As soon as you have completed online enrolment, please ensure that you complete/update the online medical questionnaire. You will find the questionnaire at: https://s3.plymouth.ac.uk/s3 . Alternatively, you can scroll down on the induction web page where you will see a link for the Medical Questionnaire (You must complete online enrolment first). You may have previously completed the questionnaire but must still open and save this even if there are no changes. Opening and saving the questionnaire will be date stamped and we will know that your information is up-to-date. This will be checked by a member of the administrative team and if information is not updated you will be refused entry to laboratories and refused attendance on any fieldwork. The information is required solely to enable organisers of field courses, lab work and other activities you may undertake to be alerted to any special requirements or precautions which may be necessary.
Monday 16 September 2019
09.00 - 11.00 Navigation and Maritime Science Induction and Introductory Talk - Room 103, Marine Building
A more detailed programme of events will be provided on arrival. This will be a bespoke programme relevant to the needs of this year’s direct entry cohort and will include:
• Familiarisation with the campus;
• Opportunities to meet with staff and fellow students;
• Opportunities to meet with your Personal Tutor;
• Guidance on module choice where relevant;
• Introduction to the library and associated learning facilities;
• Introduction to use of the Marine Studies Ship Simulator;
• Commencement of the Honours Project for final year students.
Wednesday 18 September 2019
11.30 - 11.45 Introduction to Student Wellbeing Services - Room 018, Rolle 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:
Student Wellbeing Services (Counselling, Mental Health and Wellbeing)
Learning Development incl SUM UP
Peer Assisted Learning (PALS)
11.45 – 12.00 Introduction to the Students’ Union – Room 018, Rolle Building
A 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 – 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 – 21.45 Welcome Party - Graduation Marquee, Plymouth Hoe
The 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
Any time between 09.00 – 16.00 University Card Collection - Room 015, Ground Floor, Smeaton Building
Your card is used for entry to the Library, some room entry, handing in coursework etc.
You must 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.
Friday 20 September 2019
12.00 – 13.00 Stage 4 Meeting – Room 103, Marine Building