Orientation program

Graduate orientation: Monday 22 July 2019

Attendance at Orientation is compulsory for both local and international 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 22 July 2019

Engineering & IT Graduate Student Welcome

Times: 11:00am–12:00pm and 12:00–1:00pm (repeat session)
Venue: Public Lecture Theatre, Old Arts Building (149) [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.

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: Basement Foyer, Glyn Davis (MSD) Building [view map]

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

Tuesday 23 July 2019

Transition to graduate studies and Australian culture

Time: 2:00–3:00pm
Venue: Sunderland Theatre, Medical Building (181) [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: 3:00–4:00pm
Venue: Sunderland Theatre, Medical Building (181) [view map]

Get a start in the right direction and hear from Academic Skills for the top five 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

Meet your coordinator