Faculty of Technology

BSc Product Design & Innovation and BSc Industrial Design: Level 4 (Year 1) Students

Your Induction Week Timetable

Monday 18 September

9:45am - 10:15am

Students' Union Third Space

Students' Union

An introduction to the Students’ Union and the Student Voice.

All students

11:00am - 12:00pm

Richmond Building Lecture Theatre 1

Welcome to the University

11:00am - 11:30am

Introduction by Head of School, Professor Asa Barber and a health & safety talk by Robin Gooch.

All Students

Computing Facilities and Moodle

11:30am - 12:00pm

An introduction to IT facilities with a representative of our Information Services department, and our Virtual Learning Environment (Moodle) with one of our Technology Online Course Developers.

All Students

2:00pm - 2:30pm

Lion Gate Building Technology Learning Centre, Room 0.14

ID Check and Campus Card Collection

Please remember to register online before attending this session. You'll be required to present your ID (passport, EU identity card or photo driving licence) to confirm your registration. Once confirmed you will be able to collect your Student Campus Card. You are not fully registered until your ID has been checked.

Home & EU Students only

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Richmond Building Lecture Theatre 1

The University Library

An introduction by Faculty Librarian (Technology), Timothy Collinson.

All Students

Tuesday 19 September

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Anglesea Building Room 0.28

Introduction to Your Course

1:00pm - 2:00pm

An introduction to your course with your Course Leader, Dr Andrew Little.

All Students

Team Building and Refreshments

2:00pm - 4:00pm

An opportunity to meet and chat with Personal Tutors and fellow students.

All Students

Wednesday 20 September

9:00am - 9:30am

Anglesea Building Room 2.08

School Procedures

An introduction by School Manager, Andrew Parry.

All Students

10:00am - 3:00pm

Ravelin Park

Freshers' Fayre

Meet members of the University of Portsmouth Students' Union (UPSU) and representatives from clubs, societies and a range of student services. The Freshers' Fayre takes place on Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 September from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

All Students

12:20pm - 12:40pm

Richmond Building Lecture Theatre 1

Student Finance Services

A general introduction to Student Finance by Student Finance Information Officer, Louise Meredith.

All Students

Thursday 21 September

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Anglesea Building Room 0.31

Collection of Study Materials and Equipment

First opportunity.

All Students

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Anglesea Building Room 0.31

Collection of Study Materials and Equipment

Second opportunity.

All Students

4:00pm - 5:30pm

Richmond Building Lecture Theatre 1

Student Placement and Employability Centre (SPEC)

4:00pm - 4:30pm

An introduction to technology placements by SPEC Manager, Natasha Kerven.

All Students

Learning Support

4:30pm - 5:00pm

An introduction to our Learning Support Tutors and Maths Cafe by Learning Support Coordinator, Dr Mateja Presern.

All Students

Careers Service

5:00pm - 5:30pm

An introduction to Purple Door and the Careers and Recruitment Service by Careers Advisor, Kelly Biggs.

All Students

Friday 22 September

3:00pm - 3:20pm

Anglesea Building Room 2.06

Institution Wide Language Programme (IWLP)

An introduction by Miguel Arrebola from the School of Languages and Area Studies.

All Students

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Anglesea Building Room 0.31

Collection of Study Materials and Equipment

All NEW Students

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