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 to SSEES
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.
If you want to see what kind of support we have available for you regarding your wellbeing, and learning adjustments and support please visit our Support, Wellbeing and Community page.
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!
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 here which will be invaluable for your future studies
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 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.
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.
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.
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
- You can locate the building and address for in person sessions by clicking on the address in the location column
- Some sessions will be held via Microsoft Teams - any specific joining instructions are indicated below.
- 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 please see the UCL Guidance 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.
Who is it for?
|Undergraduate School Directors Welcome|
|email@example.com||Darwin Building, Room B40 Lecture Theatre||All New Undergraduate Students|
|Politics and Sociology Undergraduates - Programme Welcome|
|In Personfirstname.lastname@example.org||Malet Place, Engineering Building Room 1.03||All New Politics and Sociology Undergraduate Students|
|History, Politics and Economics Undergraduates - Programme Welcome|
Institute of Education, Bedford Way
104 Elvin Hall
|All History, Politics and Economics Undergraduate Students|
|Languages and Culture Undergraduates - Programme Welcome|
Taviton Room 347
|All Languages and Culture Undergraduate Students|
|Year 1 Russian and East European Course Options Introduction|
Taviton Room 431
|Economics and Business - Undergraduate Programme Welcome|
|All New Economics and Business Undergraduate Students|
History Joint Honours -
Undergraduate Programme Welcome
|All Students on BA Joint Honours History Programme|
Transition Mentor Meetings
|In Person||Please see the e-mail sent to you on the scheduled time allocated to you||All Students|
|Meet Your Researcher, Library Induction and Careers Talk for Undergraduate Students|
Join the meeting by clicking here
|All New Undergraduate Students|
|Personal Tutor Meetings (You will receive an e-mail with regards to the timing and location)|
|Please await an e-mail that will clarify the timing and location of the meeting||All Students|
|Module Registration Surgery Economics and Business|
|In Personemail@example.com||Gordon House Room 209||All Undergraduate Economics and Business Students|
|Module Registration Surgery Languages and Culture|
|All Undergraduate Languages and Culture Students|
|Module Registration Surgery History, Politics and Economics|
|In Personfirstname.lastname@example.org||20 Gordon Square , 102 Seminar 3||All Undergraduate History, Politics and Economics Students|
|Module Registration Surgery Politics and Sociology|
|All Undergraduate Politics and Sociology Students|
|Guide to student support and UCL Extenuating Circumstances Policies|
|Online via Microsoft Teams - JOINING LINKemail@example.com||JOINING LINK HERE||All Undergraduate Students|
UCL 101 - A Session led by students to help lead your transition into Uniersity life
|In Personfirstname.lastname@example.org||101 Logan Hall||All Undergraduate Students|
SSEES Society Events Timetable
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
e-mail: email@example.com Tel: 0207 679 8773
- Languages & Culture
e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0207 679 8771
- Politics & Sociology
e-mail : email@example.com Tel: 0207 679 8778
- History, Politics and Economics (HPE)
email firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0207 679 8778
e-mail : email@example.com Tel: 0207 679 8771
- Affiliate Students
e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
If your enquiry relates to a departmental enquiry please contact email@example.com
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
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 mailing address of the Department is:
School of Slavonic and East European Studies I University College London
Gower Street I London I WC1E 6BT