Why sign up?
This site will help you explore the hundreds of events, information sessions and workshops available for Orientation 2015. Create an account and add sessions to your itinerary so you can make the most of your Orientation.
Welcome to Melbourne! Orientation is your kick-start to university life.
22 July 2015: Academic Advice Day Academic Advice Day is an optional event for undergraduate students that gives you the opportunity to receive advice about your course and speak to lecturers about your subjects. Download the Academic Advice Day program
22 – 24 July 2015: Orientation Week Orientation Week offers a range of sessions, events and activities that will help you settle into life at Melbourne. You’ll have the opportunity to find out more about your course, socialise, meet other new students and discover the range of services and support available to you as a new student.
Orientation for graduate students Sign up above and visit the Orientation Activities page to have a look at what sessions and activities your graduate school is running.
Get started online To help you get started, we’ve created New Students Guides that provide information on how to accept your offer, enrol online, choose subjects and get involved in campus life before you arrive on campus.
Academic Advice Day (22 July) is an optional event for undergraduate students (or students studying a bachelors degree) that gives you the opportunity to receive advice about your course and speak to lecturers about your subjects. Information sessions on the day will provide useful information on how your course works and how to choose your subjects.
Can’t make it to Academic Advice Day? That’s okay! Our New Students Guides provide information on how to accept your offer, enrol online, choose subjects and get involved in campus life.
Attend Orientation to discover your campus, learn more about the services and resources available at the University, socialise, connect and make new friends.
Visit the Orientation Activities page for information sessions that cover everything from course information and study support, to support services such as housing. Browse through the social, sports and Student Union activities taking place over O-Week (Wednesday 22 July – Friday 24 July 2015).
If you’re an international student, you can complete your enrolment and register for classes before you arrive in Australia. The International Student Briefing provides clear steps to help you get enrolled and prepare you for living and studying in a new city.
Exchange students/ Students studying abroad
If you are an exchange student or a student studying abroad, our New Students Guides provide information on enrolment and orientation. You can also visit the Melbourne Global Mobility website for more information and key dates for your enrolment.
Expect to Connect
Once you’re enrolled, expect to connect with a Student Development Adviser who can meet with you throughout your degree to:
- Help you transition
- Identify your opportunities, and
- Set goals for success
We’ll contact you to make an appointment after Academic Advice Day, or book yourself in via the Student Advising System.
We look forward to meeting you at Student Connect!
Have a question?
Your first stop for answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): ask.unimelb.edu.au
For further enquiries, you can contact the 13 MELB Contact Centre.
Connect with other new students starting at the University via the First Year at Melbourne Facebook page, the official University of Melbourne Facebook page or check out student communities and interest groups on the University’s Social Media Directory.