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).

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 first week timetable

All times are given in British Summer Time (BST).

Week commencing 19 September 2022.

Monday 19 September

9.00am - 5.00pm: Workshop Day 1 

Richmond Building, Room 0.10

Tuesday 20 September

9.00am - 5.00pm: Workshop Day 2

Richmond Building, Room 0.10

Wednesday 21 September

9.00am - 5.00pm: Workshop Day 3 

Richmond Building, Room 0.10


If you have any queries about your first week timetable, please contact myport-richmond@port.ac.uk.

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