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SCU Orientation

Gold Coast Orientation Program

Welcome to the Gold Coast orientation program. Essential sessions are indicated with a green background. Also check out the Online Orientation.

This is the program for Australian students. SCU International students should refer to the International Student Orientation Program.

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The Orientation program

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Monday 3 - Friday 7 July

TimeDescriptionLocation
8:00am - 5:00pm

Get your Student ID

Please bring your driver's licence or other photo ID. Please note: the Student Centre closes at 4pm on Friday.

Shared Services Hub, Building A, Level 1

Wednesday 5 July

TimeDescriptionLocation
9:15 am - 10:15am

Campus Tours

Take a 30-minute campus tour led by an SCU Student Ambassador and explore the campus. Tours commence at 9.15am and 9.45am.

Building C, entrance
10:15am - 11:00am

Getting Started Workshop

A hands-on workshop by Academic Skills that equips you with the important information that you need to know to optimise your learning. This will be a 30-minute workshop followed by a 15 minute Q&A session.

Building B, 7.25/6
9:45am - 10:00am

Meet your School Hosts

Your School Hosts will greet you on your arrival and take you to your Welcome from Head of School, University Essentials and Course Information Sessions.

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management
  • Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Australian Nursing (EPIQ)
  • Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • Bachelor of Pedorthics
  • Bachelor of Podiatry
  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology
  • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science
Building C, Foyer
10:00am - 10:45am

University Essentials for the School of Business and Tourism (Undergraduate) and School of Health and Human Sciences

In this session we give you the key information, tips and hints, in bite-sized chunks to make your start at Uni that much easier. You’ll hear from professional staff and other students about the SCU online systems, where to go to get a helping hand, key dates, textbook information, how to use MySCU and more.

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management
  • Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Australian Nursing (EPIQ)
  • Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • Bachelor of Pedorthics
  • Bachelor of Podiatry
  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology
  • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science
Building A, 2.20
10:45am - 11:30am

Welcome from Head of School for the School of Business and Tourism and Undergraduate Common Presentation

Welcome by Professor Elizabeth Roberts and Common Presentation for:

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management
  • Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management
Building A, 2.20
11:30am - 12:00pm

School of Business and Tourism - Undergraduate Course Information Session

Course Information Session for:

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
Building A, 2.20
11:30am - 12:00pm

School of Business and Tourism - Undergraduate Course Information Session

Course Information Session for:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology
Building A, 2.14
11:30am - 12:00pm

School of Business and Tourism - Undergraduate Course Information Session

Course Information Session for:

  • Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management
  • Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management
Building A, 2.04
10:45am - 12:00pm

School of Health and Human Sciences - Course Information Session

Course Information Session for:

  • Bachelor of Nursing
Building C, 4.14/5
10:45am - 12:00pm

School of Health and Human Sciences - Course Information Session

Course Information Session for:

  • Graduate Certificate in Australian Nursing (EPIQ)
Building C, 4.16
10:45am - 12:00pm

School of Health and Human Sciences - Course Information Session

Course Information Session for:

  • Bachelor of Midwifery
Building C, 4.17
10:45am - 12:00pm

School of Health and Human Sciences - Course Information Session

Course Information Session for:

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Building C, 6.14
10:45am - 12:00pm

School of Health and Human Sciences - Course Information Sessions

Course Information Session for:

  • Bachelor of Pedorthics
  • Bachelor of Podiatry
Building C, 6.15
10:45am - 12:00pm

School of Health and Human Sciences - Course Information Sessions

Course Information Session for:

  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology
Building C, 6.16
10:45am - 12:00pm

School of Health and Human Sciences - Course Information Sessions

Course Information Session for:

  • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science
Building C, 6.17
11:00am - 12:00pm

Library Tour and Toolbox

Take a half hour tour of our exciting NEW Library, followed by a 30 mins workshop where you'll learn how to get what you need from the Library.

Library Info Desk Building C, Level 2
1:00pm - 1:45pm

Getting Started Workshop

A hands-on workshop by Academic Skills that equips you with the important information that you need to know to optimise your learning. This will be a 30-minute workshop followed by a 15 minute Q&A session.

Building B, 7.25/6
1:00pm - 1:45pm

Welcome from Head of School for the School of Business and Tourism - Postgraduate Common Presentation

Presented by Professor Elizabeth Roberts and Common Presentation for:

  • Graduate Certificate in Accounting
  • Graduate Certificate in Business
  • Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Accounting
  • Graduate Diploma in Business
  • Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management
  • Master of Professional Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management
  • Master of Engineering Management, Master of Business Administration
Building A, 2.20
1:45pm - 2:45pm

School of Business and Tourism - Postgraduate Enrolment Session

Enrolment Session for:

  • Graduate Certificate in Accounting
  • Graduate Certificate in Business
  • Graduate Diploma in Accounting
  • Graduate Diploma in Business
  • Master of Professional Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Engineering Management, Master of Business Administration
Computer Lab, Building B, 4.24
1:45pm - 2:45pm

School of Business and Tourism - Postgraduate Enrolment Session

Enrolment Session for:

  • Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management
  • Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management
  • Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management
Computer Lab, Building B, 4.25
1:45pm - 2:45pm

Library Tour and Toolbox

Take a half hour tour of our exciting NEW Library, followed by a 30 mins workshop where you'll learn how to get what you need from the Library.

