Maynooth University - Subject Choices & Welcome Week Schedules 2018

Maynooth University - Subject Choices & Welcome Week Schedules 2018
Maynooth University
Subject Choices
& Welcome Week
Schedules 2018




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Maynooth University - Subject Choices & Welcome Week Schedules 2018
Welcome



This booklet will guide you through   Contents
your first couple of weeks at                                                       Dear Student,
                                      What Happens Next?                        4
Maynooth University. The booklet                                                    I would like to welcome you to Maynooth University and congratulate
                                      Subject Information Talks                 5
contains details of your Subject                                                    you on your choice to study with us. We are excited to have you join the
Information Talks & Welcome Week      Arts & Social Science Subject                 Maynooth community and we look forward to welcoming you to campus
                                      Information Talks Timetable             6-7   as you begin your Maynooth journey.
schedule and a map to help you
find your way around the campus.      Science & Engineering Subject                 Maynooth University has been Ireland’s fastest growing university for
                                      Information Talks Schedule                8   the last decade and our reputation has been built on quality teaching
Please contact us if you have                                                       and research. We also pride ourselves on fostering a community of
                                      Top Tips for Choosing your Subjects       9
                                                                                    approachable and supportive staff and we aim to make your student
any suggestions as to how we
                                      Planning your 1st Year Key Contacts      10   experience at Maynooth a truly outstanding experience.
can improve this publication.
                                      Academic Departments’
Email orientation@mu.ie                                                             This guide to your New Student Orientation Programme is to help you get
                                      Contact Information    11-13                  started. It provides practical information about what to do before you start,
                                      Welcome Week & Registration                   about our Orientation Programme and Welcome Week and other details to
Make sure to follow our New
                                      Information                           14-17   help you settle into university life.
Student Orientation Website
(www.maynoothuniversity.ie/           Find your Welcome Week Group          20–23   For those students who have subject choices to make as part of their
mymaynooth) and social media                                                        degree programme there are Subject Information Talks on Thursday 13th
                                      Group Timetables                      24–45
                                                                                    September and Friday 14th September. These sessions will help you to
channels for updates on the                                                         choose the subject you wish to study.
                                      Map                                     46
Subject Talks, Welcome Week and
                                      Information                              48
campaigns throughout the year                                                       Welcome Week will guide you through the practical side of university
                                                                                    life introducing you to our Student Support Services, Your Maynooth
(see below).
                                                                                    Education and Your Maynooth Experience as well as offering Library and
                                                                                    Campus Tours.

    mymaynooth2018 (Facebook Group)                                                 There is a lot to learn and much to be discovered on your Maynooth
    @mymaynooth2018                                                                 journey and we hope that this guide and your Welcome Week will be
    @mymaynooth2018                                                                 a good starting place for that endeavour.
    mymaynooth2018
                                                                                    I wish you all the best in your transition to Maynooth University and I hope
                                                                                    you find your time with us as rewarding and beneficial as we know it can be.

                                                                                    Dr Alison Hood.
                                                                                    Dean of Teaching and Learning.




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Maynooth University - Subject Choices & Welcome Week Schedules 2018
What happens next?                                                         Subject Information Talks -
                                                                           Thursday, 13th & Friday, 14th September

                                                                           Presentations by Academic                          Changing your Subjects
              Read                                                         Departments:                                       During your first four weeks you have the
             & Reply                             Subject                   To help you make your subject choices there        opportunity to change your subjects and you
                                                 Choices                   are Subject Information Talks on Thursday,         may attend lectures in any subject to facilitate
          Read and follow the                                                                                                 your final selection.
                                          If you have to make a subject    13th and Friday, 14th September. Details of
     instructions from the e-mail
                                          choice as part of your degree    the schedule for the Arts / Social Science
    sent by the University Student                                                                                            It is important to make up your mind
                                        programme make sure to attend      talks are on pages 6 & 7 and on page 8 for the
    Records & Registration Office.                                                                                            reasonably soon due to in class assignments
                                        the Subject Information Talks on   Science talks. Check the map of the campus
          (See Page 14 & 15)                                                                                                  and continuous assessment as well as end
                                            the 13th or 14th September     on page 46 or our website for a full list of
                                                                                                                              of semester examinations in January as it
                                                 (See Page 6-8 for         classroom locations on campus:
                                                                                                                              can be difficult to make up for lost time.
                                                    schedules)             www.maynoothuniversity.ie/campus-life/
                                                                                                                              Students wishing to change subjects can do
                                                                           campus-map
                                                                                                                              so on-line. Details on how to do this can be
                                                                                                                              found on the Student Records & Registration
                                                                           Tips for choosing your Subjects                    Office webpages: www.maynoothuniversity.

            Welcome                                                        The Subject Information Talks will help you to     ie/records.

             Week                               For advice around
                                                                           select the subjects you wish to study. Please
                                                                                                                                                       Join us at on
                                                                           see page 9 for some of our tips in choosing                                                  e
        Attend Welcome Week                  programme choices and                                                                                of the “Cho os
                                                                                                                                                                    in g your
                                                                           your subjects. If you find that you have not                    Subjec ts” se
    (17th-21st September) and find          subject options contact the                                                                                    ss io ns on Th
                                                                                                                                                                            ur sday,
                                                                           been able to attend a talk on a particular                     13th or Fr iday
                                            Programme Advisory Office                                                                                       , 14th Se ptem
      out about university life and                                                                                                      le ar n m ore ab                     be r to
                                                                           subject then the staff of that department will                                  ou t your prog
       complete your registration               Email: programme.                                                                       choi ce s, in clu                   ra mme
                                                                           be only too happy to talk to you about their                                   ding the subj
                                                  choices@mu.ie                                                                      ca n co mbine                         ec ts you
         (See Page 14 onwards                                              subject. Department contact details can be                                 fo r your de gr
                                                                                                                                     exciting oppo                     ee, an d othe
                                               Tel: +353 1 474 7428                                                                                   rtunitie s avail                r
               for details)                                                found on pages 11-13.                                       you shap e yo                    able to he lp
                                                                                                                                                        ur prog ra mm
                                                                                                                                       your time at                       e du rin g
                                                                                                                                                       May no oth Un
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             Student Orientation       Start your Lectures                         plac e on ca                   ta king     The deadline for 1st Year change of
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            Website for information    and Get Involved in                         pm on Fr id                   10 am - 1    subject is Friday, 19th October 2018.
                                                                                                ay, 21st S
                                                                                   2018. Ple as               epte mbe r
            and schedule updates          University life                                        e co nsult                   Please refer to the University’s course finder
                                                                                       D epar tmen              with the
          www.maynoothuniversity.ie/    (24th September)                                             t of Law fo
                                                                                                                    r
                                                                                                                              (www.maynoothuniversity.ie/courses) for
                                                                                           fu rthe r de
               mymaynooth                                                                               ta ils.               details of the subjects available on your
                                                                                                                              programme and individual requirements for
                                                                                                                              taking a particular subject.
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Arts & Social Science Subject
Information Talks
Thursday, 13th & Friday, 14th September


                      John Hume    John Hume      John Hume         John Hume       John Hume          John Hume              John Hume                 Iontas
                      Lecture      Lecture        Lecture           Lecture         Lecture            Lecture                Lecture                   Lecture
                      Theatre 1    Theatre 2      Theatre 3         Theatre 4       Theatre 5          Theatre 6              Theatre 7                 Theatre




10.00 am – 10.40 am   Geography    English        Choosing your     Economics       Computer Science   Mathematical Physics   Accounting                Business
                                                  Subjects          & Finance                                                                           (International
                                                                                                                                                        / Marketing /
                                                                                                                                                        Management)



