Social Sciences Applicant Taster Days

Timetables

Timetables will be confirmed soon. For a general indication of the day’s schedule of events, please see last year’s timetables below:

Sociology - Saturday ATD Timetable (Provisional)

Black Studies - Saturday ATD Timetable (Provisional)

Sociology - Wednesday ATD Timetable (Provisional)

Black Studies - Wednesday ATD Timetable (Provisional)

Saturday Applicant Taster Day Timetable (Sociology) (Provisional)

Saturday Applicant Taster Day Timetable (Sociology) (Provisional)

TimeActivity
9am - 10am

Arrival and Registration: Registration of applicants for the School of Social Sciences will take place at Level 0, Curzon Building, City Centre Campus.

10am - 11am

Introduction to Sociology

This welcome talk will give you with the opportunity to learn more about the Sociology team and your course, and to get an insight into what studying Sociology with us will be like.

11am - 12noon

The Sociological Imagination Workshop

This interactive taster session allows you to experience our practical teaching style with a member of the Sociology staff, giving you a taste of student learning.

12noon – 3pm

Support Service Stands

Throughout the day you will have the opportunity to network with staff, view our welcoming student accommodation and get advice from our Central Support Services including:

  • Library
  • Student Services
  • Accommodation Services & tour booking
  • Centre for Academic Success
  • Graduate+ 
  • Go Abroad

*Please note that accommodation tours are limited to availability. 

3pm End of Applicant Taster Day
Saturday Applicant Taster Day Timetable (Black Studies) (Provisional)

Saturday Applicant Taster Day Timetable (Black Studies) (Provisional)

TimeActivity
9am - 10am

Arrival and Registration: Registration of applicants for the School of Social Sciences will take place at Level 0, Curzon Building, City Centre Campus.

Black Studies applicants only: One to one sessions with admissions tutor for Black Studies.

10am - 10.20am

Introduction to Black Studies

This welcome talk will give you with the opportunity to learn more about the Black Studies team and your course, and to get an insight into what studying Black Studies with us will be like.

10.20am - 11am

Black Studies Taster Lecture

This session offers you -

  • A brief presentation on a Black Studies topic.
  • A brief taste of being in a Black Studies lecture.
  • The opportunity to meet and talk with one of our Black Studies teaching team.
11am - 3pm

Support Service Stands

Throughout the day you will have the opportunity to network with staff, view our welcoming student accommodation and get advice from our Central Support Services including:

  • Library
  • Student Services
  • Accommodation Services & tour booking
  • Centre for Academic Success
  • Graduate+ 
  • Go Abroad

*Please note that accommodation tours are limited to availability. 

3pm End of Applicant Taster Day
Wednesday Applicant Taster Day Timetable (Sociology) (Provisional)

Wednesday Applicant Taster Day Timetable (Sociology) (Provisional)

TimeActivity
12noon - 1pm

Arrival and Registration: Registration of applicants for the School of Social Sciences will take place at Level 0, Curzon Building, City Centre Campus.

1pm - 1.45pm

Introduction to Sociology

This welcome talk will give you with the opportunity to learn more about the Sociology team and your course, and to get an insight into what studying Sociology with us will be like.

1.45pm - 2.30pm

The Sociological Imagination Workshop

This interactive taster session allows you to experience our practical teaching style with a member of the Sociology staff, giving you a taste of student learning.

2.30pm – 5pm

Support Service Stands

Throughout the day you will have the opportunity to network with staff, view our welcoming student accommodation and get advice from our Central Support Services including:

  • Student Services
  • Accommodation Office
*Please note that accommodation tours are limited to availability.
5pm End of Applicant Taster Day
Wednesday Applicant Taster Day Timetable (Black Studies) (Provisional)

Wednesday Applicant Taster Day Timetable (Black Studies) (Provisional)

TimeActivity
12noon - 1pm

Arrival and Registration: Registration of applicants for the School of Social Sciences will take place at Level 0, Curzon Building, City Centre Campus.

1pm - 1.20pm

Introduction to Black Studies

This welcome talk will give you with the opportunity to learn more about the Black Studies team and your course, and to get an insight into what studying Black Studies with us will be like.

1.20pm - 2pm

Black Studies Taster Lecture

This session offers you -

  • A brief presentation on a Black Studies topic.
  • A brief taste of being in a Black Studies lecture.
  • The opportunity to meet and talk with one of our Black Studies teaching team.
2pm – 5pm

Support Service Stands

Throughout the day you will have the opportunity to network with staff, view our welcoming student accommodation and get advice from our Central Support Services including:

  • Student Services
  • Accommodation Office
*Please note that accommodation tours are limited to availability.
5pm End of Applicant Taster Day