School of Art

Academic Orientation Programme for the School of Art. 

Information for new Undergraduate Students

Available on Blackboard from Monday September 19th: 

Induction and registration advice for all School of Art degree schemes.  

Explanation of our degree structures, differences between core, optional and elective modules.  

All students should view before completing online module registration. 

 

Time          

Activity                                                      

Activity Type /  
Location 

26/09/2022

10:00-10:45

Faculty Welcome Talk 

 

Great Hall

Arts Centre

14:00-16:00 

Registration Help drop-in session 

For any questions on your module choices  

Drop in for advice

School of Art main office- room 201

Optional

27/09/2022 

TBC by tutor 

Meet your Personal Tutor. You will also have the opportunity to arrange an individual meeting with your Personal Tutor if you would like to discuss specific matters. 

TBC by your tutor by email

Compulsory

15:00-17:00  

Meet with School of Art Staff, peer guides and your fellow students. Orientation and quiz 

School of Art Studios 301 & 306

28/09/2022

  

Welcome to our Curators and Introduction to the School of Art Museum. 

Online

11:00-12:00

Head of School induction to the School of Art, the Undergraduate Handbook, Staff Student Consultative Committee and Peer Guides, assessment and feedback, the Student Voice, shop, room bookings, attendance, good studentship and engagement. 

 

School of Art lecture theatre 312
Compulsory

14:00-15:00 

Meet & Greet for Art Historians

School of Art galleries
Compulsory

29/09/2022   

10:00-11:00

Library and IT induction and digital capabilities discovery tool (please bring a device- smartphone, tablet or laptop).

 

Meet your Careers Consultant

School of Art lecture theatre 312

Compulsory

  

Just a Minute: Meet our Staff (one minute video introductions). 

Online

14:00- 15:00

Introduction for Fine Art students (single and joint honours).

School of Art lecture theatre 312

Compulsory

14:00- 15:00

Introduction for Creative Arts students (WW48). 

Creative Arts studio

SoA room 501

Compulsory

14:00- 15:00

Introduction for Photography students

SoA room 206

Compulsory

Additional Information: 

Departmental Contact: artschool@aber.ac.uk / Telephone: 01970 6221537 / 622460

Teaching starts on Monday, 3 October 2022.

 

Information for Returning Students

 

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Activity                                                      

Location

26/09/2022

14:00-16:00 

Registration Help drop-in session   

Drop in for advice

School of Art main office- room 201

29/09/2022

12:00-13:00

Information for returning undergraduate students- session for years 2 and 3

School of Art lecture theatre 312

If you have any specific questions about Orientation Week please e-mail artschool@aber.ac.uk

Information for new postgraduate students

Information for new Postgraduate Students

Date / Time 

Event 

Type of event / Location 

26/09/2022

13:00 - 16:00

Graduate School - Welcome and Induction for new Research Postgraduates (Welsh medium session)

Coleg Cymraeg Teaching Room (1.30), IBERS (in person)

26/09/2022

13:00 - 16:00

Graduate School - Welcome and Induction for new Research Postgraduates (English medium session) A6 Llandinam Building

27/09/2022

10:00 - 12:00 

Graduate School - Welcome and Induction for new Taught Postgraduates (Welsh medium session)

Coleg Cymraeg Teaching Room (1.30), IBERS (in person)

27/09/2022

10:00 - 12:00 

Graduate School - Welcome and Induction for new Taught Postgraduates (Welsh medium session)

A12, Hugh Owen Building

27/09/2022

18:00 - 20:00

AberSU Postgraduate meet & greet - A cheese & wine evening to give students the opportunity to meet other like-minded postgraduate students.

Main Room, Students' Union

28/09/2022

13:00 - 15:00

Postgraduate welcome, registration and induction session 

School of Art 

Seminar Room 206

Teaching starts on Monday 3 October 2022