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.

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 servicedesk@port.ac.uk.

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 

Monday 19 September 

1.00pm – 2.00pm: Induction Lecture 

  • Welcome from the Year 1 tutor 
  • Introduction to the Law School and Year 1 study  
  • Welcome from the Course Director
  • Outline of induction week activities
  • Introduction to Year 1 tutors

Park Building, Room 2.23

3.00pm - 4.00pm: Personal Tutor Session 1

A session with your personal tutor and tutor group

Buildings and Rooms:

  • Mildam Building, Room LEO.06
  • Park Building, Rooms 3.06, 3.07, 3.13, 3.19 and 3.20
  • St Andrews Court, Rooms 3.02 and 3.03
  • University Learning Centre, Rooms 1.23, 1.24, 3.24 and 4.19

Tuesday 20 September

10.00am – 11.00am: Personal Tutor Session 2

A session with your personal tutor and tutor group 

Buildings and Rooms:

  • Lion Gate Building, Rooms 2.02 and 2.06
  • Burnaby Building, Rooms 1.25 and 2.24
  • Buckingham Building, Rooms 3.03 and 3.04
  • Mildam Building, Rooms LE0.06 and LE1.24
  • Portland Building, Rooms 1.66 and 1.67
  • Anglesea Building, Room 0.30
  • Richmond Building, Room 2.05

Wednesday 21 September

11.00am - 12.00pm: Personal Tutor Speed Meeting Event

A speed meeting session with your personal tutor 

Buildings and Rooms: 

  • University Learning Centre, Rooms 2.10, 2.16, 2.17 and 2.18 
  • Buckingham Building, Room 3.05 
  • Portland Building, Rooms 1.44, 1.51, 1.65 and 1.66 
  • Dennis Sciama Building, Rooms 1.01, 1.05 and 1.11 
  • Richmond Building, Rooms 0.11 and 2.05 
  • Park Building, Room 0.11

12.00pm - 2.00pm: Law Fayre

With representatives from: Business and Law Study Support, Law Librarians, Placement Office, Clinical Legal Education and Careers.  

Portland Building, Room 0.02

2.00pm – 3.00pm: Cohort event

An overview of this joint honours degree and an opportunity for students to ask questions.

With Juliet Brook, Charlotte Harrison and Caroline Baynes (Presenters)

Burnaby Building, Room 3.30


If you have any queries about your induction timetable, please contact myport-richmond@port.ac.uk or +44 (0)23 9284 6970.

If one or some of your timetabled events has multiple venues or groups, your personal tutor will confirm where you need to go prior to induction week. Please also check your course Moodle page for further information.

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