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Global Challenges (Global Innovation)

Welcome Week Timetable 2020 

Monday 21 September

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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

 10:00

 11:30

 To follow

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

 12:00

 13:00

 To follow

PALS leaders

Find out what PALS is and meet your PALS facilitator

 13:00

 13:30

 To follow

Meet the Dean

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

16:00

17:00

Join MS Teams Meeting

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

10:30

11:20

To follow

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

12:00

12:50

To follow

Meet the Global Challenges Research Fellows

 Be inspired by the work of the GCRF 

 13:00

 13:40

 To follow

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.

 10:00

 

 11:30

 

 To follow

 

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.

11:00 

15:00

To follow

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.

11:00

 

11:40

 

To follow

 

 

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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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

 

View your welcome video

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Welcome to the Department

Meet Professor Justin Fisher, Head of Social & Political Sciences

Click here

   

 

 

We look forward to meeting you on Monday 21 September!