Getting started: academic induction

  • Intensive induction

  • Who is it for?

    This short workshop is aimed at academics who have just joined Oxford Brookes University and want to hear more about their role and being an academic at Brookes. 

    We will explain all the key areas you need to know about to help you sail through your first few weeks at Brookes.

    We recommend you attend this workshop.  It is supported by an online induction tool which is available on the New Starters Pages on the Brookes web-site.    

    Workshop programme includes:     

    • Being an academic at Brookes
    • The Student Charter
    • Key policies for academics and supporting administrative processes
    • Learning Resources including Tallis Aspire
    • AV equipment in teaching rooms and IT Support
    • Moodle and the VLE
    • Google
    • Further training

    Workshop facilitator:

    The programme will be led by Dr Mary Deane from the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development.  

    Programme Outline:

     10.00 Welcome and introductions
     10.15 Joined by colleagues from across the University
     10.50 Coffee

    • Teaching space at Brookes, Audi-Visual equipment and OBIS: mini tour Google
    • Learning Resources: the academic librarian and reading lists
    • The VLE and Moodle
    • Working with students:  policies, systems and processes
    • Core HR
     12.20 Plenary
     13.00 Close

    We will also be joined by other colleagues from across the University who will give you guidance and information on key topics.