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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!
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