Faculty of Technology

New Level 4 (Year 1) Computing Students

Welcome video (YouTube)

NEW STUDENTS!

Let our Head of School welcome you to Portsmouth - check out this video (YouTube)

Your Induction Week Timetable

Induction Week events for all Level 4 (First Year) students on the following courses:

  • BSc Business Information Systems
  • BSc Computing
  • BSc and MEng Computer Science
  • BSc Forensic Computing
  • BSc Software Engineering

Monday 18 September

9:30am - 12:00pm

Lion Gate Building Technology Learning Centre (0.14)

ID Check and Campus Card Collection

Home & EU Students only

Please remember to register online before attending this session. You will need 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.

BSc and MEng Computer Science Students: 9:30am

BSc Business Information Systems, BSc Computing Students: 10:00am

BSc Forensic Computing, BSc Software Engineering Students: 10:30am

International College Portsmouth (ICP) students should register with ICP on the date/time they have specified and not at this session

 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Break

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Richmond Building Lecture Theatre 1

Welcome to The School of Computing

Introduction by Head of School, Dr Nick Savage

All Students

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Buckingham Building Floor 1

Meet your Personal Tutors

All Students

3:45pm - 4:10pm

Students' Union Third Space

Students' Union

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

All Students

4:30pm - 5:00pm

Richmond Building Lecture Theatre 1

Induction Task

All Students

Tuesday 19 September

9:00am - 10:00am

Richmond Building Lecture Theatre 1

Succeeding at University: Part of the Changing Mindsets project

With Senior Research Fellow, Dr Jessica Gagnon.

All Students

 10:00am - 1:00pm

Free time

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lion Gate Building Room 2.04a/b/c

Induction Task

All Students

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Meet your Course Leader

BSc Business Information Systems Students: Penny Ross, Lion Gate Building Room 2.05

BSc Computing Students: Amanda Peart, Lion Gate Building Room 1.22

BSc and MEng Computer Science Students (2:00pm - 2:45pm): Matthew Poole, Anglesea Building Room 2.06

BSc Software Engineering Students (2:45pm - 3:30pm): Matthew Poole, Anglesea Building Room 2.06

BSc Forensic Computing Students: Gareth Owenson, Buckingham Building Room 2.02

Wednesday 20 September

10:00am - 11:00am

Richmond Building Lecture Theatre 1

Project Briefing

All Students

11:00am - 12:00pm

Lion Gate Building Room 0.14b

Computer System Access Check

All Students

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Break

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Lion Gate Building Rooms 0.07, 0.14 and Buckingham Building Room 0.07

Mathematics Diagnostic Check

BSc & MEng Computer Science, BSc Computing, BSc Software Engineering, and BSc Forensic Computing Students (if not already completed online)

Thursday 21 September

9:00am - 10:00am

Richmond Building Lecture Theatre 1

Support and Employability

Student Placement and Employability Centre (SPEC)

All Students

 10:00am - 11:00am

Break

11:00am - 1:00pm

Buckingham Building Room 3.06

Project Session

Two sessions 11:00am–12:00pm and 12:00pm–1:00pm: You will be advised which session to attend during your welcome meeting on Monday.

All Students

Friday 22 September

10:00am - 1:00pm

Lion Gate Building Room 0.07 and Room 0.14

Group Exercise

Three sessions 10:00am–11:00am, 11:00am–12:00pm and 12:00pm–1:00pm: You will be advised which session to attend during your welcome meeting on Monday.

All Students

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