Welcome to year 4

Year 4 welcome timetable.

Welcome pack

Induction Events

For joining instructions download the Events App and search for the event.

Informatics UG 2/3/4/5 School Welcome Talk 15/09/2020 (Tuesday) 09.30 - 09.50 Jane Hillston & Bjoern Franke

Welcome talk hosted by the Head of School and the Director of Teaching

Video: Continuing Students Welcome Talk 20/21
Welcome video for the School of Informatics continuing students


UG4/5 Year Organiser Talk /

Honours Project talk   

15/09/2020 (Tuesday)

11.00 -  


Walid Magdy, Barbara Webb

Live session with Q&A

Video: UG 4/5 Organiser's Talk
Year organiser's talk for Schol of Informatics year 4 and year 5 students 2020/21


Meet your Director of Learning and Teaching



10:00 - 11:00 Bjoern Franke
Video: Meet your Director of Learning and Teaching
Recording of the Meet your Director of Learning and Teaching session with Dr. Björn Franke, which took place on Friday 18th September 2020.
Welcome from the Careers Service



15:00 - 15:30 Kyla Atkinson, Careers Consultant for the School of Informatics
Video: Welcome careers service years 3-5
Introduction to the Careers Service for penultimate year students from Kyla Atkinson, careers consultant for the School of Informatics.

Personal Tutor meeting, confirming attendance and making course choices

During welcome week (Monday 14th - Friday 18th September 2020) or in Week 1 (Monday 21st - Friday 25th September 2020) you should arrange a one-to-one meeting with your Personal Tutor.  Information on how to prepare for your one-to-one meeting and how to contact your Personal Tutor is included in:Personal Tutor meeting, confirming attendance and making course choices

School's Personal Tutoring Statement

Before the meeting, use the online PATH tool to help make your course choices. Once you have selected them you can press a button to send your choices to your PT. At the meeting, your Personal Tutor will confirm your attendance, discuss your course choices, and enrol you on the courses.  Please note: You will not be fully matriculated as a student until you have confirmed your attendance.  You must have arrived and had your attendance confirmed before 17.00 on Friday 2nd October (week 2).  After this date you will be referred to the College Office and you may not be permitted to commence your studies.

University matriculation information

Degree and Course Information

The Degree web page provides links to all the degree programmes available to taught students in the School of Informatics. The Degree Programme Tables are linked from each degree, and are an essential resource to check that your course choices comply with the requirements for your degree.

Informatics Courses: A complete list of all courses taught by the School of Informatics can be found here: Informatics Course List. Details of the course content and assessment can be accessed by clicking on the ‘Course URL’ and ‘EUCLID Code’ links for each course. This will also take you to the course web page where lecture and course work material will be published throughout the year.

Lecture timetable: you can find the days and times for Informatics lectures here.

Computing Facilities

A list of Informatics computing facilities available in Appleton Tower can be found here.


Informatics Computing Support: Contact the Computing Support team if your enquiry is related to a technical problem.

Informatics Teaching Organisation (ITO): contact the Informatics Teaching Organisation (ITO) using the ‘Internal enquiries’ Contact Form if your enquiry is related to course administrative matters, for example if you need to change your course choice, or request an extension for course work. You can also report any building maintenance issues relating to Appleton Tower Levels 4, 5 and 6 to the ITO. If you are unsure who to contact regarding your question, please ask the ITO and we will be able to direct your enquiry.