Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses generally start in September. At the beginning of September students will receive confirmation of the course start date and details from the School of Lifelong Learning School Office via letter and email.
Note: courses will run subject to sufficient numbers of students applying. If a course has to be cancelled we will make every effort to offer students an alternative course or refund students the full tuition fee.
Most part-time courses take place in the evening and/or Saturdays. Indicative times and days are set out in each Course Description.
All undergraduate students are advised to attend an induction session prior to the commencement of the course. Information provided will support students through their educational journey and introduce students to resources available in SETU Waterford that will help students study more effectively such as the library, Moodle etc. Details of the date you should attend will be included in your start-up letter/e-mail.
Many SETU Waterford Part-time courses use the Moodle online learning environment to make notes and other learning materials and interactions available to students online. All registered SETU Waterford students can access Moodle using their SETU Waterford student number and associated password from anywhere that they have Internet access, both on and off campus. Individual lecturers will advise students on how they intend to use Moodle and the Moodle Help Desk is there to support students.
The SETU Waterford Libraries provide a superb learning resource for all part-time students. Visit the SETU Waterford Libraries website to see the electronic and hardcopy resources on offer or call in to the library information desks where the professional staff will be happy to show you around and discuss with you how best to find the resources you need for your studies. The library also provides a large number of open access PCs and wi-fi access.
All part-time students have full use of the SETU Waterford student computer labs and resources including the wi-fi network. The letter you recieve detailing your registration for the course will include your username and password. Please see the SETU Waterford Computer Services help pages for more information on the SETU Waterford computing environment.
Upon completion of registration all students are allocated a SETU Waterford student email account. This email account will be used for all communication with SETU Waterford following commencement of your course. It is the institute policy that all official email is sent to this account and once you are a registered student SETU Waterford will no longer send communications to personal email addresses. It is extremely important to set up and check your student email account regularly for any correspondence with the Institute.
Your student email account takes the format of ‘[email protected]’ for example [email protected] and is accessed using the original password you received. Your SETU Waterford username and password will be provided to you in your registration letter/ email which you will receive to confirm commencement of your course. Please make sure to register your computer account for the self-service password reset facility. To change your password when you are not on campus you need to register it first by going to http://www.wit.ie/password
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