ACTIVITIES AND RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS
RNCM RESEARCH IN PROGRESS SEMINAR
For the last Research in Progress seminar of the academic year we welcome Harvey Davies, who’ll discuss his ongoing research on the life and work of Arnold Cooke. It starts at 4.15pm on Wednesday 1 July. Staff and students can register to take part via this Zoom link and the general public can watch live via YouTube.
Led by Michelle Phillips, join staff and students for an online tea break each weekday during term time at 11am.
Showcasing the work of our staff, students and alumni via news, interviews and performances from our archives. Tune in each Tuesday at 1pm.
Live and pre-recorded performances from staff and students can be seen on our Facebook channel at 1.15pm every Monday and Thursday. Our Performance and Programming Team is accepting proposals of 10-15 minutes to be broadcast throughout the Summer Term. Email your ideas (including repertoire and personnel) to Will Purcell.
NEW BODY WARM-UP SESSIONS
Start your day well and join us for a 20-minute whole-body warm-up at 9am (BST) every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday on Moodle. Open to all students, these sessions will be led by Bethan Rhys Wiliam (Tutor in Physical Awareness, Movement and Dance) and Kenan Ali (Tutor in Stage Combat). If you can’t make 9am, the videos will be available to view afterwards.
RNCM WELLBEING: ON YOUR MIND
Join the RNCM Wellbeing team for a 45-minute group chat every Friday at 2.15pm on Zoom. They’ll be discussing some strategies to keep you motivated and to optimse your learning and resilience during this pandemic. Sessions are available for up to 10 students on a first-come, first-served basis and sign-up sheets will be emailed during the week.
Join flautist Hannah Peverell at 10am tomorrow (Tuesday 30 June) for a 25-minute full body workout via Zoom. There’ll also be a Zumba session at the same time on Wednesday (1 July), details of which can be found here.
Join Maureen Wray every Friday between 12 and 1.15pm for her weekly yoga session. Full details can be found on Asimut.
Don’t forget that additional resources and useful FAQs are available to students. These include:
We’re pleased to announce a new partnership with nkoda, providing staff and students with access to 500 years of sheet music. Described as Spotify for scores, nkoda was founded by Lorenzo Brewer at the age of 19 and now boasts almost 100,000 titles on its platform. It’s also the first and only company to license the entire catalogues of over 115 publishers including Boosey & Hawkes, Breitkopf, Chester, Ricordi, Faber, and Novello.
ADDITIONAL STUDENT RESOURCES
Students can now access lots of additional learning material to help you make the most of your Summer Term. Moodle’s new Student Resources section also includes links to join extra tutorials to develop your critical thinking, a suggested timetable to help you structure your time, and ideas of entertainment and ways to relax.
AUTUMN TERM FAQs
Students will have received an email from the Principal on Friday 5 June outlining plans for the Autumn Term. Further information will be given over the Summer as the College responds to Government advice regarding social distancing. In the meantime, please visit this list of Frequently Asked Questions which will be updated regularly over the coming weeks.
TUITION FEES FAQs
Following our statement on tuition fees for the academic year 2019/20 (sent via email and published on Moodle, dated Thursday 23 April), some of you have been in touch with additional questions and concerns. We’ve compiled these into a list of Frequently Asked Questions, which we hope will add further clarity to the current situation.
TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT FAQs
We’ve also compiled a detailed list of Frequently Asked Questions for undergraduate teaching and assessment this term. Please take time to read these, especially if you’re a final year student.
COPING WITH LOCKDOWN
A section dedicated to supporting students’ health and wellbeing during lockdown has been added to Moodle. And as well as our in-house support, don't forget that external counselling is also available for you if you need additional support. Care First is an online resource offering immediate, free of charge, information, answers and advice to a range of issues. Details of how to access this can be found here.