Welcome to 2022 in the School of English and Drama.
We’re excited to welcome our students back to campus for our second semester later this month and to meet so many potential new students at our offer holder days and events.
January UCAS deadline for equal consideration is 26 January 2022. We would love to receive an application from you before this deadline. Please contact email@example.com if you need help with undergraduate admissions.
PhD application deadline January 19 for QMUL and January 28 for LAHP. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you need any help with these.
Martin Welton (Drama) featured issue of Ambiances Just published – co-edited by Chloé Déchery (Paris 8 Vincennes) and Martin Welton (QMUL), the second volume of a special issue on Staging Atmospheres in the journal Ambiances: The International Journal of Sensory Environment, Architecture and urban Space.
Award-winning writer and historian Professor Jerry Brotton (English) and journalist Shafi Musaddique explored Tudor links with the Islamic world with the British Library.
Links and Opportunities
I Am You Anthology Project – working with young people on the Equality Act
Happy new year and we hope you are well. We are writing to you about an exciting upcoming student opportunity. The Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre (QMLAC) http://www.lac.qmul.ac.uk/ are bringing together an inter-disciplinary student working group to run an exciting project with 9 and 10 year old children. The project will build on the current work of the QMLAC I Am You project (http://www.lac.qmul.ac.uk/clients/community-projects/i-am-you/) which runs workshops in local primary schools on the Equality Act.
This opportunity will teach students about the protected characteristics in the Equality Act 2010, and support and empower them to write personal reflections (poems / stories etc.). These reflections will them be compiled into a hard copy anthology with a launch event in the spring where we will host a recital for the young people to present their work to their families.
We are looking to bring together a group of:
3 Law students
4 English students
3 Drama students
2 Marketing students
Students can be from any year of studies (post graduate or undergraduate) as long as they are committed, engaged and available for the entirety of the project.
Together the team will be trained to design and deliver;
a training video and document to launch the competition to local 9 and 10 year olds,
a judging panel to select the best contributions to for the anthology,
The first compulsory meeting for this project will be held online from 3-5pm on the 19th January where the team will come together and plan the project.
How to get involved?
If you are interested in being involved in this unique interdisciplinary opportunity please send a CV and cover email explaining why you are interested email@example.com by Monday 17th January at 10.00am. We will aim to let applicants know if they have been successful noon on the 18th January. Please be aware that the first session is compulsory and so we encourage all applying to ensure they are free 3-5pm on the 19th January.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the QMLAC team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LAHP 2022/23 Collaborative Doctoral Award Projects Recruiting
Performance-based co-creation with young people as political activism: contextualising and disseminating the work of Fevered Sleep
Collaborative Doctoral Award in collaboration with Queen Mary University of London and Fevered Sleep
Mojisola won the prestigious award for her play ‘Family Tree’ which premiered at Greenwich + Docklands International Festival 2021 in September. We took first year drama students, alumni and ambassadors to the show which tells the story of Henrietta Lacks, whose cells were harvested without her permission and used until now in science experiments.
Dr Martin O’Brien from the School of English and Drama has been announced as a winner of the 2021 Leverhulme prize. Dr O’Brien’s work explores the performance and representation of illness and disability and stems from his experience of living with a severe chronic illness.
5. Lois Weaver performed Last Gasp: A Recalibration at Barbican
‘Returning to the stage after almost two years, two icons of lesbian-feminist theatre gather us in the same room, but not as the same people. Speaking directly, they question the demise of ageing bodies, civil conversation, and a sustainable planet. Shaw’s poetic musings are interspersed with Weaver’s micro dance essays in which she wryly upends ‘how to’ mania.’
6. Warren Boutcher’s Text Dive Global projected awarded €2 Million
TextDiveGlobal will investigate multiple texts from around the continent and the world and will produce an interdisciplinary literary history of Europe and its global connections for the period between the mid-sixteenth and mid-seventeenth centuries.
