Welcome

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.

Getting online

All presentations will take place in Chris's Personal Meeting Room on Zoom. https://port-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/8633958809?pwd=eEk0akJna0JrcS9kbU01SzI1eEllUT09

Meeting ID 863 395 8809
Passcode 640429

For more on Zoom at Portsmouth see https://port-ac-uk.zoom.us.

Monday 4 October

12.00pm – 1.00pm: Welcome to your Economics and Finance postgraduate course

A presentation from the Economics and Finance Subject Group's Director of Postgraduate Programmes, Chris Reid. Chris will provide some key information to get you started on your course.

This will be a live event, but a recording will be available via Moodle for anyone that is unable to attend.

2.00pm – 3.00pm: An introduction to key services

In this session Chris explains some of the key services within the Business School and University that are here to help you with your studies. A recording is available on Moodle.

Chris will leave the meeting after his presentation and any questions. But the link will remain live for you to say hello to each other and share -- a virtual cafe. Some of you are Portsmouth graduates and are familiar with the University, teaching style, staff, etc., and are well placed to answer those questions that really matter.

Tuesday 6 October

2.00pm – 3.00pm: Planning for success

Course Director Chris Reid discusses key factors that influence success as a postgraduate student. This is a live event that will be available on catch-up via Moodle.

Thursday 7 October

11.30am – 2.30pm: Office hours, Richmond Building

Chris will be in his office on Thursday. Please drop in to say hello or ask any questions.

Richmond Building, Room 3.02

2.30pm – 3.30pm: Academic integrity at Portsmouth

Chris discusses the Business School's framework for academic integrity. Chris has chaired the faculty's academic malpractice process and shares some observations from his experience. He will be happy to offer confidential advice on safer assessment whenever you should need it. A recording of this tutorial will be available on Moodle.

Friday 8 October

10.00am – 4.00pm: Online appointments available

Chris will be available online through Friday to help with any questions that you might have. Please drop Chris an email (Chris.Reid@port.ac.uk), and he will attempt to set up a meeting (typically via Google Meet).

Module coordinators

Each module has its own individual Moodle site. Coordinators of each module will set out key information on books and other key resources during induction weeks. Most modules are making use of online textbooks, many of which are available through Perlego. Please check the individual Moodle sites for further information on the course and for module coordinator contact details.

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.

We encourage you to join us in Portsmouth as soon as possible. But If you're unable to join us on campus due to visa, country, travel or other restrictions, you can study with us online. However, for some of our courses it is not possible to join online so you will need to be on campus to study these courses. Further information can be found in the International Students Coronavirus FAQs page. You need to let us know how you will be studying when you register, by indicating whether you'll be studying on campus or remotely. Information about registering 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

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