BSc (Hons) Chemistry Final Stage Direct Entry Induction Information
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Medical information

As soon as you have completed online enrolment, please ensure that you complete/update the online medical questionnaire.  You will find the questionnaire at: . 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). You may have previously completed the questionnaire but must still open and save this even if there are no changes. Opening and saving the questionnaire will be date stamped and we will know that your information is up-to-date.  This will be checked by a member of the administrative team and if information is not updated you will be refused entry to laboratories and refused attendance on any fieldwork. 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 16 September 2019

10.15 Guide to the week’s activities – Room 008 – 010, Babbage Building

10.30 Induction talk - Room 008 – 010, Babbage Building

Your programme will be described in some detail. Please bring 2 passport-sized photographs with your name and course clearly printed on the reverse.

11.00 Team-building game- Room 008 – 010, Babbage Building
Dr Mark Fitzsimons, Dr Hayley Manners and PALS mentors

Introduction to ChemSoc - Room 008 – 010, Babbage Building
ChemSoc President

14.00 – 15.00 Project Information Session – Room B6, Portland Square Building
Dr Mark Fitzsimons

Tuesday 17 September 2019

9.30 – 10.45 An Introduction to the Laboratory - Room 509, Davy Building

This session will cover health and safety and good laboratory practice.

14.30 Pub Treasure Hunt - Meet outside the Main Entrance of Block A, Portland Square Building

Dr Hayley Manners and PALS mentors

Wednesday 18 September 2019

09.30 – 11.30 Introduction to Royal Society of Chemistry (+ freebies!!) – Room 411, Babbage Building

Robert Clough

Your opportunity to join the membership and to chat to the RSC representative and to get your FREE laboratory requirements.  

14.00 – 15.00 Introduction to the Library and IT - Lecture Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building

Information Specialist

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

Any time between 09.00 – 16.00 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 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.

19.00 – 21.45 Wednesday 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, entertainment and the chance to win a £100 Amazon voucher.

Thursday 19 September 2019

10.00 – 12.00 Introduction to Computing Services - Room 106-107, Babbage Building
Dr Giuliano Laudone

Please remember that you must have completed your on-line enrolment at least 24 hours before this session.

All students should attend this session, which will introduce the Computing Services used in the university. It is important that you attend this class.  

Friday 20 September 2019

10.00 – 11.00 Stage Meeting – Room 406, Babbage Building

Dr Sabine Lengger

13.00 – 16.00 Meet your Personal Tutor
Further details and location to be announced.

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