School of Engineering

Undergraduate

Undergraduate Induction 2020

Welcome to the School of Engineering

Students on campus

Welcome

Induction 2020; Monday 28th September - Friday 16th October

We hope you're looking forward to joining us and we welcome you to the first step in a rewarding learning journey set in a supportive environment providing access to state-of-the-art facilities.

Induction takes place during your first few weeks here and our aim is to help you settle into university life as smoothly as possible through a tailored programme of activities.

A few things to note

Do check our the University's pre-arrival pages which will provide you with some useful information regarding accommodation, University facilities to look out for, registering to ensure important things such as email and access to the Student Self Service Portal (S3P) are set up.

Finding your way around

Access maps of the campus and city to help you find your way around. You can download and print our PDF campus maps or find us on Google Maps.

 

Timetables

Induction Timetables

Amendments to Timetables

Timetables are currently being produced and will be uploaded here by Monday 21st September.

This year induction will take place over 3 weeks;

Starting on Monday 28th September you’ll be able to access our induction programme via Canvas (the University’s exciting new Virtual Learning Environment).

All information and activities will be offered online and you will be sent full instructions on how to access the programme the week before term starts. Some activities may include on-campus opportunities, but these will be dependent on physical distancing requirements at the time and will follow Covid-19 safety guidelines.

  • Foundation Year
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Marine Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Surveying, Mapping and GIS

Teaching Timetables

 
 

Checklist

It is essential that you complete a number of activities by the end of induction week. You should make sure you complete each of these actions.

Complete your online registration

Up to date information on how to complete your online registration can be found here

Receiving your Smartcard

Your smartcard gives you access to the library, sports centre, other University facilities.

You need to upload a photo using the university app. Once you have uploaded your photograph the app will display a digital version of your University Smartcard. For students who are studying remotely or who are due to arrive on campus after the official start of their course you can use the digital card as your student identification. You only need a physical card if you are studying on the Newcastle campus.

More information on receiving your smartcard can be found here

Access your University email and Canvas

You should check your University email daily for updates relating to your studies.

It is also important to review the module and programme information provided on Canvas. Find out how to get started with the University's IT services.

Check your programme timetable for teaching

Your timetable is available online.

Changes to the timetable may be necessary throughout the year. You should check the timetable web pages as they may vary on a weekly basis.

Attend your School induction activities

Refer to your induction timetables for information.

Register with a Doctor

Newcastle University is committed to encouraging all students to register with a Doctor upon arrival.

If, like most students, you spend more weeks of the year at your university address than your family's address, you are advised to register with a doctor near university as soon as possible.

Information on how to register with a Doctor can be found here

 

 

 

Contact Us

Contact Us

School of Engineering:
Merz Court
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 191 208 7340
Email: engineering@newcastle.ac.uk 

Find us on the Map

Chemical Engineering:
School of Engineering
First Floor, Merz Court
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 191 208 7340
Email: undergraduate enquiries: soe.ug.chemeng@newcastle.ac.uk; postgraduate taught enquiries: soe.pgt.chemeng@newcastle.ac.uk; postgraduate research enquiries: soe.pgr.chemeng@newcastle.ac.uk

Civil Engineering and Geospatial:
School of Engineering
Second Floor, Cassie Building
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 191 208 6323
Email: undergraduate enquiries: soe.ug.civilenggeomatics@newcastle.ac.uk; postgraduate taught enquiries: soe.pgt.civil@newcastle.ac.uk; postgraduate research enquiries: soe.pgr.civilenggeomatics@newcastle.ac.uk

Electrical and Electronic Engineering:
School of Engineering
First Floor, Merz Court
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 191 208 7340
Email: undergraduate enquiries: soe.ug.eleceng@newcastle.ac.uk; postgraduate taught enquiries: soe.pgt.eleceng@newcastle.ac.uk; postgraduate research enquiries: soe.pgr.eleceng@newcastle.ac.uk

Marine Technology:
School of Engineering
First Floor, Armstrong Building
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 191 208 6718
Email: undergraduate enquiries: soe.ug.martech@newcastle.ac.uk; postgraduate taught enquiries: soe.pgt.martech@newcastle.ac.uk; postgraduate research enquiries: soe.pgr.martech@newcastle.ac.uk

Mechanical Engineering:
School of Engineering
Ground Floor, Stephenson Building
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 191 208 5672
Email: undergraduate enquiries: soe.ug.mecheng@newcastle.ac.uk; postgraduate taught enquiries: soe.pgt.mecheng@newcastle.ac.uk; postgraduate research enquiries: soe.pgr.mecheng@newcastle.ac.uk

IT Service Desk and Central Services

IT Service Desk:

Tel: +44 (0) 191 208 5999
Email:
it.servicedesk@newcastle.ac.uk

Central Services:

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