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Dentistry

Congratulations on securing a place to study at the School of Dentistry. We look forward to meeting you in September.

Below you will find enrolment and induction information for new and returning students at the School of Dentistry.

Enrolment

All new students must complete online enrolment before arriving in Cardiff in September.

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

Induction information

Congratulations on being offered a place at Cardiff University. We are looking forward to welcoming you as you start your studies, and are working hard to ensure that you will be living and learning safely.

To help you settle into student life, we are busy planning induction activities where you will have the opportunity to get to know both staff and your Academic School.

These pages will be updated as further information becomes available.

Diploma in Dental Hygiene and BSc in Dental Therapy and Dental Hygiene

Diploma in Dental Hygiene and BSc in Dental Therapy and Dental Hygiene

These induction events are applicable to students on the below degree programmes:

  • Biosciences with a Preliminary Year (Biochemistry/Biological Sciences/Zoology/Biomedical Sciences/Neuroscience)
  • Chemistry with a Preliminary Year
  • Dentistry with a Preliminary Year
  • Medicine with a Preliminary Year.

School induction events begin on Monday 28 September 2020. It is important that you attend all listed sessions which will take place as virtual meetings.

Please note that, for your safety, these events will be conducted as virtual meetings via Zoom. Please install the Zoom client on your phone or device prior to the meeting date and time.

EventDateTimeVenueNotes

Module options talk

Monday 28 September 2020

14:00Online

This session will cover the various module options prior to the module Q&A sessions on Wednesday.

IT Induction

Tuesday 29 September 2020

10.00Online

This session will show you how to access your student account on various systems and direct students to appropriate technical support for any issues encountered.

Online Induction material completion

Tuesday 29 September 2020

13.00-16.00Online

This is a dedicated slot for students to complete induction activities that are being provided as online training – you will be provided with details of these courses through Learning Central, which you will have received guidance on using in the morning’s IT session.

Module Options: question and answer session

Wednesday 30 September 2020

10.00OnlineRepresentatives from several Schools will answer your questions about the various modules that can be selected within the programme. Following this session, you will submit your module choices.
Introductory Talk

Thursday 1 October 2020

10.00OnlineAt this session, you will meet your year coordinator and will learn more about the School, your course and some important policies and procedures.

Professionalism Session

Thursday 1 October 2020

12.00OnlineThis session will cover the professional skills and behaviours expected of you during your studies.

School induction for Dental Surgery BDS Year 1 is on Monday 28 September 2020. All students must attend the virtual induction.

Please note that, for your safety, these events will be conducted as virtual meetings via Zoom. Please install the Zoom client on your phone or device prior to the meeting date and time.

Lectures and practical sessions will start from Monday October 5 2020.

EventDateTimeVenueNotes
School Induction

Monday 28 September 2020

10.00OnlineA downloadable copy of the first week’s timetable will be given to you at induction, with the remainder being available online nearer that time.
Mentor Scheme Talk

Monday 28 September 2020

15.00OnlineAn opportunity to meet your Student Mentor.
IT InductionTuesday 29 September 202010.00OnlineThis session will show you how to access your student account on various systems and direct students to appropriate technical support for any issues encountered.
Online induction material completionTuesday 29 September 202014.00-16.00OnlineThis is a dedicated slot for students to complete induction activities that are being provided as online training – you will be provided with details of these courses through Learning Central, which you will have received guidance on using in the previous day’s IT session.
Dental Students' Union President TalkWednesday 30 September 202013.00Online

An introductory talk from the Dental Students' Union President.

Once you have completed online enrolment, you should be able to log in to Learning Central and navigate to the announcements page to find further information for new students.

Students will be issued with free white lab coats and safety glasses during their first practical session, and details will be provided at induction.