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Calling all ‘Top Up’ Progression students coming to Plymouth University from a Partner Institution – Dates for your Diary - Tuesday 19 September 2017 11.00-13.30 OR Thursday 21 September 2017 14.00-16.30, Rolle 605

We are running two sessions to introduce you to The University of Plymouth, its Careers and Employability service, Student Union and general campus information. These sessions are specifically aimed at students coming into their final year or 2nd to final year. You only need to attend one session.

When: Tuesday 19 September 11.00-13.30 OR Thursday 21 September 14.00-16.30
Where: Rolle 605

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Essential Information for International Students

Monday 18th – Friday 22nd September daily between 16.30 – 17.00 – Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square Building

Delivered by the International Student Advice team, this session is aimed at new international students who did not attend the International Student Orientation programme. The team will advise you of the support services they provide and answer any questions you may have related to your tier 4 visa responsibilities.

Monday 18 September 2017

14.00 - 15.00 Welcome: Introductions, Coffee and Cake and Campus Tours - Room 410, Babbage Building

Dr Simon Ingram and all available staff members

15.00 - 16.00 Treasure Hunt – ending at the Marine Station
Dr Simon Ingram and all available staff members

Teamwork and prizes. If you have one BRING YOUR SMARTPHONE? Induction Week Twitter Account: @DrSimonIngram

16.00 – 17.00 Tour of Marine Station - Room 103, 103a and 104, Marine Station
Miss Helen Nance

19.00 - 21.30 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 and nibbles, entertainment and a raffle for all attendees with an iPad to be won on the night.

Between 10.00 - 16.00 today. Don’t miss key events led by the Students’ Union (UPSU) - On top of the SU

UPSU Market Day

With a big selection of mouth-watering dishes and the finest products from the South West, there will be so many flavours to try at the UPSU Market Day.

Tuesday 19 September 2017

10.00 - 11.00 Overview of your Degree – Room 411, Babbage Building
Dr Simon Ingram, Dr Sarah Bass and Dr Phil Hosegood

11.00 - 12.00 Introduction to the Library and IT - Room 411, Babbage Building
Kate Russell, Information Specialist

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

11.00 - 13.30 Calling all ‘Top Up’ Progression students coming to Plymouth University from a Partner Institution - Rolle 605  

Make it count

Come along and get to know the University of Plymouth Employability offer with this dedicated interactive career planning session:

 Discover more about yourself, what makes you tick and what might make you happy in your future career
 Get some top tips for your job search and unearth the hidden job opportunities
 Discover your professional identity and develop you.com, your personal brand.

There will be chocolate and drinks available – we are here to support and answer any questions you may have about studying on the Plymouth campus and we really look forward to seeing you.  If you are unable to attend today we are holding another session on Thursday 21 September from 14.00-16.30 in Rolle 605.

14.00 - 17.00 General Information and Diving Talk – Room 410, Babbage Building
Dr Simon Ingram and Mr Charles Sandercock

• General guidance about various operational matters such as timetables, student support, health and safety, assessment issues etc.
• Information and sign-up for adventure activities on Friday.
• Information for Scientific Diving.

Between 12.00 - 16.00 today- Don’t miss key events led by the Students’ Union (UPSU) - Rolle Marquee

UPSU Student Volunteering Fair

Discover what volunteering opportunities you can engage with in the local community, in order to explore the surrounding area, make new friends, try something new and boost your C.V.  With over 50 different community partners and organisations, there will be something for everyone

Wednesday 20 September 2017

11.30 – 11.45 Introduction to the Students’ Union – Room 018, Rolle Building

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.

Between 11.00 - 16.00 today - Don’t miss key events led by the Students’ Union (UPSU) - On Campus

UPSU Sports Fair

UPSU brings you the biggest Sports Fair in the South West for Plymouth University students. We have over 50 sports clubs to choose from, so if you are a Plymouth University student, come and find out more and discover how to get involved. Sign up online anytime at upsu.com

Thursday 21 September 2017

12.00 - 13.00 Information about Tutor Groups – Room 405, Babbage Building
Dr Phil Hosegood and Dr Gillian Glegg

13.00 - 14.00 Module Advice Session - Room 405, Babbage Building
Dr Simon Ingram

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.

14.00 - 16.30 Calling all ‘Top Up’ Progression students coming to Plymouth University from a Partner Institution - Rolle 605  

Make it count

Come along and get to know the University of Plymouth Employability offer with this dedicated interactive career planning session:

 Discover more about yourself, what makes you tick and what might make you happy in your future career
 Get some top tips for your job search and unearth the hidden job opportunities
 Discover your professional identity and develop you.com, your personal brand.

There will be chocolate and drinks available – we are here to support and answer any questions you may have about studying on the Plymouth campus and we really look forward to seeing you.  If you were unable to attend the Tuesday session you are very welcome to attend this one.

Between 11.00 - 16.00 today - Don’t miss key events led by the Students’ Union (UPSU) - On Campus

UPSU Societies and Activities Fair

It’s the biggest Societies and Activities Fair in the South West for Plymouth University students. We have over 120 different societies and activities to choose from, come and find out more and discover how to get involved. Sign up online anytime at upsu.com

Friday 22 September 2017

09.00 – 17.00 Off campus activity. Details to be given at induction


Don’t miss key events led by the Students’ Union (UPSU) - On Campus

Between 10.00 - 16.00 - UPSU Freshers Fair

This bustling marketplace is full of stalls and services with amazing student offers and loads of freebies to enjoy from local and national companies. Come and grab a bargain and take advantage of loads of student offers.

Between 12.00 - 20.00 - Cider and Pasty Festival

The famous festival is back on campus.  Great South West ciders and the best pasties you will ever try.


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