Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences Orientation

Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences Orientation
2018
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences

             Official start of the academic year
                          for first-year students

   Amptelike begin van die akademiese jaar vir
                           eerstejaarstudente

        Kamogelo semmušo ya baithuti ba pele
                       ya ngwaga wa thuto
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences Orientation
2   Orientation programme and official start of the academic year for first-year students                                      2018




Message from the Dean:
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences



A warm welcome to the University of Pretoria, and especially to the
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS). You have
selected to be a student at one of the top and largest residential
universities in South Africa. We hope that you will enjoy studying
with us.
By studying and completing a                        academic excellence and the              your life. We trust that the knowledge
degree in the Faculty of Economic                   international recognition of our         gained and networks that you will
and Management Sciences, you will                   programmes and research. We also         develop here will serve you well in
become part of the future business                  encourage you to participate in the      your future career endeavours.
and public leaders of South Africa.                 many activities offered by the Faculty
We nurture ambition and encourage                   Student House, House Commercii,          Warm regards
excellence in the academic, cultural,               and the other departmental student
sports and social fields. We are a                  houses.
value-driven faculty, where students
and staff become part of a winning                  Once again, welcome to the Tukkie
                                                                                             Prof Elsabé Loots
team. Our Faculty’s objectives are                  world. You can be assured of our
supported by excellent facilities,                  continuing support. We sincerely hope    Dean: Faculty of Economic and
cutting-edge teaching methods,                      that this will be a rewarding time of    Management Sciences
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A breakdown of the sessions included in the 2018
Orientation Programme

Faculty-related                               Mentorship is all about senior students            Student Counselling
                                              who help first-year students adapt to
It is essential that all students attend                                                         The presentation of the Student
                                              university life. First-year students are
these sessions as the information                                                                Counselling and Support Unit focuses on
                                              supported emotionally and socially
communicated to students will enable                                                             providing students with information on the
                                              by their mentors. This has a positive
them to make mindful decisions                                                                   vital skills they need to develop in order
                                              influence on their academic success.
regarding their study programmes. They                                                           to maximise their success at university.
will be provided with the context in which    Library                                            This presentation also focuses on guiding
they will study and be exposed to an                                                             students to enhance their wellbeing at
                                              The library session is an informative
environment that will enable them to                                                             university by focusing on developing
                                              session, where first-year students are
be successful. Students are supported                                                            holistic wellbeing, making informed career
                                              motivated and encouraged to use the
to make optimal use of the facilities                                                            choices, being aware of the importance
                                              library to FLY. The session informs
available and will be shown where they                                                           of stress management, as well as building
                                              students about facilities, products
need to be on the first day of their                                                             their psychological capital. We also provide
                                              and services of the library, and the
academic year.                                                                                   students with information on other
                                              importance of these to be successful
                                                                                                 resources available on campus that are
Student Health                                in their studies. We make the library
                                                                                                 important for their success. We encourage
                                              more visual with informal (but still of a
Student Health Services provide basic                                                            students to take a proactive attitude.
                                              high standard) and formal videos of the
primary health care services to all
                                              library. The use of questions and other            UPO+STARS+FSA
registered students of the University of
                                              interactive activities makes the session
Pretoria, both local and international,                                                          UPO is a compulsory, online module
                                              interesting and stimulating for the
by fully qualified and registered health                                                         to be taken by all first-time, first year
                                              students. The following is included in the
care professionals on all UP’s campuses.                                                         students. In this session, students
                                              presentation:
Primary health care, with an emphasis                                                            will be introduced to the module to
on health and wellness awareness,             •   The hours, access and layout of the            understand its purpose. They will see
enables students to manage their own              library                                        screen shots of what they will encounter
health and that of their communities. It      •   Where to find information in the               when attempting the module and will be
also empowers students to self-manage             library                                        guided on how to complete it. Students
their chronic diseases. A fully accredited    •   Introducing students to the library’s          will be made aware of the Student
voluntary counselling and testing (VCT)           different e-resources                          Academic Readiness Survey (STARS),
clinic for HIV and AIDS, operated in          •   Information about the study                    which has a link in the UPO module.
collaboration with the University’s Centre        collection                                     This survey needs to be completed by
for the Study of AIDS and Gender, offers      •   Inviting students to attend a short            the end of the first week of lectures. The
free testing and counselling to students.         20-minute session on using the                 session also provides students with a
                                                  library website                                taste of workshops that FSAs will provide
Security (SAFE@UP)                            •   Introducing students to other                  during the year, as well as other possible
                                                  facilities and products                        support services available to students.
The mission of the Department of
                                              •   The value the library will add to allow
Security Services is to create and
                                                  students to FLY                                FLY@UP
maintain a safe work and study
                                              •   Videos on different aspects of the
environment in which staff and students                                                          The core vision of FLY@UP is to
                                                  library in between the Prezi slides
can flourish. To achieve this, emphasis is                                                       encourage students to take responsibility
placed on the collective responsibility of    Amazing Race (Campus Tour)                         for their own studies by sending out the
the entire UP public market. Information                                                         message: the Finish Line is Yours. FLY@UP
about strategic initiatives, such as the      The Amazing Race is directed at                    emerged from research pointing to the
Green Feet Route, as well as parking          satisfying the needs of first-year students        reasons why more than half of UP’s
and emergency contact details, is made        who enter the University environment               students do not graduate in the minimum
available to students. Tailor-made            for the first time.                                time. In this session, these reasons will
safety tips are shared with students in       The objectives of the Amazing Race                 be discussed with new first-year students
an attempt to heighten their vigilance        campus tour are as follows:                        in an interactive manner. Strategies and
and to minimise students falling              •   To facilitate the academic                     suggestions for overcoming obstacles
victim to any form of misdeed to an               achievement of first-year students by          related to the reasons for not graduating
absolute minimum. In instances where              providing a climate and a supporting           in the minimum time will also be shared
students become victims to crime, this            environment that is conducive to               and discussed. These reasons can be
Department assists in facilitating criminal       their success at the University.               summarised as follows:
cases, as well as trauma counselling and      •   To facilitate the social adaptation            •   Wrong/poor study choice
other appropriate support as needed.              of first-year students by exposing             •   Financial challenges
Mentoring                                         them to the various facets of UP and           •   Academic challenges
                                                  student life, as well as opportunities         •   Personal challenges
University life is an entirely new                available on campus.                           In addition, FLY@UP’s mission is to partner
experience to any first-year student,         •   To facilitate the feeling of belonging         with existing resources at UP to offer
whether first-generation, from a private          and ownership in first-year students           students the best chance to graduate
school or from a rural area or small              by introducing them to one another             in the minimum time. Consequently,
town. First-year students need a “big             through interaction during the tour.           events offering access to resources, as
brother or sister”, who will be able to do    •   To develop skills that they can                well as the resources themselves, will be
the following:                                    apply to constructively deal with the          discussed. Students will be informed about
•   Support, advise, refer, guide and             challenges of diversity within the             the contact details of FLY@UP and be
    inform                                        University.                                    encouraged to get in touch with FLY@UP
•   Make them feel welcome on campus          •   To encourage community learning                should they face challenges to which they
    and in their faculties                        and cohort learning.                           are unable to find solutions.
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FACULTY OF ECONOMIC AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
Group 15: Foundation programmes (Mamelodi Campus)