Andrea Brady has had three books published in 2021 – check out her work on her website here.
Jerry Brotton’s fellowship at the University of Columbia next Autumn.
Micaela Signorelli’s CPE Large Grant of £10,000 to work with Shana Swiss and Stage 3 Company (in association with People’s Palace Projects).
Deven Parker and Michael Gamer have finally managed, amidst various Covid delays and archive closures, to finish photographing all of the playbills from the British Library that they require for the Romantic Melodrama project. The total image count is now around 160,000. Now all they have to do is find all of the melodramatic needles in that massive haystack.
Charlotte Jones ran a successful in-person Symposium on “The Paris Commune at 150” featuring a sparkling range of international speakers.
Isabel Rivers gave a paper on ‘Joseph Angus as Moral Philosophy Tutor at Stepney and Regent’s Park’ on 28 October 2021 to the online Opening the Angus Seminar at Regent’s Park College, Oxford.
Among its many successes this year, People’s Palace Projects (based at QMUL) were awarded £149,966 from AHRC for another phase of their work in Brazil’s Iron Quadrangle: “Roots of Resilience: building secure societies through preserving cultural heritage”
Did we miss a nice thing that happened in 2021? Leave a comment below…
Book Launch: Bad English: Literature, Multilingualism, and the Politics of Language in Contemporary Britain (2020) by Rachael Gilmour. A convivial conversation between Rachael, Nisha and Juliette will be followed by a reception.
Mojisola Adebayo (Drama) has been shortlisted for the Alfred Fagon Award for Best New Play of the Year for ‘Family Tree‘. Family Tree is inspired by the life of Henrietta Lacks whose cells were unlawfully used in medical trials for hundreds of years.
Alumnus Tomiwa Owolade’s book has been acquired byAtlantic and W.F. Howes This is Not America: Why We Need a New Conversation about Race. Tom studied BA English Literature and graduated in 2018 and Nathalie Grey profiled him for Black History Month last month.
Craft Podcast Over the last year, Wasafiri’s Publishing Director, Malachi McIntosh (with support by members of the Wasafiri team) has been hard at work designing and recording Craft – a literary podcast featuring a range of international writers, including Daniel Mella, Chen Chen, Bernadine Evaristo, and Raymond Antrobus. Craft removes the constraints of the interview form, allowing guests to explore their work and processes on their own terms, and creating an immersive and intimate experience for the listener. The first episode with Nina Mingya Powles launched last month. We are proud that Wasafiri Magazine is based at Queen Mary University of London.
Solitudes Project podcast Spaces of Solitude wins Lovie Silver Award for the podcast episode ‘The Mind’ won Silver in Individual Episode category! The episode was produced by Natalie Steed, presented by Hetta Howes (PhD graduate) and curated by Akshi Singh.⠀Huge thanks to contributors Sarah Garfinkel, Denise Riley and Adam Philips.
INSTAGRAM LIVE Q&A: Every Thursday at around 2pm we host a live Instagram Q&A. So far we have had a ball with Karina Lickorish Quinn, Michael Craske (and honey his pug!), Isabel Waidner and Martin Welton. Want to take part? Email us or DM on Instagram.
TIKTOK: We’re excited to launch our new social channel which we hope to give a platform to many students voices in the coming months.
The Freedom & Independence Theatre Festival runs from 5-28 November 2021 and will comprise an intercultural programme marking the 50th anniversary of Bangladeshi independence. Activities will include 12 theatrical performances, exhibitions, curated talks and seminars. Queen Mary is a proud partner and one of the highlights on campus is:
The Laboratory of Psychical Research 13-16 November | 4.30pm | Senate House The wooden panelled Court Room at Senate House will play host to a reimagining of the historic National Laboratory of Psychical Research 1925-1930 by the celebrated paranormal investigator Harry Price.
