Orientation program

27-31 July 2020

In semester 2 2020, orientation will be online for all students.

What happens at Orientation?

Orientation is an important part of commencing your studies with the Melbourne School of Engineering. It provides an opportunity to form friendships, meet with your lecturers and tutors and course coordinators, gain an understanding of the School, and familiarise yourself with the wider University.

Engineering & IT Graduate Orientation: Monday 27 July 2020

Welcome session

Times: 11am–12pm
Venue: Via Zoom

Register here

Your formal welcome to the Melbourne School of Engineering. Find out all the information you need to know for a smooth transition in Engineering and IT.

Meet your course coordinator sessions

Time: 1–3pm
Venue: There is a session for each course — see the sessions listing.

Hear your course coordinator speak about course structure, elective subjects, and what to expect for the duration of your course.

Meet the MSE clubs

Time: 3:30–5pm
Venue: Via Zoom

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Join us in getting to know some of the clubs and societies at the Melbourne School of Engineering. You'll have the opportunity to speed-network and learn about some of the exciting things they do. This is our way of saying, "We're glad you could join us!".

Tuesday 28 July 2020

Graduate studies transition and Australian culture

Time: 11am–12pm
Venue: Via Zoom

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Expectations of being an Engineering & IT student at the University of Melbourne are outlined. Learn about engaging with your academics, class interactions, student services and life in Australia.

Getting started in Engineering & IT

Time:1–2pm
Venue: Via Zoom

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Get a start in the right direction and hear from Academic Skills for the top 5 strategies to tackle your degree:

  1. Get on top of your workload
  2. Become a great team worker
  3. Communicate with professionalism
  4. Contribute new knowledge
  5. Value and enjoy the process

What else is happening across campus during Orientation?

Check out the Central Orientation website to register for any other sessions relevant to your needs:

Students: Melbourne Orientation

Want to form connections with other University students? Try the Orientation Challenge! It is a fun way to meet other students. You’ll complete quests over four consecutive days as part of a team of four students:

Students: The Orientation Challenge

Meet your coordinator