10.45 am –11.25 am    Geography    English        Critical Skills   Economics       Computer Science   Mathematical Physics   Accounting                Business (International
                                                                    & Finance                                                                           / Marketing /
                                                                                                                                                        Management)



11.30 am – 12.10 pm   History      Anthropology   Choosing your     German          International      Music                  Medieval Celtic Studies   Psychological Studies
                                                  Subjects                          Development



12.15 pm – 12.55 pm   History      Anthropology   Critical Skills   German          International      Music                  Medieval Celtic Studies   Psychological Studies
                                                                                    Development



1.00 pm – 1.40 pm     Sociology    Law            Choosing your     Latin / Greek   Spanish            Politics               Chinese Studies           Pure Mathematics
                                                  Subjects                                                                                              / Mathematical
                                                                                                                                                        Studies / Statistics



1.45 pm – 2.25 pm     Sociology    Law            Critical Skills   Latin / Greek   Spanish            Politics               Chinese Studies           Pure Mathematics
                                                                                                                                                        / Mathematical
                                                                                                                                                        Studies / Statistics



2.30 pm – 3.10 pm     Philosophy                  Choosing your     Nua-Ghaeilge    Greek & Roman      French                 Old Irish & Celtic        Criminology
                                                  Subjects                          Civilisation                              Languages



3.15 pm – 3.55 pm     Philosophy                  Critical Skills   Nua-Ghaeilge    Greek & Roman                             Old Irish & Celtic        Criminology
                                                                                    Civilisation                              Languages




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Science & Engineering Subject                                                                        Top Tips for
Information Talks                                                                                    Choosing your Subjects
Thursday, 13th & Friday, 14th September
                                                                                                     Before coming to Maynooth                       Change of Mind
                                         Arts                               John Hume Lecture        – Once you have accepted your CAO offer         – You can change your subject choices
                                         Theatre                            Theatre 3
                                                                                                       to come to Maynooth, review and research        up until Friday, 19th October (free of
                                                                                                       your course choice including course             charge) BUT remember to use this 4 week
10.00 am – 10.40 am                      Engineering Science                Choosing your Subjects     content on course finder:                       window wisely.
                                                                                                       https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/study-
                                                                                                                                                     – Get the timetable of the subjects /
                                                                                                       maynooth/undergraduate-studies/courses
10.45am – 11.25 am                       Chemistry                          Critical Skills                                                            modules that you are interested in
                                                                                                     – Consult Department Websites as a way to         (www.maynoothuniversity.ie/exams/
                                                                                                       get a feel for a potential subject.             academic-examination-timetable).
11.30 am – 12.10 pm                      Pure Mathematics /                 Choosing your Subjects
                                         Applied Mathematics / Statistics                            – Reflect on what interests you. Ask yourself   – If you still have queries in relation to the
                                                                                                       questions such as: Why did I choose this        subjects or are still unsure as to your
                                                                                                       subject in the first place? Is it selected      final choices, consult with the relevant
12.15 pm – 12.55 pm                      Computer Science                   Critical Skills
                                                                                                       by me or by someone else? What are my           department(s) and the Programme
                                                                                                       strengths? Does the subject interest me?        Advisory Office anytime (See page 10 for
1.00 pm – 1.40 pm                                                           Choosing your Subjects     What kind of occupation could I pursue          contact details).
                                                                                                       with this subject? Could I see myself doing
                                                                                                                                                     – If you do want to make any changes, they
1.45 pm – 2.25 pm                        Mathematical Physics               Critical Skills            this for years to come?
                                                                                                                                                       can be done on-line via the registration
                                                                                                                                                       amendment facility which can be
                                                                                                     Subject Information Talks                         accessed by logging in to the Student
2.30 pm - 3.10 pm                        Experimental Physics               Choosing your Subjects
                                                                                                                                                       Web: https://studentweb.nuim.ie
                                                                                                     & During Welcome Week
                                                                                                                                                     – Please try and avoid making changes to
3.15 pm – 3.55 pm                        Biology                            Critical Skills          – Go to as many subject information talks as
                                                                                                                                                       your subjects at the last minute without
                                                                                                       you can to optimise your choices.
                                                                                                                                                       previously attending the lectures of the
                                                                                                     – Talk to various departments and staff to        relevant subject you are moving to.
                                                                                                       enquire about subjects that interest you.
Subject Choices & Welcome Week Main Venues
                                                                                                     – Seek out students who are currently
(See Campus Map on page 46)
                                                                                                       studying the same programme or who have
                                                                                                       graduated from the same programme.            Please Remember:
North Campus		                                 South Campus                                            Meet and ask them questions about             Subjects are taught from day
John Hume Building (JH)             49         John Paul II Library   31                               their coursework, career hopes, and           one of the commencement of
Iontas Building           		                                                                           experiences.
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                                                                                                                                                     lectures, so the later you leave
Arts Building   33   			                                                                             – Talk to the Programme Advisory Office about   it to firm up your choices, the
                                                                                                       your programme choices and subject options.
Callan Building (CB)           35
                                                                                                                                                     more of a subject you may miss.
Student Centre       36                                                                              – Talk to the Career Development Centre
                                                                                                       about your subject choices and potential
                                                                                                       career implications.
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Planning your 1st Year Key Contacts                                                              Academic Departments’
                                                                                                 Contact Information

Programme Advisory Office                        Critical Skills                                 Department           Location                      Telephone    E-mail

The Programme Advisory Office is                 At third level it is expected that students
available to assist and advise students          will develop skills that will not only
                                                                                                 Adult & Community    Maynooth University           01-7083784   adulteducation@mu.ie
including incoming first year students with      enable you to successfully negotiate your       Education            School of Education
programme related decisions you may be           university experience but which will also                            (North Campus)
unsure about. Incoming first years will be       help you in other areas of your life.
briefed by the Programme Advisor during                                                          Ancient Classics     Room 9, Arts Building         01-7083316   classics@mu.ie
the Subject Information Talks and Welcome        Our Critical Skills Courses are designed to
                                                                                                                      (North Campus)
Week about programme choices you will            develop these skills early in your university
be asked to make during your academic            experience. These courses are available as
                                                                                                 Anthropology         Room 2.18, Rowan House        01-7083984   anthropology.office@mu.ie
journey at Maynooth University.                  a first year subject.                                                (North Campus)

Website: www.maynoothuniversity.ie/              Website: www.maynoothuniversity.ie/
                                                 critical-skills                                 Applied Social       Laraghbryan House             01-7083743   appliedsocialstudies@mu.ie
programme-advisory-office                                                                        Studies              (North Campus)
Email: programme.choices@mu.ie                   Email: teachingandlearning@mu.ie
Tel: +353 1 474 7428                             Tel: +353 1 708 6770
                                                                                                 Biology              Room 2.40 / 2.41, Callan      01-7086161   terry.roche@mu.ie
                                                                                                                      Building (North Campus)


Experiential Learning Office                     Academic Advisory Office
                                                                                                 Business             School of Business            01-7083703   business@mu.ie
The Experiential Learning Office aims to         The Academic Advisory Office offers                                  Building (Rye Hall
embed and grow experiential learning             a convenient first point of contact for                              Extension) (North Campus)

for undergraduate students, enabling the         students who wish to seek advice or
development of transformative learning           assistance with their general experience        Chemistry            1st Floor, Science Building   01-7083770   chemistry.department@mu.ie
                                                 of University life. The office provides an                           (North Campus)
experiences that enhance academic
learning, integrate theory and practice, and     ombudsman-like role for students who
promote professional development and             may be encountering difficulties in their       Chinese Studies      Room 66, Arts Building        01-4747183   chinese.department@mu.ie
                                                 programme of study.                                                  (North Campus)
active citizenship. The office will facilitate
the enhancement of student opportunities
                                                 Website: www.maynoothuniversity.ie/centre-
in the areas of professional development                                                         Computer Science     Eolas Building                01-7083847   computerscience.
                                                 teaching-and-learning/student-learning-and-                          (North Campus)                             department@mu.ie
and employability, undergraduate research,
                                                 advice/academic-advisory-office
and community based service learning.
                                                                                                 Design Innovation    2nd Floor, Rye Hall           01-7086634   design@mu.ie
                                                 Email: advisory.office@mu.ie
                                                                                                                      (North Campus)
Website: www.maynoothuniversity.ie/              Tel: +353 1 7083368
experiential-learning
Email: Explearning@mu.ie​                                                                        Economics, Finance   Room 54, Rhetoric House       01-7083728   maire.adderley@mu.ie
                                                                                                 & Accounting         (South Campus)
Tel: + 353 1 474 7760



