University of Plymouth International College - BSc (Hons) Computer and Information Security Stage 1 Integrated - Induction Information
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Monday 16 September 2019

09.00 – 10.00 University of Plymouth International College (UPIC) Registration - UPIC, 15 Portland Villas
Drew Kearney

An introduction to University of Plymouth International College.

14.30 – 14.45 Introduction to Student Wellbeing Services - Lecture Theatre 2 - Sherwell Church (Upper lecture theatre)

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)

14.45 – 15.00 Introduction to the Students’ Union - Lecture Theatre 2 - Sherwell Church (Upper lecture theatre)

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.

Tuesday 17 September 2019

Any time between 09.00 – 16.00 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.

11.00 – 12.00 Introduction to the Programmes Lecture Theatre 2 - Sherwell Church (Upper lecture theatre)

Dr Shirley Atkinson and Dr David Walker

This meeting is a very important one. It is your first formal contact with the staff who are most involved with your degree programme, and your fellow students. The session will be led by both your Programme Director and the Associate Head of Computing, who will introduce you to the School, the structure of your degree, brief details of the topics you may cover in your time at the University, and so on. You will also be told what we expect of you. There will be an opportunity to ask questions.

12.00 – 13.00 Introduction to the Library and IT – Robbins Lecture Theatre, Robbins Building

Information Specialist 

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

15.00 – 17.00 Failing to plan = Planning to fail! – Main Hall, Davy Building

Dr Liz Stuart

Helpful time management information for your time at University

Wednesday 18 September 2019

10.00 – 11.00 Course Specific Activities – Room 402, Babbage Building

A chance to meet others from your course and to ask questions related specifically to your studies.

14.00 – 15.00 Meet the Stage 1 Tutor – Lecture Theatre 1 - Sherwell Church (Lower lecture theatre)

19.00 – 21.30 Wednesday Welcome Party - Graduation Marquees, 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.

Thursday 19 September 2019

11.30 – 13.00 Academic Writing and Plagiarism - Room 312, Smeaton Building

Jason Truscott

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch – Robbins Foyer + SR1, SR2 & SR3

A Chance to meet students and lecturers form other Computing programmes over a free buffet lunch.

15.00 – 16.00 Introduction to the Security Society – Room 003, Babbage Building (lower ground floor)

A session run by the Society students.

Friday 20 September 2019

Personal Tutor Sessions

Your Personal Tutor will be in contact with you during the week to arrange a meeting with you sometime today.

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Faculty of Science and Engineering: induction information