School of Education and FAST Program

Welcome new students to the School of Education and the FAST program! We wish you an exciting and transformative journey with Federation University Australia. A journey that will start with your orientation. Check the schedule below to find out what you and your fellow first years will be getting up to. Click here to check out the full range of social activities available across the week.

Wednesday 27 February 2019

9.00 - 9.45amArrive on campus 
9.45 – 10.15am Official Welcome
Meet fellow students and university leadership who will provide you with an overview and advice for starting out and succeeding at uni.
10.30am – 12.00pm School Welcome & Whole of School Activity
Hear some specific advice about your program in the School of Education 
1N 206/207
12.00 – 12.30pm School Activity
Get to know your fellow first years and meet your student mentor. 
1N 206/207
12.30 - 1.30pmMentor Goosechase
Compete in teams to race around the campus and solve puzzles.
Various locations
1.30 - 3.30pmMarket Day Festival
Free lunch, market stalls, live music, free ice-cream and slushies, Games Hub, games and activities!
Rose Garden
3.30 - 6.00pmAcoustic Arvo
Live music, free food and casual games in the bar.
Student Lounge

Drop in sessions

TimeRoom 2E 101Library1E 213/214
2.00 - 2.20pmStudent Connect: ScholarshipsTourGetting IT Connected
2.20 - 2.40pmStudent Learning AdvisorTourGetting IT Connected
2.40 - 3.00pmStudent Connect: Health & WellbeingTourGetting IT Connected
3.00 - 3.20pmStudent Connect: Development & EmployabilityTourGetting IT Connected
3.20 - 3.40pmStudent Connect: Industry Placement Program (IPP)TourGetting IT Connected

Thursday 28 February 2019

8:30 – 9:30am

Family Friendly Morning

The family and friends of our new students are invited to join us for a pancake breakfast and the opportunity to meet some of the academic and support staff at FedUni. Find out what uni is going to be all about for your loved one and how you can support them along the way.

Please register at

Student Lounge
10:00am – 12:00pm Program Overviews
Sport, Physical & Outdoor Education
Health & Physical Education

1N 206/207
2S 122
2S 121
2S 121
12:00 – 1:00pm Free Build Your Own Burger Lunch
Free lunch and a chance to mingle with your mentor groups, staff, and other students.
Student Lounge (3N131)

Please note schedule subject to change.