Law & Criminology

Academic Orientation Programme for the Department of Law and Criminology. 

Information for undergraduate students

Time

(24 hour clock)

Event

Location

Monday 26th September - No activities for 1st years within the Department of Law & Criminology.  However, if you are a joint honours student, your other Department may have activities arranged, please check their schedule of events and attend.

10:00 – 10:45

Faculty Welcome Talk for new 1st Year students

Great Hall, Arts Centre

10:30 – 11:00

Welcome and Induction to modules for 2nd and 3rd year Malaysian UK Transfer Students ONLY

 For all new Transfer-In LAW students. 

D5, Hugh Owen Building

Tuesday 27th September

11.00 – 17.00

Registration for First Year & Foundation Year students

Students MUST complete their registration online via their student record

Online only

9:30 – 10:30

Welcome & Introduction to Studying in the Department for Criminology students –

For all new CRIMINOLOGY students. 

0.01, Edward Llwyd Building

10:30 – 11:00

Opportunities for Welsh Medium Study in Law & Criminology

For all new LAW & CRIMINOLOGY Students interested in studying through the medium of Welsh

1.16, Edward Llwyd Building

11:00 – 12:00

Welcome & Introduction to Studying in the Department for Law students –

For all new LAW students.

0.01, Edward Llwyd Building

17:00 – 18:30

Guest Lecture with Retired North Wales Police Detective Superintendent (and Head of the Major Incident Team and Serious & Organised Crime Unit) Iestyn Davies discusses his 2016 re-investigation into the killing of Janet Commins in the town of Flint in 1976, the wrongful conviction which ensued and the eventual identification and arrest of the real offender who had evaded justice for 40 years.  All students welcome.  

A12, Hugh Owen Building



Wednesday 28th September

 

12:00 – 12:30

 

NEW LAW STUDENTS - Meet with your Peer Guide

An opportunity for you to meet with your Peer Guide and your Peer Guide group. Peer Guide Groups will attend the Departmental lunch together.

See email communication from Peer Guide for location

 

 

12:30 – 13:30

Welcome lunch for all new Law students

For all new Law students

Inter. Pol. Main Hall

 

13:00 – 13:30

 

NEW CRIMINOLOGY STUDENTS - Meet with your Peer Guide

An opportunity for you to meet with your Peer Guide and your Peer Guide group. Peer Guide Groups will attend the Departmental lunch together.

See email communication from Peer Guide for location

13:45 – 14:45

Welcome lunch for all new Criminology students

For all new Criminology students

Inter. Pol. Main Hall



Thursday 29th September

10:00 – 12:00

Meet with your Personal Tutor (30 minutes per meeting)

See email communication from Personal Tutor for location, date (29th or 30th) and time

12:00 – 13:00

Legal Skills and Research LECTURE

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

A12,

Hugh Owen

15:00 – 16:00

Introduction to Criminal Psychology LECTURE

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

A12,

Hugh Owen

Friday 30th September

10:00 – 12:00

Meet with your Personal Tutor (30 minutes per meeting)

See email communication from Personal Tutor for location, date (29th or 30th) and time

13:00 – 14:00

Legal & Criminal Justice Systems LECTURE

Compulsory for all new Law & Criminology students

A12

Hugh Owen

15:00 – 16:00

Introduction to Criminology LECTURE

Compulsory for all new Law & Criminology students

A12

Hugh Owen

 

 

Teaching starts on Monday 3rd October 2022

Information for postgraduate students

 

 Date

Time

Event

Location

26/09/2022


 

11:30 – 13:00

Welcome and Induction

Choosing and registering for your modules – MA/MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice and MSc Youth Justice students with Dr Sam Poyser, PGT Criminology Co-ordinator and Dr Bethan Poyser, Criminology Lecturer

C43, Hugh Owen

11.30 – 13:00

Welcome and Induction

Choosing and registering for your modules – LLM Law, Human Rights & Humanitarian Law and International Commercial Law students with

Dr Emma Roberts, PGT Law Co-ordinator

C64, Hugh Owen

27/09/2022


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:00 – 11:00

COMPULSORY - Graduate School Induction for PGT students (Welsh medium session)

Coleg Cymraeg Teaching Room (1.30), IBERS 

10:00 – 11:00

COMPULSORY – Graduate School Induction for PGT students (English medium session)

A12, Hugh Owen 

13:00 – 14:00

ALL students - Welcome from the Head of Department Professor Emyr Lewis & Meet the PGT Law and Criminology teaching teams (lunch provided – any dietary requirements, please email Jen Morgan asap (jye@aber.ac.uk)

Medrus 1, Penbryn

14:00 – 14:20

The Criminology Quiz!

Medrus 1, Penbryn

14:30 – 15:00

ALL students – Lloyd Roderick (L&C Librarian) will discuss the facilities and resources available and provide information to aid your studies.

C4, Hugh Owen 

17:00 – 18:30

Guest Lecture (in person) – Operation Orbicular

Retired North Wales Police Detective Superintendent (and Head of the Major Incident Team and Serious & Organised Crime Unit) Iestyn Davies discusses his 2016 re-investigation into the killing of Janet Commins in the town of Flint in 1976, the wrongful conviction which ensued and the eventual identification and arrest of the real offender who had evaded justice for 40 years.

A12, Hugh owen

18:00 - 21:00

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

10:30 - 11:30 

Guest Lecture (online) – Business and Human Rights: An International Law Perspective, Professor Natalia Szablewska.

All LLM students are expected to attend this event. All PG students are welcome to attend, including PGR students. 

 

12:30 – 14:00

Guest Lecture (online) – Corporate Greenwashing (prov. title).

Professor Angus Nurse (Head of Criminology at Nottingham Trent University  and Co-chair of the Wildlife Law Working Group for the UK Centre for Animal Law) discusses the contemporary reality of corporate environmental crime and illegal activities that have become normalized within many major corporations. He highlights that this is arguably an inevitable consequence of a corporate culture that prioritizes profits and the smooth operation of market activities over environmental concerns.

Livestream only

15:00 - 16:00 

Guest Lecture (online) – Climate Law as International Commercial Law, Professor Geert van Calster

All LLM students are expected to attend this event. All PG students are welcome to attend, including PGR students.

 

29/09/2022


 

 

10:00 onwards

ALL students – Meet your Personal Tutor (PT)

 

LLM Law/Human Rights & Humanitarian Law/International Commercial Law students

MA/MSc Criminology & Criminal Justice/MSc Youth Justice students

Your PT will contact you to arrange this.

Teaching starts on Monday 3rd October 2022.