Crime and Criminology distance learning BSc Hons Year 3: Induction information


Welcome to Portsmouth. We hope you're excited to continue your life at university and return to a community of staff and students who are all here to support and encourage you.

It's time to delve back 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

Your induction timetable

Times are given in British Summer Time (BST)

Week commencing Monday 19 September 2022.

Tuesday 20 September

Welcome and re-induction activities

A series of welcome and reinduction activities which will be available for you to access in your own time.

Access on Moodle

Virtual Study

Watch this online lecture from your course leader which considers the question 'What's important in Criminology and Criminal Justice'.

Access on Moodle

8.30pm - 9.30pm: Continuing students meet your course leader

A chance to catch up with your course leader and classmates, and get ready for the year ahead.

Join on Zoom

Wednesday 21 September

7.00pm - 9.00pm: Pub Quiz (online)

Students will have the opportunity to mix with staff and students across the whole programme including undergrad and postgrad. The quiz will centre around the criminal justice system.

Join on Zoom

Passcode: 775959

Thursday 22 September

7.30pm - 8.30pm: Course Leaders night-in

A chance to meet the rest of your classmates, and consider the questions raised during Tuesday's virtual study session.

Join on Zoom


If you have any queries about your induction timetable, please contact or +44 (0)23 9284 6968.

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