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Welcome!. School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (CMS). September 2009. This Morning:. Background of the University Induction Week Study at University. Maritime Campus. The University of Greenwich. Avery Hill Campus (Eltham). The University of Greenwich. Medway Campus.

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Welcome

Welcome!

  • School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (CMS)

September 2009


This morning

This Morning:

  • Background of the University

  • Induction Week

  • Study at University


Maritime campus

Maritime Campus

  • The University of Greenwich


Avery hill campus eltham

Avery Hill Campus (Eltham)

  • The University of Greenwich


Medway campus

Medway Campus

  • The University of Greenwich (this campus also houses University of Kent)


Some stats

Some Stats

  • University of Greenwich has

    • 10 Schools

    • Over 24,000 students

    • 3 main campuses


Maritime greenwich campus

Maritime Greenwich Campus

  • This campus holds the Schools of:

    • Computing and Mathematical Sciences

    • Humanities

    • Business


School of cms

School of CMS

  • 65 Academic Staff

  • 30 Research Staff

  • 30 Support Staff

  • 1100 Undergraduates

  • 400+ Postgraduates

Three

departments

Maths

Computing

Information Systems & Digital Media


Maritime campus buildings

River Thames

Queen Anne

Queen Mary

King William

Dreadnought

Maritime Campus - Buildings

  • The University of Greenwich


Digital media programmes

Digital Media Programmes

  • Digital Media Technologies:

    • Digital Media Technologies, Multimedia Technologies, Web Technologies

      • Tony Ackroyd

  • Digital Entertainment Technologies:

    • Games & Multimedia Technologies, Games Technology, Digital Animation & Production, Entertainment Technologies

      • Ryan Flynn, Nigel Newbutt, Richard Jones

  • Film and TV:

    • Digital Film Production, Digital Television & Interactive Media, Film & Television Production

      • Jesmond Lewis, Valerie Brown, Julie Watkins


Course content

Course Content

  • Approved by external bodies: QAA, BCS, other universities

  • Kept up to date by:

    • Links to industry

    • Visiting lecturers

    • Staff attending courses

    • Reading journals, books and websites

  • Staff research


We also do research consultancy

We also do research & consultancy...

  • E-learning

  • Web sites/databases

  • 3D modelling

  • Design/Art Shows

  • Film/Video


Induction week read bit of paper

Induction Week – read bit of paper

  • Monday afternoon

  • Tuesday talk – bring a camera

  • What to bring to registration

  • Facilities induction – you tell us

  • Personal tutorial meetings

  • Fresher’s Fayre at Greenwich

  • Lab sessions


Organisation of programmes

Organisation of Programmes

  • Programme = FDSc/BSc/MSc

  • Three terms of study per year:

    • Two main teaching terms

    • Third term is revision and exams

  • Four courses throughout the year

    • ...more details later


Organisation of courses

Organisation of Courses

  • Each course consists of

    • Lecture

    • Tutorial/lab sessions

    • Assessment

      • exams (May next year)

      • coursework (throughout the year)

  • Must pass everycourse (grade of more than 40%) to proceed to the next year


Communication in cms

Communication in CMS

  • World wide web: http://www.cms.gre.ac.uk

  • Email

  • Noticeboards (3rd floor Queen Mary)

  • School office (0900-1900) room QM345

  • Academic Staff

    • Lecturer, tutorial assistant

    • Personal tutors

    • Listening Ears

  • Support staff also VERY IMPORTANT


Communication outside cms

Communication outside CMS

  • University Portal: http://portal.gre.ac.uk

  • Student Centre: QM045

  • Student Union: Cooper building (near Greenwich Park)

  • Learning Resources (library): Dreadnought building

  • Resource cards: carry with you at all times


Your obligations

Your Obligations

  • Ensure you are registered on the correct programme and courses

  • Pay fees on agreed dates

  • To be punctual

  • Good behaviour e.g. ??????

  • Contribute to lectures, tutorials and lab sessions


Our obligations

Our Obligations

  • Help you learn

  • To be punctual

  • Prepare lectures and tutorial work

  • Lead lectures, tutorials and lab sessions

  • Give feedback on your work (written, spoken)

  • Mark your work on time

  • Pastoral support


A nearly final thought

A nearly final thought…

  • University is a learning game

    • rules learning

    • skills learning

    • social learning

    • learning to learn

  • Learning can be hard BUT

  • Learning can be fun


What s next

What’s Next?

  • What are you doing each day?

  • What’s in your bag?

  • Have you started online registration?

  • Ask questions.

  • Explore!


  • Login