Congrats and Welcome to the QMUL School of English and Drama Community
We are so proud to have you in the family.
We can’t wait to see you from 20 September 2021 for welcome week.
Please aim to be present that week, as it’s a really important part of your induction and enrolment process.
If you have any issues or questions, please feel free to contact me via email or phone (+44 (0)20 7882 8910).
I did a super quick IG live today, so you’re welcome to have a watch if you want a ‘woohoo’ from a human!
You should receive lots more emails from QMUL in the next few weeks – around practical stuff like getting your ID card and enrolment – so please keep an eye on your inbox and spam folder.
Please scroll down ↓ ↓ ↓ to download recommended preparation documents a.k.a. reading lists…
English and Drama Meet Ups before Welcome Week
Online – All New English and Drama
English and Drama Speed Meet & Mystery Movie Netflix Party | Wed 1 September – 6pm
English & Joints
Free Day Out at All Points East in the Neighbourhood | Victoria Park, Mile End | Thu 2 September from 1pm
We’re taking over All Points East: In the Neighbourhood Festival with our podcast Show & Tell, and we’ll be recording a special edition. Plus there’s food, free cinema and live shows.
We have tickets for you to go to our very own Mojisola Adebayo’s promenade show Family Tree. Just for Drama and Drama Joints at the moment.
Welcome week is the first week of Semester 1.
Monday 20 – Friday 24 September 2021
Please make sure you keep this week free as it includes so many useful inductions, the welcome fair (freebies), and opportunities to meet your advisor and your fellow students.
Teaching begins the week after – from 27 September – and all your sessions should be on your online timetable from the end of August.
Do these things and get ready…
Going to uni is a big life step, so here are 5 things you can do now to help make it a smooth transition:
1. Do the Transition to Queen Mary Online Course.
2. Get the Queen Mary App on Android or Apple.
3. Follow us on Instagram using the button below.
4. Come to Meet Up Events listed above.
5. Read widely, see shows and take a look at our recommended preparation in the documents linked below.
English & Creative Writing Preparation
See our suggested preparation for English ahead of your degree in September.
Please see the recommended reading for drama and remember to see as much theatre and performance as you can this summer.
If you have any questions, concerns or would like a chat please do let me know.
School of English and Drama
Queen Mary University of London