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The BCIT School of Business + Media ‘Summer Student Success’ webinar series is primarily designed for new 1st Year students (returning students are also more than welcome) and is presented by the school’s Academic Leadership Team. Links to every recorded session will be provided soon after the event concludes.

The Basics: Dean’s Welcome and BYOD

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Welcome to the School of Business + Media and to this webinar series that will help you prepare for the Fall term. Phil Ramer, Associate Dean, Operations Management presents Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) requirements and what you should plan for.

Success Tips and Student Life

Facilitators: Morgan Westcott, Associate Dean Marketing Management, Office of Student Life, and the Student Association
Date: Monday, August 9th 2021, 5:00pm-6:00pm

Learn tips on setting goals, organizing your time, planning for projects, running group meetings, studying for exams, and more. The Student of Office Life and the student Association introduce their services to support and enhance the quality of student life and help you succeed both personally and academically. Finally, be introduced to a variety of clubs, associations, and other activities that you can get involved in to meet new people, enhance your skills, and have some fun.

Technology and Team Work

Facilitator: TBA
Date: Monday, August 16th 2021, 5:00pm-6:00pm

Get a tour of BCIT’s online course learning platform, the Learning Hub. The Learning Hub is a tool to support your learning outside of the classroom. Instructors use the Learning Hub for many things such as to post notes, communicate news and events, monitor student discussions, and for assessments. In addition, learn about best practices for teamwork (virtual and/or face-to-face) and on how to ensure an optimal team-based approach in your work.

Library Resources and Academic Integrity

Facilitators: Robin Day, Associate Dean Accounting, Finance & Insurance, and Linda Matsuba, BCIT Library
Date: Monday, August 23rd 2021, 5:00pm-6:00pm

Explore some of the resources the library has to offer and how to properly reference resources used in preparing your assignments. Learn to avoid one of the most common ways to find yourself in academic hot water.

Global Learning Opportunities and COVID guidelines

Facilitators: Global Relations Team and Calvin Mah, Administrative Manager
Date: Monday, August 30th 2021, 5:00pm-6:00pm

Consider how your background (e.g. language, culture, education, generation, etc.) affects your perspective and interactions with others at BCIT. Explore ways to communicate to ensure a more inclusive environment. Learn how to gain a global perspective through exciting volunteer and study abroad opportunities with Global Relations, and find out about scholarships and grants that can support these opportunities. In addition, this webinar with go over BCIT’s COVID safety protocols and point to resources around this topic.