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Getting ready for your first day…
Explore what happens during Orientation Day.

Welcome to Bahrain Polytechnic!

New Student Orientation or ‘Polyentation’, is an informative and fun-packed introduction to the Polytechnic. It is essential as it helps new students make a successful academic and social transition into Higher Education and the Polytechnic community.

All new students are required to attend on the day(s) as below.
Come and meet fellow students, staff and tutors, make new friends, learn about the campus facilities and services, and know what Bahrain Polytechnic expects of YOU as a student.

 

Orientation events: What’s happening when?

Check your confirmation letter/email to know which sessions to attend (your offer of place was for either Degree or Foundation level) – read and follow the information for your level below:

Degree students MUST register themselves for classes using Self Service Banner (SSB).

Attend the Online Registration Workshop at 10am on 2 September to get your login details and learn how.

Online Registration Workshop for Direct Degree entry students:

Learn how to register for courses online in this workshop on Sunday 2nd September 2018 from 10 AM in Building 5, Rooms 21-17.

Bring your Student ID number (it’s on your confirmation letter) and your CPR.

 

Polyentation Web Icons-05 Special Requests, Disabilities or Learning Differences:

If you have any special requests, have a physical disability or learning difference, need special learning accommodations, a carpark on campus, or other needs, email us  student.services@polytechnic.bh so we can help!

Students needing access or parking on campus must submit a recent medical report with the form.

 

Polyentation Web Icons-01Student ID Photo:

If you had your photo taken at confirmation, pick up your ID at the beginning of Orientation in Bahrain Hall.

If you have NOT had your photo taken, you must go to Security in C8!

You must WEAR your Student ID around your neck at all times when on campus.

 

Polyentation Web Icons-03POLY’s gone mobile:

Download the Bahrain Polytechnic app in the App Store or Google Play. Learn about your orientation program’s agenda, the morning information fair, directions to campus and more.

Orientation for Foundation Students: Sunday 9 September 2017

This day is for Foundation Students ONLY. All new Foundation students MUST attend, information was given to you at confirmation by the Registry. If you have lost your information sheet, come at 8am!

Orientation Programme for Foundation Students:

7.30 am Check-in at Bahrain Hall – Building 12. Collect your ID.

8.30 am New Student Orientation Begins! Meet Polytechnic staff and students, find information at the booths, log into Moodle, emails, and have some Orientation fun.

  • Welcome from the CEO and Student Council
  • Learn about the Polytechnic’s services, resources, requirements and rules
  • Explore ways to get involved at Polytechnic Clubs and Organisations
  • Meet some of the Staff and tutors
  • Enjoy some fun activities

11.30 am Move from Bahrain Hall for the English Diagnostic Writing.

12.30 pm Students who completed their English diagnostic writing can see what Polytechnic has to offer at the booths in Bahrain Hall and go home!

Food outlets are available on campus.  See you next week when classes start!

 

 

Polyentation Web Icons-08English Diagnostic Writing:

Bahrain Polytechnic requires all new Foundation students to take an English Diagnostic Writing test on Sunday 10th September. Foundation English courses are assigned based on the writing diagnostic score and your entry tests.

 

 

Polyentation Web Icons-05 Special Requests, Disabilities or Learning Differences:

If you have any special requests, have a physical disability or learning difference, need special learning accommodations, a carpark on campus, or other needs, email us  student.services@polytechnic.bh so we can help!

Students needing access or parking on campus must submit a recent medical report with the form.

 

Polyentation Web Icons-09Check your class schedule on SSB (Foundation students ONLY):

Based on your Entry tests and the English Diagnostic Writing (taken at Orientation), you will be registered for courses in the Foundation Programme.

Your timetable will be posted on SSB on Thursday 14th September.

 

 

Polyentation Web Icons-02Medical or Health concerns:

The Polytechnic Nurse will contact and meet all students who identified a health need in their online application.

You can drop by the nurse anytime for advice, first aid or a chat in the Health Unit in Building 16.

If you have questions, concerns, a disability, or learning differences, you can also see the Counsellor, the Student Affairs team or the Learning Support Specialists.

