Architecture

Enrolment information for new students at the Welsh School of Architecture.

Before you arrive

Before coming to Cardiff in September, all students must complete online enrolment. You will be provided with a Cardiff University username and password by Friday 8 September 2017 which you should use to complete registration and online induction.

Year one students

This information is for all year one programmes apart from the the MA Architectural Design and MArch 2.

Registration

Sign in using the Cardiff University username and password you have been provided and follow the instructions to confirm your programme of study. Once you have completed registration you will be able to access Learning Central for your online induction. Please complete registration by 5pm on Sunday 24 September.

Online induction

Your online induction will introduce you to our virtual learning environment (Learning Central), as well as other systems and services you will use during your time with us. Sign in using your Cardiff University username and password and select the module 'ARCHI – Welsh School of Architecture', under the modules tab at the top. Please complete induction by 5pm on Sunday 24 September.

Monday 25 September 2017

TimeActivity
14:45-15:00Registration
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
Register and collect your welcome pack
15:00-15:30Welcome to the Welsh School of Architecture
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
School welcome from Prof Chris Tweed, Head of School, Dr Sergio Pineda, First Year Chair and Dr Andrew Roberts, College Dean of Education and Students
15:30-17:00Introduction to University Services and Support
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
An introduction to IT services, library services, student voice, SAWSA, Erasmus, Languages for All and English Language support.

Tuesday 26 September 2017

TimeActivity
10:00-16:00Issue of equipment
Green Room 2.03, Bute Building
Lockers will also be available. Please bring a £5 refundable deposit.
15:00-16:00Information fair
Exhibition Room 2.01, Bute Building 

Wednesday 27 September 2017

TimeActivity
10:30-11:15Library induction
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
11:15-11:45IT induction
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building

Thursday 28 September 2017

TimeActivity
14:30-16:30English language test (for students who speak English as a second language)
Room 2.32, Bute Building

Friday 29 September 2017

TimeActivity
10:30-11:30Design studio induction
Small Chemistry Lecture Theatre 1.122, Main Building
An introduction to the design studio with Dr Sergio Pineda
12:00-13:30Activity in first year studio
First Year Studio, Room 2.10, Bute Building
13:30SAWSA BBQ
Meet outside the Bute Building at 13:30

Monday 25 September 2017

TimeActivity
10:00-10:15Welcome to MArch 2 at the WSA
Friary House, Greyfriars Road
10:15-10:45Studio introduction
Friary House, Greyfriars Road
10:45-11:00Break
11:00-11:45MArch 2 and Design Thesis introduction
Friary House, Greyfriars Road
11:45-12:15Dissertation introduction
Friary House, Greyfriars Road
12:15-13:15Lunch
13:15-13:45IT induction
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
13:45-14:15School support at the WSA
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
14:15-15:00Break
15:00-16:00Unit presentations
Friary House, Greyfriars Road
16:00-17:00Unit Q&A sessions
Friary House, Greyfriars Road
17:00Final unit voting opens

Tuesday 26 September 2017

TimeActivity
10:30-11:00Student Voice
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
11:00-11:30Wellbeing and counselling support
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
11:30-11:45Health, safety and environment
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
11:45-12:00English language support
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
15:00-16:00Information fair
Exhibition Room 2.01, Bute Building
17:00Unit voting closes

Wednesday 27 September 2017

TimeActivity
09:30-17:30Horizontal studio
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building

Thursday 28 September 2017

TimeActivity
14:30-16:30Locker allocation
Friary House, Greyfriars Road
13.00-14.00Workshops and making
Friary House, Greyfriars Road
14:30-15:00Library induction
Friary House, Greyfriars Road
17:00Unit allocations announced

Friday 29 September 2017

TimeActivity
09:30-17:30Horizontal studio
Friary House, Greyfriars Road

Monday 25 September 2017

TimeActivity
10:30-11:15Registration
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
11:15-11:45Welcome to the Welsh School of Architecture
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
11:45-12:15Study and research at WSA
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
12:15-13:15Lunch
13:15-13:45IT induction
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
13:45-14:15School support at the WSA
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
14:15-15:40Course team introduction and school tour
Bute Building and Friary House
15:40-16:00Unit presentations
Friary House, Greyfriars Road
16:00-17:00Unit Q&A sessions
Friary House, Greyfriars Road
17:00Final unit voting and optional module preference opens

Tuesday 26 September 2017

TimeActivity
10:30-11:00Student Voice
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
11:00-11:30Wellbeing and counselling support
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
11:30-11:45Health, safety and environment
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
11:45-12:00English language support
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building
15:00-16:00Information fair
Exhibition Room 2.01, Bute Building
17:00Unit voting and optional module selection closes

Wednesday 27 September 2017

TimeActivity
09:30-17:30Horizontal studio
Birt Acres Lecture Theatre 1.61, Bute Building

Thursday 28 September 2017

TimeActivity
14:30-16:30Locker allocation
Friary House, Greyfriars Road
13.00-14.00Workshops and making
Friary House, Greyfriars Road
14:30-15:00Library induction
Friary House, Greyfriars Road
17:00Unit allocations announced

Friday 29 September 2017

TimeActivity
09:30-17:30Horizontal studio
Friary House, Greyfriars Road

Monday 25 September 2017

TimeActivityStudentsRoom
10:30Arrival - informal meet and greetPG2nd Floor Bute Building
11:15Head of School welcomePGBirt Acres
11:45Study and research at WSAPGBirt Acres
12:15Lunch  
13:15IT Services (School/Cardiff University)PGBirt Acres
13:45Support at schoolPGTBirt Acres
14:15-16:00Course team introductions and toursPGTVarious

Tuesday 26 September 2017

TimeActivityStudentsRoom
10:00Library ServicesPGBirt Acres
10:30Student UnionPGBirt Acres
11:00Wellbeing and Counselling Support TeamPGBirt Acres
11:30Health, safety and environmentPGBirt Acres
11:45English language supportPG IntBirt Acres
12:00Lunch  
14:00-16:00Information fairAll2nd Floor Bute Building