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

10.00 – 12.00 Induction Session 1 – Plymouth Lecture Theatre, Portland Square Building

Dr Jason Hughes and Dr Yinghui Wei

Introduction and welcome to the School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics. This session is an important one as it is your first formal contact with the staff who are most involved with your degree programme, and with your fellow students.

The session will be led by the Stage Tutor, who will give an overview of the week and the courses and it will include some activities to help you get to know each other and prepare for your course.

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.

14.00 – 17.00 Induction Session 2 – Jill Craigie Lecture Theatre, ground floor, Roland Levinsky Building

Dr Yinghui Wei and Stage 1 lecturers.

At this session you will meet your Personal Tutor. There will also be a tour of the staff offices in Kirkby Place and of the Learning Resources on Campus.

Later you will divide into tutor groups to meet with your tutor in a separate room. Your tutor will introduce you to, and will discuss with you, the Famous Mathematicians activity. This will take place in various rooms.

Wednesday 18 September 2019

12.30 – 12.45 Introduction to Student Wellbeing Services – Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square 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)

12.45 – 13.00 Introduction to the Students’ Union – Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square 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.

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, entertainment and the chance to win a £100 Amazon voucher.

Thursday 19 September 2019

11.00 – 12.00 Introduction to the Library and IT - Room 006, Babbage Building (lower ground floor)

Information Specialist

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

12.00 – 15.30 Induction Session 3 - Stonehouse Lecture Theatre, Portland Square Building
Dr Yinghui Wei and Professor David McMullan

• Famous Mathematicians activity
• Meet some second and final stage students
A free buffet lunch at 13.00 and an opportunity to socialise with staff and students. – Atria A, Portland Square Building
• Mathematical Reasoning, introduction lecture.

Friday 20 September 2019

The stage tutor and personal tutors will be available in their offices in the School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics in Kirkby Place to help with any problems. If necessary, please make an email appointment.

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