Welcome to Plymouth Business School for your first year of study. In this year, we introduce you to core subjects of logistics, law, ships and trade, and to business economics. Economic thinking is the foundation for understanding all businesses. You will also make the transition to studying as an independent learner who is equipped with a set of academic skills for lifelong learning.
Monday 17th September
Meeting with Programme Leader
10.00 – 11.30 CKY413
Learn more about this week's program and ask questions about your studies and timetable.
11.30 – 12.30 CKY413
Student Ambassadors will meet you at CKY413 for a tour of the campus.
12.30 – 14.00 CKY404
Tuesday 18th September
10.30 – 11.30 PSQ A102
With Paul Harrington
12.00 – 13.00 RLB LT 2
A general welcome and introduction to Library services and resources lead by your School Information Specialist. The aim is to offer a fun but informative session to get you started in your academic life.
PBS New Students Inauguration Ceremony
18.00 Hoe Graduation Marquee
Faculty of Business Welcome Party
19.15 - 21.45 Hoe Graduation Marquee
For new students to meet other students in the Faculty of Business, the academic staff, and some past students in an informal environment.
Wednesday 19th September
Meeting with Programme Leader and Personal Tutors
10.00 – 11.00 CKY413
15.00 – 16.00 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.
Thursday 20th September
11.30 – 12.30 BGB005
The Careers and Employability induction session will give you all the information you need to prepare for your future. Helping students to understand everything the service offers, I will talk though who can help with placements, careers guidance, employability workshops and graduate recruitment, just to name a few. The key message will be ‘your career starts now’ and will explore the vital importance of taking all the opportunities available to you whilst studying to enhance your chances of employment after graduation. The session is run by Emily Packer the Careers Adviser for the Faculty of Business.
IT and Student Services Session
12.30 – 13.30 Robbins SR 1
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.