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Welcome Week January 2022: What's On

A full schedule of Welcome Week activities

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Hello and welcome to ARU London!

We’re excited to have you on board and hope you have enough time to get to know the Students’ Union – after all, we are run by students for students.

To help you settle into your first weeks at ARUL, we’ve put together a few events where you can get to know your course mates (or make a friend on another course), find out exactly what a Students’ Union is and what we can do for you, and have fun with people who are also starting a new journey alongside you.

Feel free to attend as many events as you please, or dip in and out when you can. If you can’t attend no worries; you can drop us an email at or follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates. We’ll also be launching a competition exclusively for new starters on social media on Monday 10th January, so make sure you’re following both accounts to be in with a chance to win!


Welcome Week Schedule

Welcome Coffee & Chat
10th - 14th January, 3-4pm

An opportunity to meet and talk with our SU coordinators Izzy and Kseniia, and other students who are also starting their ARU journey in January 2022. Grab a coffee, or beverage of your choice, and prepare a few fun facts about yourself! There’ll also be a fun quiz at the end where you’ll have the chance to win Amazon vouchers.

Please note: we will run the same session every week day so you only need to attend once.

Whenever you choose to attend, please join the Zoom meeting here: 

Meeting ID: 812 4538 6848

Passcode: 324219


Q&A with Adebisi
Thursday 13th January, 2.15-3 pm

The Vice President in London, Adebisi Sasi, will be going live on Instagram for a Q&A session with new students. Come along with your questions and some snacks! At the end of the session, Adebisi will choose the most interesting questions to be rewarded with Amazon vouchers.

Join us live here:


SU Talk
Monday 17th January, 1-2pm

Join our informal SU Talk where students will speak about their approaches to work-life balance, juggling assignments, and achieving high academic results. Who, if not ARU students, can provide you with useful advice about the journey which you are about to start? Take this unique opportunity to gain their top tips and tricks and ask questions.

Join us at:

Meeting ID: 867 0811 7667

Passcode: 097499


Letter To My Future Graduate Self
Tuesday 18th January, 1-2pm

Let’s get creative and write a letter to our future selves! What are your goals while you study? What would you like to achieve by graduation? Write it all down and when you reach the end of your studies, you can read it over and reflect on the journey to becoming a graduate. There will be an opportunity to win Amazon vouchers at the end of the session.

Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 810 4740 6973

Passcode: 108889


Student Takeover
Friday 21st January

Our students will be taking over our Instagram account to give you a taste of life at ARUL. Starting your studies remotely might be tricky, but your fellow students are happy to share their top hacks for studying from home.

Get involved here:


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