COURSE AND EXAM REGISTRATION
BOARD OF EXAMINERS
Where can I find information about my choices in my academic career, for IRO and onwards?
In whatever phase you are of the programme, these are the options for you to find the answers to your questions related to study planning:
1. Brightspace Page “2122-HS Academic Career Support IRO” – all students are enrolled for this, you can find it under “My Courses” in the section “2122 Full Academic Year”
2. Plenary Information Sessions/Q&A’s - Throughout the academic year, you will be invited for a plenary information/Academic Career Support sessions during which you can ask questions about (adjusted) study planning, study strategies or extra-curricular challenges in your programme. The dates and meeting links (Zoom) can be found on the Brightspace page under Calendar.
3. IRO Newsletter online (umail) An online newsletter will be sent out each block to share links, dates and important information.
4. One-on-One meetings (either online or on campus) with your study adviser to discuss your personal situation or specific questions that cannot be answered by the options 1-3
IRO INFORMATION SESSIONS
Year 1 online Mentoring/Info sessions:
IROrientation – first plenary meeting before classes start: Monday 30 August 2021, 14:00 – 18:00 in Wijnhaven building
Block 1 | Monday 20 September 2021 | 13:15-14.15 | The Do’s and Don’ts in IRO
Block 2 | Monday 15 November 2021 | 15:15 - 17:00 | Keeping up in the first semester
Block 3 | Monday 21 February 2022 | 15:15 - 17:00 | Making choices for your IRO future
Block 4| Monday 25 April 2022 | 15:15 - 17:00 | Reflect and flash forward
Year 2 online Q&A/Info sessions – Making Choices for IRO Year 3
Monday 14 February 2022 | 17:15 - 18:00
Monday 14 March 2022 | 13:15 - 14:15
Monday 11 April 2022 | 17:15 -18:00
Thursday 28 April 2022 | 13:15-15:00
Year 3 online Q&A/Info sessions – What’s next? Support on planning for your next steps after IRO
Thursday 3 February 2022 | 15:15-16:15
Thursday 17 February 2022 | 11:15-12:15
Thursday 10 March 2022 | 11:15-12:15
The links to these meetings will be provided in the Brightspace page HS-2122 Academic Career Support IRO, under Calendar
COURSE & EXAM REGISTRATION
Both first year students and students re-sitting courses from last year will be registered for all courses and work groups in semester 1 by the Student Services Centre (SSC – firstname.lastname@example.org). As of semester 2 (block 3 & 4), first year students can register themselves via uSis.
Second and third year students register for classes themselves in both semesters in Usis. You can find the dates below.
In the week before your classes start, you can find your class schedule (lectures and workgroups) in Usis or in My Timetable. If you need to retake previous courses, your schedule will be taken into account. Once registered, changing to other work groups is not possible.
Block 1: Thursday 15 July 2021, 13.00h – until 5 days before the 1st class session
Block 2: Thursday 15 July 2021, 13.00h - until 5 days before the 1st class session
Block 3: Wednesday 15 December 2021, 13.00h - until 5 days before the 1st class session
Block 4: Wednesday 15 December 2021, 13.00h - until 5 days before the 1st class session
For transition regulations, please check the Course and Examination Regulations OER
You can find additional course information and materials (textbooks, articles) in the Prospectus as well as in the Brightspace page of the course. Your instructor will communicate with you in Brightspace via your umail account. Make sure you have access to this account before your classes start.
Plagiarism is a violation of academic integrity that can have serious consequences for the perpetrator. To prevent plagiarism, all your written work is checked via Turnitin. Turnitin is an external tool that has been integrated in Brightspace to assess assignments/papers/etc. and to check for plagiarism. Turnitin provides instructors with the tools to provide specific personalized feedback and check similarity to other papers, bibliographic and online sources and grade assignments.
Note that some elements in the IRO programme require completion of specific courses (Study Abroad, Bachelor Project, Bachelor Seminar in Year 3) or a minimum GPA (Study Abroad, continuation with a Master programme) You can find information about prerequisites in the Education & Examination Regulations (OER) or contact your study adviser for further information (email@example.com)
BOARD OF EXAMINERS
The role of the Board of Examiners is to ensure that study programmes adhere to their Course and Examination Regulations. The Board of Examiners oversees all tests and examinations within the institute and determines whether students have acquired the knowledge and skills required for the awarding of their degree. As a Bachelor student, you will need to request approval for non-Political Science Institute elements in your programme such as your electives, Study Abroad courses, research internship and a minor at different university. If you are planning on taking electives next to your IRO courses you should always contact your Study Adviser to discuss study planning. If you want to have a short overview of for specific situations you would need to seek their
advice, please take a look at their FAQ
The Board of Examiners can be reached via: firstname.lastname@example.org