Economics. Finance And Banking BSc Econ (Hons) - Year 1: Induction information


Welcome to Portsmouth and the first year of your degree. You're joining a community of staff and students who are all here to support and encourage you, and we hope you're excited to start your new life at university.

Over the next few years, you'll delve into your chosen subject, make friends for life, and develop skills to prepare you for a successful career after your studies.

We wish you every success in everything you do here at Portsmouth.

University arrangements for Monday 19 September

Induction activities on Monday 19 September have been rescheduled for the funeral of Her Majesty The Queen, which will now be a UK bank holiday.

We will email you to confirm that your timetable has been updated.

Accessing your online accounts

If your induction includes online activities, you'll need your student account details to access them. Your username will consist of 'UP' followed by your student ID number (for example, UP123456).

You’ll also need to log into Moodle to find all the details about your course. You’ll only have access to Moodle once you complete your registration with us.

If you're having problems logging into any University systems, please contact the Service Desk – call +44 023 9284 7777 or email

Vice-Chancellor's Welcome Talk

An unique opportunity to hear from Professor Graham Galbraith in person about how we support you to make the most of the opportunities available at university to achieve the best outcomes.

Wednesday 21 September

10.00am – 11.00am, Portsmouth Guildhall

Your induction timetable

Times are given in British Summer Time (BST)

Week commencing 19 September 2022

Tuesday 20 September

12.00pm – 1.00pm: Introduction to the new academic year

An opportunity to meet the Head of Subject Group/Head of School and the Course Leader.

With Head of School, Homagni Choudhuri and Course Leader, Giorgio Bendoni.

Richmond Building, Lecture Theatre 1 

Thursday 22 September

10.00am – 12.00pm: Welcome aboard

During this session, you'll receive initial guidance to your first week activities, essential signposting, a chance to address questions, be introduced to your personal tutors, and be given an overview of the modules to be studied in the first year.

With Course Leader, Georgio Bendoni and Year Tutor, Pavlin Shipkov.

St Michael's Building, Room 0.20


If you have any queries about your induction timetable, please contact or +44 23 9284 6970

International and EU students

If you're joining us from overseas, find out about our International Orientation events and what you need to do during your first weeks.

You'll need to join us in Portsmouth for the start of course. Information about registering, collecting your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP card) and ID checks for the new academic year will be sent to you by email. 

Keep in mind that event times and locations might change at short notice.

We recommend you bookmark, favourite or save a link to this webpage so you can revisit it before you arrive and when you're on campus.

Further information