School of Art and Design

BA (Hons) Photography

Welcome and Preparation

Welcome to the University of Portsmouth and BA (Hons) Photography.  We hope you are feeling excited about beginning the next stage of your education, and we are looking forward to working with you to help realise your potential towards your chosen career.

The Photography course at Portsmouth is designed to equip you both technically and creatively to become critically informed, knowledgeable and confident professionals within the photographic and creative industries.

You can see some of our students work at: http://portsmouthphotography.tumblr.com/

Before you start in September we would like you to get inspired by reading some of the key texts in Photography, which should be available through your local library:

Please also try to find time to visit a couple of exhibitions in your area and/or in London.  

We hope that you have a great summer and look forward to seeing you at the start of Induction Week.

Best wishes,

The Photography Team

Schedule

Welcome to the School of Art and Design for the new academic year.  If you need help at any time during induction, please visit the School office based at Eldon Building, Room 0.11.  Here is your schedule of Induction activities:

Monday 18 September 2017

TimeEvent, Location, Description

10:00

Level 4 (First Year)

Eldon South, Crit Room 2.26

Introduction to Group Project: Meet staff teaching on the course, including personal tutors

14:15 – 14:45

Level 4 (First Year)

UPSU Talk

Third Space, Student Union Building

Tuesday 19 September 2017

TimeEvent, Location, Description

10:00

Level 5 (Second Year)

Eldon South, Crit Room 2.26

Meet tutors for an introduction to the year

11:00

Level 4 (First Year)

Eldon South, 0.106

ID Checking: bring your passport or driving licence to complete your registration and collect your Student Card

14:00

Level 6 (Third Year)

Eldon South, Crit Room 2.26

Meet tutors for an introduction to the year

15:30

Level 6 (Third Year)

Research Paper and Dissertation – Eldon West, 1.11

Research Project and Extended Research Project – Eldon North, 0.20

16:00 – 18:00

Information Fair

Eldon Foyer

17:00 – 19:00

Faculty Social Event

Eldon Foyer and Courtyard

Wednesday 20 September 2017

TimeEvent, Location, Description

12:00 – 14:00

EU/International Students Introduction

Eldon West, 1.08

All Day

Freshers' Fayre

Ravelin Park

Thursday 21 September 2017

TimeEvent, Location, Description

12:00

New Students Health and Safety Induction

Eldon South, Room 1.33 – Photography Workshops

Group 1: 12:00
Group 2: 12:30

14:00

Level 4 (First Year)

Eldon South, Crit Room 2.26

Review

All Day

Freshers' Fayre

Ravelin Park