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Welcome to the University: Cornwall 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 will enable you to find out a little more about our unique shared campus, and our campus partners - Falmouth University, our students union - FXU, and our joint service provider FXPlus.

At the event, colleagues will meet a member of VCEG and have the opportunity, after a short presentation, to network and visit represented departments that support staff in Cornwall.

Please note that lunch is not provided at this event for University of Exeter 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.


Ruth Grimmer (Senior College Operations Officer Exeter University), Alan Murray (Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Academic (Falmouth University), David Dickinson (Director of Student and Academic Services (FXPlus), Dr Robin Kirby (Intro to HE).

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.

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