Nisha Ramayya (English/Creative Writing) will be reading poetry alongside a talk by Adham Faramwy one of the six artists shortlisted for the 2021 Film London Jarman Award. This weekend gives you the opportunity to view their films alongside a special live online programme that explores their different practices through talks and performances.
Working With Machines 17 November | Online ‘Are we just feeding machines our own biases as we “train” up living machines?’ An online discussion of the Living With Machines project at the Alan Turing Institute. Prof. Ruth Ahnert is Principal Investigator on the flagship Turing project ‘Living With Machines’, and a Professor of Literary History and Digital Humanities at Queen Mary University of London.
Alumni Angles Podcastfeaturing FAB Website Editor, Editorial Assistant at Faber & Faber, and the voice of the world’s first digital model, Ama Badu (English BA, 2018), is joined by Founder of The History Hotline podcast and Oral History and Project Officer at Wesley’s Chapel, Deanna Lyn Cook (English and History BA, 2018).
Madeleine Levy (English and Drama graduate 2011) Madeleine talks about her new book, When I Grow Up I Want to Be a Cat: Surviving the education system with Asperger’s, where she and others share their experiences of navigating the education system with autism. Madeleine also talks about why she started her own theatre company for people with autism and the important lessons she learned and shared during her time at university.
Artist-in-residence, the award-winning illustrator Sophie Burrows, has created a series of artworks in response to research stemming from our project. An online exhibition of her work, as well as sketchbooks and notes on the process, can be found here.
The Astronaut Alone In our latest blog, researcher Jeffrey Mathias writes about NASA’s isolation chamber, used to put astronauts to the test in the 1950s. Read the post
kitt price (English) and Aleksander Kolkowski recreate the experience of ‘thinking-in’, when thousands of listeners engaged in radio telepathy experiments during the 1920s and 30s on Resonance FM. Listen here
Nisha Ramayya (English/Creative Writing) and Akshi Singh Wellcome-funded project on experiences of solitude in relation to race and migration. his project is part of the bigger Pathologies of Solitude project led by Barbara Taylor. With poet Rachel Long and coordinator Tasha Pick, the team has organised a series of creative writing workshops in association with Hackney Migrant Centre and Praxis, featuring inspiring sessions on names, spaces for sleeping, and collective processes of recollection & documentation.
Nisha will also be performing as part of an encounter between poetry and music Treble Heaven at Café Oto on 30 November with sonic dramaturg MJ Harding. Find out more
One of the podcasts produced by Natalie Steed for the Solitudes project has been shortlisted for an award. It’s an episode on ‘The Mind’ in our podcast series, ‘Spaces of Solitude’.
It was curated by Akshi Singh and features the psychoanalyst and writer Adam Phillips, the poet Denise Riley, and the neuroscientist Sarah Garfinkel. It’s a terrific podcast, and of course we’re delighted that it’s been shortlisted.
If you listen to it and like it, you can vote for it! There’s a ‘people’s vote’ – link below. But please do it soon, as the results will be made public next month.
The Queen Mary Postgraduate Research committee is delighted to invite you to our schedule of seminars this autumn (see poster above). We have put together a fantastic line-up of speakers from across the UK and America, who will be sharing their work with us, ranging from seventeenth-century skin colour to twenty-first century music videos.
This semester, we will be hosting seminars on Zoom on Thursdays, beginning 14th October. The seminar begins at 17:00 (UK time) and follows the format of a paper of up to 45 minutes and a question session of 15 minutes. All QMUL staff and students are warmly invited to attend, and to share with anyone else who might be interested at other universities or elsewhere.
We hope the seminars inspire you and spark new discussions, especially at a time when we are rediscovering the strength of our QM English community after a long time apart. It is our belief that the PGRS seminar exemplifies all that is best about QM English – innovative, supportive, and led by learning from each other. We are so looking forward to seeing you all there this autumn as we reconnect with our community here at SED.
