Induction information for BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies Single Honours and Major Programmes - Stage 3 Direct Entry
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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

Thursday 21st September 2017

Direct Entry Student Welcome
10.00 – 11.00 Robbins SR3

Welcome to Stage 3: Stepping up to the Final Year
11.00 – 12.00 Robbins LT
Introduction to CCJS, Stage 3 Criminology and Criminal Justice Modules and review of criminological terminology

Enrolment Session
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.

Study Skills for Stage 3
14.00 – 15.00 RLB LT1

Accessing Resources/Information Skills for Stage 3
15.30 - 16.30 BGB006

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

Friday 22nd September 2017

Coffee and Cake Drop-in
10.00 – 11.00 PSQ Atria A & Atria B

Defining your Dissertation Research Topic: Completing the Initial Ideas Form
11.00 – 12.30 SCH 1 Lower
Choosing Your Dissertation Type with Dissertation module leader. This is a crucial session to attend in connection with your dissertation studies and will provide important initial information. All CCJS + Police and CCJS Stage 3 students to attend.

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.

Initial Ideas Form Submission
13.30 – 16.30  with Dissertation Module Leader / Stage 3 tutors (19 Portland Villas)
This is a drop-in session when you will have the opportunity to talk to the dissertation module leader (Jill Annison, Room 115, 19 Portland Villas) or one of the CCJS team members on a one-to-one basis before finalising your form. These should then be handed in to the module leader. All CCJS + Police and CCJS Stage 3 students to attend. 

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

Freshers Ball
20.00 – 04.00
End Freshers week at the biggest party in town. Huge live performances and the biggest night of the week.

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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, 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.

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