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CDU Orientation 15 - 19 August 2022

Welcome to O-Week

Are you excited? We sure are!

You are officially a CDU student

No matter how you study with us, or where you are in the world, O-Week is for you.

Online and in-person orientation sessions include:

  • Welcome to Country 
  • introduction to CDU systems and resources
  • meet and greet with your Colleges and classmates
  • free lunch
  • Q&A time with CDU staff, Alumni and student groups
  • student academic support 

    CDU orientation week is more than just account activations and logins, it's an opportunity to explore student life, make connections and join communities, and learn more about what CDU can offer you because You make CDU. 

    O-Week in just three steps...

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     1. Prepare for O-Week

    Set up your student account

    Your student account will help you throughout your studies.

    Activate your account and access your student email and all the essential systems and applications.

    Activate your account
     
    Need help? Contact us

    How to use Learnline 

    Learnline is our online learning platform where you access your learning units and attend online classes.

    You will have access to Learnline as soon as you activate your account.

    During O-Week, there is a handy How to use Learnline session which shows you around the platform.

    Below you will see when these sessions take place. You only have to attend one session. Pick a date and come back to this page to join in.

    All times are in Australian Central Standard Time (ACST).

    Date Time  
    Monday 15 August 9 – 9:30AM Join in

    Tuesday 16 August

    9 – 9:30AM Join in
    Thursday 18 August 9 – 9:30AM Join in

    2. Plan your sessions

    Some sessions require you to register whilst others allow you to turn up on the day.

    Either way, it is a good idea to add all sessions to your calendar.

    For all Join in sessions, simply come back to this page at the right day and time.

    All times are in Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) unless indicated otherwise.

    Students studying in library

    Missed a session?

    Don’t worry. All sessions are recorded and will be available to rewatch on Friday 26 August.

    O-Week day by day

    O-Week is packed with a range of online and on-campus activities.

    Our biggest tips for the week

    • Make sure you find out the location of each session - all sessions are online unless stated otherwise
    • Remember to attend one of the Virtual Orientation and Welcome sessions on Monday
    • If you are an international student, it is mandatory for you to attend the International Orientation session on Monday

    It is a busy week and there is a lot to navigate. We are always here to help if you get lost.

    Monday 15 August 2022
    Time Session  
    9 - 9:30AM

    How to use Learnline*

    Join in
    10AM - 12PM

    O-Week ready in the Breezeway - Casuarina campus

    Join us for a Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony. Collect your welcome pack and enjoy free lunch and Chatime Bubble Tea.

    Register
    10AM - 2:30PM (AEST)

    O-Week ready in Sydney - Sydney campus

    Join us for a campus tour and meet our friendly staff. Collect your welcome pack and enjoy free food and refreshments.

    Register
    12 - 1PM 

    Virtual Orientation and Welcome**

    Register
    1 - 2PM

    O-Week Introduction to services - Casuarina campus

    Meet key members of the Library and Language and Learning team.

    Register
    2 - 4PM

    International Orientation

    Mandatory for International students only.

    Register
    5 - 6PM

    Virtual Orientation and Welcome**

    Register

    *Three 'How to use Learnline' sessions available during O-Week. Please note you only need to attend one session.

    **Two 'Virtual Orientation and Welcome' sessions available. Please note you only need to attend one session. 

    Tuesday 16 August 2022
    Time Session  
    9 - 9:30AM

    How to use Learnline*

    Join in

    10 - 11AM

    All things uni - webinar

    Q&A panel of staff from teams across Student Central, Library, Wellbeing, Student Groups, Global and Finance.

    Register
    12 - 12:30PM

    Library 101

    Learn how to access services from the library.

    Join in
    1 - 2PM

    Stories of success - webinar

    A panel of Alumni will share how their CDU degree led to their career success.

    Register
    2 - 4:30PM

    Meet your lecturers

    College of Nursing and Midwifery only.

    See below
    4 - 4:30PM

    Language and Learning 101

    Learn how to access services from the Language and Learning team.

    Join in

     *Three 'How to use Learnline' sessions available during O-Week. Please note you only need to attend one session.

    Wednesday 17 August 2022
    Time Session  
    9:30 - 10AM

    Skilful searching

    Learn how to use 'Library search' and develop your academic research skills.

    Join in
    10 - 11AM

    Connect with your student leaders - webinar

    Q&A discussion with student clubs and Student Council.  Learn how to get involved and make the best of uni-life.

    Register
    11AM - 1PM

    Meet your lecturers

    College of Health and Human Sciences only.

    See below
    1PM - 3PM

    Meet your lecturers

    College of Indigenous Futures, Education and the Arts only.

    See below
    2PM - 5PM

    Meet your lecturers

    Asia Pacific College of Business and Law only.

    See below
    6PM - 8PM

    Virtual Scavenger Hunt hosted by IHD

    Meet your peers from across all campuses in an online interactive scavenger hunt.