Group leaders: Dr J Mwambakana and Mr E Smith

26 January 2018: Register at LC De Villiers Sports Campus
29 January 2018: Sessions on Hatfield Campus
30 January–2 February 2018: Sessions on Mamelodi Campus


                              07:00–07:45                 08:00–09:00                               09:00–11:30                                              12:00–14:00                                             14:30
                         Bus to Hatfield           Finalise student cards     FLY@UP, UPO, STARS and FSA services                         AIM session                                          Bus departs from Hatfield Campus to
       Monday
                         Campus leaves                                        THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1                                    TECHNICAL SERVICES BUILDING                          Mamelodi Campus
      2018-01-29
                         Mamelodi Campus at
                         07:00                                                                                                                                                                 (no activity planned on Mamelodi Campus on
                                                                                                                                                                                               this day)

                              08:00–09:00                 09:00–09:45                 09:45–10:30                 11:00–12:00                      13:00–14:00                           14:00–15:30                         15:45
                         Bus leaves Hatfield       Welcoming by Dean,         Panel discussion by         Department of                   Registration                       Tour of Mamelodi Campus             Bus to Hatfield Campus
       Tuesday
                         Campus to Mamelodi        Deputy Deans and           former students of          Finance information             (non-registered students)                                              leaves Mamelodi Campus at
      2018-01-30
                         Campus at 07:00           Programme Director         Mamelodi Campus             session                         INFORMATION                                                            15:45
                                                   ARENA                      ARENA                       ARENA                           TECHNOLOGY
                                                                                                                                          LABORATORIES

                              08:00–09:00                 09:00–10:00                 10:30–11:30                 11:30–12:30                  13:00–14:30                 14:30–15:30                 15:30–16:15              16:30
                         Bus leaves Hatfield       Curriculum advice,         Information about the Financial matters,                    Student support and      Student health              SAFE@UP                  Bus to Hatfield




                                                                                                                                  Lunch
     Wednesday           Campus to Mamelodi        tutoring and               programme             accommodation                         time management          ARENA                       ARENA                    Campus leaves
     2018-01-31          Campus at 07:00           mentoring                  ARENA                 matters and student                   ARENA                                                                         Mamelodi Campus at
                                                   ARENA                                            cards                                                                                                               16:30
                                                                                                    ARENA/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Orientation programme and official start of the academic year for first-year students




                                                                                                    registration foyer
                                  07:00–09:00                           09:00–11:00                        11:30–12:30                             13:00–16:00                           14:00–16:00                         16:15
      Thursday
                         Bus leaves Hatfield Campus  Allocation of lecture group and            Using social media                        Bus schedule and issuing of        BVSc students leave for             Bus to Hatfield Campus
      2018-02-01
                         to Mamelodi Campus at 07:00 timetable explanation                      ARENA                                     semester test timetable            Onderstepoort Campus                leaves Mamelodi Campus at
                                                     ARENA                                                                                ARENA                                                                  16:15
                                            07:00–09:00                                             09:00–12:00                                    13:00–14:00                           14:00–15:00                         15:10
        Friday
                         Bus leaves Hatfield Campus to Mamelodi               Psychometric assessment                                     Library session                    Counselling                         Bus to Hatfield Campus
      2018-02-02
                         Campus at 07:00                                      ARENA                                                       LIBRARY                            ARENA                               leaves Mamelodi Campus at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 15:10

Assistance with online registration takes place only during the scheduled time slots as indicated in the table and will be done via ‘Self Service’ in the laboratories. Technical support will be available in the
laboratory for students who experience technical problems with the registration process.

AVOID LONG QUEUES: Register yourself on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Technical support will not be available for students between 19:00 in the evenings until 07:00
in the mornings. Students’ proof of registration will be emailed to them immediately upon completion of the registration process.

