Welcome and induction events

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Course inductions

All courses at the University have an induction programme delivered by the relevant department. If you have entered your course code but can't see course induction events below, please contact your School or Department for details.

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Looking at Art

Looking at Art
Date
25/09/2014 (13:00) - 04/12/2014 (15:00)
Location:
Barber Institute
Description
'Looking at Art': A 10-week introductory course on art history, in collaboration with Wolverhampton Adult Education Service

School of Education Campus based programmes - Induction Timetable

School of Education Campus based programmes - Induction Timetable
Date
29/09/2014 (08:30) - 03/10/2014 (13:00)
Description
Week long induction programme for campus based PGT students

Orchestral auditions: brass

Date
01/10/2014 (10:00-17:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Orchestral auditions for the University's orchestras. Visit the Music Office to sign up.

Vocal auditions

Date
01/10/2014 (10:00-17:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Vocal auditions for Birmingham University Singers and University Women's Choir. All welcome, sign up by visiting the Music Office.

BA Social Work Induction

Date
01/10/2014 (10:00-15:00)
Location:
Room 714/5 Muirhead Tower
Description
Full-day induction for all BA Social Work students: more about the course and round up of the week

Introduction to Library Services and Resources for Education students

Date
01/10/2014 (13:00-14:30)
Location:
room to be confirmed, School of Education

Birmingham Museum and Art gallery trip with your RAs

Date
01/10/2014 (13:00-17:00)
Location:
Birmingham city, BMAG
Description
Come and visit Birmingham's Museum and Art Gallery. There are over 40 galleries to look around, so you'll definitely find something of interest! Registration for this event is online.

CAL Mature Students welcome event

Date
01/10/2014 (14:00)
Location:
Arts Building, First floor, Senior Common Room
Description
An afternoon welcome to the College of Arts and Law for all students who identify as a 'Mature Student'.

Big Band auditions: rhythm, saxes, trumpets and trombones

Date
01/10/2014 (17:00-21:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Big Band auditions, sign up in the Music Office

Post Welcome Get Together

Date
01/10/2014 (18:00-21:00)
Location:
The Melt at The Vale
Description
Welcoming those who missed Freshers Week. Food and drink provided. Residents from all accommodation sites are welcome.

Freshers Fest - O2 Academy - Superheroes

Date
01 (22:00) - 02/10/2014 (03:00)
Location:
O2 Academy Birmingham City Centre
Description
Dress as your favourite Superhero for a night out in Birmingham's City Centre

Sports Night

Date
01 (22:00) - 02/10/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Guild of Students
Description
The first official sports night - come along and socialise with your team members

Orchestral auditions: string, woodwind and brass

Date
02/10/2014 (10:00-18:00)
Location:
Bramall Music Building
Description
Orchestral auditions for the University's orchestras. Visit the Music Office to sign up.

The Barber Mixer

The Barber Mixer
Date
02/10/2014 (19:00-21:00)
Location:
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts (R14 on map)
Description
A social evening for new students at the Barber Institute, featuring a treasure hunt, pizza, drinks and live music!

Quiz with your RAs

Date
02/10/2014 (19:00-22:00)
Location:
TBC, University Halls
Description
Join your RA and other residents in halls for a fun filled evening of quiz based entertainment! Check the website for the venue.

Freshers Fest - Players

Date
02 (22:00) - 03/10/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Players Night Club Birmingham City Centre
Description
Part of the Guild of Students' Fresher's Fest Package.

Orchestral auditions

Date
03/10/2014 (10:00-17:00)
Location:
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Description
Piano accompanist auditions. Sign up for an audition slot in the Music Office.

Glee Club with your RAs

Date
03/10/2014 (19:00-23:00)
Location:
Birmingham city, Glee Club
Description
Come and join us for a night of laughter at one of Birmingham's finest Comedy Clubs - remember to register your place online.

Freshers Fest - Stock Exchange

Date
03 (22:00) - 04/10/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Guild of Students
Description
Part of the Guild of Students' Fresher's Fest Package.

SnowDome (RAs)

Date
04/10/2014 (12:00-17:30)
Location:
Snowdome, Tamworth
Description
Come to the SnowDome for a day of snow-based activities. Check out what's on offer, and register your place online.

Freshers Fest - Finale - Emergency Services

Date
05 (22:00) - 06/10/2014 (03:00)
Location:
Guild of Students
Description
The final night of Freshers hosted by your Guild of Students

University Graduate School Induction Workshop

Date
06/10/2014 (14:00-17:00)
Location:
Gisbert Kapp N334
Description
An introduction to the University of Birmingham from the perspective of a postgraduate researcher. The workshop focuses on the skills you need to develop to be a successful researcher, and also covers the support systems that are available at the University to help you thorugh your postgraduate research programme.

Good Academic Practice

Date
08/10/2014 (13:00-14:30)
Location:
room to be confirmed, School of Edu, School of Education
Description
Find out how to correctly reference your all your University work and write essays

Book to the Future festival

Date
14 (09:00) - 18/10/2014 (17:00)
Location:
Various
Description
Celebrating the written and spoken word on campus.
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