3.  Registration

You will need to register at the start of your programme and at the beginning of each subsequent year of your programme.

 

Full details about registration can be found at http://www.studentnet.manchester.ac.uk/crucial-guide/academic-life/registration.

 

3.1 Academic and financial registration

Please register for your programme online. You can complete registration from any PC with an internet connection and you may carry out registration, including online payment, off campus. You will receive a separate email from the University IT Services with your new system log-in details. A step-by-step guide of how to complete your registration can be found in the Crucial Guide and online at http://www.campus.manchester.ac.uk/ssc/registration.  If you prefer to pay your tuition fees over the telephone, please contact the Student Services Centre on +44 (0) 161 275 5000.  If you are not able to complete your financial registration online, you will be able do so in person at the Student Services Centre. For this you will need to take your log-on details, banking details and payment, a sponsorship letter (if applicable) or financial notice from DIUS (EU students only).

 

3.2 Students funded through the School of Mathematics (EPSRC DTA, CASE Awards, School scholarships)

 

3.2.1 Tuition Fees

If you were notified of a funding award, the School of Mathematics will be making arrangements to pay your tuition fees. Please contact mathematics@manchester.ac.uk  immediately if you have any problems with your funding from the School.

 

3.2.2 Maintenance Allowance

If you were awarded a stipend to cover the cost of your maintenance, you will be paid at the beginning of each month by direct debit into your personal bank account starting from October. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU ENTER YOUR BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS ON TO THE SYSTEM AT THE TIME OFY OUR REGISTRATION

 

If you don’t provide your bank account details on time, your first maintenance payment may be paid by cheque which would be available for collection after you have completed your on-line registration from the Student Services Centre, Burlington Street.

 

If you are expecting to receive an award from the University of Manchester make sure you have entered you bank account details into the student system so that we can pay you.  Make sure you are logged in to My Manchester using your central username and password - e.g mfbxiskv - which you were given when you signed up for your IT account.  Go to the 'My Services' Tab and click the 'Student System' link.  Click Campus Finances and then View Financial Aid and click on the green button to enter your bank details.  Note: If you cannot see this green button, this means that we already have bank details on record for you.

 

If you wish to change your bank account details, please visit the Student Services Centre during opening hours to complete the appropriate paperwork.

 

3.3 Sponsorship letters

You should send a copy of any sponsorship letter to sponsorletters@manchester.ac.uk preferably a month in advance of registration. 

 

3.4 University card

You will be required to collect your University card from the student services centre after completing your online registration. International students (i.e., non-EEA passport holders) will need to have their passport and their UK identity card, if it has been issued, available for copying when they attend the Student Services Centre to collect their swipe card. International students who do not have these documents with them will not be issued with a swipe card.

 

3.5 Tuition fees

Information regarding tuition fees is available from the Student Services centre, and also online at http://www.campus.manchester.ac.uk/ssc/tuitionfees.

 

3.6 School registration for new students

Details can be found here:

http://www.maths.manchester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/information-for-current-students/firstyearpostgraduateregistration/.

 

Your welcome pack and a hard copy of your crucial guide will be available for you to collect from the School from the 21 September.  New students should report to the reception desk of the Alan Turing Building on arrival.  International students should also bring the original documents mentioned in your CAS, plus your English language certification and translations where appropriate.

 

The School provides a programme of welcome and induction events at the start of your programme.  Details are given in your welcome pack.

 

A Faculty induction event also takes place on Friday 25 September 2015.

 

You should also enrol on the Faculty Graduate Education 'Introduction to Research' workshop which will take place at regular intervals throughout the year.  Further details are available from the Graduate Education website http://www.researchsupport.eps.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate_home/programme/workshop_calendar.

 

3.7  Support for international students

Students requiring specialist tutorial assistance and welfare arrangements should contact International Advice Team, Student Services Centre, Burlington Street (275 5000). http://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/international/why-manchester/student-support/

 

For non-native English speakers, we recommend strongly attendance at the university in-sessional English language support classes.  Please see http://www.langcent.manchester.ac.uk/english/academicsupport/ for further information.

 

Students from outside the UK may wish to take part in the activities of the International Society, including their Welcome Service. See the website at http://www.internationalsociety.org.uk. Other help for overseas students is available from the University's International Advice Team: http://www.studentnet.manchester.ac.uk/crucial-guide/academic-life/immigration/.

 

3.8 Students with additional support needs

The University of Manchester welcomes students with additional support needs arising from a specific learning difficulty, such as dyslexia, an unseen medical condition, a mental health difficulty or a disability or impairment. The University has a central Disability Support Office (DSO) which can offer confidential advice and organise support. In order to access the full support that the University can offer, you should contact the DSO to discuss your support requirements, either by

 

*   http://www.studentnet.manchester.ac.uk/crucial-guide/academic-life/support/disabled-students/

*   email (disability@manchester.ac.uk)

*   telephone (0161 275 7512/ 8518)

*   by visiting the DSO office located on the 2nd Floor of University Place, Block 2. (Building 37 on the campus map) where you can speak in confidence to a Disability Adviser about your needs.


If you are a student with support needs and have not yet informed the DSO, then please contact them in the first instance. In addition to this, each Faculty and School has a Disability Coordinator, who liaises with the DSO to organise support in the School.  Stephanie Keegan in the Teaching and Learning Office is the disability coordinator for the School of Mathematics.


The DSO can also organise screening tests for students who think that they might have dyslexia.

 

3.9 The Graduate Resource Book

The Graduate Resource Book has been designed as a tool for you to help consider and plan the optimal path to completing your research degree successfully, achieve your personal goals and improve your employability in your chosen career. This will be used in conjunction with the eProg system during your degree – you will use the eProg system to record details of meetings with your supervisor and monitor your progression during your degree. Further information will be available in your Graduate Resource Book at

 

http://www.researchsupport.eps.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate_home/getting_started/graduate_resource_book/index.html.

 

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