Welcome activities and events

The Liverpool Welcome doesn’t just start at Welcome Week. Here you'll find a series of events, programmes and activities to make the move to University just that little bit easier.

Download our My Liverpool app for a hands-on guide to the Liverpool Welcome and beyond, including the full events listing.

Find out what COVID-19 measures will be on campus during Welcome Week and what you'll need to do to safely attend events.

‘Get a head start’ online course

Get a head start, 11 August – 8 September

It’s official you’re coming to Liverpool! To help you get a head start, we’ve put together this online course. Available for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students, international and UK.

Discover Week

Discover Week, 13 – 17 September

Just ahead of the main Welcome and Orientation Week we’ll run a dedicated programme of on-campus events for our commuter students, mature students and disabled students.

Welcome and Orientation Week

Welcome and Orientation Week, 20 -24 September

This week is for all of our students to join us on campus, or online, to start exploring everything that our university and characterful, original city has to offer. Take a look through the full events listings here.

Students jumping infront of the Paul Curtis's angel.

Hello International! (Hi!)

Hello International! has been created specially for our new international students to help you adjust to your new life in the UK and meet new people before your academic studies begin.

Departmental welcome pages

Departmental welcome activities

Here you can find subject-specific information, and details about departmental welcome activities.

Exterior of Liverpool Guild of Students

Liverpool Guild of Students: Welcome 2021

From the official welcome party... to two days of freshers fairs... to Guild Brunch Club...it's all happening at the Guild!

Parent and Family Network Welcome Event, 10 September

On Friday, 10 September, parents and family members of new students are invited to join an online welcome reception, hosted by our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Janet Beer, to welcome you into the Liverpool community.

The Great Read

The Great Read 2021: Changing Natures

Join us for a Great Read with 'Changing Natures', our specially-commissioned e-book.

Liverpool city on a sunny day with blue sky

Liverpool City Region International Student Welcome, 16 August - 31 October

The International Student Welcome, run by Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and British Council, will include in person events and plenty of digital content for you to enjoy.