MA Social Work Induction Information 2018 - STAGE 1


Welcome to the School of Health Professions where we pride ourselves in the quality and professionalism of our academic offer and where our programmes are designed to meet the demands of contemporary health and social care practice. As you begin your professional journey we will encourage you reach your full potential and achieve excellence in your chosen discipline. We also want you to enjoy your time with us and hope that you will embrace some of the social and recreational opportunities that are such an important aspect of university life.

From the Induction timetable you will see that many activities have been arranged for you and it is important that you attend all of these. These activities will help familiarise you with your chosen programme, introduce you to the main city centre university campus and also signpost some of the support services available to you.

Bernhard Haas,  Interim Head of School - Health Professions

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Monday 17 September 2018  
1000 - 1130     Welcome and Introduction to the Programme - Smeaton Building 107b
1130 - 1230     Lunch Break
1230 - 1330     Introduction to Programme Administration and Registration - Babbage 002
1330 - 1400     Introduction to Library Services - Portland Square Devonport Lecture Theatre
1400 - 1530     Introduction to Study Groups and Handbook - Smeaton Building 107b
1530 - 1630     Welcome from the Heads of School - Portland Square Devonport Lecture Theatre
Tuesday 18 September 2018  
1000 - 1200     SUCCG (Service User Carer Consultative Group) - Roland Levinsky Building 303
1200 - 1300     Lunch Break
1300 - 1530     Team Building - Roland Levinsky Building 304
1530 - 1600     UNISON - Portland Square Devonport Lecture Theatre
Wednesday 19 September 2018

No activities currently scheduled   

Thursday 20 September 2018   
1915 - 2145     Welcome Party - Plymouth Hoe See invitation at the bottom of this page.
Friday 21 September 2017  
1000 - 1300     Group Tutorials (6 groups) - Babbage 215, Portland Square B3, B6 and B7, Nancy Astor Building 002 and 006
1300 - 1400     Questions and Answers - Smeaton Building 107b

Click the blue and white Induction Timetable button below to download a more detailed, printable timetable. 

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Essential information

Please ensure you do the following before starting your programme:

  • Enrol online
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Please bring your passport and a copy of your passport to the Administration session together with any certificates or documentation requested by Admissions.

This will enable us to issue your University card which you will need to access the University of Plymouth Library and Student Union.

Forms to complete for MA Social Work 2018

Please print and complete all of the following forms and bring with you to your administration session in Induction Week together with your passport.

Faculty of Health and Human Sciences: induction information

Welcome Party

The Faculty of Health and Human Sciences invites you to attend a very special Welcome Party in the Graduation Marquee on Plymouth Hoe:

Thursday 20 September 2018
19.15 – 21.45*

The Welcome Party is your opportunity to meet informally with other students new to the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, as well as some current students and your academic staff.

Additionally, the evening includes a complimentary welcome drink, nibbles, entertainment and a raffle for all attendees with a £100 of Amazon vouchers to be won on the night.

*Arrive at the Graduation Marquee on Plymouth Hoe for 19:15, or meet on top of the Student Union at 18:45 to be accompanied to the venue.

Please note that this event is invitation only, no additional guests will be allowed entry to the venue.

Event photography and video
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