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Academic Departments’
Contact Information (continued)

Department             Location                     Telephone     E-mail                         Department            Location                     Telephone    E-mail



Education              Maynooth University School   01-7083656    education.department@mu.ie     Law                   Room 302, New House          01-4747265   law@mu.ie
                       of Education(North Campus)                                                                      (South Campus)


Electronic             E3.01, 2nd Floor, Engineering 01-7086057   electronic.engineering@mu.ie   Theoretical Physics   Room 1.11, Science           01-7083774   monica.harte@mu.ie
Engineering            & BioScience Building                                                                           Building (North Campus)
                       (North Campus)

                                                                                                 Mathematics           Room 207, Logic House        01-7083914   mathsstats@mu.ie
English                Room 0.18, Ground            01-7083706    english.department@mu.ie       & Statistics          (South Campus)
                       Floor, Iontas Building
                       (North Campus)
                                                                                                 Media Studies         Room 0.16, Ground            01-7083624   media.studies@mu.ie
                                                                                                                       Floor, Iontas Building
Experimental Physics   Science Building             01-7083641    physics.department@mu.ie                             (North Campus)
                       (North Campus)

                                                                                                 Music                 Room 115, Logic House        01-7083733   music.department@mu.ie
French                 Arts Building                01-7083663    french.sec@mu.ie                                     (South Campus)
                       (North Campus)

                                                                                                 Nua Ghaeilge          Arts Building (North Campus) 01-7083666   nua.ghaeilge@mu.ie
Froebel Department     3rd Floor, Maynooth          01-4747400    froebel.department@mu.ie       (Modern Irish)
of Primary & Early     University School
Childhood Education    of Education
                       (North Campus)                                                            Philosophy            Room 10/11, Arts Buidling    01-7083661   philosophy.department@mu.ie
                                                                                                                       (North Campus)

Geography              Room 23C, Rhetoric           01-7083610    geography.department@mu.ie
                       House (South Campus)                                                      Psychology            Room SF12, John Hume         01-7086311   psychology.dept@mu.ie
                                                                                                                       Building (North Campus)

German Studies         Arts Building                01-7083419    german.department@mu.ie
                       (North Campus)                                                            Sean-Ghaeilge         Room 43, Arts Building       01-7083737   earlyirish@mu.ie
                                                                                                 (Early Irish)         (North Campus)

History                Room 53B, Rhetoric           01-7083729    history.department@mu.ie
                       House (South Campus)                                                      Sociology             Room 1.5, Auxilia Building   01-7083659   sociology.department@mu.ie
                                                                                                                       (North Campus)

International          Rowan House                  01-7084626    intldevstudies@mu.ie
Development            (North Campus)                                                            Spanish & Latin       Room 35, Arts Building       01-7084724   spanish.department@mu.ie
                                                                                                 American Studies      (North Campus)




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                                                      Welcome Week is part of                  President’s Welcome                                                        Your Maynooth Education
     Documents Required                               our New Student Orientation              The President of Maynooth University,                                      You will be given an introduction to the
     for Registration                                 Programme which is made                  Professor Philip Nolan, addresses all First                                student journey at Maynooth University
     1.		 Valid Irish Passport / Passport             up of a number of different              Year students to welcome you to Maynooth                                   and the programme choices you will
         Card OR Irish Driving Licence /                                                       and to wish you well in your studies and                                   be asked to make during your time
                                                      sessions to introduce you to
         Irish Driving Permit (with Photo)                                                     in all aspects of your student life.                                       with us, including information on our
                                                      University life. Registration is                                                                                    exciting Critical Skills subject.
     		OR Irish Public Services Card (with Photo)
                                                      where you formally become a
     		 OR Birth Certificate - must be                                                         Registration
                                                      student of Maynooth University.
        accompanied with a valid photo                                                                                                                                    Maximising Your MU
                                                      The following is a quick                 This is where you formally become
        id. Please note that your Baptismal                                                                                                                               Experience
        Certificate will not serve as a               overview of the sessions that            a student of the University. You will be
                                                                                               required to register and pay your fees on-
        substitute for your Birth Certificate.        take place before lectures start:                                                                                   This interactive session will give
                                                                                               line via the Maynooth University Student                                   you a flavour of the wide range of
     		OR Current National ID Card for                                                         Web. You will receive an email to the email                                opportunities that you can avail of
       EU /EEA / Swiss citizens                                                                address you supplied to the CAO with
                                                      My Maynooth Updates                                                                                                 during your time here, that equip
     		OR Govt Issued Driving Licence                                                          detailed instructions on how to register and                               you to become future ready. From
                                                      For updates on the Subject Information
     		OR Govt Issued National ID Card                                                         pay your fees. This email will be issued by                                the Maynooth University Student
                                                      Talks, Welcome Week and the
                                                                                               the Student Records & Registration Office.                                 Experience Awards to the Summer
     		 Note: All Identification documents must       My Maynooth events throughout
        be in date at time of registration.           the year follow our website: www.                                                                                   Programme for Undergraduate
                                                                                               You will also be required to come to
                                                      maynoothuniversity.ie/mymaynooth                                                                                    Research, start shaping your MU
                                                                                               campus to attend a series of Welcome
     2.		 PPS (Personal Public Service) Number        as well as our social media channels                                                                                Experience from the beginning!
                                                                                               Week events and Registration Verification
     3. Confirmation of registration (as              (see page 2).                            where the Student Records & Registration
        per registration instructions                                                          Staff will check to ensure you have                                        Welcome to your
        received via email)
                                                      Subject Information Talks                registered correctly and will issue your                                   Programme of Study
                                                                                               student card. You will be assigned to a                                    Get your first glimpse of your academic
     4.		 Study Abroad and Erasmus                    (13th & 14th September)
                                                                                               particular group for Welcome Week and                                      programme which will be introduced
          Students are required to bring              To help you make your subject choices
                                                                                               registration verification, details of which will                           by a member of the academic staff.
          their module selection form.                there are Subject Information Talks
                                                                                               be specified in the email you will receive
                                                      on Thursday, 13th and Friday, 14th
                                                                                               about registration and in this handbook.
     NOTE: If your documents are not available        September. Details of the schedule
                                                                                                                                                                          Getting to know your Campus
     or if the fee payment is incomplete, then you    for the Arts / Social Science talks      Note: Payment of fees alone does                                           and Community
     will be registered provisionally. If you are     are on pages 6 & 7 and on page 8 for     not constitute registration.
     unable to attend at your assigned date and       the Science talks. For advice around                                                                                You are now part of the University and
     time then check the Records & Registration       your programme choices and subject                                                                                  the Maynooth Community. Discover
     Office website for late registration schedule.   options please attend a “Choosing Your                                                                              practical information about the campus
                                                      Subjects” session during these days.                                                                                including where to kick back and relax, as
                                                      These sessions will help you to choose                                                                              well as looking at the unique relationship
                                                      your subjects.                                                                                                      between the University and the town.
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Welcome Week & Registration
(continued)

