Welcome Week Blog
This question, applied to your first day, your first lecture, your first assignment, your course, is on the tip of every tongue that enters Newman during Welcome Week. Your first day, when you come on to campus during Welcome Week, will probably feel a bit of a whirlwind. Welcome Mentors
We know that coming into Newman for the first time may feel a little nerve-wracking. This is why we dedicate the first week to helping you to acclimatise to the place, the people and the way we do things. So, see if you can do all five of the things
Newman’s library is housed in our elegant St Chad building that meets Genners Lane and catches the eye of passers-by. Now, you may have had a complicated relationship with libraries in your past, and they may not be your favourite places. But, here is an opportunity to forge a new
Happily, we can say that the days of students being present to do little more than receive the wisdom that lofty professors deigned to impart are long gone. The best universities will strive to operate as democracies, where the student voice is genuinely listened and responded to by the institution.
Newman students are, we are proud to say, an incredibly diverse group. One of the many pleasures of working at Newman is being part of a learning community that brings together people from so many walks of life, such varied past educational and professional experiences, with a thriving mix of
Chances are, your feelings about arriving on campus for your first Welcome Week session are pretty mixed. Some excitement to be getting started, but some nerves too. Our experience of welcoming new students to the university every year tells us that there are certain issues that cause you to worry
It makes sense that spending time with our existing students is the fastest and most effective way for you to get a handle on what it is like to be at university. At Newman we have a long tradition, stretching back over 20 years, of students supporting other students to