Orientation program

Graduate orientation: Monday 17 July 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 17 July 2017

Engineering & IT Graduate Student Welcome

Times: 11am–12pm and 12:15–1:15pm (repeat session)
Venue: Kathleen Fitzpatrick Theatre (B101), Arts West (148) [view map]

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.

Download: presentation slides [PDF]

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: Ground Floor Old Engineering Building

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 18 July 2017

Transition to graduate studies and Australian culture

Time: 2pm–3pm
Venue: Carrillo Gantner Theatre (B02), Sidney Myer Asia Centre [view map]

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: 3pm–4pm
Venue: Carrillo Gantner Theatre (B02), Sidney Myer Asia Centre [view map]

Get a start in the right direction and hear from Academic Skills and the Library for skills and strategies to tackle your degree; research methods, referencing, and plagarism.

Meet your coordinator