AIM – Academic Information Management | FLY – The Finish Line is Yours | STARS – Student Academic Readiness Survey | UPO – University Preparation and Orientation (online) | FSA – Faculty Student Advisor
FOR VENUE LOCATIONS, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE MAP OF THE UNIVERSITY AT http://www.up.ac.za/about-up/article/258171/maps-directions OR USE GOOGLE MAPS.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             2018
GROUP 19: BCom (Human Resource Management)

Group leader: Prof C Olckers


       Monday                 08:00–09:00                 09:00–10:00                 10:00–11:00                 11:00–12:00                 13:00–14:00                 14:00–15:00                 15:00–16:00                 16:00–16:30
      2018-01-29         Student cards                                                                                                    Student cards

                              08:00–08:45                 09:00–11:00                 11:00–11:30                 11:30–12:30                                                           13:30–15:30
                         Dean’s welcome and        Programme                  Discussion of               Meet Faculty House              Amazing Race
       Tuesday
                         division into groups      orientation –              regulations and             Commerci and senior             HUMANITIES BUILDING: ROOM 4-6
      2018-01-30
                         THUTO BUILDING:           academic staff             curriculum advising         students’ experiences
                         ROOM 1-2                  HUMANITIES                 HUMANITIES                  HUMANITIES
                                                   BUILDING: ROOM 4-6         BUILDING: ROOM 4-6          BUILDING: ROOM 4-6

                                  08:00–09:30                           10:30–11:30                        11:30–12:30                            13:20–14:20                           14:20–15:20                        15:30–16:30
     Wednesday           AIM session                        Counselling                         Health services                           Mentoring                         Using social media                  Presentation by a




                                                                                                                                  Lunch
     2018-01-31          TECHNICAL SERVICES                 AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM               AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM                     AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM             AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM               professional
                         BUILDING                           (2-3)                               (2-3)                                     (2-3)                             (2-3)                               HUMANITIES BUILDING:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                ROOM 4-6
                              08:00–09:30                 09:30–10:00                 10:30–11:30                 11:30–12:30                               13:30–14:30                                             14:30–16:30
      Thursday
                         Timetable explanation Work readiness                 FLY@UP                      Library session                 SAFE@UP                                             UPO, STARS and FSA services
      2018-02-01
                         AE DU TOIT            AE DU TOIT                     AE DU TOIT                  AE DU TOIT                      AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM (2-3)                         AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM (2-3)
                         AUDITORIUM (2-3)      AUDITORIUM (2-3)               AUDITORIUM (2-3)            AUDITORIUM (2-3)
                                            08:00–10:00                                             10:30–12:30                                                                         13:30–16:30
        Friday
      2018-02-02         Finalise registration                                Division into groups
                                                                              AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM (2-3)

Assistance with online registration takes place only during the scheduled time slots as indicated in the table and will be done via ‘Self Service’ in the laboratories. Technical support will be available in the
laboratory for students who experience technical problems with the registration process.

AVOID LONG QUEUES: Register yourself on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Technical support will not be available for students between 19:00 in the evenings until 07:00
in the mornings. Students’ proof of registration will be emailed to them immediately upon completion of the registration process.

Module changes: Students will also be able to do module changes on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Last date for module changes: 16 February 2018.

AIM – Academic Information Management | FLY – The Finish Line is Yours | STARS – Student Academic Readiness Survey | UPO – University Preparation and Orientation (online) | FSA – Faculty Student Advisor
FOR VENUE LOCATIONS, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE MAP OF THE UNIVERSITY AT http://www.up.ac.za/about-up/article/258171/maps-directions OR USE GOOGLE MAPS.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                University of Pretoria Universiteit van Pretoria Yunibesithi ya Pretoria
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GROUP 20: BAdmin (Public Management and International Relations)

Group leader: Prof L Malan        Co-organisers: Dr M Nkwana


       Monday                 08:00–09:00                 09:00–10:00                 10:00–11:00                 11:00–12:00                 13:00–14:00                 14:00–15:00                 15:00–16:00                 16:00–16:30
      2018-01-29         Student cards                                                                                                    Student cards

                              08:00–08:45                 09:00–11:00                 11:00–11:30                 11:30–12:30                                                           13:30–15:30
                         Dean’s welcome and        Programme                  Discussion of               Meet Faculty House              Amazing Race
       Tuesday
                         division into groups      orientation –              regulations and             Commerci and senior             HUMANITIES BUILDING: ROOM 4-3
      2018-01-30
                         THUTO BUILDING:           academic staff             curriculum advising         students’ experiences
                         ROOM 1-2                  HUMANITIES                 HUMANITIES                  HUMANITIES
                                                   BUILDING: ROOM 4-3         BUILDING: ROOM 4-3          BUILDING: ROOM 4-3

                                  08:00–09:30                           10:30–11:30                        11:30–12:30                            13:20–14:20                           14:20–15:20                        15:30–16:30
     Wednesday           AIM session                        Counselling                         Health services                           Mentoring                         Using social media                  Presentation by a




                                                                                                                                  Lunch
     2018-01-31          TECHNICAL SERVICES                 AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM               AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM                     AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM             AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM               professional
                         BUILDING                           (2-3)                               (2-3)                                     (2-3)                             (2-3)                               HUMANITIES BUILDING:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                ROOM 4-6
                              08:00–09:30                 09:30–10:00                 10:30–11:30                 11:30–12:30                               13:30–14:30                                             14:30–16:30
      Thursday
                         Timetable explanation Work readiness                 FLY@UP                      Library session                 SAFE@UP                                             UPO, STARS and FSA services
      2018-02-01
                         AE DU TOIT            AE DU TOIT                     AE DU TOIT                  AE DU TOIT                      AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM (2-3)                         AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM (2-3)
                         AUDITORIUM (2-3)      AUDITORIUM (2-3)               AUDITORIUM (2-3)            AUDITORIUM (2-3)
                                            08:00–10:00                                             10:30–12:30                                                                         13:30–16:30
        Friday
      2018-02-02         Finalise registration                                Division into groups
                                                                              AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM (2-3)

Assistance with online registration takes place only during the scheduled time slots as indicated in the table and will be done via ‘Self Service’ in the laboratories. Technical support will be available in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Orientation programme and official start of the academic year for first-year students




laboratory for students who experience technical problems with the registration process.

