Key LLB Orientation & Registration Dates 2022

Key dates are provided below or download the programme here:

Date

Activity

Venue

 

 

 

29 January

Residences Open for first year students

 

29 -31 January

First Year Campus Reception

Sports Centre, Upper Campus

31 January – Orientation Day 1

Asynchronous – Online

Welcome! Students will be given access to the Orientation Vula Site. Students can access final information about groups for on-campus attendance and other activities.

 

1 February – Orientation Day 2

Asynchronous – Online – All Students

Introduction, key skills and essential information

  • Sections on Vula will introduce students to critical information needed to access and use online platforms required for registration, orientation and learning.
  • Essential terminology is introduced to help students navigate online information portals
  • Essential information to start preparing for registration is made available online

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

Synchronous – Online

Word of Welcome from the Dean of Law – Prof Danwood Chirwa & The Deputy Dean: Undergraduate Studies – Prof Kathy Idensohn

How orientation will work – Dr Helena Stoop

MsTeams 12:00- 12:30

 

 

 

MsTeams 12:30 – 12:45

 

 

Synchronous – On campus – Group A

  • Introduction to Orientation Leaders
  • Kramer Law Building Tours

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus, LT1

9:00 – 12:00

 

 

Synchronous – On campus – Group B

  • Introduction to Orientation Leaders
  • Kramer Law Building ToursKramer Law Building on Middle Campus,

LT1

13:00 – 16:00

2 February – Orientation Day 3

Asynchronous – Online – All Students

Introduction, key skills and essential information

  • Sections on Vula will introduce students to critical information needed to access and use online platforms required for registration, orientation and learning.
  • Essential terminology is introduced to help students navigate online information portals
  • Essential information to start preparing for registration is made available online

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

CANCELLED

Synchronous – On campus – Group C

  • Introduction to Orientation Leaders
  • Kramer Law Building Tours

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus, LT1

9:00 – 12:00

 

CANCELLED

Synchronous – On campus – Group D

  • Introduction to Orientation Leaders
  • Kramer Law Building Tour
  • Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus

LT1

13:00 – 16:00

3 February – Orientation Day 4

Asynchronous – Online – All Students

Essential services and structures – overview

  • Students will be introduced to essential services and structures at the university and shown how to access services for support

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

Synchronous – On campus – Group A

  • Digital literacy and how to use UCT online platforms
  • Registration support

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus, LT1

9:00 – 12:00

 

Synchronous – On campus – Group B & C

  • Student support services
  • Lunch & Getting to know youKramer Law Building on Middle Campus,

LT1

13:00 – 14:30

4 February – Orientation Day 5

Asynchronous – Online – All Students

Essential services and structures – overview

  • Students will be introduced to essential services and structures at the university and shown how to access services for support

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

Synchronous – On campus – Group D

  • Digital literacy and how to use UCT online platforms
  • Registration support

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus, LT1

9:00 – 12:00

 

CONSULTATIONS WITH STUDENT ADVISORS AS NEEDED, TO BE ARRANGED BY SENDING AN EMAIL TOlaw-studies@uct.ac.za

Use subject line: student advisor.

 

7 February – Orientation Day 6

Asynchronous – Online – All Students

Introduction to the law school and the LLB

  • Information about and introductions to key persons at the Law Faculty.
  • Information about the LLB degree, strategies and future opportunities

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

REGISTRATION: Asynchronous – Online - LB002 (4 year LLB/4YP)

  • Information to enable students to navigate the online platform will be provided over the course of the previous week.
  • A helpdesk will be set up in Kramer to assist students who are experiencing difficulties.

Online using Peoplesoft Platform

 

Synchronous – Online – All Students

Panel discussion with alumni.

MSTeams – 14:00 – 15:00

Link to join the alumni panel discussion

8 February – Orientation Day 6

Asynchronous – Online – All Students

General information: student societies, health and safety, inclusivity and change.

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

Synchronous – On campus – All Students

  • Personal safety briefing
  • Library tours
  • Introduction to the LSC
  • Additional registration support where required

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus, LT1

9:00 – 12:00

 

Synchronous – On campus – As necessary for students in the LB002 degree stream

  • Digital and computer literacy

Baxter Computer Labs

13:00 – 14:30

 

REGISTRATION: Asynchronous – Online - LP001 (2YP and 3YP)

  • Information to enable students to navigate the online platform will be provided over the course of the previous week.
  • A helpdesk will be set up in Kramer to assist.

Online using Peoplesoft Platform

9 February – Orientation Day 7

Asynchronous – Online – All Students

General information: student societies, health and safety, inclusivity and change.

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

Synchronous – On campus – All Students

Student panel: ‘The good, the bad and the ugly’ what law students want you to know about law school.

Kramer – Lt 1

 

11:00 – 12:00

 

Synchronous – On campus – As necessary for students in the LP001 degree stream

  • Digital and Computer Literacy

Baxter Computer Labs

13:00 – 14:30

10 February – Orientation Day 8

Asynchronous – Online – All Students

  • Academic orientation

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

Asynchronous – Online – 3 Year graduate LLB Students Only

  • Post-graduate academic orientation (Introduction to SA Law)

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

Synchronous – On Campus – 3 Year graduate LLB Students Only

  • Post-graduate academic orientation (Introduction to SA Law)

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus, LT1

9:00 – 12:00

 

Synchronous – On Campus – 4 Year undergraduate LLB’s (urged strongly to attend), combined stream students (welcome to attend)

  • Academic orientation

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus,

LT1

9:00 – 11:00

 

All Students – Walk through Event on Upper Campus to introduce societies

Sports fields on Upper

8:00 – 17:00

(Please visit before or after activities in Kramer)

11 February – Orientation Day 9

Synchronous – On Campus – 3 Year graduate LLB Students Only

  • Post-graduate academic orientation (Introduction to SA Law)

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus, LT1

9:00 – 12:00

 

Synchronous – On Campus – 4 Year undergraduate LLB’s (urged strongly to attend), combined stream students (welcome to attend)

  • Academic orientation

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus,

LT1

9:00 – 11:00