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Hobart Welcome and Orientation Program

Semester 1, Welcome and Orientation Week runs from 15 Feb - 18 Feb

(Monday is a Public Holiday in Hobart)

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

It is a requirement for newly commencing students to attend your Welcome and Orientation sessions. Attending your course welcome is a vital part of your introduction to your College and your studies. We also recommend you explore the workshop, info sessions and events available across this program.

Not sure which welcome session to attend? Need help understanding your timetable or navigating MyLO? Visit the Learning Lounge and chat with an online peer mentor and current successful student in real time. During Orientation, drop in between 2pm and 6pm, Monday to Friday.

*Program is subject to changes please check regularly. All sessions are delivered in Australian Eastern Daylight Time. Due to COVID restrictions, on-campus Orientations require registration and numbers will be limited, so please register early to secure your place.

Key Events

EventDetailsDescription
Welcome Point  Tuesday 15 - Friday 25 February

pulingina tu University of lutruwita/ Tasmania.

Drop in and get tips to make the most of Orientation Week and starting uni, and get to know your way around campus with a tour from one of our Student Community Engagement Leaders.

Your college / course induction Tuesday 15 - Friday 18 February
Sandy Bay and Hobart CBD
Attending the University Welcome Session for your course is a vital part of your College introduction.
  Not sure which welcome sessions you should be attending? Find your program area below to identify your college.
Arts, Law and Education | Health and Medicine | Sciences and Engineering and Australian Maritime College | Business and Economics | University College
Tasmanian Aboriginal Cultural Experiences Monday 14 - Friday 18 February
Multiple Sessions
Riawunna Centre
Sandy Bay
Cultural Welcoming Ceremony and Walk shop
Register
Tasmanian Aboriginal Cultural Activities
Register
Explore Tasmanian Aboriginal knowledges and Culture with our Riawunna team during Orientation Week. Participate in the Cultural Welcoming Ceremony and Walkshop, join Cultural Activities and stop to view the outdoor cultural videos playing throughout the week.
Day of Community Service Friday 18 February
10am - 4pm
Stanley Burbury LT, University Centre
Register
Volunteer with us!  Meet new people, learn more about lutruwita/ Tasmania, and contribute to your local community through volunteering. Lunch and transport provided – you just need to register.
Friday Night Event: West End Summer Festival  Friday 18 February
4- 8pm
Swisherr Hoops, (Old K&D)
103 Melville Street, Hobart CBD
Register

Your key social event for Orientation Week.

Join us in kicking off Semester with performances, live music, food trucks, street art and sport.

Clubs and Societies Day Wednesday 23 February
2 - 7.30pm
Rugby Oval
Sandy Bay
Register

Get ready for the biggest event of the year! Sign up for Clubs & Societies, grab some free swagger and find out what's on offer while you're at uni.

Get hyped for a day filled with fun - live music, food and entertainment!

Welcome Dinners Join your Welcome Dinner
5 - 8pm
Devils Dinner Tues, 22 Feb Register
Tigers Dinner Thurs, 24 Feb Register
Eagles Dinner Tues, 1 March Register
Dragons Dinner Thurs, 3 March Register

Calling all Tigers, Devils, Sea Dragons and Eagles! You are invited to join our annual Community Dinner.

If you were born in:
Dec, Jan or Feb, you're a Devil
March, April or May - Tigers
Jun, Jul or Aug - Eagles
Sep, Oct or Nov - Sea Dragons

Registrations are essential and places are limited.

International

EventDetailsDescription
International students: Starting your studies online from your home country Tuesday 15  February
3 - 4pm
Online
Register
An online session with International Student Advisers about how to prepare for your first semester of study online from your home country.
International students: Connecting you with your life and studies in Hobart, Tasmania Friday 18 February
9 -10am
Stanley Burbury LT, University Centre
Sandy Bay
Register
Meet the international student support team and experience making connections with new people to help you succeed in your life and studies in Hobart.

