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Canberra orientation schedule

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Food & Entertainment

Get ready to put on your thinking caps as we kick off O-Week with trivia and free food

2/2/20

18:30 - 21:00

Refectory

Presentation

Vital information about studying in Australia, adjusting to Australian culture, satisfying the conditions of your student visa (if applicable) and receiving advice on support services to help you adjust to your new environment.

3/2/20

9:00 - 12:00

2B09

Presentation

This is the orientation session for UC College students studying the Diploma of Health, Graduate Certificate in Academic Foundations, and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Foundation program. At this session you will find out everything you need to know about studying at UC College.

3/2/20

9:00 - 16:30

2A06

Drop-in

There are additional support staff available to help you with self enrolment and timetable allocation, using the computers located in the Library.

3/2/20

9:00 - 17:00

Library Level B

Food & Entertainment

FREE Pancakes, say no more!

3/2/20

9:30

Concourse

Drop-in

Drop in to Inclusion and Engagement for information on supports available to students with a disability or ongoing health condition (including mental health conditions).

3/2/20

10:00 - 12:00

Student Central, Building 1

Presentation

This information session outlines the services the Ngunnawal Centre provides and an opportunity for students to meet the staff of the Ngunnawal Centre.

3/2/20

10:30 - 12:00

9A02, Ngunnawal Centre

Presentation

If you have moved to Canberra from the bush or the beach, come to this session to find out what support and scholarships are available for you. Meet your peers and chat to current UC students from regional areas.

3/2/20

10:30 - 12:00

2A13

Food & Entertainment

Grab a drink and a bite to eat while relaxing with friends in The Well's pop-up beer garden.

3/2/20

11:00 - 20:00

The Well

Food & Entertainment

Join us for the O Week Welcome Lunch on the Concourse

3/2/20

12:00 - 13:00

Concourse Lawns

Tour

Find out how to get a part-time job, access study support, seek out enrollment and course advice, and where to get medical help on campus. Lead by current UC students, you will be taken on a tour of key support services.

3/2/20

13:00 - 15:00

Start from Concourse Lawns

Food & Entertainment

Meet other students & make new friends then chill out with free icecream.

3/2/20

14:00 - 15:00

Refectory

Presentation

A friendly information session for all of our incoming Study Abroad & Exchange students. We’ll get you up to speed on life in the capital, provide important information about social amenities and events on campus, discuss travel opportunities you may like to undertake while you are with us and introduce you to the Global Learning team who are here to

3/2/20

14:00 - 16:00

6C12

Food & Entertainment

You scream, I scream, we all scream "FREE ice cream!"

3/2/20

14:30 - 16:30

Concourse

Presentation

Find out how to access the information and services that help you succeed as a student at UC.

3/2/20

15:30 - 16:30

2B07

Presentation

Meet other mature age students and ask any of your burning questions.

3/2/20

18:00 - 21:00

1C50, Clive Price Suite

Live music (tickets required)

Ride the wave of the tunes and party like the summer holidays aren't about to end. Beachy vibes, cheap bevs and funky tunes.

3/2/20

20:00 - late

UC Hub

Drop-in

There are additional support staff available to help you with self enrolment and timetable allocation, using the computers located in the Library.

4/2/20

9:00 - 17:00

Library Level B

Food & Entertainment

Start what is going to be a big day with a tasty healthy breakfast trifle.

4/2/20

9:30

Concourse Caravan

Presentation

Join the UC community for the official start to the year including a traditional welcome to country from Ngunnawal elders and Indigenous cultural performance and hear about how UC is here to support you. Our special guest speaker is Danielle Harmer, the 2019 Chancellor's Young Alumni Award (Winner). Danielle's career has taken her from Canberra to Sydney to New York,

4/2/20

10:00 - 11:00

Building 2 Lawns

Drop-in

Drop in to Inclusion and Engagement for information on supports available to students with a disability or ongoing health condition (including mental health conditions).

4/2/20

10:00 - 12:00

Student Central, Building 1

Presentation

If you are an athlete who competes at a State Representative, National, or International level, come along to the UC Elite Athlete Program Orientation where you can learn about how the UC Elite Athlete Program can support you along with the eligibility requirements.

4/2/20

10:30 - 11:30

1C50, Clive Price Suite

Presentation

Find out how to access the information and services that help you succeed as a student at UC.

