Any time between 09.00 – 16.00 (Monday – Thursday) 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.Essential Information for International Students
Monday 18th – Friday 22nd September daily between 16.30 – 17.00 – Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square Building
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 answer any questions you may have related to your tier 4 visa responsibilities.
Monday 18 September 2017
Between 10.00 - 16.00 today. Don’t miss key events led by the Students’ Union (UPSU) - On top of the SU
UPSU Market Day
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 19 September 2017
11.00 – 12.00 Welcome by Head of School and the Programme Manager – Room 214, Babbage Building
A welcome from Professor Deborah Greaves, Head of School of Engineering followed by tea/coffee and biscuits with Dr Tony Robotham, Programme Manager.
15.30 – 16.15 Introduction to the Library and IT – Main Hall, Davy Building
Kate Russell, Information Specialist
16.15 – 16.30 Introduction to the Students’ Union – Main Hall, Davy Building
A representative of the Students’ Union will outline all the extra-curricular activities you can enjoy, including; sports clubs and societies, volunteering, and how the Union is the hub of social life whilst studying. They provide your student support and representation.
Between 12.00 - 16.00 today- Don’t miss key events led by the Students’ Union (UPSU) - Rolle Marquee
UPSU Student Volunteering Fair
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.
Wednesday 20 September 2017
UPSU Sports Fair
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 upsu.com
19.00 – 21.30 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 and nibbles, entertainment and a raffle for all attendees with an iPad to be won on the night.
Thursday 21 September 2017
10.30 – 12.00 Introduction to your course – Room 412, Cookworthy Building
Dr Tony Robotham, Programme Leader, will give an overview of the course structure, the modules, assessment requirements and academic regulations.
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch – Room 220, Davy Building
Lunch will be provided. This will be an opportunity for new students to meet staff and current students in an informal setting.
14.00 – 15.30 ‘Survival Management’ – Lecture Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building
Paul Filmore gives top tips for postgraduate study.
15.30 – 16.00 Industrial Placement Year - Lecture Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building
Simon Taylor, Placements team
16.00 – 16.30 English Language Centre – Lecture Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building
Between 11.00 - 16.00 today - Don’t miss key events led by the Students’ Union (UPSU) - On Campus
UPSU Societies and Activities Fair
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 upsu.com
Friday 22 September 2017
11.30 - 17.00 Visit to Mount Edgcumbe - Meet at the Mayflower Steps at 11.30.
Details to be confirmed earlier in the week.
Don’t miss key events led by the Students’ Union (UPSU) - On Campus
Between 10.00 - 16.00 - UPSU Freshers Fair
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.
Between 12.00 - 20.00 - Cider and Pasty Festival
The famous festival is back on campus. Great South West ciders and the best pasties you will ever try.