MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering Stage 1 Induction Information
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Medical information – Please read and action urgently

As soon as you have completed online enrolment, please ensure that you complete the online medical questionnaire.  You will find the questionnaire at: . Alternatively, you can scroll down on the induction web page where you will see a link for the Medical Questionnaire (You must complete online enrolment first). The information is required solely to enable organisers of field courses, lab work and other activities you may undertake to be alerted to any special requirements or precautions which may be necessary.

Monday 16 September 2019

09.00 – 10.30 Welcome and Introduction – Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square Building

Jahir Rizvi

Welcome to the School of Engineering and an introduction to the BEng/MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering with Composites/Marine Technology programme.

Tuesday 17 September 2019

09.00 – 11.30 Essential Information Session – Jill Craigie Lecture Theatre, Roland Levinsky Building

Jahir Rizvi

Find out about the course structure, documentation, timetable etc. Meet other students from your course.

13.00 – 14.00 Group Engineering Exercise – Briefing – Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square Building

Jahir Rizvi

14.00 – 17.00 Group Engineering Exercise – Smeaton Building, Rooms 200 and 201

Jahir Rizvi

Group exercise (videos and group work)

Wednesday 18 September 2019 

10.00 – 11.00 Introduction to the Library – Lecture Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building

Information Specialist

A short presentation from your subject librarian introducing you to the facilities and services of the University library.

11.00 - 11.15 Introduction to Student Wellbeing Services – Lecture Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building

 Student Services will outline the support available to all students and where you need to go to access this support. The session will include information about:

·         Disability Services

·         Student Wellbeing Services (Counselling, Mental Health and Wellbeing)

·         Chaplaincy

·         Learning Development incl SUM UP

·         Care Leavers

·         Peer Assisted Learning (PALS)

11.15 – 11.30 Careers and Employability – Lecture Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building

Claire Guy

The most often quoted reason for coming to university is to enhance your future prospects and to create fulfilling career paths. Find out about how the Careers and Employability service can support you with this by; opening your eyes to a wealth of graduate options, helping you to develop skills and gain experience and providing you with all the practical help you need, from stage 0 right the way through to postgraduate study (and for up to 3 years after you finish your programme!)

19.00 – 21.45 Welcome Party - Graduation Marquee, Plymouth Hoe

The Welcome Party is your opportunity to meet informally with other students new to The Faculty of Science and Engineering as well as some current students and your academic staff.

Additionally, the evening includes a welcome drink, entertainment and the chance to win a £100 Amazon voucher


Any time this week. Graduation Ceremony on the Hoe

Today are the Graduation Ceremonies for students who have completed their degrees. Please feel free to visit the large marquees on the Hoe and see the venue where this takes place. The School of Engineering ceremony is at 10.00.

Thursday 19 September 2019

10.00 – 10.30 Safety, Fire and Accident Procedures - Jill Craigie Lecture Theatre, Roland Levinsky Building

10.30 – 12.00 Essential Information Session - Jill Craigie Lecture Theatre, Roland Levinsky Building

Jahir Rizvi

Find out more about the University’s support systems and resources to help you study. Question and answer session. Personal tutor allocation.

Any time between 09.00 – 16.00 University Card Collection - Room 015, Ground Floor, Smeaton Building

Your card is used for entry to the Library, some room entry, handing in coursework etc.

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.

NB: If you already have a card i.e. because you were previously a student on another course or at a Partner College, you do not need to attend this session.

15.00 – 16.00 Meet with Tutors – Room 312, Third Floor, Smeaton Building

Adam Kyte - Group A

Jahir Rizvi - Group B

John Summerscales Group C

Daniel Hatton - Group D

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If you have any queries please contact the Faculty Office on +44 1752 584584.

Important documents

We recommend you download these document prior to enrolling

Faculty of Science and Engineering: induction information