Arts Academy (SMB and Camp St)

Welcome to the Federation University Arts Academy and the School of Arts. Below is your 2020 orientation week timetable. It is important to attend all of your scheduled activities which includes key information that you will need during your time at Federation. 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.

Monday 24 February 2020

9:00am - 9:25amMeet Your Student Mentor
Come and meet your new student mentor who will guide you through your Orientation.
Outside Old Library (L Building) & Old Law Courts (C Building)
9:30am - 10:00amSchool Welcome
Find out about: starting out at FedUni, an Orientation overview, introduction to your academic staff, and check out the staff recognition awards.
Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre (HMST)
10:00am - 10:30amStudent Support
Everything you need to know about how to get support for maintaining your physical and mental health, and services available for disabilities and financial needs. Learn how to apply for scholarships and student bursaries.
Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre (HMST)
10:30am - 10:50amYour Rights are Equal Rights
What's Federation University all about? Find out how you can contribute to a respectful and fun culture at Fed.
Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre (HMST)
10:50am - 11:00amStudent Societies Presentations
Meet members of the Green Room, Art Society, Christians @ Uni and Student Senate and learn how you can get involved!
Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre (HMST)
11:00am - 12:30pmArts Academy Challenge!
Students break into their mentor groups for an interactive tour of School of Mines (SMB) and Camp Street campuses. Be sure to catch the Mentor Movie!
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Free Lunch
Sign up for a club, enjoy the music, chat with your new mates, and check out the Pitcha Makin Fellas Open Studio in P Building.
Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre (HMST) Forecourt
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Program Information Sessions
Performing Arts
Visual Arts 
Communication Design

Upper Studios, New North
Lower Studios, New North 
3:00pm - 4:00pmTour of the Art Gallery of Ballarat
All Visual Arts and Communication Design students are invited to join this expert tour of the excellent Art Gallery of Ballarat.
Art Gallery of Ballarat

Tuesday 25 February 2020

9:30amLibrary Session for Visual Arts & Comm Design StudentsSMB Library
10:00amLibrary Session for Performing Arts (Group 1)SMB Library
10:30amLibrary Session for Performing Arts (Group 2)SMB Library
11.15am - 12:30pmIntroduction to Forum and Collaborative Workshop
All students attend, includes In-Place Presentation from Belinda Pearson
Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre (HMST)
12:30pm - 12:45pmStaying Safe around Campus
Health and Safety discussion with Campus Security 
Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre (HMST)
12:45pm - 2:00pmFree Lunch
Join us for some free food and enjoy the music.
Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre (HMST) Forecourt
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Introduction to the Post Office Gallery
for Visual Arts & Comm Design students with Shelley Hinton
Post Office Gallery

Wednesday 26 February 2020

9:30am - 4:00pm
Performing Arts students: Dance Orientation
Compulsory session for all first year Performing Arts students
S Building;
Movement Studio 1 (S201)
Movement Studio 2 (S202)
Movement Studio 3 (S203) 

Please be aware this schedule may be subject to change. Check again closer to the date.