First few weeks Beyond your busy first few days, there's still a lot you can do to help you settle in and start to make the most of your UCL experience. These checklists will help you find your feet as you move into the first few weeks of term. Essential activities Look through everything you need to do after you start out with our checklist of essential actions. Recommended activities See what else we advise you to do in the first few weeks in our checklist of recommended actions. Extra activities Read about what else you could choose to do after your first week with our checklist of extra actions.