Psychology and health sciences

Psychology Orientation Program (PDF, 79KB)

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 only

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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
09:30am – 10:15amFaculty of Health Welcome
The official welcome for all students.
Meet the Staff
Meet Academic and Student Services staff and find out how they can help you to succeed through your studies.
3E Auditorium
10:15am – 12:00pmPsychology Orientation
Students will work closely in groups with mentors and academics to learn the steps involved in using campus resources and obtaining study tips that will help you through your academic year.
1S215
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 – 01:45pmPizza Lunch at Faculty of Health
Join us for a free informal pizza lunch where you can chat to academic staff and meet fellow students in a relaxed atmosphere.
3E Auditorium
02:00pm – 02:30pmAcademic Questions & Answers Session
Psychology Academics invite students to their open office session where students can visit to discuss any academic concerns or queries individually or in groups in their offices.
Building 2W Psychology academics Offices
02:00pm – 02:45pmStudent Services Help Session
Learning to navigate all the new systems you are introduced to in your first year can be a little daunting! Come along to this open session for help and advice on timetable, My Student Centre and any other student administration concerns you may have.
3W222
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 Show Time! 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

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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 and/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