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Wecome to Nursing at the University of Exeter. We're currently planning our Induction Week activities from 14 September to welcome you to the University of Exeter, so the information provided here will be changing as new details are released. We're also working within Government guidelines meaning information and activities may change as that guidance changes as well. Please ensure you check back here frequently for updates, as well as your personal email account, new University of Exeter email account, and your My Timetable for the most up-to date information from us. Please note you must have registered with the University and activated your IT account to access My Timetable.

If you have any questions about your induction or starting your studies, then the Info points are the place to go for any questions you may have about your life as an Exeter student. Ours is Info at St Luke's; you will find them in South Cloisters, St Luke’s Campus or you can contact them on Tel: +44 (0)1392 724837 or Email:

This page gives you the information you need for your Academic Induction and what you need to do before you get here.

We look forward to welcoming you online!

View timetables for induction activities and other key information through the Exeter Learning Environment (ELE)

Please note: you must activate your IT account and register with the university before logging into ELE. Further information can be found on the New Students website

An overview of the induction timetable can be found below but please do check ELE and your personal timetable for up to date information.

Tuesday 15th September

09.30 ‐ 10.00 Welcome videos (welcome from Head of Nursing, NHS Trust Directors of Nursing, Introducing PPI group, Ian Fussell) ELE
10.00 ‐ 10.30 Welcome to Nursing 1 ELE
10.30 ‐ 11.00 Welcome to Nursing 2 ELE
11.00 ‐ 11.30 Break
11.30 ‐ 12.00 Introducing Personal Tutoring ELE
12.00 ‐ 13.00 Meet your Student Reps and SSLC overview TEAMS
13.00 - 14.00 RCN TEAMS
14.00 - 15.00 FREE (Uniform fitting to be completed during this time)
15.00 ‐ 16.00 DBS Workshop TEAMS

Thursday 17th September

09.30 ‐ 10.30 Meet your Personal Tutors TEAMS
10.30 ‐ 10.45 Break
11.00 - 11.30 Meet your Education Support Team ELE
11.30 - 12.00 Welfare, Wellbeing and Student Support ELE
12.15 ‐ 13.15 Lunch
13.30 ‐ 14.30 Interview your Academic Team TEAMS
14.45 ‐ 17.00 SOCIAL ‐ Quiz organised by team ELE

There will be Occupational Health appointments on Tues pm, Wednesday and Friday.

Before you get here you'll need to register with the University, activate your University IT account and select optional modules if they are available to you. Take a look at the New Student pages for more details.


Please purchase a pair of flat black shoes with non-slip soft soles. These MUST cover your total foot (heel, toes and the top surface of your foot). These shoes must be very comfortable and made of a waterproof material, such as leather. You will be spending a lot of time on your feet and you should look after them, invest in a good pair of shoes. If you buy cheap shoes, you will end up with sore feet and have to replace them frequently. Nurse shoes are not fashionable and are designed to reduce risk of injury, including spills, dropped objects or contamination. Soft soles are required to reduce noise in patient and surrounding areas.

Fob watch

Please purchase a fob watch - these can be purchased very cheaply from online suppliers. The silicon ones, come in a range of colours and are ideal as they can be removed and cleaned to reduce risk of infection.


Please purchase a stethoscope - these can be purchased very cheaply from online suppliers. Please purchase a basic dual head model.