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Online Welcome and Orientation

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,

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

Start your University of Tasmania journey by exploring UniStart

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UniStart

Released 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.

International

International Students

Newly commencing international students are required to attend your College Orientation as this is a vital part of your introduction. We also recommend you explore the workshop, info sessions and events available across this program.

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International students: Top tips for starting your studies from your home country Monday 15 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online
An online session with International Student Advisers about what to expect and how to prepare for your first semester.

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College of Arts, Law and Education

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Steps to Success for Creative Arts and Media Students. Monday 15 Feb
7pm - 8.30pm
Online
Online Steps to Success session for Creative Arts and Media Students.

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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.

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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

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Bachelor of Arts Welcome for Creative Arts and Media students Tuesday 16 Feb
9.30m - 11am
Online
For students taking Theatre and Performance, Music and Context, Fine Arts and Curatorial Practices, Creative Arts and Health or Media and Communication majors as part of the Bachelor of Arts.  This event is compulsory.

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Steps to Success for Diploma of Family History Students. Tuesday 19 Jan
10am - 11am
Online
The session is an introduction to your commencement at University by providing strategies for time management and skills to help you succeed in your studies.

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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.

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Graduate Certificate in Organisational Resilience Course Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
10am - 11am
Online
An overview of the Graduate Certificate in Organisational Resilience and the opportunity to meet your Course Coordinators.  This event is compulsory.

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Diploma of Languages Course Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
10.30am - 11.30am
Online
An introduction to our Languages program with Course Coordinator, Dr Taufiq Tanasaldy.  This event is compulsory.

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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.

Bachelor of Fine Arts and Diploma of Fine Arts Course Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
11am - 12am
Online
An introduction to the staff and facilities for Fine Art, for Hobart (Hunter St) and Launceston (Inveresk) students.  This event is compulsory.

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Bachelor of Music and Diploma of Music Course Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
11am - 12am
Online
An introduction to the UTAS Music staff and the facilities available to you as a music student.  This event is compulsory.

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Diploma of Creative Arts and Health and Undergraduate Certificate in Creative Arts and Health Course Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
11am - 12am
Online
An introduction to the staff teaching Creative Arts and Health.  This event is compulsory.

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Tourism, Environmental and Cultural Heritage Course Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
11am - 12pm
Online
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.  This event is compulsory.

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Bachelor of Media and Communication and Strategic Communication Course Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
11am - 12pm
Online
An introduction to the UTAS Media staff and the facilities available to you as a media and communication student.  This event is compulsory.

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Associate Degree in Education Support and Undergraduate Certificate in Education Support Course Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
12.30pm - 2pm
Online
Welcome and course specific information for students enrolled in Education Support courses. This event is compulsory.

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Bachelor of Education (Primary) Degree Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
12.30pm - 2pm
Online
Welcome and course specific information for students enrolled in this course. This event is compulsory.

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Bachelor of Education (Adult and Applied Learning) Degree Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
12.30pm - 2pm
Online
Welcome and course specific information for students enrolled in this course.  This event is compulsory.

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Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education) Degree Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
12.30pm - 2pm
Online
Welcome and course specific information for students enrolled in this course.  This event is compulsory.

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Master of Teaching Degree Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
12.30pm - 2pm
Online
Welcome and course specific information for students enrolled in this course.  This event is compulsory.

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Bachelor of Laws Degree Welcome Tuesday 16 Feb
1pm - 2pm
Online
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.

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College of Health and Medicine

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Bachelor of Pharmacy Orientation Tuesday 16 Feb
10am - 11am
Online
Join the Zoom session here
This is a very important event for new Bachelor of Pharmacy 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 in 2020.
MBBS CAM101 Orientation Wednesday 17 Feb
8.55am - 3.30pm
Online
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.

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School of Health Sciences Orientation Wednesday 17 Feb
10am - 12pm
Online
In this this online session, you will be welcomed to the School of Health Sciences where we will run through important things you need to know before you start your degree. This session is delivered in conjunction with an on-campus session, where you will be welcomed on-campus on 18 February 2021.

