Faculty of Health

Tuesday 25th July, 2017

9:00am - 9:30am Faculty Welcome
An introduction and welcome by the Executive Dean of your Faculty.
9:30am - 10:00am Meet your Mentor and Campus Tour
Let our Mentors take you on a tour of the uni to find your way around Campus!
Various Locations
10:00am - 11:30am

Nursing Orientation Session 1

  • Introduction to degree structure – program coordinators
  • Introduction to courses
  • Professional Behaviours
  • Inherent Behaviours

An introduction to your nursing courses for both flexible and face-to-face students. You will mix with your peers and become familiar with your program by meeting academic teaching staff for each course. The teacher will then guide you through the appropriate Moodle sites, briefly outline the course expectations and assessment tasks as well as discuss inherent and professional placement behaviour standards.

1st Yrs: 5N104

2nd Yr Pathway: 5N170

10:00am - 10:30am Psychology Session
Academics will show you how to navigate your way around the Psychology structure (major, minor and electives) and the essentials you need to know for example what you can expect to do each year, options for minors, the courses moving semesters that you need to be aware of (personality, current issues, cognitive psychology), getting involved with the psych society.
11:30am - 12.00pm 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.
12:00pm - 12:30pm Your Support II
Learn how you can get financial support and apply for student bursaries & scholarships.
12:30pm - 1:30pm BBQ Lunch
Join your mentors and fellow students for a free BBQ lunch!
Dietary options available.
Student Lounge
1:30pm - 2:30pm Getting Connected
Our Mentors will show you how you can access your course materials via Moodle, managing your email, my Student Centre and other important bits and pieces! Bring along your semester timetable and organise your weekly mentor meeting times!
2:30pm - 4:00pm

Nursing Orientation Session 2

  • Labs & Virtual Classrooms
  • Being prepared
  • Adult Learning skills
  • Student Code of Conduct
  • Online study etiquette
This session will introduce you to the clinical, laboratory and online learning spaces. It will include discussion around student code of conduct, responsibilities and expectations, on-line study etiquette as well as laboratory requirements and learning experiences. You will be shown how to engage with your class and academic teaching staff through the use of Moodle discussion forum and virtual classrooms in the computer lab as well as orientation to the nursing and science labs. Gaining a thorough understanding of Moodle is particularly vital for those students studying via flexible delivery.
Meeting Point: 1E213

Nursing/Science Labs & Computer Lab 3W222

4:00pm onwards Acoustic Arvo
Live Music, Drinks and Food
Student Lounge

Wednesday 26th July, 2017

8:30am - 12:00pm Nursing Session 3 (morning)
Following information will be delivered across the morning (9:30am – 12:00pm) and afternoon (1:30pm – 3:00pm) session:
In addition to gaining an understanding of university expectations around your Nursing assessment tasks, you will have an opportunity to start on one of your first assessment tasks and apply the following skills hands-on in a supportive environment:
  • Analyse the topic and learn how to maximise your marks
  • Work with your fellow students and share ideas on the potential content of the assessment
  • Find relevant sources that you can use for this task
  • Plan the structure of your assessment
After this session, you will be ready to launch into all of your assessment tasks.
3E Auditorium
1:00pm - 2:00pm Nursing Session 3 (afternoon)
Continuation of morning session. Learn how to incorporate evidence into your writing and avoid plagiarism

Study Skills Q&A – This is an opportunity to ask any burning questions about studying at university. Also, learn about all of the learning support services available to you on-campus and online that can assist you throughout your degree.


3E Auditorium
2:00pm - 3:00pm Clinical Information Session *attendance strongly recommended*
Clinical coordinators will deliver very important information on clinical placement requirements and the placement allocation process.
3E Auditorium
3:00pm - 6:00pm Culture Crawl
Get to know Churchill and surrounds like a local!
Various Locations