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Wed 29 Jul 2020
15:00 - 16:30

Venue: N/A - PPD Zoom (Internal Ref:Standard)

Provided by: PPD Personal and Professional Development


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Welcome to New Staff

Wed 29 Jul 2020

Description


The University of Cambridge is committed to effective induction for all new members of staff. In addition to the welcome and induction you will receive in your institution, you are warmly invited to take part in the University’s two-stage induction.

The first stage comprises the University’s Induction Online programme. This web resource is a quick and easy way for you to learn all about what it is like to work here as well as understand your role and responsibilities. It provides key information to help you:

  • settle into your new role quickly
  • orientate yourself in your first few weeks at the University
  • integrate into the University
  • understand how the University works


The second stage is a Welcome to New Staff presentation event, hosted by Personal and Professional Development (PPD). The Welcome event aims to provide a broad introduction to all University staff, providing information about the University to enable you to get the most out of your time here. This event will be a pilot online webinar, with a duration of approximately 75 minutes. The event comprises:

  • A welcome and introduction to the University from a senior member of the University
  • A presentation on the benefits of being part of the University of Cambridge
  • A presentation by a senior academic providing an insight into the role of the Colleges and their relationship with the University
Target audience
  • University staff
  • Further details regarding PPD's eligibility criteria are available
  • If you are a newly appointed academic staff, you will receive an invitation email to a tailored ‘Welcome for Academics’ event held every year in October
  • If you are a Postdoc employed by the University please visit: https://www.training.cam.ac.uk/course/postdoc_welcome
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 29 Jul   15:00 - 16:30 15:00 - 16:30 N/A - PPD Zoom (Internal Ref:Standard) Leonie Isaacson
Aims
  • to welcome new members of staff
  • to identify key characteristics of the University's cultures, processes and values
  • to provide an opportunity to ask questions
  • to provide an opportunity to network with colleagues
  • to provide an opportunity to learn about the range of facilities and support services offered by the University
Notes

Important - please read

This course has a very large waiting list. If you are unable to attend, you are kindly requested to cancel your booking, at least two weeks prior to the course date. This is to allow sufficient time for other members of staff on the waiting list to have the opportunity to accept an offer of your place

Duration

One half day session

Frequency
  • Four times a year
Related courses
Theme
People Development

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