School of Education and FAST program

Welcome to the School of Education. Below is your 2019 orientation week timetable. It is important to attend all of your scheduled activities which include key information that you will need during your time at Federation University. 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 - 9:30am 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 - 10:00am Mentor Session
Spend some time getting to know your mentor and the other students in your mentor group.
10:00am - 10:30am Library Tour
Get to know the library and its many services in your mentor group.
10:30am - 11:00am Campus Tour
Mentors will take you all around the campus pointing out everything you need to know to succeed at Uni.
11:00am - 11:30am Welcome to Uni
Meet your mentor and get welcomed to University by the senior staff in your School.
Building 903,
Room G121
11:30am - 12:00pm 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 903,
Room G121 
12:00pm - 12:30pm Program Overview
Your lecturers will give an overview of your program, let you know what to expect and how to succeed.
Education students remain in room G121, FAST students head to Building 902, Room 195. 
Building 903,
Room G121
and Building 902, Room 195 
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 - 3:00pm
Getting Connected
Your mentor and our IT staff will guide you through all the tech basics, like using Moodle and checking your classes.
Building 901,
Room G43
3:00pm - 3:30pm
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 901,
Room G43
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
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.