Arts, Law and Education

EventDetailsDescription
Diploma of Family History Course Welcome Wednesday 9 February
MyLO
Orientation for this course will be taking place within MyLO, before we commence on 9 February.  If you have any questions beforehand, please use the College of Arts, Law and Education discussion boards on the UniStart MyLO site to get in touch with us.

Bachelor of Justice Studies Degree Welcome

Tuesday 15 February
10 - 11.30am
Rm 229, Law Bld
Sandy Bay
Register
A welcome to students in the Bachelor of Justice Studies, and 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.
Bachelor of Arts, Associate Degree in Arts and Diploma of Arts On-Campus Induction   Tuesday 15 February
10am - 12pm
Stanley Burbury LT, University Centre
Sandy Bay
Register
Your introduction to course structure, what you can expect and where the Bachelor of Arts can take you.  Students who will be studying the Bachelor of Arts, Associate Degree in Arts or Diploma of Arts by distance are expected to attend this event.  Students who are on a pathway to Arts, such as the Diploma of University Studies, are welcome to attend.
Education Orientation for Master of Teaching and Bachelor of Arts and Master of Teaching (vertical double degree) Tuesday 15 February
10am - 2pm
Rm 210, Chemistry Bld
Sandy Bay
Register

An introduction to University life, expectations at university, course information, understanding your timetable, time management, and advice. Meet and interact with new students, current students, and staff.

Diploma of Languages Course Welcome Tuesday 15 February
11am - 12pm
Online
Register
An introduction to our Languages program with Course Coordinator, Dr Taufiq Tanasaldy. This event is compulsory.
Creative Arts and Media Course Welcome Tuesday 15 February
11am - 12pm
Online
Register
The Heads of Discipline in Music, Media, Fine Arts and Theatre will welcome students commencing in a Creative Arts and Media degree and offer insight into student life in the Creative Arts.   There will be opportunity to ask course specific questions. This event is compulsory.
Diploma of Paralegal Practice Course Welcome Tuesday 15 February
11am - 12pm
Online
Register
A welcome to students and an introduction to the study of law, the Diploma of Paralegal Practice and your progression through it.  This event is compulsory.
Bachelor of Laws Orientation  Tuesday 15 February
2 -3.30pm 
LT 1, Law Bld
Sandy Bay
Register
A welcome to students and an introduction to the study of law, the Bachelor of Laws course and your progression through it.  This event is compulsory. Students who are enrolled in the Diploma of Paralegal Practice are welcome to attend, noting that more specific information about this degree program will be provided at the online session scheduled for Tuesday 15 February 11am – 12 pm.
Creative Art and Media onsite Orientation activities Tuesday 15 February
1pm, 2pm or 3pm - 6pm (choose your start time)
Choose your start location
Hunter St, Hedberg and the Media School
Register

Discover the School of Creative Arts and Media through our onsite Orientation activities:

* Join the rolling tours of the Media School (meet at the main entrance to the Mercury building in Salamanca Place), the Hedberg (meet at the Collins Street entrance) and the Hunter Street campus (meet at the Hunter Street entrance) commencing at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm at each site.

* Mingle with staff and students at the Hunter Street campus at 4pm over a sausage sizzle

* End the day with a big welcome from the Head of School at Hunter Street in the Dechaineux Lecture Theatre at 5pm.

Bachelor of Justice Studies Course Welcome Thursday 17 February
12.30 -2pm
Online
Register
A welcome to students in the Bachelor of Justice Studies, and 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.
Bachelor of Laws Orientation BBQThursday 17 February
12.30pm - 2pm
Law Courtyard, Law Bld
Register
Mingle with current and commencing law students and staff at a BBQ social event.
Bachelor of Laws Course Welcome Thursday 17 February
2pm - 3.30pm
Online
Register

A welcome to students and an introduction to the study of law, the Bachelor of Laws course and your progression through it.  This event is compulsory. Students who are enrolled in the Diploma of Paralegal Practice are welcome to attend, noting that more specific information about this degree program will be provided at the online session scheduled for Tuesday 15 February 11am – 12 pm.

