Science, engineering and information technology

Science, Engineering and Information Technology Orientation Program (PDF, 77KB)

Wednesday 22nd February 2017

09:30am – 10:30amOfficial University Welcome3E Auditorium
10:30am – 11:30pmMeet your Mentor & Student Connect Morning Tea3E Auditorium
11:30am – 12:00pmCampus Tour
Let our Mentors take you on a tour of the Uni to find your way around Campus!

Leaving from 3E Auditorium

12:00pm – 01:00pmLibrary Party / Lunch
Join us in the Student Lounge to enjoy a delicious and, more importantly, free lunch and enjoy some games!

3E Auditorium

01:00pm – 02:00pmITS / Moodle Session3E Auditorium
02:00pm – 03:00pmAcademic Writing Workshop3E Auditorium
03:00pm – 04:00pmReferencing and Plagiarism Workshop3E Auditorium
06:00pm – 09:00pmThe Main Event…
Live music, free food trucks, and loads of fun activities
Outside the FedUni Store (Building 1N)

Thursday 23rd February 2017

08:30am – 09:45amEgg & Bacon Breakfast…
Start your day in a delicious way!
Student Lounge 3N131
09:45am – 10:00amMentor Groups
Bring along your semester timetable and organise your weekly mentor meeting times!
Mentor spots
10:00am – 10:30amFaculty welcome
An introduction and welcome by the Executive Dean of your Faculty.
10:30am – 11:30amProgram Overview…
Everything you need to know to succeed in your program!

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
Bachelor of Engineering Technology
Bachelor of Mechatronic Systems Engineering (Honours)

Information Technology…
Bachelor of Information Technology
BIT (Big Data & Analytics)
BIT (Business Information Systems)
BIT (Cloud & Enterprise Computing)
BIT (Mobile Application Development)
BIT (Networking & Security)

Bachelor of Biomedical Science
Bachelor of Biotechnology
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Environmental & Conservation Science
Bachelor of Food & Nutritional Science
Bachelor of Veterinary & Wildlife Science



11:30am – 12:00pmNavigating your online world…
Our mentors will show you how you can access your course materials, manipulating your uni email and other important bits and pieces!
Engineering students
IT students
Science students

12:00pm – 01:00pmUniLife Performance…
It’s singing, it’s dancing, it’s massively entertaining, and it’s all about your new life as a Uni student!
3E Auditorium
01:00pm – 02:00pmLunch…
Indulge in some free pizza and have some fun over lunch!
3W BBQ Area
02:00pm – 03:00pmLectures, Labs, Tutes & Pracs …
What are they, what do they involve and how do I get the most out of them??
Engineering students
IT students
Science students

03:00pm – 04:00pm

Engineering students: Occupational Health and Safety
It’s critical for you to abide by OH&S regulations, especially in our specialist labs. Make sure you attend this mandatory session to be aware how these regulations apply to you!

Science students: Occupational Health and Safety
It’s critical for you to abide by OH&S regulations, especially in our specialist labs. Make sure you attend this mandatory session to be aware how these regulations apply to you!

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03:00pm – 04:30pmEnrolment health check (optional)
If you have any concerns about your enrolment or your timetable, or would just like to confirm that all is correct, come along to this session run by your student support staff.
07:00pm – 08:00pmPre-Movie Mixer
Come down to the pre-movie mixer to catch up with new friends with Pims and pizza! You’ll find us outside the FedUni Store (1N)
Outside the FedUni Store (1N)
07:45pm onwardsOutdoor Cinema…
Grab your friends and family and enjoy a movie under the stars! Popcorn and drinks available with the moving kicking off at 8pm.
Outside the FedUni Store (1N)

Friday 24th February 2017

09:45am – 10:00amMentor Groups – Engineering & Science students
A quick catch up, and the chance to find familiar faces before we start the day!
Mentor spots
10:00am – 11:15amScience & Engineering students: Maths and Me…
Get ready to tackle the maths required within your program!
IT students: Mentor Groups
Let’s find some familiar faces and spend some time getting to know the group!

Mentor Spots
11:15am – 12:15amGreat Expectations…
What do we expect from you, and what can you expect from us?
12:30pm – 01:15pmLunch…
BYO or buy something from the Caf, but make sure you enjoy a little downtime with your new friends and colleagues, in what really is an action packed and information overloaded week!
Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander students come enjoy a free bbq at the Mural BBQ area outside 1S, whilst Mature Aged students can get their fancy on, with a free Wine & Cheese Tasting!
Various locations
01:15am – 02:00pmStudying a Science degree? Get Chemistry Ready! Required for all Science students except those enrolled in B Env & Conservation Science.2E101
02:00pm – 02:10pmCareer Development and Employment
Paying the bills, not getting lost, and being employable – How the Careers & Employment team and IPP can help you stay on track.
02:10pm – 02:30pmMentor Q & A…
A recap on the week’s events and an open question & answer session with the Mentors and your Student Support Staff.
02:30pm – 03:30pmGame on!
Let’s see what these Mentor Groups can do!
Student Lounge, 3N131