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Physics and Astronomy

Enrolment and induction information for undergraduate and postgraduate students at the School of Physics and Astronomy.

We are looking forward to welcoming you as you start your studies, and are working hard to ensure that you will be living and learning safely.

Induction dates


Year 1  Welcome and inductionMonday 27 September13:00-17:00N/4.07
Year 1Online enrolment support drop-inTuesday 28 September10:00-12:00Online
Year 1Meet your mentorTuesday 28 September14:00-15:00Online1
Year 2InductionTuesday 28 September13:00-14:00N/4.07
Year 3InductionTuesday 28 September14:30-15:30N/4.07
Year 4InductionTuesday 28 September15:00-16:00N/3.28
Year 1Lab inductionWednesday 29 SeptemberStarting 12:30*N/1.34

1Meet your mentor: Check your Cardiff University emails for a message and link from your student mentor. If you haven’t received an email by Monday 27 September, please contact

*Note that lab/computing induction will take place in smaller groups, assignments of which will be communicated at our welcome event.

Postgraduate Taught and Postgraduate Research

MSc inductionWednesday 29 September10:00-14:00N/3.28
MSc Safety inductionThursday 30 September11:30-12:30N/3.28
PGR inductionThursday 30 September10:00-16:30N/3.28
PGR conferenceFriday 1 October13:30-17:00N/3.28

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing

CDT inductionTuesday 28 September10:00-16:30WX/3.07-3.14

Please note that links to online sessions will be emailed to you separately.