Zoom registration for our very first talk, ‘Citizenship in an Erotic Mode in the work of Beyonce Knowles and Warsan Shire in Lemonade (2016)’ on 14th October, is open now! Follow this link to sign up: https://queenmaryenglish.wordpress.com/autu/
UNDERGRADUATE OPEN DAY ON SATURDAY We have 4 exciting tasters including on Romeo and Juliet, Creative Writing, Protest and Showbusiness. Plus we have subject introductions on English and Drama to give you the Book here | See our programme
DRAMA #2, CREATIVE WRITING #25 AND ENGLISH TOP 25 IN UK
The School of English and Drama has been named #2 for Drama, #6 for Creative Writing and #25 for English in the latest Times Good University Guide 2022. The Head of School, Scott McCracken said:“The School of English and Drama at Queen Mary is internationally recognised for its departments of Drama, Creative Writing, and English Literature. We are delighted to see this reflected in the departments’ top scores in the Times Good University Guide.“
ARTSONE – ENHANCING FACILITIES
Queen Mary University of London has committed to a major investment aimed at improving and enhancing our arts and culture facilities. The new facilities will ensure that we can continue to support teaching and research that is both world leading, inclusive and accessible to the communities we work with. The enhanced facilities, for which accessibility has been a driving principle — will include:A new cinema designed by leading architects McFarland-Latter, including the latest in surround-sound and projection technologies; The instalment of new digital technologies for motion capture and ambisonic playback in Rehearsal Room 3;A new production suite adjacent to Rehearsal Room 3 including a fully sound-proofed recording booth, and control facilities for video and audio production;Improved lighting, sound and seating in Room G.34 enabling flexible use as a seminar room, gallery or installation studio;
This Conjuncture: After Brexit, Corbyn and Covid with Anthony Barnett, Ellie Mae O’Hagan, and Scott McCracken
Monday 4 October 2021
Join Anthony Barnett, Ellie Mae O’Hagan and Scott McCracken to unpick the power relations and thematics at work in our current moment, from Brexit and the ascent of nationalist populism, to the devastating experience of defeat in the 2019 general election, to the implications of the pandemic for the radical left.
Drama graduate Dani Harvey is producing a one day Live Art event that will feature durational, interactive, momentary, and material-based artworks, that challenge what performance can and should be in gallery spaces. Lots of Drama alumni are taking part.
Anna Maguire on ‘Hostile Environments: Refugees, Asylum Seekers and the Politics of Loneliness’
Tuesday 26 October 2021 In the first paper in our 2021/22 seminar series, Anna Maguire from Queen Mary, University of London explores experiences of refugee isolation and loneliness as a weapon of the state.
We celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune with an in-person symposium. The event brings together scholars specialising in literature, the visual arts, material culture, political theory, and more, for an interdisciplinary exploration of the Commune’s ongoing political and cultural significance. The conference also hopes to reinvigorate wider cross-disciplinary debates about the generative logic of insurrectionary events as well as about the formation of radical traditions.
Alumni Profile: Performer, Creative Director and Union Leader, José Bencosme Zayas
Theatre and Performance MA ’18
In his profile, José talks about the significance of London’s theatre scene to his growth as a performer, how the Drama department at Queen Mary welcomed and supported him throughout his studies, and about the work he is currently doing to improve working conditions for theatre artists at home in the Dominican Republic.
As part of the AHRC funded network Pause for Thought (University of Lincoln and University of Warwick) Zara Dinnen (English) conversation with Niall Docherty (researcher at Microsoft) about how “the user” is a major figure in society today. The conversation has been published online here. Pause for Thought is an interdisciplinary network of principally UK-based scholars, writers, artists, and media practitioners who are invested in the future of media literacy, and modes of analysis, creative practices, and teaching strategies appropriate for our rapidly shifting media landscape.
Ed Nesbit (QMUL composer-in-residence) has written an Antigone, in which various QMUL students have been involved (as the chorus). Abbie Jukes (English), Rachel Bryant-Davies (Comp. Lit), and Katie Fleming discussed Antigone with Ed, and this ‘pre-concert’ talk is going live this Friday 1st October at 17.00 via the link below.