Bachelor of Arts, Associate Degree in Arts and Diploma of Arts Course Welcome Thursday 17 February
10am - 11.30am
Online
Register
Your introduction to course structure, what you can expect and where the Bachelor of Arts can take you.  Students who will be studying the Bachelor of Arts, Associate Degree in Arts or Diploma of Arts by distance are expected to attend this event.  Students who are on a pathway to Arts, such as the Diploma of University Studies, are welcome to attend.
Welcome to Social Work On-Campus Induction
(A4S years 1, 2, 3 & 4 R7O years 1 & 2)
Thursday 17 February
10am - 1.30pm
Stanley Burbury LT, University Centre
Sandy Bay
Register

It is a requirement for new and continuing BSW with Honours and MSW(Q) students to attend on-campus induction sessions in Orientation Week. You will receive essential information about your social work studies and there will be time for you to ask questions. Meet teaching staff and your peers ahead of the start of semester. There will also be an additional, compulsory Zoom (online) information and Q&A session about field education (placements) in week 1 of Semester 1. More information will be provided about all of these sessions closer to the date.

Education Course Welcome Thursday 17 February
10am- 2pm
Online
Register

Orientation for Bachelor of Education (Applied Learning), Bachelor of Education (Primary), Bachelor of Education (Secondary) and Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education, Associate Degree in Education Support. 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..

Tourism, Environmental and Cultural Heritage Course Welcome Thursday 17 February
2 - 3.30pm
Online
Register
This session will outline the teaching mode, field trips, degree expectations and opportunities for students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master programs.
Social Work Online Orientation
(for those unable to attend compulsory on-campus induction due to illness, emergency, family or caring duties)
Thursday 17 February
3 - 4pm
Online
Register
New and continuing BSW with Honours and MSW(Q) students are required to attend induction. You will receive essential information about your social work studies and there will be time for you to ask questions. Meet teaching staff and your peers ahead of the start of semester.

Health and Medicine

EventDetailsDescription
Nursing Orientation Monday 10 - Wednesday 12 January  
9.30am - 1pm
Rm 214
Domain
Register
Join us for vital information to assist you to prepare for intensive 1 which occurs in the week following Orientation. We are offering multiple sessions with your attendance only required at one. Please register for your preferred day. Places are limited.
Bachelor of Nursing - Online Orientation Thursday 13 January
9.30 - 10.30am
Online
Register
This online Orientation is for students who were unable to join us on campus in Tasmania or online in Sydney and will provide vital information to assist you to prepare for intensive 1 which occurs in the week following Orientation.
Tasmanian Rural Pre-Orientation Tuesday 15 February
9am - 3pm
Rm 207, Bld MS1
Medical Science Precinct
Register
An opportunity for students living in Tasmania in the RA3-5 area to participate in an introductory program and meet other rural students.
MBBS International Pre-Orientation Tuesday 15 February
9am - 3pm
Rm to be announced
Medical Science Precinct
Register
An opportunity for the incoming international cohort to familiarise themselves with staff and each other, before the main MBBS orientation.
Postgraduate Nursing Orientation Tuesday 15 February
12 - 1.30pm
Online
Register
This is an opportunity for you to engage with the School. We understand that embarking on the next step and studying again after a few years out of university can be daunting. We want you to feel confident and have all the information you need to be successful.
Bachelor of Paramedicine Orientation Tuesday 15 February
10am - 3pm
Rm 115, Bld MS2
Medical Science Precinct
Register

Course specific Orientation Day for Bachelor of Paramedicine students.

Please contact paramedic.practice53A@utas.edu.au if you are not able to attend.

Bachelor of Medicine (MBBS) Orientation

Wednesday 16 - Friday 18 February
8.45am - 4pm
Rm 115, Bld MS2
Medical Science Precinct
Register 

Course specific Orientation for MBBS students. This is a compulsory 3 day event.

