Faculty of Technology

ICP Students joining the School of Civil Engineering & Surveying

Welcome video (YouTube)


Let our Associate Head of School welcome you to Portsmouth - check out this video (YouTube)

Your Induction Week Timetable

Students from International College Portsmouth (ICP) entering (or repeating) the following courses at Level 4 (Year 1):

  • BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
  • MEng Civil Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Construction Engineering Management
  • BSc (Hons) Property Development
  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying
  • BSc (Hons) Building Surveying

Monday 18 September

9:00am - 9:30am

Portland Building SCES Reception

Induction Registration

Report to the School of Civil Engineering reception desk between 9:00am and 9:30am.

All Students

9:30am - 9:50am

Portland Building Room 1.74

Welcome by Head of School

The Head of School will Welcome you to the University and to the School of Civil Engineering and Surveying.

All Students

10:00am - 12:30pm

Portland Building and Lion Gate Building

Meet your Personal Tutor, Course Leader and cohort, followed by campus tours

Meet your Personal Tutor, Course Leader and get to know the students on your course. During this session you will undertake some group activities and take a tour of the campus.

BEng Civil Engineering Students: Portland Building Room 2.33a/b

MEng Civil Engineering Students: Portland Building Room 2.33c

BEng Construction Engineering Management Students: Portland Building Room 1.66

BSc Property Development Students: Portland Building Room 1.11

BSc Quantity Surveying: Portland Building Room 1.67

BSc Building Surveying Students: Lion Gate Building Room 2.05

 12:30pm - 1:15pm


1:15pm - 3:30pm

Buckingham Building

Design Challenge

Refreshments and prizes will be provided for this social team-based, design, build and test exercise. Prizes will be awarded at the Student and Staff social event on Thursday.

BEng and MEng Civil Engineering Students: Buckingham Building Room 3.05

BEng Construction Engineering Management, BSc Property Development, BSc Quantity Surveying, BSc Building Surveying Students: Buckingham Building Room 3.06

Tuesday 19 September

12:00pm - 12:25pm

Students' Union Third Space

Students' Union

An introduction to the Students’ Union and the Student Voice.

All Students

Wednesday 20 September

10:00am - 3:00pm

Ravelin Park

Freshers' Fayre

Meet members of the University of Portsmouth Students' Union (UPSU) and representatives from clubs, societies and a range of student services. The Freshers' Fayre takes place on both Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 September from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

All Students

Thursday 21 September

9:00am - 9:50am

Richmond Building and St. Michael's Building

Introductory Talks by Professional Bodies

Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

BEng and MEng Civil Engineering, BEng Construction Engineering Management Students: Richmond Building Lecture Theatre 2 (LT2)

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

BSc Property Development, BSc Building Surveying, BSc Quantity Surveying Students: St. Michaels' Building Room 1.01

10:00am - 11:20am

Lion Gate Building Room 2.04a/b/c

Student and Staff Social and Prize Giving Event

This is a valuable opportunity to mix with students on your course as well as with those on other courses (both undergraduate and postgraduate) within the School. Student Representatives, Student Guides and ex-placement students will be mingling at the event to share experiences with you.

Light refreshments will be provided.

All Students

11:30am - 12:20pm

Portland Building Room 1.74

Introduction to the Student Placement and Employability Centre (SPEC)

An introduction to placements from SPEC. Students who have been on placement will also be at the event to share their experience.

All Students


SCES Welcome Toolbox

Essential resources for students in the School of Civil Engineering & Surveying.

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