Creative Media Technologies BSc (Hons) ā€“ Year 3: Induction information

Welcome

Welcome back to Portsmouth. We hope you enjoyed the summer and are excited to start the next year of your degree.

Welcome message from Professor Trevor Keeble, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries

Welcome back! The past few months have been incredibly challenging so I am delighted to welcome you back to Portsmouth and the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries. Iā€™m very proud to work alongside the many talented and innovative students and staff, that make up the community of CCI. We have been working incredibly hard to ensure that your experience returning to the Faculty is excellent in spite of the challenges that we currently face as a consequence of the pandemic. Things will be done slightly differently to before and will no doubt take some getting used to but I know that working safely together, we will thrive. Have a great year. I wish you every success in what you do and hope you enjoy a fantastic year.

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Staying safe on campus

We have all the appropriate measures in place to keep you safe. 

We’ve invested £8 million in reopening the campus with hand sanitiser stations, temperature scanners, one-way systems, enhanced cleaning, protective screens and two Covid-19 testing sites. These safety measures give you access to Covid-safe teaching rooms, the library and other student services across campus – plus IT resources and laptops you can borrow

We’ve made some changes to teaching, following Government safety advice. Most teaching sessions will be online to start with, and any face-to-face teaching will be in small groups with social distancing measures in place. 

As circumstances around the pandemic change, we may need to make further changes to courses for your safety and to comply with Government guidelines. Though it’s a fast moving situation, we'll provide you with as much notice as possible of any changes. The University and your course leader will inform you of these changes.

Find out more about campus and city life and what your study experience will be like.

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 week.

If you can't travel to the UK, or you don't feel safe to travel, your course's first teaching block will be delivered completely online. Our International Orientation events will also be online, so you'll still be able to get involved in welcome talks and social activities, as well as meet other new students.

Meeting and working with other students

You will meet for face-to-face learning activities in year and/or tutorial groups for 2 -3 hours each week.

You will have online synchronous learning and teaching sessions each week for each module of study.

For some modules group working activities will also be scheduled.

The primary learning and teaching platform will be Moodle and more specific information relating to each of your modules of study can be found there.

Best practices in communicating digitally 

Meet your lecturers

During induction week, you'll meet members of your course teaching and administration team, Faculty support staff and other new students. You'll be assigned a personal tutor in your first week, who is an experienced member of academic staff.

Rod Jeffcote (Course Leader)

rod.jeffcote@port.ac.uk

Find out more about Rod

Yuan (Diana) Yang (Deputy Course Leader)

yuan.yang@port.ac.uk

Welcome from the School of Creative Technologies

During your induction in the School of Creative Technologies, you'll meet staff who'll support and challenge you during your time at university. This includes your personal tutor, who'll work closely with you while you're a student here. You should aim to settle into university life as quickly as possible so you can start developing your understanding and skills. You're joining a community of staff and students, and we're all here to support you – don’t be afraid to ask if you’re unsure about anything.

Your induction timetable

You'll need your student account details to access many of your online induction activities. If you haven't already activated your student account, please activate it now. Your username will consist of 'UP' followed by your student ID number (for example, UP123456).

Log into your Moodle course page

If you're having problems logging into Your Student View, please contact the Service Desk ā€“ call +44 023 9284 7777 or email servicedesk@port.ac.uk.

Monday 5th October


4.00pm-5.00pm: Level 6 School Welcome with Head of School


Online LIVE


Tuesday 6th October


9.00am - 12.00pm L6: Course Induction with Rod Jeffcote


F2F session in Richmond Building Room RB LT1



Please also refer to your timetable for any teaching sessions



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

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