Foundation year

Welcome to the Biosciences with a Foundation Year course at Manchester.

Welcome Week Timetable

Please use the campus map to find your way around The University of Manchester. Please note that the majority of your teaching will take place at Xaverian College.


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You will receive your teaching timetable for college based teaching from Xaverian College during Welcome Week. Please note that this timetable will not appear on your 'MyManchester' area. You will also receive a separate timetable for campus-based teaching from your Programme Director during Welcome.

Course delivery

See information on how your course will be delivered in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Using Zoom (Audio/Video Conferencing Tool)

Some of the sessions during Welcome & Induction will take place via ‘Zoom’ (audio/video conferencing tool). If you haven’t used Zoom before, you can find further instruction about it here: