Big Welcome and Orientation Week

Welcome to the 2021 / 22 academic year. We have created this page to help you navigate your first week with us at Aberystwyth University. Whether you're a returning to study with us or a new student joining our department, we look forward to meeting you over the course of the Big Welcome and Orientation Week.

Information for new undergraduate students

Department of Law & Criminology UG Induction Schedule 2021 

 

Subject to Covid rules, all talks and lectures will be available in-person (restricted numbers) and via live-streaming. To access the session remotely, please click on the ‘Livestream’ link. These links and the recordings of each session, will also be made available via the Law & Criminology Undergraduate Folder in Blackboard. 

 

 

Time 

(24 hour clock) 

Event 

Location 

Monday 27 September 

 

 

9:00 – 10:00 

Welcome and Induction for Malaysian UK Transfer Students ONLY  

 

Delivery: In-Person and Livestream 

D5, 

Hugh Owen 

Tuesday  

28th September 

 

 

9:30 – 10.15 

Welcome and Introduction to Studying in the Department of Law & Criminology 

For new LAW students (including joint honours / themed degree Law) 

  

Delivery: In-Person and Livestream 

A12, 

Hugh Owen 

10:15 - 10:45 

Opportunities for Welsh Medium Study in Law & Criminology  

For all new LAW & CRIMINOLOGY Students 

 

Delivery: In-Person and Livestream 

D54, 

Hugh Owen 

11:00 – 11:45 

Welcome and Introduction to Studying in the Department of Law & Criminology 

For all new CRIMINOLOGY students (including joint honours schemes) 

 

Delivery: In-Person and Livestream 

MP 0.15 

(Physics Main Lecture Theatre) 

11.00 – 17.00

Registration for First Year & Foundation Year students  

 

Students MUST complete their registration online via their student record 

Online only 

Wednesday  

29th September 

 

 

45-minute slot 

between

11.00 – 15.00

Meet with your Personal Tutor and Peer Guide 

Your Personal Tutor will email you with the specific time and location.  Refreshments will be available. 

Medrus Rooms 1, 3 & 4 (Penbryn) 

 

Thursday  

30th September  

 

 

12:00 – 13:00 

Legal Skills and Research LECTURE  

Compulsory for all NEW Law students but all L&C students welcome 

 

Delivery: In-Person and Livestream 

MP 0.15 

(Physics Main Lecture Theatre) 

15:00 – 16:00 

Introduction to Criminal Psychology LECTURE  

Compulsory for all NEW Criminology students but all L&C students welcome 

 

Delivery: In-Person and Livestream 

MP 0.15 

(Physics Main Lecture Theatre) 

16:30 – 18:00 

‘Beyond the Prison Wall’  

Guest Lecture with Geoff Hughes, former Governor of Belmarsh Prison  

A look at how the Prison Service works from arrest, through remand into custody, sentencing and preparation for release 

All students welcome.  

 

Delivery: Livestream ONLY 

Livestream only 

Friday  

1st October 

 

 

13:00 – 14:00 

Legal & Criminal Justice Systems LECTURE  

Compulsory for all new Law & Criminology students 

 

Delivery: In-Person and Livestream 

A12 

Hugh Owen 

15:00 – 16:00 

Introduction to Criminology LECTURE  

Compulsory for all new Law & Criminology students 

 

Delivery: In-Person and Livestream 

A12 

Hugh Owen 

 

Teaching starts on Monday 4th October 2021 

Information for new postgraduate students

Department of Law & Criminology  

 

Time 

(24 hour clock) 

Event 

Location 

Monday 27 September 

 

 

 

  1. 11.30 onwards

ALL students - Welcome and Induction 

Staff will confirm the location with students via email 

LLM Law, Human Rights & Humanitarian Law and International Commercial Law students (In-person and/or Livestream) with  

Dr Nathan Gibbs, PGT Law Co-ordinator 

MA/MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice and MSc Youth Justice students (In-person and/or Livestream) with Dr Sam Poyser, PGT Criminology Co-ordinator and Dr Bethan Poyser, Criminology Lecturer 

 

Choosing and registering for your modules – what you need to know and do (In-person and/or Livestream)  

Tuesday 28  

 

 

11:00 – 12:00 

COMPULSORY – Graduate School Induction for PGT students 

Livestream only 

13:00 

ALL students - Welcome from the Head of Department Professor Emyr Lewis (In-person and/or Livestream) 

Meet the PGT Law and Criminology teaching teams  

TBC 

14:30 – 15:00 

ALL students – Lloyd Roderick (L&C Librarian) will discuss the facilities and resources available and provide invaluable information to aid your studies (In-person and/or Livestream). 

