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English Language and Linguistics induction schedule

Session / DescriptionStaff leadDate and timeVenue
General induction session   Monday 10 September 2018, 12-1pm  Pathfoot C22 

First class for module LINPP07 

  Monday 10 September 2018, 2-3pm   Pathfoot C22 
Faculty ‘Masterness’ session Will Dinan Monday 10 September 2018, 4–6pm Pathfoot Lecture Theatre

Faculty Drinks reception

Will Dinan

Monday 10 September 2018, 6–7.30pm

Oscars, Pathfoot

First Linguistics Reading Group session


Monday 24 September, 12-1pm

Cottrell 4W1

Faculty Induction

Learn more about settling into university and how things work, what we expect of you and what you can expect of us and how to find support when you need it.

Alison Green, Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching  Tuesday 11 September 2018, 1–2pm  Pathfoot Lecture Theatre

Essential student guide to library and IT services

Come along to one of the sessions to find out everything you need to know about our library and IT services at Stirling, including how to:

  • print and make photocopies
  • access Wi-Fi
  • save files onto the network
  • access student email
  • use the Library
  • find journal articles
  • access the computing labs
  • get free Office software

All topics are presented in a series of videos. All students welcome.

Library/Information Services staff

Wednesday 12 September 2018, 1pm-2pm

Cottrell, Lecture Theatre A6

How to be a successful student at Stirling

This presentation explores some of the attributes and skills postgraduate students need to be successful at the University of Stirling. This session will give you an insight into what lecturers expect of you, how to get your studying organised and hints and tips on managing deadlines and assignments. This is a great opportunity to find out what is expected when you are studying at Masters level.
Ruth Watkins, Head of Student Learning Services  Thursday 13 September 2018, 3-4pm  Pathfoot Lecture Theatre

Employability and Skills Induction

This session is delivered by the Faculty Employability and Skills officer along with the Career and Employability Service. It will give you the opportunity to meet the Employability Team and find out about the range of upcoming events. You'll get an overview of the new Postgraduate Plus+ Professional Skills Programme launching this Semester and will find out how you can get involved.

There will also be time to ask questions and to give suggestions on what sessions you would like the team to arrange for you over this coming academic session that would be useful to your own personal development and future career planning.
Elaine Watson, Employability and Skills Officer   Thursday 20 September 2018, 1-2pm   Cottrell 2B85 
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