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Sydney Orientation Program

During the Welcome and Orientation period 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 course Orientation is a vital part of introduction to uni.
  • We also recommend you explore the workshops, info sessions and events available across the online 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. During Orientation, drop in and chat with the team between 2- 6pm, Monday - Friday. * Program is subject to changes please check regularly. All session are delivered in Australian Eastern Daylight Time.

Start your University of Tasmania journey by exploring UniStart

UniStart Released 1 Dec
A self-paced introduction to University supported by live sessions. The unit guides you through the key tasks of enrolling, understanding University of Tasmania 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 Standard Time.

Program of Events

Paramedic Practice Orientation Monday 14 February
9.30am - 4.30pm
Evan Jones LT, Bld 105
Rozelle Campus, access vis Wharf Rd

Join us for vital information to assist you in preparation for your classes, which occurs in the weeks after Orientation. The day will include, campus and facilities tours, a free lunch. Best of all, find out more about the course you are undertaking, and the profession you are joining.

Postgraduate Nursing Orientation  Tuesday 15 February
12 - 1.30pm
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.
Welcome to Uni Lunch To be announced.
12pm - 3pm
Rozelle Campus, access via Wharf
Let's get together and enjoy a delicious FREE lunch and activities on campus hosted by TUSA. This event is for all commencing students to give you a change to mingle with other students and discover what societies and student engagement opportunities are on offer.
Online Workshops, Info Sessions & Events
Learning Lounge - Online 1 - 24 December, 8 - 9pm
10 January - 4 February, 2 -4pm
7 February - 3 May, 2 - 6pm
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.
Sustainability at Uni Wednesday 16 February
10 - 11am
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.
Managing Stress and Doing Your Best Wednesday 16 February
4 - 5pm
Starting university can be exciting but also a bit stressful. Learn how to recognise and manage your stress response to help you stay well and be successful at university!
Climate Active Students Thursday17 February
1 - 2pm
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.