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Global Challenges BASc

Welcome Week Timetable 2020 

Monday 21 September

Welcome Week Activity  Description              Start TimeEnd Time  Link

Introduction to the Global Challenges Programme

Meet the team and find out more about the pathways – mini presentations from pathway leaders interspersed with some light hearted quizzes/activities



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Meeting ID: 819 7580 7048

Supporting Your Study

What are you hoping to learn? Your personal tutor, support services and networks at the University, PALS leaders – their role in your learning, timetabling



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Meeting ID: 899 4404 4288

PALS leaders

Find out what PALS is and meet your PALS facilitator



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Meeting ID: 856 8313 7184

Meet the Dean

Chat with the Dean in a relaxed atmosphere, hear plans for the College and ask questions



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Tuesday 22 September

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Introduction to BBL, Blackboard Collaborate 

We’ll talk you through these systems and how we plan to use them



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Meeting ID: 851 5297 4629

Meet Students in Y2 and Y3                                 

Find out more about our students and our student reps - they’re excited to meet you! Plus staying touch with each other



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Meeting ID: 895 2747 0350

Meet the Global Challenges Research Fellows

 Be inspired by the work of the GCRF 



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Meeting ID: 836 1137 9822

Wednesday 23 September

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Role Play 

Brazil’s rainforests – multi-perspective forum. Are you representing Bolsonaro? the Indigenous people?, the loggers? Agribusiness, the UN? Or the landless people? An opportunity to discuss and debate.





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Meeting ID: 852 7725 4597

Thursday 24 September

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Challenge Hackathon

Team-work activity where you get to work on a challenge using design thinking processes. You’ll be in break out spaces either virtually or in person.



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Meeting ID: 868 8898 1025

Friday 25 September

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Introducing the ESKE project

You have the chance to work with Zambian students in the UK and in Zambia through the ESKE project – find out more.





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Meeting ID: 811 4529 6078


Professional Life Session


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.

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Employability Skills

Hear about the BrunelPlus award and the READY Programme.  



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Meeting ID: 730 135 9404
Passcode: 6256134338



View your welcome video

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Welcome to the Department

Meet Professor Justin Fisher, Head of Social & Political Sciences

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We look forward to meeting you on Monday 21 September!