Institute of Health and Wellbeing (Domestic)

We take care so you can give care

The Institute of Health and Wellbeing (IHW) is all about nurturing the next generation of health professionals. We know you’ve already got plenty of those vital soft skills – empathy, critical thinking, active listening. The next step is exploring the specifics of your chosen field and applying that knowledge in real-world situations. You’ll get to do clinical placement – which means getting out of the classroom (and your comfort zone) and connecting with local employers.

IHW cares about your career. IHW is your institute.

Your main Orientation schedule

Keen to find out a bit more about your course? Want to explore the Berwick Campus, meet some other nervous students and grab a free burger or two? Perfect – it's all in the schedule below.
TimeActivityLocation
9–10 amFree breakfastMain Quad, Building 901
10–10.30 amLibrary tourLibrary, Building 901
10–11.30 amActionBound campus tourRoom G43, Building 901
12–1 pmFree lunchMain Quad, Building 901
1–4 pmCourse orientation

Master of Public Health (ends 2 pm)
Room 160, Building 902

Bachelor of Psychological Science (ends 2 pm)
Room 158, Building 902

Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)
Room 161, Building 902

2–4 pmEnrolment labLibrary, Building 901

Bachelor of Nursing students only

Don't tell the other students, but you get two special orientation days. Not bad, hey?
TimeActivityLocation
9–10 amFree breakfastMain Quad, Building 901
10–11 amActionBound campus tourRoom G43, Building 901
11 am–12 pmLibrary tourLibrary, Building 901
12–1 pmFree lunchMain Quad, Building 901
1–4 pmEnrolment labLibrary, Building 901
TimeActivityLocation
9.30 am–12 pmCourse orientationRoom G121, Building 903
12–1 pmFree lunchMain Quad, Building 901
1–4 pmCourse orientationRoom G121, Building 903
2–4 pmEnrolment labLibrary, Building 901

Bachelor of Nursing (2nd year entry) students only

You get a special early orientation day. Nice.
TimeActivityLocation
9 am–12 pmCourse orientationRoom 159, Building 902
12–12.40 pmLunchStudent Lounge, Room G79, Building 902
12.45–3 pmAcademic SkillsRoom 1118, Building 903

Academic Skills Day

Starting uni can be daunting. The research. The essays and reports. The online systems. We get it. That's why we're running Academic Skills Day during Orientation.

You'll get to practise all kinds of basic academic skills. Yes – practise. Not hear about. This is a hands-on session. And there's free food.

When: Tuesday 27 February, 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Meet in Room G43, Building 901

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Find your way around campus

View the Berwick Campus map (pdf, 2.7mb)

Register for your sessions

After you take in your Orientation schedule you can register for as many sessions as you like. It's easy. Select your campus event below, then filter by date and away you go. Registration isn't compulsory, but it means you'll get a nifty reminder and you can add the sessions to your calendar.

Keen to see what else is going on at Fed in the first few weeks of semester? It's all at What's On.

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