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Cradle Coast Orientation Program

Welcome and Orientation Week for Semester 1, 2021 runs from Monday 15 -  Sunday 21 February.

We will host a variety of events, activities and information sessions to help you on your way to a successful future.

It is strongly recommended that all commencing students attend the Welcome and Orientation sessions. Attending your College Orientation is a vital part of introduction to uni. We also recommend you explore the workshops, info sessions and events available across this program.

Not sure which welcome sessions you should be attending? Simply find your program area below to identify which college you belong to, or visit the Learning Lounge and connect with our support staff in real time. Drop in and chat with the team between 2- 6pm,  Monday - Friday,

Start your UTAS journey by exploring UniStart

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UniStartReleased 5 Jan
MyLO
A self-paced introduction to University supported by live sessions. The unit guides you through the key tasks of enrolling, understanding UTAS systems, planning your semester and making connections with students and staff. UniStart offers a deeper dive into the academic environment. Self-paced and supported, the unit introduces key university concepts and develops skills such as critical thinking and academic reading and writing. This unit will also introduce you to ongoing student support and resources.

*Program is subject to changes, please check regularly. All sessions are delivered in Australian Eastern Daylight Time.

Start your University of Tasmania journey - Key Events

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University Campus Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb 
9.30 - 10.30am
Lawn
Cradle Coast Campus

pulingina tu University of lutruwita (Welcome to the University of Tasmania).

A local member of the Tasmanian Aboriginal community will welcome you to Burnie in palawa kani (Tasmanian Aboriginal language) while sharing with you the ancient Aboriginal history of lutruwita/Tasmania, the place that many of you now call home.

We will welcome and introduce you to the top things you should do this week and provide you with a facilitated morning tea.

Register here

Your college / course induction Wednesday 17 Feb
10.30am - 12pm
Cradle Coast Campus
Attending your University welcome session for your college is a vital part of your introduction.
Find your course area below.
Orientation expo and lunch Wednesday 17 Feb 
12pm - 2pm
Courtyard
Cradle Coast Campus

Join us for a networking picnic lunch whilst listening to some live music by Jacob and Laura.

This is your chance to join a campus tour, meet local exhibitors and participate in workshops with:

- Tasmania University Student Association
- Queer Student Society
- Riawunna
- Sustainability

Day of Service

Saturday 20 Feb
9.30am  - 3pm

Meet 9.30am Mooreville Road Campus and 9.40am at West Park Apartments

Join our community of volunteers and help out at the inaugural University of Tasmania Day of Service.  Contribute to our local Cradle Coast community and meet some new people whist volunteering in the beautiful Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden.

Register Here

Your College Orientation

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Steps to Success for first year Nursing students: What's uni like

Wednesday 3 Feb – 4 Feb

Multiple Sessions

Online

Find out what to expect from uni level studies, how to manage your time, plan your study and learn effectively for Nursing. Also find out where and how to get help if you need it. This is an opportunity to ask any questions you have before semester starts!

Please register for one of these sessions:

Wednesday  1- 2pm    Register Here

Thursday10am - 11am Register Here

School of Nursing Tuesday 9 Feb
9am - 5pm
Rm D201-D203
Cradle Coast Campus
During orientation you will be provided with crucial information to prepare you for the start of your career, and be introduced to local services and facilities.  All students are expected to attend.  We look forward to meeting you.
Register Here
Exploring UTAS systems/resources: a hands on session for Nursing students

Wednesday 10 - 11 Feb

Multiple sessions

B125 Computer lab

Cradle Coast Campus

Please register for one of these sessions:
Wednesday 2pm – 2.50pm Register Here
Wednesday 4pm – 4.50pm Register Here

Thursday 12pm – 12.50pm Register Here

Thursday 3pm – 3.50pm Register Here

Riawunna Orientation Program Monday 15 Feb
12pm - 3.30pm
Rm B159, Bld B
Cradle Coast Campus
Riawunna Orientation Program
Bachelor of Social Work with Honours & Master of Social Work (Qualifying) Course Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
9am - 11am
Online
On-line Q&A session for students across degree programs to drop in, ask questions and meet the Social Work Team.  This event is compulsory.

Register Here
Bachelor of Arts Orientation (includes Associate Degree in Arts & Diploma of Arts) Course Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
9.30am - 10.30am
Online
Join Course Coordinator Dr Nicholas Hookway for an introduction the the Bachelor of Arts, Associate Degree in Arts and Diploma of Arts.  This event is compulsory

Register Here
School of Education Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
10am -12pm
Online
An introduction to University life, expectations at University, understanding your timetable, time management, and advice to prepare for the journey you are embarking on. Opportunity to meet and interact with new students, current students, and staff. Specific Education course information and insight will be provided. This event is compulsory.

Register Here
Bachelor of Justice Studies Course Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
10.30am - 11.30am
Online

Join Dr Matt Killingsworth, Course Coordinator of the Bachelor of Justice Studies, for a live Q&A session, where you can find out everything you need to know about the Bachelor of Justice Studies.  This event is compulsory.

