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Business and Management (Accounting) BSc Welcome Week Timetable

Welcome Week Timetable 2020 

Monday 21 September

Welcome Week Activity  Description              Start TimeEnd Time  Link

Welcome to the Business School                                                                              

   

Join the Dean of School, Professor Jane Hendy, so that we can welcome you to Brunel Business School and introduce you to the key people for your first year with us!

This session is live, so please be on time and ensure your microphone is muted, thank you.                                                                                                                  

 10:30

 11:15

https://bruneluniversity.zoom.us/j/98588329614 

Password: business20      

Accounting Introduction

Meet people on your course, and ask your Programme Leader any questions you have.

 

11:30

12:30

View here

 Accounting Q&A Social

 

Meet people on your course, and ask your Programme Leader any questions you have.

This session is live, so please be on time and ensure your mic is muted, thank you.

12:45 

 13:15

https://bruneluniversity.zoom.us/j/96534308190

Password: business20

Meet the College Dean 

Hear about plans for the College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences and chat with the Dean in an informal virtual environment.

16:00

17:00

Join MS Teams Meeting

Wednesday 23 September

Welcome Week ActivitiesDescriptionStart TimeEnd Time Link

Orientation Day: Planning Your Time

When do you work best? How many hours of reading do you need to do around a lecture? How long do you spend preparing for seminars? Can you work from bed? Join us to work out how, when, and why you work best – and to hear from students and academic staff about how they structure their time.

 13:00

 13:15

Open link using Chrome Blackboard Learn Collaborate Ultra

Orientation Day: Understanding Lectures & Taking Notes

Taking notes in lectures is one of the key ways in which you will learn at University – if you take your notes well, you will help your brain to process and remember new information, and when it comes to essays and exam revision you’ll have the best possible start. Join us as the Academic Skills Team show you the most efficient ways to take notes and understand what’s happening in a lecture. 

13:30

14:15

View in Blackboard Learn Collaborate Ultra

 

Orientation Day: Mini Lecture

 Practice your skills in this mini lecture, and get back into the swing of academic work!

14:30

15:00

Open link using Chrome Blackboard Learn Collaborate Ultra

Orientation Day: Thinking like an Undergraduate student

What’s the difference between A-level work and undergraduate work? How do you make that transition, especially when your A-levels may have been affected by Covid-19? Join us as the Academic Skills Team talk you through how to think like an undergraduate!

15:00

15:30

View in Blackboard Learn Collaborate Ultra

Orientation Day: Navigating Your Reading List - and the Library!

Feeling a bit unsure of your reading list? Not sure how to navigate it? Or are you excited to get into our huge library and get reading? Either way, come and learn about your reading lists and your library.

15:45

16:15

Open link using Chrome Blackboard Learn Collaborate Ultra

Orientation Day: Using Online Learning Platforms Q&A

By this point in Welcome Week, you’ve already used the two main platforms (Zoom and Blackboard Collaborate) you’ll be taught on this term. But if you have any questions, this is the session for you!

16:15

17:00

Open link using Chrome Blackboard Learn Collaborate Ultra

Orientation Day: The BBS Quiz 

 You’ve met your lecturers – now can you beat them in the BBS Quiz?! Join us for a chance to win prizes and get to know your course-mates.

17:45

 18:30

https://bruneluniversity.zoom.us/j/99180842843

Password: business20

Thursday 24 September

Welcome Week ActivityDescription Start Time End Time Link

Project: Introduction

During this session we’ll introduce the project you’ll be completing with a small group. Over a day and a half you’ll be putting together a 90-second presentation to help you acclimatise back into academic work, and to give you an opportunity to interact with your course-mates.        

10:00

10:45

Blackboard Learn Collaborate Ultra 

Open link using Chrome

Project: Q&A Session

 Questions about the project? Ask them here!

10:45

11:30

Blackboard Learn Collaborate Ultra

Open link using Chrome

Project: Working on Your Project

 Time to work on your project!

Student Choice

Student Choice

Student Choice of Platform

Project: Mini Lecture

 Join us for a mini lecture to help you expand your thinking and develop your project further.

15:00

15:45

Blackboard Learn Collaborate Ultra

Open link using Chrome

Project: Working on Your Project

 Time to work on your project!

Student Choice

Student Choice

Student Choice of Platform

Project: Q&A Session

 Questions about the project? Ask them here!

15:45

16:00

Blackboard Learn Collaborate Ultra

Open link using Chrome

Friday 25 September

Welcome Week ActivityDescriptionStart TimeEnd Time Link

Project Day: Q&A

 Questions about the project? Ask them here!

 08:00

 12:00

Blackboard Collaborate

Open link using Chrome 

Project Day: Submission

 We’ll give you clear instructions for how and when to submit your project.

 12:00

 

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Employability Skills

Hear about the BrunelPlus award and the READY Programme.

 

 15:30

16:00 

Join Zoom Meeting
https://bruneluniversity.zoom.us/j/7301359404

Meeting ID: 730 135 9404
Passcode: 6256134338

 

We look forward to meeting you!