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Orientation helps you get ahead before you even begin


Orientation Sessions

Compulsory orientation sessions are held at the beginning of every trimester. These are usually held on campus but in the current environment we are holding  orientation sessions online for you.

Please check the event details under your campus below on this page and ensure you register for the correct event.

The Online Orientation will take you through all you need to know about your:

  • Studies
  • Support available to you
  • Campus facilities

Orientation is a great opportunity to:

  • Meet your library and academic skills teams
  • Find out about support available to you
  • Learn about student tools (like Blackboard and My Account)
  • Get to know your campus team via the online campus booths

We know that students who attend Orientation are far more likely to succeed in their studies.

Meet your Academics and get to know your course schedule will be published during your Orientation session

To see how to navigate your online orientation simply watch below.

International students

 

As an international student you must attend Orientation as part of your visa requirements. These sessions will be held online for this Trimester so jump into the International booth when your Orientation is live to chat with the team and find out more about how we can support you in Australia.

Access Trimester 3 Orientation OnDemand now

 

Did you attend Orientation? Was there something you'd like to go over again?

You can now watch the OnDemand recording of your initial Orientation now. Jump online here and using your inital registration details you can rewatch your Orientation.

Or did you miss it and want to catch up?

You can now register to watch the OnDemand recording of the Orientation sessions now. Jump online here and create your registration and then you can watch your Orientation in your own time.

Plan: Set your goals

Ask yourself: What are you here to achieve?

Take time to write down your goals and refer to them often.

These will keep you focused on completing your assignments with your bigger purpose in mind.

Goal-setting is also a great skill to have in the workplace. Get into the habit now with a goal-setting tool that works for you.


Top study tips


Life: Make a budget

From study materials to groceries to entertainment, balancing your expenses at any age can be a juggle.

Never fear! Creating a budget early will give you the confidence to pursue your goals without worry.

Check out these resources designed to help students manage their finances.


Have you considered?

You may be eligible to receive Government support while you are studying.

Contact Centrelink directly to find out.


 

Get the most out of your studies

After you receive your timetable you can develop your study schedule.

A schedule is a great way to manage the time you'll need for study, classes and other commitments. It will help you plan for assignments and exams, and ensure there's enough time for other life activities. Follow the simple steps below.

5 steps to create a study schedule

  1. Check your Confirmation of Class Enrolment, which was sent to you when you enrolled.
  2. Block out your timetable commitments on your schedule, i.e., lectures and tutorials and your other commitments such as work, sport and social activities.
  3. Work out when your most effective study times are (morning or evening?) and block out study periods for each of your subjects.
  4. Mark important dates such as assignment due dates and exams to make sure you have enough study time planned in the lead-up.
  5. Schedule regular breaks when studying, whether it’s going for a walk or getting a coffee. It will help you stay motivated.