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English, Communication & Philosophy

Enrolment and induction information for the School of English, Communication and Philosophy.

To help you settle in as quickly as possible, we are running a series of events in induction week which are all designed to prepare you for the coming academic year.

You should attend as many sessions as possible but to help you manage your time, we’ve indicated which are essential.

Year 1

English Language

This information applies to the following programmes:

  • English Language (BA)
  • English Language & Linguistics (BA)

Monday 23 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

12:00-14:00

Dragon orientation hunt

Details to follow

Recommended

Tuesday 24 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

11:00-11:45

Welcome talk

Room 0.31, John Percival Building

Essential

12:00-13:30

Personal tutor meeting

Seminar rooms in John Percival Building (to be confirmed)

Essential

Wednesday 25 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-11:00

Student rep talks (students with surnames A – L)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

11:00-12:00

Student rep talks (students with surnames M - Z)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

13:00-13:45

Student mentor talks

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Recommended

Thursday 26 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-12:30

Information Fair

Temple of Peace

Recommended

Friday 27 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

12:00-13:00

English Language subject talk

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

11:00 or 14:00

Library talk

Large Shandon Lecture Theatre, Main Building

Recommended

English Language and Literature

This information applies to the following programmes:

  • English Language & Literature

Monday 23 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

12:00-14:00

Dragon orientation hunt

Details to follow

Recommended

Tuesday 24 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

11:00-11:45

Welcome talk

Room 0.31, John Percival Building

Essential

12:00-13:30

Personal tutor meeting

Seminar rooms in John Percival Building (to be confirmed)

Essential

Wednesday 25 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-11:00

Student rep talks (students with surnames A – L)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

11:00-12:00

Student rep talks (students with surnames M - Z)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

13:00-13:45

Student mentor talks

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Recommended

Thursday 26 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-12:30

Information Fair

Temple of Peace

Recommended

Friday 27 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

09:00-09:45

English Literature subject talk (students with surnames A - L)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

10:00-10:45

English Literature subject talk (students with surnames M - Z)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

12:00-13:00

English Language subject talk (all students)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

11:00 or 14:00

Library talk

Large Shandon Lecture Theatre, Main Building

Recommended

English Language and Philosophy

This information applies to the following programmes:

  • English Language & Philosophy

Monday 23 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

12:00-14:00

Dragon orientation hunt

Details to follow

Recommended

Tuesday 24 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

11:00-11:45

Welcome talk

Room 0.31, John Percival Building

Essential

12:00-13:30

Personal tutor meeting

Seminar rooms in John Percival Building (to be confirmed)

Essential

Wednesday 25 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-11:00

Student rep talks (students with surnames A – L)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

11:00-12:00

Student rep talks (students with surnames M - Z)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

13:00-13:45

Student mentor talks

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Recommended

Thursday 26 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-12:30

Information Fair

Temple of Peace

Recommended

Friday 27 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

12:00-13:00

English Language subject talk

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

13:00-14:00

Philosophy subject talk

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

11:00 or 14:00

Library talk

Large Shandon Lecture Theatre,

Main Building

Recommended

English Language Joint Honours (where ENCAP is the Home School)

This information applies to the following programmes:

  • English Language & French (BA)
  • English Language & German (BA)
  • English Language & Italian (BA)
  • English Language & Spanish (BA)

Monday 23 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

12:00-14:00

Dragon orientation hunt

Details to follow

Recommended

Tuesday 24 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

11:00-11:45

Welcome talk

Room 0.31, John Percival Building

Essential

12:00-13:30

Personal tutor meeting

Seminar rooms in John Percival Building (to be confirmed)

Essential

Wednesday 25 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-11:00

Student rep talks (students with surnames A – L)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

11:00-12:00

Student rep talks (students with surnames M - Z)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

13:00-13:45

Student mentor talks

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Recommended

Thursday 26 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-12:30

Information Fair

Temple of Peace

Recommended

Friday 27 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

12:00-13:00

English Language subject talk

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

11:00 or 14:00

Library talk

Large Shandon Lecture Theatre, Main Building

Recommended

English Language Joint Honours (where ENCAP is the Associate School)

