Academic program

**PLEASE NOTE: It is very important that you attend all appropriate information sessions during O-Week as essential information regarding your program, timetable, classes etc will be provided.

Monday 19th February 2018

Time Activity Venue
(Camp Street Campus)
08:30am - 09:00am Mentor Welcome
Mentors and Transition Staff to meet all commencing students outside the Old Library and Old Law Court Buildings
Outside Old Library & Old Law Courts Buildings
09:00am - 10:30am Official & Faculty Welcome
Video welcome from the Vice Chancellor, Professor Helen Bartlett 

Professor John McDonald – Dean, Faculty of Education and Arts.
Jeremy Smith Deputy Head, School of Arts, Humanities and Social Science

 Introduction to your academic staff
Ballarat Mechanics' Institute
10:30am - 11:00amYour 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. 
Ballarat Mechanics' Institute
11:00am - 11:30amIntroduction to Student Groups, Mentors & the Transition Program
Art Society, DPI, Green Room, Student Senate, and Rainbow Collective!
Ballarat Mechanics' Institute
11:30am - 01:00pmMentor Groups Campus Tour
Students to break up into their mentor groups for a tour of SMB and Camp Street Campuses
Ballarat Mechanics' Institute
1:00pm - 02:00pmBBQ Lunch & Arts Academy Challenge
Free BBQ lunch! A chance to mingle and get involved in the Arts Academy Challenge. 
Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre Forecourt
2:00pm - 03:30pmMusic Theatre: Library Session

Visual Arts: Introduction to Studio Practice

Communication Design: Introduction
Library, SMB Campus

Upper Studios, New North

Lower Studios, New North
03:30pm - 04:30pmTour of the Art Gallery of BallaratArt Gallery of Ballarat

Tuesday 20th February 2017

Time Activity Venue
(Camp Street Campus)
09:30am - 11:00amVisual Arts & Comms Design: Introduction to the Post Office GalleryPost Office Gallery
09:30am - 10:30am Music Theatre: Getting Connected Computer Labs: New North, Library (Camp St)
09:30am - 10:30amActing: Library SessionLibrary, SMB
10:30am - 11:15amMusic Theatre: Mentor Group ActivitiesHelen Macpherson Smith Theatre Forecourt
10:30am - 11:15amActing: Getting ConnectedComputer Labs: New North, Library (Camp St)
11:15am - 12:00pmVisual Arts & Communication Design: Getting ConnectedComputer Labs: New North, Library (Camp St)
12:00pm - 01:00pm Faculty Lunch Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre Forecourt
01:00pm - 01:30pmActing & Music Theatre: Campus Security InductionHelen Macpherson Smith Theatre
01:00pm - 02:00pmVisual Arts & Comms Design: OHS Induction, Introduction to Staff & ProgramC004, Old Law Courts
01:30pm - 03:00pmActing & Music Theatre: Introduction to Staff/ProgramHelen Macpherson Smith Theatre
02:00pm - 02:30pmVisual Arts & Comms Design: Campus Security Induction C004, Old Law Courts
03:00pm - 03:30pmActing & Music Theatre: Introduction to Critical StudiesHelen Macpherson Smith Theatre
02:30pm - 03:30pm Visual Arts & Comms Design: Introduction to Art TheoryC004, Old Law Courts
03:30pm - 04:00pmVisual Arts & Comms Design: Library SessionLibrary, SMB

Wednesday 22th February 2017

Time Activity Location - Camp St Campus
09:00am - 04:00pmDance Streaming
Compulsory session for all Performing Arts 1st year Acting and Music Theatre students
Movement Studios 1 and 2

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