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PGT Welcome Week Timetable 2019-2020

Important information

Monday 16th September 2019

10:00 - 12:00 Registration (2.19, Kilburn Building)

11:45 - 12:45 Lunch (ATLAS Rooms, Kilburn Building)

13:00 - 13:15 HoS Welcome (Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building)

13:15 - 14:15 General Talk - Caroline Jay (Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building)

14:15 - 14:30 IT Services Presentation (Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building)

14:30 - 14:45 Students Union (Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building)

14:45 - 15:00 Sport at the University - Simon Fletcher (Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building)

15:00 - 15:30 Break

15:30 - 16:45 Meet Programme Directors

  • ACS (full time students) meet with Konstantin Korovin, Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building
  • Meng student registration 2.33, Kilburn Building
  • Modular/part-time MSc (new students) meet with Renate Schmidt, Rm 2.42, Kilburn Building

Tuesday 17th September 2019

Introduction to themes (Theatre A, Simon Building)

09:00 - 09:30 BioHealth Informatics - Andrew Brass

09:30 - 10:00 Data Engineering and Systems Governance - John Keane

10:00 - 10:30 Learning from Data - Ke Chen

10:30 - 11:00 Break

11:00 - 11:30 Making sense of Compelx Data - Riza Batista-Navarro

11:30 - 12:00 Security - Ning Zhang & Daniel Dresner

12:00 - 13:00 Break

Students with an odd number for the last digit of their student ID (This is the second-last digit on your library card, as the last digit will almost always be 0)

13:00 - 14:30 Introductory lab session: Group A (MSc lab, 2nd Floor, Kilburn Building

Students with an even number for the last digit of their student ID (This is the second-last digit on your library card, as the last digit will almost always be 0)

14:30 - 16:00 Introductory lab session: Groub B (MSc lab, 2nd Floor, Kilburn Building)

REMINDER: once you have decided from your pathway (if you have one) and themes which course units you wish to take you may register these choices. Course unit registration is achieved via Campus Solutions. Once completed print off 'My Class Schedule' and take it to the Student Support Office (LF21, Kilburn Building). The final deadline for course choices is Friday. You can make your choices anytime up until the deadline but no preference is given to early choices.

Wednesday 18th September 2019

Introduction to themes (Theatre A, Simon Building)

09:00 - 09:30 Data on the web - Andre Freitas & Bijan Parsia

09:30 - 10:00 Ontology Engineering and Automated Reasoning - Uli Sattler

10:00 - 10:30 Software Engineering - Bijan Parsia

10:30 - 11:00 Mres Students meet with Konstantin Korovin, 2.40 Kilburn Building

11:00 - 11:30 Break

11:30 - 12:00 Plagiarism and Malpractice course presentation - Tingting Mu (Lecture Theatre A,Simon Building)

12:00 - 13:30 Plagiarism and Malpractice course - Tingting Mu (MSc labs, G23, 1.8)

Thursday 19th September 2019

09:00 - 09:20 Introduction to library (Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building)

09:20 - 10:00 Online resources and Blackboard (Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building)

10:00 - 10:15 H&S Talk - Tony McDonald ( Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building)

10:15 - 10:45 Introduction to English Language Support and Academic Writing - Rob Marks ( Lecture Theatre 1.1, Kilburn Building)

Friday 20th September 2019

IMPORTANT: self-registration for your course units must be completed in MyManchester as soon as possible. The deadline is 10.00 TODAY.

Once you have enrolled your chioces, return your completed Course Unit Choice Form to the Support Office (LF21, Kilburn Building) by the final deadline of 10.00 hrs. Without this confirmation by the School your course unit selection cannot be guaranteed.

09:00 - 09:30 Introduction to MSc Projects and Research Skills - Tom Thomson ( Simon Theatre A, Simon Building)

09:30 - 10:00 Careers: What happens after your MSc? - Elizabeth Wilkinso (Simon Theatre A, Simon Building)

10:00 - 12:00 Optional catch up lab plus Plagiarism and Malpractice course for late arrivals (MSc lab, 2nd floor, Kilburn Building)