Faculty of Technology

Level 5 Mathematics Students

Induction Week

Induction Week events for all Level 5 (Year 2) students on the following courses:

  • BSc Mathematics
  • BSc Mathematics for Finance and Management
  • BSc Mathematics with Statistics

Monday 18 September

11:00am - 12.30pm

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 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. You are not fully registered until your ID has been checked.

New Home & EU Students only

Wednesday 20 September

10:00am - 3:00pm

Ravelin Park

Freshers' Fayre

Meet members of the University of Portsmouth Students' Union (UPSU) and representitives 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

Thursday 21 September

10:10am - 12:20am

Buckingham Building Room 3.05

Introduction to Year 2 (Level 5)

10:10am - 10:30am

Dr Richard Treloar

All Students

Course Reps

10:30am - 10:40am

Becoming a Course Rep is a great way to get involved in your course and in uni life, and it's a very positive point to put on your CV

All Students

Maths Café

10:40am - 11:00pm

Learning Support Coordinator, Dr Mateja Presern and Learning Support Tutor, Dr Ilia Roustemoglou

All Students

Student Wellbeing Services at the University of Portsmouth

11:00am - 11:15am

Steve Daley, Wellbeing Advisor

All Students


11:15am - 11:30am

With refreshments

All Students

Becoming a Student Ambassador or Mentor

11:30am - 11:45am

Laura Eaton, Education and Outreach, and Jocelyn Castle, Student Recruitment

All Students

Welcome Talk

11:45am - 12:00pm

Head of Department, Professor Andrew Osbaldestin

All Students

News from the Faculty of Technology

12:00am - 12:20am

Ana Baker, Student Engagement Officer

All Students

Friday 22 September

10:00am - 12:30pm

Buckingham Building Room 3.06

The Placement Year: An Introduction

10:00am - 11:00am

More and more employers are seeking to recruit graduates with relevant work experience. The placement year is an excellent opportunity to gain such experience. In this session you will hear from:

  • Natasha Kerven (SPEC)
  • Dr Maria Pickett (Departmental Placement Coordinator)
  • Students who have just returned from placements

All second year students should attend this session: It is NOT just for those interested going out on a placement - it is also of general interest about careers.


11:00am - 11:30am

Meet your Personal Tutors

All Students

An Introduction to Purple Door (connection with the M201 unit)

11:30am - 12:00pm

Guy Towsend, Careers Advisor

All Students

Plagiarism, how to avoid it and why we reference

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Timothy Collinson-Faculty Librarian

All Students

** PLEASE KEEP IN MIND that event times and locations might change at short notice. We recommend that you bookmark, favorite or save a link to this webpage on your tablet, laptop or smartphone so that you can revisit it before you arrive and when you're here on campus.**

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