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 Orientations - Trimester 3, 2019

Domestic Students

UNE Sydney Orientation Program - 232 Church St, Parramatta - 26th October

UNE Sydney will be hosting an Orientation session for newly enrolled and resuming domestic students at UNE Sydney. The Orientation will take place on Saturday 26 October from 10 am-2 pm. This is a great opportunity to meet fellow students and to familiarise yourself with the facilities available at UNE Sydney. Make sure to check back here regularly and our registration page will be available shortly!

Please ensure you bring your Wi-Fi enabled laptop or tablet and student login details so you can take part in activities and practice navigating during the session.

UNE Armidale Campus Orientation Program

For students commencing study on campus in Armidale for Trimester 3, you can call the Orientation Team on 02 6773 4430 to book a personalised Getting Started session.

International Students' Orientation Program

UNE Sydney Campus - 232 Church St, Parramatta - 30th October to 1st November

UNE Sydney International Student Orientation is a 3 day orientation program and starts on Wednesday 30th October and finishes on Friday 1st November (3 days), students need to make travel arrangements to arrive before 30 October to ensure they arrive on time for the start on Wednesday morning 8:30am.

This program is specifically for those enrolled in the Masters of Nursing Practice and Master of Health Management courses. The orientation will cover important information including campus facilities, study conditions, key course information, placements, visa conditions, your rights as an international student, support services available on campus, and overseas student health cover (OSHC).

Please ensure you bring your Wi-Fi enabled laptop or tablet and student login details so you can take part in activities and practice navigating during the session. Sydney enrolled students can find further details here.

UNE Armidale Campus Orientation Program - 31st October

The official program for all commencing International Students in Armidale will take place Thursday 31 October from 9am in Arts Lecture Theatre 2. The program is available here, and guides will be available in green information shirts to assist you in finding the venue.

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.

Regional Study Centres and UNE Tamworth - Getting Started Workshops

UNE Tamworth is holding a Getting Started session from 6:00-7:30pm on the 5th November, for students commencing in Trimester 3, 2019. Please click here to register for this session.

For students near our Regional Study Centres, you can register for a one-on-one Getting Started Zoom session (online) between the 28th October to 8th November by emailing regionalsc@une.edu.au.

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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