Provision of  course information and tour of learning and teaching facilities.

Bachelor of Medical Research Orientation

Wednesday 16 - Thursday 17 February
10am - 4pm
Rm 105 LT1, Bld MS1
Medical Science Precinct
Register Day 1

Register Day 2

Course specific introduction and Orientation for Bachelor of Medical Research Students.

Register for Day 1(10-12:30pm) and Day 2 (10-4pm) to attend the full program

Please contact the Course Coordinator if you are not able to attend (renee.ross@utas.edu.au)

Bachelor of Pharmacy with Applied Honours Orientation  Thursday 17 February
10am - 1pm
Rm 210, Chemistry Bld
Sandy Bay
Register
This is a very important event for new students as it provides vital information that will assist you in your first year at Pharmacy and beyond.  All students are expected to attend. We look forward to meeting you and wishing you all the best for your studies.
Bachelor of Psychological Sciences Orientation Thursday 17 February
2 - 3.30pm
Stanley Burbury LT, University Centre
Sandy Bay
Register
This 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 over afternoon tea.

Sciences and Engineering

EventDetailsDescription
College Welcome Wednesday 16 February
1 - 1.45pm
Online
Register
Official welcome to Sciences and Engineering by Executive Dean of the College, an introduction to College, Schools/Institutes and structure of the day. We encourage all students to attend and look forward to meeting you online.
Agricultural Science Degree Welcome Wednesday 16 February
2 - 3pm
Online
Register
A welcome and overview for all students commencing S4A Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honours course. Your course coordinator Associate Professor Kara Barry will take you through the course structure, your learning opportunities and answer your questions.
Architecture and Built Environments Degree Welcome Wednesday 16 February
2 - 3pm
Online
Register
A welcome and overview for all students commencing P3H Bachelor of Architecture and Built Environments course. Your course coordinator will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.
Design Degree Welcome Wednesday 16 February
2 - 3pm
Online
Register
A welcome and overview for all students commencing in P3I Bachelor of Design and Z2E Associate Degree Applied Design. Your course coordinators will take you through the course structure, learning experiences and opportunities, and answer any questions.
Engineering Welcome Wednesday 16 February
2 - 3pm
Online
Register
Join Dr Anna Wrobel, First Year Coordinator of the Bachelor of Engineering (spec), for a live Q&A session, where you can find out everything you need to know about the Bachelor of Engineering. This event is compulsory.
AMC Global Logistics & Maritime Management Welcome Wednesday 16 February
2 - 3pm
Online
Register
A welcome and overview for all undergraduate and postgraduate students commencing Global Logistics and Maritime Management course. Your course coordinator will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.
Information & Communication Technology Degree Welcome Wednesday 16 February
2pm - 3pm
Online
Register
A welcome and overview for all students commencing P3T Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology course. Your course coordinator will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.
Marine and Antarctic Science Degree Welcome Wednesday 16 February
2 - 3pm
Online
Register
A welcome and overview for all students commencing P3L Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science course. Your course coordinator, Kerrie Swadling, will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.
Maritime Training (Seafaring) Deck Watchkeeper Wednesday 16 February
2 - 3pm
Online
Register
Open to Deck Watchkeeper students (23Q/22Q), Bachelor of Applied Science (NS) and Advanced Diploma of Applied Science (NS). Your course coordinator Neil Pereira will take you through the course structure and answer any of your questions.
Maritime Training (Seafaring) Chief Mate/ Master Welcome Wednesday 16 February