 

 

Student ID Photo:Polyentation Web Icons-01

If you had your photo taken at confirmation, pick up your ID at the beginning of Orientation in Bahrain Hall.

If you have NOT had your photo taken, you must go to Security in C8!

You must WEAR your Student ID around your neck at all times when on campus.

 

Polyentation Web Icons-03POLY’s gone mobile:

Download the Bahrain Polytechnic app in the App Store or Google Play. Learn about your orientation program’s agenda, the morning information fair, directions to campus and more.

Orientation for Direct entry Degree Students on Wednesday 12th September 2018:

Please note that IF the 1st of Muḥarram falls on 12th September, Degree Student Orientation will move to the 13th September, the 2nd of Muharram.

This day is for Students admitted directly to a Degree programme.  All new Degree students MUST attend.

The Programme:

7.30-8.30 am Check-in begins at Bahrain Hall – Building 12. Collect your ID and check out the Booths. Meet new and current students

9.00 am Orientation begins!

  • Welcome from the CEO, and Student Council.
  • Learn about the Polytechnic’s services, resources, requirements and rules
  • Explore ways to get involved at Polytechnic, the Clubs and Organisations
  • Meet some of the Staff and tutors
  • Enjoy some fun activities
  • Meet your Programme Manager and some of the tutors

12.00 pm    See what Polytechnic has to offer – check out the booths in Bahrain Hall

Food outlets are available on campus.

The day is finished… See you next week when classes start!

 

Polyentation Web Icons-05Special Requests, Disabilities or Learning Differences:

If you have any special requests, have a physical disability or learning difference, need special learning accommodations, a carpark on campus, or other needs, email us  student.services@polytechnic.bh so we can help!

Students needing access or parking on campus must submit a recent medical report with the form.

 

 

Polyentation Web Icons-09Register for Degree courses online

Degree students must register for all courses online using SSB. Check out the Online Registration Instructions for details.

If you have issues logging in, see ICT Services in Building 9.

 

 

Polyentation Web Icons-02Medical or Health concerns:

The Polytechnic Nurse will contact and meet all students who identified a health need in their online application.

You can drop by the nurse anytime for advice, first aid or a chat in the Health Unit in Building 16.

If you have questions, concerns, a disability, or learning differences, you can also see the Counsellor, the Student Affairs team or the Learning Support Specialists.

 

To Keep in Mind:

Polyentation Web Icons-06Directions and Parking:

Allow time to travel to the Polytechnic, traffic can be busy in the area and Security undertake random checks of cars (including the boot/trunk).

Parking and direction information can be found here.

 

 

Polyentation Web Icons-07What to Wear:

The Dress Code requires students to wear smart casual – the regulations are here.

 

 

what-to-bringWhat to Bring to Orientation:

Photo ID – CPR, driver’s license, or passport.

 

 

 

 

Polyentation Web Icons-10Share Your Excitement: 

Tell us about your day using #Polyentation, and be sure to follow us:

 

 

disability-supportDisability Support Services for Students:

Please notify Student Services or the Polytechnic Nurse of your specific needs.

Find them at Polyentation in Bahrain Hall, or in:

  • Nurse – Health Unit in Building 16.
  • Counsellor – 19.126
  • Learning Support – the library in B.19

If you have any special requests, have a physical disability or learning difference, need special learning accommodations, a carpark on campus, or other needs, email us  student.services@polytechnic.bh so we can help!

Students needing access or parking on campus must submit a recent medical report with the form.

We are here to help you to have a successful and enjoyable student life on campus.

 

behavior-guidelinesBehavior guidelines:

  • Bahrain Polytechnic promotes a healthy living, learning, and working environment.
  • The campus is smoke and tobacco-free, with designated areas for Polytechnic staff and students to smoke.
  • All campus regulations regarding fire safety, smoking, behavior, etc. are strictly enforced.
  • Information regarding these policies can be found on Bahrain Polytechnic Website and on Moodle. Please read the Policies and guidelines before coming on campus.

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