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Cradle Coast

This is your very first step as you embark on your new study journey with the University of Tasmania.

Orientation and Welcome runs from February 17, 2020- February 28, 2020 and UTAS will host a variety of events, activities and information sessions to get students well on your way to a successful future.

It is a requirement for newly commencing students to attend their Welcome and Orientation sessions.

*Program is subject to changes please check regularly

Start your UTAS Journey - Key Events

University Welcome Wednesday Feb 19 
9am -10am
Rm 201 Bld D
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. Plus an introduction and overview of the top 5 things you should do this week.
A orientation expo will follow with live entertainment, fresh local food and market stalls.
Register Here
Your college / course induction Wednesday Jan 29
10am -12pm
Cradle Coast Campus
Attending your University Welcome Session for your college is a vital part of your introduction.
Find your course area below to identify which college you belong to.
Orientation expo and lunch Wednesday Feb 19
12pm - 2pm
Cradle Coast Campus
Meet local exhibitors, connect with other students and eat some fresh food.

Your College Orientation

UCommence Orientation Wednesday Jan 29
9am -12.30pm
Rm 201 Bld D
Cradle Coast Campus
Introduction and overview of curriculum as well as Q & A with course/unit coordinators.
Register here
Riawunna Orientation ProgramMonday Feb 17 
Bld D
Cradle Coast Campus
The Riawunna Centre will host a morning of informative and cultural activities and prepare Aboriginal students for their studies.
University Preparation Program (UPP) and Diploma of University Studies (DUS) Orientation ( compulsory) Wednesday Feb 19
Rm B110/111
Cradle Coast Campus
Compulsory for all new UPP students. The session will cover course information, MyLO, tutorial signup, timetable, eStudent, ID cards, MyPrint, campus tour.
College of Business and Economics, Orientation Wednesday Feb 19
10am - 11am
Rm 116, Bld A
Cradle Coast Campus
An event for all new college and Business and Economics students to attend. The session will cover specific course information.
Social Work Degree Orientation Wednesday Feb 19
10am - 2pm
Rm 201, Bld D
Cradle Coast Campus
This event will outline the course structure, what you can expect and where the Social Work degree can take you, and leads into the more specific discipline events following.
Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Justice Studies, Bachelor of Social Science Orientation Wednesday Feb 19
10am - 11am
Rm 203, Bld D
Cradle Coast Campus
An introduction to your course and where it can take you. We'll outline the degree structure, what to expect, and the disciplines you can study. This is a compulsory session.
Mr Whippy and Fairy Floss by the TUU Wednesday Feb 19
Cradle Coast Campus
Mr Whippy ice-cream van and fairy floss. See the TUU info table in the café area to get your free ice-cream / fairy floss voucher.
Manage Stress and do your best Wednesday Feb 19
12.30pm - 1.30pm
Rm 115, Bld A
Cradle Coast Campus
These are face-to-face sessions with counsellors on recognise the signs of stress and know what to do and how to manage it.
Education Degree Orientation Wednesday Feb 19
10am - 11.45am
Rm 202, Bld D
Cradle Coast Campus
An introduction to University life, student requirements, understanding your timetable, and tips to prepare for the journey ahead.
On- Country Experience pinmatik (Rocky Cape)Friday Feb 21
10am - 1pm
Cradle Coast Campus
pinmatik/Rocky Cape an Aboriginal land scape. Open to all UTAS students and staff.
Register here
TUU Welcome to 2020 Brunch Monday Feb 24
8am - 11am
Cafe area
Cradle Coast Campus
Welcoming new and returning students to Semester one 2020.
TUU Market Day and BBQ Wednesday Feb 26
11am - 2pm
Cafe area
Cradle Coast Campus
Find out about all the community organisations in the area and get a few freebies.

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

Steps to Success for all new degree level students Wednesday Feb 19
11am - 11.45am
Rm 125, Bld B
Cradle Coast Campus
A short hands-on introduction to managing your studies and navigating MyLO.
Register here.
Enrolment help drop in sessions Mon-Fri
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, Access Cards and Student Parking Permits Mon-Fri
Student Services Counter
Cradle Coast Campus
Print your ID, Access Cards and Student Parking Permits.