Course inductions at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) are your introduction to studying and learning here. You'll need to attend induction sessions throughout your first few weeks here.
Your course induction will introduce you to your course and how you'll learn at NTU, from our online teaching tools to the buildings and facilities that you'll use as part of your studies.
Course induction sessions take place in the first few weeks of the term.
Attending your course induction
Attending your course induction is extremely important. Taking part will help you understand how you are expected to study, help you focus on what's interesting about your subject and give you opportunities to make friends on your course.
If you are unable to attend, make sure that you contact your School to let them know.
1. Get your induction timetable
Download your induction timetable and plan your Welcome Week activities around it.
It's crucial that you attend all of your course induction activities, so make sure you know where you need to be and when. To familiarise yourself with our campuses, take a look at our campus maps:
2. Complete your pre-arrival task
Most courses have a pre-arrival task to help you start thinking about your subject. The task forms an important part of your induction activity, so it's essential that you complete it before you arrive.
You'll find details of any pre-arrival tasks alongside your course induction timetable. Simply download your course induction to see full details.
3. Your course timetable
NOW stands for NTU's Online Workspace and is the virtual online learning environment that we use here. It's where you'll find information about your timetable and course, including the reading you'll need to do and the prep work that's expected. You can even use NOW to submit your assessments online.
This varies a lot depending on the nature of the course, but there are some common threads.