AVOID LONG QUEUES: Register yourself on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Technical support will not be available for students between 19:00 in the evenings until 07:00
in the mornings. Students’ proof of registration will be emailed to them immediately upon completion of the registration process.

Module changes: Students will also be able to do module changes on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Last date for module changes: 16 February 2018

AIM – Academic Information Management | FLY – The Finish Line is Yours | STARS – Student Academic Readiness Survey | UPO – University Preparation and Orientation (online) | FSA – Faculty Student Advisor
FOR VENUE LOCATIONS, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE MAP OF THE UNIVERSITY AT http://www.up.ac.za/about-up/article/258171/maps-directions OR USE GOOGLE MAPS.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2018
GROUP 21: BCom (Entrepreneurship), BCom (Business Management) and BCom (Supply Chain Management)

Group leader: Prof A Antonites        Co-organiser: Dr D Bornman


       Monday                 08:00–09:00                 09:00–10:00                 10:00–11:00                 11:00–12:00                 13:00–14:00                 14:00–15:00                 15:00–16:00                 16:00–16:30
      2018-01-29         Student cards                                                                                                    Student cards

                              08:00–08:45                 09:00–11:00                 11:00–11:30                 11:30–12:30                                                           13:30–15:30
                         Dean’s welcome and        Programme                  Discussion of               Meet Faculty House              Amazing Race
       Tuesday           division into groups      orientation –              regulations and             Commerci and senior             INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BUILDING: ROOM 4-4
      2018-01-30         THUTO BUILDING:           academic staff             curriculum advising         students’ experiences
                         ROOM 1-2                  INFORMATION                INFORMATION                 INFORMATION
                                                   TECHNOLOGY                 TECHNOLOGY                  TECHNOLOGY
                                                   BUILDING: ROOM 4-4         BUILDING: ROOM 4-4          BUILDING: ROOM 4-4

                                  08:00–09:30                           10:30–11:30                        11:30–12:30                            13:20–14:20                           14:20–15:20                        15:30–16:30
                         AIM session                        Counselling                         Health services                           Mentoring                         Using social media                  Presentation by a
     Wednesday




                                                                                                                                  Lunch
                         TECHNICAL SERVICES                 AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM               AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM                     AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM             AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM               professional
     2018-01-31
                         BUILDING                           (2-3)                               (2-3)                                     (2-3)                             (2-3)                               INFORMATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                TECHNOLOGY BUILDING:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                ROOM 4-4
                              08:00–09:30                 09:30–10:00                 10:30–11:30                 11:30–12:30                               13:30–14:30                                             14:30–16:30
      Thursday
                         Timetable explanation Work readiness                 FLY@UP                      Library session                 SAFE@UP                                             UPO, STARS and FSA services
      2018-02-01
                         AE DU TOIT            AE DU TOIT                     AE DU TOIT                  AE DU TOIT                      AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM (2-3)                         AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM (2-3)
                         AUDITORIUM (2-3)      AUDITORIUM (2-3)               AUDITORIUM (2-3)            AUDITORIUM (2-3)
                                            08:00–10:00                                             10:30–12:30                                                                         13:30–16:30
        Friday
      2018-02-02         Finalise registration                                Division into groups
                                                                              AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM (2-3)

Assistance with online registration takes place only during the scheduled time slots as indicated in the table and will be done via ‘Self Service’ in the laboratories. Technical support will be available in the
laboratory for students who experience technical problems with the registration process.

AVOID LONG QUEUES: Register yourself on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Technical support will not be available for students between 19:00 in the evenings until 07:00
in the mornings. Students’ proof of registration will be emailed to them immediately upon completion of the registration process.

Module changes: Students will also be able to do module changes on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Last date for module changes: 16 February 2018.

AIM – Academic Information Management | FLY – The Finish Line is Yours | STARS – Student Academic Readiness Survey | UPO – University Preparation and Orientation (online) | FSA – Faculty Student Advisor
FOR VENUE LOCATIONS, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE MAP OF THE UNIVERSITY AT http://www.up.ac.za/about-up/article/258171/maps-directions OR USE GOOGLE MAPS.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                University of Pretoria Universiteit van Pretoria Yunibesithi ya Pretoria
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GROUP 22: BCom (Marketing Management)

Group leader: Prof G van Heerden


       Monday                 08:00–09:00                 09:00–10:00                 10:00–11:00                 11:00–12:00                 13:00–14:00                 14:00–15:00                 15:00–16:00                 16:00–16:30
      2018-01-29         Student cards                                                                                                    Student cards

