Faculty of Education and Arts

Wednesday 26th July, 2017

9:00am - 10:00am Faculty Welcome
Starting out at FedUni: Address from the Executive Dean, Professor John McDonald. Meet your academic staff. Orientation Overview: What to expect.
10:00am - 11:00am Meet Your Mentor & Campus Tour
Let our Mentors guide you around the Mt Helen Campus and introduce you to key areas such as the campus Library, where to get enrolment help and the all-important campus café!
Various locations
11:00am – 11:30am Intro to Your Program
The journey begins! Delivered by your academic staff, this session is essential in getting the info you need to start your program on the right track.
Criminal Justice: T233 Community & HS: T203A Arts & Int. Studies: T203C
Ed Studies, Primary & Secondary: T317 Joint degrees: T322
11:30am - 12:00pm Student Q & A
Get first-hand experiences of university life from some of our current students.
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Your Support I
Everything you need to know about how to get support for maintaining your physical and mental health, and services available for disabilities and other needs.
12:30pm – 2:00pm Food Truck Lunch Break
Food Truck lunch and a chance to mingle with your mentor groups and other students!
In front of U Building/Main Quad
2:00pm - 3:30pm Workshop: Getting the most out of Uni
Learn how you can plan for semester with effective time management skills and academic goal-setting. Work with our Careers and Leadership & Volunteering staff to begin building your professional profile.
Meet in T204,
T149 for second half of session
3:30pm - 4:00pm Enrolment Health Check (optional)
Students can use this time to make a visit to Student HQ to ensure they are enrolled correctly.
Student HQ
4:00pm - 6:00pm Acoustic Arvo
It's party time! Get together for an afternoon of great food, live music and entertainment at the bar.
Albert Coates Bar
(Function Room 1)

Thursday 27th July, 2017

9:00am - 9:30am Hot Drink Social
Warm up with a cuppa, have a chat with your mentors and get your brain in gear for the day's events.
Student Commons
9:30am - 10:30am Getting Connected
Our expert staff show you how to use everything you’ll need for your studies in your digital study environment.
10:30am - 11:00am Your Support II
Learn how you can get financial support and apply for student bursaries & scholarships.
11:00am - 12:00pm Discovery Session I
Get immersed in a hands-on classroom experience with your academic staff and mentors.
12:00pm - 1:30pm Winter Warmers Lunch
Join your mentors and other students in the Student Lounge for free soup, hot drinks and games.
Student Lounge
1:30pm - 2:30pm Discovery Sessions II
Build on the skills learned in Session I.
2:30pm - 3:30pm Game On!
Join in with another faculty for an action-packed afternoon of games and challenges!
Airport Lounge

Friday 28th July, 2017

3:00pm - 5:30pm Ballarat Culture Crawl
Get to know Ballarat like a local with this tour of our best secret spots.
Cool cafes, pubs, sights and Ballarat's best ice cream.
Register here to find out more!
Various Locations