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Mackay Orientation

Start: 2nd Mar 2020 8:15 am
End: 6th Mar 2020 7:00 pm
Duration: 4 days, 10 hours and 45 minutes
Location: Mackay (Check Event Details for Campus)

Type: Information Session
Category: Current Student
Region: Mackay

RSVP

If you are new to CQUni, please RSVP for main Orientation before Monday, 24 February. Please RSVP for social/optional events separately as directed.

If you are an international student, attending Orientation is compulsory. If you’re a domestic student, we recommend you attend an Orientation event, even if you plan to study online.

Orientation Schedule Overview

Orientation is a busy time on campus, with lots of activities and workshops available to help you settle in:

Monday, 2 March
Trip to Airlie Beach
All new students (optional)
Departs from Mackay Ooralea campus
Complete the RSVP form by Friday, 21 February

Tuesday, 3 March
Main Orientation
All new students
Held at Mackay Ooralea Campus

Wednesday, 4 March
Main Orientation Continues
Only students from:
* The School of Engineering and Technology
* The School of Education and the Arts (Arts and Digital Media only)
* The School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences (except Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Sciences)
Held at Mackay Ooralea Campus

Wednesday, 4 March
Main Orientation Continues
Only students from:
* The School of Business and Law
* The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Sciences
* The School of Education and the Arts (Education programs only)
* Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Sciences
IMPORTANT: Held at Mackay City Campus, 90 – 92 Sydney Street

Thursday, 5 March
Student Professional Development Conference (optional)
Held at Mackay Ooralea Campus
Complete the RSVP form by Wednesday, 26 February

Thursday, 5 March
Orientation Party
All new students welcome (optional)
Held at Student Residence Area 51, Mackay Ooralea campus

Your Orientation Schedule

Take a moment to browse the events on offer and determine your own Orientation schedule. Your schedule should include the main event, and any social or optional events you would like to attend. Our School and Course guide should help you determine which school you belong to.

All Students (Optional)

Monday, 2 March
Mackay Ooralea Campus

7.30am - 2.00pm

Day trip to Airlie Beach

Enjoy a fun day out getting to know other students while visiting a top destination!
Remember to bring your swimmers, towel, hat, sunglasses and water bottle for this fun day out. Lunch is provided and optional activities will be available at a cost to you.           

View itinerary

RSVP: Please complete the RSVP form by Friday, 21 February
Meet at: Building 1, 151 Boundary Road, Ooralea Campus
Time: 7.30am for a ‘grab & go’ breakfast, bus departs at 8.00am
Cost: Free

All Students

Tuesday, 3 March
Mackay Ooralea Campus

8.15am - 8.55am Arrival, Registration, plus Breakfast
All students must be registered and seated in Cook Lecture Theatre by 8.45am.
Refectory – Building 5

9.00am – 9.20am

Welcome and Acknowledgement of Traditional Owners
Building 1, G.03 Cook Lecture Theatre
9.20am – 9.30am Course Advice Team (CAT)
Building 1, G.03 Cook Lecture Theatre
9.30am – 10.00am Student IT Essentials and Library
Building 1, G.03 Cook Lecture Theatre
10.00am – 10.20am Introduction to Moodle
Building 1, G.03 Cook Lecture Theatre
10.20am – 10.50am Student Panel Q & A Session
Building 1, G.03 Cook Lecture Theatre
10.50am – 11.05am Morning Tea
Building 5, Refectory
11.05am – 11.45am Campus Life
Building 1, G.03 Cook Lecture Theatre
11.45am – 12.00pm Meet the ALC!
Building 1, G.03 Cook Lecture Theatre
12.00pm – 12.20pm Let us Support you
Building 1, G.03 Cook Lecture Theatre
12.20pm – 12.35pm Scholarship Information Session
Building 1, G.03 Cook Lecture Theatre
International 101
Building 1, Room 13.14
12.35pm – 2.15pm Lunch, Market Stalls & Fun
Building 5, Refectory

Only Students From:

The School of Engineering and Technology, The School of Education and the Arts (Arts and Digital Media only) and The School of Health, Medical & Applied Sciences (except Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Sciences).

Wednesday, 4 March
Mackay Ooralea Campus

8.45am – 9.00am Arrival Registration & Welcome Session
Building 1, G.03 Cook Lecture Theatre
9.00am – 10.00am Mackay Ooralea Campus Tour
Building 1, G.03 Cook Lecture Theatre
Conservatorium Tour
Building 21, Conservatorium of Music
10.00am – 11.30am Students from Engineering and Technology, Educations and Arts (including Digital Media students), Health, Medical and Applied Sciences
Course Information Sessions & Moodle
Refer to separate course-specific information handout for information
Students from Music and Theatre Courses
Course Information Sessions & Moodle
Building 21, Conservatorium of Music
11.30am – 1.30pm Gym Inductions @ Ooralea
Building 19, Gym
11.30am – 12.30pm Lunch
Building 5, Refectory
12.30pm – 1.30pm Students from Music and Theatre Courses
Mackay Ooralea Campus Tour
Leave from Building 1, G.03 Cook Lecture Theatre
Digital Media Students Only
Production Studio Safety Induction
Mandatory for Digital Media students.
Meet in Student Common Room Building 20, Ground Level, Room G.02(
Session will be in Building 20, Ground Floor, Room G.04)

Only Students From:

The School of Business and Law, The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Sciences; The School of Education and the Arts (Education programs only), and Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Sciences

Wednesday, 4 March 2020
Mackay City Campus

8.45am – 9.00am Arrival Registration & Welcome Session
Multi-Purpose Sports Area
9.00am – 10.00am Mackay City Campus Tour
Multi-Purpose Sports Area
10.00am – 11.30am Course Information Sessions & Moodle
Refer to separate course-specific information handout for information
11.30am – 12.30pm Lunch
Building 3 Foyer, Ground Floor

All Students (Optional)

Thursday, 5 March 2020
Mackay Ooralea Campus

7.00pm - 11.00pm

Orientation Party Area 51

Join us for a themed night (toga) with fun entertainment and music.
All CQUni students, this includes TAFE students are invited and may also bring a PLUS 1.
Food will be provided. Open age event. Photo ID required for entry.
Come dressed in your best toga. Dance, win prizes and get to know your fellow university students.

Cost: Free
Location: Area 51, Student Residences, Mackay Ooralea Campus

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