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 3, 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.
You will also receive an email upon enrolment, welcoming you and providing initial information. Make sure to check your email regularly and once you receive this, you can book your call from your student advisor at the time that best suits you!
On Campus Orientation
International Students' Orientation Program
The official program for all commencing International Students will take place Thursday 31 October from 9am. Further details of this program will be available here shortly.
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.
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 26 October 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, make sure to check back here regularly and our registration page will be available shortly!
UNE Sydney will also host an Orientation program for students commencing in the Masters of Nursing Practice and Master of Health Management based in Sydney. Further details of this program will be confirmed here soon.
Regional Study Centres and UNE Tamworth - Getting Started Workshops
In early November, UNE Tamworth will host a face-to-face Getting Started session for students commencing in Trimester 3, 2019. Further details of Getting Started Sessions will be posted here shortly.
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.