Adult Nursing - Swindon (BSc)

During Induction week, make sure you follow your course induction schedule below, this must take priority over any other events. Most of these induction events will be on campus but there may be additional online events that you will need to attend or watch.

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Induction schedule

Please read the live version of your schedule below and make sure to check back here for any updates.

Monday 19 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 10:30am

Welcome by Student Ambassadors

JOF1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

Welcome to Brookes in Swindon

10:30am - 11:00am

Welcome by the programme team and arrangements for Freshers week

(including how and where to access links for Freshers).

Led by Programme Lead Rachel Skittrall & Gus Strang and the adult nursing team 

JOF1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

11:00am - 11:30am

Break

   

11:30am - 1:00pm

‘Getting to know you’ – student ambassadors (to include a tour of the building)

GROUP A

GROUP B

GROUP C

GROUP D

Ambassadors with academic advisers

Start at JOF1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

2:00pm - 2:30pm

Introduction to the Joel Joffe site including Health and Safety by Caroline Robertson

JOF1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

2:45pm - 3:00pm

Introduction to Faculty Student Support Coordinator - Mel Williamson

JOF1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

Tuesday 20 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 10:30am

Welcome by Student Ambassadors

JOF1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

 

10:30am - 11:00am

Welcome by the programme team and arrangements for Freshers week (including how and where to access links for Freshers). Rachel Skittrall / Gus Strang and adult nursing team.

  JOF 1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

11:30am - 1:00pm

‘Getting to know you’ – student ambassadors (to include a tour of the building)

GROUP A

GROUP B

GROUP C

GROUP D

 

JOF1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

 

2:00pm - 2:30pm

Introduction to the Joel Joffe site including Health and Safety - Caroline Robertson

JOF1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

2:30pm - 2:45pm

Introduction to Faculty Student support co-ordinator - Mel Williamson

   JOF 1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Royal College of Nursing

   JOF 1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

Wednesday 21 September

Time Event details Location
On Demand

Introduction to Moodle

 Go to Google drive and complete the session in your own time

10:00am - 10:30am

Introduction to the Library - with Aaron Worsley, Subject Librarian

JOF 1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

10:30am - 11:30am

Group B. Library tour (will be divided by ambassadors into 2 groups) 

TBC

10:30am - 11:30am

Group C. Accessing University IT systems (email, moodle, calendars) with ambassadors

JOF1.14, Swindon Campus

10:30am - 11:30am

Group D: things I'd wish to know 

JOF1.06, Swindon Campus

10:30am - 11:30am

Group A  Introduction to the skills labs

JOF G.05, Swindon Campus

11:45am - 12:45pm

Group A: Library tour (will be divided by ambassadors into 2 groups)

TBC

11:45am - 12:45pm

Group C: ‘Things I wish I’d known’ with Student ambassadors

JOF1.06, Swindon Campus

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Group C: Library tour (will be divided by ambassadors into 2 groups)

TBC

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Group D:  Introduction to the skills labs

JOF G.05, Swindon Campus

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Group B: ‘Things I wish I’d known’ with Student ambassadors and David Body

JOF 1.06, Swindon Campus

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Group A: Accessing University IT systems (email, moodle, calendars) with ambassadors

JOF1.14, Swindon Campus

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Group C:  Introduction to the skills labs

JOF G.05, Swindon Campus

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Group D: Library tour (will be divided by ambassadors into 2 groups)

TBC

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Group B: Accessing University IT systems (email, moodle, calendars) with ambassadors

JOF 1.14, Swindon Campus

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Group A: ‘Things I wish I’d known’ with Student ambassadors and David Body

JOF 1.08, Swindon Campus

Thursday 22 September

Time Event details Location
9:30am - 11:00am

Graham Gardner Uniform (Groups A and B)

JOF 1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

9:30am - 11:00am

Meet your academic advisor (Group C and D)

Group C: JOF 1.06

Group D: JOF 1.11

Swindon Campus

11:15am - 12:30pm

Meet your academic advisor (Groups A and B)

Group A  JOF 1.06 

Group B  JOF 1.11  

Swindon Campus

11:15am - 12:30pm

Graham Gardner Uniform (Group C and D)

JOF 1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

1:30pm - 4:00pm

NURS 4016 Introduction to CPE modules skills & practice - Julie Cooke and Faye Ayres

JOF 1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

Friday 23 September

Time Event details Location
9:30am - 10:30am

Introduction to the programme, philosophy, spiral curriculum Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy - with Gus Strang

JOF1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

11:00am - 12:00pm

  Subject Coordinator introduction - with Helen Baker

JOF1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

12:00pm - 12:45pm

How the timetable works - with Gus Strang

JOF 1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

1:30pm - 2:15pm

Module taster session: Year 1

NURS4009 Preparation for Academic and Professional Learning 

NURS4011 Foundations of Nursing Practice 

NURS4012 Bioscience for adult nursing

With Helen Baker, Gus Strang & Rachel Skittrall

JOF1.08, Main Lecture Theatre, Swindon Campus

1:30pm - 2:15pm

Module taster session: Year 2 intake only

NURS 5028 Assessing and Planning Adult Nursing Practice 

NURS 5027 Enhancing Therapeutic Relationship in Nursing practice 

HESC 5012 Research methods and analysis

With Esther Fernandez, Obrey Alexis & Helen Foord Warren

JOF1.06, Swindon Campus

Key contacts

Job title Name Contact details
Student Support Coordinator (s) Mel Williamson hls-swindon-ssc@brookes.ac.uk  Mobile: 07771661735
Subject Coordinator Helen Baker hbaker@brookes.ac.uk
Programme Lead Rachel Skittrall rskittrall@brookes.ac.uk
Deputy Programme Lead Gus Strang agstrang@brookes.ac.uk

Programme Administrator

David Body dbody@brookes.ac.uk
Academic Liaison Librarian Aaron Worsley aworsley@brookes.ac.uk & healthcarelibrarians@brookes.ac.uk

 

Student Support Coordinator Office Hours

Monday to Friday 9:00-16:00 

MR1/25a, Marston Road Site