                              08:00–08:45                 09:00–11:00                 11:00–11:30                 11:30–12:30                                                           13:30–15:30
                         Dean’s welcome and        Programme                  Curriculum advising         Meet Faculty House              Amazing Race
       Tuesday           division into groups      orientation –              INFORMATION                 Commerci and senior             INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BUILDING: ROOM 4-2
      2018-01-30         THUTO BUILDING:           academic staff             TECHNOLOGY                  students’ experiences
                         ROOM 1-2                  INFORMATION                BUILDING: ROOM 4-2          INFORMATION
                                                   TECHNOLOGY                                             TECHNOLOGY
                                                   BUILDING: ROOM 4-2                                     BUILDING: ROOM 4-2

                                  08:00–09:30                           10:30–11:30                        11:30–12:30                            13:20–14:20                           14:20–15:20                        15:30–16:30
                         AIM session                        Counselling                         Health services                           Mentoring                         Using social media                  Presentation by a
     Wednesday
                         TECHNICAL SERVICES                 AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM               AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM                     AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM             AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM               professional




                                                                                                                                  Lunch
     2018-01-31
                         BUILDING                           (2-3)                               (2-3)                                     (2-3)                             (2-3)                               INFORMATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                TECHNOLOGY BUILDING:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                ROOM (4-2)
                              08:00–09:30                 09:30–10:00                 10:30–11:30                 11:30–12:30                               13:30–14:30                                             14:30–16:30
      Thursday           Timetable explanation     Work readiness             FLY@UP                      Library session                 SAFE@UP                                             UPO, STARS and FSA services
      2018-02-01         AE DU TOIT                AE DU TOIT                 AE DU TOIT                  AE DU TOIT                      AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM (2-3)                         AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM (2-3)
                         AUDITORIUM                AUDITORIUM                 AUDITORIUM                  AUDITORIUM
                         (2-3)                     (2-3)                      (2-3)                       (2-3)
                                            08:00–10:00                                             10:30–12:30                                                                         13:30–16:30
        Friday
      2018-02-02         Finalise registration                                Division into groups
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Orientation programme and official start of the academic year for first-year students




                                                                              AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM (2-3)

Assistance with online registration takes place only during the scheduled time slots as indicated in the table and will be done via ‘Self Service’ in the laboratories. Technical support will be available in the
laboratory for students who experience technical problems with the registration process.

AVOID LONG QUEUES: Register yourself on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Technical support will not be available for students between 19:00 in the evenings until 07:00
in the mornings. Students’ proof of registration will be emailed to them immediately upon completion of the registration process.

Module changes: Students will also be able to do module changes on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Last date for module changes: 16 February 2018.

AIM – Academic Information Management | FLY – The Finish Line is Yours | STARS – Student Academic Readiness Survey | UPO – University Preparation and Orientation (online) | FSA – Faculty Student Advisor
FOR VENUE LOCATIONS, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE MAP OF THE UNIVERSITY AT http://www.up.ac.za/about-up/article/258171/maps-directions OR USE GOOGLE MAPS.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2018
GROUP 23: BCom (Agribusiness Management), BCom (Econometrics), BCom (Economics) and BCom (Statistics)

Group leader: Prof S Koch       Co-organiser: Dr H Bohlmann


       Monday                 08:00–09:00                 09:00–10:00                 10:00–11:00                 11:00–12:00                 13:00–14:00                 14:00–15:00                 15:00–16:00                 16:00–16:30
      2018-01-29         Student cards                                                                                                    Student cards

                              08:00–08:45                 09:00–11:00                 11:00–11:30                 11:30–12:30                 13:30–14:30                                             14:00–16:00
                         Dean’s welcome and        Programme                  Discussion of               Meet Faculty House              Amazing Race
       Tuesday           division into groups      orientation –              regulations and             Commerci and senior             INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BUILDING: ROOM 4-3
      2018-01-30         THUTO BUILDING:           academic staff             curriculum advising         students’ experience
                         ROOM 1-2                  INFORMATION                INFORMATION                 INFORMATION
                                                   TECHNOLOGY                 TECHNOLOGY                  TECHNOLOGY
                                                   BUILDING: ROOM 4-3         BUILDING: ROOM 4-3          BUILDING: ROOM 4-3

                                  08:00–09:30                           10:30–11:30                        11:30–12:30                            13:20–14:20                           14:20–15:20                        15:30–16:30
                         Finalise registration              Counselling                         Health services                           Mentoring                         Using social media                  Presentation by
     Wednesday




                                                                                                                                  Lunch
                                                            AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM               AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM                     AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM             AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM               Dr Dumakude Nxumalo
     2018-01-31
                                                            (2-3)                               (2-3)                                     (2-3)                             (2-3)                               INFORMATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                TECHNOLOGY BUILDING:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                ROOM 4-3
                              08:00–09:30                 09:30–10:00                 10:30–11:30                 11:30–12:30                               13:30–14:30                                             14:30–16:30
      Thursday
                         Timetable explanation Work readiness                 FLY@UP                      Library session                 SAFE@UP                                             UPO, STARS and FSA services
      2018-02-01
                         AE DU TOIT            AE DU TOIT                     AE DU TOIT                  AE DU TOIT                      AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM (2-3)                         AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM (2-3)
                         AUDITORIUM (2-3)      AUDITORIUM (2-3)               AUDITORIUM (2-3)            AUDITORIUM (2-3)
                                            08:00–10:00                                             10:30–12:30                                                                         13:30–16:30
        Friday
      2018-02-02         Division into groups                                 AIM session
                         AE DU TOIT AUDITORIUM (2-3)                          TECHNICAL SERVICES BUILDING

Assistance with online registration takes place only during the scheduled time slots as indicated in the table and will be done via ‘Self Service’ in the laboratories. Technical support will be available in the
laboratory for students who experience technical problems with the registration process.

