Welcome online

We've got plenty for you to explore at a time and place that suits you.

While we have lots of Welcome events taking place on-campus, here you can access online events, sessions you may have missed and take a look at activities and resources to help you make the most of your time here at Manchester. You can also explore the campus and city remotely with virtual tours.

Scheduled sessions

If you can't make it on to campus, we have several sessions planned that are taking place online. Browse the schedule below. 

On-demand sessions

During Welcome we'll be making recordings of sessions, so if you have an events clash or miss any online sessions you'll be able to access them here. We'll be adding them to the page over the course of Welcome so keep checking back. 

Transitioning to university life

We’ve worked with our students and our expert colleagues to think about the best advice we can offer to help get you ready for university. Use our Transition Resource to help consider your next steps and prepare for your studies at Manchester. 

Developing your digital skills

Throughout your time at University, you will be supported to develop the digital skills and confidence needed for your studies and career.

In this video, our flexible learning student partners and graduate intern explain how the Jisc Discovery tool can help you understand and further develop your digital capabilities.

It only takes 10 minutes to start exploring your digital skills using the Discovery tool, which you can access through this My Learning Essentials resource.

Managing your money and banking in the UK

A short presentation on managing your money and banking in the UK.

Understanding consent

An introduction to understanding consent that will help you to feel more aware of what consent is and how it applies to your life and your relationships. It also provides information on the support available at the University and in the city of Manchester. Please be aware that this module does contain scenarios and principles relating to sexual consent.

Successful start for undergraduates

This session is for all new undergraduate students who want to find out more about making a successful start to their academic career at University. The session is led by Jennie Blake from the University Library. 


Successful start for postgraduate taught students

A session for all new international Masters and MRes students who want to find out more about making a successful start to their academic career at University. The session is presented by Dr Alfredo Stein​, Lecturer Urban Development Planning.


Get involved

What makes Manchester great is the wealth of socially responsible initiatives designed to help students make an impact on the world from day one. Here’s more information about the great opportunities we offer to help you make the most of your time here.

Explore Manchester

If you're joining us this year you can start exploring the city and University with our virtual tours, and 360 images of campus.

Supporting you

Our teams are here to help you be your best and broaden your horizons past your degree.