Kickstart – Get ready for the year ahead with Kickstart our pre-arrival online induction. Our online course will help you think about the mix of different learning activities - whether small group, digital or independent - and how you can become part of our unique RVC community. We’ll be learning more about how to maintain your wellbeing as you get used to everything university has to offer. For new students you’ll receive an email with a link to KickStart in early September. For returning students you can access Kickstart on LEARN anytime. 

5 Ways to BE Well induction – Join us for 6 jam-packed weeks of fun events to introduce you to students, staff and our RVC community. We have virtual and on-campus activities designed to make you feel at home. During 5 Ways to BE well you will have a chance to:

Study Skills team – Studying at university is different and you may find that you will need to adapt some of your study routines. The Study skills team is here to help. They work with your course team to help your prepare for assessments, organise your time and make the best use of recordings and revision sessions. Find out more on LEARN here.

Student Success Coaches – You’ll be contacted by our Student Success Coaches by text or phone to see how you are getting on. They can help you find ways to be successful with your studies and also direct you to other members of our Student Support teams if needed.

Blended Learning Drop-ins: Weekly on Wednesday @ 13:00 – Join us online!

Digital Learning Champions – Need to brush up on using OneNote? Looking at how you can keep you laptop in tip-top shape? The Digital Learning Champions can help. Find out who is the Digital learning champion for your year here.

Student Support services online – Our Student Support online area on LEARN is a one-stop shop for all of student support teams. For all our teams you can find a wealth of online resources, schedule of events a quick links to book appointments.

Contact our helpdesks:

Study Skills team:
LEARN team: LEARN service desk portal
The Advice Centre:

See our Blended Learning FAQs  →


The following resources and staff development events are here to support staff.

Blended Learning Rubric 2021 – Update for 2021, the Blended Learning rubric on LEARN has quick links to resources to help you and your course team plan for the year ahead.

Self-Audit Checklist – A handy checklist for baseline actions from the blended learning rubric

Review and Renew – A guide to resources to help you review your course materials and lesson plans for the coming year.

Weekly Blended Learning Drop-ins – Wednesdays @ 14:00 online

Supporting Students Toolkit – A wide range of resources to support tutorials including guidance on the Tutor Dashboard, Report and Support and conversation starters for study, wellbeing and careers.

Staff Development events – Join us online for INSET days and other staff development events throughout the year. Recordings are available if you miss an event.

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