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Computer Science and Informatics

We look forward to welcoming all new students starting at the School this September.

For those of you returning for another academic year, we hope you are looking forward to starting the new semester as much as we are.

Here you will find all the information you'll need for enrolment. As we finalise the enrolment schedules more information will be available from this page.

General enquiries

For all general enquiries please contact the School Office:

School of Computer Science and Informatics

The School Office is usually open from 9:00 - 12:30 and from 13:30 - 16:30, Monday to Friday. Outside of these hours a telephone answering machine is available to take messages.

Undergraduate degrees

Year 1 students: Before induction please try to complete online enrolment, collect your student card and complete any personal arrangements (e.g. open a bank account, register with a GP).

Induction information for all degree programmes are set out below:

Year 1 Computer Science

Induction information for students entering Year 1 of the Computer Science (including all variants) degree.

Year 1 Applied Software Engineering

Induction information for Year 1 BSc Applied Software Engineering.

Year 2 Computer Science

Induction information for students entering year 2 of the Computer Science degree (including all variants).

Year 2 Applied Software Engineering

Induction information for Year 2 BSc Applied Software Engineering students.

Year 3 Computer Science

Induction information for students entering Year 3 of the Business Information Systems, Computer Science (including all variants) and Software Engineering degrees.

Year 3 Applied Software Engineering

Induction information for Year 3 BSc Applied Software Engineering.

Postgraduate degrees

Postgraduate students: Before induction please try to complete online enrolment, collect your student card and complete any personal arrangements (e.g. open a bank account, register with a GP).

Induction for MSc courses will take place week commencing Monday 24 September 2018 at 13:00 at the School of Computer Science and Informatics, Queens Buildings, 5 The Parade, Cardiff, CF24 3AA (map Ref: 21 on University map).

Schedule

Monday 24 September

We will meet in room T/2.09 from 13:00-16:00 for a welcome and introduction to the School.

Tuesday 25 September and Wednesday 26 September

Tuesday and Wednesday will be devoted to sessions focused on technical skills and getting acquainted with the software and facilities available in the School. You will be assigned a group for these days and will either attend the School in the morning or the afternoon depending on your group.

Thursday 27 September

Joint students

Students on joint courses where the School of Computer Science and Informatics is not the home school (MSc Computational and Data Journalism, MSc Data Science and Analytics) should attend the School on Thursday 27 September. We will meet in room T/2.09 for a welcome and introduction to the School, and will then visit the PC labs to get acquainted with the software and facilities available in the School.

Part-time students

Part-time students should attend the Thursday session if they are unable to attend on Monday.

Optional modules

At the beginning of September, a set of introductory videos will be made available to help you select your optional modules for the year. However, it is requested that new students do not attempt to complete the module selection process at the conclusion of online enrolment, since we wish to give you further advice on your module choices once you have arrived in Cardiff.