Robotics and Autonomous Systems – MSc

 

 

Postgraduate Welcome Week Timetable 4th – 8th October 2021 

School of Computer Science 

MSc Robotics and Autonomous Systems 

Monday 4th October 

Times  Activity  Recommended/Compulsory 
8:30am – 5pm 

Support Hub 

Open all day in the Minerva Building, staff will be able to help you with any questions you have or support you may require. 

Location: Minerva Building (1 on the Campus map) 

For online support email: studentsupport@lincoln.ac.uk 

Recommended 

Run by Student Support  

9am – 4:30pm 

Careers Centre tours 

Drop into the Careers Centre to meet the team, find out about part time jobs, extra-curricular opportunities and how to boost your employability whilst you study. 

Location: GCW Library (17 on the Campus map) 

Recommended 

Run by Careers & Employability 

10am – 4pm 

Life@Lincoln: Respect 

Join the Student Support and Wellbeing Teams to find out about our One Community values and how we all work together to ensure Lincoln is a safe, healthy and inclusive community. 

Location: Outside the Swan Pub (4 on the Campus map) 

Access support online: https://studentservices.lincoln.ac.uk/ 

Recommended 

Run by Student Support & Student Wellbeing 

 

10am – 4pm 

Freshers Fayre 

Come along to the Fresher Fayre at the Engine Shed! Grab some freebies from the biggest brands around, find out about local business, and sign-up for the biggest student offers out there. 

Location: Engine Shed (16 on the Campus map) 

Virtual Fayre also active on the SU website. 

Recommended 

Run by Students’ Union 

11am – 12pm 

How to get a student job 

Need a part-time job to make some extra cash and gain skills whilst you study at Lincoln? Find out about our exclusive job boards and how the Careers service can help you with the application process.   

Bookable online 

Recommended 

Run by Careers & Employability 

11am – 12pm 

Online Library drop-in sessions 

Run via Blackboard Collaborate – Come and ask us any questions about the library. 

Recommended 

Run by Library 

1pm – 2pm 

School Welcome 

The Acting Head of School will welcome you to the school. The Senior Tutor will introduce you to the planned activities for orientation week. 

Location: INB0114, Ground Floor, Lecture Theatre, Isaac Newton Building (14 on the Campus map) 

Compulsory 

Run by 

Acting Head of School – Simon Parsons 

Senior Tutor – Khaled Bachour 

1:30pm – 2:30pm 

In-person Library drop-in sessions 

Find our pop-up desk on the ground floor of the main University Library. Representatives from the Learning Development team, which includes Academic Subject Librarians, Writing Development and Maths and Stats Help will be available to answer your questions 

Location: GCW Library (17 on the Campus map) 

Recommended 

Run by Library 

Various times throughout the day 

Library tours  

Tours of the main University and Biomedical and Health Sciences Libraries. Maximum numbers per tour: 6 Please book in advance 

In person tour location: GCW Library (17 on the Campus map) 

Video tours of both libraries are also available 

Recommended 

Run by Library 

10pm – 3am 

Students’ Union Evening Event: Club Night 

Details TBC – Keep your eyes peeled for more information, coming soon at: www.lincolnsu.com 

Location: Engine Shed (16 on the Campus map) 

Recommended 

Run by Students’ Union 

 

Tuesday 5th October 

Times  Activity  Recommended/Compulsory 
8:30am – 5pm 

Support Hub 

Open all day in the Minerva Building, staff will be able to help you with any questions you have or support you may require. 

Location: Minerva Building (1 on the Campus map) 

For online support email: studentsupport@lincoln.ac.uk 

Recommended 

Run by Student Support  

9am – 4:30pm 

Careers Centre tours 

Drop into the Careers Centre to meet the team, find out about part time jobs, extra-curricular opportunities and how to boost your employability whilst you study. 

Location: GCW Library (17 on the Campus map) 

Recommended 

Run by Careers & Employability 

10am – 4pm 

Life@Lincoln: Keeping Active 

Want to try something new? Discover what the University has to offer – Open for information, advice and freebies.  

