Online Social Timetable

Students holding the selfie frame at Welcome 2019

The best thing about UoB Dubai is the people, so whether it's online or in person, we're 100% committed to giving you the best welcome to our fantastic community!

Online and on campus activities will be taking place between 12:00 - 16:00 throughout the week culminating in a Netflix and Pizza Party on Thursday evening.

You'll have the opportunity to win prizes throughout the week and after all social activities you'll be given a special code for the hoodie challenge!

 

Friday 17th September - Virtual Scavenger Hunt 

Scavenger Hunt (Online)

Starting at 14:00

Get to know your university and join your fellow students in an online Scavenger Hunt! 

Head over to the Intranet page for joining details

Sunday 19th September - Virtual Scavenger Hunt, Online Escape Room 1 

Scavenger Hunt (Online)

Starting at 14:00

Get to know your university and join your fellow students in an online Scavenger Hunt! 

Head over to the Intranet page for joining details

 

Scavenger Hunt

Online Escape Room 1

Starting at 15:00

Join your fellow coursemates in an exciting and immersive experience, designed to get your brain ticking! Do you have what it takes to escape?

Head over to the Intranet page for joining details, sign up ASAP to secure your place!

 

Monday 20th September - Craft Workshop, Stranded: A collaborative exercise on survival, Virtual Scavenger Hunt, Careers Workshop & Quiz 

Online Craft Workshop 

12:00-13:00

Get crafty and get to know your fellow students with an online craft workshop!

Head over to the Intranet page for joining details

 

Stranded: A collaborative exercise on survival

Starting at 14:00

A classic adventure in communication, teamwork and critical thinking skills. Facing impending desertion on an isolated and uninhabited island, teams must work together to decide what items to take with them to ensure their survival. Teams can gain points by justifying their choices based on the particular circumstances they find themselves in, while also facing the threat of losing points for selecting certain "unneeded" items.

Head over to the Intranet page for joining details

 

Scavenger Hunt (Online)

Starting at 14:00

Get to know your university and join your fellow students in an online Scavenger Hunt! 

Head over to the Intranet page for joining details

 

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Online Careers Workshop & Quiz

Starting at 15:00

Get some top tips on how to succeed in the recruitment process in our Careers Workshop, then take part in a quiz straight after - game on!

Head over to the Intranet page for joining details, sign up ASAP to secure your place!

Tuesday 21st September - UAE Cultural Discovery Workshop, Virtual Scavenger Hunt, The Big Quiz, Vice-Chancellor's Welcome Address

UAE Cultural Discovery Workshop (Online)

Starting at 14:00

Come and join this online interactive and culturally rich session where  our special guest, Dr. Afra Atiq, will be sharing her experience of living, studying and working in the UAE. As we come closer to the UAE National day and mark the Year of the 50th, this is a great celebratory time to mark the significant achievements of the UAE and the contribution this wonderful country has made to the region and beyond. Be sure not to miss this opportunity to ask our guest. Afra Atiq any questions around life in the UAE as well as the customs, traditions and the eclectic heritage of the United Arab Emirates. Afra may even be persuaded to recite some of her award winning poetry!

Head over to the Intranet page for joining details

 

Scavenger Hunt (Online)

Starting at 14:00

Get to know your university and join your fellow students in an online Scavenger Hunt! 

Head over to the Intranet page for joining details

 

Student Association Takeover

The Big Quiz (Online)

Starting at 15:00

Yesterday's quiz was just a warm up...get ready for the Big Quiz! With rounds on general knowledge, Birmingham, Netflix, food and more!! 

Head over to the Intranet page for joining details, sign up ASAP to secure your place!

 

 

Vice-Chancellor's Welcome Address (Online)

13:30-14:30 UK time / 16:30-17:30 Dubai time 

The Vice-Chancellor's Welcome Address will be an interactive virtual event to allow as many student as possible to attend, and from anywhere in the world. The Vice-Chancellor will address all new students joining the University in 2021, and you will have the opportunity to ask him questions as part of the event. 

Book your place on Eventbrite to receive joining details

Wednesday 22nd September - Craft Workshop, Virtual Scavenger Hunt, Online Escape Room 2: Escape Harder!

Online Craft Workshop 

12:00-13:00

Get crafty and get to know your fellow students with an online craft workshop!

Head over to the Intranet page for joining details

 

Scavenger Hunt (Online)

Starting at 14:00

Get to know your university and join your fellow students in an online Scavenger Hunt! 

Head over to the Intranet page for joining details

 

Student Leaders Hangout

Online Escape Room 2: Escape Harder!

Starting at 15:00 

The Online Escape Room is back for another round of intrigue and adventure! Use your experience from earlier in the week to master the escape room and show off your skills!

Head over to the Intranet page for joining details, sign up ASAP to secure your place!

 

Thursday 23rd September - Student Leader Activity & Netflix and Pizza Party, Virtual Scavenger Hunt 

Netflix and Pizza NightStudent Leader Activity & Netflix and Pizza Party

Back by popular demand! We'll be hosting a Thursday night Netflix Party with free pizza delivered to your door! At the start of the event, you'll be given an individual voucher code to order yourself a pizza from Freedom Pizza :)

We'll be asking for Netflix movie suggestions on social media leading up to the event and then we'll run a final poll to select a winner!

(*pizza delivered to students in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.)

You will also have the chance to grill your student leaders about what they have planned for you in 2021-22, what student clubs are available to join and how you set up your own club if you think its missing and how they're going to improve your student experience! 

Head over to the Intranet page for joining details, sign up ASAP to secure your place!

 

 

Scavenger Hunt (Online)

Starting at 14:00

Get to know your university and join your fellow students in an online Scavenger Hunt! 

Head over to the Intranet page for joining details