Information for Freshers

Welcome at the faculty for technology and bionics!

For all new students, this page offers a compact overview about the most important things you need to know. This information is updated regularly, so bookmark the page and check in often.

Please check also the general pages of your respective study programme where you find more detailed information about the contents of your study programme.

Find the general welcome page of the university here.

 

Most important information in Moodle

We have collected the most important information for Freshers at the faculty of technology and bionics in Moodle. If you don't have access to Moodle yet, follow the link given below.

Freshers in the Bionic Masters find some information about the Bionics Moodle-Cockpit here.

 

IT and virtual tools

As this semester will be first and foremost an online semester please make sure that you have set up and are familiar with the basic tools like for example Webex.

Our IT service offers a good overview and downloads here.

 

Preparatory courses

The preparatory courses of the faculty offer first-year students the opportunity to refresh and repeat their knowledge in basic subjects. At the same time, this is also the opportunity to make meet your fellow students and to get to know the campus (maybe only virtually but it is still worth a look!).

In preparation for the winter semester 2021/22, the following digital preparatory courses will be offered from 30.08.2021 to 17.09.2021:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Find an overview and the time table here.

 

Freshers' Week

The Fresher's day for the summer term 2022 takes place on March 18th 2022.

Join the "get the basics"-session on Webex at 11.30:

https://hsrw.webex.com/hsrw/j.php?MTID=m3c91c355db09519c01f1e33aba90400c

Meeting number (access code): 2733 975 5101

Meeting password: Study1

 

Student association of the faculty

Meet fellow students and the respresentatives of the students association of our faculty on Facebook and Instagram.

They've also collected useful information on their moodle-page. The login-key is fsrt&b.

You can also contact them by email: fsr-technologie-bionik[at]hsrw.org.

 

Study Guidance

The first semester can be a challenging one, especially when it is almost entirely online. Our study guide, Ms Elena Buksmann, offers a contact point for students with questions about how to organize and structure their studies.

Registration for individual counselling: The easiest way to contact Ms Buksmann is to call her: Phone: +49 2821 806 73 9816

You can also send a request with all the weekdays and timeslots you are available at by email including your contact details and communication channels (phone number, instant messenger IDs) to: elena.buksmann@hochschule-rhein-waal.de

Please be aware that currently a lot of students are seeking help and that answers can take a little bit longer. Thank you for your understanding!

https://moodle.hochschule-rhein-waal.de/course/view.php?id=7086

Office Hours (online or by phone): Monday – Friday 10 am – 5 pm

 

Helpful links

Stay updated with events, accomodation offers and more on the facebook page of our welcome center. Their webpage also offers a lot of helpful information.

And don't forget to follow them on Instagram!

The AStA (the general student comitee) information on both their webpage and their facebook page.

 

 

Have a look

Want to have a look at the campus, campus life, student projects and listen to some music? Visit our Youtube Channel!