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Hurray! You're joining the Faculty of Health, Science, Social Care and Education (HSSCE). Below you'll find everything you need to know about welcome and induction*.
The dates shown on this page apply to the courses listed below.
You may have a different start date if you can't see your course in the list.
The Welcome Programme runs alongside your course induction and will:
You will be able to book onto the various events once you complete your online enrolment.
Our on-campus Welcome Help point should be your first stop if you have questions or are not sure where to go.
You will find a wonderful bunch of friendly Student Ambassadors who will be ready to give you directions, answer your questions (or just have a chat!)
Open from 09.00 to 16:30, Monday 16 January to Friday 20 January, your Welcome Help points are located at:
To get you acquainted with your new campus, tours will run on the following dates:
Tours start from the Welcome Help Points at:
There is no sign-up required, but numbers for each tour will be capped at a maximum of 12 people (allocated on a first-come basis).
Please make sure you wear comfortable shoes.
Our Welcome to Kingston online module will give you an introduction to the support services available should you need it.
You can access the online module on Canvas, our virtual online learning environment, once you have completed your online enrolment.
The module is on-demand so you can access it at your own pace and at whatever time of day suits you.
Once you log into Canvas you'll see the link to the module on your dashboard.
We've got FREE Welcome to Kingston Starter packs which can be picked up during welcome and induction.
Your Starter Pack contains:
Check back for details on when and where these can be picked up.
Please contact your faculty if you have any queries about the start of your course.
You can contact the department in the Faculty of Health, Science, Social Care and Education by email: