Orientation D ays 31.01.-01.02.2014. Ragne Kougija International Relations Office. Welcome to Tallinn University of Technology!. Tallinn University of Technology. Public university Established in 1918 13 500 students 1170 international degree and exchange students 65 000 alumni members
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Orientation Days31.01.-01.02.2014 Ragne KougijaInternational Relations Office
Tallinn University of Technology • Public university • Established in 1918 • 13 500 students • 1170 international degree and exchange students • 65 000 alumni members • Campus university • 72 buildings (55,5 ha) • 8 faculties, 10 institutions • 2 000 employees • 133 professorships
TUT Campus • The campus of TUT includes the following buildings and structural units: • Rector’s office, buildings of faculties and institutions • Library, museum • MEKTORY innovation and business center • Students’ house and bar • Student representation and organisations • 6 dormitories (incl. one family dormitory), 1 hostel • Childcare and a nursing school group • 7 catering locations (incl. cafeterias) • Shop, copying centre, post office, flower shop • Office of Swedbank, ATMs • IT College • Science Park and 150 high-tech companies • Sports Centre and stadium, running tracks • Glehn Castle
Orientation days 31.01.-01.02.14 • Friday - Academic day: Exchange studies, university information, presentations by the faculties, new contacts, Estonia • Saturday – Picnic day: Fillinginthedocuments, orientationgame, picnic!
Exchange student • LLP/Erasmus exchange • Other bilateral agreements • Free-movers • NB! You have the same rights as TUT degree students, at the same time you hold the status of your home university student, and you are here only for ONE semester!
Howtofindtheright room? • TUT room markingsystemconsistsofthebuilding number, floor and room number. Forexample, IRO II-2012nd building, II floor (in Estonia Ist floor isgroundlever floor), room no 1. • Extensionsofbuildings are markedwithletter B afterthebuilding no.
Course registration • Based on your first Learning Agreement • Picking up the courses form the time table. Donotuse „SEARCH“! • Personal student no. and password • Filling in the OIS information and registration the courses in OIS Later • Making the changes to the Originally Proposed Learning Agreement • Allowedtodo 30 daysfromthebeginningofyourstudies.
Learning Agreement • The Agreement is between you, your university and Tallinn University of Technology Later: • Changes to Original Proposed Learning Agreement - From 17.February • IRO will sign, the student will send back to home university by him/herself • In the Changes document, ONLYadd the new course and delete the old one • Follow the requirements from your home university!!!
Exams and results • The first lecture is the most important • Be sure from the beginning what do the lecturer requires • Time and rules will be arranged by lecturer • The lecturer is the person, who gives the grade • Passed/failed courses • After your studies you will get an official document with your exam results • These will be sent in February
Grading Grading system: • 5 „A“– excellent (91-100%) • 4 „B“– very good (81-90%) • 3 „C“– good (71-80%) • 2 „D“– satisfactory (61-70%) • 1 „E“– sufficient (51-60%) • 0 „F“- failed (50-0%) • A – assessed (passed) One ECTS corresponds to twenty six (26) hours of studies (lectures, seminars, practice, home works) performed by student.
English courses (TSEBA) • Contact to Mrs. Mall Kulasalumall.firstname.lastname@example.org no X-236 • You will be selected to the classes based on your language level and suitability of your time-table. Later will be told the place and time of the classes. PS. Language Center Courses info you will find in your Welcome folder.
English grammar course • Web based, no lectures • Please register at Language CenterMrs. Kristel LaanpereRoom no X-471, email@example.com • She needs the following information:First name and surnameYour student codePhone no. and mail address You will receive your teacher’s name and password after that you have to register. http://www.ttu.ee/en/?id=43558
https://moodle.e-ope.ee/ • Choose English>Click HOME • Create and save your new account • Log in using your username and password • Choose COURSES • Course HLI2040 English Grammar • Choose the lecture’s name • Enter your password, registration is done! • Click to the course HLI2040 and you will see the content of the course
Student’s ABC • Basic information about the university, studies, services at and near TUT • Laundry: Akadeemia tee 5 – basement, also at Endla 4 (2 machines) • ISIC Card from I-127 (Student House) • Doctor • Academic hostel issues – SILENCE and KEEP IT CLEAN! • Confirmation letters from IRO • Dial112 forEmergency • Correct e-mail address and name
Student from EU • Please register your living place • Apply for ID card within one month at the Police and Boarder Guard Bureau • http://www.politsei.ee/en/teenused/isikut-toendavad-dokumendid • Registration of the living place-General address:Pärnu mnt 9, city center
Non EU student • Students with temporary living permit (TRP) from the beginning • Students who arrive with visa don’t get the ID card • Students who apply for TRP in Estonia • Students who apply for TRP or visa outside of Estonia • http://www.ttu.ee/incoming-exchange-students/homepage/visaresidence-permit/ • Consultation-Please agree the time with Kerti
FAQ • How will I make my individual study plan? – Step by step searching your courses out from the timetable • If I don’t find the course from the timetable? – Inform Ragne • If the courses are overlapping? – Choose the one you prefer • If I want to change courses after the „Red line day?“ – Turn to IRO • Who will help me? –IRO, IC, your buddy, faculty staff, academic staff, lecturer.
The first things to do at TUT • Visit the lectures from Monday • Choose the courses from the timetable • Make your personal study plan • Take a OIS password from X-132 • Submit your study plan by red line day • Add courses to OIS AND • Don’t forget to STUDY!
Contact International Relations OfficeMon-Fri 9:00-17:00Closed every Friday 9:00-10:30,Ragne Kougija, II-201 Kerti Sönmez, IIfirstname.lastname@example.orgTel: +372 620 3517 iTUT