Physics

Academic Orientation Programme for Department of Physics. 

Foundation Year Students

Time

Activity

Activity type/ Location

Monday 26 September

09:00-11:00

 

Welcome to the Physics Department and the Faculty

 

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP1.00

11:00-13:00

Meet your personal tutor

 

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP1.00 & MP 2.38

13:00-14:00

Pizza Lunch

Optional

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

14:00-16:00

Student Community and Societies

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP1.00

Tuesday 27 September

09:00-13:00

Registration and Team work activities

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP1.00

Wednesday 28 September

10:00-12:00

 

Wellbeing, Student Support and Life Skills

 

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP1.00

13:00-18:00

Centre for Alternative Technology

Optional activity

Physical Sciences Building

Thursday 29 September

10:00-12:00

 

Study Skills and Careers

 

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP1.00

 

 

 

14:00-16:00

Introduction to Information Services, Libraries and Computing

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP2.00

Friday 30 September

10:00 – 12:00

Treasure Hunt

Optional

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

Departmental Contact: fbrstaff@aber.ac.uk / 01970 622802

Teaching starts on Monday, 3rd October 2022

First Year Students

Time

Activity

Activity type/ Location

26/09/2022

09:00-11:00

 

Welcome to the Physics Department and the Faculty (Compulsory)

 

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP 0.11

11:00-13:00

 

Meet your personal tutor (Compulsory)

 

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP0.11, MP 1.00, MP2.00,

MP 2.38

14:00-16:000

Student Community and Societies (Compulsory)

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP 0.11

27/09/2022

09:00-13:00

Registration and Teamwork activities (Compulsory)

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP2.38, MP 2.00

14:00-16:00

Student Community and Societies (Compulsory)

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP 0.11

28/09/2022

10:00-12:00

 

Wellbeing, Student Support and Life Skills (Compulsory)

 

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP 2.00

13:00-18:00

Centre for Alternative Technology (Optional activity)

Optional activity

Physical Sciences Building

29/09/2022

10:00-12:00

 

Study Skills and Careers (Compulsory)

 

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP 2.00

14:00-16:00

Introduction to Information Services, Libraries and Computing (Compulsory)

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP 2.00

30/09/2022

10:00 – 12:00

Treasure Hunt  (Optional activity)

Optional

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

 

Departmental Contact: fbrstaff@aber.ac.uk / 01970 622802

Teaching starts on Monday, 3rd October 2022.

Returning students

Time

Activity

Activity type/ Location

Thursday 29 September

10:00-12:00

 

Year 2 Induction

 

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP 0.11

 

 

 

14:00-16:00

Year 3 and 4 Induction and Project Talks

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP 0.11

 

 

Friday 30 September

10:00 – 12:00

Treasure Hunt

Optional

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

Departmental Contact: fbrstaff@aber.ac.uk / 01970 622802

Teaching starts on Monday, 3rd October 2022

Information for postgraduate students

Date

Time

Activity

Activity type/ Location

26/09/2022

 

 

09:00 - 11:00

Welcome to the Physics Department

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP 0.11

12:00 

Meet with personal tutor

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

13:00 - 16:00 

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

Coleg Cymraeg Teaching Room (1.30), IBERS 

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 

10:00 - 12:00 

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

A12, Hugh Owen Building

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

 

10:00 - 12:00

Wellbeing, Student support and Life skills*

Compulsory

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

MP 2.00

13:00-18:00

Visit to Centre for Alternative Technology

Optional activity

Physical Sciences Building

30/09/22

10:00 – 12:00

Treasure Hunt

Optional

Department of Physics,

Physical Sciences Building

Departmental Contact: fbrstaff@aber.ac.uk / 01970 622802.

Teaching starts on Monday, 3rd October 2022