Faculty of Technology

New Level 4 (Year 1), Level 5 and Level 6 Direct Entry Civil Engineering and Surveying Students

Welcome video (YouTube)

NEW STUDENTS!

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

Your Induction Week Timetable

Induction Week events for all new (direct entry) undergraduate students including students repeating Level 4/Year 1 on the following courses:

  • BEng Civil Engineering
  • MEng Civil Engineering
  • BEng Construction Engineering Management
  • BSc Property Development
  • BSc Quantity Surveying
  • BSc Quantity Surveying - Degree Apprenticeship
  • BSc Building Surveying
  • BSc Building Surveying - Degree Apprenticeship

Monday 18 September

9:00am - 9:30am

Portland Building SCES Reception

Induction Registration

Report to the School of Civil Engineering reception desk between 9:00am and 9:30am.

All Students

9:30am - 9:50am

Portland Building Room 1.74

Welcome by Head of School

The Head of School will Welcome you to the University and to the School of Civil Engineering and Surveying.

All Students

10:00am - 12:30pm

Portland Building and Lion Gate Building

Meet your Personal Tutor, Course Leader and cohort, followed by campus tours

Meet your Personal Tutor, Course Leader and get to know the students on your course. During this session you will undertake some group activities and take a tour of the campus.

BEng Civil Engineering Students: Portland Building Room 2.33a/b

MEng Civil Engineering Students: Portland Building Room 2.33c

BEng Construction Engineering Management Students: Portland Building Room 1.66

BSc Property Development Students: Portland Building Room 1.11

BSc Quantity Surveying Students (including Degree Apprentices): Portland Building Room 1.67

BSc Building Surveying Students (including Degree Apprentices): Lion Gate Building Room 2.05

 

Break

1:15pm - 3:30pm

Buckingham Building

Design Challenge

Refreshments and prizes will be provided for this social team-based, design-build-test exercise. Prizes will be awarded at the Student and Staff social event on Thursday.

BEng and MEng Civil Engineering Students: Buckingham Building Room 3.05

BEng Construction Engineering Management, BSc Property Development, BSc Quantity Surveying (including Degree Apprentices), BSc Building Surveying Students (including Degree Apprentices): Buckingham Building Room 3.06

 

Break

3:45pm - 4:45pm

Portland Building Room 2.63

An Introduction to the University for Direct Entry Students

An opportunity to find out about the teams across the University who will help you to get on with living and studying in Portsmouth straight away. This session will allow time for you to ask questions one-to-one with members of staff.

ALL NEW Level 5 and Level 6 (Direct Entry) Students

3:45pm - 4:10pm

Students' Union Third Space

Students' Union

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

Degree Apprentices ONLY (all other students, see Tuesday 19 September, 12:00pm - 12:25pm)

Tuesday 19 September

9:30am - 11:30am

Lion Gate Building Technology Learning Centre (TLC)

ID Check and Campus Card Collection

Home & EU Students only

Please remember to register online before attending this session - for more details go to www.port.ac.uk/welcome. You will be required to present your photo 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.

BEng Civil Engineering, BEng Construction Engineering Management Students: 9:30am - 10:30am

BSc Quantity Surveying, BSc Building Surveying Students: 10:30am - 11:00am

MEng Civil Engineering, BSc Property Development Students: 11:00am - 11:30am

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

Degree Apprentices should complete their registration at the SCES Reception desk on Thursday 21 September between 8:30am and 5:00pm

11:30am - 12:00pm

Portland Building SCES Reception

Option Choices and Option Choice Form Submission

You must submit your options at this time. Any questions relating to optional Units of Study can be answered during this time.

All new Level 5 (Year 2) and Level 6 (Year 3) Direct Entry Students

12:00pm - 12:25pm

Students' Union Third Space

Students' Union

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

All students except Degree Apprentices (see Monday 18 September, 4:30pm - 4:55pm)

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.

All Students

Thursday 21 September

9:00am - 9:50am

Richmond Building and St. Michael's Building

Introductory Talks by Professional Bodies

Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

BEng and MEng Civil Engineering, BEng Construction Engineering Management Students: Richmond Building LT2

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

BSc Property Development, BSc Building Surveying (including Degree Apprentices), BSc Quantity Surveying Students (including Degree Apprentices): St. Michaels' Building Room 1.01

10:00am - 11:20am

Lion Gate Building Room 2.04a/b/c

Student and Staff Social and Prize Giving Event

This is a valuable opportunity to mix with students on your course as well as with those on other courses (both undergraduate and postgraduate) within the School. Student Representatives, Student Guides and ex-placement students will be mingling at the event to share experiences with you.

Light refreshments will be provided.

All Students

11:30am - 12:20pm

Portland Building

Student Placement and Employability Centre (SPEC)

Room 1.74

An introduction to placements from SPEC. Students who have been on placement will also be at the event to share their experience.

All Students (except Degree Apprentices)

Degree Apprenticeships and e-learning

Room 1.44

An introduction to the Degree Apprenticeship programme, timetabled events and key staff.

Degree Apprentices ONLY

12:30am - 2:00pm

Portland Building SCES Reception Desk

ID Check and Campus Card Collection

Please remember to register online before attending this session - for more details go to www.port.ac.uk/welcome. You will be required to present your photo 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.

Degree Apprentices ONLY

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