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Earth and Environmental Sciences

Last updated: 26/09/2022 11:58

Enrolment and induction information for the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Congratulations on being offered a place at Cardiff University. We’re looking forward to welcoming you!

At the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH), we’re excited to be welcoming you to campus for the start of the academic year. You did so well to get here and we’re looking forward to getting to know you and work alongside you during your time here.

To help you settle into student life, we have planned induction activities where you will have the opportunity to get to know both staff and other students in the school. There will be kit collection on Friday 30 September and a series of induction events during the week commencing Monday 03 October.

Kit Collection

All new Year 1 students will need to collect the kit provided for their studies on:

Friday 30 September in Room 0.02 Main Building, Park Place - ground floor, to the left inside the main entrance to the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences. The main entrance is off the main car park, which is opposite the Centre for Student Life.

To manage numbers, please come at the following times, where the Teaching Technicians Jen Pinnion and Katie Dobbie will be looking forward to meeting you.

TimeProgramme
10:00-10:20Students on Geology programmes
10:20-10:40Students on Exploration Geology programmes
10:40-11:00Students on Environmental Geoscience programmes
11:00-11:20Students on Environmental Geography programmes
11:20-11:40Students on Marine Geography programmes
11.40-12.00Students on Physical Geography programmes
12:00-12:15Students on Environmental Sustainability Science

School induction activities

All induction activities are running in person unless otherwise stated. It is important that you attend all the required sessions scheduled throughout induction week. If any of the activities change, we will notify you through your Cardiff University email address. Please check your emails daily.

We hope you enjoy Freshers’ week and getting stuck into all the Students’ Union has to offer. We can’t wait to have you join us!

TimeSessionLocation
10:00-12:00Equality, Diversity & Inclusivity awareness module

Online via Learning Central

  1. Log onto Learning Central
  2. On the left-hand side, select Organisations
  3. Search for PSE-ORG-EDI or find the module titled Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Awareness Module
12:15-12:45Meet the Teams video

Online via Learning Central

  1. Log onto Learning Central
  2. On the left-hand side, select Organisations
  3. Search for EARTH-ALL Year 1
  4. Select Learning Materials > Induction 2022 > Thursday 29 September
TimeSessionLocation
10:00-12.15Kit collection (please see previous table)Main 0.02
12:30-13:00Lunch break 
13:00-14:00Starting your studiesLaw 0.22
14:15-15:15Mentoring and placementsLaw 0.22
15:30-16:00Central IT induction talkLaw 0.22
TimeSessionLocation
9:15-10.30Welcome and Introduction from Head of School and Director of Learning Sir Martin Evans C/-1.01
10.30-10.45Sport talkSir Martin Evans C/-1.01
11:00-12:00Library introduction Sir Martin Evans C/-1.01
12:00-13:00Lunch break 
13:00-14:00Tutorials introductionSir Martin Evans C/-1.01
14:00-14:15Extenuating circumstancesSir Martin Evans C/-1.01
14:15-14:30General teaching supportSir Martin Evans C/-1.01
TimeSessionLocation
9:15-10:15Your degree - Environmental GeographyMain -1.64
9:15-10:15IT introduction - Physical GeographyMain 1.60
10:30-11:30Your degree - Physical GeographyMain -1.64
10:30-11:30IT introduction - Environmental GeographyMain 1.60
11:30-12:00Break 
12:00-12:45Assessment and feedbackLaw 0.22
12:45-14:00Lunch break 
14:00-15:00Your degree 
 GeologyMain 1.25
 Exploration GeologyMain 0.65
 Environmental Sustainability ScienceMain 2.38
14:00-15:00IT introduction 
 Marine GeologyMain 1.60
 Environmental GeoscienceMain 1.60
15:15-16:15Your degree 
 Marine GeographyMain 0.65
 Environmental GeoscienceMain 1.25
15:15-16:15IT introduction 
 GeologyMain 1.60
 Exploration GeologyMain 1.60
 Environmental Sustainability ScienceMain 1.60
TimeSessionLocation
09:00-09:15Students UnionLaw 2.27
09:15-9:30Student Advice 
9:30-9:45Student Voice 
9:45-11:00Break 
10:00-10:45Boat work briefing for Geography students (EA1305)Main 1.123
11:00-11:45Fieldwork/Health and safetyTower 1.05
09:00-12:15Field trip (Brean Down Somerset) - Group A, B, C & D
12:15-13:30Lunch break
13:30-16:45Field trip (Brean Down Somerset) - Group A, B, C & D
09:00-12:15Field trip (Brean Down Somerset) - Group E, F, G & H
12:15-13:30Lunch break
13:30-16:45Field trip (Brean Down Somerset) - Group E, F, G & H