Library Orientation                        Planning your 1st Year                      Getting Started                                  Services Expo
& Campus Tour                              Planning for success. Begin to plan for     with Your Learning                               Located in the Library, key campus facilities,
Discover the 450,000 books, 400,000        your first year in University including     Get an overview and practical advice on          services and learning supports will be
eBooks, electronic resources, laptops/     the practical elements of the academic      the academic resources and the technology        available to students to deal with any
kindle readers for loan and many other     journey as well as advice from the Career   which will be an everyday part of your           queries or issues regarding your transition to
free services available to you in the      Development Centre around your subject      student life and learning… computer              University.
Library. Learn how to save time and get    choices in terms of future careers.         facilities, library and Moodle. Moodle is
ahead during this session! Then enjoy a                                                an online virtual learning environment for
tour of the North and South Campuses                                                   students and staff at Maynooth University
                                                                                                                                        International Students
to help you find your way around. Your                                                 which supports your studies.                     (Full Degree Program)
guides will be current students who will                                                                                                You should follow your specific degree
show you all the important places - make                                                                                                group schedule.
sure to ask them plenty of questions.                                                  Your Well-being: Student
                                                                                       Support Services
                                                                                       Where is the College Doctor? Money
                                                                                                                                        Study Abroad Students
                                                                                       worries? College getting a bit daunting?         Erasmus Students
                                                                                       How to use the Sports facilities? Meet the       Contact the International Office for your
                                                                                       people and find out about the services that      schedule (tel: 00353 1 708 3868 or e-mail:
                                                                                       are available to you on campus to deal with      international.office@mu.ie)
                                                                                       whatever issue you may encounter.

                                                                                                                                        Transfer Students &
                                                                                       Meet Your Students Union                         Occasional Students
                                                                                       Meet representatives of the Maynooth             Please follow Group 1 on Monday,
                                                                                       Students’ Union (MSU). The aim of MSU            17th and Tuesday, 18th September.
                                                                                       is to promote, defend and advance the            Please consult with with Student
                                                                                       interests of its members. Find out more          Records & Registration in relation to
                                                                                       about the services that they provide for their   the time and date of your registration.
                                                                                       members, the wide range of on-campus
                                                                                       events that they organise as well as how to
                                                                                       get involved with the SU.
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Group
     Timetables




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Find your Welcome Week Group



You are assigned to a group                      Attendance at Welcome Week is compulsory
                                                 for ALL NEW First Year Students and        COURSE   TITLE                    GROUP   COMPULSORY                         PAGE
based on your course.                                                                       CODE                              NO.     ATTENDANCE DAYS
                                                 each student is expected to attend on
Arts Students (MH101) and Science                their assigned days. For updates on
Students (MH201) will be assigned to their       the schedules please check our New         MH101    Arts                     14      Wednesday & Thursday               37
respective groups via an email from the          Student Orientation website: www.
Student Records & Registration Office with       maynoothuniversity.ie/mymaynooth           MH101    Arts                     15      Wednesday & Thursday               38
the registration details.
                                                                                            MH101    Arts                     16      Wednesday & Thursday               39


                                                                                            MH102    Music Technology         7       Monday & Tuesday                   30

COURSE    TITLE                     GROUP    COMPULSORY                          PAGE
CODE                                NO.      ATTENDANCE DAYS                                MH103    Music                    7       Monday & Tuesday                   30


                                                                                            MH106    Psychology               5       Monday & Tuesday                   28
          Occasional Students       1        Monday & Tuesday                    24

                                                                                            MH107    Social Science           5       Monday & Tuesday                   28
          Transfer Students         1        Monday & Tuesday                    24

                                                                                            MH108    European Studies         5       Monday & Tuesday                   28
MH001     Education -               1        Monday plus Department              24
          Primary Teaching                   specific Orientation
                                                                                            MH109    Media Studies            6       Monday & Tuesday                   29

MH002     Education -               1        Monday plus Department              24
          Primary Teaching                   specific Orientation                           MH116    Community & Youth        5       Monday & Tuesday plus Department   28
                                                                                                     Work (Full-time)                 specific Orientation

MH101     Arts                      2        Monday & Tuesday                    25
                                                                                            MH201    Science                  17      Thursday & Friday                  40

MH101     Arts                      9        Tuesday & Wednesday                 32
                                                                                            MH201    Science                  18      Thursday & Friday                  41

MH101     Arts                      10       Tuesday & Wednesday                 33
                                                                                            MH202    Biotechnology            19      Thursday & Friday                  42

MH101     Arts                      11       Tuesday & Wednesday                 34
                                                                                            MH204    Physics with Astrophysics 18     Thursday & Friday                  41

MH101     Arts                      12       Tuesday & Wednesday                 35
                                                                                            MH206    Theoretical Physics      20      Thursday & Friday                  43
                                                                                                     & Mathematics
MH101     Arts                      13       Wednesday & Thursday                36




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Find your Welcome Week Group
(continued)



 COURSE   TITLE                      GROUP   COMPULSORY          PAGE   COURSE   TITLE                    GROUP   COMPULSORY                         PAGE
 CODE                                NO.     ATTENDANCE DAYS            CODE                              NO.     ATTENDANCE DAYS



 MH208    Biological & Biomedical    19      Thursday & Friday   42     MH 501   LLB Law                  8       Monday & Tuesday                   31
          Sciences

                                                                        MH502    Law                      8       Monday & Tuesday                   31
 MH209    Psychology                 19      Thursday & Friday   42
          (through Science)
                                                                        MH601    Computer Science         6       Monday & Tuesday                   29
                                                                                 through Arts
 MH210    Pharmaceutical &           19      Thursday & Friday   42
          Biomedical Chemistry
                                                                        MH602    Computer Science         20      Thursday & Friday                  43
                                                                                 through Science
 MH212    Science (with Education)   18      Thursday & Friday   41
          or Mathematics
          (with Education)                                              MH603    Computational Thinking   3       Monday & Tuesday                   26


 MH304    Engineering                1       Monday & Tuesday    24     MH802    Community and Youth      5       Monday & Tuesday plus Department   28
                                                                                 Work (Part-time)                 specific orientation

 MH305    Product Design             3       Monday & Tuesday    26
                                                                        MU001    Theology                 22      Monday & Tuesday                   45
                                                                                 & Arts Students
 MH306    Robotics and               1       Monday & Tuesday    24
          Intelligent Devices
                                                                        MU002    Theology                 22      Monday & Tuesday                   45

 MH401    Finance - Two              7       Monday & Tuesday    30
          Degree Options                                                         SPCM Erasmus             22      Monday & Tuesday                   45


 MH403    Accounting                 3       Monday & Tuesday    26
          & Finance


 MH404    Business - 3               4       Monday & Tuesday    27
          Degree Options


 MH 405   Equine Business            2       Monday & Tuesday    25


 MH407    Business & Accounting      3       Monday & Tuesday    26


 MH 411   Entrepreneurship           2       Monday & Tuesday    25




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Group 1                                                                                           Group 2                                            (MH101 Students check email
                                                                                                                                                     with registration details for your
MH001 & MH002, MH304, MH306                                                                       MH101, MH405 & MH411                               assigned group)



Monday 17 September                             4:15 pm                                           Monday 17 September                             Tuesday 18 September
                                                Your Well-being: Introduction
9:00 am                                         to Student Support Services                       9:00 am                                         9:30 am
                                                Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)
President’s Welcome                                                                               President’s Welcome                             Maximising Your Maynooth Experience
Aula Maxima                                                                                       Aula Maxima                                     Arts Theatre (Arts Building)


9:30 am                                         Tuesday 18 September                              9:30 am                                         10:15 am

Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /                                                     Library Orientation & Campus Tour               Your Maynooth Education
Services Expo                                                                                     Library                                         Arts Theatre (Arts Building)
                                                9:30 am
Library
                                                Maximising Your Maynooth Experience
                                                                                                  11:00 am                                        11:15 am
Transfer & Occasional Students do not           Arts Theatre (Arts Building)
attend this session. Please consult with                                                          Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /   Getting to know your Campus & Community
the Student Records & Registration Office                                                         Services Expo                                   John Hume Lecture Theatre 2
                                                10:15 am
for date and time of your registration.                                                           Library
                                                Your Maynooth Education
                                                                                                                                                  12:00 noon
                                                Arts Theatre (Arts Building)                      12:30 pm
11:00 am                                                                                                                                          Meet your Students’ Union
Library Orientation & Campus Tour                                                                 Lunch                                           Student Centre
                                                11:15 am
Library
                                                Meet your Students’ Union                         1:45 pm
12:30 pm                                        Student Centre
                                                                                                  Planning your 1st Year
Lunch                                                                                             John Hume Lecture Theatre 1
                                                12:00 noon

1:45 pm                                         Getting to know your Campus & Community           2:30 pm
                                                John Hume Lecture Theatre 2
Planning your 1st Year                                                                            Getting started with your Learning
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                                                                       John Hume Lecture Theatre 1


2:30 pm                                                                                           3:30 pm
Getting started with your Learning                                                                Welcome to Programme of Study
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1
                                                                                                  MH101 Arts
                                                Group 1                                           John Hume Lecture Theatre 3
3:30 pm                                         MH001 /002
                                                         Primary Teaching                         MH405 Equine Business
Welcome to Programme of Study
                                                                                                  Class Hall B (Arts Building)
                                                MH 304   Engineering                                                                              Group 2
MH 304 Engineering
John Hume Lecture Theatre 5                     MH 306   Robotics & Intelligent Devices                                                           MH101      Arts
                                                                                                  MH411 Entrepreneurship
                                                                                                  Class Hall C (Arts Building)                    MH405      Equine Business
MH 306 Robotics & Intelligent Devices,          MH001 & MH002 Students are required by the                                                        MH411      Entrepreneurship
John Hume Lecture Theatre 6                     Froebel Department of Primary & Early Childhood
                                                Education to also attend the Departmental         4:15 pm
                                                                                                                                                  Subject Information Talks:
                                                Induction programme on campus. Attendance is      Your Well-being: Introduction to Student
Meet your Students’ Union                                                                                                                         Subject Information Talks are taking place on
                                                mandatory for all MH001 and MH002 students.       Support Services
MH001 / 002 Primary Teaching
                                                Please consult the correspondence from the        Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)                Thursday, 13th & Friday, 14th September
Student Centre
                                                Froebel Department for further details.                                                           (See Pages 6 & 7 for the timetable)

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Group 3                                                                                   Group 4
MH305, MH403, MH407 & MH603                                                               MH404

Monday 17 September                                 Tuesday 18 September                  Monday 17 September                               Tuesday 18 September

9:15 am                                             9:30 am                               9:15 am                                           9:30 am
President’s Welcome                                 Meet your Students’ Union             President’s Welcome                               Get to know your Campus & Community
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                         Student Centre                        John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                       John Hume Lecture Theatre 2


9:30 am                                             10:15 am                              9:30 am                                           10:15 am
Planning your 1st Year                              Get to know your Campus & Community   Planning your 1st Year                            Meet you Students’ Union
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                         John Hume Lecture Theatre 2           John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                       Student Centre


10:15 am                                            11:15 am                              10.15 am                                          11:15 am
Getting started with your Learning                  Your Maynooth Education               Getting started with your Learning                Your Maynooth Education
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                         Arts Theatre (Arts Building)          John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                       Arts Theatre (Arts Building)


11:15 am                                            12:00 noon                            11:15 am                                          12 noon
Welcome to Programme of Study                       Maximising Your Maynooth Experience   Welcome to Programme of Study                     Maximising Your Maynooth Experience
                                                    Arts Theatre (Arts Building)                                                            Arts Theatre (Arts Building)
MH305 Product Design                                                                      MH404 Business (including Business
John Hume Lecture Theatre 5                                                               & Management, International Business
                                                                                          & Marketing)
MH403 Accounting & Finance
                                                                                          John Hume Lecture Theatre 2
John Hume Lecture Theatre 4

MH407 Business & Accounting                                                               12:00 pm
Class Hall B (Arts Building)
                                                                                          Your Well-being: Introduction to Student
MH603 Computational Thinking                                                              Services
John Hume Tutorial Room 4                                                                 Arts Theatre (Arts Building)

12:00 pm                                                                                  12:45 pm
Your Well-being: Introduction to Student Services                                         Lunch
Arts Theatre (Arts Building)

                                                                                          2:00 pm
12:45 pm
                                                                                          Library Orientation & Campus Tour
Lunch                                                                                     Library

2:00 pm                                                                                   3.30 pm
Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /                                             Registration Verification / First Year Survey /
Services Expo                                                                             Services Expo
Library                                                                                   Library                                           Group 4
                                                    Group 3
                                                                                                                                            MH404 Business (3 Options) including:
                                                    MH305      Product Design
3:30 pm                                                                                                                                             Business & Management
                                                    MH403      Accounting & Finance
Library Orientation & Campus Tour                   MH407      Business & Accounting                                                                International Business
Library                                             MH603      Computational Thinking                                                               Marketing

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Group 5                                                                                       Group 6
MH106, MH107, MH108, MH116 & MH802                                                            MH109 & MH601

Monday 17 September                        2:30 pm                                            Monday 17 September                        3:30 pm
                                           Getting to know your Campus & Community                                                       Maximising Your Maynooth Experience
9:30 am                                    John Hume Lecture Theatre 2                        9:30 am                                    Arts Theatre (Arts Building)

President’s Welcome                                                                           President’s Welcome
Arts Theatre (Arts Building)               3:30 pm                                            Arts Theatre (Arts Theatre)                4:15 pm
                                           Maximising Your Maynooth Experience                                                           Your Maynooth Education
10:00 am                                   Arts Theatre (Arts Building)                       10:00 am                                   Arts Theatre (Arts Building)

Welcome to Your Programme of Study                                                            Welcome to Your Programme of Study
                                           4:15 pm
MH106 Psychology			                                                                           MH109 Media Studies
                                           Your Maynooth Education
Class Hall C (Arts Building)                                                                  Class Hall F (Arts Building)               Tuesday 18 September
                                           Arts Theatre (Arts Building)
MH107 Social Science
                                                                                              MH601 Computer Science through Arts
John Hume Lecture Theatre 7
                                                                                              Class Hall H (Arts Building)               9.30 am
MH108 European Studies                     Tuesday 18 September
John Hume Tutorial Room 6                                                                                                                Library Orientation & Campus Tour
                                                                                              10:45 am                                   Library
MH116 Community & Youth Work (F/T)         9.30 am                                            Your Well-being: Introduction to Student
Class Hall D (Arts Building)               Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /      Services                                   11:00 am
MH802 Community & Youth Work (P/T)         Services Expo                                      Arts Theatre (Arts Building)
                                           Library                                                                                       Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /
Class Hall D (Arts Building)
                                                                                                                                         Services Expo
                                                                                              11:30 am                                   Library
10:45 am                                                                                      Planning your 1st Year
                                           11.00 am                                           Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)
Your Well-being: Introduction to Student
Services                                   Library Orientation & Campus Tour                                                             12.45 pm
Arts Theatre (Arts Building)               Library                                            12:15 am                                   MH 109 Students Only - Kairos Tour
                                                                                              Getting started with your Learning         Group to meet outside main entrance of
11:30 am                                                                                      Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)           the John Hume Building at 12.45 pm
Planning your 1st Year
Iontas Theatre                                                                                1.00 pm
                                                                                              Lunch
12:15 am
                                           Group 5
Getting started with your Learning         MH106      Psychology                              1:45 pm
Iontas Theatre                             MH107      Social Science
                                                                                              Getting to know your Campus & Community
                                           MH108      European Studies                                                                   Group 6
                                                                                              John Hume Lecture Theatre 2
1.00 pm                                    MH116      Community & Youth Work (F/T)                                                       MH109 Media Studies
                                           MH802      Community & Youth Work (P/T)
Lunch                                                                                         2:30 pm                                    MH601 Computer Science through Arts
                                           MH107, MH 116 & MH802 Students are required by     Meet your Students’ Union
1:45 pm                                    the Department of Applied Social Studies to also                                              Note:     MH109 Students will have a tour
                                                                                              Student Centre
                                           attend the Departmental Induction programme                                                             of the media facilities in Kairos
Meet your Students’ Union                  during this week. Attendance is mandatory for                                                           Communications on Tuesday, 18th
Student Centre                             all MH107, MH 116 & MH802 students. Please                                                              September. Group to meet outside
                                           consult the correspondence from the Department                                                          the main entrance of the John
                                           of Applied Social Studies for further details.                                                          Hume Building at 12.45 pm.