Location: Outside the Swan (4 on the Campus map) 

Access support online: https://studentservices.lincoln.ac.uk/ 

Recommended 

Run by Student Support and Student Wellbeing 

 

10am – 4pm  

Societies Fayre 

Come and discover all the societies and academic societies your Students’ Union has to offer. From Harry Potter and City Pubs to Law and Forensics. Which will you join?! 

Location: Engine Shed (16 on the Campus map) 

Virtual Fayre also active on the SU website. 

Recommended 

Run by Students’ Union 

11am – 12pm 

How to get a student job 

Need a part-time job to make some extra cash and gain skills whilst you study at Lincoln? Find out about our exclusive job boards and how the Careers service can help you with the application process.   

Bookable online 

Recommended 

Run by Careers & Employability 

11am – 12pm 

Online Library drop-in sessions 

Run via Blackboard Collaborate – Come and ask us any questions about the library. 

Recommended 

Run by Library 

1:30pm – 2:30pm 

In-person Library drop-in sessions 

Find our pop-up desk on the ground floor of the main University Library. Representatives from the Learning Development team, which includes Academic Subject Librarians, Writing Development and Maths and Stats Help will be available to answer your questions 

Location: GCW Library (17 on the Campus map) 

Recommended 

Run by Library 

Various times throughout the day 

Library tours  

Tours of the main University and Biomedical and Health Sciences Libraries. Maximum numbers per tour: 6 Please book in advance 

In person tour location: GCW Library (17 on the Campus map) 

Video tours of both libraries are also available 

Recommended 

Run by Library 

From 9pm 

Students’ Union Evening Event: Live Music 

Details TBC – Keep your eyes peeled for more information, coming soon at: www.lincolnsu.com 

Location: Engine Shed (16 on the Campus map) 

Recommended 

Run by Students’ Union 

 

Wednesday 6th October 

Times  Activity  Recommended/Compulsory 
8:30am – 5pm 

Support Hub 

Open all day in the Minerva Building, staff will be able to help you with any questions you have or support you may require. 

Location: Minerva Building (1 on the Campus map) 

For online support email: studentsupport@lincoln.ac.uk 

Recommended 

Run by Student Support  

9am – 4:30pm 

Careers Centre tours 

Drop into the Careers Centre to meet the team, find out about part time jobs, extra-curricular opportunities and how to boost your employability whilst you study. 

Location: GCW Library (17 on the Campus map) 

Recommended 

Run by Careers & Employability 

10am – 4pm 

Life@Lincoln: Wellbeing Wednesday 

Meet the Student Wellbeing Team and find out how they can support you – Open for information, advice and freebies. 

Location: Outside the Swan (4 on the Campus map) 

Access support online: https://studentservices.lincoln.ac.uk/ 

Recommended 

Run by Student Wellbeing 

 

10am – 4pm  

Sports Fayre 

Already play a sport or looking for a brand-new hobby? Come along to the sports fayre to find the perfect team for you. Lots of opportunities to play competitively or socially in teams including football, netball, rowing, cheerleading and ultimate frisbee! 

Location: Engine Shed (16 on the Campus map) 

Virtual Fayre also active on the SU website. 

Recommended 

Run by Students’ Union 

11am – 12pm 

How to get a student job 

Need a part-time job to make some extra cash and gain skills whilst you study at Lincoln? Find out about our exclusive job boards and how the Careers service can help you with the application process.   

Bookable online 

Recommended 

Run by Careers & Employability 

11am – 12pm 

Online Library drop-in sessions 

Run via Blackboard Collaborate – Come and ask us any questions about the library. 

