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  Welcome Event

10am - 4pm, Saturday 8 September 2018, Craiglockhart campus

Every year we hold a Welcome Event to give us the chance to introduce you to Edinburgh Napier University, and help you find out about the support we offer to students. This includes talks, stalls, workshops and more.

The Welcome Event will take place on Saturday 8 September 2018 between 10am and 4pm at the Craiglockhart campus. Take a look at the tables below, which outline the activities at the event, so you can plan ahead.


There's no need to register - just turn up on the day. Friends and family are welcome.

​Talks & Workshops ​Session 1 ​Session 2 ​Location

​Welcome to Edinburgh Napier and Edinburgh Napier Students' Association​

A welcome from Professor Alistair Sambell, Vice Principal and Deputy Vice-Chancellor and ​Georgia Moran and Ashley McLean, Vice Presidents of the Edinburgh Napier Students’ Association.    

​10.30am - 11am

​1.30pm - 2pm

​​Riady Lecture Theatre

​International welcome

Are you from overseas, the EU or the EEA? If you are then come along to this welcome delivered by Edinburgh Napier’s Visa & International team to find out more about the University, Edinburgh and Scotland.    

​11.15am - 12noon

​2.15pm - 3pm

​​Lindsay Stewart Lecture Theatre

​Mature students' workshop

If you are starting university for the first time, or returning to study after some time away, you are probably wondering what it’s going to be like. This workshop aims to answer your questions and give you a head start with studying at Edinburgh Napier University.

​11.15am - 12noon

​2.15pm - 3pm

​​Room 2/10​

School leavers' workshop

So what’s university really like? How is it different from school? Come along to this workshop for school leavers, or anyone returning from a gap year, and find out more about life at university.

​12.15pm - 1pm

​3.15pm - 4pm

​Room 2/10​

Guide for parents

Going to university can be an anxious and exciting time and not just for the students. Parents and carers are encouraged to come along and find out what to expect.

​12.15pm - 1pm

​3.15pm - 4pm

​Riady Lecture Theatre​

'Surviving culture shock' session

Have you recently arrived in Scotland? Do you need some help to understand the Scottish culture, language and tradition? The guest speakers will tell you about their experiences when they first arrived in Scotland and how they adjusted to life here.

​12.15pm - 1.15pm


​Lindsay Stewart Lecture Theatre

As well as these talks and workshops, you will also get the chance to speak to exhibitors to find out more about student life, including:



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