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For full details of non-college activities and requirements during Freshers' Week, please see the general university handbook for new students, Welcome Week Guide.
Freshers' Week Timetable
You can collect your keys from 10am. We recommend that you arrive no later than 4pm so you can get settled in before the orientation talk at 5.30pm.
Cartmel is located on Alexandra Park. Follow the signs for Alexandra Park. Campus parking restrictions will not be enforced on Arrivals Day.
Orientation is at 5.30pm and is essential. We will also be providing a small evening meal for all new Freshers.
Sunday 28th September
From 1pm we will we'll be holding an Old School Sports Day complete with all the sports day events you remember from your childhood!
At 8:00pm we will be concluding a busy day with the renowned Quiz featuring a host of great prizes (List prizes?). The acclaimed quiz kicks off with a special Freshers Week edition featuring the biggest and best prizes on campus! Relax and take it easy for tonight, prepare yourselves for what is coming tomorrow!
Monday 29th September
Major Talks are today, so make sure to have a look at pages 19-23 of the Welcome Week Guide to find out when and where your talk will be.
If you don't fancy the Big Night Out there is a nine-college trip to into Lancaster for a tour of Lancaster Castle and the old prison! Places for this trip are limited tickets are £5 and available from the online store.
Tuesday 30st October
Wednesday 1st October
The UniSmart Induction is taking place at 11am today in The Great Hall, this is great event and will give you some essential tips on surviving your time University. NB There are some flashing lights and loud noises at this event. Then at 1pm your College Personal Advisor will come to your kitchen to introduce themselves and tell you about the College Advisory System. (don't miss out on this - they have freebies for you and will be an essential support for you during your time at Lancaster!)
Part I Enrolment for Cartmel Student is at 4pm today in the George Fox Building. You will need to enrol with your major department, and also enrol for your minor(s) that you have decided on from yesterdays Part I talks! Try and make a decision that's best for you, but don't worry too much as you have until the end of week 3 to change your minor if you feel you've made a wrong choice. Check out page 35-36 of the Welcome Week Guide for more information about this process.
International and EU Students are invited to the International Students' Evening in the Great Hall from 7:30pm, this is a meet and greet from the Vice Chancellor and LUSU, so come on down!
Tonight is the Ceilidh from 9:00pm. If you’ve never been to a ceilidh, the most important thing you need to know is that dancing shoes are a must. The dances at ceilidhs are for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never danced before, have two left feet or even three, everyone is welcome at a ceilidh and you’ll be astonished how hard it is not to end up dancing!
Thursday 2nd October
Tonight is the Big Campus Bar Crawl: C for Cartmel! Dress up as anything beginning with C, the crazier, the better! We want to see everything from cats to clownfish, make the effort for an amazing night! After visiting all the bars on campus from 8:00pm, the crawl will conclude at Cartmel with a silent disco! This promises to be a night to remember, but remember to carb up with a quick meal beforehand!
Also tonight; all nine colleges are teaming up to go on a trip to see the famous Blackpool Illuminations for only £5! Places for this trip are limited, tickets are available from the online store.
Friday 3rd October
From 9pm in Barker House Farm we bring the James Bond casino experience to Lancaster in; From Cartmel With Love. Tuxedo, formal dress and suave sophistication comes highly recommended as Blackjack, Poker and Roulette form the ultimate posh party soireé.
Saturday 4th October
MONDAY 6th OCTOBER
Lectures begin today – good luck!
Important note: These pages outline most of the daytime activities you will need to attend. However, you should still familiarise yourself with Welcome Week Guide, as there are many more optional events, which you might find useful or interesting.
Please Note: If you have been allocated Cartmel College for 2014 you should have received a welcome email from the college (check your spam folder!) if you haven't please get in touch with Cath Gorton firstname.lastname@example.org
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