This information applies to the following programmes:

  • Welsh & English Language (BA)

Monday 23 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

12:00-14:00

Dragon orientation hunt

Details to follow

Recommended

Tuesday 24 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

11:00-11:45

Welcome talk

Room 0.31, John Percival Building

Essential

Wednesday 25 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-11:00

Student rep talks (students with surnames A – L)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

11:00-12:00

Student rep talks (students with surnames M - Z)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

13:00-13:45

Student mentor talks

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Recommended

Thursday 26 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-12:30 or
13:30-16:00

Information Fair - check your home school schedule for which time you should attend.

Temple of Peace

Recommended

Friday 27 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

12:00-13:00

English Language subject talk

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

11:00 or 14:00

Library talk

Large Shandon Lecture Theatre, Main Building

Recommended

English Literature

This information applies to the following programmes:

  • English Literature (BA)
  • English Literature & Creative Writing (BA)

Monday 23 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

12:00-14:00

Dragon orientation hunt

Details to follow

Recommended

Tuesday 24 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-10:30

Welcome talk (students with surnames A – L)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

10:30-11:00

Welcome talk (students with surnames M - Z)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

12:00-13:30

Personal tutor meeting

Seminar rooms in John Percival Building (to be confirmed)

Essential

Wednesday 25 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-11:00

Student rep talks (students with surnames A – L)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

11:00-12:00

Student rep talks (students with surnames M - Z)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

15:00-15:45

Student mentor talks (students with surnames A – L)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Recommended

15:45-16:30

Student mentor talks (students with surnames M - Z)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Recommended

Thursday 26 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-12:30

Information Fair

Temple of Peace

Recommended

Friday 27 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

09:00-09:45

English Literature subject talk (students with surnames A – L)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

10:00-10:45

English Literature subject talk (students with surnames M - Z)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

11:00 or 14:00

Library talk

Large Shandon Lecture Theatre,

Main Building

Recommended

English Literature and Philosophy

This information applies to the following programmes:

  • English Literature & Philosophy (BA)

Monday 23 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

12:00-14:00

Dragon orientation hunt

Details to follow

Recommended

Tuesday 24 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-10:30

Welcome talk (students with surnames A – L)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

10:30-11:00

Welcome talk (students with surnames M - Z)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

12:00-13:30

Personal tutor meeting

Seminar rooms in John Percival Building (to be confirmed)

Essential

Wednesday 25 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-11:00

Student rep talks (students with surnames A – L)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

11:00-12:00

Student rep talks (students with surnames M - Z)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

15:00-15:45

Student mentor talks (students with surnames A – L)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Recommended

15:45-16:30

Student mentor talks (students with surnames M - Z)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Recommended

Thursday 26 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-12:30

Information Fair

Temple of Peace

Recommended

Friday 27 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

09:00-09:45

English Literature subject talk (students with surnames A – L)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

10:00-10:45

English Literature subject talk (students with surnames M - Z)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

13:00-14:00

Philosophy subject talk

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

11:00 or 14:00

Library talk

Large Shandon Lecture Theatre,

Main Building

Recommended

English Literature Joint Honours (where ENCAP is the home school)

This information applies to the following programmes:

  • English Literature & Ancient History (BA)
  • English Literature & Archeology (BA)
  • English Literature & History (BA)
  • Journalism, Media & English Literature (BA)

Monday 23 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

12:00-14:00

Dragon orientation hunt

Details to follow

Recommended

Tuesday 24 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-10:30

Welcome talk (students with surnames A – L)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

10:30-11:00

Welcome talk (students with surnames M - Z)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

12:00-13:30

Personal tutor meeting

Seminar rooms in John Percival Building (to be confirmed)

Essential

Wednesday 25 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-11:00

Student rep talks (dtudents with surnames A – L)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

11:00-12:00

Student rep talks (dtudents with surnames M - Z)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

15:00-15:45

Student mentor talks (students with surnames A – L)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Recommended

