Orientation program

Graduate orientation: Monday 20 February 2017

Attendance at Orientation Week is compulsory for both local and international students.

What happens at Orientation?

Orientation Week 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 20 February 2017

Engineering & IT Graduate Welcome Session

Times: 11am–12pm and 12:15–1:15pm (repeat session)
Venue: Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre [view map]

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

Meet your course coordinator sessions

Time: between 2:00–4:00pm
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.

Engineering & IT Graduate Welcome Celebration

Time: 4:15–6:00pm
Venue: To be confirmed

Meet your new classmates and enjoy a drink, some food, live music from the Engineering Music Society and meet some of the student clubs and societies. This is our way of saying We’re glad you could join us.

Tuesday 21 February 2017

Transition to graduate studies and Australian culture

Time: 2pm–3pm
Venue: Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre [view map]

Other University activities in O-Week

As well as attending the following orientation sessions run by the School, we encourage you to take part in the activities organised by other areas of the University.

Attend the Clubs and Societies carnival, take an Academic Skills Unit session on Strategies for Success or get some hints on finding accommodation.

Get more information about Orientation activities and plan your own itinerary at:


Meet your coordinator