School of Health and Life Sciences

Welcome to the School of Health and Life Sciences! Check your 2020 orientation week timetable below. It is important to attend all of your activities as they cover things you'll need to know during your time at FedUni. 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.

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 - 9:00am 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
9:00am - 9:30am 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 
9:30am - 10:00am School Welcome
Meet your mentor and get welcomed to University by the senior staff in your School.
Building 901,
Room G43
10:00am - 11:00am Program Overview
Your lecturers will give an overview of your program, let you know what to expect and how to succeed.
Biomedical Science, Veterinary and Wildlife, Science, Environmental and Conservation Science students head to Building 902, Room 197
Psychology students head to Building 902, Room 163 
Building 902,
Room 160, 161, 163
11:00am - 12:00pm Mentor Session and Campus Tour
Mentors will take you all around the campus pointing out everything you need to know to succeed at Uni.
12:00pm - 12:30pm Library Tour
Get to know the library and its many services in your mentor group.
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 Free Lunch
It's a party in the quad! Come for the food, stay for the music, market stalls, student clubs, and opportunities to get to know your fellow students.
Main Quad
2:00pm - 2:30pm Studying a Science degree? Get lab ready!
An important occupational health and safety induction for all science students.
Building 903, Room G121
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.
Student Lounge

Thursday 27 February 2020

7:00pm - 12:00pm Clubs Welcome Party and Dinner
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.