AVOID LONG QUEUES: Register yourself on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Technical support will not be available for students between 19:00 in the evenings until 07:00
in the mornings. Students’ proof of registration will be emailed to them immediately upon completion of the registration process.

Module changes: Students will also be able to do module changes on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Last date for module changes: 16 February 2018.

AIM – Academic Information Management | FLY – The Finish Line is Yours | STARS – Student Academic Readiness Survey | UPO – University Preparation and Orientation (online) | FSA – Faculty Student Advisor
FOR VENUE LOCATIONS, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE MAP OF THE UNIVERSITY AT http://www.up.ac.za/about-up/article/258171/maps-directions OR USE GOOGLE MAPS.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                University of Pretoria Universiteit van Pretoria Yunibesithi ya Pretoria
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GROUP 24: BCom (Accounting) and BCom (Accounting Sciences)

Group leader: Prof M Stiglingh        Co-organiser Ms J Joubert


       Monday                 08:00–09:00                 09:00–10:00                10:00–11:00                 11:00–12:00                  13:00–14:00                 14:00–15:00                 15:00–16:00                 16:00–16:30
      2018-01-29         Student cards                                                                                                    Student cards

                              08:00–08:45                 09:00–11:00                11:00–11:30                 11:30–12:30                                                            13:30–15:30
                         Dean’s welcome and        Programme                 Discussion of               Meet Faculty House               Amazing Race
       Tuesday
                         division into groups      orientation –             regulations and             Commerci and senior              INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BUILDING: ROOM 3-1
      2018-01-30
                         THUTO BUILDING:           academic staff            curriculum advising         students’ experience
                         ROOM 3-1                  THUTO BUILDING:           THUTO BUILDING:             THUTO BUILDING:
                                                   ROOM 3-1                  ROOM 3-1                    ROOM 3-1

                                  08:00–09:00                           9:30–11:30                        11:30–12:30                                       13:30–14:30                                             14:30–15:30
     Wednesday
                         Counselling              AIM session                                  Health services                            Mentoring                                           Presentation by a professional




                                                                                                                                  Lunch
     2018-01-31
                         THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 3-1 TECHNICAL SERVICES                           THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 3-1                   THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 3-1                            THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 3-1
                                                  BUILDING
                              08:00–09:30                 09:30–10:00                10:30–11:30                 11:30–12:30                                13:30–14:30                                             14:30–16:30
      Thursday
                         Timetable explanation Work readiness                FLY@UP                      Library session                  SAFE@UP                                             UPO, STARS and FSA services
      2018-02-01
                         THUTO BUILDING:       THUTO BUILDING:               THUTO BUILDING:             THUTO BUILDING:                  THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 3-1                            THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 3-1
                         ROOM 3-1              ROOM 3-1                      ROOM 3-1                    ROOM 3-1
                                            08:00–10:00                                            10:30–12:30                                              13:30–14:30                                             14:30–16:30
        Friday
      2018-02-02         Finalise registration                               Division into groups                                         Using social media
                                                                             THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 3-1                                     THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 3-1

Assistance with online registration takes place only during the scheduled time slots as indicated in the table and will be done via ‘Self Service’ in the laboratories. Technical support will be available in the
laboratory for students who experience technical problems with the registration process.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Orientation programme and official start of the academic year for first-year students




AVOID LONG QUEUES: Register yourself on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Technical support will not be available for students between 19:00 in the evenings until 07:00
in the mornings. Students’ proof of registration will be emailed to them immediately upon completion of the registration process.

Module changes: Students will also be able to do module changes on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Last date for module changes: 16 February 2018.

AIM – Academic Information Management | FLY – The Finish Line is Yours | STARS – Student Academic Readiness Survey | UPO – University Preparation and Orientation (online) | FSA – Faculty Student Advisor
FOR VENUE LOCATIONS, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE MAP OF THE UNIVERSITY AT http://www.up.ac.za/about-up/article/258171/maps-directions OR USE GOOGLE MAPS.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2018
GROUP 25: BCom (Financial Sciences) and BCom (Investment Management)

Group leader: Prof H van Schalkwyk           Co-organisers: Ms M Mabelane and Ms E Louw


       Monday                 08:00–09:00                 09:00–10:00                 10:00–11:00                 11:00–12:00                 13:00–14:00                 14:00–15:00                 15:00–16:00                 16:00–16:30
      2018-01-29         Student cards                                                                                                    Student cards

                              08:00–08:45                 09:00–11:00                 11:00–11:30                 11:30–12:30                                                           13:30–15:30
                         Dean’s welcome and        Programme                  Discussion of               Meet Faculty House              Amazing Race
       Tuesday
                         division into groups      orientation –              regulations and             Commerci and senior             CENTENARY BUILDING: ROOM 3
      2018-01-30
                         THUTO BUILDING:           academic staff             curriculum advising         students’ experience
                         ROOM 1-1                  THUTO BUILDING:            CENTENARY                   CENTENARY
                                                   ROOM 3                     BUILDING: ROOM 3            BUILDING: ROOM 3

                                  08:00–10:00                           10:30–11:30                        11:30–12:30                                      13:30–14:30                                             14:30–16:00
     Wednesday




                                                                                                                                  Lunch
     2018-01-31          UPO, STARS and FSA services Counselling                                Health services                           Mentoring                                           Presentation by a professional
                         THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1 THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1                      THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1                  THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1                            THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1
                              08:00–09:30                 09:30–10:00                 10:30–11:30                 11:30–12:30                               13:30–14:30                                             14:30–16:30
      Thursday
                         Timetable explanation Work readiness                 FLY@UP                      Library session                 SAFE@UP                                             Finalise registration
      2018-02-01
                         THUTO BUILDING:       THUTO BUILDING:                THUTO BUILDING:             THUTO BUILDING:                 THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1
                         ROOM 1-1              ROOM 1-1                       ROOM 1-1                    ROOM 1-1
                                            08:00–10:00                                             10:30–12:30                                             13:30–14:30                                             14:30–16:30
        Friday
      2018-02-02         AIM session                                          Division into groups                                        Using social media
                         TECHNICAL SERVICES BUILDING                          THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1                                    THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1

Assistance with online registration takes place only during the scheduled time slots as indicated in the table and will be done via ‘Self Service’ in the laboratories. Technical support will be available in the
laboratory for students who experience technical problems with the registration process.

