Undergraduate 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. 

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Monday 26 September 

Welcome activities taking place on Monday 26 September
Time ActivityDescriptionVenue 

9am-12pm 

Registration activities

You can use the morning to complete any registration activities 

(Jubilee Campus) Exchange Building 

1-2.30pm 

Welcome to the School of Computer Science 

Your main welcome to the School of Computer Science, led by the head of the first year. Bring something to take notes with! 

(Jubilee Campus) Business School South Auditorium – Room B52  

2-5pm 

(30 minutes slot for each student) 

Meet your Personal Tutor 

A first meeting with your Personal Tutor, during this time period you will receive a dedicated timeslot. 

See Moodle for your specific time and location 

 

Tuesday 27 September  

Welcome activities taking place on Tuesday 27 September
Time ActivityDescriptionVenue  

9-10am 

CELE - British and academic culture  

Run by the CELE team, this session is aimed at giving advice to international students about studying in the UK 

Online/Please see Moodle

11am-12pm 

CELE - Academic Essentials 

Run by the CELE team, this session aims to help students understand the academic conventions they are expected to follow by the University, including academic integrity, criticality and formality. 

Online/Please see Moodle

1.30-2.30pm 

CELE - How to Succeed in Assessment 

Run by the CELE team, this session aims to help students understand the essential aspects involved in assessment. This includes understanding assessment briefs, marking criteria and tutor feedback, as well as how they can respond to their tutor feedback.   

Online/Please see Moodle

10am-3pm 

Welcome Fair 

We recommend you spend some time learning about societies and events across the university. 

(University Park) David Ross Sports Village 

 

Wednesday 28 September 

Welcome activities taking place on Wednesday 28 September
Time ActivityDescriptionVenue  

9-10am 

CELE - Reading and Writing in English 

Run by the CELE team, this session is aimed at students where English is not their first language. 

Online/Please see Moodle

10-11am 

Study Abroad Information Lecture 

An introduction for those on a degree plan that includes studying abroad, but all welcome if interested! 

(Jubilee Campus) Exchange Building – Room C.LT2 

1-3pm 

Lecture: How to Study Computer Science Effectively at University 

Your first lecture, which will explain how best to study Computer Science in Nottingham. Bring something to take notes with! 

(Jubilee Campus) Business School South Auditorium – Room B52 

3.15-4.15pm 

Your IT essentials (IT induction and Email like a boss) 

Discover the IT services available to assist you with your studies, getting connected, software and apps and staying safe online. You can ask any questions at our virtual drop-in sessions or Smart Bar – check help and support for more information. 

Online/Please see Moodle

10am-4pm 

Discover Nottingham 

We recommend you spend some time on main campus learning about the city. 

(University Park) Portland Building 

 

Thursday 29 September  

Welcome activities taking place on Thursday 29 September
Time ActivityDescription Venue  

10am-12pm 

Welcome to the Machine A 

If assigned to group A (see moodle), this will be your first experience of using the systems you will need to study in the first year. 

(Jubilee Campus) Computer Science – Room A32 

1-3pm 

Welcome to the Machine B  

If assigned to group B (see moodle), this will be your first experience of using the systems you will need to study in the first year. 

(Jubilee Campus) Computer Science – Room A32 

3-3.30pm 

Library Induction for UG students 

An introduction to all the different ways that you can use the university library, its spaces, and its resources. 

Online/Please see Moodle

 

Friday 30 September 

Welcome activities taking place on Friday 30 September
Time ActivityDescriptionVenue  

10-11am 

Student Academic Skills - Understanding your learning characteristics and traits  

 

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.  

Online/Please see Moodle

10am-3.30pm 

Optional: Programming Contest 

First years are welcome to try and solve problems in our programming contest (12+ possible languages). It is aimed at returning students, but sometimes first years have a go if they’ve learned some programming before. 

(Jubilee Campus) Computer Science – Room A32 

 

 

Faculty of Science

Computer Science

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