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SSEES Postgraduate Enrolment and Induction 2022/23

Welcome to SSEES and congratulations on achieving your place at UCL! This page contains important information on enrolment and induction. Please take time to read it carefully.

Welcome 

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We are delighted to welcome you to UCL's School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES). Below you will find key information about important things you need to do and know and details about induction activities that will be taking place across UCL.

To begin with, there are some helpful resources which we would like to direct your attention to such as the SSEES Student Handbook, module listings and other useful resources which are also available on our current student pages.

In the coming weeks, we will send you information on student support, module and syllabus information, and how to get involved - so do look out for this information!

Pre-arrival Information

There are some important resources to access prior to arriving at UCL and commencing your studies. We've put these together below for you to access. 

Download the UCL Go App

We suggest downloading the UCL Go App for your ongoing studies, so begin by downloading it here 

Checklists

Starting University is a significant life step and there can be too many things to remember sometimes. This helpful pre-arrival checklist can help you make sure you are making the most before and after you arrive at UCL. Click here to access the checklists.

Pre-enrolment

Pre-enrolment is an important part of your first few steps to studying at UCL. If you haven't done so already please see the information on how to pre-enrol here

International Students

Most of the information above applies to our International Students also however we know that there are also a number of unique aspects of the international student experience including vital information about study visas to navigating the new cultural environment in the United Kingdom. To help our international student community settle into UCL we suggest reading about all the important information and support available to you here.

Enrolment

The enrolment process confirms your arrival and registration at the university. It also allows you to collect your campus ID card which will allow you to identify yourself on campus grounds and access areas such as libraries. To ensure you enrol successfully you will need to make sure that you have followed the neccessary steps depending on your student status as a Home or International student. Once you are on campus please see this page which helpfully outlines what you need to do. 

SSEES Induction Week Programme 

Induction Week starts on Monday 26th September and contains a number of important scheduled sessions with members of staff and students on your programme and beyond. It is important that you are familiar with what is going on in the week and what you need to attend - depending on the programme of study you are registered on. 

The below timetable shows the sessions being run for SSEES Students however UCL will be running sessions and activities across campus during induction week which include campus tours, wellbeing information and much much more. In order to access information on where and when to attend these you see what's happening at the UCL Welcome Festival pages here https://www.ucl.ac.uk/students/new-students/welcome-festival 

Important notes on the Induction Week Timetable

It is important to note the following with regards to the induction week timetable:

  • It may be subject to late-minute changes and so we advise you to please bookmark and re-visit this page often prior to and during the induction week 
  • Some sessions will be held online via Microsoft Teams - any specific joining instructions are listed in the Joining Information column.        
  • If you have not yet done so please ensure you have installed Microsoft Teams onto your computer or device in good time prior to induction week. If you have any queries about how to use these applications or on how to join a meeting please see the UCL Guidance for Microsoft Teams Help. Alternatively contact ISD for assistance here

 

How to find your room

UCL has a large campus with many buildings and rooms. To find the room listed in the below timetable more easily, you are advised to use the UCL Map (click here) and you can then type in the name of your building and it will show you the location which you can then access via Google Maps. 

EventStart Time/DateEnd Time/DateWhereContactWho is it for?
Postgraduate Director's Welcome

27/09/2022

10:00 AM 

27/09/2022

11:00 AM

Christopher Ingold Building, XLG2 Auditorium ssees-student@ucl.ac.ukAll Postgraduate Students
Programme Welcome PG History

27/09/2022

11:30 AM

27/09/2022

13:00 PM

SSEES Building, Room 432ssees-history@ucl.ac.ukAll New Postgraduate History Students
MA Russian-language Test

27/09/2022

12:00 PM

27/09/2022

13:30 PM

SSEES Building, Rooms 347 - 346ssees-lc@ucl.ac.ukAll Students Welcome
PG New Language Russian Introduction

27/09/2022

12:00 PM

27/09/2022

14:00 PM

SSEES Building, 

Room 345

ssees-lc@ucl.ac.ukAll Students Welcome
MA/IMESS/MRes Eastern European Language introduction 

27/09/2022

13:00 PM

27/09/2022

14:00 PM

SSEES Building, 

Room 433

ssees-student@ucl.ac.ukStudents on our MA, IMESS and MRes Programmes
PhD Induction Meeting

27/09/2022

14:00 PM

27/09/2022

15:30 PM

SSEES Building, 

Room 534

ssees-research@ucl.ac.ukAll New PhD Students
Programme Meeting - Languages and Culture

27/09/2022

14:30 PM

27/09/2022

15:30 PM

SSEES Building,

Room 433

ssees-lc@ucl.ac.ukAll New Postgraduate Languages and Culture Students
Programme Meeting - Politics and Sociology

27/09/2022

15:30 PM

27/09/2022

16:30 PM

SSEES Building, 

Room 432

ssees-ps@ucl.ac.ukAll New Postgraduate Politics and Sociology Students
Programme Meeting - Economics and Business

27/09/2022

15:00 PM

27/09/2022

16:30 PM

Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way

104 Elvin Hall

ssees-eb@ucl.ac.ukAll New Postgraduate Economics and Business Students
Programme Meeting IMESS

