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College Induction Information

 

Further information

 

 

School Induction timetable

 

 

Timetable for incoming undergraduate students

New undergraduate students (and continuing SEFP students) are expected to attend the School's induction programme for the week of 16th-20th September, as detailed below. Please do not register for any modules until you have met with your Academic Adviser on 17th September. Students should be aware that they also need to enrol with the College as well as undertaking module registration within the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences. 

Once you have seen your advisor, then you should ensure you have completed module registration (if you have elective choices to make) by no later than 5 pm on Wednesday 18th September.  If you have been unavoidable detained and arrive late, and still need to register for your modules, please go to the School Office/Reception (3rd floor, G.E.Fogg Building) immediately upon arrival.

Monday 16th September

10.30 - 12.00Enrolment slot for SBCS students in the Octagon (Queens’ Building) for students who did not enrol over the previous weekend. Please ensure you take the necessary documentation with you.
14.00SBCS Welcome Briefing for students on the following programmes
( in the Mason Lecture Theatre, Bancroft Building – enter from Library Square).
Chemistry programmes (F100, F103, F152, F153, F154)
Psychology (C800)
Biochemistry (C700, C701)
15.30SBCS Welcome Briefing for students on the following programmes
( in the Mason Lecture Theatre, Bancroft Building – enter from Library Square).
Biology (C100)
Biomedical Sciences (B990)
Zoology programme (C300)
Genetics (C400)
Medical Genetics (C431)
Any timeWho is your advisor ? .. and when do you meet them ?.
You can find out who your Adviser is and where their office is located from the list in the foyer of the GE Fogg Building and also from your MySIS page

 

Tuesday 17th September

10.00 - 12.00Meeting with your Adviser (GE Fogg or Joseph Priestley Building).
12.00Study, Assessment & Support Briefing for SBCS students on the following programmes
( in the Mason Lecture Theatre, Bancroft Building – enter from Library Square).
Chemistry programmes (F100, F103, F152, F153, F154)
Psychology (C800)
Biochemistry (C700, C701)
13.30Study, Assessment & Support Briefing for SBCS students on the following programmes
( in the Mason Lecture Theatre, Bancroft Building – enter from Library Square).
Biology (C100)
Biomedical Sciences (B990)
Zoology programmes (C300)
Genetics (C400)
Medical Genetics (C431)

 

 

Wednesday 18th September

11:00Programme Briefing for students on Chemistry-based programmes, (F100, F103, F152, F153, F154) in GE Fogg Lecture Theatre
12:00Programme Briefing for students on Biology, Genetics, Medical Genetics & Zoology programmes, (C100, C300, C400, C431) in GE Fogg Lecture Theatre
13:00Programme Briefings for students on Biochemistry programmes(C700, C701) in GE Fogg Lecture Theatre
14:00Programme Briefing for students on Biomedical Sciences programme (B990) in GE Fogg Lecture Theatre
15:00Programme Briefing for students on Psychology programme (C800) in GE Fogg Lecture Theatre.
13:30-15:30

Diagnostic Tests (Maths & Chemistry) for all Chemistry students (F100, F103, F152, F153, F154, F1C7) in People’s Palace PP1

(followed by collection of clickers from the foyer of the GE Fogg Building)

 

 

Thursday 19th September

Starting at 4:30 pm

Reception for students on the following programmes

B990, C100, C300, C400, C431, C800

Foyer of GE Fogg Building

F100, F103, F152, F153, F154, C700, C701

Foyer of Joseph Priestley Building

 

Thursday 19th September 

You will need to attend the laboratory registration / EVS (Electronic Voting System) distribution session in a computer laboratory. You are allocated to a time according to your programme of study and the allocation will be shown on the noticeboard in the GE Fogg Building and in your induction booklet.  It is important that you attend the session you are booked into as you will receive a personalized lab-handbook and a Turningpoint EVS clicker.

Important: You need to bring your pre-enrolment certificate to this session (this is the certificate you printed from MySIS prior to enrolment - it contains a big barcode) and your student ID card

 

Friday 20th September 

10.00 – 11.00

For B990 programme only

Safety in the Biology Laboratory session in the Drapers Lecture Theatre (Geography building)

11.00 – 12.00

For C100, C300, C400, C431, C700, C701 programmes 

Safety in the Biology Laboratory session in the Drapers Lecture Theatre (Geography building)

 

 Monday 23rd September 

Your first day of lectures.  It is possible that your first lecture will be at 9.00 am.  Check your timetable before Monday to confirm your times and the lecture room locations.  Also check your e-mails in case there are any last minute changes to timetables.

On Wednesday, Thursday or Friday of week 1 you will need to attend a Library Induction – information on the time and date you need to attend will be posted on the noticeboard on the ground floor of the GE Fogg Building.

Information regarding college welcome week activities (such as Fresher's Fairs) can be found on the college welcome week page.  

 

  

Timetable for incoming MSc Students

Further information and updates will be added to this page from time to time, so please check back regularly

Wednesday, 18th September 2013

11.00 – 13.00

 SBCS Welcome and Induction - Room 3.15, Fogg Building

Welcome & Briefing   Dr Jon Grey, Director of Graduate Studies
Library Talk                Martin Beeson, Senior Academic Liaison Librarian – Science and Engineering
PlagiarismDr Bob Janes,  Plagiarism Officer
 
B R E A K
 
 Health and Safety      Alan Philcox (School Buildings and Health & Safety Manager), Paul Fletcher (Technical Staff)  
QMPlus InductionAlysa Bramble, Senior Learning Technologist
Staff Student Liaison Committee (SSLC)  Dr Jon Grey, Director of Graduate Studies
Introduction to WISE (Women in Science and Engineering)Aurora Sampson, PhD student

Snacks available

 

13.15 - 14.00Enrolment in the Octagon, Queen’s Building  
For information on pre-enrolment, payment of fees, etc., please see the enrolment webpages
14.00 – 14.30

Careers information talk - Room 3.15, Fogg Building

Dr Maya Mendiratta, Careers Consultant

14.30 – 15.30Sandwich buffet
Room 315, Fogg building
15.30-16.30

Meet with Programme Directors as follows:

MSc Chemical Research students
Meet with Dr Gregory Chass, Room 1.14, Joseph Priestley Building, to choose modules and discuss projects

MSc Aquatic Ecology  by Research
Meet with Dr Jon Grey, Room 3.15, Fogg Building

16.30-17.00Collect lab coats and goggles from Sam Court
Lab 3.04, Fogg Building


Monday, 30th September 2013

 

Monday 30th September 2013School Social Event - Hub

 

Timetable for incoming Research (PhD) Students

Enrolment and Induction events are compulsory for all incoming Research Students

 

College Enrolment for SBCS Research Students 

Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th September 2013Enrolment in The Octagon, Queens’ Building
Further details and information on pre-enrolment and a check list of essential documentation for enrolment is available via this link.

 

School Induction – All SBCS Research Students 

Monday 30th September 2013

 

School of Biological and Chemical Sciences Induction for new Research Students

9am G.E. Fogg Building, Room 3.15 (via 3rd floor reception) 

12:45 Demonstrator Training

5:00pm School Social Event - Now taking place on 09/10/2013

SBCS Induction Programme [Coming Soon]
 

   

Doctoral College Induction – All Research Students

Wednesday 2nd & Thursday 3rd October 2013

 

Queen Mary Doctoral College Induction

9:30am Charterhouse Square, The Shield

 

 
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