Basic Course: University Studies – the Transition Made Easy


Tips and Hints for Beginning Students



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University studies are like a new adventure. There's something new to discover, learn, and experience. As a new students you are encountering a world full of new impressions, challenges, possibilities, rules, and people.

How and when do university studies start? What will I take on? What awaits me? What do I need to know at the beginning and then during my studies? Who can help me and then where do I go from there? What is different than in school? How do I learn to study and organize my work? In order to make your start at university easier, we give you a toolbox full of resources in the basic course.

Please note that the basic course does not focus on how to create your timetable using RWTH’s web-based Campus Management System RWTHonline. This topic will be covered in your tutorial groups and by Faculty representatives as part of the First-Year Orientation events. In order to get familiar with RWTHonline, we advise you refer to the guidelines and explanatory videos available on the RWTHonline webpages.

The basic course are targeted towards new RWTH students in all faculties and courses of study who are interested in this topic and are prepared to actively participate

Please bring writing materials and a laptop or smartphone to the basic course sessions.

We advise you to find out when your bridge course takes place and then choose the best suitable basic course date for you.

Please note that this event will be held in German.

Dates: Thursday, October 1, 2020, 10am to 1pm
Friday, October 2, 2020, 10am to 1pm
Friday, October 9, 2020, 10am to 1pm
Friday, October 16, 2020, 10am to 1pm
Coordinated by: Swenja Schiwatsch, M.A.
Registration: Details on how to register will be published on this web page at the beginning of September