Wednesday 22nd February 2017 - Compulsory for on campus students only
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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
|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.
|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.
|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
|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.
|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.
|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
|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.
|01:00pm – 01:45pm||Lunch|