AVOID LONG QUEUES: Register yourself on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Technical support will not be available for students between 19:00 in the evenings until 07:00
in the mornings. Students’ proof of registration will be emailed to them immediately upon completion of the registration process.

Module changes: Students will also be able to do module changes on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Last date for module changes: 16 February 2018


AIM – Academic Information Management | FLY – The Finish Line is Yours | STARS – Student Academic Readiness Survey | UPO – University Preparation and Orientation (online) | FSA – Faculty Student Advisor
FOR VENUE LOCATIONS, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE MAP OF THE UNIVERSITY AT http://www.up.ac.za/about-up/article/258171/maps-directions OR USE GOOGLE MAPS.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                University of Pretoria Universiteit van Pretoria Yunibesithi ya Pretoria
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GROUP 26: BCom (Informatics)

Group leader: Prof C de Villiers       Co-organiser: Dr M Turpin


       Monday                 08:00–09:00                 09:00–10:00                 10:00–11:00                 11:00–12:00                 13:00–14:00                 14:00–15:00                 15:00–16:00                 16:00–16:30
      2018-01-29         Student cards                                                                                                    Student cards

                              08:00–08:45                 09:00–11:00                 11:00–11:30                 11:30–12:30                                                           13:30–15:30
                         Dean’s welcome and        Programme                  Discussion of               Meet Faculty House              Amazing Race
       Tuesday
                         division into groups      orientation –              regulations and             Commerci and senior             CENTENARY BUILDING: ROOM 4
      2018-01-30
                         THUTO BUILDING:           academic staff             curriculum advising         students’ experiences
                         ROOM 1-1                  CENTENARY                  CENTENARY                   CENTENARY
                                                   BUILDING: ROOM 4           BUILDING: ROOM 4            BUILDING: ROOM 4

                                  08:00–10:00                           10:30–11:30                        11:30–12:30                                      13:30–14:30                                             14:30–16:30
     Wednesday




                                                                                                                                  Lunch
     2018-01-31          UPO, STARS and FSA services Counselling                                Health services                           Mentoring                                           AIM session
                         THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1 THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1                      THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1                  THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1                            TECHNICAL SERVICES BUILDING
                              08:00–09:30                 09:30–10:00                 10:30–11:30                 11:30–12:30                               13:30–14:30                                             14:30–16:30
      Thursday
                         Timetable explanation Work readiness                 FLY@UP                      Library session                 SAFE@UP                                             Finalise registration
      2018-02-01
                         THUTO BUILDING:       THUTO BUILDING:                THUTO BUILDING:             THUTO BUILDING:                 THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1
                         ROOM 1-1              ROOM 1-1                       ROOM 1-1                    ROOM 1-1
                                            09:00–10:00                                             10:30–12:30                                             13:30–14:30                                             14:30–16:30
        Friday
      2018-02-02         Presentation by a professional                       Division into groups                                        Using social media
                         CENTENARY BUILDING: ROOM 4                           THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1                                    THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1

Assistance with online registration takes place only during the scheduled time slots as indicated in the table and will be done via ‘Self Service’ in the laboratories. Technical support will be available in the
laboratory for students who experience technical problems with the registration process.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Orientation programme and official start of the academic year for first-year students




AVOID LONG QUEUES: Register yourself on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Technical support will not be available for students between 19:00 in the evenings until 07:00
in the mornings. Students’ proof of registration will be emailed to them immediately upon completion of the registration process.

Module changes: Students will also be able to do module changes on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Last date for module changes: 16 February 2018.


AIM – Academic Information Management | FLY – The Finish Line is Yours | STARS – Student Academic Readiness Survey | UPO – University Preparation and Orientation (online) | FSA – Faculty Student Advisor
FOR VENUE LOCATIONS, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE MAP OF THE UNIVERSITY AT http://www.up.ac.za/about-up/article/258171/maps-directions OR USE GOOGLE MAPS.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2018
GROUP 27: BCom Law

Group leader: Prof H Coetzee


       Monday                 08:00–09:00               09:00–10:00                 10:00–11:00              11:00–12:00                      13:00–14:00                 14:00–15:00                 15:00–16:00                 16:00–16:30
      2018-01-29
                         Student cards                                                                                                    Student cards

                              08:00–08:45               09:00–10:00                 10:00–11:00              11:00–13:00                                                                14:00–16:00
                         Economic and         Law Dean’s welcome             Career information        AIM session                        Programme information (non-law electives)
       Tuesday           Management Sciences THUTO BUILDING:                 THUTO BUILDING:           TECHNICAL SERVICES                 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BUILDING: ROOM 2-24
      2018-01-30         Dean’s welcome and   ROOM 1-2                       ROOM 1-2                  BUILDING
                         division into groups
                         THUTO BUILDING:
                         ROOM 1-2

