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Undergraduate Enrolment for New Students 2013-14

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Social Sciences Induction Week (Week Beginning 23rd September)
There are a number of talks scheduled for induction week, some of which are listed below.  You will be sent a full timetable for induction week in your joining pack. Please make sure you check your induction week timetable so you know when and where your talks are taking place.

(Social Science Degree Programmes)

Monday 23rd September Your first important meeting in the School of Social Sciences (SOCSI) is the School Welcome on Monday 23rd September 2013.  You will be sent details of where and what time you should attend (either am or pm). At this event you will be given your enrolment paperwork and given the name of your Personal Tutor.  After the School Welcome, you are advised to go and find your tutor's office and sign up for a meeting. Your personal tutor will post exact times on their office door. 

Tuesday 24th September Your first Personal Tutor Meeting will then take place on Tuesday 24th September. You should have signed up to an appointment after your School Welcome talk on Monday.

Wednesday 25th September Enrolment is an on-line task which must be completed AFTER you have met with your personal tutor to discuss your module selections. To access the on-line task log on to SIMS online ( using the log in details that have been issued to you. You will be asked to confirm your programme of study and select your modules. You can do the online task remotely using your own computer or use a University computer.  The SOCSI computer lab (Room 0.88) will be open from 9.00am to 4.00pm on Wednesday 25th September for students to use.  Staff will be available in the SOCSI computer lab/SOCSI Undergraduate Office if students require help or get into any difficulty with the online task. Please read "Important Module Information" below for the Undergraduate Handbook.

If you are a BPS Route Student (British Psychological Society (BPS) Route) - Please read "Important Module Information" below.

Thursday 26th September Library Inductions will take place on Thursday 26th September in the Bute Building (located next to the Glamorgan Building) in the Birt Acres Lecture Theatre. These will take place at 10.00am and 12.10pm depending on what degree programme you are taking. The library induction will introduce to you the Cardiff University Library Service. You will get to know the diverse range of library services, resources and support available to SOCSI students. Please see below for details.

10.00amBSc Econ Sociology
BSc Social Science
BSc Econ Education and Criminology
BSc Econ Education and Social Policy
BSc Econ Sociology and Education
BSc Econ Sociology and Social Policy
12.10pmBSc Econ Criminology and Social Policy
BSc Econ Criminology and Sociology
BSc Criminology
BA Education

If you have any queries or are unsure about anything, please ask a member of staff. Your key information point will be the Undergraduate Office, which is Room 0.06 in the Glamorgan Building.

Important Module Information

Please read the School of Social Sciences Undergraduate Handbook for more information on the modules you will study. You will receive a paper copy in the post shortly.

Undergraduate Handbook 2013 Year One [764.3 Kb]

Year One Undergraduate Handbook 2013

If you are a BPS Route Student (British Psychological Society (BPS) Route) please read this document about pathways and suggested modules (BPS Students Only).

BPS FAQs [88.2 Kb]

‘BPS in SOCSI’ FAQ for students


Staff in the Undergraduate Office

Rebecca Moseley (Monday, Tuesday) – – 029 20875122
Lowri Jones (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) – – 029 20875122
Joanna Wilkes – – 029 20874208