Applied Linguistics and TESOL with Professional Experience MA – Your course starts here


Whether you're starting your postgraduate course with us or returning after your first year, we're pleased to welcome you to the University. We hope you're excited to get started.

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

1.00pm – 2.00pm, Portsmouth Guildhall

Your induction timetable

Times are given in British Summer Time (BST)

Week commencing Monday 19 September 2022.

Tuesday 20 September

11.00am - 1.00pm: Meet your Course Leader

Meet your Course Leader and find out everything you need to know about your course.

Park Building, Room 2.09

2.00pm - 3.00pm: Postgraduate Social Event

Get to meet students on the various MA courses in the School.

Park Building, Room 4.20

Wednesday 21 September

9.00am - 10.00am: Course Rep Meeting

An optional information meeting for students who wish to become course reps.

Park Building, Room 2.15

11.00am - 12.30pm: Global Café

Meet people from around the world in an informal setting.

Park Building, Room 4.20

Friday 23 September

9.00am - 10.00am: Course Rep Meeting (online)

If you were not able to attend the meeting in person on Wednesday, this is an opportunity to find out more about becoming a Course rep.

Join on Zoom

10.00am - 11.00am: Catch-up Meeting

If you missed the Course Welcome earlier in the week, this will be your opportunity to talk to your Course Leader.

Park Building, Room 2.19


If you have any queries about your induction timetable, please contact or +44 23 9284 6974

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