4/2/20

10:30 - 11:30

2B07

Presentation

Do you want to learn more about the travel opportunities open to you as a student at the University of Canberra? Attend this session to hear about our faculty led programs, summer or winter short courses and the option of a semester or year abroad. Bring any questions you might have and let us help you internationalise your degree.

4/2/20

11:00 - 12:00

2B04

Drop-in

Come check out all the clubs and societies on campus and get to meet some local buisnesses from Canberra

4/2/20

11:00 - 14:00

Concourse/ Refectory

Food & Entertainment

Grab a drink and a bite to eat while relaxing with friends in The Well's pop-up beer garden.

4/2/20

11:00 - 20:00

The Well

Food & Entertainment

Join UC Sport and Tennis ACT in the first Open Court Session for 2020. The Open Court Sessions are the perfect hit and giggle opportunity for you to get active during Semester 1. Each Session will run for 2hrs and includes mini sized courts with different activities to suit all participants. Food and drink will be available to those who

4/2/20

13:30 - 15:30

Concourse

Food & Entertainment

Meet other students & make new friends then spray them with water.

4/2/20

14:00 - 15:00

1C50, Clive Price Suite

Presentation

Find out how to access the information and services that help you succeed as a student at UC.

4/2/20

14:30 - 15:30

2B07

Food & Entertainment

Cool down and soak your friends in an afternoon water fight.

4/2/20

15:00 - 16:00

Concourse

Live music (tickets required)

Due to popular demand, hazy-pop queen Benee will be gracing our stage not once, but twice with two massive back-to-back shows.

4/2/20

19:00 - 21:30

UC Hub

Drop-in

There are additional support staff available to help you with self enrolment and timetable allocation, using the computers located in the Library.

5/2/20

9:00 - 17:00

Library Level B

Drop-in

Drop in to Inclusion and Engagement for information on supports available to students with a disability or ongoing health condition (including mental health conditions).

5/2/20

10:00 - 12:00

Student Central, Building 1

Presentation

Join the meet and greet workshop with the UC Book author, Anita Heiss. Join in discussion about the UC Book of the Year 2020, Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms.

5/2/20

11:00 - 12:00

Library, Foyer

Food & Entertainment

UC Sport is calling for all basketballers to join us for the first 3x3 tournament of the year! This is the first in a number of 3x3 tournaments for 2020 and we can’t wait to see what our teams have to offer. Enter a team of 4 and see how you stack up against your peers.

5/2/20

11:00 - 14:00

Concourse

Food & Entertainment

In between your course advice sessions head to the concourse for fun games and activities.

5/2/20

11:00 - 15:00

Concourse

Food & Entertainment

Grab a drink and a bite to eat while relaxing with friends in The Well's pop-up beer garden.

5/2/20

11:00 - 20:00

The Well

Food & Entertainment

This is an opportunity to hear from senior staff within your Faculty, as well as network with students studying within the Faculty.

5/2/20

12:00 - 13:00

12B49

Food & Entertainment

This is an opportunity to hear from senior staff within your Faculty, as well as network with students studying within the Faculty.

5/2/20

12:00 - 13:30

Building 27, Level B Foyer

Food & Entertainment

This is an opportunity to hear from senior staff within your Faculty, as well as network with students studying within the Faculty.

5/2/20

12:00 - 14:00

Inspire Centre (Building 25), Flexi Space

Food & Entertainment

This is an opportunity to meet senior staff within your Faculty, and network with students studying within the Faculty.

5/2/20

12:00 - 14:00

The Hub, Building 1

Food & Entertainment

This is an opportunity to hear from senior staff within your Faculty, as well as network with students studying within the Faculty.

5/2/20

12:30 - 13:30

Building 11, Level B Foyer

Presentation

Gaining professional experience is an essential part of your health degree. This session, including a speaker from ACT Health, will provide information on those essential pre-placement requirements, such as obtaining a WWVP card, police checks and immunisations. Come along and have all your questions answered!

5/2/20

13:00 - 14:00

2B09

Drop-in

Bring your FREE copy of the UC Book of the Year 2020 for signing by the author, Anita Heiss.

5/2/20

13:30 - 14:30

Library, Foyer

Food & Entertainment

Meet other students & make new friends.

5/2/20

14:00 - 15:00

Concourse

Presentation

This is an opportunity to hear from senior staff within your Faculty, as well as network with students studying within the Faculty.

