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Welcome Week

During Welcome Week you'll receive all the essential course information you need and get the chance to start making friends and preparing for university life.

Welcome Talks January 2023

Make sure to get involved with our Welcome Talks. Our talks are here to welcome you to the college and university campus and make sure that you have the best start possible to your degree. These sessions will give you the opportunity to meet fellow students, college staff and teachers. We will walk through what being a student will be like, how to get involved with activities, societies, and different services. It will also give you the opportunity to ask us any questions you may have.


Monday 9th January (Online)Tuesday 10th January (Online)Wednesday 11th January (Online)Thursday 12th January (Cambridge)Friday 13th January (Chelmsford)
11:00-12:30 - ARU College Arrival Webinar - Q&A session with Maxine Carrillo, Director of College Services 10:30-12:00 - Intercultural Competency Enhancement - (with Dr Paul Pattison) 11:30-13:00 - Disability and Wellbeing - (with ARU Student Services) 10:30-12:00 - Cambridge Welcome Talk (room LAB 003) 10:30-12:00 - Chelmsford Welcome Talk (room MAB 221)
14:30-16:00 - Maths Key Concepts - (with Dr Amandeep Kaur) 12:00-12:30 - Cambridge Foundation, Business, Pre-Masters Focus (room LAB 003) 12:00-12:30 -Chelmsford Foundation, Business, Pre-Masters Focus (room MAB 221)
12:00-12:30 - Cambridge First Year Integrated Focus (room LAB 207) 12:00-12:30 Chelmsford First Year Integrated Focus (room MAB 002a)

There will be activities on campus throughout the week including our Freshers’ Fairs so come on to campus and join in if you can. Look at the ARU App and Students’ Union website to find out what’s on when you arrive.

Campus Tours

The Students Union will be putting on campus tours throughout Welcome Week. Not sure where the on-campus gym is, iCentre or available study spots are? The campus tour will make sure you know where you can go for your needs.

Cambridge Campus Virtual Tour

Chelmsford Campus Virtual Tour

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