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MBBS CAM101 Orientation Thursday 18 Feb
8.55am - 3.30pm
Online
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
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.
School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Friday 19 Feb
11am - 1pm
Online
Joint the Zoom session here
This is a very important event for new Master of Pharmaceutical Science students as it provides vital information that will assist you in your first year at Pharmacy and beyond. All students are expected to attend.

College of Sciences and Engineering

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Steps to Success for Architecture and Design Students: What's Uni Like Tuesday 16 Feb
6.30pm - 7.30pm
Online
The session is an introduction to your commencement at University by providing strategies for time management and skills to help you succeed in your studies.

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College Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb 
1pm - 1.45pm
Online

Official welcome to Sciences and Engineering by Professor Brian Yates, 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.


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Agricultural Science Degree Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online  
A welcome and overview for all students commencing S4A Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honours course. Your course coordinator Associate Professor Geoff Allen will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.

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Applied Science (Professional Honours in Environmental Management) Degree Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing K4E Bachelor of Applied Science (Professional Honours in Environmental Management) course. Your course coordinator Dr. Emma Pharo will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.

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Architecture and Built Environments Degree Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing P3H Bachelor of Architecture and Built Environments course. Your course coordinator Dr Andrew Steen will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.

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Design Degree Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing P3I Bachelor of Design course. Your course coordinator Associate Professor Ceridwen Owen will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.

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Engineering Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all undergraduate and postgraduate students commencing Engineering courses. Open to students in P4D, P4K and P7A. Your 1st year course coordinator Dr. Anna Wrobel-Tobiszewska will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions. We encourage all students to attend and look forward to meeting you online.

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AMC Global Logistics & Maritime Management Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all undergraduate and postgraduate students commencing Global Logistics and Maritime Management course. Your course coordinator Associate Professor Peggy Chen will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.

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Information & Communication Technology Degree Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing P3T Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology course. Your course coordinator Dr Erin Roehrer will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions. We encourage all students to attend and look forward to meeting you online.

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Marine and Antarctic Science Degree Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing P3L Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science course. Your course coordinator Associate Professor Kerrie Swadling will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.

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Marine and Antarctic Science (Honours and Masters Year2 Students) Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing K4S Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science with Honours and S7Z year 2 Master of Marine and Antarctic Science. Your course coordinators Professor Andrew Bowie, Associate Professor Mary-Anne Lea and Dr. Louise Adams will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.

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AMC Maritime Engineering Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all undergraduate students commencing Maritime Engineering course. Your course coordinator Dr. Nick Johnson will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.

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AMC Maritime Training (Seafaring) Pre-Sea Deck, Deck Watchkeeper, Chief Mate/Master Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing Maritime Training (Seafaring) Pre-Sea Deck, Deck Watchkeeper, Chief Mate/Master courses. Neil Pereira will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions. We encourage all students to attend and look forward to meeting you online.

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AMC Maritime Training (Seafaring) Pre-Sea Engine, Engineer Watchkeeper, Chief Engineer Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing Maritime Training (Seafaring) Pre-Sea Engine, Engineer Watchkeeper, Chief Engineer Courses. Your course coordinator Dr. Shantha Jayasinghe and Abdullah Sardar will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.


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Natural Environment & Wilderness Degree Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing P3M Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness course. Your course coordinator Professor Jamie Kirkpatrick will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions. We encourage all students to attend and look forward to meeting you online.

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Science and Combined Degree Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing Science courses. Open to P3O Bachelor of Science and Science combined degree students. Your course coordinator Dr Ashley Edwards will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.

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Surveying and Spatial Sciences and Geography Planning Degree Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing 73G Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences and Geography Planning course. Your course coordinator Dr. Rachael Hurd will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.

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Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainable Living Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing Z0K Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainable Living. Your course coordinator Anna Flittner will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.

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Master of Applied Science (Agricultural Science & Microbiology) Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
3pm - 4pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing Master of Applied Science courses. Open to students in K7J1 and K7J6. Your course coordinator Dr. Saideepa Kumar will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.

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Master of Applied Science (Chemistry) Welcome   Wednesday 17 Feb
3pm - 4pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing K7J3 Master of Applied Science (Chemistry) courses. Associate Professor Joselito Quirino will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions. We encourage all students to attend and look forward to meeting you online.

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Master of Architecture Welcome    Wednesday 17 Feb
3pm - 4pm
Online
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.

