When you arrive

Find all the information you need for when you arrive as a new student at AECC University College in 2020.

What can I expect?

Get ready for a warm welcome from all our staff at AECC University College and prepare to join our health sciences community. Starting university may seem daunting at first, but we provide academic and social support to guide you through this exciting chapter of your life.

To help you prepare for a socially distanced campus, please watch this short video: 

New Students Arrivals Week 2020

Our staff and current students have worked together to deliver you a memorable Arrivals Week, combining online and on campus activities throughout the week.

Arrivals Week Schedule 2020 – the overview of the week for full time students is available here. Please note, your personalised schedule for the week along with details of your Induction Bubble will be emailed before Arrivals Week.

Social Activities Itinerary - view the social activities poster from the Students Union here. For the most up to date information head on over to the Freshers Facebook group: AECC Freshers 2020/21

For your group and arrival time - when this information is available, it will be shared here.

Student Survival Guide

On your arrival, you will be handed a student survival guide from your Students' Union. This useful booklet contains important information which will help you settle into student life. Discover handy tips, information on health providers, travel and shopping, affordable recipes, advice on managing your finances and key contact details.   In the meantime, you may like to find out more about the campus, Students' Union, Local Area and Digital Literacy on the links below.  

Campus map

Local area guides

Your Students' Union 

Digital Literacy Guide from Library and Learning Services


Become a Student Ambassador

Thinking you might like to work while studying?

We rely on our enthusiastic and keen Student Ambassadors to share their first-hand experiences of life as an AECC University College student.  Is this something you think you might like to be involved with?

Attending a variety of events and meeting prospective students, their friends and families, our Student Ambassadors provide a reliable insight into University life, playing a vital role in representing the University College.

If you are interested, please contact hrhelpdesk@aecc.ac.uk to find out more.