Welcome to Plymouth Business School for your Stage 2 studies. You will be joining an international community of maritime business learners. In this year we focus on operations and business functions, gaining the depth and breadth of knowledge that you will need for your work in the Maritime industries. This is an important year for planning your career and gaining useful experience.
Monday 17th September
Meeting with Programme Leader
11.30 – 12.30 CKY511
Learn more about this week's program and ask questions about your studies and timetable.
12.30 – 14.00 CKY404
Tuesday 18th September
IT and Student Services Session
09.00 – 10.00 PSQ Stonehouse
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.
10.30 – 11.30 BGB006
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.
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
Interactive Library Activity with Programme Leader
11.00 – 12.00 Library Entrance
Meet just inside library entrance.
13.00 – 14.00 BGB214
With Paul Harrington
14.30 – 15.00 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.
Note: Teaching will commence the week beginning Monday, 24th September.
Thursday 20th September
Welcome Back – Meeting with Programme Leader
11.30 – 12.30 BGB204
In this session I will tell you about placements and internships and about our plans for field trips this year. You will also meet the rest of your classmates who are continuing their studies from last year.