TBC 

15:30 

MA/MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice and MSc Youth Justice students only - Criminology quiz 

Livestream only 

Wednesday 29 

 

 

17:00 – 18:30 

MA/MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice and MSc Youth Justice students only – Guest Speaker – ‘An evening with the detective’ followed by Q&As 

Livestream only 

Thursday 30  

 

 

 

10:00 onwards 

ALL students – Meet your Personal Tutor 

Staff will confirm the location and time with students via email 

LLM Law, Human Rights & Humanitarian Law and International Commercial Law students (In-person and/or Livestream)  

MA/MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice and MSc Youth Justice students (In-person and/or Livestream)  

 

Teaching starts on Monday 4th October 2021 

Information for returning students

Department of Law & Criminology UG Induction Schedule 2021 

 

Subject to Covid rules, all talks and lectures will be available in-person (restricted numbers) and via live-streaming. To access the session remotely, please click on the ‘Livestream’ link. These links and the recordings of each session, will also be made available via the Law & Criminology Undergraduate Folder in Blackboard. 

 

 

Time 

(24 hour clock) 

Event 

Location 

Monday 27 September 

 

 

9:00 – 10:00 

Welcome and Induction for Malaysian UK Transfer Students ONLY  

 

Delivery: In-Person and Livestream 

D5, 

Hugh Owen 

Tuesday  

28th September 

 

 

9:30 – 10.15 

Welcome and Introduction to Studying in the Department of Law & Criminology 

For new LAW students (including joint honours / themed degree Law) 

  

Delivery: In-Person and Livestream 

A12, 

Hugh Owen 

10:15 - 10:45 

Opportunities for Welsh Medium Study in Law & Criminology  

For all new LAW & CRIMINOLOGY Students 

 

Delivery: In-Person and Livestream 

D54, 

Hugh Owen 

11:00 – 11:45 

Welcome and Introduction to Studying in the Department of Law & Criminology 

For all new CRIMINOLOGY students (including joint honours schemes) 

 

Delivery: In-Person and Livestream 

MP 0.15 

(Physics Main Lecture Theatre) 

11.00 – 17.00

Registration for First Year & Foundation Year students  

 

Students MUST complete their registration online via their student record 

Online only 

Wednesday  

29th September 

 

 

45-minute slot 

between

11.00 – 15.00

Meet with your Personal Tutor and Peer Guide 

Your Personal Tutor will email you with the specific time and location.  Refreshments will be available. 

Medrus Rooms 1, 3 & 4 (Penbryn) 

 

Thursday  

30th September  

 

 

12:00 – 13:00 

Legal Skills and Research LECTURE  

Compulsory for all NEW Law students but all L&C students welcome 

 

Delivery: In-Person and Livestream 

MP 0.15 

(Physics Main Lecture Theatre) 

15:00 – 16:00 

Introduction to Criminal Psychology LECTURE  

Compulsory for all NEW Criminology students but all L&C students welcome 

 

Delivery: In-Person and Livestream 

MP 0.15 

(Physics Main Lecture Theatre) 

16:30 – 18:00 

‘Beyond the Prison Wall’  

Guest Lecture with Geoff Hughes, former Governor of Belmarsh Prison  

A look at how the Prison Service works from arrest, through remand into custody, sentencing and preparation for release 

All students welcome.  

 

Delivery: Livestream ONLY 

Livestream only 

Friday  

1st October 

 

 

13:00 – 14:00 

Legal & Criminal Justice Systems LECTURE  

Compulsory for all new Law & Criminology students 

 

Delivery: In-Person and Livestream 

A12 

Hugh Owen 

15:00 – 16:00 

Introduction to Criminology LECTURE  

Compulsory for all new Law & Criminology students 

 

Delivery: In-Person and Livestream 

A12 

Hugh Owen 

 

Teaching starts on Monday 4th October 2021