15:45-16:30

Student mentor talks (students with surnames M - Z)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Recommended

Thursday 26 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-12:30

Information Fair

Temple of Peace

Recommended

Friday 27 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

09:00-09.45

English Literature subject talk (students with surnames A – L)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

10:00-10:45

English Literature subject talk (students with surnames M - Z)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

11:00 or 14:00

Library talk

Large Shandon Lecture Theatre,

Main Building

Recommended

English Literature Joint Honours (where ENCAP is the associate school)

This information applies to the following programmes:

  • French & English Literature (BA)
  • German & English Literature (BA)
  • Italian & English Literature (BA)
  • Music & English Literature (BA)
  • Religious Studies & English Literature (BA)
  • Spanish & English Literature (BA)
  • Welsh & English Literature (BA)

Monday 23 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

12:00-14:00

Dragon orientation hunt

Details to follow

Recommended

Tuesday 24 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-10:30

Welcome talk

(Students with surnames A – L)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

10:30-11:00

Welcome talk

(Students with surnames M - Z)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

Wednesday 25 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-11:00

Student rep talks (students with surnames A – L)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

11:00-12:00

Student rep talks (students with surnames M - Z)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

15:00-15:45

Student mentor talks (students with surnames A – L)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Recommended

15:45-16:30

Student mentor talks (students with surnames M - Z)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Recommended

Thursday 26 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-12:30 or
13:30-16:00

Information Fair - check your home school schedule for which time you should attend.

Temple of Peace

Recommended

Friday 27 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

09:00-09:45

English Literature subject talk (students with surnames A – L)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

10:00-10:45

English Literature subject talk (students with surnames M - Z)

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

11:00 or 14:00

Library talk

Large Shandon Lecture Theatre, Main Building

Recommended

Philosophy

This information applies to the following programmes:

  • Philosophy (BA)

Monday 23 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

12:00-14:00

Dragon orientation hunt

Details to follow

Recommended

Tuesday 24 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

11:00-11:30

Welcome talk

Room 0.36, John Percival Building

Essential

12:00-13:30

Personal tutor meeting

Seminar rooms in John Percival Building (to be confirmed)

Essential

Wednesday 25 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-11:00

Student rep talks

(Students with surnames A – L)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

11:00-12:00

Student rep talks

(Students with surnames M - Z)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

14:00-14:45

Student mentor talks

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Recommended

Thursday 26 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-12:30

Information Fair

Temple of Peace

Recommended

Friday 27 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

13:00-14:00

Philosophy subject talk

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

11:00 or 14:00

Library talk

Large Shandon Lecture Theatre, Main Building

Recommended

Philosophy (where ENCAP is the Home School)

This information applies to the following programmes:

  • Philosophy & Ancient History (BA)
  • Philosophy and Archeology (BA)
  • Philosophy & History (BA)
  • Philosophy & Economics (BA)

Monday 23 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

12:00-14:00

Dragon orientation hunt

Details to follow

Recommended

Tuesday 24 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

11:00-11:30

Welcome talk

Room 0.36, John Percival Building

Essential

12:00-13:30

Personal tutor meeting

Seminar rooms in John Percival Building (to be confirmed)

Essential

Wednesday 25 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-11:00

Student rep talks

(Students with surnames A – L)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

11:00-12:00

Student rep talks

(Students with surnames M - Z)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

14:00-14:45

Student mentor talks

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Recommended

Thursday 26 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-12:30

Information Fair

Temple of Peace

Recommended

Friday 27 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

13:00-14:00

Philosophy subject talk

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

11:00 or 14:00

Library talk

Large Shandon Lecture Theatre, Main Building

Recommended

Philosophy (where ENCAP is the Associate School)

This information applies to the following programmes:

  • French & Philosophy (BA)
  • Italian & Philosophy (BA)
  • Music & Philosophy (BA)
  • Politics & Philosophy (BA)
  • Religious Studies & Philosophy (BA)
  • Spanish & Philosophy (BA)
  • Welsh & Philosophy (BA)

Monday 23 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

12:00-14:00

Dragon orientation hunt

Details to follow

Recommended

Tuesday 24 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

11:00-11:30

Welcome talk

Room 0.36, John Percival Building

Essential

Wednesday 25 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-11:00

Student rep talks

(Students with surnames A – L)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

11:00-12:00

Student rep talks

(Students with surnames M - Z)

C-1.01 Sir Martin Evans Building

Recommended

14:00-14:45

Student mentor talks

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Recommended

Thursday 26 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

10:00-12:30 or 13:30-16:00

Information Fair - check your home school schedule for which time you should attend.

