Education & Childhood Studies

Key dates:

  • Pre Registration for new students from 19th September to 26th September.
  • Online Registration from Thursday 22nd September 2022 (if pre-registration has been confirmed)
  • Welcome Week: 26th September- 30th September 2022
  • Teaching beings  3rd October 2022

Information for new undergraduate students

Time 

Event 

Outline  

Compulsory/ 

Optional  

Contact / Location  

26/09/2022

10:00 - 10:45

Faculty Welcome Talk

 

 

 

Great Hall

Arts Centre

 

11:00 - 12:00  

Welcome to the department talk- Education  [X302] 

This is a 1 hour talk for students doing the Education degree scheme [X302].  It will welcome you to the department and provide you with key information required for welcome week and your time studying here.   

Compulsory   

Please only attend the talk for your degree scheme  

In-person. 

0.06, Visulisation Centre

13:00 - 14:00 

Welcome to the department talk- 
Early Childhood Studies with Early Years Practitioner Status [X322] 

This is a 1 hour talk for students doing the Early Childhood Studies with Early Years Practitioner Status [X322] degree scheme. It will welcome you to the department and provide you with key information required for welcome week and your time studying here. 

Compulsory 

Please only attend the talk for your degree scheme  

In-person. 

D54, Hugh Owen  

14:00 - 15:00 

Welcome to the department talk-Childhood Studies degree  scheme [X320].   

This is a 1 hour talk for students doing the Childhood Studies degree  scheme [X320].  It will welcome you to the department and provide you with key information required for welcome week and your time studying here.  

Compulsory   

Please only attend the talk for your degree scheme  

In-person. 

0.06, Visulisation Centre

15:00 - 16:00  

Welcome to the department talk-Education combined with another subject [you may be doing this as a joint honours, major or  minor degree]. 

This is a 1 hour talk for students doing Education combined with another subject [you may be doing this as a joint honours, major or  minor degree]. It will welcome you to the department and provide you with key information required for welcome week and your time studying here.   

Compulsory   

Please only attend the talk for your degree scheme  

In-person. 

0.06, Visulisation Centre

16:00 - 17:00

General drop-in support session 

[online]  

An opportunity to speak with a member of staff in the department.   

You can access this drop-in support session anytime between 4 and 5pm. 

Optional   

Online - MS Teams. 

 

Join calendar invite to access this. This will be sent prior to Welcome Week  

27/09/2022

All day 

09:00 - 16:00 

Registration 

[online] 

This will allow you to complete registration for your modules this academic year.    

Please see the outline in your welcome pack for more detail. There will be various options for this.  

Compulsory   

Online - MS Teams 

11:00 - 12:00   

Introduction to Welsh session  

A session to learn a little bit of Welsh and meet some of the other students in the department. (This session will be capped to a maximum of 30).   

Optional  

In-person. 

 

HO C6  

12:00 - 13:00 

Meet your International/Erasmus coordinator 

Session for students from abroad studying with Erasmus to meet their international/Erasmus coordinator. This session is open to students who are registered with other departments but who are taking modules with us in the SoE.

Optional 

In-person 

P5 – 1.64 

14:00 - 15:00

Meet your peer guide 

Meet your Education Peer Guide.   

Optional 

P5 1.61 

28/09/2022

10:00 - 11:00   

Introduction to Welsh session  

A session to learn a little bit of Welsh and meet some of the other students in the department. (This session will be capped to a maximum of 30).   

Optional  

In-person. 

C65 , Hugh Owen 

11:00 - 12:00 

Year 1 Information and Academic skills talk  

This talk will provide important study information to help you start your academic journey here.  

Compulsory

In-person
Art Centre Cinema 

14:00 - 
15:00 

Welcome Buffet 

It is important to attend and it will also be chance for you to meet more staff and students in the department. 

Compulsory

 

14:00 - 15:00

Meet and Greet for Welsh Medium Students 

An opportunity to speak with a member of staff in the department. 

Compulsory

In-person. 
C43, Hugh Owen Building. 

