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.

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 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Week commencing 16 January 2023.

Tuesday 17 January

10.00am - 11.00am: Welcome to your Postgraduate course! (Online session for students not yet in the UK)

In this session, you'll meet your course leadership team and be briefed about the course. You'll also learn about the support and guidance available to you, have the chance to ask your questions and gain further information.

Join on Zoom

12.00pm - 1.00pm: Welcome to your Postgraduate course

In this session you'll meet the course leadership team and be briefed about your course.

Eldon Building, Room W1.11

2.00pm - 3.30pm: Introducing the common core modules

This is a chance to hear from the people who will be leading your modules.

Eldon Building, Room W1.11

4.00pm - 5.00pm: Introducing your specialist modules 

This is a chance to hear from the people who will be leading your modules.

University Learning Centre, Room 4.19

Wednesday 18 January

12.00pm - 1.00pm: Helping you achieve your best results

In this session we'll introduce you to our support services and the personal support we offer along the way.

Burnaby Building, Room 3.30

2.00pm - 4.00pm: Discovering Marketing

This session will introduce you to the key concepts and links between the topics you'll study, followed up with workshop sessions the next day.

Eldon Building, Room W1.11

Thursday 19 January

11.00am - 12.30pm: Discovering Marketing Workshops

A follow on session for 'Discovering Marketing', where you'll take part in a workshop exploring the key concepts and topics you discussed. You'll receive confirmation of your group during the previous session.

  • Group 1: Buckingham Building, Room 0.20
  • Group 2: Burnaby Building, Room 2.10
  • Group 3: Park Building, Room 2.15

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. 

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