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Welcome to the University: Exeter Based Staff



Personal Effectiveness


Professional Knowledge and Business Skills

About this course:

The Welcome to the University event forms part of the University's Induction procedure.

Effective induction is an important and valuable part of ensuring real benefit to you, as a new member of staff at the University.

It aims to assist you to perform effectively in your job role and within your work environment as soon as possible.

The Welcome event provides an overview of the University, its strategic direction, its governance structure and key aspects of working here.

The event consists of a short presentation from a member of the Vice Chancellors Executive Group followed by market place talks from key departments from across the University.

It also offers everyone the opportunity to network with other members of staff.

Learning outcomes:

As a result of attending this course, you will:.

- Describe the University's mission, vision and values.

- Explain the history of the University and how the University works today.

- Gather key information about the main staff facing and staff supporting departments and the University.

- Network and meet other new colleagues.

Who should attend this course:

This event is essential for all new staff and colleagues are advised to attend the closest event to their arrival date.

The is a separate event for staff located in Cornwall:


Vice Chancellor or VCEG member.

Dr Clive Betts, Head of People Development.

Representatives from University departments who support staff including Finance, IT/AV, Pensions and HR, People Development, Academic Development, Staff Life, Sports Office, Sustainability, Unison, Wellbeing and more.

Before the course:

We recommend staff view the University Induction pages with their induction Facilitator or Line Manager prior to the event:

Training Provider:

This course is administered by People Development; please contact for more details.

24/06/2019 Streatham: The Great Hall 13:25 16:00 Free 109

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