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Engineering Year 1 Welcome Week (Chemical Engineering)

Welcome Week Timetable 2020 

Monday 21 September

Welcome Week Activity  Description              Start TimeEnd Time  Link

Welcome to your college!                                                                                 

Programme Co-ordinators to introduce Engineering Year 1 and Engineering with Integrated Foundation Year courses                                                                                                                  

 10:00

 10:30

Teams Live Event 

Please ensure you have your Brunel log-in credentials to join the meeting 

Meet your main contacts

Time with your Department Senior Tutor and your Taught Programmes Office Administrator who will support you throughout your time at University

 10:30

 11:00

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting  

Academic related support and how it can help you

An opportunity to meet some of the key personnel within the University with whom you will be in contact during your time with Brunel University, starting with a member of the Academic Skills team

The Academic Skills (ASK) service supports Brunel students by helping them to develop the skills they need to learn independently and thrive academically, whatever their level or subject. This will be followed by a chat from a member of the Professional Development Centre (PDC) who can advise on work placements, careers and part time jobs while you study. The PDC has been voted by Brunel students as one of the best career services in the UK and they are here to support your career development and enhance your employability at every step of your journey

Time for a quick re-fuel break...

 11:00

 11:45

Teams Live Event 

Please ensure you have your Brunel log-in credentials to join the meeting 

Meet your Union rep and learn about our IT platforms

Continuing on with some information on our online teaching platforms, Blackboard Learn and Wiseflow, which are the online tools you will be using to upload most of your assignment work

This will be followed by an opportunity to meet your Student Union Rep (VP-CEDPS) Eshna, who will be telling you all about the Student Union, her role and how she can help you during your time at Brunel. This will be followed by a chance for you to grab some lunch and an afternoon to work on your video task, which will be explained in this session

 12:00

 13:00

Teams Live Event 

Please ensure you have your Brunel log-in credentials to join the meeting 

University Registration

Complete your University Registration if you haven't already done so

 15:00

 18:00

 

Wednesday 23 September

Welcome Week ActivitiesDescriptionStart TimeEnd Time Link

 Compulsory Project and Assignment Day

Instructions and guidance for the afternoon where you will meet your tutor

12:00

12:30

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting 

 

Lunch

12:30

14:00

 

 

Find your tutor and use videos for introduction and discussion of pre arrival task

a) Meeting with Personal Tutors

b) Quiz on Engineering, Chem Eng and others.

c) Ice breaker to know more about each other

d) Answer(s) of pre-arrival task 

Mode of operation: All together via Teams

14:00

 16:00

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting 

Thursday 24 September

Welcome Week ActivityDescription Start Time End Time Link

Department Talks

An opportunity to learn more about Chemical Engineering programme

a) Departmental talk

b) Teaching delivery talk (Dual delivery, IT/online resources, Wiseflow, BBL, library/reading list, etc)

c) Student-Staff Forum information

d) Introduction of all staff

e) Departmental video(s)

f) Q & A

Mode of operation: All together via Team            

 10:00

12:00

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting 

Virtual Treasure Hunt

Get to know your surroundings with possible virtual campus tour and online Treasure Hunt, this will involve you having to contact a designated member of the academic staff who will give you a unique password which you will need to add to your answers. Prizes for randomly selected correct answer sheets 

13:00

 

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting 

Friday 25 September

Welcome Week ActivityDescriptionStart TimeEnd Time Link

TImetabling Talks

Engineering Year 1 -  What you need for Monday.  An insight into your first week of teaching with details of how lectures will be delivered

 11:00

 13:00

Teams Live Event 

Please ensure you have your Brunel log-in credentials to join the meeting 

 

Informal chats to see how the week has gone with a cup of tea and a biscuit

 13:00

 

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

 

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