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Geography at Streatham Campus: New students

Undergraduates: Streatham Campus

A very warm welcome to Geography at the University of Exeter. Congratulations on securing your place here – we look forward to meeting you, and hope you will enjoy a rewarding and challenging academic experience as part of the College of Life and Environmental Sciences.

We will be updating this page regularly as new details of induction and welcome activities are released. We're also working within Government guidelines meaning information and activities may change as that guidance changes as well.

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.

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Welcome from Professor Richard Winsley

Richard is Associate Dean for Education in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences.

Welcome to Geography

A huge welcome to all of you who have chosen to come and study Geography at the University of Exeter and many congratulations on securing a place here. Whether you are studying Human Geography or Physical Geography, or both, my colleagues and I in the Geography Department are greatly looking forward to meeting you in September at the start of your degree programme. I sincerely hope you will have an enjoyable, stimulating and productive time as a Geography student at Exeter. Certainly we will do all we can to help you achieve that.

If you have any questions or queries about your arrival in Exeter, please do not hesitate to contact the Geography team within the Amory Hub at geographyhelp@exeter.ac.uk or 01392 723301.

Once again, welcome to Exeter Geography!

Professor Henry Buller - Head of Geography, Streatham Campus

 

Your induction

During Welcome Week (14-20 September) you will have some scheduled induction meetings to get to know the department. Please check your timetable in the iExeter app for the times and locations. 

Your induction information can be found on the Geography Student Portal on ELE.

This includes:

and more - please take some time to familiarise yourself with the portal before you begin your studies. 

Getting started in Geography

Info at Amory is the information point for Geography at Streatham Campus.

If you have any questions, worries or concerns you can get in touch with us at info.amory@exeter.ac.ukgeographyhelp@exeter.ac.uk or on 01392 722257.

Portal

Access the Geography student portal on ELE

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

Societies

If you are interested in joining any societies, you can look out for the Geography Society (GeogSoc) during Freshers’ Week, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter: @GeogSocExeter

Connect with us

Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram: @exetergeography or Twitter: @ExeterGeography for Exeter Geography updates!

SSLC

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

Find out about the overall teaching and learning approach on your course here, and please be aware that this information may supersede the specified teaching and learning activities within individual modules.

Basic reading lists for each first year module can be found in the module descriptors. All recommended reading should be available through the university library

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.

» New students guide