2 - 3pm
Online
Register
A welcome orientation for students starting the Chief Mates/Masters program (3rd year of Bachelor of Nautical Science). The Course Coordinator Dr. Samrat Ghosh will take the students through the course structure and learning tools.
Maritime Training (Seafaring) Pre-Sea Engine, Engineer Watchkeeper, Chief Engineer WelcomeWednesday 16 February
2 - 3pm
Online
Register
A welcome and overview for all students commencing Maritime Training (Seafaring) Pre-Sea Engine, Engineer Watchkeeper, Chief Engineer Courses. Your course coordinator will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.
Natural Environment & Wilderness Degree WelcomeWednesday 16 February
2 - 3pm
Online
Register
A welcome and overview for all students commencing P3M Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness course. Your course coordinator will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.
Bachelor of Science Degree WelcomeWednesday 16 February
2 - 3pm
Online
Register
A welcome and overview for all students commencing the Bachelor of Science. Open to P3O Bachelor of Science and Science double degree students. Your course coordinator Dr Ashley Edwards will take you through the course structure, how to prepare for your studies and answer your questions.
Surveying and Spatial Sciences Degree WelcomeWednesday 16 February
2 - 3pm
Online
Register
A welcome and overview for all students commencing 73G Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences course. Your course coordinator will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.
Master of Architecture Welcome Wednesday 16 February
3 - 4pm
Online
Register
A welcome and overview for all students commencing D7C Master of Architecture course. Your course coordinator Dr. Helen Norrie will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.
Master of Information Technology and Systems Welcome Wednesday 16 February
3 - 4pm
Online
Register
A welcome and overview for all students commencing K7I Master of Information Technology and Systems course. Your course coordinator will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.
Master of Planning Welcome Wednesday 16 February
3 - 4pm
Online
Register
A welcome and overview for all students commencing K7P Master of Planning course. Your course coordinator will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.
Postgraduate Environment and Protected Areas Welcome Wednesday 16 February
3 - 4pm
Online
Register
A welcome and overview for all students commencing postgraduate environment and conservation courses. Your course coordinators Dr.'s Emma Pharo and Vanessa Adams will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.
Diploma in Sustainable Living Degree Welcome Wednesday 16 February
4 - 5pm
Online
Register
A welcome and overview for all students commencing Z1K Diploma in Sustainable Living. Your course coordinator will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.
Bachelor of Information & Communication Technology Degree Information Session, Induction, Tour & Lunch Thursday 17 February
10am - 2pm
Centenary LT, Centenary Bld
Sandy Bay
Register
A welcome and overview for all commencing students.  Your course coordinator will introduce you to key teaching staff and provide details about your first year units. Participate in a lab induction, tour our campus and we'll finish with BBQ lunch.
Master of Information Technology & Systems Degree Information Session, Induction, Tour & Lunch Thursday 17 February
10am - 2pm
Harvard LT 1, Centenary Bld
Sandy Bay
Register
A welcome and overview for all commencing students. Your course coordinator will introduce you to key teaching staff,  provide details about your transition semester units and how you prepare for choosing your specialisations. Participate in a lab induction, tour our campus and we'll finish with BBQ lunch.
Biology of Animals Unit Induction

Thursday 17 February
Multiple Session  
Rm 228, Life Science Bld
Sandy Bay
Register 10am

