BSc (Hons) Ocean Exploration and Surveying Stage 2 Direct Entry Induction Information
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As soon as you have completed online enrolment, please ensure that you complete/update the online medical questionnaire. You will find the questionnaire at: . 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

14.00 - 15.00 Welcome and Campus Tour – Jill Craige Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, Roland Levinsky Building

Dr Simon Ingram and all available staff members

15.00 – 15.30 Guided walk to the Marine Station
Dr Simon Ingram and all available staff members

15.30 – 17.00 Tour of Marine Station – Coffee and Cake and Meet the Staff - Room 103, 103a and 104, Marine Station

Cdr Adam James

Tuesday 17 September 2019

10.00 - 11.00 Overview of your Degree (OES and MSci Ocean Science Students) – Room 107b, Smeaton Building
Dr Sarah Bass

11.30 - 12.00 Introduction to the Library and IT – Room 411, Babbage Building
Kim Davis, Information Specialist

A short presentation from your subject librarian introducing you to the facilities and services of the University library.

14.00 – 15.30 General Information – Room 220, Davy Building, please note this room is above the Main Hall on the first floor
Dr Simon Ingram

• General guidance about various operational matters such as timetables, student support, health and safety, assessment issues etc.
• Information and sign-up for adventure activities on Friday.

15.30 – 17.00 Exchange Opportunities and Diving Talk – Room 220, Davy Building, please note this room is above the Main Hall on the first floor

Dr Daniel Conley and Dr Keiron Fraser

• Information on Exchange Opportunities

• Information for Scientific Diving

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:

·         Disability Services

·         Student Wellbeing Services (Counselling, Mental Health and Wellbeing)

·         Chaplaincy

·         Learning Development incl SUM UP

·         Care Leavers

·         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.

12.00 - 12.15 Careers - Room 018, Rolle Building

Claire Guy

The most often quoted reason for coming to university is to enhance your future prospects and to create fulfilling career paths. Find out about how the Careers and Employability service can support you with this by; opening your eyes to a wealth of graduate options, helping you to develop skills and gain experience and providing you with all the practical help you need, from stage 0 right the way through to postgraduate study (and for up to 3 years after you finish your programme!)

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

12.00 - 13.00 Information about Tutor Groups – Room 007, Lower Ground Floor, Babbage Building
Dr Phil Hosegood and Dr Gillian Glegg

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. 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

09.00 – 17.00 Off campus activity. Details to be given at induction

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