School of Arts

Welcome to the School of Arts. Below is your 2020 orientation timetable. It is important to attend all of your scheduled activities which includes key information that you will need during your time at Federation. Don't forget to have some fun and join in the social activities.

The information below may change between now and orientation and we recommend checking back just before the day.

Master of Social Work students click here for your schedule!

Tuesday 25 February 2020

International students only

Attendance is compulsory for all commencing international students.

9:30am - 4:00pm This orientation program includes important information about:
University services
Your rights and responsibilities
Health and safety
Adjusting to a new culture
Visa and financial information
Building 901
Room G43 

Wednesday 26 February 2020

All commencing students

Attendance is compulsory for all commencing international students.

8:30am - 9:30am Cuppa with your Mentor
Come meet your mentor and grab a free hot drink to fuel your brain for day one.
Register at Main Quad, Building 901/902
9:30am - 10:30am Mentor Session and Campus Tour
Mentors will take you all around the campus pointing out everything you need to know to succeed at Uni.
10:30am - 11:00am Library Tour
Get to know the library and its many services in your mentor group.
11:00am - 11:30am School Welcome
Meet your mentor and get welcomed to University by the senior staff in your School.
Building 901,
Room G43 
11:30am - 12:00pm Program Overview
Your lecturers will give an overview of your program, let you know what to expect and how to succeed.
Criminal Justice - Building 902, Room 160
Bachelor of Arts - Building 902, Room G68
Community & Human Services - Building 901, Room G43 
12:00pm - 12:30pm Your Rights are Equal Rights
What's Federation University all about? Find out how you can contribute to a respectful and fun culture at Fed.
Building 901,
Room G43 
12:30pm - 1:00pm Welcome to Campus and Smoking Ceremony
Get welcomed by the senior staff on campus and join in an indigenous smoking ceremony.
Main Quad
1:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch Party and Clubs Market
It's a party in the Quad! Come for the free food, stay for the live music, market stalls, student clubs, and opportunities to get to know your fellow students.
Main Quad
2:00pm - 2:30pm Mentor Session Building 902, Rooms 195 and 197
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Getting Support at Uni
Anything can happen while you're studying, so it's important to know about all the essential Uni services that can support you from your first day all the way to your first job.
Building 903,
Room G121 
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Getting Connected 
Your mentor and our IT staff will guide you through all the tech basics, like using Moodle and checking your classes.
Building 903,
Room G121 
4:00pm - 6:00pm Acoustic Arvo
Keep the conversation flowing over a drink and live music in your Student Lounge. Trivia, drumming workshops, live music, we've got everything! Bring your Photo ID for drinks.
Student Lounge

Thursday 27 February 2020

7:00pm - 12:00pm Clubs Welcome Party
Dinner, games and music. Student $5.00, Guests $10.00 
DJ Luke Harrison from Empire 
More info and tickets:
Student Lounge

Please note this website may be subject to change.