Optometry and Vision Sciences

Enrolment and induction information for the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences.

Congratulations on securing a place to study here. We look forward to meeting you in September.

You will receive an Induction pack from the School providing you with a full timetable. An overview of key activities contained in this pack is detailed below.

All new and returning students will be required to complete online enrolment for the 2017/18 academic session in September 2017. You can begin enrolling as soon as you have been sent details from University Registry.

If you have any questions about online enrolment, please contact the Enrolment team.

Undergraduate enrolment

Before coming to Cardiff in September, all students must complete online enrolment. You will be contacted approximately three weeks prior to the start of your programme advising you that the online enrolment is open.

If you have any questions about online enrolment, please contact the enrolment team on +44 (0)29 2087 6211

In addition to completing online enrolment, all students will be required to attend the School Induction in the School of Optometry.

International students

The International Office have devised an induction programme for international students, which includes a collection service from Heathrow and Cardiff Airport.

Monday 25th September 2017

TimeActivity
14:00 - 15:00

Welcome/Induction Talk
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building

15:00 - 16:00

OPSOC Talk
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building

Tuesday 26th September 2017

TimeActivity
10:00 - 11:00

School Induction Talk
I.T Suite - 1.09, Optometry Building

11:00 - 12:00

AOP Talk
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building

12:00 - 13:00

Library Lecture
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building

13:00 - 14:00

Students’ Union Talk
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building


Wednesday 27th September 2017

TimeActivity
11:00 - 12:00

Induction to Budgeting
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building)

12:00 - 13:00

OPSOC Challenge Day
Atrium, Optometry Building


Thursday 28th September 2017

TimeActivity
10:00 - 12:00

Computer Induction, collection of kit bags and locker keys
I.T Suite 1.09

12:00 - 13:00

Safety Lecture
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building)

13:00 - 14:00

Distribution of Laboratory Coats
Atrium, Optometry Building


Friday 29th September 2017

TimeActivity
10:00 - 11:00

Volunteering Event
Atrium, Optometry Building

11:00 - 12:00

Meet your Personal Tutor
Staff Offices

Monday 25th September 2017

TimeActivity
14:00 - 15:00

Welcome/Induction Talk
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building

15:00 - 16:00

OPSOC Talk
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building

Tuesday 26th September 2017

TimeActivity
11:00 - 12:00

AOP Talk
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building

12:00 - 13:00

Library Lecture
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building

13:00 - 14:00Students’ Union Talk
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building

Wednesday 27th September 2017

TimeActivity
11:00 - 12:00

Induction to Budgeting
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building)

12:00 - 13:00

OPSOC Challenge Day
Atrium, Optometry Building

Thursday 28th September 2017

TimeActivity
10:00 - 12:00                     Computer Induction, collection of kit bags and locker keys (you will receive further details during Induction Week)
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building
12:00 - 13:00

Safety Lecture
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building)

13:00 - 14:00

Distribution of Laboratory Coats
Atrium, Optometry Building

Friday 29th September 2017

TimeActivity
10:00 - 11:00

Volunteering Event
Atrium, Optometry Building

11:00 - 12:00

Meet your Personal Tutor
Staff Offices

Direct Year 2 Induction Timetable

You will receive an Induction pack from the School providing you with a full timetable.  An overview of key activities contained in this pack is detailed below.

Monday 25th September 2017

TimeActivity
14:00-15:00 

Welcome/Induction Talk
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building

15:00 - 16:00

OPSOC Talk
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building

Tuesday 26th September 2017

TimeActivity
11:00 - 12:00          AOP Talk
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building
12:00 - 13:00

Library Lecture
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building

13:00 - 14:00

Students’ Union Talk
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building

Wednesday 27th September 2017

TimeActivity
11:00 - 12:00            

Induction to Budgeting
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building

12:00 - 13:00

OPSOC Challenge Day
Atrium, Optometry Building

Thursday 28th September 2017

TimeActivity
10:00 - 12:00                                                   

Computer Induction, collection of kit bags and locker keys (you will receive further details during Induction Week)
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building

12:00 - 13:00

Safety Lecture
Lecture Theatre 0.05, Optometry Building)

13:00 - 14:00

Distribution of Laboratory Coats
Atrium, Optometry Building

15:00 - 16:00

2nd Year Induction Lecture Theatre -0.05, Optometry Building

Friday 29th September 2017

TimeActivity
10:00 - 11:00

Volunteering Event
Atrium, Optometry Building

11:00 - 12:00

Meet your Personal Tutor
Staff Offices

Year 2 and Year 3 Induction Timetable

You will receive an Induction pack from the School providing you with a full timetable.  An overview of key activities contained in this pack is detailed below.

Wednesday 27th September 2017

TimeActivity
12:00 - 13:00

OPSOC Challenge Day
Atrium Optometry Building

11:00 - 12:00

Meet your Personal Tutor
Staff Offices

Thursday 28th September 2017

TimeActivity
11:00 - 11:00

Induction talk for 3rd Year Students
Lecture Theatre -0.05, Optometry Building

11:00 - 12:00

Induction Talk for 2nd Year Students
Lecture Theatre -0.05, Optometry Building

School induction will take place on 4 October 2017 at 14:00 in the Optometry Lecture Theatre.

Locations

Optometry Lecture Theatre – 0.05, Ground Floor, School of Optometry Building, Maindy Road, Cardiff, CF24 4HQ
Optometry Atrium, Ground Floor, School of Optometry Building, Maindy Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF24 4HQ
Students’ Union, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3QN