Orientation - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Orientation

Book your Orientation sessions!

Semester 1, 2021 Orientation will be held both on-campus and online, so you can tailor your Orientation Week (22-26 February) and get the most out of everything on offer in the way that suits you.

Check out the program on Student Hub by logging in with your username and password to see what's on! You need to have accepted your offer to activate your Student Hub account.

  • Plan which sessions you will attend, all sessions are offered either on-campus or online
  • View instructions to book your seat. All sessions must be booked to ensure we maintain relevant health and safety measures.

View program and book

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Orientation resources available on Blackboard

If you have activated your offer, you now have access to the Semester 1, 2021 Orientation resources on Blackboard - your one-stop-shop for essential Program information, getting to know your campus, tips to tackle every major milestone in your first year, and more.

Make sure you check out all the resources available, including your Program Information video, which we recommend watching before Orientation Week.

Register for a pre-semester workshop

Registrations are also open for our pre-semester workshops to help you brush up on your study skills and set yourself up for success before classes start.

Use your USC username and password to log in to Student Hub (our online booking system) and register for as many workshops as you like!

Academic Skills

Register for an Academic Skills Workshop to help you understand the common learning skills associated with study at USC, including how to analyse assignment questions, referencing, and essay writing.

Connect for Success

Connecting with your fellow students could be the key to your success! At Connect for Success, you will hear tips for your university journey and have your questions answered by our current students and USC Student Success Advisers.

Employability

It's never too early to start thinking about your career goals and developing your employability skills to help you enter the job market. Register for a careers workshop to ensure you're working with a clear direction throughout your degree.

Library and research

Get to know the library services and develop your research skills. The library will be your go-to destination for access to journal articles, books, and other useful study resources to help you complete your assignments, so now is the perfect time to familiarise yourself with the team and their services.

Download your campus Orientation Program and map

Download your Orientation program and campus map to print at home or save it to your mobile or device to have on the day.

Connect to IT

Set up your student email, download Microsoft Office 365, and get familiar with our IT systems.

IT Services

Find out how to use Zoom for learning so you know what to do in your online sessions.

Zoom

Your Orientation resources and sessions will be available through Blackboard - learn how to navigate the system.

Blackboard Learn

Understand your student fees and HELP loans

Understand what uni will cost, your financial obligations, how to pay your fees, and what support is available including scholarships and bursaries.

Fees

Scholarships and bursaries

Enrol in your courses and classes

If you haven't already, find out where to begin when enrolling in your courses (hint check out your Study Sequence on your Program information webpage) so you can plan your study and ensure you graduate on time.

Manage your enrolment

Organise your Student ID card

Say cheese! Request your Student ID card so you have access to parts of the University and start reaping the student benefits!

Student ID

Apply for credit for previous study

If you've studied before, submit your credit application to USC now.

Apply for credit

Learning Support

We want you to be able to put your best foot forward. Find out more about the USC study skills and learning resources available for you, so when it comes to that first assessment you know where to turn.

Learning Advisers

Successful learning strategies

Get to know USC support services

There are plenty of free support services available for you, from academic and careers, to counselling and financial support - we've got you covered.

USC support

Save important academic dates

Check the Academic Calendar and save important dates such as Orientation, enrolment, grade release, and Census date.

Academic calendar

Keep up-to-date with #LifeatUSC

Follow your campus Facebook group to find out the latest news and events, student achievements, and essential information. Best of all, you can ask questions and help your fellow students who may need advice.

Social Media

Get to know your campus

Get familiar with your campus now so you'll feel like a local when classes start. Take a virtual tour, find out about facilities, and more.

USC Locations

There are plenty of ways to get to your campus! Find out everything you need to know about transport to and between campuses.

Transport