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Economics and Finance Postgraduate Welcome Week Timetable

Welcome Week Timetable 2020 

Thursday 24 September

Welcome Week ActivityDescription Start Time End Time Link

Welcome address 

Welcome Address by the Head of the Department of Economics and Finance (John Hunter)          

09:30 

09:40 

Join Blackboard Collaborate Session 

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Placement, Internships and Student Experience 

Find out about student placement and internships opportunities as well as Student Social Groups and Student Reps in Brunel.

Presenters: Samantha Adam, Russ Moro & Rebecca Walters 

09:40

10:00 

As above

Library provision for Economic & Finance

Learn how to use the library with department librarian, Kwabena Sarfo-Adu Amankwa

 

10:00

10:10 

As above

Academic skills provision for students 

Find out about academic skills provision and help with Maths/Stats/English.

Presenters: Noel Parnis/Inna Namestnikova 

10:10 

10:20

As above

Break for questions 

Break for questions on:

Placements, Library and Academic Skills 

10:20

10:30 

As above 

Course Structure and Personal Tutoring 

Find out about PG course structure, progression and personal tutoring with PG Leaders,  Senior Tutor and Module Leaders.

 Presenters: Dr. Fabio Spagnolo, Dr. Dilly Karim, Dr. Siming Liu; Dr. Bryan Mase, Module Leaders and Senior Tutor 

10:30 

11:00

As above

Alumni Student Talk

Alumni Student Talk (tbc) about studying in the Department of Economics and Finance 

 11:10

11:20 

As above

Questions and Answers 

Q&A session 

11:20

11:30 

As above

Meet the Dean  

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

15:00

16:00 

Join MS Teams Meeting 

Friday 25 September

Welcome Week ActivityDescriptionStart TimeEnd Time Link

Professional Life 

Come and find out about Professional Life, a programme  designed to run alongside your studies, offering you a portfolio of essential skills and professional qualifications gained upon your career development journey.

Book a slot via the eventbrite link that suits your availability.

See Eventbrite Link

See Eventbrite Link

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/2020-21-welcome-week-intro-to-your-sponsored-professional-life-activities-tickets-119254783267

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!