We look forward to meeting you all during Induction week. The sessions have been arranged to provide you with the best start to your studies at the University of Plymouth, and it is essential that you attend every session so that you meet some important people, and don’t miss anything vital. Your Programme Leader is Dr Sue Kinsey, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday 16th September
Meeting 1: Welcome and Essential information
09.00 – 11.00 Rolle 018
This VITAL session provides essential information, as well as the opportunity to meet your Programme Leader and other students on your course. You will need to understand how things work at Plymouth: who the important people are, how we communicate with you, where to find out more information, how to work out your timetable…and a whole range of other information. Please make sure you attend to ensure you are fully prepared for your studies and don’t miss out on vital information!
Walking Tour with Previous Students
11.30 - 13.00 Meet Outside Rolle Building
Meeting 2: More important stuff!
14.00 – 15.00 Rolle 018
This session will continue from meeting 1, and will set you up for the rest of the week and beyond.
Tuesday 17th September
A - L 12.00 – 12.30
M - Z 12.30 – 13.00
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.
15.00 – 16.00 Sherwell Center Upper
With Paul Harrington
PBS New Students Inauguration Ceremony
18.00 Hoe Graduation Marquee
Wednesday 18th September
11.00 – 12.00 Davy Building Main Hall
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.
Meeting 3: Business Competition: Get to know your fellow students
13.00 – 15.00 Rolle 018
This session will give you the chance to get to know and work closely with other students on your programme in a creative, business-focused competition activity with prizes.
Thursday 19th September
15.00 – 15.30 Davy Building 220
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.
Faculty Welcome Party
19.15 – 21.45 Hoe Graduation Marquee
For new students to meet other students in the Faculty, the academic staff, and some past students in an informal environment.
Friday 20th September
Meet current students & alumni
10.30 – 12.00 SHC 1 Lower
Find out everything you need to know about being a University of Plymouth student: this is your opportunity to get the ‘inside story’, hints and tips from students who who have been here for some time
Personal Tutoring Session
16.00 – 17.00 SHC1 Lower
With Ricky Lowes, Senior Personal Tutor
Note: Teaching will commence the week beginning Monday 23rd September.