School of Engineering, IT and Physical Sciences

Congratulations on starting at Federation University and welcome to the School of Engineering, IT and Physical Sciences! 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 at StudyHub

Microsoft Teams? Moodle? Adobe Connect? MySC?
Feeling out of your depth? Need help? No worries!
Jump into the StudyHub on Moodle to 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.

Having trouble getting into Microsoft Teams? Have a look at the FedUni ITS Teams Guide.

International Orientation, Monday 20th July

If you are an international student starting at Federation University, you MUST attend our International Orientation day. 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

International Orientation Moodle

Orientation, Tuesday 21st July

For everyone! Some of these 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 - 10:00amMeet 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.

Commencing Brisbane students will be contacted via email by the Brisbane Mentors during the first couple of weeks. Keep checking your student email accounts to meet your Mentors 
Meet Your Mentor
10:00am - 10:05amUniversity Official Welcome & Student to Student Welcome Video
Jump into Moodle and watch the welcome videos from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and your fellow students.
University & Student Welcomes
10:05am - 10:20amSchool Welcome
We're a friendly bunch of people and your school would like to welcome you too.
School Welcome
10:30am - 11:30amProgram Overviews 
Find out what your course is going to cover and meet some of the people who will be teaching you: your lecturers.
All Program Overviews
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.
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 - 2:00pmVirtual 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
Virtual Library Tour
2:00pm - 2:30pmEqual 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.
Belonging and Diversity
2:30pm - 3:00pmGetting 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.
Student Support and Services
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
Check back in with your Mentor
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 virtual lounges
Check out 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

11:00am - 1:00pmOnline 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.
12:00pm - 1:00pmLive HIIT Fitness Class & FedMoves Information Session
Take time out from sitting down, swap the slippers for sneakers and put that activewear to use!
Check out the Events page.
2:00pm - 5:00pmBrisbane Student Meet & Greet
Studying at Brisbane? Meet your support staff and fellow students on the Brisbane campus, virtually! 
Join at Microsoft Teams.
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.
Check out the Events page.
3:00pm - 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.

Thursday, 23rd July

11:00am - 1:00pmOnline 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 - 3:00pmSupport Services Information Sessions
Federation University is rated number one amongst all Australian Universities for Student Support, and we invite you to explore this firsthand! There will be a brief overview of each of the areas and time for Q&A, listen and learn more about the amazing opportunities available at your fingertips on your University journey.
Check out the Events page.
1:00pm - 3:00pmClubs Zone
Chat to some of our clubs by instant message on Teams and ask them about what they get up to.
Check out the Events page.
3:00pm - 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.

Friday, 24th July

11:00am - 1:00pmOnline 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.
3:00pm - 5:00pmOnline Tech Bootcamp
Last chance! 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.