Master of Podiatry (MPod) - Induction Programme

We are delighted that you have chosen to study with QMU and we are looking forward to supporting you throughout your studies. You can also view further Induction Information & Support via this link

Please click on the dates below to view your Induction Schedule

Wednesday 6th September 2023

10:00 - 11.00 University Welcome Talk Halle Lecture Theatre
13.00 - 14.00 Introduction to your Podiatry Degree

Room 2090

14.00 - 15.00 Talk with your Programme Leader & Podiatry Programme Structure Room 2090
15.00 - 16:00

Meet the Team and Fellow Students

Room 2090


Thursday 7th September 2023

09.30 - 10.00 IT Tour

Online Session (pre-recorded)

This session can be watched at the allotted time or at your convenience.

10.00 - 11.00 Meet your Personal Academic Tutor (PAT)

Click on the links below to access your PAT Session:

Derek Santos

All other Students

You can find out who your PAT is via the Student Portal. If you aren't sure who your PAT is, please join the session for "All other Students"

13.00 - 14.00

Discover Library Essentials*

*Please watch this video before attending this session

Room 3169



Friday 8th September 2023

10.00 - 11.30 Pre-Placement Talk Halle Lecture Theatre
12.00 - 13.30 Placement Passport Introduction* Room 2090

*Students to bring their own laptop. Alternatively a very limited number will be available to borrow from the library for the session.

International Students

This schedule is for all International Fee paying students. Please check your emails for confirmation from the International Office that you should be attending these events. This schedule is to be attended alongside your Programme Induction which you can see above.


Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd September 

Edinburgh Airport Welcome If you haven't already, please email with your arrival details before Wednesday August 30th

Sunday 3rd September


International Induction Halle Lecture Theatre

Following Induction Lunch

Free bus to and from IKEA Meet on Campus

Monday 4th September


Free Musselburgh Walking Tour  Meeting at Postbox on Campus

Saturday 9th September


Free Guided Walking Tour of the City of Edinburgh  Meet at Advocate's Close on Cockburn Street

Saturday 7th October


Free Guided Walking Tour of the City of Edinburgh  Meet at Advocate's Close on Cockburn Street

Sunday 8th October

Time tbc

Visit to the Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh Further details of this event will be shared at the International Induction

Please see here for further information

 You can also view further Induction Information & Support via our Main Induction Pages