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Welcome Week Timetable 2020 

Monday 21 September

 

Welcome Week Activity  Description              Start TimeEnd Time  Link

Welcome to your course                                                                              

A big hello and welcome from department to give you a brief but valuable insight into your time at Brunel University. You will meet key personnel in the department

 10:00

 11:00

Join MS Team meeting 

(Note: Join from the MS Team app)  

 

       

Values and Expectations

Information on what to expect from your course, what is blended learning, and how to succeed as an undergraduate student

 11:00

 12:00

 

Join blackboard collaborate room 


Lunch and Drop-In Sessions

This is an opportunity to grab a quick bite for lunch

Meanwhile, you can join a drop-in session with staff and students that will answer any questions you may have. This may help you win a prize later

12:00

14:00

Visit Welcome Week teams here (teams name: GEN-CS-Welcome Week) and explore the @drop-in sessions 

Social Roulette Challenge

It is time to have some fun and get to know each other. This is a virtual speed meeting event, the more people you meet, the higher your chance to win a prize. Join the MS team meeting to get to know the rules and start the social roulette

14:00

16:00

 

Join blackboard collaborate room  

 

Wednesday 23 September

Welcome Week ActivitiesDescriptionStart TimeEnd Time Link

Timetable Talk

An insight into your first week of teaching with details of how lectures will be delivered and information on all the modules to be taught.  

Tips and tricks on how to  #StayConnected

 10:00

 11:00

 

Blackboard Collaborate 

 

Digital Group Work

 

Introduction to the role of group work during your first year.  

You will work in groups to complete a challenge and win a prize. Let the best team win!  

11:00

 13:00

Blackboard Collaborate 


Lunch and Drop-In Sessions

This is an opportunity to grab a quick bite for lunch

Meanwhile, you can join a drop-in session with staff and students that will answer any questions you may have. This may help you win a prize later

 

13:00

14:00

Visit Welcome Week teams here (teams name: GEN-CS-Welcome Week) and explore the @drop-in sessions

Virtual Campus Walks

A curated list of short videos: getting to know the campus 

14:00

15:00

Watch Virtual Tour@Brunel at your own time and pace 

Meet Your Tutor

Join the collaborate room of your tutor, activities include discussion of pre-arrival task 

15:00

16:00

Tutor Collaborate Rooms  

Thursday 24 September

Welcome Week ActivityDescription Start Time End Time Link

University Services 

A curated list of videos on university services, including:

·       Library tours

·       Ask team

·       Students Mental Health, …

Students can watch at their own time

 

10:00

 

16:00

 

Check the curated list here 

Friday 25 September

Welcome Week ActivityDescriptionStart TimeEnd Time Link

Treasure Hunt 

Initial gathering into the default blackboard rooms, splitting teams of 5-6

End the week with prizes & drop-in sessions

 11:00

 14:00

 

Blackboard collaborate  

 

We look forward to meeting you!

If you have any questions  about your timetable, contact:

Taught Programmes Office:

sara.brown@brunel.ac.uk and  lesley.powers@brunel.ac.uk