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Welcome Team is a group of student volunteers who work throughout Freshers' Week to help new students.

Welcome Team

Welcome Team is a group of student volunteers who work throughout Freshers' Week to help new students.

The Welcome Team moves students into their halls of residences, answers questions, provides information and makes sure students are safe both on and off campus.

Photograph of Welcome Team 2016 on the Great Hall steps to the University entrance

Welcome Team 2017 will take place on the following dates:

  • Arrivals weekend starts on Friday 15 September 2017
  • Fresher's Week runs until Saturday 23 September 2017

Team members need to be able to volunteer for a minimum of six hours, and a maximum of 42 hours.

  • Applications open: 27 February 2017
  • Applications close: 10 March 2017

All applicants will be contacted by Friday 17 March.
Induction and training will take place from 20 March onwards.

“I have absolutely loved volunteering for Welcome Team – I have met some incredible people, and felt part of a really supportive and lovely community. I am sad to be leaving at the end of this year!”


University of Exeter Students' Guild is a Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered Charity Number: 1136468 Company Number: 7217324; registered in England and Wales Registered office: Devonshire House, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4PZ