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Group 7                                                                                    Group 8
MH102, MH103 & MH401                                                                       MH501 & MH 502

Monday 17 September                        3:30 pm                                         Monday 17 September                        3:30 pm
                                           Meet your Students’ Union                                                                  Getting to know your Campus & Community
9:45 am                                    Student Centre                                  9:45 am                                    John Hume Lecture Theatre 2

President’s Welcome                                                                        President’s Welcome
Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)           4:15 pm                                         Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)           4:15 pm
                                           Getting to know your Campus & Community                                                    Meet your Students’ Union
10:00 am                                   John Hume Lecture Theatre 2                     10:00 am                                   Student Centre

Your Well-being: Introduction to Student                                                   Your Well-being: Introduction to Student
Services                                                                                   Services
Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)                                                           Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)
                                                                                                                                      Tuesday 18 September
                                           Tuesday 18 September
10:45 am                                                                                   10:45 am
Welcome to Programme of Study                                                              Welcome to Programme of Study              2:00 pm
                                           2:00 pm
                                                                                           MH501 LLB Law                              Library Orientation & Campus Tour
MH102 Music Technology
                                           Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /                                              Library
Class Hall E (Arts Building)                                                               Class Hall A (Arts Building)
                                           Services Expo
MH103 Music                                Library                                         MH502 Law
                                                                                                                                      3:30 pm
John Hume Tutorial Room 5                                                                  John Hume Lecture Theatre 3
                                                                                                                                      Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /
MH401 Finance / International Finance &                                                                                               Services Expo
Economics                                  3:30 pm                                         11:30 am
                                                                                                                                      Library
John Hume Lecture Theatre 6                Library Orientation & Campus Tour               Getting started with your Learning
                                           Library                                         John Hume Lecture Theatre 1
11:30 am
Getting started with your Learning                                                         12:15 pm
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                                                                Planning your 1st Year
                                                                                           John Hume Lecture Theatre 1
12:15 pm
Planning your 1st Year                                                                     1.00 pm
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                                                                Lunch

1.00 pm                                                                                    1:45 pm
Lunch                                                                                      Your Maynooth Education
                                                                                           Arts Theatre (Arts Building)
                                                                                                                                      Group 8
1:45 pm
                                                                                                                                      MH 501 LLB Law
Your Maynooth Education                                                                    2:30 pm
                                                                                                                                      MH502 Law
Arts Theatre (Arts Building)                                                               Maximising Your Maynooth Experience        MH 501 & MH502 Students are required
                                           Group 7                                         Arts Theatre (Arts Building)               to attend the Department of Law Induction
2:30 pm                                    MH102      Music Technology                                                                programme which is taking place on campus
                                           MH103      Music                                                                           from 10 am - 1 pm on Friday, 21st September
Maximising Your Maynooth Experience
                                           MH401      Finance (2 Options) including:                                                  2018. Attendance is mandatory for all MH
Arts Theatre (Arts Building)
                                                      Finance / International                                                         501 & MH502 Students. Please consult with
                                                      Finance & Economics                                                             the Department of Law for further details.

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Group 9                                                                                    Group 10
                                           (check email with registration                                                             (check email with registration
                                           details for your assigned group)                                                           details for your assigned group)

MH101                                                                                      MH101

Tuesday 18 September                       3:15 pm                                         Tuesday 18 September                       Wednesday 19 September
                                           Your Maynooth Education
9:00 am                                    John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                     9:00 am                                    9:30 am
President’s Welcome                                                                        President’s Welcome                        Library Orientation & Campus Tour
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                4:00 pm                                         John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                Library
                                           Maximising Your Maynooth Experience
9:30 am                                    John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                     9:30 am                                    11:00 am
Planning your 1st Year                                                                     Planning your 1st Year                     Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                                                                John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                Services Expo
                                                                                                                                      Library
10:15 am                                                                                   10:15 am
                                           Wednesday 19 September
Getting Started with your Learning                                                         Getting Started with your Learning
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                                                                John Hume Lecture Theatre 1
                                           9:30 am

11:15 am                                   Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /   11:15 am
                                           Services Expo
Your Well-being: Introduction to Student                                                   Your Well-being: Introduction to Student
                                           Library
Services                                                                                   Services
Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)                                                           Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)

                                           11:00 am
12:00 pm                                                                                   12:00 pm
                                           Library Orientation & Campus Tour
Welcome to Programme of Study                                                              Welcome to Programme of Study
                                           Library
Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)                                                           Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)


12:45 pm                                                                                   12:45 pm
Lunch                                                                                      Lunch


1:30 pm                                                                                    1:30 pm
Meet your Students’ Union                                                                  Getting to know your Campus & Community
Student Centre                                                                             John Hume Lecture Theatre 2


2:15 pm                                                                                    2:15 pm
Getting to know your Campus & Community                                                    Meeting your Students’ Union
John Hume Lecture Theatre 2                                                                Student Centre

                                           Group 9                                         3:15 pm                                    Group 10
                                           MH101 Arts                                                                                 MH101 Arts
                                                                                           Your Maynooth Education
                                                                                           John Hume Lecture Theatre 1
                                           Subject Information Talks:                                                                 Subject Information Talks:
                                           Subject Information Talks are taking place on                                              Subject Information Talks are taking place on
                                                                                           4:00 pm
                                           Thursday, 13th & Friday, 14th September                                                    Thursday, 13th & Friday, 14th September
                                           (See Pages 6 & 7 for the timetable)             Maximising Your Maynooth Experience        (See Pages 6 & 7 for the timetable)
                                                                                           John Hume Lecture Theatre 1

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Group 11                                                                                            Group 12
                                                    (check email with registration                                                                      (check email with registration
                                                    details for your assigned group)                                                                    details for your assigned group)

MH101                                                                                               MH101

Tuesday 18 September                                Wednesday 19 September                          Tuesday 18 September                                Wednesday 19 September

9:15 am                                             2:00 pm                                         9:15 am                                             2:00 pm
President’s Welcome                                 Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /   President’s Welcome                                 Library Orientation & Campus Tour
Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)                    Services Expo                                   Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)                    Library
                                                    Library
9:30 am                                                                                             9:30 am                                             3:30 pm
                                                    3:30 pm
Your Well-being: Introduction to Student Services                                                   Your Well-being: Introduction to Student Services   Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /
Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)                    Library Orientation & Campus Tour               Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)                    Services Expo
                                                    Library                                                                                             Library
10:15 am                                                                                            10:15 am
Welcome to Programme of Study                                                                       Welcome to Programme of Study
Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)                                                                    Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)


