Induction week

Your schedules, guidance and checklists for your first weeks in Plymouth


A very warm welcome to our new students joining the University of Plymouth. You've made it through the applicant journey and we're delighted you're taking up your studies here in Plymouth.

Your first semester starts with Induction Week when we'll get you settled into your accommodation, course and student life. You can find information within this section about the website and how to enrol, what to do next and course-specific events during your first week.

See you in September!

You have secured your place with #PlymUni2018. Share your good news now using this hashtag and be in with the chance of winning a prize.

What can I win?

1st prize
– A free Freshers wristband to get you access to the best student events throughout Freshers week. Plus a goodie bag full of branded items including a hoodie, a reusable mug, and a diary.

Runner up prizes - There are another 4 Freshers wristbands to give away to 4 lucky runners up.

How can I enter the prize draw?

Like our @PlymUniApply Instagram or Twitter pages then take a picture or a selfie using anything from your confirmation pack (map, wall planner, discount card), and share it on Twitter or Instagram. Make sure you tag us @PlymUniApply and use hashtag #PlymUni2018 to enter the competition.

Winners will be selected at random on Friday 7 September and prizes can be collected at the beginning of Induction week.

Induction day for new research students

Come and learn more about your course, meet other new starters and staff from the Doctoral College.

The Doctoral College is hosting an induction session on 1 May 2019 for new postgraduate research students.

Find out more about the session

Try our new career management portal

myCareer is the University of Plymouth’s career management portal. This will be your central system to see all that the Careers and Employability Service have to offer.

Access myCareer at any time, on any device.