Education

Education Orientation Program (PDF, 85KB)

Wednesday 22nd February 2017 - Compulsory for on campus students only

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09:30am – 10:30am Official Campus Welcome
Official welcome to Gippsland Campus for all new students. Your new life starts here with an address from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor. Guest speakers, including current students and academic staff who will provide you with important tips for succeeding at uni.
3E Auditorium
10:30am – 11:30am Meet Your Mentor & Student Connect Morning Tea
Catch up with your new Mentor and find out how you can get involved and meet new people while you are at Uni through the Student Engagement programs and events and other Student Connect services. Enjoy some morning tea and chat with other first years.
3E Auditorium
11:30am Campus Tours (Mentors)
Join your new student mentor for a campus tour around campus. You'll see all the sights and get to know your way around.
Leave from 3E Auditorium
11:30am – 01:00pm Lunch
Another great opportunity to meet some more first years and enjoy a free lunch for you & your new friends. Have some fun with activities and games provided.
Student Lounge
12:00pm – 01:00pm Library Party/ITS help
Stop by the Library Life PARTY where you will have the opportunity to chat with library staff in an informal setting. Understanding what resources are available in the library will see you on the first step to success in your student life. While you are there check in with the ITS team to assist you getting logged in and using the campus free Wifi and any other questions answered you may have.

Leaving from 3E Auditorium

01:00pm – 02:00pm ITS/Moodle Information Session
What the heck is Moodle? (!!!Essential FedUni Survival Information!!!)
What is it?
Who uses it? (Hot Tip: Everyone!)
How do I find my courses and course content in Moodle?
Where can I find my assessment items and submission drop boxes?
What kind of contact will I have with Lecturers and peers in Moodle?
Where can I find my grades and assessment feedback in Moodle?
… And other essential information
3E Auditorium
02:00pm – 03:00pm Academic writing: Workshop
Introduces students to the requirements of essay writing at a tertiary level. We will look at topic analysis, planning, essay structure, critical thinking and writing. Registration is preferred but not required. There is a duplicate session offered on Friday.

3E Auditorium

03:00pm – 04:00pm Referencing & plagiarism: Workshop
This session will help you avoid plagiarism by using referencing to acknowledge your sources in your assignments. Registration is preferred but not required. There is a duplicate session offered on Friday.
3E Auditorium
06:00pm – 09:00pm Social Event – The Main Event
Get excited we are having a party!!! Live music to get you movin and groovin. Plus Mumma Van food trucks will be providing lots of yummy food.
Outside the FedUni Store (Building 1N)

Thursday 23rd February 2017 - Compulsory for on campus students only

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08:30am – 10:00am Free Breakfast
Mmmm is that bacon! Free hot breakfast rolls will be served in the student lounge. GF and Vegetarian options will be available.
Student Lounge 3N131
10:00am – 10:30am Faculty of Education and Arts
An introduction by the Executive Dean, John McDonald, followed by an overview of the orientation program.
4N120
10:30am – 11:20am Education Orientation Session 1
Find out essential information about what is expected of you as a student and what you can expect of your program leaders, lecturers and administrative staff. Hear from current students about their experiences in balancing placement, course, personal commitments and learn about campus life.
Morning tea break included.
1N206/207
11:20am – 12:00pm Program Information Sessions
* Bachelor of Education (Primary), (Primary & Secondary,P-10), Bachelor of Education Studies – Room 1N206/1N207 – Linda MacGregor
* Bachelor of Education (Birth-6) – Room 2S121 – Sue Emmett
* Joint Degrees - Bachelor of Education (Secondary) / Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences – Room in 2S 122 – Cheryl Glowrey
* Master of Teaching (Primary) or (Secondary)- Room 2S 109- Diane Harrison and Heather Ernst

1N206/207


2S121
2S125


2S109
12:00pm – 01:00pm Uni Life Performance
It’s singing, it’s dancing, it’s massively entertaining and it’s all about your new life as a Uni Student! New mates, new house maybe, lectures, tutes, assignments, work and social life-WOW. It’s all in UniLife and it’s about your new life. UniLife - get amongst it! Laugh, listen and learn about how to be successful at Uni in 2017.
3E Auditorium
01:00pm – 01:45pm Lunch
Free Pizza Lunch on Campus! Join the other Faculty of Education & Arts students and staff.
Student Lounge
01:45pm – 04:00pm Education Orientation Session 2 - undergraduate only Introduction of Teaching Staff, Collaborative Group Activities, Q & A session.
Participate in a range of orientation hands-on activities designed for undergraduate preservice teachers and get to know your fellow peers and build collaborative learning skills essential for education.
1N206/207
07:00pm – 08:00pm Pre-Movie Mixer
Come down to a pre-movie mixer to catch up with new friends over a glass of Pims and a slice of pizza.
Outside the FedUni Store (Building 1N)
07:00pm onwards Outdoor Cinema Social Event
‘Flippin Sweet’ there is an outdoor cinema at uni.
It’s ShowTime!!! Grab your friends and family and enjoy a movie under the stars. Popcorn and drinks will be available. Movie starts 8pm.
Outside the FedUni Store (Building 1N)

Friday 24th February 2017 - Compulsory for on campus students only

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09:30am – 10:30am Academic writing: Workshop (Repeat)
Introduces students to the requirements of essay writing at a tertiary level. We will look at topic analysis, planning, essay structure, critical thinking and writing. This is a repeat of the session offered on Wednesday.
4N120
10:30am – 11:30am Referencing & plagiarism: Workshop (Repeat)
This session will help you avoid plagiarism by using referencing to acknowledge your sources in your assignments. Registration is preferred but not required. This is a repeat of the session offered on Wednesday.
4N120
11:30am – 12:00pm Library tours
Take a tour of the library and see what resources and facilities are available to assist you. Meet at the Information point in the Library. This is a repeat of the session offered on Wednesday.
Library
12:30pm – 01:30pm Wine & Cheese Tasting – Social Event
Feeling Classy? Come and enjoy some fine wine and a selection of local cheeses.
Student Lounge
12:30pm – 01:30pm Quarenook BBQ Lunch – Aboriginal &/Or Torres Strait Islander Students Only
Come along and enjoy a FREE BBQ, have a yarn and meet our other Indigenous students.
Mural BBQ area (Outside Building 1S)
02:00pm – 03:00pm Late Arrivals Repeat Orientation Session - Student Support Services
Late Enrolment Students - Repeat Orientation Session - Student Support Services
5N165

Monday 27th February 2017

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All Day Week 1 Commences
Have any concerns or questions? Call into Student Connect 3N102 (opposite student lounge) and we will be happy to assist you.
Student Connect 3N102