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Flood and Coastal Engineering Welcome Week (FdSc & BSc)

Welcome Week Timetable 2020 

Monday 14 September 

Welcome Week Activity DescriptionStart Time End Time Link
University Registration Complete your online University Registration  09:00  10:00  Step 1 - Register 
Welcome to the FACE Programme Introduction to the FACE programme (Structure, Teaching delivery, Timetabling). Online webinar  10:00  14:00 Microsoft Teams link has been emailed to you                     
University Registration (FACE FdSc/BSc Students) Complete your University Registration, if you have not already done so.   15:00  18:00 Microsoft Teams link has been emailed to you

Monday 21 September

Welcome Week Activity  Description              Start TimeEnd Time  Link

Welcome to your college!                                                                                 

A big hello and welcome from the College to give you a brief but valuable insight into your time at Brunel University and what you can expect

                                                                                                     

 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 

Welcome from College

We will be communicating with today and throughout the week on a variety of platforms which will help you familiarise yourself with these different platforms

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

Carrying on with some information on our online teaching platforms, Blackboard Learn and Wiseflow which is the online tool 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

 12:00

 13:00

Teams Live Event 

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

FACE Programme Q&A Session

Q&A Session with the Environment Agency

 14:00

 15:00

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

Wednesday 23 September

Welcome Week ActivitiesDescriptionStart TimeEnd Time Link

Professional Development Activity

You will be asked to watch a documentary related to climate change and flood and coastal engineering to discuss with your Programme Conveners at later sessions

 10:00

11:00 

 Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

Meet your Programme Conveners

FdSc: Discussion about pre-arrival task and documentary with your Programme Convener

11:30

 12:30

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting  

 

BSc: Dissertation information (with talk by Module Leader) and discussion about documentary with your Programme Convener 

11:30

12:30

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting  

Department Talks

An opportunity to meet your teaching team and chat with your Head of Department

13:00

14:00

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting 

Thursday 24 September

Welcome Week ActivityDescription Start Time End Time Link

Professional Development

ICE Introduction (Karl Pasmore)

09:00

10:00

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

Induction Week Group Actvity (FdSc only)

Briefing of Induction Week Group task

 

13:00

 13:30

 Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

 

Induction Week group activity - Work on your group task

13:30

16:30

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

 

Induction Well group activity - Presentation.  The best group will each win AMAZON VOUCHERS

16:30

17:30

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

Friday 25 September

Welcome Week ActivityDescriptionStart TimeEnd Time Link
 

Drop in with all admin and academic staff to answer any questions you may have

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

 13:00

 15:00

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting 

 

We look forward to meeting you!