School of History, Philosophy and Culture

  • Foundation in Humanities


    Induction Week (Week 0) Diary

    Here is a list of the main events involving Foundation in Humanities students in Induction Week (17-21 September). Events in bold are COMPULSORY.

    Once you've had a look at your timetable for the week, click on our Welcome page, which contains lots of other useful information.

    Event

    Time

    Location

    Monday 17 September

    Welcome Start at 14:30
    Finish at 15:00
    G216a, Gibbs Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Enrolment Start at 15:10
    Finish at 15:40
    Abercrombie Building (Ground Floor), Headington Road site, Headington Campus

    Tuesday 18 September

    Induction Start at 14:00
    Finish at 15:00
    G216a, Gibbs Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus

    Wednesday 19 September

    Subject Meeting Start at 11:00
    Finish at 11:30
    G216a, Gibbs Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Freshers' Sports Fair 13:00 to 16:00 Centre for Sport, Headington Campus

    Thursday 20 September

    Meet Your Academic Advisor Slots between
    11:30 to 13:30
    Check on your PIP page when you print your timetable for their name and room number.
    PIP Helpdesk Drop-in from
    14:00 to 17:00
    G126, Gibbs Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    For timetable and programme queries

    Friday 21 September

    Freshers' Fair 10:00 to 16:00
    John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    PIP Helpdesk (All students) Drop-in from
    11:00 to 17:00
    G126, Gibbs Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    For timetable and programme queries.

    All Days

    Various Workshops and Events See Workshops and Events page for details.

    Subject Codes

    All subjects within the university have a unique code. FHU is Foundation in Humanities.

    Key Contacts

    Here is a list of Key Contacts for your course:

    Contact

    Contact Details

    Head of Department Professor Joanne Begiato
    Programme Lead Dr Dave Ellis
    Subject Coordinator Dr Ian Holgate
    Student Support Coordinator Miss Poppy Hoole
    Academic Liaison Librarian Ms Jo Akers
    Programme Administrator Ms Debra Bates +44 (0)1865 483748

    Recommended Reading

    Here are some of the recommended texts for the Foundation in Humanities modules. Please note that you are not required to get these books in advance. They are shown for those students who want to make a head start on the reading. Full reading lists for each module will be given in your lectures.

    Module

    Book Details

    U60000 The Reflective Learner Bassot, B. (2016). The Reflective Journal. 2nd ed. New York: Palgrave
    Wright, L. (2016). Critical Thinking: An Introduction to Analytical Reading and Reasoning. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press
    U60002 Language, Vision and Representation Kidd, J. (2016). Representation. Abingdon: Routledge
    U60003 Being Human: Love, Sex and Death Broomhall, S. (ed.) (2017). Early Modern Emotions: An Introduction. Abingdon: Routledge
    U60005 Cultural Moments Bond, E. (1965). Saved. London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama

    Academic Advisors

    This is a list of all the Academic Advisors for Foundation in Humanities. You will be notified of who your Academic Advisor is when you enrol. You should meet your Academic Advisor in his/her room on Thursday Week 0 between 2pm and 4pm. If there is any change to this, it will be shown in the Alternative Arrangement column.

    Name

    Room

    Phone

    Alternative Arrangement

    Dr Ian Holgate T323
    Headington
    48 4965