Essential Information for New International Students
Monday 17 – Friday 21 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.
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.
Monday 17 September 2018
9.30–11.00 Introductory Talk – Room 103, Marine Building
Graham Adnitt, Programme Manager
Welcome to the Navigation and Maritime Science Programme. Outline of induction week.
11.30–12.30 Tour of Campus and Facilities
12.30–13.00 University of Plymouth International College (UPIC) Registration - UPIC, 15 Portland Villas
An introduction to the University of Plymouth International College.
15.00–16.00 - Welcome Party Wristband Collection – Room 605, Rolle Building
You will need to collect your wristband in order to attend your Welcome Party.
Tuesday 18 September 2018
10.00–12.00 Module Enrolment session – Room 103, Marine Building
Graham Adnitt and Mr Alastair McCallien
Wednesday 19 September 2018
11.30–11.45 Introduction to the Students’ Union – Lecture Theatre 2, ground floor, 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.
13.00–14.00 Introduction to the Library – Room 003, Babbage Building
A short presentation from your subject librarian introducing you to the facilities and services of the University library.
19.00–21.30 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.
Thursday 20 September 2018
10.00–12.00 Visit to the Marine Building - Meet in the Foyer of the Marine Building
A series of presentations to help you find out more about what is going on in the Plymouth marine scene. Also the opportunity to meet staff, stage 2 and 3 students – and each other!
Any time between 9.00–16.00 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.