Undergraduate students welcomed to SoLS

Issued: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:55:00 BST

Simon Guild address close up at 2019 Induction

The Joseph Black Building's main lecture theatre was jam-packed for Tuesday's School of Life Sciences freshers' week induction event.

Induction is an important introduction to university life that aims to provide clarity on what new students need to know to support and facilitate successful progression at the University of Glasgow.

Undergraduates with surnames A-L attended from 10am to 12noon with those with surnames M-Z following between 2pm and 4pm, and the head of school, Professor Simon Guild, opened by addressing the assembly.

"  Congratulations on choosing the University of Glasgow and congratulations for receiving an offer to study with Life Sciences. Welcome on board for your journey ahead.  "

Professor Guild was followed by the deputy head, Professor Iain Johnstone, who explained university life and gave the assembled undergraduates invaluable advice for the year(s) ahead.

Iain Johnstone speaking at 2019 Induction

The session also included: an interactive session to share concerns, questions and feedback, presentations from or Head of Learning & Teaching and Effective Learning Adviser, information about Advisers of Study, work placement, study abroad and graduate attributes.

Speaking aftewards, Professor Guild said: "It was great to see the new class of 2919 arrive at the University as they all start a new adventure here. They are the lifeblood of the university, and the reason that we are here."