Arrivals take place from Thursday 17 to Tuesday 22 of September and Welcome events run from Wednesday 23 September to Sunday 27 September 2020.

Find out where to go

Look at our campus map to get directions to your sessions.

Help with Technology

If you have any problems with IT hardware and software, contact our IT helpdesk. You can also purchase equipment from them.

You will also be invited to attend a University Life session, you can find your time slot on this page and the link will be sent to you via Microsoft Teams. It’s important that you attend this.

Your timetable

Wednesday 23 September

Start Finish Location Description
09.00am 09.30am Microsoft Teams Join Online Head of Department Welcome for all Computer Science MSc and MRes programmes - Prof Mike Fraser
10.00am 12.00pm Microsoft Teams Join Online Introduction to all Computer Science MSc and MRes programmes - Dr Marina De Vos
1.00pm 2.30pm Microsoft Teams Join Online MSc Data Science, MSc Data Science & Statistics and MSc Machine Learning & Autonomous Systems- Dr Marina De Vos and Unit Convenors
3.00pm 4.30pm Microsoft Teams Join Online MSc Computer Science, MSc Human Computer Interaction and MSc Software Systems - Dr Marina De Vos and Unit Convenors

Thursday 24 September

Start Finish Location Description
10.00am 12.00pm Microsoft Teams Meeting Virtual drop-in meetings with Director of Studies for all programmes - Dr Marina De Vos. You will need to book a slot here.
10.00am 11.00am Microsoft Teams Join Online Placements Q&A for all programmes with Placement - Faculty Placement Team
11.00am 11.30am Microsoft Teams Join Online Introduction to Personal Tutoring - Dr Bhagyashree Patil
11.30am 12.00pm Microsoft Teams, Personal Tutor Group Channel Meet your personal tutor. In some cases a tutor may be unable to attend and will arrange for an alternative time.
1.30pm 3.30pm Microsoft Teams Join Online MSc Computer Science - Maths Q&A and Maths Diagnostic Test - Mathematics Resources Centre (MASH)

Friday 25 September

If you are attending in person sessions on Friday, please bring with you if possible; headphones and a laptop, tablet or other mobile device.

Start Finish Location Description
10.00am 12.00pm Live online MSc Data Science, MSc Data Science & Statistics and MSc Machine Learning & Autonomous Systems - Python Support. Book in advance here by 4.00pm Thursday 24 September.Join the session in the Welcome Sessions channel of the Computer Science MSc Programmes Team
10.15am 12.15pm Library Level 4 MSc Data Science, MSc Data Science & Statistics and MSc Machine Learning & Autonomous Systems - Python Support. Book in advance here.
12.15pm 2.15pm Live online MSc Computer Science - Moodle, computer systems introduction. Book in advance here by 4.00pm Thursday 24 September. Join the session in the Welcome Sessions channel of the Computer Science MSc Programmes Team
12.30pm 2.30pm Microsoft Teams Meeting Virtual drop-in meetings with Director of Studies for all programmes - Dr Marina De Vos. You will need to book a slot here.
3.15pm 5.15pm Library Level 4 MSc Computer Science - Moodle, computer systems introduction. Book in advance here.
3.15pm 4.15pm Chancellors' Building 5.13 or Microsoft Teams Join Online MSc Human Computer Interaction and MSc Software Systems session - Dr Marina De Vos
5.30pm 6.30pm Zoom Computer Science PGT quiz

Please check this page regularly as sometimes we need to change the times and locations of Welcome events. During Welcome, we would recommend you check your timetable at the start of each day.

As well as these compulsory events, you can also get involved in optional activities run by The SU.

Link to other students on your course

We have set up a Microsoft Team for your course. You can use this to ask questions and start to get to know the people on your course. You will be able to access this from the end of August

Moodle

Moodle is our Virtual Learning Environment. During Welcome events you may need to access learning materials which will be in your Moodle Induction Module. You will be able to access Moodle once you have completed registration in September. More department specific information can be found on the Computer Science PGT Moodle course.

For those students on a programme with placement, the Faculty Placement Team have created an online pathway of learning materials to help you prepare to start applying for placement opportunities. Please go through this during Welcome week.