11:15 am                                                                                            11:15 am
Planning your 1st Year                                                                              Planning your 1st Year
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                                                                         John Hume Lecture Theatre 1


12:00 pm                                                                                            12:00 pm
Getting started with your Learning                                                                  Getting started with your Learning
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                                                                         John Hume Lecture Theatre 1


12:45 pm                                                                                            12:45 pm
Lunch                                                                                               Lunch


1:30 pm                                                                                             1:30 pm
Maximising Your Maynooth Experience                                                                 Maximising Your Maynooth Experience
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                                                                         John Hume Lecture Theatre 1


2:15 pm                                                                                             2:15 pm
Your Maynooth Education                                                                             Your Maynooth Education
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                                                                         John Hume Lecture Theatre 1


3:15 pm                                                                                             3:15 pm
                                                    Group 11                                                                                            Group 12
Meet your Students’ Union                                                                           Getting to know your Campus & Community
                                                    MH101 Arts                                                                                          MH101 Arts
Student Centre                                                                                      John Hume Lecture Theatre 2

                                                    Subject Information Talks:                                                                          Subject Information Talks:
4:00 pm                                                                                             4:00 pm
                                                    Subject Information Talks are taking place on                                                       Subject Information Talks are taking place on
Getting to know your Campus & Community             Thursday, 13th & Friday, 14th September         Meet your Students’ Union                           Thursday, 13th & Friday, 14th September
John Hume Lecture Theatre 2                         (See Pages 6 & 7 for the timetable)             Student Centre                                      (See Pages 6 & 7 for the timetable)

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Group 13                                                                                   Group 14
                                           (check email with registration                                                             (check email with registration
                                           details for your assigned group)                                                           details for your assigned group)

MH101                                                                                      MH101

Wednesday 19 September                     3:15 pm                                         Wednesday 19 September                     Thursday 20 September
                                           Maximising Your Maynooth Experience
9:00 am                                    John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                     9:00 am                                    9.30 am
President’s Welcome                                                                        President’s Welcome                        Library Orientation & Campus Tour
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                4:00 pm                                         John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                Library
                                           Your Maynooth Education
9:30 am                                    John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                     9:30 am                                    11:00 am
Planning your 1st Year                                                                     Planning your 1st Year                     Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                                                                John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                Services Expo
                                                                                                                                      Library
10:15 pm                                                                                   10:15 pm
Getting Started with your Learning         Thursday 20 September                           Getting Started with your Learning
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                                                                John Hume Lecture Theatre 1

                                           9.30 am
11:15 am                                                                                   11:15 am
                                           Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /
Your Well-being: Introduction to Student   Services Expo                                   Your Well-being: Introduction to Student
Services                                   Library
                                                                                           Services
Arts Theatre (Arts Building)                                                               Arts Theatre (Arts Building)

                                           11.00 am
12:00 pm                                                                                   12:00 pm
                                           Library Orientation & Campus Tour
Welcome to Programme of Study			           Library                                         Welcome to Programme of Study
Arts Theatre (Arts Building)                                                               Arts Theatre (Arts Building)


12:45 pm                                                                                   12:45 pm
Lunch                                                                                      Lunch


1:30 pm                                                                                    1:30 pm
Meet your Students’ Union                                                                  Getting to know your Campus & Community
Student Centre                                                                             John Hume Lecture Theatre 2


2:15 pm                                                                                    2:15 pm
Getting to know your Campus & Community                                                    Meet your Students’ Union
John Hume Lecture Theatre 2                                                                Student Centre


                                           Group 13                                        3:15 pm                                    Group 14
                                           MH101 Arts                                      Maximising Your Maynooth Experience        MH101 Arts
                                                                                           John Hume Lecture Theatre 1
                                           Subject Information Talks:                                                                 Subject Information Talks:
                                           Subject Information Talks are taking place on   4:00 pm                                    Subject Information Talks are taking place on
                                           Thursday, 13th & Friday, 14th September         Your Maynooth Education                    Thursday, 13th & Friday, 14th September
                                           (See Pages 6 & 7 for the timetable)             John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                (See Pages 6 & 7 for the timetable)

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Group 15                                                                                            Group 16
                                                    (check email with registration                                                             (check email with registration
                                                    details for your assigned group)                                                           details for your assigned group)

MH101                                                                                               MH101

Wednesday 19 September                              Thursday 20 September                           Wednesday 19 September                     Thursday 20 September

9:15 am                                             2:00 pm                                         9:15 am                                    2:00 pm
President’s Welcome                                 Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /   President’s Welcome                        Library Orientation & Campus Tour
Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)                    Services Expo                                   Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)           Library
                                                    Library
9:30 am                                                                                             9:30 am                                    3:30 pm
                                                    3:30 pm
Your Well-being: Introduction to Student Services                                                   Your Well-being: Introduction to Student   Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /
Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)                    Library Orientation & Campus Tour               Services                                   Services Expo
                                                    Library                                         Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)           Library
10:15 am
                                                                                                    10:15 am
Welcome to Programme of Study
Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)                                                                    Welcome to Programme of Study
                                                                                                    Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)
11:15 am
                                                                                                    11:15 am
Planning your 1st Year
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                                                                         Planning your 1st Year
                                                                                                    John Hume Lecture Theatre 1
12:00 pm
                                                                                                    12:00 pm
Getting started with your Learning
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                                                                         Getting started with your Learning
                                                                                                    John Hume Lecture Theatre 1
12:45 pm
                                                                                                    12:45 pm
Lunch
                                                                                                    Lunch
1:30 pm
                                                                                                    1:30 pm
Your Maynooth Education
Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)                                                                    Your Maynooth Education
                                                                                                    Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)
2:15 pm
                                                                                                    2:15 pm
Maximising Your Maynooth Experience
Iontas Theatre (Building)                                                                           Maximising Your Maynooth Experience
                                                                                                    Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)
3:15 pm
                                                    Group 15                                        3:15 pm                                    Group 16
Meet your Students’ Union
                                                    MH101 Arts                                                                                 MH101 Arts
Student Centre                                                                                      Getting to know your Campus & Community
                                                                                                    John Hume Lecture Theatre 2
                                                    Subject Information Talks:                                                                 Subject Information Talks:
4:00 pm
                                                    Subject Information Talks are taking place on                                              Subject Information Talks are taking place on
                                                                                                    4:00 pm
Getting to know your Campus & Community             Thursday, 13th & Friday, 14th September                                                    Thursday, 13th & Friday, 14th September
John Hume Lecture Theatre 2                         (See Pages 6 & 7 for the timetable)             Meet your Students’ Union                  (See Pages 6 & 7 for the timetable)
                                                                                                    Student Centre

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Group 17                                                                                   Group 18
                                           (check email with registration                                                              (MH201 students check email with
                                           details for your assigned group)                                                            registration details for your assigned group)

MH201                                                                                      MH201, MH204 & MH212

Thursday 20 September                      Friday 21 September                             Thursday 20 September                       Friday 21 September

10:15 am                                   9:30 am                                         10:15 am                                    9:30 am
President’s Welcome                        Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /   President’s Welcome                         Library Orientation & Campus Tour
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                Services Expo                                   John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                 Library
                                           Library
10:30 am                                                                                   10:30 am                                    11:00 am
                                           11:00 am
Welcome to the Faculty of Science &                                                        Welcome to the Faculty of Science &         Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /
Engineering                                Library Orientation & Campus Tour               Engineering                                 Services Expo
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                Library                                         John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                 Library


