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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 20 September

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue

9am - 6pm
(60 minutes)

Welcome to the School of Computer Science (see Moodle for allocation)  An initial welcome talk in our main lab. You'll be assigned a specific slot during these days (see Moodle). Bring something to take notes with!  Room A32, Computer Science Building

9am-6pm 
30 minutes 

Meet your Personal Tutor  A first meeting with your Personal Tutor, there for advice throughout your degree.  TBC, see Moodle 
9am-6pm  Welcome Fair & Register with Doctors  We recommend you spend a half day on main campus around your assigned welcome slot and tutor meeting. Visit the welcome fair, but also register at the doctors.  David Ross Sports Village & Cripps, University Park 

Tuesday 21 September

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue
9am - 6pm
60 minutes 
Welcome to the School of Computer Science (see Moodle for allocation)  An initial welcome talk in our main lab. You'll be assigned a specific slot during these days (see Moodle). Bring something to take notes with!  Room A32, Computer Science Building

9am-6pm

30 minutes

Meet your Personal Tutor  A first meeting with your Personal Tutor, there for advice throughout your degree.  TBC see Moodle
9am-4pm  Welcome Fair & Register with Doctors  We recommend you spend a half day on main campus around your assigned welcome slot and tutor meeting. Visit the welcome fair, but also register at the doctors.    David Ross Sports Village & Cripps, University Park

Wednesday 22 September

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue

9am-6pm 

60 minutes 

Welcome to the School of Computer Science (see Moodle for allocation)  An initial welcome talk in our main lab. You'll be assigned a specific slot during these days (see Moodle). Bring something to take notes with!  Room A32, Computer Science Building

9am-6pm 

30 minutes 

Meet your Personal Tutor   A first meeting with your Personal Tutor, there for advice throughout your degree.  TBC, see Moodle 
1-2pm  Year in Industry Degree Townhall  An introduction for those on the Year in Industry degree, but all welcome if interested!  JC-EXCHGE-C.LT2+ 
2-3pm  Study Abroad Degree Townhall  An introduction for those on a degree plan that includes studying abroad, but all welcome if interested!  JC-EXCHGE-C.LT2+ 
4-4:40pm Students Union Introduction  Information about joining societies and being a course rep.  Teams
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9am-6pm  Discover Nottingham Fair  We recommend you find time to visit this fair between events.  Portland Building, University Park 

Thursday 23 September

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue
11am-12pm  Optional: Faculty Library Induction (UG)  Information on all the different ways to use the library. 

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 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!  JC-BSSOUTH-B52+ 
3-4pm  Stronger Together  A short Introduction to EDI - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in School and UoN  JC-BSSOUTH-B52+ 

 

Friday 24 September

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue

10-3pm 

If experienced: 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.  Room A32, Computer Science Building




Monday 27 September

 Time ActivityDescription Venue 
 TBC   Mentor Activities  Refer to Moodle Community Page for More     TBC

Tuesday 28 September

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue

10am-12pm  

Welcome to the Machine - Part 1  A 3 day bootcamp on using our computer systems to do your work. See moodle for which day you should come in-person.   CS-A32 & Teams 

1-3pm 

Welcome to the Machine - Part 2  A 3 day bootcamp on using our computer systems to do your work. See moodle for which day you should come in-person.  CS-A32 & Teams 

4-5pm 

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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Wednesday 29 September

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue

10am-12pm  

Welcome to the Machine - Part 3  A 3 day bootcamp on using our computer systems to do your work. See moodle for which day you should come in-person.   CS-A32 & Teams 

1-3pm 

Welcome to the Machine - Part 4  A 3 day bootcamp on using our computer systems to do your work. See moodle for which day you should come in-person.  CS-A32 & Teams 

4-5pm 

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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Thursday 30 September

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue

10am-12pm  

Welcome to the Machine - Part 5  A 3 day bootcamp on using our computer systems to do your work. See moodle for which day you should come in-person.   CS-A32 & Teams 

1-3pm 

Welcome to the Machine - Part 6 A 3 day bootcamp on using our computer systems to do your work. See moodle for which day you should come in-person.  CS-A32 & Teams 

4-5pm 

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.  

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Friday 01 October

TimeActivityDescriptionVenue

12-1pm 

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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