Induction information for LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies - Stage 1
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Monday 17 September

Welcome with Programme Leader Dr Victoria Hamlyn
9.00–11.00 BGB006
During this session you will: Register your presence; Be informed which Induction Group you are in; Be notified who your Personal Tutor is; Receive your Welcome Pack, which includes your Undergraduate Programme Handbook, which you must try to read during Induction week and which you will need to keep for future reference.

Welcome Lunch
12.00–13.00 PSQ Atria A
An opportunity to meet more of your fellow students, the University of Plymouth Law Society (UPLS), Stage 2 Peer Assisted Learning Scheme (PALS) Leaders, and to mingle with the Law academic staff.

Workshop 1: Meet your Personal Tutor and Campus Tour
You will be informed of which session to attend
Rolle 106 – Professor Kim Stevenson/Lisa Deblasio
MB 103 – Dr Nicholas Gervassis/Dr James Gould
CKY 409 – Nigel Firth/Piers Von Berg
CKY 413 – Hugo de Rijke
Robbins SR 3 – Rosie Brennan/Dr Simone Schroff
CKY 511 – Pippa Trimble
CKY 237 – Luke Fisher/Sarah Guy

Tuesday 18 September

Introductory Lecture with Professor Kim Stevenson
9.00–11.00 SHC 2 Upper

Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies Minor with Gisella Hanley Santos
11.00–12.00 BGB018

Library Session
12.00–13.00 BGB006
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.

Workshop 2: Meet the Student Law Society
14.00–16.00 Rolle 605

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 19 September

Workshop 3: Interactive Library Activity
9.00–10.00 Roland Levinsky Building, Jill Craigie

Workshop 3: Interactive Library Activity with Hugo de Rijke, Nigel Firth and Piers Von Berg
10.00–16.00 Library (Law Section)
You will be told which group you are in at the above session.

10.00–11.00 Group A
11.00–12.00 Group B
12.00–13.00 Group C
13.00–14.00 Group D
14.00–15.00 Group E
15.00–16.00 Group F

Workshop 4: Fact Finding, Referencing and Feedback
You will be informed which group you are in.

Group E – Dr Victoria Hamlyn
10.00–12.00 BGB002

Group F - Jason Lowther
10.00–12.00 BGB003

Group A – Dr Nicholas Gervassis
12.30–14.30 Rolle206

Group B – Professor Kim Stevenson
12.30–14.30 Rolle 205

Group C – Phil Bates
15.00–17.00 Rolle 206

Group D – Rosie Brennan
15.00–17.00 Rolle 205

Thursday 20 September

Meeting with Partner College Liaison, Penny Childs and Hugo de Rijke
12.30–13.30 BGB018
Former UPIC and Partner College Students only.

Enrolment Session
14.00–15.30 Cookworthy Welcome Centre
By surname
A – H 14.00–14.30
I – P 14.30–15.00
Q – Z 15.00–15.30
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.

Friday 21 September

Careers Session
9.30–10.30 SHC 2 Upper
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 through 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 Induction
By group
Groups A, B & C PSQ Plymouth
Groups D, E & F Rolle 002
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.

Film and Debate with Hugo de Rijke
12.00–15.00 Roland Levinsky Building, Jill Craigie.

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Essential Information for New International Students

Monday 17 – Friday 21 September daily between 16.30–17.00 Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square

This session is delivered by the International Student Advice (ISA) team and is an opportunity for new international students to meet the team and learn about the services they deliver. 

During this session the team will provide you with essential information designed to help you to settle in to living and studying in Plymouth. 

They will also advise you of your tier 4 visa responsibilities and answer any questions you may have related to your visa. There is no need to book in advance, you can just turn up.

UPSU Events

Friday 14 September | International Fair | Students Union

Monday 17 September | Market Day | SU Roof

Tuesday 18 September | Fresher’s Fair | RLB/SU/Marquee

Wednesday 19 September | Sports Fair | Rolle Marquee/SU

Thursday 20 September | Societies and Activities Fair | Rolle Marquee/SU/RLB/SU Roof

Friday 21 September | Volunteering Fair | Rolle Marquee

More information can be found at

School of Law, Criminology and Government induction information

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