News Release

REF NO.: 89

SUBJECT: Memorial's St. John's campus launches Welcome Week for new students

DATE: August 31, 2018

Memorial University will welcome more than 1,900 new undergraduate students to the St. John’s campus this weekend.

“The start of the fall semester is the most exciting time on campus and we are thrilled to be once again hosting a variety of exciting events intended to welcome new students and their families, and smooth the transition to university life,” said Jennifer Browne, interim director, Student Life.

Ms. Browne encourages all new undergraduate students on the St. John’s campus to participate in the Welcome Week events planned for Sept. 2-8.

“We have a full and diverse program for Welcome Week 2018, and we want to help build a sense of community and enhance the overall well-being of our students from day one,” said Ms. Browne. “In partnership with academic and administrative units across campus, Memorial will highlight the student experience through activities that inspire students to connect and thrive.”

“Our goal is for all students to start the academic year confident about their decision to come to Memorial, to feel energized and invested in their learning, and motivated to make the most of their time here.”

The full event schedule for Welcome Week is available here.

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