    Register
    Thursday 18 August 2022
    Time Session  
    9 - 9:30AM

    How to use Learnline*

    Join in
    9:30 - 10AM

    Breaking down assessments

    Mini workshop from the Language and Learning team.

    Join in
    11 - 11:30AM

    Return to study

    Mini workshop from the Language and Learning team.

    Join in
    12 - 12:30PM

    Reading skills

    Mini workshop from the Language and Learning team.

    Join in
    12.30 - 1PM

    Critical thinking

    Mini workshop from the Language and Learning team.

    Join in
    1:30 - 2PM

    Regional report - webinar

    Q&A panel discussion from members of our regional campuses, find out what services are available and what's happening in 2022.

    Register
    2 - 4PM

    Meet your lecturers

    College of Engineering, IT and Environment only.

    See below
    4 - 5PM

    Let's talk scholarships

    Learn what scholarships are available and the application process.

    Join in

     *Three 'How to use Learnline' sessions available during O-Week. Please note you only need to attend one session.

    Friday 19 August 2022
    Time Session  
    10 - 11AM

    Tea and talk

    Hear from Deputy Vice-Chancellor Students and VET, Sam Jacob. 

    Join in
    11AM - 1PM

    O-Week meet and mingle - Casuarina campus

    Connect with your peers and enjoy free food in our final event for O-Week.

    Register

    Find your College, meet your lecturer

    In these sessions you will:

    • meet your College Dean
    • meet your course coordinators and lecturers
    • get to know your classmates
    • be able to ask any questions.

    Come back to this page on the right day and time to join in.

    Things to remember

    • Start by joining the Welcome from the Dean/College session and then join your course-specific session
    • Make sure to refresh your page in case there has been a schedule change.

    *Please note* Before attending this session, you need to know which College you belong to.

    Asia Pacific College of Business and Law

    The social and cultural endowments of Northern Australia inform our commitment to sustainable business innovation that builds on Indigenous, local and global knowledge.

    Disciplines

    Business Make an impact in a rapidly changing global business market.

    Learn more

    Law Be a leader in human rights, transnational, cyber and customary law. Learn more
    Accounting and Finance Engage and network with industry leaders while you get the skills and knowledge you need to pursue a career in accounting. Learn more

    Meet your lecturer sessions

    Wednesday 17 August 2022
    Time Session
    2:00PM Welcome from the Dean
    2:15PM Introduction and welcome to Accounting
    2:30PM Postgraduate Accounting
    2:45PM Undergraduate Accounting
    3:00PM Introduction and welcome to Business
    3:15PM Postgraduate Business
    3:30PM Undergraduate Business
    3:45PM Digital Enterprise
    4:00PM Introduction and welcome to Law
    4:15PM Your journey starts here: Law School
    College of Engineering, IT and Environment

    We have a strong focus on innovation and furthering scientific, engineering and technological learning in the face of rapid change.

    Disciplines 

    Engineering Learn how to think independently and find creative and logical solutions in your chosen discipline.

    Learn more

    Information Technology Immerse yourself in our interactive learning environment, use state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies to prepare for your chosen field in IT. Learn more
    Environment Focus on biodiversity and conservation, resource management, landscape and spatial ecology, or take a science degree in biological science, biomedical science, chemical science and applied science. Learn more

    Meet your lecturer sessions

    Thursday 18 August 2022
    Time Session
    2PM Welcome from the Dean
    2:15PM

    Diploma of Engineering

    Diploma of Advanced Manufacturing

    Associate Degree of Engineering

    Bachelor of Engineering Honours

    Bachelor of Engineering Science

    Bachelor of Engineering Science/Master of Engineering

    2:15PM Master of Environmental Management
    2:30PM Diploma of Science
    2:45PM Bachelor of Science (Honours)
    3PM

    Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Environmental Science

    Bachelor of Environmental Science

    3:15PM Master of Engineering
    3:30PM Bachelor of Science
    3:45PM Master of Applied Spatial Science
    3PM

    Undergraduate Certificate Foundations of Cybersecurity

    Diploma of Network Engineering

    Associate Degree of Information and Communication Technology

    Associate Degree of Network Engineering

    Bachelor of Software Engineering Honours

    Bachelor of Computer Science

    Bachelor of Information Technology

    Bachelor of Information Technology (Co-Op)

    3:15PM

    Graduate Certificate of Data Science

    Graduate Certificate of Information Technology (Cyber Security)

    Master of Data Science

    Master of Information Technology (Cyber Security)

    Master of Information Technology (Information Systems and Data Science)

    Master of Information Technology (Software Engineering)

    College of Health and Human Sciences

    Delivering health education and research that is locally embedded and world-class, we focus on issues of national and regional significance.

    Disciplines 

    Clinical Science Apply your passion for tackling real-world challenges in the areas of global, Indigenous, tropical, and individual health.

