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Welcome to the School of East Asian Studies

We're looking forward to meeting our new undergraduate students and telling you all about your new university life

SEAS Intro week for new undergraduate students

Monday 18th September 2017
12:30 - 13:30 University Welcome Meeting Octagon Centre
14:00 SEAS Welcome Meeting Arts Tower, Lecture Theatre 6

Programme Welcome Meeting (including module choice and persone tutor allocation)

Japanese Studies - Arts Tower, Lecture Theatre 6
Korean Studies - Arts Tower, Lecture Theatre 9
Chinese Studies - Arts Tower, Lecture Theatre 7
East Asian Studies - Arts Tower Lecture Theatre 8

Arts Tower
16:00 SEAS Welcome Meeting (repeat session for dual students) 6/8 Shearwood Road, Seminar Room A06
16:30 Module Choice (repeat session for dual students) 6/8 Shearwood Road, Seminar Room A06
Tuesday 19th September 2017
Starts from 11:45 Unrestricted Module Enrolement Octagon Centre
Starts from 12:00 Registration Goodwin Sports Hall
Wednesday 20th September 2017
throughout the day Personal Tutor meetings (students will be assigned a personal tutor at the begininning fo the week and scheduled slots to meet those tutors will be updated in this box soon) 6/8 Shearwood Road
Thursday 21st September 2017
10:00 - 11:30 Language Orientation (specialist modules only)
Japanese Studies - Hicks Lecture Theatre C
Korean Studies - Hicks Lecture Theatre A
Chinese Studies - Hicks Lecture Theatre 11
Hicks Building
13:00 - 14:00 Library and Information Services Arts Tower, Lecture Theatre 6

Module Choice

Our Module information page will give you a complete list of SEAS modules offered at Level 1 in each semester. Students on the following degrees will be able to make their module choices on-line until 12:00am Sunday 13th September. Information on how to make online choices will be sent to you by email at the beginning of Septemebr. Any problems with online module choice can be rectified at the Welcome Meeting.

  • Single honours Japanese Studies
  • Single honours Chinese Studies
  • Single honours Korean Studies
  • Dual honours Korean Studies with Japanese

For all other dual honours and East Asian Studies courses your choices will be made at the Welcome Meeting.

You can find information and guidance on how to choose your modules here, or feel free to get in touch with us if you have a question about on-line module choice. You can contact the SEAS office on tel. 0114 222 8400 or

Connect with your new course mates

To find out more about life in Sheffield, you might like to check out The University of Sheffield's Firmers Group on Facebook.

The Firmers Group gives you a chance to find and chat to your future course/house mates, discover all the great stuff you can do at the university and see what #shefunilife is all about.