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School of History

Welcome Week Information for Returning Undergraduate Students


Welcome back to Queen Mary after what I hope was an enjoyable summer.

The below outlines the Welcome Week Plans for returning second and final year students. For new first year welcome week information, please click here. 

Thursday 19 September 2018 

11:00 – 12:00pm IHR and WOHL Library Introduction Session - ArtsTwo 3.16

A welcome and introduction session from the Institute of Historical Research Library, outlining how they can help students access collections and resources. 

3:00 – 4:00pm Second Year Welcome Back Talk – ArtsTwo LT

This talk will be delivered by School of History staff as a welcome back to students and provide updates on the latest course changes, staff changes and essential information for the year ahead. Students are expected to attend.

4:00 – 5:30pm Second Year Welcome Back Reception – ArtsTwo Foyer

This is a chance to catch up with fellow second year students and staff in a fairly informal environment. Light snacks and drinks provided.


Monday 23 September 2019

12:00pm – 14:00pm Final Year Welcome Back Talks – Law 2.10

This final year welcome back talk will focus on the special subject and accompanying dissertation. Recent changes in the School will also be discussed. Students are expected to attend. 

If your surname begins with the letters A – M, or you are taking a special subject course taught on another London Campus - Please attend Session 1 (12pm – 13pm).

If your surname begins with the letters N - Z - Please attend Session 2 (13pm - 14pm).

All sessions are in Law 2.10.

14:00 – 16:00pm First Special Subject Classes

This is the first meeting of your special subject class. Details of locations will be on your timetable.

16:00 – 18:00pm Final Year Welcome Back Reception – Welcome Week Marquee, Lawn in front of Queens' Building.

To round off the day of final year Welcome Back and Inductions, please join us for some light snacks and drinks. 

Wednesday 25 September 2019

14:00 – 16:00 What can I do with my history degree? Careers Session - Bancroft 1.13

A careers session to help you identify your skills and future careers options.