Your Academic Programme Induction is an event that will provide you with detailed information about the courses you will be taking, the grading system, the expectations from lecturers, and much more. This is also the time to meet your Programme Leader and fellow classmates!
It is highly recommended that all new students be sure to attend the Orientation Day and your Academic Programme Induction. Attending both of these days will provide you with all of the information you need to make your transition to university as easy as possible.
Following is the programme that was organised in February 2022 that will give you an idea of what to expect in September.
February 2022 Welcome Activities
Feb. 3rd - PCU Buddy Programme - 1st Meet-up (Online)
For our first meet-up we will introduce you to our Buddy programme. Buddies will briefly introduce themselves, there will be a group activity and finally, you will be able to meet your Buddy for a more 1-to-1 experience. We look forward to everyone having the chance to get to know each other better, and perhaps even planning some future meet-ups! For any Buddies that cannot attend, don't worry! We'll connect you and invite you to our next events.
Feb. 10th - IT Services & Tutorials (Online)
These tutorials focus on best practices for the platforms that are used in both in-person and digital campus studies. The first part of the tutorial will be a step-by-step guide to using each of the tools, which will be followed by an opportunity to try it yourself and ask questions. Nelli Pontes, Head of Student Services, will be giving virtual demonstrations and will be available for a brief Q&A immediately following the technical part of the session. Student Services colleagues will also join the session to give support and answer other questions about the coming weeks. We hope to see you there!
Feb. 10th - Parents of Incoming Students Webinar
The parent session will focus on questions and answers regarding the start of the semester, academic policies/procedures, as well as our health & hygiene planning for the return to in-person teaching. If your parents cannot attend at the given time, please also inform us about their questions and availability so that we can organize an individual session, if possible. The session can be held in three different languages (English, Czech and Russian). Please let us know if your parents are interested, and what suits them best. Participants will be able to log into the session via their web browser - the format of this session does not require downloading the Zoom app, though we do recommend it!
Feb. 15th - New Student Orientation (Online)
Join us for a FREE introduction to the Czech Language! Our colleague Nela will share some common phrases, tips on pronunciation, and even talk a little bit about Czech people. Learning Czech is not only a valuable asset, it can also help you feel connected to the culture around us. Prague City University is always pleased to offer a series of Czech language classes at beginner and pre-intermediate levels to our students and staff. Our lessons typically take place on Friday mornings and are divided into groups based on level and availability.
We'll send an official sign-up email for the semester's Czech lessons in the coming weeks.
Our students' health and well-being are important to us! Your Study Advisors are available to help you with academic support as well as light topics related to personal life. If there is a time that a student feels they would benefit from additional professional support, our partners at City Practice are there to offer FREE counselling to our students! Stop by for their introduction and some activities to help us learn about adapting to new cultures and experiences. The City Practice s.r.o. is an independent centre that provides individual and group counselling by multi-lingual counsellors. They provide holistic mental health support to help students achieve their academic and personal goals.
Pizza Party With Student Council and PCU Societies