Any time between 09.00 – 16.00 (Monday - Thursday) University Card Collection - Room 015, Ground Floor, Smeaton Building
You can collect your University card from Room 015, Ground Floor, Smeaton Building during the times given above. 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
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 Wednesday 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 – 11.00 Welcome - Room 201, Smeaton Building
A welcome from Professor Steven Furnell, Head of School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics.
11.00 – 12.00 Introduction to your course (For MSc Computer and Information Security, MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering, MSc Computer Science (Conversion) students only) - Room 201, Smeaton Building
Marcel Ambroze, Maria Papadaki , Paul Filmore, Torbjorn Dahl
12.00 – 13.00 Buffet Lunch - Room 402, Cookworthy Building
This will be an opportunity for new students to meet staff and current students in an informal setting.
13.00 – 14.00 Introduction to the Library and IT – Lecture Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building
Samantha Brown, Information Specialist
A short presentation from your subject librarian introducing you to the facilities and services of the University library.
14.00 – 15.30 ‘Survival Management’ – Lecture Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building
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
11.00 – 13..00 Introduction to Cyber Security (for MSc Computer and Information Security students only) – Room 511, Cookworthy Building
Professor Steven Furnell
A session aiming to introduce you to basic concepts in Information Security, as well as relevant resources that could further your understanding in the area.
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.