Postgraduate taught induction timetable

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

Before you start you will be sent a number of welcome videos to help further introduce you to the school.

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Monday 20 September

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue
11am-12pm  Introduction to the School of Computer Science  A welcome lecture given by our Head of PGT.  JC-EXCHGE-D.LT3+ 
3-4pm  HCI MSc Introduction (HCI only) 

An additional welcome event for the HCI MSc, led by joint organisers in Engineering. 

UP-POPE-C15+ 
9-6pm  Welcome Fair & Register with Doctors  We recommend you spend a half day on main campus, visiting both the welcome fair and to register at the doctors.  David Ross Sports Village & Cripps, University Park 

Tuesday 21 September 

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue
2-4pm   MSc Module Choice Event  A session on choosing options, led by our Head of PGT  JC-EXCHGE-D.LT3+ 
9-6pm  Welcome Fair & Register with Doctors  We recommend you spend a half day on main campus, visiting both the welcome fair and to register at the doctors.  David Ross Sports Village & Cripps, University Park 

Wednesday 22 September

Welcome activities taking place on Wednesday 27 January
TimeActivityDescriptionVenue
 9-6pm   Discover Nottingham Fair   We recommend you find time to visit this fair.   Portland Building, University Park 

Thursday 23 September

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue

2-3pm

Faculty Library Induction (PGT) 

Information on all the different ways to use the library. 

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Friday 24 September

TimeActivityDescriptionJoining link
10am-3pm  Optional: Programming Contest  A completely optional team-based event, which presumes you have experience coding in C, C++, Java, or Python. Teams of 3 compete to solve ~10 problems in 5hrs. Refer to the CS Moodle Community Page for information on how to register.  CS-A32 

 

Monday 27 September

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue
10-11am  Study Skills Lecture  A lecture on how best to study during your MSc  JC-EXCHGE-D.LT3+ 
11am-12pm  Stronger Together  A short Introduction to EDI - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in School and UoN  JC-EXCHGE-D.LT3+ 
1pm-1.30pm  Students Union Introduction  Information about joining societies and being a course rep.

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2-3pm  CELE 1 - Academic Conventions  This session aims to help you understand the academic conventions you are expected to follow by the University, including academic integrity, criticality and formality. 

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Tuesday 28 September 

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue
10-11am  CELE 2 - Assessment Dialogue  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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Wednesday 29 September

Welcome activities taking place on Wednesday 27 January
TimeActivityDescriptionVenue
10am-12pm  Online Repeat: Welcome talk and Module Choice Event  A repeat event, this time online, for anyone that missed the original welcome and module choice events due to travel, quarantine, or remote study conditions. 

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1pm  Careers Event  An information session on what the Careers Team can do for Masters students.  Teams 
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TBC  Meet your Tutor (see Moodle for a timeslot)  Once a personal tutor has been assigned, you’ll be given a meeting time with your tutor group.  CS-A07 

Thursday 30 September

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue

10-11am 

CELE 3 - Academic Communication 

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.   Teams
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TBC

Meet your Tutor (see Moodle for a timeslot) 

Once a personal tutor has been assigned, you’ll be given a meeting time with your tutor group.  CS-A07 

Friday 01 October

TimeActivityDescriptionJoining link
10am-12pm  Intro to CS systems - Part 1  Part 1 will introduce you to the range of systems, servers, and virtual machines we have here in Nottingham CompSci.  CS-A32 
1-3pm  Intro to CS systems - Part 2  Part 2 is optional, designed to give students with little to no experience of programming the first steps needed to start the programming module.  CS-A32 

 

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