11:00 am                                   12:30 pm                                        11:00 am                                    12:30 pm
Welcome to Your Programme of Study			      Lunch                                           Welcome to Your Programme of Study          Lunch
MH201 Science
                                                                                           MH201 Science
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                1:30 pm                                                                                     1:30 pm
                                                                                           John Hume Lecture Theatre 1
                                           Planning your 1st Year                                                                      Planning your 1st Year
11:45 am                                                                                   MH204 Physics with Astrophysics
                                           Arts Theatre (Arts Building)                                                                Arts Theatre (Arts Building)
                                                                                           John Hume Lecture Theatre 5
Your Well-being: Introduction to Student
Services                                   2:15 pm                                                                                     2:15 pm
                                                                                           MH212 Maths with Education & Science with
Arts Theatre (Arts Building)
                                           Getting Started with your Learning              Education                                   Getting Started with your Learning
                                           Arts Theatre (Arts Building)                    John Hume Lecture Theatre 6                 Arts Theatre (Arts Building)
12:30 pm
Lunch                                      3:15 pm                                         11:45 am                                    3:15 pm
                                           Maximising Your Maynooth Experience             Your Well-being: Introduction to Student    Maximising Your Maynooth Experience
1:30 pm                                                                                    Services
                                           John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                                                                 John Hume Lecture Theatre 1
Meet your Students’ Union                                                                  Arts Theatre (Arts Building)
Student Centre                             4:00 pm                                                                                     4:00 pm
                                                                                           12:30 pm
                                           Your Maynooth Education                                                                     Your Maynooth Education
2.15 pm                                                                                    Lunch
                                           John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                                                                 John Hume Lecture Theatre 1
Getting to know your Campus & Community
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                                                                1:30 pm
                                                                                           Meet your Students’ Union                   Group 18
                                                                                           Student Centre
                                                                                                                                       MH201 Science
                                                                                                                                       MH204 Physics with Astrophysics
                                           Group 17                                        2.15 pm                                     MH212 Science (with Education) or
                                           MH201 Science                                   Getting to know your Campus & Community             Mathematics (with Education)
                                                                                           John Hume Lecture Theatre 1
                                           Subject Information Talks:                                                                  Subject Information Talks:
                                           Subject Information Talks take place on                                                     Subject Information Talks take place on
                                           Thursday, 13th & Friday, 14th September                                                     Thursday, 13th & Friday, 14th September
                                           (See Page 8 for the timetable)                                                              (See Page 8 for the timetable)

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Group 19                                                                                   Group 20
MH202, MH208, MH209 & MH210                                                                MH206 & MH602

Thursday 20 September                      Friday 21 September                             Thursday 20 September                      Friday 21 September

10:30 am                                   9:30 am                                         10:30 am                                   9:30 am
President’s Welcome                        Planning your 1st Year                          President’s Welcome                        Planning your 1st Year
John Hume Lecture Theatre 2                Arts Theatre (Arts Building)                    John Hume Lecture Theatre 2                Arts Theatre (Arts Building)


10:45 am                                   10:15 am                                        10:45 am                                   10:15 am
Welcome to the Faculty of Science &        Getting Started with your Learning              Welcome to the Faculty of Science &        Getting Started with your Learning
Engineering                                Arts Theatre (Arts Building)                    Engineering                                Arts Theatre (Arts Building)
John Hume Lecture Theatre 2                                                                John Hume Lecture Theatre 2
                                           11:15 am                                                                                   11:15 am
11:00 am                                                                                   11:00 am
                                           Your Maynooth Education                                                                    Your Maynooth Education
Your Well-being: Introduction to Student   John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                     Your Well-being: Introduction to Student   John Hume Lecture Theatre 1
Services                                                                                   Services
John Hume Lecture Theatre 2                12:00 pm                                        John Hume Lecture Theatre 2                12:00 pm
                                           Maximising Your Maynooth Experience                                                        Maximising Your Maynooth Experience
11:45 am                                                                                   11:45 am
                                           John Hume Lecture Theatre 1                                                                John Hume Lecture Theatre 1
Welcome to Programme of Study                                                              Welcome to Programme of Study
MH202 Biotechnology                        12:45 pm                                        MH206 Theoretical Physics & Mathematics    12:45 pm
John Hume Lecture Theatre 7                Lunch                                           John Hume Tutorial Room 3                  Lunch

MH208 Biological & Biomedical Science                                                      MH602 Computer Science through Science
John Hume Lecture Theatre 2                2:00 pm                                         John Hume Lecture Theatre 3                2:00 pm
                                           Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /                                              Library Orientation & Campus Tour
MH209 Psychology through Science           Service Expo                                                                               Library
                                                                                           12:30 pm
John Hume Tutorial Room 5                  Library
                                                                                           Lunch
MH210 Chemistry with Pharmaceutical &                                                                                                 3.30 pm
Biomedical Chemistry                       3.30 pm
                                                                                           1:30 pm                                    Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /
John Hume Lecture Theatre 4                Library Orientation & Campus Tour                                                          Service Expo
                                           Library                                         Getting to know your Campus & Community    Library
                                                                                           John Hume Lecture Theatre 1
12:30 pm
Lunch                                      Group 19
                                                                                           2.15 pm
                                           MH202 Biotechnology
                                           MH208 Biological & Biomedical Sciences          Meet your Students’ Union
1:30 pm                                                                                    Student Centre
                                           MH209 Psychology (through Science)                                                         Group 20
Getting to know your Campus & Community                                                                                               MH206 Theoretical Physics & Mathematics
                                           MH210 Pharmaceutical &
John Hume Lecture Theatre 1
                                                   Biomedical Chemistry                                                               MH602 Computer Science through Science

2.15 pm                                    Subject Information Talks:                                                                 Subject Information Talks:
Meet your Students’ Union                  Subject Information Talks take place on                                                    Subject Information Talks take place on
Student Centre                             Thursday, 13th & Friday, 14th September                                                    Thursday, 13th & Friday, 14th September
                                           (See Page 8 for the timetable)                                                             (See Page 8 for the timetable)


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Group 21                                                                          Group 22
Study Abroad Students & Erasmus Students                                          MU001 & MU002

Wednesday 19 September                   Thursday 20 September                    Monday 17 September

9:45 am                                   10:15am                                 1.45 pm
President’s Welcome                      Meet your Students’ Union                Planning your 1st Year
Aula Maxima                              (Erasmus Students)                       John Hume Leacture Theatre 1
                                         Student Centre
10:30 am                                                                          2.30 pm
                                          11:15am
International Welcome Talk                                                        Getting Started with your Learning
Aula Maxima                              Meet your Students’ Union                John Hume Leacture Theatre 1
                                         (Study Abroad / Nihon / UNCW Students)
11.15 am                                 Student Centre                           3.30 pm
Immigration Talks (Non-EU Students)                                               Meet Your Students’ Union
                                          2:15 pm
Aula Maxima                                                                       Student Centre
                                         Your Well-being: Introduction
12 noon                                  to Student Services                      4.15 pm
                                         Aula Maxima
Campus Tours Begin                                                                Your Well-being:
See correspondence from International                                             Introduction to Student Services
                                          4:00 pm
Office for further details                                                        Iontas Theatre (Iontas Building)
                                         Library Orientation
4:30 pm                                  Meet Outside Aula Maxima

Welcome Reception                                                                 Tuesday 18 September
Pugin Hall (South Campus)

                                                                                  2:00 pm
                                                                                  Registration Verification / 1st Year Survey /
                                                                                  Services Expo
                                                                                  Library

                                                                                  3:30 pm
                                                                                  Library Orientation & Campus Tour
                                                                                  Library




                                                                                  Group 22
                                                                                  MU001 Theology & Arts
                                                                                  MU002 Theology / SPCM Erasmus




                                        Note:
                                        Please consult with the International
                                        Office for registration details

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