5/2/20

16:30 - 19:00

Building 11, Level B

Presentation

Find out how to access the information and services that help you succeed as a student at UC.

5/2/20

17:30 - 18:30

2B07

Food & Entertainment

Join us for refreshments and the opportunity to network with academics and fellow students.

5/2/20

17:30 - 18:30

Building 9, Level C, Red Lounge

Live music (tickets required)

Benee graces our stages for a second night in a row!

5/2/20

19:00 - 21:30

UC Hub

Live music (tickets required)

Kick off 2020 in style (wearing a sheet) with our massive Toga Party. With mystery DJ's to be announced, we've got a feeling this night is gonna be pretty huge.

5/2/20

21:00

UC Refectory

Food & Entertainment

New to Canberra or just haven't had the time to see the sights? Jump on a bus to check out the sights and grab some insider tips. Register through the Facebook event.

6/2/20

9:00 - 12:30

Meet at The Well

Drop-in

There are additional support staff available to help you with self enrolment and timetable allocation, using the computers located in the Library.

6/2/20

9:00 - 17:00

Library Level B

Food & Entertainment

Recover after the Toga Party with a free bacon and egg roll.

6/2/20

10:00

Concourse

Drop-in

Drop in to Inclusion and Engagement for information on supports available to students with a disability or ongoing health condition (including mental health conditions).

6/2/20

10:00 - 12:00

Student Central, Building 1

Presentation

Find out how to access the information and services that help you succeed as a student at UC.

6/2/20

10:30 - 11:30

2B07

Presentation

Be strategic about how to get from where you are now to where you’d like to be. Find out how to put yourself on the path to career success from day one, plus information on UC’s Jobs on Campus initiative, which puts students first for casual job opportunities on campus.

6/2/20

11:00 - 12:00

1C50, Clive Price Suite

Food & Entertainment

Grab a drink and a bite to eat while relaxing with friends in The Well's pop-up beer garden.

6/2/20

11:00 - 20:00

The Well

Food & Entertainment

UC has a strong conection to the LGBTIQ+ community, come and meet the UC ALLY Network, hang out and meet some new friends.

6/2/20

12:00 - 13:00

Concourse Caravan

Food & Entertainment

Come check out the new e-Sports lounge open for staff, students and community.

6/2/20

12:00 - 17:00

e-Sports Lounge

Food & Entertainment

New to Canberra or just haven't had the time to see the sights? Jump on a bus to check out the sights and grab some insider tips. Register through the Facebook event.

6/2/20

13:00 - 16:00

Meet at The Well

Food & Entertainment

Are you a Study Abroad or Exchange student at UC? Have you just returned from an exchange overseas or been accepted into next semester's cohort? This networking event is an opportunity for all our Exchange and Study Abroad students to meet each other and share their stories of travelling and studying abroad with UC. Food and drinks provided, RSVP mandatory;

6/2/20

14:00 - 16:00

Coffee Grounds

Presentation

Find out how to access the information and services that help you succeed as a student at UC.

6/2/20

14:30 - 15:30

2B07

Live music (tickets required)

Everyone’s favourite band Ball Park Music are coming to the party with triple j faves Spacey Jane and Local legends Sputnik Sweetheart.

6/2/20

20:00 - 23:00

UC Refectory

Drop-in

There are additional support staff available to help you with self enrolment and timetable allocation, using the computers located in the Library.

7/2/20

9:00 - 17:00

Library Level B

Drop-in

Drop in to Inclusion and Engagement for information on supports available to students with a disability or ongoing health condition (including mental health conditions).

7/2/20

10:00 - 12:00

Student Central, Building 1

Food & Entertainment

Meet with your new friends and spend a day outdoors shooting paint at eachother.

7/2/20

11:00 - 16:00

Meet at The Well

Food & Entertainment

Grab a drink and a bite to eat while relaxing with friends in The Well's pop-up beer garden.

7/2/20

11:00 - 20:00

The Well

Food & Entertainment

Finish O-Week in style with cocktails, mocktails and canapes at The Well!

7/2/20

17:00 - 19:00

The Well

Live music (tickets required)

Party all day and all night with Aussie legend Allday plus an all star support lineup of Kota Banks, Bible Mami and CBR faves Neko Pink

7/2/20

20:00 - 23:00

UC Refectory

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