Temple of Peace

Recommended

Friday 27 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

13:00-14:00

Philosophy subject talk

Room 2.01, John Percival Building

Essential

11:00 or 14:00

Library talk

Large Shandon Lecture Theatre,

Main Building

Recommended

Tuesday 24 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

14:00-15:00

Centre for Language and Communication Research (MA Applied Linguistics, MA Forensic Linguistics, MA Language and Communication Research and MA Language and Linguistics) Masters induction for new and returning students

Room 0.31 John Percival Building

Essential

15:00 – 16:00

Centre for Language and Communication Research (MA Applied Linguistics, MA Forensic Linguistics, MA Language and Communication Research and MA Language and Linguistics) Library induction

Room 0.31 John Percival Building

Recommended

16:00-17:00

Centre for Language and Communication Research (MA Applied Linguistics, MA Forensic Linguistics, MA Language and Communication Research and MA Language and Linguistics) Masters Module Fair

Room 0.31 John Percival Building

Essential

17:00 onwards

Centre for Language and Communication Research (MA Applied Linguistics, MA Forensic Linguistics, MA Language and Communication Research and MA Language and Linguistics) social event for new and returning students

Room 3.62 John Percival Building

Recommended

Wednesday 25 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

14:00 – 15:00

MA Creative Writing induction

Room 1.01 John Percival Building

Essential

15:00 – 16:00

MA Philosophy and MA Creative Writing Library induction

Room 3.45 John Percival Building

Recommended

Thursday 26 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

11.00 – 12:00

MA English Literature induction for new and returning students

Room 2.48 John Percival Building

Essential

12:00 – 13:00

MA English Literature Library induction

Room 2.48 John Percival Building

Recommended

13:10 – 14:00

Careers & Employability:

Career Planning

Beginner's guide to LinkedIn

Room 2.01 John Percival Building

Room 2.03 John Percival Building

Recommended

14:10 – 15:00

Careers & Employability:

Finding Work Experience – Futures Connect and Go Wales

CV’s and Application Forms

LinkedIn photo drop-in

Room 2.01 John Percival Building

Room 2.03 John Percival Building

Room 2.04 John Percival Building

Recommended

15:10 – 16:00

Careers and Employability:

Choosing Postgraduate Study

Introduction to the Cardiff Award and Your Career Journey

Work experience drop-in

Room 2.01 John Percival Building

Room 2.03 John Percival Building

Room 2.04 John Percival Building

Recommended

Friday 27 September

Time

Event

Venue

Type

11:00 -12:00

MA Philosophy induction

Room 1.01 John Percival Building

Essential

14:00 – 15:00

PGT representative talk

Room 2.01 John Percival Building

Recommended

16:00 onwards

MA English Literature, MA Creative Writing and MA Philosophy social event for new and returning students

Room 2.47 John Percival Building

Recommended

Wednesday 2 October

Time

Event

Venue

Type

12:00 -14:30

ENCAP School PGR induction and lunch

Room 1.31 John Percival Building

Essential

14:30 – 16:00

School-specific inductions:

English Literature and Critical and Cultural Theory

Philosophy

Creative Writing

Language and Communication Research

Room 2.47 John Percival Building

Room 1.45 John Percival Building

Room 1.02 John Percival Building

Room 3.58 John Percival Building

Essential

Thursday 3 October

Time

Event

Venue

Type

11:00 -12:00

PGR Careers and Employability induction by Kirsty Osman

Room 4.43 John Percival Building

Recommended