In addition to the orientation activities that the University offers, the actions of welcoming and orientation to the students who are new to the university are concentrated in the welcome day for new students that the ETSIA Management organises each year. On that day, which is programmed for within the first three weeks of the academic year and once the ordinary registration period has finished, there is a presentation about the Centre (installations, resources and services), the cultural, sporting, student representation, solidarity and cooperation activities organised by the University, and some methodological recommendations to optimise the students’ academic achievement.
1. The University has a Servicio de Estudiantes y Extensión Universitaria (SEEU) where university students and the rest of the university community can be informed regarding the regulations and studies plans of UPCT, as well as offering detailed information about:
This service contains academic information (norms, study plans) from all Spanish public and private universities. Additionally, it provides complementary information about grants, company work practices or studying abroad.
Other functions include:
2. The Secretary for Academic Management of the ETSIA offers students all the relevant information regarding the administrative procedures for registration: orientation on recognition of credits, grant applications, etc.
3. The ETSIA has established a programme of integration of activities and days as well as dissemination of its own regulations with the basic objective of improving the Centre’s academic quality by means of orienting first-year university students to favour their adaptation to this new environment. The following specific objectives are sought:
For students with specific educational needs arising from a disability, the UPCT support and advisory services will assess the need for possible adaptations in syllabuses, itineraries or alternative studies.