Michael Hughes has written a new piece of short fiction, ‘Marcel Marceau’, in a forthcoming anthology, The New Frontier; Reflections from the Irish Border, published October 15th from New Island Books.
🦋PASSAGES🦋 ‘After a difficult period of time, this new academic year will hopefully be one of positive change and transition, and we want our first print run to reflect that. By making ‘passages’ the theme of our first print run, we are hoping it will provide an outlet to help aid the healing process this next year will bring. PEACH is open for submissions NOW. They take submissions from students for poetry, prose, short story, comics, illustration, paintings, collage, photography (including photographs of 3D art forms such as sculpture, embroidery, textile art, ect.). Deadline is the 13 October and you can send your submissions to the team at email@example.com.’
Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize Shortlist Announced
The shortlisted writers, from eight countries across four continents, are:
Fiction judged by Hirsh Sawhney
Kate Carne for ‘First to Go’ | Riddhi Dastidar for ‘Fuck Marry Kill’ | Bhavika Govil for ‘Eggs keep falling from the fourth floor’ | Mónica Ibarra Parle for ‘The Claws Come First’ | Anam Raheem for ‘Tessellation’
Life Writingjudged by Christie Watson | Anne O’Brien for ‘Swallow’ | Dalbinder Kular for ‘The Prediction’ | Usha Rungoo for ‘The Song of Life’ | Damion Spencer for ‘Death Comes in Threes’ | Shamini Sriskandarajah for ‘Hazel and Fiver’
Poetry judged by Tishani Doshi
Jordan Hamel for ‘If you read this backwards blood becomes wine’ | Asmaa Jama for ‘Autopsy’ | Shereen Leanne for ‘almost-shahrazad: part one’ | Dipanjali Roy for ‘सफ़रनामा / safarnama’ | Dorsía Smith Silva ‘Ghost Talker Poem’
The winners will be announced on 14 October at an event.
Wasafiri Magazine Craft – New Podcast & Transcriber Opportunity for Students
Wasafiri (based at QMUL) is looking for a transcriber to join the Wasafiri team, to transcribe episodes of our new podcast on international literature, Craft. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
This post to update you about some exciting developments happening in Arts One on our Mile End Campus. Queen Mary University of London has committed to a major investment aimed at improving and enhancing our arts and culture facilities. The new facilities will ensure that we can continue to support teaching and research that is both world leading, inclusive and accessible to the communities we work with.
The enhanced facilities, for which accessibility has been a driving principle — will include:
A new cinema designed by leading architects McFarland-Latter, including the latest in surround-sound and projection technologies;
The instalment of new digital technologies for motion capture and ambisonic playback in Rehearsal Room 3;
A new production suite adjacent to Rehearsal Room 3 including a fully sound-proofed recording booth, and control facilities for video and audio production;
Improved lighting, sound and seating in Room G.34 enabling flexible use as a seminar room, gallery or installation studio;
Improvements to the toilet facilities in the Arts One Foyer, including improvements to the accessible bathroom facilities;
There may be some temporary disruption while these works are completed, but we are working hard to keep these to a minimum as much as possible. We will also provide regular updates on progress by email, via a project Sharepoint site, and in details posted within the Arts One Foyer. The construction work will mean some temporary changes to the Arts One Foyer as a work and meeting space, students might like to consider using our online tool to book a study space on our Mile End campus:
Creative Writing Taster Session: Finding Your Many Voices – Nisha Ramayya
In this session, we will listen to a selection of contemporary poets who write and perform in voices, discuss their work, and then try writing our own dialogic or multivocal texts.
What’s Love Got To Do With It? Putting Romeo and Juliet In Its Place’- David Colclough
In this short taster lecture I’ll explore what happens when we read one of the most famous love stories – Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet – with the help of some historical context (spoiler: it gets less romantic). No prior knowledge of the play is required.