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Master of Information Technology and Systems Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
3pm - 4pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing K7I Master of Information Technology and Systems course. Your course coordinator Dr Soonja Yeom will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions. We encourage all students to attend and look forward to meeting you online.

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Master of Marine and Antarctic Science (Year 1 Students) Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
3pm - 4pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing S7Z year 1 Master of Marine and Antarctic Science course. Your course coordinators Associate Professor Mary-Anne Lea and Dr. Louise Adams will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.

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Master of Planning Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
3pm - 4pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing K7P Master of Planning course. Your course coordinator Dr. Kate Booth will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.

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Postgraduate Environmental Management Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
3pm - 4pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all students commencing postgraduate Environment Management courses. Open to students in S7D, K7J4 and K7E. Your course coordinator Dr. Emma Pharo will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions. We encourage all students to attend and look forward to meeting you online.

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AMC Postgraduate Maritime Engineering Welcome Wednesday 17 Feb
3pm - 4pm
Online
A welcome and overview for all postgraduate students commencing Maritime Engineering course. Your course coordinator Dr. Zhi Leong will take you through the course structure, your career options and answer your questions.

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College of Business and Economics

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Accelerated BBus Orientation Session Monday 01 Feb
11am - 12pm
Online
College Orientation session for students the Accelerated Bachelor of Business in ASP1

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Tasmanian School of Business and Economics Undergraduate Orientation  Thursday 18 Feb
9.30am - 10.30am
Online
College Orientation session for students commencing undergraduate courses in Business and Economics

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

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Tasmanian School of Business and Economics MPA/MPAS Orientation Thursday Feb 18
12.30pm - 1.30pm
Online
College Orientation session for students commencing Masters level Professional Accounting programs. 

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Graduate Certificate Business Studies Thursday 18 Feb
2.30pm - 3.30pm
Online
Online Orientation for students commencing the tourism industry supported Graduate Certificate in Business Studies.  

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Graduate Diploma Financial Planning Thursday 18 Feb
4pm - 5pm
Online
Online Orientation for students commencing the Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning 

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CPA Information Session Thursday 18 Feb
4pm - 5pm
Online
Information Session for new TSBE students undertaking studies in accounting, hosted by Kim Hwang from CPA Australia

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University College

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Diploma of University Studies Nursing Foundation Monday 01 Feb
10am - 11am
Online
Join the Zoom session here        
Live Q & A Event
UCommence Orientation Tuesday 16 Feb
10.30am - 11.45am
Online

Online Introduction session to the curriculum, systems and staff for students enrolled in any of the Associate Degree Programs with University College. Hosted by Dr Ana Lobo.

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Diploma of University Studies Wednesday 17 Feb
10am - 11am
Online
Join the Zoom session here        
Join an online discussion to meet and chat to some of your teachers, as well as fellow students studying around Tasmania and Australia. You can ask questions about your enrolment, the desired direction of your studies, something else—or you can just show up and say hi.
University Preparation Program Wednesday 17 Feb
2pm - 3pm
Online
Join the Zoom session here        
Join an online discussion to meet and chat to some of your teachers, as well as fellow students studying around Tasmania and Australia. You can ask questions about your enrolment, the desired direction of your studies, something else—or you can just show up and say hi.
UCommence Orientation Thursday 18 Feb
6.30pm - 7.45pm
Online

Online Introduction session to the curriculum, systems and staff for students enrolled in any of the Associate Degree Programs with University College. Hosted by Melissa Finnen.

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Riawunna

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Riawunna Orientation Program Monday 15 Feb
12pm - 3.30pm
Rm 209, Social Science Bld
Riawunna Orientation Program.

Join the Zoom session here
Virtual yarning circle with Dreamtime strories Thursday 18 Feb
12am - 12.30pm
Online

Virtual yarning circle with Dreamtime strories around the virtual fire.

Join the Zoom session here

Workshops, info sessions and events

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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).

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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.

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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

All Week
Learning Lounge Monday 15 Feb - Friday 19 Feb
2pm - 6pm
Online
Join the Collaborate Session here

Drop-in and talk with a Peer Mentor. We can answer your questions and direct you to further resources or support.