Missed Orientation to USC?

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Missed Orientation to USC?


Didn't make it to Orientation? Or maybe you couldn't squeeze in all of the workshops and sessions you wanted to.

To help you to start your semester off well, here is information for you to access the resources you will need.

USC101 Students Guide to USC

USC101 is your go-to guide for information on being a student. Visit USC101 - Students Guide to USC where you can try out the system before you have to use it for real (you'll need to log-in with your USC username and password). In your first few weeks you can work through each of the learning modules and while using USC101 you'll also become more familiar with Blackboard, the Learning Management System. You may not know it yet but you'll be using Blackboard every day.

We've uploaded the presentation slides from the Essential Program Information Sessions to USC101 To access these, click on the Missed Orientation? tab in the left-hand menu from USC101 If your program slides aren't there yet, keep checking back - we'll be uploading more over the next few days.

Also check out the USC101 discussion boards. Student Mentors will be online to answer your questions and help you navigate your first few weeks on campus.

Student Mentor program

If you didn't get a chance to link up to a Student Mentor, find out more about how an experienced student can assist your transition to University.

USC student systems

Keen to get online? Visit the IT Support Essentials which has details on USC systems and how to get your free copy of Microsoft Office 365. Or drop-in to the IT Help Desk on the first floor on the Library at Sippy Downs campus to get connected.

Academic skills

Not sure if your skills are up to date? A series of Academic Skills sessions and Library information workshops will be happening in the first few weeks of semester. You can even book in a one-on-one session with a Librarian, Academic Skills Adviser or get online support through YourTutor (access Yourtutor via Blackboard/USC Community/My Organisations/Yourtutor).

Career essentials

Wondering if you're on the right path to match your career goals? Find support and guidance at Careers essentials.

Health and wellbeing

Looking for social and sporting activities? USC has a wide variety of clubs and societies to join.

It's important to look after yourself while you're studying at University. Find out more about taking care of your health and wellbeing.

If your studies are affected by a disability, learning disorder, injury or illness, Disability Services can provide assistance, advocacy, and reasonable academic adjustments.

Study overseas

Did you know your study could take you overseas? Learn more about the Study Overseas program.

More information

If you still have questions visit askUSC for answers. Keep checking your student email for key updates and information through the semester.

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