Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery

Year 1 Entry BSc Adult Nursing - Swindon

  • Induction timetable

    All Year 1 BSc Adult Nursing.

    Note: Swindon based programmes will receive bespoke induction instructions directly from the team on that campus).

    Don’t forget to enrol online before arriving!

    To help you prepare for your course you will receive an email from David Body - Programme Administrator for the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences (Oxford Brookes Swindon Campus).

    The email will have a link to the Welcome to Oxford Brookes Swindon Website group well as instructions for accessing the site.

    On the Website site you will find a detailed schedule of your Induction programme (14–18 September) and your timetable for Semester 1. The information on the site will be regularly updated, so please check all details.

    During Induction Week you will have a range of activities which will be based on face to face meetings, online synchronous sessions where you will meet together with colleagues from your cohort and asynchronous online activities where you will undertake activities yourself.

    Some of the sessions listed below do not contain a weblink. For these sessions, the links will be given in the site mentioned above'.

    Should you have any queries, please contact David Body, Tel: 01865 485159, Email: dbody@brookes.ac.uk

    Time Event Mode of Delivery or Location
    Monday 14 September
    09.30-11:30 Self orientation to the University including an online scavenger hunt & campus online tour

    ‘21 things you didn’t know about Swindon’

    Use the Brookes website to explore the University, campuses, and course.
    Full session on Google Drive

    11.30-12.30 Welcome from the Director of the Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery (OSNM), Trust Chief Nurses - Dr Mary Malone Online, live meet.google.com/oau-gjuh-hkp.

    Introduction to programme team and arrangements for induction week- Swindon Adult Field Academic Advisors

    Online, live
    Tuesday 15 September
    10:30:11.30 Student Support Coordinator (Mel Williamson)

    10:30 Loom https://www.loom.com/share/b1911fca1a09458b913140b6a2bf4ca5

    Followed by live session



    Student Support Fund, Q & A with Tim Forsey from the Royal College of Nursing

    Online Live


    Become an RCN student member


    RCN South West video


    Wednesday 16 September
    09:30 - 10:30 Introduction to the programme, philosophy, spiral curriculum - Rachel Skittrall, Programme Lead Swindon Online, live


    Introduction to Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy

    Online (individual activity)

    11:45-12:45 Introduction to Programme Handbooks, timetable and online learning - Helen Baker and Emma Lane, Subject coordinators year 1 and year 2
    Online, live


    Introduction to the year 1 and 2 modules

    Online (individual activity)

    All day Introduction to Moodle

    Online (pre-recorded)


    All day An overview of library services - Helen Whittaker and Aaron Worsley, health care librarians Online (pre-recorded)
    Thursday 17 September

    Meet your Academic Advisor

    • Icebreaker
    • Get to know AA
    • Q/A session
    • Timetable

    Online, live

    Year 1:
    Gus Strang

    Lesley Crabtree and Jo Winson

    Obrey Alexis

    Wilf Standhaft and Helen Foord Warren

    Carol Wilkes and Julie Young

    Linda Shimumbi and Helen Baker

    Year 2:
    Lois McDonald
    (to include Helen Foord Warren’s year 2 entry academic advisees)

    13:00-14:00 Introduction to Practice Education Placement lead
    Lesley Crabtree, Placement lead and PEU
    Online, live
    14:15-14:45 Optional Q&A
    Online, live
    14:45 Introduction to skills labs Online, pre-recorded

    All week
    In Induction Week, you will receive appointments for Occupational Health.