Faculty of Technology

Foundation Engineering and Technology Students

2017 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

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Park Building Room 1.23

Introduction to the Course

Option forms and pathways with Dr Giles Tewkesbury.

All Students

3:00pm - 4:00pm

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 will 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. Please note: You are not fully registered until your ID has been checked.

Home & EU Students only

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Park Building Room 1.23

Welcome to the University

4:00pm - 4:30pm

An introduction to the University and the School of Engineering by Head of School, Professor Asa Barber, followed by a health and safety talk with Robin Gooch.

All Students

Introduction to Computing Facilities and Moodle

4:30pm - 5:00pm

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

Tuesday 19 September

12:30pm - 3:30pm

Anglesea Building Rooms 0.01 and 0.02

Diagnostic Maths Test

All students who have not already completed the test online

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Portland Building Room 1.74

The University Library

4:00pm - 4:30pm

An introduction by Faculty Librarian (Technology), Timothy Collinson

All Students

Introduction to 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

Wednesday 20 September

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 both Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 September from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

All Students

12:00pm - 12:20pm

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

9:00am - 9:30am

Portland Building Room 1.74

Introduction to School Procedures

School Manager, Andrew Parry

All Students

10:00am - 12:00pm

Anglesea Building Room 0.31

Collection of Study Materials and Equipment

All Students

Friday 22 September

9:00am - 11:00am

Portland Building Room 1.74

Pathway Selection

Dr Giles Tewkesbury

All Students

11:00am - 1:00pm

Portland Building Atrium

Team Building and Refreshments

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

All Students

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