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Orientation at The College

Welcome to The College Community


Welcome Week orientation activities help you feel prepared to start your studies and settle into uni life. Attending your academic welcome session is essential and will help you feel prepared for uni, plus there are a range of other optional orientation activities, so drop in to Parramatta South campus and explore any time from 10am - 4pm on Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 February. 

Additional Welcome Activities

Explore your campus

Following your academic welcome session, you can explore your home campus in Welcome Week. Discover the library, lecture theatres, classrooms, food/beverage outlets and more... and here’s a tip: get in quick to secure a time that works best for you! 

Full Event Schedule

Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th February, 11am and 12:30pm
Room EA.2.13, Parramatta South Campus

Kick-start your learning journey with Digital YOU Champions, guiding you through Westerns Online Learning Management System, vUWS. Explore the landing page, access subject sites, stay updated, and earn your first Digital YOU badge.

Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th February, 2pm to 3pm
Room EB.G.02, Parramatta South Campus

Learn how to leverage the skills you gain in your degree to have a competitive advantage and be more employable. Get the transferrable skills employers are looking for and find out how Launch Pad programs will help you stand out.

Important Dates

Below are the important dates that you need to know for your first teaching session at The College. All other important dates can be found here.

Term 1, 2024

4 March 2024
Term 1 Starts

5 April 2024
Census Date

22 - 28 April 2024
Mid-Term Break

3 - 9 June 2024

2 June 2024
Term 1 Ends

Term 2, 2024

1 July 2024
Term 2 Starts

26 July 2024
Census Date

12 - 18 August 2024
Mid-Term Break

30 September - 6 October 2024

29 September 2024
Term 2 Ends

Term 3, 2024

28 October 2024
Term 3 Starts

22 November 2024
Census Date

19 December 2024 - 5 January 2024
Mid-Term Break

3 - 9 February 2024

2 February 2025
Term 3 Ends