Welcome information and timetables

We’re really looking forward to welcoming you to study at The University of Manchester.

Before you arrive please refer to Get Ready for Manchester for information on everything you will need to prepare for the start of your degree.

During arrival, welcome and induction, there will be many different kinds of activities organised by your department, the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures (SALC), the University and the Students’ Union that will help you to get to know people and settle in.

There are lots of important talks and events that you will need to attend, including the Social Justice Challenge, one of three Ethical Grand Challenges you'll need to complete if you want to work towards Stellify, the University’s prestigious extra-curricular award.

You should also read your Welcome guide.

Welcome timetable

Make sure you familiarise yourself with your course Welcome timetable.

You should also frequently check Blackboard and your University email address for the latest information.

Humanitarian and Conflict Response courses 

  • BSc International Disaster Management and Humanitarian Response

Student support

If you have any questions about your course, please contact your programme administration team via our Instant Chat Support. Instant Chat Support is available Monday-Friday, 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm (UK time). You can also contact your programme administration team via hcri.administrator@manchester.ac.uk.

If you have any questions about the University’s wellbeing and pastoral support, please contact Emma Kane and Gareth Frier, SALC’s Student Support and Engagement Officers, via salcstudents@manchester.ac.uk.