Register 2pm

A welcome and overview for all students studying unit  KZA161 Biology of Animals. Your unit coordinator will provide you with details about how to prepare for this unit, and also introduce you to the laboratory in which you will be working.  Multiple sessions offered, choose one to attend.
Biology of Plants Unit Induction Thursday 17 February
10.30 - 11am
Rm 274, Life Science Bld
Sandy Bay
Register
A welcome and overview for all students KPA161 Biology of Plants. Your unit coordinator will provide you with details about how to prepare for this unit, and also introduce you to the laboratory in which you will be working. 
Global Geographies of Change Unit Induction Thursday 17 February
11 - 11.30am
RM 227, Geography/ Geology Bld
Sandy Bay
Register
A welcome and overview for students studying KGA171 Global Geographies of Change. Your unit coordinator will provide you with details about how to prepare for this unit. There will be an alternative zoom session at 12 - 12.30pm for students studying in Launceston and online.
GIS Unit Induction Thursday 17 February
11.30 - 12pm
Rm 227, Geography/ Geology Bld
Sandy Bay
Register
A welcome and overview for students studying KGG102 GIS: Introduction. Your unit coordinator will provide you with details about how to prepare for this unit. There will be an alternative zoom session at 12:30 - 1:00pm for students studying online.
Bachelor of Agricultural Science Induction and Tour Thursday 17 February
11.30 - 12.30pm
LT3, Life Science Bld
Sandy Bay
Register
An on-campus opportunity to meet with Degree Coordinator Kara Barry, understand your timetable and tour the facilities you will be using in your first semester.
Engineering welcoming Lunch and tours Thursday 17 February
12 - 1.30pm
Engineering Laneway
Sandy Bay
Register
Please join us for welcoming lunch in Engineering Laneway to meet your lecturers and fellow students. Make the most of the day by joining one of the Engineering building and workshop tours
Chemistry 1A and Introduction to Chemistry  Unit Induction Thursday 17 February
Multiple Sessions
Rm 210, Chemistry LT, Chemistry Bld
Sandy Bay
Register 12pm
Register 2pm
Register 2.30pm
A welcome and overview for all students commencing KRA113 or KRA161. KRA113 unit coordinator Dr Nathan Kilah will provide you with details about how to prepare for your first weeks in these units, and also give you a quick tour of the Chemistry building and laboratory. Multiple sessions offered, choose one to attend.
Planet Earth Unit Induction Thursday 17 February
1 - 2pm
Rm 229,  Geography/ Geology Bld
Sandy Bay
Register
A welcome and overview for all students in KEA101. KEA101 unit coordinator Dr Clare Miller will introduce the unit .
Physics 1A Unit Induction Thursday 17 February
2 - 3pm
LT2, Physics Bld
Sandy Bay 
Register
A welcome and overview for all students commencing KYA101. KYA101 unit coordinator Dr Krzysztof Bolejko will provide you with details about how to prepare for your first weeks in physics, and also give you a quick tour of the Physics building and laboratory.
Mathematics 1A and Data Handling & Statistics Unit Induction Thursday 17 February
2 - 3pm
LT3, Physics Bld
Sandy Bay
Register
A welcome and overview for all students commencing KMA152 and KMA153. KMA152 unit coordinator Dr Jason Cosgrove will provide you with details about how to prepare for your first weeks in mathematics. Barbara Holland will explain the workings of KMA153.
Architecture and Design Induction and TourThursday 17 February
2 - 3.30pm
Lvl 1, Courtyard
Hunter Street 
Register
An opportunity for Hobart-based students in P3I Bachelor of Design, Z2E Associate Degree Applied Design and P3H Bachelor of Architecture & Built Environments to tour the campus and meet staff and students.

Business and Economics

EventDetailsDescription
Business and Economics Orientation Wednesday 16 February
2 - 3.15pm
Online
Register
Orientation session for all commencing College of Business and Economics students.  This session will also include break out discussions for the following courses: Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Economics, Master of Business Administration, Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Finance and Master of Marketing Management.
CPA Information Session Wednesday 16 February
3.30 - 4.30pm
Online
Register
Information Session for new TSBE students undertaking studies in accounting, hosted by Kristy Scott from CPA Australia.
Business and Economics Welcome and Induction Thursday 17 February
1 - 2.30pm 
Level 6, Vodafone Building*
Hobart CBD
Register
On-site welcome and induction session for commencing Hobart-based Tasmanian School of Business and Economics undergraduate and postgraduate students.

