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SCU Orientation

Gold Coast campus

View the Gold Coast Get Session 3 Orientation program.

  • Getting to know SCU's facilities and services
  • Learning how to access the wide range of support available
  • Preparing you for study
  • Understanding your course and meeting your teaching staff
  • Connecting you with your fellow students while enjoying a range of social events

Where to park

For information on how to travel to Gold Coast campus and what parking is available please go to the Travel to SCU page.

Lectures and tutorial rooms

Building A, Level 2 is the classroom level; there is a lecture theatre (Room 220) which is state of the art and used for video linked lectures. An additional lecture theatre/teaching room is located on Level 1 (Room A1.29).

Building B has a number of tutorial rooms, labs and special rooms designed specifically for our Education and Health Science students.

The first letter and number of a room will tell you which Building and Level you should go to find your room. For example room A204 is located in Building A, Level 2.

Shared Services Hub

On the ground floor of Building A, you will find the Shared Services Hub, a one stop shop for students looking for student services. The Shared Services Hub provides administrative support for students ranging from course information to assistance with study plans and enrolment advice; the staff have a wealth of knowledge about SCU and its services. If you have a question and don't know where to go, start here. If they don't know the answer, they will certainly know who can.

Food/Bookshop

The Co-op provides students with a variety of meals and drinks as well as textbooks, study materials, and other merchandise and is located in Building A.

The Green Room offers a selection of food and drinks, including fresh cold pressed juices, and Two Seasons coffee and is located in the foyer of Building B.

A short walk away is Airport Central, which includes a number of food options, Sierra Fitness and Southern Cross Tavern.

Computer labs and access

Both Building A and B have full wireless access for students with mobile devices and laptops.

Computers can be found in the Library in Building A, Level 4; in Building B, Level 4, in the student lounge; and in room B424 and room B425. Computer rooms are designated quiet areas. Please remember to respect other students as they complete their study and assignments.

Student areas

A student lounge is located in Building B, Level 4. This is a great meeting place for students and provides a relaxing space for students to kick back in between classes and study sessions.

Library

Located in Building A, Level 4, the Library contains a separate 'study group' rooms, which can be booked by students wanting to undertake study sessions with their peers. The Library also provides a variety of spaces giving students the opportunity to study in an environment that best suits them. Specialised Liaison Librarians are available for individual consultation and we recommend you get to know your Librarian as they can be a valuable asset during the course of your studies.

The Library is primarily online and provides students with access to a wide range of databases needed for tertiary study. The online library services are a great resource for students giving the opportunity to access the Library from home, your own laptop or from one of the many Library computers. Students can also borrow books from our other campuses.

IT support staff are also located in the Library for all your IT enquiries.

Student association

CoastRs is the student association for students enrolled internally at the Gold Coast campus or studying externally. The CoastRs office is located in Building B, Level 4.

Campus tours

If you would like to book your personalised campus tour (outside of Orientation) at any of our SCU campuses contact:

Telephone: 1800 626 481
Email: campustours@scu.edu.au
Facsimile: 02 6626 9286
Please note that bookings are essential.

Further information


SCU Orientation is proudly sponsored by:

The Coop Bookshop

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