SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY
BSc (Hons) Psychology with Human Biology
INDUCTION STAGE 1
Induction: 21-25 September 2015
Please print this and bring it with you to your induction. It’s a good idea to:
 read it before you arrive.
 follow any links and check instructions
 bring with you any documents, photos, etc where these are specified.
Some documents may need to be returned to the University before you arrive.
New students: upload a photograph
If you have not already done so, please upload a photograph of yourself using the [email protected] page
following the online instructions. This photo will appear on your University Card, which is issued to
you when you attend the University Card Collection session this week. Without this photo, your
University Card cannot be produced.
NB: this is not required if you already have a University Card because you were previously a
student on another course or at a Partner College. Your University Card will remain valid for the
duration of your studies at Plymouth University.
Online Enrolment
You must complete Online Enrolment as soon as possible and prior to collecting your University
Card.
International Student Advisory Service (ISAS)
ISAS are running essential sessions for International students daily from Monday 21st until Thursday
24th September 2015 between 4-5pm.
These sessions cover everything from immigration / compliance requirements to safety advice and
how to get English language and academic writing support.
MONDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER
Welcome
10.00-10.30
Professor Simon Handley, Head of School
Roland Levinsky
Lecture Theatre 1
10.30-11.30
Introduction to Psychology
Dr Matt Roser, Programme Leader
Roland Levinsky
Lecture Theatre 1
11.30 – 12.00
Employability
Dr Ed Symes/ Employability Service
Roland Levinsky
Lecture Theatre 1
12.00-13.00
Break for lunch
Last update: 8-Feb-16
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13.15-13.30
Introduction to Student’s Union
Student’s Union Representative
Sherwell Centre
Lower Lecture
Theatre
A representative of the Students’ Union will outline all the extracurricular activities you can enjoy, including; sports clubs and
societies, volunteering, and how the Union is the hub of social
life whilst studying. They provide your student support and
representation.
13.30-14.00
Plymouth Award 2015
Karen Turvey, Employability Service
Sherwell Centre
Lower Lecture
Theatre
The Plymouth Award is designed to recognize and celebrate
student achievements outside the curriculum.
The Plymouth Award is one way of recognizing the value that we
place on these contributions and the learning and personal
growth that students gain from these activities.
TUESDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER
Film Screening (Students with Surnames A - K)
11.00-12.30
Screening of ‘Rupture – a matter of life or death’
Roland Levinsky
Jill Craigie Cinema
A documentary on recovery from brain injury written by Dr Paul
Broks.
12.30-13.00
All Students
Check Stage 1 Notice Board on the 2nd Floor of the Portland Square Building to see
who your Personal Tutor is.
Find their room and sign up for a meeting with them later in the day around your
induction timetable.
Note, some tutors may need to make alternative arrangements, so keep checking
your email for any instructions. If you are unable to meet your tutor for any reason,
please email or call them (contact details are in the Stage 1 Handbook) to arrange an
alternative time.
13.00-14.00
Human Biology Minor Information Session
Portland Sq
Building, Room
C501, fifth floor
block C
14.00-15.00
Introduction to Stage 1
Dr Laurence White, Stage 1 Tutor
Roland Levinsky
Lecture Theatre 1
15.00-17.00
Meet your personal Tutor
Meet with your Personal Tutor during these times.
Tutor’s Office
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WEDNESDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER
This morning consists of talks by a few of our staff on things that fascinate them in psychology. Some
of the stuff we have to do in induction week can be a little dull, so we thought it worth reminding you of
the real reason for being here ….
10.00-12.00
Staff Research Interests
Roland Levinsky
Lecture Theatre 1
Professor Jackie Andrade: Cognitive Psychologist
Dr Jeremy Goslin: Cognitive Neuroscientist
Professor Michael Hyland: Health Psychologist
Professor Andy Wills: Cognitive Psychologist
12.00-13.00
University Card Collection
(Students with surnames A-K)
Rolle 102
You must complete Online Enrolment prior to collecting your
University Card.
12.00-13.00
CAMPUS TOUR
(Students with surnames L-Z)
Roland Levinsky
Lecture Theatre 2
13.00-14.00
University Card Collection
(Students with surnames L-Z)
Rolle 102
You must complete Online Enrolment prior to collecting your
University Card.
13.00-14.00
CAMPUS TOUR
(Students with surnames A-K)
Sherwell Centre
Upper Lecture
Theatre
14.00-14.45
Introduction to Stage 1 Timetable
Dr Laurence White, Stage 1 Tutor
Roland Levinsky
Lecture Theatre 1
14.45-15.30
Introduction to the University Library
Joanna Triplett Information Specialist
Roland Levinsky
Lecture Theatre 1
A short presentation on the University library from the
Psychology Information Specialist to inform you of the library’s
layout, opening times and services, together with an introduction
on how to search for books, journals and other materials using
the ‘Primo’ system and the IT Tutorials for help with using
Moodle.
15.30-16.00
Technical Facilities and Services
Lynne James, Psychology Senior Technician
Last update: 8-Feb-16
Roland Levinsky
Lecture Theatre 1
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THURSDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER
Introduction to PSYC101
13.00-13.20
Dr William Simpson
Sherwell Centre
Lower Lecture
Theatre
13.20-13.30
Welcome Party Promo
Events Team
Sherwell Centre
Lower Lecture
Theatre
13.30-14.00
Ebooks
Dr Phil Gee
Sherwell Centre
Lower Lecture
Theatre
14.00-14.30
Welcome
Professor Patricia Livsey, Dean of Faculty
Sherwell Centre
Lower Lecture
Theatre
15.00-16.30
Film Screening (Students with Surnames L - Z)
Screening of ‘Rupture – a matter of life or death’
Babbage Building
006 (lower ground
floor)
A documentary on recovery from brain injury written by Dr Paul
Broks.
19.15-21.45
Faculty of Health and Human Sciences Welcome Party
To view your invitation, please click on Faculty Welcome Party
on the Faculty page.
Graduation
Marquee, The
Hoe, Plymouth
FRIDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER
Drop-in Sessions
10.00-12.00
Link Building
There will be drop-in sessions to learn more about the Student
Rooms 106 - 107
Portal and to practice using it. Simply go to one of these rooms
and there will be a member of staff there who will help you to get
started.
You are also advised to check the Stage 1 notice board, Block A
on the 2nd floor of the Portland Square Building for group
allocations to Workshops, Tutor Groups, etc. Please make a
note of the weeks in which your groups start.
Don’t miss these key events led by the Students’ Union (UPSU). These events run all day so
you can drop in whenever you’re free:
Volunteer Fair – Tuesday 22nd September - campus marquees.
Make a difference in the local community and have a great time. Drop in to the Volunteer Fair and
learn more about the opportunities available From UPSU.
Sports and Societies Fair – Wednesday 23rd September - Roland Levinsky Building and campus
marquees.
An opportunity to find out about all the UPSU societies and sports clubs, and to sign up. Joining any one
of the 180+ societies or sports clubs UPSU have on offer is a great way to make the most of your
University experience and have an incredible time!
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Welcome Fair – Thursday 24th September - Roland Levinsky Building and campus marquees.
Local and national businesses and University services come together to provide discounts, offers, local
information & top tips. So come along and discover more about what’s on offer in Plymouth and across
the University.
Last update: 8-Feb-16
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