*Access via laneway at 59 Liverpool Street, Hobart CBD

University College

EventDetailsDescription
Online Orientation for 21A Diploma of University Studies (Nursing Foundation Studies) - NSP1 Monday 10 January
2 - 3pm
Online
Register
An online introduction to the curriculum, systems, supports and staff for students studying a Nursing Foundation Studies with University College.
University Preparation Program Orientation Tuesday 15 February
10 - 11am
Rm A, Podium Bld
Melville St, Hobart CBD
Register
An on-campus induction to the curriculum, systems, supports and staff for students studying the University Preparation Program at University College.
Diploma of University Studies and Diploma of Pharmacy Studies Orientation Tuesday 15 February
9 - 10am
Online
Register
An online induction to the curriculum, systems, supports and staff for students studying the (21A) Diploma of University Studies and (X1M) Diploma of Pharmacy Studies with the University College.
Diploma of University Studies Students

Diploma of University Studies students, are warmly encouraged to also join the welcome sessions for your future Degree:

  • Bachelor of Arts Orientation (includes Associate Degree in Arts & Diploma of Arts) Course Welcome
  • Bachelor of Justice Studies Course Welcome
  • Bachelor of Media and Communication and Strategic Communication Course Welcome
  • The Media School Site Tour
  • Social Sciences Drop-In Afternoon Tea
  • Welcome to Social Work On-campus Induction
  • Bachelor of Education Primary Degree Welcome
  • Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education) Degree Welcome
  • Business and Economics Undergraduate Orientation
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science Orientation
  • Science and Combined Degree Welcome
  • Agricultural Science Degree Welcome
  • Engineering Welcome
  • Information & Communication Technology Degree Welcome
  • Natural Environment & Wilderness Degree Welcome
  • Natural Sciences Welcome Lunch
  • Natural Environment & Wilderness Degree on-campus tour
Diploma or Associate Degree Orientation (Ucommence) Wednesday 16 February
10.30am - 12pm
Seminar Rm 320, Old IMAS Bld
Sandy Bay
Register
An on-campus induction to the curriculum, systems, supports and staff for student studying the Diploma or Associate Degree with University College.  Meet Course and Unit Coordinators, start networking with other students and ask questions about the program, resources and available support.
Introduction to MyLO Friday 18 February 
Multiple sessions, choose one
Online
10 - 11.15am Register
1- 2.15pm Register
University College students introduction to MyLO, our learning management system (LMS). You will learn how to navigate MyLO,  join online sessions, view class recordings, see where to upload assessments, and locate many other resources. This session is highly recommended for all commencing UC students and is a wonderful opportunity for students to ask questions in a relaxed environment.

Riawunna

EventDetailsDescription
Riawunna Orientation Program
for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students
Wednesday 16 February
10am - 12pm
Riawunna Centre, Soc.Sci Bld
Sandy Bay Campus
Register Online or On-campus
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are invited to attend Riawunna’s Orientation Program to hear about supports and services offered at Riawunna. You can choose to attend online OR on campus.
Tasmanian Aboriginal Cultural Experiences
Cultural Welcoming Ceremony and Walkshop Tuesday 15 February
9am - 2pm
Riawunna Centre, Soc.Sci Bld
Sandy Bay
Register
Explore Tasmanian Aboriginal knowledges and Culture with our Riawunna team during Orientation Week. Participate in the Cultural Welcoming Ceremony and Walkshop, join Cultural Activities, and stop to view the outdoor Cultural videos playing throughout the week.
Tasmanian Aboriginal Cultural Activities Wednesday 16 February
12.30 - 2pm
Riawunna Centre, Soc.Sci Bld
Sandy Bay
Register
Explore Tasmanian Aboriginal knowledges and Culture with our Riawunna team during Orientation Week. Participate in the Cultural Welcoming Ceremony and Walkshop, join Cultural Activities, and stop to view the outdoor Cultural videos playing throughout the week.

Workshops, Info Sessions and Events

EventDetailsDescription
UniGym Tours & Uni Sport Tuesday 15  February
10.30am - 1pm
UniGym
Sandy Bay Campus
Drop-in
Check out the best value gym in Hobart!
Whilst you are here, find out about all the sporting options on offer: UniSport Nationals, Indigenous Nationals, FREE campus sport, and more!
Planning for Assessments and Navigating MyLO Tuesday 15  February
1.- 2pm
Rm 210. Social Science Bld
Sandy Bay Campus
Register

Learn how to manage your study and navigate UTAS systems. During this webinar you will learn how to manage your study, accommodating life, work, and university study in healthy ways.  This webinar will also introduce you to UTAS systems such as MyLO, the Student Portal and Office 365.

