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Postgraduate research induction timetable

Your induction is a programme of activities and events to introduce you to your school and course. It's important that you attend each induction activity to give you the best start to the year.

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Monday 20 September

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue
9am-6pm  Welcome Fair & Register with Doctors  If you arrive in Nottingham this early, we recommend you spend a half day on main campus. Visit both the welcome fair and register at the doctors.  David Ross Sports Village & Cripps, University Park 




 

Tuesday 21 September

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue
9am-6pm  Welcome Fair & Register with Doctors  If you arrive in Nottingham this early, we recommend you spend a half day on main campus. Visit both the welcome fair and register at the doctors.  David Ross Sports Village & Cripps, University Park 




 

Wednesday 22 September 

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue
9am-6pm  Discover Nottingham Fair  If you arrive in Nottingham this early, we recommend you find time to visit this fair Portland Building, University park 




 

Monday 27 September

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue
10-11am   CELE 1 - Academic Conventions  Optional Session- This session aims to help you understand the academic conventions you are expected to follow by the University, including academic integrity, criticality and formality.  Teams
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All day  CDT Introduction  Students in the CDT should refer to emails from the CDT coordinators.  Various 




 

Tuesday 28 September

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue
10-11am  CELE 2 - Assessment Dialogue 

Optional Session-  
This session aims to help you understand the essential aspects involved in assessment. This includes understanding assessment briefs, marking criteria and tutor feedback, as well as how you can respond to your tutor feedback.   

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2-3pm SAS Learning Characteristics 

Session to help you understand your own learning characteristics. Looking at working memory, processing speed, time management and organisational abilities, focus and attention, and procrastination, and considers how to address any challenges around each of these through different study strategies.  

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Thursday 30 September

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue
10-11am  CELE 3 - Academic Communication 

Optional Session-  This session aims to introduce the main modes of academic communication used at the university, such as Moodle and e-mail, and how to make the best and most appropriate use of them. 

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Friday 1 October

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue
10-11:30am  PhD Welcome 

A welcome talk for all new PhD students (including CDT students progressing to CS)  

CS-A07 
1-2pm Wellness for PhD Studies 

A focused session on wellness related issues relevant to doctoral studies 

CS-A07
2pm-3:30pm  Stronger Together 

A short Introduction to EDI - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in our School and across UoN 

CS-A07




 

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