Medical information – Please read and action urgently
As soon as you have completed online enrolment, please ensure that you complete 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). 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.
Any time between 09.00 – 16.00 (Monday – Thursday) 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 and days 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.
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.
Monday 17 September 2018
10.00 – 12.00
Sustainable Environmental Management - Introduction
to the Course/Course Administration – Room 212, Fitzroy Building
14.00 – 15.00 - Welcome Party Wristband Collection – Room 605, Rolle Building
You will need to collect your wristband in order to attend your Welcome Party.
19.00 – 21.30 Monday 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 and nibbles, entertainment and a raffle for all attendees with an iPad to be won on the night.
Tuesday 18 September 2018
10.00 – 11.00 Student Photographs – GeoMapping Unit, Room 708, Davy Building
16.00 – 16.30 Introduction to the Library and IT – Lecture Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky
Kate Russell, Information Specialist
16.30 – 16.45 Introduction to the Students’ Union – Lecture Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky 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.
Thursday 20 September 2018
10.00 – 12.00
Introduction to Sustainable Environmental Management – Room 207, Rolle Building
You need to make your module choices online – there is a link to this facility on the student portal student.plymouth.ac.uk. Online Module Choice opens on Monday 17 September and closes on Friday 28 September.
Friday 21 September 2018
09:00 - 16.00 Fieldtrip to Cornwall Moorland landscapes (Bodmin Moor) led by Dr Nicki Whitehouse and Prof Dave Gilvear. – Depart from outside Portland Square Building at 09.00, returning by 16.00.
Fieldtrip to Cornwall Moorland landscapes, led by Dr Nicki Whitehouse and Prof Dave Gilvear.
Please bring along a packed lunch, refreshments, and suitable outdoor clothing, including waterproofs (jacket and trousers) in case of poor weather. Please wear walking boots or wellingtons, as we will be accessing wet areas where trainers may be insufficient. If the weather is warm, bring along sunscreen. We will be looking at upland moorland landscapes during the day.
Wine reception – for Masters students across the school (Room 605, Rolle Building) – Date to be confirmed.