Glossary

Glossary

Registration:

The process of becoming a student of the University, providing personal details, confirming the program of study (Academic Program and Plan) and paying fees.

Enrolment:

The process of selecting courses and associated classes to study.

Program and Plan:

Specifies the College, award and area of study the student is pursuing e.g. College of Arts MA (Hons) History.

Course:

A self-contained unit of study on a particular topic, with defined level, credit value, aims, intended learning outcomes, mode(s) of delivery, scheme of assessment as well as pre- and/or co-requisites.

Class:

Timetabled activities such as lectures, tutorials or workshops which together form the taught course.

Financial Aid

The general term used in MyCampus to refer to financial support, often in the form of a scholarship or bursary, given to a student to help fund the cost of studying or the provision of Research Council Stipends. This also includes support provided through emergency funds such as the Hardship Fund.

MyGlasgow

MyGlasgow provides direct access to University web services including MyCampus, Webmail, Moodle, Library Account, IT Helpdesk and Sport Online. It will also provide relevant student news, help, support and guidance, and links to university and student web pages.

MyGlasgow is part of the University collaboration portal. It includes your MySite which gives you a place to store documents and links, create blogs, wikis, web pages and RSS feeds, and share these with other students and staff.

MyCampus

MyCampus is the University’s student information system that is used throughout the year by students to view class timetables, record absences, check assignments and grades, and check their financial account.