BA (Hons) Social Work Induction Information 2017 -STAGE 1


Welcome to the School of Health Professions where we pride ourselves in the quality and professionalism of our academic offer and where our programmes are designed to meet the demands of contemporary health and social care practice. As you begin your professional journey we will encourage you reach your full potential and achieve excellence in your chosen discipline. We also want you to enjoy your time with us and hope that you will embrace some of the social and recreational opportunities that are such an important aspect of university life.

From the Induction timetable you will see that many activities have been arranged for you and it is important that you attend all of these. These activities will help familiarise you with your chosen programme, introduce you to the main city centre university campus and also signpost some of the support services available to you.

Bernhard Haas, Interim Head of School - Health Professions

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  • Welcome Party, Plymouth Hoe

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Monday 18 September 2017 
0930 - 1100   Welcome and Introduction to the Programme - Smeaton Building 212
1100 - 1130   Break
1130 - 1230   Introduction to Programme Administration and Registration - Babbage Building 006
                          Please bring your completed forms and your passport.  
1230 - 1300   Introduction to Library Services - Portland Square Stonehouse Lecture Theatre
1300 - 1400   Lunch Break
1400 - 1530   Introduction to Study Groups and Handbook - Smeaton Building 202
1530 - 1630   Welcome from the Heads of School - Portland Square Devonport LT

Tuesday 19 September 2017
1000 - 1030 Introduction to Practice Learning - Smeaton Building 202
1030 - 1230 Study Group Sessions - Cookworthy Building 112, 235, 236 and 410
1230 - 1330 Lunch Break
1330 - 1500 Learning to Learn - Smeaton Building 202
1500 - 1530 Break
1530 - 1600 UNISON - Portland Square Devonport Lecture Theatre

Wednesday 20 September 2017 
0930 - 1330    Introduction to Service Users and Carers Consultative Group Babbage Building 006

Thursday 21 September 2017 
No activities currently scheduled
1915 - 2145   Welcome Party - Plymouth Hoe See invitation at the bottom of this page.

Click the blue and white Induction Timetable button below to download a more detailed, printable timetable.

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Essential information

Please ensure you do the following before starting your programme:

  • Enrol online
  • Upload a photograph

Please bring your passport and a copy of your passport to the Administration session together with any certificates or documentation requested by Admissions.

This will enable us to issue your University card which you will need to access the Plymouth University Library and Student Union.

Forms to complete for BA (Hons) Social Work 2017

Please print and complete all of the following forms and bring with you to your administration session in Induction Week together with your passport. Please also bring a copy of your passport.

Faculty of Health and Human Sciences: induction information

Welcome Party

The Faculty of Health and Human Sciences invites you to attend a very special
Welcome Party in the Graduation Marquee on Plymouth Hoe:

Thursday 21 September 2017
7.15pm – 9.45pm*

The Welcome Party is your opportunity to meet informally with other students new to
the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, as well as some current students and your
academic staff.

Additionally, the evening includes a complimentary welcome drink, nibbles,
entertainment and a raffle for all attendees with a £100 of Amazon vouchers to be won on the night.

*Arrive at the Graduation Marquee on Plymouth Hoe for 7:15pm,
or meet on top of the Student Union at 6:45pm to be accompanied to the venue.

Please note that this event is invitation only, no additional guests will be allowed
entry to the venue.

Event photography and video
Please be aware that some of the University of Plymouth's public events may be attended by University photographers and videographers, for capturing content to be used in University online and offline marketing and promotional materials, for example webpages, brochures or leaflets. If for whatever reason, you or a member of your group, do not wish to be photographed, please make yourself known to staff working at the event on arrival or to the photographer.