Tuesday 17 September 2019
Any time between 09.00 – 16.00 University Card Collection - Room 015, Ground Floor, Smeaton Building
You can collect your University card from Room 015, Ground Floor, Smeaton Building during the times given above. Your card is used for entry to the Library, some room entry, handing in coursework etc.
complete online enrolment and upload a photo prior to attending this session.
You will need to bring identification with you to this session. The
preferred form of identification is a valid current passport. Please refer to
our University Card
Collection web page
for further details.
NB: If you already have a card i.e. because you were previously a student on another course or at a Partner College, you do not need to attend this session.
14.00 Introduction to the University and School for Direct Entry Students –
Room 018, Babbage Building (lower ground floor)
Luciana Dalla Valle
This session is an important one for direct entry students. Module choice and timetables are among the topics that will be discussed.
Wednesday 18 September 2019
12.30 – 12.45 Introduction to Student Wellbeing Services – Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square Building
Student Services will outline the support available to all students and where you need to go to access this support. The session will include information about:
- Disability Services
- Student Wellbeing Services (Counselling, Mental Health and Wellbeing)
- Learning Development incl SUM UP
- Care Leavers
- Peer Assisted Learning (PALS)
12.45 – 13.00 Introduction to the Students’ Union – Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square Building
representative of the Students’ Union will outline all the extra-curricular
activities you can enjoy, including; sports clubs and societies, volunteering,
and how the Union is the hub of social life whilst studying. They provide your
student support and representation.
14.00 – 15.00 Introduction to the Library and IT – Lecture Theatre 2, ground floor, Roland Levinsky Building
A short presentation from your subject librarian introducing you to the facilities and services of the University library.
19.00 – 21.30 Wednesday Welcome Party - Graduation Marquee Plymouth Hoe
Welcome Party is your opportunity to meet informally with other students new to
The Faculty of Science and Engineering as well as some current students and
your academic staff.
Additionally, the evening includes a welcome drink, entertainment and the chance to win a £100 Amazon voucher.
Thursday 19 September 2019
10.30 Stage Meeting – Room 101, Scott Building
Dr Ben King
This meeting is a very important one. It is your first formal contact with the staff who are most involved with the final stage of your degree programme. The session will be led by your Stage Tutor. You will also be told what we expect of you. There will be an opportunity to ask questions.