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Welcome Fest 2016

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Welcome Fest 2016

Every September the Student Experience team in collaboration with Marketing & Recruitment and the Students’ Union host a Welcome event, this year we have decided to call it Welcome Fest!

In the build up to you arriving in Bolton you will receive a whole host of important information that will help you to settle in when you arrive. This will include information about your course, accommodation and all the great events that the Students’ Union will be hosting across welcome week.

Remember to keep checking your emails and the post, we will be sending you more information all the way up until you arrive with us here in Bolton.

Your first task when you get here!

You should have by now complete the first stage of your enrolment with the University of Bolton, this is done from home and is online. Make sure you do this before you arrive in Bolton. On Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th the University will be holding ‘Welcome Fest 2016’. This is really important for you to attend. You will complete your enrolment with the university and get your ID Card.

Which day you come on is dependent on the course you are studying, we break the sessions down into schools so you will attend a certain time on a certain day.

Monday 12th September 2016 *
 Time School
 09:00 – 10:00 Bolton Business SchoolSchool of Law
 10:00 -12:00   School of Education & Psychology
 14:00 – 16:00 School of Engineering

School of Sport and Biomedical Sciences


Tuesday 13th September 2016 *
 Time School
 09:00 – 11:00  School of Health and Human Sciences
 10:00 – 12:00  Bolton School of the Arts
 14:00 – 16:00  School of Creative Technology

* These sessions are mandatory.

All the above sessions will be taking place in the Chancellor’s Mall at the University of Bolton. Please have a look at the campus map.

Bolton Welcome Sessions

After you have enrolled you will be required to attend the Bolton Welcome which will be held on The Sward at the University of Bolton, the event will also have lots of great activities going on including; food stalls, fairground rides, sports activities and much more. You will need to set yourself around 4 hours to attend the day. In the welcome session you will get a Welcome bag full of loads of great goodies from the Students’ Union, Student Services and Student Experience teams.

Monday 12th September 2016 *

Business and Law students – 10am Session in the Marquee on The Sward

Education and Psychology students – 11am or 12 noon in the Marquee on The Sward

Engineering, Sport and Biomedical students – 2pm or 4pm in the Marquee on The Sward.

Tuesday 13th September 2016 * 

Health and Human Science Students – 10am or 11am in the Marquee on The Sward

Art students – 12 noon in the Marquee on the Sward

Creative Technology students- 3pm or 4pm in the Marquee on the Sward.

*the above sessions are mandatory.

Make sure you keep checking your emails and post. We can’t wait to meet you. Good Luck!

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