15:00 - 16:00

General support drop in sessions 

You can access this drop-in support session anytime between 3pm and 4pm. 

Optional 

Online MS Teams 

29/09/2022

Between 09:00 - 15:00

Meet your personal tutor (1 hour session) 

Please see the outline in your welcome pack for more detail. The time and location of the session will be dependent on who your personal tutor is.   

Come and meet your personal tutor. They will be an important point of contact for you in the department so meeting them early is beneficial and gives you a chance to get to know them. As a group session it will also provide an opportunity to meet other students in the department.   

It also gives you another chance to ask any questions you may have.   

Compulsory   

In-person. 

 

Room to be confirmed depending on your personal tutor group  

15:00 - 16:00

General drop-in support session 

An opportunity to speak with a member of staff in the department.  You can access this drop-in support session anytime between 15:00  and 16:00. 

Optional   

Online - MS Teams  

Join calendar invite to access this.  

 

30/09/2022

12:00 - 13:00 

Digital Tool Kit Session for Year 1 

 

Compulsory 

In-person
B1.07, Visulisation Centre

13:00 - 14:00

General drop-in support session

 

Optional 

Online MS Teams 

Information for returning students

Time 

Event 

Outline  

Compulsory/ 

Optional  

Contact / Location  

26/09/2022 

16:00 – 17:00 

General drop-in support session 

[online]  

An opportunity to speak with a member of staff in the department.   

You can access this drop-in support session anytime between 4 and 5pm. 

Optional   

Online - MS Teams. 

 

Join calendar invite to access this. This will be sent prior to Welcome Week  

27/09/2022 

All day 

09:00 – 16:00 

Registration 

[online] 

This will allow you to complete registration for your modules this academic year.    

Please see the outline in your welcome pack for more detail. There will be various options for this.  

Compulsory   

Online - MS Teams 

29/09/2022 

15:00 – 16:00  

General drop-in support session 

[online] 

An opportunity to speak with a member of staff in the department.   

You can access this drop-in support session anytime between 3pm and 4pm.  

Optional   

Online - MS Teams  

 

Join calendar invite to access this.  This will be sent prior to Welcome Week 

30/09/2022 

09:00 – 15:00 

Meet your personal tutor  (1 hour session) 

Please see the outline in your welcome pack for more detail. The time and location of the session will be dependent on who your personal tutor is.   

Come and meet your personal tutor. They will be an important point of contact for you in the department so meeting them early is beneficial and gives you a chance to get to know them. As a group session it will also provide an opportunity to meet other students in the department.   

It also gives you another chance to ask any questions you may have.   

Compulsory   

In person. 

 

Room to be confirmed depending on your personal tutor group  

15:00 – 16:00  

General drop-in support session 

An opportunity to speak with a member of staff in the department.   

You can access this drop-in support session anytime between 3pm and 4pm.  

Optional   

Online - MS Teams  

 

Join calendar invite to access this. This will be sent prior to Welcome Week 

30/09/2022 

13:00 – 14:00 

General drop-in support session 

An opportunity to speak with a member of staff in the department. 

You can access this drop-in support session anytime between 1pm and 2pm. 

Optional   

Online - MS Teams  

 

Join calendar invite to access this. This will be sent prior to Welcome Week. 

Closer to the start of term you will be advised directly by your department of the orientation and induction resources that will be available prior to the 26 September 2022.  

Departmental Contact: add-ed@aber.ac.uk 

Teaching starts on Monday 3 October 2022. 

Information for Postgraduate Students

Date

Time

Activity

Location (online or in person).

26 September 2022

13.00 - 15.00

Graduate School - Welcome for PGR Students (Welsh medium session)

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

26 September 2022

13.00-15.00

Graduate School Welcome for PGR Students (English medium session)

Llandinam – A6

27 September 2022

10.00 - 12.00

Graduate School –Welcome for PGT Students (Welsh medium session)

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

27 September 2022

10.00-12.00

Graduate School Welcome for PGT Students (English medium session)

Hugh Owen  – A12