Tuesday 18th September
16.00 – 16.30 Cookworthy Welcome Centre
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.
Faculty of Business Welcome Party
19.15 - 21.45 Hoe Graduation Marquee
For new students to meet other students in the Faculty of Business, the academic staff, and some past students in an informal environment.
Thursday 20th September
09.30 – 10.30 BGB005
The Careers and Employability induction session will give you all the information you need to prepare for your future. Helping students to understand everything the service offers, I will talk though who can help with placements, careers guidance, employability workshops and graduate recruitment, just to name a few. The key message will be ‘your career starts now’ and will explore the vital importance of taking all the opportunities available to you whilst studying to enhance your chances of employment after graduation. The session is run by Emily Packer the Careers Adviser for the Faculty of Business.
Stepping Up to the Final Year
11.00 – 12.00 Robbins LT
12.00 – 13.00 Robbins LT
Meet Student Ambassadors outside Robbins Building for a tour of the campus.
Study Skills for Stage 3
14.00 – 15.00 Rolle 018
Library and Information Skills for Stage 3
15.30 – 16.30 BGB006
Friday 21st September
Defining Your Dissertation Research Topic
11.00 – 12.00 BGB006
Choosing Your Dissertation Type with Dissertation module leader. This is a crucial session to attend in connection with your dissertation studies and will provide important initial information.
IT and Student Services Induction
12.30 – 13.30 PSQ Plymouth
This session will introduce you to the University’s IT systems. It will be useful to both novices and techies as it will take you through how we use IT systems at the University and where you can find useful and important information on our network.
Initial Ideas Form
13.30 – 14.00 Rolle 018
Submission by those students who have completed their forms.
Dissertation Drop-in Session
14.00 – 16.00 19 Portland Villas
Opportunity to discuss initial ideas ahead of submission.
Dissertation module leader available to discuss initial ideas forms – and receive completed forms.
19 Portland Villas
A – L 14.00 – 15.00
M – Z 15.00 – 16.00
Various locations - please see text
Tuesday 18th September
Essential Information for New International Students
Monday 17th – Friday 21st September daily between 16.30 – 17.00 Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square
This session is delivered by the International Student Advice (ISA) team and is an opportunity for new international students to meet the team and learn about the services they deliver. During this session the team will provide you with essential information designed to help you to settle in to living and studying in Plymouth. They will also advise you of your tier 4 visa responsibilities and answer any questions you may have related to your visa. There is no need to book in advance, you can just turn up.
Friday 14th September | International Fair | Students Union
Monday 17th September | Market Day | SU Roof
Tuesday 18th September | Fresher’s Fair | RLB/SU/Marquee
Wednesday 19th September | Sports Fair | Rolle Marquee/SU
Thursday 20th September | Societies and Activities Fair | Rolle Marquee/SU/RLB/SU Roof
Friday 21st September | Volunteering Fair | Rolle Marquee
More information can be found at https://www.upsu.com/ents/