    Learn more

    Medical Laboratory Science Develop the knowledge and skills to work as a medical scientist. Learn more
    Pharmacy Become a Pharmacist with a focus on remote and rural practice, and play a vital role in improving the health of the community. Learn more
    Exercise and Sport Science Become a qualified health professional in this fast growing industry. Learn more
    Psychology Gain the knowledge and skills to solve issues affecting human behaviour. Learn more
    Social Work Develop the skills necessary to work with communities, families and individuals. Learn more
    Health Science Help fill the gap in Australia's health workforce in primary, public and preventative health. Learn more

    Meet your lecturer sessions

    Wednesday 17 August 2022
    Time Session
    11AM Welcome from the College
    11:20AM

    Diploma of Exercise & Sport Science

    Associate Degree of Exercise & Sport Science

    Bachelor of Exercise & Sport Science

    11:20AM

    Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science

    Master of Medical Laboratory Science

    11:20AM

    Diploma of Health Science

    Bachelor of Health Science

    11:40AM Master of Dietetics
    11:40AM Bachelor of Biomedical Science
    11:40AM

    Graduate Certificate of Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

    11:40AM Bachelor of Health Services Management
    12PM

    Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Nutrition

    Bachelor of Exercise Sport Science/Master of Nutrition

    12PM Diploma of Counselling
    12PM Bachelor of Health Science (Honours)
    12:20PM

    Graduate Certificate of Safe Communities

    Graduate Diploma of Safe Communities

    12:20PM Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs
    12:20PM Bachelor of Paramedicine - Alice Springs intake
    12:40PM Bachelor of Public Health
    12:40PM

    Diploma of Social Care

    Bachelor of Social Work

    Master of Social Work

    12:40PM

    Diploma of Psychology

    Bachelor of Psychological Science

    College of Indigenous Futures, Education and the Arts

    We are passionate about people and communities, cultures and economies, and how they influence, impact and are affected by our environment.

    Disciplines 

    Indigenous Futures

    Help to ensure the advancement, transmission and preservation of Indigenous knowledge systems.

    Learn more

    Education We pride ourselves in producing work-ready graduates capable of creating high-quality teaching and learning environments. Learn more
    Humanities and Social Sciences Analyse worldwide issues such as globalisation and social and political change. Learn more
    Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience Make a real difference locally and globally. Learn more
    Creative Industries and Innovation Take advantage of industry demand for graduates in the Creative Arts fields. Learn more

    Meet your lecturer sessions

    Wednesday 17 August 2022
    Time Session
    1PM Welcome from the Dean
    1:30PM

    Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Policy Development

    Master of Public Policy

    1:30PM

    Graduate Certificate of Emergency and Disaster Management

    Graduate Diploma of Emergency and Disaster Management

    Master of Emergency and Disaster Management

    1:30PM Bachelor of Humanitarian Aid and Development
    1:30PM Master of Teaching - Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary streams
    2PM

    Graduate Certificate of Specialist Education

    Graduate Diploma of Specialist Education

    Master of Education

    2PM Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Teaching
    2PM Bachelor of Education (Primary)
    2PM Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
    2PM Bachelor of Humanitarian Aid and Development - Placement Information Session
    2:30PM

    Diploma of Arts

    Diploma of Educational Studies

    Bachelor of Educational Studies

    Bachelor of Arts

    Bachelor of Arts Honours

    Graduate Diploma of Arts

    Master of Arts

    2:30PM Tertiary Enabling Program
    2:30PM Preparation for Tertiary Success 1 and 2
    2:30PM LANTITE - Literacy & Numeracy test required for ITE (Initial Teacher Education)
    2:30PM BHCS and WHAD01 Continuing Students - Course Check In
    College of Nursing and Midwifery

    Our education and training are strongly grounded in primary health care principles and a philosophy of working to advance health and wellbeing in partnership with individuals and communities.

    Disciplines 

    Nursing Our programs deliver the highest quality, patient-centred care to people of all ages in a variety of settings.

    Learn more

    Midwifery We provide learning opportunities to prepare the students to function as reflective, compassionate, safe and competent midwives. Learn more

    Meet your lecturer sessions

    Tuesday 16 August 2022
    Time Session
    2PM Welcome from the Dean
    2:15PM Master of Midwifery
    2:15PM Master of Nursing
    2:15PM Graduate Diploma of Mental Health
    2:40PM Graduate Certificate of Clinical Facilitation
    2:40PM Graduate Certificate of Maternal Critical Care
    3:10PM Graduate Certificate of Health Services Management
    3:10PM Graduate Certificate of Midwifery Studies
    3:30PM Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing
    3:50PM Graduate Certificate of Nursing Studies
    4:10PM Graduate Diploma of Nursing

    3. Participate in social events

    What's happening during O-Week 2022

    Explore our campuses and centres

    Take a virtual tour of CDU

    CDU  Casuarina  Alice Springs

    Our locations

    Find out more about our different locations

    Locations

    Need help?

    IT services

    For assistance with computers, the internet, printers and more.

    Visit ITMS

    Student enquries

    For admin and general enquiries, student support and academic advice.

    Contact Student Central

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