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.


Vice-Chancellor's Welcome Talk

Tuesday 19 September

9.00am - 10.00am: Faculty of Business and Law - VC's Welcome Talk

Meet Professor Graham Galbraith and Faculty staff at your Vice-Chancellor’s Welcome Talk for information about opportunities and support for you.

Free breakfast available from 8:30am

Richmond Building LT1

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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.

Your induction timetable

Times are given in British Summer Time (BST).

Week commencing 18 September 2023

Tuesday 19 September

- : Welcome aboard/Welcome back

Welcome to all students studying Economics and a presentation of the year ahead

Richmond Building, LT1

Thursday 21 September

- : Course Presentation

Presentation of key activities - programmes and Q&A

Mildam Building, LE0.05

- : Meet your tutor

An introduction to the support network availble to students and an AMA session

Lion Gate, 2.02

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. 

Further information

Welcome to Portsmouth

We're pleased to welcome you to Portsmouth. Find out everything you need to know about getting started as a Portsmouth student.

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Life on Campus

Discover the opportunities and services you can access as a student with us, and find your way around campus with our downloadable map.

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Joining the University

Read our helpful hints on what to do, pack, who to talk to before getting here, and arrivals. Double-check you've ticked every box. Find out more.

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Maps and directions

Find out how to get to/around Portsmouth and our campus with our interactive and downloadable maps.

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Make a Payment

How to pay your university tuition fees, accommodation fees, international fees and to notify us of your sponsor.

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