                                  08:00–09:00                         09:00–10:00                        10:30–12:30                              13:30–14:30                           14:30–15:30                        15:30–16:30
                         Mentoring                Library session                              Ethics and the legal                       Health services          Counselling                                  SAFE@UP
     Wednesday
                         THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-2 THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-2                     profession, first years’ oath,             THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-2 THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-2                     THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-2
     2018-01-31
                                                                                               code of conduct, use of social




                                                                                                                                  Lunch
                                                                                               media
                                                                                               THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-2
                                  08:00–10:00                         10:30–11:30                        11:30–12:00                                        13:00–14:00                                             14:00–16:00
      Thursday
                         UPO, STARS and FSA services FLY@UP                                    Work readiness                             Timetable explanation                               Amazing Race
      2018-02-01
                         THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-2 THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-2                     THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-2                   INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BUILDING:                    THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-2
                                                                                                                                          ROOM 2-24
                                  08:00–10:00                         10:00–11:00                        11:30–12:30                                        13:00–15:00                                             15:00–16:30
                         Law student life (Moots, Legal Law’s role in South African            Using social media                         Division into groups
        Friday
                         Shebeen, PSLR, SLSJ, SDAP,     society                                THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-2                   INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BUILDING:
      2018-02-02
                         Constitutional Tribunal and    THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-2                                                          ROOM 2-24
                         Law House)
                         THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-2

Assistance with online registration takes place only during the scheduled time slots as indicated in the table and will be done via ‘Self Service’ in the laboratories. Technical support will be available in the
laboratory for students who experience technical problems with the registration process.

AVOID LONG QUEUES: Register yourself on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Technical support will not be available for students between 19:00 in the evenings until 07:00
in the mornings. Students’ proof of registration will be emailed to them immediately upon completion of the registration process.

Module changes: Students will also be able to do module changes on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Last date for module changes: 16 February 2018.

AIM – Academic Information Management | FLY – The Finish Line is Yours | STARS – Student Academic Readiness Survey | UPO – University Preparation and Orientation (online) | FSA – Faculty Student Advisor
FOR VENUE LOCATIONS, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE MAP OF THE UNIVERSITY AT http://www.up.ac.za/about-up/article/258171/maps-directions OR USE GOOGLE MAPS.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                University of Pretoria Universiteit van Pretoria Yunibesithi ya Pretoria
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GROUP 28: BCom Own Choice

Group leader: Prof J Oberholster


       Monday                 08:00–09:00                 09:00–10:00                 10:00–11:00                 11:00–12:00                 13:00–14:00                 14:00–15:00                 15:00–16:00                 16:00–16:30
      2018-01-29         Student cards                                                                                                    Student cards

                              08:00–08:45                 09:00–11:00                 11:00–11:30                 11:30–12:30                                                           13:30–15:30
                         Dean’s welcome and        Programme                  Discussion of               Meet Faculty House              Amazing Race
       Tuesday
                         division into groups      orientation –              regulations and             Commerci and senior             CENTENARY BUILDING: ROOM 5
      2018-01-30
                         THUTO BUILDING:           academic staff             curriculum advising         students’ experiences
                         ROOM 1-1                  CENTENARY                  CENTENARY                   CENTENARY
                                                   BUILDING: ROOM 5           BUILDING: ROOM 5            BUILDING: ROOM 5

                                  08:00–10:00                           10:30–11:30                        11:30–12:30                                      13:30–14:30                                             14:40–16:00
     Wednesday




                                                                                                                                  Lunch
     2018-01-31          UPO, STARS and FSA services Counselling                                Health services                           Mentoring                                           AIM session
                         THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1 THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1                      THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1                  THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1                            TECHNICAL SERVICES BUILDING
                              08:00–09:30                 09:30–10:00                 10:30–11:30                 11:30–12:30                               13:30–14:30                                             14:30–16:30
      Thursday
                         Timetable explanation Work readiness                 FLY@UP                      Library session                 SAFE@UP                                             Finalise registration
      2018-02-01
                         THUTO BUILDING:       THUTO BUILDING:                THUTO BUILDING:             THUTO BUILDING:                 THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1
                         ROOM 1-1              ROOM 1-1                       ROOM 1-1                    ROOM 1-1
                                            09:00–10:00                                             10:30–12:30                                             13:30–14:30                                             14:30–16:30
        Friday
      2018-02-02         Presentation by a professional                       Division into groups                                        Using social media
                         CENTENARY BUILDING: ROOM 5                           CENTENARY BUILDING: ROOM 5                                  THUTO BUILDING: ROOM 1-1

Assistance with online registration takes place only during the scheduled time slots as indicated in the table and will be done via ‘Self Service’ in the laboratories. Technical support will be available in the
laboratory for students who experience technical problems with the registration process.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Orientation programme and official start of the academic year for first-year students




AVOID LONG QUEUES: Register yourself on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Technical support will not be available for students between 19:00 in the evenings until 07:00
in the mornings. Students’ proof of registration will be emailed to them immediately upon completion of the registration process.

Module changes: Students will also be able to do module changes on ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Last date for module changes: 16 February 2018.

AIM – Academic Information Management | FLY – The Finish Line is Yours | STARS – Student Academic Readiness Survey | UPO – University Preparation and Orientation (online) | FSA – Faculty Student Advisor
FOR VENUE LOCATIONS, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE MAP OF THE UNIVERSITY AT http://www.up.ac.za/about-up/article/258171/maps-directions OR USE GOOGLE MAPS.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2018
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