Welcome activities and events

We will introduce you to the Psychology programme, staff and fellow students through the following events.

Week 1 – 21 to 25 September

Monday 21 September

  • 11am: Welcome to BSc Psychology

Format: Live online via Zoom. A recording of this session will be made available online for you to watch on demand.

This event includes talks from the Programme Director and the Year Lead.

You will be emailed links to pre-recorded videos from Semester 1 unit leads in advance. They will introduce their units and their timetable to engage with these prior to meeting.

Key contact: Dr Annie Pye (Year 1 lead)

Wednesday 23 September

  • 12pm to 2pm: Meet your peer mentors and peers

Format: Live online via Zoom. A recording of this session will be made available online for you to watch on demand.

Join this peer mentor social hosted on Zoom.

Week 2 – 28 September to 2 October

Monday 28 September

  • 1pm to 2pm: Support information session

Format: Live online via Zoom. A recording of this session will be made available online for you to watch on demand.

Chaired by the Year Lead with talks from:

  • BSc Psychology Student Support Officer
  • Academic Advising Co-ordinator
  • Peer Mentor Co-ordinator
  • Staff from the 'Mind your Mind' scheme.

Tuesday 29 September

  • Afternoon (time TBC): Meet your Academic Advisor

Format: Live online via Zoom

Opportunity to meet your academic advisor with your peers in your advising group.

You will be in small groups for these sessions, and times vary according your advisor and group.

You will be contacted individually by the Psychology programme team with your allocated time.

Wednesday 30 September

  • 11am to 12pm: The student view of Psychology at Manchester

Format: Live online via Zoom. A recording of this session will be made available online for you to watch on demand.

This session is chaired by psychology staff and includes pre-recorded interviews with Year 2 and 3 students and graduates (Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience/Psychology).

There will also be an introduction to employability and careers service presentation with Psychology careers service staff.

Thursday 1 October

  • Morning (time TBC): Your first tutorial

Format: Live online via Zoom in tutorial groups with staff tutor.

You will be in small groups for these sessions and times vary according your advisor and group.

You will be contacted individually by the Psychology programme team with your allocated time.

  • 2pm to 3pm: Everything you need so we can get started!

Format: Live online via Zoom

A recording of this session will be made available online for you to watch on demand.

Hosted by Psychology staff with pre-recorded videos on everything you need to know to about our online delivery platforms and resources, to make sure you get the best out of your learning experience this year.

Friday 2 October

  • 11am - 12pm: Wrap up session

Details to follow.