FAST

FAST Orientation Program (PDF, 77KB)

Wednesday 22nd February 2017 - Compulsory for on campus students

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09:30am – 10:30amOfficial 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 – 11:30amMeet 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
11:30amCampus 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 – 01:00pmLunch
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 – 01:00pmLibrary 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 – 02:00pmITS/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 – 03:00pmAcademic 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 – 04:00pmReferencing & 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 – 09:00pmSocial 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

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08:30am – 10:00amFree 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 – 12:00pmFAST Program Presentation
This compulsory session will help the students to better understand what the requirements of the FAST program will be. Also a question and answer session will be held so that students can seek clarification on matters that may be of concern.
5N165
12:00pm – 01:00pmUni 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 – 01:45pmLunch
Free Pizza Lunch on Campus!
Student Lounge
01:45pm – 03:00pmDrop In Session
Still got some questions to ask? Here is an opportunity to get them answered.
5N175
07:00pm – 08:00pmPre-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 onwardsOutdoor 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 24thFebruary 2017

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09:30am – 10:30amAcademic 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 – 11:30amReferencing & 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 – 12:00pmLibrary 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 – 01:30pmWine & Cheese Tasting – Social Event
Feeling Classy? Come and enjoy some fine wine and a selection of local cheeses.
Student Lounge
12:30pm – 01:30pmQuarenook 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 – 03:00pmLate 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 DayWeek 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