for all taught students to meet with their course convenor (Dr Carlos Sanz Mingo for MA Translation Studies and Prof Gordon Cumming for MA European Studies).

The event will finish with a social event from 16:30. All new postgraduate students are invited to attend.

University Graduate College: all new Research students are also expected to attend the ‘Starting Out’ event run by the Graduate College. This year, the event will be running on the 7th & 9th October. Advance booking is required through the RSSDP bookings webpage.

Induction Activities for International Students: The International Office runs two weeks of events designed to give you the best possible start to your time at Cardiff. At these events you will find all the information, fun and friends you need to make your transition to UK life as carefree as possible. It is highly recommended that you plan to attend as many induction events as possible. Studies show that international students that participate in induction settle better into their new lifestyle in the UK.

The induction programme runs Friday 19 September to Sunday 28 September and a full timetable of events is available.

Graduate Centre: Join the Graduate Centre’s fortnight of social events specifically for postgraduates, and take the opportunity to meet other postgrads from all across the university. Every event is open to all postgraduates at Cardiff. Postgraduate Welcome Fortnight will run Monday 23 September – Friday 3rd October.