Planning for Assessments and Navigating MyLO Tuesday 15 February
4.- 5pm
Rm 210. Social Science Bld
Sandy Bay Campus
Register

Learn how to manage your study and navigate UTAS systems. During this webinar you will learn how to manage your study, accommodating life, work, and university study in healthy ways.  This webinar will also introduce you to UTAS systems such as MyLO, the Student Portal and Office 365.

Sustainability at Uni Wednesday 16  February
10 - 11am
Online
Register
At the University of Tasmania we have a wholistic approach to sustainability. Hear from current staff and students in the University's Sustainability Team about how initiatives have shaped sustainability at the University and how you can be involved throughout 2022.
Study Abroad & Exchange Info Session 1 Wednesday 16 February
12- 1pm
Online
Register
During the semester we hold info sessions and regular open hours to make your academic journey fun and globally relevant by studying overseas. Join the conversation and learn everything there is to know about Study Abroad & Exchange.
Climate Active Students Thursday 17 February
1 - 2pm
Online
Register
How is the University involved in and practicing climate action both locally and internationally? Join the Sustainability Team for a conversation about climate leadership within the University and what opportunities there are for you to be climate active while you study.
IMAS Community Day Tuesday 22 February
11am - 12.30pm 
IMAS
Salamanca
Register
Settle into your new campus while getting to know your peers over morning tea.
Hunter Street Community Day Wednesday 23 February
11am - 12.30pm 
Centre for the Arts
Hunter Street
Register
Settle into your new campus while getting to know your peers over morning tea.
Sandy Bay Community Day Wednesday 23 February
12pm - 1.30pm 
The Community Lounge
Sandy Bay
Register
Every Wednesday is Community Day! Throughout the year you can pop in, meet people, share a tasty free lunch and join in some fun activities. You'll get the opportunity to find out what fun stuff is happening on campus and sign up for community events.
Hobart City Campus Community Day Thursday 24 February
12 - 1.30pm 
To be announced
Medical Science Precinct
Register
Join us at a different Hobart Campus each week every Thursday to celebrate community over food, drinks and company!
Study Abroad & Exchange Info Session 2 Thursday 24 February
1 - 2pm
Online
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These Study Abroad & Exchange info sessions will provide you with everything you need to know about going overseas as a part of your UTAS Degree. Join us for a fun and interactive session. The world is at your finger-tips
Media Community Day Friday 25 February
11am - 12.30pm 
Media School
Salamanca
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Settle into your new campus while getting to know your peers over morning tea.
All Week
Welcome Point Tuesday 15  - Friday 25 February
8.30am - 3pm
Welcome Point outside Student Lounge
Sandy Bay
Drop-in
Drop in and get tips to make the most of orientation week and starting uni, and get to know your way around campus with a tour from one of our Student Community Engagement Leaders.
Campus Tours Tuesday 15  - Friday 25 February
12.30 - 1pm
Welcome Point outside Student Lounge
Sandy Bay
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Join our student Community Engagement Leaders as they show you in and outs of campus life.
Learning Lounge - Online  1 - 24 December 2021, 8 - 9pm
10 January - 4 February, 2 -4pm
7 February - 3 May, 2 -6pm
Online
Join Here
Drop in and talk to an Learning Lounge Mentor online for help navigating orientation, your timetable, and MyLO, and for tips to develop your study skills.
Learning Lounge - On-Campus Tuesday 15 - Friday 4 March
11am - 2pm
Lvl 2, Morris Miller Library
Sandy Bay
Drop-in
Drop by and talk to an Learning Lounge Mentor for help navigating orientation, your timetable and MyLO, and for tips to develop your study skills.