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Induction Events

If you are new to Warwick you may find this link to a plan of the Maths building useful to find your way to the Induction events-

Building plan


Friday 29 September
B3.02 Registration and Induction. This is a compulsory event so please make sure you attend.

11.15-11.30 Registration. Coffee provided.

11.30-11.40 Introduction to Maths SGSLC and MASDOC SGSLC

11.40-12.00 Talks by current students.

12.00 -12.10 Students’ Union

12.10-12.20 Intro to PG Seminar

12.20-12.30 Community Engagement Team- Rex/ PG Hub

12.30-1.15 Sandwich lunch, please dispose of all rubbish in bin provided!

1.10-1.20 Maths PhD students only. Professional Development Training- Professor Dwight Barkley

1.20-1.55 Introductory talks -

  • B3.02 Dr Dmitry Rumynin, Director of Graduate Studies on PhD Maths.
  • B3.01 Professor Derek Holt, outgoing Director of MSc Studies on MSc Maths and MIR@W.
  • A1.01 Professor James Robinson, Director of MASt (Year 4)
  • MASDOC students are free until 2.00, please rejoin the events then

All students return to B3.02.

2.00-2.10 Short presentation by Student Support Services.

2.10-3.00 Treasure Hunt -organised by current PhD students. Rewarded by-

3.00-3.30 Drinks and cakes in the Undergraduate Workroom.

3.30 ITS Induction Session A0.02 (there will be another session on Thursday 5 October at 12.30. You must attend one of the sessions but the room will not accommodate you all so please be flexible about which session you attend)

3.30 Research Student Skills Programme for PhD students B3.02.

4.00 Postgraduate Certificate In Transferable Skills- for PhD students

5.00 Cheese and wine reception. Common Room.

Monday 2 October
First day of term (no Maths lectures today)
MASt students should arrange a time to meet Professor Robinson today

11.00-12.00 & 14.00-15.30 Collect desk keys (£10 refundable deposit required for the desk key in a named envelope please for Maths PhD and MASDOC students) from the Postgraduate Office B0.08.

Options Fair 16.00-17.00 MS.02 Talks on MA4** modules. (Please note that the buffet afterwards is for undergraduate students only!)

Tuesday 3 October
Maths lectures start today.

12.30pm in Maths Common Room Welcome Lunch.

A welcome lunch for all new postgraduates. At this lunch you will meet our Department Head, Professor Colin Sparrow.

Wednesday 4 October
Supervision training session

Training for Supervisors, compulsory for new supervisors.

Thursday 5 October
12.30 A0.02 IT Services Computing Induction session (compulsory for people who did not attend the session on Friday 29th September)

Wednesday 11 October

Training for TAs (support classes), not compulsory but strongly advised if they may do support classes during the year.

1pm. Departmental photo (staff and postgraduate students) outside the main entrance- please attend as the Head of Department likes a good turn- out of PG students.