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Introductory Session


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Dear SENCo and Aspirant SENCo,

Welcome to you all from our local authority partnership groups, Brooks and Cheshire Campus groups. We hope you are well rested after the summer and prepared for an intensive and challenging programme of study. We are very much looking forward to meeting you and working with you over the next year.

Mal and Michele.

Programme Leader

Mal Ashman

Michele Moore

+44 (0)161 247 2079


Preparatory Information

Summer project

We strongly recommend you begin by talking to your Head or line manager preparing their thinking for how your engagement in the programme can bring about improvements to provision and practice in your school.


Reading List

Your tutors will provide you with reading lists via Moodle when you start. They will explain about items recommended for purchase, essential and further reading.

You can see a preview of the lists for your core units using the following links:

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Online Enrolment

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  • If you have any questions about your enrolment or are having difficulty using the online enrolment system, please contact the Enrolment Team on +44(0)161 247 5959.
  • If you have successfully completed online enrolment, you will also need to collect your Student ID card at the session below. For Full-time undergraduate students, you can also collect your Met card at the same time.
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ID Card Collection for New Students

Please ensure that you collect your ID card for access to a range of MMU services (please note an ID card will only be available if you have already uploaded your photograph). You can collect your ID card as follows:

If your course is at Birley - New students starting on Monday 22nd September can collect their ID card from Monday 22nd September 2014 to Thursday 25th September 2014 any time between 8.30am and 4.00pm. The room will be clearly signposted.

If your course is at Crewe - New Undergraduate students starting on Monday 22nd September will be able to collect their ID card from the Student Zone at any time between 9.30am and 2.30pm. After this time, cards can be collected from the Student Hub in the Laurence Building.

Please go to collect your ID card only when you don’t have a scheduled session. Your induction timetable will advise you on the best time to collect your card. New students starting their course on a different date will be issued with ID cards during their induction programme.

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Term Dates 2015–16

Standard University term dates are:

Autumn Term
21st September 2015 – 18th December 2015
Spring Term
11th January 2016 – 18th March 2016
Summer Term
11th April 2016 - 24th June 2016

A small number of professional courses have different dates – any variations will be communicated at your induction session.

Useful Resources

MyMMU, Moodle & Email

After you are enrolled, Log in to MyMMU to access your email, library loans and reading lists, finance information, university notices and guides, and links to many other useful resources.

On Moodle you can read course messages, download lecture notes, project briefs and other documents. You will also be able to access timetable information and assessment submission details.

You should check your MMU email account regularly for important messages, as it is one of the primary methods we will use to communicate with you.

Library Services

The Sir Kenneth Green Library on the Manchester campus and Crewe Library on the Cheshire campus provide a full range of services and resources to help you complete your studies and research successfully. More information is available in the New users guide.

Regulations, Policies & Procedures for Students 2015/16

Download this guide to find information on the University’s regulations and other important policies and guidelines.

Student Hub

This is the recommended Student Hub for Faculty Of Education

Study Support

The Student Support Officer(s) in the Faculty Of Education

Disability Support

Please contact the Disability Service if you need disability or dyslexia related support.

Find out more about the Student Support Services available in the Faculty.

Financial Support

For information and advice on financial matters during your time at university, please visit our Student Financial Support website.

Careers and Employability Support

Information and advice on finding part-time work, on campus employment and jobs after graduation. Take part in events to enhance your employability skills and meet employers. Find out more at the Careers website.

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