Welcome Month February 2021

Happy students at Portsmouth

Welcome to Portsmouth

Explore Portsmouth's Welcome Month activities between 1–28 Feb and get started with university life

Your first month of uni is a great chance to meet new people and settle into the year ahead.

This year you can join in with an exciting timetable of virtual events from 1–28 February – 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. 

Update on Welcome events

Please note that all Welcome activities have been planned in line with current Government guidance, which may change at any time.

For this reason, all events are being revised and updated, so please check individual events for further information before attending.


Welcome Month events are in 2 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.

Jump to week

Week 1: 1–5 February 2021

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:

Student using careers centre screen

Tuesday 2 Feb

7.30pm: Quiz night

7.30pm: Games night

Female student drawing in sketchbook

Thursday 4 Feb

12.30pm: 30 Minute Guide to Making The Most of Career Planning Tools Online

4.00pm: Finance at Four – Computer Says No!

7.30pm: Among Us Challenge

7.30pm: Art Night

Plastic piggy banks for student saving

Friday 5 Feb

Week 2: 8–12 February 2021

Hand strumming an acoustic guitar

Monday 8 Feb

Mixed paints

Tuesday 9 Feb

7.30pm: Art Night

7.30pm: Quiz night

Feel Good Fest logo on multicoloured background

Wednesday 10 Feb

Happy female student at mixer

Thursday 11 Feb

7.30pm: Games Night

7.30pm: Open Discussion

Student cooking class

Friday 12 Feb

Week 3: 15–19 February 2021

Students in a dance class

Monday 15 Feb

7.30pm: Dance Party

7.30pm: Eco Society

Student slicing pizza

Tuesday 16 Feb

Student on laptop in halls

Wednesday 17 Feb

7.30pm: Art Night

7.30pm: Self Care Evening

Stack of Jane Austen's books

Thursday 18 Feb

7.30pm: Book Club

7.30pm: Games night

Dance class

Friday 19 Feb

Week 4: 22–26 February 2021

French bulldog on bench

Monday 22 Feb

7.30pm: Book Club

7.30pm: Share Your Pets

Student playing Uno

Tuesday 23 Feb

7.30pm: Games Night

7.30pm: Quiz Night


Wednesday 24 Feb

7.30pm: Self Care Evening

7.30pm: Music Hangout

Research student on tablet

Thursday 25 Feb

7.30pm: Pictionary Night

7.30pm: Study Tips

Popcorn in a bowl

Friday 26 Feb

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