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Help and information for university staff on the Induction week and the various online processes that students are undertaking

Welcome to Induction 2017



hi, this guide is for university staff and is intended to give you a summary of the processes and procedures that new students have to undertake to get themselves registered with the university at the start of their course.  While this information is targetted mainly at the September UG intake, the basic principles apply all the year around.

Induction A-Z

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Resources to help you help students

Canvas Opening Dates

What is Canvas?

Canvas is the online home for your module materials and replaces Succeed.

Canvas will be available from Mon 4 September

New students will not get access until after they have their ID cards.  Students will be uploaded into Canvas 4 times a day for the first week of semester

Induction and Academic Timetables

Official Freshers 2017 Facebook

find us on facebook

Atrium Information Desk

Atrium info desk

General help and information
Sat - Wed of the first week


Faculty Inductions 2017

Faculty of Social Science

General induction page (page for each programme):

Social Work

Sociology and soc policy – induction is during 1st lecture


Fac of Arts and Humanities

UG induction index

PGT induction page


School of Management


UG courses – 1st years all go to induction session -

  • 1st years:  Induction is on Tues 12/9, 12-1, Logie LT
  • 1st year accountancy students should also attend:  Wed 13/9, 11:30, Lecture theatre 2V1
  • 4th years: Induction is on Wed 20/9, 1-2, Lecture theatre A4

PGT students  -


Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty of Natural Sciences


  • Aquaculture (AQUU1BP) - Introductory meeting: Tuesday 12 Sept, 1-2, PAQU.H3 (Aqua dept, Pathfoot)
  • Biology Introductory Meeting -  Tuesday 12 Sept, 4-6, LT A4
  • Computing Science (CSCU9A1) - go to first lecture. Wed 13th, 4-5, 2V1
  • Computing Science (CSCU9B1) - go to first lecture. Fri 15 Sept, 11-12, W1
  • Environmental Science Introductory Meeting - Tues 12 Sept, 4-6, 2V1
  • Geography Introductory Meeting - Tues 12 Sept, 2-4, 4W5
  • Maths (MATU9D1) Introductory Meeting - Tues 12 Sept, 11-12:30, B3
  • Maths (MATU9M1) Introductory Meeting - Tues 12 Sept, 10-11, 2V1
  • Psychology (PSYU911) - go to first lecture. Tues 12 Sept, 1-2, Logie




ID card pickup


Pathfoot Dining Hall, 10-4.30

Pathfoot Dining Hall, 9.30-4

Tues 12th onwards ID card pickup will move to 2B43 (10-12, 1-4)


Guide to Induction - presentation for staff

Support teams

Applications / first week Induction timetable / International student enquiries
Email: (UG), (PG)
Study Abroad (exchange) enquiries:
International Office:
Tel: x7044 (UG), x6655 (PG/Int)
Room: Pathfoot C3

Accommodation Services,
Email (UG):
Tel (UG): x7064
Email (PG):
Tel (PG): x7066
Room: Willow Court

Student Administration
contact via SS Hub (see above)

Fees / payments
Tuition fee enquiries: via SS Hub (see above)
Payments: Income Office
Tel: x7123

Immigration Team
VISAs, police registration 

via SS Hub  (see above)

Module Registration
enquiries to SS Hub (see above)

Library and IT
Information Centre, Library
Account discovery, Wi-Fi, any IT/library
Tel: x7250
Location: Library level 2 (entry level)

Student Support Services
disability, dyslexia or other support needs and any aspect of student funding or money issues
enquiries to SS Hub (see above)

Student Union
Freshers week events

Student Learning Services
Any aspect of student learning  and studying
Enquiries via SS Hub (see above)

STEER Student Peer Support
Request a buddy/mentor in your first year
enquiries to SS Hub (see above)


Page creator:

This guide was prepared by Trish Davey, Information Services on behalf of the Induction Week Group.

If you spot any mistakes or have a suggestion for useful additional content, please email me: