Monday 18th September 2017
UPSU Market Day
10.00 – 16.00 On top of the SU
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 19th September 2017
UPSU Student Volunteering Fair
12.00 – 16.00 The Rolle Marquee
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.
Faculty of Business Welcome Party
19.15 - 21.45 Hoe Graduation Marquee
For new students to meet other students on their course, in the Faculty of Business, the academic staff, and some past students in an informal environment.
Wednesday 20th September 2017
UPSU Sports Fair
11.00 – 16.00 On campus
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 21st September 2017
Welcome to CCJS & PCJS Stage 2
10.00 – 11.00 BGB 006 LT
* Sharing about stage 2 modules
* Stepping up to stage 2 and learning outcomes
* Problems based learning in action (i.e. activities so that students can experience what it is about)
* Staff/student partnerships
Accessing Resources/ Information Skills for Stage 2
11.00 – 12.00 Rolle 018
12.00 – 12.30 Cookworthy Welcome Centre
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.
Essay Writing & Study Skills Refresher
13.00 – 14.00 Rolle 018
Essay Writing and Study Skills with Learning and Development
Meet your personal tutor & collect a T-shirt
14.00 – 15.30 Rolle 018
UPSU Societies and Activities Fair
11.00 – 16.00 On campus
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 22nd September 2017
Coffee and Cake drop-in
10.00 – 11.00 PSQ Atria A & Atria B
11.00 – 12.00 BGB006
IT and Student Services Induction
12.30 – 13.30 DYB Main Hall
This session will introduce you to the University’s IT systems. It will be useful to both novices and techies as it will take you through how we use IT systems at the University and where you can find useful and important information on our network.
Personal Tutor Drop-in
14.00 – 16.00 Staff Offices
UPSU Freshers Fair
10.00 – 16.00 On campus
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.
Cider and Pasty Festival
12.00 – 20.00 On campus
The famous festival is back on campus. Great South West ciders and the best pasties you will ever try.
Saturday 23rd September 2017
20.00 – 04.00
End Freshers week at the biggest party in town. Huge live performances and the biggest night of the week.
Please see https://www.upsu.com for information on events through the year.
Note: Teaching will commence the week beginning Monday, 25th September.
Essential Information for International Students
Monday 18th – Friday 22nd September daily between 16.30 – 17.00 Portland Square Devonport LT
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
Calling all ‘Top Up’ Progression students coming to Plymouth University from a Partner Institution – Dates for your Diary - Tuesday 19th Sept 2017 11.00-1.30pm OR Thursday 21st Sept 2017 2.00-4.30pm , Rolle 605
We are running to 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 19th 11.00-1.30pm OR Thursday 21st Sept 2.00-4.30pm
Where: 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.