Orientation at UNE — your university journey starts here

Orientation at UNE is delivered in different ways depending on your mode of study (either on-campus or online) and is based on your commencing study period.

All students (regardless of study mode) should complete Online Orientation known as UNE101, (please check your UNE email account for details); on-campus students are also required to attend orientation programs at the Armidale campus.

Orientation is important and it is designed to help you make a successful transition into study.

Your student advisor

If you are a commencing student enrolled in Trimester 2, 2019, you will soon receive a call from one of our student advisors. Your student advisor will ask how you are going with your preparation for university study, answer any questions you might have and provide some tips for your transition into university.

On Campus Orientation

Welcome Reception

On Campus Orientation will commence on Thursday 4 July 2019 with a Welcome Reception for all new students at the ‘Bistro from 4.30-6.30pm.**

This Welcome Reception will be an opportunity to collect your UNE Welcome Pack & Townie Shirt, meet some of your friendly support staff, who you'll be seeing around & hear about what we do, as well as to mingle with other new students living in Armidale.

**Master of Nursing Practice: If you are a student commencing in the Master of Nursing Practice, your Orientation will begin the morning of Thursday 4 July 2019 with Orientation for your Course. It is important that you attend both the Thursday and Friday Orientation Program. You can download your full Orientation Program for the Thursday and Friday, here.

Orientation Program

The official program for all commencing students begins on Friday 5 July from 9am**. You can download your Friday Orientation Program Schedule, here.

This program will include essential information for International students including; visa conditions, your rights as an international student, support services available on campus, overseas student health cover (OSHC), details about international student events, and much more.

If you are an International Student, it is super important that you attend this day. You can find further details about your program through your International Student Hub unit in Moodle. In addition to this, you can find more information just for you on the International Student Orientation page.

The Friday program will include a Community Session featuring stalls from a variety of clubs, societies, and support services across UNE and Armidale, and afternoon tea will be provided. This is always a fun afternoon, so make sure to get involved!

UNE Sydney Orientation Session

UNE Sydney will be hosting an Orientation session for newly enrolled and resuming Sydney based students at UNE Sydney. The Orientation will take place on Saturday 29 June from 10am-2pm.

This is a great opportunity to meet fellow students and to familiarise yourself with the facilities available at UNE Sydney. If you’re interested, you can find further details and RSVP here.

UNE Sydney is also holding a Toolkit session in Week 3 for those who aren’t able to make Orientation.

The Toolkit session will take place on Tuesday 23 July from 6pm-8.30pm. For more information or to RSVP, please check out the event page here.

Regional Study Centres and UNE Tamworth - Getting Started Workshops

Between the 29th June and the 23rd of July, our Study Centres will be hosting some face-to-face Orientation and Support Sessions for students commencing in Trimester 2, 2019.

Narrabri Getting Started Session
Tuesday 2nd July, 5pm
Please RSVP here if you would like to attend.

Moree Getting Started Session
Wednesday 3rd July, 2pm
Please RSVP here if you would like to attend.

Coonabarabran Getting Started Session
Thursday 4th July, 10.30am
Please RSVP here if you would like to attend.

Gunnedah Getting Started Session
Thursday 4th July, 1.30pm
Please RSVP here if you would like to attend.

Tamworth Getting Started Session
Sunday 7th July, 10am
Please RVSP here if you would like to attend.

Guyra Getting Started Session
Monday 8th July, 10.30am
Please RSVP here if you would like to attend.

Glen Innes Getting Started Session
Monday 8th July, 12.15pm
Please RSVP here if you would like to attend.

Tenterfield Getting Started Session
Monday 8th July, 3.30pm
Please RSVP here if you would like to attend.

Inverell Getting Started Session
Tuesday 9th July, 11.15am
Please RSVP here if you would like to attend.

If you're a student in the Taree-Port Macquarie region, you are invited to participate in a one-on-one Getting Started session at the UNE Study Centre in Taree. Sessions are available Monday to Friday between 9am-5pm. To arrange your session, please get in touch with your UNE Taree Study Centre directly via the contact details here.

Parents & Partners, Friends & Supporters of our Commencing Students

We understand that this time of year can be just as exciting and important for you, supporting one of our new students, as it is for those commencing their studies with us!

There are a lot of things to learn and to be aware of, so to help you feel equipped to support your student you might like to check out this helpful information booklet.

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