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January 2020 Orientation Schedule

 

We are looking forward to welcoming you to King's in January! Please see below for information on the sessions that will be running, as well as social events. 

Welcome to King's, Study Skills and Thriving in London sessions are compulsory, and you should attend the department/faculty welcome talks that are relevant to you.  You can also download a PDF version of the schedule.

Please note that some of the (optional) social events have a limited number of tickets available, and may incur extra costs.

Don't forget to download the Welcome to King's app!

 

Study Abroad January 2020 Orientation Schedule

 

Monday 6th January 

 Tuesday 7th January

 Wednesday 8th January

 Thursday 9th January

Friday 10th January 

09:00-09:30

Biosciences Welcome (1 hour)

Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Hodgkin Building, Guy's campus

 

 

 

 

09:30-10:00

 

Module Drop-In Session (3 hours)

Maughan Library, Room 1.63

Module Drop-In Session (3 hours)

Maughan Library, Room 1.63


 

Module Drop-In Session (3 hours)

Maughan Library, Room 1.63

Module Drop-In Session (3 hours)

Maughan Library, Room 1.63

10:00-10:30

 

 

 

 

Global Health & Social Medicine Welcome (1 hour)

S0.11, Strand Building, Strand campus

10:30-11:00

 

 

 

 

 

11:00-11:30

Welcome to King's (surnames A-K) (1 hour)

Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre, King's Building, Strand campus

 

 

Social Science & Public Policy Welcome (1 hour)

Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre, King's Building, Strand campus

Study Skills (1 hour)

Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre, King's Building, Strand campus

11:30-12:00

 

 

 

 

 

12:00-12:30

Bingo Meet & Greet 1 (1 hour)

Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre, King's Building, Strand campus

 

Law Welcome (1 hour)

S-1.01, Strand Building, Strand campus

 

Thriving in London (Non-EU) (1 hour)

Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre, King's Building, Strand campus

12:30-13:00

 

Postgraduate Meet & Greet (1 hour)

342N Norfolk Building, Strand campus

 

 

 

13:00-13:30

Welcome to King's (surnames L-Z) (1 hour)

S-2.18, Strand Building, Strand campus

 

Physics Welcome (1 hour)

S-1.01, Strand Building, Strand campus

King's Business School Welcome (1 hour)

Bush House NE Lecture Theatre 3, Strand campus

 

13:30-14:00

 

Welcome to Residences (1.5 hours)

Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre, King's Building, Strand campus

 

 

 

14:00-14:30

Bingo Meet & Greet 2 (1 hour)

S-2.18, Strand Building, Strand campus

 Informatics Welcome (1 hour)

342N Norfolk Building, Strand campus

Maths Welcome (1 hour)

S-1.01, Strand Building, Strand campus

Thriving in London (EU) (1 hour)

K6.29, King's Building, Strand campus

 

14:30-15:00

 

 

 

 

 

15:00-15:30

 

Arts & Humanities Welcome (1 hour)

Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre, King's Building, Strand campus

 

Meet the Erasmus Network Society (1.5 hours)

S0.11, Strand Building, Strand campus

Study Skills (1 hour)

Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre, King's Building, Strand campus

15:30-16:00

 

 

 

 

 

16:00-16:30

 

 Chemistry Welcome (1 hour)

1.63 Franklin-Wilkin Building, Waterloo campus

 

 

 

 

 

Other optional social and/or ticketed events

 

IMPORTANT: If you are attending one of our social events, please bring your King's student ID as well as a valid photo ID to prove you are over 18.  At the meeting points, look out for our Peer Advisors in their blue t-shirts!

Monday 6th January

Bingo Meet & Greet 1

12:00 - 13:00

Get to know your fellow Study Abroaders in our fun Bingo Meet & Greet session!  Please book your free place via our Eventbrite link.

Bingo Meet & Greet 2

12:00 - 13:00

Get to know your fellow Study Abroaders in our fun Bingo Meet & Greet session!  Please book your free place via our Eventbrite link.

Guy's Bar Welcome Social

18:00 - 20:30 

Make some new friends at one of your new campus bars, Guy's Bar next to The Shard!  Please book your free place via our Eventbrite link.


 

Tuesday 7th January

The Lion King (ticketed)

18:45 - 21:30

Join us at a performance of The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre!  This is a paid-for ticketed event; please book your Lion King ticket via the e-Store.


Wednesday 8th January

Peer Advisor Scavenger Hunt

16:00 - 18:00

Make a team with some new friends and try your luck at our Peer Advisor Scavenger Hunt!  Please book your free place via our Eventbrite link.

Scavenger Hunt Social

18:00 - 20:00

Join our Peer Advisors at the end of your hunt at The Vault Bar. 


Thursday 9th January

Peer Advisor Q&A

13:00 - 14:00

Got a question for our Peer Advisors? Come along to S0.11 in the Strand Building and pick their brains.

Comedy Night at the Top Secret Comedy Club (ticketed)

19:30 - 22:30

If you love to laugh, come along for a night of comedy.  This is a paid-for ticketed event; please book your Top Secret Comedy Club ticket via the e-Store.


Friday 10th January

Sweat, Box, Stretch

14:30 - 15:30

Sweat out those first week nerves at King's Sport on the Strand.  Please note this a free event, but spaces are limited.  Please book your free place online.  Peer Advisors will meet outside the Strand reception at 14:00 to walk you over to King's Sport.


Saturday 11th January

Walking Tours from Unseen Tours: brilliant guides who were formerly homeless, will show you the authentic London through their stories and unmatched knowledge of the history of the different areas.  More information about the Social Enterprise’s goal to generate social change and challenge the perceptions about homelessness as well as details about each tour, visit their website: https://sockmobevents.org.uk

These are paid-for ticketed events; please book your ticket via the e-Store.

London Bridge: Mysterious Alleys, Hidden Pathways

11:00 - 13:00

Shoreditch: London's Coolest Streets

13:00 - 15:00

 


 

Sunday 12th January

Walking Tours from Unseen Tours: brilliant guides who were formerly homeless, will show you the authentic London through their stories and unmatched knowledge of the history of the different areas.  More information about the Social Enterprise’s goal to generate social change and challenge the perceptions about homelessness as well as details about each tour, visit their website: https://sockmobevents.org.uk

These are paid-for ticketed events; please book your ticket via the e-Store.

Brick Lane: Multicultural Mixing Pot

11:00 - 13:00

Soho: Behind the Masks

13:00 - 15:00