Academic program

**PLEASE NOTE: It is very important that you attend all appropriate information sessions during O-Week as essential information regarding your program, timetable, classes etc will be provided.

Arts Academy, Camp St O-Week Program (PDF, 104KB)

Monday 20th February 2017

Time Activity Venue
(Camp Street Campus)
08:30am - 08:50am Mentor Welcome
Mentors and Transition Staff to meet all commencing students outside the Old Library and Old Law Court Buildings
Outside Old Library & Old Law Courts Buildings
09:00am - 09:20am Faculty Welcome
Professor John McDonald – Dean, Faculty of Education and Arts. Jeremy Smith Deputy Head, School of Arts, Humanities and Social Science
Ballarat Mechanics' Institute
09:20am - 09:30am Arts Academy Staff Introduction
Academic staff to introduce themselves and the programs they teach into. Student HQ intro
Ballarat Mechanics' Institute
09:30am - 09:45amIntroduction to Student Support ServicesBallarat Mechanics' Institute
09:45am - 10:00am Introduction to Student Groups
(Art Society, DPI, Green Room Student Senate, Rainbow Collective)
Ballarat Mechanics' Institute
10:00am - 10:15amIntroduction to the Arts Academy Mentors and the Transition ProgramBallarat Mechanics' Institute
10:15am - 12:00pm Campus Tour
Students to break up into their mentor groups for a tour of SMB and Camp Street Campuses
Various locations
12:00pm - 01:00pm University Senior Staff Welcome and Unilife Performance Commencing students to attend Ballarat Mechanics' Institute
01:00pm - 01:30pmSchool BBQ/Market Stall
Art Society, DPI and Green Room – promoting their memberships and upcoming events
Ballarat Mechanics' Institute
01:30pm - 02:30pm  Art Academy Challenge
Mentor Organised Activities
Outside Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre 
02:30pm - 04:00pm Acting OHS Induction
All commencing Acting students to attend
Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre 

Tuesday 21st February 2017

Time Activity Venue
(Camp Street Campus)
09:00am - 10:30am Music Theatre OHS Induction
All commencing Music Theatre students to attend
Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre 
09:30am - 10:00amCommunication Design Students: Introduction to the Post Office Gallery
All commencing design students to attend
Post Office Gallery
10:00am - 10:30amVisual Art Students: Introduction to the Post Office Gallery
All commencing Visual Art students to attend
Post Office Gallery
10:45am - 12:00pm Introduction to Library Services/Moodle/My Student Centre
All commencing Arts Academy students to attend
Mentor Movie
Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre 
12:00pm - 01:00pm School BBQ/Market Stall
Art Society, DPI and Green Room – promoting their memberships and upcoming events
Outside Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre 
01:00pm - 02:00pm Visual Art and Design OHS Induction/Introduction to staff, programs and courses
All Visual Art and Design students to attend this compulsory session
C004 (Lecture Theatre, Old Law Court Building)
01:00pm - 01:30pmPA students Campus Security: Induction to safety protocols of Camp Street and SMB. Garry PilmoreHelen Macpherson Smith Theatre
01:30pm - 03:00pmPerforming Arts Introduction to staff, programs and courses
All 1st year Acting and Music Theatre students to attend
Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre
02:00pm - 02:30pm VA and Design students Campus Security: Induction to safety protocols of Camp Street and SMB. Garry Pilmore C004 (Lecture Theatre, Old Law Court Building)
02:30pm - 03:30pmVisual Art and Design: Introduction to Art Theory
All 1st year Visual Art and Communication Design students to attend
C004 (Lecture Theatre, Old Law Court Building)
03:00pm - 04:00pm Performing Arts: Introduction to Critical Studies
All 1st year Music Theatre and Acting students to attend
Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre
04:00pm - 04:30pm Mentor Organised ActivitiesTo be advised

Wednesday 22th February 2017

Time Activity Location - Camp St Campus
09:00am - 04:00pmDance Streaming
Compulsory session for all Performing Arts 1st year Acting and Music Theatre students
Movement Studios 1 and 2
01:00pm - 03:00pmIntroduction to Studio Practice
Compulsory session for all 1st year Visual Art students
Downstairs Visual Art Studios, New North
05:00pm - 08:00pm The Main Event
Free food, activities and music - All commencing students encouraged to attend – Student ID needed
Alfred Deakin Place, Camp Street

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