UG VIRTUAL WELCOME WEEK

HELLO!

Dear students

Welcome to the University of Reading!

We’re so excited that you will be joining us. Due to the current pandemic situation, Welcome Week (WW) for Undergraduate Programme (UG) students joining us in September 2021 will be conducted online.

Here’s an overview of what to expect before and during Welcome Week. Please note the schedule is subject to change but we will post the latest schedule here.

Please note that the link to participate in Welcome Week will be sent to students who have paid at least a deposit to join the UG.

If you have any questions about Welcome Week, please contact

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18th & 19th SEPTEMBER – FIRST CONTACT

STaR Mentors are current students that have been trained to help new students with their start at Reading. You will be contacted by your STaR mentor by email.

20th SEPTEMBER – DAY 1 – THE UNIVERSITY

Learn about the University of Reading!

09:00am Assembly
09:30am Safety Briefing by Mr Norhasrul B Mohamed Health & Safety Coordinator
10:00am Welcome Address by Prof. Wing Lam, Provost of UORM
10:30am Break
11:00am University Values and Learners Responsibility by Assoc. Prof. Anne Vergis, Academic Director of Teaching and Learning (ADTL)
12:00pm Break and Lunch
02:00pm University of Reading
03:00pm Break
03:30pm Welcoming by RUMSA and STaR Mentor
04:00pm Introduction to Academic Tutor System and Extenuating Circumstance Procedure by Dr. Kuan Yong Ching, Campus Director for Academic Tutors (CDAT)
04:30pm Break
05:00pm Meeting with UK Representative
05:30pm End

21st SEPTEMBER – DAY 2 – FINDING YOUR WAY

Learn about some of the essential services the university provide students!

09:00am Enrolment Helpdesk
09:30am Welcome by Mr. Nandan R, Registrar / Director of Student Welfare and Academic Services(SWAS)
09:45am Meet the SWAS team
10:30am Break
11:00am IT Briefing by IT team
11:30am Introduction to BlackBoard and Timetable by Mr Kannan S, Head of Business Systems
12:00pm Break and Lunch
02:00pm Introduction to the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) by Pn Atikah Dzulkifli

03:00pm

Meeting the International Students by Mr Magathevan, International Officer and Associate Professor Bruce Howell, Campus Director of International Affairs (CDIA)

03:30pm Break
04:00pm Introduction to EduCity and JB City by University representative
05:00pm End

22nd SEPTEMBER – DAY 3 – STUDENT LIFE

Learn about student life at the university!

09:00am Session with Welfare Officer by Ms Evelyn Beh, Student Counsellor
10:00am Break
10:30am Introduction to Module Rep by RUMSA Education Officer and RUMSA Secretary
11:00am Introduction to RUMSA Sports Clubs and Societies by RUMSA
12:00pm Break and Lunch
02:00pm Ice-Breaker Session by RUMSA
04:45pm End

23rd & 24th SEPTEMBER – DAY 4-5 – YOUR TEACHING AND LEARNING

HENLEY BUSINESS SCHOOL

23rd SEPTEMBER

10:00am

Henley Business School Freshmen General Assembly

  • Online Webinar
  • Welcome remarks by Head of School
  • Meet your Lecturers
  • A talk on Plagiarism by Dr Yoke Yue Kan
  • University Life by Dr Chelsea Wu

12:00am

Break and Lunch

02:00pm

Online Programme Briefing

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business and Management
  • Finance and Business Management
  • Real Estate

04:00pm

End

24th SEPTEMBER

10:00am

BSc Accounting and Finance

  • Session with ICAEW
  • Free ICAEW CFAB Registration

BSc Business and Management

  • Session with Academic Tutors

BSc Finance and Business Management

  • Session with Academic Tutors

BSc Real Estate

  • Session with Academic Tutors
  • Session with Senior students (11:00am )

12:00am

Break and Lunch

03:00pm

BSc Accounting and Finance

  • Session with Academic Tutors

04:00pm

BSc Accounting and Finance

  • Meet your Cohort Representatives

05:00pm

End

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