Show Business: Theatre and Capitalism – Michael McKinnie
What is “show business”? How is it different from other business? How is it the same? And what can it tell us about the relationship between theatre and the economic world in which we live, work and play.
Theatre and Protest – Aoife Monks
This session gives a taste of the long history of protest at the theatre, looking at riots, censorship and theatrical activism in the auditorium and on the streets.
The Queen Mary University of London Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremonies will be held at Tobacco Dock between Monday 10 and Friday 21 January 2022.
Bookings for your ceremony will open today. Bookings will open throughout the day today. Check the schedule to see the time bookings open for your ceremony.
You can view the entire ceremony schedule on our website. The schedule includes the date and time of each ceremony. Please read the schedule to check the date and time of your schools ceremony.
All booking information can be found on our website .
To book your ticket, guest tickets and gown, visit www.yourgraduation.co.uk and type “Queen Mary University of London” into the search box, then press the ‘go button’.
Please note, you do not have to have received an email in order to book onto a January 2022 Graduation ceremony.
All students need to book a place regardless of having sat exams or received results*. If you are unsure of your results status, please check with Student Records (email@example.com) – receiving an email is not a guarantee you are eligible.Tickets and Gown HireAll students need to book a place regardless of having sat exams or receiving results*.
Any students wishing to attend must book onto graduation, any bookings made after the deadline are not guaranteed a place in the ceremony.
Any students wishing to attend must book onto graduation before the deadline of midday (UK time) on Monday 25 October . Please note that tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis and can be taken offline at any point. Book early to avoid disappointment.
Information for students eligible to collect two awards: Due to the exceptional nature of these ceremonies, we understand some students may be eligible to receive two awards. If you are eligible to receive two awards at these ceremonies then please let us know by completing the relevant information when asked during the booking process for your graduation ceremony. For further information please visit the graduation website.
Your ticket to attend graduation is free-of-charge and guest tickets are priced at £25 each. Please note, tickets are strictly non-transferable between students.
All students wishing to attend graduation must complete their booking before the deadline of midday (UK time) on Monday 25 October.
*In cases of academic failure, please notify the Events & Ceremonies team by email and a full refund will be arranged. Please see our Terms & Conditions for refund details Extra Guest Tickets You will be permitted to book two guest tickets initially, but you can also indicate a requirement for more guest tickets which will be noted against your booking. When booking closes at midday (UK time) on Monday 25 October , we will establish if there are any spare seats in your ceremony and notify you of the date they go on sale and how to book. If available, everyone will be given equal opportunity to purchase extra tickets, however they will be sold on a first come first served basis.
Extra guest tickets are not guaranteed. Please don’t make travel arrangements for guests until you have confirmed ceremony tickets for them.
For information about child tickets and live relay tickets, visit our website Photographs You can book professional studio photography sessions when you book your gown and tickets. Visa Letters We understand the postponement of graduation ceremonies will lead to the need for more students and their families to apply for re-entry and entry to the UK to attend their graduation ceremony. We have provided information on our website to assist students and their families in applying to enter the UK. #QMULGrad Don’t forget to follow @QMUL on Instagram to keep up to date with information from the Events & Ceremonies Team ahead of your ceremony. You can get involved by using #QMULGrad Key information
Don’t forget that ticket booking will close at midday (UK time) on Monday 25 October.
If you have any questions around Graduation visit the FAQspage on our website.
This email is not a guarantee that you will be eligible to graduate in January. If you are unsure, please contact the student administration team on: 020 7882 5005.
Our website has been updated with a great deal of information regarding all aspects of Graduation, please read all sections to learn more about tickets, gown hire, photographs, accommodation and answers to other frequently asked questions.