Library Info Desk Building C, Level 2
1:45pm - 2:45pm

Campus Tours

Take a 30-minute campus tour led by an SCU Student Ambassador and explore the campus. Tours commence at 1.45pm and 2.15pm.

Building C, entrance
2:45pm - 3:45pm

Technology Services @ SCU

An information session to assist students with accessing essential SCU technology systems such as: MySCU (Blackboard), My Enrolment, email, Collaborate, and the assistance available from the Service Desk.

Computer Lab, Building A, 4.23
3:45pm - 4:45pm

Library Tour and Toolbox

Take a half hour tour of our exciting NEW Library, followed by a 30 mins workshop where you'll learn how to get what you need from the Library.

Library Info Desk Building C, Level 2
3:45pm - 4:45pm

Campus Tours

Take a 30-minute campus tour led by an SCU Student Ambassador and explore the campus. Tours commence at 3.45pm and 4.15pm.

Building C, entrance

Thursday 6 July

TimeDescriptionLocation
8:45am - 9:00am

Meet your School Hosts

Your School Hosts will greet you on your arrival and take you to your Course Information Sessions.

  • Associate Degree of Arts
  • Associate Degree of Business
  • Diploma of Business
Building C, Foyer
9:00am - 10:30am

SCU College - Course Information Session

Course Information Session for:

  • Associate Degree of Arts
  • Associate Degree of Business
  • Diploma of Business
Building A, 2.04
10:30am - 12:00pm

SCU College - Class Registration Assistance

Class registration assistance for students within SCU College:

  • Associate Degree of Arts
  • Associate Degree of Business
  • Diploma of Business
Computer Lab, Building A, 4.23
10:15am - 10:30am

Meet your School Hosts

Your School Hosts will greet you on your arrival and take you to your Course Information Sessions.

  • Preparing for Success Program
Building C, Foyer
10:30am - 12:00pm

SCU College - Course Information Session

Course Information Session for:

  • Preparing for Success Program
Building B, 3.29/3.30
10:00am - 10:15am

Meet your School Hosts

They will greet you on your arrival and take you to the University Essentials and Course Information Sessions.

  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education (Primary/Early Childhood)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education (Primary/Secondary)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Social Science
  • Bachelor of Social Welfare
Building C, Foyer
10:15am - 11:00am

University Essentials for the School of Education and School of Arts and Social Sciences

In this session we give you the key information, tips and hints, in bite-sized chunks to make your start at Uni that much easier. You'll hear from professional staff and other students about the SCU online systems, where to go to get a helping hand, key dates, textbook information, how to use MySCU and more.

  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education (Primary/Early Childhood)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education (Primary/Secondary)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Social Science
  • Bachelor of Social Welfare
Building C, 4.14/5
11:00am - 12:00pm

School of Education - Welcome from Academic Coordinator and Course Information Session

Welcome from Academic Coordinator, Initial Teacher Education, Peter Cook and Course Information Sessions:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education (Primary/Early Childhood)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education (Primary/Secondary)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
Building C, 4.14/5
11:00am - 12:00pm

School of Arts and Social Sciences - Course Information Session

Course Information Session for:

  • Bachelor of Arts
Building C, 4.16
11:00am - 12:00pm

School of Arts and Social Sciences - Course Information Session

Course Information Session for:

  • Bachelor of Social Science
Building C, 4.17
11:00am - 12:00pm

School of Arts and Social Sciences - Course Information Session

Course Information Session for:

  • Bachelor of Social Welfare
Building C, 6.14
1:00pm - 1:45pm

Getting Started Workshop

A hands on workshop by Academic Skills that equips you with the important information that you need to know to optimise your learning. This will be a 30-minute workshop followed by a 15 minute Q&A session.

Building B, 7.25/6
1:45pm - 2:45pm

Library Tour and Toolbox

ake a half hour tour of our exciting NEW Library, followed by a 30 mins workshop where you’ll learn how to get what you need from the Library.

Library Info Desk. Building C, Level 2
2:45pm - 3:45pm

Technology Services @ SCU

An information session to assist students with accessing essential SCU technology systems such as: MySCU (Blackboard), My Enrolment, email, Collaborate, and the assistance available from the Service Desk.

Computer Lab, Building A, 4.23
3:45pm - 4:45pm

Campus Tours

Take a 30-minute campus tour led by an SCU Student Ambassador and explore the campus. Tours commence at 3.45pm and 4.15pm.

Building C, entrance

SCU Orientation is proudly sponsored by:

The Coop Bookshop

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