BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with Foundation Year Induction 2019

Please refer back to this page during your Induction week in case of last minute changes.It is a good idea to:

•   read before you arrive

•   follow any links and check instructions

•   bring with you any documents, etc where these are specified.

Some documents may need to be returned to the University before you arrive. If you have not already done so, please upload a photograph of yourself using the e@applicant page: following the online instructions. 

This photo will appear on your University card, which is issued to you during your induction. Without this photo, your University card cannot be produced and will be delayed getting to you. You will need ID when you pick up your University card and the only form of ID is your passport. 

Please see our University card collection web page for further information: 

NB: this is not required if you already have a University card 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 the University of Plymouth.

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Monday 16 September 2019

0930 - 0945 FoH Dean's Welcome - Sherwell 2 Upper Lecture Theatre, Sherwell Centre

Welcome to all students enrolled within the School of Biomedical Sciences by Professor Hisham Khalil

0945 - 1000 Head of Schools Welcome - Sherwell 2 Upper Lecture theatre, Sherwell Centre

1000 - 1200 Introduction to your degree course - Room 312, Smeaton Building

this meeting is a very important one.  It is your first formal contact with the staff most involved with your degree course, and your fellow students.  The session will be led by your Programme lead, who will introduce you to the school, the structure of degrees at Plymouth, brief details of what topics you might cover during your time here and so on.  You will also be told what we expect of you.  there will be an opportunity for you to ask questions.  During this meeting you will be allocated to a personal Tutor.

1200 - 1400 Laboratory Skills workshop with Sarah Jamieson, Andrew Atfield and Sarah Peak - Rooms 209,  Davy Building

This session provides you with an opportunity to test your command of basic laboratory skills (e.g. observation, handling measurement and analysis skills).  Join up with 5 other students and try to win a prize (presented to the best groups).

1530 - 1700 Introduction to the Library with Chris Johns -  Plymouth Lecture theatre, Portland Square  Building

A presentation from your subject librarian introducing you to the facilities and services of the University library.

Tuesday 17 September 2019

0900 - 1100 Workshop on microscopes with Paul Laurence Young and Lynn McCallum - Room 301/304, Davy Building

1100 - 1300 Workshop on microscopes with David Price and Andy Foey - Room 301/304, Davy Building

1500 - 1600  Safety with Phil Warburton - Plymouth Lecture Theatre, Portland Square Building

1600 - 1700 Placements and Career Service with Paul Gillard and Lindsay Marshall - Sherwell 2 Upper Lecture theatre, Sherwell Centre

Thursday 19 September 2019

1300 - 1400 Professionalism with Simon Fox - Main Hall, Davy Building

1630 - 1730 Introduction to IT services with Simon Fox - Robbins lecture Theatre, Robbins Centre

Friday 20 September 2019

0900 - 1100 ID card collection.  Please ensure you bring your passport with you.  Room B111, Portland Square Building

1100 - 1330 Introduction to the School of Biomedical Sciences - Robbins Lecture Theatre, Robbins Centre

Find out about the teaching and research activities going on in our School.  A chance to meet the staff who will be teaching you and chat to some current students over refreshments.

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