Faculty of Technology

Level 6 Mathematics Students

Induction Week

Induction Week events for all Level 6 students on the following courses:

  • BSc Mathematics
  • BSc Mathematics for Finance and Management
  • BSc Mathematics with Statistics

Monday 18 September

11:00am - 12:30pm

Lion Gate Building Technology Student Recruitment Centre, Room 0.14

ID Check and Campus Card Collection

Please remember to register online before attending this session. You will be required to present your ID (passport, EU identity card or photo driving licence) to confirm your registration. Once confirmed you will be able to collect your Student Campus Card. You are not fully registered until your ID has been checked.

New Home & EU Students only

Wednesday 20 September

10:00am - 3:00pm

Ravelin Park

Freshers' Fayre

Meet members of the University of Portsmouth Students' Union (UPSU) and representitives 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

10:00am - 12:00pm

King Henry Building Room 0.01

Introduction to Final Year (Level 6)

10:00am - 10:30am

Important information about your final year, including degree classification, assessment regulations and attendance monitoring with Dr Marianna Cerasuolo

All Students

Employability and Careers

10:30am - 10:50am

Careers Adviser, Kelly Biggs from Purple Door

All Students

Student Experience, Feedback, Outreach

10:50am - 11:10am

Ana Baker, Student Experience Officer

All Students

Resources for Academic Skills

11:10am - 11:30pm

Timothy Collinson, Faculty Librarian

All Students

Student Representatives

11:30am - 11:35am

Katherine Wilde

All Students

Student Wellbeing Services at the University of Portsmouth

11.35am - 11.55am

Rebecca Hiscock

All Students

12:00pm - 1:00pm


1:00pm - 3:00pm

Portland Building Room 0.28

Project Guidance and Resources

1:00pm - 1:30pm

This session is compulsory for those students doing the Final Year Project M301. It includes essential information about planning, monitoring and support, oral presentation, Moodle resources, plagiarism issues, scheduling, and reporting. With Dr Marianna Cerasuolo.

All Students

Project Topics

1:30pm - 2:00pm

A chance to learn from Mathematics Lecturers about some of the projects on offer.

All Students

Project Assessment Exercise

2:00pm - 3:00pm

What makes a good or bad project report? Judge the merits of previous years’ projects for yourself. How do your decisions compare? with Dr Marianna Cerasuolo

All Students

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Lion Gate Building Room 0.07

LaTeX Workshop

An optional, but strongly recommended workshop, for those wishing to brush up their LaTeX skills or get started with it. LaTeX is the ‘industry standard’ for the communication and publication of mathematical documents. An increasing number of the best reports and courseworks are being written in LaTeX to improve their mathematical layout and appearance.

All Students

A date for your diary: Thursday 23 November


Employability Day

Perhaps the most important day of the year for your future career: A day of talks and activities in preparation for next year.

  • What are the current opportunities and careers for mathematics graduates?
  • How can you impress a prospective employer?
  • How can you build up your confidence before an interview?
  • What about postgraduate courses?
  • What advice can Portsmouth mathematics alumni offer from their experience?

All Students

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