27/09/2022

15:30 PM

27/09/2022

17:00 PM

25 Gordon Street,

E28 Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre

ssees-imess@ucl.ac.ukAll New IMESS Students
Programme Welcome MRes

27/09/2022

16:00 PM

27/09/2022

17:00 PM

SSEES Building,

Taviton 346 

ssees-research@ucl.ac.ukAll New MRes Students
Library Talk and Careers Talk for Postgraduates

28/09/2022

11:00 AM

28/09/2022

12:00 PM

Microsoft Teams - CLICK HERE TO JOIN MEETINGssees-student@ucl.ac.ukAll Students Welcome
Module Registration Surgery (Economics and Business)

29/09/2022

10:00 AM

29/09/2022

12:00 PM

Gordon House

Room 209

ssees-eb@ucl.ac.ukAll Economics Students
Module Registration Surgery (Languages and Culture)

29/09/2022

10:00AM

29/09/2022

12:00 PM

Gordon House

Room 309

 ssees-lc@ucl.ac.ukAll Languages and Culture Students
Module Registration Surgery (IMESS)

29/09/2022

10:00 AM

29/09/2022

12:00 PM

Gordon House

Room G09

ssees-imess@ucl.ac.ukAll IMESS Students
Module Registration Surgery (Politics and Sociology) 

29/09/2022

10:00 AM

29/09/2022

12:00 PM

SSEES Building Room 129ssees-ps@ucl.ac.ukAll Politics and Sociology Students
Module Registration Surgery (History, Politics and Economics) 

29/09/2022

10:00 AM

29/09/2022

12:00 PM

 20 Gordon Square, 102 Seminar 3ssees-hpe@ucl.ac.ukAll Students Welcome 
Introduction to Academic Writing

29/09/2022

14:00 PM

29/09/2022

15:00 PM

Online 

CLICK TO JOIN

ssees-student@ucl.ac.ukAny Students who want to enhance their academic writing skills
Guide to student support and UCL Extenuating Circumstances Policies

29/09/2022

13:00 PM

29/09/2022

13:30 PM

Online via Microsoft Teams

JOINING LINK

a.allsopp@ucl.ac.ukAll Postgraduate Students

UCL 101 : Support available during your studies

We want to draw your attention to a session being run by UCL Student Support and Wellbeing on Wednesday 28th September , 12:15 PM to 13:00 PM in Logan Hall which will provide first-hand advice and tips from students about the transition to postgraduate life at UCL. Register your interest and book onto the UCL 101 PG Talk Wednesday 28 September 12:15-13:00, Logan Hall

SSEES Society Events

Your SSEES Student Society is hosting events during induction week - please follow them on Instagram at @sseessoc and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sseessociety. If you would also like to join their society WhatsApp group chat, please fill in this form to be added: https://forms.gle/U1VZ9eVMNq8WaQRT9

 

How we contact you and how to contact us

The preferred and most effective form of communication with the office is via email. The contact email for all enquiries relating to your programme, module choices, etc. depends on the programme you are registered on. 

SSEES will use primarily use email to contact you about various matters. When you register with ISD you will be allocated a UCL email address - this is the address which will be used to contact you. It is very important that you check your UCL email regularly during term time.

Once your email has been set up, please ensure that you have set up a standard signature that shows your name, student number, year of study and programme. This will speed responses to your queries up when you email the Programme Administrator or other departments at UCL.

When e-mailing please always include the following information in all emails to enable a prompt response:

Full Name I Student Number I Year of Study I Degree Programme

Please see the drop-down menu below to find out the contact details for your programme. 

Economics & Business

Sasha Aleksic

e-mail: ssees-eb@ucl.ac.uk Tel: 0207 679 8773

Languages & Culture

Ben Chatterley 

e-mail : ssees-lc@ucl.ac.uk Tel: 0207  679 8771

Politics & Sociology

Angela Nnamchi

e-mail : ssees-ps@ucl.ac.uk Tel: 0207 679 8778

History, Politics and Economics (HPE) 

email ssees-hpe@ucl.ac.uk Tel: 0207 679 8778

History

e-mail : ssees-history@ucl.ac.uk Tel: 0207  679 8771

Research 

Svetlana Smirnova

e-mail : ssees-research@ucl.ac.uk Tel : 0207 679 8754

IMESS

Svetlana Smirnova

e-mail : ssees-imess@ucl.ac.uk  Tel : 0207 679 8775

If your enquiry relates to a departmental enquiry please contact ssees-student@ucl.ac.uk 

Beside e-mail students can drop by and speak to one of the team at the Education and Student Support Office (ESSO). The office is located in Room 341 in the SSEES building (see here) on front desk is open during the following times in term-time:

10:00am until 16:00pm from Monday to Friday

Location

Located in the heart of the UCL Bloomsbury Campus, SSEES is situated at 16 Taviton Street close to London Euston Station, Euston Square and Warren Street Underground Stations. It is well served by TfL transport services. If you want to plan your route please see the TfL Journey Planner.

The SSEES building is located at:

16 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW.

For correspondence, the address of the Department is:

School of Slavonic and East European Studies I University College London

Gower Street I London I WC1E 6BT

Telephone : +44(0)207 679 8700