Big Welcome and Orientation Week

Date

Time 

Event

Event Information

Location
(Online or Physical Location)

20/09/2021

09:00 – 09:30

Welcome; Introduction to ASVS/RVC Personnel and BVSc Teachers

Welcome talks and activities for new undergraduate students

1.35, IBERS

20/09/2021

09:30 – 10:30 Overview of AU and RVC programmes and joint degree  Talk by different vets/students on AU and RVC  1.35, IBERS 
20/09/2021  10:30 – 11:00  Break     
20/09/2021  11:00 – 11:45  Expectations    1.35, IBERS 
20/09/2021  12:00 – 13:00 Meet Your Tutor   Opportunity to meet Tutors  1.35, IBERS 

21/09/2021

09:00 – 10:00

VE10120: Introduction to Professional Studies and the Profession

Lecture on veterinary professionalism

1.35, IBERS

21/09/2021

10:00 – 11:00

Introduction to the Library

How library services can help you at university and small group tours (6); details of groups to be sent closer to time

1.35, IBERS

21/09/2021

11:00 – 13:00  Library Tours  Small group tours (6)  

21/09/2021

14:00 – 16:00

Vet Perspectives

Talks about the different careers in veterinary medicine that your degree will qualify you for

1.35, IBERS

22/09/2021

09:00 – 10:00

VE10430: Introduction to Animal Husbandry Extra-Mural Studies (AHEMS) and Animal Husbandry (AH)

AH module introduction and why it is important in veterinary medicine

1.35, IBERS

22/09/2021 

10:00 – 11:00

VE10430: Introduction to Animal Husbandry  Taught lecture  1.35, IBERS 

22/09/2021

11:00 – 12:00

Student Support at AU

The services available and how you can access them

1.35, IBERS

22/09/2021

14:00 – 17:00

Town and Campus Quiz

Organise your own group, or as a personal tutor group, and explore the campus and Aber Town together

Details and map will be uploaded online

23/09/2021 

09:00 – 10:00

VE10120: Professionalism and the veterinary profession  Taught lecture  1.35, IBERS 

23/09/2021

10:00 – 11:00

VE10120: Professional Studies

Taught lecture

1.35, IBERS

23/09/2021

11:00 – 12:00

Assessment: Overview

A session on how your knowledge and skills will be assessed in the degree

1.35, IBERS

23/09/2021

 

14:00 – 17:15

Farm Tour

Visit to the AU farms where you will spend some of your studies

1400 - Bus pickup in front of Edward Llwyd

17.15 - Bus drop off back at Edward Llwyd

24/09/2021

09:00 – 10:00

VE10320: Intro to Principles of Science

Module introduction

1.35, IBERS

24/09/2021

10:00 – 11:00  VE10320: Introduction to Cells and Tissues  Taught lecture  1.35, IBERS 

24/09/2021

11:00 – 12:00

VE10320: Mock Outbreak Team Building

Introduction to the DL activities used in the degree; low-pressure team-building activity

1.35, IBERS

27/09/2021

09:00 – 10:00  VE10430:  Introduction to Care & Housing  Taught lecture  1;32, IBERS 

27/09/2021

10:00 – 11:00

VE10430: Care and Housing of Ruminants

Taught lecture

1.32, IBERS

27/09/2021

12:00 - 13:00

VE10320: Tissues and Cells

Taught lecture

1.35, IBERS 
27/09/2021 14:00 - 15:00 VE10430: Introduction to Zoonoses Taught lecture 1.35, IBERS 
27/09/2021 15:00 - 16:00 VE10430: Biosecurity Directed learning 1.35, IBERS

28/09/2021

09:00 – 17:00

Health & Safety Course (Group 1)

Training you will need to complete in order to start your studies; more information and group names will be emailed closer to the time.

Online

29/09/2021

09:00 - 10:00

VE10120: EBVM – ABCs of EBVM

Taught lecture  1.49, Physical Sciences 

29/09/2021

10:00 – 11:00

VE10120: Professional Studies Lecture

Taught lecture

1.49, Physical Sciences

29/09/2021

11:00 - 12:00

VE10120: Professional Studies Lecture

Taught lecture

1.35, IBERS

30/09/2021

09:00 – 17:00

Health & Safety Course (Group 2)

Training you will need to complete in order to start your studies; more information and group names will be emailed closer to the time.

Online

01/10/2021

09:00 – 10:00

VE10220; VE10520; VE10610: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology Modules 

Module introductions for these subjects

1.35, IBERS

01/10/2021

10:00 - 11:00

VE10320: Developmental Biology I

Taught lecture

1.35, IBERS

01/10/2021

11:00 – 12:00

Introduction to the Veterinary Education Centre and Anatomy Lab

Tour of the facility and health and safety briefing

0.06, Veterinary Education Centre