As soon as you have completed online enrolment, please ensure that you complete/update 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). 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
Induction talk - Room 008 – 010, Babbage Building
programme will be described in some detail. Please bring 2 passport-sized
photographs with your name and course clearly printed on the reverse.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
16.00 Meet your Personal Tutor
Further details and location to be announced.