Welcome to the RVC
We’re delighted you’ve chosen the RVC and look forward to welcoming you to our campuses.
Your Welcome Pack is full of useful information to help you prepare before you arrive at the RVC. This Welcome pack will take you step-by-step through preparation, our online induction KickStart, campus welcome events through to daily student life.
KickStart your year at the RVC
Whether you are a new or returning students, Kickstart on LEARN (requires login), our online induction will help you prepare for student life at university and studying with us at the RVC. 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.
KickStart is divided into the 5 sections and is made up of videos, quizzes, ideas and more to help.
- Getting Ready
- Welcome to the RVC Community
- Starting University
- Digital Skills for Success
- Life Skills to Thrive
You can work through KickStart at your own pace and can return to it at any point throughout your course. KickStart is your first step in getting ahead at the RVC.
For new students - you will receive in email in the first week of September with a link to access KickStart.
For returning students – you can access Kickstart from the Student Hub on LEARN.
is designed to help you settle in at the RVC. There will be opportunities for you to meet your tutor, get to know your fellow students, get enrolled, meet the SU, learn new things, find out lots more about the RVC and become part of the RVC family. There are also lots of ways to have fun!
5 Ways to BE Well
is our extended induction programme. Join us when you arrive on campus in September, for 6 jam-packed weeks of fun events to introduce you to students, staff and our RVC community.
See the full calendar of events for Welcome Week and 5 Ways to BE Well to find out more. You can sign-up for events through the RVC app.