Recommended 

Run by Library 

1pm – 2pm  

Programme Induction to MSc Robotics and Autonomous Systems 

Location: MB1006, First Floor, Minerva Building (1 on the Campus map) 

Compulsory 

Run by  

Programme Leader – Charles Fox 

1:30pm – 2:30pm 

In-person Library drop-in sessions 

Find our pop-up desk on the ground floor of the main University Library. Representatives from the Learning Development team, which includes Academic Subject Librarians, Writing Development and Maths and Stats Help will be available to answer your questions 

Location: GCW Library (17 on the Campus map) 

Recommended 

Run by Library 

2:30pm – 4pm 

Welcome to Postgraduate Study & Support at the University of Lincoln 

A welcome talk from the Dean of Taught Postgraduate Study plus information on the various support services available to you. 

Access link online at  

https://studentservices.lincoln.ac.uk/ 

Compulsory 

Run by Dean of Postgraduate Taught Study 

From 4:30pm  

Graduate Students Welcome Mixer 

A mixer event for all new School of Computer Science postgraduates. 

Location: INB0113, Ground Floor, Atrium, Isaac Newton Building (14 on the Campus map) 

Highly Recommended 

Run by School of Computer Science 

Various times throughout the day 

Library tours  

Tours of the main University and Biomedical and Health Sciences Libraries. Maximum numbers per tour: 6 Please book in advance 

In person tour location: GCW Library (17 on the Campus map) 

Video tours of both libraries are also available 

Recommended 

Run by Library 

10pm – 3pm 

Quack! 

Welcome to the biggest student only party in Lincoln! Every Wednesday we bring mayhem in the form of giant ducks, student anthems and the best drinks deals! 

Location: Engine Shed (16 on the Campus map) 

Recommended 

Run by Students’ Union 

 

Thursday 7th October 

Times  Activity  Recommended/Compulsory 
8:30am – 5pm 

Support Hub 

Open all day in the Minerva Building, staff will be able to help you with any questions you have or support you may require. 

Location: Minerva Building (1 on the Campus map) 

For online support email: studentsupport@lincoln.ac.uk 

Recommended 

Run by Student Support  

9am – 4:30pm 

Careers Centre tours 

Drop into the Careers Centre to meet the team, find out about part time jobs, extra-curricular opportunities and how to boost your employability whilst you study. 

Location: GCW Library (17 on the Campus map) 

Recommended 

Run by Careers & Employability 

10am – 4pm 

Life@Lincoln: International Thursday 

Meet the Residential Wardens and the Student Support Team and find out what support is available for International Students. 

Location: Outside the Swan (4 on the Campus map) 

Access support online: https://studentservices.lincoln.ac.uk/ 

Recommended 

Run by Student Support 

 

11am – 12pm 

How to get a student job 

Need a part-time job to make some extra cash and gain skills whilst you study at Lincoln? Find out about our exclusive job boards and how the Careers service can help you with the application process.   

Bookable online 

Recommended 

Run by Careers & Employability 

11am – 12pm 

Online Library drop-in sessions 

Run via Blackboard Collaborate – Come and ask us any questions about the library. 

Recommended 

Run by Library 

12pm – 4pm  

Health, Wellbeing and Advice Fayre 

Meet all the support and advice services and discover the extra-curricular activities that are available, so you can get the most out of your university experience. From Student Wellbeing and SU Cycle Hire to Careers and Volunteering – come and find out more!  

Location: Engine Shed/The Platform (16 on the Campus map) 

Virtual Fayre also active on the SU website. 

Recommended 

Run by Students’ Union 

1:30pm – 2:30pm 

In-person Library drop-in sessions 

Find our pop-up desk on the ground floor of the main University Library. Representatives from the Learning Development team, which includes Academic Subject Librarians, Writing Development and Maths and Stats Help will be available to answer your questions 

Location: GCW Library (17 on the Campus map) 

Recommended 

Run by Library 

From 4:30pm 

Online School Social: Twitch Stream Q&A with Chris and Friends 

Join the Director of Teaching and Learning, the Senior Tutor and Student Reps for an informal Q&A session while playing games. 

