Geography at Streatham Campus: New postgraduate students
Postgraduate taught students: Streatham Campus
Postgraduate taught students: Streatham Campus
Congratulations on securing a place on one of our two taught postgraduate programmes (MRes Critical Human Geographies and MSc Global Sustainability Solutions). Below you will find some useful information regarding your first few weeks here in Exeter.
We will be updating this page regularly as new details of induction and welcome activities are released. Please ensure you check back here frequently for updates, as well as your personal email account, new University of Exeter email account, and your My Timetable for the most up-to-date information from us. (Please note you need to register with the University and activate your IT account to access My Timetable.) If you have any questions about your induction or starting your studies, please contact your Info Point using the details on this page.
College online induction
This induction course for CLES students is all about helping you to feel confident and happy during your first couple of weeks with us.
Welcome from Professor Richard Winsley
Richard is Associate Dean for Education in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences.
Welcome to Geography
A massive welcome to all of you who have chosen to come and study Geography with us at the University of Exeter and many congratulations on securing a place here. Geography matters, perhaps more than ever now and we are all greatly looking forward to meeting you as you start your postgraduate studies. We will do all we can to help you to have a fabulous, stimulating, and productive time as a Geography student at Exeter.
Welcome to Exeter Geography!
Professor Henry Buller - Head of Geography, Streatham Campus
During Welcome Week (13-19 September) you will have some scheduled induction meetings to get to know the department.
The purpose of academic induction is to introduce you to your academic programme, complete any necessary pre-registration tasks, familiarise yourself with your academic buildings, and meet fellow students and the academic staff for your subjects.
Please check your timetable in the iExeter app for the most up-to-date information on times and locations.
MRes Critical Human Geographies students
Your induction meeting is on Thursday 16 September at 14:35 in Amory Building, room B315.
MSc Global Sustainability Solutions students
Your induction meeting is on Thursday 16 September at 13:35 in Streatham Court, room C.
You can access your timetable via MyTimetable or in the iExeter app. Our How MyTimetable Works guide (pdf) explains how to understand your timetable, check if your classes are online or on campus, and access your online classes.
Access and wellbeing support
If you have declared a disability on your application form pre-arrival or on a medical form, we would advise you to contact AccessAbility and Wellbeing services by logging an enquiry through the SID helpdesk. They will ensure that you get the additional study support you require e.g. extra time in exams, specific software etc.
Services and support
Connect with us
The Student-Staff Liaison Committee (SSLC) gives you the opportunity to voice your opinions about studying with us and to comment on a wide range of issues and possible developments. Find out more on Facebook or Twitter: @UofEGeogSSLC
The new students guide includes everything you need to know about starting University, with a handy checklist of tasks to help you through your first term.
Can you commit to one hour a week chatting to prospective students on your smartphone? Do you enjoy talking/writing? If yes, apply to become a Unibuddy Ambassador for the University of Exeter.
- Share your experiences of University life
- Build professional skills
- Improve your CV and increase employability prospects
- Support students just like you
- Earn while you learn
Unibuddy is a social platform that connects current students with prospective applicants from around the world. Through informal chats, blogs and videos, Unibuddy ambassadors offer support, guidance and information to help applicants make the right decisions about higher education.
As a Unibuddy ambassador you will:
- Answer questions from students about study, life and your experience at university (one hour per week at the standard ESA (Exeter Student Ambassador) hourly rate).
- Help students find the right information and contact details for particular departments/people at the University of Exeter.
- Check your account on a daily basis and answer questions in a timely manner.
- Keep conversations going and build up a friendly relationship with students by asking questions and being engaging.
- Provide a real insight into the University of Exeter experiences through chats, blogs and videos (a minimum of two pieces of content per month).
To be a successful Unibuddy you will:
- Be a confident communicator who enjoys producing engaging content.
- Have a positive outlook on university life and study.
- Be flexible and willing to respond to questions quickly and efficiently.
- Adopt a mature and professional approach to conversations.
How to apply:
To apply for this role, please express your interest to PGunibuddy@exeter.ac.uk. We look forward to hearing from you!
We look forward to welcoming you to Exeter in September. If you have any queries in the meantime, please contact either the MRes Critical Human Geographies programme director, Dr. Sean Carter (email@example.com) or the MSc Global Sustainability Solutions programme director, Dr. James Dyke (firstname.lastname@example.org).
There is a lot more information about the University of Exeter, the Geography department, and the Global Systems Institute on our website and we really recommend that you take a look around before you arrive! You can also find us on twitter: @ExeterGeography and @GSI_Exeter.