Associate Degree in Education Support and Undergraduate Certificate in Education, Bachelor of Education (Primary), Bachelor of Education (Adult and Applied Learning) and Master of Teaching Degree Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
12.30pm - 2pm
Online
Welcome and course specific information for students enrolled in these courses. This event is compulsory.

Register Here
Bachelor of Social Work with Honours and Master of Social Work (Qualifying) Course Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
10.30am - 12pm
Rm, D203 Bld D
Cradle Coast Campus 
In person Q&A session for students across degree programs to drop in, ask questions and meet the Social Work Team. We also encourage you to join the online zoom session from 9 – 11am on Tuesday 16 February to find out more information.

Register Here
Arts, Law and Education Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
10.30am - 12pm
Rm D201 and D202, Bld D
Cradle Coast Campus
An introduction to University life and an opportunity to meet and interact with new students and staff on-campus after joining the course specific live sessions to be held on Tuesday 16 February.

Register Here
UCommence Wednesday 17 Feb
10.30am - 12pm
Outside courtyard
Cradle Coast Campus
A welcome to University College and the course. Meet your teachers in person, participate in Q & A. You will get an overview of supports and resources and a quick tour of our rooms and facilities.

Register Here
University Preparation Program, Diploma of University Studies and Diploma of Pharmacy Studies Wednesday 17 Feb
10.30am - 12pm  
A115 Seminar Rm 2, Bld A
Cradle Coast Campus
Q & A Event. This session provides an opportunity to meet your teachers in person and chat with them about your situation, your enrolment, the area of study you’d like to pursue, or any other questions you may have.

Register Here
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics Undergraduate Orientation Thursday 18 Feb
9.30am - 10.30am
Online
College Orientation session for students commencing non-accounting postgraduate courses with TSBE.  

Register Here
Bachelor of Psychological Science Orientation Thursday 18 Feb
1pm - 2.30pm
Online
Join the Zoom session here
This online session will provide you with information about what to expect in your first year in psychology.  While this session is aimed at those doing the Bachelor of Psychological Science, anyone commencing in psychology is welcome to join.  There will be the opportunity to ask questions at the end of the session.

Workshops and info sessions - Get ready to start your studies and set yourself up for success

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Enrolment help drop in sessions Monday 15 Feb - Friday 19 Feb
2pm - 5pm
Student Services Counter,  Bld D
Cradle Coast Campus
Need help, or would like to make sure your enrolment is correct? Drop in to UConnect and see our friendly staff.
Print your ID and Access Cards  Monday 15 Feb - Friday 19 Feb
9am - 5pm
Student Services Counter
Cradle Coast Campus
Print your ID and access cards.
Steps to Success: What is Uni like? Monday 15 Feb
3pm - 4pm
Online

Join us for an introduction on what to expect, how to manage and succeed in your studies, and how to navigate the online learning system (MyLO).

Register here

Steps to Success: Returning to Study - What is Uni like? Tuesday 16 Feb
7.30pm - 8.30pm
Online

Join us for an introduction on what to expect, for students juggling work or family commitments, or who are returning to study after a break.

Register here

Welcome Point Wednesday 17 Feb
8.30am - 2pm
Entry to D Block
Cradle Coast Campus
Welcome to the Cradle Coast Campus. Community Engagement Leaders will be on hand to welcome you to your new campus, provide campus tours and give you a run down on the days events
Steps to Success: What is Uni like? Wednesday 17 Feb
1pm - 2pm
Computer Lab Bld B
Cradle Coast Campus
Join us in person for an introduction on what to expect and how to manage and succeed in your studies, and get some hands-on help with the online learning system (MyLO).  Numbers limited.

Register Here
Steps to Success: What is Uni like? Thursday 18 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online

Join us for an introduction on what to expect, how to manage and succeed in your studies, and how to navigate the online learning system (MyLO).

Register here

Cultural Experience Wednesday 24 Feb
10.30am - 12pm
Outside Riawunna Centre on the grass
Cradle Coast Campus
Join us outside the Riawunna Centre on the grass to participate in a Tasmanian Aboriginal cultural experience.
2021 Welcome Brunch Monday 22 Feb
8.30 - 11.30am
Cafe Courtyard
Cradle Coast Campus
Start the semester right with a catered brunch and a chance to meet other students.

Register Here
Steps to Success: Explore UTAS Systems Tuesday 23 Feb
11.30am - 12pm
Rm B125 Bld B
Cradle Coast Campus
Get some hands on help navigating the computer systems students commonly use, and ask any general questions you may have.

Register Here
Communities, Clubs and Societies and Market Day Wednesday 24 Feb
11.30am - 1.30pm
Cafe Courtyard
Cradle Coast Campus
Join us for a day showcasing local community organisations and Clubs and Societies with entertainment from local musician Clinton Hutton.  Student Living will also be supporting a few taster workshops and events, with PVC Jim Cavaye cooking up a tasty BBQ lunch.
Register Here
Steps to Success: Explore UTAS Systems Thursday 25 Feb
11.30am - 12pm
Rm B125 Bld B
Cradle Coast Campus
Get some hands on help navigating the computer systems students commonly use, and ask any general questions you may have.

Register Here