Information for new Fashion Business and Technology undergraduate students

Congratulations on securing your place at The University of Manchester! We are very much looking forward to welcoming you to the Department. Here you will find all the information you need to get started at the University, including all of the available events happening over Welcome.

All these sessions are mandatory and will take place online.

Week 1 - week commencing 21 September

Your induction session was on Monday 21 September, but don't worry if you missed it - all sessions are being recorded so you can watch it back at your convenience in your programme's Blackboard area.

The rest of the University sessions this week are available to book on the What's on page.

Week 2 - week commencing 28 September

During this week there will be several events that you will need to attend as a new undergraduate student.

  • A Welcome to Fashion, Business and Textiles event where you will meet the Programme Director and learn about important aspects of your programme of study.
  • A number of programme specific activities related to:
    • Fashion buying and merchandising
    • Fashion management
    • Fashion marketing
    • Fashion technology
  • Meet your Year Manager and overview of 1st Year
  • The importance of raw materials and Digital Lab tour
  • Manchester Fashion Experience

Personal timetable of events

Once you have activated your account and confirmed your attendance you will be able to gain access to the University Student Portal ‘My Manchester’ where you will be able to access a personal timetable that will include all the events that you will need to attend for your programme during the welcome and induction period. There will also be further information available to you in your Departmental Blackboard Area.

Getting started with your studies

You can also get ahead with some of your recommended reading (we know this isn't a fun way to start the term, but it is important).