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WELCOME TO YOUR OFFER HOLDER DAY

Congratulations on your offer to study at the University of East London in September 2021. We’re delighted that you’ve chosen to attend this event today. After an unprecedented and transformational year, the University of East London is looking ahead to a brighter 2021 and welcoming you as a student in September.

We hope you’ll find all the information you require before making your final decision on where and what to study. If you need any assistance throughout the event, drop us a message via the live chat feature on the bottom left of the screen.

WELCOME

The University of East London's Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Amanda Broderick, welcomes you to your virtual Offer Holder Day.

PROGRAMME

Below you’ll find links to all the live sessions taking place today. We recommend you attend and watch all of the sessions as they are relevant to your programme and academic school that you will be a part of. Please note that all sessions will be recorded and uploaded to this page after the event. You’ll have the option to turn your webcam and microphone on and off. If you don’t want to be seen or heard on the recordings, please keep your webcam and microphone off.

This page contains a wealth of information about the University, your academic school and our amazing support services. In-between the live sessions make sure you review this content and if it sparks any questions, head over to UniBuddy and ask away. You’ll still have access to this page after the event is finished, just click the link in your email if you’d rather review this content at a later time or date.  

10:00 – 10:15 - Welcome Talk

Start the day with a short welcome talk from your Dean of School who will provide you with an introduction to the University as well as a brief overview of the event schedule.

Click here to join

10.15 – 11.15 Interactive Subject Taster Session

Following the welcome talk you’ll be separated into Subject Taster Sessions based on the course you’ve applied for. You’ll meet academics, fellow students and given a taster of what to expect from you course in September 2021.

Architectural Design Technology (ADT) 
BSc Architectural Design Technology

Architecture 
BSc Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 1, BSc Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 1)/Foundation BA Interior Design/Foundation 

Civil Engineering
BEng/MEng Civil Engineering, BSc Civil Engineering/Foundation, FdSc Civil Eng & Construction Management

Computer Science and Digital Technologies
BSc Applied Computing (top-up), BSc Cloud Computing/Foundation, BSc Computer Science / Foundation, BSc Computer Science with education and qualified teacher status, BSc Computing for Business / Foundation, BSc Cyber Security Networks/Foundation, BSc Data Science and Artificial Intelligence / Foundation

Construction, Transport and Logistics
BSc Construction Management/Foundation, BSc Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management/Foundation, BSc Construction Engineering Management, BSc Surveying & Mapping Sciences/Foundation

Engineering
BEng Mechanical Engineering, MEng Mechanical Engineering, BEng Product Design Engineering
BEng/MEng Design Engineering, BEng Design Engineering/Foundation, BEng Mechatronics Engineering, BEng Mechatronics & Comp Systems Engineering, BEng Railway Engineering/Foundation, BEng General Engineering, BEng Biomedical Engineering/Foundation
BEng Engineering Management, MEng Design Engineering, BEng Design Engineering

Fine Art and Photography
BA Commercial Photography/Foundation, BA Fine Art/Foundation, BA Fine Art Technology/Foundation, BA Photography/Foundation

Graphic Design and Illustration
BA (Hons) incl. FY Animation and Illustration, BA Graphic Design/Foundation, BA (Hons) incl. FY Graphic Design and Illustration (Visual Communication, BA Illustration/Foundation
BA Design Interactions, BA Illustration and Animation/Foundation

Interior Design 
BA (Hons) Interior and Spatial Design, BA (Hons) Interior Design

Product Design 
BA Product Design/Foundation, BSc Product Design/Foundation

11.15 – 11.45 – Student Ambassador Q&A

Hear an honest account from a student ambassador about what its really like to study during a pandemic. You’ll have an opportunity to ask them questions about online learning, access to facilities and support provided by staff. 

12.00 – 14.00 – YouTube Broadcast with Reece Parkinson

Tune into our broadcast on YouTube with guest host Radio DJ, Reece Parkinson. Reece will be sharing his experience as a former student of UEL, interviewing staff and students, and telling you everything you need to know about the University and student life.  

