Oxford Essentials Programme 2019

Date 25-09-2019
Time 08:45 - 14:45
Venue Medical Sciences Teaching Centre, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PL (see map)
Booking required? Yes, booking is essential - click here to register. Registration is available until Monday 2 September, 12:00

 

The aims of the day are to:

  • welcome you formally to the University
  • introduce you to teaching at Oxford
  • introduce the workings of the University to those of you who are new to Oxford and/or to the UK, and to provide essential, need-to-know information
  • provide you with networking opportunities and to signpost important resources and sources of support

The event includes a formal welcome to the University by the Vice-Chancellor, presentations about the University and workshops about different aspects of teaching and learning at Oxford.

Please contact the Educational Development Administrator with any questions.

A timetable of sessions can be found below:

 

08:45 - 09:15 Registration and refreshments
09:15 - 09:30 Introduction
Ruth Percy, University of Oxford Centre for Teaching and Learning
09:30 - 10:30 Welcome address; Q&A
Professor Louise Richardson, Vice-Chancellor
10:30 - 11:00 Refreshment break
11:00 - 11:35 How Teaching and Learning at Oxford works
Dr Ruth Percy and Steve Burholt, University of Oxford Centre for Teaching and Learning
11:35 - 12:35 Tutorial Teaching at Oxford
Breakout discussion groups, facilitated by experienced tutors from your division
12:35 - 13:20 Lunch; networking and information stands
13:20 - 14:05 Research Supervision at Oxford
Breakout discussion groups, facilitated by experienced tutors from your division
14:05 - 14:45 What I Wish I'd Known
Academics on surviving the first term at Oxford, followed by Q&A
14:45 Close

 

 
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