MSc Civil Engineering Induction Information
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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 New International Students

Monday 17th – Friday 21st September daily between 16.30 – 17.00 Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square

This session is delivered by the International Student Advice (ISA) team and is an opportunity for new international students to meet the team and learn about the services they deliver. During this session the team will provide you with essential information designed to help you to settle in to living and studying in Plymouth. They will also advise you of your tier 4 visa responsibilities and answer any questions you may have related to your visa. There is no need to book in advance, you can just turn up.


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 17 September 2018

15.00 – 16.00 - Welcome Party Wristband Collection – Room 605, Rolle Building

You will need to collect your wristband in order to attend your Welcome Party

Tuesday 18 September 2018

10.00 – 11.00 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 Martyn Hann.

16.00 – 16.30 Introduction to the Library and IT – Lecture Theatre 1, ground floor, Roland Levinsky Building

Information Specialist

16.30 – 16.45 Introduction to the Students’ Union –  Lecture Theatre 1, ground floor, Roland Levinsky 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.  

Wednesday 19 September 2018

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 20 September 2018

10.30 – 12.00 Introduction to your course – Room 007, Babbage Building

Dr Martyn Hann

An introduction to your course structure and modules.

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch – Room 211, Smeaton 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, ground floor, Roland Levinsky Building

Paul Filmore gives top tips for postgraduate study.

15.30 – 16.00 English Language Centre – Lecture Theatre 1, ground floor, Roland Levinsky Building

Patrick McMahon

Friday 21 September 2018

11.30 - 17.00 Visit to Mount Edgcumbe - Meet at the Mayflower Steps at 11.30.

Details to be confirmed earlier in the week.

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Faculty of Science and Engineering: induction information

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