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									                  School of Computing and Mathematics

                      Foundation Pathways in Technology:
                          STAGE 0 INDUCTION 2012

                       For the following programmes
           BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering with Foundation Year
   BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year
                BEng (Hons) Robotics with Foundation Year
         BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Year
     BSc (Hons) Computer Systems and Networks with Foundation Year
               BSc (Hons) Computing with Foundation Year
        BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Statistics with Foundation Year

Your programme for induction is below. You will need to print it out and bring it to
induction. Please ensure you have read the programme through before you come
and bring any necessary documents, photos etc to the relevant session. You will
also need to look at the link below and follow any instructions. Some documents
may need to be returned to the University before you arrive.


Tuesday 18 September 2012

10.00am –      Induction Session 1
11.00am        Dr Stuart Rowlands
               Lecture Theatre 1, ground floor, Roland Levinsky Building

               This meeting is very important. It is your first formal contact with the
               staff who involved with your programme, and your fellow students. The
               session will be led by the Programme Manager, Stuart Rowlands, who
               will introduce you to the structure of your course, give brief details of
               the topics you will cover, and what is expected from you when you
               study at university. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions.

Any time       University Registration
between        Main Hall
11.00am –
12.00pm        You must register between these times. You must complete Online
               Enrolment prior to attending this session. Details of how to online
               enrol are here.

               If you have not already done so, please upload a photograph of
               yourself using the e@pplicant page
            https://eservices.plymouth.ac.uk/app/ following the online instructions.

            The photo is required for your University Card which is issued to new
            students when you attend Faculty Induction. Failure to provide a photo
            will delay the production of your University Card.

            NB: this is not required if you already have a University Card i.e.
            because you were previously a student on another course or at a
            Partner College. Your University Card will remain valid for the duration
            of your studies at Plymouth University. If you already have a card you
            do not need to attend this session.

            For this session you will also need to bring along your Payment
            Schedule letter.

12.00pm -   Buffet Lunch (free!)
1.00pm      Sherwell Exhibition Space – mezzanine floor, Sherwell Church

3.00pm –    Induction Session 2
5.00pm      Dr Stuart Rowlands
            Sherwell Church Lecture Theatre 2 (Upper)

            During this session you will receive your timetable for the first term and
            details of your tutor meeting on Thursday/Friday. It will also include an
            introduction to the portal, the library and the key study skills you will
            need.


Wednesday 19 September 2012

2.00pm –    Sustainability and Energy Saving Awareness
2.30pm      Office of Procurement and Sustainability
            Lecture Theatre 1, Robbins Conference Centre

            How Plymouth University is reducing carbon emissions and how you
            can reduce your own carbon footprint on campus

2.30pm –    Introduction to the Students’ Union
3.00pm      Lecture Theatre 1, Robbins Conference Centre

            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.

3.00pm –    The Plymouth Award
3.20pm      Karen Turvey
            Lecture Theatre 1, Robbins Conference Centre

            The Plymouth Award is designed to recognise and celebrate student
             achievements outside the curriculum. Many University of Plymouth
             students already make significant contributions to the life of the
             University and the communities in which they live and work. The
             Plymouth Award is one way of recognising the value that we place on
             these contributions and the learning and personal growth that students
             gain from these activities.

7.00pm –     Wednesday Welcome Party
9.30pm       Graduation Marquee, Plymouth Hoe

             The Welcome Party is your opportunity to meet informally with other
             students new to The Faculty of Science and Technology 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.

             More information and your invitation is here.

Anytime      Student Welcome Fair
between      Roland Levinsky Building – ground floor
10.00am –
4.00pm       A drop-in information fair for all new students – go along and see what
             is happening.


Thursday 20 September 2012

Engineering students only

             Please note that there will be tutor meetings planned today in addition
             to the events below. You will have been given details of this meeting
             at Induction Session 2 on Wednesday.

10.00am –    Engineering Activity - Surnames A - K only
12.30pm      Dr Stuart Rowlands
             Rooms 102a + 102b, Smeaton Building

1.00pm –     Engineering Activity - Surnames L - Z only
3.30pm       Dr Stuart Rowlands
             Rooms 102a + 102b, Smeaton Building

3.30pm –     Competition
4.00pm       Dr Stuart Rowlands
             Venue: ground floor stairwell, west end of Smeaton (opposite end to
             the cashpoints)
Maths/Computing students only

Anytime      Self-guided tour of the Students’ Union
today
             Print the self-guided tour of the Students’ Union from here and go
             along and find out about the Union for yourself.

             Town Centre trail

             Go and try this trail – on your own or preferably with some others. A bit
             of fun to see Plymouth. You will be given this earlier in the week.

4.00pm –     If you are an EU or Overseas student you must attend the
5.00pm       following session:

             International Student Arrival Checklist Session for all EU and
             Overseas students
             International Student Advisory Service
             Lecture Theatre 1, ground floor, Roland Levinsky Building,

             The International Student Advisory Service (ISAS) team will run this
             essential session to offer practical advice on everything that you need
             to complete in your first few weeks in Plymouth. From opening a bank
             account and information for Tier 4 visa holders to social activities and
             language and learning support, this session is your University of
             Plymouth interactive arrival guide.


Friday 21 September 2012

Maths/Computing students only

             Please note that there will be tutor meetings planned today in addition
             to the events below. You will have been given details of this meeting
             at Induction Session 2 on Wednesday.

10.00am –    Computing/Maths Activity – Surnames A – F only
12.00pm      Dr Mark Dixon
             Room 109, Smeaton Building

12.00pm –    Computing/Maths Activity – Surnames G – P only
2.00pm       Dr Mark Dixon
             Room 109, Smeaton Building

2.00pm –     Computing/Maths Activity – Surnames Q - Z only
4.00pm       Dr Mark Dixon
             Room 109, Smeaton Building


Engineering students only
Anytime   Self-guided tour of the Students’ Union
today
          Print the self-guided tour of the Students’ Union from here and go
          along and find out about the Union for yourself.

          Town Centre trail
          Go and try this trail – on your own or preferably with some others. A bit
          of fun to see Plymouth. You will be given this earlier in the week.

								
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