Welcome activities and events

Your first course-specific welcome event will take place on Monday 21 September. You'll be able to sign up to various university-level welcome events for the rest of the week.

Further course-specific events will take place in the week beginning Monday 28 September.

We will be in touch with further details about your course-specific welcome events. In the meantime, you can browse a summary of BNurs events below.

Week 1 – 21 to 25 September

Monday 21 September

10am to 10:30am
Introduction and general overview
Format: Pre-recorded online session

11am to 12pm
Programme overview
Format: Live online session

1pm to 2pm
Introduction to academic advisement and programme and student support
Format: Live online session

Week 2 – 28 September to 2 October

Monday 28 September

9:30am to 10:30am
Who's who and an introduction to the programme
Format: Live online session

10:30am to 11am
Introduction to Year 1 units
Format: Pre-recorded online session

11am to 12pm
Introduction to your field
Format: Pre-recorded online session

1pm to 2pm
Independent study
Online reading – NMC publications, NHS constitution and core skills.

2pm to 3pm
Affirmation and Q&A session
Format: Live online session

Tuesday 29 September

10am to 10:30am
Orientation to online learning
Format: Pre-recorded online session

10:30am to 11am
Introduction to library services
Format: Pre-recorded online session

11am to 12pm
Independent study
How to avoid academic malpractice and plagiarism

1pm to 2pm
Academic Advisor meetings
Format: Live online session

2pm to 3pm
Practice induction
Format: Live online session

3pm to 4pm
Virtual drop-in session
Format: Live online session

Wednesday 30 September

9:30am to 12pm
Nursing and midwifery fair
Format: Mixture of pre-recorded and live online sessions
Virtual stalls including NURSOC, MIDSOC, Work the World, Unison, RCN, RCM and publishers.

12pm to 1pm
Introduction to PASS and lunch
Format: Live online session

Thursday 1 October

10am to 11am
Independent study
The Code, Student Charter and core skills.

11am to 12pm
Personal safety and wellbeing
Format: Live online session

12pm to 1pm
Virtual drop-in session
Format: Live online session

2pm to 3pm
Uniform fittings (live session with supplier)
Format: Live online session

3pm to 4pm
Independent study
Access Blackboard, online reading of student handbook, course unit guides and timetable

Friday 2 October

10am to 11am
Student support
Format: Live online session

11am to 12pm
Any final questions?
Format: Live online session