12.00 – 14.00 – Chat live to staff and students on Unibuddy

If you’ve got any questions about your chosen course and want to hear from current students head over to Unibuddy and click on the relevant chat feed.
Chat to academics here.

If you’ve got questions for our support services staff, click on the UniBuddy link below and you’ll find a separate chat feed for each of our support services. Staff will be happy to answer all of your questions.
Chat to our student support services staff here.

12.50 – 13.20 – Dual Delivery Live Talk and Q&A

Attend our Dual Delivery talk for an in-depth explanation of our new teaching and learning model for students and how we’re ensuring the safety of our students and staff throughout the current pandemic.

Join the live talk here.

13.30 – 14.00 - Live virtual campus and facilities tours

Explore our amazing campuses and facilities as a student ambassador guides you through our new 360 virtual tour platform. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions along the way and see facilities relevant to your course.

YOUTUBE BROADCAST WITH REECE PARKINSON

Reece Parkinson graduated from the University of East London’s media and communications course in 2015. He chose the university as he knew creating connections in the capital (London) was key to breaking into the media industry. After honing his presenting skills at youth station Reprezent and various daytime 1Xtra shows, he became the host of BBC 1Xtra.

Watch our broadcast with Reece and a student ambassador between 12-2pm, as they uncover everything the University of East London has to offer you. 

Image of students in the classroom. Students are sitting at a table discussing the class work

LIVE CHAT WITH STAFF AND STUDENTS

Between 12-2pm you’ll have the opportunity to chat to academics, support service staff and current students live on UniBuddy. Click one of the links below and choose who you want to talk to.

To talk to academics from your chosen course and hear from current students click the link below.

Chat to academics and current students here

If you want to find out about our amazing support services and the support available to you as a student of UEL. Click the link below and you’ll be able to talk to staff from Admissions, Career & Student Enterprise, East London Sport, Residential Life, Student Money Advice and Rights Team, Students’ Union and many more.

Chat to student support service staff here

Please note that the Disability & Dyslexia Team and Student Wellbeing Team won’t be available to talk to on UniBuddy today. This is to avoid sensitive information being shared and seen by others. If you’d like to speak to someone from these teams, please click the links above and complete the call back forms and someone will be in touch.

CAMPUS AND FACILITIES TOURS

All Architecture, Computing and Engineering programmes are taught at our Docklands Campus. The Docklands campus is home to residential students where they live in water-front accommodation. As a student, you’ll be able to make the most of our amazing facilities like our £21m sports facility, SportsDock, various cafes, the library and more. You’ll study in stunning surroundings and always be close to the opportunities central London offers.

Use our new virtual tour to explore the University of East London remotely. We’ve built an interactive tour of our Docklands, Stratford and USS campuses using high quality 360 imagery and a host of in-depth content to bring the university into your home. Take a look at our state-of-the-art teaching facilities, accommodation, SportsDock and more, to get to know the place you’ll be living, working and socialising in when you join us.

The Docklands campus

Click the link below and make sure you take a look at these facilities available to students in the School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering.

  • AVA
  • Clay Studio
  • Gallery space
  • Architecture Atrium
  • Fashion Sewing Room
  • Knowledge Dock
  • Knowledge Dock Reception
  • Engineering Workshop - large
  • Engineering Workshop - small
  • Computer lab
Visit our 360 Virtual Tour platform

#BETHECHANGE AT UEL

At UEL we are working on the some of the big issues that will define our future – from sustainable architecture and ethical AI, to health inequality and breaking down barriers in the creative industries – and our students are more critically engaged and socially conscious than ever before.

Now is the time to harness that passion, creativity, compassion and ambition to make change a reality – for ourselves, for our communities and for the world at large.

The world needs change. #BeTheNext to join the University of East London in 2021 and together we can #BeTheChange.

Georgia is a trailblazing engineer, named as one of the top 50 female engineers under the age of 35 and currently employed as Innovations Champion at HS2. Watch her story by clicking the video.