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Welcome to Portsmouth

Explore our Welcome Month activities and get started with university life

Your first month of uni is a great chance to meet new people, settle into your accommodation and get to know your campus and city.

Join in with a mix of virtual events and face-to-face activities that will help you meet other students, make new friends, explore and join clubs and societies, get to grips with your studies and learn more about life at uni. 

Important dates

  • 18-22 January: International Induction Week
  • 16 January - 5 February: Welcome Month

You'll need to complete your registration or re-registration if you're a continuing student to access all Welcome Month events.

Themes

Welcome Month events are in three main themes. Use them to help you plan your events diary and spot the events most important to you.

Student life

Discover the opportunities available to you outside study by exploring societies, new hobbies and Portsmouth.

Support and guidance

Attending support and guidance events will help you get set up and prepared for the new year ahead.

Sports Tasters

Try a sport you like or try something new while making new friends.

Jump to week 


Week 1: 16- 22 January

Course induction

You'll attend induction events to introduce you to your course tutors and hear more about our services including the Library, Careers and Employment, and the University Wellbeing Service. We'll contact you on your University email to tell you how to access your induction schedule before your first week, or find your timetable here:

Monday 16 Jan

Painting palette

6.30pm-7.30pm: Swim Play

8.00pm-9.00pm: Handball Play

8.00pm-9.00pm: Taekwondo and karate Play

9.00pm-10.00pm: Handball Play

Tuesday 17 Jan

Festival of culture

11.00am-11.30am: Writing Critically

3.00pm-3.30pm: Developing a Paragraph

7.00pm-9.00pm: Traditions around the world

Wednesday 18 Jan

walking tour through Victoria Park

1.30pm-2.30pm: Dance Play – Contemporary

2.00pm-3.00pm: Climbing Play

2.30pm-3.30pm: Dance Play – Jazz/Tap

2.00pm-4.00pm: Local Tour

3.30pm-4.00pm: Study tips

3.00pm-4.00pm: Climbing Play

3.30pm-4.30pm: Dance Play – Ballet/Hip-hop

7.30pm-9.00pm: Boxing Play

Thursday 19 Jan

Chinese lantern

11.00am-11.30am: Writing without Plagiarising

2.00pm-4.00pm: Local Tour

4.15pm-4.45pm: Start Reflective Writing

5.00pm-6.00pm: Dodgeball Play

7.00pm-8.30pm:  Volleyball Play

8.30pm-10.00pm: Womens Cricket Play

Friday 20 Jan

Mens ultimate frisbee

4.00pm-6.30pm: Ultimate Frisbee Play

5.30pm-6.30pm: Trampolining Play

5.30pm-6.45pm: Boxing Play

6.45pm-8.00pm: Boxing Play

Saturday 21 Jan

Students playing squash in Ravelin Sports Centre

12.00pm-2.00pm: Squash Play

Sunday 22 Jan

students playing table tennis

12.00pm-1.00pm: Table Tennis Play

12.00pm-2.00pm: Fencing Play

2.00pm-3.00pm: Softball Play

7.00pm-9.00pm: Badminton Play


Week 2: 23 - 29 January

Monday 23 Jan

Students studying

6.30pm-7.30pm: Swim Play

8.00pm-9.00pm: Handball Play

8.00pm-9.00pm: Taekwondo and karate Play

9.00pm-10.00pm: Handball Play

Tuesday 24 Jan

Student using a pool table

2.00pm-2.45pm: Giving Confident Presentations

3.00pm-3.30pm: Writing Analytically

Wednesday 25 Jan

Student colouring

11.00am-11.30am: Writing Critically

1.30pm-2.30pm: Dance Play – Contemporary

2.00pm-3.00pm: Climbing Play

2.30pm-3.30pm: Dance Play – Jazz/Tap

3.00pm-4.00pm: Climbing Play

3.30pm-4.30pm: Dance Play – Ballet/Hip-hop

7.30pm-9.00pm: Boxing Play

Thursday 26 Jan

CCI Facilities and Students

11.00am-11.30am: Get Studying

3.00pm-3.30pm: Signposting Introductions

5.00pm-6.00pm: Dodgeball Play

7.00pm-8.30pm:  Volleyball Play

8.30pm-10.00pm: Womens Cricket Play

Friday 27 Jan

Croxton's Kitchen & Tap House

4.00pm-6.30pm: Ultimate Frisbee Play

5.30pm-6.30pm: Trampolining Play

5.30pm-6.45pm: Boxing Play

6.45pm-8.00pm: Boxing Play

Saturday 28 Jan

Ravelin Sport Centre Images Squash

12.00pm-2.00pm: Squash Play

Sunday 29 Jan

Student playing Badmington

12.00pm-1.00pm: Table Tennis Play

12.00pm-2.00pm: Fencing Play

2.00pm-3.00pm: Softball Play

7.00pm-9.00pm: Badminton Play


Week 3: 30 January – 5 February

Monday 30 Jan

Students studying

3.00pm-3.30pm: Social Studying

3.30pm-4.30pm: Get studying

8.00pm-9.00pm: Handball Play

8.00pm-9.00pm: Taekwondo and karate Play

9.00pm-10.00pm: Handball Play

Tuesday 31 Jan

Students watching TV

3.30pm-4.00pm: Writing without Plagiarising

3.00pm-3.30pm: Writing Analytically

Wednesday 1 Feb

Feel Good Festival

1.30pm-2.30pm: Dance Play – Contemporary

2.00pm-2.30pm: Writing Critically

2.00pm-3.00pm: Climbing Play

2.30pm-3.30pm: Dance Play – Jazz/Tap

3.00pm-4.00pm: Climbing Play

3.00pm-4.30pm: Wellbeing Café

7.30pm-9.00pm: Boxing Play

Thursday 2 Feb

Students playing volleyball

3.00pm-3.30pm: Developing a Paragraph

5.00pm-6.00pm: Dodgeball Play

7.00pm-8.30pm:  Volleyball Play

8.30pm-10.00pm: Womens Cricket Play

Friday 3 Feb

Varsity March 2022 women's running

4.00pm-6.30pm: Ultimate Frisbee Play

5.30pm-6.30pm: Trampolining Play

5.30pm-6.45pm: Boxing Play

7.00pm-10.30pm: Girls' Night

Saturday 4 Feb

Students playing squash

12.00pm-2.00pm: Squash Play

Sunday 5 Feb

Student using a table tennis table

12.00pm-1.00pm: Table Tennis Play

12.00pm-2.00pm: Fencing Play

2.00pm-3.00pm: Softball Play

7.00pm-9.00pm: Badminton Play