Federation Business School

Congratulations on starting at Federation University and welcome to the Federation Business School! Below you will find everything you need to get started, including the schedule for all the events and activities you need to get you oriented, connected, and ready for your new university life.

Getting Started

Microsoft Teams? Moodle? Adobe Connect? MySC?
Feeling out of your depth? Need help? No worries!
Jump into the StudyHub on Moodle to book in and find heaps of great advice on getting started at Fed. At the StudyHub you can also book into our Tech Bootcamp to get trained up on all the IT tips and techniques you'll need to survive studying online.

International Orientation, Monday 20th July

If you are an international student starting at Federation University, you MUST attend our International Orientation. You should also attend your School's Orientation on Tuesday.

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2:00pm - 4:30pmInternational Orientation includes:
- Registrations
- Welcome to Federation University
- Essential health and safety information
- Q&A session
Check back closer to the date for the link.

Orientation, Tuesday 21st July

For everyone! Some of the links won't work until the scheduled time. The Orientation Moodle will be live from midday 16/07/2020.

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9:30am - 10:30amMeet Your Mentor (for undergraduate students)
Join your mentor group live in Microsoft Teams. Bring a hot cup of coffee and your best morning face. This is your chance to get to know some of the new faces you'll be studying alongside.
Check back closer to the date for links.
10:30am - 10:40amUniversity & School Welcome
If you haven't already, jump into Moodle and watch the welcome videos from your School and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor. Self-paced in Moodle.
Check the "Welcome" and "School Information" sections in the Orientation Moodle.
10:40am - 11:30amProgram Overview 
Find out what your course is going to cover and meet some of the people who will be teaching you: your lecturers. Self-paced in Moodle.
Link posted closer to the date.
11:30am - 12:30pmMusic Lounge & Mentor Chat
Jump into the virtual music lounge, chat with your new classmates and mentors, and listen to some music together. Live in Microsoft Teams.
Check out the Events page.
12:30pm - 1:00pmLunch: Screen Break
Turn off your computer, put your feet up, and eat some delicious pizza. (Or, whatever you can find in the fridge will do.)
Get outta here, your eyes need a break!
1:00pm - 1:30pmEqual Rights are Your Rights
Whoever you are, whatever your background, whomever you love, regardless of your age, ability, gender, relationship status or whether you are a parent or carer... you belong at Federation University! Self-paced in Moodle.
Check the "Belonging and Diversity" section in the Orientation Moodle.
1:30pm - 2:00pmGetting Support
FedUni offers heaps of different services to help you out while you study. Get to know them all to give yourself the best chance of success in your studies. Self-paced in Moodle.
Check the "Student Support and Services" section in the Orientation Moodle.
2:00pm - 3:00pmVirtual Library Tour
Just like a real library tour, but now you can get away with wearing your PJs. Discover how the library can help you to build academic skills, research your assignments, get top marks, and much more. Live in Adobe Connect.
Link posted closer to the date.
3:00pm - 3:30pmQ&A with the Mentors (for undergraduate students)
Finally! Get your burning questions answered by the experts: students who have already been there, done that. Live in Microsoft Teams.
Link posted closer to the date.
3:30pm - 4:30pmGames, Activities and Competitions
Competitive games with prizes, or maybe doing some painting while having a drink is more your style? No matter, we've got you covered! Live in the virtual lounges.
Check out the lounges on the Events page.

Bonus Content

Don't miss out, stick about for extra support and training, fun activities, guest speaker workshops, and games!

Wednesday, 22nd July

10:00am - 10:30amFedUni Sports: Virtual WorkoutLinks provided closer to the date.
11:00am - 5:00pmOnline Tech Bootcamp
Missed the earlier sessions? No worries! You can still upgrade your tech know-how and learn how to use Moodle and all the other new University systems.
Book now at the StudyHub.
2:00pm - 5:00pmBrisbane Student Meet & Greet
Studying at Brisbane? Meet your support staff and fellow students on the Brisbane campus, virtually! 
Links provided closer to the date.
2:30pm - 4:00pmTime & Priority Management Workshop
with special guest Josh Farr

Join inspirational speaker and student leadership expert, Josh Farr, as he gives you the low-down on how to juggle your life and time at university effectively.
Links provided closer to the date.

Thursday, 23rd July

11:00am - 5:00pmOnline Tech Bootcamp
Missed the earlier sessions? No worries! You can still upgrade your tech know-how and learn how to use Moodle and all the other new University systems.
Book now at the StudyHub.
1:00pm - 3:00pmVirtual Market Stall
Want to join a club? Make some friends? Find out more about University services?
Drop into our virtual market stall to chat with our student clubs and University services. 
Book your place by 5pm 22nd July.

Didn't book? Join our Teams chat on the day and we'll help you out.

Friday, 24th July

11:00am - 5:00pmOnline Technology Bootcamp
Last chance! 
Book now at the StudyHub.