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Federation University - Victorian campuses

Welcome to Federation University. We’ve planned a wide range of on-campus and online events and activities to give you the best start on your FedUni journey. It’s all about connection, gathering info and having fun!

If you can’t make it to campus, or you are one of our many online students, there is still plenty of great online activity, and lots of opportunities to connect with other students and our friendly staff.

Whether online or on campus, we can’t wait to see you soon!

Key dates

DateEventOnline or On-campus
Friday 9 July 2021Online technology bootcamp beginsOnline
Monday 12 July 2021FedReadyOnline
Monday 19 July 2021International student orientationOnline
Tuesday 20 July 2021Main orientation program beginsOnline
Monday 26 July 2021 (Week 1)On-campus events and activities start beginning with FedFestOn-campus


Starting university is a big step and whether you’re fresh out of secondary school or returning to study, we want to make sure you’re as prepared as possible. That’s where FedReady comes in. This program is here to help you develop the academic skills you need to get started at university. Commencing students are automatically enrolled in FedReady, but it is also open for current students who feel they need to improve their skills. FedReady is run completely online over two weeks, allowing flexibility to fit your learning into your day.

See FedReady timetable

Online technology bootcamp

Most people know they will encounter many academic skills that are new to them as they start their university journey, but there are also many technology and computer-based skills that students don't realise they will need. The tech bootcamp series of sessions that run at the start of each semester are there to help you learn these skills. All students are encouraged to attend one session for each of the topics covered, as they will involve information about things you will be required to complete for your assessments each year.

See the Online Technology Bootcamp flyer (pdf, kb)

Main orientation program

The formal University and School information sessions will be held online using a program called Moodle and will include a range of information and activities to prepare you for study at Federation University. Both live and pre-recorded sessions will be included and online social events and activities have also been scheduled during this time.

Different online platforms and programs will be used for this part of your orientation. Find out about the different online platforms you will be using.

Orientation doesn't stop there! Our orientation and welcome program will continue once your classes start in week one and go well into your first semester.



FedFest is all about welcoming all of our students, new and returning, to Fed. Breakfasts, BBQs, expos, speed-friending and more! Held throughout week 1, FedFest is about getting involved, engaging with the Fed community and making some new friends along the way.

To find out what is happening on your campus or online, please visit the Student Engagement webpage