Before you begin to navigate your way through university, it helps to orient yourself. And the best way to do that is by joining us at orientation day. We can't wait to give you a hero's welcome
Kicking off the week before classes begin, orientation is dedicated to introducing us to you – and you to your future.
You’ll be allocated a day during orientation week based on your course and campus.
On that day, you’ll explore your new campus and facilities, meet your future classmates, taste-test your way around our cafes, check out orientation sessions and events, and get some free stuff. It’s the perfect start to uni life.
Starting your first year of study is exciting, but it can also have a lot of unknowns. We get that this can be daunting. That’s why orientation is designed to be fun and informative, and to give you opportunities such as:
Ready to get started? To make sure the day is as useful, practical and beneficial for you as possible, we’ve created a personal planner just for you.
You can view your orientation plan by logging in to your student portal.
Be sure to bring your planner on the day, too. It’s a good idea to email a copy of your plan to yourself using the ‘Email your planner’ option in the portal.
Before O-day, there’s Open Day. It’s your chance to really hit our grounds running. You can also tour your local campus and sign up for a free session that allows you to experience our difference before you study with us.Explore ACU
|Brisbane||23 July 2019|
|Strathfield||24 July 2019|
|Melbourne||25 July 2019|
|North Sydney||26 July 2019|
If you are an international student, you will also need to attend a compulsory welcome and enrolment session which will take place during your orientation. At this session, you will be introduced to your International Student Adviser and receive important information about your student visa and living in Australia. Students who have not yet enrolled or want to process credit for previous studies can do so in this session.
If you are a study abroad or exchange student, you must attend your orientation on the following dates only.
|Brisbane||Monday 22 July|
|Melbourne||Wednesday 24 July|
|North Sydney, Strathfield||Thursday 25 July|
If you have any trouble with your orientation plan, logging into your student portal, or finding out where to go on the big day, contact us at AskACU or student support.
Call us on 1300 275 228.
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