We’re delighted you’ll be joining us next week as a Queen Mary student. Welcome Week begins on Monday 20th September, introducing you to everything you’ll need to know before teaching starts from Monday 27th September. The School of English and Drama has provided a range of induction materials, videos, timetable and activities on QMplus here so please familiarise yourself with this information before Welcome Week begins. Please note – you are able to view the SED Welcome Week and Getting Started 2021-22 QMplus page as a guest however you may have a better experience if you log in with your QM ITS credentials. Links to join your online programme talks and sessions, as well as personalised groupings for your Phakama,
Advisor and e-learning sessions will appear on this page from Monday 20 September. Welcome Week activities are an integral part of your QMUL learning experience, will give you a taste of what is to come and introduce you to some key staff involved in the delivery and support of your programme.
Don’t forget that the Queen Mary mobile app includes lots of handy campus maps, links to your timetable, Library study space bookings, and much more – download the app to discover your tailored information. We look forward to meeting you all at our first online session on Monday 20 September at 11.00 a.m!
Please do let me know if you’d like a chat or have any questions!
Rupert Dannreuther on behalf of the entire Admin Team School of English and Drama Queen Mary University of London
11:00-11:30 (Online): Meet the Admin Team, Head of School and Heads of Department. This is the perfect chance to test out your Microsoft Teams account.
12-12.30pm (Online): Meet SED Student Support Team & Live Q&A
12:30 and 14:00 (Online): Trouble shooting Drop-in Session
16:30-17:00 (In-Person): English and Drama ID Collection – Octagon – Queens’ Building. Suzi and Rupert will be there if you need to ask about the rest of welcome week or other questions. Enrolment is online but if you have any questions come to this session.
18:00-20:30 (In-Person): New Student Movie Night at Genesis Cinema – everyone welcome but please book here.
Tuesday 21 September 2021 – Online + In-Person
Drama Students (including Joint English & Drama)
10:00-10:15 (Online) WATCH Drama Degree Programme Talk VIDEO
10:15-11:00 (Online) Year 1 Drama Students – Degree Programme Talk/ Question & Answer Session (inc QW34 English & Drama JH students)
12:15-13:00 (Online) Year 1 Drama – Intro to your modules (inc how to access online module content)
English Students (including Joint Honours)
10:00-10:15 (Online): WATCH English Degree Programme Talk VIDEO
10:15-11:00 (Online): Year 1 English Students – Degree Programme Talk / Question & Answer Session (not inc QW34)
11:15-12:00 (Online): Year 1 English – Intro to your modules (inc how to access online module content)
12:15-12:30 (Online): WATCH Creative Writing Programme Talk VIDEO
12:30-13:15 (Online): Year 1 English with Creative Writing Students – Degree Programme Talk / Intro to ESH4100 teaching activities / Q & A Session
14:30-16:45 (In-Person): 1 Hour Workshop with Phakama – please look out for a separate email with your group and time for this.With a Year Abroad Students
15:45-16:00 (Online) WATCH ‘Year Abroad’ Degree Talk VIDEO
16:00-16:30 (Online) ‘Year Abroad’ Degree Students Question & Answer Session
Wednesday 22 September 2021 – (In-Person + Online)
All day (Online): 45 minutes e-Learning training sessions will be running throughout the day – please look out for an email with which group you are in.
10:00-13:30 (In-Person): 1 Hour Workshop with Phakama – please look out for an email with which group you are in. 15:00-15:45 (In-Person): Meet your Advisor & Advisee group (all UG year 1 students) – please look out for an email with which group you are in and where to go. 15:00-15:45 (Online): Meet your Advisor & Advisee group online for students unable to travel to UK
16:15-17:00 (Online): English & History Talk / Q & A – online
Thursday 23 September 2021 – (In-Person + Online)
10:00-13:30 (In-Person): 1 Hour Workshop with Phakama – please look out for a separate email with your group and time for this.
11:30-12:30 (Online): SED Associate Student Welcome Event
14:00-14:45 (Online): QMPlus Session with SED E-strategy team.