Undergraduate freshers’ week and welcome events

Please read the following information about freshers’ week.

Freshers’ week

The week beginning Sunday 2nd October 2016 is freshers’ week. From 14.30 on Tuesday 4th October, there will be a series of College induction sessions. Attendance at these is compulsory. Other compulsory events in freshers’ week will include one or more meetings with your tutor(s), and inductions at University libraries. There will also be the opportunity to attend optional events organised by the JCR or OUSU.

Welcome tea on Tuesday 4th October 2016

All new students and their parents/guardians are invited to a welcome tea on Tuesday 4th October. Refreshments will be available from 11.00 until 12.00 in the Margaret Thatcher Centre, and the Principal will give a brief welcome address at 11.30. Please feel to stop by for refreshments once you have registered. There is no need to book in advance.

Freshers’ dinner on Wednesday 5th October 2016

On this evening, there will be a special welcome dinner in the Dining Hall for all new undergraduate students, preceded by a drinks reception with College tutors. This is a formal occasion, so you will be expected to dress smartly. Please note that academic gowns are not worn for this or other formal College dinners. Please let the Conference and Catering Manager (catering@some.ox.ac.uk) know if you have special dietary requirements for this event. There is no charge for this dinner.