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Orientation and Registration Dates

Key LLB Orientation & Registration Dates 2022

Key dates are provided below:

Dates

Activity

Who

Friday 21 January 2022

NSC and IEB - final offers will be made

Successful applicants to the 4-yr LLB

Saturday 29 January 2022                             

Residences open for first-year students

First-year LLBs (4YP)

Saturday 29 January - Monday 31 January 2022

First Year Campus Reception (students to receive laptops, student cards etc.) at Sports Centre on upper campus

First-year LLBs (4YP)

Tuesday 1 February - Friday 11 February 2022

Orientation and Registration

All new 2022 Law students

Monday 7 February 2022

1st year registration for 4-year LLB (4YP)

LB002

Tuesday, 8 February 2022

Registration for incoming 2YP & 3YP

LP001

Wednesday, 9 February 2022

Orientation for incoming 3YP

new 3yr-LLB students

Friday, 11 February 2022

Final registration reminder

All 2022 Law students

Monday 14 February 2022              

First day of lectures for 2022

All 2022 Law students

Monday 14 February – Friday 18 February 2022

Curriculum change week

All 2022 Law coursework students

Which Orientation programme must i attend?

Orientation/ Induction 

Who must attend 

Dates 

Time 

Venue 

Undergraduate LLB Orientation 

  • First-time Law students 

1 - 11 February 

to be confirmed

to be confirmed  

Undergraduate LLB Academic Orientation  

  • 4 Year undergraduate LLB students 
  • Combined stream LLB students  

1 - 11 February 

to be confirmed to be confirmed

Graduate LLB Academic Orientation and Introduction to Law course  

  

 

  

Graduate-level students doing Law for the first time, including: 

  • Graduate 3-yr LLB students 
  • PG Dip and Masters students who are first-time in Law

9 February

to be confirmed

to be confirmed

 

What's the Undergraduate Orientation Programme?

Below is a detailed outline of the Orientation 2022 programme for all LLB options. Please read carefully to make sure you are attending all the required sessions for your LLB option (ie. 4yr LLB, 2yr graduate LLB, 3yr graduate LLB) - available here for easy download.

Date

Activity

Venue

 

 

 

29 January

Residences Open for first year students

 

29 -31 January

First Year Campus Reception

Sports Centre, Upper Campus

Orientation Day 1

31 January

Asynchronous – Online

Welcome!

Students will be given access to the Orientation Vula site, where you can access final information about groups for on-campus attendance and other activities.

 

 

Synchronous – Online

Word of Welcome from the Dean of Law – Prof Danwood Chirwa

How orientation will work – Dr Helena Stoop

 

MsTeams 14:00- 14:30

 

MsTeams 14:30 – 14:45

Orientation Day 2

1 February

Asynchronous – Online – All Students

Introduction, key skills and essential information

  • Sections on Vula will introduce students to critical information needed to access and use online platforms required for registration, orientation and learning.
  • Essential terminology is introduced to help students navigate online information portals

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

 

Synchronous – On campus – Group A

  • Introduction to Orientation Leaders
  • Kramer Law Building Tours

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus, LT1

9:00 – 12:00

 

 

Synchronous – On campus – Group B

  • Introduction to Orientation Leaders
  • Kramer Law Building Tours

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus

LT1

13:00 – 16:00

Orientation Day 3

2 February

Asynchronous – Online – All Students

Introduction, key skills and essential information

  • Sections on Vula will introduce students to critical information needed to access and use online platforms required for registration, orientation and learning.
  • Essential terminology is introduced to help students navigate online information portals
  • Essential information to start preparing for registration is made available online

 

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

Synchronous – On campus – Group C

  • Introduction to Orientation Leaders
  • Kramer Law Building Tours

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus, LT1

9:00 – 12:00

 

Synchronous – On campus – Group D

  • Introduction to Orientation Leaders
  • Kramer Law Building Tours

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus,

LT1

13:00 – 16:00

Orientation Day 4

3 February

Asynchronous – Online – All Students

Essential services and structures – overview

  • Students will be introduced to essential services and structures at the university and shown how to access services for support

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

Synchronous – On campus – Group A

  • Digital literacy and how to use UCT online platforms
  • Registration support

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus, LT1

9:00 – 12:00

 

Synchronous – On campus – Group B

  • Digital literacy and how to use UCT online platforms
  • Registration support

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus,

LT1

13:00 – 16:00

Orientation Day 5

4 February

Asynchronous – Online – All Students

Essential services and structures – overview

  • Students will be introduced to essential services and structures at the university and shown how to access services for support

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

Synchronous – On campus – Group C

  • Digital literacy and how to use UCT online platforms
  • Registration support

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus, LT1

9:00 – 12:00

 

Synchronous – On campus – Group D

  • Digital literacy and how to use UCT online platforms
  • Registration support

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus,

LT1

13:00 – 16:00

Orientation Day 6

7 February

Asynchronous – Online – All Students

Introduction to the law school and the LLB

  • Information about and introductions to key persons at the Law Faculty.
  • Information about the LLB degree, strategies and future opportunities

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

Asynchronous – Online - LB002 (4 year LLB/4YP)

  • Information to enable students to navigate the online platform will be provided over the course of the previous week.
  • A helpdesk will be set up in Kramer to assist students who are experiencing difficulties.

Online using Peoplesoft Platform

 

Synchronous – Online – All Students

Panel discussion with senior students and alumni.

MSTeams – Time to be confirmed

Orientation Day 6

8 February

Asynchronous – Online – All Students

General information: student societies, health and safety, inclusivity and change.

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

Synchronous – On campus – Group A

  • Library tours
  • Introduction to the LSC
  • Additional registration support

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus, LT1

9:00 – 12:00

 

Synchronous – On campus – Group B

  • Library tours
  • Introduction to the LSC
  • Additional registration support

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus,

LT1

13:00 – 16:00

 

Asynchronous – Online - LP001 (2YP and 3YP)

  • Information to enable students to navigate the online platform will be provided over the course of the previous week.
  • A helpdesk will be set up in Kramer to assist students who are experiencing difficulties.

Online using Peoplesoft Platform

Orientation Day 7

9 February

Asynchronous – Online – All Students

General information: student societies, health and safety, inclusivity and change.

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

Synchronous – On campus – Group C

  • Library tours
  • Introduction to the LSC
  • Additional registration support

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus, LT1

9:00 – 12:00

 

Synchronous – On campus – Group D

  • Library tours
  • Introduction to the LSC
  • Additional registration support

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus,

LT1

13:00 – 16:00

Orientation Day 8

10 February

Asynchronous – Online – All Students

  • Academic orientation

 

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

Asynchronous – Online – 3 Year LLB Students Only

  • Post-graduate academic orientation (Introduction to SA Law)

 

Online – Vula Orientation Site

 

Synchronous – On Campus – Groups tbc

  • Academic orientation

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus, LT1

9:00 – 12:00

 

Synchronous – On Campus – Groups tbc

  • Academic orientation

Kramer Law Building on Middle Campus,

LT1

13:00 – 16:00

Orientation Day 9

11 February

Synchronous – On Campus – All students

Academic orientation

Accessing course sites

Information from Prelim Year Course Convenors

Ongoing orientation and the First Year Experience

Groups and venues TBC

 

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