Online Activity: https://lncn.ac/socs-social  

Recommended 

Run by 

Director of Teaching and Learning – Chris Headleand 

Various times throughout the day 

Library tours  

Tours of the main University and Biomedical and Health Sciences Libraries. Maximum numbers per tour: 6 Please book in advance 

In person tour location: GCW Library (17 on the Campus map) 

Video tours of both libraries are also available 

Recommended 

Run by Library 

From 7pm 

Students’ Union Evening Event – Quiz 

Details TBC – Keep your eyes peeled for more information, coming soon at: www.lincolnsu.com 

Location: Engine Shed (16 on the Campus map) 

Recommended 

Run by Students’ Union 

 

Friday 8th October 

Times  Activity  Recommended/Compulsory 
8:30am – 4:30pm 

Support Hub 

Open all day in the Minerva Building, staff will be able to help you with any questions you have or support you may require. 

Location: Minerva Building (1 on the Campus map) 

For online support email: studentsupport@lincoln.ac.uk 

Recommended 

Run by Student Support  

9am – 4:30pm 

Careers Centre tours 

Drop into the Careers Centre to meet the team, find out about part time jobs, extra-curricular opportunities and how to boost your employability whilst you study. 

Location: GCW Library (17 on the Campus map) 

Recommended 

Run by Careers & Employability 

9am – 4pm 

Lincoln Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems 

Enjoy a day out at our beautiful Riseholme Campus with the researchers and students of the Lincoln Centre for Autonomous Systems Research. You will meet academics and researchers passionate about robotics, and enjoy a day of spotlight presentations and discussions on different topics of our robotics portfolio as well as getting to know many of the key members of our community who’ll be working with during your studies.  

 

The bus to the Riseholme Campus will be leaving from LPAC (from here: https://goo.gl/maps/nL6aiRZ4wtywPBp19) at 9am and you’ll be returning to the city Brayford Campus at around 4pm. 

 

Location: Riseholme Campus 

Compulsory 

Run by L-CAS 
(Lincoln Centre for Autonomous Systems) 

10am – 3pm 

Introduction to Blackboard and email 

Location: INB1101, INB1102, INB1301, INB2102
Computer Labs, First Floor, Isaac Newton Building (14 on the Campus map) 

Highly Recommended 

Run by 

Lecturer – Olivier Szymanezyk 

10am – 4pm 

Life@Lincoln: Feel Good Friday 

Join the Student Support Team for a coffee and a chat, and the chance to win a week’s worth of shopping. Discover the support that is available for you and how we can help you throughout your studies. 

Location: Outside the Swan (4 on the Campus map) 

Access support online: https://studentservices.lincoln.ac.uk/ 

Recommended 

Run by Student Support 

 

11am – 12pm 

How to get a student job 

Need a part-time job to make some extra cash and gain skills whilst you study at Lincoln? Find out about our exclusive job boards and how the Careers service can help you with the application process.   

Bookable online 

Recommended 

Run by Careers & Employability 

11am – 12pm 

Online Library drop-in sessions 

Run via Blackboard Collaborate – Come and ask us any questions about the library. 

Recommended 

Run by Library 

1:30pm – 2:30pm 

In-person Library drop-in sessions 

Find our pop-up desk on the ground floor of the main University Library. Representatives from the Learning Development team, which includes Academic Subject Librarians, Writing Development and Maths and Stats Help will be available to answer your questions 

Location: GCW Library (17 on the Campus map) 

Recommended 

Run by Library 

Various times throughout the day 

Library tours  

Tours of the main University and Biomedical and Health Sciences Libraries. Maximum numbers per tour: 6 Please book in advance 

In person tour location: GCW Library (17 on the Campus map) 

Video tours of both libraries are also available 

Recommended 

Run by Library 

From 9pm 

Students’ Union Evening Event – Bingo 

Details TBC – Keep your eyes peeled for more information, coming soon at: www.lincolnsu.com 

Location: Engine Shed (16 on the Campus map) 

Recommended 

Run by Students’ Union