Department of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy welcomes new students

Welcome to Nottingham

Everything you need to know as a new student

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The warmest welcome to the Department of Philosophy! Congratulations on all your achievements so far.

We very much look forward to welcoming you all in September. In the meantime, these webpages should help you prepare and guide you through your first few weeks at University of Nottingham.

Here you'll find information about key members of staff and PhilSoc, and it will give you an insight into what will be happening in your first week here.

Andrew Fisher
Head of Department


Find out about your course, where to go and what to read.


Support during your studies from the School of Humanities.


Get to know the key staff in the Department of Philosophy. 


A guide to some texts that will help you get started in reading Philosophy.


The Department of Philosophy's Peer Mentoring scheme and how you can benefit from it.


Find out more about PhilSoc, the student-led society for the Department of Philosophy. 


Student Services

For help and support visit the student services website or one of our Student Service Centres in person - locations are listed on the website.

Students can also contact Student Services the following ways:


0115 74 86500 (external)
or ext 86500 (internal)

Contact us


Ian Kidd
t: +44 (0)115 951 4831



Are you wondering how to get work experience, want some free advice or want to add sparkle to your CV? The Careers and Employability Service will be making an appearance around campus over the first two weeks of term. Keep your eyes out for us, if you want to ask a quick question. 

Department of Philosophy

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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